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March 21, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES





NATIONAL

Fox: Special Olympics Bowler Offers Obama Bowling Tips
AP/Williams: Special Olympics bowler to President Obama: Let's meet in an alley sometime
You Tube: Video: Obama's "Special Olympics" Joke on Leno
Rush Limbaugh: Comparison: Barack Obama and Sarah Palin on Special Olympics



NYDN: Palin attacks Obama over 'Special Olympics' crack on 'Tonight Show with Jay Leno'
McClatchy: Palin criticizes Obama for Special Olympics quip
AP: Palin criticizes Obama’s Special Olympics remark
YouTube: Video: Governor Palin's Address To The 2009 Special Olympics In Boise, Idaho

LA Times: Now, Maria Shriver chastises Obama for Special Olympics 'joke'
SF Chronicle: Schwarzenegger defends Obama after TV gaffe
Rush Limbaugh: Vulgar Obama Acting Like a Pop Culture Celebrity, Not a President
Washington Times: Schwarzenegger defends Obama over TV gaffe
Chicago Tribune: Obama's 'Tonight Show' gaffe one of many for president
Brownsville Herald: Obama's humor might need a bailout
Journal Gazette: Obama set to speak at Notre Dame graduation
Albany TU: Paterson invites Obama to bowl



Wash Indep: As Dodd Takes Heat, Republicans Smell Blood
Flashback: The Kennedy-Dodd Waitress Sandwich

WSJ: U.S. Sets Plan for Toxic Assets
NYT: Toxic Asset Plan Foresees Big Subsidies for Investors

NYT: New Deficit Forecast Casts Shadow on Obama Agenda
WaPo: Deficit Projected To Swell Beyond Earlier Estimates
MSNBC: Republicans pounce on CBO estimates

WSJ: Obama Seeks to Soften the Punitive Bonus Legislation
AP/Kellman: Senate Republicans Brake Rush to Tax AIG Bonuses
WaPo: Bankers Press Case Against Punitive Tax
WaPo: AIG Suing To Recover Taxes in IRS Dispute
NYT: The Problem With Flogging A.I.G.

WSJ: After Voting No, Republicans Tout Stimulus Funds

WSJ: FBI Ramps Up Probes of Financial, Mortgage Fraud
WSJ: Downpayment Insurance Could Stabilize Home Prices
WaPo: Locked Out of Refinancing

NYT: States Look at Tobacco to Balance the Budget

NYT: Obama to Push Programs in Budget
WSJ: The Folly of the 'Hundred Days'
WSJ: Vindicating McCain

WSJ: Bernanke Says Capital Rules May Need to Change
WaPo: Small Banks Could Drive Recovery, Bernanke Says
WSJ: Now Is No Time to Give Up on Markets
NYT: Editorial: The Fed Does Battle, Again

WSJ: Three Companies to Back Proposal on Union Bill
WaPo: Firms Seek Alternative On Labor Legislation

WSJ: 'Green' Push Faces Resistance From Locals
WaPo: Climate Change 'Big Priority' For Energy Commission Chief
WaPo: Climate Change Myths and Facts
NYT: Michael Steele: We Are Not Warming
AP/Freking: Feinstein seeks block solar power from desert land

WSJ: Dems Map Strategy to Pass Health Reform Without Republicans
WaPo: Crunch Time for Fixing Health Care

WaPo: Obama's Turnabout On Vets Highlights Budgeting Nuances

J Taranto: 102% Tax: Forget stabilizing financial system. Congress is hungry for revenge

Fox: GOP Tops Dems in February Fundraising
USA Today: The early bird gets the congressional seat
McClatchy: Micro-targeting is a powerful predictor in politics

NEW YORK

NYT: For Cuomo, Financial Crisis Is His Political Moment
NYT: For Rangel, a Complicated Relationship With A.I.G.
NYDN: Gov. Paterson slaps state Republicans for blocking plan for MTA
Albany TU: Disabled worker avoids ax
Albany TU: Labors Smith to the Obama Administration
NY Post: Gov: I'd end sole control of state pension $$

NCPR: Tedisco: "Rush Limbaugh is meaningless to me."
Newsday: Republican in NY House race: Rush irrelevant
CQ Politics: Candidates Well-Funded in Special New York House Race
Bulletin: New York Race Could Spell Trouble For Democrats
AP/Bauman: Dem in NY House raise raises more cash

NEW JERSEY



NJ: GOP gubernatorial candidate Lonegan says N.J. should repeal paid family leave
APP: Lonegan offers his 5 top state laws to kill
AP/Delli Santi: NJ governor's race taking shape early

MINNESOTA



MPR: Pawlenty calls on DFLers to get specific about tax plan

Star Tribune: Colemans lead lawyer expects victory via appeal
Pioneer Press: Norm Coleman's lawyer predicts a loss in Senate trial, but appeal is likely
Pioneer Press: Coleman's lawyer: We'll lose, then appeal to Minnesota Supreme Court

CALIFORNIA


AP: Effort to recall Republican state senator back on
WaPo: Winning By Losing On Prop. 8

SGV Tribune: Adams, despite resigning from county party, stands by budget vote
AP/Schou: GOP assemblyman resigns county post in tax flap

TEXAS

AP/Root: Texas Democrats at crossroads in 2010 elections
Dallas MN: Senators rescind efforts to cut state funding for Planned Parenthood
NYT: Editorial: While Mr. Perry and Mr. Jindal Fiddle

FLORIDA



Florida TU: What 15% less means to you: Crist may have been trying to shock Legisature
Examiner: Florida Democrats took AIG money, voted for the bonuses, now claim outrage
Orlando Sentinel: Funding education in Florida: Can we afford to bail out schools?
MGWash: Fla. Senator says His Office Computers Were Hacked

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Obama tiff rattles Legislature
NYT: Resolution on Obama Stirs Debate
Gather: Georgia House GOP slams resolution honoring Obama

SOUTH CAROLINA

McClatchy: Obama again rejects S.C. governor's request to redirect stimulus funds
NYT: South Carolina Governor Rejects Stimulus Money
WSJ/Gov. Mark Sanford: Why South Carolina Doesn't Want 'Stimulus'
Greenville News: Stimulus may have votes in General Assembly

