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May 31, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

US News: McCain Leads in Electoral Votes Against Both Clinton and Obama
UPI: McCain leads Obama in Michigan
NYT: 2 Campaigns Flare Up Over Iraq Troop Levels

LA Times: McCain is mum about his veep powwow
Rush Limbaugh: Bobby Jindal Continues to Impress
Boston Globe: Romney touted as VP choice

Fox: Bob Dole Calls Scott McClellan a 'Miserable Creature'
WaPo: Hastert to Join Lobbying Firm Dickstein Shapiro
AP: Guests for Sunday TV news shows feature McClellan
American Thinker: Conservative Republican Values and the American Hispanic Mind

MN: Minneapolis Star Tribune: Coleman calls on GOP to be party of hope and toughness
VA: WaPo: Va. GOP To Pick U.S. Senate Candidate: Gilmore, Marshall Vie to Face Warner
NY: NYT: Paterson Faces Suit Over Order on Marriage
CA: Politico: Gay marriage issue not over yet
MI: Detroit News: Michigan joins move to delay gay marriages
NJ: AP/Hester: NJ gov must release e-mails with ex-girlfriend
TX: Austin American Statesman: Cornyn leads Noriega, though he’s under 50 percent
MO: KC Star: Candidates race to the right in Missouri’s Republican gubernatorial primary
WA: Seattle Times: GOP aims to ride in with gubernatorial candidate Rossi in the fall
GA: Atlanta JC: State GOP far ahead in funds
IA: Des Moines Register: Immigration divides GOP pair
IN: Indianapolis Star: No guarantees in GOP contest
ID: Fox: Craig to Pen Book Detailing Bathroom Incident at Airport
NC: Winston-Salem Journal: Senate race centers on illegal-immigration issue

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US News: McCain Leads in Electoral Votes Against Both Clinton and Obama
UPI: McCain leads Obama in Michigan
Rasmussen: Montana: McCain 48% Obama 43%



NYT: 2 Campaigns Flare Up Over Iraq Troop Levels
WaPo: Democrats Pounce on McCain's Iraq Blunder
AP/Sidoti: Dems, GOP squabble over McCain's troop numbers
Boston Globe: McCain takes hit from Obama on Iraq progress
CQ Politics: The Travels of McCain and Obama

Newsday: McCain meets with third party chairman during LI stop

LA Times: McCain would work with Russia on nuclear disarmament

WaPo: McCain Campaign Calls; A Nonprofit Steps In

Bloomberg: Reed Urges McCain to Appeal to Evangelical Flock, Not Leaders
WaPo: In Rebuking Minister, McCain May Have Alienated Evangelicals

CBS: Strategist Says Party Label Hurts McCain
Rasmussen: McCain Seen as Candidate Most Likely to Reach Across Party Lines

NY Sun: Olmert, McCain, Obama To Gather at Aipac Convention

LA Times: McCain is mum about his veep powwow
WaPo: 5 Myths About the Job That's Not 'Worth a Bucket of Warm Spit'
WaPo: They're No. 2! And Here's How They Got There.

Rush Limbaugh: Bobby Jindal Continues to Impress
Advertiser: Jindal, McCain did not discuss administrative posts

Rocky Mountain News: Romney to rally GOP for McCain
Boston Globe: Romney touted as VP choice

WSJ/Lanny Davis: The Argument for Nominating Hillary

Hill: GOP has more time to drink at convention

NATIONAL

Fox: Bob Dole Calls Scott McClellan a 'Miserable Creature'
Politico: Bob Dole unloads on McClellan
American Thinker: Soros Publisher 'Shaped' McClellan's Hit Job

WaPo: Hastert to Join Lobbying Firm Dickstein Shapiro
Hill: Former Speaker Hastert to join lobbying firm

AP: Guests for Sunday TV news shows feature McClellan
Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

David Broder: Wake-up call (or maybe a nightmare?) for the GOP

NYT: Administration Moves to Avert Late Rules Rush
NYT: Career Bureaucrat Rises to Prominence in Housing Crisis
WSJ: Earmarks After Dark

