Subscribe to our Email Newsletter
-----------------------------
Have any comments?
egopnews@gmail.com
-----------------------------

Breaking Political News
‘Close the whole thing!’: Border tensions boil over as Trump’s frustrations grow

Trump campaigns for former GOP foe at Nevada rally

House Democrats’ hope for wave election diminishes as Republicans rebound

Why did Alaska’s governor abruptly drop out of the race?

Why did Alaska’s governor abruptly drop out of the race?

Guardian reporter calls GOP congressman who hit him a coward — and calls Trump something worse

These politicians went on the offensive, but not in a good way

Talkin’ about massive turnover no matter who wins the House

Guardian reporter calls GOP congressman who hit him a coward — and calls Trump something worse

For President Trump, it’s 2016 all over again


Blogs

Instapundit
Captain's Quarters
Power Line
Althouse
Real Clear Politics
Hugh Hewitt
WuzzaDem
JustOneMinute
Right Wing Nut House

Little Green Footballs
Volokh Conspiracy
Roger L. Simon
The Anchoress
American Spectator
American Thinker
Day by Day Cartoon
PoliPundit
RedState
Macsmind
Confirm Them
Strata-Sphere
PoliBlog
Nealz Nuz
Townhall
Flares into Darkness
BuzzMachine
Michael Barone
Grand Old Partisan
Something & Half of Something
Alabama Improper
Politics & Technology
Cox & Forkum Editorial Cartoons
Politico
ARRA News Service
Majority Accountability Project

---------------------------

EGOPNEWS.COM is an independent website and is not affiliated with any candidate, committee or party.

Our mission is to provide information for better-informed Republicans.

We include links to news sources, conservative and otherwise, because we think it is wise to see the full array of mainstream media reportage. Consider the source. We certainly don't endorse a significant portion of what is seen on our site and we present it only to increase your awareness.

Please feel free to email us. We welcome your comments and suggestions. If you see any errors, mistakes or omissions let us know. And thank you for viewing EGOPNEWS.COM
.

 


February 21, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

AP/Quaid: McCain: Reports on Lobbyist a 'Smear'
NY Times: For McCain, Self-Confidence on Ethics Poses Its Own Risk
Rush Limbaugh: One Recipe for a McCain Victory

Chicago Sun-Times: McCain attacks Obama: Calls him 'most liberal' in Senate

Ann Coulter: How to Keep Reagan Out of Office

Dallas Morning News: Huckabee says it's not over until Texas says so

Boston Globe: Romney spent $42.3m of own money

Wall Street Journal: A Moral Test for the FDA

NY: NY Sun: Albany Teeters on Fish: Local Issue May Have Big Impact in State Senate Race
CA: LA Times: California's budget gap at $16 billion
VA: CQP: Foreign Service Veteran Challenges Virginia GOP Incumbent
TX: Washington Times: Texas cities oppose border fence
GA: Atlanta JC: Editorial: Legislators' proposals won't help the immigration issue
FL: Orlando Sentinel: State rethinks use of public money to help campaigns and causes

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN









AP/Quaid: McCain: Reports on Lobbyist a 'Smear'
NY Times: For McCain, Self-Confidence on Ethics Poses Its Own Risk
Politico: McCain camp vows to 'go to war' with NYT
WaPo: McCain's Ties To Lobbyist Worried Aides
Times UK: John McCain forced to deny romantic link with lobbyist
Telegraph UK: John McCain denies affair with lobbyist
NY Post: Times hints of McCain '00 'affair'
NY Daily News: John McCain affair rumor swirls
NYDN/Goodwin: Tale's tall on innuendo, short on proof
American Spectator: The New York Times gets something right about John McCain



McClatchy: Democratic thinkers ponder how to redefine McCain
Politico: McCain hopes for money surge
AP/Kuhnhenn: McCain Loan Raises FEC Questions
AP/Quaid: McCain: Bush Should Veto Torture Bill
NY Sun: Editorial: William Jefferson McCain
Human Events: The Revenge Candidate?
Human Events: John McCain and the Evangelicals
Human Events: McCain is Running for a Third Bush Term
Rush Limbaugh: One Recipe for a McCain Victory
Rush Limbaugh: It Won't Be Easy for McCain to Attack Obama's Radical Liberalism

Ann Coulter: How to Keep Reagan Out of Office

Chicago Sun-Times: McCain attacks Obama: Calls him 'most liberal' in Senate
WaPo: McCain Presses Obama on Pledge About Public Funds
AP/Sidoti: McCain Presses Obama on Public Financing



Dallas Morning News: Huckabee says it's not over until Texas says so
Houston Chronicle: Long-shot bid brings Huckabee respect for now
AP/Carlton: Huckabee tells Texans they can keep him in the Republican race
McClatchy: Huckabee isn't the first to hang in there after it's over
Austin American-Statesman: Huckabee remains firm that he'll remain in race
Times UK: His Huckabee Friend
The Hill: Huckabee hammers GOP

