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April 30, 2010


WSJ: Criminal Probe Looks Into Goldman Trading (via Google)
NYT: U.S. Said to Open Criminal Inquiry Into Goldman
WaPo: Goldman may face Justice Department review
WSJ: Buffett Is Expected to Fire at Will at Goldman

NYT: Democrats Tweak Bank Bill to Preclude Bailouts
WaPo: Senate begins debate on overhaul of financial regulation
WSJ: Bank Bill Attracts Populist Amendments (via Google)
WSJ: Ironing Out the Kinks in the Dodd Bill (via Google)
Sen. Sherrod Brown: Let's keep banks from growing too big to regulate
Paul Krugman: The Euro Trap
Wes Pruden: Calling in the clowns to reform Wall Street
Politico: Democrats head to New York for Wall Street dough
WSJ: Obama Prods Economic Team to Stay (via Google)
WaPo: Geithner tells panel that more has to be done to help homeowners avoid foreclosure
Wash Times: Jobless likely to feel pain long-term
Rush Limbaugh: Obamanomics 101: At a Certain Point, You've Made Enough Money
Rush Limbaugh: The Census Worker Scam of 2010

Wash Times: Gulf oil slick reaches Louisiana shore
WaPo: Gulf Coast oil spill could eclipse Exxon Valdez
NYT: Oil Spills Blow to BPs Image May Eclipse Costs
NYT: White House Takes a Bigger Role in the Oil Spill Cleanup
WSJ: Navy Joins Oil-Spill Fight
WaPo: As oil spill hits Louisiana coast, critics assail Obama's offshore drilling plan
Hill: Markey calls Big Oil CEOs to testify as probes into Gulf of Mexico spill intensify
American Spectator: Drill, Barry, Drill
American Spectator: Is the Climate Bill Frozen?
David Brooks: American Power Act

Hill: Democrats pledge to move toward 2010 vote on immigration reform
Hill: Boehner: 'Not a chance' immigration reform passes this year
NYT: Democrats Outline Plans for Immigration
WaPo: Democrats unveil immigration-reform proposal
WSJ: Democrats Tread Gingerly on Immigration (via Google)
Politico: GOP holds ground as Dems offer immigration plan
WSJ: Arizona Immigration Law Attracts Its First Legal Challenges (via Google)
AP/Cooper: Lawsuits target AZ law amid calls for boycotts
LA Times: Obama administration considers challenges to Arizona immigration law
Rush Limbaugh: Left Misrepresents Arizona Law
Peggy Noonan: Big Alienation: Uncontrolled borders & Washington's lack of self-control
Pat Buchanan: Stand Up For Arizona
American Thinker: Retaking the Offensive in the Illegals Fight
NYT: Editorial: Stopping Arizona
Politico: Gallup Poll: 51% favor Ariz. law
WaPo: Immigration enforcement is working. Now we need to look at what isn't
Rush Limbaugh: It's a Big Lie! The Amnesty Debate Won't Help Obama and Democrats

NYT: States Decide on Running New Pools for Health Insurance
WaPo: Health insurers adopt some new rules early
Human Events: Obamacare Costs Hidden From Congress
Human Events: Mitt Needs to Shed Romneycare Millstone

Politico: Lawmakers press for PMA docs

Michael Gerson: Hillary Clinton's abortion grenade

Politico: Dems launch Citizens United bill
Hill: Senate Dems will move campaign finance bill before July 4
Floyd Abrams: The ACLU Approves Limits on Speech on campaign contributions

NYT: U.S. Outlines Plan to Curb Violations of Labor Law

NYT: Obama Says Liberal Courts May Have Overreached
AP: Obama Talks to Judge About High Court
WaPo: Poll affirms a vote for judicial know-how
NYT: Editorial: Cross in the Desert
Hill: Judiciary panel advances bill to compel Supreme Court to televise proceedings

NYT: House Approves Puerto Rico Plebiscite

James Taranto: 'Racially Resentful': Dissecting the latest bogus tea-party poll
Gary Bauer: Racialism: The First Refuge of Desperate Democrats
Wash Times: Obama's census form offers window to race views
Wash Times: Is Obama fomenting a race war?
Boston Globe: E-mail on race sparks a furor at Harvard Law

WSJ: Republicans Might Want to Rent, not Own, the House
Wash Times: Candidates' cash can't buy a bump in the polls

WSJ: Karl Rove Sets Contract to Sell Washington House

Politico: Sarah Palin pens ode to Glenn Beck
NYDN: Palin praises Fox News' Beck in Time's 100 of world's most influential people
AP/Poovey: Palin e-mail jury stuck on 1 charge, agreed on 3
AP: Palin e-mail jury trying to agree for fourth day
KC Star: Palin juggles politics with moneymaking

Mort Kondracke: Will GOP Follow Lindsey Graham Model Or Die?

CQ Politics: FEC Needs More Time To Consider Redistricting Questions


Politico: Jan Brewer: Janet Napolitano 'turning a blind eye'
WaPo: Arizona law on immigration puts police in tight spot
CQ Politics: McCain Up By 11 In This Poll


American Spectator: Sarah Palin Lights Up Pennsylvania House Race
American Spectator: Special Time in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Inquirer: Specter dominates as Sestak tries to lure undecideds
Pittsburgh TR: Corbett vows to trim Pennsylvania's deficit without raising taxes
CQ Politics: Santorum In New Hampshire


Politico: House GOP boosts Djou in Hawaii special election


Rasmussen: New York Governor: Cuomo Still Far Ahead
Albany TU: Cuomo has fundraiser, doesnt announce for governor
NYT: Adviser to Cuomo Is Also Top Lobbyist
NY Post: Halloran tells county he's still with Lazio
NY Post: Malpass hires Romneyite Shawmut Group
NYT: Editorial: Kevin Parker: A Toxic Anger
Albany TU: Donovan will run for Attorney General
NY Post: Wilson calls DiNapoli fundraiser with Silver 'unethical'
NY Post: Huck for GOP lt. gov hopeful
Buffalo News: Volker to retire, ending lengthy Albany tenure

Albany TU: The cost of one day a week
Albany TU: Read Patersons furlough bill and memo
Albany TU: Study: Public pay falls below private


LA Times: Schwarzenegger embraces federal healthcare legislation
Hill: Schwarzenegger endorses healthcare law, says California will move ahead
Politico: Arnold Schwarzenegger support for ObamaCare expected
Human Events: Conservatives Rallying To Chuck DeVore in California Senate Race
SacBee: Tax returns heat up Senate race
Mercury News: Whitman camp's plan: Link Brown, Goldman
SF Chronicle: Whitman lacks public service background
SacBee: Gubernatorial candidates still haven't publicly released returns
LA Times: California lawmakers act to repeal early-release law


Dallas MN: Winning over GOP is Bill White's grand old plan in Texas governors race
Dallas MN: Sen. John Cornyn learns the hard way by supporting Charlie Crist


Miami Herald: Charlie Crist becomes an independent man
SPT: Charlie Crist declares independent run for U.S. Senate
NYT: Crist Announces Independent Bid for Senate
WSJ: Crist Makes Break With GOP
Wash Times: Crist meets expectations, goes independent
NYT: Teachers and Crist: Will It Last?
NYT: Reaction to Crists Decision
Miami Herald: Rubio says three-man race changes nothing
Politico: Charlie Crist's rough road to November
SPT: Key lawmakers divided on being seen with Crist
Politico: Crist's cash: What will donors do?
CQ Politics: Democrats See Ray of Light in Florida
Marc Ambinder: The New Math in Florida
AP/Fournier: Analysis: Crist's move ominous political trend

Miami Herald: Real estate billionare Jeff Greene joins Florida's U.S. Senate race
Buzz: Billionaire Democrat shakes up Democratic senate primary

Politico: Bill Nelson wants drilling plans postponed

Miami Herald: State Senate debates abortion as budget, other bills wait


CQ Politics: Georgia Governor? Not Happening; Scott Will Run For Congress Instead
AJC: Parents, church and judge told future GOP candidate for governor: Leave the girl alone


Chicago Tribune: Democrats redistricting bid falls short


CQ Politics: Poll: Souder's Small Lead in Indiana


Politico: Palin endorses Minn. 'hockey dad'
Pioneer Press: Minnesota GOP endorses Severson for Secretary of State
Star Tribune: Barden receives GOP nod for attorney general
MPR: GOP convention delegates weigh tea party's impact
MPR: No nostalgia from Pawlenty
Star Tribune: Battles loom over corporate expenditures in campaigns
Hill: Franken to raise money with SNL alums


Vindy: Poll shows Dems leading GOP in Ohio
Cleve PD: Strickland holds lead over Kasich in Ohio governor's race, poll shows


Detroit News: Michigan governor candidates debate 'urban agenda'


KC Star: Missouri passes state budget packed with spending cuts


AP: Wamp, Ramsey question Haslam's conservatism


WaPo: Oprah Winfrey grills Rielle Hunter about her affair with John Edwards
Wash Scene: Jenny Sanford: Rielle Hunter 'knew what she was doing'


AP/Davenport: S.C. senators pull all-nighter to approve $5B budget


Virginian-Pilot: McDonnell signs 17 troop-friendly bills


CQ Politics: West Virginia: Minear Reaches Further Into Deep Pockets


Star-Ledger: Christie tells N.J. mayors to prepare for 2.5 percent cap on property tax hikes


Rasmussen: Nevada Governor: Sandoval 53%, Reid 35%

Hill: Harry Reid makes healthcare a campaign issue


Rasmussen: Oregon Governor: Dudley (R) Moves Into Ties with Kitzhaber, Bradbury


April 29, 2010


Hill: Wall Street reform bill advances, debate to begin on Thursday
WSJ: Senate Ends Financial-Bill Standoff
NYT: Republicans Allow Debate on Financial Overhaul
Wash Times: GOP allows Wall Street debate to start
WaPo: Republicans end filibuster of financial overhaul bill in Senate
WSJ: Finance-Overhaul Drama Grows, on Stage and Off (via Google)
WSJ: Obama Calls for Action on Financial Regulation Bill
NYT: Goldman and Its Lobbyists Spurned in Finance Fight
WaPo: Goldman Sachs adds to its ranks of lobbyists
WaPo: Citing Goldman Sachs suit, Schapiro seeks 12% budget hike for SEC
Wash Times: Porn peepers still working at SEC
Ann Coulter: Washington takes a break from porn surfing to bail out Wall Street
Human Events: SEC Scandal Shows Danger of Big Government
EJ Dionne: Want to save capitalism? Regulate it
Rush Limbaugh: Kerry, Reid Call Wall Street and GOP Anti-American and Unpatriotic

WSJ: The Dividend Tax Bill Arrives (via Google)
NYT: Former Fed Chief Dampens Talk of a Tax
Hill: Simpson says VAT critics distorting fiscal panel's efforts
Human Events: Voters Do Not Want the VAT
Human Events: Obama's Tax-Loving Debt Commission
WSJ: Fed Sees Gains But Signals Rates Will Remain Low (via Google)

NYT: Obama to Nominate Three to the Central Bank
WSJ: Obama to Nominate Three to Fed Board (via Google)
WaPo: Obama plans to nominate 3 Fed governors

