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bill karins said the wind chill in some areas will drop 70 degrees in some areas. >> iraq makes some progress. this is "way too early." good morning, everybody. brian shackman here. monday, january 6th. that means now everybody is back at work. some folks got to take some of last week off. now we have everybody. hopefully those new year's resolution are still on that 5:30 a.m. eastern time treadmill. in a few minutes, big plans for the pope and of course never too early to talk about super bowl ads. we'll talk about how much they're going to cost this year ahead in business. we begin with some surprising overnight political news. liz chip aeney expected to drop bid for senate msnbc has learned. a recent family incident caused her to reconsider. you may remember cheney and her
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sister mary, who is gay, publicly sparred over same-sex marriage. it peeked when she posted on facebook, liz's position is to treat mooi family as second class citizens. this isn't a discussion over grazing fees or what to do over iran. dick cheney came to liz's defense. it did little to diffuse the situation. liz cheney has trailed in public polling and saw veteran republican lawmakers flock to encouple bent mike enzi's chamber. cheney could leave as early as this week. also later today in congress, the senate will vote on a three month extension of unemployment benefits for more than 1 million americans. democrats believe they have the votes to advance the bill but house republicans argue the costs should be offset with spending cuts.
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senators rand paul and chuck schumer talked about their points. >> i'm not opposed to unemployment insurance. i am opposed to how to pay for it. what i've always said is it needs to be paid for but we also need to do something for long-term unemployed people. we need to create something new that would create jobs. >> the tectonic plates of our politics have changed. for the first five years of the obama administration the two issues that dominated were health care and budget deficit. this year dealing with declining middle class incomes and not enough job growth will be the none one issue. and if on the first day of the new session the republican party says they won't even support unemployment benefit extension, the original round was started by george butch when unemployment was 5.6%, they're going to show themselves so far out of the main street that it will hurt them. >> let's head overseas where there are growing concerns about
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stability in iraq after extremists took control of two key cities. iraqi officials said they were able to take back parts of ramadi. the progress was made after heavy fighting of iraq's military and the unimilitants. it's a different story in the city of fallujah. they've joined forces with the al qaeda linked militants. secretary of state john kerry says the militants are, quote, the most dangerous players in the region. >> this is a fight that belongs to the iraqis. that is exactly what the president and the world decided some time ago when we left iraq. we're not contemplating returning and putting boots on rnt ground, this is their fight. >> iran also says it will offer support if iraqi authorities ask for it. >> the united states says they belong behind bars. afghanistan is moving ahead with
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plans to free dozens of detainees, some of whom the u.s. says were directly involved in killing american and nato forces. a review board has signed off on the release of 88 prisoners from bagram air force base. afghanistan first control of the prison in march despite u.s. concerns that the detainees would be freed. afghan president hamid karzai has yet to sign the long-term security agreement with the u.s. ahead of plans to withdraw by the end of 2014. back here at home investigators are now trying to figure out what caused deadly plane crash yesterday afternoon in aspen, colorado. en route from mexico, the plane crashed while trying to land and it flipped upside down and quickly went up in flames. one person was killed, two hurt, one seriously. pope francis heading to the holy glounld. he announced yesterday he will head to israel, jordan in may.
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he will become the fourth pontiff to visit that region. the vatican is rejecting the thought that he will accept same-sex marriage for couples. he was quoted as saying on an educational level gay unions raise challenges for us today which for us are sometimes difficult to understand. i remember a case though where a sat little girl said my mother's friend doesn't love me. the vatican said pope francis's words were manipulated. let's turn to the debate over the nsa. rand paul will file a class action lawsuit against the obama administration over the agency's spy program. paul is questioning the right to collect data for millions of americans from one single warrant. congressman peter king
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disagrees. >> rand paul does not know what he's talking about. rand paul is spreading fear among the american people. to me either he's totally uninformed or he's part of that hate america crowd that i thought left us in the 1960s. in any event, he doesn't deserve to be in the united states from spreading that misperception and absolute lies. >> it bothers me that as we look at rand paul, americans could die. the azzazi attempted subway attack in 2009 was stopped primarily by the nsa. if rand paul had been around, hundreds of new yorkers would be around today. >> there are also growing calls for edward snowden to be granted clemency for his role to be leaking confidential materials. janet napolitano does not believe that should happen saying there needs to be balance between privacy and security but that snowden, quote, went off on
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his own and damaged the u.s. in the process. we're two years from the presidential race but outside hillary clinton backers are coalescing around her bid. maggie habram describes a campaign in waiting. on one side a dozen clinton staffers and loyalists. on the other, super pacs and outside groups positioning for clinton's blessing. there was growing concern over the emerge gents of help from the -- at clinton's direction the groups have begun to make a little bit of peace. now priorities u.s.a. which backed president obama will handle megadonors. they'll focus on an e-mail database.
