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October 21, 2009



NATIONAL

NYT: On Road to 60 Votes for Climate Bill, Senate Swells With Fence Sitters
NYT: Hopes Fade for Comprehensive Climate Treaty
Wash Times: Group uses new media in climate-change debate
Politico: Rush to Timesman: "Kill yourself"

WSJ: Public Option Gets New Life in Senate
WaPo: Liberals increase pressure for public insurance plan in health bill
Politico: Pelosi pushes strong public option
Hill: Pelosi to stick with liberals on public health insurance option
IBD: Baucus' Backdoor Path To Public Option
Hill: Medicare for everyone
Hill: How the two Senate bills measure up
NYT: Obama Takes a Health Care Hiatus
NYT: Senate Democrats Hit Snag With Doctor Payment Bill
Hill: Dem thumbs down to Reid doctors deal
WSJ: Fight Over Medicare Cuts Plays Into Larger Debate
WSJ: The Doctor Fix Is In: Adding lots of 'dimes' to the deficit
WSJ: Competition and Health Insurance
Wash Times: Health debate stimulates lobbyists
LA Times: White House relies on core healthcare team
Michael Gerson: Snowe's party of one
Dana Milbank: The Democrats' fickle-and-dime health strategy
Newt Gingrich: Civil justice reform still has a place

NYT: Justices to Decide if Detainees Can Be Released Into U.S.
WSJ: Court to Decide on U.S. Release of Uighurs at Gitmo
WaPo: Supreme Court to hear Uighurs' case

AP/Taylor: Senate OKs transfer of Gitmo prisoners for trials

Sen. Jon Kyl: Why We Need to Test Nuclear Weapons
Dick Morris: Iran cons Hillary on nukes

Human Events: Obama-McChrystal Gap Widens
J Taranto: Obama Goes AWOL: On Afghanistan, "voting present" would be an improvement
IBD: Troops Can't Wait

WSJ: US Rep Barton Asks FCC To Stop Vote On Open Internet Rule

Hill: Democrats lock Republicans out of committee room

WSJ: Corporate Tax Breaks Get Scrutiny
NYT: Volckers Voice Fails to Sell a Bank Strategy
WSJ: House Panel Puts Off Vote on Finance Measures Until Next Week
Wash Times: Feds threatened to oust BofA execs over Merrill deal

Bloomberg: Dodd wants to bolster homebuyer tax credit

Rush Limbaugh: The Obama-Biden Depression: Welcome to the "New Normal"

WaPo: RNC Outraises DNC, But GOP Trails Overall
CQ Politics: Money Chase: National GOP Banks More Than Democrats
NYT: Wall St. Giants Reluctant to Donate to Democrats

US News: At AIPAC, Romney Slams Obama Without Ever Mentioning His Name

CBS: Sarah Palin to Appear on "Oprah" to Push Book
WaPo: Oprah to plug Palin book and maybe placate conservatives

Rasmussen: 39% of GOP Voters Have Favorable View of Party Chairman Steele

Politico: Obama strategy: Marginalize most powerful critics

Rush Limbaugh: Keep Your Eyes Trained on 2010

NEW YORK

WSJ: The GOP's New York Fiasco: Republicans try to lose a House seat
Human Events: Hoffman Bid in NY-23 Becomes National Conservative Crusade
Hot Air: Gingrich on endorsing Scozzafava: I know Im right
NRO: Gingrich: If you seek to be a perfect minority, youll remain a minority
American Spectator: It's Up to You, Upstate New York
Fox: GOP Congressional Candidate Calls the Cops on a Reporter
Watertown DT: Reporter, candidate clash
WCAX: President Raises Cash for 23rd District Democrat
Wash Times: Editorial: Dede's police state
Newsweek: Why NY-23 Is More Important Than N.J. and Va. Governor Races

Newsday: Poll: Giuliani would beat Paterson, Gillibrand
Politics Daily: An Uptick in N.Y. for Giuliani, but Which Race Will He Enter?
CQ Politics: Giuliani's Standing Rises in Latest Poll
NYDN: Andrew Cuomo popularity fast out-pacing support for David Paterson: poll

NYT: State Senate to Consider Expelling Monserrate in Wake of His Assault Conviction
NY Post: NY Senate committee to review Monserrate case
NYDN: State committee to decide state Sen. Hiram Monserrate's political future
Albany TU: Panel to weigh fate of senator
NYT: Editorial: Senator Monserrate Must Go

NYDN: Gov. Paterson pushes fat tax again to slim budget
Buffalo News: Paterson asks feds to weigh risks of collecting taxes on Indian cigarettes
AP: NY gov calls leaders meeting to tackle $3B deficit

CQ Politics: Congressman Breaks With Party To Endorse Bloomberg

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Republican Seeks To Replace De Blasio
NYT: Ex-Commissioner Kerik Is Jailed as Judge Assails Pretrial Conduct
NYT: State Justice in Westchester Is Removed

NEW JERSEY



Philadelphia Inquirer: With a regular-guy mien, former prosecutor is GOP's hope
Rasmussen: New Jersey Governor: Daggett, Undecideds Up; Christie, Corzine Down
Star-Ledger: Corzine holds rallies with pols as Christie hosts kitchen table discussions
CNN: Clinton stumps for Corzine
Politico: Lautenberg calls for Christie-Rove probe
AP: Obama to campaign for Corzine
Star-Ledger: Obama a big draw, but not a N.J. record-setter
Tom Moran: Gov. Corzine's use of vast wealth is 'corrosive' to N.J. public

VIRGINIA

CQ Politics: Poll Gives McDonnell Huge Lead in Virginia
CBS: McDonnell Pulls Away in Va. Gov. Race
Wash Times: Deeds, McDonnell battle in final debate
Politico: One last face-off in Va. contest
Reuters: McDonnell Expands Lead in Virginia Governor's Race
Politico: Clinton helps Deeds -- sort of

CALIFORNIA


SacBee: Liberal radio diatribes in 1990s could haunt Jerry Brown in 2010 governor's race
SF Chronicle: GOP gov candidate Meg Whitman did register to vote in SF
Intel Cons: California's GOP Gubernatorial Candidates: Is Poizner the most conservative?

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Perry, Hutchison camps have it out over earmarks
Politico: Hutchison to stay mum on retirement
Dallas MN: Gov. Rick Perry reiterates support for Texas' death penalty process
Austin AS: Perry defends Texas death penalty
Dallas MN: Rick Perry thinks the death penalty is working just fine
Dallas MN: Top Perry advisor among those jeering Obama at Texas A&M
AP: Perry casts ballot in Nov. 3 election
Carl Leubsdorf: Unity proving elusive for both major parties

FLORIDA

AP: Poll shows Rubio cutting into Crist's lead
Orlando Sentinel: Rubio: Crist's conservative image is a Halloween mask
St. Pete Times: Crist's chief of staff to resign to take over campaign duties
Buzz: Eikenberg out, Strum in, as Crist staff chief
Fox Orlando: Republicans line up to un-seat Rep. Grayson
Miami Herald: Survey favoring land deal takes aim at Crist critics
Miami Herald: Obama's next Florida visit won't be featuring Gov. Charlie Crist

GEORGIA

AJC: Isakson, others weigh in on extension of housing tax credit

ILLINOIS

WSJ: Top Aide to Testify Against Blagojevich
Chicago Tribune: Ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich aide Lon Monk pleads guilty

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Political parlay among state leaders goes over easy, mostly
Woodbury Bulletin: Pawlenty, leaders begin 2010 talks
Pioneer Press: Governor, DFL leaders meet to talk about state's looming deficit

