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April 14, 2010



NATIONAL

CQ Politics: Huckabee Leads 2012 Republican Horse Race
AP/Metzler: Huckabee compares incest, drug abuse to gay marriage
Wash Times: Growing chorus disputes need to tell HIV status
NYT: Man Who Spread H.I.V. May Be Held



Politico: Palin outraised by rivals
NYT: Report: For Palin Speeches, Luxury Rooms and Bendable Straws
CQ Politics: Palin Contract Found in Trash

CQ Politics: Pawlenty Quietly Begins Hill Outreach



Politico: Boehner for Speaker effort launches
Hill: Boehner renews call for ethics probe on Massa
WaPo: Staffers' accounts paint more detailed, troubling picture of Massa's office
NYDN: Massa hit on male bartender during funeral for Marine war casualty: report

WSJ: Conservatives and the Market for Alienation (via Google)

Ruth Marcus: Vilifying Tom Coburn for a moment of civility

Wash Times: Study: Networks snub, malign tea party movement
Michelle Malkin: Alinsky's Avenging Angels: Tea Party Saboteurs

NYT: Yes, 47% of Households Owe No Taxes. Look Closer
WSJ: 'Spreading The Wealth' Isn't Fair (via Google)
James Taranto: The Monster That Ate Congress
WSJ: Will Democrats Duck a Budget Bout?
Politico: Hoyer: Dems might not pass a budget
Wash Times: Debt commission's dilemma: slash funds or raise taxes
Newt Gingrich: From New Deal to Bad Deal: Government as the Fourth Bubble

Fox: Top Senate Republicans Blast Regulatory-Overhaul Bill
NYT: G.O.P. Takes Aim at Plans to Curb Finance Industry
Hill: GOP leaders: Finance reform bill is a bailout
Politico: Banking reform bipartisanship stalls
WSJ: Senators Weigh In on Financial Regulation
Politico: Blanche Lincoln Wall Street bill tacks left
Hill: Lincoln gets tough on derivatives
WSJ: Banks Falter in Rules Fight (via Google)
WSJ: Bill on Derivatives Overhaul Is Long Overdue (via Google)
WSJ: Incurious Inquiry: Last week's hearings of the Financial Crisis Inquiry
NYT: Lawmakers Regulate Banks, Then Flock to Them
WaPo: Bank executives fight calls to offer wide-ranging mortgage relief
Dick Morris: Obamas terrible powers

NYT: Reid Hits Pause Button on Immigration
Politico: Harry Reid punts on immigration

Rush Limbaugh: Obama Regime Death Panel Victim Saved After Publicity on This Show
Rush Limbaugh: Liberals Finally Figure Out What's Hidden Inside the Obamacare Bill

American Thinker: ClimateGate Whitewash

WSJ: Hoyer Asks for Civility as House Returns From Recess
Hill: Hoyer criticizes Bachmann for denying racial epithet was hurled at Lewis
Hill: House leaders launch program aimed at increasing racial diversity of staffers
WSJ: GOP Rep. Issa Asks White House About Unpaid Interns

Wash Times: Holder will be put on hot seat

WSJ: GOP Sen. Graham Likes Kagan for High Court
Human Events: Garland Favored to Succeed Justice Stevens
WaPo: Senate Democrats' wish list for high court: Someone with non-Ivy background
Hill: Sens. Whitehouse, Klobuchar rule out high-court rumors
Wash Times: Obama to get bipartisan input on nominee
Politico: Democrats take aim at court conservatives
American Spectator: John Paul Stevens Republicans
CQ Politics: Judicial Interests May Cash In on Supreme Battle
Geoffrey Stone: Our Fill-in-the-Blank Constitution
Hill: GOP warns Obama over SCOTUS litmus test on Citizens United

Hill: Democrats prepare for election-year battle to craft Citizens United legislation
Politico: Response to Citizens United almost ready

Politico: Democrats launch push for judicial nominations
Hill: Reid plans to hold extra sessions to move stalled judicial nominees

Wash Times: Obama says terrorist nuclear risk is growing
WaPo: Obama secures 47-nation pact at nuclear summit
Hill: Leaders look to secure all nuclear material by 2014
Wash Times: Obama hastens to check off to-do list before mid-terms
NYT: Obama Vows Fresh Proliferation Push as Summit Ends
NYT: Obama Puts His Own Mark on Foreign Policy Issues
WaPo: Obama comfortable as head of nuclear summit before world leaders
American Spectator: Saved by the Bomb
American Spectator: Inviting War Against America

NYT: OpEd: The Price of Assassination

NYT: President to Outline His Vision for NASA
Politico: Neil Armstrong: Obama hurting space effort

WSJ: Stern Leaving Amid Turmoil
WaPo: At the peak of his influence, SEIU chief set to leave a mixed legacy
NYT: Andy Stern to Step Down as Chief of Politically Active Union
Politico: Andy Stern's departure roils labor movement
WSJ: Crony Contracts: Want federal business? Better be a union shop

NEW YORK

Alb TU: Tea Party organizer says Paladino "incompatible" with group after racist comments
Albany TU: Paladino camp: We werent coming to your shindig anyway
WKBW: GOP Leaders Withdraw Paladino Invitation
NY Post: Paladino disinvited from GOP forum
Reuters: Republican in NY governor's race gets bomb threat
NYDN: Paladino's Office Receives Bomb Threat
NYDN: Paterson's 'deeply disturbed' by gubernatorial hopeful Carl Paladino's e-mail conduct
Buffalo News: The 'liberal elites' behind the Paladino e-mail story
Roger Stone: Hammond's Organ

NYDN: New poll finds AG Cuomo would crush would-be Republican opponents in gov run

WSJ: Pataki Isn't Joining New York Senate Race (via Google)
Rasmussen: New York Senate: Gillibrand 40%, Generic Republican 39%

NY Post: Steele, Cox to meet tomorrow: sources

Albany TU: 25/55 retire option in mix
Albany TU: New York state probe: $500,000 rip-off includes no-work Fridays for 17 years

Albany TU: Judge rejects new bid to delay Bruno sentencing

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Activist who challenges Obama's citizenship is booted from Tax Day Tea Party

SacBee: Schwarzenegger criticizes Prez for delaying Maldonado confirmation

TEXAS

AP: Lehrmann wins GOP Texas Supreme Court race
CQ Politics: Texas: Canseco Defeats Hurd In GOP Runoff
CQ Politics: Texas: Flores Easily Beats Curnock

OKLAHOMA

Politico: Okla. GOP rebukes tea party 'militia'

FLORIDA

WSJ: Crist Advisers See Path to Senate Outside GOP (via Google)
Human Events: Rubio Responds to Palins 'Call Me' (Video)

CQ Politics: Scott's Entry Adds Healthy Twist to Florida Governor Race

Miami Herald: Crist cites problems with teacher pay bill
SPT: Crist lists more problems with SB 6 put still won't say whether he'll veto it
SPT: Bush calls Crist, asks him to sign SB 6

Miami Herald: Senate panel rejects Gov. Crist's healthcare chief

Politico: Deutch easily wins Florida special
AP/Skoloff: Democrat wins District 19 seat
AP: Democrat Wins U.S. House Race in Florida

GEORGIA

NYT: Georgia Insurance Commissioner Balks at Request on New Health Law
AJC: Per diems a costly expense for General Assembly
AJC: John Linder endorses former chief of staff to replace him

