Good morning, Alley readers. Here are the headlines.
Rep. James Clyburn is looking to move up in the House Democratic leadership ranks, Roll Call reports.
Ogilvy Government Relations has teamed up with GDS Strategies, the firm announced today.
Some Democratic lawmakers see political value in extending the payroll-tax cuts, Politico reports.
A new poll shows a dead heat in the Wisconsin Senate race, Hotline On Call reports.
A recent ad buy in the Missouri Senate race between Republican Rep. Todd Akin and incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is raising questions about the GOP's involvement in the contest, The Hill writes.