WaPo: Justice Department considers suing Arizona to block immigration law
LA Times: Arizona immigration fight to move to the courtroom
CBS: Will Other States Follow Arizona's Lead on Immigration?
NBC: Deport Children of Illegals: Hunter
NYT: Obama Says Passing Immigration Bill May Be Difficult
WSJ: Obama Sees Delays for Immigration Plan (via Google)
Politico: Reid tries to get around the Graham roadblock
Politico: Lindsey Graham under attack on immigration
AZ Central: Obama looking for another McCain to help on immigration reform
David Broder: How Congress botched immigration reform
LA Times: OpEd: Legalization must be part of immigration reform
Rasmussen: 49% Say White-Hispanic Relations Getting Worse
Rush Limbaugh: Stand Up and Lead, Republicans: Lawlessness Is Not Compassion
Rush Limbaugh: "Producing Papers" is Lethal to Democrat Ability to Win Elections

Politico: Republican party demands health cost probe
WSJ: The Insurance Mandate in Peril
WSJ: States Face Their First ObamaCare Test (via Google)
Hill: GOP seeks changes to new healthcare law through Obama's debt commission
Hill: Health insurers agree to end controversial drop-off practice

Karl Rove: It's Only Called the Bully Pulpit: Attacking critics is not presidential (via Google)
WSJ: Smart Aleck-in-Chief?
Michael Barone: After Policy Stumbles, Obama Turns to Politics

NYT: Bid for Right to Sign Ballot Petitions in Secret Stirs Skeptics on the Supreme Court
WSJ: Court Skeptical on Bid to Keep Petitioners' Names Secret (via Google)
WaPo: Supreme Court ponders privacy rights for petition signers
LA Times: Supreme Court critical in domestic partnership case

WSJ: Court Says Cross Can Remain
WaPo: Supreme Court overturns objection to cross on public land
Wash Times: Mojave Cross can stay on display in California

Human Events: Sen. Sessions Warns Obama on Supreme Court Pick
Hill: D.C. delegate: Obama unlikely to pick African-American for Supreme Court
WSJ: Judge Diane Wood Has Record on Abortion Issue
James Taranto: Abortion advocates ask: What's the matter with kids today?

WSJ: Leaking Oil Well Lacked Safeguard Device
NYT: Oil Leak in Gulf of Mexico May Be 5 Times Initial Estimate
WSJ: Oil Spill Estimates Raised Fivefold
WaPo: Oil spill burned in Gulf of Mexico, in hope of saving coast
Hill: Democrats step up probe of Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion

Hill: Reid: Despite activist uproar, climate comes before immigration
Politico: Dems press Obama on climate
IBD: The $10 Trillion Climate Fraud
American Thinker: The Climategate Investigation

Politico: Two Republicans co-sponsor Van Hollen bill

WSJ: How to Tackle Government Labor Costs (via Google)

Wash Times: Cuts to State Department budget ignite interparty row

NYT: U.S. Subpoenas Times Reporter Over Book on C.I.A.

WSJ: Path Clears for Health Chief to Lead SEIU

NYT: Book Review: Laura Bush, a Lonely Texas Girl Far From Home
WaPo: In memoir, Laura Bush reveals painful events during husband's presidency

WaPo: Republicans hope to win three symbolic Senate seats
Wash Times: Kaine dismisses grim Dem fall forecast
Hill: DNC chairman fights race-baiting charges
Reuters: Democrats to spend $50 million on November polls
John Fund: The GOP edges Dems 57-37% in enthusiasm, according to a recent Gallup poll
WaPo: To woo voters, Democrats plan to cast selves as party of results
Wash Times: Hill GOP eyes rebound in New England
Politico: Jeb Bush carries the Bush political torch

WaPo: House passes new 'census mailer' bill

Politico: NRSC trips over grass roots bids

Politico: Sarah Palin: President Obama pushing racial 'myth'
AP: Jurors set for day 3 of Palin e-mail deliberations
Tennessean: Jury is still out in Sarah Palin case after two days


AP: Poll shows McCain leading Hayworth in GOP primary
NPR: Arizona Senate Candidate Defends Immigration Law
NYT: Welcome to Arizona, Outpost of Contradictions
NYT/Kris Kolbach: OpEd: Why Arizona Drew a Line
LJWorld: Kobach getting paid to train AZ sheriffs dept on how to arrest suspected illegals
NYT: OpEd: Desert Derangement Syndrome
WaPo: Editorial: Arizona's immigration law twists the Constitution in the pursuit of illegals
Rasmsn: AZ Voters Favor Welcoming Immigration Policy, 64% Support New Immigration Law
Rasmussen: Poll Bounce for Arizona Governor After Signing Immigration Law
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Sides Against America
Rush Limbaugh: Is it Time for a Tequila Summit? Obama Takes Shot at Arizona Cops


NYDN: Paterson: Give me power to furlough state workers - or risk shutting down the govt
NYT: Editorial: Albanys Workweek

NYT: State Senator Is Accused of a Scheme to Underpay
Albany TU: Espadas sued on labor charges
NYDN: Espada hit with suit for allegedly pocketing $1.35M from sham job-training program

NYT: State Senator Charges Racism Among G.O.P. Lawmakers
NYDN: In Facebook rant, Hothead Parker accuses Albany pols of being white supremecists
WNYT: Republican leader says Senator Parker 'not fit' to serve
NY Post: Skelos says Sen. Parker is 'not fit' to serve
NYDN: Raging bull: State Sen. Kevin Parker embarrasses himself and Albany -- again
AP/Virtanen: More strong words stoke Senate tiff
Albany TU: Diaz: How dare Parker call me a homophobe?

Albany TU: Levio: Plans for NY, challenges for mustache growth


LA Times: Fiorina releases 2008 tax return
SacBee: Poizner no longer a 'Schwarzenegger Republican'
SF Chronicle: Poizner's tilt right is in keeping with record
CQ Politics: California's Whitman Tries to Reverse 'Spinning' Flap
Santa Barbara Indep: Maldonados Perilous Path
SacBee: Steinberg: Schwarzenegger pressuring lawmakers with possible pay cut
George Skelton: The politics and perils of public pensions


AP/Root: Appeals court ruling paves the way for corruption trial of Tom DeLay
Houston Chronicle: DeLay's trial date might be set soon
ABC: Texas Rep. Debbie Riddle Introduces Similar Anti-Immigration Bill as Arizona's
ABC: Perry against AZ law, blames Washington for it
Dallas MN: Texas has lots of reasons not to follow in Arizona's footsteps
Dallas MN: Texas public sector pay 17% lower than private, report says


AP/Murphy: Oklahoma pushes legal limits on taxpayers' dime
Politico: States test abortion limits


SPT: Charlie Crist will run for Senate with no party affiliation
Miami Herald: Crist goes it alone in his bid for Senate
WSJ: Crist Looks to Go It Alone
NYT: Gov. Crist Appears Set to Bolt Party in Senate Bid
Wash Times: If Crist leaves party, GOP donors vow to take cash back
Politico: Charlie Crist exit could signal insider purge
Weekly Standard: Crist Tries to Call Rahm Emanuel
CSM: How can Charlie Crist win Florida Senate race as an independent?
American Spectator: End of the Line
Hill: Crist (R) set to drop the I-bomb
Politico: Associates: Charlie Crist will run as independent
AP/Farrington: Fla. gov. on cusp of independent bid for US Senate
CQ Politics: Anticipated Move Will Shake Up Senate Race
CQ Politics: Crist Switcheroo: Likely Less Than Meets Eye
Miami Herald: Senate advances conservative agenda
Politico: Grayson takes a swipe at Dem leaders


Rasmussen: Georgia Governor: Deal (R) 46%, Barnes (D) 39%
AJC: The woman who beat Sarah Palin in Alaska takes aim at the Georgia House
Athens BH: GOP loyalty oath mean anything?


Chicago Sun-Times: Obama calls Giannoulias 'soon-to-be-senator'
Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias gets hug, shout out from Obama in Quincy
Chicago Tribune: Dems advance their version of redistricting changes, block GOP version


AP/Davies: Coats gives self $200K loan for Senate campaign


Star Tribune: GOP hopefuls say Arizona is right on
MPR: GOP gathers in Mpls. to endorse a candidate for governor
Legal Newsline: Republican makes late-entry into Minnesota AG race
Star Tribune: Will government pensions be next to go bust?


WQOW: Race for US Senate seat heating up in Wisconsin
WBAY: Wisconsin State Senator Supports Arizona Immigration Law


USA Today: Special election in Pa: GOP House candidate Tim Burns gets boost
LA Times: Murtha House race: Can GOP turn Tim Burns into the next Scott Brown?
Philadelphia Inquirer: Sestak attacks ads; Specter marks his party switch
NYT: The Specter of a Democrat, One Year Later
WaPo: Arlen Specter: 'I might have helped the country more if I'd stayed a Republican'
CQ Politics: Alex Keaton for Arlen
CQ Politics: Poll Gives Dent 12-Point Edge


Columbus Dispatch: Fisher leaves Brunner behind
Cleveland PD: Lee Fisher has 'commanding' lead on Jennifer Brunner in Senate race
CQ Politics: Ohio: Fisher Increases Lead Over Brunner


AP/Hoffman: Michigan GOP could temporarily lose Doster as lawyer


KC Star: Ethics reform in trouble in Missouri capitol


WaPo: Suspicion greets Dem Ben Nelson's stated reason for opposing financial overhaul bill


CTFP: Huckabee hullabaloo


Rasmussen: Arkansas Senate: Lincolns Support Continues to Slide
CQ Politics: Will Chamber of Commerce Ad Help Lincoln?


CQ Politics: Marshall, Cunningham Are Likely Headed to Runoff
NYDN: Rielle Hunter, mother of John Edwards' baby, opens up to Oprah Winfrey


NYT: Sen. Graham Has Backing at Home, but Not on Climate
MySouTex: Lindsey Graham, RINO poster child, gets rolled
Hill: Sen. DeMint: Obama manipulating, 'thinks Americans are stupid'


Roanoke Times: McDonnell nixes police prayer policy
Virginian-Pilot: McDonnell rescinds state police prayer policy
USA Today: Va. troopers to be allowed to refer to Christ in prayers
Richmond TD: McDonnell reappoints several Kaine administration officials


AP: N.J. Supreme Court agrees to hear tea party group case to oust Sen. Menendez


Boston Globe: Cape Wind OKd in a first for the nation
WSJ: First Offshore Wind Farm Wins Approval
NYT: Big Wind Farm Off Cape Cod Gets Approval
NYT: Cape Cod Residents Dont Expect One Ruling to End Long Fight
Hill: Salazar announces Cape Wind approval


CQ Politics: Most Powerful 2,100 People In Utah


April 28, 2010


WaPo: Poll finds Americans in an anti-incumbent mood as midterm elections near
Hill: GOP hopes of winning the House could soar, crash in coming weeks
Hill: Campaigning House Dems may have to confront ethics scandals
Hill: Top Democrat predicts August healthcare bump in the polls
WSJ: GOP Pins Comeback Hopes on Recapturing Suburbs (via Google)
WSJ: Democrats Take New Tack to Rally Base (via Google)

WaPo: Obama visits rural Midwest to launch midterm election efforts
NYT: In Greeting Iowa Voters, Obama Focuses on Finances
Politico: Obama looks for heartland comfort
Politico: RNC: Obama playing on 'class warfare and race'
Wash Times: GOP sees Obama rift as way to woo Jews