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich prosecutors seek key document released
Chicago Sun-Times: Prosecutors rap Blago bid to keep evidence sealed

INDIANA

CQ Politics: Indiana: Coats Goes On The Air

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Pawlenty, lawmakers renew push for Race to the Top money

PENNSYLVANIA

Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Primary: Specter 44%, Sestak 42%

CQ Politics: GOP Poll Shows Burns Up By Four in Murtha Special
Politico: Pennsylvania Dems feud over Murtha seat

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Brunner, Fisher get testy in final debate

MICHIGAN

CQ Politics: Michigan: One Less Republican Looking at Stupak's Seat

MISSOURI

KMSU: Tea Party Activists Strong in Southwest Missouri

KANSAS

CQ Politics: Huelskamp Goes On TV in Kansas' 1st District

NEBRASKA

NYT: Nebraska Law Sets Limits on Abortion

TENNESSEE

CQ Politics: Tennessee: Internal Fincher Poll Shows Wide Primary Lead

SOUTH CAROLINA

AP: SC GOP to reveal plans for ballot initiative

LOUISIANA

Human Events: Jindal Staffer Assaulted

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Cuccinelli addresses gun-rights rally at Capitol Square

MARYLAND

Politico: Tea party touts 'Maryland miracle'

NEW JERSEY

AP: Complete list of candidates running for N.J. Congress

ARIZONA

WSJ: Arizona Clears Strict Immigration Bill

NEVADA

CQ Politics: Tarkanian's New Ad Reminds Viewers of Basketball Glory Days

COLORADO

Politico: Norton to skip Colo. GOP convention
CQ Politics: Colorado: Norton Takes Petition Route Onto GOP Ballot

IDAHO

American Spectator: A New Sagebrush Rebellion?

HAWAII

Politico: Hawaii special has Dems in knots







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April 13, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Jobless-Benefits Measure Advances in Senate
Hill: Four GOP sens help Democrats move unemployment benefits
NYT: Senators End Impasse on Extending Jobless Aid
WaPo: Jobless benefits advance in Senate with Republican votes
Politico: Unemployment package clears key vote
Hill: Senate Dems to push unemployment extension, eye yearlong fix soon
NYT: Editorial: A Wrong Way and a Right Way to Address the Deficit
Rush Limbaugh: The Obama Recession Continues
Dana Milbank: No celebration of the 50th filibuster
Bob Herbert: Unemployment is A Different Creature
WSJ: Incentives Not to Work: Larry Summers v. Senate Democrats on jobless benefits
WSJ: U.S. Posts 18th Straight Monthly Budget Deficit in March (via Google)
Wash Times: Hill Republicans vow to fight for cuts
Wash Times: Editorial: Congress' financial mess
WaPo: Obama team points to smaller deficit numbers
WaPo: Economic data don't point to boom times just yet
Wash Times: Income falls 3.2% during Obama's term

Timothy Geithner: How to prevent America's next financial crisis
WSJ: Hurdle Emerges to Financial Revamp (via Google)
Hill: Manufacturing giants aim to protect industrial banks

Wash Times: Democrats want anti-Bush loyalist for GAO director

NYT: Democrats Push to Require Corporate Campaign Disclosure
NYT: Lehman Channeled Risks Through Alter Ego Firm

LA Times: GOP looks beyond court pick
WaPo: Obama considering as many as 10 candidates for high court opening
WSJ: White House Floats Diverse List for Court (via Google)
NYT: Possible Candidates
WaPo: Candidates to replace Justice John Paul Stevens
Wes Pruden: Chance for 41 votes and a spine
Thomas Sowell: Republicans' Lamentable Legacy: Easy-To-Confirm Court Nominees
American Spectator: The Fortas Filibuster and the Stevens Seat
NYT: White House Dashes Chatter of Clinton as Supreme Court Nominee
WaPo: Hillary Clinton not a candidate for Supreme Court
AP/Feller: White House: Clinton won't be court pick
Politico: A Clinton trial balloon's short flight
Politico: Ax renews attack on SCOTUS case
Hill: MoveOn seeks liberal justice
CQ Politics: Identity Politics and Picking a New Justice

Hill: Boehner: Repealing healthcare law Republicans' 'No. 1 priority' in 2010
Rasmussen: Support for Repeal of Health Care Plan Up To 58%
Hill: JCT: Healthcare law to sock middle class with a $3.9 billion tax increase in 2019
WSJ: As Ranks of Insured Expand, Nation Faces Shortage of 150,000 Doctors in 15 Years
Human Events: The Nullification Crisis, Coming to a State Near You
David Limbaugh: Democrats Manipulate the CBO
NYT: Baffled by Health Plan? So Are Some Lawmakers
NYT: Could Health Overhaul Incentives Hurt Some?
NYT: Data on Fees to Doctors Is Called Hard to Parse
AP: Wrong Video of Health Protest Spurs N-Word Feud

Hill: Crunch time for climate change bill
WaPo: Climate treaty realities push leaders to trim priority lists
American Spectator: Lyin' for Climate Indoctrination

Human Events: Taking a Tough Stand on Illegal Immigration
Human Events: Open Letter to Immigrants: Embrace Conservatism

NYT: Andrew Stern, Head of S.E.I.U., Plans to Step Down
WaPo: Officials say SEIU president is stepping down from post
WSJ: Labor's Stern Said to Be Resigning (via Google)
Hill: SEIU's Stern to address reports he's leaving post; his term ends in 2012
WSJ: Unions Win Public-Contract Row (via Google)
Richard Trumka: It's Time to Restrict Private Equity (via Google)

Hill: Broadcasters lash out over FCC plan to reallocate TV spectrum

WSJ: Minority Areas, Cities Slow in Census Response
WaPo: Big cities, rural areas both trail on census returns
AP/Yen: Census director denies boycott on right
Chicago Sun-Times: Census Bureau using products not made in U.S.

Politico: Rockefeller calls for mining hearings

NYT: Editorial: Dawn Johnsen: Politics 1, Rule of Law 0

WaPo: In nuclear summit, Obama seeks global help in sanctioning Iran
WSJ: Debating Obama's New Nuclear Doctrine (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: Nuclear Summit Kicks Off Obama Effort to Disarm America
IBD: A Nuclear-Free (Dream) World

James Taranto: 'Bold' Baloney: Obama is no Anwar Sadat

WaPo: Obama spokesman Gibbs sounds eager for future strategist role

AP: 2010 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Finalists
WaPo: The Post wins four Pulitzers; Bristol, Va., paper wins for public service
Wash Times: National Enquirer snubbed by snobs



Boston Globe: A GOP divide on Palins Hub rally
Politico: Scott Brown camp: No snub intended
WaPo: The Sarcasm of Sarah Palin
LAT: Palin speech at Cal State campus draws attention to foundations linked to universities

American Spectator: Is Romney Grasping at Straws?

