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March 31, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WSJ: U.S. Threatens Bankruptcy for GM, Chrysler
WSJ: Tough Auto Measures Carry Political Risks for the President
WSJ: Blame Is Put on Management, but Hourly Workers, Retirees Face More Pain
WSJ: The Obama Autoworks
Detroit News: Obama effectively becomes CEO-in-chief
WSJ: Wagoner Had to Go
Politico: Under Wagoner, GM gave big to GOP
NY Post: Wagoner cushioned by $20 mil
LA Times: Plan for GM may involve bankruptcy
WSJ: We Have Chapter 11 for a Reason
NYT: For U.S. and Carmakers, a Path Strewn With Pitfalls
NYT: President Gives U.S. Carmakers a Short Lifeline
NYT: U.S. Sees a Smaller Future for G.M. Than G.M. Does
NYT: Enthusiasm Builds for Helping a Shift to Fuel-Efficient Cars
NYT: Hummers Decline Puts Dealers at Risk
NYT: Editorial: The Last Best Chance for Detroit
WaPo: Editorial: Tough but Fair
NYT: OpEd: One Roadblock Too Many for G.M.
NYT: Music: Protest From the Right Side of Country
WaPo: Hard Line on Auto Aid Puts Bailed-Out Firms on Notice
Politico: Carrots for banks, sticks for autos
Politico: Detroit plan has GOP all over the map
CQ Politics: Obamas Auto Moves Draw Mixed Reaction From Bystanding Lawmakers
CQ Politics: Reid, Dingell Praise Auto Plan; Most Republicans Skeptical

David Brooks: Car Dealer in Chief
Larry Kudlow: A Truly Breathtaking Departure
Richard Cohen: The Wheels Are Off: Stop Pouring Money Into GM and Chrysler
Dana Milbank: No Nominee Yet for Secretary of Rustproofing
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Fires General Motors CEO in Government-Backed Union Coup
Rush Limbaugh: This Dangerous Democrat Attack on Capitalism Will Get Much Uglier
Andrew Klavan: Take the Limbaugh Challenge
Juan Williams: Why the White House Wont Let Go of The Limbaugh Thing Anytime Soon

WaPo: Recession Puts a Major Strain On Social Security Trust Fund

WaPo: Blame for Downturn Not Fixed on Obama



NYT: Obama Goes to Lawmakers on Budget
NYT: A Week for Budget Battles
Politico: Obama sells budget to Dems
Hill: Obama asks for budget momentum from Dems
WSJ: P&G Chief Criticizes Tax Plan on Foreign Profits
WSJ: Night of the Living Death Tax
Rep. Mike Pence: The Republican Budget: Let the Debate Begin
St. Pete Times: Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida criticizes Obama budget
WaPo: Ex-Commerce Nominee Now Top Budget Critic
Hill: Oversight panel shortchanged in House budget

WSJ: In the Exurbs, the American Dream Is Up for Rent

WSJ: SEC's New Top Cop Faces Challenges

WSJ: Locke Vows to Push for 'Fair Trade'
NYT: Editorial: A Champion for the Census?

NYT: Wilderness Lands Bill Becomes Law
NYT: Obama Issues Signing Statement With Public Lands Bill
Human Events: Sen. Jim DeMint Blasts National Service Bill

AP: Health secretary nominee to face senators

WaPo: House Democrats Plan to Introduce Greenhouse-Gas Bill
Washington Times: Coal is winner even in 'green' Congress

WaPo: EEOC Willfully Violated Pay Law, Arbitrator Rules

WaPo: Arms Development Costs Soar: Weapons Programs Still Over Budget

Pat Buchanan: Is Notre Dame Still Catholic?
American Spectator: Jimmy Carter's Spirit of Notre Dame

Hill: Gingrich becomes a Catholic, then has dinner at Caf Milano



AP/Johnson: Romney's work puts him in 2012 political spotlight

Baltimore Sun: Man of Steele or super-mistake?
MSNBC: More RNC staff cuts

NEW YORK

Washington Times: N.Y. House race in spotlight
NYT: Gillibrands District Set to Vote for a Successor
Hill: Parties have a lot riding on N.Y.-20 race
CQ Politics: New York Race Watched for More Than Results
LA Times: Riding the anti-Wall Street wave to Congress?
Reuters: Congressional election in NY seen as economic test
NRO: Populism on the Hudson
Albany TU: Tediscos all-nighter

NYT: Albanys Big 3 Is Cut to One as Silver Flexes Might
NYT: Paterson Tries to Defend Budget Deal
Buffalo News: Paterson, leaders defend state's $131.8 billion budget
NewsLI: Statement by Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos
Albany TU: Budget details come to light
NY Post: No one is safe from tax smack in state budget
NY Post/Dicker: Setting NY back 30 years
NYDN: New York State Democrats cheer as rest of us grumble

NYDN: Rangel spent $777 a month for lease on Cadillac

NYT: For Injured Workers, a Costly Legal Swamp

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Texas Sen. says Coleman has right to pursue legal fight for years
Pioneer Press: A timeline to resolution of the Coleman-Franken U.S. Senate contest

CALIFORNIA


SF Chronicle: Budget savvy boosts Campbell's election odds
SF Chronicle: Back to the future: Bill Simon exploring a run for lieutenant governor?
SacBee: Handpicked candidates & campaign contributions empower lobbyists in Legislature

SF Chronicle: Schwarzenegger pal backs Prop. 1A

TEXAS

AOL: Sen. Hutchison Praises Clinton; Campaign Hits Palin

Dallas MN: Two big tests await Straus
AP/Root: Texas Senate approves drunk-driving crackdown
Houston Chronicle: City DWI checkpoints OK in bill advanced by Senate

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Lawmakers try to draw Gov. Charlie Crist into budget battle
Miami Herald: Lawmakers consider new taxes on tobacco
Palm Beach Post: Republican plan would hike homeowner insurance rates 23% on coast

Orlando Sentinel: Judge asks top court to force Crist to pick replacement

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Senate nears OK on budget
Southern Political Report: Georgia: GOP Prospects for Congressional Gains Poor in 2010
Atlanta JC: Transportation power shift needs standards, openness

NORTH CAROLINA

CQ Politics: Burrs Attention to Black Community May Help Save His Seat

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias to decline special interest cash
AP: Ill. gets $3B for education in stimulus money

IOWA

CQ Politics: Iowa Democrat Sowing Seeds of Challenge to Grassley

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Road to reelection will be a rough one for Specter
Hill: Stimulus package may impact primary races before economy

Philadelphia Inquirer: Lawmaker to Corbett: Resign if you run for governor

Pitt PG: Critics claim Murtha is capitalizing on corrupt system, but he's not apologizing
CQ Politics: Did Murtha Say What He Meant?
DC Examiner: Murtha investigation could hand GOP issue for 2010

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: New bill lets trucks go faster, backs rail
AP/Majors: Ohio officials reach transportation budget deal

MICHIGAN



Detroit FP: Hoekstra enters race for governor Detroit
Detroit FP: Hoekstra will enliven '10 GOP race
Mlive: Local officials, business leaders praise Hoekstra's candidacy
Politico: Hoekstra running for governor
WSJ: Rep. Hoekstra Enters 2010 Race for Michigan Governor
WaPo: Rep. Hoekstra to Run for Mich. Governor
CQ Politics: Hoekstra Kicks Off Governors Bid in Michigan
Fox: Hoekstra Announces He Will Seek the Republican Nomination for Governor of Michigan

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Huckabee campaigns with McDonnell in Roanoke
WSLS: Mike Huckabee stumps for Bob McDonnell in Roanoke
WaPo: McAuliffe's Fundraising: High-Dollar, High-Mileage

Richmond TD: Republican Party chairman hires attorneys to fight ouster
WaPo: Frederick Hires Attorneys for Fight

MISSOURI


KC Star: Missouri lawmakers welcome FBI investigation

TENNESSEE

Times News: TN's Republican senators criticize Obama's roughhousing of auto execs
Tennessean: Tennessee legislators take aim at gun limits

SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville News: S.C. lawmakers prepare to cut $368 million from stimulus-free budget
WCBD: Governor Sanford to look at stimulus study Tuesday
Greenville News: Graham opposes intervention

WASHINGTON STATE

AP: Summary Box: Washington state budget
Seattle Times: Editorial: Slimmed down, the state must put education first

ALASKA



UPI: Palin appoints Republican to Dem seat
Fort Mill Times: Palin taps Grussendorf to open Senate seat
Anchorage DN: Alaska Democrats aim to block Palin's state Senate pick
Anchorage DN: Palin makes a controversial pick for Juneau vacancy
Anchorage DN: Palin picks Grussendorf for Senate seat
LegalNewsline: Palin criticized over AG nomination

Life News: Alaska Legislators, Governor Sarah Palin, Discussing Abortion-Parental Consent




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March 30, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WSJ: Government Forces Out Wagoner at GM
WaPo: GM Chief to Resign at White House's Behest
NYT: U.S. Moves to Overhaul Ailing Carmakers
NYT: With a Busy Agenda, Obama Turns to Auto Bailout Plan
Hill: Obama rejects GM plan, forces out CEO
NYT: The Steady Optimist Who Oversaw G.M.s Decline
AP: Obama to give GM 2 months to restructure; Chrysler to get 30 days to finish Fiat deal

NYT: Stocks Fall Sharply in Asia and Europe
LA Times: AIG crisis could be the tip of an insurance iceberg
Paul Krugman: America the Tarnished



Washington Times: AIG chiefs pressed to donate to Dodd
NY Post: Sen. Dodd's cavalcade of scandal

Hill: McConnell criticizes Obama 'explosion of government'

NYT: Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures

WSJ: Report Finds Fraud Rife in SBA Program
WSJ: Many Smaller Cities Dodge Crunch in Consumer Lending
WSJ: How Long Until Stocks Bounce Back?

