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November 14, 2009



NATIONAL

WaPo: Alleged Sept. 11 planner will be tried in New York
Wash Times: Five 9/11 suspects to be tried in NYC
NYT: Accused 9/11 Mastermind to Face Civilian Trial in N.Y.
NY Post: Terror thugs to get justice near WTC
AP: Holder: U.S. likely to ask death for 9/11 defendants
NYT: 9/11 Trial Poses Unparalleled Legal Obstacles for Both Sides
NYT: Trial Venue Leaves 9/11 Families Angry or Satisfied
WaPo: For Holder, much wrestling over decision
Hill: Holder vows that Gitmo defendants will not be released in the U.S.
WaPo: A staggering ego, at the center of difficult issues
Politico: GOP irate over trial move
Hill: Lieberman: Bringing terror suspects to U.S. for trial 'inconceivable'
CQ Politics: Congressional Republicans Furious Over Decision to Try Gitmo Detainees
IBD: Editorial: Justice Denied
NYT: Editorial: A Return to American Justice
WaPo: Editorial: There are good reasons to try Khalid Sheik Mohammed in New York
WSJ: KSM Hits ManhattanAgain: Holder's decision is morally confused, dangerous & political
Sarah Palin: Obama Administration's Atrocious Decision
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Puts United States on Trial in Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Case
Rush Limbaugh: A Jury of 9/11 Terrorist Peers?
Andrew McCarthy: September 10? Its Worse Than That

Hill: Texas congressman: Fort Hood shooter had Pakistan 'connection'
ChiTrib: Lawmaker: Ft Hood suspect had communications with Pakistan; Hasan is paralyzed
American Thinker: 'Islamism, or Islam?' 'Islamist or Islamic?'
Jonah Goldberg: The Politics of Fort Hood

David Broder: Enough Afghan debate
WaPo: Obama's reluctant choice
Rush Limbaugh: Bam Still Dithering on Afghanistan

Hill: Tensions brewing between Republicans and CEOs over healthcare reform bill
Hill: Parties spar over healthcare study
Politico: Reconciliation could kill Stupak rider
Rush Limbaugh: What "Public Option" Really Means

Politico: Climate change bill to backburner with jobs and deficit push
Hill: Bloc of Senate Democrats demands changes to climate change legislation

WSJ: Immigrant Bill Is Back on Table
Wash Times: Immigration bill is promoted for 2010
NYT: White House Plan on Immigration Includes Legal Status
LA Times: Napolitano sees hope for immigration reform
Rush Limbaugh: Coming in 2010: Amnesty Push

WSJ: White House Backs Fed Oversight Role
WSJ: State Finance Directors Warn of More Trouble Ahead
LA Times: Fearing pay cuts as the new normal
WSJ: Fed Slaps Curbs on Overdraft Fees
CQ Politics: Administration Officials Criticize Sen. Dodds Banking Plan
Hill: Sen. Dodd deflects administration criticism of financial overhaul

WaPo: Obama taps new counsel
NYT: Presidents Top Lawyer Is Leaving White House
NYT: Obama Chooses an Inner-Circle Man

NYT: Worried About Losing Tax Revenue, Congress to Investigate Airlines Fees



WSJ: Palin's Book Tour Builds on Effective Web Strategy
LA Times: 'Going Rogue' is Sarah Palin's shot at redemption and revenge
KC Star: Finally, Palin tells her side of the story
Star-Ledger: Sarah Palin's book tidbits: Money poorly spent
AP/Woodward: Review: Palin book repeats familiar claims
Politico: McCain camp: Book 'petty and pathetic'
Politico: Sarah Palin: AP erroneously reporting on book
AP: Sarah Palin's book 'Going Rogue' indeed goes rogue on some facts
Hill: Sarah Palin's revenge: New book goes after McCain campaign aides in detail
Rush Limbaugh: Rush to Interview Sarah Palin on Tuesday's Program at 1PM ET

Politico: Newt Gingrich warns of 'destructive' GOP primaries

CQ Politics: Five tips from Grover Norquist

WSJ: Obama Is Losing Independent Voters

James Taranto: Our 'Constitutional Moment'

Kos: Teabagger DeMint to challenge McConnell for Senate GOP leadership?

LA Times: Weekend Talk Shows

NEW YORK

NYT: Forces Aligning in Bid to Block Cuts in Albany
NYT: Counting Ballots in N.Y.s 23rd District
WSJ: The Empire State and Eminent Domain
Albany TU: Legislature back on Monday

Albany TU: Bruno hired, doors opened
NYDN: Judge denies mistrial plea of Bruno in corruption case
NYDN: Bruno's legal team requests mistrial in ex-majority leader's federal corruption trial

Buffalo News: Davis pleads guilty to criminal charges

Newsday: Mangano takes slim lead over Suozzi in Nassau exec race

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Poll says N.J. voters want Christie to cut taxes in first year
North Jersey: Hackensack votes blue, but GOP wins NJ's top seat
Daily Journal: Wondering what Christie's election means for state
AP: N.J. lawmaker says legislature may not vote on gay marriage bill before session ends

VIRGINIA

Human Events: Virginia Gov-Elect McDonnell Responds to Terrorist Trials

CALIFORNIA


SacBee: California consulting firm aids all 4 gubernatorial candidates
SacBee: Campbell talks health care, budget

TEXAS

Rasmussen: In Texas GOP Showdown, Perry Leads Hutchison 46% to 35%
Politico: Poll: Perry leads Hutchison by 11
Dallas MN: Hutchison won't leave seat for Texas governor's race until after March primaries
Star-Telegram: Hutchison not quitting Senate until after Republican primary
Politico: Kay Bailey Hutchison won't resign Senate seat
Hill: Hutchison wont resign Senate seat before gubernatorial primary
Rasmussen: 57% of Texas Voters Say Hutchison Should Stay Senator While Running for Gov

FLORIDA

St. Pete Times: Erin Isaac looks like a sacrificial lamb for Crist's image woes
St. Pete Times: Old friends Sen. Mike Fasano and Marco Rubio's spat grows
St. Pete Times: Florida's GOP chief faces heat from his own party's faithful

GEORGIA

AJC: GA House speaker admits depression led to suicide attempt
AP/McCaffrey: Ga. House Speaker Richardson reveals suicide attempt
AJC: Norwood campaigns on Cleveland Avenue; black clergy bless Reed

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Illinois the next Gitmo?
LA Times: Illinois prison eyed for Guantanamo detainees
Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich wants corruption trial delayed until September
Chicago Sun-Times: Blago trial down to just ex-gov, brother

MINNESOTA

Daily Globe: Pawlenty noticed nationwide

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa. House GOP defendants appear before judge
Pittsburgh PG: A day in court for the Harrisburg 10
AP/Jackson: Latest probe charges may help Corbett's campaign
Daily News: Perzel's seat becomes key topic among GOP, Dems

OHIO


USA Today: Poll: Ohio Gov. Strickland slips in polls, now tied in 2010 race
NYT: Ohio Is First to Change to One Drug in Executions

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: GOP chief: Tide of Dems is about to turn

MISSOURI

AP/Lieb: Rep. Blunt opposes ban on health status ratings

TENNESSEE

Commercial Appeal: Governor candidates visit GOP gathering
Examiner: Corker right to stay out of Williams affair