Politico: 'Citizen Newt' on the way

Politico: Ron Paul: Tea party abuse overblown

CQ Politics: NRCC Chairman: On The Road With A Different Agenda
Fox: Republican Leaders Quietly Work Around Steele, Keep Focus on Election

Politico: Critics see Michael Steele cronies as source of RNC problems
Human Events: Michael Steele Flies Coach

WaPo: Rahm Emanuel provides inspiration to Republicans

Human Events: Gizzi's Races of the Week

NEW YORK



Albany TU: Paladino shrugs off racist e-mails
NYDN: Carl Paladino under fire again for sending out racist, trashy e-mails
NYT: Racist E-Mail Tied to Candidate for Governor
Buffalo News: Paladino under fire for e-mails
NY Post: Gov candidate Carl Paladino forwarded racist e-mails
NY Post: Republican Party denounces Paladino's e-mail scandal
NYDN: NY GOP Not Impressed With Paladino's Email Skills

NYT: Behind the Curtain, Cuomo Runs His Own P.R. Machine
Albany TU: Paladino: Investigate Percoco

NY Post: Gov's 'wait until June' $$ threat

Albany TU: Businessman announces he's running for lieutenant governor

Albany TU: DiNapoli releases tax return

NYT: Son of Former Congressman Enters Race to Take Rangels House Seat
NYDN: Rangel wants to win but doesn't want to serve out term, foe Powell claims
NYT: Powell Says He Will Challenge Rangel
AP/Fouhy: Lawmaker's son will challenge Rangel

CQ Politics: New York: Arcuri Challenger Raises $350,000 in First Quarter

NYT: SUNY to Focus on Revitalizing the State

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Meg Whitman mails half a million copies of policy booklet
Dan Walters: Anti-Brown ad slanted but not unusual

CQ Politics: California: Boxer Reports $2.4 Million Quarter

LA Times: Mercury Insurance Group may face fines for overcharging

NYT: Appeals Court Nominee Ignites a Partisan Battle

WSJ: Bid to Repeal California Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Falls Short
SacBee: Proposal to repeal Proposition 8 falls short; focus shifts to 2012

TEXAS

AP/Shannon: Supreme Court race on Texas runoff ballot
Dallas MN: Lawmakers affirm they're in synch with tea party

FLORIDA

SPT: US House race in FL to test GOP's theory on upsets in today's special election
AP/Skoloff: GOP hopes for upset in Fla. US House election
WPBF: Voters To Head To Polls For Special Congressional Election

Rasmussen: Florida Senate GOP Primary: Rubio 57%, Crist 28%
SPT: Crist links Rubio to Sansom in new TV ad

Miami Herald: Sen. Mike Haridopolos wasn't a big spender

CQ Politics: Florida: Miller Shows $340,000 in Receipts in 44 Days

SPT: Teachers union leads the fight against SB 6

GEORGIA

AJC: Oxendine says no to high-risk' insurance pool for Georgia
AP: Ga. to skip premium help in health law

AJC: Smith opens wounds in GOP over hospital tax
AJC: The tea party cometh

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias tries to shake bank issue
NYT: Bank Woes Haunt Illinois Democrat in Senate Race

MINNESOTA



Politico: Pawlenty proclaims 'Abortion Recovery Month'

Politico: Bachmann with King for a day

PENNSYLVANIA

CQ Politics: NRCC Spends Big in PA 12

OHIO




Columbus Dispatch: Portman campaign raised $2.35 million in quarter
Columbus Dispatch: Tea Party, Liberty Council making splash in GOP congressional race

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Englers buy Mich. home, fueling talk of political run
CQ Politics: Abortion Split Shades Michigan Race
Detroit News: Critics see Mich. reps' taxpayer paid mailings as electioneering

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Steele gets support from state GOP chairs but not Missouris

TENNESSEE

CQ Politics: Brotherly Love and Spending Limits

KENTUCKY

CQ Politics: Democratic Senate Primary Tightens In Kentucky
CQ Politics: Mongiardo Losing Steam in Kentucky

NORTH CAROLINA

CQ Politics: N.C. Senate: Cunningham Airs First Ad of Democratic Primary

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: GOP gubernatorial candidates' war chests grow

LOUISIANA

Rasmussen: Louisiana Senate: Vitter 52%, Melancon 36%

NOLA: Gov. Bobby Jindal's campaign finance director injured in French Quarter incident

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: McDonnells proposed change to voting-rights process is criticized

NEW JERSEY

WSJ: Reaganism, New Jersey Style with Chris Christie
WSJ: A New Jersey teacher's union prays for Chris Christie's death
S-L: Teachers union chief refuses Gov. Chris Christie's request to fire memo writer
AP: Poll finds N.J. residents question fairness of Gov. Chris Christie's budget
S-L: N.J. conservatives pressure Gov. Christie, AG Dow to challenge U.S. health care bill

S-L: N.J. Republicans lure big-spending candidates to run in key district elections

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Judge blocks insurers on rates
Boston Globe: Kennedy kin Skakel loses bid for new trial

CONNECTICUT

Rasmussen: Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal Still Picks Up Over 50% In All Match-ups

DELAWARE

CQ Politics: Delaware: Urquhart Self-Financing Bid For Castle's Seat

HAWAII

CQ Politics: Romney Endorses Republican Djou In Hawaii Special Election
CQ Politics: Hawaiis Polling Pitfalls

NEVADA

CQ Politics: Analysis: Nevada's Foot-In-Mouth Campaign
Las Vegas RJ: Study makes case for state income tax





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April 12, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: 1994 Republican Rout Is Casting Shadow in 2010
LA Times: Newt Gingrich's strategy for another Republican Revolution (video)
Politico: Barbour: GOP would retake Congress if vote were today
NYT: Conflicting Signs for Midterm Elections
Hill: Obama at new low in Gallup poll
WSJ: New Fangs for the Conservative 'Beast' (via Google)
Hill: Battle-weary House Dems eye short weeks, easy votes ahead of election
LA Times: House Republicans say they're going cold turkey on pork projects
McClatchy: GOP aims to go from `party of no' to party of choice
NYT: G.O.P. Confidence Tested by Fears of Searing Divisions
American Spectator: Storm Watch in New Orleans
American Spectator/Prowler: Ramadan Season
Politico: $20M in spare cash for retiring Democrats

WaPo: Republicans say Obama's Supreme Court pick must be mainstream
Wash Times: Stevens' retirement sets stage for battle
NYT: Democrat Predicts Speedy Court Confirmation. Republicans Sound Note of Caution
WSJ: Kagan Foes Stress Gay-Rights Stand (via Google)
WSJ: Republicans Keep Filibuster on Tap (via Google)
Hill: Alexander: 'Fringe,' 'feelings' court nominees could provoke filibuster
Rasmussen: 39% Say Supreme Court Too Liberal, 25% Too Conservative
Politico: Republicans cautious on court fight
American Thinker: A Justice Stevens Performance Review

WaPo: Bill to extend jobless benefits faces Senate showdown
Robert Reich: The Jobs Picture Still Looks Bleak

Hill: Financial reform takes center stage in Senate
LA Times: Democrats trudge ahead on legislative agenda
Politico: Democrats eager to take on Wall Street
Politico: Hill aides not amused by GOP insults

NYT: Recession Arbiters, Wary of Certifying an Upturn
Wash Times: Economists warn against more aid: Congress considers extension of stimulus
WSJ: Light At the End of the Bailout Tunnel (via Google)
WSJ: OpEd: Did FDR End the Depression? Or the postwar Congressional tax cut?
NYT: U.S. Faults Regulators Over a Bank
Paul Krugman: Georgia on My Mind
Examiner: How Fannie and Freddie foiled regulators