PENNSYLVANIA

Penn Ave: Toomey's wife is pregnant

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Brunner far behind Fisher in Senate race cash
Cleveland PD: Brunner running low on campaign money; is excluded in governor's letter

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Gov, GOP face off as state budget wrangling escalates
Detroit FP: Granholm says she had to veto; Bishop calls it 'extortion'
Detroit FP: Granholm defends school budget veto: The 'numbers don't lie'
AP/Hoffman: Michigan Senate sends 6 budget bills to governor

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: GOP Ehlmanns re-election bid aided by unions, Democrat McCullochs firm

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Corker decries Democratic promise to docs
NYT: Senator Says Doctors Group Is Selling Its Support

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Marshall decries Burr's vote on rape legislation

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: Mark Sanford ouster not on tap
AP/Davenport: SC gov impeachment resolution to be introduced
NYT: 2 South Carolina Republicans Apologize for Reference to Jews
AP/Adcox: SC Republican chairmen apologize for Jewish remark

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Herald: Former Gov Romney to attend Republican House PAC event in Boston
Boston Globe: Pagliuca seeks clearer oversight of companies
Boston Globe: A call for job creation, a shadow of outsourcing

NEVADA

WaPo: Reid's summer fundraising taps Democrats and Republicans
Politico: Lowden fires back at Reid

IOWA

AP/Glover: Branstad run wouldn't scare rivals for GOP gov nod

COLORADO

Vail Daily News: Norton's Senate campaign rolls into Eagle

ALASKA

Anchorage DN: Ramras running for lieutenant governor

ARIZONA

Phoenix BJ: Arizona governors chief of staff steps down to accept new role

KENTUCKY

Cincinnati Enquirer: McConnell concerned about Medicare Advantage
CQ Politics: Kentucky Milestone Reached With Candidate's Own Cash

LOUISIANA

CQ Politics: Vitter Holds Double-Digit Lead
AP: NY Times hammers Vitters census request







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October 20, 2009



NATIONAL

WSJ: Time for Inaction on Global Warming
Wash Times: Climate bill aids authors' states
IBD: Graham Joins Kerry On Cap-And-Trade

WaPo: Poll: majorities support public option, health insurance mandate
Wash Times: Dems' math in health plans questioned
NYT: Health Care Bill Language Is Now Online
Politico: Finance Committee bill has been filed
Politico: Tensions rise among Senate Dem leaders
CQ Politics: Pelosi's Secret Plan for the Public Option
NYT: Editorial: Debate Is Good for Your Health
WSJ: Health Costs and History: Govt programs always exceed their spending estimates
AP/Espo: Analysis: Courting doctors in health care battle
Dick Morris: How much ObamaCare costs the average family

NYT: Basic Medicare Premium to Rise 15% Next Year

US News: Democrats and Republicans Support $250 Senior Stimulus
Human Events: Obama Tries to Bribe Seniors With COLA

WSJ: White House: 250,000 Teaching Jobs Aided by Stimulus
Hill: White House claims stimulus saved 250,000 teaching, education jobs
WaPo: Uncle Sam's gift to the prudent saver: Less money

WSJ: Employers Hold Off on Hiring
WSJ: Immigrant Scientists Create Jobs and Win Nobels
Politico: Steele: Eat some pie, get to work

NYT: Senate Bill Would Curtail Bank Overdraft Charges
Hill: Blue Dogs quiet on financial regulatory system overhaul

WaPo: At rescued banks, perks keep rolling
NYT: Financial Giants Donating Little to Obama Party
Hill: Obama steps up 2010 fundraising push despite facing policy challenges
Politico: Downturn has hit banking lobbyists

Human Events: Some Military Personnel Denied Fair Chance to Vote

WSJ: U.S. Mellows on Medical Marijuana
NYT: U.S. Won’t Prosecute in States That Allow Medical Marijuana
Rush Limbaugh: America 2009: A Banana Republic

WSJ: Housing Trade Groups Urge Obama Administration to Back Tax Credit

Hill: Lieberman to hold czars hearing
Caspar Weinberger Jr: The Pay Czar

NYT: Editorial: How to Waste Money and Ruin the Census

Wash Times: Legal fund aids defense of woman in ACORN sting

Fox: Rove on What's Next From Obama

James Taranto: 'Someone Else's Mess': President Obama didn't ask to be born!

Pat Buchanan: Alienated & Radicalized

Rep. Ron Paul: The Fed should be more transparent

WaPo: Obama's dumb war with Fox News
Dick Morris: Fox News reaches across party lines

CQ Politics: Open House Seats: Democrats Starting Strong
CQ Politics: Some Incumbents Slow To Start 2010 Money Chase
CQ Politics: Immigrant ‘Uncles and Aunties’ Help Indian American Candidates

Hill: Big surge among small donors for GOP helps campaign committees

Roll Call: GOP Leaders Cast Broadly for Strategic Advice



Hill: Gov. Romney slams Obama's Iran stance
WaPo: Romney on Iran: "Unalloyed Evil"
Politics Daily: Palin or Romney: Republicans Weigh Passion vs. Principle
Examiner: Poll: Palin plummets, Huckabee leads field of GOP hopefuls for 2012
Boston Herald: Poll finds Romney ahead of Palin, trailing Huckabee
Rasmussen: Palin Is Distant Second in GOP Match-Ups with Huckabee, Romney
AP: Palin to speak in Milwaukee area next month
Newsweek: Time Out of the Spotlight Hasn't Helped Sarah Palin

NEW YORK


Dallas MN: Dick Armey to endorse 3rd party candidate over Republican in NY House race
NRO: Who Should Republican Committees Back in New York's Special Election?
Wash Indep: Conservative Base Stands Up to GOP in NY Race
Politico: Scenes from the GOP civil war?

NYDN: Gillibrand, Schumer and Gotbaum onboard the anti-Hiram train
NY Post: Chuck, Gilly: Bye, Hiram

NY Post: Racial claims sour grapes: Rudy

NYDN: State Dems stall on Gov. Paterson's deficit plan
Albany TU: Is that cut really a cut?

Politico: N.Y. Dems agitate for Rangel action

Roch D&C: DA dismisses felony charge against Penfield Republican

NEW JERSEY

Philadelphia Inquirer: N.J. gubernatorial campaign in home stretch
CHCP: Christie: End state's takeover of Camden
NOLA: Gov. Bobby Jindal to raise money for GOP candidate in New Jersey
NY Post: Jon & top minister in pay & play
S-L: Corzine donated $87K to Black Minsters Council leader who endorsed his re-election bid
NYT: Christie May Have Gotten Improper Aid
S-L: Report says former Christie aide used position to help N.J. Gov campaign
S-L: Right to Life PAC endorses Christie
AP/Mulvihill: Obama, Clinton stump for Corzine
NY Post: Bloomy guru takes a swipe at Corzine

VIRGINIA

Virginian-Pilot: CNU poll: McDonnell holds double-digit lead in Va. gov race
CQ Politics: McDonnell Way Ahead in Virginia
Virginian-Pilot: Cash warfare
Wash Times: Deeds, McDonnell see absentee vote as crucial
Politico: GOP hopes Deeds drags down ballot
WaPo: Deeds races to hook true-blue Democrats
WaPo: Va. lieutenant governor candidates duke it out
Richmond TD: Lieutenant governor hopefuls debate becomes heated
AP/Sidoti: Virginia governor race a snapshot of US attitudes
AP/Lewis: Deeds, McDonnell set for final debate