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Etheridge won't run for Senate
WaPo: N.C.'s Etheridge bows out of running for Senate seat
CQ Politics: Etheridge Won't Run Against Burr
Hill: Rep. Etheridge to skip Senate bid

SOUTH CAROLINA

AP/Smith: SC gov candidates promise agriculture leadership

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Coakley issues a challenge to Capuano
CQ Politics: Mass. Governor: Patrick Leads Despite Voter Disapproval

NEVADA

CQ Politics: More Television Advertising for Harry Reid
Politico: Reid touts his clout

LOUISIANA

WaPo: Ex-Rep. Jefferson (D-La.) gets 13 years in freezer cash case
WSJ: Jefferson Sentenced to 13 Years
NYT: Ex-Louisiana Congressman Jefferson Sentenced to 13 Years

WISCONSIN

Politico: Barrett running for governor of Wisconsin

COLORADO

Politico: Tom Tancredo's comeback

CONNECTICUT

USA Today: Poll: Sen. Chris Dodd trails opponents in Connecticut race

KENTUCKY

McCreary County Record: Paul challenging Grayson's perceived frontrunner status
WBKO: Rand Paul Meets With Sen. Mitch McConnell











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November 13, 2009



NATIONAL

WaPo: Leaks launch Palin's 'Going Rogue' with that ol' campaign fervor
WSJ: Can Sarah Palin Make a Comeback?
NYT: Rolling Out Sarah Palin’s Side of the Story
AP/Pienciak: Palin confirms friction with McCain staff
NYDN: John McCain camp set me up for disaster in Katie Couric interviews
Politico: Sarah Palin 'not really into the drama' (with video)

WaPo: Hasan charged with 13 counts of murder
NYT: Suspect in Fort Hood Attack Is Charged on 13 Murder Counts
Fox: Hasan Called Himself 'Soldier of Allah' on Business Cards
Fox: Investigators Follow Hasan's Money for Possible Terrorist Links
Dallas MN: Fort Hood shooting suspect sent money to Pakistan, Texas congressman says
Time: How the Military Will Try Nidal Hasan
Human Events: Hasan: A Simple Puzzle
Charles Krauthammer: Medicalizing mass murder
Roger Hedgecock: None Dare Call It Jihad
Rush Limbaugh: Was It PC or Something Worse That Hamstrung Hasan Investigators?
Rasmussen: 73% in Texas Favor Death Penalty for Fort Hood Shooter
Rasmussen: 61% Support Death Penalty

Wash Times: U.S. moves to seize mosques with Iran ties
LA Times: Authorities move to seize U.S. properties allegedly tied to Iran
WaPo: Prosecutors tie Iran, U.S. assets
NYT: U.S. Moves to Seize Properties Tied to Iran
Wash Times: Iran advocacy group said to skirt lobby rules

AP: Official Says 9/11 Suspect to Face Trial in New York

NYT: Among Obama Aides, Debate Intensifies on Troop Levels
NYT: Obama Purposely Taking Time on Troop Decision
Politico: Obamas Afghan plan will include exit strategy
CQ Politics: No Clear Consensus On Afghanistan
Hill: Obama 'closer' to Afghanistan decision
NYT: Gates Condemns Leaks on U.S. Afghan Policy and Ft. Hood
Politico: Administration plans to punish leakers
Peggy Noonan: Approach Afghanistan with sheer, blunt logic and a clear plan
Wes Pruden: On vacation with Mr. Dithers

WSJ: Abortion Upends Health-Bill Alliance
NYT: Reid Mulls Medicare Tax Increase for High Earners
WSJ: What Health Reform Will Do to My Insurance
Hill: Polls suggest healthcare debate a boon to GOP Senate candidates
Hill: Momentum is a challenge for Senate
Hill: Business group unveils $10 million campaign against health reform
Sarah Palin: Pelosi "Health Plan" Should Be DOA
Politico: Palin: Health bill should be DOA
David Broder: Half done on health reform
Rush Limbaugh: Pelosi: Jail for Those Who Refuse to Buy Health Insurance is "Fair"

WaPo: U.S. weighs backing interim international climate agreement
WSJ: EPA's Paranoid Style: Employee arguments against cap-and-trade aren't welcome
Hill: Climate bill advocates want to see President Obama in Copenhagen

Wash Times: ACORN sues government over funding
NYT: Acorn Sues Over Funding Vote in House
Politico: GOP claims ACORN in financial trouble
WSJ: Acorn and the Housing Bubble

WSJ: U.S. Posts $176.36 Billion Deficit for October
Hill: Another omnibus appropriations bill likely as the end of the year approaches
Politico: President Obama plans to announce war on deficits in State of the Union speech
WSJ: The FHA's Bailout Warning
WSJ: Pay Czar Doesn't Expect Firms to Appeal
Hill: Big business tells Congress: 'Frightening' new proposal could 'destroy' Wall Street
WSJ: Dodd's Lawsuit Makeover

Hill: Obama, Dems show growing anxiety as unemployment numbers continue surge
CQ Politics: Obama Plans White House Forum on Job Creation
Paul Krugman: Free to Lose
Dana Milbank: Obama's world record
Rush Limbaugh: Community Organizer-in-Chief Calls Summit to Talk About Jobs

WSJ: The reach of search engines should be regulated by Congress, not the courts

WSJ: Craig to Leave Counsel Job
WaPo: White House counsel poised to give up post
NYT: Craig Steps Down as White House Lawyer
Politico: Craig to step down on Friday

NYT: 3 Right-Hand Men Take a Turn at Center Stage
NYT: Conservatives Oppose Judicial Nominee
Politico: Dems jam GOP with Al Franken vote
NY Post: Doom and gloom for Dems in 2010 polls
CQ Politics: Analysis: 2010 To Be Referendum On Obama
David Brooks: Meet John Thune

Rush Limbaugh: Becoming Venezuela: Obama Plans Purge of GOP Civil Servants

Politico: RNC to opt out of abortion coverage

Politico: Poll: Anti-incumbent sentiment surges



Wash Times: Bush warns of too much government
NYT: Bush Returns to Public Spotlight

NEW YORK

NY Observ: Suozzi Lawyer: We're In 4th Quarter 'Down by Two Touchdowns'
Politico: Suozzi's analysis: Voters turning back toward self-interest

Syr PS: Recanvassing shows NY-23 race tightens even as Owens is sworn into House seat
Politico: Hoffman ally: Owens victory still looks inevitable
Politico: Dede Scozzafava: GOP not based on 'substance'
Hill: Scozzafava: Republicans will remain a minority party if they purge moderates

NYT: Judge in Brunos Corruption Trial Chastises Him Over a Remark
NYDN: Judge tells Former Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno: I'm boss here, pal
Albany TU: Bruno takes bruising: Clout said key to millions; clash with judge

Albany TU: Party line for budget cuts

NYDN: Disgraced ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer says current Gov. Paterson doing great job
NYT: Spitzer Talks About, Well, Ethics

Albany TU: 2 admit 'man cave' crimes: State workers will lose jobs, pay restitution

NEW JERSEY


Phila Inq: Ex-Eagle Runyan asked to tackle political office
AP: Former NFL player Jon Runyan confirms he may run for N.J. Congress seat
CQ Politics: Former Philadelphia Eagle Mulling Challenge to Adler