NYT: Republicans Reject Finance Bill Again, and Offer a Plan of Their Own
WaPo: Republican senators again block vote on financial regulation
WSJ: Finance Bill Is Blocked Again
Hill: Republicans block Wall Street reform bill
Politico: Republican unity blunts Reid strategy
CNN: Senate Republican Voinovich may switch vote and back debate on bill
WSJ: Fed Tried to Kill Senate Provision on Derivatives Spinoff (via Google)
Hill: Rifts over derivatives regs develop among Democrats
NYT: Democrats Use Goldman to Push Bank Overhaul
WaPo: Goldman Sachs executives face senators investigating role in financial crisis
WSJ: Goldman Is Bruised, Defiant in Senate
Politico: Goldman brass: Don't blame us
Hill: Senators grill Goldman Sachs as execs deflect blame
Rasmussen: 73% Say Its Likely Goldman Sachs Committed Fraud
Wash Times: Goldman on Senate hot seat for reform
WSJ: Trader's Testimony Raises Legal Issues
NYT: Panels Blunt Questions Put Goldman on Defensive
Politico: Levin's language hits the fan
NYT: A Bank Tax as Insurance for Us All
NYT: Editorial: Wall Street Casino
WaPo: Editorial: Goldman and the blame game
Wash Times: Editorial: Putting the smackdown on banks will further harm the economy
WSJ: Senators vs. Goldman (via Google)
WSJ: Great Moments in Financial Regulation
Weekly Standard: The Financial Reform Mind-meld
American Spectator: The President's Permanent TARP Bailout Socialism Bill
Dick Morris: GOP: Fight financial regs
Rush Limbaugh: The Goldman Sachs Inquisition
American Spectator: Goldman: The Left's Favorite Bank
Rush Limbaugh: The Regime, Class Warfare and the Destruction of American Capitalism
Rush Limbaugh: Soros, Schumer, and Shorting
Maureen Dowd: Olive Oil and Snake Oil
Dana Milbank: Wall Street's Mr. Fabu-less
Marc Ambinder: Why Republicans Are Stalling the Financial Bill
Holman Jenkins: Is Financial Innovation the Enemy? (via Google)
WSJ: Porn Didn't Give Bernie Madoff His Start (via Google)
WaPo: SEC porn scandal results in zero firings, agency says

WaPo: As deficit commission meets, Obama doesn't rule out new taxes
NYT: Obama Tells Debt Commission Everything Has to Be on the Table
Wash Times: Everything 'on table' as debt panel meets
Hill: Panel urges fiscal overhaul
WSJ: Bernanke Urges Cut In Deficit
WSJ/Rep. Steny Hoyer: Shared Sacrifices Will Solve the Debt Crisis
WSJ: A Plague Stalking America: The Deficit Addiction
Politico: House votes down pay hike
HIll: House votes down automatic pay raise
WaPo: Consumer confidence is up, but test looms

Politico: Sen. Lindsey Graham: Arizona immigration bill may be unconstitutional
WSJ: Holder Weighs Court Fight Over Arizona Immigration Law
Hill: Obama warns of racial profiling as a result of Arizona law on immigration
Drudge: Send in the drones: Predators to fly above the Tex-Mex border
Human Events: Arizona Officials Dispute Racial Profiling Charges
Politico: Joe Arpaio: 'Few' non-Hispanics arrested
Politico: Hill Republicans dodge on Arizona law
LA Times: Calls to boycott Arizona grow over new immigration law
Hill: Hoyer: Difficulty of immigration in House depends on what Senate includes in bill
NYT: For 2 Parties, Immigration Poses Complex Test
NYT: Arizona Immigration Law Facing a Tough Road Through the Courts
WSJ: Immigration Issue Threatens 9/11 Bill
WaPo: Sen. Graham says border security is a priority
Wash Times: Graham quits immigration reform: Graham says issue must wait till 2012
WaPo: Jeb Bush to call for immigration reform -- this Congress, this year
Politico: Jeb Bush speaks out against Ariz. law
Politico: Romney hopes Arizona is careful
Human Events: Amnesty as Contentious as Healthcare Bill, Says Rep. Poe
George Will: A law Arizona can live with
Michael Gerson: A test of Arizona's political character
Rush Limbaugh: Arizona Can't Wait Any Longer

WSJ: Reid Says Energy Bill Could Move Before Immigration
Politico: Reid rejects energy bill compromise
LA Times: Sen. Lindsey Graham's bipartisan efforts bog down
Ruth Marcus: It's lonely being line-crossing Lindsey Graham

NYT: Concern Grows About Impact of Gulf Oil Spill
WSJ: Efforts to Contain Slick Falter: Officials Consider Setting Fire to Spilled Oil
WSJ: House Democrats Seek Answers From BP, Transocean (via Google)

American Spectator/Prowler: HHS's ObamaCare Data Game

Thomas Friedman: Energy Technology: Failure Is Not an Option

NYT: How Bombing Case Helped Shape Career of a Potential Justice

WSJ: What right does the state have to reveal your signature on a political petition?

Wash Times: Justice's anti-gang units not meshing: Streets grow more violent

WaPo: Obama administration defies congressional subpoena on Fort Hood documents
NYT: Senate Panel Will Get Some Ft. Hood Files
Hill: Administration only partially complies with Ft. Hood subpoenas

Politico: Chaplains fight 'Don't Ask' repeal

Kathleen Parker: Freedom of sketch

Hill: Reps. Flake, Hodes demand more papers from ethics panel on PMA investigation

Wash Times: Ex-Bush aide pleads to 1 count: Bloch withheld information

NYT: Ethics Complaint Dismissed, Palin Lawyer Says
Sarah Palin: Swing and a miss (Facebook)
AP/Poovey: Jurors deliberate in Palin case; no decision yet

CBS: Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz Calls RNC "Census" Mailers an Outrage
Politico: Republican congressman hits 'census' mailers

Wash Times: RNC costs for wooing donors disputed

WSJ: Recruiting military vets to run for marginal House seats comes from the Book of Rahm

NYT: Laura Bush Opens Up About Fatal Crash


Newt Gingrich: Help Elect the Next Scott Brown
CQ Politics: Cook Gives Republicans Edge in PA-12 Race
Wash Times: Pennsylvania is next opportunity to deliver a message to Washington
Hill: Michael J. Fox cuts ad for Specter
WSJ: Harrisburg Seeks 'Least Worst' Path, possible bankruptcy


CQ Politics: GOP Leaving No Footprint in Hawaii


Albany TU: New York governor proposes furlough for 100,000 state employees
WSJ: New York Governor Proposes Mandatory Employee Furloughs (via Google)
NYT: Paterson Raises the Prospect of Furloughs
NY Post: Gov: Furlough state workers
NYDN: Furlough state workers, Gov. Paterson says
Buffalo News: Paterson wants OK to put state workers on furlough
Rochester D&C: Gov. David Paterson calls for furloughs for most state workers
Albany TU: CSEAs Donahue to Patersons furlough plan: Nuts
NYDN: State Sen. Kevin Parker erupts again with raced-based rant
NY Post: Sen. Kevin Parker's new tantrum
Albany TU: Former top New York state tax aide: 'Rules are stupid'
NY Post: Levy to screen with Queens tomorrow, endorsement 'likely': source
Roger Stone: Spitzer Movie Propaganda Piece
Amer Spectator: Judicial Activist: Robert Chatigny, Obama's nominee to the 2nd Cir


Mercury News: Will Brown's patient strategy against Whitman pay off?
SacBee: Whitman's ties to Goldman Sachs won't go away
WSJ: Analyst: Plan to Sell California State Offices Would Be Costly (via Google)
LA Times: Governor's plan to sell state buildings would cost a bundle, report says
Dan Walters: Is Schwarzenegger using potential lawmaker pay cut as leverage?
SacBee: Senate leader urges California to end state contracts with Arizona
WSJ: Ninth Circuit Nuttiness (via Google)


Dallas MN: Texas attorney general investigating fraud allegations in Dallas County race
AP/Vertuno: Texas gov. shoots, kills 'wily' coyote during jog
Dallas MN: Palin event organizers decided to block reporters, Leppert clarifies


WSJ: Oklahoma Passes Two Laws Intended to Curb Abortions (via Google)


SPT: Crist says oil spill proves drilling isn't safe, withdraws his support
NYT: Rubio Criticizes Arizonas Immigration Law
Miami Herald: 3-way Senate race would change old script
WSJ: Crist to Announce Election Plans Thursday
Politico: Crist sets Thursday announcement
CQ Politics: Crist-Rubio Isn't Only Race Worth Watching In Florida
AP/Kaczor: Florida Supreme Court may review contracts with faith groups


AJC: Nathan Deal says hed implement Arizona-style immigration laws
AJC: Isakson strategist: Austin Scott should run for Congress against Jim Marshall


Chicago Tribune: Kirk to skip Palin fundraiser
Politico: Kirk a no-show for Palin event
CQ Politics: Senate Candidate Won't Share Stage With Palin
WSJ: The Daley Show Still Tops in Chicago
Chicago Tribune: Drawing Muhammad


CQ Politics: Indiana: Coats Loans Campaign $200,000
Indianapolis Star: Daniels hopes fundraising gives GOP the House


Pioneer Press: Emmer picks Meeks as his running mate


Janesville Gazette: Challenger critical of Feingold


Ashland TG: Husted, O'Brien bidding to be GOP choice in primary
Daily Caller: Tea Party movement faces next big test


Rasmussen: Michigan GOP Primary for Governor: Hoekstra Still Ahead
Rasmussen: Michigan Governor: Republican 41%, Democrat 36%
Rasmussen: Michigan Democratic Primary for Governor: 51% Still Undecided


TPM: Could Missouri Senate Define 2010?
KC Star: Fate of Missouri ethics reform is in doubt


CQ Politics: Kansas: Jenkins' Primary Challenger Makes It Official


Tennessean: Lamar Alexander requests $252 million for Tennessee projects
AP: New Ramsey ad promised to slash 7 Tenn. agencies
CTFP: Tennessee: Smith campaign lambastes Huckabee, Fleischmann
Jim Tracy: Getting Back to Basics


CQ Politics: Poll: Cunningham Closes the Gap in North Carolina


AP: SC GOP gov hopeful Haley quits foundation job


Examiner: Mark Warner agrees with Republicans on flaws in financial regulation bill


CQ Politics: West Virginia: Mollohan, Oliverio Camps Clash Over Polls


Star-Ledger: N.J. lawmakers work to fix $1.7B unemployment fund deficit
NYT: In New Jersey, a Civics Lesson in the Internet Age


Rasmussen: Rhode Island Governor: Caprio (D), Chafee (I) Neck-and-Neck


Boston Globe: Baker relied on revenue increases
Boston Globe: Cahill fires back at GOPs attack ads
Boston Globe: Active campaign shapes up for Republicans
Boston Globe: State Democratic Party chair says e-mails sent mistakenly
Boston Globe: Bakers aim misses on police reforms


CNN: Poll: Bennett faces tough odds for party nomination
Salt Lake Tribune: Is Utah's candidate selection system broken?
Ezra Klein: The trial of Bob Bennett
CQ Politics: And Hatch Too? Really?