CALIFORNIA


SacBee: Poizner's economic plan calls for slashing budget, taxes
Hill: Rep. Calvert denies he's subject of FBI investigation
LA Times: Congressman disputes being investigated by FBI
San Diego UT: Ambitious overhaul of water system in works
LA Times: California gives the poor a new legal right
SacBee: Judge halts cuts to California in-home aid
SacBee: FPPC mulls updating Political Reform Act
Hill: Poll: Only 34 percent of Californians approve of Pelosi's performance
Dan Walters: Capitol wheel spinning blocks smaller issues, too

TEXAS

Tribune: Stimulus Money, Earmarks, and the Republican Governors Race
NYT: Controversy Builds in Texas Over an Execution
AP/McFarland: Hutchison urges passage of property rights measure

FLORIDA

CNN: Inhofe endorses Rubio in Florida Senate race
Roll Call: Another Conservative Casts His Lot With Rubio
Politico: Crist twist: Florida primary tightens
St. Pete Times: Florida's new senator battles `placeholder' stigma
Miami Herald: Florida's Alex Sink won't list her donations from Emily's List
Miami Herald: State CFO Alex Sink painted as silent on tough issues
Miami Herald: Deutch grabbing endorsements for Wexler's seat

GEORGIA

AJC: Metro Atlanta gears up for census

ILLINOIS

Rasmussen: Illinois 2010 Senate Race Still Neck-and-Neck
AP: Ill. Republican, Democrat raise $2M in Senate race
JG-TC: Jim Ryan moves closer to entering Republican primary for governor
Chicago Tribune: Schillerstrom offers budgeting ideas, with a twist
AP: Schillerstrom has budget protection ideas
Chicago Tribune: Judge won't block Blago from 'Celebrity Apprentice'

MINNESOTA

ABC5: MN GOP, DFL Oppose Medical Device Tax
Star Tribune: Former senator Kelley kicks off campaign for governor

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown MC: Republican Bob Mensch sworn in as Pennsylvania's newest senator

OHIO


CQ Politics: Ohio's Schmidt Draws Primary Challenge

MICHIGAN

WSJ: The State of Joblessness: The tragedy of Jennifer Granholm's Michigan
Detroit News: Granholm signs bill cutting school funding by $165 per student
Detroit FP: Veto slashes school aid
Politico: Mich. town: Bring on Gitmo detainees

MISSOURI

KC Star: Missouri leaders demand stricter ethics laws

TENNESSEE

Chattanoogan: GOP Will Sweep Tennessee In 2010, Party Chairman Predicts
CTFP: Rep. Williams has steep climb to win GOPs favor, official says
RedState: A Rocky Top for Conservatives in Tennessee

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Burr, Bowles far from rivalry
Wash Times: Justice Dept. blocks N.C.'s nonpartisan vote
AP: NC GOP Chairman Tom Fetzer gets married on coast; met wife on campaign trail

SOUTH CAROLINA

CNN: Sanford impeachment resolution likely next week
CQ Politics: Democrats Field a DeMint Challenger
Charleston PC: Lawyer seeking DeMint's seat

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: GOP's Burr ends bid for Mass. Senate seat
Canton Journal: Short on signatures, Burr withdraws from Senate race

NEVADA

Politico: Lobbyists' $100K haul for Reid
CQ Politics: Ensign's Parents Among Reid's Campaign Donors
Las Vegas Sun: With a year-plus to go, rethinking Harry Reids race

MAINE

CQ Politics: Snowe More Popular with Maine Democrats
Boston Globe: Same-sex marriage fight roils Maine
LA Times: Maine's gay marriage battle has echoes of Prop. 8
AP: Les Otten plans run for Maine governor

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico: Has Rep. Shea-Porter 'gone native'?

CONNECTICUT

Politico: Conn. Republican tacks right

INDIANA

Chicago Tribune: Lawyer announces GOP challenge to Rep. Carson

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Grassley campaign fund tops $4 million

LOUISIANA

Advocate: Jindal attends fundraiser for N.J. candidate
Bayou Buzz: Louisiana Landrieu's Snowe Job











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October 19, 2009



NATIONAL

Sarah Palin: Good Intentions Aren't Enough with Health Care Reform
Ross Douthat: The Catastrophic Option
Jed Babbin: Bread and Circuses and Obamacare

WSJ: White House Presses on Health Care
WSJ: CEOs Tally Health-Bill Score
WaPo: White House aides reaffirm public option is not mandatory
WSJ: Gag Order Admission: Humana gets slap on wrist for disseminating true information
WSJ: ObamaCare's Tax on Work: Middle-income families will face big marginal rate increase
WSJ: 'Expert Panels' Won't Improve Health Care
NYT: Health Care Poses Stiff Tests for Top Democrats
Hill: 'Doc fix' no longer up for cloture on Monday
Wash Times: GOP to steer key groups against health plan
WaPo: In health debate, those numbers are just numbers
Wash Times: Seniors reap aid, still wary of reform
American Thinker: Health insurance industry's 'new tone' was off key
Hill: SEIU skips healthcare ad despite shared opposition to tax on 'Cadillac' plans
AP: Adviser: Obama Waits on Finished Health Care Bill
Politico: Palin offers calm critique of Baucus bill
Politico: The politics of health care

NYT: Energy Firms Deeply Split on Bill to Battle Climate Change
Reuters: U.S. hunters, anglers lobby for climate bill
Hill: Senate panel to review carbon permit impact on energy prices
Human Events: Lindsey Graham Climate Dance with the Democrats
Human Events: Graham Duped by Kerry Bait-and-Switch
Gary Kasparov: Russia Worries About the Price of Oil, Not a Nuclear Iran

NYT: Obama Aides Go on TV to Criticize Wall Street
WaPo: Top aides to Obama upbraid Wall St.
WSJ: Criticism of Wall Street Pay More Muted This Time
WaPo: All ears are on Bernanke, Fed report
WaPo: Big financial firms losing power on Capitol Hill
Paul Krugman: The Banks Are Not Alright

Wash Times: Feds help feed new market for easy mortgages

WSJ: Lawmakers Battle on Census Question

Hill: Report: New DOJ guidelines to back medical marijuana laws

NYT: Decision on Afghan Troops May Wait
Politico: Cornyn: Obama policies emboldening U.S. enemies
WaPo: Emanuel says U.S. must gauge viability of government in Kabul
Hill: Emanuel: Afghanistan decision 'more complex' than 40,000-troop request
Human Events: Building a Non-Partisan Afghan Strategy

Hill: Group pushing for Guantanamo closure, prisoner transfers
Michael Mukasey: Civilian Courts Are No Place to Try Terrorists

CQ Politics: Senate Candidates Rack Up Seven Figures In Three Months
CQ Politics: Wall Street Bounce Boosts Member Campaign Accounts
Hill: Primaries form in races against top-targeted House Democrats

Human Events: Pawlenty, Poizner Score at Western CPAC

Wash Examiner: Republican optimism may get scotched by reality
EJ Dionne: Time to reawaken young voters

Chicago Sun-Times: Boehner lives it up as he pitches party line

Roll Call: Senators loaded for 2010
American Thinker: Reading the Electoral Tea Leaves

American Conservative: The Anti-Huckabee Party?
Am Spec: Huckabee's conflict with the NYS Conservative Party
Townhall: Time for the GOP and the Tea-Partiers to Grow Up

New Zealand Herald: McCain's daughter on busty Twitter pic: I'm no slut
Pakistan News: Meghan Mccains Chest
CBS: Meghan McCain Hits Back at Twitter Photo Critics

NEW YORK



NYDN: NYC is doomed if you vote for Thompson, not Bloomberg, Rudy Giuliani warns
NYT: Stumping With Mayor, Giuliani Stirs Old Fears
AP: Rudy rooting for Mike
NYDN: Bloomberg set to sweep public safety nods with PBA - source