Phila Inq: Corzine, Christie have cordial transition meeting
Rasmussen: 60% in NJ Say Most Christie Supporters Were Voting Against Corzine
Star-Ledger: Corzine, his time running out, mum on future

VIRGINIA

WaPo: McDonnell heads to Austin as a GOP star
CNN: McDonnell and Christie heading to RGA meeting in Texas
WaPo: McDonnell, House Dems to meet

CNN: Cantor's colleagues believe he has sights set higher than Congress

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: Governor submits plan to cut prison population
Dan Walters: California public pensions loom as big issue
SacBee: Camp Whitman responds to Camp Poizner
SacBee: Brown criticizes 'pervasive legal prescription'
Palo Alto DN: Don't count Barbara Boxer out again

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Perry accuses Obama of taking country toward socialism
Dallas MN: Hutchison says federal insurance plan may not be right for Texas

FLORIDA



Politico: Marco Rubio keynoting CPAC
Tampa Tribune: Crist has lost his invincible touch
American Spectator: Pants on Fire
Miami Herald: Some Republicans see state GOP chief as burden

GEORGIA

AJC: A GOP view: Legislature needs gestures of respect from the next Atlanta mayor

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: House Republican Leader Tom Cross backs Andy McKenna for governor
Chicago Tribune: Jim Ryan apologizes for his handling of Rolando Cruz prosecution

MINNESOTA

Mankato FP: GOP governor hopefuls agree to agree
WHNT: Minnesota gov to be keynote speaker at fundraising dinner for Alabama Republicans
Star Tribune: Why GOP's Pat Anderson screens with unions

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Probe could impact Corbett's political career

OHIO


CQ Politics: Ohio Senate: Portman Leads Race Of Unknowns
Politico: Warning signs for Democrats in Ohio

MICHIGAN

Toledo Blade: Race for Michigan governor already shaping up
Detroit FP: Senate backs new fee for state parks

MISSOURI

KC Star: The GOPs strategy for defeating health care
KC Star: Missouri lawmaker pays $20,000 in back taxes

TENNESSEE



Knox News: Huckabee visit draws crowd
Examiner: Mumpower's actions divide GOP, undermine his own efforts for Speakership

NORTH CAROLINA

Politics Daily: Burr Leads Weak Field of Democrats in North Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: S.C. GOP castigates Lindsey Graham
State: Sanford resolution might go to panel

MASSACHUSETTS

CQ Politics: Pelosi to Endorse Capuano for Massachusetts Senate
Politico: Pelosi endorses Capuano
Boston Globe: Senate hopefuls turn up volume

CQ Politics: Patrick Leads Three Way Race in Massachusetts

CONNECTICUT

Politico: Will Nader challenge Dodd?
CQ Politics: Connecticut Voters Down on Dodd

WISCONSIN

CQ Politics: Ex-Mayor Wages Indy Bid For Kagen's Seat







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November 12, 2009



NATIONAL

Wash Times: Officials say Fort Hood suspect had Islamist ties
Dallas MN: Fort Hood shootings suspect may have wired money to Pakistan
Ann Coulter: Muslim suffers bruised ego in Fort Hood tragedy
James Taranto: 'The Motive Remains Murky'
Rush Limbaugh: Obama, Liberals Blame Everything But Islam for the Ft. Hood Shooting
Rush Limbaugh: CNN Calls Hasan "Conservative," Airs US Muslim's Threat to Obama
WaPo: Army sought ways to channel Hasan's absorption with Islam
WaPo: Apartment offers glimpse at suspect's everyday life
LA Times: Fort Hood suspect's contact with cleric spelled trouble, experts say
AP/Schreiner: McCain calls Fort Hood shooting an `act of terror'
Politico: GOP sees Fort Hood shooting as act of terror
Denver Post: Editorial: Terror prevention failures in the case of Maj. Hasan?
Human Events: Hasan's Personal Jihad
American Spectator: Treachery as Lifestyle Choice
American Thinker: It Isn't Political Correctness, It's Shariah

Karl Rove: 'A Referendum on This White House'

WaPo: U.S. envoy resists increase in troops
NYT: U.S. Envoy Urges Caution on Forces for Afghanistan
Wash Times: Obama nears decision on Afghan strategy
Hill: Obama ponders how long Afghanistan plans will take to implement

Hill: Leaders fix on strategy for Dont ask, dont tell repeal
Hill: Frank: 'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal will go in Defense authorization

WSJ: Health-Bill Battle Won't Get a Recess
Hill: Hoyer, Reid move to finish health reform legislation by December
WSJ: Bill Clinton Presses Senators to Pass Health Bill
WaPo: Initially waved off, Hispanic advocates jump into health debate
WSJ: A 69% Capital Gains Tax Hike . . .
WSJ: . . . And a Buried Tort Bomb
Wash Times: Lone GOP dissenter explains health vote
Politico: 'No easy way out' for Democrats on abortion
Human Events: With Pelosicare DOA, Can Reid Rescue Obamacare in Senate?
EJ Dionne: A hard choice on health care

WSJ: Climate Bill Likely on the Shelf For Rest of the Year

Hill: Senator Reid tees up 2010 jobs bill
WSJ: White House Aims to Cut Deficit With TARP Cash
Detroit News: Report: Commercial property values to plunge
NYT: Editorial: More Foreclosures to Come
WSJ: The Fed's Woody Allen Policy
George Will: Gambling with the dollar

Hill: Obama taps House aide for Air Force

Hill: Companies lobby newest FCC members on net neutrality rule
Hill: Silicon Valley beefs up D.C. presence
WSJ: Earmark Beneficiaries Contributing Less to Lawmakers

Politico: 21 lawmaking days left for House
CQ Politics: Revised House Schedule Could Keep Members Voting Christmas Week

Hill: Vice President Bidens motorcade was involved in a fatal accident Wednesday

NYT: In Surprise, Lou Dobbs Quits CNN
Howard Kurtz: Anchor Lou Dobbs resigns from CNN

NYT: Bush Emerging for Speech to Kick Off Public Policy Institute

WSJ: Underdogs' Senate Bids Put Pressure on GOP
CQ Politics: Where Deep Pockets Might Matter Most in 2010
Hill: Republicans voters more enthusiastic, poll finds
Village Voice: GOP Purge Continues with Graham Censure, Conservative Challengers
Gallup: Republicans Edge Ahead of Democrats in 2010 Vote

Hill: Sarah Palin to settle scores in book

Politico: Sandra Day O'Connor's husband dies

NEW YORK

NYT: Cozy Booths and Halls of Power: Peeks in Bruno Case
Albany TU: Bruno pleads case on radio
Albany TU: Audio: Sen. Bruno calls in
NYDN: Bruno says he's not worth the millions his trial will cost
Albany TU: Bruno trial: Little says she did not seek grants

NY Post: Gov eases $lashes, lashes idle Senate

NYT: Editorial: Gerrymandering, Pure and Corrupt

Human Events: Doug Hoffman 'Seriously Considering' 2010 Race
Politico: Dede Scozzafava: GOP attacks were 'vicious'

NEW JERSEY



Philadelphia Inquirer: GOP wants Runyan to tackle Adler for Congress
Daily News: GOP would love Runyan to tackle a congressional bid
PolitickerNJ: Runyan 'seriously considering' running for Congress
Hill: NFL lineman considering run for Congress

