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September 30, 2009


WSJ: Public Plan Goes Down in Senate Health Vote
NYT: Senators Reject Pair of Public Option Proposals
WaPo: Prospects for Public Option Dim in Senate
Wash Times: Senate panel rejects public option twice
Wash Times: Dems feud over public option
Hill: Finance panel rejects public option
Hill: Rockefeller's public option defeated 8-15 in Senate Finance Committee vote
Hill: Harkin says he has the votes to pass public option bill in the Senate
Politico: Public option fate in Obama's hands
WSJ: Escape to Montana: Canadians seek a private option
WSJ: Why Obama Bombed on Health Care
WSJ: The WSJ Guide to ObamaCare
MSNBC: A Primer on Reconciliation
CQ Politics: Americans Edgy About Health Legislation
Newt Gingrich: Dishonesty, Intimidation, Hypocrisy and Medicare Advantage

WSJ: Senators to Unveil Draft Climate Bill
WaPo: Senators Ready a Bill on Greenhouse Gases
NYT: Curtain Rises on Senate Struggle Over Climate Legislation
Politico: Boxer-Kerry bill on climate still fluid
Politico: Will Chamber stance spur exodus?
Sen John Kerry: A new path for energy use

NYT: Banks to Prepay Assessments to Rescue F.D.I.C.
Reuters: Fed Proposes Rules on Credit Cards

WSJ: White House Tax Revamp Panel to Hold First Public Meeting Wednesday
WSJ: Group Tied to Obama Urges Tax Increase

WSJ: Clinton Site Gets a Taste of the Stimulus Pie

Hill: In tight times, Hill loosens its belt

Wash Times: Effort to defund ACORN faces hurdles

WSJ: Obama and the K Street Set: Whatever happened to 'change'?

NYT: G.O.P. Leader Raps Obamas Olympics Trip
NYT: In Pitch for Games, a Gamble for Obama

WSJ: Democratic Donor Gets 24-Year Term
NYT: Democratic Fund-Raiser Hsu Gets 24-Year Term for Fraud

NYT: Feingold Plans Hearing on Czars
Politico: Strange bedfellows: Beck, Feingold?

WaPo: U.S., Cuba Held Extended Talks
NYT: U.S. Official Meets With Cuban Authorities

WSJ: Retired Officers Rally to Close Gitmo
Politico: Generals: Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney are scaremongering

NYT: Immigration Crackdown With Firings, Not Raids

Dick Morris: Surrendering sovereignty
Rush Limbaugh: What President Limbaugh Would Do About Afghanistan

Wash Times: Sharpton, Gingrich find common ground
WSJ: Schools Push Hits the Road

Des Moines Register: Santorum Iowa visit stirs talk of 2012
WaPo: Is Santorum Serious?
NYT: What Year Is It? Biden and Santorum Head to Iowa
Hill: Santorum heads to Iowa, stokes buzz
Pittsburgh PG: Santorum hopes to fill GOP policy vacuum
CBS: Could Rick Santorum Be the Next Voice of the GOP?

Politico: Palin can pave her own future
Rush Limbaugh: Let's Hope Palin Sells Five Million
Slate: Sarah Palin took the name of her memoir from this (unflattering) Slate article

Politico: GOP going after red-state Dems
CQ Politics: Democrats Tout Top Senate Picks But Cede Some Challenging States
CQ Politics: What Counts in the House
Hill: Dems press reset button on Senate

Wash Times: Killing-Obama poll raises online questions

Politico: Court tosses Rather's $70M lawsuit

Maureen Dowd: On Safire


NYDN: Former President Nixon's son-in-law Ed Cox selected as state GOP chief
Albany TU: Start of new life for Grand Old Party?
Newsday: NY GOP chooses Nixon's son-in-law Cox as chairman
NYT: At Republican Conference, Cox Focuses on Rebuilding
Rochester D&C: Ed Cox chosen to lead state GOP
NYDN: Cox: Rudy Would Make A Great Governor OR Senator

NYT: De Blasio and Liu Win in N.Y. Democratic Runoffs

CQ Politics: Nov. 3 Date Set for New York House Special
Albany TU: 23rd Congressional Special Election set for Nov. 3
WSJ: Three-Way Race in New York Could Split GOP Vote
Hill: New York embarrassment

AP/Gormley: Paterson rally gets dismal reviews
Human Events: New York Democrats Tell Obama to Butt Out

NYT: Prosecutors in Monserrate Trial Subpoena His Companion
NYDN: Prosecutors pile on bloody evidence at Hiram Monserrate's trial

NYT: Federal Judge Forbids Keriks Lawyers to Mention 9/11 at Trial


NYT: In New Jersey, Would-Be Boss Is Big Boss Fan
Star-Ledger: Gov. Corzine, Christie ads likely to surface at N.J. Gov debate
AP: Poll shows Corzine closing gap on Christie in N.J. Gov race
Bloomberg: Ex-Lawyer to New Jersey Democrats Pleads Guilty


WaPo: A Tug of War For Women's Votes in Race For Governor
Wash Times: Deeds cuts deficit in new Va. poll
CQ Politics: McDonnell Holds Big Lead in Virginia
Politics Daily: New Poll, Differing From Others, Puts McDonnell Way Up in Virginia
CQ Politics: Virginias Deeds Touts Support from Ex-Governors
WaPo: Former Gov. Holton Endorses Deeds


Politico: Whitman supporters: vote, schmote
SacBee: 'No excuse' on voting record, Whitman says
AP/Williams: Meg Whitman: I focused on family instead of voting
SF Chronicle: Meg Whitman: Absentee Citizen

SacBee: Jerry Brown forms committee to run for California governor
LA Times: Jerry Brown files papers to explore a run for governor

LA Times: Schwarzenegger seeks overhaul of state tax system
SacBee: Schwarzenegger lauds new tax plan as business, labor groups denounce it
SacBee: Q&A: How Schwarzenegger-backed tax plan would affect Californians
WSJ: A California Quake: A tax commission releases a ground-breaking plan
WSJ: How California Can Get Its Groove Back
Dan Walters: Much-needed California tax overhaul likely doomed


Houston Chronicle: Perry's camp claims online event hacked
Dallas MN: Barbs fly after Gov. Rick Perry's webcast speech is short-circuited
Dallas MN: Perry camp charges political sabotage in computer meltdown
Star-Telegram: Perry's online campaign event hit by technical glitches

Dallas MN: What do Joe Straus and Jimi Hendrix have in common?


Orlando Sentinel: Gov. Crist's record of accomplishment requires a little explaining
PBP: Mrs. Crist jumps into Senate campaign, while husband hits cable news shows
Human Events: Rubio vs. the RINOs
American Spectator: GOP Soul Check

PNJ: Candidates for governor spar over pension fund


Daily Cit: Isakson: Senate needs to go back to the drawing board on health care reform
Florida TU: Georgia to pay high price if health care reform fails, study says
AJC: Sonny Perdue: Dont fret about where flood aid dollars are coming from


Daily Herald: Kirk pushes alternative health care plan
Chicago Tribune: Jesse White, Illinois secretary of state, kicks off re-election campaign


Star Tribune: Worst trouble with ACORN is at the polls
CQ Politics: Minnesotans Need More Time To Figure Out Franken
Hill: Franken making his mark, steadily
PP: Study shows Minnesota has a lot to lose if efforts at federal health care reform fail


CQ Politics: GOP Lawyer Takes On Pennsylvania Rep. Altmire
AP: Poll: Most Pa. governor hopefuls not well-known


Hudson Hub Times: Senate Republicans push proposal for redistricting reform
Hudson Hub Times: GOP, Dems clash on Ohio's economic development


Politics Daily: Republican Cox Leads Democrat Cherry in Michigan Governor's Race
Detroit News: Lansing inches toward budget deal
Detroit FP: Senate, House resume talks today


KC Star: Democrats cautious, but hopeful about Senate in 2010
St. Louis PD: Senate dismisses ethics complaint against Robin Carnahan


News & Observer: Hagan, Burr target defense dollars to N.C.


