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October 14, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WaPo: McCain, Palin Stump for Crucial Hampton Roads Votes
NYT: Tempering Attacks, McCain Says He’s a Leader for Troubled Times
AP/Sanner: McCain: Lewis' remarks on campaign tone are unfair
WSJ: John Lewis's Race Grenade: A former civil-rights leader fans racial tensions
Reuters: McCain to outline tax relief for seniors

WSJ: Obama and Acorn: Community organizers, phony voters, and your tax dollars
Rush Limbaugh: Obama to ACORN: You'll Set Policy
Stanley Kurtz: How ACORN & its Dem allies built the mortgage disaster

Fred Barnes: Worst Case Scenario: What Obama and a Dem Congress would accomplish
Brit Hume: Media Ignoring Ugly Attacks on McCain-Palin By Obama Supporters?
Charles Krauthammer: Obama Friends Call Character Into Question

WSJ: Obama Bulks Up His Economic Agenda
NYT: Obama Details Plan to Aid Victims of Fiscal Crisis
IBD: An Obama 'Rescue' Plan That Doesn't
Fox: Obama to Plumber: My Plan Will 'Spread the Wealth Around'
NYT/Brooks: Big Government Ahead

Washington Times: Obama voters eye high court post for Clinton

Richmond TD: Palin rallies in Richmond; McCain exhorts in Va. Beach
WaPo: Palin Stays on the Offensive at Huge Va. Rally
CNN: Palin: We can't let 'leftist groups…steal this election'
NYT: Palin: A Riveting Speaker, Waving the Flag
AP/Goldman: Levi Johnston breaks silence on marrying Bristol Palin

Rush Limbaugh: Three Weeks Out: Where We Are
Politico: Schmidt: McCain 'within striking distance'
Rasmussen: FOX/Rasmussen Swing State Polling

NYT: U.S. Investing $250 Billion in Banks
NYT: Intervention Is Bold, but Has a Basis in History
Washington Times: Dow soars 936 in frantic trading
Pat Buchanan: Liquidating the Empire

NYT: Democrats Plan Proposal to Spur Economy
WaPo: House Democrats Consider Large, New Economic Stimulus Package

Rush Limbaugh: House Democrats in Sex Scandal, Rep. Mahoney Paid Off Mistress
NYT: Sex Scandal Shakes Race for Congress in Florida

NY: NY Post/Dicker: Upstate pol busted for kiddie porn
FL: Hill: This time, sex scandal in Florida’s 16th helps GOP
AK: Hill: DoJ: E-mails during Stevens renovations kept secret
OH: American Thinker/Moran: How to Steal Ohio
OR: CQ Politics: Smith Faltering in Oregon, Democrat Merkley’s Chances Brighten
MN: Hill: Lieberman going to bat for Coleman

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NYT: Tempering Attacks, McCain Says Hes a Leader for Troubled Times
WaPo: McCain, Palin Stump for Crucial Hampton Roads Votes
AP/Sanner: McCain: Lewis' remarks on campaign tone are unfair
WSJ: John Lewis's Race Grenade: A former civil-rights leader fans racial tensions
Reuters: McCain to outline tax relief for seniors
AP/Fouhy: McCain offers tougher criticism of Bush economics
WSJ: Wall Street Donors Resent Being Blamed by McCain
WSJ/Taranto: Is the Angry Right the product of a left-wing plot?
Weekly Standard: The McCain-Palin Outbursts the Press Won't Report
AP/Niesse: McCain's fellow POWs recount Vietnam

WSJ: Obama and Acorn: Community organizers, phony voters, and your tax dollars
Rush Limbaugh: Obama to ACORN: You'll Set Policy
Stanley Kurtz: How ACORN & its Dem allies built the mortgage disaster
WaPo: McCain Campaign Accuses ACORN of Voter Fraud, Highlights Ties to Obama
NY Post: Bogus voter booted amid probe of ACORN
Wes Pruden: Obama's acolytes turn it ugly
Townhall: ACORN's Rap Sheet
IBD: Obamacorn

Fred Barnes: Worst Case Scenario: What Obama and a Dem Congress would accomplish
Brit Hume: Media Ignoring Ugly Attacks on McCain-Palin By Obama Supporters?
Charles Krauthammer: Obama Friends Call Character Into Question
Jonah Goldberg: Obama's getting off easy
WaPo/Kurtz: McCain Attack Ads Called Inevitable -- And Ineffective
EJ Dionne: McCain and the Raging Right

WSJ: Obama Bulks Up His Economic Agenda
NYT: Obama Details Plan to Aid Victims of Fiscal Crisis
Hill: Obama offers new economic plans
IBD: An Obama 'Rescue' Plan That Doesn't
Fox: Obama to Plumber: My Plan Will 'Spread the Wealth Around'
Washington Times: Obama details plan to restore economy; McCain hails underdog role
AP/Wills: Obama calls for moratorium on foreclosures, 2-yr tax break for small businesses
Rush Limbaugh: Explained: Obama's Lies about Raising Taxes on Small Business
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Tax "Cuts" and "Credits" are Just a Disguise for New Deal 3
Detroit News: Obama presses support for ailing Big Three Automakers
WaPo: Obama Adds $60 Billion to Economic Plan; McCain Expected to Unveil Proposals Today
WaPo: Looking Ahead, Obama Builds Ties With 'Blue Dogs'
CNN: Gun control group backs Obama-Biden
NYT/Brooks: Big Government Ahead
Human Events: Intellectual Flyover Country
American Thinker: Will the Real John McCain Please Stand Up?
NY Post: The O Jesse knows
NY Observer: Campaigning for Obama, Celebrating Hillary
American Thinker: Obama's Religious Ruse: 'I've Always Been a Christian'
Fox: Barack Obama's Pattern of False Statements on Bill Ayers
Times UK: Before he was famous: the truth behind Obamas meteoric ascent

Washington Times: Obama voters eye high court post for Clinton

Newsday: Presidential debate a hot topic at Hofstra University
NYT: In Staging Events, Debate Commission Gets Help From Corporate America
AP/Fouhy: Economy, financial crisis crowd out other issues
NYDN: Bob Schieffer: I'll keep Barack Obama & John McCain on track

Richmond TD: Palin rallies in Richmond; McCain exhorts in Va. Beach
WaPo: Palin Stays on the Offensive at Huge Va. Rally
CNN: Palin: We can't let 'leftist groupssteal this election'
NYT: Palin: A Riveting Speaker, Waving the Flag
Daily Sentinel: Palin surprises local shoppers with visit
NYDN: Sarah Palin turns deaf ear to 'hecklers' at own rally
AP/Lewis: Palin mistakes fans for protesters at Va. rally
NYDN: Whatever Sarah Palin says, she exaggerates
NYDN: Baby daddy Levi Johnston speaks on Bristol Palin, Barack Obama and pregnancy
AP/Goldman: Levi Johnston breaks silence on marrying Bristol Palin
Baltimore Sun: Palin's out of her depth, and we hold our breath

Rush Limbaugh: Three Weeks Out: Where We Are
Politico: Schmidt: McCain 'within striking distance'
Rasmussen: FOX/Rasmussen Swing State Polling
Rasmussen: Florida: Obama 51%, McCain 46%
Rasmussen: Obama Still Ahead by Three in Missouri
Rasmussen: Obama, McCain Tied in Tar Heel State
Rasmussen: Obama Now Leads McCain in Ohio
Rasmussen: Virginia: Obama 50% McCain 47%
Politico: Poll: Obama leads in 3 of 4 key Bush counties
American Thinker: Tracking polls show signs of hope for McCain
Reuters: Obama opens 6-point lead on McCain
Reuters: Few confident presidential candidates can fix economy: poll
NYDN: Barack Obama still in poll position with lead over John McCain
Boston Herald: Zogby: Statistical dead heat
CNN: Will Obama suffer from the 'Bradley effect?'
Washington Times: Obama gaining in pivotal Midwest
Rush Limbaugh: Moderate GOP Got the Campaign They Wanted and They Don't Like It
Ted Nugent: Time to Close the Deal
Phyllis Schafly: McCain's Prospects Depend on Telling Truth About Obama
Politico: Who's in control of McCain's campaign?
American Thinker: What McCain Must Do
David Limbaugh: Still Time for Voters To Wake Up
Mail UK: 'I've lost faith in The Messiah': How I lost my Obama-mania
NewsBusters: Will Media Investigate Obama Affair Rumors?

