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October 31, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WSJ: McCain Pins Hopes on Getting Party Faithful to Polls in Ohio
WaPo: Defiant McCain Kicks Off Ohio Bus Tour
NY Post: Mac: Plumber's in my DC pipeline: Vows to take Joe with him
WSJ: McCain Turns Biden's Remarks Into Fresh Attacks Against Obama

Peggy Noonan: Obama and the Runaway Train
Pat Buchanan: Comrade Obama?
Charles Krauthammer: McCain for President, Part II
NYT/Brooks: A National Mobility Project
Michelle Malkin: Where's outrage over the septic tactics by lefties?

Reuters: Palin: Obama incapable of handling security tests
AP/Nephin: Palin says Obama infomercial short on specifics

Politico: Poll: Dead heats in 2 key swing states
WSJ: Delays Abound in Early-Voting Surge; Predictions of High Turnout, Confusion
WaPo: Predicting the Votes of the Undecided Is Unusually Hard This Year

NYDN: Barack Obama to have White House team ready fast
NY Post: Rahm in Bam plans: Eyed as staff chief
WSJ: McCain Takes Unusual Tack With Transition Team
NY Observer: Erica Jong: Obama Loss 'Will Spark the Second American Civil War

WSJ: Paulson Gears Up Transition Plan
NYT: Economy Shrinks With Consumers Leading the Way
NYT: Mortgage Plan May Aid Many and Irk Others

AP/Welsh-Huggins: Voters in 11 states to elect governors next week

NY: NYT: National G.O.P. Ending Aid to Most New York House Races
VA: WaPo: Va. GOP Fights Election Lawsuit: Says NAACP's Bid for Resources Favors Dems
KS: WaPo: Kansas Congresswoman Isn't Capitalizing on Her (D)
ME: AP/Harkavy: GOP Sen. Collins escapes anti-GOP wave
NC: Rasmussen: North Carolina Senate: Hagan Leads by Six
MN: Hill: Coleman sues Franken for defamation
KY: Rasmussen: McConnell Still Up by Seven in Kentucky
CO: Hill: Rep. Tancredo weighing governor’s race

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WSJ: McCain Pins Hopes on Getting Party Faithful to Polls in Ohio
WaPo: Defiant McCain Kicks Off Ohio Bus Tour
NY Post: Mac: Plumber's in my DC pipeline: Vows to take Joe with him
WSJ: McCain Turns Biden's Remarks Into Fresh Attacks Against Obama
Transcript: McCain Delivers Remarks in Defiance, Ohio
NYT: In Ohio, McCain Is Everywhere Even if Joe the Plumber Isnt
NYT: Candidates Rush Across Narrowing Battleground
WaPo: God, Country and McCain At Liberty University
WaPo: In Final Stretch, McCain to Pour Money Into TV Ads
WaPo: McCain, Obama Work Many of the Same Battleground States
AP/Birch: McCain struggles to gain ground on Obama in Ohio
AP/Kuhnhenn: McCain, GOP gain ground on Obama ads in key states
Reuters: McCain's master of mirth, Lindsey Graham
AP/Wills: McCain seeks to revive Rezko as campaign issue

Peggy Noonan: Obama and the Runaway Train
Pat Buchanan: Comrade Obama?
Charles Krauthammer: McCain for President, Part II
NYT/Brooks: A National Mobility Project
Michelle Malkin: Where's outrage over the septic tactics by lefties?
Oliver North: A Second Bill of Rights
EJ Dionne: Referendum on Trickle-Down
Kathleen Parker: The Final Hours
Dana Milbank: But Who's Counting?
WSJ: Security Should Be the Deciding Issue
WSJ: The Chicago Boys
American Spectator: The Second Amendment Shuffle
Human Events: FCC Probe Signals Democratic Attack Machine
American Thinker: Spreading the Wealth and Killing the Goose

Reuters: Palin: Obama incapable of handling security tests
AP/Nephin: Palin says Obama infomercial short on specifics
NYT: Growing Doubts on Palin Take a Toll, Poll Finds
AP/Beamish: Palin's Alaska spreads its wealth
AP/Schmid: Good looks help women candidates, men not so much
Reuters: Palin remains focused on November 4
AP/Fouhy: Palin looks past Tuesday to her political future
Politico: Would Palin stick out in Georgetown?
American Spectator: Stickin' With the Hockey Mom

AP/Glover: Obama, McCain hit economy in the push to Tuesday
NYT: Records of Obama and McCain as Lawmakers Reflect Differences on Crime
NYT: For Incomes Below $100,000, a Better Tax Break in Obamas Plan
NYT: With Ambitious Campaign, Obama Is Both Big Spender and Penny Pincher
NYT: Obama Plans a Four-Day Hunt for More Democratic Voters
NYT: Political Storm Finds a Columbia Professor
American Spectator: The PLO's Professor
American Thinker: Getting the 'Ayers Issue' Straight
AP/Feller: Wary of voter overconfidence, Obama not letting up
NYDN: Obama and McCain to touchdown for halftime on 'Monday Night Football'
NYDN: Barack Obama's infomercial got 33.5 million viewers
WSJ: Over 33 Million Watched Obama's Half-Hour Ad
Rush Limbaugh: Notes on Obama's Infomercial: America, the Horribly Depressing

NYT: Biden Hitting the Backroads, and Having Less to Say

Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Aunt Found in Slum

Politico: Poll: Dead heats in 2 key swing states
WSJ: Delays Abound in Early-Voting Surge; Predictions of High Turnout, Confusion
WaPo: Predicting the Votes of the Undecided Is Unusually Hard This Year
Reuters: Are polls accurate in presidential race?
Reuters: Obama retains seven-point lead on McCain
WaPo: Debunking the 'Bradley Effect'
American Thinker: Has Obama Overplayed the Race Card?
Rasmussen: McCain Lead Down to Three in Indiana
Rasmussen: McCain Struggling in Montana
Rasmussen: Obama Ahead Again in North Carolina
Rasmussen: McCain Expands Lead in Kentucky
WaPo: Obama Has Lead Among Hispanics: Economic Concerns Boost Democrat
WaPo: The Debates: No Drama but a Dramatic Effect
WaPo: Obama the Clear Favorite Among Federal Workers
Reuters: Corporate finance chiefs prefer McCain: survey
WaPo: Who Better to Sell a Ticket? Entertainers Get Out the Vote
Reuters: Hollywood weighs impact of election
NYDN: Right-wing radio hosts bracing for Barack Obama victory
Human Events: ENPR Prediction: Obama Narrow Win, Dems 58 Senate Seats, 254 House Seats

NYDN: Barack Obama to have White House team ready fast
NY Post: Rahm in Bam plans: Eyed as staff chief
AP/Espo: Obama approaches lawmaker about White House post
WSJ: McCain Takes Unusual Tack With Transition Team

NY Observer: Erica Jong: Obama Loss 'Will Spark the Second American Civil War

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 4 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Friday



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WSJ: Paulson Gears Up Transition Plan
NYT: Economy Shrinks With Consumers Leading the Way
NYT: Mortgage Plan May Aid Many and Irk Others
WSJ: Lawmakers Want Strings Attached
Reuters: GM, Chrysler merger on hold as aid hopes fade-sources
NYT: Editorial: More Money for Detroit
WSJ: Dining at the Taxpayer Buffet
WSJ: Another Lost Decade?
WSJ: Spitzer and Sarbox Were Deregulation?

McClatchy: Bailout funds being spent in ways Congress never foresaw

WSJ: Mood Shift Against Free Trade Puts Republicans on Defensive

WaPo: A Last Push To Deregulate: White House to Ease Many Rules

NYT: Win or Lose, Republicans Will Revisit the Partys Image
WSJ: Back to a Big-Tent GOP?
Hill: Lott: GOP should aggressively pursue Lieberman

Breitbart: Cindy Sheehan's Campaign Headquarters Heavily Damaged in Late Night Attack

AP/Margasak: Senate sticks with paper

AP/Welsh-Huggins: Voters in 11 states to elect governors next week



NEW YORK

NYT: National G.O.P. Ending Aid to Most New York House Races
NYT: A Small Party Pushes to Be a Statewide Force
Newsday: Local election officials expect record voter turnout
Newsday: Paterson stumps for LI Dems in State Senate races
Newsday: Tuesday surprise possible, depending on expectations
Newsday: AP New York's Election Coverage Advisory
Newsday: Poll: 2 GOP Senate incumbents keep leads
Albany TU: Campaigns use hi-tech to court young voters
Albany TU: Maloney sticking around, for now
NY Post: Gov pats himself on back over $$ warning
NY Post: Ohio vote costs NY aide
Buffalo News: Volker holds 11-point lead over Konst in Senate race
Buffalo News: City charter vote in North Tonawanda gets personal

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Va. GOP Fights Election Lawsuit: Says NAACP's Bid for Resources Favors Democrats
WaPo: In Rural Va., Coattails Strategy Does a Flip
WaPo: Steele Stumps for McCain in Va.

ALASKA

AP: Stevens says he hasn't yet been convicted

KANSAS

WaPo: Kansas Congresswoman Isn't Capitalizing on Her (D)

MAINE

AP/Harkavy: GOP Sen. Collins escapes anti-GOP wave

NORTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: North Carolina Senate: Hagan Leads by Six
Hill: Hagan gets biblical over Doles atheist ad
AP/Baker: Religion jabs lead to lawsuit in NC Senate race

MINNESOTA

Hill: Coleman sues Franken for defamation
Politico: Lawsuit: Coleman's wife received $75,000 in payments
AP/Lohn: Embattled congresswoman holds debate in Minnesota

MARYLAND

AP: Md. Lawmaker to Leave Home After Domestic Dispute

CALIFORNIA

WSJ: Gay-Marriage Backers Allege Web Mischief in California

KENTUCKY

Rasmussen: McConnell Still Up by Seven in Kentucky

NEW MEXICO

Rasmussen: Udall Leads by 15 in New Mexico Senate Race

COLORADO

Hill: Rep. Tancredo weighing governors race
American Spectator: Rocky Mountain Blues

TEXAS

CQ Politics: Democrat Lampsons Strategy: Hold Onto Texas Seat by Going Local

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October 30, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Washington Times: McCain calls Obama unqualified
NYT: McCain Embraces a G.O.P. Theme: No More Taxes
WSJ: Taxing the Dolphins: Another NFL team faces Obama's tax rush
Fox: McCain Slams LA Times for Double Standard in Withholding Obama-Khalidi Tape

Toledo Blade: McCain, his surrogates descend on vital Ohio
Washington Times: Editorial: McCain-Palin energy
WSJ: Education: Obama says schools need more money, McCain wants more accountability

Karl Rove: Don't Let the Polls Affect Your Vote: They were wrong in 2000 and 2004
Dick Morris: Hope for McCain: Polls say he's closing the gap
Michael Reagan: You Can't Be Half-Socialist
Ann Coulter: Red hoax, blue hoax
WaPo: McCain Chief Loyalist Has New Role: Mark Salter Now 'Litigator' of Media Wrongs
WaPo: Tucker Eskew Blasts Palin Press Coverage

Toledo Blade: Palin joins 'Joe' in Bowling Green, visits solar plant
Boston Globe: Palin vows energy independence

Columbus Dispatch: Checks on 'Joe' more extensive than first acknowledged
Toledo Blade: Toledo police clerk cited in use of database on 'Joe the Plumber'

WSJ: Rising Tide of Suits Filed in Search of Political Edge
John Fund: An Acorn Whistleblower Testifies in Court

Politico: McCain responds to Obama's half hour
ABC: McCain: Obama Ad "Paid For With Broken Promises"

WSJ: Obama and the Politics of Crowds: A sign of great unease
Washington Times: Pro-choice Obama repels evangelicals

WSJ: Gap Narrows in Florida and Ohio, Not Pennsylvania
Rush Limbaugh: Race Tightens, Drive-Bys Nervous
Telegraph UK: New polls give John McCain hope as race tightens

WSJ: Rep. Rangel Says Stimulus Should Focus on Cities, States
ABC: N.Y. Governor Calls for Federal Relief for States

NY: Buffalo News: Paterson urges Congress to help states deal with economic crisis
MN: Rasmussen: Coleman Tops Franken 43% to 39% in Minnesota
AK: NYT: Ted Stevens Receives a Hero’s Welcome in Alaska
GA: Atlanta JC: Chambliss goes on road to make sure supporters turn out to vote
OH: Times HR: Hall adviser fired, linked to Ohio voting fraud probe
CA: WSJ: Prop 11: California Initiative Targets Redistricting Practices
TX: Houston Chronicle: UT poll shows McCain, Cornyn with comfortable margins
MO: AP: Some Mo. counties have more voters than adults
IL: Chicago Tribune: Congressman's $200,000 loan
NC: Charlotte Observer: Dole's 'godless' ad riles Hagan

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Washington Times: McCain calls Obama unqualified
NYT: McCain Embraces a G.O.P. Theme: No More Taxes
WSJ: Taxing the Dolphins: Another NFL team faces Obama's tax rush
WaPo: McCain Links Economy, Security: Says Obama Policies Would Make U.S. Less Safe
WaPo: McCain Again Points to Obama's Associates

Fox: McCain Slams LA Times for Double Standard in Withholding Obama-Khalidi Tape
NYT: McCain Attacks Los Angeles Times Over Its Refusal to Release 03 Obama Video
Rush Limbaugh: Palestinians Campaign for Obama; LA Times Suppressing 2003 Video
NY Post: McC: Run PL'O' video: Says LA Times hides evidence of '03 gala
NY Post: Editorial: The Obama Tape
Atlantic/Goldberg: What is the L.A. Times Hiding?

