The fight over the Kings continues: The Maloofs have given the Sacramento group a deadline of 5:00 p.m. Friday to submit a written, binding "back-up" offer that matches Hansen deal. A California senator says the Sacramento groups bid matches the Seattle bid "dollar-for-dollar." And it appears now that David Stern, widely thought to be a strong supporter of moving the Sacramento Kings to Seattle, has been working to bolster efforts to keep the Kings where they are. // Lawmakers defeated a filibuster today, clearing the way for the first gun control debate in the Senate in decades. // Interim police chief Jim Pugel says he questions the DOJ's findings that the department engaged in a pattern of excessive force. But he adds, "we're all moving forward." Is that more of the same? // Sarah Palin says MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry's "Lean Forward" ad is "unflippingbelievable." But is it that controversial?