CQ Politics: Spending Escalates in New York Special

Politico: The GOP's Rangel dilemma

Albany TU: Global warming fund faces cuts: Activists lamenting Paterson decision
NYT: Editorial: Fed Up With Albany

NY Post: Groom & $$ doom for Hiram
NYDN: Monserrate gets ripped by Bloomberg - and may get boot from Senate

NEW JERSEY

CQ Politics: New Jersey a True Tossup
AP: GOP gubernatorial candidate Christie says he would loosen N.J.'s business travel policy
AP: 4 newspapers make endorsements in NJ Gov's race
Daily Princetonian: Students campaign in N.J. governor's race
CHCP: 6-figure pensions for some in N.J.
Hugh Hewitt: New Jersey's choice and the MSM's

VIRGINIA

Wash Times: Big donors give McDonnell fundraising edge
Richmond TD: Deeds fights to hold Obamas Va. coalition
Examiner: Obama's clout in Va. to be tested by governor's race
WDBJ7: Big endorsements for Virginia gubernatorial candidates
NRO: A Predictable, Yet Audacious, Endorsement
Politico: Dems see path for Deeds in Virginia
WaPo: McAuliffe tells Fairfax Dems: Don't count out Creigh
Hill: Despite facing similar attacks, Webb says McDonnells thesis should be used
Jed Babbin: Dishonesty for Deeds

NewsLeader: Attorney general candidate Cuccinelli: 'Running on adrenaline'
News-Virginian: Shannon seeks top law post

CALIFORNIA


SF Chronicle: State GOP tries to steal Dems' fire over water
LA Times: Two prominent Republicans are among the five vying for Assembly seat
SacBee: Senate's Darrell Steinberg: Deficit battles dampen his ambitious plans
SacBee: Fiscal impact of state climate law disputed
Dan Walters: Turnabout on California workers' holidays just fair play

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: Perry's fingerprints all over state
Dallas MN: Arson case adds new twist to Texas candidates' death penalty stance

FLORIDA

American Spectator: Charlie Sees Red
RedState: Holy Cow! A Nuclear Bomb Goes Off in the Florida Senate Race
Jack Obs: New Crist Radio Ads Blast Obama on Stimulus
Jack Obs: Rubio and Smith to Participate in Senate Candidate Forum
Herald Tribune: Rubio says he knows campaign will be tough
Ledger: Poll Shows Low Approval for Crist

SunSent: Florida's newest U.S. senator brings young dad's view to national decisions

Orlando Sentinel: Sink wins crossover support from GOP early in governor's race

Ledger: Some State Senators Ready to Take on Oil Lobby

CQ Politics: Democrats Money Woes in Florida 12

GEORGIA

AJC: GOP wont turn down stimulus spending
AJC: Georgia often sneers as Atlanta struggles

ILLINOIS

AP/Kellman: Health care bill makes Sen. Roland Burris relevant

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Pawlenty for 2012? Not so much, say Republican voters

PENNSYLVANIA

Pocono Record: Democrats can't fix things fast enough
UPI: Specter: GOP is 'party of obstructionism'

OHIO


AP/Majors: Bill to improve Ohio elections hangs in balance

MICHIGAN

Crain's: House speaker: Doctor tax may stall in Senate

MISSOURI

KC Star: Ex-senator Talent promotes free-market principles
AP/Lieb: Money flows to four Missouri congressional races

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Special election increases Republican power

NORTH CAROLINA

Blue Ridge Now: GOP eager for 2010
AP: Suburban growth brings new people, politics to NC

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Sanford investigation's access to be debated before SC Supreme Court

MASSACHUSETTS

AP/LeBlanc: Senate hopefuls wary of troop buildup

NEVADA

SacBee: Reno: Job losses slam city's ranking

ARIZONA

Politico: Does McCain back ban on Arpaio immigration sweeps?



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October 18, 2009



NATIONAL

Rasmussen: Head-to-Head: Huckabee 44%, Romney 39%

Wash Times: Health reform bills target young-old cost gap
NYT: Obama Threatens Insurers Anti-Trust Exemption
Hill: Obama goes after health insurers in weekly address
AP/Superville: Obama lauds Senate committee's health vote
WaPo: Small Group Now Leads Closed Negotiations on Health-Care Bill
Hill: Hatch: Dems' 'doc fix' is a 'budget gimmick'
Hill: Physician pay bill in Senate launches lobbying battle
NYT: The Saturday Word: Health Care Battles
AP/Werner: House, Senate Dems clash on health bills
Wash Times: Democrats insist public plan practical
Sun-Sentinel: GOP option merits hearing
Las Vegas RJ: Reid, champion of the filibuster, might nuke it
Hill: House liberals see new score as bolstering cause on healthcare
NYT: Editorial: The Public Plan, Continued

Hearst: Supporters say Republican Graham may be the key to passing climate legislation
Hill: Murkowski signals interest in compromise on cap-and-trade
NYT: Editorial: A Bit of Bipartisanship on climate change legislation

WSJ: Eighty Years After the Great Crash -- 'Is It the '30s Again?
Wash Times: Bank failures drain FDIC insurance

NYT: The Science of Spending Stimulus Money Wisely
WaPo: Stimulus Funds Yet to Open Many Windows
Hill: Party leaders rely on economists to make their cases on job creation
Hill: Feingold tweets intention to introduce new deficit reduction legislation
Hill: GOP: Dems pushing 'big myths' about economic recovery

George Will: The Real Jobs Threat: A Stimulus for Hill Democrats' Fortunes?
Bono: Rebranding America
Kathleen Parker: Send Out the Clowns

NYT: Congressional Ethics Inquiries Drag on, Despite Vows to End Corruption

Politico: Cha-ching! Campaign cash tops and flops
Hill: Third quarter House recap: Big funding surprises from little-known challengers
Hill: Burn baby burn: Some GOPers roll through campaign cash

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Afghanistan, healthcare and the impact on Dems to dominate Sunday shows

NEW YORK


AP: NY House Race Seen as Test for GOP, Obama
AP/Gormley: Candidates with hopes for the governorship get fodder in Paterson's cuts
NY Post: Another foe eyeing elex run at Rangel
NYDN: Sen. Jeff Klein wants Albany to review possible punishment for Monserrate

NEW JERSEY

Cherry Hill CP: Is Corzine avoiding questions?
NYT: Endorsement: For Governor of New Jersey
Phila Inq: Endorsemen: Corzine is best
NYDN: N.J. GOP candidate Stepfanie Velez-Gentry's sex-toy party host side job

VIRGINIA

WaPo: McCain Rallies McDonnell Supporters
Wash Examiner: McCain stumps for McDonnell in military-heavy Hampton Roads
WSLS: Senator John McCain campaigns for another Republican in Virginia Beach
Richmond TD: McDonnell, a poised presence, could lift the GOP
AP/Lewis: McDonnell confronts climate change
WaPo: Hopefuls Summon Spirit of '08 Race
WaPo: Endorsement: Mr. Deeds for Governor

CALIFORNIA


San Diego UT: Marriage law unconstitutional, GOP hopeful says
SacBee: Timing of Schwarzenegger-backed Hollywood tax breaks questioned
SF Chronicle: Mood of the voters - all outrage, no action
Dan Walters: When U.S. economy recovers, will California be left behind?