ILLINOIS

WEEK: Republican Leader Not Happy with Gov. Quinn's Tax Plan
WSJ: The Taxin' Illini

PENNSYLVANIA

PennLive: Rendell not concerned about strings attached to stimulus money
AP: Scranton, Pa., mayor snubbed by party

OHIO




Cleveland PD: Ken Blackwell endorses Rob Portman for Senate
Columbus Dispatch: AG's office cracks down on Internet use
Newark Advocate: Ohio lawmakers not immune to Twitter craze

MICHIGAN



Holland Sentinel: Hoekstra will make decision about gubernatorial race by month's end
MLive: Oakland County executive L. Brooks Patterson weighs run for governor
Michigan Messenger: Poll: Hoekstra, Patterson tied for gov seat nod
Grand Rapids Press: Poll buoys Rep. Peter Hoekstra's ambitions to run for MI governor

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Huckabee Raises Money for McDonnell
Daily Press: This week in the governor's race: Smack AIG
Richmond TD: Cantor got $10,000 from Swiss banks PAC

VERMONT

NYT: Vermont Senate Panel Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill

ALASKA

AP/Joling: Alaska Democrats pile on Palin over stimulus money

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Obama to address ASU grads, boost his profile in state

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March 20, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES





NATIONAL

NYT: Connecticut Senator Draws Voters Ire for His Bonus Role
Hartford Courant: Congressional Report: Countrywide Bent Loan Rules For Dodd
Hartford Courant: Dodd, Obama Officials Try To Clarify Senator's Role In AIG Controversy
AOL: Republicans Clamoring to Knock Off Chris Dodd
AP/Miga: Dodd's political stock tumbles in Connecticut
Reuters: Veteran senator Dodd in the eye of AIG bonus storm
Hill: Storm center hanging over Chris Dodd
American Thinker: Time to Get the Heck Outta Dodd
Hartford Courant: Dodd Seeks to Quell AIG Bonus Flap
NYT: Dodd, Facing Opposition, Pushes Back
CSM: Senator Dodd takes the heat on AIG bonuses
Fox: Sen. Dodd Admits Adding Bonus Provision to Stimulus Package
NYT: Scorn Trails A.I.G. Executives, Even in Their Driveways
NYT: Many in Government Knew Weeks Ago About A.I.G. Bonuses
Hill: Rep. McMahon returning timely AIG donation



Fox: Senate Tackles AIG Bonus Bill After House Approves Its Version
NYT: House Approves 90% Tax on Bonuses After Bailouts
WaPo: Congress Moves to Slap Heavy Tax on Bonuses
WaPo: Fannie, Freddie Decry Bill to Tax Bonuses
WaPo: In New Dilemma, Banks Cite Two Paths to Disaster
CQ Politics: Republicans Vow to Slow Bonus Bill
Politico: Boehner, Cantor ties taxed by AIG vote

W Times: Treasury seeks corporate bonus killers: Hiring 'executive compensation specialist'

NYT: A.I.G. Sues U.S. for Return of $306 Million in Tax Payments

WaPo: 13 Bailed-Out Banks Failed to Pay Taxes
Rasmussen: 68% Say Bailout Money Is Going To Those Who Caused The Economic Crisis

WaPo: Auto Parts Makers Get $5 Billion Lifeline
Detroit News: Republican senators rip $5B auto supplier aid
Detroit FP: Corker, Gregg criticize aid for auto suppliers

Kim Strassel: 'Greed' Is Not Good
WSJ: AIG and 'Political Risk'
David Brooks: Perverse Cosmic Myopia
NYT: OpEd: Off With the Bankers
WSJ: AIG Still Isn't Too Big to Fail
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Bonus Scandal Might Just Be Preview of a Long, Hot Summer

WSJ: Excess Capacity Keeps Heat on Fed
WSJ: Senators Debate Fed's Role in Overseeing Systemic Risk
WSJ: Secretary of the Fed

WaPo: Beefy Rsum for a Giant Job: Policing Stimulus Spending

NYT: Editorial: Capping itemized deductions at a 28 percent rate would not kill charity



Bloomberg: California Congressman Calls Maryland Home to Gain Tax Credit
WSJ: Congress's Own Liechtenstein



WSJ: President Obama Makes History by Appearing on 'Tonight Show'
NYT: For Obama, Talk About Economy Goes Into Late Night
WaPo: Obama Shops Budget Plans In Cash-Strapped California
Globe & Mail: Embattled Obama fights for budget that will define his presidency
WSJ: Obama Is No Socialist
Peggy Noonan: The unbearable lightness of Obama's administration
James Taranto: Chicago Economics
Charles Krauthammer: Bonfire of the Trivialities
Human Events: White House Attack Machine

NYT: Senate Confirms Kagan as Solicitor General

WSJ: Lawmakers Criticize Food Industry Over Inspections
NYT: House Panel Questions Industry on Food Safety

WSJ: Democrats Angle for Health-Care Edge
WaPo: GOP Pressed on Health Care

Hill: Tax panel feels tighter Pelosi grip
WSJ: Lawmakers Seek Inventory of U.S. Airwaves
WSJ: Plan to Let Judges Alter Loans Stalls
WSJ: Unionize or Die
WaPo: Latest CIA Scandal Puts Focus on How Agency Polices Self
Washington Times: Conyers suggests probe of ACORN
American Spectator: Red Ink and Blue Dogs
AP: GOP senator blasts new medical marijuana policy

Washington Times: GOP bests its rival for YouTube views
Emory Wheel: The Reign of the Republican Apostate
Politico: NRSC, DSCC match fundraising totals
Townhall: GOP Far from RIP

NEW YORK



NY Post: Dem duo in $30M pension 'scam'
Albany TU: AG: Pay to play scam

NRO: Tedisco: Geithner Must Go
AP/Bauman: Limited debate in NY congressional race
Albany TU: 20th district debate minus one candidate
Daily Star: Tedisco: I'm focused on local interests
Gazette: Party spending tops $600K in race for congressional seat
Albany TU: Campaign finance in the 20th Congressional District
AP/Bauman: Dem running for NY Congress seat has union backing