Toledo Blade: McCain, his surrogates descend on vital Ohio
Washington Times: Editorial: McCain-Palin energy
WSJ: Education: Obama says schools need more money, McCain wants more accountability
WSJ: China-Trade Issue Thrust Into Races as Vote Nears
Reuters: McCain tilts towards Taiwan, Obama may favor China
AP: McCain says racism will barely affect election
AP/Feller: Intensity grows as presidential election looms
NYDN: McCain paints Obama as leftist softie who's pals with America haters

Karl Rove: Don't Let the Polls Affect Your Vote: They were wrong in 2000 and 2004
Dick Morris: Hope for McCain: Polls say he's closing the gap
Ann Coulter: Red hoax, blue hoax
Michael Reagan: You Can't Be Half-Socialist
George Will: Call Him John the Careless
David Broder: What We've Learned About McCain
WaPo: McCain Chief Loyalist Has New Role: Mark Salter Now 'Litigator' of Media Wrongs
WaPo: Tucker Eskew Blasts Palin Press Coverage

Toledo Blade: Palin joins 'Joe' in Bowling Green, visits solar plant
Boston Globe: Palin vows energy independence
Bowling Green ST: Palin calls on 'Joes' to elect Republican ticket
WSJ: No Dissension in the McCain Campaign Ranks, Palin Says
AP/Fouhy: Palin suggests she's now GOP political fixture
AP/D'Oro: Palin faces new ethics complaint over kids' travel
NRO: Editorial: Palin's Special Speech
NYDN: Double standard for Sarah Palin only proves how much she's succeeded
AP/Sutton: Palin manages to govern Alaska from afar
Fox: Armed and Dangerous: Should Gov. Palin Use Her Looks as a Weapon?

Columbus Dispatch: Checks on 'Joe' more extensive than first acknowledged
Toledo Blade: Toledo police clerk cited in use of database on 'Joe the Plumber'
Columbus Dispatch: Editorial: Privacy violations
WaPo: For Joe the Plumber, a Higher Tax Bracket?
Politico: Joe the Plumber pursued for record deal

WSJ: Rising Tide of Suits Filed in Search of Political Edge
John Fund: An Acorn Whistleblower Testifies in Court
Pittsburgh TR: Former ACORN staffer testifies

Politico: McCain responds to Obama's half hour
ABC: McCain: Obama Ad "Paid For With Broken Promises"
WaPo: Obama Airs 30-Minute Spot, Releases Anti-Palin Ad
WaPo/Shales: ObamaVision: An Appeal to the Masses
NY Post: Inf-'O'-mercial blitzes nation
ABC: The Note: The O Show
FT: Obama poised to top $230m on airwaves
NYDN: Barack Obama goes prime time with half-hour infomercial
AP/Woodward: Obama's prime-time ad skips over budget realities
AP/Feller: Bill Clinton hails Obama as America's future
Time: Barack and Bill: For One Night, At Least, a Happy Couple
AP/Kuhnhenn: Obama promises rescue plan for middle class in ad
Rush Limbaugh: A Prebuttal to Obama's Infomercial
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Plans to Implement FDR's Socialist "Second Bill of Rights"

WSJ: Obama and the Politics of Crowds: A sign of great unease
Washington Times: Pro-choice Obama repels evangelicals
AP/Feller: Obama goes prime-time; McCain goes after Obama
NYT: At Rallies of Faithful, Contrasts in Red and Blue
NYT: Following the Script: Obama, McCain and The West Wing
NYT: Obama Repeats a Campaign Staple: Time for Change
NYT: Candidates Positions on Student Loans Reflect Experience and Market Views
WaPo: Editorial: Can One Party Rule?
WSJ: The True Meaning of 'Historic Vote': Shifting from creation to protection

WSJ: Gap Narrows in Florida and Ohio, Not Pennsylvania
Rush Limbaugh: Race Tightens, Drive-Bys Nervous
Telegraph UK: New polls give John McCain hope as race tightens
Rush Limbaugh: What Does El Rushbo's Gut Say?
AP/Kuhnhenn: McCain, GOP gain ground on Obama ads in key states
NYT: The Decided Go in Droves to Vote Early
AP/Ohlemacher: Democrats dominate early voting in key states
WaPo: Poll Shows 59 Percent of Ballots Already Cast Are for Obama
Reuters: Obama takes 7-point lead on McCain
Rasmussen: New Mexico: Obama 54%, McCain 44%
Rasmussen: Obama Ahead by 12 in Minnesota
Rasmussen: Obama 53%, McCain 43% in Michigan
NY Post: McC gets poll-axed in 'swing' surveys
WaPo: Spanish Political Ads' Multiple Translations
WaPo: Some Missourians Think Obama Candidacy Pushes Them Aside
Boston Herald: Aerosmiths Joe Perry walks this way with John McCain
American Thinker: Democrats Should Fear the 'Brady Effect'

WSJ: Democrats Vie to Shape an Obama Legislative Agenda
Reuters: Obama says would include Republicans in cabinet
AP/Lederer: Cuba expects new US president to lift embargo
Times UK: How Michelle Obama changed her abrasive image to 'Mom-in-chief'

Chicago Tribune: Rumor calls Obama's birth certificate fake

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: Wednesday's late-night wrap-up of election jokes
AP: 5 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Thursday



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WSJ: Money for (Almost) Nothing
WSJ: People Still Have to Eat: Many restaurants will weather a bad economy just fine
American Spectator: ACORN's Food Stamp Mortgages
Reuters: NYAG Cuomo warns nine banks about bonus payments

WSJ: Rep. Rangel Says Stimulus Should Focus on Cities, States
ABC: N.Y. Governor Calls for Federal Relief for States
NYT: Public Works Projects Promoted at Hearing
WaPo: Critics Say Roads Projects Won't Jump-Start Economy

WSJ: Boots on the Ground or Weapons in the Sky?

NYT: Senators Criticize N.F.L. for Favoring Leagues Cable Network
WaPo: Senators Call for More Games on Free TV

NYT: An Old Refrain: Slow Down

WSJ: State Courts in the Balance: The trial bar is hoping for big gains this year



NEW YORK

Buffalo News: Paterson urges Congress to help states deal with economic crisis
Ithaca Journal: Gov. Paterson appeals to federal government for help with deficit
NY Post: Gov holds his 'Rand' out in $$ plea to DC
Buffalo News: Paterson to address conference in the Caribbean

Albany TU: Sharp exchanges punctuate last Gillibrand-Treadwell debate
Albany TU: Veterans amendment on the ballot

Buffalo News: Clinton leads candidate rally at Ellicott Square

AP/Thompson: NY political novice hopes to win US House seat

MINNESOTA

Rasmussen: Coleman Tops Franken 43% to 39% in Minnesota

NEW JERSEY

NYT: Bad Year to Face a Democratic Incumbent

ALASKA

NYT: Ted Stevens Receives a Heros Welcome in Alaska
AP/Pemberton: Defiant Sen. Stevens vows to appeal convictions
Rasmussen: Following Conviction, Stevens Falls Behind in Alaska Senate Race

WSJ: With Palin Away, Lt. Gov. Parnell Takes On Expanded Role in Alaska

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Chambliss goes on road to make sure supporters turn out to vote
NYT: New Registrations Give Georgia Blacks More Power at the Polls
NYT: A Psychologist Helps Repackage Democrats Message

ARIZONA

NYT: Same-Sex Marriage on the Ballot in Arizona, a Second Time

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Race for Senate Seat Threatens to Be a Walk
WaPo: Accord to Raise Taxes Was Hallmark of Warner's Tenure As Governor
WaPo: What's Real About the Split In Virginia

NEW HAMPSHIRE

AP/Ramer: NH Senate rematch may hinge on presidential race

OHIO

Times HR: Hall adviser fired, linked to Ohio voting fraud probe
WaPo: In Ohio, Wary Eyes On Election Process: Fears of Fraud and Blocked Votes

CALIFORNIA

WSJ: Prop 11: California Initiative Targets Redistricting Practices

MASSACHUSETTS

ABC: Bra-Stuffing Bribe Scandal Probe Grows
Boston Globe: Wilkerson vows to stay in race

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: UT poll shows McCain, Cornyn with comfortable margins

PENNSYLVANIA

Politico: Murtha appeals to MoveOn for help

MISSOURI

AP: Some Mo. counties have more voters than adults

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Congressman's $200,000 loan

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Democrats, Republicans battle for control of Indiana House

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Dole's 'godless' ad riles Hagan

CONNECTICUT

AP/Collins: Shays among Republicans upset with McCain campaign

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October 29, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WSJ: McCain Political Director Maps Out Election Day Victory
WSJ: Expanded Number of Battleground States Keeps Candidates Scrambling
ABC: McCain Hammers Away at Economic Issue

Michael Gerson: Clues in the Mist: What the Stump Speeches Really Tell Us
Andrew Napolitano: Most Presidents Ignore the Constitution
Rush Limbaugh: Socialist Obama Cannot Uphold the Constitution He Has Dismissed
Rush Limbaugh: Barack Obama's Anti-Bill of Rights
Tony Blankley: Is Obama secretly sensible? Don't bet on it
Michelle Malkin: Obama's slobbering scribes

Washington Times: Ex-subprime bank executive finances Obama
WaPo: Obama Accepting Untraceable Donations: Contributions Reviewed After Deposits

CBS: Joe The Plumber Backs McCain

NYT: McCain Says Alaska Senator Should Resign
Hill: McConnell calls on Stevens to resign

WSJ: Palin to Focus on Energy Security Policy
NYT: Win or Lose, Many See Palin as Future of Party
NYT: Young, Republican and Inspired by Palin

Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Moving Tax Threshold: $250K, $200K, $150K -- What Next?
Reuters: Obama's final TV blitz to focus on economy

Gallup: Gallup Daily: Obama 49% McCain 47%
Reuters: Obama has 5-point lead on McCain
WaPo: Accuracy Of Polls a Question In Itself: Skeptics Challenge Assumptions Made

AP: Tuesday's late-night wrap-up of election jokes

AP/Crutsinger: Another rate cut expected from Fed
WSJ: Historic Gain for Dow; Is a Bottom Near or More Declines Likely?
Washington Times: Critics see bailout free-for-all
NYT: Consumers Feel the Next Crisis: Credit Cards
WSJ: We Can Keep People in Their Homes: Let lenders profit later for easing terms now
WSJ: Medicare Battle Looms as Costs Keep Climbing

NYT: Democrats May Nudge Byrd Off Post in Committee
Hill: Sen. Lieberman likely to lose his gavel in massive reshuffle being discussed

NY: NYDN: With NY facing the worst deficit in its history, Paterson will plead for federal bailout
AK: NYT: Alaska G.O.P. Still Backs Re-election for Stevens
PA: Human Events: Taking Murtha Down?
CA: AP/Lawrence: Wealthy interests alter Calif's initiative process
MS: Rasmussen: Wicker Jumps to 11-Point Lead in Mississippi
MA: Boston Globe: Bribery defendant Wilkerson: Senator allegedly took cash

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WSJ: McCain Political Director Maps Out Election Day Victory
WSJ: Expanded Number of Battleground States Keeps Candidates Scrambling
ABC: McCain Hammers Away at Economic Issue
WaPo: McCain to Close With Focus on the Economy
AP/Glover: McCain links economy and national security
Hill: McCains pollster foresees tight race on election night
NYT: Candidates Battle for Vote-Rich Pennsylvania
Boston Globe: Obama on defense in Pa. as McCain senses an opening
BBC UK: McCain and Obama target key state
NYT: With Time Running Short, Campaigns Engage in a Noisy Air War
NYT: On Campuses, McCain Supporters Are Running on a Shoestring and Conviction
NYT: 2 Rivals Plans on Fiscal Issue Add to Deficits
AP/Sidoti: McCain shows gritty determination in final week
Reuters: McCain, Palin seek to dent Obama's armor
WSJ: Bush Aide Fleischer Courts Jewish Vote for McCain
LA Times: McCain campaign accuses L.A. Times of 'suppressing' Obama video
Politico: Why McCain is getting hosed in the press

Michael Gerson: Clues in the Mist: What the Stump Speeches Really Tell Us
Andrew Napolitano: Most Presidents Ignore the Constitution
Rush Limbaugh: Socialist Obama Cannot Uphold the Constitution He Has Dismissed
Rush Limbaugh: Barack Obama's Anti-Bill of Rights
Tony Blankley: Is Obama secretly sensible? Don't bet on it
Michelle Malkin: Obama's slobbering scribes

Washington Times: Ex-subprime bank executive finances Obama
WaPo: Obama Accepting Untraceable Donations: Contributions Reviewed After Deposits

CBS: Joe The Plumber Backs McCain
USA Today: 'Joe the Plumber' endorses McCain
Fox: 'Joe the Plumber' Backs Claim That Obama Would Bring 'Death to Israel'
ABC: Plumber Campaigns for McCain, Investigation Continues into Who Searched His Records
Columbus Dispatch: 'Joe' wants justice in records searches
AP/Elliott: McCain gains backing of Joe the Plumber
WSJ: Blessed Are the Persecuted: How Joe the Plumber fits the GOP narrative
WSJ: Spreading the Wealth, Obama-Style: From Joe the Plumber to Joe the Nontaxpayer
Rush Limbaugh: How Did America Become Great?
Human Events: The Obama Tax Tolls

NYT: McCain Says Alaska Senator Should Resign
WaPo: McCain and Palin Say Stevens Should Resign
AP/Glover: McCain says Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens should quit
Reuters: McCain, Palin urge convicted senator to step down

WSJ: Palin to Focus on Energy Security Policy
NYT: Win or Lose, Many See Palin as Future of Party
NYT: Young, Republican and Inspired by Palin
LA Times: Authorities investigate Sarah Palin effigy in West Hollywood
NYDN: Sarah Palin's sheer ineptitude shows through all of the window dressing

WaPo: How They Would Change Health Care: McCain | Obama
WSJ: The Election Choice: Trade: Obama has distanced himself from post-Hoover consensus
WSJ: Barack Wrote a Letter . . . The Born supremacy, and other meltdown myths
WSJ: The Age of Obama: The 'Decade of Greed,' etc., R.I.P.
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Moving Tax Threshold: $250K, $200K, $150K -- What Next?

Reuters: Obama's final TV blitz to focus on economy
AP/Feller: Obama starring in infomercial, broader TV blitz
WaPo: Obama's Ad 'Roadblock' Gets Traction
Politico: Obama infomercial: Smart politics or risky overkill?