Palmetto Scoop: Milliken to help SCGOP go green, retire debt


Boston Globe: Powerful women line up for Coakley


Politico: Harry situation: What if Reid loses?

LA Times: Former ACORN worker details blackjack voter registration bonuses


NYT: Colorado Democrats Brace for Senate Primary


Rasmussen: 2010 Arkansas Senate: Lincoln Runs Behind Four GOP Challengers


Rasmussen: 61% of Arizona Republicans Say McCain Out of Touch With Party Base
CQ Politics: Eye on the Senate: McCain Rates High on Job Performance

Arizona Republic: Kyl bill targets real-estate fraud


September 29, 2009


AP/Italie: Palin's memoir, 'Going Rogue,' out Nov. 17
Politico: The Republican base is still wild about Sarah Palin
NYDN: 'Rogue' Sarah Palin pounds out book
LA Times: Sarah Palin's book is on the fast track
SF Chronicle: Why California Republicans LOOOVE Palin

Wash Times: GOP takes 'targeted' health-care approach
NYT: Abortion Fight Complicates Debate on Health Care
NYT: In Some States, a Push to Ban Mandate on Insurance
Wash Times: Eyes are on Lincoln in health care debate
Politico: Public option may have new life
Politico: GOP's competitiveness conundrum
Hill: Republican Govs. blast Baucus bill
Hill: Poll: Lowest support yet for healthcare
WaPo: In Delivering Care, More Isn't Always Better, Experts Say
WSJ: Why Medical Malpractice Is Off Limits
WSJ: Rhetorical Tax Evasion
WSJ: Health Co-Ops Aren't the Answer

NYT: Guantnamo Deadline May Be Missed
Detroit News: Standish remains in Gitmo talks
Rep. Mike Pence: Voting 'Present' Isn't Enough for Obama
Pat Buchanan: Is Iran Nearing a Bomb?
Rush Limbaugh: The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy is Back and This Time It's Racist, Too

Politico: The lost Countrywide phone tapes
CQ Politics: Issa Ramps Up Probe of Countrywide After Report on Phone Tapings

Hill: Dodd pens telecom immunity repeal

WSJ: Pocket Docket: Supreme Court's New Season
WaPo: High Court to Consider Issue of Church-State Separation

WSJ: Subprime Uncle Sam: The FHA makes Countrywide Financial look prudent
WaPo: More Help Coming To Clean Up Crisis
David Brooks: The Next Culture War

Wash Times: Workers' porn surfing rampant at federal agency

WSJ: The Neocons Make a Comeback

James Taranto: The Obama scandals bring a new era of opacity at the New York Times

Hill: GOP extends its target list for Nov. 2010
Hill: Lack of competitive open seats could hinder GOP election gains
Hill: RNC, Steele hammer Dems on taxes


NYT: For Nixon In-Law, G.O.P. Post and a Giuliani Clash

CQ Politics: Hoffman Hauls in Endorsements in N.Y. Special Race
Albany TU: Club for Growth endorses Hoffman in 23rd CD
Hill: Fred Thompson spurns GOP special election nominee

Albany TU: Governor: 'I have a state to run'

NYDN: State Sen. Pedro Espada 'should be in jail,' says Dem Neil Breslin


Star-Ledger: Christie fires back as he attacks the governor's policies on women
Star-Ledger: Christie works on women's issues in campaign stops
WSJ: Obama v. Bush, the Sequel


WaPo: Jindal Raises Money for McDonnell
Wash Times: Deeds gambles on riding Obama's coattails


Rasmussen: 2010 California Governor: Brown, Not Newsom, Leads All Republicans
SacBee: Brown holds edge over GOP guv hopefuls in new poll
CQ Politics: Poizner Hammers Whitman in New Ad
Dan Walters: Whitman's voting record no advantage
WSJ: Road Project Tests Power of Stimulus
SacBee: Doolittle, wife named as unindicted co-conspirators in corruption case
SacBee: Schwarzenegger hosts climate summit this week
SF Chronicle: Water interests argue new state dam proposals


Rasmussen: 2010 Arizona Governor: Goddard 42%, Brewer 35%


Dallas MN: Perry campaign recruiters getting paid per head
Dallas MN: How it works: Perry Home Headquarters


St. Pete Times: Charlie Crist looks to be dissing Jeb Bush's legacy in speech
St. Pete Times: Crist claiming credit for improved education?
Miami Herald: Sen. Bill Nelson enters healthcare reform debate


AJC: Oxendine opposes cuts to top teachers


Chicago Tribune: Mark Kirk: Census shouldn't involve SEIU because of its links to ACORN
Politico: Rep. Kirk battling over ACORN funding, votes

Chicago Tribune: Republican Aurora businessman to run for secretary of state

WSJ: Obama Enters Olympics Race
WaPo: Obama Will Travel to Copenhagen to Support Chicago's Bid for 2016 Games
Chicago Tribune: Chicago Olympic bid delegation heads to Copenhagen


Star Tribune: Minnesota Poll: Most don't back a Pawlenty run
MPR: Straw poll could pave way for top GOP choices


Philadelphia Inquirer: Rendell wants budget on his desk in a week
Pittsburgh PG: Rendell wants to sign state budget by Sunday
Pocono News: Still no budget, ten days after deal announced


Cleveland PD: Voinovich to GOP: Work with Strickland
Akron BJ: Residency dispute could be settled by Ohio high court


CQ Politics: Michigan GOP Faces Tough Choice in Race for Governor
CQ Politics: Democrats' Michigan Governor Race Now a Crowd

Detroit FP: Shutdown unlikely but state's preparing
NYT: Michigan Lawmakers Face Deadline on Budget Deal

Detroit FP: Gitmo transfer decision still open


Fox2: Missouri Democrats And Republicans Are Expecting More Federal Investigations


Greenville News: Milliken pledges cash to help turn GOP headquarters green
AP/Davenport: Beleaguered SC gov seeks info on school plane use


NYT: Majority Leader Protects Home State


CQ Politics: A GOP Challenge for West Virginia Rep. Mollohan


September 28, 2009


WSJ: Max's Mad Mandate: Baucus health bill will break 50 state budgets via Medicaid
WSJ: Health 'Reform' Is Income Redistribution
Wash Times: Liberals seek health-care access for illegals
NYT: Reid the Quarterback May Call on Obama to Referee
NYT: E-Records Get a Big Endorsement
Hill: Officials, lawmakers get preview of health plan clearinghouse
NYDN: Sen. Schumer to put government option in health bill
Lanny Davis: A health plan to please liberals and conservatives
Dana Perino: The GOP can keep Obama from scoring
Paul Begala: Bet on health care reform passing

WSJ: Phone Calls Add to Din Over Loans: Countrywide VIP Mortgage Program

Hill: Controversial financial protection proposal in spotlight with hearing

WSJ: $35 Billion Slated for Local Housing
WSJ: The Blob That Ate Monetary Policy
NYT: Testing the Dexterity of a Crisis Manager: Geithner

Wash Times: Trial lawyers lobby sinks $6.2M in debt

NYDN: GOP says President Obama is 'dithering' on Afghanistan
Jed Babbin: Waltzing McChrystal

Byron York: Mitt Romney's Marathon Run

Matt Towery: GOP return to power could be swift

WaPo: If the Ground Is Shifting, the House Will Feel It
Politico: Nancy Pelosi still a GOP campaign wedge
NYT: New Cheney Taking Stage for the G.O.P.
Politico: The lost members: Freemasons in Congress
NYT: Bill Clinton Echoes Right-Wing Conspiracy Theme
Hill: Bill Clinton: 'Vast right-wing conspiracy' still going strong in the Obama era
Andrew Breitbart: Podesta spends Soros' money stupidly