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 21 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Tuesday



NATIONAL

NYT: U.S. Investing $250 Billion in Banks
NYT: Intervention Is Bold, but Has a Basis in History
NYT: Japanese Stocks Soar; Europe Also Posts Solid Gains
NY Post: Wall Street bulls roar back
Washington Times: Dow soars 936 in frantic trading
NYT: Both Sides of the Aisle See More Regulation
AP/Crutsinger: Bush to announce new details of bank rescue plan
WSJ: America Will Remain the Superpower
WSJ: We're Laying the Groundwork for Recovery
Charles Schumer: How to Rescue the Banks: Treasury secretary is now on the right track
WSJ: Shouting 'Fannie!' in a Crowded Congress
Pat Buchanan: Liquidating the Empire
NY Post: Editorial: eady, set ... spend

NYT: Democrats Plan Proposal to Spur Economy
WaPo: House Democrats Consider Large, New Economic Stimulus Package
AP/Davis: Parties jockey for advantage on economic aid
Hill: Stark party lines being drawn on next stimulus plan

Rush Limbaugh: House Democrats in Sex Scandal, Rep. Mahoney Paid Off Mistress
NYT: Sex Scandal Shakes Race for Congress in Florida
WaPo: Fla. Democrat Accused of Paying Ex-Mistress to Keep Quiet
CQ Politics: Speaker Wants Ethics Investigation: Dem Arranged Payments to Ex-Mistress
Hill: Mahoney says he wants ethics investigation
Hill: Report: Dem Rep. Mahoney paid off mistress

Politico: RNC eyes $5M bailout for GOP senators
Politico: Little love for cash-strapped GOP recruits
KC Star: Democrats dream of filibuster-proof majority in Senate
AP: 11 gubernatorial races also tied to economy

AP: Acting ATF director still not confirmed after 2 years in job, blocked by his own party

NYT: Quiet Political Shifts as More Blacks Are Elected

NYT: Drug Industry, Having Long Smiled on G.O.P., Now Splits Donations Equally



NEW YORK

NY Post/Dicker: Upstate pol busted for kiddie porn
Newsday: D'Amato's bipartisan fundraiser
Albany TU: Stachowskis response
NYT: Term-Limits Change Could Upend Campaign Rules

FLORIDA

AP/Skoloff: Fla. congressman seeks probe after affair reports
RedState: Sex in Florida 16. Again.
Politico: Scandal engulfs Florida Democrat
Hill: This time, sex scandal in Floridas 16th helps GOP

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Editorial: From Ayers to Osama? Virginia state GOP makes an outlandish comparison

PENNSYLVANIA

David Broder: Closing a Deal in Pa.

ALASKA

Hill: DoJ: E-mails during Stevens renovations kept secret

Anchorage DN: Alaska National Guard commander slams critics
AP/Sutton: Palin's rural adviser quits, says too few Native voices in Cabinet

OHIO

American Thinker/Moran: How to Steal Ohio
AP/Sewell: Ohio congresswoman hit by car while jogging, broken ribs and vertebrae
NYDN: Ohio's economic fears trump race card in Presidential race

OREGON

CQ Politics: Smith Faltering in Oregon, Democrat Merkleys Chances Brighten

MINNESOTA

Hill: Lieberman going to bat for Coleman

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: One in three recent Atlanta Police Academy graduates have criminal records

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October 13, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WSJ: Adviser Says McCain Has Tax Cuts in Mind
USA Today: McCain plans to stress tax cuts to help economy
Politico: Strategists: McCain must hammer on economy
Dick Morris: Gallup Polls and the Dow Average -- McCain's Problem
NYT/Kristol: Fire the Campaign

WSJ: Obama's 95% Illusion: It depends on what the meaning of 'tax cut' is
Washington Times: Obama tax cut 'refunds' those who don't pay: Critics call it 'welfare'
Washington Times: Editorial: ACORN: What were they thinking?
American Thinker: Don't tell me - ANOTHER radical in Obama's background?

AP/Bauder: Schieffer set to moderate last debate
Townhall/Adler: My letter to Bob Schieffer

Columbus Dispatch: Palin's folksy charm a hit in Democratic region
AP/Elliott: Palin takes message of economic recovery to hills of Appalachian Ohio
Anchorage DN: Palin on energy: Gov's record here is better than McCain's energy platform
Boston Herald: Thousands expected at Sarah Palin’s 2nd NH rally
Altoona Mirror: Sheetz employees, customers abuzz over Palin’s lunch break
Pittsburgh TR: Palin argues for economic freedom
WTOV9: Gov. Palin To Talk With Ohio Valley Voters
Kennebec Journal: Enthusiastic fans greet Todd Palin in Palmyra campaign appearance

Houston Chronicle: If Obama's lead shrinks, a number of key states could flip to McCain
Savannah Morning News: Less could be more in election
NY Post: Clouds on O-rizen in Sunshine State
NY Post: Barack tightens race in crucial Ohio

NYT: Britain Props Up Banks as Fed Leads Funding Effort
Washington Times: Europe agrees to secure banks

Reuters: Rep Frank plans economy stimulus bill in November
Reuters: Democrats call for massive econ stimulus plan
Hill: Blunt indicates openness to second stimulus

NY: NY Post/Dicker: Top GOPer rips Gov's 'betrayal': Furor over Senate
AK: Hill: Government probes Catherine Stevens's records
VA: WaPo: GOP Head Compares Obama to Bin Laden
GA: AP/Evans: GOP Ga. senator in 'fight of his life'
CA: Sacramento Bee: Mormons lead the way in financing Yes on Prop. 8 efforts
FL: Sun-Sentinel: Many convicted felons remain on voter rolls

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WSJ: Adviser Says McCain Has Tax Cuts in Mind
USA Today: McCain plans to stress tax cuts to help economy
Politico: Strategists: McCain must hammer on economy
NYT: No New Economic Proposal Expected From McCain
Politico: McCain abandons plan for new tax cuts
NYT: Writing Memoir, McCain Found a Narrative for Life
Reuters: McCain seeks to revive campaign, reassure supporters
AP/Fouhy: McCain vows to whip Obama's 'you know what'
WaPo: Seeing White House From a Cell in Hanoi
AP/Fram: Disadvantage, McCain: Independents' support split
AP/Gormley: Reform Party endorses McCain
WaPo: What McCain Hasn't Tried
AP/Sidoti: GOP frets about McCain's strategy, prospects
Politico: Struggling McCain debuts comeback speech
Reuters: McCain set for makeup appearance on Letterman show
NYT/Kristol: Fire the Campaign
Dick Morris: Gallup Polls and the Dow Average -- McCain's Problem

WSJ: Obama's 95% Illusion: It depends on what the meaning of 'tax cut' is
Washington Times: Obama tax cut 'refunds' those who don't pay: Critics call it 'welfare'
WaPo: Clintons Join Biden to Campaign for Obama in Scranton
NYT: The Man Behind the Whispers About Obama
NYT: Race Remains Campaign Issue, but Not a Clear One
NYT: In Friendly Region, Biden Cites McCain as Erratic
NYDN: Barack Obama tells Daily News how he'd lead us through the economic meltdown
AP/Rubinkam: Biden decries 'unbecoming personal attacks'
WaPo: A New Wrinkle (or Unwrinkle) in the Campaign: The Biden Brow
Washington Times: Editorial: ACORN: What were they thinking?
Politico: Ayers ad: 'Guilt by participation'
American Thinker: Obama's Three Strikes
American Thinker: Why Obama's socialism matters
Pittsburgh TR/Zito: Imagining a President Obama
NY Post: Editorial: Obama's hot Ayers
WSJ: GOP Says Vandalism at Offices Prompts Beefed-Up Security
NewsBusters: When Will MSM Report Obama's Support for Kenyan Tyrant Odinga?
Daily Mail UK: Everyone is out to destroy Palin - but it's Obama's past we should examine
American Thinker: Don't tell me - ANOTHER radical in Obama's background?

