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November 30, 2009



NATIONAL

Politico: Huckabee: 'Less than likely' I'll run in 2012
Hill: Huckabee leaning against 2012 bid
Midland RT: Thousands crowd store to see Huckabee
Politico: Huckabee's candor
Politico: A Huckabee clemency gone awry?
KC Star: Huckabee's 'Willie Horton moment'
CQ Politics: Man Wanted for Murders Let Free by Huckabee
Seattle Times: Maurice Clemmons, man wanted for questioning, has criminal history

WaPo: Opposition to Obama is strong, but Republicans are split on GOP's direction & leaders
WaPo: Palin particularly popular among fans of Limbaugh and Beck
Debra Saunders: Sarah Palin: Going Rogue, Getting Even
Guardian UK: The Sarah Palin peculiarity
New Yorker: Populism, politics and the power of Sarah Palin

Chicago Daily Observer: An inconceivable Cheney bid in 2012

Politico: Dems look for deal as Sen. debate begins
Hill: Seven issues to watch as Senate begins amending healthcare bill
CNN: Senate health care debate to focus on Democratic divide
WaPo: In health-care reform, no deficit cure
WaPo: Even if health bill passes soon, wait for reforms could be long
NYT: Rough Race to Finish for Senate Democrats
Wash Times: Medicare fraudsters rake in billions
Wash Times: Health bills fail to block illegals from coverage
NYT: In Support of Abortion, Its Personal vs. Political
NYT: A Tax on Nips and Tucks Angers Patients, Surgeons
Al Hunt: The Ballistics of the Health Care Shootout

WSJ: Climate Change and Melting Glaciers
WSJ: The Web Discloses Inconvenient Climate Truths
AP/Hanley: Money may help lead to climate accord
Boston Globe: New England sending a crowd to climate talks

WSJ: White House, Business Leaders Split on How to Create Jobs
NYT: Debate on Creating Jobs, Without Raising Deficit
NYT: Unemployment and Midterms
WSJ: Bernanke Starts Fed Debate Early
Hill: Fed chairman blasts regulatory reform bills being considered in Congress
Wash Times: Fed's withdrawal from housing threatens growth
USA Today: Undercounting concerns stimulus investigators
Paul Krugman: The Jobs Imperative
Ross Douthat: A Generation in the Balance

LA Times: Death penalty in 9/11 trials may be difficult

NYT: Obamas Speech on Afghanistan to Envision Exit
WSJ: U.S. Cool to Surge in Afghanistan's Own Force
Boston Globe: Afghan war cost grips both parties
Hill: Senators split on exit strategy and funding to continue war in Afghanistan
Politico: Graham splits with Lugar on Afghan cost concerns
Politico: Obama 'realism' faces Afghan test
Jed Babbin: Obama at West Point
KT McFarland: Just Throwing More Troops at Afghanistan Won't Work

WSJ: The Arabs Have Stopped Applauding Obama
Jackson Diehl: The deflated Arab hopes for Obama

WSJ: Critical Decisions This Week on Batch of Obama Initiatives
Hill: After break, 'tis the season to tackle pressing tax issues

NYT: Blogger Accused of Threatening U.S. Judges Was Reportedly Paid by F.B.I.

CQ Politics: Coming Soon: A Movie About... Redistricting?

Human Events: Behind RNC 'Checklist' Controversy

Politico: Ron Paul gains mainstream steam

NEW YORK

NYDN: Meager war chest won't derail Gov. Paterson's run against Andrew Cuomo in 2010
NYT: Vote Recount in Nassau Approaches Completion
Albany TU: A new volley on the deficit
NYDN: Gov. Paterson makes $1.1B in budget cuts and 'juggles' bills to cover state's costs
NY Post: 'Gag' reflex by Espada as charity probe heats up
Hill: Scozzafava says she'd fare OK on GOP test
RedState: Scaturro takes on McCarthy in NY-4
NYT: Still Outnumbered, but Council Republicans Count on More Clout
Albany TU: Gillibrand proposals take aim at senior fraud

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Municipalities brace for steep cuts in state aid

CALIFORNIA

Desert Sun: Romney pays visit for Bono Mack
Dan Walters: California cap in malpractice cases an issue
LA Times: California statehouse staffer is a superstar of his own

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Correspondence between Perry, Hutchison transforms from cordial to brusque
Hill: Report: Top Republican won't run against Rep. Chet Edwards
Star-Telegram: Filing starts Thursday for hundreds of elections

FLORIDA

Bradenton Herald: Crist's best bet to win Senate seat? Switching parties?
RedState: The Evolution of Charlie Crist
Miami Herald: Crist, others get major medical subsidy

GEORGIA

Athens: Former foes now support Richardson
AP: Racial turnout key in Atlanta runoff

ILLINOIS

Southtown Star: GOP hopeful's hair ads could bite back

MINNESOTA

Wash Times: Coleman gubernatorial bid?
MPR: GOP candidates outline budget balancing measures

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR: Harrisburg's ghosts

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Some hoping to lead Ohio patrol have flaws in past

MICHIGAN



Detroit News: Poll shows Cox leading race for governor

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Missouri pension fund reform, or merely the illusion?

TENNESSEE

Times News: Tennessee Right To Life's endorsement of Dem has GOP up in arms

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: List ranks legislators' business-friendliness

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politics Daily: Lindsey Graham Is Swept up in Struggle for GOP Future

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Up against the clock in Senate race
CQ Politics: Dukakis Endorses Capuano for Mass. Senate Seat

NEVADA

Politico: Harry Reid's hometown feud



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November 29, 2009



NATIONAL

Seattle Times: Palin book-signing draws long line of eastern Washington fans
Philadelphia Bulletin: Polls Find Palin Gaining On Obama
Judith Warner: Palin Goes Gracious
Tuscaloosa News: Is Sarah Palin gearing up for a 2012 campaign?
Colorado Springs Gazette: Is Palin the new Dobson?
Hill: Some see Palin's online effort lacking
Guardian UK: Going Rogue by Sarah Palin

KAMR: Huckabee in Amarillo

LA Times: Lou Dobbs in the White House: just a 'crazy idea'?

NYT: U.S. Will Push Mortgage Firms to Reduce More Loan Payments
NYT: Bernanke Warns of Risks in Push to Revamp Fed
Hill: Bernanke fires back at Dodd, Paul bills to curtail the Fed
Politico: 'Jobs Summit' no magic bullet for employment

Wash Times: Senate divided as health debate begins
WSJ: Brand 'Biologics' Retain Edge in Bills
Michael Barone: Damn the Deficit: Full Speed Ahead on Health Care

WaPo; Climate talks remain alive, but so do many obstacles
WSJ: Commonwealth Calls for Binding Climate Agreement
NY Post: The end of cap-and-trade
Telegraph UK: Climategate: the Conservative backlash begins

Wash Times: Obama faces hard sell on Afghan war decision
Hill: Sunday news show guests to preview impending Afghanistan decision

Dallas MN: Imam's e-mails to Fort Hood suspect tame compared with online rhetoric

NYT: Across U.S., Food Stamp Use Soars and Stigma Fades

Wash Times: Quiet GOP tactic stalls top Obama appointments
Hill: Sessions says Dems to blame for starting judicial filibusters