WSJ: Cap and Trade War
WaPo: A Budget Watcher's Guide to the Action
WaPo: Winds of Change Evident in U.S. Environmental Policy
WaPo: U.S. Climate Envoy Vows Support
CQ Politics: Consensus Could Be a Conundrum for Climate-Change Bill

NYT: Star Lobbyist Closes Shop Amid F.B.I. Inquiry
Politico: Dems fear defections in PMA probe
WaPo: In a Down Time Everywhere Else, K Street Bustles

WSJ: Why Card Check Is Unconstitutional

NYT: Editorial: Reviewing Criminal Justice

American Thinker: American Cardinal joins criticism of Notre Dame
Chicago Sun-Times: Obama speech tests Notre Dame's strength

NYT: Fox Newss Mad, Apocalyptic, Tearful Rising Star

American Spectator: The Tragedy of Supremely Bad Law

CNN: McCain: I'd like to see Palin compete for 2012 WH bid

NY Post: Parties & pot in Biden kid's past

American Thinker: Rodney Dangerfield Republicans
David Horowitz: Obama Derangement Syndrome
New Republic: Why the Democrats Can't Govern

NEW YORK



Albany TU: Seeking the inside track in bellwether race
Poughkeepsie Journal: Economy central to special congressional election
AP/Bauman: NY House special election seen as Obama's 1st test
WaPo: When a High-Profile Endorsement Is Low-Profile
CQ Politics: Heated N.Y. 20 Campaign Reaches Back to Grass Roots
Albany TU: Clutch donors
Albany TU: Solomon campaigns for Tedisco

NYT: State Leaders Outline Deal on a Budget
Albany TU: It's a deal: $131.8B
NY Post: What Dems are 'up' to: $132B
NYDN: State's staggering new $131.8B tax-and-spend plan has critics howling
AP/Gormley: NY state budget full of taxes, some spending cuts
Buffalo News: Senate Democrats increase staffers pay
NYDN: Tenants can't find a friend in New York state capital
Gotham Gazette: In Albany, Budget Battles Behind Closed Doors
NY Post: Meet Gov's bureaucrat boneheads

NYDN: Retired Sen. Alfonse D'Amato to lobby for 9/11 Memorial Foundation - for $50G

NYDN: Mayor Bloomberg woos Staten Island GOP and sings praises of Vito Fossella

NEW JERSEY

PolitickerNJ: Gloucester Endorsement-Tail of the Bull(y)
Daily Record: Lonegan camp takes aim at DeCroce

MINNESOTA

Politico: In Minnesota, it's still November

CALIFORNIA


Desert Sun: Valley becoming gubernatorial hot spot
LA Times: Cogdill, though ousted, saw the right path for the GOP
PE: One ouster leads to another in Sacramento
SacBee: Riordan slams ballot measures
Contra Costa Times: No sure thing in race for Tauscher's seat

TEXAS



Houston Chronicle: Perry-Hutchison battle could impact GOP nationwide

FLORIDA

St. Pete Times: Tracking Crist by O-meter to D.C.
Insurance Journal: Florida House Moves Workers Comp Attorneys' Fee Limit Bill

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Looking at a Roy Barnes comeback

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Can Quinn's budget be approved?

PENNSYLVANIA

Human Events: Toomey Announces Against Specter--Almost
Boston Herald: Apparent challenger for Arlen Specters Senate seat starts ball rolling
Pittsburgh PG: Why Specter is good for the GOP

Philadelphia Inquirer: Will Corbett charge Republicans in Bonusgate?
KYW1060: Pa. Republican Reignites Debate Against Illegal Alien Benefits

OHIO


Dayton Daily News: GOP ready to take on Obama

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Granholm, Republicans wrangle over budget cuts

VIRGINIA



Virginian-Pilot: Mike Huckabee to raise cash for McDonnell in Va. Beach

Politico: Budget, Britney dim Cantor's star

MISSOURI

AP/Logan: GOP ties Mo. early voting to photo ID
AP: Groups question HUD funding for Mo. pig farm

TENNESSEE

Tennessee Journalist: UT Republicans still working after election

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Understanding S.C. and the stimulus
NYT: Editorial: Courting Disaster in South Carolina

WISCONSIN

Jed Babbin: Paul Ryan's Big Chance

INDIANA

AP/Smith: Remember, lawmakers must pass a new budget

LOUISIANA



Advocate: Boehner visits BR, pitches GOP budget

HAWAII

Honolulu Advertiser: Hawaii Democrat Ed Case says he'll run for U.S. House seat
Star Bulletin: Case will seek U.S. House seat
CQ Politics: Hawaiis Case Decides to Run for Congress, Not Governor

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March 29, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WaPo: Overhaul Targets Money Market: Plan Also Limits Hedge Funds
NYT: Companies Pretty Up Prices to Win Stimulus Projects
NYT: Editorial: Questions for Reform
WaPo: Swiss Talk Tough In Banking Battle
WaPo: Where Are the Leaders?
WaPo: One-Time Cabinet Nominee Assails Obama Budget Plan
Hill: Gregg: U.S. lurching to the left
Politico: Rangel: Geithner not in touch with people's "pain"
Politico: Krugman: the left's new anti-Obama
Carl Icahn: Were Not the Boss of A.I.G.
American Thinker: The Drive to Abolish National Currencies

George Will: Bailing Out of the Constitution
Michael Barone: Not Yet Ready for a Welfare State
Pat Buchanan: Can Uncle Sam Ever Let Go?
Wm Jacobson: Liberal Ugliness Revealed On The JournoList
Wm Jacobson: Obama Attempts to Rewrite The First Amendment
Wm Jacobson: The American Left Outsources The Spanish Inquisition

Washington Times: Tax plan called bad for small oil firms
Bloomberg: Republican Spending Blueprint Contains No Detail, Orszag Says
NYT: Battle Brewing Over Reconciliation, Which Is Anything but That

WaPo: White House finalizing plan for more auto aid

WSJ: G-20 to Set New Rules for Tax Havens Under Regulatory Shake-Up
WaPo: Obama Signals Flexibility Ahead of G-20 Summit
WaPo: No Givens As Obama Steps Onto World Stage

NYT: Cost Works Against Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources in Time of Recession
NYT: White House Announces International Meetings to Address Energy and Climate Issues
Thomas Friedman: Mother Natures Dow
WaPo: Hour of Darkness for Energy Enlightenment
Hill: Dem Senators press to sidestep GOP on climate change
Houston Chronicle: Geography trumps party in energy bill
Rush Limbaugh: UN Climate Change Plan Fits with Obama's Anti-Capitalism Scheme

WaPo: Union Bill's Declining Chances Give Rise to Alternatives

WaPo: Delay in Immigration Raids May Signal Policy Change
Houston Chronicle: GOP must call Obamas bluff on immigration

Rush Limbaugh: The Most Anti-Life President in US History to Speak at Notre Dame

WSJ: Obama Taps Three Nominees for Treasury Posts

Fox: Classic Clinton Phrase Inspires New GOP Strategy to Regain Power
Pittsburgh TR: GOP eyes midterm
Richmond TD: Embracing Conservative Principles Will Bring Republican Success
American Chronicle: Wave the White Flag in the Limbaugh War
SF Chronicle: Obama keeps pace with evolving media



NY Post: 'Friend' of Biden's daughter shopping tape of her allegedly doing cocaine
NYDN: Report: Video for sale allegedly shows Joe Biden daughter, Ashley, snorting cocaine

AP: IA Sen. Grassley: First suicide for AIG bonus-getters, now remark about colleague's wife



Washington Times: Public financing 'dead,' McCain says
NRO: Editorial: A Clear Danger to Free Speech
Washington Times: McCain has only kind words for Palin
Newsweek: Former McCain Adviser Endorses Same Sex Marriage



New Times: Meghan McCain Poised to Become "New Young Republican," Says The Atlantic
Salem News: Cutting Meghan McCain Down to Size
Kathleen Parker: Meghan McCain, another maverick?