S-L: Christie names transition team led by former AG David Samson
S-L: Christie names bipartisan transition team
AP/Delli Santi: Gov.-elect Christie eyes NJ state worker givebacks
S-L: Poll finds Newark Mayor Cory Booker would be strong N.J. Gov candidate in '13

VIRGINIA

Examiner: Pessimism abounds that McDonnell can fix transportation
Roanoke Times: Boucher, Perriello in cross hairs as GOP eyes 2010

CALIFORNIA


SF Chron: GOP candidate Damon Dunn only voted once
Legal Newsline: Brown: California is over-regulated
San Diego NR: Republican Party shows early support for Whitman, Fiorina
Wash Times: Silicon Valley executives take up politics
WSJ: California Labor Wars

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison backs term limits for Senate
Star-Telegram: Perry striking out with Texas congressional endorsements
DMN: Kay v Rick: A numbers game
DMN: Texas GOP primary: A top 10 race for 2010
Politico: Perry: Obama 'hell-bent' on socialism
Wash Times: In Houston, team of 8 quietly rounds up illegals

FLORIDA

Fox: Jeb Bush's Sons to Hold Fundraiser for Crist Challenger in Florida Senate Race
Herald Tribune: Florida GOP leaders demand emergency meeting
Politico: Truth and consequences for Crist
PNJ: Editorial: Is there a real Crist?

GEORGIA

AJC: Four GOP candidates for governor on water, transportation and jobs
AJC: Roy Barnes says hell fix the mess and go back home

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Rep. Mark Kirk says no move to the right
PJStar: GOP gubernatorial candidates visit
AP/Wills: Global warming heats up Ill. governor race
Politico: Rep. Davis's policy adviser guilty of fraud

MINNESOTA

Politico: T-Paw to New Hampshire
Hill: Pawlenty is first to travel to New Hampshire
WaPo: Pawlenty hasn't learned from Romney's mistakes

OHIO


CQ Politics: Self-Funder Ganley Already On The Air In Ohio
Columbus Dispatch: Candidate hopes to split GOP vote in Senate run

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Manoogian probe dogs Cox's gov run
Detroit FP: Jobs lost won't be back for at least 15 years

MISSOURI

AP/Lieb: Carnahan excited, concerned about health care bill

TENNESSEE

AP/Schelzig: Wamp, Ramsey see Haslam as moderate in Gubernatorial primary

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Etheridge is courted by national Dems
Politico: Shuler: Pelosi the "most misunderstood person" in D.C.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: Jenny Sanford endorses in gov race
State: Jenny Sanford endorses Nikki Haley
CQ Politics: Jenny Sanford Endorses Husband's Ally for Governor

NYT: Senator Faces G.O.P. Rebuke Back Home
NYT: S.C. Senator Gets Slammed Back Home

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT: Candidates in Mass. Senate Race Spar Over Stupak Measure
Boston Globe: Senate candidates disclose assets

NEVADA

Townhall: Lowden Shows Up Nevada

RHODE ISLAND

NYT: Rep. Kennedy and Bishop in Bitter Rift on Abortion

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Wash Times: Obama's union drive stumbles in N.H.

MAINE

CQ Politics: Maine: Snowe's Vote on Health Care May Cause Problems for Her at Home
CQ Politics: Collins Doesnt March With Fellow Republicans on Afghanistan

UTAH

Hill: Challengers exit could clear way for Tea Party vs. Bennett





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November 11, 2009



NATIONAL

WaPo: Possible agency missteps debated: Officials' handling of Hasan threat at issue
ABC: More Hasan Ties to People Under Investigation by FBI
LA Times: Military not told about Ft. Hood suspect's e-mails
NYDN: Obama to feds, Army: What did you know about Hasan and when did you know it?
Time: FBI Fights Claims It Dropped the Ball on Hasan
AP: Imam with ties to Fort Hood suspect had been arrested in Yemen
AP/Al-Haj: US imam wanted in Yemen over al-Qaida suspicions
Seattle PI: Major Hasan and Treason
CBS: Rep. Hoekstra Getting "No Cooperation" for Fort Hood Probe
NewsMax: Hoekstra: White House Blocking Investigation of Fort Hood Massacre
NYDN: Praise turns to anger at Ft. Hood killer Nidal Malik Hasan's apartment complex
AP/Barrett: Blame game erupts over probe of Fort Hood suspect
Fox: Fort Hood Suspect Warned of Muslim Threat Within Military
Telegraph UK: Death penalty would make Nidal Malik Hasan an Islamic martyr
Human Events: Fort Hood Could Be Obamas Katrina
Mark Davis: Failure to identify worse than politically correct
Dick Morris: Ft. Hood attack was terrorism
Rush Limbaugh: President Obama Refuses to Call Ft. Hood Massacre an Act of Terror
Rush Limbaugh: Where are "Moderate" Muslims?
Rush Limbaugh: Timeline: Hasan's Open Radicalism
American Thinker: When Our Military is Attacked, Obama is a Nowhere Man

Sen. Mitch McConnell: 'Built On What They Have Sacrificed'
Newt Gingrich: Where Do We Get These Men and Women?
WaPo: In Congress, injured vets signing on for duty
Human Events: ‘Good Guy’ Restaurants Honoring Our Vets

NYT: Top Obama Advisers Favor Adding Troops in Afghanistan
Hill: W.H. denies Afghanistan decision; senators are split
Michael Gerson: A strategy needs some steel

WSJ: Justice and Guantanamo Bay

Politico: CDC to debate who gets ventilators for swine flu

NYT: Reid Says Health Bill Will Be Done by Christmas
Hill: Sen. Cardin: Healthcare reform by the end of year is 'ambitious' but possible
Politico: Reid hopes to begin debate next week
NYT: Opt-Out Proposal Puts State Leaders to the Test
Wash Times: Kennedy's proposal could stall health bill
NYT: Bill Clinton Urges Fast Action by Senate Democrats
WSJ: Bill Clinton Presses Senators to Pass Health Bill
Wash Times: Clinton pushes Dems to pass health bill
Hill: Bill Clinton tells Senate Democrats to learn lessons from 94
Rush Limbaugh: Bill Clinton Lies to Senate Dems
WSJ: Congress Has History of Reversing Cuts
WSJ: Why We Need a Strong Individual Mandate
Wash Times: Warner: Obama misplayed health care debate
Politico: Health vote pits Democrat vs. Democrat
US News: Republicans Hail the 64 'Pro-Life' Democrats
Politico: GOP tries to recapture town hall anger
Ruth Marcus: Health scare tactics: A GOP blizzard of untrue statements
Kathleen Parker: When abortion isn't a choice
Dick Morris: The myth of the moderate Dem

Bloomberg: Senate Working on Framework for Climate Talks, Lieberman Says
WaPo: Lugar warns Democrats, 'I don't see any climate bill ... that I can support'
WSJ: The Economic Uses of Al Gore

NYT: Under Attack, Fed Chairman Studies Politics
WSJ: The Real Threat to Fed Independence
WaPo: Editorial: Politicizing the Fed?