NYT: Tax Audits of Big Business Are Declining, Study Says
Rasmussen: 66% Say America Is Overtaxed
Politico: Congress sees no budget rush

Human Events: The ABCs of Repealing ObamaCare
LA Times: Back home, defending their healthcare votes
Hill: Orszag: CBO lowballs savings from Obama's healthcare reform
Michael Barone: Health Care Will Be at Center of High Court Hearing

Reuters: Senators prepare compromise climate change bill
Fox: Bickering Nearly Grounds U.N. Climate Conference to a Halt

NYT: Editorial: First, They Get Rid of the Law Clinics

Wash Times: World leaders meet to discuss nuclear terrorism
Hill: Nuclear summit to face challenge of reining in loose weapon materials
WSJ: Obama Presses Nuclear Issue (via Google)
WaPo: Top officials stress country's nuclear strength
NYT: Agenda of Nuclear Talks Leaves Out a New Threat
NYT: Editorial: The Nuclear Security Summit
Politico: High stakes for Obama at nuclear terror meet
Hill: Sen. Lieberman: Dropping 'Islamic extremism' term is 'Orwellian and counterproductive'

Hill: Lieberman: Not enough votes in Senate to ratify new START treaty
Dick Morris: Obama: Gas Us Without Fear of Nukes

WSJ: The Lesson of the Joking 'Shoe-Bomber:' Profiling (via Google)
Gabriel Schoenfeld: All the News Thats Fit to Leak

Wash Times: Sex-club furor hurts RNC effort in News Orleans
Armstrong Williams: GOP's Steele too big to fail?

NEW YORK



NYDN: Levy onced lived with man convicted in raunchy mortgage fraud scheme
Buffalo News: Paladino: up and running

Albany TU: Democratic hopefuls for attorney general court rural Democrats

NY Post: Selfish state of the unions
Albany TU: Stay-at-home state worker seen as 'victim' --but not by all

NYDN: Former Controller Alan Hevesi consultant's team: 'Pay-to-play' is ugly, but not illegal

NYDN: Gov. Paterson defends former boss, Eliot Spitzer: He deserves a 2nd chance

WSJ: Fewer Students, More Teachers (via Google)

NYT: A New Star on the Rise, but the Fall Is the Same

CALIFORNIA



SacBee: Politeness distinguishes Tom Campbell's run for Senate
CQ Politics: Boxers Fight in California

Wash Times: Governor's race could be about illegals
George Skelton: Jerry Brown's a lot of things, but he's no tax-and-spender

LA Times: Heated races for two legislative seats
Dan Walters: Harsh words between Costa, Miller may be an act

Wash Times: Editorial: Don't rush to judgeship for Liu
Debra Saunders: Would Goodwin Liu Sink the Left-Leaning 9th Circuit?

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Tea Partiers' April 15 events to focus on local politics

FLORIDA



Buzz: Fla GOP scandal could dog Bill McCollum

American Spectator: Reversal of Fortune: Rubio shows us the money

GEORGIA

AJC: Finances paramount in Georgia governor's race
Newnan TH: Crowded GOP field in governor's race gets more crowded

AP/Brumback: English-only driver's test bill stirs up debate

ILLINOIS

Politics Daily: GOP's Kirk Takes Lead Over Democratic Giannoulias in Illinois Senate Race

MINNESOTA

Hill: Bachmann plays favorites in Florida, takes a pass on Arizona GOP primary
American Spectator: Bachmann Turns to Overdrive
CQ Politics: Minnesota Democrats Endorse Challengers to Paulsen, Kline
Star Tribune: Reverse migration: Flight to the exurbs stops cold

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown MC: Survey: Toomey over Specter 47-40
Philadelphia Inquirer: Sestak and Toomey argue over economic policies
Politico: Sestak leaps on Santorum accusation

Pittsburgh PG: GOP leader Rick Geist suggests how to fund road, bridge repair

OHIO


Cincinnati Enquirer: Early voting shows Republican tide
Cleveland PD: Bad economy and angry voters to drive Ohio congressional election battles
EJ Dionne: In Ohio, Democrats cast themselves as outsiders
Vindy: Ohio shapes up to be key battleground
State Column: Ohio Politics: Party Loyalty Oath In Ohio

MICHIGAN

WaPo: Political pendulum in Michigan swings away from the Democrats
Detroit FP: Tea Party attracts crowds, politicos to Traverse City
Wash Times: Stupak announces end to House career
CQ Politics: Stupaks Legacy Up for Grabs

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: GOP candidates face battle over health-care law

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: What will McConnell do in race for Senate?

SOUTH CAROLINA

McClatchy: S.C. races targeted in healthcare fight

VIRGINIA

Hill: Barbour: Virginians already know slavery was a bad thing
Politico: Barbour: Virginia slavery flap "a nit"
WaPo: After loss, Va.'s Deeds tries to regain his footing
Politico: One by one, Tom Perriello woos voters
CQ Politics: Virginia, N.J. Turnout Could Be a Big Problem for Democrats

NEW JERSEY

Human Events: N.J. Tea Party Coalition Seeks Menendez Recall

NEVADA

CQ Politics: Lowden Holds Solid Leads in Nevada
Hill: Poll: Sen. Reid trailing even with Tea Party candidate to shake up the race
Politico: Harry Reid eyes a bank shot to victory
Las Vegas RJ: Gubernatorial hopeful's ad breaks law, Democrats say





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April 11, 2010



NATIONAL

Hill: Romney captures one-vote win in straw poll at GOP conference
Wash Times: Romney wins 2012 test vote
Politico: Romney wins SRLC straw poll
NYT: Signs for (but Not of) Victorious Romney
McClatchy: SRLC produces no clear contender for 2012
AP: Tina Fey returns to 'Saturday Night Live' and reprises her Sarah Palin impression



WSJ: Steele Says He Made Mistakes
WaPo: Steele urges Republicans to not let errors be turned into distractions
NYT: At G.O.P. Conference, Steele Admits Mistakes
NYT: Steele Tells G.O.P.: Ive Made Mistakes
AP/Sidoti: Steele at SRLC: 'I've made mistakes'
Politico: Steele admits errors, looks ahead

Politico: Barbour: Welcome the tea parties

Hill: Pawlenty hits Franken in address

Hill: NRCC co-chairman predicts Republicans will gain 56 seats
WaPo: Republicans focus efforts on November, say 2012 can wait

NYT: Editorial: Big Moneys Alarming Political Edge

AP: Obama Election-Year Jobs Agenda Stalls in Congress
Hill: Kyl: Renew Bush tax cuts

NYT: From Senate Majority Leader, a Promise to Take Up Immigration Overhaul

NYT: Consumers in U.S. Face the End of an Era of Cheap Credit
NYT: In a Tough Economy, Old Limits on Welfare
George Will: Only a brave few acknowledge an entitlement crisis
WaPo: Editorial: Fiscal combo platter
NYT: Editorial: Whos Not Sorry Now?
David Broder: Without higher taxes, the national debt will be crushing
Frank Rich: No One Is to Blame for Anything
WaPo: OpEd: How to reduce risk on Wall Street? Make the banks pay
Hill: President to host bipartisan meeting on financial reform