MITT ROMNEY

Boston Globe: Romney spent $42.3m of own money

NATIONAL

Wall Street Journal: A Moral Test for the FDA
NY Times: Justices Add Legal Complications to Debate on F.D.A.s Competence
McClatchy: FDA wants to loosen rules on drug marketing

WSJ/Taranto: Geldof Praises Bush

NY Times: Hearing Is Delayed on Contract for Ashcroft

Washington Times: Mortgage crisis profits law firms

The Hill: Jefferson appeal will likely delay trial

NEW YORK

NY Sun: Albany Teeters on Fish: Local Issue May Have Big Impact in State Senate Race
NY Post: 80% say Spitzer is the pits
Albany Times-Union: Bruno chases cold cash in warm weather

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: California's budget gap at $16 billion
LA Times: State analyst offers own formula to target budget shortfall
LAT/Skelton: Analyst takes no prisoners on budget cuts
AP/Davis: Competition for Calif. Gov's Budget Plan

NEW JERSEY

AP/Hester: Katz to seek top union post

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Editorial: Partisanship, Not Principle: In Virginia, an eminently solvable budget battle
WaPo: In Loudoun, Demographic Shifts Transform a Onetime GOP Bastion
CQP: Frustrated By U.S. Policy, Foreign Service Veteran Challenges Virginia GOP Incumbent

COLORADO



AP/Tsai: U. of Colorado Makes Controversial Pick

TEXAS

Washington Times: Texas cities oppose border fence

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Editorial: Legislators' proposals won't help the immigration issue

FLORIDA

Orlando Sentinel: State rethinks use of public money to help campaigns and causes

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich proposes family tax credit, public works program in budget

-----------------------------------------------------------

February 20, 2008


TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WaPo: McCain Easily Defeats Huckabee in Wisconsin
Green Bay Press-Gazette: Wisconsin primary results

Bellingham Herald: McCain wins Washington state primary

USA Today: McCain can set precedent by picking Rice for Veep
ABC News: McCain vs Obama...Cindy vs Michelle, That Is
USA Today: A McCain cabinet could bear shades of Teddy Roosevelt

AP/DeMillo: Huckabee Says Passion Keeps Him in Race

NY Times: Judge Shuts Down Web Site Specializing in Leaks
The Hill: Key appeals court shifts to the left, stoking election-year partisan fight
AP: Nancy Reagan Released From Hospital

AZ: Arizona Republic: Courts unable to keep up with border arrests
CA: SF Chronicle: Governor orders more cuts to reduce deficit
TX: Gov. Rick Perry: 'On My Honor': Why I Wrote This Book
FL: Orlando Sentinel: Florida public schools must teach evolution
NY: AP/Kates: Ugly, expensive special election for Senate seat seen as pivotal
NY: Human Events: Eliot Spitzer: So Addicted to Taxes, He Wants a Cut of Crack Sales
IL: Aurora Beacon News: Illinois politicians owe state $348,000 in fines
GA: Atlanta JC: Senate guts plan to fund public defender system
MN: Pioneer Press: Governor clamps down on new hires

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN





WaPo: McCain Easily Defeats Huckabee in Wisconsin
Green Bay Press-Gazette: Wisconsin primary results

Bellingham Herald: McCain wins Washington state primary

CQ Politics: McCain Wins Wisconsin, Launches Barbs at Obama
AP/Kuhnhenn: McCain Hauls in Nearly $12M in January

ABC News: McCain vs Obama...Cindy vs Michelle, That Is
WaPo: With Victory in Wisconsin, McCain Is Talking Like a Nominee
AP/Sidoti: McCain Relishes Wisconsin Win
The Hill: McCain declares that he is the GOP nominee
Newsday: McCain claims he's GOP nominee after Wisconsin win
Newsday: McCain surges toward nomination
AP/Ohlemacher: McCain Moves Closer to Nomination
AP/Sidoti: Lots for McCain to Do Before November
WaPo: McCain's Rise May Upset Democrats' Western Strategy
Seattle Times: McCain's sounding a lot like Bush
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: McCain shifts campaign focus to Democrats
Kansas City Star: McCain cinches victory in Wisconsin
Politico: Weak GOP-ers eager to stump with McCain
CBS/NRO: McCain's Not A Conservative, But That's OK
Seattle Times: McCain wins in Washington state
The Hill: Security is GOP gameplan

USA Today: McCain can set precedent by picking Rice for Veep



USA Today: A McCain cabinet could bear shades of Teddy Roosevelt



AP/DeMillo: Huckabee Says Passion Keeps Him in Race

AP: Details for the March 4 Primaries

NATIONAL

NY Times: Judge Shuts Down Web Site Specializing in Leaks

The Hill: Key appeals court shifts to the left, stoking election-year partisan fight

The Hill: Boozman tapped to replace Baker as ranking member

The Hill: Cotton looks to the Senate for a bailout
Politico: Economy prompts GOP defections

Washington Times: Bob Geldof in Rwanda gives Bush his props

Rush Limbaugh: GOP to Movement Conservatives: Get Your Minds Right and Pander!