Albany TU: Secrecy still shrouds budget talks
NY Post: Dems fare game for Paterson

AP/Hill: NYC grows as upstate shrinks

NEW JERSEY

Steve Lonegan: Five worst anti-business laws

MINNESOTA

Minn Indep: Coleman still seeks FECs OK to pay lawsuit bills with campaign cash

CALIFORNIA


SF Chronicle: Bipartisan cheers greet Obama in California

CQ Politics: Field Forming for Rep. Tauschers California Seat
Hill: In race for Soliss seat, Democratic Party may prove to be powerbroker

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas' GOP senators rule day on judges
AP: Appeals court snubs Tex prosecutors in DeLay case

FLORIDA

St. Pete Times: Crist freezes $800 million in state spending
Miami Herald: Crist freezes 15% of spending
Miami Herald: Democrats blast Florida Atty General McCollum's public service advertising

GEORGIA

Atlanta Business Chronicle: Ga. House OKs recession-wracked budget
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Senate pushing tax exemption for Georgia-based companies
AP/Bluestein: Ga. Republicans block resolution honoring Obama
Hill: Georgia builds up its lobbying, PR efforts

ILLINOIS

WSJ: Illinois Governor Proposes Broad Array of Tax Increases

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Luksik makes it official: She's challenging Specter
Pittsburgh PG: Luksik to take on Specter next year
Tribune-Democrat: Luksik: Dont underestimate my candidacy

NYT: Philadelphia Mayor Proposes Temporary Tax Increases

OHIO


AP/Smyth: Commission: Ohio's former AG violated election law
Cleveland PD: Republican change on building code proposal may threaten stimulus funds

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Businessman eyes Michigan governor's race
AP/Hoffman: Mich. venture capitalist exploring governor's race
AP: Mich. AG under scrutiny for giving $500K to parks

VIRGINIA

Dana Milbank: McAuliffe's Campaign Junk-et

News-Virginian: Augusta GOP supports an embattled Frederick
WaPo: Frederick Takes On Several Local GOP Chairs

TENNESSEE

AP/Cousins: Tenn. jobless rate jumps to 9.1 percent

COLORADO

Denver Post: Hopeful state GOP sees 2010 comeback

CONNECTICUT

CQ Politics: Dodd May Be Dodging GOP Bullets in 2010 Race
Hartford Courant: Rob Simmons Finally Speaks Out on Chris Dodd

ARIZONA

Rasmussen: 68% of Arizona Voters Favor Sheriff Who Gets Tough on Immigration

ALASKA

AP/Sutton: Palin rejects nearly 30 percent of stimulus funds






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March 19, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

Hartford Courant: Dodd Admits Role In AIG Bonus Controversy
Hartford Courant: Dodd Admits Having Known Of AIG Bonus Loophole
Politico: Dodd clarifies position on bonuses
American Thinker: Dodd comes clean

WSJ: Critics Got Donations From Insurer
WaPo: House GOP Report Details Countrywide's Efforts to Benefit VIPs

WSJ: Some Will Pay Back AIG Bonuses
WSJ: Obama Seeks Legal Authority to Stop Future Bonuses
WSJ: AIG's Liddy Asks Employees to Give Back Bonuses
WSJ: Obama Accepts Blame for AIG Bonuses
WSJ: Dodd's Amendment at Crux of Bonus Issue
WaPo: How the Fed Failed to Tell Obama About The Bonuses
WaPo: AIG Chief Asks That Awards Be Returned
WaPo: Inside AIG-FP, Feeling the Public's Wrath
WaPo: Key Argument for Incentives Questioned
Politico: GOP wary of plan to tax AIG bonuses
NYT: A.I.G. Chief Asks Bonus Recipients to Give Back Half
WSJ: Lawmakers Express 'Outrage' at AIG
Fox: As Blame Game Deepens, AIG Outrage Could Give GOP Electoral Opening
NYT: Editorial: Its the Regulations, Not the Regulator
WSJ: Obama's AIG Panic
WSJ: Washington Has Always Demonized Wall Street
WSJ: Spitzer Spouts Off



Fox: Rep. Mack Calls for Geithner to Resign or Be Fired Over AIG Bonuses
Fox: AIG Bonuses: What Did Geithner Know and When?
WSJ: Uproar Over Geithner's Role in Bonuses Could Vex Rescue
NYT: A Defining Moment for Treasury Secretary
WSJ: Geithner to Testify Twice Before House Panel Next Week
Politico: Republicans blame Geithner
Politico: Can Geithner bounce back?

Lawrence Kudlow: The AIG Outrage
James Taranto: Just Wait Till Last Year: Why doesn't AIG avail itself of the Obama dodge?
Dana Milbank: AIG's Chief Punching Bag Takes the Blows

WaPo: Fannie Plans Retention Bonuses As Outlined by the Government
WaPo: 4 Fannie Execs Each to Get $400K in Govt.-Okayed Bonuses
WaPo: Merrill Bonus Details Ordered To Be Disclosed



IHT: Fed to pump another $1 trillion into U.S. economy
NYT: Fed to Buy $1 Trillion in Securities to Aid Economy
WaPo: Federal Reserve to Buy $1.2T in Bonds, Mortgage-Backed Securities
WaPo: Stocks Surge on Federal Reserve Announcement
WaPo: So the Fed Is Taking Action. How Will It Affect You?

Washington Times: Obama's $500,000 book bonanza

WSJ: Pelosi Backs New Car Sales Incentive Plan
Detroit News: Chrysler: Cash will last through March

WSJ: Consumer-Loan Plan Is Off to Slow Start
WSJ: Is Inflation Baked Into the Budget Plan?
American Spectator: Cap-and-Trade Socialism
WSJ: Earmark Madness
WaPo: Could Crowdsourcing Help Control the Stimulus?
WaPo: Obama, in Calif., Says He Hopes To Return 'Balance' to Economy

WaPo: Senate Leaders Meet With Ethics Panel on Burris Probe

WaPo: Advocates Fault System Of Lobbying Disclosure

McClatchy: Commerce nominee Locke sails through confirmation hearing
WSJ: Locke Stresses Free, Fair Trade
AP/Daly: Commerce pick says nation needs new jobs strategy

AP/Sniffen: Obama's computer chief once shoplifted 4 shirts

CQ Politics: Senate Confirms Kirk as Trade Representative
UPI: Former mayor Kirk confirmed as trade rep

WSJ: Foundations Oppose Obama Tax Plan for Deductions

NYT: Insurance Change for Veterans Is Scrapped

WSJ: Guantanamo Detainees May Be Released in U.S.