CQ Politics: Senate Candidates Could Lower the Age Average

Guardian UK: Glenn Beck: the renegade running the opposition to Obama

Michelle Malkin: The unforgettable 'turkeys' of 2009

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

Village Voice: Upstate wants a divorce
Newsday: Republicans: Traditional principles key to LI wins

NEW JERSEY

Record: N.J. business leaders eagerly await GOP governor
AP: NJ Catholic bishops campaign against gay marriage
Phila Inq: N.J. bill would give judges more discretion
Examiner: Lou Dobbs eyes Senate seat in New Jersey
Herb Jackson: Capital games

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Cuccinelli digs in to set course for AGs office
Star Exponent: Candid Cantor weighs in on issues
Wash Times: Residency at issue in Va. Senate race
Virginian-Pilot: GOP rivals heat up race for Beach Senate seat

CALIFORNIA


Wash Times: Whitman courting California's women
AP/Williams: Whitman tries courting women in Calif. gov race

LA Times: Maldonado's nomination makes both parties squirm
SacBee: Editorial: Governor deserves genuine lieutenant

Dan Walters: California debt may be half a trillion dollars

TEXAS

Star-Telegram: Parties waging internal fights before battling each other in 2010 elections
Houston Chronicle: Bradley family balances views, mutual respect
Star-Telegram: Ex-candidate Schieffer is not sure what he'll do next

FLORIDA



Orlando Sentinel: GOP base flees Crist for Rubio
Palm Beach Post: Charlie vs. Marco
Miami Herald: Newly appointed senator supports Crist
PBP: Unstimulating Charlie: Why Rubio should win the GOP Senate primary
St. Pete Times: In Senate race, Republican Bob Smith is running to right of Rubio
Tallahassee Democrat: Rush Limbaugh praises Rubio, Palin on Tallahassee radio show

Tampa Tribune: Conservative beliefs clash in race for Agricultural Commissioner
Miami Herald: Supreme Court to hear Florida beach-property rights case

GEORGIA

AJC: Donations to PerduePAC raise fund-raising ethics questions
AJC: Atlanta mayoral hopefuls make final push for support
NYDN: Ex-Ralph Reed spokeswoman Lisa Baron spilling sexy political details for book

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: 7 years after GOP betrayal, Jim Ryan knows the score
Chicago Tribune: Bipartisan panel sought to study possible prison sale

MINNESOTA

Walter Mondale: Pawlenty's actions have a federal parallel: Richard Nixon & 'impoundment'

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR: Lobbyist expenses wasteful, critics say

OHIO


Cle: Slot machines in the mix as Republican senators look to solve state's budget shortage
Columbus Dispatch: Ohio Democrats typify health-care discord

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Granholm: Thumbs-up to D.C. fete

MISSOURI

News-Leader: Missouri governor, GOP leaders look at options for new job creation

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Senator Corker could be 'dealmaker' on banking reform

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Hard times are hard on Perdue

SOUTH CAROLINA

NYT: South Carolina Rift Highlights Debate Over G.O.P.
McClatchy: DeMint sets himself up as a kingmaker

Greenville News: Editorial: Move aggressively in Sanford matter
McClatchy: Sanford's ethics case has many unanswered questions

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Dukakis to endorse Capuano in Senate race

NEVADA

Las Vegas Sun: What Nevadas leaders are thankful for

INDIANA



Wash Times: Indiana's Daniels offers austerity as a virtue

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Iowa Poll: Iowa leans conservative, offering potential for GOP

CONNECTICUT

Hill: Report: Nader mulling race against Dodd

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Kyl predicts Hayworth won't challenge McCain



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November 28, 2009



NATIONAL

Peggy Noonan: He Can't Take Another Bow

WSJ: Jobless Gender Gap: Unemployment for men is growing much faster than women
David Ignatius: The jobless scary movie

NYT: Spin of Wheel May Determine Judge in 9/11 Case

WSJ: Rigging a Climate 'Consensus'
American Spectator: Global Warmists Caught Red-Handed
Hill: Oil companies press industry-enviro group on refinery emissions
NYT: OpEd: Ethanol: A Growing Disaster

Hill: Hill: Nelson, Specter must wrestle with anti-tax pledge in health debate
Hill: Healthcare bill abortion fight takes shape on social networking

Ben Bernanke: The right reform for the Fed

WaPo: Treasury, Fed delay ban on Internet gambling
Hill: Frank praises decision to push back implementation of Internet gaming act

NYT: Justice Department Says Acorn Can Be Paid for Pre-Ban Contracts
Boston Globe: Republican Rep. Issa blasts ACORN reprieve

WSJ: Vulnerable Democrats Juggle Districts, D.C.
WSJ: Independents Are Gaining Traction in New England
Kathleen Parker: The GOP's suicide pact



Chicago Tribune: 'Draft Cheney' group looks to 2012
CNN: New group tries to convince Cheney to run in 2012

American Spectator: A Pence for Your Thoughts

Toronto Star: Keeping an eye on 2012

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

NYT: Bloomberg Spent $102 Million to Win 3rd Term
Gouverneur Times: First the Impossible, Now the Improbable, in NY-23
WSJ: Property Owners Get Dunked On: Another victory for the powerful over property rights
Ithaca Journal: Albany's NYC tilt prompts call for Upstate to become its own state

NEW JERSEY

AP: N.J. state workers spend Black Friday on unpaid furlough
AP/Delli Santi: N.J. is poised for added spending cuts
Times of Trenton: Christie can cut budget by reforming corrections

VIRGINIA

Daily Press: Will lawmakers actually act on ethics reform?

CALIFORNIA


John Fund: Carly Fiorina: She Wants to Reboot California
LA Times: Congratulations, Abel Maldonado -- but history says you're doomed
SacBee: Facebook groups weigh in on California state senator
Hill: Growing family makes Bilbray challenger drop out of 2010 race
SF Chronicle: IRS says Schwarzenegger owes $79,000

TEXAS



Dallas MN: Cornyn faces GOP rift in fight for Senate seats
Dallas MN: Cornyn riding herd as Senate races expose GOP rift
AP/McFarland: Texas gov leads GOP fight against climate bill
Houston Chronicle: Texas Dems hope White can fuel comeback
AP/Root: Democrats try to rally with Houston mayor
Houston Chronicle: Low-key Woodlands Rep. Brady has become vocal about economy
SA News: Perrys out-of-state 'general' has a Texas history

FLORIDA



St. Pete Times: For Gov. Charlie Crist, it's not easy being green
St. Pete Times: Sen. George LeMieux watches out for Gov. Charlie Crist in Senate race
Wash Times: Grayson's Senate filibuster petition faulted

GEORGIA

WSJ: Atlanta Mayoral Hopefuls in Dead Heat

ILLINOIS

Chicago Trib: IL House Republicans call for slowdown on fast-paced Thomson prison deal
Chicago Sun-Times: Cross wants panel to discuss Ill. prison housing Gitmo detainees
Chicago Tribune: Bipartisan panel sought to study possible prison sale

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Pawlenty shuns views of longtime state economist

OHIO


Cleve PD: Ganley is first Ohio candidate in 2010 election to launch statewide TV ad campaign
Columbus Dispatch: In Congress, few bucking party line