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Politico: Inside Obama's Sunday show strategy

NEW YORK



WaPo: Parties Eye N.Y. House Race as a Vote on Obama
NYDN: Run for Gillibrand's old House seat a litmus test for GOP, President Obama
Albany TU: Ads erode Tedisco's standing
Rush Limbaugh: Dems Ramp It Up in NY-20 Race

NYT: Deal Is Reached to Raise Taxes on Top Earners in New York
NY Post: Gov clinches deal on huge tax hikes
NY Post: Secret state tax plan would hit rich hard
NYDN: Gov. Paterson, Albany leaders settle on personal income tax hike
NYDN: New state budget packed with pork for Albany legislators, despite economic crisis
Albany TU: Budget bills race against the clock
AP/Gormley: NY Legislature agrees to state budget
NY Post: Gov's med-plan 'bankrupt' fear
NYDN: The dysfunctional government in Albany: You guys are a disgrace!
Buffalo News: Senate Democrats giving their staffs double digit pay raises

NYDN: NYers find Bloomberg cold, but warm up to idea of reelecting him for third term - poll

Buffalo News: Tea Party protests high taxes, 'failed' government

NEW JERSEY

AP: Election records show Chris Christie previously gave campaign donor large contract
Morris County Citizen: Those who benefited from contract give to Christie campaign
PolitickerNJ: Middlesex Republicans pick 21-year-old for District 14 assembly seat

MINNESOTA

Hill: Michele Bachmann: Low profile for GOP congresswoman? Not exactly
Bemidji Pioneer: Minnesota Legislature: Budget limits efforts for unemployed

CALIFORNIA




LA Times: Republicans run from, not on, Schwarzenegger's record
SacBee: Lobbyists spend millions -- and rarely lose in Legislature
SacBee: Early signs encouraging for California's share of federal stimulus

TEXAS



Austin AS: Perry, Hutchison spar early and often in '10 matchup
Austin AS: Perry and Hutchison teams for 2010 campaign

FLORIDA



St. Pete Times: Florida Legislature awaits Crist's word on budget

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Barnes eying another run for governor

ILLINOIS

Journal Star: Illinois GOP chairman bowed but not beaten
CQ Politics: No Rahmbo, But Illinois House Special Favorite is Ready

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Democrat says Grassley has been in Senate too long

PENNSYLVANIA



Philadelphia Inquirer: As conservative conference closes, all eyes on Toomey
Philadelphia Inquirer: Likely challenger sees chance against Specter
Patriot-News: Toomey rips Specter over stimulus vote
AP/Jackson: Pat Toomey 'very likely' to launch Senate bid
USA Today: All eyes on Pat Toomey
CQ Politics: Reid Reached Out to Specter But Doesnt Expect a Party Flip

AP/Jackson: GOP gov hopesfuls climax Pa. conservative conclave

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Ohio Statehouse has a language all its own: Slotspeak

VIRGINIA



WaPo: McDonnell Officially Begins Campaign for Va. Governor
Roanoke Times: McDonnell launches campaign for governor
Richmond TD: McDonnell kicks off his gubernatorial campaign
AP/Lewis: McDonnell opens bid for Va. governor
WaPo: Kaine Vetoes Bills to Expand Death Penalty
Washington Times: Kaine vetoes bills on death penalty, gun possession

MARYLAND

Washington Times: Child advocates await action on Md. porn bill

MISSOURI

KC Star: FBI inquiry involves Missouri lawmakers

TENNESSEE

NewsChannel5: House Speaker Will Seek Re-Election
Times News: House Speaker Williams vows to run for re-election in 2010

HAWAII

Hill: Former Rep. Case to run for Hawaii seat

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: Beshear endorses Mongiardo for 2010 Senate race
Hill: Kentucky gov. endorses Bunning challenger

LOUISIANA

AP/McGill: Opposition to Obama fuels Sen. Vitter's resurgence

MASSACHUSETTS

Eagle Tribune: Bay State Republicans need to find their conservative souls

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Is Dodd Beatable?
AP: Conn. senator hires campaign manager
Hartford Business: Time Short For Dodd To Regain Voters Trust

ALASKA

Anchorage DN: Palin won't budge on parental-consent abortion bill

ARIZONA

Arizona Daily Star: Top aide has loyally served in Brewer shadow for years


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March 28, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WSJ: Bankers, Obama in Uneasy Truce
WaPo: Obama, Bankers Sit Face to Face: President Urges More Lending
NYT: Bankers Pledge Cooperation With Obama

NYT: U.S. Expected to Give More Financing to Automakers
WaPo: Consumer Spending Shows Signs of Life
Bloomberg: Obama Budget Director Dismisses Republican Spending Blueprint
NYT: Obamas Man on the Budget: Peter R. Orszag: Just 40 and Going Like 60
NYT: Obama Brings Flush Times for Black News Media
WaPo: Obama Says U.S. 'Must Respond' to Flood Potential in Midwest
AP: Obama Pledges Midwest Flooding Help
WSJ: Mr. Obama's Surge
WSJ/Robert Reich: Obamanomics Isn't About Big Government
WSJ: World Bank Responsibility: $500 million for companies suspected of corruption



Washington Times: Reid accuses chief justice of deception

WaPo: Obama Town Hall Questioners Were Campaign Backers

WSJ: U.S. Backdating Probe Roils OTS

WSJ: Let's Put Bylines on Our 'National' Intelligence Estimates

WSJ: Congress Is Buying Time for Health-Care Savings
WaPo: More Support for Health-Care Fix: But Funding Coverage Still Sticking Point

WSJ: The Carbon Cap Dilemma

LA Times: 'Card check' bill loses key supporters

WSJ: FAA Administrator Nominee Gets Strong Airline Support
WSJ: Obama Names Former Mississippi Governor as Navy Secretary

WSJ: After Initial Successes, Electoral College Foes Set Sights on Higher Peaks

James Taranto: Cast a vote for freedom by switching on the lights Sunday night!
Kathleen Parker: Why a GOP Benefactor Switched Parties
David Broder: The Democratic Congress's Cover-Up: Hiding a Mountain Of Debt

USA Today: How to save the Republican party
NYT/Charles Blow: Steele Ridiculous
CNS: Demonizing Individual Republicans: First Limbaugh, Now Rove

NEW YORK



WSJ: New York Has a Referendum on Obama
NYT: Ire at Wall St. Bonuses Is Now Factor in House Race
Albany TU: NRCC ad invokes Sept. 11 attacks
Albany TU: Murphy makes inroads on Tedisco
WaPo: N.Y. Special Election Is Too Close to Call
Albany TU: Murphy now leads Tedisco by four points

NYT/Gail Collins: Patersons Decline: How to Train a Governor
NYT: As States Budget Deadline Nears, Leaders Still Far Apart on Many Details

NYT: Deal on States Drug Laws Means Resentencing Pleas
WaPo: N.Y. Governor, Lawmakers Agree To Soften Drug Sentencing Laws
Albany TU: Drug law reform to save $250M
NY Post: Drug cons at the end of 'Rocky' road
NYDN: End is near for Rockefeller drug laws

Albany TU: State senator denies assault charges

Buffalo News: HUD audit blasts city over funds

NEW JERSEY

Gloucester County Times: Christie endorsed by Gloucester County Republican Party

MINNESOTA

MinnPost: Heres a quick look at whats keeping Minnesota delegation busy

CALIFORNIA




LA Times: Ethanol investors try to derail California's carbon-emissions proposal
Mercury News: Opinion: California Republicans need to step up to anti-tax plate
SF Chronicle: Arnold: "I can do anything I want"

TEXAS

WSJ: A Showdown on Voting Rights
AP/Root: Republican seeks to delay on new voter ID rules

FLORIDA



Tampa Tribune: Crist Facing Conservative Rebellion
Miami Herald: Florida lawmakers hear from gambling foes
Orlando Sentinel: Florida jobless rate hits 33-year high
Broward New Times: Gov's Race Preview? Sink Hits McCollum

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Handel enters Georgias 2010 race for governor

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Jackson: Toomey keynotes major Pa. conservative conclave
Examiner: Republican purists risk losing seat in rush to punish Specter

NYT: Judges Kickback Scheme Thrived Despite Red Flags

MICHIGAN

Muskegon Chronicle: Will he or won't he run for governor? Hoekstra won't say
AP/Ohlemacher: Democrats, GOP duel over small business taxes
Detroit FP: State House votes to end ban on drug industry lawsuits

VIRGINIA

CNN: Romney will raise money for Virginia Republicans
WaPo: DC Region's Jobless Rate Up Sharply: District Reaches Nearly 10 Percent

MARYLAND

WP: Easy-to-Get Licenses Expose Md. to Fraud: Out-of-State Illegal Immigrants Exploit Rules

MISSOURI

Hill: Missouri's Carnahan in lead for Bond's seat
KC Star: Details emerge on plan for Missouri stimulus money

SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville News: Graham: Skirting Sanford 'arrogant'

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Connecticut Sen. Dodd Hires Rising Star To Run His Campaign




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March 27, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WSJ: Treasury Maps New Era of Regulation
NYT: Battles Over Reform Plan Lie Ahead
WSJ: In the Geithner Plan, the Devil Is Lurking in the Details
WSJ: Geithner Is Overreaching on Regulatory Power
CBS: GOP, Experts Doubt Financial Overhaul Plan
AP/Crutsinger: Financial overhaul plan draws GOP opposition
WaPo: As Oversight Plan Is Unveiled, Turf Battle Begins to Unfold
AP: S.E.C. Chief Tries to Stake Out Role in Overhaul
WSJ: What's Left of TARP? Treasury Stays Mum
NYT: Inquiry Asks Why A.I.G. Paid Banks
Bloomberg: Cuomo Expands AIG Bonus Probe With Subpoena of Data on Swaps
Paul Krugman: The Market Mystique
NYT: OpEd: How to Conjure Up $500 Billion
NYT: Rising Fear of a Future Oil Shock
WSJ: Acting Director of OTS Put on Leave Amid Probe
WaPo: Bank Regulator on Leave Pending Inquiry
WSJ: Did the Fed Cause the Housing Bubble?
WaPo: Freddie Mac's Duel With Regulator: Does It Report Government's Role in Its Losses?
Rush Limbaugh: President Obama Wants Chaos
Human Events: Geithner Needs Adult Supervision