NYT: Obama Administration to Stop Raids on Medical Marijuana Dispensers
AP/Barrett: Attorney general signals shift in marijuana policy
AP: Attorney General Signals Shift in Marijuana Policy

WaPo: Administration to Support U.N. Declaration Decriminalizing Homosexuality

WaPo: Davis Backs Expanding House for D.C. Vote
WaPo: D.C. Groups Divided Over Davis's Plan
WaPo: Kennedy Introduces Bill Urging Statehood for D.C.

Ann Coulter: Silver's bravery not an act
Elaine Chao: Two Steps Back on Labor Rights
Howard Kurtz: Celebrity Gossip Web Site Takes Stodgy Washington by Storm
Wm Jacobson: The Official Guide To Obama Kitsch



Karl Rove: Obama Gives the GOP an Opening
Townhall: Catching Up With Karl Rove



Washington Times: RNC raises $5.1 million in Feb.
CNN: Steele raises $5 million in first month
NRO: First Look at February RNC Numbers . . . Eh, Not Too Bad
WaPo: RNC Releases February $ Numbers
AP/Sidoti: RNC raises $5.1 million in February
Baltimore Sun: The symbolism of Michael Steele's new job

NEW YORK

WaPo: GOP Candidate Uses AIG in NY-20 Ad Campaign
Hill: GOP hopes AIG anger will score points in N.Y. race

NYT: Taxes Not Seen as Making the Rich Flee New York
NYT: On Tour of New York, Paterson Gets an Earful
CQ Politics: The Ordeal of David Paterson
NewsLI: Senator Flanagan Unveils Visionary Plan for New York State
AP/Gormley: Lobbying remains thriving business in New York

NEW JERSEY

Star Ledger: Corzine can keep Katz e-mails private
North Jersey: Katz email saga over
AP/Delli Santi: NJ governor's e-mails with ex will remain private

Philadelphia Inquirer: Recession may slow N.J.'s open space purchases

North Jersey: Enmity casts long shadow on GOP vote

SOUTH CAROLINA

WSJ: S.C. Governor Offers New Plan for Spending Stimulus Money
AP/Jalonick: SC's Lindsey Graham contends that gov may control stimulus cash
Greenville: Bypass for stimulus funds called into question
McClatchy: Can states override governors on stimulus? Report raises doubts
Politico: Clyburn blasts Graham over stimulus

NYT: Mark Sanford: The G.O.P.s Goldwater Solution?

MINNESOTA

Pioneer Press: Cut the knot -- open all the ballots now
MinnPost: An update on Coleman's other legal cases

Star Tribune: Lawmakers propose 'time out' on wage law

CALIFORNIA




CNN: Behind Meg Whitmans bid to save California

SacBee: Obama sounds populist theme in Orange County
WaPo: Pitching His Budget, Obama Makes a California Swing
AP/Babington: Schwarzenegger helps Obama answer GOP critics

SF Chronicle: Tauscher's job move opens up coveted seat
Mercury News: Tauscher accepts State Department post
Majority Report: Tauscher Leaving Congress, Who Will Take Her Seat?

WSJ: Will Gay Couples' Marriage Vows Survive California Court Review?

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Senate votes to allow needle exchange programs
Austin AS: Perry opposes needle-exchange bill
MultichannelNews: Hutchison To Locke: DTV Date Locked In
AP: Highlights from the Texas Legislature
Dallas MN: Congratulations, Ambassador Ron Kirk

FLORIDA

AP/Word: Florida governor holds town hall meeting on base
St. Pete Times: Florida GOP loses ground among new voters
Miami Herald: Ultrasound abortion provision revived in Florida House
AP/Farrington: Obama sees many Fla. issues differently than Bush

GEORGIA



Macon Telegraph: Federal stimulus funds prevent deeper state budget cuts
Atlanta JC: Legislator suggests teacher furloughs
AP: Perdue files voting rights brief

ILLINOIS

AP: Republican Senate leader opposes tax plan
Chicago Tribune: Gov. Pat Quinn lets tax hike out of bag
AP/Bellandi: Ill. Gov faces 'greatest crisis of modern times'
Chicago Tribune: Grading the governor

PENNSYLVANIA



Pittsburgh TR: State Attorney General Corbett begins run for governor
Post Chronicle: AG Corbett Making It Official

Philadelphia Inquirer: Specter staying on Republican ticket

OHIO


WHIO: Fisher, Portman Lead U.S. Senate Primary Races
CQ Politics: Dems Hold Edge in Race for Voinovich Seat
Hill: GOP in Ohio narrowing gap but still trailing
Hill: Ohio voters just favor Dems in Senate poll
Cleveland PD: Democrats undecided about Lee Fisher and Jennifer Brunner
Columbus Business First: Poll: Race for Voinovich Senate seat wide open
Cleveland PD: Senate candidates to address Ohio State Medical Association this weekend

Dayton Business Journal: Poll: Obama approval falls in Ohio

MSNBC: Cuyahoga County GOP Wants Sheriff Removed

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Gov backs graduated income tax plan
Detroit News: Mich. Senate: No tax hikes if home values fall

VIRGINIA

MSNBC: Va. GOP Chair Will Stand Up To Fat Cats!