American Thinker: Conservative Republican Values and the American Hispanic Mind

MINNESOTA



Minneapolis Star Tribune: Coleman calls on GOP to be party of hope and toughness
Minneapolis Star Tribune: Editorial: GOP challenge: Prove the naysayers wrong
Minneapolis Star Tribune: Coleman’s speech

NEW YORK


NYT: Paterson Faces Suit Over Order on Marriage
Newsday: NY same-sex marriage foes appear to have few options

Staten Island Advance: Pundits see choice of Powers as GOP blunder
Newsday: Staten Island Republicans endorse Powers for Fosella seat

Albany TU: Paterson mailing called 'mistake'
Albany TU: Senate Dems form upstate caucus
Albany TU: Senate ins and outs: Weekly Digest

NY Sun: Spending by New Yorkers Starts To Slow

NEW JERSEY

AP/Hester: NJ gov must release e-mails with ex-girlfriend
NYT: Judge Rules That E-Mail by Corzine Is Public

NYT: With Few Policy Differences, Little to Argue in Senate Race
Cherry Hill Courier Post: Zimmer is the right Republican candidate

Philadelphia Inquirer: N.J. Republicans present alternative budget

ALABAMA

NYT: Strong Backing for Ex-Governors Appeal

VIRGINIA

Washington Times: GOP convention contentious in Va.
WaPo: Va. GOP To Pick U.S. Senate Candidate: Gilmore, Marshall Vie to Face Warner
Richmond TD: Cheney addressing Virginia Republicans

CALIFORNIA

Politico: Gay marriage issue not over yet

LA Times: Judges allow 30 days more for negotiations in prison crowding case
LA Times: Billions at risk over prison flap
Sacramento Bee: GOP lawmakers reject $7 billion for more prison hospital beds
AP/Thompson: Referee: Calif. should trim 40,000 inmates

AP/Hoffman: Fringe candidate stirs up San Diego mayoral race
SD UT: Thin-skinned Marti, future mayor Todd, oblivious John and slogan-borrowing Steve

LA Times: New California registration numbers show GOP shrinkage
LA Times: Dems up, Repubs down in California
KCBS: California Voter Rolls Growing

TEXAS

Dallas MN: A quieter Dick Cheney plans stop in Houston to rally Texas Republicans

Houston Chronicle: Noriega slams Cornyn's vote over vets' education benefits
Austin American Statesman: Cornyn leads Noriega, though hes under 50 percent
AP/Gamboa: Guard duty interrupts Senate challenger's campaign

MISSOURI

KC Star: Candidates race to the right in Missouris Republican gubernatorial primary

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: GOP aims to ride in with gubernatorial candidate Rossi in the fall
Spokesman Review: Republicans convene in Spokane
AP/Geranios: Rossi speaks to state GOP convention

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: State GOP far ahead in funds
Atlanta JC: Former Gov. Roy Barnes praises Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson

IOWA

Radio Iowa: Two Republican candidates for US Senate present their case
Marshalltown TR: Harkin rivals to face primary Tuesday
Des Moines Register: Immigration divides GOP pair

OHIO

Toledo Blade: Great Lakes diversion bill put on hold

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: No guarantees in GOP contest
Louisville Courier Journal: Few waves likely at Ind. GOP convention

IDAHO

Fox: Craig to Pen Book Detailing Bathroom Incident at Airport
WaPo: The Next Tell-All Author: Larry Craig

COLORADO

Longmont Daily TC: Musgrave has Republican challenger

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Arpaio in race: Signatures filed
East Valley Tribune: Arpaio to run for fifth term as sheriff

NORTH CAROLINA

Winston-Salem Journal: Senate race centers on illegal-immigration issue

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Michigan joins move to delay gay marriages

MONTANA

CQ Politics: Likely Montana GOP Governor Nominee Faces Tall Task This Fall

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May 30, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WSJ: McCain Should Run Against Congress
NYT: Taste of Senate Set Capt. McCain on a New Path
Boston Globe: First term shaped McCain's identity
Washington Times: McCain's military service a shield and weapon
WaPo: Ranking the McCain vs. Obama Battlegrounds
NY Sun: Conservatives Mixed on Top McCain Policies
AP: GOP senator's wife donates to Obama