AP: Nancy Reagan Released From Hospital

Miami Herald: Reaction to Castro news is subdued

WaPo: Defense Contractor Sentenced to 12 Years for Bribery
AP: California: Prison Time for Military Contractor

NEW YORK

AP/Kates: Ugly, expensive special election for Senate seat seen as pivotal
Syracuse Post-Standard: Race for Congress lures 3rd hopeful
Human Events: Eliot Spitzer: So Addicted to Taxes, He Wants a Cut of Crack Sales
NY Times: Spitzer Aide Uses $30,000 From Funds
Wall Street Journal: Son of Spitzer
Wall Street Journal: The Eliot Indicator
NY Sun: Spitzer's 'Metrics Project' Will Measure State With Statistics

NEW JERSEY

AP/Hester: N.J. governor concerned civil unions don't bring equal rights

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Education Funding Faces Budget Fight
WaPo: Hints of Change in the Heart of Virginia

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Courts unable to keep up with border arrests
Arizona Republic: GOP plan for state budget unveiled

CALIFORNIA

SF Chronicle: Governor orders more cuts to reduce deficit
SF Chronicle: Schwarzenegger orders spending freeze after office hiring
AP/Davis: Schwarzenegger orders spending freeze after office hiring
Sacramento Bee: Governor orders cuts in state agencies now
Sacramento Bee: Schwarzenegger orders state hiring, contract slowdown

TEXAS

Gov. Rick Perry: 'On My Honor': Why I Wrote This Book
AP/Vertuno: Texas Gov. Defends Boy Scouts in Book

ILLINOIS

Aurora Beacon News: Illinois politicians owe state $348,000 in fines

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Immigration legislation ignores Iowa's future
Des Moines Register: Statewide smoking ban rolls in House

FLORIDA

Orlando Sentinel: Florida public schools must teach evolution
Miami Herald: Cuts could halt courts, judges warn

NEW MEXICO

CQ Politics: Race For Udalls New Mexico Seat Draws A Crowd

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Senate guts plan to fund public defender system

PENNSYLVANIA


MajorityAP: Murphy defends $100,000 advance
MajorityAP: Murphy begins book tour

MINNESOTA



Pioneer Press: Governor clamps down on new hires

-----------------------------------------------------------

February 19, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Miami Herald: Fidel Castro will step down after 50 years at Cuba's helm
Miami Herald: Who's next in line to rule Cuba

NY Times: A Strong Endorsement for McCain From a Former President
NY Daily News: Papa George Bush rips Republicans holding out on John McCain
CNN: Texas Poll: McCain 55% Huckabee 32% Paul 11%

Wall Street Journal: Pelosi's Wiretap Offensive
WaPo: Political Pundits, Overpopulating the News Networks
Wall Street Journal: GOP Flake Out

WI: Green Bay Press Gazette: Heavy turnout predicted in today's primary elections
WA: Seattle Times: Voting today: What you need to know
NY: Albany Times-Union: Struggle for Senate starts early
AZ: Washington Times: Shadegg urged to stay in the House
MI: Detroit Free Press: Michigan GOP chairman relishes the game of politics
VA: Richmond Times-Dispatch: Senate erupts in partisan fight over spending plan
NM: CQ Politics: Race for Open New Mexico GOP Seat Draws Two-Party Rumble
FL: Miami Herald: Rubio's political future still in question
FL: Orlando Sentinel: Lobbyists paid at least $97M for work in Tallahassee

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN







NY Times: A Strong Endorsement for McCain From a Former President
NY Daily News: Papa George Bush rips Republicans holding out on John McCain
Reuters: Ex - President Bush Says Attacks on McCain "Unfair"
WaPo: Team Forms New Plan for New Fight
Green Bay PG: McCain brings campaign message to Presidents Day dinner in Appleton
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: McCain promises to battle 'radical Islamic extremism'
Rush Limbaugh: McCain's Trouble Isn't With Rush
AP/Ohlemacher: McCain Still Short of Nomination
Washington Times: McCain can rally GOP with right focus
Boston Globe: McCain has shown willingness to attack
Detroit News: McCain tries to win back Mich.
LA Times: Op: Shame, Sen. McCain: Against a ban on 'enhanced' interrogation methods

CNN: Texas Poll: McCain 55% Huckabee 32% Paul 11%
Survey USA: Texas Poll: McCain 50% Huckabee 37% Paul 7%

Reuters: Would Abba take a chance on McCain?