MISSOURI


St. Louis PD: Bond, Carnahan blast AIG

TENNESSEE

WBIR: 100 most powerful people in Tennessee

NEW MEXICO

WSJ: New Mexico Governor Signs Death Penalty Repeal

CONNECTICUT

Politico: CNBC's Kudlow headlines GOP fundraiser

NEW HAMPSHIRE

AP: NH Sen. Gregg introduces measure on ethanol tariff






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March 18, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WSJ: Treasury Will Make Grab to Recoup Bonus Funds
WSJ: AIG Bonuses Spur Taxpayer Outrage
WaPo: AIG Firestorm Raises Alarm For Other Firms
WaPo: Congress Moves to Impose Hefty Tax on Executives Who Don't Return Money
Hill: Fury over AIG fuels clawback bills
Hill: Dems propose tax hike as AIG punishment
Hill: AIG staff: We deserve this money
NY Post/Dicker: This man is Jackpot Jimmy, one of AIG's bonus babies
AP/Virtanen: Cuomo: AIG paid 73 bonuses of $1 million or more
AP/Kellman: Geithner vows to recoup bonuses
Hill: White House hammered on AIG bonuses
WaPo: Wall Street's Dangerous Refusal to Learn
LA Times: AIG furor puts spotlight on retention bonuses
NYT: Outcry Builds in Washington for Recovery of A.I.G. Bonuses
NYT: Paying Workers More to Fix Their Own Mess
NYT: A.I.G.s Bailout Priorities Are in Critics Cross Hairs
NYT: OpEd: A.I.G.s Bonus Blackmail
WSJ: Needed: A Bailout That Doesn't Look Like One
Politico: Fallout: Dems in disarray over AIG
Politico: Why AIG outrage rings hollow

Edward Liddy: Our Mission at AIG: Repairs, and Repayment
NYDN: A lightning-quick fall from grace for AIG's new chairman Edward Liddy
Thomas Friedman: Obamas Real Test
Maureen Dowd: Obama and A.I.G.
Human Events: Gingrich Calls on Obama to End Bailouts
Newt Gingrich: Bankruptcy, Not Bailout
Rush Limbaugh: Obama and Congress Knew All About the AIG Bonuses a Year Ago
Rush Limbaugh: Comrade Schumer to AIG Workers: We Will Seize Retention Bonuses
Michelle Malkin: The Kabuki Theater of AIG Outrage



WaPo: President's Budget Strategy Under Fire: Tactic May Break Obama's Bipartisan Pledge
Hill: Obama axes GOP in new budget push

James Taranto: Reporters use anonymity to shield their own ethical violations
Pete DuPont: California or Delaware? Obama emulates the wrong state
Kathleen Parker: Bring the Boys Along: The White House Council Obama Forgot
Dick Morris: Obama feels heat in polls

NYT: Buffett Is Unusually Silent on Rating Agencies
WSJ: Financial Journalists Fail Upward

WSJ: In Defense of Tax Havens
WSJ: Mr. Wen's Debt Bomb

WaPo: Trade Barriers Could Threaten Global Economy
WSJ: Congress Doesn't Respect Nafta

WSJ: Unionizing Fight Focuses on 3 States

NYT: Team Effort in the House to Overhaul Health Care

WaPo: Veterans Groups Denounce Private Insurance Proposal
WSJ: Will Obama Go AWOL on VA Health Benefits?
Hill: Emanuel to meet with veterans groups
Rush Limbaugh: Outrage: Obama Plans to Charge Wounded Veterans for Treatment

Hill: Obama, Hispanic Dems to huddle on immigration

WaPo: Agencies Divide Alternative-Energy Oversight Offshore
Wm Jacobson: Shell Gives Heave-Ho To Wind, Solar and Hydrogen

Detroit News: A heap of stimulus: 'Cash for clunkers' bill could jumpstart new auto sales
Washington Times: Gas tax hike looks good to GM chief

NYT: Old Problems Resurface in New Earmark Rules

WaPo: Obama Names Judge to Appeals Court
Politico: Bipartisan aim for judge picks -- for now
Chicago Trib: Judge filibuster threat: Senate Republicans say Obama needs to include them

Washington Times: Commerce pick tied to China cash
WaPo: Tauscher to State
Politico: Rooney to be ambassador to Ireland
Washington Times: Chief information officer reinstated
NYDN: President Obama won't give his convicted computer whiz Vivek Kundra the boot
CQ Politics: GOP Senators Urge Obama to Replace Hill as Nominee for Ambassador to Iraq

WaPo: Administration's Black Women Form A Strong Sisterhood
American Spectator: Some Are More Equal Than Others

NYT: Editorial: Electoral Reform

CQ Politics: Senate Passes Bill to Require Votes on Congressional Pay Raises

Rasmussen: Republicans Take Small Lead on Generic Congressional Ballot
Hill: Obamas picks and GOP angst are creating a primary boom
NYDN: Polls show President Barack Obama's approval rate dropping
Wm Jacobson: The Wheels Are Falling Off The Obama Administration



Anchorage DN: GOP says Palin will star at dinner; she says she hasn't yet agreed
WaPo: The Protecters of the Palin Brand



Armstrong Williams: Michael Steele, who are you?
American Thinker: We Need Something Stronger than Steele
NYT: A Testing Time for R.N.C. Chief
Politico: Will Republicans bend Steele?



NYDN: Meghan McCain vs. Laura Ingraham

NEW YORK

WaPo: AIG Controversy Enters N.Y. Campaign
NCPR: Is AIG the opening Tedisco needed?
RCP: NRCC Chair Weighs In On NY-20
CNN: RNC sends more cash to NY 20
Seattle Times: AIG bonus outrage becomes an issue in New York's 20th Congressional race

NYT: Paterson Rejects Democrats M.T.A. Plan
AP: A lobbyist's recession
NY Post: Weiner hands back $60,000
DN: Justice Dept OK's change in election rules allowing Mayor Bloomberg to run for 3rd term
Buffalo News: Firing of state worker for running escort service on the job is upheld
Buffalo News: Democrats gain first-ever enrollment edge upstate

NEW JERSEY



AP/Delli Santi: NJ governor 'rethinking' property tax deduction
Philadelphia Inquirer: Corzine eyes change on property-tax write-off
APP: County GOP goes for Christie

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: If Franken wins, he wants Coleman to pay court costs, some lawyers fees

Pioneer Press: Keeping track of its federal stimulus carries price tag for state: accounting

NYT: Minnesota: Plea in Convention Case
UPI: Man pleads to having Molotov cocktails

CALIFORNIA




Wowow: Meg Whitman May Spend $50 Million of Own Money on Gov's Race
SF Chronicle: Riding symbolism into the race for governor
Reuters: Meg Whitman opposing California budget measures

SF Chronicle: Obama to make foray into state GOP's turf
LA Times: Obama's a hot ticket in O.C.