AP/Bauder: Schieffer set to moderate last debate
Townhall/Adler: My letter to Bob Schieffer
AP: Text size: McCain vows to win Hofstra debate
NYDN: Presidential debate a feather in Hofstra's cap, but at big cost

Columbus Dispatch: Palin's folksy charm a hit in Democratic region
AP/Elliott: Palin takes message of economic recovery to hills of Appalachian Ohio
Anchorage DN: Palin on energy: Gov's record here is better than McCain's energy platform
Boston Herald: Thousands expected at Sarah Palins 2nd NH rally
Altoona Mirror: Sheetz employees, customers abuzz over Palins lunch break
Pittsburgh TR: Palin argues for economic freedom
WTOV9: Gov. Palin To Talk With Ohio Valley Voters
Kennebec Journal: Enthusiastic fans greet Todd Palin in Palmyra campaign appearance
Boston Herald: Todd Palins grassroots campaign
WaPo: Cue 'Barracuda'
AP/Beamish: From Vogue to MTV, Palin drew press to Alaska
AP/Volz: Palin has mixed record as fiscal conservative
NY Post: Palin falls prey to Fey
NewsBusters: NYT Pulls Misleading Account of Palin Puck Dropping Ceremony
Times UK: McCain tussles with Palin over whipping up a mob mentality
Haaretz: Pakistan President gets fatwa for 'flirting' with Sarah Palin

Houston Chronicle: Obama is leading nationally, but if lead shrinks, a number of key states could flip to McCain
Savannah Morning News: Less could be more in election
Richmond TD: McCain-Palin: Winning, Winsome, Wizened, Wise, & Well Sea-Legged
Reuters: Obama has four-point lead on McCain
Reuters: Obama leads McCain by 10 points: Wash Post/ABC poll
WaPo: Obama Up by 10 Points as McCain Favorability Ratings Fall
NY Post: Clouds on O-rizen in Sunshine State
NY Post: Barack tightens race in crucial Ohio
WSJ: In Virginia, McCain Struggles To Hold the South for GOP
WSJ: Obama Camp's Travel Seems a Factor In Recent Leads in Battleground States
Rasmussen: California: Obama 56% McCain 40%



NATIONAL

NYT: Britain Props Up Banks as Fed Leads Funding Effort
Washington Times: Europe agrees to secure banks
AP/Dunphy: Gov't eyes plan to take ownership stakes in banks
WSJ: Keep Your Money in the Market
WSJ: The 1% Panic: Our financial models were only meant to work 99% of the time
Boston Globe: Congress urges swift bank rescue
Jed Babbin: Oops: Paulson's Trail Balloon is leaking badly
Human Events: Judging the Bailout

Reuters: Rep Frank plans economy stimulus bill in November
Reuters: Democrats call for massive econ stimulus plan
Hill: Blunt indicates openness to second stimulus

WaPo: Tension May Feed Decline of U.S. Power in Space

John Bolton: Bush's North Korea Surrender Will Have Lasting Consequences

WaPo: Down, Down, Down East for the GOP?
Hill: Specter, Schumer clash over attack ads

NEW YORK

NY Post/Dicker: Top GOPer rips Gov's 'betrayal': Furor over Senate
NYT: Speaker Pledges Support, but Mayor Needs More
NY Post: Quinn now in Mike's corner
NYDN/Benjamin: Christine Quinn is gambling for her political life
AP/Matthews: NYC council speaker backs Bloomberg plan
Newsday: 7th Senate district: One of LI's hottest races
NY Post: 'Judge' finances probed
NY Post: State's OTB revenues pulling up lame

ALASKA

Hill: Government probes Catherine Stevens's records
NYT: Using Disclosure Rules as a Defense for a Senator
Hill: Stevens mum on testifying at his trial

LA Times: Lawyers for Sarah Palin say report is effort to 'smear' her

VIRGINIA

WaPo: GOP Head Compares Obama to Bin Laden
CQ Politics: Dems Dreams of Virginia House Seat Takeover Closer to Reality

GEORGIA

AP/Evans: GOP Ga. senator in 'fight of his life'

NEW JERSEY

Newsday: NJ gov: Stimulus plan will help counter recession

CALIFORNIA

Sacramento Bee: Mormons lead the way in financing Yes on Prop. 8 efforts
Wash Times: Duncan Hunter's earmarks benefit his son: Recipients give to campaign

FLORIDA

Sun-Sentinel: Many convicted felons remain on voter rolls
Orlando Sentinel: ACORN's voter signups bother McCain, but not Crist

ILLINOIS

State JR: State NAACP head sees parallels between 1908 race riots, 2008 presidential race

MINNESOTA



Minneapolis ST: Norm Coleman: Pragmatist - or opportunist?

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October 12, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Des Moines Register: McCain rebukes protesters at rally
MSNBC: McCain: 'Americans are angry'
LA Times: John McCain rally in Iowa marked by partisan prayer
WSJ: McCain Asks Supporters to Show Obama Respect
CNN: McCain calls comments by Georgia Democrat 'shocking'

Mail UK: Obama hit by 'affair' smears following claims that attractive aide was banned by wife
NYT: McCain Campaign Sustains the Focus on Obama’s Links to a 1960s Radical
Chicago ST: 10 things to know about Bill Ayers
NY Post: 7-yr.-old get an ACORN vote

Ken Blackwell: 3rd Presidential Debate: Open Letter to Bob Schieffer

Bangor Daily News: Cheering crowd greets Todd Palin at Palmyra rally
WTRF: Thousands Get Tickets to See Palin Speak
Weekly Standard: Palin Slams Obama's Pro-Abortion-on-Demand Record
AP: Palin drops ceremonial first puck in Philadelphia Flyers' home-opener against Rangers
Washington Times: Editorial: Palin's celebritydom

KC Star: McCain inches closer in Saturday's Gallup Poll
LA Times: McCain campaign sees Iowa as still in play
NYT: Do Polls Lie About Race?
WaPo: Pollsters Debate 'Bradley Effect'
Houston Chronicle: Analysis: McCain down, but can Obama hang on?

WSJ: World's Financial Leaders Vow to Unite
Washington Times: Financial crisis reshapes world order

Gulf Times: ‘Opec may fall apart if Saudi shuns output cut’

Washington Times: Democrats eye lame-duck session
AP/Espo: Tax rebate, food stamp money possible in aid plan

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NY: Newsday: Race for the State Senate
VA: Washington Times: McCain returns to battle in Virginia
CT: NYT: Using Biology, Not Religion, to Argue Against Same-Sex Marriage
CA: WSJ: California Pops the Question: Can this marriage proposition be saved?
TX: AP/Graczyk: 12 Texas inmates face execution in next six weeks

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Des Moines Register: McCain rebukes protesters at rally
MSNBC: McCain: 'Americans are angry'
LA Times: John McCain rally in Iowa marked by partisan prayer
WSJ: McCain Asks Supporters to Show Obama Respect
CNN: McCain calls comments by Georgia Democrat 'shocking'
Politico: Civil rights icon says McCain stirs hate
WaPo: Issue of Race Creeps Into Campaign
NYT: A Candidate Who Embraces Opposites
NYT: Concern in G.O.P. After Rough Week for McCain
Washington Times: Backers offering nastiest attacks
NYT/Rich: The Terrorist Barack Hussein Obama
WaPo: Obama Camp Relying Heavily on Ground Effort
Daily InterLake: McCains ignoble failure to ignite
Hill: McCain: Obama trying to 'exploit' financial crisis
KATU: Pair arrested after large McCain sign torched
WaPo: Antiwar Protestor Disrupts McCain Iowa Rally

NYT: McCain Campaign Sustains the Focus on Obamas Links to a 1960s Radical
Chicago ST: 10 things to know about Bill Ayers
Politico: Obama calls Ayers charges 'smears'
Chicago Tribune: Daley reins in radicals the Chicago Way
NY Post: 7-yr.-old get an ACORN vote
Sunday Monitor UG: Old friends say drugs played bit part in Obamas young life
Daily Nation Kenya: 22 days to go, Republican campaign gets dirty
Mail UK: Obama hit by 'affair' smears following claims that attractive aide was banned by wife