American Thinker: Former FEC Cmsr Brad Smith on Obama's Federal Financing Dilemma

Rush Limbaugh: McCain Will Choose His Own VP
Human Events: McCain's VP Pick
Washington Times: Looking to Lieberman



Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: There's more to Huckabee than conservative themes
AP: Huckabee fans say not so fast

NATIONAL

Wall Street Journal: Pelosi's Wiretap Offensive
NYT/Caucus: Even on Break, Congress Fights Over Wiretapping Bill
Jed Babbin: Pelosis Reckless Gamble on FISA
Rich Lowry: Letting the terrorist-surveillance program expire is a false gesture



Wall Street Journal: GOP Flake Out

CQ Politics: His Permanent Record: Bush Mints a Legacy

NYT/Stanley Fish: When Identity Politics Is Rational

AP: Nancy Reagan Recovering After Fall

NY Times: House Committee Questions $1.2 Million Contract for Former Bush Appointee
NY Times: Editorial: In Search of a Real Urban Policy

WaPo: Political Pundits, Overpopulating the News Networks

Wall Street Journal: Detroit's (Long) Quest for Fuel Efficiency

INTERNATIONAL



NY Sun: Castro Resigns Presidency
Miami Herald: Fidel Castro will step down after 50 years at Cuba's helm
Miami Herald: Who's next in line to rule Cuba
NY Times: Fidel Castro Resigns as Cubas President
WaPo: Fidel Castro Stepping Down as Cuba's President
LA Times: Fidel Castro to step down as Cuba's leader
AP: A Look at Fidel Castro's Life

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Decision goes to voters today
Green Bay Press Gazette: Heavy turnout predicted in today's primary elections

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Voting today: What you need to know

NEW YORK

Albany Times-Union: Struggle for Senate starts early
NY Sun: Abortion Battle Brews in Albany: Tensions Are Running High Between Spitzer, Church
Newsday: Poll: McCain finds some favor among New Yorkers
NY Times: New Yorker in the White House? Seems Like a Long Shot Now
NY Times: Opponents Organize Against States Plan to Scrap Javits Center Expansion
NY Sun: Elections Board Could Face Grilling Over Primary Numbers
NY Post: There he blows again: Spitzer rants at Quinn

TEXAS

AP/Castro: House Democrats who supported Craddick fighting for jobs

ARIZONA

Washington Times: Shadegg urged to stay in the House
Human Events: John Shadegg, Please, Don't Go

MARYLAND

AP/Wyatt: Democrat has better shot with Gilchrest voted out
Annapolis Capital: Gilchrest seeks new frontiers

MICHIGAN

Detroit Free Press: Michigan GOP chairman relishes the game of politics

VIRGINIA

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Senate erupts in partisan fight over spending plan
Virginian-Pilot: Split vote in state Senate signals divide between parties on money

IOWA

Radio Iowa: New Republican Party chair says Democrats leaving opening for fall

NEW MEXICO

CQ Politics: Race for Open New Mexico GOP Seat Draws Two-Party Rumble

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Rubio's political future still in question
Orlando Sentinel: Lobbyists paid at least $97M for work in Tallahassee

-----------------------------------------------------------

February 18, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

NY Times: Former President Bush Backs McCain
WP/Trail: Poppa Bush Endorses McCain, McCain Honors the Son

AP: McCain pledges 'no new taxes'
YouTube: Video: McCain No new Taxes
McClatchy: GOP Ponders Issue Of McCain Veep
Arizona Republic: A McCain Cabinet: Who might be tapped?
Pioneer Press: Pawlenty may reap reward for his loyalty to McCain

WaPo: Romney: Why Being the GOP's No. 2 Isn't So Bad

Milwaukee JS: Refusing to cry 'uncle,' Huckabee out-campaigns Republican rival

LA Times: Nancy Reagan hospitalized after fall

WI: Green Bay Press-Gazette: Republicans looking for solidarity in state primary
WA: Seattle Times: Enthusiasm missing as GOP gets set to vote
NY: NY Times: A Day’s Work in Albany, a Day’s Pay, and $154 More
VA: WaPo: Committees Diverge on Va. Budget: Votes Set Up Clash Between House, Senate
FL: Orlando Sentinel: What you should know about Tuesday's vote on evolution
NM: CQ Politics: Albuquerque House Race Stands Out in New Mexico’s Open Season

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN







NY Times: For McCain, a Choice on a Role for Bush
NY Times: Sense of Freedom Follows a Career Crisis
AP/Sidoti: McCain Advisers Chart a New Direction

Fox: McCain makes no new taxes pledge
YouTube: Video: McCain No new Taxes
WP/Trail: McCain Vows to Hold the Line on Taxes
AP: McCain pledges 'no new taxes'
Newsday: McCain says there will be no new taxes if elected
LA Times: He didn't say "Read my lips" ...
Washington Times: McCain vows tax, spending restraint

Sydney Morning Herald: McCain '08 and Bush 41

Star Parker: United the GOP must stand in 08
David Limbaugh: Grassroots hurdle?
George Will: Questions for John McCain
Jonah Goldberg: Should conservatives back Mac?

