5) Over in New Jersey, looks like we can expect a decision from Newark Mayor Cory Booker on a gubernatorial bid in December. The Newark Star-Ledger
Two sources familiar with Booker's thinking told The Star-Ledger he plans to decide whether to challenge Gov. Chris Christie -- who has indicated he plans to seek re-election -- by mid-December, leaving plenty of time for other potential Democratic candidates to mount a campaign.
But before Booker decides, the two sources, who declined to be identified because they were not authorized to speak, said he has planned at least one trip to California to talk to potential fundraisers and to gauge their support.
4) So turns out actress Ashley Judd
isn't ruling out a run against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
in 2013. Judd, in a statement on the speculation: "I cherish Kentucky, heart and soul, and while I'm very honored by the consideration, we have just finished an election, so let's focus on coming together to keep moving America's families, and especially our kids, forward."
For McConnell's part, his campaign manager Jesse Benton says
that he and his wife "are big fans of Ashley Judd's movies and appreciate her energy, particularly when it comes to getting young people engaged in the political process.
3) The Washington Post
on the GOP reviewing the election
and what went wrong.
2) Check out this video of President Obama talking to campaign staff
after his victory, and tearing up.
1) Obama will make
his first post-election comments today on the fiscal cliff.