SOUTH CAROLINA

AP/Davenport: Sanford's lawyer admits four unreported flights
State: S.C. Attorney General McMasters won't withdraw from Sanford case
NYT: From Shadow to Limelight for a Governors Wife

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Patrick, Kirk at odds over wind farm
WaPo: All's quiet in race to succeed Kennedy

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Hogan appears close to gubernatorial bid

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Miller-Meeks to run for Congress again
Des Moines Register: Iverson ponders challenge to conservative House Democrat
DMR: Stewart Iverson considering a run for House

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: With state budget in crisis, Democrats need to step up
LA Times: Arizona struggles with budget crisis





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November 27, 2009



NATIONAL

Sen. Jeff Sessions: Playing by Reid's rules on filibusters
WSJ: Bill Complicates Drive to Add Primary-Care Doctors
WSJ: Big Pharma Sells Out: A business ad campaign could defeat ObamaCare
Wash Times: Ads add heat to health care debate
Human Events: Sugar-Coated Public Option is Still a Bitter Pill
Charles Krauthammer: Kill the bills. Do health reform right
Pat Buchanan: Is the Church Militant Back?

WSJ: China, U.S. Square Off on Climate Proposals
WaPo: China sets target for emission cuts
NYT: China Joins U.S. in Pledge of Hard Targets on Emissions
Politico: Can President Obama save Copenhagen talks?
Kim Strassel: 'Cap and Trade Is Dead'
Eugene Robinson: Tell it to the ice caps: E-mails don't prove a climate hoax
Wes Pruden: Trouble afoot for high priests
NYT: U.S. Is Unlikely to Use All the Ethanol Congress Ordered

Wash Times: Health, climate bills seen to stifle hiring

Karl Rove: Voter Anger Is Building Over Deficits
Fred Barnes: Why Obama Isn't Changing Washington
LA Times: Democrats work on multibillion-dollar jobs package
Hill: Pence: Dems offer wrong economic fix

WSJ: Mental State Cited in 9/11 Case
WSJ: Prosecuting American 'War Crimes'
WSJ: OpEd: Obama Made the Right Call on KSM
Bloomy & Kean: Enabling next Fort Hood? Congress's curbs on gun data hurt investigations

Politico: Barack Obama must sell base on unpopular war in Afghanistan
Politico: Barack Obama plans Afghanistan speech at West Point

WSJ: School Reform Retreat? Duncan eases the rules for states to get 'Race to the Top' cash

WaPo: 'Cash for Clunkers,' household edition

WaPo: A new kind of company, a new challenge for feds
Michael Gerson: Journalism's slow, sad death

Politico: Sarah Palin: 'We'll see' about run with Glenn Beck
WSJ: OpEd: Sarah Palin and Me: The joy of a child with Down syndrome
Boston Globe: A shortsighted memoir from Palin

NYT: Chief Sponsor Defends G.O.P. Litmus Test

WaPo: Lobbyists pushed off advisory panels

CQ Politics: Pelosi Learns to Live With Anger on Her Left

NEW YORK

NYT: Stalemate in Legislature Has New York Near Its Last Dollar
NYDN: Gov. Paterson keeps up tough talk with state Legislature on budget

NYDN: Pols ponder tangle with aging Rep. Rangel

NYDN: Big costs, few changes in Albany pols' ethics reform plan - watchdog

NEW JERSEY

S-L: Gov. Corzine pledges 'answers' by Christmas for state's $1 billion budget hole

CALIFORNIA

San Diego UT: A maverick moves up / Maldonado a good pick for lieutenant governor
SacBee: Health policy very personal for Fiorina
SacBee: Placer committee targets fellow Republicans, roiling GOP
SacBee: Campaign neophyte aims high for secretary of state job
WaPo: By 2011, greener screens in Golden State

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert woos Republicans for potential U.S. Senate run

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Newly appointed senator supports Crist
Miami Herald: Kottkamp's attempt to repay state is rejected

GEORGIA

AJC: In Afghanistan, Chambliss, other lawmakers from Georgia say more troops are needed

ILLINOIS

ChiTrib: Thomson prison: State moving to clear decks on possible sale
WaPo: Ed: Tsk, tsk, Mr. Burris: IL appointed senator gets a mild scolding for misstatements

MINNESOTA

SPLL: State GOP plans capitol rally to support Pawlenty amendment

PENNSYLVANIA

NYT: Abortion in Health Plan Tests a Pennsylvania Senator

OHIO


NYT: Ohio Looks to Replace a Capitol Delegate

MISSOURI

KCTribune: Tour of Missouri Race Planned for 2010 Despite Uncertainties About Financing

TENNESSEE

WKRG: Republican Tracy Weighing Challenge To Gordon

NORTH CAROLINA

AP/Robertson: Perdue presses flesh with N.C. residents

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: GOP 'legal defense' plan raises disclosure issue

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT: 4 Vie for Kennedys Seat, but Only 3 Seek His Mantle

KANSAS

KCTribune: Dennis Moore Will Retire, Leaving Republicans, Democrats Eyeing Seat





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November 26, 2009



NATIONAL

NYT: Going Rogue Goes to Top of Book Sales Chart
NYDN: Sarah Palin, Kingmaker? GOP elder says ex-gov. could help in 2012
Richmond Register: Dont count Sarah Palin out
Fox: Palin Motivates Mothers to Launch Their Own Political Campaigns
LA Times: What Sarah Palin is confiding to her 1,069,089 closest friends

US News: Polls Give Republicans Reasons to be Thankful
US News: Trouble is Brewing for Obama, Democrats in 2010
NYT: Another Take on the G.O.P. Purity Test
Politico: Purity test reignites tensions in Republican National Committee
Human Events: N.Y. 23 Really Strengthened the GOP Right

Wash Times: White House logs point to donor access

Rasmussen: 50% Still Blame Bush for Bad Economy

Rasmussen: Dobbs in 2012 Gets Up to 14% of Vote, Hurts GOP Chances
WSJ: Dobbs Reaches Out to Latinos, With Politics in Mind

TPM: In Quest To Reform Steele's Image, RNC Hires Republican Attack Dog Castellanos
PR Week: RNC communications director steps down

NYT: Obama Backs Senate on Health Bills Disparities
WaPo: White House says health-care bills contain cost-cutting remedies
WSJ: White House Visitor Logs Offer Glimpse of Health-Care Debate
Charles Krauthammer: Health Reform Doesn't Have To Be So Hard

WSJ: EU, U.S. Prepare for Climate Summit
WaPo: Obama to set goals to reduce emissions
NYT: Obama to Go to Copenhagen With Emissions Target
WaPo: Editorial: The right call on climate
NYT: Businesses in U.S. Brace for New Rules on Emissions
James Taranto: "Peer review," scientific corruption and the New York Times
Rush Limbaugh: The Universe of Lies: Climate Hoax Lives, Obama to Join Copenhagen
Rush Limbaugh: If It's About Science Not Politics Release the Data, Climate Hoaxers!