Politico: RNC donor event outlines Obama attack plan

McClatchy: GOP Ponders Issue Of McCain Veep
Arizona Republic: A McCain Cabinet: Who might be tapped?
Pioneer Press: Pawlenty may reap reward for his loyalty to McCain
WaPo: Romney: Why Being the GOP's No. 2 Isn't So Bad
The Hill: McCain says his road to the White House goes uphill
Washington Times: Pro-life groups choose McCain
Politico: McCain draws battle lines with Dem opponents
Miami Herald: Candidates weigh in on Guantnamo trials



Wikipedia: Mark Salter bio



SourceWatch: Charles R. Black, Jr. bio



SourceWatch: Steve Schmidt bio



SourceWatch: Mark McKinnon bio



Arizona Republic: Rick Davis info





Milwaukee JS: Refusing to cry 'uncle,' Huckabee out-campaigns Republican rival
NY Times: Huckabee Takes a Break and Heads to the Islands
San Diego Union-Tribune: Huckabee's persistence frustrates some in GOP
Human Events: Huck the Happy Warrior

NATIONAL

LA Times: Nancy Reagan hospitalized after fall
AP: Nancy Reagan Hospitalized After Fall
Reuters: Nancy Reagan Hospitalized After Fall

AP: Bush visits Tanzania to raise malaria awareness

Philadelphia Inquirer: Editorial: Bush Nominees

WISCONSIN

Green Bay Press-Gazette: Republicans looking for solidarity in state primary
NY Times: Weather and Other Primaries Thwart Wisconsin
Boston Globe: Political tenor shifts in Wisconsin
CQ Politics: CQ Politics Four Questions About Wisconsins Feb. 19 Primaries

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Enthusiasm missing as GOP gets set to vote
Seattle Times: Primary confuses, interests state voters
NY Times: In Washington State Vote, Relevance Is an Issue

NEW YORK


NY Times: A Days Work in Albany, a Days Pay, and $154 More
NY Post: GOP spurns Spitzer pal's bid to $uck up
NRO: Start Spreading the News

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Committees Diverge on Va. Budget: Votes Set Up Clash Between House, Senate

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: State GOP: McCain coming to Indy

FLORIDA

Orlando Sentinel: What you should know about Tuesday's vote on evolution
Gary Bauer: Intelligence 'Expelled' from Evolution Debate

NEW MEXICO

CQ Politics: Albuquerque House Race Stands Out in New Mexicos Open Season

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: State GOP gathers, digs in for 'tough year'
Detroit News: Housing director's job at risk



-----------------------------------------------------------

February 17, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

LA Times: McCain welcomes Bush help on campaign trail
AP/Hoffman: McCain Gains 50 Delegates in Mich., La.
Weekly Standard: The McCain Economic "Team"

Des Moines Register: Yepsen: Who will take second spot?
Politico: Steadfast McCain ally sparks veep talk

NYT/Caucus: Huckabee’s Island Getaway

WaPo: Congress Considers New Net Neutrality Bill

NY: WaPo: New York 'Crack Tax' Proposal Is Derided
CA: San Diego Union-Tribune: Governor to sign $1 billion in cuts
CA: SF Chronicle: State GOP split as convention nears
FL: Orlando Sentinel: GOP wrangles to hold seats in a competitive environment
MI: AP/Hoffman: Most Romney delegates now plan to back McCain

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN



LA Times: McCain welcomes Bush help on campaign trail
AP/Hoffman: McCain Gains 50 Delegates in Mich., La.
Weekly Standard: The McCain Economic "Team"
NY Times: McCain Draws Criticism on Torture Bill
NY Times: A Smiling McCain, Learning to Rein Himself In
AP/Quaid: McCain's Sharp Tongue: an Achilles Heel?
Rockford Register Star: McCain runs for president in order to stifle terrorism
NYT/Kristof: John McCain: The Worlds Worst Panderer
Time/Kinsley: John McCain: The Dirtiest Trick
Houston Chronicle: Editorial: The Chronicle endorses John McCain

Des Moines Register: Yepsen: Who will take second spot?



NYT/Caucus: Huckabees Island Getaway
LA Times: Long odds have never fazed Huckabee
Forbes: Cold In Wisconsin, Warm In The Caymans

NATIONAL

WaPo: Congress Considers New Net Neutrality Bill
NY Times: Error Gave F.B.I. Unauthorized Access to E-Mail
LA Times: CIA's ambitious post-9/11 spy plan crumbles

AP/Loven: In Africa, Bush Urges Congress on Aid Programs
Swamp: Bush in Africa: 'Much given, much required'

NEW YORK

WaPo: New York 'Crack Tax' Proposal Is Derided

PENNSYLVANIA

Evening Sun: McCain's platform might be too soft for central Pennsylvania Republicans

CONNECTICUT

NY Times: A Run for Governor, Rough Edges Included

CALIFORNIA

San Diego Union-Tribune: Governor to sign $1 billion in cuts
SF Chronicle: State GOP split as convention nears

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Strapped for highway funds, Arizona considering tolls

FLORIDA

Orlando Sentinel: GOP wrangles to hold seats in a competitive environment

MICHIGAN

AP/Hoffman: Most Romney delegates now plan to back McCain

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Republican system sticks to principle

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Challengers face long shot to unseat longtime incumbent Rep. Sam Johnson

-----------------------------------------------------------

February 16, 2008


TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Green Bay Press-Gazette: McCain brings message of Republican unity to Oshkosh
AP/Sidoti: Bush Family Swinging Behind McCain
Rush Limbaugh: Why Romney Endorsed McCain
WP/Trail: McCain Takes on Obama Over Public Financing

PR Newswire: Texas Primary Poll Shows Republicans in Dead Heat

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Huckabee touts 'Fair Tax' plan

Atlanta JC/AP: Sonny Perdue for vice president?