WSJ: Senate Panel Clears $3.6 Trillion Budget
WaPo: Democrats Agree on Budget's Outline
Fox: Reid Leaves Open Option for Extreme Maneuver on Health Care, Energy Overhauls
LA Times: Campaign for Obama's budget is widening
Hill: Senate panel approves budget resolution
WaPo: House Republicans Present Outline of Alternative Budget
Washington Times: House GOP budget light on specifics
Hill: GOP offers budget outline with details to come
Washington Independent: The House GOPs Cunning Budget Plan
Hill: White House scoffs at House GOP's budget
Politico: Sources: GOP leaders split on budget blueprint
Fox: GOP Split on Whether to Reach Out to Moderate Democrats in Budget Battle
Rasmussen: More Voters Than Ever Say Tax Cuts Help the Economy



NYT: Senate Approves National Service Bill
Salt Lake Tribune: Senate passes Kennedy-Hatch service bill
AP: How the Senate voted on a national service bill

WSJ: National Health Preview: The Mass. debacle, coming soon to your neighborhood
Washington Times: Partisanship seen risky to Obama's health care reforms
Politico: Hoyer sets health care reform 'target'
Hill: Hoyer playing health reform referee
Politico: Attack on healthcare budget hits lack of detail
NYT: Date Set for Health Nominees Confirmation Hearing

WSJ: Business Beats Card CheckFor Now

Politico: Need security advice? Call Chertoff

James Taranto: Give Back That Bonus! Oh, and by the way, you still owe taxes on it

Michael Gerson: What the Teleprompter Teaches
Wm Jacobson: Obama's Teleprompter Tells A Joke And Starts A Fight

Larry Sabato: 36 Governorships on the Chopping Block in 2010

Oliver North: Obama Team Eyes Second Amendment
American Thinker: Obama's Sights on Second Amendment

WaPo: Political Parties See Dramatic Decline in Fundraising
Washington Times: Obama raised cash after leaving Senate
CQ Politics: Democrats Keep Track of Whos Helping the Party
Erick Erickson: Getting the GOP Back To Basics
USA Today: DNC keeps Karl Rove in its sights



Rush Limbaugh: White House Strategy Backfires: Rush Ratings Through the Roof

American Spectator: Touchdown Obama: Notre Dame hands him another Alinskyite victory
American Spectator: Obama Ignores His Tocqueville

NEW YORK


Albany TU: House race takes national stage
Daily Record: New York congressional race a preview of 2010
AP/Bauman: Questions remain unanswered in NY 20th House race
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Run Against Rush in NY Special Congressional Election
Albany TU: Election rules, sloppiness end third-party House bid
Albany TU: Libertarian removed from ballot
Gazette: Libertarian candidate off special election ballot

NYT: As New Lawyer, Senator Gillibrand Defended Big Tobacco

NY Post: Silver tax hike targets $300g earners
NYDN: Tax hike for rich gaining steam: Gov. Paterson, pols mull big rate increase
NYT: In Budget Talks, Higher Tax Brackets and No Increase in School Spending
Buffalo News: Golisano warns Democrats he helped elect not to raise taxes
NYDN: Golisano Offers Comfort To Budget Renegades
AP: Billionaire to bankroll state budget opponents
NYDN: In Dem war vs. Paterson, the GOP wins
Albany TU: GOP raps drug reform effort

WSJ: Un-Cuomo: Some AGs still abide by values of respect for law & prosecutorial discretion

NYT: Mayors Campaign to Woo Independence Party Is Close to Paying Off
NYT: City Jobless Rate Takes Highest-Ever One-Month Leap

NEW JERSEY



PoAC: Cumberland Republicans back Christie for governor

MINNESOTA

WaPo: Minnesota Recount Update: All Eyes on Pawlenty
MinnPost: Michele Bachmann gets pro-business award

CALIFORNIA




SF Chronicle: Governor sees possibility in budget crisis
LA Times: California is poised to extend unemployment benefits
SacBee: Lawmakers say yes to federal stimulus funds for California
SacBee: Stimulus not likely to solve state job woes

NYT: Schwarzenegger Says Hes Not Running for Senate
CBS: Schwarzenegger Rules Out Run For Senate
CQ Politics: No Senate Run for Schwarzenegger in 2010

SacBee: Five of six ballot items doomed, says California GOP Senate leader
SacBee: State GOP to consider ballot measures next month

LA Times: Calif.'s Rep. Issa moves to impose transparency on Michelle Obama

TEXAS



McClatchy: Obama rebuffs Texas' GOP senators on judicial nominees
Austin AS: Obama to work with Texas Democrats, not GOP senators, on judge nominations
Dallas MN: Cornyn says he and Hutchison will send their own judicial selections
Star Telegram: Cornyn says senators will maintain role in judicial nominations

DMN: Split vote upholds TX ed board ruling to ax evolution 'strengths & weaknesses' rule
NYT: Defeat and Some Success for Texas Evolution Foes

FLORIDA



Tallahassee Democrat: Florida House, Senate at odds over budget
Sun-Sentinel: Florida Legislature may raise property taxes for education
Miami Herald: Florida senators to take up school prayer, lobbyists, budget
Herald Tribune: Groups push to end gerrymandering in state

Miami Herald: State's attorney general goes on offense about name-building ads

GEORGIA

Atlanta BC: Georgia House to nix new transportation agency

ILLINOIS

LNL: Possible Madigan governorship draws strong reactions among legal reformers
WGIL: Business Leaders Tempted to Leave Illinois Over Proposed Tax Hike
Chicago Tribune: Most corrupt state: Louisiana ranked more corrupt than Illinois

PENNSYLVANIA



Philadelphia Inquirer: Two polls show challenges for Specter
CQ Politics: Specter Does a Little Better in New Poll
Bulletin: Who Can Win Pennsylvania's Senate Seat In Next Election?
Pittsburgh PG: Specter trying to gauge interest in an 'open' primary election

OHIO


Akron Beacon Journal: Governor's focus on jobs in stimulus
Columbus Dispatch: Brown to run for secretary of state
Cleveland PD: Columbus-area politician to run for secretary of state

MICHIGAN



Detroit FP: Hoekstra expected to enter governor's race Monday
Mlive: Hoekstra's planned tour of the state indicates a sure run for governor
Detroit News: Hoekstra to decide on run for governor
Mlive: Ann Arbor entrepreneur Snyder's startup vision may guide potential bid for governor

AP: Michigan House OKs bill to help auto suppliers

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Webb calls for criminal justice review
WaPo: Ex-Lobbyist in Running For U.S. Attorney's Job

MISSOURI

KC Star: Missouri House adopts $22.8 billion budget for 2010 fiscal year

TENNESSEE



KnoxNews: Gibbons Adds to Campaign Staff
Greeneville Sun: Rep. Wamp Names Aides In Campaign For Governor
Tennessean: Ethics complaint process reviewed
KnoxNews: Former Sen. Mike Williams Gets a TDOT Job

SOUTH CAROLINA

USA Today: Duncan vows to deliver S.C. school funds
AP/Davenport: Clyburn asks US Education chief for stimulus funds
State: S.C. Politics Today

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: US expands inquiry into DiMasi friends
CQ Politics: Patrick Has Uphill Fight for Re-election in Massachusetts

CONNECTICUT

Hill: Dodd gains ground over Simmons in poll
CQ Politics: Dodd Has Thin Lead Over Republican in Connecticut

ALASKA



Anchorage Daily News: Palin names Ross attorney general
Bloomberg: Alaska Stock Loss Grows to $1.5 Billion as Palin Seeks Oil Cash
Anchorage Daily News: Palin calls blogger's ethics complaint bogus
Politico: Palin stiffs Alaska legislature
American Spectator: The Lady Is Preoccupied

UTAH

CQ Politics: Utahs Election Process May Get a Workout in 2010 Senate Race




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March 26, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WaPo: Geithner to Propose Vast Expansion Of U.S. Oversight of Financial System
WSJ: Geithner Wants New Rules to Check Risks
NYT: U.S. to Detail Plan to Rein In Finance World
WaPo: A Growing Chorus on the Hill Questions the Fed's Decisions
NRO: In the Market for a Better Banking Plan
AP/Crutsinger: Treasury head Geithner unveiling regulatory agenda
Rasmussen: Support for Govt Control of Executive Pay Only If Taxpayer Money Is Involved

WaPo: In Housing and Other Big-Ticket Markets, Early Stirrings of Hope

Washington Times: Geithner gaffe roils markets
WaPo: U.S. Vows To Sustain Dollar's Dominance: Geithner Defends Currency's Role
WSJ: Markets don't like Treasury talking down the dollar's status

WSJ: Democrats Bid Business Adieu
WSJ: Have We Seen the Last of the Bear Raids?