WSJ: Obama to Deliver Prime-Time Address on Afghanistan Tuesday
WaPo: President vs. party on troop increase
NYT: Obama Will Use West Point as Backdrop to Present Afghan Strategy
NYT: U.S. Is Seeking 10,000 Troops From Allies in Afghanistan
AP/Stringer: UK: NATO to offer 5,000 troops for Afghanistan
Rush Limbaugh: Finally! A Decision on Afghan War

Ann Coulter: MSNBC exclusive: Fort Hood never happened!
Rush Limbaugh: Navy SEALs Charged for Punching Terrorist Behind Fallujah Atrocity

WaPo: Fannie Mae to tighten lending standards

NEW YORK

Rasmussen: 2010 New York Senate: Giuliani 53%, Gillibrand 40%
NewsMax: 2010 New York Senate: Giuliani 53%, Gillibrand 40%
NYT: Thompson Is Said to Mull a Run Against Gillibrand
Newsday: Westchester GOP mayor a new name in Senate scrum?
Politico: Ford of New York?

CQ Politics: Hoffman Will Take Another Swing at N.Y. 23
USA Today: Doug Hoffman: 'Full speed ahead to 2010'

AP/Mulvihill: Gay marriage momentum stalls in liberal NY, NJ

NYT: After Some Requests, Bruno Jury Chooses to Reconvene Monday
Albany TU: Jury focus: ethics discussion
Albany TU: 'Travel Records' case settled
NYDN: Joe Bruno corruption case sparks talks on ethics reform

NEW JERSEY

NJN: Christie relying on 20 transition panels to recommend appointees, alert him to issues
Steven Lonegan: With GOP win, another myth bites the dust

Philadelphia Inquirer: Former Eagle Jon Runyan planing bid for Congress
Philadelphia Inquirer: Runyan says he will run for Congress

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Kaine doesnt say no to possibility of a tax increase

CALIFORNIA


Capitol Weekly: A tough road looms for Abel Maldonado
SF Chron: Senate leader says replacing nominee too costly

ARIZONA

Politics Daily: Terry Goddard Leads Jan Brewer in Arizona Governor Race
Fox: McCain Faces Potentially Tough Re-Election Bid, Poll Suggests
AP/Davenport: Ariz. gov, lawmakers slam cities on budget lawsuit
Arizona Republic: Top Arizona legislator among Republicans cutting education funding

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Hutchison says her bailout vote was a mistake
Dallas MN: Gov. Rick Perry's trip to Vegas includes bachelor party for his son
Dallas MN: Perry vs. Hutchison on Texas education plans

FLORIDA

St. Pete Times: Claim that Rubio 'never' raised taxes doesn't hold up
KPCC: Fla. Gov. Crist Fights Back In Battle For Senate Seat
AP: Lawmakers eye agreement on Dec. special session
St. Pete Times: State: Keep your cash, Kottkamp

GEORGIA

AJC: Topless bar dollars Gingrich spurned goes to dogs

ILLINOIS

CQ Politics: Rep. Kirk Stocks Schock Endorsement In Senate Race
Pantagraph: Schock endorses Kirk for U.S. Senate bid
CQ Politics: Video: Conversation With Senate Candidate Alexi Giannoulias

MINNESOTA



Star Tribune: Bachmann accepts Tea Party invite
Politico: Bachmann joins Palin at Opryland rally
Minn Post: Minnesota Republicans will rally in support of Pawlenty spending amendment
Star Tribune: Pawlenty's lawyer defends cuts to nutrition program

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh PG: Pittsburgh mayor hires libel lawyer Sprague to protect privacy

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: 2 Brunner campaign aides moved into state positions

MICHIGAN

Mlive: Cox target of dirty mailer from 'unapologetic Reagan Conservative'
WXYZ: AG Cox Talks About Investigation

MISSOURI

CQ Politics: Another Missouri Republican Running For Rep. Blunt's Seat

TENNESSEE

CTFP: Both parties' leaders too political on health care, Corker says

NORTH CAROLINA

Fox8: North Carolina GOP hires Peck as new executive director

SOUTH CAROLINA

AP/Davenport: Panel 1st up in SC Gov. Sanford impeachment debate
WIS10: McMaster not close to decision on Sanford ethics case
State: Editorial: No clarity on the question of prosecution

MASSACHUSETTS

Rasmussen: 2010 Massachusetts Governor: Challengers Gain on Incumbent Patrick
Boston Globe: Health pushes firms tax up
Boston Globe: Pagliuca aims health care ad at rivals

NEVADA

KVBC: Is Senator Ensign being forced to resign?

CONNECTICUT

AP/Haigh: Conn. governor unveils deficit-cutting plan
Hartford Courant: Gov. Rell Calls Pre-Christmas Special Session For Dec. 15
Hartford Courant: Foley Weighs Switch From Senate Race To Governor's Race

KENTUCKY



Louisville CJ: Paul, GOP campaign committee at odds
CQ Politics: Paul Says NRSC Won't Endorse in Ky. Primary
NYT: In Kentucky, a Senate Candidate With a Pedigree for Agitation

COLORADO

Daily Record: Maes vows to stay the course in bid for Colo. governor seat

NEW MEXICO

Rep. Steve Pearce: Cap And Trade Is A New Payoff Machine For Democrats







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November 25, 2009



NATIONAL

WSJ: Surge Targets Taliban Bastion
WaPo: War speech to outline escalation and exit
NYT: Obama May Add 30,000 Troops in Afghanistan
NYT: U.S. Strategy on Afghanistan Will Contain Many Messages

WSJ: Point Man on Detainees Quits
NYT: Official Charged With Closing Guantnamo Quits

Human Events: Ft. Hood Killer at Work in Annapolis
Ken Blackwell: Dismiss General Casey
Rasmussen: 63% Say Political Correctness Kept Military From Preventing Ft. Hood Massacre

AP: Acorn Office Seeks Return of Documents Taken From Trash
Rush Limbaugh: More ACORN Corruption Dug Up

Hill: One year after retaining his gavel, Sen. Lieberman threatens healthcare reform
Hill: Key Democrat says Congress will finish healthcare reform by State of the Union
Dick Morris: The young turn against ObamaCare

WaPo: Fewer Americans believe in global warming, poll shows
WaPo: Editorial: Climate of denial: How not to respond to global warming skeptics
James Taranto: Big Lies and Little Facts
Rush Limbaugh: Just a Means to the Left's Ends: Obama Sticks with Climate Fraud
Rush Limbaugh: ClimateGate Hoax: The Universe of Lies Versus the Universe of Reality
American Thinker: CRU's Source Code: Climategate Uncovered
American Thinker: Climate Fraud and the Environmental Agenda
Telegraph UK: Climategate: the final nail in the coffin of 'Anthropogenic Global Warming'?