LA Times: A new push to define 'person,' and to outlaw abortion in the process

NYDN: William Safire, conservative columnist and former Nixon speechwriter, dead at 79
NYT: William Safire, Political Columnist and Oracle of Language, Dies at 79


NYT: On TV, Paterson Repeats His Pledge to Run
Politico: Paterson: Im blind, but Im not oblivious
Hill: 'Concerns' about Paterson raise questions about endorsements
Albany TU: Paterson on Meet the Press
Buffalo News: Paterson tells nation he won't drop out
NY Post: Paterson: NYers can pick own guv
Mike Lupica: Writing's on the wall: Paterson just playing out the string

Albany TU: Court to name special prosecutor to probe Troy primary absentee ballot fraud
Albany TU: Affidavits: Ballot abuse rampant

Politico: Wall Street money rains on Chuck Schumer

NY Post: Peak tragedy for Maloney
NYDN: Rep. Carolyn Maloney mourns husband: 'He died doing what he loved'


AP: GOP gubernatorial candidate Christie deflects Gov. Corzine attacks with humor
Politico: A declaration of independents in 2010
AP: Lieutenant governor candidates Loretta Weinberg, Kim Guadagno figure out their roles


Richmond TD: McDonnell: Plan would boost transportation, avoid education cuts
Politico: McDonnell grilled in Fox News Sunday appearance
Wash Times: Deeds pledges to walk tight fiscal line


SF Chronicle: California GOP sees hope on the horizon
LA Times: Undercurrent of culture clash emerges at GOP convention
SacBee: Conservative Republicans feel lost at California convention
Human Events: Report From California
SacBee: Health care overhaul bills await Schwarzenegger
Dan Walters: Will census resolve debate over size of congressional delegation?


Dallas MN: Alleged skyscraper plot highlights problems of keeping tabs on immigrants
Houston Chronicle: Controller contest loses spotlight


St. Pete Times: AG McCollum's role as trustee for state investment fund may be a conflict


Chicago Daily Observer: Pollak Speech to Cook County GOP


Pioneer Press: Tony Sutton relishes chance to lead Minnesota Republican Party


Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa. governor's race a match of equals


Examiner: Ohio GOP's DeWine armed and ready for 2010 races
Cleveland PD: Gov. Strickland is sinking fast, and taking Ohio down with him
Toledo Blade: Area lawmakers divided sharply on health care


Detroit News: Snyder, Cox take top spots in GOP gov poll
Detroit News: GOP leaders see opportunity
Detroit FP: Budget negotiators slash libraries, prisons


Politico: Bond: "We need troops now" in Afghanistan


KnoxNews: Tennessee House Speaker Kent Williams gets help for PAC


SunNews: Critics quietly chide Perdue for not tapping more women


Augusta Chronicle: South Carolina Republican Governor candidates
P&C: 2 congressional districts and many points of view lie along the Combahee River


Boston Globe: States health system popular


Las Vegas Sun: Karl Rove: Eventually, GOP must supply answers
Las Vegas RJ: Reid's book claim disputed


Denver Post: D.C. job alleged as attempt to deter Romanoff


CQ Politics: Vermont GOPs Gov Hopes Hinge on What Dubie Will Do


September 27, 2009


CNN: Sen. Isakson: Dems 'wrong' on health care
WSJ: Obama Addresses Black Caucus on Health Care
WaPo: For Obama, Warm Regards: Pride Supersedes Differences at Black Caucus Banquet
Hill: Obama skips public option push to CBC
Politico: Obama links civil rights and health care
WaPo: On a Street in Gaithersburg, Health-Care Anxiety Abounds
NYT: Taking Health Care Courtship Up Another Notch
Wash Times: Liberals to fight for public option in health plan

NYT: U.S. Job Seekers Exceed Openings by Record Ratio
WaPo: As Subprime Lending Crisis Unfolded, Watchdog Fed Didn't Bother Barking

Kathleen Parker: Not Far From the Tree: ACORN and Its Political Seed

NYT: Election Commission Decisions Deadlocking on Party Lines

AP/Loven: W.H.: Gitmo unlikely to close by January

Hill: Broadband coalitions form to target FCC

Politico: Romney a victim in health care debate
Hill: Romney makes nice with rivals

NYT: For Some Republicans, Their Partys Seal of Approval Doesnt Impress
Hill: National polling firm battling back amid controversy over fraud allegations

WaPo: Armey's Army Marches Against Obama
Hill: No president, no problem for emboldened RNC members
Baltimore Sun: GOP shows rise in cash, polls

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet


NYDN: Andrew Cuomo: From Horror on the Hudson to Democrats' chosen son
Albany TU: Combative Paterson gains forum
NYDN: Charlie Rangel rips President Obama for asking Gov. Paterson to drop out
NYDN: Gov. Paterson still loves 'being governor' despite low poll numbers

NYDN: Rep. Carolyn Maloney's husband dies mountain climbing in Tibet: aide
NYT: Rep. Maloneys Husband Dies on Tibet Trek

Buffalo News: Assistant DA says Clark and Sedita gave political kingpin Pigeon a pass


Philadelphia Inquirer: N.J.'s new No. 2 post could be a big deal
Star-Ledger: Corzine's cash may soon have impact
PolitickerNJ: Gore makes his case for Corzine


Wash Times: Tax fight erupts in Va. governor's race
WaPo: How They Voted on God, Guns And Gays: Deeds, McDonnell on Schools, Taxes, Too
Bob McDonnell: My (Specific) Promises to Northern Virginia
Creigh Deeds: My (Specific) Promises to Northern Virginia
Examiner: McDonnell hopes to appeal to Va.s black voters
Virginian-Pilot: Plans for Va.'s economy long on ideas, not details


LA Times: Top Republican GOP candidates joust at convention
Desert Sun: Gubernatorial candidates campaign at Indian Wells
SacBee: In California, GOP rival calls eBay ex-chief 'unelectable'
SacBee: Whitman pressed on past
SF Chronicle: Whitman grapples with spotty voting record
AP/Williams: Calif. GOP candidate seeks to slash state spending
AP/Williams: Ex-eBay CEO's voting record questioned at GOP meet
WaPo: Will Calif. Vote for a Non-Voter?
Rasmussen: 2010 California Senate: Boxer Beats Fiorina, DeVore
LA Times: Carlos Moreno, California high court justice, is raising his profile
San Diego UT: Former governor Jerry Brown hints at his future


NBC DFW: State GOP Chair Resigns, Joins Perry's Campaign
Austin AS: State GOP chair resigns to work for Perry
SA News: Governors race is dividing local, state GOP
Dallas MN: Hutchison says race even


CNN: Crist predicts Carter-esque loss for Obama
Digital Journal: Florida Governor foresees Obama loss similar to Jimmy Carter's
George Will: A Ripe Time For Florida's Marco Rubio
Herald Tribune: Don't bet against Rubio in Florida's Senate race
Examiner: Marco Rubio vs. Charlie Crist. The Rocky Balboa fight of politics.
Miami Herald: Gov. Crist to fill empty posts on PSC
St. Pete Times: High stakes ride on Crist's PSC picks
LA Times: Mark Foley's second act, on the air


Rome NT:AJC: OxendiDeal, Purcell speak at GOP breakfast about Georgia's future
ne doubles flood damage estimates
AJC: No smooth road ahead for transportation bill


Chicago Tribune: Little-known Republican taking on big government
Politico: Rep. Aaron Schock's office was terror target
CQ Politics: Ex-Rep's Endorsement Becomes Campaign Issue
Chicago Sun-Times: Health reform will include public option: Schakowsky
Beacon News: GOP rallies in St. Charles
St. Charles Sun: Top GOP figures to come to Kane rally


Detroit News: Minn. governor: GOP should recruit in urban areas
Star Tribune: Minnesota Poll: Obama's support declines sharply