NYT: Senate Plan Would Expand Regulation of Risky Lending
Hill: Senator Dodd seeks dramatic restructuring of the federal financial regulatory system
Wash Times: Critics question Dodd's reform proposal
WSJ: The Real Danger of 'One Big Regulator'

WSJ: The Fannie Mae Dice Roll Continues
WSJ: Mortgage Program Gathers Steam After Slow Start
WaPo: U.S. foreclosure program helping more people, but how much still unclear
NYT: Senators Back Panel on Deficit Reduction
WSJ: Streamlined Broadband Grant Process Promised
WSJ: America Leaves Itself Behind: A world of trade deals without the U.S.
WSJ: Pfizer and Kelo's Ghost Town
WSJ: Unions Push Issues in State Capitals
Rush Limbaugh: Barack Obama's America: High Unemployment to Last for "Years"



CNN: Senators seek to limit congressional service
Hill: Senator introduces Constitutional amendment requiring term limits
US News: Time for Term Limits in Congress?
Wash Times: DeMint tries to ban 'permanent politicians'

Hill: Lawmakers not approached by ethics panel, reports inquest has broadened

NYT: Dunn Leaves White House Communications Post
Hill: White House communications director Anita Dunn announces her resignation
Politico: Dunn's deputy to take over
NYT: Administration Names Agriculture Official to Run U.S. Aid Agency, Ending Delays
WSJ: Venture Capitalist to Lead Energy Loan Programs

Wash Times: Airport rules changed after Paul aide detained

Politico: Obama's numbers drop
Politico: 10 Senate seats most likely to flip
Politico: 10 most interesting showdowns in 2010
Politico: GOP tries to play 41-seat pickup
TPM: TPM's 2010 Senate Low-Down: Who's In Trouble And Who's Not



USA Today: Palin taking her book tour through battleground states
LA Times: Sarah Palin's roguish book tour: The details seep out
Orlando Sentinel: Palin mania returns to The Villages
Chicago Tribune: Palin plans Iowa stop on book tour
FtWayne JG: 3-hour tour: ‘Rogue’ visit to Meijer set
LA Times: When it comes to Twitter, Sarah Palin's no follower
American Spectator: Fear of The Mother

Human Events: Carrie Prejean: Still Standing and Fighting Back
Jed Babbin: Carrie Prejean Says Gays Intolerant

NEW YORK

NYDN: Despite Gov. Paterson's dire warnings, Albany pols do squat about budget
Albany TU: A state of inaction at Capitol
John Faso: The Cupboard is Bare

NYT: State Senate Delays Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Bill
Albany TU: Gay marriage held until 32 votes found
NYDN: On Senate's Behalf, Paterson Pledges An '09 Gay Marriage Vote

NY Post: Bruno judge raps prosecutors
NYDN: Trial has lost its way, says judge in Joe Bruno corruption case

LA Times: Scozzafava, moderate banished by conservatives, vows to fight for soul of GOP

NYT: View of the Mayors Race From One Who Opted Out: I Could Have Won

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Christie considers pay-to-play rules for inauguration fundraising
AP/Delli Santi: Fiscal emergency is option for Christie
Star-Ledger: The end of independents

VIRGINIA

WSLS: Virginia Attorney General Bill Mims joins Richmond law firm
Virginian-Pilot: Political percolations

CALIFORNIA


SF Chron: Carly Fiorina's money went to Barbara Boxer...well, indirectly, that is
AP/Williams: Jerry Brown again? Some Calif. Dems express unease
Examiner: California's Latino voters are going Brown
Modesto Bee: Modesto's Cogdill won't seek re-election to Senate
LA Times: San Francisco board overrides mayor's veto of sanctuary expansion
SF Chron: Sanctuary veto overridden, legal action possible

TEXAS

Dallas MN: How might independents affect party primaries?
Austin AS: How Hutchison spends her time in Texas
AP/Root: Revamped Texas panel to review Willingham case

FLORIDA

St. Pete Times: Tough primary races points to a divided Florida GOP
St. Pete Times: Gov. Charlie Crist's claim of biggest tax cut doesn't add up
St. Pete Times: Crist aides knew of Obama trip
Tampa Tribune: Dockery bills herself as antidote for GOP's ills
Tampa Tribune: Dockery kicks off governor bid at Lakeland rally

GEORGIA

AJC: Case could decide whether Georgia can afford the death penalty

ILLINOIS

Daily Herald: State Republican party attacks Islamic group
Chicago Sun-Times: Gov. Quinn defends plan to release up to 1,000 inmates
Chicago Tribune: Fort Wayne lawyer starts challenge to Rep. Souder
MyStateline: Republican Candidate Jim Ryan Stops In Rockford
AP: 3 top Republicans charged with fraud in Marquette

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Former Sen. Coleman says GOP must embrace moderates
Star Tribune: Alleged Somali recruiter arrested, linked to Minnesota

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Scranton mayor enters race for Pennsylvania governor
CQ Politics: Barletta-Kanjorski Rematch Likely To Begin This Week
Pittsburgh TR: Republicans on alert for Corbett findings
Pittsburgh TR: House Republican leader urges rejection of I-80 study

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Former Trump reality TV contestant runs for Congress in Cincinnati

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Cox to be deposed Dec. 11 in slain dancer suit
Wash Times: Michigan's cannabis college is quite a joint

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Missouri GOP hires ex Senate staffer as political director
KC Star: Carnahan not saying how she'd vote on health care bill

TENNESSEE

CTFP: Wamp looks to 'hold ground' in Chattanooga

NORTH CAROLINA

Asheville CT: Heath Shuler's health care bill vote angers Dems, leaves GOP unconvinced
CQ Politics: North Carolina: Cunningham Won't Run for Senate

SOUTH CAROLINA

USA Today: Sen. Graham in hot water at home over global warming
State: S.C. agencies face another $120 million in cuts

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Stimulus job boost in state exaggerated, review finds
Boston Globe: Capuano shifts on health overhaul
Boston Globe: Cahill says he rebuffed request to be Bakers No. 2

MAINE

NYT: Maine Finds a Health Care Fix Elusive

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Susan Bysiewicz Leads Lamont and Malloy Among Democrats
Rep-Am: Bysiewicz, Lamont top Democrats' field
New Haven Register: Bysiewicz gets boost from Q poll
Reuters: Connecticut governorship in play as Rell drops out
PoliGazette: Connecticut Shaping Up to Be a Closely Watched State In Election 2010
CQ Politics: Elephant Gun To A Mouse Fight In Connecticut

LOUISIANA

NYT: No Regrets for Cao

COLORADO

Denver Post: Penry's exit won't be duct tape for GOP's ideological fissures

KENTUCKY

Lexington HL: Former Fletcher aide running for Congress
Examiner: It's official; Barr will challenge Rep. Ben Chandler

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa World: Bartlett elected as mayor
NewsOK: Oilman elected Tulsa mayor

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Republican governor's race: Ambition, strategic thinking drive Fong

