Thanks for dropping by, Alley readers. Here are the early headlines.
House Speaker John Boehner offered to put off a possible fight over raising the debt limit for a year, The Washington Post reports.
Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., called for a commission on violence after the deadly shoooting in Newtown, Conn., The Hill reports.
Gun-rights advocates in the Senate were absent from the Sunday shows, the Post reports.
Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, remains hospitalized with "respiratory complications," with no timetable for his release, according to an aide, Roll Call reports.