Philadelphia Inquirer: Dozens praise ACORN in N. Phila


Rasmussen: 2010 Ohio Governor: Kasich 46%, Strickland 45%
Rasmussen: 2010 Ohio Senate: Portman, Lee, Brunner in Virtual Tie


Detroit News: Gov. candidates Snyder, Cox prevail in Republican straw vote
AP/Hoffman: Mich. Republicans say 2010 will be better for them
Detroit FP: Next 2 fiscal years likely to be even more dire for Michigan, officials say
Detroit FP: Camp enters war zone over health care reform with salvos of his own
AP/Hoffman: Mich. stares down 2nd govt. shutdown in 3 years


Tennessean: Governor's mansion work nears end but resentments remain


NYDN: Edwards' ex-mistress, Rielle Hunter, targeted by Elizabeth Edwards in blog comments


NBC Augusta: Rally for Outspoken Rep. Joe Wilson in Aiken


Las Vegas Sun: John Guedry drops out of race against Rep. Dina Titus
CQ Politics: GOP's Guedry Ends Bid Against Nevada Rep. Titus


CQ Politics: Bennet, Norton Lead Colorado Primary Races


September 26, 2009


WaPo: GOP Senators Pull Out of Inquiry Into CIA Program
McClatchy: Republican Sen. Bond blasts probe of Bush-era intelligence
Wash Times: Top Republican pulls out of intelligence investigation

NYT: House Approves Stopgap to Keep Government Afloat
Hill: House vote averts government shutdown
WSJ: Volcker says Treasury's reform will lead to future bailouts. He's right

WSJ: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels: 'We Are the Initiators'
NYT: A Critic Finds Obama Policies a Perfect Target

WSJ: House Weighs 'Cadillac-Plan' Tax
WSJ: The Senate Bill Gives and Takes for Most Groups
WSJ: Health Problems Health Care Can't Fix
NYT: For Democrats, Cracks in a United Front
NYT: Democrats Preserve Essence of Health Proposal
NYT: Senators Postpone Debate on Public Option
Hill: Rockefeller: Public option not impossible
Hill: Five House Democrats sign discharge petition
John Fund: Congress Needs a 72-Hour Waiting Period

LA Times: 10 more GOP senators demand answers from the NEA about teleconference
James Taranto: Yosi Sergant Gets Hypovehiculated

WSJ: The decline of newspapers is a tragedy for democracy. How can it be stopped?

CNN: McCain to host Romney fundraiser

Politico: Justice Ginsburg released

WaPo: Guests on Sunday news shows


CQ Politics: Six-Figure Party Spending Surge in New York Special
NYDN: Wojtaszek For Cox
LoHud: Paterson Spoofed On Saturday Night Live Again
NYT: Editorial: Gov. Patersons Choice


NJ: N.J. GOP lawmakers call for investigation into Gov. Corzine hedge fund investments
Philadelphia Inquirer: Gore urges N.J. voters to reelect Gov. Corzine
PolitickerNJ: Christie camp wants Corzine to chastise Pallone
WSJ: A property rights victory in New Jersey, of all places


Politico: GOP jumps on Wilder non-endorsement
CQ Politics: Virginia Governor: McDonnell Leads Deeds By 4
Richmond TD: Deeds dropped ball with Wilder
Richmond TD: Obama proving to be mixed blessing for Deeds
CNN: McDonnell fights back in new TV ads


SacBee: California GOP seeks momentum at Indian Wells convention
LA Times: A bruised state Republican Party gathers
Desert Sun: State Republican convention begins today In Indian Wells
SF Chronicle: Arnold at the GOPfest: Not feeling the love
SF Chronicle: Pre-GOP Confab countdown: Let the mudslinging begin!
AP/Williams: Calif. GOP convention to focus on gov. candidates
Mercury News: Republicans see glimmers of hope for 2010
RCP: Are Whitman and Fiorina California Dreamin'?
LA Times: No California state parks will close, Gov. Schwarzenegger announces
LA Times: Editorial: Picking on ACORN

Sac Bee: Former CEO Whitman likely to take stand in eBay-Craigslist civil trial


Lubbock AJ: Hutchison camps waging big bucks battle
Weekly Standard: Perry on Israel, Chavez, and Secession
AP/Root: Perry's wealth fueled by land deals, investments
Midland RT: Questions surround lieutenant governor's race


News-Press: Mistaken restoration of rights to felons already bubbling as issue in Florida
AP/Farrington: Fla. GOP slams Crist-backed felon vote restoration
Buzz: Hasner bites at Sink, backs McCollum over felons' rights
Buzz: Does Florida GOP have a Crist/glass house problem?
SunSentinel: Crist faces risks in replacing Eggelletion
KeysNet: Rubio brings campaign to Florida Keys
Orlando Sentinel: Sink: trial lawyer mailer "has no place in Florida politics"
Jacksonville Observer: Bud Chiles Considering a Run for Florida CFO


Daily Citizen: Chambliss, Isakson urge the GAO to launch investigation into ACORN


Chicago Sun-Times: Census should cut SEIU ties because of ACORN, Kirk says
NBC Chicago: Steele Still Likes Kirk
Chicago Daily Observer: Good News for Hughes: RNC Backs Away from Mark Kirk
Chicago Tribune: Cook County GOP trying again for resurgence


Politico: Toner to aid Pawlenty PAC
Star Tribune: Pawlenty: The Boss rules, GOP rockers not so much
KARE: Bachmann, Paul join forces to address U of M students
AP: Republican Ron Paul holds Minn. town hall
Star Tribune: Reps. Bachmann, Paul at U


AP/Levy: More Pa. House Dems oppose drilling in forests


CQ Politics: Ohio Senate: Portman Tied With Fisher And Brunner
Politics Daily: Ohio Senate Race Shaping Up as a Tight One
Hill: Poll: Portman nearly tied with Democratic opponents
Vindy: Kasich says taxes, bureaucracy, spending drive business out of Ohio
Cincinnati Enquirer: What's next for Ohio budget?


Detroit News: Copy Florida, governor tells Michigan GOP
AP/Hoffman: 5 Mich. GOP gubernatorial hopefuls to debate
LSJ: GOP to show off 2010 hopefuls
Mich Mess: Political calculus: Predicting the budget battle outcomes
NYT: Detroit Mayors Tough Love Poses Risks in Election


St. Louis PD: GOP battle: Chuck Purgason seeks deficit answers from Roy Blunt
St. Louis PD: Bond quits Senate panel reviewing CIA policies
Hill: Bond resigns from interrogation panel


US News: Frist Endorses Individual Mandate in Healthcare Reform


CNN: Wilson accuses Dems of misleading the public
CQ Politics: Wilson Taps "You Lie" Fundraising for Fellow Republicans


Politico: Court denies GOP bid to block Paul Kirk


WSJ: Senate Leader Reid Becomes GOP Target in Nevada
Hill: Nevada GOP chairwoman prepares challenge for Reid's Senate seat


September 25, 2009


WSJ: Pelosi Presses for a Public Option
Hill: Speaker Pelosi in battle to close health deal
NYT: Senate Panel Rejects Bid to Add Drug Discount
WSJ: Senators Reject Bid to Cut Drug Prices for Low-Income Seniors
Wash Times: Seniors courted in health debate
NYT: House Votes to Block Increase in Medicare Part B Premiums
NYT: Democrats Join Push to Post Bills Online
WSJ: Overhaul Divides Business and Its Traditional GOP Allies
WSJ: Doubling Down on a Flawed Insurance Model
WaPo: A Health-Insurance Difference Without a Distinction
WSJ: Unsafe at Any Speed: Another day, another White House health-care deadline
CQ Politics: Obama in Strong Position on Health Care
AP/Davis: GOP to block health nominees until Obama lifts 'gag order' on Medicare insurers
Fox: Republicans: Clinton-Era Guidance Proves Humana Acted Properly
Bloomberg: Orszag Sees Health Law in Six Weeks, Praises Baucus