WSJ: Campaigns Try New Web Tactics In Battle to Tap Fresh Supporters

Human Events: Top 10 ACORN Voter Registration Abuses

WaPo/Milbank: Joe Biden: The Quiet Man
WSJ: Biden's Tax Truth: Who's going to pay for Obama's tax cuts?
NY Post: Biden blows fuzzy tax math: Undercuts O on $$ benefit
Politico: Joe the Talker: Can Biden be good until Election Day?

AP/Smith: Bush urges GOP hq workers to work hard for McCain
Reuters: Bush gives Republicans a little pep talk ahead of election
Washington Times: Bush stays off campaign trail

NYDN: John McCain calls reports of infighting with Sarah Palin 'pure baloney'
AP/Johnson: GOP unity yields to dissenters of all stripes
AP/Glover: McCain struggles for upset in Pa.; GOP doubts grow
WaPo: McCain's Troubles Afflicting Other Races
WaPo/Cillizza: Should Republicans Cut Bait?
AP: Quotes by Republicans questioning McCain campaign

NYT: Immigration Cools as Campaign Issue
WSJ: Republican Party No Longer Owns the Tax Issue
NYDN: Schumer's taxing epiphany: N.Y. senator goes off-message on Obama's plan

WSJ: The New York Times's (and The Wall Street Journal's) presidential endorsement goofs

Gallup: Gallup Daily: Obama 49% McCain 47%
Reuters: Obama has 5-point lead on McCain
WaPo: Accuracy Of Polls a Question In Itself: Skeptics Challenge Assumptions Made
AP/Farrington: AP poll: Obama, McCain evenly split in Florida
Rasmussen: Obama Leads Again in Florida
Rasmussen: Presidential Race Tightens in Missouri
Rasmussen: Obama Takes 49% to 45% Lead in Ohio
Rasmussen: Pennsylvania: Obama Leads By Seven
LA Times: Obama leads McCain in Florida and Ohio, poll says
Boston Globe: Obama builds lead in Nevada, poll says
Rasmussen: Obama 50%, McCain 46% in Nevada
Southern PR: Election 2008 Key States: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia
Rasmussen: McCain Maintains Steady Lead in Arkansas
Rasmussen: McCain Still Ahead by Eight in Mississippi
Boston Globe: N.H. McCain backers will fight on: Redoubling efforts in face of poll results
Reuters: U.S. media ready for possible early election outcome
WaPo: Obama Win Wouldn't End Racism -- but It Could Be Beginning of Its End
Washington Times: Path to racial unity divides
WSJ: Univision Works to Magnify Clout of Hispanic Voting Bloc
WSJ: Indian Tribes Put Their Money Behind Sen. Obama

American Thinker: Who Enforces the Constitution's Natural Born Citizen Clause?

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: Tuesday's late-night wrap-up of election jokes
AP: Latest newspaper endorsements in presidential race



NATIONAL


AP/Crutsinger: Another rate cut expected from Fed

WSJ: Historic Gain for Dow; Is a Bottom Near or More Declines Likely?
WSJ: Dow Retakes 9000 in Furious Rally
WaPo: Dow Skyrockets in Final Hour of Trading
NYT: Consumers Feel the Next Crisis: Credit Cards
WSJ: We Can Keep People in Their Homes: Let lenders profit later for easing terms now

Washington Times: Critics see bailout free-for-all

Rush Limbaugh: The Democrats Want Your 401(k)

WSJ: The Markets Are Weak Because the Candidates Are Lousy

WSJ: Medicare Battle Looms as Costs Keep Climbing

AP/Kuhnhenn: GOP takes out loan to help Senate candidates
WaPo/Cillizza: RNC Borrows $5 Million For Senate Races
WSJ: Boehner Pulls Out All the Stops to Avert Election Disaster for House GOP
Human Events: House Races of the Week
Hill: Dems get ready to rule
Hill: Sen. Lieberman likely to lose his gavel in massive reshuffle being discussed
Politico: Conservatives plan secret post-election strategy session

NYT: Democrats May Nudge Byrd Off Post in Committee
Weekly Standard: Are Democrats Dropping Rangel's Ethics Inquiry?
AP/Abrams: Election sure to change face of Senate

Hill: McConnell calls on Stevens to resign
Politico: McConnell calls on Stevens to resign

AP/Tanner: Battle for state legislatures carries high stakes

NYT: Appeals Courts Pushed to Right by Bush Choices
American Thinker: It's the Courts, Stupid
Rick Moran: Federal circuit could be revolutionized under Obama

AP/Tessler: Key Republican questions Yahoo's cooperation

Politico: Brit Hume: The man behind 'fair and balanced'



NEW YORK

NYDN: With NY facing the worst deficit in its history, Paterson will plead for federal bailout
NY Post: Paterson plea to Feds: Rescue Us
NYT: Paterson Warns of Large Deficit and Painful Cuts
NY Post: Paterson: NY deficit to hit $47B over 4 years
Albany TU: Gov. Paterson outlines more budget woes
Buffalo News: State budget deficit reaching nightmare stage
Albany TU: Silver commits to deep cuts
Newsday: Economic downturn expected to cost 160,000 New York jobs

Buffalo News: State's pension fund has lost 20 percent of its value

Buffalo News: States hiring freeze adds 31,684 to the payroll

Buffalo News: Board of Elections wants Golisano to answer questions about Mesi campaign
NYT: Editorial: For New York State Senate

NYT: Cardinal Assails Fordham for Award to Justice Breyer

AP/Virtanen: Top court backs removal of jurist

NYT: Elections Board Expects High Turnout and Long Lines, and Asks for Patience
NY Post: City voters facing poll lotta trouble
Albany TU: Poll workers bracing for barrage

ALASKA

AP/Apuzzo: More Republicans call on Sen. Stevens to resign
AP/Holland: Stevens may not be able to vote for re-election
Reuters: McCain, Palin urge convicted senator to step down
Dallas MN: Hutchison refrains from urging Ted Stevens to resign after corruption conviction
Anchorage DN: Ted Stevens got a massage chair, dog, prosecutors claim
NYT: Alaska G.O.P. Still Backs Re-election for Stevens
AP/Apuzzo: Calls mount for Stevens to resign, but when?
Human Events: What Next After Stevens Conviction?
Hill: Even if he wins reelection, Stevens faces hard landing in Senate return

AP: Stevens wants probe into federal prosecutors

FLORIDA

NYT: Castros Fading as Issue in Miami Races
NYT: Unease Sits Heavily in a Group of Black Voters

MICHIGAN

NYT: Ex-Detroit Mayor Begins Prison Term

VIRGINIA

Washington Times: NAACP sues over feared disenfranchisement
WaPo: Budget Impasse Is a Legacy That Gilmore Cannot Shake

WYOMING

AP/Jalonick: Democrat could win House seat once Cheney's

GEORGIA

AP/Bluestein: Ga. residents wait up to 8 hours to vote early

OHIO

WaPo: Ohio Republicans Turn Voting Feud Into an Ad
Hill: Candidates seek sorority vote in OH-15
CQ Politics: Race for Ohio Republican Hobsons Seat is Open, Not Shut

PENNSYLVANIA

Human Events: Taking Murtha Down?
AP/Davis: House Democrats move to shore up Murtha

CALIFORNIA

Sacramento Bee: Governor wants a higher sales tax
AP/Lawrence: Wealthy interests alter Calif's initiative process
Sacramento Bee: Feinstein calls Prop. 8 'terrible mistake' in new TV spot
Hill: McNerney racks up big endorsements

MISSISSIPPI

Rasmussen: Wicker Jumps to 11-Point Lead in Mississippi
Hill: Dems fish for 60 in the Mississippi Delta

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Bribery defendant Wilkerson: Senator allegedly took cash
Boston Globe: Affidavit depicts pol manipulating levers of power

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: With different strategies, Obama, McCain barnstorm Florida
Palm Beach Post: Candidates breezing into Florida during final days of election
St. Petersburg Times: Florida at center of tug-of-war between McCain, Obama
St. Petersburg Times: The candidates in Florida this week
Orlando Sentinel: Crist orders longer early-voting hours
Sun-Sentinel: Florida voting rolls contain dead people, duplicates, ineligible felons

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October 28, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Rush Limbaugh: Redistribution is not a Distraction, It's the Core Issue of This Election
WSJ: Obama's 'Redistribution' Constitution: Courts poised for takeover by judicial left
Fox: Obama Lamented Failure of Civil Rights Movement to Redistribute Wealth

ABC: New Wright Ad Attacks Obama in Battlegrounds
YouTube: RNC video ad: Obama and Wright: He Never Complained Once

WSJ: Candidates Zero In on Economy
WaPo: In Final Stretch, Pitches Show Stark Contrasts
WSJ: Will Obama Gut Defense? Capitol Hill Democrats want to target the Pentagon
WSJ: The Election Choice: Energy: Major differences on nuclear power and oil exploration

OurValley: Palin thrills Republican faithful in Salem Stadium
Jerusalem Post: Palin meets Israeli Ambassador to US
WSJ: Palin Shows How to Transcend the Culture Wars
Politico: Is Sarah Palin preparing for 2012?
WaPo/Milbank: Sarah the Diva, Looking Past John the Runner-Up

WSJ: Pair Arrested in Plot to Kill Blacks, Including Obama
NY Post: 'Tuxedo' Nazis in plot to kill O

Reuters: Obama holds 4-point lead on McCain
Houston Chronicle: 10 things to know about polls
Michael Barone: Why John McCain Continues to Trail Barack Obama in Pennsylvania
WSJ: Gauging Impact of Obama's Race
Washington Times: 1 in 10 remains in key undecided bloc

Pat Buchanan: Obama's First 100 Days
Rich Lowry: John McCain — The Agony of a Gadfly
American Spectator: Post-Defeat Planners

WaPo: Dow Drops Sharply in Late Trading
Times UK: Nouriel Roubini: I fear the worst is yet to come
WaPo: Public Pension Funds Lose Billions in Wall St. Turmoil

NY: NY Post/Dicker: Paterson would beat Rudy: poll
AK: WaPo: Stevens Found Guilty on 7 Counts: Senator Will Remain on Nov. 4 Ballot
NC: Hill: Bush helps Dole by warning China
OR: WaPo: GOP Senator Banks on Obama in Oregon Race
OH: Columbus Dispatch: IG investigating access to Joe the Plumber's personal information
CA: AP/Lawrence: Arnold says he'll call special session as CA's budget shortfall tops $3B

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Rush Limbaugh: Redistribution is not a Distraction, It's the Core Issue of This Election
WSJ: Obama's 'Redistribution' Constitution: Courts poised for takeover by judicial left
Pittsburgh TR: 'Barack the Redistributor'
Fox: Obama Lamented Failure of Civil Rights Movement to Redistribute Wealth
ABC: McCain to Attack Obama for Public Radio Comments From 2001
NYT: McCain Campaign Cites Comments in 2001 on Courts in Attack on Obama
NY Post: New rich hitch for Barack
Rush Limbaugh: 2001 Audio: Obama Shows His Disdain for the US Constitution
Boston Globe: McCain slams Obama on 'redistribution of wealth'
Boston Globe: McCain calls liberals a threat to economy
FrontPageMag: Obama's Stealth Reparations
Wes Pruden: A game-changer by Obama
American Thinker: Strengthening Mac's 'Fear The Redistributor' Message

ABC: New Wright Ad Attacks Obama in Battlegrounds
YouTube: RNC video ad: Obama and Wright: He Never Complained Once

WSJ: Candidates Zero In on Economy
WaPo: In Final Stretch, Pitches Show Stark Contrasts
WSJ: Will Obama Gut Defense? Capitol Hill Democrats want to target the Pentagon
WSJ: The Election Choice: Energy: Major differences on nuclear power and oil exploration
WSJ: McCain, Obama Cross Ohio and Pennsylvania in Final Week
NYT: Campaigns Hit Economic Themes in Key State of Ohio
NYT: Rivals Clash Over Taxes as Contest Nears Climax
NYT: Editorial: The Candidates Health Plans
AP/Glover: McCain targets rural Pennsylvania
AP/Feller: McCain fights for comeback in hard-hit Ohio
American Thinker: McCain's End Game
American Thinker: Time for McCain to ruffle some feathers
American Thinker: Time for a Gut Check, America
NY Post: Obama & the Arabs: Why Muslims see him as one of them
Jonah Goldberg: Obama's not 'new'
Debra Saunders: Not Moderates but GOP Wimps
Dennis Prager: Why the Left Wants to Change America
Chuck Norris: I'm Voting for Those Not Yet Born

OurValley: Palin thrills Republican faithful in Salem Stadium
Jerusalem Post: Palin meets Israeli Ambassador to US
AP/Barakat: Palin promises to work with Israeli ambassador
WSJ: Palin Shows How to Transcend the Culture Wars
Fox: Tito the Builder Joins Palin on the Stump
NYT/Glenn Reynolds: Where Does the Vice President Belong?
NYT: Second-Guessing the Vice-Presidential Pick
St. Petersburg Times: At Tampa rally, Palin addresses clothes controversy
Politico: RNC chair: Palin coverage sexist
McClatchy: Palin drags down McCain, though GOP base loves her
Bradenton Herald: Palin criticizes Obama at Florida rally
WSJ: Few Former Mayors Succeed in National Politics
NYDN/Daly: I would weep if Sarah Palin was veep
American Spectator: Sunday With Sister Sarah
NY Post: Palin's next move: A bright future even if McCain loses
Politico: Is Sarah Palin preparing for 2012?
WaPo/Milbank: Sarah the Diva, Looking Past John the Runner-Up
CSM: Problems with Palin? Pure, unadulterated baloney, says McCain
Hill: Palin mum on whether Stevens should resign