Politico: Would-be replacements raise for Harry Reid


CQ Politics: Goddard Edges Brewer in Arizona


Rasmussen: North Dakota Senate: Hoeven 69%, Potter 24%


April 27, 2010


WSJ: Finance Bill Hits Impasse (via Google)
WaPo: Talks continue as GOP senators block advance of financial overhaul bill
Hill: Senate Republicans may offer their own measure to overhaul Wall Street
Wash Times: Filibuster stalls financial-reform bill
NYT: G.O.P. Blocks Debate on Financial Oversight Bill
Politico: Wall Street reform stalls in Senate
Hill: GOP blocks Wall St. bill
Hill: Democrat Ben Nelson breaks with party, votes against forwarding financial reform
NY Post: Chris Dodd's carve-outs for cronies
Hill: Reid to force repeated votes to end filibuster of Wall Street reform
Hill: GOP Rep. Issa: 1999 banking deregulation bill went 'too far'
NYT: Off Wall St., Worries About Financial Bill
WSJ: States Bristle as Investors Make Wagers on Defaults (via Google)
WSJ: Senate Readies Goldman Assault (via Google)
NYT: Goldman Faces New Mortgage Allegations
Politico: Levin: Goldman has been 'misleading'
WaPo: Probe, suit force Goldman to defend actions in crisis
WaPo: Sen. Kaufman of Delaware tests the big-bank theory
Hill: SEC inspector general opens probe into timing of Goldman Sachs fraud charges
Wash Times: Treasury has profited from big bank bailouts
NYT: OpEd: Meet the Real Villain of the Financial Crisis: Our Government
David Brooks: The Goldman Drama
WaPo: Most back stricter financial reform, advantage Obama

WSJ: Business Groups Say Climate Impasse Undermines Clean Energy
Hill: Climate advocates fight to give legislation another day
NYT: Is Lindsey Graham the White Houses Republican Mainstay? Maybe Not
Politico: Graham not happy with putting immigration before energy
NYT: Editorial: Graham & Reid: A Dangerous Squabble
WaPo: Editorial: Climate change bill shouldn't fall victim to immigration reform

NYT: Inquiry Says Health Care Charges Were Proper
Rasmussen: 60% Believe Health Care Law Will Increase Deficit, 58% Favor Repeal
Politico: States fret high-risk health pools
Rush Limbaugh: Guess What? Obamacare Bill Raises Health Care Premiums
American Spectator: Health Care Role Reversal

WSJ: Deficit Commission Faces Criticism Before First Meeting
WaPo: Presidential commission to address rising national debt
NYT: Obama Panel Weighs Politically Toxic Deficit Fixes
WSJ: 'Hi. My Name Is America, and I'm a Deficit Addict.'

WSJ: States Craft Programs for Stressed Borrowers (via Google)
NYT: Home Tax Credit Called Successful, but Costly

WSJ: Oil Spill Likely to Reach Land in Days
NYT: Robots Work to Stop Leak of Oil in Gulf

Hill: Business groups issue warning to FCC on moving forward with net neutrality

WSJ: Kagan's Harvard Stint Could Be Selling Point
Stanley Fish: The First Amendment and Kittens

Human Events: Islamic War On Free Speech Heating Up
WSJ: 'South Park' and the Informal Fatwa
James Taranto: Everybody Burn the Flag
American Spectator: The Humorless Veto
American Thinker: South Park Matters
NYT: Obama Talks to Muslim Entrepreneurs

Wash Times: More vets enlisting in the electoral wars
Wash Times: Celeb support doesn't help candidates

John Fund: SEIU's new leader is said to want to reorient the union away from political action
NYT: Grass-Roots Choice Leads Race for Top Union Post

NYT: Obama's Midwest Trip With Political Fortunes on the Line
WSJ: Obama Hits Road to Prop Up Support (via Google)
Hill: White House sharpens its focus on Nov.
Politico: President Obama's strategy gets personal
AP/Sidoti: Obama tries to rally troops to turn out again in election
Wes Pruden: Obama decides it's time to play the race card
Rush Limbaugh: See, I Told You So: Barack Obama Plays the Race Card on Amnesty
Rush Limbaugh: A Message to the President: Freedom Knows No Race, Sir

Rush Limbaugh: Gen. Jones Tells Anti-Semitic Joke
Politico: Adviser backtracks on joke
NYDN: Obama Security Adviser James Jones apologizes for Jewish joke

CQ Politics: GOP Treads Lightly in Efforts to Clear Fields

CQ Politics: FEC Leaves Redistricting Question Open


WSJ: Arizona's Immigration Frustration: Result of a failed national policy
WaPo: Both sides in immigration debate blame congressional inaction for Arizona law
LA Times: Arizona immigration law reshaping the push for reform
SacBee: Arizona's new law draws chorus of protest in California
WaPo: Mexican officials condemn Arizona's tough new immigration law
Politico: Arizona jumpstarts immigration bill
Politico: Arizona tears open immigration debate
CQ Politics: Tancredo Says Arizona Law Goes Too Far
NYT: In Wake of Immigration Law, Calls for an Economic Boycott of Arizona
Linda Greenhouse: Breathing While Undocumented
Richard Cohen: In Arizona, immigration creates another Tea Party moment
Wash Times: Hayworth sees momentum in Ariz. law
Wash Times: Hayworth: McCain flip-flops on immigrants
Rasmussen: 58% Favor Welcoming Immigration Policy
Rasmussen: Nationally, 60% Favor Letting Local Police Stop and Verify Immigration Status
Hill: Immigration push may help Dems in the West
Rush Limbaugh: The Left Exploits Illegal Aliens
Human Events: Arizona Gets it Right on Illegal Immigration
Bay Buchanan: Americas Choice: Arizona or Amnesty
Ted Nugent: Arizona Has It Right
Pat Buchanan: Whose Country Is This?
Jonah Goldberg: Arizona's ugly but necessary immigration law
IBD: Praising Arizona (In Border Battle)
American Spectator: Fixing America's Immigration Black Market
American Thinker: The Arizona Uproar


Las Vegas RJ: Gibbons blames federal officials for immigration problems
Las Vegas RJ: National immigration reforms sought


WSJ: Paterson to Successor: You Will Fail
Albany TU: BPRHA Caucus goes after Levy (updated with response)
Politico: GOP to file suit for N.Y. special
Albany TU: Golden explains measure that would strip Espadas leadership
NY Post: Espada flap sets Cuomo plan back
NYDN: Gov. Paterson has Andrew Cuomo's back vs. disgraced luv guv Eliot Spitzer
WSJ: Gillibrand: No Plans for Amendment to Help Wall Street
Albany TU: Deficit invoked in pork lawsuit
WSJ: NYC Hospitals Probed Over Bid-Rigging
Albany TU: Video: Skelos on proposed Bruno sentencing
NYDN: Senate Minority Leader Dean Skelos' law firm runs successful lobbying business
NY Post: Eliot's latest hooker
NY Post: Eliot's trying to be like Bubba
Dick Morris: Ousting NY's lawmakers-for-life
NY Post: All GOP candidates claiming the advantage in Suffolk Bishop race


WSJ: California's Pension Bomb Ticks Louder (via Google)
SacBee: California's April income tax collection lags far behind projection
SacBee: Schwarzenegger wishes he could run for third term
Dan Walters: Voters may get second try at election reform


Dallas MN: Perry refuses to debate until White releases income tax returns
WSJ: Is Texas Messing With History? (via Google)


Miami Herald: Vast oil spill may alter debate on Gulf drilling
SPT: House and Senate budget compromise comes together in a rush
Miami Herald: Senate rejects tacked-on gun rights amendment
Miami Herald: Senate lowering price of renewable energy
AP/Lohn: Huckabee explains move to Fla.: `Not political'


AJC: Breaking: Boyd out as Republican candidate
AJC: An uprising of young Turks within the Georgia GOP?
CQ Politics: Will Angry Democrats Forgive Barrow?


WSJ: In Ill., Giannoulias Tries to Make Lemonade from a Lemon Bank
Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias 1st TV spot banks on attack strategy
CQ Politics: Giannoulias Takes Bank Scandal Head On In First TV Ad
CQ Politics: Illinois Senate Race Now Leans Republican
Chicago Tribune: Illinois Democrats, Republicans offer dueling redistricting plans
WSJ: In Post-Obama Illinois, Hope and Change (via Google)
Chicago Tribune: Palin to headline state GOP fundraiser


AP/Jackson: Coats favored to win crowded IN GOP primary, but uncertainty hangs over race
CQ Politics: If Its Coats Vs. Ellsworth, Weigh the Baggage
CQ Politics: Indiana: Republican Young Airs New Ad In 9th District


WSJ: Leinenkugel on Tap to Challenge Sen. Feingold
CQ Politics: Wisconsin: Feingold Draws Third GOP Challenger


MPR: DFLers challenge Pawlenty's proposed welfare cuts
KTSP: GOP gov. candidate Emmer to announce running mate
RM: Republican Party of Minnesota Statement on Kelliher endorsement


WSJ: Palin Endorses Tim Burns in Pa. Special Election
Sarah Palin: The Businessman vs. the Bureaucrat


Hill: Primary costs add up in Ohio Senate race as two Democrats battle
Columbus Dispatch: Tea Party hoping to steer Republicans further to the right
AP/Viviano: Wife of ex-Ohio AG pleads guilty to ethics charge
Columbus Dispatch: House GOP leader bluntly rejects 'kitchen' comment


Detroit News: Fieger ponders run for governor
Detroit FP: Fieger mulls run for governor, jabs Snyder
CQ Politics: 'Undecided' And Feiger Lead Poll of Michigan Democrats
Detroit News: Battle rages over vacancy on GOP board


WSJ: Carnahan to Join Obama at Mo. Event
Politico: Carnahan joins Obama second time around
Politico: State parties counter Obama visits


AP: Jurors to get Palin hack case after instruction
AP/Johnson: GOP works on alternate Tenn. budget shortfall plan
AP/Schelzig: Frist, Corker urge civility in Tennessee gov's race


CQ Politics: Double Duty: Kentucky Candidate Airs Pair Of 15-Second Spots


WRAL: Poll: Runoff likely for Democrats to choose Burr opponent
News & Observer: Dems angle for strongest candidate
Fay Observer: Republicans say its time to replace McInytre in 7th Congressional District
Pilot: Four Challenging Coble in Republican Primary


Politico: Inglis draws RINO hunters
State: Democratic party seeks to redefine itself


Virginian-Pilot: McDonnell's first 100 days: Hard work begins


Power Line: Robert Ehrlich -- not the no-hoper the Washington Post hopes he is
WaPo: First Click, Maryland -- Gov's race to hit new gear


AP: Feds plan N.J. hearing on offshore oil, gas drilling


Boston Globe: GOP launches ad attack on Cahill
NYT: Cape Cod Project Is Crucial Step for U.S. Wind Industry


AP/Adams: Richardson quits Maine governors race


Rasmussen: South Dakota Governor: Daugaard (R) 53%, Heidepriem (D) 33%
Rasmussen: South Dakota House: Herseth Sandlin (D) 45%, Nelson (R) 41%


Rasmussen: North Dakota House: Berg (R) 49%, Pomeroy (D) 45%


American Thinker: Bob Bennett Re-nomination for Utah Senate Seat in Trouble


April 26, 2010


Wash Times: Republicans defy test vote on banks
CNN: Dems say go, GOP says not yet to finance reform debate
ABC: 41 Republicans 'Very Likely' to Block Financial Regulation if No Compromise by Monday
WaPo: Financial bill in limbo going into key vote
WSJ: Deal Near on Derivatives
WSJ: Deal May Force Trading-Desk Spinoff (via Google)
Hill: Sens. Dodd, Shelby say no deal on financial bill ahead of Monday vote
NYT: Democrats Close Ranks on Finance Bill, Pressing G.O.P.
Politico: Wall St. showdown on Senate floor
Hill: Reid still planning to hold vote on financial reform bill Monday
AP/DeMillo: Republicans suffering for 2008 bank bailout vote
WSJ: Taxpayers and the Dodd Bill (via Google)
WSJ: The Misguided Attack on Derivatives (via Google)
Michael Steele: Dems' bailout bonanza: Another reason to check financial reform fine print
Rasmussen: 34% View Michael Steele Favorably In His Home State of Maryland