Hill: Sec. Salazar strikes back at oil-industry tactics, prods firms to use resources
NYT: Interior Chief Slams Oil and Gas Groups' 'Election-Year Politics'
AP/Daly: Salazar fires back at oil industry 'untruths'

WaPo: Economy limping back to strength
Rush Limbaugh: As Rush Predicted: GDP Revised Downward, No Private Growth
WSJ: White House Weighs New Panel to Tackle Deficit
Hill: Pelosi says Americans could 'absorb' increased deficit if it means more jobs
Hill: Dem lawmakers shift their focus to jobs package, away from economic stimulus
Hill: Fed: Jobless rate will stay high through 2012
Hill: Democrats push $150B stock tax on Wall Street
WSJ: The Uncertainty Economy
WSJ: Bachus Seeks Data on Bank Loans to AIG, Subsidiaries
WSJ: The Ugly AIG Post-Mortem
Mort Zuckerman: Finding the Right Fix for 'Too Big to Fail'

Wash Times: A-listers, fundraisers attend White House state dinner
NYT: Modern Flourishes as Obamas Host State Dinner
NYT: A Stylish State Dinner, With Typos
NYT: The State Dinner Guest List

Politico: Poll: Obama faces white flight





Ocala: Palin draws crowd for book signing in The Villages
St. Pete Times: To Florida fans, Palin still the one
AP: Palin book tour visits Florida
AP/Farrington: Palin stops in Fla. town that feted her in 2008
Politico: Sarah Palin: Obama not acknowledging troops
NY Post: Palin's write $tuff beats out Hillary's
PNJ: Get over it, Republicans: Sarah is the true GOP
Marc Ambinder: President Palin: Bush Strategist Thinks It's Possible

Newt Gingrich: To Whom Do We Give Thanks?

LA Times: Who's watching Glenn Beck?

Boston Globe: N.E. governors races give GOP a chance to build on gains

NEW YORK


WSJ: New York Governor Seeks Power for Emergency Cuts
NYT: Cant Cut the Budget? Let Me Do It, Paterson Tells an Unmoved Legislature
Albany TU: A DIY threat for the deficit

NYT: State Courts at the Tipping Point

Albany TU: Jury breaking for Thanksgiving weekend
AP: Jury deliberates in ex-NY pol's corruption case
NYT: For Bruno, Politics and Business Intersected on the Golf Course

LI Press: Mangano-Suozzi Race Update: Margin narrows to 122 votes

NY Post: Ex-Tenn. Dem eyes bid vs. Gilly
NYT: Theodore Roosevelt IV Opts Out of G.O.P. Race for Senate

Politico: Hoffman concedes, again
CQ Politics: Hoffman: Owens the Winner in New York 23



NYDN: Mayor Bloomberg hid plenty from New York citizens while campaigning for third term

NEW JERSEY



Politico: Runyan returning to NFL, running against Adler

S-L: Ex-TV host Lou Dobbs considers run for N.J. Senate seat held by Robert Menendez
NYT: Lou Dobbs Weighs Senate Run, as a Steppingstone
WSJ: Dobbs Reaches Out to Latinos, With Politics in Mind

S-L: Corzine, Christie disagree on emergency funding for feeding the hungry

VIRGINIA

Daily Press: House ethics panel ends investigation into Phil Hamilton, ODU
Examiner: Ethics investigation dropped against former GOP legislator
BDT: Tough road ahead Revenue projections remain dim for Va.

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: Whitmans new strategist advised her opponent 16 months ago
NYT: Spotlight on Schwarzeneggers No. 2
NYT: California Takes Step to Limit Emissions

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Kay Bailey Hutchison unveils plan for Texas public education
AP/Stengle: Technology tops Hutchison's education plan
AP/Sidoti: Texas GOP primary a 2010 test of themes
Houston Chron: Campaign switch by Bill White would boost the profile of the governors race
Star-Telegram: Texas will balance two-year budget by a margin of less than 1 percent

FLORIDA

US News: Christian Right Playing Big Role in Challenging Establishment GOP Candidates
Examiner: Charlie Crist, failing the GOP purity test?
Miami Herald: Sen. LeMieux decries `culture of corruption' in S. Florida

GEORGIA

AP/McCaffrey: Ga.'s Isakson: No 2nd homebuyer credit extension

MINNESOTA

Minn Indep: Bachmann to address natl Tea Party confab

PENNSYLVANIA

Phila Daily News: Jockeying for votes is tough for guv-race dark horses

OHIO


CQ Politics: Ohio Democrat Closes Book On Campaign Against Rep. Schmidt

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Gov. Granholm among guests at Obama's first state dinner
AP/Superville: State dinner has it all, including Michigan guests

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Tennessee's Sen. Bob Corker says health plan uses 'trickery'

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico: Edwards shells out $43K for legal fees

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Panel weighs plan to oust Sanford
WSJ: South Carolina Legislators Begin Sanford Impeachment Hearings
NYT: Sanford Impeachment Considered
LA Times: Statements from Gov. Sanford's staff sought in inquiry

CQ Politics: Rating Change: NRCC Takes Spratt to the Mat

Kathleen Parker: A rusty nail for South Carolina

MASSACHUSETTS

Rasmussen: Coakley Still Ahead Among MA Democrats Seeking Kennedys Senate Seat
CQ Politics: Caligiuri Drops Connecticut Senate Bid, Foley May Follow
NYT: After a Humbling Spiral, Kerry Returns to Form

NEVADA

AP/Sonner: Vucanovich: Tough road for Ensign, Reid's GOP foes

COLORADO

Human Events: Republicans Unveil Contract with Colorado

ARKANSAS

CQ Politics: Ex-Bush Officials to Fundraise for Griffin in Ark.

WISCONSIN

CQ Politics: Wisconsin Sen. Feingold Has Lead Over Ex-Gov. Thompson

ALABAMA

OAN: GOP gubernatorial hopeful Byrne talks ethics reform, budget woes

IOWA

AP/Duara: Iowa politics a player in detainee prison debate

KANSAS

KC Star: More on Moore







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November 24, 2009



NATIONAL

Rasmussen: Support for Health Care Plan Falls to New Low
WSJ: Abortion to Be New Flashpoint in Senate Bill
NYT: Health Bill Revives Abortion Groups
Hill: Catholic bishops see 'fundamental failure' on abortion in Senate health bill
Politico: Bishops search for Senate sponsor
WSJ: Lieberman Digs In on Public Option
WSJ: The Other Senate Maverick: Joe Lieberman is a party apostate on health care
Politico: PhRMA targets Lieberman
Hill: AARP, AMA launch joint ad campaign touting health bill
Hill: Side deals stack up as health bills move along
Rush Limbaugh: Whores Sell Votes on Health Bill
Human Events: Four Tactical Steps That Will Defeat Obamacare
WSJ: Liberals and Mammography: Rationing? What rationing?
David Brooks: The Values Question

Hill: Health reform debate, Copenhagen head for December collision
WaPo: Nuclear power regains support
NYT: U.S. to Set Emissions Target Before Climate Talks
WaPo: U.S. to offer target for emission cuts
WSJ: Lawmakers Probe Climate Emails
Human Events: The Great British Climate Fraud
WSJ: Global Warming: Emails that reveal effort to hide truth about climate science
James Taranto: Computer hackers reveal corruption behind global-warming "consensus"
IBD: E-Mails Of Climate Researchers Buttress Case Of Warming Fraud
Politico: W.H. hits back on climate critics
Rush Limbaugh: From the Climate Hoax to Health Care to "Hope," Liberalism is Lies

WSJ: Weighing Jobs and Deficit
WSJ: Government Deficits and Private Growth
WSJ: Homebuyer Tax Credits Threaten the FHA
WaPo: Home sales rebound to early-2007 level
WaPo: Blacks hit hard by economy's punch
Human Events: The War on Success