Rush Limbaugh: We Must Tie Obama to Obama
WSJ/Taranto: Obama Not Ready for Prime Time
NYT: Long by Obamas Side, an Adviser Fills a Role That Exceeds His Title
ABC: 'Washed-up Terrorist' Ayers Stays Mum on Ties to Obama
LA Times: Ex-radical William Ayers dodges TV crew to avoid comment on Obama
American Spectator: The Department of Early Indoctrination
Post Chronicle: Obama Birth Certificate? Another Lawsuit Filed On His POTUS Eligibility
Politico: Dems mull post-election Axelrod role
AP/Feller: Obama promises to restore economic prosperity
Politico: GOP 'mavericks' have concerns with McCain
IBD: Like Father, Like Son

WSJ: Pair Arrested in Plot to Kill Blacks, Including Obama
Fox: ATF: Skinhead Plot to Assassinate Obama Foiled
AP/Jordan: ATF disrupts skinhead plot to assassinate Obama
NY Post: 'Tuxedo' Nazis in plot to kill O

Reuters: Obama holds 4-point lead on McCain
Houston Chronicle: 10 things to know about polls
Michael Barone: Why John McCain Continues to Trail Barack Obama in Pennsylvania
WSJ: Gauging Impact of Obama's Race
Washington Times: 1 in 10 remains in key undecided bloc
Rasmussen: McCain 51%, Obama 46% in Arizona
Politico: McCain needs to win left-leaning Florida
Rasmussen: Obama Up By 27 in California
Politico: McCain faces Boeing headwind
AP/Lalley: Democrats, Republicans agree on something: anxiety
WSJ: Political Wisdom: Will Undecided Voters Abandon Obama?
NYT: Coverage of Election Now Lacks Suspense
NYT: Political Polling Sites Are in a Race of Their Own
WaPo/Kurtz: Calling the Vote Before the Ballots Have Been Cast
AP/Bauder: McCain, Palin overwhelmingly the butt of late-night jokes
Bloomberg: How to Steal the Election in a Few Simple Steps
Human Events: Greenberg, Carville Predict November 4

NYT: Party Lawyers Ready to Keep an Eye on the Polls
LA Times: More felons learning -- to their surprise -- that they can vote
WSJ: Provisional Ballots Get Uneven Treatment

Pat Buchanan: Obama's First 100 Days
Rich Lowry: John McCain — The Agony of a Gadfly
American Spectator: Post-Defeat Planners
American Spectator: The Recriminations Begin
Slate: Countdown to the Obama Rapture

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 7 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Tuesday



NATIONAL

WaPo: Dow Drops Sharply in Late Trading
Times UK: Nouriel Roubini: I fear the worst is yet to come
NYT: Wall St. Ends Lower After Shares Drop Overseas
NYT: Scramble to Shore Up Economies Worldwide
WaPo: Public Pension Funds Lose Billions in Wall St. Turmoil
WSJ: The Fed Takes a Writedown: Remember Bear Stearns?
WSJ: Labor Unions Prolonged the Depression: Obama wants a new Wagner Act
NYT/Brooks: The Behavioral Revolution
Boston Herald: Barney Frank: Lets act on crisis, recession
CNS: Carter-Era Housing Policies Helped Spark Sub-Prime Crisis, Expert Says

NYT: White House Explores Aid for Auto Deal
WSJ: GM May Get Loan for Chrysler Deal
Reuters: GM, Chrysler request $10 billion in aid: sources
American Spectator: Ford's Brave New World

Hill: Pelosi presses case for stimulus

WaPo: In Senate Battlegrounds, Fusillades of TV Ads
Hill: Ensign: McCain makes Senate races more difficult
Hill: Ensign: Stevens's career ends in 'disgrace'

Politico: Reid eyes Byrd ouster

American Spectator: Untangling the Web



NEW YORK

NY Post/Dicker: Paterson would beat Rudy: poll
NYT: Campaign for Control of State Senate May Prove to Be Most Expensive Ever
Albany TU: Giuliani will campaign for Treadwell
NYDN: State budget deficit grown to $12.5B, says Paterson
Buffalo News: Judge rules Powers must stay as Working Families candidate for Congress
AP/Barrett: Ranks of House Republicans shrinking in New York
Buffalo News: Governor touts Delaware North's casino deal
Buffalo News: DA candidate LaVallees strength is her record
Newsday: Bloomberg: 'I'm not a candidate' for economic czar
NY Post: Mike's a hypocrite: Dem

ALASKA

WaPo: Stevens Found Guilty on 7 Counts: Senator Will Remain on Nov. 4 Ballot
WSJ: Sen. Ted Stevens Is Found Guilty of Corruption Charges
Politico: Jury: Stevens guilty on seven counts
Hill: Sen. Ted Stevens guilty of all 7 felony charges
CQ Politics: Sen. Stevens Found Guilty on All Seven Corruption Counts
CQ Politics: Stevens Verdict Gives Democrat Begich an Edge
American Spectator: On the Way Out
NYT: Alaska Senator Is Guilty Over His Failures to Disclose Gifts
AP/Apuzzo: Sen. Ted Stevens found guilty in corruption case
AP: Stevens faces no automatic Senate punishment
AP/Daly: Stevens faces long odds in Senate race
WSJ: Sic Transit Ted: Of bribes and hubris
Hill: Analysis: Stevens suffered after his testimony
WaPo: Editorial: The Stevens Verdict: A proud senator falls victim to his sense of entitlement
AP/Espo: Stevens' conviction boosts chances for Senate Democrats to reach supermajority
AP/Pemberton: Many Alaskans say it's time for a change after Stevens convicted
AP/Apuzzo: Palin, despite anti-corruption image, reserved in reaction to Stevens' guilty verdict

NORTH CAROLINA

Hill: Bush helps Dole by warning China

VIRGINIA

WaPo: With One Week Left, Surrogates Swarm Va.
Human Events: Military Ballots Still a Battleground in Virginia

GEORGIA

AP/Bluestein: Federal panel rules that Ga. voter checks should have been cleared by Justice Department

FLORIDA

Sun-Sentinel: Wayne Huizenga wants to sell Dolphins before Barack Obama raises tax
Miami Herald: More than one million Floridians have voted early

MISSOURI

NYT: Judge Blocks Rules Limiting Sex Offenders on Halloween

OREGON

WaPo: GOP Senator Banks on Obama in Oregon Race

MONTANA

AP/Gouras: With visits and money, Obama narrows race in Mont.

NEVADA

AP/Hennessey: GOP congressman running in changing Nev. district

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WaPo: N.H. Senate Race Illustrates The Dismal Climate for GOP

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch: IG investigating access to Joe the Plumber's personal information
AP: Ohio's IG to investigate 'Joe the Plumber' background checks on state computers

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Jail awaits former mayor of Detroit

WASHINGTON STATE

AP/Johnson: Wash. gov's GOP rival ordered to give pre-Election Day deposition

CALIFORNIA

AP/Lawrence: Arnold says he'll call special session as CA's budget shortfall tops $3B

MINNESOTA

AP/Bakst: McCain's Minn. ad presence is scaled back as campaign enters final week

PENNSYLVANIA

New Republic: If John Murtha Loses, Do We Care?

KANSAS

CQ Politics: Economic Issues Key in Kansas Dem Boydas Tight House Race


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October 27, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

American Thinker: Senator Obama's Four Tax Increases for People Earning Under $250k
YouTube: Obama Bombshell Redistribution of Wealth Audio Uncovered
Dick Morris: What McCain has to do to Win
Michael Barone: A Reality Check on Obama's Wish List
Washington Times: McCain seizes on gaffes of Democrats
WSJ: Almost Everyone Would Do Better Under the McCain Health Plan

CQ Politics: Transcript: John McCain on NBC’s “Meet the Press”

WSJ: Justice and Vote Fraud: Lawyers who supervise voting rights are Obama donors

NYT: Emphasizing Frugal Tastes, Palin Addresses Clothing Issue
NYDN: Hasselbeck, Palin undress clothes critics as GOP VP candidate dumps fancy wardrobe
YouTube: Video: Sarah Palin talks clothes

Weekly Standard: Call It 'The Obama Effect': Why undecided voters will swing to McCain
Salon: Why Obama has to stay above 50 percent
Hill: Despite polls, McCain says race will be tight
Jed Babbin: Post Election Violence?

Arthur Laffer: The Age of Prosperity Is Over
WSJ: Congress Weighs Forming Special Panel for Overhaul of Financial Regulations
WaPo: Gun Sales Thriving In Uncertain Times

NY: NY Post/Dicker: Dave hones ax for aides
PA: Politico: 'Rednecks' cracks may cost Murtha
CA: NYT: A Line in the Sand for Same-Sex Marriage Foes
KY: WaPo: McConnell Needs Kentucky to Deliver
AK: AP: Judge mulls delay in Sen. Stevens case, dismisses juror
MI: Detroit News: Ex-mayor of Detroit heads to jail Tuesday
MO: Boston Globe: Missouri ripe for voting snags
IL: Hill: Jesse Jackson Jr. hopes to replace Obama in Senate

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American Thinker: Senator Obama's Four Tax Increases for People Earning Under $250k
YouTube: Obama Bombshell Redistribution of Wealth Audio Uncovered
Dick Morris: What McCain has to do to Win
Michael Barone: A Reality Check on Obama's Wish List
Washington Times: McCain seizes on gaffes of Democrats
NY Post: Barney's big mouth
Times UK: Republicans fear a Barack Obama victory would turn America sharp left
WaPo: McCain Again Asserts Independence From Bush
WSJ: Candidates Focus on States They Consider Key to Victory
Time: Against All Odds, McCain Still Believes in a Final Week Comeback
NYDN: Defiant John McCain pledges no sleep till victory over Barack Obama
AP/Glover: McCain increasingly disdainful of rival Obama in battleground states
AP/Johnson: For McCain, 18-hour days produce both hits, errors
AP/Loven: For Obama, no rest in an 18-hour campaign day
NYT: End of Battle Centers on Turf Bush Carried
NYT: Rethinking the Notion of Political Dominance
NYT: McCains Warning About Voter Fraud Stokes a Fiery Campaign Even Further
NYT/Kristol: Remember the Marne
CQ Politics: Transcript: John McCain on NBCs Meet the Press

WSJ: Justice and Vote Fraud: Lawyers who supervise voting rights are Obama donors

NYT: Emphasizing Frugal Tastes, Palin Addresses Clothing Issue
NYDN: Hasselbeck, Palin undress clothes critics as GOP VP candidate dumps fancy wardrobe
AP: Palin: Pricey wardrobe doesn't belong to me
Politico: Palin talks clothes at length
YouTube: Video: Sarah Palin talks clothes
AP/Stacy: Palin says expensive clothing not her property, calls controversy 'ridiculous'
NYDN: She's back to plain old Sarah Palin
WTHR: Palin speaks at rally in Fort Wayne
ABC: Palin to Release Medical Information Early This Week
Philadelphia Inquirer: Palin deserves our respect

American Thinker/Moran: Conservative Civil War well underway
Reuters: If McCain loses, what next for conservatives?
Human Events: Short-Changed Conservatives
Human Events: The Republican Legacy

WSJ: Almost Everyone Would Do Better Under the McCain Health Plan
WSJ: Health-Coverage Plans Could Face Obstacles From Growing Budget Gap
NYT: Businesses Wary of Details in Obama Health Plan

WSJ: Obama's pro-union agenda is the most ambitious in decades
WSJ: Democrats for Despotism: Party figures had a profitable relationship with Haiti's dictator
AP/Sidoti: Candidates spar with 9 days to go
Reuters: Obama slams McCain in Colorado
AP/Feller: Obama offers closing argument of campaign in vital state of Ohio
WaPo: Obama Avoids Partisan Rhetoric, Focuses on Unity
AP/Sidoti: Economy overshadows all for heartland voters
Washington Times: Candidates slow to detail foreign funds
NY Post: Dubious donations: Bam's website invites fraud
Politico: Clinton WH vets doubt Obama openness vow

NYT: Ex-Radical Ayers Talks of Education and Justice, Not Obama
NYDN: '60s leftist William Ayers: Time for GOP to get over it
Rasmussen: 50% of Voters Believe Ayers Issue Has Hurt McCain Campaign
American Thinker: The Left Tries to Find John McCain's Bill Ayers
Mike Adams: How I Bombed an Abortion Clinic and Still Got Tenure

Hill: Graham casts doubt over Powells GOP credentials

Weekly Standard: Call It 'The Obama Effect': Why undecided voters will swing to McCain
Salon: Why Obama has to stay above 50 percent
Hill: Despite polls, McCain says race will be tight
Jed Babbin: Post Election Violence?
WaPo: Poll Gives Obama 8-Point Va. Lead: McCain's Image Still Linked to Bush
Reuters: Obama leads in 5 key states, McCain in 2
Hill: Rove: McCain got a very steep hill to climb
Rasmussen: Wisconsin: Obama By Seven
WaPo/Kurtz: Worlds Apart: The Great Hannity-Olbermann Divide
AP/Bauder: O'Reilly, Olbermann: polar opposites of campaign
AP: Endorsements: Anchorage paper picks Obama
EJ Dionne: The Endgame in Florida
WSJ: Vote for the Party, Not the Person: Politics is a team game
CBS: Early Voting Fraud: Rhetoric, Or Reality?
NYDN/Goodwin: Why a big Barack Obama win is likely to damage America
Washington Times: Leaning tower of babble
Atlanta JC: SNL takes a Democratic turn, sending up Biden, Murtha

Philadelphia Inquirer: White people shouldn't be allowed to vote

UPI: Ohio lawsuit challenges Obama's legitimacy

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: All in a day on the campaign trail
AP: 8 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Monday



NATIONAL

Arthur Laffer: The Age of Prosperity Is Over
Washington Times: Bank on U.S. bouncing back

WSJ: America's Monetary Woes Let the Air Out of Europe
WSJ: Credit Panic: Stages of Grief: Uncertainty about Washington will slow the recovery
WSJ: Congress Weighs Forming Special Panel for Overhaul of Financial Regulations
WSJ: Economy Casts Shadow Over Local Ballot Measures
AP/Bauman: Wall Street workers leaving NYC for fresh start