NYT: G.O.P. Weighs Political Price of Court Fight
WaPo: Replacing Justice Stevens on high court is not just a matter of ideology
AP/Sherman: Summer battle ahead for Justice Stevens' replacement
Hill: Dems on Stevens replacement process: Move at the speed of Sotomayor nod
Politico: Right gears for fight, not filibuster
Politico: Obama doesn't want SCOTUS fight
Politico: Sizing up the potential picks
NY Post: Obama set with Supreme Top 10 list
LA Times: Three Supreme Court contenders share ties
NYT: Stevens, the Only Protestant on the Supreme Court
NYT: OpEd: My Boss, Justice Stevens
Linda Greenhouse: One Man, Two Courts

WSJ: Obama Touts Tax Breaks
Hill: Obama touts tax cuts in stimulus as April 15 tax deadline around corner
Politico: Obama: Stimulus led to big refunds
AP/Werner: Obama touts cuts ahead of Tax Day
Mark Steyn: Sweet licks for tax lovers

WaPo: Obama leads summit effort to secure nuclear materials
NYT: OpEd: How to Build on the Start Treaty

Hill: What's next for net neutrality?
NYT: OpEd: An Internet for Everybody

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Sunday shows: Clinton, Gates and nukes

NEW YORK

NYDN: Former aides watch for Bloomberg's 'Next Big Thing' to be a presidential campaign

Buffalo News: Hochul takes oath of office

CALIFORNIA

NYT: Taking New Tack in Hetch Hetchy Battle
WaPo: Editorial: Pretend pensions
Dan Walters: California pension funds' shortfall may be something to cuss about
LA Times: 'L.A.' is an epithet in a race in O.C.
LA Times: Latino power comes full circle in L.A.

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas Watch: Big gubmint a big waste, Gramm says

FLORIDA

SPT: Florida House leaders lived big on GOP plastic
Miami Herald: Three leaders ran up $458,000 on Florida GOP credit cards
Miami Herald: Kendrick Meek: the 'regular guy' in the race for U.S. Senate

GEORGIA

AJC: On the Masters, sports and a hunt for GOP voters

ILLINOIS

NYT: Giannoulias Campaign Trying to Control Message

NYT: Look at Assessor Race. Isnt Democracy Grand?

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Chasing history, Rybak begins to gain ground

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Fournier: Santorum says GOP failed conservative movement

OHIO


Ravenna RC: Kasich visits Brimfield: GOP governor hopeful rallies forces
AP/Viviano: Ohio gov. candidates address job, medical programs
WYTV: Ohio's U.S.Senate Seat Hotly Contested

MICHIGAN

WZZM: Republican candidates for Governor stop in West Michigan

MISSOURI

News-Leader: Kinder determined to join health care suit
KCStar: Tea party movement draws competing agendas, strategies

TENNESSEE

Memphis CA: Tennessee governor's candidates speak out: Values and social issues

ARKANSAS

NYT: In Arkansas, Avoiding Labels, Even Democrat

KENTUCKY

NYT: Testing Influence of the Tea Party in Kentucky Race

NORTH CAROLINA

Politics Daily: Senate Race a Test for Dems, Obama and a Confident GOP Incumbent

SOUTH CAROLINA

McClatchy: U.S. Reps. Wilson, Spratt prepare for bruising fall campaign

VIRGINIA

Roanoke Times: Griffith reaping GOP support
CQ Politics: Rating Change: Nyes Re-Election Race A Tossup
NYT: OpEd: Southern Discomfort

NEW JERSEY

S-L: Gov. Christie could replace N.J. Supreme Court justice seeking renomination, officials say
S-L: Friends and colleagues remember Franks as tireless mentor, decisive leader

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Rasmussen: New Hampshire Governor: Lynch 47%, Stephen 37%

ARIZONA

Hill: McCain: Inadequate border security a result of 2008 election loss to Obama

NEVADA

CQ Politics: Sandoval Still Leads in Nevada



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April 10, 2010



NATIONAL

CBS: Sarah Palin Fires Back at Obama, Mocks His "Experience" on Nuclear Issues
Human Events: Palin Fires Back at Obama's Nuclear Experience (Video)
WaPo: Palin fires up GOP on Obama, midterm elections at annual conference
Politico: Base stirred by Palin, but not sure she's ready yet
Rush Limbaugh: Sarah Palin Wins War of Words with Community Organizer-in-Chief
Hill: Palin, Jindal balk at Gingrich's 'Party of Yes' idea for GOP
Rush Limbaugh: Liz Cheney Rips Obama in Speech
AP/Fournier: At SRLC: Jindal rules out 2012 bid, Palin defends 'reload'
Hill: Palin repeats: 'Don't retreat. Reload'
Hill: Newt Gingrich says redistricting can help GOP make big gains
NYT: Republicans Weighing Partys Message
WSJ: Nine Candidates on SRLC 2012 Straw Poll
CNN: GOP gathering a 'jump-start' to 2012 race

WaPo: Majority of state GOP committees support Steele; others cite 'distractions'
Politico: Majority of state chairs back Steele
Hill: 31 state GOP chairmen back Steele
Wash Times: Social conservatives remain wary about Steele

Rasmussen: Government Ethics and Corruption Edges Economy as Most Important Issue

Politico: Gallup: Dems at a new low

WSJ: Stevens Sets Up Court Fight
WaPo: Pending midterm elections add political for friction to court nomination
NYT: Retirement of Justice Stevens Is Political Test for Obama
AP/Sherman: Summer battle ahead for Justice Stevens' replacement
WaPo: Justice John Paul Stevens announces his retirement from Supreme Court
NYT: The End of an Era, for Court and Nation
WSJ: After Justice Stevens
NYT: Editorial: Justice Stevens
WaPo: Editorial: The legacy of Justice John Paul Stevens
NYT: An Honor Justice Stevens Might Rather Forget
Ezra Klein: Pick a politician for the Supreme Court
WaPo: Timeline: Confirmation process
WaPo: Timeline: The life and times of Justice Stevens
WaPo: How will John Paul Stevens retirement affect the midterms?
WaPo: Obama could move the Supreme Court to the right
Politico: Obama doesn't want SCOTUS fight
Politico: SCOTUS name game begins
Boston Globe: Several with Mass. ties thought to be on short list
Politico: Obama pledges to move quickly on replacement
Hill: Picking replacement for Stevens to test Obama's liberal commitment
Hill: Obama wants court pick confirmed by October session

Hill: Top Republican says Obama guilty of trying to appease Iran with nuke policy
NYT: Republicans Pose Test for Treaty With Russia

Hill: T. Boone Pickens to testify on incentives at Ways and Means energy hearing
Wash Times: Global warming's weak links
Rush Limbaugh: Cap & Tax Will Force You to Buy New Regime-Approved Appliances

NYT: Mitt Romney on Health Care: A Particular Spin
Rush Limbaugh: Big Story of the Day: Health Care Reality Check in Massachusetts

WSJ: White House to Meet on Financial Overhaul (via Google)

NYT: Executives Say Fannie Mae Is Torn by Conflicting Goals
Politico: Fannie faced 'horrible alternatives'
LA Times: Fannie Mae portrayed as villain and victim at hearing on subprime crisis
Rush Limbaugh: Truth Comes Out at Financial Crisis Hearings; State-Run Media Ignores



American Spectator: Paul Ryan: The Man With the Plan

NYT: As a Hiring Filter, Credit Checks Draw Questions
WSJ: U.S. Steps Up Probe Of Hiring In Tech