WSJ: Investors Lost, Goldman Won on WaMu Deal (via Google)
WaPo: SEC gathered range of experts for Goldman case
Wash Times: SEC porn peekers at work confess: Took eyes off the economy
Paul Krugman: Berating the Raters

NYT: From the Mall to the Docks, Recovery Signs

Wash Times: Editorial: Government Motors repayment fraud

Wash Times: Pressure mounting to legalize immigrants
Politico: Immigration reform a 'no-win' issue
Hill: Jumping into immigration could cut both ways for Dems
Hill: GOP senators differ on bringing up immigration reform this Congress
Hill: Summers: Administration can pursue both climate bill, immigration reform

WSJ: One Top Obama Goal, Climate Bill, at Risk (via Google)
LA Times: Senators scramble to keep climate bill alive
WaPo: On climate bill, Democrats work to overcome Graham's immigration objections
Politico: Climate backers try to regroup
CNN: Graham's exit puts climate change bill in limbo
American Spectator: Lindsey Graham's Climate Change

WSJ: ObamaCare Mulligan: About those lower insurance costs we promised . . . .
AP/Zaldivar: Health Care Law's Unfinished Business: Cost Curbs

Politico: Searching for ways to plug the gap
Hill: Dems juggle competing spin on tax cuts, deficit reduction

NYT: In Court Nominees, Is Obama Looking for Empathy by Another Name?
WaPo: Sensitivity to 'ordinary Americans' a key criterion of court nominees
EJ Dionne: The right court fight
Hill: Black Caucus meeting to plot its strategy for Supreme Court nod

Sens. Lieberman & Collins: How Could the Fort Hood Massacre Happen?
WaPo: Editorial: Congress should be abetted in probing the Fort Hood massacre
Ross Douthat: Muhammad: Not Even in South Park?
WaPo: 'Everybody Draw Mohammed Day!' grows in reaction to 'South Park'

Boston Globe: Elite colleges thawing on ROTC

Wash Times: Panthers deem flap over voting 'error': Laud dismissal of intimidation case

WaPo: For Hinckley, small steps toward an uncertain freedom

WSJ: Unions, States Clash in Race to Top

Hill: Unions wait to see Citizens United fix

NYT: More American Expatriates Give Up Citizenship

NYT: Pulling the Reins (a Bit) on Hefty Salaries for Cultural Executives

AP: Defendant in Palin e-mail hacking case may testify
CQ Politics: Levi Johnston Writing Book on Palin
Examiner: Palin Palooza goes granola in enlightened Eugene, Oregon

Hill: RNC vows to invest heavily in GOP effort to win back Congress come November
WaPo: Republicans and Democrats alike voice optimism about midterm elections
WaPo: Obama and Democrats appeal to new voters in midterms
NYT: After 15 Months in Office, Policy vs. Politics for Obama
CQ Politics: Democrats Path Ahead Puts Hoyer in Dilemma

AP/Italie: George W. Bush book 'Decision Points' out Nov. 9

Politico: Campaign bundlers shake money trees


Buffalo News: Wife Standing by Paladino's side
Howard Kurtz: 'Candidate' Cuomo proves elusive to the press
Rochester D&C: AG Andrew Cuomo expected to announce bid for governor soon

NYT: Editorial: What Are the Legislators Doing About the Budget Deficit?
David Paterson: Borrowing Our Way to Failure

AP/Gormley: State Sen. Espada down but not out in probe of clinic

NYDN: Sheldon Silver to Eliot Spitzer: Shut up about Andrew Cuomo - and everything else!

Albany TU: Redlich nails down Lib line; Kristin a no-show

NYDN: Coalition urges Albany pols to sign reform pledge

NYT: New Yorkers Earn More, Early On, a Study Shows

NYT: Prosecutors Seek an 8-Year Term for Bruno


LA Times: With little money to spend, Chuck DeVore puts his faith in his message

SacBee: Schwarzenegger fights to protect his climate-change and redistricting legacy

Dan Walters: Confirmation battle over Abel Maldonado pure politics

LA Times: Line for free clinic offers a look into the faces of L.A.'s uninsured


KTSM: TX Politician Proposing Immigration Law Similar to AZ

Dallas MN: Bill White jabs at Rick Perry over Texas dropout rate
Dallas MN: What's the real dropout rate? The math is squishy

Houston Chronicle: Texas rakes in $1.6 billion in earmarks


SPT: In Tallahassee today, final week begins will all eyes on Gov. Crist
Fox: McConnell to Crist: Run as a Republican
SPT: Crist's firm 'no' on independent Senate run morphs into 'maybe'
Politico: Chambliss: Cheney's Crist comments 'probably not' good for GOP
CQ Politics: Crist Independent Bid Could Hurt for Money
WaPo: Charlie Crist's big decision

Miami Herald: Broward GOP to elect new leader amid changing political landscape


Athens BH: Qualifying begins today for most major races
Macon Telegraph: Abortion bill takes aim at Roe v. Wade


ABC7: Giannoulias accuses Kirk of favoring Wall Street
CPR: Constitutional Amendment Deadline Nears


AP/Bakst: Pawlenty caught in 2nd-tier shadows
Star Tribune: Kelliher is only done with Round 1
Star Tribune: Now Its Off to the Primary


USA Today: Contenders for Murtha's seat in tie, polls say
WaPo: Cash pours in for Murtha's top aide in Pa. race for seat
Politics Daily: Pennsylvania Special Election Could Signal Midterm Results


Cleveland PD: Republicans who run on conservative dogma don't win in Ohio
Columbus Dispatch: State hopes for more Medicaid aid


AP/Hoffman: Michigan's next governor might not opt for mansion
Detroit News: Granholm: Michigan has 'hit bottom,' ready for rebound
AP/Flesher: Mich. state Sen. Allen to run for US House to succeed Stupak


St. Louis PD: Carnahan gets boost from labor, senators


News & Observer: Burr's challengers say he's part of problem
Sun Journal: No sure bets come primary season


Spartanburg Spark: GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Load Up On Talking Points


Examiner: McDonnell's First 100 Days
Roanoke Times: Secretary chases goals of governor
Examiner: Cuccinelli gives Virginia quite a bit to chew on (Part One)


WaPo: Ehrlich is back, looking for a new mood among Md. voters


Star-Ledger: Christie aims to cap salaries of nonprofit group executives to $141K


NYT: Pressure Is Building on Disputed Wind Farm
NYT: Editorial: Cape Wind and Mr. Salazar

AP/LeBlanc: Third party roils Mass. governor's race

AP/Johnson: Despite Kennedy loss, Coakley has no GOP opponent


WaPo: Voter anger fuels New Hampshire congressional candidates


WSJ: Immigration Law Boosts Arizona Governor (via Google)
NYT: Growing Split in Arizona Over Immigration
Hill: Grijalva calls on Obama to battle Arizona immigration law
Mike Lupica: Brewer needs lesson in patriotism after defending new immigration law
American Spectator: The Great Arizona Shootout


AP/Vergakis: Conservative Westerner Bennett feels anti-incumbent fervor


April 25, 2010


Arizona Republic: Court fight looms on new immigration law
ABC: Obama Considering Options Regarding AZ Immigration Law Including Suing to Block It
NYT: Unexpected Governor Takes an Unwavering Course
Hill: McCain to Obama: Send troops to border if you don't like new immigration law
CSM: Arizona immigration law: Embarrassment or way forward for Republicans?
Raw Story: Judge Napolitano: Immigration law will bankrupt the Republican Party
Boston Globe: Arizona immigration law stirs emotions
AP/Cooper: Hispanics fear profiling under new Arizona law
Rasmussen: 70% of AZ Voters Favor Measure Cracking Down On Illegal Immigration
Des Moines Register: States pushed to get tough on immigration
Ann Althouse: What is irresponsible and unfair about what Arizona did?
Instapundit: Feds are in default on their protection against invasion responsibility

NYT: G.O.P. Threatens Seats Long Held by Democrats
NYT: Republicans Look to 1994 Playbook
NYT: Rove and Romney on the Republican Party After Bush
Free Lance-Star: 2012 prelude: GOP contenders go online
USA Today: Sen. Scott Brown backs Romney for 2012

Reuters: Senate Republican calls for strict swaps rules
CNN: Hutchison says GOP standing firm on financial reform bill
WaPo: Financial, business interests step up lobbying against overhaul bill
Hill: Advertisers fight FTC's power expansion in financial reform bill
WSJ: Goldman's Tourre Foresaw Subprime Chaos, Emails Show (via Google)
WaPo: Goldman executives cheered housing market's decline, newly released e-mails show
AP/Strumpf: Goldman e-mails show how crash turned into cash
Politico: Levin releases Goldman e-mails
Hill: Goldman Sachs e-mails suggest firm profited from mortgage crisis
NYT: Goldman Cited Serious Profit on Mortgages
NYT: Do You Have Any Reforms in Size XL?
LA Times: Obama and Wall St. its not 1936
Frank Rich: Fight On, Goldman Sachs!

NYT: Graham Pulls Support for Major Senate Climate Bill
Politico: Graham out, climate bill delayed
Boston Globe: Climate consensus collapses in Senate
WaPo: Graham withdraws support for climate legislation
WaPo: U.S. senators postpone climate bill unveiling
AP/Daly: Graham blasts Reid's 'cynical ploy' on immigration
AP/Daly: Climate bill placed on hold over Senate dispute
Politico: Graham out, climate bill delayed
Hill: 'Last and best shot' at climate change bill hangs by a thread
Hill: Kerry expresses confidence that Reid will push climate bill

NYT: Oil Leaking Underwater From Well in Rig Blast
WaPo: Five myths about green energy

NYT: States Warn of Obamacare Scams

WaPo: The national debt and Washington's deficit of will

WaPo: When Obama picks a new Supreme Court justice, older is better

Kathleen Parker: Congress should quickly counter court's animal abuse ruling

Politico: Democrats move to undercut Citizens United ruling
Hill: Watchdogs urge swift passage of campaign finance revisions bill
NYT: Editorial: Campaign Finance: Afraid of the Sunshine

WaPo: Republican civil rights commissioner criticizes handling of New Black Panther case

Times UK: Kelsey Grammer launches Tea Party TV
Thomas Friedman: Tea Party With a Difference

Time: Republican Governors Pay Homage To Guy Fawkes

KATU: Palin: 'Only a limited government can provide the best path'
AP/Barnard: Palin raises money for GOP in liberal Oregon town

Politico; Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Sunday shows: Reg reform looms


NYT: Spitzer on Cuomo: Hes Driven, Often by Politics
NYDN: Hooker-happy Eliot Spitzer flings some mud on Andrew Cuomo's bid for governor
WaPo: Review of Peter Elkind's 'Rough Justice: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer'
Roger Stone: Spitzer Author, College Classmate Cheerleader for Comeback
Albany TU: Author: Spitzer guilty of hubris
NYDN: Eliot Spitzer stars in his own tragic film debuted at Tribeca Film Festival

Buffalo News: Paladino's latest e-mail offers explanation of controversial forwards

Albany TU: School tax deal stalls Democrats

NYT: The OTB Parlors, Limping Along

NYDN: Feds urge 'significant' jail time for ex-Senate majority leader Joe Bruno for corruption


Examiner: Whitman enjoys support from well-known Republicans
Fresno Bee: Time running out for Poizner to capture GOP confidence
Mercury News: Poizner, Whitman may regret their stance on immigration
LA Times: Meg Whitman has her own definition of the right thing
LA Times: Goldman Sachs fraud accusations jolt California political races
Mercury News: Brown shows he can make an impact without spending a dime