WaPo: Surveillance Law Set to Expire Today: Both Sides Weigh Political Effects
NRO/McCarthy: When the Clock Strikes Midnight, We Will Be Significantly Less Safe
Wall Street Journal: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the Victim

The Hill: ‘Porkbusters’ boot GOP leadership rep from list
WP/Cillizza: Friday House Line: Republican Retirements Galore

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

CA: San Diego Union-Tribune: Calif. lawmakers approve emergency state budget cuts
AZ: CQ Politics: Arizona Rep. Shadegg Re-thinks Retirement Amid GOP Pleas
NY: Albany Times-Union: Spitzer targets job holders with political ties to Pataki era
NY: NY Times: In State Senate, Aging Fingers Cling to Power
VA: WaPo: Legislative Redistricting Bill Squelched in House
MD: Baltimore Sun: Official resigns in wake of probe
TX: NY Times: Prosecutor, Under Fire, Steps Down in Houston

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN







Green Bay Press-Gazette: McCain brings message of Republican unity to Oshkosh
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: McCain courts votes on 2 fronts
GMToday: McCain attracts large crowds in Wisconsin | Photo Gallery

AP/Sidoti: Bush Family Swinging Behind McCain
MSNBC: McCain praises Bush 41
Seattle Times: McCain gets more backing from Washington state

Texas Poll: McCain 45% Huckabee 41%
PR Newswire: Texas Primary Poll Shows Republicans in Dead Heat

Rush Limbaugh: Why Romney Endorsed McCain
Rush Limbaugh: Senator McCain and Tort Reform

Atlanta JC/AP: Sonny Perdue for vice president?

WP/Trail: McCain Takes on Obama Over Public Financing
NY Times: McCain and Obama Tussle Over Future Financing
Politico: McCain to hammer Obama on financing
AP/Quaid: McCain Scolds Obama on Campaign Funds
WaPo: McCain Got Loan by Pledging to Seek Federal Funds
Guardian UK: Obama v McCain: who would be the winner?

Boston Globe: McCain seems to shift right in terror debate
Reuters: McCain Criticizes Putin For Leading "Puppet Show"
AFP: McCain says early withdrawal from Iraq would mean 'genocide'
WaPo: McCain Overstates His Criticisms Of Rumsfeld
WaPo: Vote Against Waterboarding Bill Called Consistent
NYT/Collins: The Mittification of McCain
Salon/Conason: McCain's risky strategy
NY Post: The World According to Joe Lieberman



Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Huckabee touts 'Fair Tax' plan
Rush Limbaugh: Pressure Builds on the Huckster

AP/Ramer: Boston Rocker Tells Huckabee to Lay Off

NATIONAL





WaPo: Surveillance Law Set to Expire Today: Both Sides Weigh Political Effects
NRO/McCarthy: When the Clock Strikes Midnight, We Will Be Significantly Less Safe
AP/Hess: Bush Says Congress Putting US in Danger
NY Times: Sharp Exchanges Over Surveillance Law
Washington Times: Analysts say FISA will suffice
The Hill: Dems see beginnings of deal on surveillance bill
The Hill: Bush hammers House on surveillance bill
Wall Street Journal: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the Victim
NRO/Goldberg: Five Minutes Well Spent



WaPo: 2 Top Republicans Try to Jump-Start Dulles Rail Plan, Raising Some Hopes

The Hill: Porkbusters boot GOP leadership rep from list
WP/Cillizza: Friday House Line: Republican Retirements Galore
Reuters: Republicans Press For Hearing on Colombia Pact
Washington Times: Islam convert seeks a seat in Congress
The Hill: Bye-bye bipartisanship

AP/Daly: Dispute Over Guns Threatens Senate Vote
CQ Politics: Senate Commerce Leaders Reach Deal on Consumer Product Safety Bill
The Hill: Senate to make counter offer on farm bill

NY Times: Bush Proposes Linking the Medicare Drug Premium to Beneficiaries Income
AP/Yost: DNC seeks disclosure of RNC e-mails

NY Times: Religious Right May Be Fading, but Not the Culture Wars
Wall Street Journal: Philly's War on the Boy Scouts

CQ Politics: Attack on Kremlin Critic in D.C. Suburb Still Unsolved One Year Later

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

Albany Times-Union: Spitzer targets job holders with political ties to Pataki Republican era
NY Times: In State Senate, Aging Fingers Cling to Power
NY Post: Spitzer is up to old Pataki tricks
Newsday: NY lawmaker sorry for comment about violence against officials

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Legislative Redistricting Bill Squelched in House
WaPo: Kaine Is in for A Fight On Budget: GOP Is Opposed To New Spending