Rasmussen: Mississippi: McCain 50% Obama 44%
Rasmussen: Alabama: McCain 60% Obama 32%

Rush Limbaugh: Jindal's Conservatism Wows GOP, While McCain Attacks the Economy

Peggy Noonan: But Is It True? McClellan isn't admirable, but he is believable
Michael Reagan: Scott McClellan: A Matter of Loyalty
Rush Limbaugh: Ingrate McClellan Used by Liberals; Left-Wing Publisher Tied to Soros

Hill: Coburn: We ‘deserve’ to lose seats

Human Events: Drill Here, Drill Now

NY: NYT: Republicans Back Ex-Wall Street Executive to Run for Fossella’s Seat
NY: NY Post: GOP is fighting Gov recognition of same-sex nups
NJ: CQ Politics: GOP Battle Comes to a Head in New Jersey
MN: AP/Frommer: Franken's old Playboy article concerns Democrats
MS: Rasmussen: Mississippi Senate: Cochran (R) 58% Fleming (D) 35%
MS: Rasmussen: Mississippi Senate: Musgrove (D) 47% Wicker (R) 46%
VA: Human Events: Virginia GOP Faces Rousing Brawl

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WSJ: McCain Should Run Against Congress

NYT: Taste of Senate Set Capt. McCain on a New Path
Boston Globe: First term shaped McCain's identity
Washington Times: McCain's military service a shield and weapon

Reuters: McCain and Obama try to redraw the political map
WaPo: Ranking the McCain vs. Obama Battlegrounds
WaPo: Campaign Jousting Returns to Iraq War: McCain, Obama Trade Attacks
AP/Sidoti: McCain increasingly tries to derail rival Obama
AP/Schweid: McCain proposal for joint action gains support
AP: GOP senator's wife donates to Obama

NY Sun: Conservatives Mixed on Top McCain Policies

Politico: McCain camp hits Post reporter

Rasmussen: Mississippi: McCain 50% Obama 44%
Rasmussen: Alabama: McCain 60% Obama 32%

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail

American Spectator: Mike Huckabee and the big government Republicans future

Rush Limbaugh: Jindal's Conservatism Wows GOP, While McCain Attacks the Economy

NATIONAL

Peggy Noonan: But Is It True? McClellan isn't admirable, but he is believable
Michael Reagan: Scott McClellan: A Matter of Loyalty
Rush Limbaugh: Ingrate McClellan Used by Liberals; Left-Wing Publisher Tied to Soros
NRO: Closing the Book on McClellan
Politico: McClellan cocaine tale challenged

Hill: Coburn: We deserve to lose seats

Human Events: Drill Here, Drill Now

AP/Feller: Bush caps Republican fundraising tour in Kansas

NEW YORK

NYT: Republicans Back Ex-Wall Street Executive to Run for Fossellas Seat
NY Post: 'Shock' GOP choice for Vito's seat
NYT: Yet Another Republican Wont Run for Fossellas Seat

NYT: Bruno Weighs Gay Marriage Directive
NY Post: GOP is fighting Gov recognition of same-sex nups
NYT: Gay Marriage Opponents Consider Ways to Fight New Policy
NYT: How Governor Set His Stance on Gay Rights
AP/Gormley: Recognition of gay marriages in NY faces battle
Newsday: Showdown over gay unions
Albany TU: Bruno caught off guard by Patersons gay marriage move

NY Post/Dicker: GOPers turn up gas heat: Push to suspend NY tax

NYT: Cheney Tells New Yorks G.O.P. He Sees Success in Iraq War
AP/Franklin: Cheney rallies NY Republicans ahead of November elections
Newsday: Cheney headlines Republican fundraiser in NYC

Newsday: McCain to raise more than a $1 million at LI events

Albany TU: For Bruno, the race is on ... almost
Albany TU: Bruno likes having two votes, wont support succession amendment

Newsday: Mills on the hot seat

NY Sun: Court To Decide If Spitzer Overreached on Grasso

Buffalo News: Buffalo bids farewell to Jimmy Griffin

NEW JERSEY

CQ Politics: GOP Battle Comes to a Head in New Jersey

MARYLAND

WaPo: Contract With GOP Consultant's Firm Under Review for $1 Million in Spending