SF Chronicle: Assembly Republicans block unemployment bill
Mercury News: California budget: Higher taxes, more cuts likely

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas Senate advances voter ID bill on party-line vote
Houston Chronicle: Texas voter ID bill passes Senate test

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Obama's Florida network mobilized to promote presidential agenda
Miami Herald: Budget crunch puts Florida lawmakers in a trading mood

ILLINOIS

Daily Herald: Will state tax hike make economy worse?
Chicago Sun-Times: Daley: Quinn's tax plan could turn up heat on local tax increase
AP/Wills: Quinn making most of his opportunity

PENNSYLVANIA

Hill: Specter wont rule out run as an Independent
Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa. legislators seek control of stimulus money

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Strickland's poll numbers fall

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Mayoral TV debate off; only Cockrel to appear

VIRGINIA

Washington Times: Embattled party chief assails GOP 'insiders'
WaPo: GOP Chairman Fires Back as Party Leaders Seek His Ouster
Richmond TD: Republican Party chairman fights back against those seeking his ouster
AP/Lewis: Besieged Va. GOP chief rebuts critics in e-mail

SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville: Sanford refines stimulus appeal

CONNECTICUT

Hill: Crowded field, rough terrain await Simmons in Connecticut Senate race






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March 17, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WSJ: Political Heat Sears AIG: Obama Vows to Block Bonuses, but It May Be Too Late
WSJ: The Real AIG Outrage
WSJ: AIG Can Be Salvaged By a Breakup
Politico: AIG uproar speeds action on new regs
NYT: The Case for Paying Out Bonuses at A.I.G.
NYT: Obama in Effort to Undo Bonuses at A.I.G.
NYT: Editorial: A.I.G. Bailout: The Gift That Keeps on Giving
WaPo: Anger Over Firm Depletes Obama's Political Capital
WaPo: Editorial: Could outrage at AIG's maddening payouts make a bad situation worse?
LA Times: How to get back the AIG bonus money
Rush Limbaugh: Bonuses Just Cover for $93B AIG Payouts to Europe, Goldman Sachs
Human Events: Rush Limbaugh Trumps the Obama Team

WSJ: Stimulus: Shovels Are There, but the Readiness May Not Be
WSJ: Group Forecasts Tax Bills Under Obama's Proposal
Boston Globe: Obama gears up for budget battle
Politico: Could budget spur debt deal?



WSJ: Immigrants Can Help Fix the Housing Bubble
WaPo: Mortgage Fraud Up As Credit Tightens

WSJ: Obama to Avoid Auto Bankruptcies: Task Force Seeks GM, Chrysler Changes Outside Ct
WSJ: Tax My Products, Please

NYT: Obama Acts to Aid Small Businesses
WaPo: Small-Business Lending Gets a Boost

WSJ: Congressmen Push to Restore Rule Limiting Bearish Bets
WSJ: Congress Is the Real Systemic Risk

NYT: Obama Undercuts Whistle-Blowers, Senator Says

WSJ: Hamburg, Pick for FDA, Faces an Agency in Crisis

Boston Globe: Gates readies big cuts in weapons

David Brooks: The Commercial Republic
James Taranto: Obama deploys the euphemism treadmill as a weapon of war
Dana Milbank: Scolding the Bonus Babies
Dick Morris: Boggled Bam - Can President Get Job Done?

NYT: Moderate Is Said to Be Pick for Court
NYT: Few Ripples From Supreme Court Ruling on Guns
Politico: Trial lawyers plan tort reform fight

WaPo: Obama Team Derides Cheney's Criticisms
AP: Lynne Cheney treated for fainting in Philadelphia

WSJ: The Dissing of Laura Bush



LA Times: Sarah Palin vs Barack Obama: The 2010 money race begins
NYDN: President Obama to headline Democratic fund-raiser despite economic downturn
NYT: Popular Presidents, Fractious Parties

Wash Times: Republicans reverse stance on filibusters: Strategy shift on nominations

Southern Political Report: The myth of congressional rematches

NEW YORK



Albany TU: Tedisco says no to stimulus
AP/Bauman: Republican in NY House race opposes stimulus
NRO: Internal Polls Show 'Extreme Republican Self-Suppression' in NY-20
Wash Indep: House GOP Makes it Rain for Tedisco
Troy Record: Murphy closes in on Tedisco

NY Post: Gov to Legislators: I'm not buying votes
Albany TU: Paterson looks for lift in numbers

NYT: Charities Give to State Campaigns, Despite Law

NEW JERSEY



Star Ledger: GOP gubernatorial candidate Christie rails against proposed Corzine budget

Atlantic City: Republicans to announce Atlantic City mayoral bid

SOUTH CAROLINA

USA Today: White House rejects Sanford aim to redirect stimulus cash
Politico: Orszag: Sanford can't sit on stimulus

MINNESOTA



Politico: GOP eyes Bush v. Gore to save Coleman seat
WSJ: Minnesota Senate Standoff Plays Into GOP's Hands
Star Tribune: Pawlenty: Don't send Sara Jane Olson back
Star Tribune: Bachmann on defense after claiming she did not accept earmarks
Pioneeer Press: DFLers propose overhaul of state health insurance

CALIFORNIA




Fortune: Can Meg Whitman save California?
NYT: Preparing for Race, Whitman Talks to G.O.P. Governors
SacBee: Meg Whitman - woman on a brown horse?
SF Chronicle: Newsom hopes governor's race a battle of mayors

LA Times: California Assembly defeats bill to extend unemployment benefits
AP/Williams: Investigation of former Senate leader nears end

TEXAS



Sen. John Cornyn: Reckless spending priorities pose threat to Texas taxpayers
Dallas MN: Texas' GOP senators fight to retain control of federal judge nominations
Dallas MN: Editorial: How Texas can keep unemployment money
Houston Chronicle: Officials want $2 million to update voters about IDs
Houston Chronicle: Hutchison: No on bill, yes on pork
Austin AS: Democrat assures Straus hes not planning a coup