Chicago Tribune: Rahm Emanuel's profitable stint at mortgage giant



WSJ: Obama Asks Democrats to Preserve Budget Priorities
ABC: Obama's Middle Class Tax Cut May Not Survive Budget
WSJ: Obama Defends Budget, Says Spending Will Pay Off
WaPo: President Shifts Emphasis From Wall Street to Budget
WaPo: Obama Tries to Unite Democrats On Budget Plan
NYT: Budget Has Obama Courting Fellow Democrats
NYT: Optimism Grows in Congress for Retooled Budgets Prospects
NYT: Editorial: No Time for Budgetary Games
Politico: Budget battle rife with contradictions

WaPo: Obama Defends Push to Cut Tax Deductions for Charitable Gifts
American Thinker: Lefty truthful about Obama's real agenda on charitable contributions
Bloomberg: Obama Asks Volcker to Lead Panel on Tax-Code Overhaul
NYDN: AIG exec whines and resigns after being 'unfairly persecuted by elected officials'
Rush Limbaugh: Axelrod: White House Talent Can Keep Their Wall Street Bonuses



Politico: GOP gloves off for budget brawl
WaPo: GOP Split Over Budget Alternative
Politico: Pelosi: We don't need GOP on budget
Hill: House budget advanced on party-line vote
Hill: Liberals want more defense spending left behind
Reuters: Republicans float subsidy for housing investors

Ann Coulter: Gordon Gekko is a Democrat
Karl Rove: Obama Points Back to the GOP's Future
Ted Nugent: Obamas Katrina
Matt Kinnaman: Fairness is a poor substitute for freedom
Arthur Levitt: Weakening A Market Watchdog: An Accounting Rule Change's Real Costs
Nicholas Kristof: Learning How to Think
EJ Dionne: Will Anyone Admit That Taxes Have to Rise?
James Taranto: Down the Cardin Path: The dangers of nonprofit status for newspapers

WSJ: Obama Administration Revives Tax Battle With Oil Industry
American Thinker: An End to Dependence on Middle East Oil
WSJ: Auto Task Force Set to Back More Loans -- With Strings

WSJ: White House Leans Toward Tighter Enforcement of Taxes
Washington Times: Mortgage fraud cases swamp FBI

Washington Times: Congress overrides rejection by park service

Politico: Prospects dim for labor bill
Fox: Card Check Process Used by Union Organizers Ignites Fury at Indiana Plant
WSJ: U.S. Steps Up Wage-Law Enforcement

Washington Times: Stimulus may hit states' tax revenues

Washington Times: Postal chief defends bonuses
WaPo: In Special Delivery to Lawmakers, U.S. Postmaster Signals SOS

WSJ: Time for the Supreme Court to overturn McCain-Feingold
WSJ: Is the Bonus Tax Unconstitutional?

NYT: Editorial: A Legal Adviser Worthy of the Job

NYDN: ND students protest as pro-choice Obama picked to give commencement speech

NYDN: Bobby Jindal: It's all right to want Obama to fail



American Spectator: The 1966 Election's Warning to Obama
Kiplinger: Hottest Senate Races in 2010
CQ Politics: Candidates With Deep Pockets: A Trend in 2010?
CQ Politics: 435 District Presidential Vote Map Shows GOP Still Home on the Range
CQ Politics: Split Districts of 08 Key To GOP Rebound Hopes
Politico: Eric Cantor's Circus of a night, watching Britney Spears
Hill: Parties altering 2012 calendars

NEW YORK



USA Today: N.Y. special election a preview of 2010
Hill: Fighting Irish lawmakers mad over Obamas honor
NYT: Albany Reaches Deal to Repeal 70s-Era Drug Laws
Albany TU: Cuomo road show visits Schenectady
NY Post: Docs sick over malpractice cap boost
Albany TU: State of insecurity arrives
Albany TU: State Layoffs Open Thread

NEW JERSEY

Newsday: Christie launches radio campaign
PoAC: Joblessness in N.J. tops federal rate, hits 8.2%

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Senate race is a broken record

CALIFORNIA




LA Times: Ballot measures on California budget in trouble, poll finds
SacBee: Foes surface against California ballot measures
LA Times/Skelton: California's bond ratings don't reflect reality

Bloomberg: Schwarzenegger Opens California Fairgrounds to Homeless Camp
NYT: Cities Deal With a Surge in Shanty Towns
NYT: Financial Safety Net of Nonprofit Organizations Is Fraying, Survey Finds
NBC LA: The New California Gold Rush

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Cloud looms over Texas budget
Brownwood Bulletin: Hutchison yet to declare candidacy
Dallas MN: Dallas DA Craig Watkins cashes in with national fundraisers

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Florida launches program to encourage in-state shopping
Fox: Governor Crist Endorses Grassroots Movement to Boost Florida's Economy
Miami Herald: Class-size amendment linked to penny sales-tax hike
Sun-Sentinel: Senate bill offers full-fledged casinos to Seminoles
Politico: Florida Blue Dog hit from the left

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Senate OKs tax incentives to boost hiring
AP/Bluestein: Businesses, not homeowners, to get Ga. tax break

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Dueling governors on Chicago radio today

PENNSYLVANIA



LA Times: Pennsylvania voters ready to deny Sen. Specter a sixth term, polls show
Reuters: U.S. Republican Senator Specter in tough race
Hill: Specter not surprised by Toomey poll lead
CQ Politics: Grassley May Not Take Specters Seat on Judiciary Committee
Politico: Rep. Murtha's Internet skirmish

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Transportation bill now needs meeting of minds

MICHIGAN

Hill: Dominos ads delivering for Gov. contender
Detroit News: State jobless rate up to 12%

VIRGINIA

Human Events: Virginia's GOP Chairman Under Fire and Fighting Back
WaPo: McAuliffe Criticized For Ties to Lobbyist
CNN: McAuliffe takes heat for fundraiser at lobbying firm
WaPo: Rural Roots Offer Benefits, Obstacles To Deeds's Run

MISSOURI

Missourinet: House Republicans pass budget, reject Nixon Medicaid plan
St. Louis PD: Budget bills advance after Medicaid debate
St. Louis PD: Abortion issue upstages jobs in Missouri Legislature

TENNESSEE

Chattanoogan: Wamp Announces Team To Lead Statewide Gubernatorial Campaign
Tennessean: Election commission clears Fred Thompson
Tennessean: Tennessee bill would apologize for slavery

SOUTH CAROLINA

PostandCourier: Stimulus questions remain

VERMONT

WSJ: Vermont Governor Intends to Veto Gay-Marriage Bill

KANSAS

Wichita Eagle: Kansans to vote on amendment for right to own guns

WISCONSIN



Milwaukee JS: GOP hopes to reinvent itself with 'young guns' such as Ryan








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March 25, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WSJ: Obama Defends Budget, Says Spending Will Pay Off
NYT: In a Volatile Time, Obama Strikes a New Tone for Crisis
WaPo: President Points To Progress on Economic Efforts
Politico: Obama: Budget, recovery 'inseparable'
Thomas Friedman: Secrets of a Pollster
Tom Shales: The Very Face of Victory
Wm Jacobson: Obama Presser In A Nutshell: A Thirst For Power That Will Not Be Quenched

WaPo: Potential GOP 2012 Candidate's Response to Obama
Dallas MN: Jindal to GOP: Time for navel-gazing over
Politico: GOP faithful still loves Jindal
CNN: Jindal urges GOP to put '08 in rear view mirror
AP/Evans: La. Gov. Jindal urges GOP to stand up to Obama

Rush Limbaugh: Obama Plan to Return Our Wealth to Its "Rightful Owners" Advances
Newt Gingrich: Americans are TEA'd
Pat Buchanan: The Weimar Solution
Dick Morris: Obamas just not that into you
Washington Times: Notre Dame bishop to boycott Obama
AP/Blank: Huckabee likens abortion to slavery at Missouri fundraiser

WSJ: Tapping AIG Furor, Regulators Seek Power to Seize Nonbanks
NYT: U.S. Plan Seeking Expanded Power in Seizing Firms
Hill: Obama expects backing on broader-authority plan
WSJ: Drive to Tax AIG Bonuses Slows
WSJ: On Wall Street, Talk of Trust and Civil War
WSJ: Toxic Assets Were Hidden Assets
WSJ: The Real AIG Disgrace
NYT: OpEd: Dear A.I.G., I Quit!
NYT: Top Hedge Fund Managers Do Well in a Down Year
WSJ: Why Congress Will Kill the Bank Rescue
WSJ: The 'Populists' Are Right About Wall Street
Politico: Official defends Fannie bonuses
Rasmussen: 81% Say Congress Cant Raise Taxes Retroactively



WSJ: Key Senator Won't Support Union Bill
WaPo: Specter To Oppose Employee Free Choice Act
NYT: Key G.O.P. Senator Reverses Course on Union Organizing Bill
Hill: Specter deals heavy blow to card-check
Politico: Specter gives Dems cover on labor bill
Reuters: Republican opposes US labor bill, may doom measure
AP/Hananel: Specter shifts stance to oppose card check
WSJ: The Power of 41: Chipping away at the support for "card check."
NYT: Labor Enforcement Agency Is Failing Workers, Report Says