Bangor Daily News: Cheering crowd greets Todd Palin at Palmyra rally
WTRF: Thousands Get Tickets to See Palin Speak
Weekly Standard: Palin Slams Obama's Pro-Abortion-on-Demand Record
CNN: Palin heightens rhetoric on abortion
AP: Palin criticizes Obama's position on abortion
NYT: Investigator Discounted Palins Fears as Motivation to Seek Removal of a Trooper
AP: Palin drops ceremonial first puck in Philadelphia Flyers' home-opener against Rangers
NBC10: Flyers Defend Palin's Invitation To Drop Puck
NYDN: Sarah Palin booed as she drops puck at Flyers-Rangers game in Philadelphia
AP/Burke: Palin uses her elected office to promote religious causes
Washington Times: Palin bio's author basks in limelight
Washington Times: Editorial: Palin's celebritydom

NYDN: Presidential debate a feather in Hofstra's cap, but at big cost
NYT: A College in the Eye of a Debate
Ken Blackwell: Open Letter to Bob Schieffer

KC Star: McCain inches closer in Saturday's Gallup Poll
LA Times: McCain campaign sees Iowa as still in play
NYT: Do Polls Lie About Race?
WaPo: Pollsters Debate 'Bradley Effect'
Houston Chronicle: Analysis: McCain down, but can Obama hang on?
Rasmussen: 55% Expect Obama Victory, Only 15% Believe McCain Will Win
CNN: Obama needs 75 percent turnout in Philadelphia, says Rendell
Reuters: Obama opens 6-point lead over McCain
Bloomberg: Obama Gains in Iowa, Florida Boost National Lead, Polls Show
LA Times: Obama rides a wave of bad economic news

Jeff Jacoby: A vote for voting on Election Day



NATIONAL

WSJ: World's Financial Leaders Vow to Unite
Washington Times: Financial crisis reshapes world order
Washington Times: Global creditors end U.S. spending spree
WSJ: Restoring Confidency: Let Goldman go first
NYT: Those With Sense of History May Find Its Time to Invest
Times UK: How FDR saved US
NYT/Dowd: Are We Rome? Tu Betchus!

Gulf Times: Opec may fall apart if Saudi shuns output cut

Washington Times: Democrats eye lame-duck session
AP/Espo: Tax rebate, food stamp money possible in aid plan

Globe&Mail: Auto merger has many pitfalls, few advantages

AP/Lee: NKorea off US blacklist after nuke inspection deal

WaPo: Incumbents Are Attacked for Rescue Plan
AP/Davis: Financial woes boost Democrats in Congress races

Pittsburgh PG: The Creation Museum packs in the crowds

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet



NEW YORK

Newsday: Race for the State Senate
Albany TU: Paterson signs pension reform bill
NY Post: GOP's big NY cash bash
NYT: In a City of Many Democrats, a Haven for G.O.P. Women

NYDN: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn to back Bloomberg's term limit bill
George Will: Bloomberg: Dispensable Arrogance

VIRGINIA

Washington Times: McCain returns to battle in Virginia
WaPo: Va. Democrats' Surprising Plan: Call Bill Clinton
NYT: Obama Battles Block by Block to Get Voters to Polls
AP: McCain campaign drops Va. GOP official after he mocked Obama in a newspaper column

ALASKA

AP/Apuzzo: Ethics report hits hardest at Todd Palin, not Sarah
NYDN: Sarah Palin: Troopergate probe findings show I didn't break laws
Swamp: Sarah Palin: Denies 'abuse' of power

CONNECTICUT

AP/Eaton-Robb: Connecticut gay marriage opponents look to constitutional convention to overturn court ruling
NYT: Using Biology, Not Religion, to Argue Against Same-Sex Marriage

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Fouhy: Clintons launch campaign swing for Obama in Pa.

CALIFORNIA

WSJ: California Pops the Question: Can this marriage proposition be saved?
North Country Times: Yes on Prop. 8 - the case for traditional marriage
Sacramento Bee: Ballot measures could put state deeper in debt

MASSACHUSETTS

WSJ: Boston Successor Chatter: new generation of senators in Massachusetts

TEXAS

AP/Graczyk: 12 Texas inmates face execution in next six weeks

COLORADO

Rocky Mountain News: RV campaign tour attempts to court rural Colorado voters

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October 11, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WSJ: McCain Asks Supporters to Show Obama Respect
WaPo: Some in GOP Frustrated at Omission in Attacks on Obama
AP: McCain says investors shouldn't have to sell retirement accounts while Wall Street down

WaPo: Palin's New Role: Traditional Running Mate

NY Post: Editorial: Bam's vote-fraud buddies
American Spectator: Stealing Pennsylvania: "Massive Fraud"
Cleveland Leader: Obama Campaign Involved in More Cover-Ups in ACORN Scandal

David Broder: What Honeymoon? The Proposals That Could Bind Obama
Michael Barone: Obama's M.O.: Government By Thugocracy

WSJ: Wild Day Caps Worst Week Ever for Stocks
NYT: Rich Nations Pushing for Coordination in Rescue
Rush Limbaugh: Fear of Obama Presidency Hurt Markets; McCain is the Solution

NYT: For Karl Rove, a Busy New Career and a ‘Rovian’ Legacy

Chicago ST: Sunday's news shows

NY: Albany TU: “Barack Osama” absentee ballot sent to voters in Rensselaer County
CT: Hartford Courant: State Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
AK: Hill: Alaska lawmakers say Palin abused authority
VA: WaPo: Va. Republicans Chart a Return to Dominance
GA: Reuters: Senate race in Georgia tops farm-district races
OH: AP/Kinney: Appeals court says no time to verify new voter registrations
CA: WSJ: California Is Headed for a Real Fiscal Train Wreck
VT: Rasmussen: GOP Incumbent Governor Leads in Vermont
IL: AP/Robinson: Obama fundraiser, convicted of fraud, spills beans

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN







WSJ: McCain Asks Supporters to Show Obama Respect
WaPo: Some in GOP Frustrated at Omission in Attacks on Obama
WaPo: McCain Moves to Soften the Tone at Rallies, if Not in Ads
NYT: McCain Lauds and Attacks Obama in Same Day
NYT: Attacking Obamas Associations
AP: Top McCain official raises Obama's past drug use
Politico: Crowd boos after McCain says Obama not 'an Arab'
AP/Elliott: McCain booed by supporters after trying to calm angry anti-Obama chants
WSJ/Taranto: Some disturbing--and embarrassing--behavior by McCain supporters
AP/Milicia: Palin says Ohio supporters want McCain to 'take the gloves off'

AP: McCain says investors shouldn't have to sell retirement accounts while Wall Street down
CQ Politics: McCain Gets No Support From GOP on Mortgage Plan
Human Events: McCain Letter Demanded 2006 Action on Fannie and Freddie

David Broder: What Honeymoon? The Proposals That Could Bind Obama
Michael Barone: Obama's M.O.: Government By Thugocracy
NYT: The Shadow President

WaPo: Palin's New Role: Traditional Running Mate
NYT: Couric Rebounds With Web and Palin

AP: Watchdog seeks probe of 2 political groups' TV ads

NY Post: Editorial: Bam's vote-fraud buddies
American Spectator: Stealing Pennsylvania: "Massive Fraud"
Cleveland Leader: Obama Campaign Involved in More Cover-Ups in ACORN Scandal
NYT: On Obama, Acorn and Voter Registration

AP: Half sister of Cindy McCain dies

Reuters: Obama holds 4-point lead on McCain in race
NYT: It Aint Over
Rasmussen: Oregon: Obama by 11
WSJ: As the U.S. Economy Sputters, Working-Class Women Shift to Obama
John Fund: Rich vs. Poor: Obama crushes McCain with his wallet
Weekly Standard/Kristol: Viva McCain! The best man for the job
NY Post: Gay-porn kingpin linked to O
Atlanta JC: Poll: Obama struggles to sway evangelicals

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 24 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Saturday