Hill: Job losses resulting from new NASA budget a 'serious' concern

NYT: Many Filers Confused by Stimulus Tax Credit

WSJ: Nominee for Justice Post Withdraws
NYT: Obama Nominee to Legal Office, Dawn Johnsen, Withdraws
Politico: Dawn Johnsen out

NYT: Internet Polls Found to Be Unrepresentative
NYT: Social-Media, Not Social-ism

James Taranto: I Pray the Lord Your Soul to Take

Dana Milbank: A census sign that the Tea Party is less than it seems

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Forecast warns state can't pay June bills
NY Post: Gov raises hell with union pay-hike halt
NY Post: Silver: Gov's pay freeze is illegal

NY Post: Right candidate can chuck Schumer from office

NY Post: Dems gain in key Senate districts
Rochester D&C: Study: Democrats gain in N.Y. voter ratio

NY Post: NY GOP pushes back against voter enrollment analysis

NY Post: Cox didn't sign letter of support for RNC chief
NY Post: Cox's son's engagement announced over Facebook

CALIFORNIA

WSJ: L.A.'s Global Warning (via Google)

SacBee: Ad Watch: Poizner launches largely misleading attack on Whitman
SacBee: Jerry Brown says his campaign's looking into chamber's attack ad

TEXAS



Dallas MN: Perry tunes up stump speech for national audience
Texas Tribune: Perry Speech Fuels 2012 Talk
Human Events: Texas Governor Mocks California
Dallas MN: Sen. John Cornyn reacts to Justice John Paul Stevens' retirement announcement

FLORIDA

SPT: Crist raises a third of what Rubio did
Hill: Crist among well-known candidates keeping first-quarter totals private
Margaret Carlson: Giuliani's lesson in vengeance in Florida
Examiner: Club for Growth threatens to Specter Crist if he leaves the GOP

Miami Herald: Teacher tenure bill is in Gov. Charlie Crist's hands
NYT: In Florida, Crist Caught Between Teachers and His Party

SPT: Junior Florida Republican Party staffer had $1.3 million charged to party credit card

CQ Politics: Garcia Will Take Another Shot at Florida Seat

GEORGIA

AJC: Deal used $19k in campaign cash for ethics defense

ILLINOIS

Rasmussen: Illinois Senate: Kirk 41%, Giannoulias 37%

MINNESOTA



Star Tribune: Romney-Pawlenty: Smiles might hide a coming rivalry
Politico: Bachmann headed to Iowa
Star Tribune: GOP candidate for attorney general is revealed

PENNSYLVANIA

AHN: A Year After Switching Parties, Specter Trails Conservative Rival In Poll
USA Today: Toomey pulls ahead in Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh TR: Grand jury may target Pa. Supreme Court justice
Examiner: State Senator Orie charged

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Could Voinovich back a 2nd Obama pick?
Columbus Dispatch: Ohio senators weigh in on Supreme Court justice nominees
Columbus Dispatch: Brunner calls for open primary system

MICHIGAN

Wash Times: Tea Party target Stupak won't seek re-election
NYT: Under Fire for Abortion Deal, Stupak to Retire
John Fund: Bart Stupak, Casualty of ObamaCare
AP/Martin: Candidate pool could grow without Stupak
Wash Times: Editorial: Stupak's final retreat
Politico: GOP eyes Stupak seat
Politico: Rep. Bart Stupak won't seek reelection
Hill: Stupak: Threats didn't make me retire
CQ Politics: Rating Change: Race A Tossup Without Stupak
Human Events: Stupak Out, GOP Likely to Pick Up Seat
Rush Limbaugh: Bart Stupak Hounded from Office
Detroit News: Stupak's retirement cuts Michigan delegation clout
Detroit FP: Bart Stupak: Tea Party didn't force me to leave

Detroit FP: Granholm's name among those mentioned for Supreme Court seat

MISSOURI

KC Star: Blunt, Tiahrt sound off on Obama court pick

SOUTH CAROLINA

CQ Politics: S.C.: Massey Endorses Duncan

VIRGINIA

CQ Politics: Virginia: Nye Opponent Bolts GOP, Will Run As Independent

NEW JERSEY

AP: Bergen County teachers union memo jokes about death of Gov. Chris Christie
S-L: N.J. teachers union apologizes for Bergen office's 'humor' about Gov. Christie's death

DELAWARE

CQ Politics: Delaware: Castle, Coons Collect Copious Cash

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Rasmussen: New Hampshire Senate: Ayotte First To Reach 50%

ARIZONA

WSJ: Our Lawless Mexican Border (via Google)
CQ Politics: Giffords Raises Half Million Dollars, Banks Nearly $2 Million

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Poll reveals Sandoval pulling away from Gibbons in GOP primary race for gov
Las Vegas RJ: 'Trying to become a better person,' Ensign resists calls to resign
Las Vegas RJ: Palin goes after Obama, Reid over Yucca Mountain
Las Vegas RJ: Pollster says voters 'just don't like this health care thing'

WASHINGTON STATE

Rasmussen: Washington Senate: Murray Still Short of 50% Against Any Republican

HAWAII

CQ Politics: A Squeaker in Hawaii



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April 9, 2010



NATIONAL

CBS: Liz Cheney: Obama Putting America on Path to Decline
NYT: Liz Cheney and Gingrich Rally Republicans
AP/Fournier: Liz Cheney calls Obama's health care push arrogant
Politico: Cheney defends Karzai



Yahoo: Gingrich: Obama is 'most radical president ever'
Hill: Gingrich on this Congress: We will repeal virtually everything they did
Human Events: Gingrich Calls Waxman 'Egocentric,' 'Beyond the Reach of Normal Humility'
Hill: First presidential cattle call gives second-tier hopefuls a chance
Kim Strassel: The Right Ramps Up for November (via Google)
Politico: GOP House members amp up giving
Human Events: Republicans Gather in New Orleans
Hill: Congressman: GOP will roll out new 'Contract' as early as late summer
AP/Sidoti: Republicans face tough race for presidency in '12
LA Times: Tea parties form a federation, but don't call them organized
American Spectator: Tea Partiers vs. Obama's Zombies
Rush Limbaugh: Politically Insane Democrats Plan to Run Campaign Against Bush Again!



WSJ: Romney Dogged by a Tale of Two Health Plans
NYT: The Chief Justice, the President and Mitt Romney

CNN: Palin Says Obama's Nuke Stance Is Like a Kid Who Says 'Punch Me in the Face'
CQ Politics: What You Tell Pollsters About Palin
CBS: Poll: Low Favorability Ratings for Sarah Palin

Politico: Sarah Palin: Michael Steele 'doing a great job'
CQ Politics: Another Call for Steele to Resign
American Spectator: Michael Steele's House of Race Cards

WSJ: Jobless Claims Rose in Latest Week (via Google)
WSJ: Big Banks Mask Risk Levels (via Google)
WSJ: Foreclosures Hit Rich and Famous
WSJ: States Skip Pension Payments, Delay Day of Reckoning (via Google)
NYT: Why So Glum? Numbers Point to a Recovery
AP/Anderson: Retailers report 4th straight month of gains
WaPo: Citigroup executives apologize for not averting financial crisis
Hill: Polls: Voters support financial reform, but details mixed
Human Events: Beware of a Value Added Tax
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Performs Statist-Assisted Suicide on the American Economy
Rush Limbaugh: Permanent Underclass: 47% of the Country Pays No Income Tax
Rush Limbaugh: Jobless are Victims of the Regime
Rush Limbaugh: Watch Out for New Housing Bubble
Peggy Noonan: After the Crash, a Crashing Bore
Paul Krugman: Learning From Greece