Hill: House prepares for vote on spending measure amid heavy GOP attacks

NYT: Behind the Furor Over a Climate Change Skeptic
Reuters: Senate blocks move against EPA climate rules
WSJ: Gore-Backed Car Firm Gets Large U.S. Loan

WSJ: Battle Brews Over Unused TARP Cash
WSJ: The Fed's Job Is Only Half Over
WSJ: Fifty Eliot Spitzers: That's what the Frank-Obama proposal would unleash on banks

NYT: F.D.A. Reveals It Fell to a Push by Lawmakers

NYT: In Poll, Public Wary of Obama on War and Health
LA Times: Obama woes spark jump in Republican fundraising
WaPo: Democrats Are Jarred by Drop In Fundraising
Kim Strassel: Obama's Swing-State Blues
Michael Barone: Can the Republicans win the House in 2010?
James Taranto: Check, Please: Biden makes the case for the Republicans in 2010

WaPo: ACORN Funded Political, For-Profit Efforts, Data Show
Wash Times: Glenn Beck: Probe of ACORN 'bogus'
Hill: Treasury to probe oversight of ACORN and similar groups
Politico: GOP, Treasury up ACORN scrutiny
Politico: CRS: House ACORN ban may be unconstitutional
Human Events: ACORN and The Working Families Party: Another Connection

Gary Bauer: Planned Parenthood Deserves the ACORN Treatment

WaPo: White House Regroups on Guantanamo
Politico: Greg Craig's exit seen amidst Gitmo flap
WaPo: Editorial: Progress on State Secrets
WSJ: Terror, Still: Iindictment of terrorist suspect Zazi underscores the need for intelligence
Politico: Washington Post reporter Walter Pincus now a target of the left
Pat Buchanan: To Lose a War

Politico: Palin presses White House on Afghanistan
AP: Romney to speak at Wash. Republican convention
Politico: Senators eye 2010 prognosis

Politico: NEA communications director resigns

NYT: Justice Ginsburg Is Taken to Hospital
WSJ: Justice Ginsburg Hospitalized After Iron Infusion
Politico: Justice Ginsburg hospitalized
AP/Sherman: Justice Ginsburg, battling pancreatic cancer, falls ill at work and is hospitalized

Charles Krauthammer: Irving Kristol: A Great Good Man

Richard Viguerie: Sliming Conservatives: A Short History

Wash Times: Tainted donations vex political campaigns

American Spectator: Republicans Struggle to Get Off the Mat


NYT: Slyly, Giuliani Says He Feels for Paterson
Politico: New York Democrats urged W.H. to push David Paterson
NY Post: 'Andy's tricks behind Bam nix'
NY Post: Pols pick sides on Paterson mess
NY Post: Poll: NYers think Obama shouldn't intervene in gov race
NYDN: NYers want Obama to butt out of governor race, though poll still a blow to Paterson
Albany TU: For Paterson and Democrats, a week of close shaves
Rasmussen: 2010 New York Governor: Cuomo Beats GOP Challengers, Paterson Doesn't

Rasmussen: New York Senate: Gillibrand Narrowly Leads Pataki

Albany TU: Add us to buyout, state workers ask

NYT: Doctor Testifies in Monserrate Trial
NY Post: Doc: Monserrate gal pal said pol smashed glass into her face

NY Post: Poll: Bloomberg holds 16-point edge over Thompson


NJ: One poll shows Christie ahead of Corzine by 8 points, another by 1 point
AP/Delli Santi: Race on for independent voters in NJ gov's contest
Star-Ledger: Christie campaigns in Galloway; Corzine attends North Bergen rally
Star-Ledger: Chris Christie's campaign deals with distant family link to mobster, report says
NYT: Meanwhile, Next Door, Its Team Obama for Corzine


Wash Times: Wilder on Deeds: That's not 'leadership'
WaPo: Wilder Declines to Endorse Deeds
Politico: Poll shows Deeds within 4
WaPo: Virginia Teachers Union Blasts McDonnell in TV Ads


NYT: California Gubernatorial Hopeful Vows to Reverse Emissions Rules
SacBee: California GOP seeks momentum at Indian Wells convention
SacBee: Whitman acknowledges frequently failing to vote
SF Chronicle: Schwarzenegger backs strong state climate bill
AP/Dearen: Schwarzenegger defends legacy from Whitman attack
ABC7: Schwarzenegger takes shots at Whitman


Hill: Two GOP heavyweights turning primary into Texas-sized battle
Austin AS: Perrys tone angers his D.C. allies
SA News: Perry's actions define economic sensitivity


Politico: Martinez heads straight to K Street
St. Pete Times: Sen. Nelson pushes plan to protect seniors covered by Medicare Advantage


Examiner: Senator Saxby Chambliss' Town Hall Meeting
AJC: Obama approves federal disaster declaration


Chicago Sun-Times: Andy McKenna enters crowded race for Illinois governor
Chicago Sun-Times: Sources: Emanuel wanted Claypool to be placeholder


Star Tribune: Appraising Pawlenty: 'Swagger was noticed at summit
Star Tribune: Minnesota's mayors want gubernatorial race to highlight local aid


Philadelphia Inquirer: Ridge backs Corbett in GOP race for Pa. governor
Pittsburgh PG: Ridge endorses Corbett for GOP nomination for governor
Gettysburg Times: Corbett campaign visits Adams County


Cleveland PD: Zack Space's rent payments create mystery, GOP says
Dayton DN: Former Gov. Taft gets 'roasted' at Kids Voting Bipartisan Bash


Detroit News: Poll shows edge for Cox as GOP opens leadership conference
Mich Mess: Cox leads early poll of Republican gubernatorial candidates
AP/Hoffman: No spending caps in Mich. GOP gubernatorial race

Detroit News: Tensions increase as state budget talks stall


KC Star: Top Nixon aide knew about Lake of the Ozarks E. coli results in May
News-Leader: Nixon aide knew about E. coli results in May, ex-DNR employee says
Columbia DT: GOP reacts to E. coli statements

AP: Mo. lawmaker defends tax plan in congressional bid


Tennessean: Gordon responds to GOP chair's challenge on Roll Call article
Knox News: Rivals attack Haslam's stance on guns in parks


Statesville: Former Raleigh mayor rallies GOP in Mooresville


AP/Kinnard: SC AG accepted campaign cash from lawyers he hired


Boston Globe: Senator Kirk | Bio
Boston Globe: Lawyer brings political experience, skill as a mediator to his new post
Boston Globe: Party expects loyal soldier in health care fight with GOP
USA Today: Paul Kirk named to Kennedy's seat
WSJ: Kennedy Confidant Named as Successor
NYT: Kirk Heads to Senate With Brief, Crucial Mission
CQ Politics: Next Massachusetts Senator An Ultimate Insider
American Spectator: The Kennedys' Senator
Politico: GOP files suit to block Kirk
Hill: Dems reach 60 with appointment to fill Kennedy seat; GOP cries foul

Boston Globe: Kerry asks $20m for Kennedy institute


Las Vegas RJ: Editorial: Reid blocks ACORN probe
Reno GJ: Nevada lawmakers critical of Gibbons' handling of stimulus money


CQ Politics: Brewer Faces Company in Arizona Governor GOP Primary
CQ Politics: McCain Looks Safe for Re-Election


Rasmussen: 2010 Iowa: Ex-Gov Branstad Has Big Lead Over Incumbent Governor Culver


Cincinnati Enquirer: Beshear heaps praise on Mongiardo


September 24, 2009


NYT: Panels Battles on Health Highlight a Broader Split
Human Events: Senate Cloaks Obamacare
Wash Times: GOP seeks 72-hour window to read bills
Karl Rove: Pres. Risks Getting Stale: Continuous TV appearances can't rescue bad argument
Ann Coulter: Liberal lies about national health care, Part 5
Boston Globe: GOP says health debate has held up other issues
Wash Times: Senators spar over Medicare cuts, drugs
WaPo: Medicare Is Focus on Day 2 of Health-Care Negotiations
WaPo: Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage
WSJ: Medicare and Gag Orders
American Spectator: Obama's Health Care Bait and Switch