WSJ: Now for the Car-Parts Bailout: The solution to Detroit's woes grows increasingly complex

WaPo: Senate Considers Relief for Credit Card Holders
Reuters: U.S. bill seeks to rescue faltering newspapers

WaPo: Handling Of 'State Secrets': Like Predecessor, New Justice Dept. Claiming Privilege

NYT: Health Insurers Ease Stance on Pre-Existing Conditions
Rasmussen: 63% Support Affordable Health Care for Every Single American

NYT: House Republicans to push for guns amendment to public lands catchall



WaPo: Democrats Take Knife To Obama's Budget
WSJ: White House to Hunt for New Tax Revenues
Politico: Conrad carves up Obama's budget
Politico: GOP warns about budget hardball
AP: Senate Democrats to scrap Obama's $400 tax credit
WSJ: Tax-Policy Change Is Proposed for Charities
WaPo: A Deduction From Charity

WSJ: How Not to Fight Discrimination: The EEOC joins a class-action effort against Wal-Mart

WSJ: LaHood Pitches Mexico Truck Plan to Skeptical Lawmakers

Politico: Napolitano announces border plan

CQ Politics: Senate Confirms Locke as Commerce Chief
American Spectator: Boredom at Commerce
CQ Politics: State Department Nominees Lobbyist Past Raises No Objections in Senate
WSJ: Treasury's Top Candidate to Run TARP Drops Out

NYT: To Cut Costs, States Relax Prison Policies

WaPo: Justices May Soften Campaign Ad Law
NYT: Justices Consider Campaign Finance Law

James Taranto: Sing for Chrysler



Kathleen Parker: Another McCain Throws Down a Challenge
USA Today: Meghan was "all talked out," but now she's not
Atlantic: Meghan McCain, Youth Spokeswoman



Fox: RNC Chairman Steele Names New Media Director
WaPo: Former MSN Exec Named RNC New Media Director
AHN: Republicans Hire Former MSN Executive As New Media Director
ClickZ: RNC's New New Media Guy a Web Video Guru
Colorado Indep: RNC boss to Colorado GOP: We lost our minds, strayed from roots

Politico: NRSC launches direct attack on Obama
Hill: GOPs rising star runs into a rough patch
Human Events: Top 10 House RINOs
Washington Times: Democrats hold on to Madoff money
Rasmussen: Democrats Regain Lead on Generic Congressional Ballot
CNN: GOP event pulls in $6 million

NEW YORK


NY Post: 8,900 are targeted after unions nix major givebacks
NY Post: Paterson: 8,900 layoffs on the way
NYDN: Paterson orders layoffs of 8,900 New York state employees amid economic downturn
Albany TU: State planning layoffs: 8,900 jobs to be trimmed from payroll

NYT: State Official Rigged Civil Service Jobs, a Report Finds
Albany TU: Exclusive: IG slams former tax chief in job scandal
Albany TU: Drawing state pay from a distance

Daily Gazette: Golub endorses Tedisco
WTEN: Big name endorses Tedisco; Sundwall fights to stay
AP/Bauman: Candidates in NY House race get out the vote

Hill: Justice sues New York over military voters

NY Post: Qns. pol extorted charity: Feds
NY Post: Feds slap Queens lawmaker with more charges
NYDN: Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio hit with new extortion charges

NYT: Bloomberg Seen as Cold but Still Favored, Poll Finds

Buffalo News: Power Authority to freeze rates through April 2010

NEW JERSEY



PolitickerNJ: Christie wins 94% at Ocean GOP convention
Philadelphia Inquirer: Christie touts career as prosecutor in radio ad
Hill: Republicans see hope in Va., N.J. gubernatorial elections

MINNESOTA

Reuters: Coleman won't rule out appeal if loses Senate case
Politico: Coleman won't rule out federal appeal
MPR: Coleman appeal could play constitutional wild card
CQ Politics: A Winner in Minnesota or More Election Fatigue?
USA Today: FEC: DSCC can raise money for Franken's recount

AP/Lohn: Pawlenty to meet with DFL, warns against tax hikes

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: Tauscher accepts State Dept. post, setting off political scramble to replace her
SacBee: Getting California out of marriage business proposed as answer to Prop. 8 war
SacBee: U.S. judge won't oust California prison medical czar

TEXAS

AP/Vertuno: Top judge files response to misconduct charges
AP: Highlights from the Texas Legislature

FLORIDA

St. Pete Times: Crist defends corporate jet use, declines to give more details
Miami Herald: Gov. Charlie Crist: I'm 'cautious' about my use of state planes
Sun-Sentinel: Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he pays for trips on private jets

St. Pete Times: CFO Alex Sink's recent moves make gubernatorial run look likely

Herald Tribune: Florida faces $1 billion budget rift
Orlando Sentinel: FL Senate looks to gambling, cigarettes to help raise money for budget

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Conservative Cornyn warns Illinois GOP against litmus test

VIRGINIA

Madison Messenger: McDonnell touts qualificatons during visit

KENTUCKY

CNN: Bunning blasts McConnell over fundraising
AP/Biesk: Ky.'s Bunning: McConnell making fundraising tough

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Towns try to punish public marijuana use

CONNECTICUT

NY Post: Dodd's wife, too, had money link to AIG
GPW: Top Recipients of AIG Campaign Donations from 1989-2008
NYT: Kudlow of CNBC Rules Out Senate Race






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March 24, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WaPo: U.S. Seeks Expanded Power to Seize Firms: Goal Is to Limit Risk to Broader Economy

NYT: U.S. Expands Plan to Buy Banks Troubled Assets
WaPo: U.S. to Help Investors Buy Bank Assets
WSJ: Obama Dials Down Wall Street Criticism
WSJ: Toxic-Asset Plan Sends Stocks Soaring
WSJ: Rescue Agencies Now in Scramble
NYT: Rescue Plan, With Some Fine Print, Dazzles Wall Street
NYT: Banking Plan Propels Wall St. to Best Day in Months
WaPo: Some Experts Say Rescue Program Might Not Work
Rasmussen: 45% Say Stop All Bailouts for Financial Industry
Washington Times: Investment firms stand to profit in Treasury plan
WSJ: The Geithner Asset Play: At least it's an attempt to clean up bank balance sheets
Paul Krugman: Geithner plan arithmetic
NYT: Editorial: The Bank Rescue
WSJ: We Need Honest Accounting
WaPo: Shining Light on the Bailout Effort: Watchdog Calls for More Transparency at Treasury
George Soros: One Way to Stop Bear Raids: Credit default swaps need stricter regulation
George Will: The Toxic Assets We Elected

WaPo: Senate Will Delay Action on Punitive Tax on Bonuses
WSJ: AIG's Bonus Unit Now in IRS's Sights
NYT: $50 Million in A.I.G. Bonuses to Be Repaid
Bloomberg: Half of $165 Million in AIG Bonuses May Be Returned, Cuomo Says
NYT: Senate Will Weigh Risks of Bonus Taxation
CQ Politics: Senate Takes a Time-Out in AIG Bonus Situation
WaPo: AIG Employees to Repay $50 Million in Bonuses
Rasmussen: 57% Support 90% Tax on AIG Post-Bailout Bonuses



Boston Globe: Gregg continues budget-blasting of Obama
WaPo: Obama to Pursue Budget Goals on Hill

Ronald Rotunda: The right of free speech, regardless of what is spoken
James Taranto: Attainder for Beginners: A "grenade" is constitutional. A sniper rifle isn't

WSJ: Health-Care Battle Set to Focus on Public Plan

TRNS: Senate Republicans bash Employee Free Choice Act

WSJ: EPA Raises Heat on Emissions Debate
WSJ: Carbon Caps Are the Best Policy
WaPo: Editorial: Regulating Carbon
NYDN: Obama's Clean Energy Plan Appears Safe

WaPo: Census Bureau Will Try an Ad Campaign To Reach Minorities

WaPo: Obama Makes Senior Picks at Treasury Dept.
WSJ: Three Tapped for Top Treasury Posts
Washington Times: Sebelius in trouble with Catholic Church
WaPo: Community Policing Defines Nominee to Lead Drug Office
AP/Woodward: HUD No. 2 choice oversaw huge public-records fines
NYT: OpEd: Nominate and Wait

NYT: Contraception Pill Strictures Are Eased by a Judge
WaPo: FDA Ordered to Rethink Age Restriction for Plan B
WSJ: Obama Gets Their Irish Up: The president doesn't want a dialogue about abortion
MSNBC: Obama faces Notre Dame Catholic backlash

AP/Sanner: Senate looks into expanding AmeriCorps

WaPo: Campaign Finance Challenged: Bill to Overhaul System Would Ban Lobbyist Donations
WSJ: Bill Would Limit Corporate Campaign Fund Raising

Michael Barone: Republicans Aren't Doing Better--Democrats Are Doing Worse
CQ Politics: February Tie Goes to GOP in Senate Fundraising Chase
Human Events: A New House Seat Open to Republicans?
LA Times: DNC's Kaine picks panel to reform Democrats' entire nominating process



CNN: Meghan McCain: 'I support the president'
KC Star: Todays weighty issue: The Ingraham-McCain catfight