WaPo: For GOP, Some Good News at Last -- on the Gubernatorial Front

WSJ: Senior Liberation Act: Why you can't get Social Security if you refuse Medicare

WaPo: Gun Sales Thriving In Uncertain Times



NEW YORK

NY Post/Dicker: Dave hones ax for aides
NY Post: No friends left to pity O'Byrne: 'Like Spitzer' in ruthless rise
NY Post/Dicker: Silver bails out on 'millionaire's tax'
NY Post: Mike's advice to next prez
NY Post: Big kick in brass for NYPD: Gov's veto forcing top cops to retire
AP/Virtanen: Skelos, Paterson propose Belmont development
NY Post: Maltese's camp is raising questions about opponent's tax lien
NYT: Doctors Eased Path for L.I.R.R. Disability Claims
NYDN: Mayor Michael Bloomberg's '09 run may be on Democrat line for third term
Albany TU: Out of state and on the trail
Buffalo News: Mesi, Ranzenhofer vie in $2 million race

PENNSYLVANIA

Politico: 'Rednecks' cracks may cost Murtha
NYT: Democrats in Steel Country See Color, and Beyond It

CALIFORNIA

NYT: A Line in the Sand for Same-Sex Marriage Foes
AP: Ads in gay marriage fight look at schools

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Gilmore Still Down 30 Points in Va. Poll

WEST VIRGINIA

WaPo: In W.Va., Lingering Doubts on Obama

KENTUCKY

WaPo: McConnell Needs Kentucky to Deliver

ALASKA

AP: Judge mulls delay in Sen. Stevens case, dismisses juror
AP: Judge Removes Juror in Sen. Stevens's Trial
Hill: Judge dismisses juror in Stevens case

IOWA

Rasmussen: Harkin Still Well Ahead in Iowa

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Ex-mayor heads to jail Tuesday

INDIANA

Detroit News: Surprise: Indiana is Midwest hot spot

MISSOURI

Boston Globe: Missouri ripe for voting snags

MINNESOTA

ABC: No Joke: Franken, Coleman Fight for Senate Seat

ILLINOIS

Hill: Jesse Jackson Jr. hopes to replace Obama in Senate

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October 26, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

CNN: McCain: 'I'm a fellow Westerner'
WaPo: McCain Camp Exudes Confidence in the Face of an Obama Blizzard
YouTube: RNC video ad: Storm
YouTube: Video: Biden grilled by news anchor: Is Obama Marxist?
John McCain: John McCain's Weekly Radio Address

KCCI: Big Crowd Attends Iowa Palin Rally
Des Moines Register: Obama presidency would be threat to freedom, Palin says
Des Moines Register: Palin wears her 'own jacket' to Sioux City rally

John Fund: The Great Acorn Conspiracy: Election officials reject 1/3 of Acorn's new registrants
John Fund: In Pursuit of Votes: The Democrats sacrifice one of their own
WSJ/Jenkins: Obama's Plan for a Second-Class Economy
Mark Steyn: Point of No Return
Bill O'Reilly: The Powell Endorsement

Zogby: McCain gains as race continues to tighten
LA Times: Election's endgame is no sure thing
Dallas MN: Blacks worry about polls vs. reality in Obama campaign
Reuters: Obama Lead Drops to 5 Points

Houston Chronicle: Some analysts see Dems winning filibuster-proof majority of 60

NY: Newsday: NY Senate control hinges on a few races
ME: NYT: While Some Republicans Feel the Weight of Bush’s Image, Senator in Maine Soars
MN: Minneapolis ST: Editorial: Norm Coleman for Senate
OH: Columbus Dispatch: Is Ohio doomed to ballot battles?
IN: NYT: Indiana Court Won’t Rush Case, Letting Early Voting Continue
TN: Leaf Chronicle: Three races key to who will control state Senate
VA: Virginian-Pilot: Officials begin review of rejected Va. absentee ballots

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CNN: McCain: 'I'm a fellow Westerner'
WaPo: McCain Camp Exudes Confidence in the Face of an Obama Blizzard
WaPo: Inside McCain Camp, a Mood of Gritty Determination
Des Moines Register: McCain's visits to Iowa baffle GOP strategists
WaPo: New RNC Ad Aims to Stir Doubts About Obama
YouTube: RNC video ad: Storm
YouTube: Video: Biden grilled by news anchor: Is Obama Marxist?
Orlando Sentinel: Obama campaign cuts off WFTV after interview with Joe Biden

John McCain: John McCain's Weekly Radio Address
AP/Glover: In West, McCain looks for a home-court advantage
NYT: John McCain, Flexible Aggression
NYT: The Making (and Remaking) of McCain
NYT: Candidate Close-Up: John McCain
AP/Fouhy: McCain sows doubts on Obama in campaign end game
Reuters: McCain scoffs at Obama for taking victory lap
AP/Geller: Ordinary Joes have mixed feelings on wealth
NYT: McCain Cites Dewey Defeats Truman (Hed Be Truman)
Politico: What John McCain needs to do to win
Hill: McCain, GOP target Frank on taxes and spending

KCCI: Big Crowd Attends Iowa Palin Rally
Des Moines Register: Obama presidency would be threat to freedom, Palin says
Des Moines Register: Palin wears her 'own jacket' to Sioux City rally
Las Vegas Sun: 2 Palin crowds, 2 differing sign-of-the-times moments
Independent UK: 'Diva Palin is going rogue,' say McCain backers
NYT: Candidate Close-Up: Sarah Palin
AP/Pritchard: Palin pipeline terms curbed bids
NYDN: She's back to plain old Sarah Palin
Centre Daily Times: Sarah Palin to appear at Penn State Tuesday
Politico: Palin allies report rising campaign tension
NY Post: Pit bull turns on McMaverick

John Fund: The Great Acorn Conspiracy: Election officials reject 1/3 of Acorn's new registrants
John Fund: In Pursuit of Votes: The Democrats sacrifice one of their own
WSJ/Jenkins: Obama's Plan for a Second-Class Economy
Mark Steyn: Point of No Return
Bill O'Reilly: The Powell Endorsement
NYT/Brooks: Ceding the Center
NYT/Collins: Blue State Blues
NYT/Rich: In Defense of White Americans
NYT/Dowd: A Makeover With an Ugly Gloss
NYT/Krugman: Desperately Seeking Seriousness
NYT/OpEd: The Party of Yesterday

NYT: Candidates Look to the West for Undecided Voters
WaPo: Both Candidates Embrace Diplomacy
NYT: Swift Boat Financier Finds Efforts Are Muted
WaPo: Group Swamps Swing States With Movie on Radical Islam
WaPo: Mailed Ads Have Become Mostly Negative, Experts Say
WaPo: Campaign Finance Gets New Scrutiny: Obama's Take Raises Questions About Web
USA Today: Federal judge in Utah donated to Obama campaign
Philadelphia DN: Judge rejects Montco lawyer's bid to have Obama removed from ballot
NewsBusters: LA Times Withholds Video of Obama Toasting Former PLO Operative at Jew Bashing Dinner

WaPo: Obama Goes to Nev. After Hawaii Detour
AP/Feller: Obama and McCain try a little Western swing
Reuters: Obama, back on trail, hits McCain on economy
Fox: Obama, Bill Clinton to Campaign Together
WaPo: The High Rise of the First Metropolitan Candidate
AP/Kuhnhenn: Democrats claim McCain violating fundraising rules
Reuters: McCain got $7 million in excess donations: DNC
Newsweek: The Return Of Rezko
Politico: GOP challenges to new voters set back by courts

WaPo: McCain Brother Quits, Apologizes For Cursing at 911 Dispatcher
AP: Excerpts from Joe McCain 911, police calls

Washington Times: Database plumbed about 'Joe'
Columbus Dispatch: McCain slams Ohio snooping on 'Joe'

Zogby: McCain gains as race continues to tighten
LA Times: Election's endgame is no sure thing
Dallas MN: Blacks worry about polls vs. reality in Obama campaign
Reuters: Obama Lead Drops to 5 Points
AP: Polls: Obama well ahead nationally, tied in Ohio
Columbus Dispatch: Obama now in the lead in Ohio, but race is tight
Politico: Poll: Obama up in Ohio, tied in Florida
News&Observer: Will North Carolina stay red or go blue?
Washington Times: Obama shifts spectrum in 3 red states
Boston Globe: For Obama, a new cause for confidence - and for caution
Boston Globe: Many reasons still for Obama to worry, and McCain to hope
Spiegel: Obamaphiles Worry About a McCain Comeback

AP: Conn. paper picks Obama; Ohio paper backs McCain

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 9 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Sunday



NATIONAL

NYT: Spending Stalls and Businesses Slash U.S. Jobs
American Thinker: Why the Mortgage Crisis Happened
American Thinker: The Economic Meltdown and Obama's Bounce: An American Paradox

Houston Chronicle: Some analysts see Dems winning filibuster-proof majority of 60
NYT: Democrats See Risk and Reward if Their Party Sweeps
WaPo: GOP Candidates Warn Voters About Perils of One-Party Rule
NYT: Democrats Carrying Anti-Abortion Banner Put More Congressional Races in Play
Florida TU: GOP seems poised for a total housecleaning

CQ Politics: House Democrats Mull Ideas for Stimulus Package

NYT: At Pundit School, Learning to Smile and Interrupt



NEW YORK

Newsday: NY Senate control hinges on a few races
AP/Gormley: History, power on the line in NY Senate elections
Newsday: 'Nightmare scenario' in State Senate
Newsday: Our picks for State Senate
NYT: Gay Groups Use Donations to Become a Force in Elections

Albany TU: Governor's top adviser quits over failure to pay $300,000 in taxes
NYDN: GOP wants answers from David Paterson regarding top aide Charles O'Byrne
Newsday: Experts: Aide's resignation won't hurt Paterson in polls

WaPo: GOP All but Ready to Mourn Loss of Staten Island
AP/Kates: Democrats look to claim open upstate NY seat
AP/Thompson: With Reynolds' retirement, aggressive race in 26th
Newsday: 26th Congressional District candidate bio boxes
AP/Dobbin: Incumbent plays underdog role in GOP stronghold
Newsday: 29th Congressional District candidate bio boxes

NY Post: Comptroller hopefuls in term-limit limbo

MAINE

NYT: While Some Republicans Feel the Weight of Bushs Image, a Senator in Maine Soars
Portsmouth HN: No Bush tarnish on Sen. Collins

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Rasmussen: New Hampshire Senate: Shaheen 50%, Sununu 45%

ARIZONA

NYT: In Arizona, Democrats Mount Strong Challenge

MINNESOTA



Minneapolis ST: Editorial: Norm Coleman for Senate
American Thinker: Shocker: Star-Tribune endorses Norm Coleman
NYT: Hard Questions About the Economic Crisis Shape the Senate Contest in Minnesota
LA Times: Al Franken hopes to have the last laugh in Minnesota

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch: Is Ohio doomed to ballot battles?

INDIANA

NYT: Indiana Court Wont Rush Case, Letting Early Voting Continue
AP/Coyne: More questions about voting roil Indiana county

KENTUCKY

BBC: Kentucky could be key Senate race
CQ Politics: Kentucky Dem Yarmuths Voter Outreach a Plus in Key House Rematch

TENNESSEE

Leaf Chronicle: Three races key to who will control state Senate

MARYLAND

WaPo: Republicans Itching for a 2nd Ehrlich Term May Want to Think Twice
WaPo: Decision Time for Early Voting in Md.
WaPo: S.Md. Has Big Gains In New Voters: Region's Growth Cited as Key Factor

VIRGINIA

Virginian-Pilot: Officials begin review of rejected Va. absentee ballots
Virginian-Pilot: Law Threatens Thousands of Military Votes
AP: Forbes, Giuliani stump for McCain in Virginia

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Todt: Pennsylvania GOP disavows inflammatory e-mail

ALASKA

AP/Burke: Stevens got $2.7M for pal's road

UTAH

AP/Vergakis: Utah residents make polygamy forefront of AG race

HAWAII

AP/Niesse: Hawaii has battle over constitutional redo

FLORIDA

AP/Lush: Florida voting back in spotlight this Election Day

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: U.S. Senate hopefuls debate
Atlanta JC/Tucker: Chambliss defeat would be justified
AP/McCaffrey: Talk grows of a Ga. Senate runoff

CALIFORNIA

AP/Werner: Money, accusations fly in McClintock's Northern California race

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October 25, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WaPo: McCain Blasts Rival On Stump in Colorado
WSJ: The Election Choice: Taxes

Columbus Dispatch: Government computers used to find information on Joe the Plumber
Washington Times: Joe 'scared for America' after talking to Obama

NYT: Palin Promises Choice for Disabled Students
AP/Blank: Palin says Obama hiding true tax plans
AP/Salter: Palin gets more cheers than boos as she drops puck at Blues game | Photos

Rush Limbaugh: Senator Government Stands by "Spread the Wealth Around"
Pat Buchanan: Media Deserve Low Ratings They Receive
John Fund: Proximity to Obama? Priceless.
WSJ: FedEx's CEO on McCain, free trade & tax bias against capital-intensive industries
David Frum: Sorry, Senator. Let's Salvage What We Can
WSJ/Taranto: Vote Early. Vote Often?

American Thinker: Signs Pointing To A McCain Victory
Reuters: Obama lead on McCain slips to 9 points
St. Louis PD: Barack Obama, John McCain locked in a virtual tie in Missouri
Rasmussen: McCain Up 50% to 48% in North Carolina
Rasmussen: Obama’s Lead Cut to Four in New Hampshire

WSJ: Fresh Tumult as Signs of Recession Go Global
Rush Limbaugh: Market Drops on Obama Fears
NYT: Dollar and Yen Soar as Other Currencies Fall and Stocks Slip
Gregory Mankiw: But Have We Learned Enough?