NYT: Liberal Reputation Precedes Ninth Circuit Court
WaPo: Editorial: Judging Mr. Liu

AP/Lin: Republicans lose ground in California voter rolls

Dan Walters: Let's keep our problems in perspective amid political din


Hill: Sen. Hutchison gets leadership post
News 8 Austin: Hutchison to serve on Senate GOP leadership team


AP: Abortion Bills Are Vetoed in Oklahoma


Sarasota HT: Crist decision could fracture GOP grip on Florida
SPT: The rise and fall of Charlie Crist
Miami Herald: Popular Crist ignored the signs of political trouble
WaPo: Florida waits to see whether Crist will stay Republican or go independent
Miami Herald: Sen. LeMieux's political future may be tied to Gov. Crist's
SPT: Jim Greer's high-flown toils for the GOP
Miami Herald: Florida Republican Party to reveal its big credit-card spenders
AP/Farrington: New Florida GOP chair: Days of excess are over


AJC: Transportation funding: The rocky road
AJC: Behind the transportation bill was the shoulder of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
AJC: Six GOP candidates gather in Roy Barnes backyard


NY Post: Secret papers reveal Senate 'talks' between Obama and Blagojevich

Chicago Tribune: Bank failure a nail in Giannoulias campaign
NYT: FDICs Seizure of Senate Candidates Family Bank Further Complicates an Illinois Race
WSJ: Seven Illinois Banks Closed (via Google)
SJ-R: Illinois bank failures top 30 since fall of 2008

Chicago Tribune: 10 things you might not know about Rahm Emanuel


Columbus Dispatch: Bayh urges moderate voters to redo Senate


AP/Foley: Scott Walker voted to allow late Assembly sessions he now bashes


Star Tribune: Kelliher wins party nod as Rybak concedes


McClatchy: Pennsylvania's Specter runs again like he's the underdog


Dayton Daily News: Tea Party pushing Republican politicians to the right
Columbus Dispatch: Cordray gives campaign cash to Ohio Democrats
CPD: Plain Dealer endorses Mickey Corbin for GOP nomination for Lorain County Cmsnr


Examiner: Cox keeps up heat on GOP opponents
AP/Martin: Economy a key focus in Michigan GOP governor race
Hill: Romney endorses Hoekstra in Michigan GOP governor primary


KC Star: Jordans departure from U.S. House race in Kansas helps fellow Republican Yoder


Tennessean: Politics snarl battle over TN budget


Louisville CJ: Grayson forced to play catch-up in U.S. Senate race
Louisville CJ: Editorial: In Republican Senate race, a dismal choice


News & Observer: Senate's Democratic whip sees chance in N.C.


State: Rove: S.C. needs Joe Wilson
State: Democrats focus on changing S.C.'s image


Roanoke Times: McDonnell reflects on early days in office


WaPo: As Obama visits coal country, many are wary of his environmental policies


Mulshine: NJ Supreme Court on its way to a liberal activist majority for the foreseeable future


AP/LeBlanc: Obama pal Patrick banks on 3-way Mass. gov. race
Boston Globe: Bold tax vow comes back to sting Patrick


AP/Niesse: Obama's home congressional district in play


Salt Lake Tribune: Anti-incumbency surge in Utah County Republican Party
Deseret News: Utah County GOP boots commissioner


Telegraph UK: John McCain fighting for his political life in the Arizona desert


Cherry Hill CP: Ex-N.J. beauty queen is GOP rising star
Las Vegas RJ: Millionaire Chachas returns to Nevada to join crowded GOP field
Las Vegas Sun: Rory Reid might be real winner of GOPs gubernatorial debate


CQ Politics: Murray Vulnerable for Re-Election


April 24, 2010


WaPo: Arizona governor signs immigration bill, reopening national debate
Wash Times: Ariz. governor signs tough immigration law
WSJ: Obama Blasts Arizona Law
Hill: Obama slams Arizona bill as fight lifts immigration to top of agenda
McClatchy: Obama calls for overhaul on immigration policy
NYT: U.S.’s Toughest Immigration Law Is Signed in Arizona
EJ Dionne: Arizona's shameful 'immigration' bill
Politico: Arizona gov. signs immigration law
Hill: Echoing health bill fallout, threats surface in immigration debate
Human Events: Arizona Governor Signs Tough Immigration Law
LA Times: Arizona's immigration law may spur a showdown

Tennessean: Hacked e-mail disrupted campaign, Palin testifies
WaPo: Accounts differ as Sarah Palin e-mail hacking case is sent to court in Knoxville
NYDN: Sarah Palin testifies against man accused of hacking into her Yahoo! e-mail account
Reuters: Palin testifies that accused hacked disrupted campaign
CNN: Palin testifies in hacking case

AP/Barnard: Palin raises money for GOP in liberal Oregon town

Politico: Palin defends Franklin Graham's Islam comments

Hill: Senate GOP wants spotlight on White House-focused lobbying
Hill: Hutchison: GOP to 'stand firm' against current financial bill, Democrats' tactics
Hill: GOP plans 'aggressive' effort against Dems' credibility on Wall Street reform
WaPo: Six questions on the financial regulatory overhaul
WSJ: Wooing GOP, Geithner Gets an Earful
NYT: Top Senators on Finance Bill to Meet on Sunday Talk Show
Politico: No one marching for the banks
Hill: SEC's IG Kotz 'intends' to probe timing of Goldman charges
NYDN: Schumer fund-raiser John Paulson is key figure in Goldman Sachs fraud case

NYT: Rating Agency Data Aided Wall Street in Mortgage Deals
WaPo: Goldman Sachs readies forceful response against claims it misled clients
Politico: Dems ask for Justice Goldman probe

WaPo: SEC porn investigation nets dozens
AP/Wagner: GOP attacks SEC over porn surfing

AP/Crutsinger: U.S. reduces bailout cost estimate

WSJ: Debt Panel to Tackle a Mighty Task
Rep. Paul Broun: Reviving the balanced-budget amendment
Hill: Business says vast tax increases 'inevitable' under Obama budget
Hill: Feingold says budget resolution doesn't go far enough to correct fiscal woes
Dick Morris: The Silent Killer: Obama's VAT Proposal
Human Events: Americas Great Divide: Tax Payers vs. Non-Payers
Human Events: Deficits Prompt Revenue Scavenger Hunt

NYT: G-20 Split on the Need for a Global Tax on Banks
WaPo: For nations living the good life, the party's over, IMF says

NYT: Health Care Cost Increase Is Projected for New Law
Pat Caddell: ObamaCare and New Coke (via Google)
IBD: The Unbending Of The Cost Curve

WSJ: Obama Stands Behind Offshore-Drilling Plan
Hill: Oil rig disaster spills into energy debate
NYT: Editorial: Explosion in the Gulf
Politico: Climate bill not likely to come up this year
Politico: Greenpeace says no to energy bill
Hill: Kerry says three major oil companies to back Senate climate plan

NYT: Editorial: The Court and Free Speech
Linda Greenhouse: American (Judicial) Idol
Rasmussen: 64% Say Judges More Anti-Religious Than Founding Fathers Intended

WSJ: Miss Me Yet? The Freedom Agenda After George W. Bush
Politico: Dick Cheney proud of telling off Patrick Leahy

NYT: Court Filing Sheds Light on Bin Laden Bodyguard

WSJ: 'Birther' Soldier Faces Charges (via Google)

Politico: Henry will lead SEIU

James Taranto: "Antiwar" rallies are more violent than tea-party ones

John Fund: House Democrats Are About to Become Unemployment Statistics


Hill: Pataki won't rule out 2012 presidential bid

NY Post: About those arms Ed Cox isn't twisting...
NYDN: Attorney General Andrew Cuomo hot for his cars, not governor's race

Roch D&C: GOP challengers to Kirsten Gillibrand add $1.9M of own money to campaigns

Albany TU: Feds: Give Bruno 8 years
Albany TU: Former Rep. Sweeney sentenced


SacBee: Top GOP stars shine for Meg Whitman
LA Times: Whitman, Brown have ties to Goldman Sachs
SacBee: Ad Watch: GOP governors' TV attack on Brown misleading

CQ Politics: Poll: Fiorina, Campbell Top Senate GOP Primary Roster


DMN: Sen. Hutchison, in weekly GOP address, defends GOP approach to Wall St. reform


SPT: Florida GOP exiles Jim Greer, saying he 'injured the name and status' of the party
Buzz: Masterstrokes: The RPOF oil paintings of Charlie Crist, Greer, Delmar
Dana Milbank: Florida's Charlie Crist could use a hug

CQ Politics: Webster's In; Now He's Gotta Play Catchup


Rasmussen: Georgia Senate: Isakson 51%, Thurmond 35%


Chicago Tribune: Broadway Banks failure a twin blow for Giannoulias
Chicago Sun-Times: FDIC regulators shut down Giannoulias family bank
WSJ: Bank Tied to Candidate Is Shuttered
NYT: Illinois: Bank Owned by Candidates Family Is Shut
AP/Bellandi: Feds shut down bank owned by Giannoulias
Politico: Giannoulias bank seized
Politico: White House leaves Dick Durbin hanging

NYT: Durbin, Too, Gets Blagojevich Subpoena
Hill: Report: Blagojevich subpoenas Durbin to testify at his trial

Chicago Tribune: Scott Lee Cohen planning run for governor
Chicago Sun-Times: Brady offers peek at his tax returns


CQ Politics: Indiana: Well-Known Names Among Coats' Donors


John Fund: Wisconsin and the Voter Fraud Agenda

Rasmussen: Wisconsin Governor: Race Tightens Up


AP/Bakst: Pawlenty caught in shadow of possible '12 GOP foes


Human Events: Will Obama Skip PA-12?

WSJ: Biden Asks Pa. Dems for Personal Favor: Vote for Specter

WSJ: Pennsylvania's Tea Party: Brewing for Years


CQ Politics: Ohio: Fisher Ups Spending, Portman Increases Cash Lead


Detroit FP: Dems would choose Fieger as candidate for governor


CTFP: Tennessee: Wamp accuses Haslam of push polling


Politico: Lincoln and Halter face off


CQ Politics: Candidates Spend Spend Spend In North Carolina

CQ Politics: John Edwards Forced to Testify About Sex Tape


Spartanburg HJ: GOP debate focuses on education, borders
AP/Davenport: SC's Bauer: Lazy people cause illegal immigration
State: Bauer takes aim at the 'lazy' in S.C.


Daily Press: Is Allen thinking comeback?

WaPo: Virginia legislature restricts abortion funding


CQ Politics: West Virginia: Oliverio Says He's Beating Mollohan


NY Post: Score one for Jersey's tax revolt
CQ Politics: Buyer's Remorse in New Jersey?