NATIONAL



WSJ: Wild Day Caps Worst Week Ever for Stocks
NYT: Rich Nations Pushing for Coordination in Rescue
WSJ: Government Fear Itself: Potential bank investors don't want to be 'AIG-ed.'
WSJ: The Government Is Contributing to the Panic
Washington Times: Let free markets work, say conservatives
Rush Limbaugh: Fear of Obama Presidency Hurt Markets; McCain is the Solution

NYT: For Karl Rove, a Busy New Career and a Rovian Legacy
NYT: Throwing Incaution to the Wind, Stone Paints Bush
AP/Riechmann: Bush raises $2 million in Florida, South Carolina

AP/Lardner: Federal agents seize documents from Calif. company with $2 billion Iraq war contract

Hill: Davis predicts double-digit losses for House GOP

Chicago ST: Sunday's news shows



NEW YORK

Albany TU: Barack Osama absentee ballot sent to voters in Rensselaer County
NYT: Blessed in Triplicate
NYT: Pirro Gains New Perch, but Past Isnt Far Behind
NYT: Democrats Are Gaining in State, Registration Data Shows
AP/Gormley: NY near deal on lucrative video slots at Aqueduct
Albany TU: Its Delaware North for Aqueduct VLTs
Washington Times: Mr. Rangel's mess

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: State Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
NYT: Gay Marriage Is Ruled Legal in Connecticut
AP/Collins: Connecticut's high court gives gay couples the right to marry, says civil unions aren't enough

NYT: In Tight House Race, Bush Record Is Battleground

ALASKA

Hill: Alaska lawmakers say Palin abused authority
WSJ: Alaska Probe Says Palin Abused Her Authority
WSJ: McCain-Palin 2008 Statement on Troopergate Report
WSJ: Alaska Governors Office Responds to Troopergate Report
Washington Times: Palin abused powers, report says
WaPo: Probe Finds Palin Abused Power in Case of Trooper
NYT: Alaska Inquiry Concludes Palin Abused Powers
Reuters: Alaska ethics probe says Palin abused her power

AP/Thiessen: Anchorage judge orders state to preserve Palin's e-mails from private accounts

WaPo: Stevens's Reputation 'Sterling,' Powell Says

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Va. Republicans Chart a Return to Dominance

GEORGIA

Reuters: Senate race in Georgia tops farm-district races

OHIO

AP/Kinney: Appeals court says no time to verify new voter registrations

CALIFORNIA

WSJ: California Is Headed for a Real Fiscal Train Wreck

VERMONT

Rasmussen: GOP Incumbent Governor Leads in Vermont

MICHIGAN

Rasmussen: Levin Still Dominates Michigan Senate Election

NORTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: Hagan Still Leads Dole in North Carolina Senate Showdown

ILLINOIS

AP/Robinson: Obama fundraiser, convicted of fraud, spills beans

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October 10, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WSJ: McCain Campaign Is at Odds Over Negative Attacks' Scope
WaPo: Candidates Spar Over McCain Plan for Loans
WaPo: Anger Is Crowd's Overarching Emotion at McCain Rally
Rush Limbaugh: Yosemite Sam Lights the Fuse

NYDN: Barack Obama's lying about link to Bill Ayers, insists John McCain
Charles Krauthammer: Obama & Friends: Judge Not?
IBD: Ayers Has Not Left Radicalism Behind
YouTube: McCain video ad: Chicago Way

John Fund: A Smelly Acorn: The 'voter registration' racket
Washington Times: Obama camp downplays payments to ACORN
Rush Limbaugh: If Obama Is Really So Far Ahead, Why Does ACORN Have to Cheat?

Peggy Noonan: America's political class lacks the seriousness this moment demands
Pat Buchanan: Can McCain Still Win?
Rich Lowry: 'No sudden moves': Obama's way to satisfy
Michelle Malkin: The Obama Witch Project

NYT: Fictitious Donors Found in Obama Finance Records
Washington Times: Obama tried to sway Iraqis on Bush deal

Columbus Dispatch: Palin takes aim at Obama's integrity
Washington Times: Palin not getting fair shot, poll says: Survey finds unequal press
WaPo: PR Consultant Helped Palin Grab Spotlight
NYT/Brooks: The Class War Before Palin
Rush Limbaugh: Drive-Bys Attack Palin Crowds
Sky News: Palin 'Hacker' Set To Face Trial

Rasmussen: McCain Jumps to Seven-Point Lead in Indiana

NYT: Markets in Europe and Asia Plunge
WSJ: Market's 7-Day Rout Leaves U.S. Reeling
NY Post: 'People have lost all faith'
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Destroyed Your 401(k)

CQ Politics: The Fight by GOP Conservatives for Control of Their Party

NY: Albany TU: Poll puts GOP newcomer far ahead of Democratic senator
AK: WaPo: Inouye Praises Stevens's Integrity: Fellow Senator Testifies for Defense
OH: Columbus Dispatch: Brunner's ballot policy illegal, judge rules
MN: Rasmussen: Franken Leads Coleman in Minnesota Senate Race

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WSJ: McCain Campaign Is at Odds Over Negative Attacks' Scope
WaPo: Candidates Spar Over McCain Plan for Loans
WaPo: Anger Is Crowd's Overarching Emotion at McCain Rally
Politico: GOP frustrations roil McCain rallies
Rush Limbaugh: Yosemite Sam Lights the Fuse
AFP: Inflammatory Republican rallies raise concern
AP/Bauer: McCain looks to shore up support across Wisconsin
AP/Theimer: National Rifle Association endorses McCain
Washington Times: Squabbling senators disown McCain mortgage plan

AP/Elliott: McCain: Obama link to ex-radical is honesty issue
Reuters: McCain again raises Obama's ties with 1970s radical
Politico: For first time, McCain raises Ayers
NYDN: Barack Obama's lying about link to Bill Ayers, insists John McCain
Hill: Obama camp seems to dare McCain to bring up Ayers
Charles Krauthammer: Obama & Friends: Judge Not?
IBD: Ayers Has Not Left Radicalism Behind
WaPo/Cillizza: RNC Uses Ayers in New Ads
YouTube: McCain video ad: Chicago Way
American Spectator: Why Ayers Still Matters
Human Events: Why Ayers Matters
Human Events: Obama's Weathermen Pals Should Worry Americans
Politico: Obama on Ayers: 'I assumed that he had been rehabilitated'
American Thinker: Why Obama's Communist Connections Are Not Headlines
American Thinker: Farrakhan calls Obama 'the messiah'
NY Post: Editorial: Enter the race card

John Fund: A Smelly Acorn: The 'voter registration' racket
Washington Times: Obama camp downplays payments to ACORN
Wes Pruden: Smells from the shadows
American Thinker: Stopping ACORN
Townhall: ACORN: A Clear and Present Danger
NYDN: GOP in push to erase voters; purges ACORN over drive to register low income
Rush Limbaugh: If Obama Is Really So Far Ahead, Why Does ACORN Have to Cheat?

Peggy Noonan: America's political class lacks the seriousness this moment demands
Pat Buchanan: Can McCain Still Win?
Rich Lowry: 'No sudden moves': Obama's way to satisfy
Michelle Malkin: The Obama Witch Project

NYT: Fictitious Donors Found in Obama Finance Records
Washington Times: Obama tried to sway Iraqis on Bush deal
AP: McCain and Obama's energy proposals
WSJ: Obama's Magic: Presto, change-o!
WSJ/Taranto: More Fact-Check Follies
WSJ: Obama's Staff Slips Up With Muslim Outreach
Jonah Goldberg: The Best-Laid Plans...