NYT: G.O.P. Senses Opportunities in Statehouse Races

NY: NY Post: Gov's aide O'Byrne a quitter: Resigns amid tax scandal
IN: AP/Kusner: Appeals court to take up GOP effort in Indiana
OH: WaPo: White House Asks for Scrutiny of 200,000 Voter Registrations in Ohio
AK: Washington Times: Stevens trial paused for juror: Woman's father dies
VA: WaPo: GOP Knocks Va. Democrats' Registrations
NC: Rasmussen: GOP's McCrory Still Up by Four in North Carolina

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WaPo: McCain Blasts Rival On Stump in Colorado
McClatchy: McCain tries to reignite his support in Colorado
LA Times: McCain presses tax issue on the trail
WSJ: The Election Choice: Taxes
AP/Glover: McCain stepping up assault on Obama out West
AP/Feller: Obama, McCain target the West's toss-up states
Reuters: McCain looking for traction in campaign
Washington Times: McCain visits wayward '04 Bush states

Columbus Dispatch: Government computers used to find information on Joe the Plumber
Washington Times: Joe 'scared for America' after talking to Obama
Hill: 'Joe the Plumber' Mulling Run for Congress

AP/Salter: Palin gets more cheers than boos as she drops puck at Blues game | Photos
AP: Palin's carpet injures goalie
St. Louis PD: Dems welcome Palin to Blues game with faux Saks ad

NYT: Palin Promises Choice for Disabled Students
AP/Blank: Palin says Obama hiding true tax plans
NYT: YouTube Videos Draw Attention to Palins Faith
AP: Palin Testifies in Ethics Case
AP/Apuzzo: Palin testifies to investigator in ethics dispute
WaPo: Perceptions of Palin Grow Increasingly Negative, Poll Says
AP/Jones: Venezuela's Chavez: Palin a pitiful 'beauty queen'
AP/Kuhnhenn: Palin stylist draws higher pay than policy adviser
Reuters: McCain camp defends Palin in wardrobe flap
AP/Miga: Lieberman, I-Conn., skirts question on whether Palin is ready to be president
IBD: Palin And The Elitists

Rush Limbaugh: Senator Government Stands by "Spread the Wealth Around"
Pat Buchanan: Media Deserve Low Ratings They Receive
John Fund: Proximity to Obama? Priceless.
WSJ: FedEx's CEO on McCain, free trade & tax bias against capital-intensive industries
David Frum: Sorry, Senator. Let's Salvage What We Can
WSJ/Taranto: Vote Early. Vote Often?

Washington Times: McCain's brother apologizes for calling 911
AP: McCain's brother drops out of campaign after angry 911 call to complain about traffic

NY Post: Mac-hack gal's unbelieva-bull: 'Victim' admits mark of 'Cain a hoaxl
AP/Mandak: Pittsburgh police: McCain volunteer made up story of being robbed, having 'B' scraped on face

WSJ: Obama vs. His Advisers: On health care, they once liked McCain's principles
CNN: Obama spending more on ads than all but AT&T and Verizon
WaPo: Obama's Huge Haul Should End This Fight
NYT: While McCain Looked Away, Florida Shifted
WaPo: Obama Has Burst in Ad Spending in Early October
NYT: Economy Is Voters Top Worry, but Agreement Stops There
NYT: Economy Is No. 1 Concern, but Agreement Stops There
American Thinker: Obamanomics
WaPo: 5 Myths About Values Voters
WaPo: Michelle Obama Revs Up in the Homestretch
Rush Limbaugh: Biden: CEO Pensions "Go First" (And Your 401(k) Will Go Next)
OC Register: O.C. suspicions over Obama's citizenship continue

Boston Globe: Weld backs Obama
AP/Ramer: Republican former Mass. governor endorses Obama
NYDN: 'The Powell Effect': More Republicans defecting to endorse Barack Obama
Rush Limbaugh: Good Riddance, GOP Moderates

NYT: Obama Leaves Hawaii, Bidding Goodbye to His Ailing Grandmother
AP/Wills: After sad visit, Obama returns to campaign trail
WSJ: Obama Intensifies Effort in Appalachia
NYDN: Maya Rudolph returning to guest on 'Saturday Night Live' as Michelle Obama
NYDN: SNL: Will Ferrell's President Bush meets Tina Fey's Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live'

NYT: Building a White House Team Before the Election Is Decided
NYT: Dont Count McCain Out Yet
Detroit News: Endorsement: McCain best choice for uncertain times

American Thinker: Signs Pointing To A McCain Victory
Reuters: Obama lead on McCain slips to 9 points
St. Louis PD: Barack Obama, John McCain locked in a virtual tie in Missouri
Rasmussen: McCain Up 50% to 48% in North Carolina
Rasmussen: Obamas Lead Cut to Four in New Hampshire
Rasmussen: Obama Still Leads by Eight in Iowa
Washington Times: Anti-GOP partiality continues in the media

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 10 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Saturday



NATIONAL

WSJ: Fresh Tumult as Signs of Recession Go Global
Rush Limbaugh: Market Drops on Obama Fears
NYT: Dollar and Yen Soar as Other Currencies Fall and Stocks Slip
Gregory Mankiw: But Have We Learned Enough?
WSJ: States' Tax Receipts Fell Sharply in Latest Quarter
WSJ: Retailers Tell Managers Democratic Wins Would Cause Pain
WSJ: Democrats Plea for Help in Stemming Battle Between Banks, Transit Agencies
WSJ: The Senate's Bankers: Politically directed credit again
WSJ: Let's Use Fannie to Clean Up the Mess It Made
WSJ: Where Were the Boards? Accountability shouldn't end with the CEO

SouthCoastToday: Rep. Barney Frank calls for 25% cut in military spending

Rush Limbaugh: Greenspan Condemns Capitalism to Survive Among Washington Elite

WSJ: Bush Administration Rushes Regulatory Changes Before Time Is Up

AP/Espo: Democrats headed toward big gains in House, Senate
AP/Davis: Conservative leader rips GOP campaign arm
American Thinker: GOP Drops Bachmann
Larry Sabato: House Race Update: Democratic Domination Continues

NYT: G.O.P. Senses Opportunities in Statehouse Races

LA Times: Weekend Talk Shows



NEW YORK

NY Post: Gov's aide O'Byrne a quitter: Resigns amid tax scandal
NYT: Paterson Aide Quits in Furor Over His Taxes
Albany TU: Top Paterson aide O'Byrne resigns
NY Post/Dicker: Paterson navigating rough seas in wobbly ship

Buffalo News: Golisano dismisses political charges
Buffalo News: GOP official accuses Pigeon of laundering money from Golisano
AP/Thompson: Erie County GOP elections commissioner seeks Golisano criminal probe

Buffalo News: Same-sex marriage supporters aid Mesi in Senate race

NYT: Suffolk Legislator Seeks 2.5% Tax Increase

NYT: Editorial: Endorsements For the House of Representatives
Buffalo News: Higgins and Humiston present marked contrasts in House race

NY Post: NY judge OKs gay divorce

NEW JERSEY

NYT: Editorial: Lautenberg for Senate

ILLINOIS

AP/Conrad: Illinois GOP leaves Dem congressman unopposed

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Hulshof and Nixon clash over spending plans

INDIANA

AP/Kusner: Appeals court to take up GOP effort in Indiana

OHIO



WaPo: White House Asks for Scrutiny of 200,000 Voter Registrations in Ohio
NY Post: Ban staffers pull their bogus Ohio ballots

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Transfer of Kilpatrick appointees probed
Detroit News: High Court justice outraises opponent

PENNSYLVANIA

WSJ: Pennsylvania Is Driving Its Doctors Away
Times Herald-Record: Pennsylvania's 10th C.D. race result could signal major change

MINNESOTA

WaPo: Comedian Becomes Serious Contender
Politico: Bachmann: "I may not always get my words right."

COLORADO

NYT: Colorado Faces Suit on Voter Purges

ALASKA

Washington Times: Stevens trial paused for juror: Woman's father dies
WaPo: Deliberations Halted In Sen. Stevens's Trial: Judge Lets Juror Travel for a Funeral
WSJ: Deliberations Suspended in Sen. Stevens's Trial

VIRGINIA

WaPo: GOP Knocks Va. Democrats' Registrations

NORTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: GOP's McCrory Still Up by Four in North Carolina

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October 24, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Miami Herald: McCain brings 'Joe the Plumber' tour to Florida
Orlando Sentinel: McCain travels I-4 in hunt for votes

WSJ: McCain to Launch Fresh Attack on Obama's Tax Plan
WSJ: How's Obama Going to Raise $4.3 Trillion?
WaPo: McCain Assails Obama's Plans as Socialist
WSJ: Obama Wants Social Security to Be a Welfare Plan
American Spectator: How Barack Obama will shortchange the Social Security system
WSJ: Chamber of Commerce Irks Democrats with Big Push for GOP
WSJ: Health Care: The candidates differ on the merits of tying insurance to a job
Washington Times: Kennedy secretly crafts health care plan

Charles Krauthammer: McCain for President
Peggy Noonan: 43% Isn't Nothing: Obama looks like a winner, but it's not over yet
Pat Buchanan: What if 'SNL' mocked Michelle Obama?
Kathleen Parker: Maverick's Tragic Flaw
Oliver North: Messiah Deficit Disorder

AP/Nephin: Palin guarantees win at western Pennsylvania rally
NYDN: Sarah Palin set for ceremonial faceoff at St. Louis Blues game Friday
AP/Farrington: Palin denies accepting $150K in designer clothes
Rush Limbaugh: Who Paid for Hillary's Pantsuits, Pelosi's Pearls, or Biden's Plugs?

Rush Limbaugh: Some Thoughts About the Polls
WSJ: Polls Show Race Tightening in Florida
WSJ: Voting Snafus Rare but Worrisome: Small Incident Could Open Door to Court Role

Washington Times: Congress rips Greenspan for crisis
Miami Herald: FDIC boss touts mortgage-loan guarantees to help homeowners
WaPo: Battle Intensifies Over Bill to Expedite Union Organizing
WSJ: Big Labor Does Gay Marriage: Teachers' union has other priorities besides education

NY: NY Post/Dicker: Gov cloudy on 'clear' police background check: Ex-police big
TX: AP: Republican asks powerful House Speaker Tom Craddick to quit
AK: Hill: Judge may have to make change to Stevens jury
GA: Rasmussen: Chambliss Ahead By Just Two in Georgia
FL: AP/Lush: Florida tries not to bungle this election; experts say procedures have improved
MN: Rasmussen: Minnesota: Franken Still Narrowly Ahead in Senate Race
AZ: NYT: U.S. Judge Orders Arizona Sheriff to Improve Jails

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Miami Herald: McCain brings 'Joe the Plumber' tour to Florida
Palm Beach Post: McCain plugs 'Joe' reforms in Florida
St. Petersburg Times: McCain rallies Florida faithful
Orlando Sentinel: McCain travels I-4 in hunt for votes
Politico: McCain kicks off 'Joe the Plumber' tour

WSJ: McCain to Launch Fresh Attack on Obama's Tax Plan
WSJ: How's Obama Going to Raise $4.3 Trillion?
WaPo: McCain Assails Obama's Plans as Socialist
WSJ: Obama Wants Social Security to Be a Welfare Plan
American Spectator: How Barack Obama will shortchange the Social Security system
AP/Johnson: McCain says Obama will 'say anything' to win
Reuters: McCain hammers Obama on Florida bus tour
Washington Times: McCain portrays Obama as a sequel to Bush
NYDN: John McCain turns attacks against new target - President Bush

WSJ: Chamber of Commerce Irks Democrats with Big Push for GOP
WSJ: Business Finally Fights Back
NYT: In McCains Uphill Battle, Winning Is an Option
WSJ: Health Care: The candidates differ on the merits of tying insurance to a job
Washington Times: Kennedy secretly crafts health care plan
Hill: Healthcare advocates invigorated by election

Charles Krauthammer: McCain for President
Peggy Noonan: 43% Isn't Nothing: Obama looks like a winner, but it's not over yet
Pat Buchanan: What if 'SNL' mocked Michelle Obama?
Kathleen Parker: Maverick's Tragic Flaw
Oliver North: Messiah Deficit Disorder
EJ Dionne: Civil War on the Right
Politico: Blame game: GOP forms circular firing squad

AP/Nephin: Palin guarantees win at western Pennsylvania rally
NYDN: Sarah Palin set for ceremonial faceoff at St. Louis Blues game Friday
AP/Farrington: Palin denies accepting $150K in designer clothes
Rush Limbaugh: Who Paid for Hillary's Pantsuits, Pelosi's Pearls, or Biden's Plugs?
NYT: G.O.P. Shopping Spree Includes a Little Sewing
NYT: Palin: Little-Noticed College Student to Star Politician
NYDN: Sarah Palin wig a top seller in Brooklyn
NYDN: Elisabeth Hasselbeck stumps with Sarah Palin
American Thinker: Betting Against the Elites on Sarah Palin
USA Today: Spending rose in Palin's Alaska administrations

NYT: Acorn Overstated Tally of Newly Registered Voters

Rush Limbaugh: Why Liberal Jews Support Obama
CQ Politics: Republican Mailer Repeats Controversial Claims About Obama and Ayers
WaPo: As an Issue, Taxes Favor Obama
AP/Kuhnhenn: Obama fundraising drops as McCain's cash dwindles

Rush Limbaugh: Some Thoughts About the Polls
WSJ: Polls Show Race Tightening in Florida
WSJ: Voting Snafus Rare but Worrisome: Small Incident Could Open Door to Court Role
WaPo: Polls Point to Struggle for McCain
American Spectator: Keeping the horse race -- and the pollsters -- straight
Rasmussen: McCains Lead Down to Five Points in Georgia
Rasmussen: McCain Posts 57% to 41% Lead in Louisiana
Rasmussen: Obama Opens 15-Point Lead in Minnesota
Rasmussen: Obama 54%, McCain 43% in Washington
St. Petersburg Times: Polls show Obama ahead in Florida
Detroit News: Obama leading Mich. by 14 points
NYDN: Barack Obama has big challenge for votes in West Virginia
NYDN: Team Barack Obama pushes for victory at Indianapolis
AP/Davies: Indiana Republicans still see McCain winning state
WSJ: McCain Doesn't Look Competitive in Pennsylvania
Reuters: Obama holds 10-pt lead on McCain in U.S. race
AP/Fram: Polls apart: Why polls vary on presidential race
NYT: Polls Show Obama Gaining Among Bush Voters
Boston Globe: Even in deep-red states, GOP feels the heat
NYT: Census Bureaus Counting of Prisoners Benefits Some Rural Voting Districts
AP: GOP slashes ad spending in Colorado
WaPo: McClellan Endorses Obama
WSJ: Obama Assists Down-Ticket Democrats
Washington Times: Early black turnout strong in embrace of Obama's call
AP/Fouhy: McCain might skip his own election-night party
American Thinker: The monied left under Obama