Politico: Sen. Scott Brown won't run for president in 2012

Boston Globe: Six governors urge approval of wind farm


NYT: U.S.s Toughest Immigration Law Is Signed in Arizona
Politico: Threats close Raul Grijalva's district offices


CQ Politics: Nevada: Tea Party Serves Up Candidates' Debate


NYT: In Alaska, Governors Blandness Becomes an Asset


Tacoma NT: GOP money sits on sidelines while Rossi considers run at Murray


April 23, 2010


WSJ/Rush Limbaugh: Liberals and the Violence Card
Wash Times: Smearing the Tea Party
James Taranto: The 'Racist' Smear: A Case Study
Newt Gingrich: How America became a 'secular-socialist machine'

NYT: Republicans Block Start of Debate on Financial Bill
WaPo: Reid aims to move forward with financial regulation bill
Hill: Votes in doubt as Sen. Harry Reid sets Monday Wall Street showdown
Politico: Harry Reid moves forward with reform vote
WSJ: Finance Bill Climax Looms
NYT: Obama to Wall St.: Join Us, Instead of Fighting Us
Wash Times: Obama implores Wall Street
Hill: Obama on Wall Street: A vote for reform is a vote to stop bailouts
WaPo: Obama makes a strong case for financial reform
LA Times: Senate scrambles to unite on finance reform bill
NYT: Friend to Wall Street, Schumer Is Suddenly Quiet
WSJ: Schumer, A Wall Street Ally, Balances Loyalties
NYT: Documents Show Internal Qualms at Rating Agencies
NYT: A Routine Deal Became an $840 Million Mistake
WSJ: Probe Turns to Buffett Deal
WaPo: SEC divided on vote to file Goldman lawsuit
WSJ: Back to Basics on Financial Reform (via Google)
WSJ: The New Master of Wall Street: Obama (via Google)
Paul Krugman: Dont Cry for Wall Street
Rush Limbaugh: Honest Obe Goes to Wall Street to Seize Control of Financial Industry
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Denies Conspiracy; Wont Return Goldman Sachs Donations
Rush Limbaugh: Geithner Promises "Elegant Funeral" for Wall Street Firms
LA Times: Senior SEC staffers spent hours at work looking at porn websites

WSJ: Democrats Aim to Tap Populist Anger in High-Court Fight (via Google)
NYT: A Brisk First Round on Supreme Court Search
LA Times: Why religion could affect Obama's court nomination
Detroit News: Detroit native is on High Court list

WSJ: Graham: Immigration Bill Isnt Ready
Politico: Lindsey Graham: Immigration push could 'destroy' climate talks
Hill: Climate leaders push back on immigration moving first
WaPo: Immigration reform's big moment
Politico: Democrats split on immigration
Rush Limbaugh: Dems to Rebrand Cap and Tax

Wash Times: 3 million in middle class to pay health law penalty
Hill: Govt report: Healthcare law could lead to higher prices, employers dropping coverage
Michael Gerson: With health-care reform, it's nag, nag, nag
Wash Times: Hoyer retracts 'un-American' epithet

WSJ: Grassley Calls GM Payment Misleading

Hill: Sens. Schumer and McConnell go head-to-head in filibuster reform

NYT: Pelosi Faces New Set of Interrogators

NYT: House Republicans Call For Earmark Action
Politico: Steny Hoyer blasts Republican 'hypocrisy' on earmarks
Hill: NRCC will not punish Cao on earmarks

WaPo: Democrats plan to introduce bill to blunt ruling on political spending
Hill: Democrats' campaign bill forces execs to stand by their ads

Hill: FCC commissioner says a major fight over net neutrality is not far off

Rush Limbaugh: Obama Puts VAT Tax on the Table
Grover Norquist: Dont Give Obama a VAT
Wash Times: Editorial: Public-sector unions bankrupting America
Hill: Senate panel approves budget-cutting bill

NYT: Obamas NASA Blueprint Is Challenged in Congress
Hill: GOP senator warns NASA budget cuts will help China overtake U.S. in space
Pat Buchanan: The Chinese are like 19th Century Americans

Bill Gates: Energy sector poised for innovation -- with the right spark

NYT: U.S. Faces Choice on New Weapons for Fast Strikes
NYT: Colleague Disputes Case Against Anthrax Suspect

AP: US Navy SEAL cleared in Iraq abuse case
IBD: Free All The SEALs From Travesty

David Brooks: The Government War

Henry Louis Gates: Ending the Slavery Blame-Game: Africans role in selling humans

AP/Barnard: Sarah Palin visits liberal Oregon stronghold
Politico: Larry King gets flak for Palin comments
CBS: Bristol Palin Testifies Against Her Mother's E-Mail Hacker

WaPo: RNC board seeking independent review of party spending

Gary Bauer: The Phantom Tea Party Threat
American Thinker: The Tea Party, Timothy McVeigh, and Tainted History

American Thinker: No Free Speech about Leaving Islam?
Ken Blackwell: General Boykin and Major Hasan


Albany TU: Levy lags Lazio in race for GOP chairmen support
NYDN: Paterson slams GOP governor hopefuls: They 'know nothing'

NYT: Espadas Legacy May Be Soundview and Sushi
Albany TU: Cuomo seeks staff pay records from Espada as part of probe
NY Post: Cuomo subpoenas Espada-related Senate records
NYDN: Staffers with ties to state Sen. Pedro Espada's Bronx health clinic are subpoenaed
NY Post: Rice goes after Dinallo over Espada

NYT: Appeals Court Judge and U.S. Attorney Are Confirmed
WSJ: Top Lawyer Post Filled in New York Office

Albany TU: Capitol lobbyists hit slump
NYDN: Big-bucks special interest groups spending less on lobbying
Albany TU: Lobbying, firms, clients and their bills
Albany TU: An historic dip? Lobbying expenses actually fell last year

NY Post: Cox: Gillibrand should be 'ashamed' for not introducing derivatives amendment

Rochester D&C: Ravitch: No federal bailout for N.Y. state

NYT: Politicians Are Watching Waste and Waistlines

Politico: Eliot Spitzer slated for red-carpet rehab


LA Times: Whitman calls for major changes in California worker pensions
SF Chron: Tea Party hero Rep. McClintock rips Whitman as a RINO, unfit to lead
Capitol Weekly: Campbell, Whitman hold wide leads in Republican primary races
LA Times: Question for Whitman: When is a campaign a campaign?

LA Times: California Assembly confirms Abel Maldonados nomination as lieutenant governor
SacBee: On second try, Maldonado heads for California lieutenant governor's post


Dallas MN: Obama calls Cornyn about Supreme Court choice
Dallas MN: Obama nominee for Texas U.S. attorney post withdraws
Politico: Edwards spoiling for a fight


Rasmussen: Florida Senate: Rubio 37%, Crist 30%, Meek 22%
SPT: Florida GOP invokes loyalty oath forbidding support of independent Charlie Crist
Miami Herald: GOP calls on members to oppose Charlie Crist if he runs as independent
Human Events: Crist Close to Switching Independent
Ledger: Crist Gets More Grief From GOP Leaders
Reuters: Dick Cheney endorses Rubio in Florida Senate race
Politico: Cheney backs Rubio
Kim Strassel: The Real Republican Civil War
Stephen Moore: Hypocrist
Politico: George LeMieux stuck between Charlie Crist, Republicans
Buzz: George LeMieux: The Frankenstein Charlie Crist made
SPT: George LeMieux in awkward spot over Charlie Crist's Senate decision

Politico: Webster to shake up Grayson race

NYT: Florida: Health Overhaul on November Ballot


AJC: Baker won't sue feds over citizenship checks
AJC: Barack Obama dips into 4th District race, hands Hank Johnson an endorsement


Politico: Dick Durbin to W.H.: Help hold Barack Obamas seat

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich attorneys want to subpoena Obama
Chicago Sun-Times: Blago calls out Obama
WSJ: Blagojevich Seeks Witness: Obama
Hill: Blagojevich wants to subpoena Obama

Chicago Tribune: State GOP picks ex-party chief to serve on national committee
Chicago Tribune: IL GOP closes fundraiser featuring GOP chairman Michael Steele

Chicago Tribune: Quinn sings different tune on music tax


Star Tribune: Minn. governor's race: Showdown for DFL choice

Hill: Bachmann standing by gangster government

Star Tribune: Minnesotans' personal incomes fell 3.3% in 2009


Rasmussen: Wisconsin Senate: Feingold Just Short of 50% Support


Hill: Democrats worries grow as sharp words exchanged in Pennsylvania primary
AP/Levy: Specter accused of 'Swift Boat' hit
Politico: Ed Rendell: Democrats not doing it for base


Cleveland PD: Kasich out raises Gov. Ted Strickland by half million in money race
Cleveland PD: John Kasich and Ted Strickland raise millions in race for governor's mansion
Columbus Dispatch: Strickland says no deals made on judicial appointments


AP: Next Michigan governor might forgo official residence
Detroit News: Monica Conyers enrolled at divinity school


Politico: GOP poll: Emerson dominant
AP/Lieb: Missouri revenues down, more spending cuts planned


CTFP: Wamp airs first TV ad


Politico: North Carolina cools on President Obama


Greenville News: Republican gubernatorial debate today kicks of busy political weekend
CNN: Pawlenty makes moves in South Carolina
WaPo: Why did Mitt Romney endorse S.C.'s Nikki Haley?


WaPo: Legislators reject McDonnell ethics amendment; governor mulls bill
News & Observer: Virginia governor to speak at GOP fundraiser


Rasmussen: Maryland Governor: OMalley 47%, Ehrlich 44%


Star-Led: N.J. prisons face staff layoffs, double bunking of inmates with $75M budget cuts


Boston Globe: Cahills taste of business


NYT: Editorial: Come Back, John McCain
Michelle Malkin: John S. McCain, Will You Please Go Now?

AP/Cooper: Ariz. lawmakers: Candidates must prove citizenship


April 22, 2010


Karl Rove: The GOP and the Politics of Financial Reform (via Google)
WSJ: The Two Issues to Watch on Financial Reform (via Google)
WSJ: Grassley Bucks GOP, Backs Derivatives Curbs (via Google)
Hill: Collins, Snowe stymie Dems tactics
Politico: GOP tries 'maybe' on banking bill
NYT: Bill on Finance Wins Approval of Senate Panel
WaPo: Senators close to a deal on financial regulation bill
NYT: Obama Looks to Close Sale on Financial Reform
Hill: Obama readies for Wall Street tough talk
NYT: Financial Debate Renews Scrutiny on Banks Size
WSJ: Senate Democrats to Unveil Bill to Limit Bank Size (via Google)
WSJ: Financial Re-Regulation Gets Silent Treatment
WSJ: Angels Out of America: How the Dodd bill harms start-ups (via Google)
Politico: GOP swears no love for Luntz memo
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Wages War on Wall Street, Travels to New York to Finish It Off
Rush Limbaugh: When Wall Street Demons Move to Government They Become Angels
WSJ: Rifts Imperil Overhaul of Global Banking Rules (via Google)
NYT: Federal Reserve Made $47.4 Billion in 2009
Politico: Senate Agriculture Committee passes derivatives bill
Hill: Senate agriculture panel clears Lincoln's derivatives bill
Gail Collins: Dance of the Derivatives

WSJ: The Busted Homes Behind Goldman's Big Bet
WaPo: Along with SEC, other investigators and suits may target Goldman Sachs
Rush Limbaugh: SEC Case Against Goldman Sachs: Nothing But a Hollow Political Prop
NYT: Obama Denies Link to Timing of S.E.C. Case
Hill: Obama: WH didn't influence SEC timing on Goldman charges
WSJ: SEC Chairman: No Heads Up on Goldman Lawsuit
WaPo: SEC's Schapiro rejects claims that Democrats' agenda spurred Goldman case
WaPo: Wall Street heavyweight John Paulson under SEC glare in Goldman case
Politico: White House blacklists Craig
WSJ: Obama to Keep Goldman Funds (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: Regime Spokesman and Reid on Keeping Their Wall Street Cash
Politico: Goldman Sachs fills political warchests
Hill: House Democrats calling for criminal investigation of Goldman Sachs
WSJ: Questions Raised About Evidence on Goldman
NYT: Goldman Executives Are Expected to Testify Before Senate Panel
WSJ: Tourre Expected Before Senate Panel
NYT: Editorial: After Goldman

NYT: Fiscal Panel Subpoenas Documents of Moodys

Pete DuPont: Will the VAT Lady Sing? If so, it's over for America
AP/Babington: Obama hints of openness to VAT
Politico: Dem budget plan postpones pain
Politico: Obama hedges on tax cuts
Hill: Fast-track resolution instructions likely to be used to push tax bill
Newt Gingrich: Jobs, Deficits, and Taxes: A Warning from Britain and Naples, Fla.