Human Events: The Al-Qaeda Bar

Rush Limbaugh: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed to Plead Not Guilty, Attack US Foreign Policy
IBD: Not A Trial, But A Terrorist Soapbox
Wes Pruden: Obama's due process doctrine
American Thinker: The KSM Show Trial
NYDN: Attorney for accused terrorist: Alleged 9/11 plotters don't want lawyers

WSJ: Fort Hood Suspect Faces New Fetters
NYDN: Lawyer: Fort Hood suspect Hasan, accused of killing 13, may use insanity defense

Hill: White House says no announcement on Afghan troop surge to come this week
NYT: Pressure Builds Over Obamas Afghanistan Plan
WaPo: McChrystal and U.S. ambassador to testify on Afghanistan war
WSJ: Obey's Afghan War Surtax
Politico: War surtax: 'Pay as you fight'
Pat Buchanan: Our Pushover President

Michael Barone: Immigration Looms as the Next Test for Congress

NYT: Right and Left Join to Take On U.S. Over Criminal Justice

Wash Times: Not invited: Republican lawmakers
Fox: Top Republican Lawmakers Not Invited to State Dinner

Hill: Rep. King accuses Conyers and Nadler of blocking ACORN probe

Wash Times: Gaming groups bet big bucks on politics
Politico: BCS hires Ari Fleischer





Matthew Dowd: Yes, she could: How Sarah Palin might win the White House
Human Events: Hard to Hate Sarah Palin After Reading Going Rogue
Politico: Insider: Sarah Palin uninformed on Latino issues
NYDN: Sarah Palin's book tour for 'Going Rogue' hits Fort Bragg
News & Observer: At Bragg, fans say Palin reflects their strength
CBS: Polls Show Sarah Palin Still Viable for 2012
American Thinker: The Wilding of Sarah Palin
American Thinker: Sarah Palin and the low ebb of the cultural left

NYT: Conservatives Make a List to Measure Candidates’ Commitment
Wash Times: Conservatives seek Reagan litmus test for RNC funding
WaPo: Republican committee members call for unity around conservative principles
Politico: Credit crunch: RNC flack sacked
Hill: RNC weighs new message strategy in '10

Politico: 'Mr. Independent' Lou Dobbs mulls White House bid
Politico: Dobbs: 2012 presidential run not "crazy"

Human Events: Gingrich: 'You Could See John Boehner as Speaker In 2011'

Am Spec/Prowler: Nervous Instincts

NEW YORK


NYDN: Gillibrand: A Big Target, But No One to Take a Shot
Politico: Gillibrand's Job Performance Rating Lags

Troy Record: Bruno's fate in hands of jurors
Albany TU: Lawyer: Bruno case trivial; jury to deliberate Tuesday
Albany TU: Feds in closing: Bruno like a schoolyard bully; conflicts abounded
NYT: In Closing Arguments, Bruno as Bully or Honest Worker
NYT: Editorial: Albanys Ethics on Trial
Albany TU: 'Ostrich defense' won't fly

NY Post: More budget talks
NYDN: Two Ways Or Three?

NEW JERSEY

S-L: N.J. Senate, Assembly choose leaders for next Statehouse session
NYT: Some Democrats Back Off Bid to Legalize Gay Marriage in New Jersey

VIRGINIA

Hill: Cantor talks jobs in Virginia
Richmond TD: Elections board certifies Virginians votes

CALIFORNIA




LA Times: Schwarzenegger taps Abel Maldonado for lieutenant governor
Mercury News: Maldonado is the choice for the lieutenant governor
WSJ: Schwarzenegger Appoints Maldonado as Lieutenant Governor

Human Events: Fiorina Would have Voted for Sotomayor
US News: Carly Fiorina Aims to KO Barbara Boxer in 2010 California Senate Race

SacBee: State's debt burden climbs higher

SF Chron: California's stimulus job totals raise concern

Big Govt: Breaking: San Diego ACORN Document Dump Scandal

ARIZONA

Rasmussen: Arpaio Holds Large Lead in Arizona Republican Gubernatorial Primary
Rasmussen: Arpaio Is Strongest GOP Candidate in 2010 Arizona Governors Race

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Perry courts Christian conservatives at Heritage Alliance luncheon in Dallas
AP: Perry touts endorsements from party activists
Dallas MN: Gun rights for all, Hutchison says
Dallas MN: Democratic candidate Tom Schieffer quits Texas governor's race
Dallas MN: Schieffer's exit from Texas Dems' gubernatorial race sets the stage for Bill White
Hill: Houston Mayor White will weigh switch to governor's race
CQ Politics: Texas-Sized Decisions Come Tumbling Through
CQ Politics: Texas Legislator Still Eyes Hutchison Seat, But Seeks Re-election

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: In Broward, Crist hits back at Rubio
St. Pete Times: After 'rough patch,' Crist vows to turn up heat on Rubio
Tampa Tribune: Ag commissioner candidate wants conservatism to be issue in race
Miami Herald: Crist appoints replacement for Eggelletion

GEORGIA

AP/McCaffrey: Isakson: No second extension of homebuyer credit
AJC: Obama administration: Health reform will save Georgia billions; Republicans: No way
Coastal Courier: Roy Barnes: I'll put Georgia back on track

ILLINOIS

Chicago Trib: Thomson prison plan: Guantanamo debate needs to cool down, Kirk says
ABC7: Quinn hopeful Thomson prison decision will come soon
Chi Trib: Andy McKenna's TV ad attributes words to Tribune that paper didn't use

MINNESOTA

NYT: Charges Detail Road to Terror for 20 Recruited in U.S.
WaPo: Eight are charged with recruiting young Somali Americans in Minn.

PENNSYLVANIA

AP: Gerlach: GOP nominee needs a mix of experience

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Conservative casino foe furious at 2 GOP leaders

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Poll: Kilpatrick issue could hurt Cox governor run

MISSOURI

SJNP: Rhetoric escalates in health bill debate

TENNESSEE

AP: Tenn. lawmaker: No consensus on special session

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: GOP won't ban the unaffiliated in primaries

SOUTH CAROLINA



State: Sanford vacation, hunting trip questioned: Panel charges 37 ethics violations
AP/Davenport: SC legislators begin Sanford impeachment hearings
State: Sanford prosecution rests with McMaster
WSJ: Sanford Faces 37 Ethics Allegations
NYT: Gov. Sanford Faces 37 Ethics Charges
Wash Times: S.C. governor faces 37 ethics violations

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Baker names Senates Tisei as running mate
Boston Globe: Bakers choice indicative of Mass. GOPs uniqueness
Boston Globe: Two Senate hopefuls criticize R.I. bishop
AP/Lavoie: Transgender prisoner presses for electrolysis

NEVADA

Politico: Doug Hampton dishes more allegations about Sen. John Ensign
NYT: Nevada: Former Acorn Supervisor Gets Probation
CQ Politics: After Judas Priest, Heller New Foe for Nevada Democrat

KANSAS

Hill: Rep. Moore becomes first House member to announce retirement
CQ Politics: GOP Contenders Begin to Line Up for Moores Seat
Kansas Liberty: Moore's retirement spurs Republican interest in Third District race
Politico: Dennis Moore retiring
NYT: Kansas Rep. Moore Plans to Retire
CQ Politics: Rating Change: Kansas Race Now More Competitive

COLORADO

Durango Herald: GOP unveils agenda promising jobs
Denver Post: Maes staying in GOP race for Colorado governor

WISCONSIN

WKBT: Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor makes stop in La Crosse











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November 23, 2009



NATIONAL

USA Today: Poll: Most Iowa Republicans like Palin for 2012
Des Moines Register: Iowa Poll: State Republicans like what they see in Sarah Palin
LA Times: Sarah Palin vs Barack Obama: The approval gap silently shrinks to a few points
WaPo: Reading between the lines of Palin's itinerary
Cal Thomas: Palin must develop depth
Ross Douthat: Palin & Huckabee: They Chose Celebrity
Guardian UK: Why did Sarah Palin look like a cabin attendant during her campaign?

