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• After meeting with Joe Biden, the NRA said in a statement that his effort to suggest new ways to curb gun violence amounted to an “attack” on the 2ND Amendment. Biden also suggested that tweaks to background checks could be included in the recommendations he’ll present on Tuesday.

• Looking for broader remedies to gun violence, Vice President Joe Biden is reaching out to the video game industry today for ideas as the White House seeks to assemble proposals in response to last month’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

President Obama yesterday tapped his chief of staff Jack Lew to be the next Treasury Secretary, elevating a close confidante and trusted adviser to leading economic voice for the administration’s second term.

• Rev. Louie Giglio, who had been announced as the pastor to give the invocation at the presidential inauguration, has now pulled himself out of the ceremony, after criticism of his previous anti-gay comments and actions.

• Charting the course for a war’s end, President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai meet today at the White House to discuss the future of the U.S. role in Afghanistan and the 66,000 American troops in harm’s way.