Hill: Group wants probe of McCain’s gambling winnings

NYDN: It's Bam TV: Barack Obama buys a half hour of prime time on CBS, NBC

Columbus Dispatch: Palin takes aim at Obama's integrity
Washington Times: Palin not getting fair shot, poll says: Survey finds unequal press
WaPo: PR Consultant Helped Palin Grab Spotlight
NYT/Brooks: The Class War Before Palin
Rush Limbaugh: Drive-Bys Attack Palin Crowds
Human Events: The Media's Vendetta Against Palin
Sky News: Palin 'Hacker' Set To Face Trial

Reuters: Obama opens 5-point lead on McCain
Rasmussen: North Carolina: Longtime GOP State Remains Toss-Up
Rasmussen: Florida: Obama Ahead by Three
Rasmussen: McCain Jumps to Seven-Point Lead in Indiana
Rasmussen: No Surprise in New Jersey: Obama Leads McCain
Rasmussen: Obama Posts 16-Point Lead in Michigan
NY Post/Hurt: It's misery in Missouri for McCain
CNN: Obama in position to take Virginia from GOP
Washington Times: McCain disappoints conservative base: Support of bailout hurt cause
AP/Hefling: McCain losing ground with working-class whites
Politico: Hispanics turn cold shoulder to McCain
Philadelphia Inquirer/Last: McCain ticket has one chance left
Bloomberg: Obama 52% Victory Forecast by Yale Professor's Economy Model

AP: Elections officials deny illegally purging voters

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 25 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Friday



NATIONAL

NYT: Markets in Europe and Asia Plunge
WSJ: Market's 7-Day Rout Leaves U.S. Reeling
NYT: Nations Weighing Global Approach as Chaos Spreads
NYT: Lawmakers Weigh Plan for Stimulus
NYT: U.S. May Take Ownership Stake in Banks
Washington Times: New Dow hit imperils blue chips
NYT: Editorial: Building a Better Bailout
Paul Volcker: We Have the Tools to Manage the Crisis
George Soros: Denmark Offers a Model Mortgage Market
WaPo: Tax Change for Banks Challenged
WSJ: A Short Banking History of the United States
WSJ: Fear and Leadership: Restoring confidence could help stem the panic
WSJ: Dodd and Countrywide: The Senator should take the witness stand
NY Post: 'People have lost all faith'
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Destroyed Your 401(k)
Human Events: OPEC's Heavy Hand
Hill: Dems to meet with economists on Monday

WaPo: Bush Creates Council for Transition

WSJ: The Terrorists Next Door: Justice Kennedy's consequences

WaPo: Editorial: Sentences on Trial

LA Times: Children of Vietnam War servicemen seek U.S. citizenship

WSJ: Democrats Hold Big Cash Edge In Battle for Control of Congress
CQ Politics: The Fight by GOP Conservatives for Control of Their Party
WaPo/Cillizza: Rothenberg Warns of GOP "Bloodbath"
American Spectator: Filibusted! Could be looking at a very blue Senate



NEW YORK

Albany TU: Poll puts GOP newcomer far ahead of Democratic senator
Buffalo News: Delano putting pressure on Stachowski
NYT: Mayor Plans an $80 Million Campaign
AP/Gormley: Assembly speaker changes travel practices
Albany TU: Rising debt pressures state budget
Albany TU: New Yorks new economic development czar
Albany TU: Treadwell will work for free
Roch D&C: Economy summit, education conference draw Gov. Paterson to Rochester area

ALASKA

WaPo: Inouye Praises Stevens's Integrity: Fellow Senator Testifies for Defense
Hill: Inouye: Stevens does not lie
NYT: Defense in Stevens Trial Begins
Reuters: Prosecutors wrap up case against Sen. Stevens
CQ Politics: Prosecution Rests, Defense Case Begins in Sen. Stevens Corruption Trial

Anchorage DN: Supreme Court won't block Troopergate inquiry
Telegraph UK: Sarah Palin faces 'Troopergate' report
NYT: Palins Repeatedly Pressed Case Against Trooper
Washington Times: Palin's husband pursued dismissal of trooper
AP/Apuzzo: Sensitive Palin ethics report kept secret, for now
AP: Court Removes Last Hurdle for Palin Ethics Inquiry

CALIFORNIA

NYT: Schwarzenegger Suggests He May Not Need Loan From Treasury Dept.

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Budget Shortfall Forces Va. to Cut Hundreds of Jobs

OHIO

Col Dispatch: Obama zeros in on Ohio: Strickland helps nominee court Appalachian vote
WSJ: Obama Keeps Focus on Economy in Ohio Push
Columbus Dispatch: Brunner's ballot policy illegal, judge rules
AP/Kinney: Ohio secretary of state must verify registrations
American Thinker: Federal court declares Ohio registration practices illegal
AP/Smyth: County officials seeking Ohio voters' records
AP/Withers: Browns coach Romeo Crennel trying to keep political talk out of his locker room
GateHouse: Ohios black vote crucial to Obama

NEW JERSEY

AP/Newmarker: Questions on the NJ ballot

MINNESOTA

WSJ: Minnesota Media Hunt for Skeleton in Colemans Closet
Rasmussen: Franken Leads Coleman in Minnesota Senate Race

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Peters' camp raises $650,000: Neck-and-neck with Rep. Knollenberg

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October 9, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

WSJ: McCain Reshuffles Rescue Deal
WSJ: The Next $300 Billion: John McCain wants your mortgage
Hill: McCain camp: Mortgage proposal would help millions

Karl Rove: Voters Haven't Decided Yet
Rush Limbaugh: It Ain't Over: Boring Debate Confirms Obama Can't Close It Out
NY Post: Obama up by 11: Seizes biggest lead yet amid ad blitz
American Thinker: Can McCain Come Back?
New Republic/Peretz: Why Kerry Shouldn't--and Won't--Be Secretary of State

Ann Coulter: Pull the hair plug on this guy
American Spectator: The Clown of Campaign ’08

LA Times: Obama's fundraising prowess exposes flaws in law

AP/Mansfield: Son of Tenn. Democrat indicted in Palin hacking
KnoxNews: UT student David Kernell pleads not guilty in Palin e-mail hacking

NYDN: Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live'? Candidate & show both open to it

NBC10: Palin To Drop Puck For Flyers' Home Opener

WSJ: GOP Renews Complaints Over Voter Registrations
Rasmussen: 76% Support Showing Photo ID Before Voting

WSJ: Progress Amid the Ruins
WSJ: There's No Easy Way Out of the Bubble
Rick Santorum: The Elephant in the Room: Meltdown has many culprits
Wash Times: Rate cuts raise bigger concerns: Depression feared; short-sale ban lifted
AP: New poll finds overwhelming opposition to bailout
FT: Opec members seek emergency meeting

NY: NY Post/Dicker: State better 'tighten its belt': DiNapoli
NC: CBS: The Fight For North Carolina
GA: Rasmussen: Georgia’s Senate Race Holds Steady in October
AK: NYT: Judge Excludes Evidence in Alaska Senator’s Trial
VA: WaPo: 10 Steps Through Virginia to the White House
CA: Sacramento Bee: California seeking short-term loan to get by
MN: Minneapolis ST: New polls show Franken gaining ground, tied with Coleman

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WSJ: McCain Reshuffles Rescue Deal
WSJ: The Next $300 Billion: John McCain wants your mortgage
Hill: McCain camp: Mortgage proposal would help millions
NYDN: John McCain wants to buy your bad loan
NYDN: John McCain's new foreclosure plan is a giveaway to the banks
WSJ/Taranto: The Lone Arranger: McCain's mortgage-relief plan, and some alternatives
WaPo: McCain Plan Draws Doubts From Experts On Mortgages
WaPo: Editorial: Mr. McCain's Mortgage Offer
Washington Times: McCain plan to buy bad home mortgages hit
Politico: McCain has pundits 'scratching' heads
Hill: Obama blasts McCain proposal; White House unsure
CQ Politics: Obama Campaign Says McCains Housing Aid Plan Risks Taxpayer Money
AP/Babington: Obama says McCain's plan to buy mortgages costly and unworkable

Karl Rove: Voters Haven't Decided Yet
NY Post: Obama up by 11: Seizes biggest lead yet amid ad blitz
American Thinker: Can McCain Come Back?
American Thinker: Polls: Obama or McCain Is Winning
WSJ: News Flash: The Media Back Obama
Rasmussen: McCain 54%, Obama 45% in Georgia
WSJ: Obama Closes Gap in Indiana
Reuters: Obama has 4-point lead on McCain
Boston Globe: Losing female support, McCain alters approach
Human Events: Grim Picture for McCain
Human Events: Crunch Time in the Battleground States
New Republic/Peretz: Why Kerry Shouldn't--and Won't--Be Secretary of State

Washington Times: McCain casts rival as wrong man for the job
NYT: McCain Excites Crowds With Criticism of Obama
WaPo: Cindy McCain Warms Up the Crowd at McCain-Palin Anti-Obama Rally
USA Today: McCain: 'Bare-knuckled fighter' won't take no for answer
WaPo: Obama and McCain Take Post-Debate Sparring to Crucial Midwest
WaPo: McCain Campaign Tries To See Glass as Half Full
WaPo/Milbank: Rage in the Town of Bethlehem
WaPo: Fannie, Freddie Become Hot Topic in Campaign
George Will: McCain in a Bear Market
NYDN: Desperate McCain campaign pushes Obama link to 1970s radical
American Thinker: Archives prove Obama was a New Party member
NewsBusters: Will MSM Report on Obama Membership in Socialist New Party?