Gallup: Obama Job Approval drops to 48%
Rep. Mike Pence: Everyday Americans are saying with one voice: enough is enough

WSJ: Weighing Jobs and Deficit
NYT: Wave of Debt Payments Facing U.S. Government
WSJ: Obama Calls for More U.S. Exports to Asia
WSJ: No Bondholder Left Behind
WaPo: Renters becoming latest victims as foreclosure crisis widens
Politico: Feinstein 'angry' at call for Geithner resignation, Hutchison hedges
Jed Babbin: Roll Obama Back
Paul Krugman: The Phantom Menace

WaPo: Public option at center of debate
Boston Globe: Senators voice optimism on public option
WSJ: Strains in Party Threaten Democrats' Plans
Chicago Trib: Health care overhaul: Conservative Democrats want it changed
AP/Flaherty: Dem senators at odds over health bill
NYT: Democrats Focus on G.O.P. Senators From Maine
Time: After the Health Care Vote, Republicans Plot Their Attack Strategy
WaPo: Praying for healing, lobbying for a provision
Wash Times: Lobbyists spending big to shape health care debate
WaPo: Policy, portfolios and the investor lawmaker
Politico: Lincoln's long walk to 60th Senate vote
LA Times: For a healthcare holdout, it's lonely in the middle
Politico: How health care reform could fall apart
Politico: Durbin: short Christmas break if health bill undone
Politico: Brown: Four public option dissenters shouldn't rule
Hill: Schumer, Kyl spar over so-called 'new Louisiana Purchase'
NYT: Opposing Claims Cloud the Debate on an Overhaul
WSJ: The Senate's Health-Care Act: For Democratic 'moderates,' the political play is the thing
WSJ: For GOP, Health Is Only One Battle on Road to '10 Elections
LA Times: Reaction to Senate healthcare vote offers a preview of 2010 campaigns

WaPo: In the trenches on climate change, hostility among foes
Wash Times: Green energy stimulus growing few jobs
Hill: Australian oil spill seeps into Senate debate about drilling
WSJ: Cyclones and Global Warming
Politico: The White Houses climate conundrum
American Spectator: The 12 C's of Climate Alarmism

WSJ: Major Hasan and Holy War
AP/Hess: Investigators knew of Hasan's e-mails to radical cleric
WaPo: Fort Hood suspect paralyzed from chest down, lawyer says

AP/Matthews: 9/11 accused want platform so they can voice criticisms of US policy
NY Post: 9/11 fiends to use trial as soapbox
NYT: Terrorism Trial May Point Way for 9/11 Cases

Human Events: Fred Thompson Says Afghanistan Is Lost

Examiner: Conservatives converge on Palm Beach
Hugh Hewitt: The red tide of 2010

CQ Politics: RNC, DNC Spent More Than $30 Million In October

NEW YORK

Rochester D&C: Sarah Palin book tour draws eager crowd in Henrietta
Human Events: Sarah Palin Goes Rogue in Rochester

Albany TU: Witness: Bruno hired for visual credibility
Albany TU: Bruno's tangled horse ties

NYT: Pressure on Regions House Democrats to Back Health Care Overhaul
NYT: Under Scrutiny, Rangel Is Frayed but Defiant
NYDN: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand gets key endorsement from uber-liberal Rep. Jerry Nadler

Bloomberg: Paterson Letter Tells N.Y. Lawmakers to Cut Education, Health
AP/Gormley: Paterson says to put people first

NEW JERSEY


Bloomberg: N.J. Deficit May Top $8 Billion, Christie Team Says
Cherry Hill CP: Same-sex nuptials could be decided
AP/Delli Santi: NJ Dems see urgency for enacting social agenda
Trentonian: Lame-duck session or quack Jersey leaders?
S-L: N.J. Sen. Stephen Sweeney is expected to win Senate presidency

VIRGINIA

Roanoke Times: Sarah Palin: Up close, in person and in Roanoke
Roanoke Times: Sarah Palin's fans cheered her wildly

CALIFORNIA


SF Chron: Sarah who? Meg Whitman plans big 2010 book rollout
SacBee: Brown stances define issues, make waves
WSJ: Newsom Committed to Politics

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: First round of TV ads goes to Perry
Dallas MN: Perry agrees: Hutchison's head should roll, too
Houston Chronicle: Dallas Republican not afraid to talk tax hike

FLORIDA



Fox: Florida's Rubio Would Welcome Palin Endorsement
Herald Tribune: Crist walks tightrope in Senate bid
Human Events: Crist Drops in Polls, Rubio on the Rise
Gainesville Sun: Crist faces a tougher primary as luster dulls
American Spectator: No More Mr. Nice Charlie?

CQ Politics: Primary Could Cost Kosmas Cash

GEORGIA

AJC: New chief at Ga. Christian Coalition: Jerry Luquire
AJC: Glenn Richardson: Private, public stress form a perfect storm
AJC: Reed makes an impact with voters, peers while serving in Statehouse

ILLINOIS

AP: 'Hair' is back in Illinois politics
Chicago Current: Andrzejewski Calls Burris Ruling a 'Blunt Reminder'
Village Voice: Local residents, politicians divided on Gitmo move to Illinois

MINNESOTA

St. Cloud Times: Bachmann says she is doing what she was elected to do

PENNSYLVANIA

CQ Politics: Is Toomey Edging to the Center?

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: 2 local congressmen not after 'pork' funds

MICHIGAN

Politico: Stabenow says she would not support Stupak amendment
WSJ: Granholm Works to Save Scholarship Program Lawmakers Say Is Unaffordable

MISSOURI

AP/Lieb: Analysis: Gap Grows Between Missouri Top Officials

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Hagan drove court nominations

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: Jim DeMint: A tea party crowd favorite

MASSACHUSETTS

Sen. Paul Kirk: It's time to take up Kennedy's mantle

NEVADA

Politico: Coburn denies role in payoff to Ensign's lover's husband

RHODE ISLAND

NYT: Kennedy Barred From Communion by Bishop

NEBRASKA

Politico: Nelson would vote no on bill as is

IOWA

Radio Iowa: Biden urges Iowa Democrats to stick with President Obama

COLORADO

KJCT: Penry endorses McInnis for governor
AP: Penry Endorses McInnis For Governor

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Foster's: Ayotte makes case for Senate to Strafford Republicans in Dover

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Walker quicker out of gate than Neumann