Wash Times: Senators voice doubts on nuke treaty with Russia
NYDN: President Obama, Democrats optimistic GOP will back nuclear arms treaty
NYT: Disposal of Plutonium From U.S.-Russian Disarmament Is Likely to Take Decades
NYT: OpEd: Obamas Nuclear Modesty
NYT: OpEd: Just Like Ike (on Deterrence)
WSJ: Afghanistan and the Decline of American Power
Charles Krauthammer: Nuclear posturing, Obama-style
Wes Pruden: No nukes not good news
Wash Times: Does nonproliferation equal capitulation?
Politico: Tim Pawlenty: Nuke move a 'bad decision'

Betsy McCaughey: Medical Privacy and ObamaCare (via Google)
James Taranto: Dr. No: A linguistic challenge for ObamaCare opponents
WaPo: Anger over health-care reform spurs rise in threats against Congress members
Michael Gerson: Tone down the hatefulness in politics
AP/Wyatt: Vulnerable Dems keeping health care forums casual
American Spectator: Over the Counter Goes Under

Hill: Oil drilling prompts Al Gore's first public split on climate with President Obama
Boston Globe: US climate bill weak for N.E., critics say

WSJ: Obama's Census Identity: He chooses an old-time racial classification

Wash Times: Editorial: Congress is derelict on Black Panther case

WSJ: Small Farms Balk at Food-Safety Bill

WaPo: OpEd: Hands off the Internet
NYT: Editorial: Dial-Up Law in a Broadband World

Hill: Issa presses Web chief on personal e-mail use to contact former coworkers

Linda Greenhouse: Across the Border, Over the Line
NYT: Editorial: Too Broken to Fix

WaPo: NASA leader says space budget is more boon than bust
AP/Borenstein: New space jobs likely with NASA shake-up

WaPo: Lawmakers, advocates push administration for appointments to privacy board

David Brooks: The Humble Hound

NEW YORK

NYT: Paterson Says Hell Suspend Pay Raises for Workers
NY Post: Union: Gov's pay freeze violates contract
NYDN: N.Y. budget woes stall state worker raises
Albany TU: 4% state raise on hold
Buffalo News: Paterson delays 4% raises to workers
Albany TU: Skelos will support Patersons extender (pay raise delay and all)
Albany TU: Sampson on the quest for cuts, Patersons no-raise policy

Albany TU: Did Cuomo aide cross the line?
NY Post: Paladino accuses Levy of taking part in pay-to-play
NY Post: Paladino hires former Crist fundraiser
NYDN: Paladino Joins Donovan-For-AG Push

NYT: Judge Wont Let Former Senator Withdraw Plea

NY Post: Spitzer: I've got the urge to run again

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: California chamber says it will pull Jerry Brown attack ad
LA Times: Complaints from Jerry Brown prompt Chamber of Commerce to pull ad
CQ Politics: Brown Says Ex-Gov Carries Grudge
American Thinker: California's Half-Trillion-Dollar Pension Fund Mess: Blame Jerry Brown

CQ Politics: Fiorina On the Air in California Senate

Dan Walters: Will the 2010 elections deliver political upsets?

LA Times: California Legislature approves tax break for people in foreclosures, short sales

WSJ: Los Angeles Faces Threat of Insolvency (via Google)
LA Times: Villaraigosa backs off on proposed furloughs

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: No extension means 33,000 Texans lose benefits

FLORIDA



Wash Times: Rubio keeps gaining in Fla. Senate race
John Fund: Will Charlie Crist run as an independent?

Miami Herald: Clash in class: Legislators approve teacher pay bill
WSJ: Will Charlie Crist Crack on school reform? (via Google)

SPT: Manager, senior adviser, finance director out as Sink campaign has shakeup

CQ Politics: Floridas Ratings Realign
CQ Politics: Why Not A Whig? Ask Florida's Gerritzen

Orlando Sentinel: RPOF hires Enron investigator, goes after credit card spending

GEORGIA

AJC: Finances and the race for governor

ILLINOIS

Rasmussen: Illinois Governor: Brady 45%, Quinn 38%

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Pawlenty lays out what's needed for Race to Top
Star Tribune: Bachmann tells Tea Party rally: You are leading edge

PENNSYLVANIA

CQ Politics: ID Edge Puts Corbett Ahead Of Pennsylvania Democrats

OHIO


CQ Politics: Absentee Ballot Requests Favor GOP
Columbus Dispatch: Democrats parry GOP critics of AIG case
Cleveland PD: Rep. John Boccieri and wife expect baby due on Election Day

MICHIGAN

Politico: Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer lobby Bart Stupak: Fear retirement
Detroit FP: Stupak at peace with health vote
Detroit FP: Constituents split on Stupak

Detroit News: Dillon's election strategy focuses on Internet

MISSOURI

Rasmussen: Missouri Senate: Blunt 48% Carnahan 42%

KENTUCKY

CQ Politics: Grayson Tops Paul in Fundraising

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico: N.C. GOP chairman asks Steele to resign

VIRGINIA

Pat Buchanan: The New Intolerance

WEST VIRGINIA

WSJ: Coal: The Lifeblood of a Country (via Google)
NYT: Experienced in Calamity, as Governor and Mourner

NEW JERSEY

S-L: N.J. towns push back against property tax cap in Gov. Chris Christie's budget

DELAWARE

CQ Politics: Adjusting Delawares House Race

MASSACHUSETTS

WSJ: The Massachusetts Insurance Blackout (via Google)

NEVADA

NYT: Two Nevada Republicans Call for Ensign to Bow Out
Politico: John Ensign faces increased pressure to resign









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April 8, 2010



NATIONAL

NYDN: Sarah Palin says women are the driving force behind the Tea Party movement
CNN: Palin says getting U.S. on right track 'a challenge' (with video)
LA Times: Eyes will be on Palin at Republican conference
Hill: Murdoch: Palin not on Fox as journalist

Karl Rove: Obama Has Overpromised and Underdelivered (via Google)
Gary Bauer: Obama and the politics of empathy
Rush Limbaugh: Dems Not Beloved Post-Vote; Morris Sees GOP Tide Rising

WSJ: Joblessness: The Kids Are Not Alright
NYT: Editorial: Job Creation Basics
Politico: Poll: George W. Bush still blamed for economy
Hill: White House joins CBC to urge Senate passage of summer jobs legislation

WaPo: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sounds a warning on growing deficit
NYT: Bernanke Says Nation Must Take Action Soon to Shape Fiscal Future
Rush Limbaugh: A VAT Tax Will Help Create a Permanent Dependent Class
NYT: S.E.C. Moves to Tighten Rules on Bonds Backed by Consumer Loans
WaPo: Greenspan defends decisions before panel investigating crisis
Rush Limbaugh: Greenspan: Subprime Mortgages Were the Trigger to This Crisis
NYT: Fed Reviews Find Errors in Oversight of Citigroup
WaPo: General Motors loses $4.3 billion, says profit is possible this year
George Will: GM's big turnaround at the federal trough
NYT: State Panels Prove Resilient to Budget Pruning
NYT: Free Report on Credit? No Longer
Yahoo: Nearly half of US households escape fed income tax