FLORIDA

Sun-Sentinel: Wage cuts, tax raises may be needed to balance Florida budget, Senate told
AP/Kaczor: Fla. lawmakers may cut employee pay
Orlando Sentinel: State to feel further pinch in pocketbook?
News-Press: Pay for state workers eyed

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Burris' son got state job fairly, Quinn says
Chicago Tribune: Gov. Pat Quinn seeks consensus in break from past

PENNSYLVANIA



WaPo: Research Center Faces Scrutiny: Advice From Murtha Allies Guided Funding Requests
Politico: Labor bill key issue in Specter race
NYT: Ex-Pennsylvania Lawmaker Convicted

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Ohio House Republicans want Budget Director Pari Sabety removed

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Detroit councilman Kenyatta, candidate for mayor, defaults on mortgage

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Making a Living in Governor's Race

MISSOURI

SE MO: Kit Bond tells Cape Girardeau crowd he'll keep working for GOP after retirement

TENNESSEE

ChattTFP: Chattanooga: 3 of 5 county GOP legislators neutral on Wamp bid

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Chris Dodd - Rob Simmons Race Heating Up
WSJ: Dodd's Safe Perch Is Shaken by Bailout

KANSAS

Politico: Abortion plays role in House GOP race






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March 16, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

NYDN: Ex-V.P. Dick Cheney: Don't blame Bush administration for economic mess
Washington Times: Cheney hits Obama policy on terrorism
WaPo: Cheney, Bush Strongly Disagreed on Libby
NYT: Cheney Says Obama Has Increased Risks
WSJ: Cheney Says Obama Moves Raise Terrorism Risks
Hill: Cheney defends record, blasts Obama

WaPo: Pension Check Guarantees Mean More Budget Woes

WaPo: Obama Enlists Campaign Army In Budget Fight
Human Events: House and Senate Republicans Working on 'Bolder, Clear' Budget
Reuters: Obama faces Democrat discord on spending plans

WSJ: U.S. to Toughen Finance Rules
WSJ: Ambitious Agenda Has Obama Appointees Stretched Thin
WSJ: Labor-Backed Contract Rules Advance
WSJ: Labor's European Model
WSJ: White House Aides Seek Patience on Credit Markets, Recovery
NYT: Economic Advisers Warn of No Quick Turnarounds
NYT: A.I.G. Lists Firms It Paid With Taxpayer Money
WaPo: AIG Discloses $75 Billion in Bailout Payments
NYT: Bracing for a Bailout Backlash
WSJ: Bear Stearns: The Fed's Original 'Systemic Risk' Sin
NYT: Government Combs Through G.M.s Survival Plan
WSJ: Obama Sets Steps to Toughen Food Safety Regulation
WaPo/Howard Kurtz: As Markets Fell, Pundits Came Down On Obama
Michael Barone: Criticism Shows Obama Is Losing Focus

WSJ: Waters Says Help to Bank Was Proper

CQ Politics: Will the Lands Bill Leave the Building?

Politico: Health care hinges on Senate insiders
WSJ: The Truth About Hormone Therapy

AP/Song: Attorney Smith elected NFLPA executive director

American Spectator: Gerrymandering on Trial
CQ Politics: A Bailout of Another Sort

WSJ: The Fine Art of Copyright
WSJ: Everyone Hates Ethanol
WSJ: Native Americans Need the Rule of Law



USA Today: Governors reject stimulus money for unemployment
ABC: Can States Circumvent Anti-Stimulus Guvs?



NYT: Alternate Route: Bypassing the G.O.P.
Shelby Steele: Why the GOP Can't Win With Minorities
Examiner: Obama launches propaganda war against Republicans
Politico: Obama tightens reins on capital
St. Pete Times: GOP's unified "no" strategy against Obama's spending carries risks
Examiner: Hill Republicans content without another DeLay or Gingrich
Hill: Analysis: House and Senate hopefuls must start early



CSM: Despite Steeles rough start, many in GOP optimistic
Union Leader: Shooting wild: RNC chairman has no aim

Bulletin: Limbaugh Issue Is A Distraction For The GOP

NEW YORK

NY Post/Dicker: Gov's secret pork to 'buy' budget votes
NYT: Senate Is Said to Seek More in Income Tax From Wealthy

NY Post: Dems issue warning about Gilly to party boss

Reuters: New York race a chance for Republican redemption
Hill: GOP spending big to fight for NY seat
Post-Star: National Republican Trust to air ads in confressional race

NYDN: Against Mayor Bloomberg, do Democrats really have Bill Thompson's back?

Buffalo News: As Reynolds steps down, funding withers

NEW JERSEY

AP/Delli Santi: Christie criticizes NJ governor's budget plan

SOUTH CAROLINA



Forbes: Small-government conservatives have found their champion in Mark Sanford
AP/Fouhy: SC Gov. Sanford set to reject stimulus millions | Sanford bio
New American: Gov. Mark Sanford on Stimulus, Economy

MINNESOTA



Star Tribune: Recount drama moves into judges' chambers
AP/Bakst: Judges begin deliberations in Minn. Senate battle

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: Will Feinstein run for governor?
Politico: Sanchez coy on governor dreams
SF Chronicle: GOP turns on itself, risks losses in midterms
SF Chronicle: State faces new budget shortfall, new tax ideas
AP/Thompson: Calif. fight over inmate care may go to high court
Roll Call: Hill Clout: California Is Still Golden

TEXAS

Austin AS: Voter ID measure set to head to House
Dallas MN: Victory on voter ID may cost GOP Latino support

KVUE: Sen. Cornyn says Perry is right to reject stimulus dollars
Houston Chronicle: Jackson Lee, Ellis fight for stimulus aid

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: More lawmakers embracing social networking tools
Miami Herald: Editorial: McCollum TV ads confuse the message
Orlando Sentinel: It's no time to rest for time-share industry in Florida Legislature
Sun-Sentinel: New fees raise cost of driving in Florida

GEORGIA

Savannah Morning News: No free rides
Atlanta JC: Republicans and embryonic stem cell research

ILLINOIS

Pantagraph: Despite hard times, Quinn looking to raise taxes
New Yorker: The rise of Roland Burris