WISCONSIN

AP/Foley: UW-Madison poised to name openly gay chancellor

MINNESOTA

AP/Frommer: Franken's old Playboy article concerns Democrats
Politico: McCollum expresses concern about Franken candidacy

MISSISSIPPI

Rasmussen: Mississippi Senate: Cochran (R) 58% Fleming (D) 35%
Rasmussen: Mississippi Senate: Musgrove (D) 47% Wicker (R) 46%

VIRGINIA

Human Events: Virginia GOP Faces Rousing Brawl

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May 29, 2008

We're back...


TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Arizona Republic: Bush stops in Valley, lends McCain a hand
Politico: McCain presses Obama on not meeting with Petraeus
Time: Team McCain: Ready for Prime Time?

Atlanta JC: The GOP right suggests some gumbo to spice up McCain’s ticket
Slate: In a slumping market, Mitt futures surge

Robert Novak: Electoral College Outlook: McCain 270, Obama 268
WSJ: Conservative-Catholic Voters May Be in Play
Ann Coulter: You can't appease everybody
Rush Limbaugh: Another Day, Another Republican Turncoat Accepts Premise of Left

WSJ: Blame Congress for High Oil Prices

NY: NYT: New York to Back Same-Sex Unions From Elsewhere
VA: WaPo: GOP Convention Might Offer Insights
AL: AP: Supreme Court sides with Ala. governor
NM: AP/Abrams: N.M. congressional ballot has no incumbents
TX: Dallas MN: Texas Democrats, attorney general settle federal voter-fraud lawsuit
KY: Rasmussen: Kentucky Senate: Lunsford (D) 49% McConnell (R) 44%
MN: Rasmussen: Minnesota Senate: Coleman (R) 47% Franken (D) 45%
NH: Rasmussen: New Hampshire Senate: Shaheen 50% Sununu 43%
NC: Washington Times: Dole faces tough re-election race
FL: WSJ: The Florida Revelation: A good way to make health insurance more affordable

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Arizona Republic: Bush stops in Valley, lends McCain a hand
AP/Sidoti: McCain campaigns with Bush, seeing pluses, minuses
CBS: McCain Appears (Briefly) With Bush After Fundraiser
CBS: McCain Seeks Distance From Bush Brand
Reuters: Do Republicans want Bush's help on the '08 trail?

Atlanta JC: The GOP right suggests some gumbo to spice up McCains ticket
Slate: In a slumping market, Mitt futures surge
Boston Herald: On interview, what would Mitt Romney do?
Politico: Breathless speculation marks veepstakes

Politico: McCain presses Obama on not meeting with Petraeus
LA Times: John McCain has meeting plans for Barack Obama

Robert Novak: Electoral College Outlook: McCain 270, Obama 268

WaPo: For McCain, A Switch On Telecom Immunity?
NYT: 2 Senators for McCain Leave Group After Ads
WaPo: This Time, Hagels Aren't Boarding the Straight Talk Express
AP/Miga: Lieberman to speak at conference hosted by Hagee
Time: Team McCain: Ready for Prime Time?
Washington Times: Donors use McCain law loophole

Newsday: Doctors give McCain clean bill of health
AP: A look at McCain's health records

AP/Sidoti: McCain: US, China could stop making nuke bomb fuel
AP/Burns: McCain, Bush largely similar on nuclear policies

WaPo: In Rebuking Minister, McCain May Have Alienated Evangelicals
AP/Gorski: Pastors pose problems for McCain and Obama

AP/Sidoti: McCain's policy on fundraisers: Close them

AP/Blood: The price of a good time at political conventions: $500,000?
Seattle PI: The GOP convention is in Minnesota -- why?

WSJ: Conservative-Catholic Voters May Be in Play
Ann Coulter: You can't appease everybody
Robert Nowak: Warner for VP?