IDAHO

CQ Politics: Idaho State Rep. Ends Campaign Against Rep. Minnick









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November 10, 2009



NATIONAL

WSJ: Hasan, Radical Cleric Had Contact
Telegraph UK: Nidal Malik Hasan 'had contact with 9/11 imam'
Dallas MN: U.S. knew of Fort Hood shooting suspect's ties to extremist
WaPo: Hasan e-mails to cleric didn't result in inquiry
NY Post: FBI blew off killer e-mail to al Qaeda
NYDN: Fort Hood gunman Nidal Malik Hasan tried to contact Al Qaeda & US intelligence knew
NYT: U.S. Knew of Fort Hood Suspects Tie to Radical Cleric
WaPo: Fort Hood suspect warned of threats within the ranks
Human Events: Did Political Correctness Cause Oversight of Fort Hood Terrorist?
Politico: Intel panel to hear Hasan briefing
WSJ: Sorting the Hasans from patriotic Muslims in the U.S. military
David Brooks: The Rush to Therapy
Dorothy Rabinowitz: Dr. Phil and the Fort Hood Killer
James Taranto: Prejudice, Denial and Fort Hood
Eugene Robinson: Failing the troops at Fort Hood
Wes Pruden: reluctance to see evil
Rush Limbaugh: Why Did a Muslim in Touch with Al-Qaeda Do It? We Know Why!
Rush Limbaugh: Imam: Hasan "Did the Right Thing"
Pat Buchanan: The Two Faces of Maj. Hasan

Politico: Despite ban, Holder to speak to CAIR-linked group

NYT: Democrats Raise Alarms Over Costs of Health Bills
Wash Times: 'Fuzzy math' could drive health care bill's cost higher
NYT: Obama Seeks Revision of Plans Abortion Limits
NYT: Trick for Democrats Is Juggling Ideology and Pragmatism
Politico: Senate faces abortion rights rift
NYT: Editorial: The Ban on Abortion Coverage
Rush Limbaugh: Liberals Will Get Abortion Covered
WSJ: The Man Who Made Pelosi Cry 'Uncle'
WSJ: Confessions of an ObamaCare Backer
NY Post: Study warns of Canada syndrome
WaPo: Groups redirect health-care ads to cheer and jeer Democrats
Politico: Republicans take aim at vulnerable Democrats in health war
Wash Times: Health care debate risky for moderates
Politico: DNC targets 32 Republicans on health care vote
Politico: Tears, tempers fly in Nancy Pelosi's campaign
Politico: Welcome to the health care doghouse...
Politico: Ex-president Clinton to address Senate Dems
Jed Babbin: How Many Blue Dogs Voted for Pelosicare?
NYDN: Obama will pass health care reform bill by Christmas, Sen. Schumer tells News
Rush Limbaugh: House Massacre on Health Care; Don't Buy That It's DOA in Senate

WSJ: Some Utilities Push Congress to Act on Carbon Emissions
NYT: Environmental Agency Warns 2 Staff Lawyers Over Video Criticizing Climate Policy
WaPo: EPA sends greenhouse gases finding to White House

Politico: Dodd to unveil financial regulation bill
WSJ: Curbing Size of Big Firms
WaPo: FHA's reserve fund hits 7-year low
NYT: A Squeeze on Customers Ahead of New Rules
Wash Times: Sinking dollar fuels new gold rush
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Unemployment Hits 10.2%!

AP: Obama to send more troops to Afghanistan

Wash Times: Justices weigh juveniles' life without parole
WaPo: High court considers whether business methods can be patented
AP: Judge hears arguments on campaign restrictions

Wash Times: Defense nominee won't reveal potential conflicts

Dana Milbank: Newt Gingrich no longer conservative about his religion
Examiner: Gingrich changes his tune after Scozzafava debate

Wash Times: Republicans face fights over primary races

Politico: Steele: Some white GOP 'scared of me'

Politico: The GOP's women problem

US News: Palin, Huckabee, Romney Dominate GOP 2012 Field
Hot Air: The Palin qualifications
AP: Palin says she back on Twitter
Florida TU: Mitt Romney highlights Republican dinner
CNN: Romney builds political capital while biding time on 2012 run
Politico: Mike Huckabee ambivalent about White House run

NEW YORK

NYDN: Scozzafava Loses Leadership Post
Watertown DT: Scozzafava forced out, told in party's interest
Albany TU: Scozzafava out of leadership post
Politico: Scozzafava loses post
WaPo: 'Scozzafava' turns into epithet
American Thinker: GOP Branding Blunders

WSJ: New York Confronts Budget, Gay Unions
NYT: On the Brink, New York Must Cut, Paterson Says
Buffalo News: Paterson calls on Legislature to erase $3.2 billion deficit
NYDN: Paterson says state won't be able to pay bills in Dec. without cuts
NY Post: Slash or we run out of cash: Gov
Albany TU: How deep is the hole?
NYT: New York Gay Rights Foe Sees Nuance in His Stand
NYDN: Finally, Bloomberg Pushes The Senate On Same-Sex Marriage

Albany TU: Promise of favors claimed at Bruno trial
NYDN: It was Quid-Pro-Joe: Hired firm so Bruno would do them favors, thug says
NYDN: Joe Bruno asks pals to help pay $2.5 million in legal bills

Albany TU: Senator Monserrate's case gets a review

NEW JERSEY


Star-Ledger: Christie may declare a financial emergency
Star-Ledger: Christie's victory will energize New Jersey conservatives, observers say
AP/Delli Santi: NJ gov.-elect says education a priority

VIRGINIA

Cavalier Daily: McDonnell names transition team to manage appointments
Richmond TD: McDonnell disagrees with study on trimming tax breaks
CNS: Virginias Governor-Elect Says No to Govt-Run Health Care Option
Wash Times: High court refuses to halt sniper execution
NYT: Senate Confirms Judge to 4th Circuit
AP: Population, inflation fuel 10-year budget growth in Va.

CALIFORNIA


SacBee: Schwarzenegger signs legislation for giant water bond
Dan Walters: Water plan's size, pork may sink it
SacBee: Schwarzenegger: This year's budget gap may hit $7 billion
LA Times: Brown closes inquiry into unauthorized taping of conversations with reporters
SF Chronicle: Brown spokesman recorded 6 interviews

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Perry says criticism of pro-bailout votes includes Cornyn
Dallas MN: Rep. Sessions' primary challenge may portend more resistance from right

FLORIDA



NYT: Club for Growth Endorses Rubio
Miami Herald: Rubio picks up influential endorsement in Senate race
Miami Herald: Fla. Senate candidate Rubio takes tough stance on immigration
St. Pete Times: In Crist's back yard, Rubio courts votes
Politico: A Tea Party party registers in Florida
CBS: The "Tea Party" Is Now Official in Florida
CBS: A Battle for Senate - And the GOP's Soul

GEORGIA

Examiner: Two Georgia Blue Dogs rebel against Obama/Pelosi Health-care Reform

ILLINOIS

CQ Politics: Davis Prefers Congress After All

MINNESOTA

KARE: Pawlenty trip raises profile with Iowa Republicans
Mankato FP: Gubernatorial hopefuls speak at Gustavus
Star Tribune: Forceful Franni Franken embraces new life on the Hill

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown MC: Holden lone holdout among Dems in health care vote

OHIO


CQ Politics: Fired By Trump, Now a Contestant for Congress
Lancaster EG: Republicans attack 3 Ohio Dems about health care vote

MICHIGAN

CQ Politics: Congressman's Brother Vs. Rancher Vs. Ex-Congressman
CQ Politics: Biden Helps Michigan Freshmen Raise $300,000
AP: Republican Nofs to join Michigan Senate
Detroit News: Rep. Stupak pushes abortion to center of health care debate

MISSOURI

News-Leader: Elections signal possible resurgence for Republican Party

TENNESSEE

Examiner: Haslam skips conservative event to fundraise with Democrats
Chattanoogan: Corker Disappointed In House Health Care Bill

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Pressure builds on Hagan

SOUTH CAROLINA

Palmetto Scoop: Whos behind attacks on Lindsey Graham?