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Obama can thank elder Bush for a good excuse to visit Texas

FLORIDA

St. Pete Times: State GOP senators skeptical on offshore oil drilling
Jack Observ: No Surprise: Corrine Brown Opts Out of Senate Race
Miami Herald: Toms Regalado leads in Miami mayoral race, poll shows

GEORGIA

AJC: The politics of packing heat in public places

ILLINOIS

WaPo: Surprise Hurdle for Illinois Front-Runner for Senate
Chicago Sun-Times: Politicians begged Blagojevich for jobs

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Franken keeping a low profile in Senate - mostly

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh PG: Supreme Court race 'a dead heat,' says pollster

OHIO


Cleve PD: ACORN had plan that would have helped Dems in key Ohio '08 cong. races
AP/Herbert: To save the planet, must Ohio lose jobs?

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Top places to work in southeast Michigan in 2009

MISSOURI

KC Star: Cleaning house in Missouri: Critics offer a few suggestions

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Gov. Bredesen enters health-care fray
Tennessean: Good health-care plans cover lawmakers

NORTH CAROLINA

Hill: Rep. Myrick repeats call to cut CAIR ties
News & Observer: Stimulus dollars put road contractors to work

SOUTH CAROLINA

Beaufort Gazette: Republican gubernatorial hopefuls make their cases to Beaufort group
Greenville News: Graham vows to challenge 'radical' views

PUERTO RICO

Hill: SEIU, AFL-CIO battle Puerto Ricos governor over looming layoffs

RHODE ISLAND

AP/Henry: R.I. businessman exploring GOP bid for governors office

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Republican challengers turn up heat



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October 17, 2009



NATIONAL

Rasmussen: GOP 2012: Huckabee 29% Romney 24% Palin 18%
Politico: Mitt Romney spends cash to raise cash
WSJ: GOP Sees Gains in Race for Donations

NYT: White House to Let Insurers Warn Medicare Recipients About Pending Health Bills
AP: Medicare Backs Off on Order About Lobbying Seniors
Hill: Obama goes after health insurers
WSJ: House Democrats Work to Pare Health-Bill Cost
Boston Globe: Party tries to lock up health bill backing
Wash Times: Democrats insist public plan practical
Hill: Sen. Harkin: Three ways to public option
CBS: Bill Frist: We Need Health Care Reform
Politico: AFSCME's Gerry McEntee takes on White House
NYT: In Hawaiis Health System, Lessons for Lawmakers
WSJ: Why Health Care Is So Expensive in New York
WSJ: ABC Dilemma of Health Reform: Third-party payment creates a big incentive problem

Wash Times: '09 budget deficit tripled to $1.4 trillion: Biggest gap since 1945
WaPo: Record-High Deficit May Dash Big Plans
NYT: $1.4 Trillion Deficit Complicates Stimulus Plans
NYT: Bailout Helps Fuel a New Era of Wall Street Wealth
WSJ: Cash for Clubbers: Congress's fabulous golf cart stimulus
AP: 2 Market Regulators Propose Ways to Resolve Differences
Wash Times: Wall Street official to lead SEC fraud branch
Hill: GOP: Dems pushing 'big myths' about economic recovery

CQ Politics: Second Stopgap Funding Measure on House Agenda

WSJ: The Countrywide Vote: The backroom battle over a subpoena on VIP mortgages

WaPo: Earmark Probe Focusing on Former Aide to Visclosky

WaPo: Ex-GSA Official Sentenced in Abramoff-Related Case
AP/Yost: Bush White House official sentenced for Abramoff ties

NYT: U.S. Alters Disputed Immigration Rules for Police
Wash Times: Law agencies make new pact on illegal deportation

Hill: Congressional leaders signaling move to repeal 'Don't ask, don't tell' policy

WSJ: Yale's decision to censor anti-Muslim cartoons



Dallas MN: Obama praises elder Bush at A&M
Wash Times: Two presidents push public service
NYT: Two Presidents Share a Stage on the Subject of Service
Politico: 41 and 44 together in Texas

Rush Limbaugh: The Race Card, Football and Me

James Taranto: Taking On the 'Democrat-Media Complex'

Politico: Phil Anschutz's conservative agenda

Politico: Liz Cheney group slams MSNBC hosts

CQ Politics: DSCC Tops NRSC in September Money Run
Hill: Democratic electoral success now leads to governing headaches

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

NYT: Gingrich Backs Republican in N.Y. House Election
CQ Politics: Gingrich Steps Up For GOP in Special Election
Hill: RNC wades into New York special election

NYT: After Monserrates Conviction, Some Colleagues Want Him Expelled From Senate
NYDN: Despite pressure from fellow Dems after conviction, Monserrate insists he won't quit
NY Post: Hiram's fellow Dems are looking for a way oust
Albany TU: Democrats: Monserrate must go
Buffalo News: Convicted senator urged to resign

NY Post: Gov to budget foes: Get real!
AP: 'Bicoastal' buds Schwarzenegger, Paterson share fiscal strategies

NYT: As Ethical Questions Linger, Rangels Financial Clout Erodes
Hill: Rangel's legal fees top $1 million
NYDN: Ethics fight hits Rangel's campaign funds; could hurt him in 2010 election
AP/Bauman: Return of a Powell to House seat?
NYDN: Harlem Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV has eye on Rangel's House seat

NYT: For a 3rd Term, Mayor Outlines Nuts-and-Bolts Goals to Suit the Lean Times
AP: Bloomberg, Thompson play nice in new ads

NYT: Albany Judge Blocks Vaccination Rule
Albany TU: Court halts flu order

NEW JERSEY

NYT: In a Tighter New Jersey Race, a Testier 2nd Debate
Star-Ledger: Civility reigns in surprising second debate
Star-Ledger: N.J. governor race candidates avoid personal attacks, hit issues in TV debate
Politico: Christie takes aim at Daggett
CQ Politics: Many New Jersey Voters Not Sold on Governor Candidates
Star-Ledger: Cash flowing to N.J. political parties is down from last gubernatorial election
Fox: New Jersey's Final Faceoff

VIRGINIA

Virginian-Pilot: To McDonnell, solutions need input from all
WaPo: Deeds's Trip Targets Disaffected in N.Va.: Obama's Support Could Play Role
Fox: Deeds Says He's Not Out of Race Yet
WaPo: The Goracle Lands in Virginia
WaPo: McDonnell Airs New Ad on Cap-and-Trade
Richmond TD: McDonnell, Deeds, trade charges on cap and trade
AP/Potter: Va. Lt. Gov. candidates spar over job records

AP/Sampson: Judge: Va. violated absentee voters' rights

CALIFORNIA


PE: Grow economy, limit government spending, Campbell says
SacBee: Water talks aren't exactly flowing
SacBee: Two-thirds of Californians dislike Congress, Field Poll shows

TEXAS

Star-Telegram: Texas is a model for the nation, governor proclaims
AP: US Sen Hutchison sells home in Washington suburb

AP/Shannon: Prop 11 stirs eminent domain debate

Dallas MN: Sen. Cornyn again pushes for nomination of Sarah Saldana as U.S. attorney

CQ Politics: Texas-Sized Fundraising For Rep. McCaul, Challenger McDonald

OKLAHOMA

Politico: JC Watts: Coburn is just like MLK

FLORIDA

Daytona Beach N-J: Rubio drums up conservative support
ABC: Crist unveils conservative radio ad campaign
Sun-Sentinel: Crist ads aim to strengthen conservative credentials
AP/Farrington: Analysis: Crist ads count on forgetful voters
RedState: Top Crist Supporters Openly Speculate Crist May Drop Out

St. Pete Times: Bill McCollum and Alex Sink share common skepticism about oil drilling

Tampa Tribune: 2 in GOP may oppose Kottkamp for attorney general
News-Press: Possible Kottkamp opponent emerges
Orlando Sentinel: Charlie Crist throws Kottkamp off the bus

Miami Herald: Florida jobless rate hits 11 percent

GEORGIA

AJC: Price, Gingrey receive thousands in contributions from doctors and health care lobbyists

ILLINOIS

JG-TC: Poll: Republican race for governor is a 'jumble'
Chicago Tribune: Which political TV ad for governor should we trust?