Hill: RNC highlights time since Obamas last Iraq visit

AP/Kuhnhenn: Cindy McCain had $6 million income in 2006

Rasmussen: Pennsylvania: Obama 45% McCain 43%
Rasmussen: Minnesota: Obama 53% McCain 38%
Rasmussen: Kentucky: McCain 57% Obama 32%
AP/Fram: Obama competitive against McCain with key voters

AP/Paulson: Former Ga. Rep. Barr picked as Libertarian candidate
Atlanta JC: For Barr, third-party status, media are challenges

NATIONAL




WSJ: Blame Congress for High Oil Prices

AP/Kuhnhenn: Conservative group hits senators on climate bill

AP/Yen: Rove: Courts will have to decide his subpoena

AP/Abrams: A quick Senate session blocks Bush appointees

LA Times: Senate GOP breaks from Bush on war-funding bill
Hill: Pentagon asks Congress for authority to transfer funds for war

Hill: Early polls suggest Dems can increase Senate majority

Rush Limbaugh: Another Day, Another Republican Turncoat Accepts Premise of Left
NYDN: Favorite GOP son Scott McClellan is quickly disinherited
Politico: WH reporters not shocked by McClellan

NEW YORK


NYT: New York to Back Same-Sex Unions From Elsewhere
Albany TU: Paterson directs agencies to recognize gay marriages
NY Sun: Same-Sex Marriages To Be Recognized in N.Y.

NY Sun: Cheney Will Speak to Ailing N.Y. GOP

AP/Gormley: Analysis: Legislature cruising to end of session
NYT: Staten Island Democrats Choose a Councilman as Their Candidate for Fossellas Seat
Newsday: Nassau GOP boss Mondello admits recommending son-in-law
Newsday: Last-minute entry for State Senate makes splash

NYT: In Dispute on Free Transit Passes, Its New York Agency vs. States Top Lawyer
Albany TU: Cuomo puts brakes on free rides


NEW JERSEY

Newsday: GOP candidates for NJ's 3rd Congressional District

VIRGINIA

WaPo: GOP Convention Might Offer Insights
WaPo: On transportation funding, the Republicans peddle slogans, not solutions

NEVADA

AP/Riley: Nevada's first lady says husband has a girlfriend

OHIO

AP/Smyth: Ohio governor taps law professor as AG replacement

ALABAMA

AP: Supreme Court sides with Ala. governor
CQP: Alabama Open House Seats Provide New Front in Wake of GOP Southern Setbacks

UTAH



NEW MEXICO

AP/Abrams: N.M. congressional ballot has no incumbents

TEXAS

Dallas Morning News: Texas Democrats, attorney general settle federal voter-fraud lawsuit

KENTUCKY

Rasmussen: Kentucky Senate: Lunsford (D) 49% McConnell (R) 44%

MINNESOTA

Rasmussen: Minnesota Senate: Coleman (R) 47% Franken (D) 45%

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Rasmussen: New Hampshire Senate: Shaheen 50% Sununu 43%

NORTH CAROLINA

Washington Times: Dole faces tough re-election race

FLORIDA

WSJ: The Florida Revelation: A good way to make health insurance more affordable

INDIANA

Human Events: Indiana Photo ID Law Works

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We've gone fishing in Northern Ontario; back on May 29th.


May 23, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Arizona Republic: Wooing California, McCain touts free trade
Sacramento Bee: McCain calls for guest worker visas
NY Times: 3 Auditioning to Be McCain’s No. 2 Gain Qualified Backing
US News: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Charlie Crist
WaPo: McCain's Rules on Lobbying Face Test: Power Couple Working on Campaign
Washington Times: McCain rejects pastors' endorsements
Rush Limbaugh: Drive-Bys Hype McCain and Hagee
Washington Times: McCain to release medical records

Rasmussen: Nevada: McCain 46% Obama 40%

Robert Novak: McCain, Not Disarmed
Charles Krauthammer: Obama's Metastatic Gaffe
Peggy Noonan: Sex and the Sissy
Fred Thompson: The Death of Conservatism Is Greatly Exaggerated
Pat Buchanan: Post-Christian America

CQ Politics: For House GOP, Does Bad Luck Come Only in Threes?