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Official resigns in wake of probe
WaPo: GOP's McKee Resigns After Home Is Searched

TEXAS

NY Times: Prosecutor, Under Fire, Steps Down in Houston

CALIFORNIA

San Diego Union-Tribune: Calif. lawmakers approve emergency state budget cuts
SF chronicle: California lawmakers OK big budget cuts
Mercury News: Cuts hit schools, social services

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Shadegg vows quick decision on if he'll run
Arizona Republic: Shadegg is asked to stay
CQ Politics: Arizona Rep. Shadegg Re-thinks Retirement Amid GOP Pleas

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle PI: McCain gets state's 3 GOP House members' nod

IOWA

Quad-City Times: House Republican Leader calls GOPs chances to take seats strong

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: Noriega won't give GOP his military record

-----------------------------------------------------------

February 15, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Politico: George H.W. Bush to endorse McCain
NY Times: Romney Backs McCain
NY Post: 'McCain and McSame' ticket talk
Wall Street Journal: McCain-Obama Race Could Redraw Electoral Map
Michael Reagan: Ronald Reagan Would Back McCain

Politico: Huck puts chips on Texas, pushes idea of brokered convention

The Hill: Rep. Bonner nabs open appropriations seat
The Hill: Boehner supports Rep. Tom Cole for Appropriations Committee seat next year

Peggy Noonan: Confidence or Derangement?
NY Times: Warring on McCain, Limbaugh Sees No Reconciliation

Washington Times: House to let surveillance law lapse
NY Sun: Suit Could Unleash Surge of Money in 2008 Presidential Race

TX: Dallas Morning News: How Texas Republicans divide their convention delegates
PA: CQ Politics: Partisan Battle for Pennsylvania House Seats Begins Early
NY: Wall Street Journal: Eliot Spitzer: Virtual Steamroller
MS: The Hill: Poll shows race for Pickering’s seat between Landrum, Ross

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN











Washington Times: Romney backs ex-rival McCain
LA Times: Romney endorses McCain
NY Times: Romney Backs McCains Candidacy, Ending a Heated Campaign Feud
WaPo: Romney Releases His Delegates, Backs McCain
AP/Sidoti: McCain's Focus Is on General Election
Reuters: Romney endorses Republican McCain in race
BBC News: Romney endorses McCain campaign
Newsday: Romney endorses McCain; Huckabee still in race
Newsweek: New BFFs?
WP/Cillizza: What Does the Romney Endorsement Mean?
Michael Reagan: Ronald Reagan Would Back McCain
The Hill: Republicans closing ranks around McCain
Miami Herald: McCain less maverick on world affairs

Fox: McCain Strikes Anew at Obama, Calls on Him to Disclose Pork Projects
Wall Street Journal: McCain-Obama Race Could Redraw Electoral Map
Human Events: Five Ways for McCain to Beat Obama

Angus Reid: Republicans 2008: McCain 53%, Huckabee 27%

NY Post: 'McCain and McSame' ticket talk
Cornell Daily Sun: Vice President Romney?
CNN: Raising money higher priority for McCain than picking running mate
Nation: Rice Is Right For McCain's VP
WSLS: Picking a Vice President: The Republicans
Kansas City Star: Who should be McCain's running mate?
Bayou Buzz: Louisiana Governor Jindal: Tear Down Those VP Rumors

Politico: McCain has no plans to leave Senate
PBJ: McCain resignation talk swirls, Pederson, Barrett, Shadegg, Flake possible contenders

Wall Street Journal: Government Showdown: Debate about the role of Washington



BusinessWeek: Haley Barbour: The GOP Insider on Election 2008

Peggy Noonan: Confidence or Derangement?

Newt Gingrich: Let's Revote in Michigan and Florida



NY Times: Warring on McCain, Limbaugh Sees No Reconciliation

Wikipedia: Jargon of The Rush Limbaugh Show

Rush Limbaugh: Secret Is Out: Rush Helps McCain
Rush Limbaugh: Why McCain Deserves the Blame for Campaign Finance Reform
CQ Politics: Partys Mantle No Smooth Fit for McCain

Rush Limbaugh: McCain Adman Won't Fight Obama
Telegraph UK: Republican adviser declares interest in Obama

NY Sun: Suit Could Unleash Surge of Money in 2008 Presidential Race
Washington Times: Suit aims to ease campaign fundraising limits

MIKE HUCKABEE

Politico: Huck to the Caymans
Politico: Huck puts chips on Texas, pushes idea of brokered convention

NATIONAL






Washington Times: House to let surveillance law lapse
Boston Globe: House defies Bush on wiretap law
NY Times: House Leaves Surveillance Law to Expire
AP/Hess: Bush, Congress in Spy Bill Standoff
NRO: Editorial: Dems Dangerous FISA Game
NRO/McCarthy: FISA Reform: The Bad Bill that Beats No Bill
CQ Politics: Democrats Hold Their Ground on FISA

The Hill: Rep. Bonner nabs open appropriations seat
The Hill: Boehner supports Rep. Tom Cole for Appropriations Committee seat next year