NYT: Obama Arrives in Hawaii to Visit Ailing Grandmother
Rush Limbaugh: Obama "Rushes" to Grandmother's Bedside (After Just a Few Days)

Fox: McCain Volunteer Says She Was Mugged, Had 'B' Cut in Her Face

NYT: Editorial: Barack Obama for President
AP: The latest newspaper endorsements in 2008 race

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail



NATIONAL

Washington Times: Congress rips Greenspan for crisis
LA Times: House panel heaps blame on Alan Greenspan for financial crisis
WSJ: Greenspan Admits Errors to Hostile House Panel
NYT: Greenspan Concedes Error on Regulation

NYT: Senators Press for Action to Stem Foreclosures
Miami Herald: FDIC boss touts mortgage-loan guarantees to help homeowners
Detroit News: Cuts signal deepening woes at GM
WSJ: New Loan Fix Is Unlikely the Last
Hill: Dodd: Name new Treasury secretary after Election Day

WSJ: Another Bubble Bursts: Subprime mortgages were just the beginning

WaPo: Battle Intensifies Over Bill to Expedite Union Organizing
WSJ: Big Labor Does Gay Marriage: Teachers' union has other priorities besides education

Economics: Senate races in the South
CQ Politics: FEC Deadlocks Over Issue Ads
AP/Davis: GOP open seats boost Democrats House chances
Washington Times: Congressional races tight in the Midwest
Hill: Religious right group upset over GOP abandonment
Politico: GOP 'goner' list warns of House rout
American Spectator: Republicans are only in slightly better shape in the House races than the Senate contests

Washington Times: 'Rogue' special counsel chief ousted



NEW YORK

NY Post/Dicker: Gov cloudy on 'clear' police background check: Ex-police big
NYDN: Gov. Paterson orders checks on staffers after O'Byrne bungle
NY Post/Dicker: O'Byrne crisis cripples Dave in crucial talks

Buffalo News: $200 million a year to run the State Legislature

NYT: Council Backs Bloomberg Bid to Run Again
NYT: Council Votes, 29 to 22, to Extend Term Limits
NY Post: Third's the word for Mike
NYDN: Losers in heated City Council term limits vote say 'the fix was in'
AP: City Council passes term-limit law
NYDN: NYC Council approves chg to term-limits, paving way for Bloomberg run for 3rd term
AP/Kugler: NYC mayor wins fight to extend term limits
Newsday: Bloomberg's battle won, but war not over
NY Post: Scoring on end run vs. the voters

Hill: GOP lawmaker Kuhl not backing off suffer comment

NYT: Casino Complex to Be Built at Aqueduct

Albany TU: Tax rebate calls going unanswered
Albany TU: Gillibrand and Treadwell: round 2

TEXAS

AP: Republican asks powerful House Speaker Tom Craddick to quit
AP/Shannon: Democrats target Supreme Court races

ALASKA

Hill: Judge may have to make change to Stevens jury
AP/Apuzzo: Stress, outbursts, now illness grips Stevens jury
Reuters: Jury in Sen. Stevens' trial seeks to oust a member
Hill: Jury reports 'violent outbursts' in Stevens case
Hill: Jurors scrutinize details of Stevens's liabilities
Hill: Conviction may not end Stevenss career, GOP says
WaPo: What the Stevens Jury is Mulling

GEORGIA

Rasmussen: Chambliss Ahead By Just Two in Georgia
Atlanta JC: Runoff for Senate seat could make Georgia center of the universe
AP/Evans: Former Sen. Cleland wades into Georgia race

FLORIDA

AP/Lush: Florida tries not to bungle this election; experts say procedures have improved
Orlando Sentinel: Poll: 56% favor ban on gay marriage
WaPo: Early Voters in Fla. Find Long Lines, a Bit of Muddle
Palm Beach Post: Mahoney 'probably' will not appear at Forum Club Friday

MINNESOTA

Rasmussen: Minnesota: Franken Still Narrowly Ahead in Senate Race
WaPo: Hillary cuts ad for Franken

AP: Carlson, ex-GOP Minn. governor, backs Obama

WASHINGTON STATE

Rasmussen: Washington Governor: Gregoire by Two

LOUISIANA

Rasmussen: Landrieu Leads Kennedy by 10 in Louisiana Senate Race

ARIZONA

NYT: U.S. Judge Orders Arizona Sheriff to Improve Jails

VIRGINIA

WaPo: GOP Knocks Va. Democrats' Registrations
WaPo: Editorial: For Congress in Virginia: Reps. Wolf and Moran, and Mr. Connolly

ILLINOIS

AP/Bellandi: Illinois governor popular only as campaign weapon

MISSOURI

AP/Lieb: Mo. governor's race turns co-workers into rivals

WISCONSIN

AP/Richmond: Judge tosses Wis. AG's suit demanding voter checks

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Jet-setting Kilpatrick charged $286K to city
Detroit News: Texts reveal mayor living large

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR: Murtha's hold on House seat slips
American Spectator: Pennsylvania Elections Boss Is ACORN Ally

OHIO

Toronto Star: Ohio's tangled election rules remain ripe for lawsuits

NORTH CAROLINA

CQ Politics: North Carolinians Dont Let Battleground Status Ruin Their Appetite

UTAH

CQ Politics: Utah Dem Matheson a Heavy Favorite, But House Foe Presses On

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October 23, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Washington Times: McCain lambastes Bush years
AP/Johnson: McCain, Palin rip Obama over taxes in N.H., Ohio
WaPo: In Ads, GOP Stresses Obama's Ties to Chicago Developer
AP/Johnson: McCain targets `Joe the Plumber' across Florida
WSJ: McCain, in New Hampshire, Tries to Stave Off Loss

Karl Rove: The Tax Argument Still Works: Obama's plans are giving voters pause
Rasmussen: 58% Favor Tax Cuts Over Another Stimulus Plan

Ann Coulter: Ayers: Radical loon when Obama was only 47
Rush Limbaugh: 60s Radicals Poised to Seize Power

Dick Morris: The Populism Divide
John Fund: Obama's Amazing Fannie Contributions
Byron York: ‘I Just Gave John McCain My Purple Heart’
Gabriel Schoenfeld: Barack & the Jews
James Taranto: The Continuing Crisis: Maybe you can figure out Biden's warning
Michael Reagan: Joe Biden's Non-Gaffe
American Thinker: Noonan's Slipped a Peg

AP/Seewer: Palin calls Obama 'Barack the wealth spreader'
AP: Palin to drop first puck at St. Louis Blues game Friday night

Hill: Candidates, groups to spend more than $5 billion
NYT: $150,000 Wardrobe for Palin May Alter Tailor-Made Image
Houston Chronicle: In defense of Sarah Palin and her pricey clothes
NRO: The Palin Wardrobe

Rush Limbaugh: See, I Told You So: Polls are Close
AP/Sidoti: AP presidential poll: Race tightens in final weeks
Politico: A glimmer of hope for GOP?
Miami Herald: Joe the Plumber has hurt Obama in Florida, new poll finds
WaPo: Mason Dixon Shows Tight Race in Virginia

NY: Ithaca Journal: New York Senate battle hot as Republicans try to hold back Democrats
AK: Hill: Jurors can't reach Stevens verdict after Day 1
SD: NYT: In South Dakota Race, Gauging the Impact of a Senator’s Health
CA: WSJ: Poll Shows Opposition to Gay Marriage Ban
WA: Seattle Times: Washington swinging Obama-Rossi. Say what?
KY: Rasmussen: McConnell Leads by Seven in Kentucky
LA: WaPo/Cillizza: Jindal Makes a Political Power Play

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Washington Times: McCain lambastes Bush years
AP/Johnson: McCain, Palin rip Obama over taxes in N.H., Ohio
WaPo: In Ads, GOP Stresses Obama's Ties to Chicago Developer
AP/Johnson: McCain targets `Joe the Plumber' across Florida
WSJ: McCain, in New Hampshire, Tries to Stave Off Loss
NYT: A Onetime McCain Insider Is Now Offering Advice (Unwanted) From the Outside
WaPo: Senator's Image as Reformer Born in Crisis
Dallas MN/Leubsdorf: McCain blew it by steering off course
WaPo: McCain Tries to Push Past Palin Backlash
Reuters: McCain welcomes planned global financial summit
WSJ: McCain Is No Straight-Talker on Foreign Affairs
WSJ: All I Can Do Is Laugh, McCain Says of Powells Criticism
NYDN: Giuliani's Obama bash latest in mudslinging wars
CBS: McCain Calls Obama a Baseball Flip-Flopper
Sky News: John McCain POW Footage Released
AP: Schwarzenegger to campaign for McCain in Ohio

Karl Rove: The Tax Argument Still Works: Obama's plans are giving voters pause
AP: Protester in SF attempts to handcuff Karl Rove
Rasmussen: 58% Favor Tax Cuts Over Another Stimulus Plan
WSJ: Obama Economic Aide Defends Tax Plan
WSJ: Obama could help markets by changing his tune on tax hikes and protectionism
WSJ: An Obamanomics Preview: Tax and spend, but not in that order
American Thinker: Secret of Obama tax planned revealed?
LA Times: Obama and McCain in denial about deficits, economists say

Ann Coulter: Ayers: Radical loon when Obama was only 47
Rush Limbaugh: 60s Radicals Poised to Seize Power
Larry Elder: The Case Against Barack Obama, Part 2
Kenneth Blackwell: A new welfare state: Bam's threat to social security
American Spectator: The Unholy Triumvirate
American Spectator: ACORN's Unlikely Allies

John Fund: Obama's Amazing Fannie Contributions

Dick Morris: The Populism Divide

Byron York: I Just Gave John McCain My Purple Heart

Gabriel Schoenfeld: Barack & the Jews

WSJ/Taranto: The Continuing Crisis: Maybe you can figure out Biden's warning
Michael Reagan: Joe Biden's Non-Gaffe
NYT: Obama Says Both Candidates Would Face a Crisis
NYT: Rivals Split on U.S. Power, but Ideas Defy Easy Labels
WaPo: Obama Wooing Va. Before Heading to Hawaii
AP/Hennessey: GOP says Obama 'soft on crime'

AP/Seewer: Palin stops near Joe the Plumber's Ohio hometown
AP/Seewer: Palin calls Obama 'Barack the wealth spreader'
AP: Palin tells kids the vice president 'runs' Senate
WaPo: Palin Talks the Talk with Christian Media
AP: Palin to drop first puck at St. Louis Blues game Friday night
WYTV: Sarah Palin One On One

American Thinker: Noonan's Slipped a Peg

Hill: Candidates, groups to spend more than $5 billion
NYT: $150,000 Wardrobe for Palin May Alter Tailor-Made Image
Houston Chronicle: In defense of Sarah Palin and her pricey clothes
NRO: The Palin Wardrobe
NYT: Look Is the Same; the Labels Have Changed
NYDN: Sarah Palin's makeover: before and after
Times UK: Republicans spent $150,000 on Sarah Palin's clothes
WaPo/Givhan: After a $150,000 Makeover, Sarah Palin Has an Image Problem
AP/Noveck: Shop, baby, shop? Hockey moms aghast that GOP spent $150K to outfit Palin
AP: Clothing expenses debatable under campaign finance law
AP/Kuhnhenn: Palin's $150G wardrobe will go to charity, McCain says
WSJ/Henninger: Hatin' Palin: She's not the reason Americans can't stand their politicians
WSJ: Palin Says Shes Open to Releasing Her Medical Records
MSNBC: Palin may release her medical records

WaPo: Mason Dixon Shows Tight Race in Virginia
Rush Limbaugh: See, I Told You So: Polls are Close
AP/Sidoti: AP presidential poll: Race tightens in final weeks
Politico: A glimmer of hope for GOP?
Miami Herald: Joe the Plumber has hurt Obama in Florida, new poll finds
Rasmussen: Kentucky: McCain 52%, Obama 44%
Rasmussen: McCain Up by Twelve in Tennessee
NYT: McCain Is Faltering Among Hispanic Voters
Reuters: Obama lead on McCain grows to 12 points
AP/Loven: Obama to campaign in red-state Indiana
Reuters: Exit-pollsters seek disaster-free Election Day
AP/Babington: Errors, mischief could lead to long election night
NYT: Editorial: Voter Rolls: Sorry, I Cant Find Your Name
CSM: Supreme Courts future may hinge on election

CBS2Chicago: Construction Begins for Obama's Election Night Bash
Guardian UK: Confident Obama takes presidential tone in talk of post-election plans
ABC: Obama Tells Virginia Supporters of 'Righteous Wind At Our Backs'

Post Chronicle: WA Sec Of State Wants Proof Of Obama's US Citizenship

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 12 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Thursday



NATIONAL

WSJ: Currencies in Turmoil; Dow Nears Its 5-Year Low
NYT: A Push for Bailout Money to Help Car Buyers
NYT: Bush Calls 20 Nations to Summit on Markets
Hill: Credit-rating agencies come under fire on Capitol Hill
AP/Crutsinger: House panel to tackle meltdown reason, remedy
AP/Fram: People nervous about economy, expect it to improve

Rush Limbaugh: Fear: American Industry Preps for Obama Win by Laying Off Workers

NYT: Fox News Is Digging Deep to Field an All-Star Lineup

NYT: Agency Says Small Businesses Get Close to a Quarter of U.S. Contracts

AP/Abrams: House GOP leader asks Bush to cut off ACORN funds
AP/Davis: GOP, eyeing House losses, pulls out of key races
Arizona Republic: Dem gains could mean key Senate role for Kyl
Reno GJ: Ensign says he hopes 44 to 46 Senate seats stay Republican
PolitickerNV: Ensign praises Cornyn as potential NRSC chair



NEW YORK

Ithaca Journal: New York Senate battle hot as Republicans try to hold back Democrats
Newsday: Donno, Johnson fight for State Senate gets nasty
Newsday: Fight for State Senate gets nasty

NY Post: Another ACORN scandal blooming: Elex board

Albany TU: Union leaders meet with governor

Buffalo News: Paterson aide paid back taxes this week
AP/Gormley: Is Paterson's top aide going down in scandal over $300,000 tax debt?
NY Post: 'Ailing' Gov aide's wacky psych-out: 300G deadbeat had 'non-filer syndrome'

AP: Senate GOP now favor Aqueduct slot machines deal
AP: NY Senate to go along with Aqueduct slots deal

Albany TU: Medicaid requests rise as jobs sour

NY Post: Big win for Mike: Judge nixes bid to stop terms vote
NYDN: Mayor Bloomberg's fate at stake today
AP/Maull: Judge won't block term limit vote

NY Post: Hooker firm admits it 'serviced' Spitzer

Newsday: Tough horizon for Suffolk, NY, Republican party



ALASKA

Hill: Jurors can't reach Stevens verdict after Day 1
AP/Apuzzo: 'Stressful' deliberations begin in Stevens case

AP/Blackledge: Palin's aides defend charging Alaska for children's travel, saying they represent state

SOUTH DAKOTA

NYT: In South Dakota Race, Gauging the Impact of a Senators Health

CALIFORNIA

WSJ: Poll Shows Opposition to Gay Marriage Ban
WSJ: Calpers Looks to Shore Up Assets
SF Chronicle: Critics of S.F. immigration policy win ruling

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Washington swinging Obama-Rossi. Say what?

