Leftovers - January 19, 2012

January 19, 2012 6:27 pm ET — Media Matters Action Network

Amtrak is getting a boost this year with 70 new locomotives in the Northeast.

A billionaire philanthropist is donating $7.5 million for the Washington Monument's speedy recovery.

The New Hampshire House Labor Committee is considering a ban on collective bargaining.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has a recall challenger: Former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk.

Rep. Peter King: If Newt Gingrich wins the presidency, "the whole country would be in danger."

Virulently anti-gay James Dobson of Focus on the Family endorses Rick Santorum for president.

Republican Sen. Scott Brown and challenger Elizabeth Warren want to limit the power of super PACs.

Mitt Romney snaps at a citizen asking if he'll protect the 99%: 'America's right, and you're wrong!'