MINNESOTA

Minn Indep: T-Paw to share stage with reviled GOP operative at conservative gathering

WISCONSIN

WSJ: Wisconsin tests whether profs will be thinkers or unionists

PENNSYLVANIA

Indiana Gazette: Senate hopeful Toomey brings message to local GOP
NRO: For Toomey, Free-Enterprise Ideas Are Winners
Examiner: Poll: Pennsylvania Governor and Senate races heat up

OHIO


Vindy: Why oppose state Issue 3? Voinovich counts the ways
Toledo Blade: Ohio House gets revenue plan

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Bishop says he'll send budget bills to Granholm

MISSOURI

KC Star: Here come the campaign numbers: Carnahan, Blunt report million dollar quarters
News-Leader: Millions raised in Senate race

TENNESSEE

WSJ: Gospel-Singing Farmer Outraises Rep. Tanner

NORTH CAROLINA

Blue Ridge Now: Shuler gets 2nd GOP opponent

SOUTH CAROLINA

Hill: Senator Graham steps out of Senator McCains shadow right into his shoes
NYT: Republican Senator Takes Heat for Cooperating on Cap-and-Trade
New American: Graham-Paul Dispute Highlights GOP Fissure

MASSACHUSETTS

AP: Coakleys coffers aided by connections

NEVADA

Politico: Ensign pulls in less than $33K

CONNECTICUT

Politico: Dems link McMahon to WWE's "simulated rape"

IOWA

CQ Politics: Iowa Sen. Grassley Leads Democrats, But Not Overwhelmingly

LOUISIANA

AP: Gov. Jindal calls for ouster of judge who refused marriage license to interracial couple

UTAH

Salt Lake Tribune: Herbert, GOP boss assail Matheson









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October 16, 2009



NATIONAL

WSJ: Democrats Weigh Wider Coverage
LA Times: In Senate healthcare showdown, swing voters look to play trump cards
Fox: House Panel Paves Way for 'Nuclear Option' in Health Care Reform Bill
WaPo: Influential AMA's Support for Reform Is Far From Certain
WaPo: House Health Bill Trimmed by $300B or More, Budget Analysts Find
WaPo: Wellness Incentives Could Create Health-Care Loophole
WaPo: Pelosi Joins Fellow Democrats in Tough Talk for Health Insurers
Politico: The positive side of Olympia Snowe's vote
Bloomberg: Rockefeller Says Democrats Cant Tailor Health Care to Snowe
NYT: Democrats Address Their Own Rifts on Health Care
NYT: In Saying No, G.O.P. Sees More Pros Than Cons
Hill: Senate move on Medicare payments sets up pay-go showdown with House
Politico: The White House's unlikely union with health lobby
Politico: Public option backers fight on
CQ Politics: Pelosi Links Public Option in Health Plan to Individual Mandate
Hill: Pelosi: Time to know where caucus stands on public healthcare option
WSJ: Democrats Don't Need the Public Option
Akron BJ: GOP chairman urges caution on health care
Paul Krugman: A Hatchet Job So Bad Its Good

WSJ: Cash for Oldsters: A $250 bribe to help the ObamaCare medicine go down
WaPo: Cash for Seniors: Obama's handout may be smart politics. It isn't smart government
CQ: GOP Leader Says Congress Should Tap Stimulus Funds for $250 Social Security Payment
Hill: Republicans: Pay for Social Security stimulus using recovery act funds

Wash Times: Obama touts health care in New Orleans
NYT: Obama Meets Critics in New Orleans
Hill: Obama rallies New Orleans crowd, says he's 'just getting started' on agenda
Wash Times: Obama defends likely rival Jindal in La.
NYT: At A&M, a Dance of Decorum for Obama Visit
Peggy Noonan: There Is No New Frontier
Charles Krauthammer: A Nobel for Apology: Debacle in Moscow
Ronald Rotunda: An Unconstitutional Nobel
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's America, Ten Months In
Pat Buchanan: The Second Battle of Copenhagen
Gary Bauer: The Top 10 Reasons to Kill 'Cap-and-Tax'

WSJ: House Clears Detainee Moves for Trials
NYT: House Backs Detainee Transfers
Hill: House votes to allow Guantanamo Bay prisoners to stand trial in U.S. courts
NYT: House Vote Breakdown on Detainee Transfers
Politico: House Dems give Obama Gitmo space

Hill: $400 per gallon gas to drive debate over cost of war in Afghanistan

WaPo: DHS Reshapes Its Immigration Enforcement Program
Mercury News: Napolitano greeted by protesters demanding immigration overhaul

Hill: Stimulus data showing 30K jobs draw GOP criticism, White House defense
NYT: Job Program Found to Miss Many States That Need It Most
David Brooks: The Reality Moment

WSJ: Regulatory Overhaul Advances as Derivatives Bill Clears Panel
NYT: Bill Shields Most Banks From Review
WSJ: The Banking System Is Still Broken
WSJ: Barney Frank, Predatory Lender



Wash Times: Panel's ranking member accuses Dems of running from probe
NYT: Watchdog in Congress Now a Target Himself

WaPo: Obama Criticized as Too Cautious, Slow on Judicial Posts
CQ Politics: Partisan Tensions Intensify Over Judicial Nominations

NYT: Acorns Woes Strain Its Ties to Democrats
Politico: GOP seeks to strip more ACORN funds
Human Events: Republicans Call for CAIR Investigations

Hill: 53 House Republicans call for safe schools czar resignation

WaPo: Abramoff Associate's Fraud Case Ends in Mistrial as Jury Deadlocks
Politico: Judge declares mistrial in case of Abramoff associate

WSJ: Leveling Limbaugh: The NFL punts to left-wing political intimidation
James Taranto: Fools Rush In: Can't they demonize Limbaugh without making stuff up?
Eugene Robinson: Pass Rush: Why the NFL Sacked Limbaugh
American Thinker: The Search for the Wikipedia Libelist
Rush Limbaugh: Rush Tells All About the Rams Deal
Rush Limbaugh: Coach Dungy Weighs in on Rush
NYDN: Rush Limbaugh blames Obama, 'race hustlers,' for deep-sixing Rams ownership bid

Wash Times: Notre Dame feels political heat again: Funding of gay march attendees



Wash Times: GOP hopefuls stump without power perks

CNN: Palin to campaign in Texas
NYDN: Sarah Palin is bad news in 2012, but she was great for McCain in 2008, says adviser

Hill: Pences trips to Iowa, South Carolina, spur White House chatter

Hill: Candidates show money for 10 races

LA Times: Meghan McCain exposes her cup size on Twitter

Examiner: Inept gop.com relaunch could signal deeper problems for Republicans
Mediaite: Brand Hack: GOP.com Not Exactly Great For The Republican Brand
RCP: Republicans Should Be Concerned About What's Happening to the RNC

NEW YORK

Syracuse PS: Newt Gingrich endorses Dede Scozzafava in NY-23 House race
Wash Times: Tea partiers and GOP regulars scuffle in N.Y.
WSJ: Tea-Party Activists Complicate Republican Comeback Strategy
Albany TU: Democrat surging in House race
NYT: Republican House Seat May Be in Danger
WaPo: GOP Squabbling Jeopardizes N.Y. Seat