WSJ: Car Makers Stabilize Year After Bailouts (via Google)
Hill: White House eagerly touts early GM repayment of $5.8 billion in loans
Rush Limbaugh: Is Buying a GM Car Like Making an Obama Campaign Contribution?

NYT: U.S. Offers a Hand to Those on Evictions Edge

NYT: Obama Meets With Senators in Effort to Speed Court Choice
Wash Times: Battle lines forming over court shortlist
Wash Times: Abortion looms over Supreme Court fight
WaPo: Obama wants Supreme Court nominee who supports abortion rights
WSJ: 'No Litmus Test' on Abortion, Obama Says
Hill: Obama insists theres no abortion litmus test for Supreme Court pick
NYT: Judicial Bouts Reveal Power of Persuasion of Diane Wood
NYT: Selected Cases of Judge Diane P. Wood
Hill: Specter says he'd take 'fresh look' at Kagan if she's Obama's nominee
Chicago Tribune: 2nd Chicago judge in the mix for Supreme Court nominee

Ashley Taylor: Obama, his Justice Department, and the politics of intimidation

Michael Barone: Gangster Government Becomes a Long-Running Series
WSJ: On Presidential Rhetoric: Obama's ad hominem method and the politics of polarization
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Wins Through Thuggery
American Spectator: Who You Gonna Trust?

Ann Coulter: Wouldn't a miniseries on Attila the Hun explain Nancy Pelosi?

WaPo: DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano winning over heavyweights with her persona

WaPo: FBI names veteran officer to oversee intelligence divisions

Politico: Democrats dare Republicans to repeal health fixes

WSJ: Senate Trio to Unveil Climate Bill (via Google)
Wash Times: Bill would widen Clean Water Act
Rep. John Shadegg: Why Waxman-Markey is unwise
William Reilly: Forging 21st century ocean policy
Sen. John Kerry: The moment to tackle climate change
Rep. Henry Waxman: No time like now to pass climate bill
WSJ: Climate Science In Denial (via Google)
WSJ: Environmentalism as Religion (via Google)
Wash T: A gasoline-fueled Earth Day: Government subsidies spawn environmental fraud
NYT: At 40, Earth Day Is Now Big Business
Politico: Middle age: Earth Day hits 40
NYT: Timeline: 70 Years of Environmental Change
NYT: Edging Back to Nuclear Power
NYT: The New Jobs in Atomic Energy
NYT: Solar Power to the People, With a Lot of Public Help
Politico: Coal, nuclear, big oil defy the odds
Politico: New energy powers up lobbying
WSJ: White House Reviews EPA Greenhouse-Gas Rule (via Google)
Hill: EPA prods Congress by issuing rules

Hill: Rep. Waxman backs 'ditch-digging' broadband bill to expand fiber networks

WaPo: Plans to allow women and gays, ban smoking shake world of Navy submarines

WSJ: Democrats Revive Immigration Push
Hill: Pelosi to Reid: Immigration before climate is fine
Wash Times: Durbin, Lugar urge halt to student deportations
LA Times: Tough enforcement against illegal immigrants is decried

WaPo: Prominent Republicans making more endorsements in primary races
WSJ: GOP Candidates Court Seniors (via Google)
WSJ: Democrats at the Edge of the Cliff

CQ Politics: Could Lieberman Hold The Senates Balance of Power Post-November?

Politico: The tea party's exaggerated importance
Boston Globe: Spouting off for the Tea Party

Politico: Abortion foes target old allies

WSJ: Court Gives Government Victory Against Acorn
Rush Limbaugh: ACORN Honcho Praises Socialism

WaPo: Payments by former congressman Massa investigated by the Justice Department
Fox: Ethics Panel Opens Formal Probe Into Massa Case
Politico: Steny Hoyer interviewed as Eric Massa probe gains steam
Hill: Hoyer calls for training review as Massa investigations heat up
NYT: Further Inquiries Into Former Rep. Massa
AP/Margasak: FBI probes Massa sexual-harassment charges
Buffalo News: FBI probe of Massa is added to House case

NYDN: Bristol Palin: Prank calls, text messages started after mom's e-mail was hacked
AP/Poovey: Bristol Palin: Hacked e-mail meant harassing calls
WaPo: Trial underway for man suspected in hacking Palin's e-mail in '08

Wash Times: Internal RNC probe finds financial controls in disarray
Politico: Steele: No reason for black GOP base

NYT: The Man the White House Wakes Up To: Politico's Mike Allen

ClickZ: GOP Outguns Dems Online in Congressional Races

WSJ: Money Makeover: $100 Bill Gets Facelift to Fight Fakes
NYT: The New C-Note


NYT: F.B.I. Raids Clinic Office Linked to Bronx Senator Espada
NYDN: FBI, IRS agents raid Pedro Espada Jr.'s Soundview HealthCare Network
NYT: Espada Facing Political Challenges Along With the Legal Ones
Albany TU: Feds, state unite in Espada raid
Albany TU: Espada statement on raids hits Cuomo again
Albany TU: Rice, Schneiderman, Johnson: Espada should step down
Albany TU: Sampson: Cuomos actions could have been heavier

NY Post: Levy may not make it to 50 percent at the GOP convention, Cox says
Albany TU: Paladino camp: Stone was freelancing, we want Donovan
Albany TU: E-mails show Stone strategizing for Paladino
NY Post: Schuyler GOP flips from Lazio to Levy
NY Post: Cox: I have full faith in Levy

WaPo: In Upstate New York, Democrats feel betrayed by Rep. Arcuri

CQ Politics: Rangel Pays Big For Illegal Campaign Posters

Albany TU: New York state budget cuts silence voice mail at Insurance Department


Rasmussen: California Governor: Brown 44%, Whitman 38%
LA Times: Top Schwarzenegger advisor donates to Jerry Brown
SacBee: Democrats counting on unions to counter Whitman's millions

LA Times: Schwarzenegger, Villaraigosa back plans to rein in pension costs
SacBee: Bill would roll back pension benefits for new hires
SacBee: Panel to consider new pay cut for California legislators

EJ Dionne: Obama pulls out his boxing gloves in Calif.

George Skelton: A little proposition with big potential: Public Financing of elections

AP: Mitt Romney takes to life in new California home
LA Times: Mitt Romney now a Californian?


Dallas MN: Cornyn warns against picking Supreme Court justice "out of the mainstream"
Dallas MN: No decision made in Texas AG's appeal in gay divorce case


WSJ: Gov. Crists Mistake: Forgetting the Rules of the Game
NYT: A Republican May Test Odds as an Outsider
Miami Herald: Crist wields new power in final days
Daily Caller: Mel Martinez thinks Crist is going independent
AP: Fla. gov has many political options; none are good
American Spectator: Charlie's Revenge

Wash Times: Reports: IRS eyes Rubio's spending
Politico: Probe casts shadow on Marco Rubio

SPT: Jim Greer charged big on Florida GOP credit card
Buzz: Thrasher: Greer's credit card statements were "the most troubling"

Buzz: Atwater was miser with his credit card because: 'It wasn't my money'
Buzz: Atwater's idea of a meal on the party dime: McDonalds and Subway

CQ Politics: Is Webster About To Announce Against Grayson?


AJC: A measure to force Obama to address citizenship in 2012
AJC: Political Insider More on Austin Scott and the GOP race for lieutenant governor
AJC: Chambliss, GOP lose a round in financial reform fight
AJC: Transportation, business and the 2010 elections
AJC: Still time for GOP to return to roots


Chicago Tribune: No head-butting in court, judge tells Blagojevich
Chicago Sun-Times: 'Legal equivalent of a head butt' denounced by judge in Blago case


CQ Politics: Indiana: Pence (Again) Endorses Coats
CQ Politics: Indiana: Hostettler Raised Just $37,000


Star Tribune: Rep. Bachmann defends National Day of Prayer
CQ Politics: Reeding the Tea Leaves in Minnesotas 6th District
CQ Politics: Mondale, Other Coleman Take Sides for Minnesota Governor
AP: Old DWIs stir Republican battle for Minn. governor


CBS: Darrell Issa Calls for Special Prosecutor in Sestak Case
Politico: Darrell Issa wants special prosecutor in Joe Sestak case
Fox: Specter Attacks Primary Opponent's Military, Congressional Records


CPD: GOP Sen. Coughlin rips GOP gubernatorial candidate John Kasich's campaign strategy
NYT: Sen. Voinovich Floats Proposal for Curbing Greenhouse Gas Regulations


Detroit FP: GOP gubernatorial debate gets heated
Detroit News: Five GOP governor candidates meet in first TV debate

Detroit News: FBI racking up cases in 'target-rich' region


KC Star: Kinder hires lawyer to hammer on constitutionality of health-care law
St. Louis PD: Republican rival makes waves over Russ Carnahans 42-foot boat


WaPo: Trial underway for man suspected in hacking Palin's e-mail in '08


Politico: Lincoln cancels Goldman fundraiser as firm turns toxic


Rasmussen: North Carolina Senate: GOPs Burr Still Earning Solid Support
CQ Politics: North Carolina: Cunningham Posts Disappointing $345,000 Quarter


State: Benjamin in wreck hours after election; woman badly hurt


Richmond TD: Allen and about 1,200 turn out for Shad Planking


Star-Ledger: Christie says N.J. school budget defeats should serve as 'wake up call'
NYT: Schools in New Jersey Plan Heavy Cuts After Voters Reject Most Budgets
WSJ: New Jersey Rebellion (via Google)
John Fund: Gov. Christie - the Non-Crist
George Will: Bringing Thunder-ous change to New Jersey


Rasmussen: 70% of AZ Voters Favor New State Law Cracking Down On Illegal Immigration
AP: Ariz. Immigration Debate Pressures McCain

Rasmussen: Arizona Governor: Goddard Loses Ground To All GOP Hopefuls

Politico: Posey defends 'birther' bill
AP: Arizona: Obamas Birthplace Remains a Point of Debate


TPM: Ensign Campaign's Haul Last Quarter: 50 Bucks

Las Vegas RJ: Goodman advises more budget cuts as union rejects wage concessions


Hill: DeMint encourages Rossi to run for Senate in Washington state




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March 1-7, 2008

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

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


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

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

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

October 1-7, 2007

September 22-30, 2007

September 15-21, 2007

September 8-14, 2007

September 1-7, 2007

August 22-31, 2007

August 15-21, 2007

August 8-14, 2007

August 1-7, 2007

July 22-31, 2007

July 1-21, 2007

June 15-30, 2007

June 8-14, 2007

June 1-7, 2007

May 22-31, 2007

May 15-21, 2007

May 8-14, 2007

May 1-7, 2007

April 22-30, 2007

April 15-21, 2007

April 8-14, 2007

April 1-7, 2007

March 22-31, 2007

March 15-21, 2007

March 8-14, 2007

March 1-7, 2007

February 22-28, 2007

February 15-21, 2007

February 7-14, 2007

February 1-7, 2007

January 22-31, 2007

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


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

November 2006