WaPo: Farm-Bill Veto Overridden Despite Glitch: 35 Republicans Join Vote Rebuking Bush
WaPo: Senate Passes $165 Billion Measure to Pay for Wars
Hill: Bush to nominate Petersen for slot on dormant FEC
AP/Holland: HUD nominee promises to work hard
WSJ: Lawmakers Near Agreement On Domestic Surveillance
Politico: House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Karl Rove

NY: NY Post: DA Donovan won't seek Vito's seat
AK: NY Times: Alaska Governor Proposes $500 Million in Subsidies for a Gas Pipeline
CA: Gary Bauer: California’s Marriage Conundrum
MN: Hill: Sex writing by Franken cited in race
FL: Orlando Sentinel: Governor urged to sign stimulus package

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN





Arizona Republic: Wooing California, McCain touts free trade
Mercury News: McCain touts free trade
Oakland Tribune: McCain stumps, raises funds in Bay Area
Sacramento Bee: McCain calls for guest worker visas

NY Times: 3 Auditioning to Be McCains No. 2 Gain Qualified Backing
Guardian UK: McCain trains sights on potential running mate
WaPo: Obama, McCain Begin Running-Mate Searches
Human Events: Vice Presidential Possibles Gather in Sedona
US News: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Charlie Crist

Rasmussen: Nevada: McCain 46% Obama 40%
Rasmussen: Colorado: Obama 48% McCain 42%

WaPo: McCain's Rules on Lobbying Face Test: Power Couple Working on Campaign
Indianapolis Star: Lobbyist ties hurt McCain campaign

Washington Times: McCain rejects pastors' endorsements
WaPo: McCain Rejects Pastor's Backing Over Remarks
NY Times: McCain Cuts Ties to Pastors Whose Talks Drew Fire
AP/Quaid: McCain rejects pastor's endorsement
AP: McCain rejects endorsement of controversial televangelist
Rush Limbaugh: Drive-Bys Hype McCain and Hagee



Washington Times: McCain to release medical records
Reuters: McCain to release 400 pages of medical records
WaPo: POW Aftereffects in McCain Unlikely
Chicago Tribune: McCain to offer glimpse at medical files

AP/Elliott: McCain spends months on standby; Democrats rev up
Human Events: McCain's Bold, Pro-Market Agenda
Washington Times: Editorial: McCain and the black vote
Hill: GOP: Troop cuts likely to help McCain
Fox: McCain Blasts Obama for Never Having Served in Uniform

Washington Times: McCain rebukes Obama over GI bill expansion issue
NYDN: John McCain hits Barack Obama on G.I. bill
Politico: Obama criticizes absent McCain on Senate floor, McCain hits back hard

NY Times: Obama Asks Jewish Voters to Judge Him on His Policies
NY Sun: For Sale in N.Y.: 'Jews Against Obama' T-Shirt

Robert Novak: McCain, Not Disarmed
Charles Krauthammer: Obama's Metastatic Gaffe
Peggy Noonan: Sex and the Sissy
Fred Thompson: The Death of Conservatism Is Greatly Exaggerated
Pat Buchanan: Post-Christian America

Hill: Romney launches PAC to help GOP candidates

WSJ: Bush Keeps Quiet on Presidential Race

Chicago Tribune: DeGeneres talks gay marriage with McCain

NATIONAL

CQ Politics: For House GOP, Does Bad Luck Come Only in Threes?
CQ Politics: Democrats Keep Edge in Senate Fundraising Despite GOP Gains in April

WaPo: Farm-Bill Veto Overridden Despite Glitch: 35 Republicans Join Vote Rebuking Bush
AP/Jalonick: Congress enacts $290B farm bill over Bush veto
AP/Davis: Botched farm bill embarrasses Democrats
Hill: Fiasco envelops farm bill

WaPo: Senate Passes $165 Billion Measure to Pay for Wars
AP/Taylor: Senate deals defeat to Bush on Iraq war spending
NY Times: Veterans Benefits Bill Wins Approval in Senate
NY Times: Contenders Spar on Veterans Bill
AP/Quaid: McCain, Obama spar on GI bill
CQ Politics: House Defies White House Veto Threat, Passes Defense Authorization Bill