NYT: Paterson Proposes Cuts to Close Deficit
Buffalo News: Paterson unveils specifics of plan to reduce deficit
Albany TU: $3B in cuts 'very painful plan'
NYT: Editorial: Gov. Patersons Warning

NYT: Monserrate Is Cleared of Felonies
Buffalo News: Monserrate found guilty of lesser charge
AP/Long: Senator cleared of felony charge

NYDN: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand building impre$$ive war chest

NYDN: Sen. Sen. Bob Bennett joins pay-to-play pension fight

NYDN: Hey, it's a Dem town: Mayor Bloomberg explains big spending for reelection bid
NYT: El Diario Endorses Thompson, Likening Bloomberg to Hugo Chvez

WSJ: Former WorldCom Litigator Weighs Political Bid for Attorney General

Politico: Rangel still spending big on legal help
CQ Politics: N.Y. Rep. Bishop Could Get Run for His Money From GOP Foe

NEW JERSEY

Rasmussen: New Jersey Governor: Christie 45%, Corzine 41%, Daggett 9%
Star-Ledger: Poll puts Christie 4 points ahead of Corzine
Fox: GOP Contender Seeks Upset in New Jersey Gubernatorial Race
NYT: Poll Finds Little Faith in New Jerseys Candidates
Politico: Jon Corzine: Chris Christie plays by own rules
Human Events: New Jersey Governor's Staff Caught Cooking the Books?
Star-Ledger: Christie, Daggett outearn Corzine in 2008
Star-Ledger: N.J. gubernatorial candidates release tax returns
Star-Ledger: Christie's travel record as U.S. Attorney comes under fire by N.J. Democrats
Star-Ledger: Former president Bill Clinton to appear in N.J. with Gov. Corzine
AP: NJ gubernatorial candidates in 2nd debate

VIRGINIA

Wash Times: Va. Republican candidates outraise opponents
WaPo: Deeds Trailing McDonnell in Money on Hand By $1.8 Million
Daily Press: McCain, McDonnell hit Virginia Beach on Saturday
Roanoke Times: McDonnell carries cash advantage into homestretch
Virginian-Pilot: McDonnell ahead of Deeds in race for donations
Richmond TD: Statewide candidates report healthy treasuries
WSJ: Creigh Deeds's Union Label: Big Labor becomes a political liability in Virginia
NYT: Democrats Recruit Door-to-Door for Deeds in Va.
CQ Politics: Va. Governor Candidates Have Hefty Cash Reports

CALIFORNIA


SacBee: GOP leader in Assembly says governor is two-faced on water issue
SacBee: Trim public pensions for new hires, voters say
SacBee: Physician leads money chase among Democrats targeting Lungren's seat
Dan Walters: How to reform California remains a big mystery
LA Wave: Conservative conference to begin Friday in Newport Beach

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Governor's race mired in state of confusion
Dallas MN: Fire expert says flawed science, not politics, is controversy's core issue
Star-Telegram: U.S. Senate hopefuls report raising millions of dollars

OKLAHOMA

Examiner: Oklahoma special election victory for GOP

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Gov. Crist seems unfazed by slip in approval rating, Senate polls
Miami Herald: Healthcare advisor abruptly resigns
St. Pete Times: With time in office short, Sen. LeMieux hopes to make lasting impression
St. Pete Times: Supporters of oil drilling off Florida building war chest in upcoming debate
Miami Herald: State senator Deutch announces bid for Congress

GEORGIA

Augusta Chronicle: Broun raises $1 million, but still owes on past races

ILLINOIS

Politico: YouTube star vies for House
AP: Ill. Voters Could Get to Recall Governors

MINNESOTA

AP: Seifert says it's governor or out of Minn. politics

PENNSYLVANIA

Rasmussen: 2010 Pennsylvania Senate: Toomey Leads Specter, Runs Even With Sestak
Rasmussen: 2010 PA GOP Gubernatorial Primary: Corbett 54%, Gerlach 10%
Rasmussen: 2010 Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Primary: Specter 46%, Sestak 42%

OHIO


CQ Politics: Ohio Reps. to Share Biden-Driven Bucks

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: State budget faceoff is absurd
Detroit FP: So far, stimulus not a big boost for Michigan jobs

MISSOURI

Politico: Skelton apologizes for R-rated barb

TENNESSEE

AJC: Tennessee gov: Health reform will cost states billions

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: GOP wants Perdue campaign flights probed

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: 'You Lie!' worth $2.7M for Joe Wilson
American Thinker: The Seduction Of Lindsey Graham

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Pagliuca doubles spending of foes
Boston Globe: Patrick warns of 2,000 job cuts

NEVADA

NYT: Senator Reid Starts TV Ads
CQ Politics: Reid Reintroduces Himself to Nevada Voters
Hill: Reid launches first of his 2010 reelection ads

INDIANA

Politico: Visclosky's $100k legal bill

DELAWARE

CQ Politics: Biden-Castle Matchup Could Be One Close Race
Hill: Castle, Biden in Delaware dead heat

COLORADO

CQ Politics: Frazier Ends Colorado Senate Bid, Will Run for House

KENTUCKY

CQ Politics: Kentucky Senate Rivals Nearly Even In Banked Cash





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October 15, 2009



NATIONAL

Wash Times: Dow rages back over 10,000
WaPo: The Dow Passes Mile 10,000 on Road to Recovery
WaPo: Many Small Investors Have Sat Out Rally
Hill: Financial regulations coming as Wall Street shows recovery signs



Politico: John Boehner downplays Dow 10,000
Hill: Cantor: GOP unlikely to back tax credit
WSJ: House Committee Moves to Alter Derivatives Bill
WSJ: The Dangers of a Value-Added Tax
WSJ: In Praise of Lobbyists: Big business kills a damaging tax increase on overseas profits
Wash Times: Geithner's top posts stay empty in crisis
Wash Times: Less than half of AIG bonuses returned

Hill: Senate Republicans insisting on time for healthcare debate
NYT: Public Option Is Next Big Hurdle in Health Debate
WSJ: Unions Say Public Plan Is Needed
Hill: Pelosi seeks centrist support for liberal public-option healthcare proposal
WSJ: Senate Health-Care Push Gains Momentum
Politico: No Snowementum: Centrist Democrats still not sold on health care
Politico: Maverick fallout: GOP won't retaliate
Hill: Senate, administration begin healthcare endgame as Dem leaders express unity
WaPo: Democrats Fire Back at Health Industry
Politico: Democrats launch attack on insurer exemption
Hill: Blue Cross group blasts reform bill
WSJ: Medicare Advantage Premiums Expected to Rise 25% Next Year
WaPo: Hidden Costs of Medicare Advantage: Plans' Free Perks Are Subsidized
Hill: Senate may raise physicians Medicare payment fees
WaPo: How Passing Health-Care Reform Could Change the Political Landscape
Hill: AARP: Healthcare reform has become most divisive issue
WSJ: People to Watch in the Debate's Next Phase
WSJ: Tax Dollars Shouldn't Fund Abortion
WSJ: Lieberman Defects: The Connecticut Independent won't support the Baucus bill
Karl Rove: Obama Hasn't Closed the Health-Care Sale
EJ Dionne: What Does Snowe Want?
Rush Limbaugh: Women! Collins Likely to Join Snowe in Support of Obamacare
James Taranto: 'We're Going to Let You Die': Who said it? Hint: It wasn't Sarah Palin
Rush Limbaugh: Reich Reveals Democrat Plan: "We're Going to Let You Die"
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Meet to Determine Your Future Health Care Choices

