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Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 12/17/2012

Kerry, Hagel, separated at birth?; judges file a lawsuit of their own; fiscal cliff field guide (read-this roundup)


Is that former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R) or Sen. John Kerry (D)? (Chip Somodevilla - GETTY IMAGES)
Here’s what the Loop is reading today:

Brothers from another mother? — Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) or former Sen. Chuck Hagel(R-Neb.) for Secretary of State? They’re pretty much the same guy. Well, with different hair colors.

The other side of the bench — Federal judges are pushing a class-action lawsuit seeking COLAs, even though other federal employees haven’t gotten salary bumps.

Cliff notes — Your field guide to the other side of the fiscal cliff.

Cast your ballot — Your chance to help our colleagues at the Reliable Source name their person of the year.

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