AP/Holland: HUD nominee promises to work hard

Hill: Bush to nominate Petersen for slot on dormant FEC
AP/Kuhnhenn: White House names final FEC nominee
NY Times: Election Commission Nominee
WaPo: Editorial: Hope for a Working FEC
Deseret News: Bush nominates native Utahn to FEC post

WSJ: Lawmakers Near Agreement On Domestic Surveillance
AP/Hess: Republicans shift, a little, on surveillance rules

AP/Jordan: House panel subpoenas Rove for Justice inquiry
Politico: House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Karl Rove

Boston Globe: Senate OK's bill barring contractors from avoiding tax

Hill: GOP factions face off on abortion counseling

NEW YORK

NY Post: DA Donovan won't seek Vito's seat
NY Times: Potential Inheritor of a Staten Island Congressional Seat Says He Wont Run
Brooklyn Paper: Wholl fill Vitos void?

NY Times: A New Dtente Shakes Albany: Paterson-Bruno
Newsday: Cuomo free with comments on pension abuses
Newsday: State police audit calls for changes to Guv detail
Newsday: Foley looks to oppose Trunzo for Senate seat
Albany TU: A GOP runner in the 48th
Albany TU: A shove back by official
Buffalo News: GOP Committee back Cole for re-election, primary fight likely

MASSACHUSETTS

AP: Kennedy's illness prompts speculation about successor

ALASKA

NY Times: Alaska Governor Proposes $500 Million in Subsidies for a Gas Pipeline

ARIZONA

AP/Christie: AZ congressman's lawyers seek to exclude wiretaps
Hill: Renzi tries to exclude wiretap calls

CALIFORNIA

AP/Leff: Group Pushes Court To Delay Gay Marriage Decision in California
Gary Bauer: Californias Marriage Conundrum

MINNESOTA

Hill: Sex writing by Franken cited in race

FLORIDA

Orlando Sentinel: Governor urged to sign stimulus package

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May 22, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

NY Times: McCain Looks to Fill Ticket, and 3 Hopefuls Step Up
Reuters: Possible U.S. Republican vice presidential candidates
Politico: Grading McCain's veep prospects

WaPo: McC Adviser's Work As Lobbyist Criticized: Foreign Clients Included Notorious Rulers

Rasmussen: Florida: McCain 50% Obama 40%
NY Times: Many Florida Jews Express Doubts on Obama

Robert Novak: McCain Stakes His Turf
Ann Coulter: If we could talk to the animals
Rush Limbaugh: McCain Can Win; Will It Matter?
Dick Morris: GOP Senate Massacre of '08

NYDN: GOP war chest crushes Democrats

John Boehner: Republicans unveil energy agenda
WaPo: In Wake of Defeats, House GOP Moves to Right the Campaign Ship
Hill: McConnell feels the heat on earmarks

NY: NY Post: Gov vetoes debt bill
MA: AP/Miga: Thinking the unthinkable: Who follows Ted Kennedy?
AK: AP/Joling: Governor: Alaska to challenge polar bear listing
FL: NY Times: New Florida Law Allows Low-Cost Health Policies
VA: WaPo: Gilmore Put $50,000 Into Own Campaign, Filings Show
MI: Detroit News: Gov starts removal process review
NE: Rasmussen: Nebraska: Johanns (R) 55% Kleeb (D) 40%
CA: CQ Politics: Marine Duty Hasn’t Hurt Hunter’s Chances for His Father’s Seat

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Arizona Republic: Is McCain's guest list also his VP short list?
NY Times: McCain Looks to Fill Ticket, and 3 Hopefuls Step Up
Reuters: Possible vice presidential picks to see McCain
AP/Sidoti: McCain to host possible veeps at Ariz. home
Washington Times: Weekend at McCain's just the ticket?
Reuters: Possible U.S. Republican vice presidential candidates
Politico: Grading McCain's veep prospects
Human Events: McCain Veepstakes: Bobby Jindal
Hindustan Times: Jindal back in contention as McCain running mate

Rasmussen: Florida: McCain 50% Obama 40%
NY Times: Many Florida Jews Express Doubts on Obama