NYT: Oil Industry Sets a Brisk Pace of New Discoveries
Politico: Murkowski to move against EPA

Hill: House Democrats push continuing resolution over GOP objections

WSJ: Democrats Soften Financial Bill
NYT: White House Pares Its Financial Reform Plan
Wash Times: White House OK with limit on new consumer agency
WSJ: Bank Pay and the Financial Crisis
NYT: Federal Government Spends Stimulus Money Faster Than Expected
WSJ: U.S. to Post Reports on Stimulus Jobs Online
WSJ: Congress Seeks Faster Implementation of New Credit-Card Rules

WaPo: ACORN Sues Over Damaging Video: Violated Wiretapping Law, Liberal Group Says
Wash Times: ACORN sues Bretibart, 'pimp, hooker' duo
NYT: Acorn Sues Over Video as I.R.S. Severs Ties
Politico: ACORN fights back
Politico: Frank turns against ACORN
Hill: ACORNs troubles grow as it mounts counteroffensive
AP/Nuckols: ACORN sues filmmakers
AP/Pritchard: How the ACORN 'pimp and hooker' videos came to be

WSJ: Plan to Seek Detainee Law Is Dropped
NYT: Obama to Use Current Law to Support Detentions
WaPo: Administration Won't Seek New Detention System

WaPo: Democrats Seek to Tighten Oversight of Surveillance Methods
NYT: Leading Democrats Weigh In on New State Secrets Policy

James Taranto: What Is Yosi Sergant?

AP/Barrett: Census worker slain in Kentucky: Hanged with 'fed' scrawled on his chest

WSJ: Fund-Raiser Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud Charges

Politico: Ron Paul-inspired candidates make impact

DMN: Karl Rove's relentless style underscored in former Bush speechwriter's new book

American Spectator: Listening to Newt

USA Today: GOP gets big bump of donors in August

WSJ: Palin, in Hong Kong, Criticizes Obama's Policies
Wash Times: In Hong Kong speech, Palin touts 'Main Street'


NYDN: Gov. Paterson hints he might not run in 2010 after all, for the sake of the party
Buffalo News: Paterson says he'll complete term
NYT: Reluctant Governor Explains: I Did Not Sign Up for This
Albany TU: Paterson warns of more red ink
Albany TU: Republican leaders sees savings opportunities
AP/Gormley: Paterson faults Cuomo allies for Obama leak
NY Post: 'Andy's tricks behind Bam nix'
AP: NY Dems give Paterson qualified support
NYDN: Controller limits campaign donations in attempt to curb 'pay-to-play' problems
AP/Gormley: Wisdom of taxing rich questioned: Likely to drive people out of state
NYT: Green and De Blasio Focus on Attacks and Endorsements in Public Advocate Debate
NYDN: 40, not 20, stitches for state Sen. Hiram Monserrate's gal pal Karla Giraldo


Philadelphia Inquirer: Christie accuses Corzine of 'error in judgment'
NYT: For Christie, Family Tie No Candidate Can Relish
Politico: Corzine accuses Christie of 'throwing weight around'
Star-Ledger: New Jersey's Great Political Races Through the Ages


Wash Times: McDonnell aims to tap support of veterans
Richmond TD: Fairfax chamber endorses McDonnell
WaPo: Ed: Honesty on Transportation: Deeds has leveled with VA voters. Will they listen?

Virginian-Pilot: 'You lie' congressman helps VA Republicans
CQ Politics: Virginia Rep. Nye Gets Sixth GOP Challenger


SF Chronicle: GOP to assess governor hopefuls at convention
San Diego UT: Whitman says she'd suspend 'green' initiative
LA Times: GOP gubernatorial candidate Whitman launches radio ads
SacBee: Whitman formally announces candidacy, rails against bureaucracy
Info Week: Meg Whitman Announces Gubernatorial Run
SacBee: Meg Whitman's voting record short, sparse
SacBee: Can poor voting record hurt a candidate? Sometimes
LA Times: Oxy oil discovery could spark new interest in California's energy potential


Dallas MN: T. Boone Pickens endorses Rick Perry
Dallas MN: Perry says he's got Pickens' vote
Houston Chronicle: Hutchison campaigns on two fronts
Hill: Perry skeptical, Hutchison certain
Dallas MN: Hutchison taps local GOP leader
Politico: DeLay dances all over "leaderless" GOP
CQ Politics: Did DeLay Dance on Ron Paul's Head?
Gail Collins: A Tom DeLay Makeover


Miami Herald: Replacing Broward County commissioner offers predicament for Crist
NYT: Senator Nelson Tries to Allay Fears on Health Overhaul
NYT: Former Senator Martinez at DLA Piper


CQ Politics: Oxendine, Barnes Hold Leads in Georgia Gov Race


Star Tribune: Two GOP gubernatorial hopefuls roll out proposals
NYT: The Franken Funnies


Rep. Joe Sestak: Still looking for leadership on healthcare


Columbus Dispatch: Redistricting amendment passes, goes to House
AP: Jennifer Brunner rules Dayton-area senator isn't a resident of town where he votes
Politico: Jim Traficant: 'Stimulate this'


Detroit News: Republicans find common ground on state budget
AP: Top Mich. Dem. chides GOP lawmakers for 'partying'
Detroit FP: Kilpatrick probation fight going to court


Rasmussen: 2010 Missouri Senate: Blunt 46%, Carnahan 46%
CQ Politics: Missouri Senate Race a True Tossup


Eugene Robinson: From Cad to Worse


CQ Politics: Republican Battle is on in South Carolina's 1st District
NYDN: Jenny Sanford scores book deal for memoir with Ballantine Books


Boston Globe: Signs point to Kirk for interim senator
NYT: Kennedy Confidant Expected to Take Senate Seat
WaPo: Ex-Kennedy Aide Is Seen as Likely Interim Senator
WSJ: Mass. Lawmakers Approve Kennedy-Succession Change
CQ Politics: Massachusetts Ready To Allow Fill-In Senator
Hill: Effort to replace Kennedy hits snag


Politico: McMahon avoids WWE in first ad


Rasmussen: 2010 Iowa Senate: Grassley 56%, Krause 30%


September 23, 2009


Politico: Mitch McConnell: 'Severe' reaction if reconciliation used
Newt Gingrich: Turning the Senate into the Chicago City Council
Human Events: Your Guide to Budget Reconciliation and Obamacare
Newt Gingrich: The right's hour in America is here
Dick Morris: ObamaCare: Taxes for everyone

WSJ: GOP Assails Health-Plan Mandate
Wash T: GOP withholds health bill support: Baucus, seeking 60 votes, makes modifications
WSJ: Health Bill's Proposed Excise Tax Rallies Republicans
Wash Times: Amendments bog down health plan
WSJ: Biden Says Rising Health Premiums Show Need for Overhaul
WSJ: Liberals and Civility: Why Democrats should welcome a rough debate
WaPo: Lines Drawn as Senate Panel Begins Debating Health Bill
Politico: Health-care markup is just beginning
Hill: Lawmakers regrouping to seek healthcare deal
Hill: Majority Leader Hoyer to reach out to GOP's Cantor on healthcare
Hill: Finance work on healthcare begins with rhetoric, attacks
Hill: Wall Street bullish on healthcare reform
NYT: Parties Clash on Long-Awaited Day for Health Bill
NYT: Democrats Spar Among Themselves Over PhRMA Deal
NYT: G.O.P. Senator Draws Critics in Both Parties
Dana Milbank: The Republicans' Deaf Ear Is a Preexisting Condition
Hill: Pelosi backs away from deal with Blue Dogs
Hill: Blue Dogs, beware
WaPo/Cillizza: Demonizing Nancy Pelosi
Politico: Cantor whacks Obama, Pelosi