OREGON

Oregonian: Party leaders handicap the elections

KENTUCKY



Rasmussen: McConnell Leads by Seven in Kentucky
NYT: A Senate Leaders Pork-Barrel Punch
LA Times: Kentucky emerges as surprise Senate battleground

CONNECTICUT

NYT: Connecticut Hopefuls Flock to Public Financing

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Boston Globe: Shaheen, Sununu wage bitter rematch

OHIO

David Broder: Blue Sparks in Red Ohio

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Michigan voter roll surges to 98%
AP/Prichard: Michigan minister runs for Congress from prison
Detroit FP: Worthy probes Kilpatrick's spending

MINNESOTA

WaPo: Hillary Clinton, Al Franken and the Return of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy
AP/Condon: Vandals deface Minn. congressional members' homes
AP: Minn. rep calls talk show appearance `big mistake'

LOUISIANA



WaPo/Cillizza: Jindal Makes a Political Power Play

MISSISSIPPI

AP/Byrd: Mississippi Dem in Senate unlikely but possible

FLORIDA

Hill: Sens urge Fla. to allow GAO to polling places

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October 22, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

AP/Johnson: McCain reminds Biden he's been tested in crisis
Boston Herald: John McCain puts final touches on Granite State
AP/Ramer: NH launched McCain, but can it land him?
Rush Limbaugh: Two Weeks Out, Campaign Goes to Last Place Obama Wants it to Be

Byron York: How Palin Governed
CNN: Transcript of Palin interview with CNN

Michelle Malkin: The Increasingly Erratic, Super-Gaffetastic Joe Biden
Brent Bozell: Joe The Bumbler
American Thinker: Obama's Culture of Death and the Catholic Vote
Newt Gingrich: The Forgotten Man and Election 2008
Pat Buchanan: Tribal Politics

Rush Limbaugh: The Truth: This is a Close Election
Michael Barone: Are the Polls Accurate? Reading them right is more art than science
NRO: McCain Outperforming Bush in Ohio Bellwethers?
NYDN: It's truly Keystone State: Without Pennsylvania, McCain's toast, say experts
Philadelphia DN: Is McCain banking on the 'cracker factor' in Pa.?
American Spectator: Obama's Pa. Poll Leak
Arizona Republic: Heavily Democratic N.M. remains in play
American Thinker: The Joe-the-Plumber vote is bigger than you think
Fox: Poll Suggests U.S. Troops Support McCain 3-1

NYT: Stocks Drop Sharply in Europe and Asia
WaPo: Fed Prepared to Prop Up Money-Market Funds
Rush Limbaugh: Obama and the Democrats Think Capitalism Doesn't Work
Arthur Levitt: How to Restore Confidence in Our Markets
Hill: Economists, Frank support spending on bridges, roads in second stimulus

NY: NYDN: Gov. Paterson advisor Charles O'Byrne ran up $1,400 in suspect charges
PA: AP/Armas: Murtha calls constituents racist, 'redneck,' but earmarks make him popular
TN: Rasmussen: Alexander Stretches Lead to 28 Points in Tennessee
AK: WaPo: Fate of Sen. Stevens In the Jury's Hands
IN: Indianapolis Star: Editorial: Daniels deserves 2nd term to meet further challenges
OH: CNN: Ohio secretary of state's Web site hacked
CA: WSJ: California Home Sales Revive, But Not Without Intense Pain
MN: Minneapolis ST: Minnesota Poll: 3-way Senate race up for grabs
WA: AP/Woodward: Rossi allies assail Gregoire backers' money report

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AP/Johnson: McCain reminds Biden he's been tested in crisis
Boston Herald: John McCain puts final touches on Granite State
AP/Ramer: NH launched McCain, but can it land him?
AP/Johnson: McCain returns to NH trying to stave off Nov. loss
Rush Limbaugh: Two Weeks Out, Campaign Goes to Last Place Obama Wants it to Be
WaPo: Candidates Keep Up Attacks in Key States
NYT: McCains Struggles Leave a G.O.P. Incumbent to Fight a Democratic Tide
NYT: McCain Fights to Keep Crucial Blue State in Play
AP/Miga: McCain, Kerry friendship hits a rocky stretch
Reuters: McCain, Obama Advisers Clash on Balancing the Budget
WSJ: Joe the Plumber and GOP 'Authenticity'
Fox: McCain Campaign Plays Hardball With NBC News, Media

NYT: Acorn Report Raises Issues of Legality

AP/Paulson: Biden advises GOP to focus on economy, not attacks
Rush Limbaugh: Biden Hides After Guaranteeing Enemies Will Test a Weak Obama
NY Post: Biden's bungles: A blatant bias
Michelle Malkin: The Increasingly Erratic, Super-Gaffetastic Joe Biden
Brent Bozell: Joe The Bumbler
American Thinker: Obama's Culture of Death and the Catholic Vote
Newt Gingrich: The Forgotten Man and Election 2008
Pat Buchanan: Tribal Politics
Commentary: Colin Powells Hypocrisy
NYT: After a Year on the Road, Obama Is Changing His Tempo
Michael Gerson: The Irony of Obama
WSJ: Obama and the Tax Tipping Point
AP/Lee: Analysis: Powell Obama endorsement aims at legacy
NYT/Dowd: Powell Moved by a Crescent
AP/Lawless: London's Conservative mayor endorses Obama
Telegraph UK: Boris Johnsons silly endorsement of Barack Obama
NYDN: Tough but loving grandmother gave Obama 'a few kicks in the pants'
American Thinker: The Second Coming of Jimmy Carter
CNS: Obama Sends His Kids to Private School But Opposes School Choice Vouchers
NY Post: Obama's education idiocy
Terence Jeffrey: Obama's Mandate for Nationalized Same-Sex Marriage
Philadelphia DN: Dems sweating over street $ from Obama

Byron York: How Palin Governed
CNN: Transcript of Palin interview with CNN
CNN: Could 'Palin factor' save McCain?
AP/Chereb: Palin says Obama's policies could lead to crises
NYDN: RNC spends thousands on dresses, make-up for Sarah Palin & family
NYT: Palins Hand Seen in Battle Over Mine in Alaska
WaPo: Palin Apologizes for 'Real America' Comments
Reuters: Tina Fey glues ears down to look like Sarah Palin
AP/Blackledge: Alaska funded Palin kids' travel
AP/D'Oro: Palin to interrupt campaign to give deposition Friday in Troopergate investigation
WaPo/Cillizza: Is Palin A 2012 Contender or Pretender?

Rush Limbaugh: The Truth: This is a Close Election
Michael Barone: Are the Polls Accurate? Reading them right is more art than science
NRO: McCain Outperforming Bush in Ohio Bellwethers?
NYDN: It's truly Keystone State: Without Pennsylvania, McCain's toast, say experts
Philadelphia DN: Is McCain banking on the 'cracker factor' in Pa.?
American Spectator: Obama's Pa. Poll Leak
Arizona Republic: Heavily Democratic N.M. remains in play
American Thinker: The Joe-the-Plumber vote is bigger than you think
Fox: Poll Suggests U.S. Troops Support McCain 3-1
Michael Medved: The Consequences of Defeat
Kathleen Parker: The Reverse-Bradley Effect
Rasmussen: South Carolina: McCain 54%, Obama 43%
Rasmussen: McCain Up by Nine in West Virginia
WSJ: Obama Opens Double-Digit Lead
Washington Times: McCain trails in states that backed Bush
Reuters: Obama takes 10-point lead on McCain

Rush Limbaugh: El Rushbo's Early Voting Instructions
NYT: More Democrats Casting Early Ballots, Data Show
WSJ: Outsize Portion of Blacks Are Casting Early Ballots
WaPo: Democrats or Republicans, Latinas Are Swaying the Vote
WaPo: Big Donors Drive Obama's Money Edge
AP/Ring: Vermont, Maine only states to let inmates vote
Hill: Police prepare for unrest

WSJ: Obama's Money Blowout: John McCain gets hoist on his own 'reform.'
WaPo: Editorial: Rebuilding public financing in the wake of Obama's fundraising tsunami

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 13 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Wednesday



NATIONAL

NYT: Stocks Drop Sharply in Europe and Asia
WaPo: Fed Prepared to Prop Up Money-Market Funds
Rush Limbaugh: Obama and the Democrats Think Capitalism Doesn't Work
Arthur Levitt: How to Restore Confidence in Our Markets
Hill: Economists, Frank support spending on bridges, roads in second stimulus
NYT: Protests and Hecklers Have Mortgage Bankers Longing for Good Old Days
AP: Fed moves to bust credit logjam
WSJ: Derivatives and Mass Financial Destruction
WSJ: Plan B for AIG
NYT: Editorial: Only Half a Bailout

Reuters: House Republicans seek new Fannie-Freddie probe

AP/Kellman: Sen Dems subpoena Mukasey to get Justice Dept material on detainee policy

AP/Simmons: Bush raises $1 million for Senate Republicans
Washington Times: Safe seats change lawmakers to donors
Human Events: Top Ten Senate Races Give GOP Jitters
Hill: In Senate, 57 may be all that the Democrats need
Hill: DCCC held $24M edge; NRCC hits the air hard

NYDN: Bill O'Reilly signs contract for four more years on Fox News Channel



NEW YORK

NYDN: Gov. Paterson advisor Charles O'Byrne ran up $1,400 in suspect charges
Albany TU: Wait continues for security clearances for gov's chief of staff and police supt
Albany TU: Paterson downplays security issue
Albany TU: Jobless fund going broke
Newsday: Paterson says aide probe won't bring gridlock
NYT: An Outpost in the Blue Sea of Brooklyn

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Armas: Murtha calls constituents racist and 'redneck,' but earmarks make him popular
Rush Limbaugh: Murtha: Western PA is "Redneck"
LA Times: McCain's push may not budge Pennsylvania

NEW JERSEY

CQ Politics: Dems Press Spending Edge in Tossup New Jersey House Race

TENNESSEE

Rasmussen: Alexander Stretches Lead to 28 Points in Tennessee

ALASKA

WaPo: Fate of Sen. Stevens In the Jury's Hands
NYT: Closing Arguments in Stevens Trial
AP/Apuzzo: Jurors to get Stevens case Wednesday
Hill: Sen. Stevenss fate now rests in jurys hands

NORTH CAROLINA

AP/Baker: North Carolina GOP tries to link Obama, Ayers
NYT: North Carolina's New Blues

VIRGINIA

WaPo: As Parties Woo Va., Spending Soars
CQ Politics: Presidential Ground Games Go Hyper-Local in Northern Virginia
AP/Lewis: McCain, Obama go rural in final fight for Virginia
AP/Loven: Obama takes on national security in Va. swing

WEST VIRGINIA

WaPo: How W.Va. Democrats Came to Terms with Obama's Rise

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Editorial: Daniels deserves 2nd term to meet further challenges
AP/Smith: Indiana governor's race a litmus test for change

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Seniority vs. change fuels 9th District race

OHIO

CNN: Ohio secretary of state's Web site hacked
AP: Ohio elections chief's hacked Web site restored; office says no sensitive data at risk
CNET: Ohio secretary of state site's possibly hacked
NY Post: Both sides warned on Ohio ballots

CALIFORNIA

WSJ: California Home Sales Revive, But Not Without Intense Pain
LA Times: California's next budget battle could get easier
WSJ: Gay Marriage in Peril in California
AP/Nieves: San Francisco weighs decriminalizing prostitution

MINNESOTA

Minneapolis ST: Minnesota Poll: 3-way Senate race up for grabs
Pioneer Press: Franken gets Hillar-ity
Hill: GOPers rebuke Bachmanns comments
CQ Politics: CQ Politics House Rating Changes Topped by Bachmann Blow-Up

WASHINGTON STATE

AP/Woodward: Rossi allies assail Gregoire backers' money report
Seattle Times: Where Gregoire, Rossi stand on environmental issues
Seattle PI: Gregoire, Rossi campaigns spread wealth around in final days

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