Rasmussen: For Republicans, Judicial Appointments Matter More Than Iraq
WaPo: McC Adviser's Work As Lobbyist Criticized: Foreign Clients Included Notorious Rulers

Robert Novak: McCain Stakes His Turf
Ann Coulter: If we could talk to the animals
Donald Lambro: Naivete and the national interest
Rush Limbaugh: McCain Can Win; Will It Matter?
Rasmussen: 62% of Voters Prefer Fewer Government Services with Lower Taxes

AP/Kuhnhenn: Money quandaries in presidential race
NYDN: GOP war chest crushes Democrats
NYDN: McCain gets rich off Democrats' fight
Washington Times: Editorial: McCain's moneybag
Politico: McCain struggles on cusp of general election



AP: DeGeneres needles McCain on gay marriage
Mercury News: In California, McCain has few words on gay marriage

Human Events: McCains Global-Warming Plan Upsets Conservatives

Hill: Illegals haunt McCain
Hill: CHC uses watchdog report to blast news anchors for immigration fear-mongering

WSJ: Does the Libertarian Party Matter?

NATIONAL

John Boehner: Republicans unveil energy agenda
NRO: Congressional Oil Cartel

WaPo: In Wake of Defeats, House GOP Moves to Right the Campaign Ship
Dick Morris: GOP Senate Massacre of '08
Hill: McConnell feels the heat on earmarks
Washington Times: Editorial: Republicans in disarray
WaPo: Good Money After Bad at the NRCC?
NRO: House Republicans in the Red
Politico: Cole: 'I'm the luckiest guy'
Rush Limbaugh: "Rebrand" the GOP with Conservatism
Human Events: Busting the Republican Brand
Hill: Boehner, Cole have different views on new Republican primary policy

Hill: FEC agreement breaks down over nominees

AP/Freking: Drug industry contributing more to Democrats

WaPo: House Overrides Veto of Farm Bill: Glitch May Force Repeat of the Process
Hill: Hoyer: House will vote on new farm bill
NY Times: House Override of Farm Bill Veto Is Only the 2nd in Bushs Presidency
AP/Jalonick: Mix-up throws House veto override in doubt
AP/Jalonick: After gaffe, Democrats planning to redo farm bill
WaPo: Editorial: Pasture of Plenty: You thought you knew how bad the farm bill was
WSJ: Change You Can't Believe In
American Spectator: Will Republicans Buy the Farm?
Politico: A Fumble on the Farm Bill

NY Times: Fear of Troop Exodus Fuels Debate on G.I. Bill
CQ Politics: Obama, McCain Misfire on Vets Benefits

Hill: House passes tax bill; administration threatens to veto
AP: House Approves a $54 Billion Tax Package
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AP/Werner: Bill would require ships to burn cleaner fuel in US ports

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NYDN: Eliot Spitzer's wife, Silda, back in the public eye after hooker scandal

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CQ Politics: Ethics Panel to Investigate Fossella

MASSACHUSETTS

AP/Miga: Thinking the unthinkable: Who follows Ted Kennedy?
Hill: Where right sees bogeyman, GOP sens. see go-to guy

Boston Globe: DiMasi poses referendum on casinos

ALASKA

AP/Joling: Governor: Alaska to challenge polar bear listing
AP: Alaska: Governor to Challenge Polar Bears Listing

FLORIDA

NY Times: New Florida Law Allows Low-Cost Health Policies
NY Times: Bush to Let Americans Send Cellphones to Cuban Relatives
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MINNESOTA

NY Times: Minnesota Agency Faulted on Bridge Upkeep

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Gilmore Put $50,000 Into Own Campaign, Filings Show

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Gov starts removal process review
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NEBRASKA

Rasmussen: Nebraska: Johanns (R) 55% Kleeb (D) 40%

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Will Obama wave sink Rossi?

CALIFORNIA

CQ Politics: Marine Duty Hasnt Hurt Hunters Chances for His Fathers Seat
Human Events: Californians, Take a Lesson From Nebraska

KANSAS

Hill: Kansas ex-Rep. Slattery looks to shock veteran Sen. Roberts

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