WaPo: Nations Appear Headed Toward Independent Climate Goals
NYT: U.S. and China Vow Action on Climate but Cite Needs
Politico: EU hits U.S.'s slow pace on climate
NYT: Momentum on Climate Pact Is Elusive
NYT: U.N. Sets an Example by Offsetting Its Carbon Emissions
Politico: Climate speech's tepid reception
Politico: Gore's carbon tax makes good sense
Politico: Cap-and-trade will depress home prices
Politico: Climate lawsuits are coming, Gore & Browner warn
Hill: Sen. Brown: Climate bill can't pass without aid to manufacturers
Rush Limbaugh: You Lie! Obama Makes Ludicrous Claim on Carbon Emissions at UN

Wash Times: Tea Party movement aims for October

NYT: House Bill Extends Jobless Benefits for Some

WSJ: Bank Pay Controls Aren't the Answer
WSJ: Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the madness of politicians pitching banker pay curbs
Stephen Moore: Americans believe Washington squanders half of every tax dollar
George Will: The Cost of a Presidential Cave-In
Byron York: Democrats on path to repeat housing disaster

WSJ: Neutering the 'Net

Wash Times: Diversity czar takes heat over remarks

CQ Politics: Reid Rejects GOP Call for ACORN Hearings
Hill: Sen. Reid rebukes Sen. Vitter on ACORN
WSJ: Barney Frank on Acorn: He calls for an investigationof the investigators
Kathleen Parker: ACORN's Overdue Unraveling
American Thinker: ACORN and the AGs
American Thinker: The Catholic Bishops and ACORN

NYT: With a Receptive White House, Labor Begins to Line Up Battles

WSJ: Obama and the Politics of Concession
CQ Politics: Conservatives Cast Obama as Reluctant, Timid

Politico: Administration backs off NEA call

James Taranto: Liberium ad Absurdum: Zbigniew Brzezinski and Jimmy Carter
Michael Gerson: A Cold Shoulder To Liberty

NYT: Justice Dept. Plans to Limit Use of State Secrets Privilege
WaPo: Obama to Set Higher Bar For Keeping State Secrets

AP/DeMillo: Steele says Dems, GOP failing to address poverty

Wash Times: Times starts Web site for conservatives

Human Events: Why the Left Hates Glenn Beck

Hill: Republican base keys fundraising rebound

WSJ: Palin Addresses Asian Investors
NYT: Palin Speaks to Investors in Hong Kong
AP/Marquez: Palin emerges in Asia with speech to investors
Politico: Scheunemann advising Palin for 'wide-ranging' Hong Kong talk


Newsday: Rick Lazio announces candidacy for governor
WSJ: GOP Sees Hope in New York Race

NY Post: I'm in it to win it, defiant Dave says
NYDN: Paterson: Obama administration can't get anything done due to fear of GOP
NYT: Obama Genial but Chagrined in Encounter, Paterson Says
Albany TU: Rift plays out on Troy stage
Politico: Paterson blames weak Obama record for friction
NYDN: Another Republican For Cuomo
CQ Politics: Meeks Denies Asking New York Gov. Paterson Not to Run
NYDN: Bill Clinton joins Obama push against Paterson in 'Today' interview
NYDN: WH told Paterson not to run for governor because they were worried about Giuliani
AP: Kerik lawyers to bring up Giuliani in corruption trial

NYT: In 4-3 Vote, Court Says Paterson Can Appoint Lt. Governor
NYT: New York Court Backs Governor on Deputy Pick
Buffalo News: Court: Paterson can name lieutenant
NYT: Editorial: A Bona Fide Lieutenant Governor

NYT: Video Shows Monserrate Pulling His Bleeding Companion
NY Post: Monserrate seen roughing up gal pal
NYDN: Security videos show Monserrate dragging his bleeding girlfriend Karla Giraldo
AP/Long: Monserrate: Attacker or victim?

NYT: Westchester Board Approves a Housing-Integration Pact
NYT: Vote on Westchester Desegregation Settlement Is Delayed


Rasmussen: New Jersey Governor: Christie 48%, Corzine 41%
Human Events: Corzine Campaign in Disarray
AP: Christie campaign goes after Corzine over investment in hedge fund, alleging casino ties
Star-Ledger: Corzine stands behind continuing hedge fund investment


CNN: Romney event nets $100,000 for McDonnell
Human Events: Warner Supporters Back McDonnell over Deeds
Creigh Deeds: My Transportation Plan
Wash Times: Wilder nod imminent in Va. race


NYT: Former eBay Chief Running for Governor of California | Bio
CBS: Ex-EBay CEO Whitman Announces Bid for Calif. Gov.
Politico: Whitman makes GOP gov bid official
WSJ: Former EBay Exec Meg Whitman to Make Calif. Gubernatorial Bid Official
SF Chronicle: Whitman speech preview: Cut taxes, cut gubmint


WSJ: Gloves Are Off in Texas Race
Reuters: Texas Governor: U.S. climate bill will gouge state economy
AP/Shannon: Texas Gov. Perry defends recession remark

Hill: DeLay: Dancing was 'so much fun!'


Buzz: Are GOP straw polls meaningless or real trouble for Crist?
LA Times: Former Rep. Mark Foley to debut as talk radio host tonight
Herald Tribune: The 10 most important Republicans in Florida
BLT: Former Sen. Martinez Joins DLA Piper


AJC: Perdue asks Obama to declare state of emergency
AJC: Aerial view hints at scope, cost of Atlanta flood


Hill: Kirk primary opponent's poll shows opening
CQ Politics: Barney Frank Foe Challenging Illinois Rep. Schakowsky


WaPo: Pawlenty to Start PAC
CNN: Pawlenty joins PAC club
WSJ: Pawlenty Starts PAC, Stirs More Speculation About 2012 Bid


AP/Jackson: Panella leads in fundraising for Pa. high court


Toledo Blade: GOP senators accuse rivals of inactivity


Detroit News: State may make military voting easier
Legal Newsline: Michigan judge runs for AG


AP/Blank: Mo. state workers union seeks 6 percent pay raise


CTFP: Corker Named Lead Republican on Senate Aging Committee


ABC11: ACORN's effects on NC


AP: SC GOP governor candidates to meet in debate


Wash Times: Dukakis might replace Sen. Kennedy
Boston Globe: Editorial: Dukakis is the best choice to fill Senate vacancy
WSJ: Mass. Senate Approves Kennedy-Successor Bill
USA Today: Mass. Senate passes bill to fill Kennedy's seat temporarily
Politico: Memo to Mass.: About that Senate seat
AP/Johnson: Stakes are high for Mass. gov on Kennedy successor

CQ Politics: Khazei To Make Massachusetts Senate Run Official
AP: Curt Schilling says he won't run for Ted Kennedy's seat in Senate


Las Vegas Sun: Harry Reid cuts Medicaid deal for Nevada


WSJ: Veteran Democrat, Byrd, Hospitalized
Politico: Byrd illness shows fragile majority


September 22, 2009


WSJ: Baucus Aims to Ease Middle-Class Burden in Plan
NYT: Key Senator Says He Will Alter Health Proposal
WaPo: Revised Bill Would Ease Burden on Middle Class
NYT: Agreement to Alter Insurance Assistance
Wash Times: Insurers are now Dems' foes
WSJ: Health Bill's Proposed Excise Tax Rallies Republicans
WSJ: Baucus Bludgeons Humana
NYT: Health Bill Could Assist Four Cancer Centers
Wash Times: Obama touts health plan on Letterman
WSJ: Obama Reinforces Policy Messages on Letterman's 'Late Show'
Hill: Pelosi wants House to pass healthcare bill within weeks
Hill: Cantor pressed on lack of GOP healthcare plan
Dana Milbank: The Health-Care War Gets a Little More Civil
Dick Morris: ObamaCare: Losing Everyone