NYT: Biggest Obstacle to Global Climate Deal May Be How to Pay for It
WaPo: Cap-and-Trade Would Slow Economy, CBO Chief Says
NYT: Meet Lindsey Graham, the Next GOP Maverick on Climate Change
WSJ: Earmarks Sap Energy Chief's Priorities
NYT: Curbing Climate Change by Sealing Gas Leaks
WaPo: Use of Forests as Carbon Offsets Fails to Impress In First Big Trial
Politico: New twist in 'astroturf' coal campaign
CQ Politics: Senate Shifts Focus to Energy-Water Bill

Ann Coulter: Natural-Born Losers
Politico: Hoyer still undecided on troop surge
WSJ: Congress sticks a gratuitous thumb in Pakistan's eye
Hill: Kerry releases new Pakistan language to ease concerns
AP/Ohlemacher: U.S. troop funds diverted to pet projects

Hill: Obama proposes $250 for retirees to augment Social Security checks
WaPo: Stagnant Prices Prevent Social Security Increase: Obama Endorses $250 Payments
WSJ: Obama Pushes Payments for Seniors
Wash Times: Social Security to make it official: No COLA

WaPo: Justice Department Looks to Avoid Another Stevens Fiasco

WSJ: Acorn's Ally at the NLRB: Obama appoints an SEIU man with ties to Blago
American Thinker: ACORN, Payola and Color of Law

Human Events: Fox News Locked Out
WaPo: Out In Front for White House: Interim Media Strategist Leads Salvo Against Fox
Hill: Congressional Democrats defend the White Houses snub of Fox News

WSJ: Justices Focus on Procedural Rules in Police-Confiscation Case

Daniel Henninger: A Decadent Nobel

George Will: Republican Victory in 2010? A Wave Takes Shape in Delaware

AP/Fallstrom: Rush Limbaugh dropped from Rams bid
American Spectator: Who Is DeMaurice Smith?
Ted Nugent: Rush-ing the NFL
WEEI: Brady on Rush: Would I get a raise?
Rush Limbaugh: Smear Campaign Against Rush is Attempt to Discredit Conservatism
Rush Limbaugh: The NFL's Newest Owner: Fergie
Rush Limbaugh: The Truth About Jackson, Sharpton and CNN's Sanchez (with Sources)
Rush Limbaugh: NFL Bloods and Crips, Explained: It Was All About Love of the Game

AP/DeMillo: McCain aide defends Palin as VP choice

American Spectator: Huckabee and Hoffman

NEW YORK

Hill: House GOP may face a civil war over New York's Scozzafava
Syracuse PS: Scozzafava, Owens travel to Washington in search of more campaign cash
NY Post: Paterson tackles huge deficit
NYDN: Gov. David Paterson's word for proposed $2.5B cuts in education, health: 'pain'
Buffalo News: Paterson, citing deficit, wants midyear cuts
Albany TU: $4.1B deficit looms, comptroller warns
NYT: State Comptroller Warns Albany to Cut Deficit
Albany TU: GOP on the Budget: We told you so
NYDN: Legislators tune out Gov. Paterson's budget ax call
Albany TU: Per diem reform effort begins
Albany TU: Monserrate slash case verdict due
WSJ: Can Bloomberg's 'Luxury' City Survive?
NYDN: Term limits, supporter apathy could damage Mayor Bloomberg's chances of reelection
NYDN: Rep. King warns of safety risks if Gitmo thugs are brought to city for 9/11 trials

NEW JERSEY

NY Post: Corzine spin cycle: Urges staff to 'stretch' job facts
Star-Ledger: Gov. Corzine defends memo asking staff to orchestrate job creation events
Star-Ledger: GOP candidate Christie endorsed by N.J. Taxpayers Alliance
Star-Ledger: GOP group likens Daggett to Corzine
S-L: N.J. GOP senator calls for investigation into contributions to Corzine's campaign
Star-Ledger: Campaigns unleash barrage of attacks
Politico: Obama campaigning for Corzine again
CQ Politics: Obama To Campaign Again With Corzine
Star-Ledger: Paul Fishman sworn in as U.S. Attorney for New Jersey

VIRGINIA

WaPo: All Set for a Republican Resurrection
WaPo: Race to Richmond
Politico: Gore coming to Va. for Deeds
WaPo: Obama Commits to Corzine, but No Word on Deeds
Politico: White House tries to jolt job growth
Politico: Dems look to students to turn tide
Examiner: Analysis: Implications of Virginia's Governor Race

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: California's GOP vote-boycott ends, key bills pass
WSJ: More Pain for State's Taxpayers, Cities
Mercury News: Will spotty voting records be a liability for Whitman and Fiorina?
SD: Whitman gets off to a rough start with Republicans, media
Merc: Whitman's cash allows her to continue campagin after stumbling out of the blocks
NYT: Newsom Begins Online Ad Campaign
CQ Politics: Doctor Tops $600,000 in Campaign to Oust Lungren
SacBee: Garamendi campaign cites wrong guy in slamming CD10 rival
SacBee: Labor stalwart Feinstein finds herself on wrong side of union battle
SF Chronicle: Judge refuses to toss suit challenging Prop. 8

TEXAS

Wash Times: Perry, Hutchison lock horns in Texas race
Dallas MN: Business as usual in Washington while Hutchison campaigns in Houston
Dallas MN: Perry vigorously defends '04 execution in Corsicana blaze
Austin AS: Perry backs arson ruling
Dallas MN: Fire investigator accuses Rick Perry of unethical behavior

FLORIDA



Tampa Tribune: Rubio crushes Crist in Palm Beach straw poll
Palm Beach Post: Palm Beach County GOP Senate straw poll: Rubio 90, Crist 17
Florida Insider: New Florida Poll: Charlie Crist's approval ratings are down
Sun-Sentinel: Crist calls for statewide corruption grand jury
Miami Herald: Crist calls for grand jury on public corruption
CQ Politics: Florida Flurry: Pondering a Special Election Run
NYT: Fla.s Wexler to Resign From House Seat
Politico: Robert Wexler, peacemaker?

Miami Herald: S. Fla. Republican to seek Orlando House seat
Dana Milbank: Rep. Die Quickly Is a Real Die-Hard

GEORGIA

UPI: 'Birther' lawyer to be sanctioned
WaPo: Justices Weigh $4.5 Million Bonus Awarded Lawyers in Ga. Litigation

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Burris says he'll vote for health care bill only if it has government plan
Chicago Tribune: Illinois campaign financing: Madigan makes stab at reform

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Coleman warmly endorses Pawlenty
Star Tribune: Social issues kick off gubernatorial debate
NYT: G.O.P. Has a Lightning Rod, and Its Not Palin: Rep. Michele Bachmann

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR: Romney endorses Toomey for Senate
CQ Politics: Pennsylvania Voters Not Eager For Six More Years With Specter
Politico: Dem gives back Murtha money

OHIO


Cincinnati Enquirer: Strickland leads rally for livestock board

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Granholm, Bishop hold fast to budget priorities
Wash Times: Michigan city asks for Gitmo transfers

TENNESSEE

Politico: Dem Stupak gives $2,500 to his GOP friend Zach Wamp's gubernatorial campaign

SOUTH CAROLINA

Hill: Graham amendment aims to keep 9/11 trials at Guantanamo

CONNECTICUT

Politico: Dodd outraised by Simmons
CQ Politics: Big Money Flows in Connecticut Senate Race

IOWA

Politico: Christie Vilsack considering Senate run

DELAWARE

CQ Politics: GOP Faces Battle To Hold Castles Seat





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