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Coakley decries health care bill
Boston Globe: Celtics step up for Pagliuca campaign
Boston Globe: Cahill campaigns hiring of lawyer raises questions

MARYLAND

NYT: Trial Begins for Baltimore Mayor
Baltimore Sun: Dixon pleads not guilty to theft charges
Baltimore Sun: Davis confirmed to 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

CONNECTICUT



Hartford Courant: Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell Won't Seek Re-Election
NYT: Connecticut Governor Wont Seek Re-election
Politico: Jodi Rell won't run for reelection
CQ Politics: Fedele Says Rell Backs Him For GOP Nod

WASHINGTON STATE

NYT: Surprising Victory in Seattle Mayors Race

LOUISIANA



Politico: Feds seek 30 year sentence for William Jefferson
WSJ: U.S. Wants 27-Year Sentence for Ex-Lawmaker Jefferson

COLORADO

Denver Post: Penry to withdraw from governor race
CQ Politics: Tipton Joins Race Against Salazar

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Concord Monitor: State Republicans pan health care bill

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Conlin targets special interests in bid for U.S. Senate













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November 9, 2009



NATIONAL

Hill: Lieberman promises to filibuster public option
Boston Globe: Liebermans threat of filibuster looms large
WSJ: Health Bill Faces Senate Heat
Boston Globe: Big hurdles for Senate on health bill
Detroit FP: House health bill has nowhere to go in Senate
Wash Times: Health bill faces roadblocks in Senate
NYT: Obama Presses Senate to Act Quickly on Its Health Bill
NYT: If Anything, the Senates Task Is Trickier
Wash Times: Abortion a main issue in health debate
WaPo: Abortion an obstacle to health-care bill
NYT: For Opponents of Abortion, a Victory in Health Care Vote
Hill: Pro-lifers praise, pro-choicers condemn Stupak amendment
NYT: The Medical Industry Grumbles, but It Stands to Gain
NYT: House Democrats Who Voted Against the Health Care Bill
NYT: Louisiana Republican Breaks Ranks on Health Bill
WaPo: For Cao, a vote to make or break a career
Hill: The GOP vote: Why Cao said 'yes'
USA Today: Republican Cao: Yes on health bill a 'decision of conscience'
CQ Politics: Analyzing the Party-Buckers on the Health Care Vote
WSJ: Every medical insurance decision will be subject to rationing by politics
WaPo: Obama marks win, but challenges mount
WaPo: Compromise won over Democratic holdouts
WaPo: Editorial: Health-care reform, GOP-style
Politico: Republicans takes aim at vulnerable Democrats in health war
Hill: Business, labor, health groups react to House vote
Hill: Obama: 'Now it falls on the Senate to take the baton' and pass reform
Hill: Pence: 'Democrats didn't get the message'
AP/Zaldivar: Health care overhaul faces stone wall in Senate
LA Times: Editorial: Healthcare's hurdles

Sarah Palin: The Pelosi Bill Was Rammed Through on Saturday, But Sundays Coming
Politico: Sarah Palin returns to 'death panels'
Hill: Palin repeats 'death panel' charge

WSJ: Some Utilities Push Congress to Act on Carbon Emissions
WSJ: Why the U.S. Needs Nuclear Power
WSJ: Global Warming as Seen From Bangladesh

WaPo: Authorities scrutinize links between Fort Hood suspect, imam said to back al-Qaeda
NY Post: 9/11 link in Ft. Hood slay spree
American Spectator/Prowler: Distancing Obama
Wash Times: Lieberman vows probe of Hood rampage
WSJ: Lieberman Suggests Army Shooter Was 'Home-Grown Terrorist'
WSJ: Shooter Likely Acted Alone
NYT: Complications Grow for Muslims Serving Nation

WSJ: Germany Celebrates Fall of Berlin Wall
Human Events: Why We Should Celebrate
NYT: The Legacy of 1989 Is Still Up for Debate
NYT: 20 Years of Collapse
Ross Douthat: Life After the End of History

WSJ: Benefits Requests Jump
Paul Krugman: Paranoia Strikes Deep

EJ Dionne: On Election Day, a win for government

AP/Margasak: Democrats have short memory on judge nominees

Jed Babbin: Tumultuous Obama

Rasmussen: 58% Say Next President Likely To Be Republican

Politico: Mike Huckabee says he's 'very serious'

Politico: Barbour: U.S. pulling for first black president
Politico: Barbour, Rendell offer split takes
CQ Politics: GOP Comeback: Not So Fast
Hill: Steele, Kaine both say that independents are in their corner after Tuesday vote
Gary Bauer: Third-party candidacies should be a last resort
American Spectator: The GOP's Civil "Civil War"
Politico: Women could spell trouble for the GOP

Hill: NRCC wants House GOP candidates to prove their worth before pitching in

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Incumbents bear brunt of voter anger
AP/Gormley: Voter anger opens a door for GOP's Lazio
NYDN: State Dems plan to snub Gov. Paterson's call for health, education cuts
NYT: Editorial: Albany and the Budget
Albany TU: Names could pay for state
NYT: Fate of Same-Sex Marriage Bill in Albany Unclear
NYDN: State Sen. Monserrate may be asked to vote to form a committee - to get rid of him
Albany TU: Artist scratches it out in Bruno trial

NEW JERSEY



Pete McDonough: History's lessons for New Jersey's next governor
Daily Record: Christie: 'The job we're facing is very difficult'
Star-Ledger: N.J. unions worry Christie will keep promises when he takes office
NorthJersey: Hard-liners are pinning their hopes on Christie

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: McDonnell opposes Va. participation in health-care bills public option
Hill: McDonnell: I'll focus on economic issues
Politico: McDonnell pegs win to Va. issues
CQ Politics: McDonnell: Stay With Issues People Care About
Fox: Transcript: Bob McDonnell on 'FNS'

CALIFORNIA


Politics Daily: California: Race for GOP Senate Nod Tight, Whitman Ahead for Governor
Merc N: Whitman leads pack of GOP gov hopefuls, but garners more support among men
Press Dem: Californias Uninspiring candidates for governor
LA Times: Poll: Voters skeptical of state reform proposals
Politico: Poll shows gloomy view in California
San Diego UT: Politically, water deal ends drought for governor
Dan Walters: It's time for a hard look at California tax dodges
Willie Brown: Don't deal out old political hand Dianne
Harold Meyerson: Is Jerry Brown all there is?