WaPo: On Global Warming, an Ambitious Agenda
NYT: Refitted to Bury Emissions, Plant Draws Attention
CQ Politics: White House Feeling Boxed In on Climate Pact

Hill: House Rules panel to consider continuing resolution Tuesday

Hill: House likely to pass measure to extend unemployment benefits

Hill: Obama pressures Congress to pass financial reform, despite its packed fall agenda

WSJ: Obama Presses Higher-Education Initiatives

NYT: F.D.I.C. May Borrow Funds From Banks
Arthur Laffer: Taxes, Depression, and Our Current Troubles

WSJ: Internet Providers Push Back Against 'Net Neutrality' Proposal
WSJ: Senate Republicans Aim to Stop FCC's Open Internet Proposal
PC Mag: Repub Bill Would Choke New Network Neutrality Rules
WSJ: Bad News for Broadband: The FCC wins one for Google

NYT: White House Is Taking a More Aggressive Role in State Races
WaPo: State Races Capture The White House's Eye

WaPo: Justice Dept. Inspector General Plans Internal ACORN Probe
Human Events: Keep the Heat on ACORN

James Taranto: 'Artists' as Servants of Power

LA Times: Gingrich and the roots of political polarization

CQ Politics: Strong August Receipts Cut Democrats Senate Edge
WSJ: Grand Jury Indicts Fund-Raiser for Democrats
NY Post: Dem donor in 'Ponzi' bust

Pat Buchanan: Black Sea Wars

David Brooks: Three Cheers for Irving

WSJ: When Speechwriters Kiss and Tell
Wash T: Blaming Bush again seen as risky: Voters transition to judge Obama on own record

AP/DeMillo: Steele: GOP must court blacks
Michael Barone: Strangers to Dissent, Liberals Try to Stifle It

Mitt Romney: 2010 Good For GOP
Boston Globe: Democrats bash Romney as flip-flopper

Baltimore Sun: They heart Huckabee

Hill: Palin to address U.S.-China relations in Hong Kong speech to investors


NYT: Pataki Chides Obama and Hedges on 2010
CQ Politics: Pataki Says Obama 'Wrong' on Paterson
NYDN: Ex-Gov. Pataki hints of political future

WSJ: Cuomo's Political Prospects Get Unexpected Boost
NYDN: Turn of events involving Gov. Paterson, President Obama just fine for Andrew Cuomo

NYT: In New York, All Eyes on Obama and Patersons Meeting
Bloomberg: Obama, N.Y. Governor Shake Hands Amid Democrat Unease
NYDN: Gov. Paterson's plight is of his own making
Albany TU: Feud darkens visit by Obama
Hill: The Paterson affair: Why now?
Boston Globe: Obama avoids awkward moment with Paterson
Buffalo News: Obama adds fuel to controversy over Paterson
Buffalo News: Fears fuel push for Paterson to step aside
CSM: GOP chief hints racism involved in Obama, Paterson controversy

CNN: Lazio not waiting for Giuliani this time

CQ Politics: Special Election Ramps Up In New York
AP: McHugh sworn in as Army secretary


NJ: Christie gubernatorial ticket endorsed by N.J. independent business group
NJ: NJ judge refuses to hear ballot challenge from independent gov candidate Daggett


CQ Politics: National Parties Ante Up for Virginia Races
WaPo: Deeds Unveils News Ads on Thesis
CNN: President Obama called Wilder about Virginia governor's race
CNN: Deeds launches new offensive in Virginia race
Examiner: Deeds premieres television blitz on McDonnell thesis
Virginian-Pilot: Deeds debuts 3 TV ads as he gains in polls
Roanoke Times: Candidates for governor stop in Roanoke
Fairfax Times: Gubernatorial hopefuls talk business


SacBee: Whitman to formally enter California governor's race
CNet: Whitman to make Calif. gubernatorial bid official
AP/Williams: Whitman to make Calif. gubernatorial bid official
LA Times: CA 2010 governor prospects Newsom, Brown, Whitman, others take to Twitter
SacBee: Tweet-tweet goes Schwarzenegger, a big Twitter user

SacBee: Going Broke: Two-thirds rule on budget has fans, foes


Human Events: Is Texas Ready for a Moderate Governor?
Dallas MN: Governor's race likely to pick up the pace come autumn
Dallas MN: Texas summit gives Rick Perry a platform to talk energy
Dallas MN: Democrat Gilbert kicks off run for governor by calling for education improvements
Star Telegram: East Texas rancher joins Democratic race for governor
AP: Gilbert officially enters Texas governor's race

Hill: DeLay dances up a storm on ABC
Hill: Rove, Rudy and Britney spotted in Dallas


Miami Herald: Florida Gov. Crist back at Burger King in Miami for seconds
Buzz: Crist breaks fitness regime, eats lunch -- fast food, no less!
Weekly Standard: Jeb Bush Hits National Republicans for Endorsing Crist
Herald Tribune: Jeb Bush on Rubio, Obama and running for president
RCP: Jeb Bush: Give Rubio a Chance
Palm Beach Post: Jeb questions crowning Crist from Washington
Ledger: Brown-Waite Backs Rubio for Senate

CQ Politics: LeMieux Gets Committee Assignments

CQ Politics: Mark Foley Leaves Door Open for a Run
Politics Daily: Limbaugh to Radio-Newbie Mark Foley: 'The Greats' Make It Look It Easy
Palm Beach Post: On eve of first radio show, Foley embraced by conservative activist


AJC: Rail will come when Georgia gets its act together
AP: Ga. measure would require checks on more workers
Daily Citizen: Deal questions Reid's motives


Chicago Daily Observer: Survey shows Kirk numbers weak
Chicago Daily Observer: Schillerstrom asks, Wheres McKenna been?


Star Tribune: Conservative mag likes governor's 'swagger'
Star Tribune: Poll in Minn.: 64% say Franken doing fair or better; Pawlenty can win GOP nod
PEB: Politicos abuzz over Minnesota governor's race
Rasmussen: 41% of Minnesota Voters Give Franken Positive Ratings


AP: Budget mess likely to resurface in Pa.'s '10 races
WHAG: Mixed Feelings Over PA Budget Agreement
AP: Pa. high court hopeful favors appointing judges
WaPo: Despite Institute's Woes, Rep. Murtha Still Seeks Earmarks
WSJ: The Airport for No One


Wash Times: GOP eyes Ohio in 2010


Detroit FP: Budget brawl looms over cuts to Medicaid, funding for cities
Detroit FP: Battles brewing in Lansing over $1.2B in budget cuts
AP/Williams: Michigan lawmakers race to balance state budget
Detroit News: Personal income erodes in Michigan
Detroit News: Michigan tax hikes possible, House speaker says


Matt Blunt: How Missouri Cut Junk Lawsuits
News-Leader: Missouri gave no-bid contract for stimulus consultant


Tennessean: Alexander warns U.S. falling behind in use of nuclear power
Seymour Herald: Corker comments on Baucus health care reform plan


WHKP: Senator Richard Burr Talks About Healthcare Plan From Max Baucus


Greenville News: South Carolina Senator Graham willing to compromise on health care


Boston Globe: Debate due on naming Senate fill-in
Fox: Massachusetts Senate to Debate Kennedy Successor Bill
AP: Kennedy-Successor Bill Nears Debate in Mass.


CQ Politics: Porter Back in Nevada Senate Mix?
Las Vegas RJ: Another Republican to enter U.S. Senate race today


Fox: Rhode Island GOP Official Resigns Over Wilson Outburst


LJWorld: McCain endorses Moran for Senate bid


Hill: Baucus healthcare bill 'worth serious consideration,' says Rep. Mike Ross
Politico: Mike Ross raises eyebrows with healthy haul


CQ Politics: Squeeze From The Right For House Republicans


Hill: Judge denies ex-Rep. Jefferson new trial




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