John Fund: NBC Explains Itself: The housing skit is back minus the incitement to homicide
Nikki Finke: Mystery Of That Missing SNL Bailout Skit Solved

Rush Limbaugh: It Ain't Over: Boring Debate Confirms Obama Can't Close It Out
Politico: The worst debate ever
WaPo: Second presidential debate draws 52 million viewers
Pittsburgh TR: McCaskill spits on Romney's ear piece
Rush Limbaugh: McCain Won't Fight, So We Have to Drag Him Over the Finish Line
Rush Limbaugh: More Thoughts on the Debate
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Real Problem with Ayers
Am Spectator: Guilt by Agreement: The radical influences on Obama cant be dismissed
Rush Limbaugh: Scared CNN Libs Play Race Card
Politico: McCain will be accused of racism regardless

Ann Coulter: Pull the hair plug on this guy
American Spectator: The Clown of Campaign 08

AP/Kuhnhenn: Obama holds advertising advantage over McCain
LA Times: Obama's fundraising prowess exposes flaws in law

NYT: Obama Wraps His Hopes Inside Economic Anxiety
NYT/Collins: Clearing the Ayers
American Spectator: McCains Health Care Radicalism
American Spectator: Its the Culture, Stupid: Obama remains extremely vulnerable

WaPo: Son of Tenn. Lawmaker Indicted in Palin E-Mail Hack
AP/Mansfield: Son of Tenn. Democrat indicted in Palin hacking
UPI: Hacking suspect pleads not guilty: Palin's e-mail was accessed
NYDN: Democratic lawmaker's son indicted in Sarah Palin e-mail snoop
KnoxNews: UT student David Kernell pleads not guilty in Palin e-mail hacking
CNET: Alleged Palin hacker indicted

NYDN: Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live'? Candidate & show both open to it
NYT: An Election to Laugh About

NBC10: Palin To Drop Puck For Flyers' Home Opener
NYDN: Sarah Palin set to drop puck at Flyers-Rangers game
Newsday: GOP VP pick Sarah Palin to drop puck at hockey match

WSJ: GOP Renews Complaints Over Voter Registrations
Rasmussen: 76% Support Showing Photo ID Before Voting
NYT: States Actions to Block Voters Appear Illegal

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 26 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Thursday

NATIONAL



WSJ: Progress Amid the Ruins
WSJ: There's No Easy Way Out of the Bubble
Rick Santorum: The Elephant in the Room: Meltdown has many culprits
Wash Times: Rate cuts raise bigger concerns: Depression feared; short-sale ban lifted
AP/Aversa: Fed slashes interest rates, but stocks lose again
NYT: U.S. May Take Ownership Stake in Banks
NYT: Bailout Role Elevates U.S. Official
NYT: Taking Hard New Look at a Greenspan Legacy
Washington Times: Record numbers seek heating aid
NY Post: Savers banking on shoeboxes: Fear losing it all in fiscal meltdown
NYT: Switching to Cash May Feel Safe, but Risks Remain
WaPo: Make-or-Break Holiday Season Looms Large
WaPo: Getting a Grasp On the Crisis
AP: New poll finds overwhelming opposition to bailout
Larry Elder: In Defense of "The Rich"
FT: Opec members seek emergency meeting

AP/Slevin: Pelosi says $150B economic stimulus plan needed because of faltering economy

Rush Limbaugh: The Waning Days of the Individual

Washington Times: Editorial: What about the illegals?

NYT: G.O.P. Facing Tougher Battle for Congress
AP/Woodward: GOP finds plucking off House Democrats difficult
US News: On Election Day, Three Udall Cousins Could Win Senate Seats
CQ Politics: Capitol Hill Aides Run for Congress

NYT: Hannity Renews Contract, Cementing Fox News Role



NEW YORK

NY Post/Dicker: State better 'tighten its belt': DiNapoli

NYT: Third-Term Plan Gains One Billionaire, but May Lose Another
NYT: Enigmatic Billionaire Is Back in Term Limit Fray
NY Post: Lauder & Mike make deal to push the limits
NYDN: New steam for Mike Bloomberg's 3rd-Term Express

NYT: Young, Black and Republican in New York, Blogging Against the Tide
Newsday: Numbers show GOP's hold on Nassau has vanished

CNN: Sharpton convicted of disorderly conduct

NORTH CAROLINA

CBS: The Fight For North Carolina

GEORGIA

Rasmussen: Georgias Senate Race Holds Steady in October

ALASKA

NYT: Judge Excludes Evidence in Alaska Senators Trial
Hill: Judge deals blow to government's case against Stevens
Hill: E-mails show Stevens aware of home improvements
AP/Apuzzo: Test for Stevens: Make the Hulk a likable guy
CQ Politics: Prosecutors Detail Sen. Stevens Involvement in Unpaid Renovations

Anchorage DN: Alaska Supreme Court peppers Troopergate lawyers with questions
AP/Apuzzo: Todd Palin: Contacts with wife's staff were proper
LA Times: Todd Palin responds to questions from legislative investigators

VIRGINIA

WaPo: 10 Steps Through Virginia to the White House

CALIFORNIA

Sacramento Bee: California seeking short-term loan to get by
NYT: California Leaders Seek Answers to Credit Crunch
AP/Williams: California Gov. often foiled by a persistent foe

LA Times: Foes of gay-marriage ban say poll shows Prop. 8 leading
Sacramento Bee: California poll on Prop. 8 could show 'Bradley effect'
Sacramento Bee: Proposition 8: Same-sex marriage

OHIO

NY Post: Nuts! How ACORN got me into vote scam
AP/Sewell: Economy heats race in Ohio 'barometer' county

MISSOURI

AP/Draper: Missouri elections officials suspect fake registrations submitted by ACORN
KC Star: Sometimes you feel like a nut: The ACORN battle

FLORIDA

TCPalm: Gov. Crist signs Silver Alert bill to help missing seniors

NEVADA

Las Vegas Sun: McCains absence vexes Nevada backers

INDIANA

Chicago ST: Hoosiers turn out in masses for Obama rally

MINNESOTA



Minneapolis ST: New polls show Franken gaining ground, tied with Coleman


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October 8, 2008

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

Washington Times: McCain pledges homeowner help
NY Post: McCain rips O as Hoover Bam: Says Dem would be worst fiscal prez since Herbert
WaPo: Economic Crisis Dominates Debate
KC Star: McCain wins (narrowly) a boring debate
NRO/York: McCain vs. Obama: The Snoozer in Nashville
YouTube: McCain video ad: Hypo

Newt Gingrich: One Last Chance for McCain
Rush Limbaugh: Time to Name Names, Senator McCain
Rush Limbaugh: How Obama's Alliances Connect to the Debate on the Economy
Dick Morris: The Obama-Ayers Connection

NYT: Palin Plays to Conservative Base in Florida Rallies
Reuters: Palin may be related to Princess Diana, Roosevelt
Kathleen Parker: Call Off the Pit Bull
Camille Paglia: Nobody's dummy: Liberals underestimate Sarah Palin's vitality and smarts
Rush Limbaugh: Set-Free Sarah Takes it to Obama

NYT: Kenya Detains U.S. Author Critical of Obama
IBD: Who Is Buying The White House?