PENNSYLVANIA



Washington Times: AFL-CIO pledges votes for Specter: 'Check card' bill on the line
Human Events: Pat Toomey May Take Arlen Specter Out of GOP's Misery

OHIO


Cincinnati Enquirer: 'Tea Party:' Stimulus bill too steep

MICHIGAN



Detroit News: Gingrich shows political touch in Mich. visit

VIRGINIA

NV Daily: Dinner hosts attorney general contenders
AP/Lewis: Some House GOP leaders call for Frederick's ouster

MISSOURI



St. Louis PD: Mo. senators not living up to party stereotypes on earmarks
St. Louis PD: Claire McCaskill, other politicians use video, Twitter to further their agenda

TENNESSEE

Chattanooga TFP: As Gobble runs for Congress, would-be rivals weigh options

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Lawmakers thwart Gregoire's cap-and-trade plan on climate

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Simmons Says He's Vie For Dodd's Senate Seat In 2010
AP/Miga: Simmons To Challenge Dodd In 2010 Senate Race

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March 15, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

Louisville Courier-Journal: McConnell says Obama seeks to go 'pretty far left'
Examiner: McConnell says Obama, Democrats trying to Europeanize America

WaPo: Bailout King AIG Still to Pay Millions In Bonuses
NYT: A.I.G. Planning Huge Bonuses After $170 Billion Bailout
NYT: Editorial: Following the A.I.G. Money
WaPo: Hedge Funds Making Way For Government Regulation

WSJ: Stimulus Spending by State

Boston Globe: Democrats, GOP draw battle lines on healthcare plan
NYT: Administration Is Open to Taxing Health Benefits

WaPo: Affordable-Housing Efforts in NYC Could Spread Nationwide

WaPo: Washington Observes the Influence of Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett
McClatchy: Obama's ambitious first-term agenda could backfire
Politico: Reform, don't ban, earmarks
Fox: Pelosi Denies She's Partisan, Accuses GOP of 'Process' Politics
Bloomberg: Obama spending splinters Republicans, business groups

WaPo: Labor Union Bill Raises Broader Capitalism Issues

NYT: As Oil and Gas Prices Plunge, Drilling Frenzy Ends

George Will: Voting Rights Gone Wrong
Kathleen Parker: Drive-By Pundits Are Killing Papers

Hill: GOP eyes offensive strategy for 2010

WaPo: Steele's Focus Turns to Nuts and Bolts
Baltimore Sun: Michael Steele's job remains secure, GOP officials say
CSM: McConnell sees better days ahead for Steele and GOP candidates

Washington Times: The conservative civil war
Chicago Tribune: The business of Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh: 'Getting past' Reagan?
LA Times: Conservative talk radio on the wane in California

Politico: Battle brews over Bush library

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
LA Times: Weekend Talk Shows

NEW YORK

Hill: Dead heat nationalizes New York special
NYT: After Promises of Openness, Comptrollers Pension Fund Moves Draw Scrutiny
AP/Bauman: NY investigation commission faces possible sunset
Crain's: Maloney may seize the moment and run for gov
NYT: Bloomberg Campaign Discloses Its Spending
NY Post: State bigs take NYers for a ride: $86 mil tab for chauffers and lavish car perks

NEW JERSEY

Philadelphia Inquirer: Would Corzine budget smack middle class?
AP/Delli Santi: Bad-news NJ budget could render political fallout
Examiner: Democrats' Poll Numbers Cratering
NJ: Chris Christie's secret fundraiser

MINNESOTA

Pioneer Press: We won't know who won the election
MinnIndep: FEC: Franken, Dems can keep raising funds for Senate contest

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: Judge appointments are Obama's chance to shape California courts
SacBee: Do California primaries need to change?
Mercury News: More tax hikes, spending cuts for California?

TEXAS

AP/Brown: Lawmakers hear North Texans' stimulus ideas

FLORIDA

Sun-Sentinel: Republican infighting: Savvy Crist becomes an 'Obamlican'
St. Pete Times: Where's the love for Charlie Crist, Jeb?
Hill: Rep. Meek scores big Union nods

GEORGIA

Rome NT: Isakson addresses county Republicans

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Gauging political price of tax plan
Chicago Tribune: Quinn eyes fee increases for construction plans
Chicago Sun-Times: Quinn: Income tax rate going up
WIFR: Blago on Tax Hike
AP/Shenoy: Burris gets cold reception at St. Pat's parade
Chicago Sun-Times: Burris turns up on Blago list of potential fund-raisers

PENNSYLVANIA



Philadelphia Inquirer: GOP's increasing conservatism could hurt Specter
LA Times: Arlen Specter faces GOP ultimatum over union-rights bill
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Employee Free Choice Act banks on Specter
Tribune-Democrat: Hoping others join Luksik, seek office

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Gambling promoters toss another self-serving idea at Ohio

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Poll: Michigan's next gubernatorial race might be a close one

VIRGINIA



News Virginian: Bolling sees Republican resurgence in Virginia
Daily Press: For better and worse, Eric Cantor is in the D.C. spotlight
Washington Times: Fundraiser McAuliffe fills his war chest

MISSOURI


News-Leader: Sunshine Law in Missouri spotlight

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Corker says auto industry on track

WASHINGTON STATE

Examiner: Washington state budget crisis has Governor Gregoire looking for easy options

ARKANSAS

MSNBC: Republicans Reax to Sen. Lincoln's Re-Election Bid
AP: Lincoln kicks off re-election bid

ALASKA

AP/Daly: Alaska's Murkowski a new 'powerhouse' in Senate
AP: Biographical details on Alaska Sen. Murkowski

HAWAII

KGMB9: Local Republicans Select New Honolulu Chair

NEVADA



KLAS: Gov. Gibbons Blasted from All Sides
KOLO: Conservative Activist:"Gibbons Should Resign"
Las Vegas Sun: The Man Formerly Known as Governor
Las Vegas Sun: Gibbons ignores community, industry input on budget plan
Nevada Appeal: Editorial: Gov. Gibbons shows once again he is out of touch

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: In state Supreme Court race, age is the unspoken issue




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