NEW YORK



Newsday: Skelos hints a bum-rush budget is an April Fool's errand
Buffalo News: State GOP plans to delay budget passage
NYT: Albany Leaders Struggle in Face of Budget Deadline
NY Post: Mike foresees frightening flight pattern

NYDN: Democrats and Republicans alike upset at Paterson cigarette fee plan
NYDN: Governor Paterson's bungling is no surprise to New York politicians
NYDN: Gov. Paterson waffles, fibs, bungles and mumbles - but he doesn't resolve
NYDN: Bloomberg: Leave 'Easy Target' Governor Alone
NYDN: Paterson: I Was A Successful Senate Leader
Albany TU: 4 in 5 think Paterson is doing a bad job
NY Post: Dave's marks are worst by NY gov

Albany TU: Senator indicted on assault charges
NY Post: Dem pols suspend indicted Senator

NYT: New York Democrats Say Power Vacuum Threatens Party Candidates

AP/Gormley: Paterson to NY Power Authority: Avoid rate hikes
Buffalo News: Governor urges Power Authority to reject rate hike, bonuses
WIVB: Flood of criticism for Power Authority: Head of NYPA arrives in Buffalo

Newsday: Islip GOP names Ronkonkoma lawyer as town chairman

NEW JERSEY


AP/Delli Santi: NJ borrowing federal cash to pay jobless claims
PolitickerNJ: How Blue is New Jersey?
Politico: GOP sees signs of life in Northeast
PolitickerNJ: Corzine makes his AC pitch

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: FEC says donors can pay Coleman, Franken legal bills
AP: FEC: National committees can raise recount funds

MN Ind: Bachmann wants Minnesotans armed and dangerous against Obama energy policy

CALIFORNIA




CBS: Is Schwarzenegger Eyeing A 2010 Senate Run?
LA Times: Assembly OKs 20-week extension of unemployment pay
WSJ: San Francisco Mayor Starts Statewide Bid
Legal Newsline: Progressives leaving Brown's side in 2010
Hill: Politicians waiting for the go-ahead from Tauscher to campaign for seat
SF Chronicle: State GOP putting money where their mouth isn't

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Perry, Hutchison tangle over governor's rejection of part of stimulus package
Austin AS: Hutchison, Perry clash on economy and unemployment
Marshall NM: Hutchison not moved by Perry's economy claims
AP/Shannon: Hutchison urges Perry to use stimulus for jobless
AP/Castro: Senate committee OKs stimulus spending
Dallas MN: Some question Perry's transfer of funds to Texas A&M
Houston Chronicle: Board of Education evolves into sideshow
Dallas MN: Texas Senate endorses bill to have commission redraw congressional districts

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: GOP defends Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum's cybercrime ads
Ledger: Fla. Republicans Must Act Fast to Repair Education Funding
AP/Kaczor: Fla. 'Stimulus czar' named to ride herd over funds
Orlando Sentinel: Gov. Crist's refusal to open up about private jet flights is hypocritical
Sun-Sentinel: Florida governor was investigated and cleared in 2001 flight flap
Miami Herald: Common Cause Florida shutting down
Tallahassee Dem: House to vote on resolution to repeal public campaign-finance provisions
American Spectator: Charlie Crist: The Specter of a New Arlen

GEORGIA

Macon Telegraph: House, Senate still split on roads funds

ILLINOIS

St. Louis PD: Ill. Gov. Quinns tax plan a political gift to Republicans
AP/Bellandi: Gov. Quinn, labor groups push construction plan

Daily Herald: National Republicans eye Burris' seat
AP/Bellandi: National Republicans see chance in Illinois
CPR: Senator Burris Still Not Talking to Media
CQ Politics: Burris Seeks to Establish Legal Defense Fund

WSJ: Riverboat Robbery: When does a tax become an illegal 'taking'?

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia BJ: Pa. Republicans want oversight on stimulus money

OHIO


Vindy: GOP lawmakers want to adjust state budget
AP/Majors: Economic gloom hurting Ohio governor

MICHIGAN



Detroit FP: GOP: Granholm must immediately cut spending
Detroit News: Cut spending now, Granholm told

VIRGINIA

CNN: Virginia Democrat aims to replicate success of Obama web tool

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Missouri Republicans criticize Nixon for appointments of donors
KC Star: Missouri GOP blasts Nixon for hiring key campaign contributors
Missourinet: House appears ready to reject Nixon health care plan

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Tennessee to tighten its belt

SOUTH CAROLINA

AP: SC lawmakers to announce new voucher plan

WASHINGTON STATE

Columbian: State budget woes can be solved without raising taxes

KANSAS

KC Star: KS House trims $680 million budget deficit by cutting state agencies by 10 percent

ARIZONA

American Spectator: Ten Questions for Jeff Flake

UTAH

Salt Lake Tribune: Governors visit Utah for fundraiser








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March 23, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WSJ: Geithner Banks on Private Cash
WSJ/Timothy Geithner: My Plan for Bad Bank Assets
NYT: U.S. Rounding Up Investors to Buy Bad Assets
Paul Krugman: Financial Policy Despair
Robert Samuelson: American Capitalism Besieged
Rasmussen: Most Americans Say Let AIG Go Out of Business, Political Class Disagrees
WaPo: The Wealth Gap Gets Wider
NYT: OpEd: When the Economy Really Did Fall Off a Cliff
WSJ: Swiss Banks and the End of Privacy

WSJ: Obama Says Constitutionality of House Bonus Bill in Doubt
WaPo: Advisers To Obama Wary of Bonus Tax
Politico: W.H. dials back support for bonus tax
Washington Times: Obama cool to high tax on bonuses
Hill: Spitzer emerges to urge caution on 'clawback'
Hill: Honeymoon may be over for 'clawback' bill
WSJ: The Bonus Tax Is Just Plain Stupid
WSJ: Populist Anger Is Hard to Contain
WSJ: How Bank Bailout Cost Mr. Hoaglin
Washington Times: Tax code escalates as Democrats' power tool

WSJ: Geithner Aides Worked With AIG for Months on Bonuses



Fox: Shelby: Geithner on 'Shaky Grounds'
Politico: Shelby questions if Geithner is right for job (with video)
WSJ: Geithner Gets High-Profile Support
NYDN: Biden takes Geithner joke to the bank, as Obama's busy defending him
Rasmussen: Political Class Gives Geithner Good Reviews, Most Americans Disagree



NYT: G.O.P. Is Wary of Obamas Optimism on the Economy
Politico: Shelby: $20 trillion deficit coming
Washington Times: Gregg: Deficits could bring bankruptcy

WaPo: Foreign Firms Eye Stimulus Dollars
NYT: Trade Barriers Rise as the Recessions Grip Tightens
WSJ: A Smoot-Hawley Moment?

WaPo: Local Realty Executive to Direct FHA
WSJ: Obama to Appoint Mortgage Executive to Head FHA

WaPo: As Cuts Loom, Will Working From Home Lead to a Layoff?

WSJ: Obama Sticker Shock
EJ Dionne: Obama vs. the Dodgers
Politico: Kroft to Obama: Are you punch-drunk?
Politico: Why Obama should confront his base
Hill: McCain creams Obama -- in NCAA picks, that is
Hill: Obama uses 'gallows humor' to face economic crisis
NYDN/Lupica: Hey President Obama, the campaign is over - forget the popularity contest

Human Events: ACORN Whistleblowers Produce Shocking Testimony on Capitol Hill

WSJ: States Vie for Share of Clean-Coal Cash
CQ Politics: Coal Industry Digs in With Lobbying Campaign

WSJ: Food Industry Opposes Fee for More Inspections

NYT: Energy Secretary Serves Under a Microscope

CQ Politics: Transcript: Rep. Frank, Sen. Grassley on CBSs Face the Nation'
CQ Politics: Transcript: Romer, Rep. Rangel, Sen. Shelby on Fox News Sunday
CQ Politics: CQ Transcript: Sens. Conrad, Collins on ABCs This Week

American Thinker/Moran: Political party identification: A turn of the tide?
Politico: Kaine cash haul leaves Dems wanting

NEW YORK



NY Post: Gov plots secret tax hike on rich
NYDN: Gov. David Paterson's Senate minority leader tenure marked by chaos, dysfunction
Albany TU: Governor goes for the green

CQ Politics: Special Election Doubles as Audition for Political Pros
AP/Sidoti: NY election seen as referendum on stimulus

Albany TU: A field of four for U.S. attorney position
Albany TU: Guilty plea offers leads
NY Post: Top black rev. backing Bloomberg
Politico: Spitzer's road back
Niagara Gazette: Sorting out the authority sweep

NEW JERSEY

PoAC: Christie opponents bypassing county conventions
Cherry Hill Courier Post: Lonegan lists laws he wants repealed
PolitickerNJ: Atlantic County GOP chairman reads desperation in Democrats' District 2 ticket
Star Ledger: Crumbling economy has steered Corzine and NJ in new direction
Bloomberg: Corzine First to Face Voters as Governors Brace for Backlash

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: The recount: Can it be over soon?
Star Tribune: Key budget adviser does double duty for the state

CALIFORNIA




SacBee: Governor open to feds raising gas tax for projects
LA Times: Gov. Schwarzenegger has more kind words for Pres. Obama
SacBee: 20-week extension for jobless benefits headed for a vote this week
LA Times: Editorial: Help for California's jobless
Modesto Bee: Editorial: State should tap into extended unemployment benefits