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November 22, 2009



NATIONAL

Wash Times: Senate Democrats win key vote on health bill
Hill: McConnell: Dems have health bill votes, but Republicans wont give up fight
WaPo: Senate Democrats vote to bring health bill to floor for debate
WSJ: Senate Votes to Move Health Debate Forward
NYT: Senate Votes to Open Health Care Debate
NYT: Thrust and Parry on the Senate Floor
NYT: Blanche Lincoln Cements Role at Heart of Health Debate
NYT: Roll Call vote: 60-39
Politico: Democrats hold line, but cracks show
Hill: Reid pulls together Senate Dems to take huge step on health reform
Hill: Reid reaches 60 as Sen. Lincoln pledges vote to begin healthcare bill debate
Politico: Why Snowe voted no
Wash Times: Twenty-pound, 2,074-page bill steals show
Hill: Schumer, centrists working on public option compromise
Hill: Some states already poised to opt out of government-run public health plan
Wash Times: Republican governors: 'Opt out' unworkable
WaPo: Health-Care Reform: How the Bills Stack Up
Dana Milbank: Sweeteners for the South

WSJ: Hacked Emails Show Climate Science Ridden with Rancor
American Thinker: CRU Files Betray Climate Alarmists' Funding Hypocrisy
WaPo: India challenges Western data linking climate change, Himalayan melt
WaPo: In Germany, the high price of going green
NYT: Editorial: The Senates Duty on Climate
George Will: Awash in fossil fuels

NYT: A Slow Pace in the Senate, and Much Left to Do



Detroit News: Palin wins by quitting while Granholm can't win for trying
NYT: Enthusiasm for Palin, and Echoes of 2008 Divide
Maureen Dowd: Visceral Has Its Value
Frank Rich: The Pit Bull in the China Shop

NYT: Glenn Beck Stakes Out a More Activist Role in Politics
Politico: Beck's plan: Rally followers, sell books

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Bruno trial contests way of life in Albany
NYDN: Joe Bruno was jealous of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's big bucks, friend testifies
NY Post: Pal says Bruno wanted his own 'Shel game'
NYT: Citizen Bruno, Unbound

Kingston DF: Ball quits House race, will seek state Senate seat instead
LoHud: Ball quits House race, targets Leibell seat
CQ Politics: Greg Ball Drops Bid Against Hall in New York
CQ Politics: New York Assemblyman Ball drops Hall challenge to pursue state Senate bid

NYDN: Rudy Giuliani stays mum on Senate run while hitting links in Florida

NYDN: Paterson sounds off on state's dire budget, slams lawmakers for being in 'denial'
NYDN: Controller Thomas DiNapoli joins Gov. Paterson in dire outlook on state budget
Fox23: NYS Deficit Debate

Newsday: Mangano lead up to 353 votes in Nassau exec race

NEW JERSEY

S-L: N.J. Governor-elect names members of transition team
Madison Eagle: Madison executive named to Christie's transition team
Phila Inq: Change coming early to Trenton
S-L: Tom Kean: Trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in N.Y. is a mistake

VIRGINIA

Politico: GOP eyes McDonnell strategy
WaPo: Palin's book tour comes to Virginia

CALIFORNIA




SacBee: McClintock trumpets conservative ideals in Congress
Modesto Bee: GOP gubernatorial hopeful Poizner pays visit to Modesto
LA Times: Poor California: No money and no leadership
SacBee: Hollywood opens its wallets for Jerry Brown
SacBee: California recycling program is on the rocks

TEXAS

KFDM: Hutchison comments on health care vote

FLORIDA

Tampa Trib: Good time Charlie's got the Republican blues
Palm Beach Post: Will donor scandals doom Crist's Senate bid?
Sun Sentinel: RINOs beware: Republicans have no use for phonies
News-Press: Rubio speaks at Edison

GEORGIA

AJC: Kathy Cox and the Republican dilemma

ILLINOIS

HR: State GOP lawmakers fine Burris' admonishment by U.S. Senate lacking

MINNESOTA

St. Cloud Times: Bachmann, Pawlenty at center of conservative push in GOP
Star Tribune: Governors to Pawlenty: Let's talk

PENNSYLVANIA



Phila Inq: GOP win in Va. bodes well for Toomey in Pa.

OHIO


Hudson HT: GOP unveils plan to slash state spending

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Cox states case on Manoogian probe
Detroit FP: Poll shows Michigan voters lack enthusiasm for party politics

MISSOURI

Hill: McCaskill still working toward goal of reading the healthcare bill

TENNESSEE

WRCB: Senator Corker Reacts to Senate Health Care Vote

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Hoffman foresees conservative gains in 2010

SOUTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Chester legislator leads push to impeach

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Coakley leads, but electorate unsettled

NEVADA

Las Vegas Sun: Reids hopes hitched to health care reform bill

IOWA

CQ Politics: Rating Change: Iowa GOP Gets Serious About Boswell Challenge

NORTH DAKOTA

CQ Politics: Hoeven Leads Dorgan in Potential N.D. Senate Battle

KENTUCKY

Examiner: Republican Todd Lally wants to be Louisvilles new congressman

RHODE ISLAND

AP/Henry: Report: Kennedy barred from communion by bishop
AP/Miga: Sizing up the Kennedy dynasty's next generation

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Concord Monitor: Hodes, Ayotte spar over health care



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August 1-7, 2008

July 22-31, 2008
July 15-21, 2008
July 8-14, 2008
July 1-7, 2008

June 22-30, 2008
June 15-21, 2008
June 8-14, 2008
June 1-7, 2008

May 22-31, 2008
May 15-21, 2008
May 8-14, 2008
May 1-7, 2008

April 22-30, 2008
April 15-21, 2008
April 8-14, 2008
April 1-7, 2008

March 22-31, 2008
March 15-21, 2008
March 8-14, 2008
March 1-7, 2008

February 22-29, 2008
February 15-21, 2008
February 8-14, 2008
February 1-7, 2008

January 22-31, 2008
January 15-21, 2008
January 8-14, 2008
January 1-7, 2008

2007

December 22-31, 2007
December 15-21, 2007
December 8-14, 2007
December 1-7, 2007

November 22-30, 2007
November 15-21,2007
November 8-14, 2007
November 1-7, 2007

October 22-31, 2007
October 15-21, 2007
October 8-14, 2007

October 1-7, 2007


September 22-30, 2007

September 15-21, 2007

September 8-14, 2007

September 1-7, 2007


August 22-31, 2007

August 15-21, 2007

August 8-14, 2007

August 1-7, 2007


July 22-31, 2007

July 1-21, 2007


June 15-30, 2007

June 8-14, 2007

June 1-7, 2007


May 22-31, 2007

May 15-21, 2007

May 8-14, 2007

May 1-7, 2007


April 22-30, 2007

April 15-21, 2007

April 8-14, 2007

April 1-7, 2007


March 22-31, 2007

March 15-21, 2007

March 8-14, 2007

March 1-7, 2007


February 22-28, 2007

February 15-21, 2007

February 7-14, 2007

February 1-7, 2007


January 22-31, 2007

January 15-21, 2007
January 8-14, 2007
January 1-7, 2007


2006

December 22-31, 2006
December 15-21, 2006
December 8-14, 2006
December 1-7, 2006

November 2006