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we want to know without you googling it your best explanation for this fact. #waytooearly. put your answers on the show. wall street kicking off its first full week of the new year with december's jobs report due out this coming friday. they close the out last week. the dow the only one in the green about 28 points. let's go to cnbc with jeff cutmore. happy new year, my friend. >> good morning to you. just away from the markets, you're going to pinch yourself and ask is it really 2014? because it still feels like 2013 when you look at the banks,
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ryan. jpmorgan yet again in talks with regulators about a settlement. $2 billion this time for the feds over whether they ignored what was going on with bernie madoff's funds. so it looks like jpmorgan are going to settle on this. that will bring the total to about $20 billion that they've paid out for both regulators and federal prosecutors to settle problems that are still a hang joer from the banking crisis. let me move on from that. here's a fascinating story. do you know what holacracy is? it's the hot new management trend for 2014 if you believe zappos. they're introducing this flat management system. this is a unit of amazon. this is a way of getting your staff more focused on single projects. all i want to know is who gets the washroom key to the executive floor and do you get a chance, everybody, to sit on the
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boss's swively chair. i don't know if that happens in a flat management structure. >> there's no like this? like this? >> yeah. the ceo relinquishes his title and then becomes just another employee. that's what zappos think is going to do it for them in 2014, brian. >> tony, always been a little bit ahead of the curve. we'll see what happens. obviously we're in the nfl playoffs. for us it's a big deal. kind of globally when people see how much is spent on the super bowl ads, it's a parlor game to figure out how much money there is and whether it's worth it. what do we have so far this year? >> wowza. we are talk 4g million for a 30 second spot. the price seems to go up and up. some interesting things. we have laurence fishburn. plus it looks like we have some healthier advertising.
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so there's a new advertiser for this year. plus, we see jaguar turning up in the auto segment. there are son interesting new companies coming to the space here but my friends on the inside tell me the ads might be a little less sexy this year. i don't know if that's something that might concern you, brian, but that's currently what we're hearing. >> they don't have to be sexy but they have to be at a minimum funny. i'll give up sexiness for some humor. jeff, thank you very much. for 4 million bucks for the time does not include production costs as well. still ahead on "way too early," snoop dogg is talented but he may have found his calling as a guest host on "the price is right." seemingly unbearable cold at the 49ers green bay game but did it affect colin kaepernick? bill karins has the coldest
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american forecast in 16 years when "way too early" comes back. the u.s. women's figure skating champion nancy kerrigan was attacked after a practice session in detroit. a man who had been videotaping her practice later ran up to kerrigan outside her locker room and hit her on the right thigh with a metal bar. ♪
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♪ nothing says, "you're my #1 copilot," like a milk-bone biscuit. ♪ say it with milk-bone. we have both road teams winning in the nfc. >> give me a break. >> san fran. >> little wager? >> yeah, i'll smell a little wager. i smell one. >> why didn't i do the wager? >> i smell a little gloating is what i smell. >> why didn't i do the wager? >> you didn't follow up with me. >> if there's no money involved, i'm gold. >> i went one and three on the weekend. i just could not believe some of those games.