Washington Times: Voter-fraud task force raids office backing Obama
Michelle Malkin: The ACORN/Obama Voter Registration "Thug Thizzle"
Atlanta JC: Liberal group’s fraud shows voter ID need

WSJ: Asian Markets Hammered; Nikkei Loses 9.4%
WSJ: Housing Pain Gauge: Nearly 1 in 6 Owners 'Under Water'
John Fund: Must-Not See TV: Too much truth for the Web
Rush Limbaugh: NBC Pulls SNL Skit on Democrats
Jack Kemp: It's Time to Think Big on Tax Cuts

NY: WSJ: More Budget Cuts for New York State
AK: Rasmussen: Alaska Senate: Stevens 49%, Begich 48%
CA: AP/Thompson: Schwarzenegger warns of more cuts to budget
OH: Human Events: Stealing Ohio

'08 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN















Washington Times: McCain pledges homeowner help
NY Post: McCain rips O as Hoover Bam: Says Dem would be worst fiscal prez since Herbert
WSJ: McCain, Obama Square Off Over How to Fix the Economy
WaPo: Economic Crisis Dominates Debate
NYT: Obama and McCain Clash Over Economy
AP/Elliott: McCain, Obama trade barbs in town hall debate
KC Star: McCain wins (narrowly) a boring debate
Politico: Debate II: McCain struggles to derail Obama
Politico: The Nashville debate: Videos
Washington Times: McCain goes on offensive early
AP/Babington: Analysis: Obama, McCain defy stereotypes in debate
AP/Sidoti: Analysis: Obama gains, McCain seeks game-changer
WaPo/Gerson: The Town Hall Debate: Two McCain Successes
AP/Noveck: Body language: confident Obama, combative McCain
Reuters: Obama, McCain battle in tense debate
NYT: Downturn in Decibels, Too
NYT: Check Point: The Second Presidential Debate: Examining the Candidates Claims
AP/Kuhnhenn: Fact check: Obama, McCain twist records
WSJ/Taranto: The 'Fact Checking' Fad
AP/Kuhnhenn: McCain would buy bad homeowner mortgages
AP/Margasak: Analysis: Nearly 20 years of McCain contrition over Keating case evaporates in 17 minutes
Reuters: Obama, McCain assail Russia in presidential debate
NYT: Long History for Proposal on Mortgages by McCain
WaPo: For the New Contagion, the Same Old Prescriptions
NYT: Editorial: Politics of Attack
NYT/Dowd: McCain: Mud Pies for That One
NYDN: Barack Obama's campaign 'dirtiest' ever, Cindy McCain charges
WaPo/Dionne: Who Is John McCain?
NRO/York: McCain vs. Obama: The Snoozer in Nashville
Newsday: McCain comes up short in second debate
NY Post/Hurt: Navy man Mac looks lost at sea
NYDN/Goodwin: Obama keeps momentum in debate with McCain
Politico: McCain loses by not winning
American Spectator: Last Call for John McCain
American Spectator: Prepare for the Worst
American Spectator: Free Speech in the Era of Obama
American Spectator: Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places
American Thinker: Obama the Facilitator
American Thinker: What If Obama Doesn't Have America's Best Interests at Heart?
American Thinker: The Premise of Obama's Brand of Socialism
NYDN: Chilling economic climate leaves McCain out in the cold when trying to make up ground
Newt Gingrich: One Last Chance for McCain
Rush Limbaugh: Time to Name Names, Senator McCain
Rush Limbaugh: How Obama's Alliances Connect to the Debate on the Economy
Dick Morris: The Obama-Ayers Connection
Guardian UK: McCain is heading for defeat, says Republican analyst
IBD: Who Is Buying The White House?
IBD: Obama's Real Problem With Ayers

YouTube: McCain video ad: Hypo
WaPo: Both Candidates Misleading TV Viewers With Attacks

WSJ: Obama and Health-Care Equity: Barack defends tax subsidies for the rich
WaPo/Gerson: Health Insurance For All: How the GOP Can Frame the Issue
WSJ: Despite McCain's best efforts, Obama glides through his contradictions with ease

Washington Times: Voter-fraud task force raids office backing Obama
Michelle Malkin: The ACORN/Obama Voter Registration "Thug Thizzle"
Atlanta JC: Liberal groups fraud shows voter ID need

NYT: Palin Plays to Conservative Base in Florida Rallies
Reuters: Palin may be related to Princess Diana, Roosevelt
AP/Fouhy: Palin takes questions from reporters
NYT/Friedman: Palins Kind of Patriotism
Kathleen Parker: Call Off the Pit Bull
Camille Paglia: Nobody's dummy: Liberals underestimate Sarah Palin's vitality and smarts
Rush Limbaugh: Set-Free Sarah Takes it to Obama
Fayetteville Observer: Palin can inspire a crowd
NY Observer: Black Congressmen Declare Racism In Palins Rhetoric

NYT: Kenya Detains U.S. Author Critical of Obama
AP/Odula: Kenyan official says American author of anti-Obama book is being deported

WaPo: Obama Flexing Financial Muscle With TV Spending
AP/Karoub: UAW launches multistate ad campaign attacking McCain
AP: Data shows donations of up to $3.3 million to Obama could come from abroad
AP/Adcox: Obama campaign cites SC school, governor to counter Palin criticism over Ayers

Reuters: Obama has slim 2-point lead on McCain

AP: Today on the presidential campaign trail
AP: 27 Days to the Election: A look at the race for 2008 on Wednesday



NATIONAL

WSJ: Asian Markets Hammered; Nikkei Loses 9.4%
WSJ: Housing Pain Gauge: Nearly 1 in 6 Owners 'Under Water'
WSJ: Good Policies Can Save the Economy
WSJ: The GOP Peddles Economic Snake Oil
WSJ: Barney Breaks It Down: Who really caused the credit crisis?
John Fund: Must-Not See TV: Too much truth for the Web
Rush Limbaugh: NBC Pulls SNL Skit on Democrats
American Spectator: Wising Up With George Soros
WSJ: How to Unfreeze Bank Lending
NY Post: 508-point plunge on Day 5 of Dive
Washington Times: Government reshaping landscape
NYT: Tokyo Shares Lose 9.4 Percent as Other Asian Markets Slide
AP/Raum: Meltdown advances despite efforts to limit damage
NYT: A.I.G. Takes Its Session in Hot Seat
AP/Taylor: Budget deficit hits record $438 billion, Congressional Budget Office says
Jack Kemp: It's Time to Think Big on Tax Cuts
American Thinker: Crime of the Century: Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

AP/Cappiello: House Democrats unveil bill to address gases blamed for global warming

Hill: Business builds for a fight against big Dem majorities



NEW YORK

WSJ: More Budget Cuts for New York State
Albany TU: Paterson sets deficit talks
AP: Paterson will run in 2010

NYT: Editorial: Bloomberg: Third Times the Harm
NY Post: Speed 'Limits': Rush for term vote

Albany TU: Gillibrand, Treadwell both get NRA's seal of approval

ALASKA

Rasmussen: Alaska Senate: Stevens 49%, Begich 48%
NYT: Stevenss Lawyer Challenges Witness
AP/Hays: Prosecutors wind down case against Stevens
CQP: Tapped Phones Recorded Pals of Sen. Stevens Discussing Ways to Disguise Freebie

AP/Blackledge: Alaska finance director to review Palin per diem payments as taxable income

CALIFORNIA

AP/Thompson: Schwarzenegger warns of more cuts to budget
AP/Williams: Schwarzenegger laments presidential race's negative turn
NYT: Gay Couples Rush to the Altar in California Ahead of November Vote

MONTANA

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WISCONSIN

AP/Foley: Wis. judicial panel: Punish new judge for false ad

OHIO

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NY Post: GOP 'smells' rat in Ohio
AP/Smyth: Family asks Ohio Supreme Court to force Planned Parenthood to release hundreds of records
AP: Ohio congressman's office shut over suspicious package that turned out to be full of bacon

COLORADO

AP/Crary: Gay candidates anticipate breakthroughs in Colorado and elsewhere on Nov. 4

NEW MEXICO

AP/Baker: Elections officials find, fix glitch that could have affected NM presidential race tally

MICHIGAN

USA Today: Arab-American electorate holds political sway in Mich.

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