NY Times: House Votes to Issue Contempt Citations
The Hill: House finds Bolten, Miers in contempt of Congress

NY Times: Major Immigrant Smuggling Ring Is Broken in Phoenix, Police Say

Wall Street Journal: Free Speech and Radical Islam

Oliver North: The Second Amendments Day in Court

Human Events: DeMint Says Conservatives Must 'Define Our Terms'
The Hill: GOP says it can call Reids bluffs

WaPo: Rumsfeld Wins a Noble Prize

MajorityAP: Kucinich (mis)fires at Moveon, DailyKos

NEW YORK

Wall Street Journal: Eliot Spitzer: Virtual Steamroller
NY Times: Spitzer Utilities Nominee Started Job While Still an Industry Lobbyist, Report Finds
NY Sun: Teachers Get Big Gift From GOP: Deal Struck in N.Y. Senate
NY Post: Gov aide cleared in 'threat' flap
AP/Gormley: Probe: No `threat' by top Spitzer aide, but other ethical lapses
Buffalo News: Heavyweight contender Joe Mesi considers run for state Senate
NY Sun: Silver Reserves Judgment On Spitzer West Side Plan

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Bill Targets Drafting Of Legislative Districts
WaPo: Hopes for Public Smoking Ban Are Snuffed Out
WaPo: Board Chairman Stewart To Seek Lt. Governor Post

NEW JERSEY

NY Times: Ex-State Senator Is Charged With Extortion

TEXAS

Dallas Morning News: How Texas Republicans divide their convention delegates

RHODE ISLAND

Fox: Ex-Republican Senator Endorses Barack Obama

PENNSYLVANIA

CQ Politics: Partisan Battle for Pennsylvania House Seats Begins Early

MISSISSIPPI

The Hill: Poll shows race for Pickerings seat between Landrum, Ross

-----------------------------------------------------------

Want to view egopnews.com for previous days?
Check our Archives.



Polls
RCP Average
Rassmussen
Quinnipiac
Cook
Zogby
Strategic Vision
AP-Ipsos
Gallup
Mason-Dixon

2008 Candidates
John McCain
Mike Huckabee
Ron Paul

Election Calendar
GOP Primary Schedule
Primary Guide
Sep 1-4 GOP Convention
Nov 4 Election Day

Delegate Counts
RCP: GOP Delegates
The Green Papers
MSNBC National Overview

Political Media Blogs
NYT/Caucus
CT/The Swamp
CT/Clout Street
BG/Political Intelligence
WP/The Fix
WP/The Trail
CNN/Political Ticker
ATU/Capitol Confidential
NYDN/Daily Politics
LAT/Top of the Ticket
Slate/Trailhead
Time/The Page
WS/Campaign Standard
KCStar: Prime Buzz

Websites
MATT DRUDGE
NATIONAL REVIEW
LUCIANNE.COM
FOX NEWS
NY POST
NEWSMAX
SMOKING GUN
WASHINGTON TIMES
WEEKLY STANDARD
TONY BLANKLEY
BRENT BOZELL
BILL BUCKLEY
ANN COULTER
LARRY ELDER
JOHN FUND
RICH GALEN
BILL GERTZ
JONAH GOLDBERG
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
LARRY KUDLOW
JOHN LEO

DAVID LIMBAUGH
RUSH LIMBAUGH
RICH LOWRY
MICHELLE MALKIN
DICK MORRIS
PEGGY NOONAN
BOB NOVAK
MARVIN OLASKY
BILL O'REILLY
CAL THOMAS
GEORGE WILL
ROGER STONE
HUMAN EVENTS








 


egopnews.com
Archives


February 8-14, 2008
February 1-7, 2008

January 22-31, 2008
January 15-21, 2008
January 8-14, 2008
January 1-7, 2008

December 22-31, 2007
December 15-21, 2007
December 8-14, 2007
December 1-7, 2007

November 22-30, 2007
November 15-21,2007
November 8-14, 2007
November 1-7, 2007

October 22-31, 2007
October 15-21, 2007
October 8-14, 2007

October 1-7, 2007


September 22-30, 2007

September 15-21, 2007

September 8-14, 2007

September 1-7, 2007


August 22-31, 2007

August 15-21, 2007

August 8-14, 2007

August 1-7, 2007


July 22-31, 2007

July 1-21, 2007


June 15-30, 2007

June 8-14, 2007

June 1-7, 2007


May 22-31, 2007

May 15-21, 2007

May 8-14, 2007

May 1-7, 2007


April 22-30, 2007

April 15-21, 2007

April 8-14, 2007

April 1-7, 2007


March 22-31, 2007

March 15-21, 2007

March 8-14, 2007

March 1-7, 2007


February 22-28, 2007

February 15-21, 2007

February 7-14, 2007

February 1-7, 2007


January 22-31, 2007

January 15-21, 2007
January 8-14, 2007
January 1-7, 2007


December 22-31, 2006

December 15-21, 2006
December 8-14, 2006
December 1-7, 2006

November 2006