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>> yeah, it was good tv. >> three out of four road wins, right? >> yeah. >> you deserve full credit on national tv, mr. karins. we'll see you in 45 seconds. >> thanks, buddy. let's start with the actual highlights. 49ers/packers. minus 10 at lambeau wind chill. fourth quarter. game tied at 20-20. colin kaepernick, it was a little lack of containment on the "d" end and he abused it, got the first down. san fran in position for the game-winning field goal. >> it is good. san francisco moves on as they win here at lambeau field. >> phil dawson nails the 334 yarder. >> so close. that is why go watch any given sunday and do the inch by inch feed. it is a game of inches. 23-20 is the final for the niners. give you a sense of how cold it was in green bay. here's a fan thawing out his
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beer on the grill. fantastic. the cold weather no doubt played a factor in this game. colin kaepernick who played sleeveless disagrees. >> we had discussed before the game you were going sleeveless, you weren't going to play with a glove today. tell me -- give me a sense of how cold it was out there for you? >> it's not that cold. >> come on. it's not, look at bo. he got no sleeves too. >> they've got the warmers, the bench, the jackets. >> it's not like they're going sleeveless and 75. third quarter, bengals with a three-point lead. philip rivers, lardarius green for the go-ahead score. >> andy dalton. >> andy dalton, three turnovers. 20 unanswered points for the chargers in the second half. they win 27 -- >> he's great or horrible. >> it's just -- i mean, listen, the chargers haven't won a playoff game in a couple of decades. saints will head to seattle on saturday afternoon. the colts will play in new england. my 6-year-old will be unhappy
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i'm going to make him go to bed. on sunday the niners will play the panthers and the chargers will head to denver in the late afternoon. college football, yeah, we have one left. tonight will be the bcs title game, the last one ever. pretty good match-up. top ranked florida state will look to complete the unbeaten season against what many people call the team of destiny, auburn. heisman trophy winner, jameis winston leads fsu. they've outscored their opponents by an average of 42 points. the tigers need two points to beat alabama. so, of course, the knicks are brutal, but j.r. smith trying bring a little creativity to the game. take a look closely. smith is going to bend down and tie his shoes but he unties shawn manning's. >> that's funny. that's funny.
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>> that's a sense of humor. so he was forced to play until the next time-out with an untied shoe. that's classic. >> that's the only good thing he's done all year. >> that's just funny. must be buddies for that to happen. i had black ice and then went into some wet roads. >> fog, black ice. these temperatures are ridiculous. >> yeah, for 25 years or younger, you've never seen an arctic outbreak like this. '96 was the last big one. this one was massive in size. encompasses from the rockies and soon the east coast. the wind chill, these are the temperatures first. we dropped to 7 in oekklahoma city. the coldest spot in the country, northern wisconsin, is minus 27. we just got done with that snowstorm yesterday in chicago, st. louis, indianapolis and now you have these wind chill values on top of it are incredible. minus 34 in chicago. we're at minus 45 in fargo. the coldest wind chills i've been able to find were up there
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in northern portions of the state of north dakota. minus 57 in langdon, north dakota. this is what's sweeping east. we'll go from the great lakes into the northeast. the forecast highs. high temperature in chicago today is expected to be minus 11. that's significant, brian, because the coldest day in their recorded history is minus 11. that's the kind of records that were near. >> hope everyone is safe. thank you very much. it warms up quickly this week. >> thank you, bill. coming up at the top of the hour, "morning joe," liz cheney is dropping through the senate race. why she is making the move and what it shows us about politics in the republican party when we come back here. we'll huddle around the cooler. some new video of russian president vladimir putin. he's wearing a shirt and also carrying a stick. take a guess. we'll be right back. [announcer] word is getting out.
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at the top of the show we talked about those subzero temperatures that are affecting cities across the nation. if you want to sound smart today, tell your friends the only temperature where fahrenheit and celsius are equal is at minus 40 degrees. bill karins has yelled from the back. yes, you're a meteorologist. you get full credit for that,
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bill. let's put aside the news for a second. welcome back. louis, back from parts unknown. >> back from switzerland. another action story considering leaving hollywood for politics. >> what are you grinning at? >> well, you know, there's only four of you guys and you only have one shot left in here, you know? >> that's
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luge. with the olympics just weeks away, fans of the selfie are creating their own winter games. the selfie olympics gained a huge following after the past few days on facebook, twitter and instagram. face the most outrageous selfie in the bathroom. they're going for the gold. one popular move is the doorknob perks. >> some showed their balancing skills. others relied on more props to express their wild side. one user showcased cooking by bringing an entire grill into his bathroom. looks hard to do. no medals have been awarded.
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we'll keep you updated as stories emerge. now finally snoop has been on the scene for decades. 's more than a rapper. he has some game show skills. >> right around here. >> 10,000. in the middle 10,000. middle 10,000. >> all right! >> 10,000. >> here we g. hope you got it. light it up please. >> you got it! you got it! sidney, you got a new harley. go check it out, buddy. >> you got it! a winner. way to go. so far we've got $13,122. look at that, snoop's got some skills there. you see the dance. >> he got everything right. >> he got everything right.
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found it fascinating that violent crime is down in major cities two decades in a row. we ask why is that? >> my teens will tell you the internet keeps people busy so they are less likely out looking for trouble. >> they talk about video games and taking lead out of paint and gasoline and roe versus wade had a connection as well. whatever it is, it is a good trend. thank you. "morning joe" starts right now. . ♪ good


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