TEXAS

Texas Tribune: Perry leads KBH by 12
DMN: Perry, Hutchison cast results of East Coast races as bolstering their positions
American Spectator: Tex Mess

FLORIDA

Buzz: Rep. Jeff Miller: Jim Greer needs to resign; Greer: No!
Palm Beach Post: Dockery forces McCollum into GOP primary race for Florida governor
Miami Herald: GOP senator enters Florida governor's race
Orlando Sentinel: Paula Dockery has uphill run against Bill McCollum
St. Pete Times: GOP official fired due to fake Twitter account
Politico: Kendrick Meek is moving to the center

GEORGIA

AJC: Georgia Dems who voted against health bill fear costs -- and potentially, constituents
Ledger-Inquirer: Sanford Bishop casts vote for health care reform
RN-T: U.S. House passes health care legislation; Gingrey votes against measure

ILLINOIS

Daily Herald: Dem. chief says Kirk "moderate"
Chicago Tribune: Durbin says health-care bill faces challenge in Senate
Southtown Star: GOP Candidates need to keep eyes on prize

MINNESOTA

Politico: Pawlenty slams Obama from Iowa
Fox: Pawlenty Fired Up And Ready To Fight Back

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR: The GOP ahead: Opportunity beckons
Pittsburgh PG: Pa. legislature returns with funding issues on the table

OHIO


Toledo Blade: Ohio Democrats, GOP prepare '10 ammunition
Newark Advocate: Ohio lawmakers divided after House passes health care reform bill

MICHIGAN

Boston Globe: Michigan luring Bay State business
Detroit News: Michigan representatives split on health care reform
Detroit News: Editorial: Narrowly passed House health care bill lacks broad support, radically disrupts health care system

MISSOURI

News-Leader: Carnahan's relationship with ACORN too close for comfort

NORTH CAROLINA

WRAL: Split N.C. delegation votes 8-5 against health care bill
BRN: Shuler votes No on reform

SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville News: Graham: Health bill 'written by liberals, for liberals.'

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Rivals push Coakley for debates

NEVADA

AP/Griffith: NV GOP front-runner faces attacks from own party

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico: Ovide Lamontagne announces New Hampshire Senate bid



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November 8, 2009



NATIONAL

WSJ: House Passes Health-Care Reform Bill in Historic Vote
Wash T: House OKs health reform bill: Abortion foes successful in ban on federal funding
WaPo: House Democrats pass health-care bill
Boston Globe: House passes sweeping health bill
Hill: House health bill passes 220-215; 39 Dems and one GOP defect
Hill: House defeats GOP alternative health bill
WaPo: A look at how members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted
WaPo: Grandiose rhetoric pushes details aside
WaPo: The most important number in politics this weekend: 8
WaPo: An elixir for health reform? Lawmakers offer 'black liquor.'
NYT: Sweeping Health Care Plan Passes House
NYT: Comparing the Health Care Proposals
NYT: House Vote 887 - H.R.3962: On Passage Affordable Health Care for America Act
NYT: A History of Health Care Reform
NYT: Health Bill Earns One Republican Vote
WaPo: Louisiana's Historic New Congressman Cao Seems to Surprise Everyone but Himself
Politico: Democratic no votes
NYT: Abortion Was at Heart of Wrangling
NYT: Heavier Americans Push Back on Health Debate
NYT: Labels and Gay Benefits in Health Bill
AP/Earle: Health plan adds billions in fees, taxes
CNN: GOP leaders rally hundreds in protest of health care bill at Capitol

George Will: Bad climate for global worriers
WaPo: Editorial: Small steps on climate change
Knox News: Climate clock still ticking
LA Times: Editorial: Climate change bill is in trouble

NYT: All Afghan War Options by Obama Aides Said to Call for More Troops

Wash Times: Looking to 2010, GOP focuses on fiscal restraint
WaPo: Republicans seek a path to revival
WaPo: A Shifting Electorate
Hill: Top 10 conservative conundrums of 2010
AP/Sidoti: 2010 elections: Tables have turned on Democrats

Politico: Palin rallies thousands of abortion opponents

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

American Thinker: Who lost the NY 23 for the GOP?
Albany TU: Owens talks of bipartisan vision
Albany TU: Pick a number for the deficit
NYDN: Taking Attendance, Somos Edition

NEW JERSEY

James Ahearn: Republicans recoup, Corzine loses
Paul Mulshine: Gov.-elect Chris Christie and two dates which may live in infamy
Philadelphia Inquirer: N.J. has been hit hard by the recession

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Republicans still hard-pressed for minority support
Politico: Deeds memo damning in hindsight

CALIFORNIA


SacBee: Lobbyists sue to block campaign-finance ballot measure
LA Times: By a small margin, California voters support same-sex marriage
SacBee: California budget boss jumps off before train wrecks
LA Times: California's best years have passed, voters say

TEXAS

AP: East Texas legislator switching to GOP
Dallas MN: Republican judge stands alone in Dallas County

FLORIDA



Herald Tribune: Factions grapple for reins of GOP in Florida
St. Pete Times: How conservative is Senate candidate Marco Rubio?
St. Pete Times: Many in Pasco GOP want to jilt Crist for Rubio
St. Pete Times: Weird statements show Gov. Charlie Crist is suffering a case of Marco-itis
Daytona Beach NJ: Has Crist lost his mojo?

GEORGIA

AJC: Rep. Deal wants Obama to prove citizenship
AJC: On Nathan Deal, birthers, and Georgias hunt for water

ILLINOIS

CQ Politics: Democrat First On The Air In Open Illinois Seat
Chicago Sun-Times: Giannoulias to receive endorsement from Guiterrez

MINNESOTA



Fox: Pawlenty Delivers Keynote Speech at GOP Dinner in Iowa
Star Tribune: Pawlenty trying to plant his name with Iowans
Star Tribune: Republicans working to re-establish grass roots in Bloomington

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Pawlenty says Obama hasn't been bipartisan
Bloomberg: Tim Pawlenty Attacks Health-Care Bill in Iowa Speech
Des Moines Register: Marriage is hot topic at GOP fundraiser
AP/Glover: Iowa's GOP gubernatorial hopefuls discuss views
Des Moines Register: Branstad less than solid in campaign debut
Radio Iowa: Branstad has rocky start in first appearance with GOP rivals

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Lobbyists open wallets to influence Pa. budget

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Editorial: Ohio lawmakers should avoid CA's path to paralysis by referendum

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Granholm is OK with leaving office

MISSOURI

News-Leader: Democrats will approve health care bill, Blunt concedes

TENNESSEE

Chattanoogan: Wamp Assails Health Care Bill That Passes House

SOUTH CAROLINA

McClatchy: GOP's Graham steps out on a limb on climate change
State: Sanford watches GOP win from afar

NEVADA

Las Vegas Sun: Ensign moves out of home on C Street

UTAH

CQ Politics: Ex-Rival: Bigger Name Bennett Challenge Brews

DELAWARE

CQ Politics: Delaware Democrats Press Rep. Castle On Health Care

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July 15-21, 2009
July 8-14, 2009
July 1-7, 2009

June 22-30, 2009
June 15-21, 2009
June 8-14, 2009
June 1-7, 2009

May 29-31, 2009
May 15-28, 2009
May 8-14, 2009
May 1-7, 2009

April 26-30, 2009
April 22-25, 2009
April 8-21, 2009
April 1-7, 2009

March 22-31, 2009
March 15-21, 2009
March 8-14, 2009
March 1-7, 2009

February 22-28, 2009
February 15-21, 2009
February 8-14, 2009
February 1-7, 2009

January 22-31. 2009
January 15-21, 2009
January 8-14, 2009
January 1-7, 2009



2008

December 22-31, 2008
December 15-21, 2008
December 9-14, 2008

November 1-4, 2008

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

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

August 22-31, 2008
August 15-21, 2008
August 8-14, 2008
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