AP/Lawrence: Eight candidates compete for vacant Senate seat

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Midway through its legislative session, Texas House has yet to pass a bill
NYT: Stimulus Ideals in Conflict on the Texas Prairie
WSJ: Texas School Board Set to Vote on Challenge to Evolution
News-Journal: One of the final area Democratic strongholds going Republican
Austin AS: State Sen. Nichols looks to tame tollway deals

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Crist shields details of travel on private jets
Sun-Sentinel: Senate bill would strip elections supervisors of party labels
Sun-Sentinel: GOP's Hasner and Bogdanoff partisan and determined in Tallahassee
St. Pete Times: With citizenship bill, Rep. Bill Posey goes from obscurity to on-air scorn
AP: Feds: FL law interferes with regulations for Cuba
Orlando Sentinel: Seminole casinos cause rift between House, Senate
Herald Tribune: Further cutbacks in store for prisons

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: State control over airport hotly debated
Athens Banner-Herald: Editorial: Rep. Heard's resolution a sad political stunt
AP: GA lawmakers consider easing up on sex offenders

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Monken tapped as director of Illinois State Police
Chicago Tribune: Jonathon Monken: 29-year-old picked to head Illinois State Police
Peoria Star Journal: Reform panels turn to campaign finance

PENNSYLVANIA



Philadelphia Inquirer: Toomey poised to take on Specter
WSJ: Specter Facing Pressure From All Sides as 2010 Vote Nears
NYT: Matthews Renews Contract at MSNBC
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The new depths of Pennsylvania sleaze

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Redistricting proposals abound in Ohio
Marion Star: Ohio GOP senators want lines redrawn
WYTV: Congressional Redistricting Competition
Columbus Dispatch: Republicans offer plans to reform redistricting

Dayton Daily News: Governor 'trying to do due diligence' on pardon requests
Toledo Blade: Actions of ex-Putnam elections chief questioned

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Granholm slams 'double standard' on executive bonuses
CNN: Granholm to Obama: Rein in health care costs
Detroit News: Electric bills may jump 11% this year

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Editorial: VA's GOP Rift: GOP leaders look to oust the state party's divisive leader
Virginian-Pilot: Jeff Frederick under fire

MISSOURI

Fort Mill Times: Mo. lawmakers block governor's agenda

TENNESSEE

KnoxNews: State budget includes plenty to argue about
Tennessean: Bredesen's budget expected to call for gradual cuts
Memphis CA: Bredesen budget taps $5 billion from U.S. stimulus, recovery funds
WVLT: Governor Phil Bredesen to give budget address Monday

SOUTH CAROLINA



Washington Independent: Conservatives Size Up Sanford for 2012
Politico: Sanford makes his case
AP/Davenport: Field for Barrett's 3rd District SC seat expanding
State: Cigarette tax gains momentum

WASHINGTON STATE

AP/LaCorte: WA bill would smooth voting restoration for felons

CONNECTICUT

Day: Will GOP Tap Kevin O'Connor To Help Lead Party's Revival?






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March 22, 2009

TODAY'S TOP STORIES



NATIONAL

WaPo: Treasury Presses Ahead With Plan For Toxic Assets
Washington Times: AIG fallout could trip up toxic-asset sales
AP: Treasury's bank rescue plan to be announced Monday

NYT: Administration Seeks Increase in Oversight of Executive Pay
Politico: Geithner to call for new bonus system
WaPo: Obama Backs Geithner Despite Vast Criticisms

WaPo: Obama's Campaign Army on Road Again
WaPo: Some Activists Barred From Government Work
McClatchy: Congress loathe to more bailouts after AIG
AP/Lohn: Stimulus cash hits statehouse speed bumps
Washington Times: Retailers floating union compromise

NYT: Obama Responds to Criticism From Cheney
Politico: Obama slams Cheney on '60 Minutes'
Seattle PI: Obama holds steady in national poll

PR Newswire: RNC: Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) Delivers Weekly Republican Address
CQ: Transcript: Gov. Barbour Delivers GOP Response to the Presidents Weekly Radio Address

Washington Times: Bishop to shun Steele's address
Denver Post: Q&A Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee
Detroit FP: Candidates already lining up for 2010 Senate election
American Thinker: The GOP and the Midterm Elections
Boston Globe: Divided we stand: The problem with bipartisanship
NYT: The Art of Political Distraction
Pittsburgh TR: Bob Livingston speaks out

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

AP/Gormley: GOP in NY demands probe into AIG campaign donation
Fox: AIG Bonus Controversy May Affect Race to Replace N.Y. Sen. Gillibrand in House
Albany TU: Totals top $1M each in 20th district race
Baltimore Sun: Special N.Y. election a test for the national parties
NYDN: AIG's $100G donation to Democrats was unknown to Gov. Paterson, he says
NYT: In Albany, Budget Talks Stay in Dark
NY Post: Duo 'Driven' from Office
NY Post: Spitzer's Madam's a Hit with A-Rod
NYDN: I dated A-Rod, and provided him hookers

NEW JERSEY



PoAC: Cape Republicans endorse Christie because 'he can win'
PolitickerNJ: Passaic County regular Republican organization endorses Chris Christie
Cape May County Herald: County GOP Backs Christie for Governor
PolitickerNJ: Cryan Calls on Christie to Produce a Balanced Budget
Philadelphia Inquirer: Corzine's budget relies on one-time fixes
North Jersey: Can Corzine survive fiscal woes?
Gloucester County Times: GOP in Trenton sees a chance

Press of Atlantic City: Republican Kurtz enters Atlantic City mayoral race
NBC40: Republican Candidates Announce Candidacy in A.C. Election

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Obama's Minnesota supporters get back to campaign
KAAL: Coleman Attorney Picks Franken To Win Recount

CALIFORNIA


SF Chronicle: Predictions for Schwarzenegger's next big role
LA Times: 'Sacramento Six' face conservative backlash
OC Register: Sheriff revokes the gun permit for GOP heavyhitter
AP: OC sheriff revokes ex-GOP chief's weapons permit
SacBee: California budget slash underscores useless lieutenant governor's office
McClatchy: Schwarzenegger asks Obama for more infrastructure money
SacBee: Schwarzenegger, Shriver weigh in on Obama's 'Special Olympics' remark
AP/Thompson: Largest California state union ratifies contract
AP: California gets nation's lowest bond rating driving up cost to taxpayers

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas is taking a greater interest in global warming
Austin AS: Texas parks remain underfunded
Star-Telegram: Funding for North Texas roads, rail faces rising opposition

FLORIDA

Sun-Sentinel: Who buys when Gov. Charlie Crist flies?
Florida Times-Union: Crist opposes 1-cent school tax
Florida Today: Florida budget picture isn't pretty
Florida Times-Union: Region's lawmakers weigh in on AIG
Miami Herald: Florida Legislature's conflict of influence: Consultants serve two masters
St. Pete Times: Editorial: Put limits on lawmakers' slush funds
Miami Herald: Federal ruling offers new hope for Cuba-trip travel agents
Palm Beach Post: Democrats, GOP spar over ending sales tax breaks as budget talks start

GEORGIA

Atlanta JC: Cobb chief casts an eye on run for governor
Atlanta JC: Road bill bends in direction of donors

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Could income tax hike doom Quinn in '10?
Peoria Journal Star: Speech shows Quinn no silver-tongued orator

PENNSYLVANIA



Star Gazette: Specter downplays re-election scenarios
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Rivals welcome for Arlen
Times Leader: Glory goes to a gutsy Sen. Specter

OHIO


Chronicle-Telegram: Kasich, eyeing run for governor, meets local GOP
Daily Sentinel: Kasich rallies Gallia GOP with address
Hudson Hub-Times: Poll: governor's support still high, but slipping
Cleveland PD: Ohio taxes will rise, but Strickland hopes not until 2011
Cleveland PD: Redistricting: Ohio Dems and GOP want to change the way districts are drawn

MICHIGAN



Mlive: Newest MI gubernatorial aspirant Rick Snyder, former Gateway exec, shakes up race
Detroit FP: Michigan Democrats should be worried
NYT: As Detroit Struggles, Foundations Shift Mission

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: To Win Virginia, Parties Must Court Independents

MISSOURI

News-Leader: McCaskill, Blunt are just a tweet away

TENNESSEE

KnoxNews: Wamp plans to be competitive

CONNECTICUT



Hartford Courant: GOP's Simmons Positions Himself As The Anti-Dodd
Norwich Bulletin: Simmons a formidable foe for Dodd
Hill: Dodd does damage control after rough week

NORTH CAROLINA



Charlotte Observer: Burr key tobacco funds recipient

SOUTH CAROLINA



State: From the NFL to County Council, Sam Wyche moves fast

COLORADO



Denver Post: State GOP keeps Wadhams in charge
Colorado Indep: Wadhams clobbers challengers to win re-election as CO GOP chairman
Examiner: Colorado GOP keeps Wadhams as chairman
Vail Daily News: Stone loses bid for state GOP chair

KENTUCKY

News and Tribune: Small crowd in Madison County welcomes Bunning








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