WaPo: Obama administration vows to defend financial reform provisions in bill
Hill: Administration will fight efforts to water down Dodd bill

Dorothy Rabinowitz: What's Not Happening to American Muslims
Rush Limbaugh: Regime: Don't Use "Islamic" Terror

Ann Coulter: God Hates Judges

WSJ: Dreams of Disarmament (via Google)
NYT: With Arms Pact, Disarmament Challenge Remains
WaPo: U.S. looks to nonnuclear weapons to use as deterrent
WaPo: Critics uneasy about Russian concessions in arms-control deal
Politico: President Obama limits use of U.S. nukes
Human Events: Obama Walks The Atomic Plank
Rush Limbaugh: Iran's Ahmadinejad Ridicules "Cowboy" Obama for Nuke Change

Politico: GOP govs bypass Dem AGs on ObamaCare lawsuits
Reuters: Florida says challenge to healthcare reform widens to 18 states
Hill: AARP, Dems lobby older voters on healthcare law before midterms
Hill: Internal grumbling on GOPs healthcare message intensifies
Politico: Health care fight fuels big DNC, RNC takes
Rush Limbaugh: Dems Try to Reassure Those Who Expect Free Obamacare Now
IBD: 'I Want My Free M.D.'
Roll Call: CRS: Health Law May Allow Viagra Coverage for Sex Offenders
American Spectator: Republicans Against Repeal
LA Times: Tax burden mounting for high earners

Hill: Democratic attorneys general warn Senate not to block state climate rules
NYT: On the Energy Gap and Climate Crisis

WSJ: More Enforcement Planned Against Distracted Driving

Hill: FCC admits Comcast ruling could affect 'significant' portion of broadband plan
NYT: The Early Word: The Bandwidth Plays On
NYT: Editorial: How Fast Is Your Broadband?

NYT: For an Obama Mentor Laurence Tribe, a Nebulous Legal Niche

Wash Times: Abramoff case nets another guilty plea

WSJ: States Reignite Abortion Debate
NYT: Pause: Bristol Palin and Teen Pregnancy
AP/Rancilio: Bristol Palin to teens: 'Pregnancy can wait'

Reuters: Republicans ponder 2010, and 2012, in New Orleans



Wash Times: DNC tops Steele's record March for donations
NYDN: GOP boss Michael Steele boasts of $11.4M fund-raising haul - but Dems did better
Ron Nehring: RNC keeps eyes on the prize
CQ Politics: Steele's World

Politico: 'Fat redneck' Haley Barbour also has slim margin

Salt Lake Tribune: RNC team wraps up Salt Lake visit

Richard Viguerie: Tea Partiers and the New Party Leaders
American Spectator: The Color of Tea

NEW YORK



WGRZ: Carl Paladino Takes Campaign For Governor To Syracuse
Albany TU: Lazio, Levy skirmish over ethics
NY Post: Levy attacks Lazio on Gramm-Leach Act
NYDN: Paladino vs. Levy
NYDN: 'There's Something Wrong With That Guy'
Buffalo News: A monster unleashed on Albany elites
Village Voice: Carl Paladino Fires Up Charter Review Meet, Dubs Levy 'Pretty Boy'
NYT: In Cuomos Corner, a Pugnacious Aide Emerges
City Hall: Republicans Weigh Primary Challenges to Steve Levy Next Year
SI Advance: Republican resurgence this year? GOP chairman thinks so

NYDN: Group of Democrats backs 'tax hikes for Wall Street' plan
Syracuse PS: Skelos says GOP opposes increasing spending and taxes
Albany TU: Skelos lambastes Dems over budget process
Albany TU: Looking beyond the budget crisis

WSJ: Rangel Challenged by a Historic Foe

NYT: Spitzers Long Road to Redemption
NY Post: Spitzer: I've got the urge to run again
NY Post: Eliot's Ask of his wife for 2010
NY Post: Spitzer, what he said then, and what he says now
NY Post: Spitzer acknowledges he has toyed with political comeback

Rochester D&C: Democrat Matthew Zeller to run for Eric Massa's old seat

CALIFORNIA

Rush Limbaugh: Is California Just a House of Cards? A Glimpse of Our National Future

George Skelton: Whitman's tax plan would benefit the rich but put California at risk

LA Times: Boxer emphasizes progress on the economic front

SacBee: California AG candidate Kelly says voters not against wealthy candidates

LA Times: Battle brews over Obama nominee for 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Politico: Republicans: President Obama's judicial pick in 'jeopardy'
Hill: Leahy to forge ahead with Liu hearing despite GOP objections

NYT: Man Arrested in Threat Against Pelosi
Politico: Man arrested for Nancy Pelosi threats

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Gramm says unseating Rep. Chet Edwards is vital to win back House
Dallas MN: Gramm says GOP must beat Edwards

Star-Telegram: Texas Supreme Court race hinges on experience

AP/Shannon: Governor: Texas should move to online textbooks

FLORIDA



Sun Sentinel: Rubio owes surge in Senate race to his conservative stances, not his ethnicity
SPT: As Rubio gains, Crist shifts: Will he run as an independent?
Fox: Rubio Raises Funds like a Front-Runner
Miami Herald: Rubio war chest, speculation over Crist grow
Herald Tribune: Rubio's soaring campaign attracts millions of dollars
Politico: Rubio's path to 2012?

SPT: Greer's attorneys want McCollum to bow out of criminal investigation
Buzz: Greer suggests McCollum key in severance talks

Politico: Crist veto angers GOP

Miami Herald: Crist urges legislators to soften teacher bill

GEORGIA

AJC: If the race is for 2nd place, Karen Handel is leading
AJC: How Ray Boyd and his $2 million could play in the GOP race for governor
Macon Telegraph: Another candidate surfaces for governor
WSB: New Polls Show Shift Among Gubernatorial Candidates
Dalton DC: Handel: State government should focus on core services

ILLINOIS

Hill: Republican Brady leads in Illinois governor's race by 10 points

Chicago Tribune: Kirk raises $2.2 million this year in Senate bid
AP: Kirk To Talk About Stem Cell Research

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Ellsworth has no campaign distractions
CQ Politics: Bayh for Governor?

MINNESOTA



MN Daily: Palin, conservatives rally with Bachmann in Mpls
Star Tribune: Bachmann, Palin dazzle the faithful (with video)
WSJ: Bachmann Palin Overdrive: Take That, Liberals!
City Pages: Palin, Bachman Hannity pack Convention Center
WaPo: Two Republican stars -- Palin and Bachmann -- align for first time
Duluth NT: Palin, Bachmann stir up Minnesota's right
Politico: Palin, Bachmann enthrall Minn. rally
Atlantic: Bachmann: Palin Is 'Absolutely Drop-Dead Gorgeous'

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Leinenkugel to run against Feingold, source says
WI SJ: Leinenkugel may run against Feingold, but some Republicans are unenthusiastic
CQ Politics: Feingold Draws Another GOP Challenger (Hint: It's Not Tommy)
Politico: Wis. official may challenge Feingold
AP/Bauer: Leinenkugel resigns as Wis. Commerce secretary
Milwaukee JS: Thompson would beat Feingold in Senate matchup, new poll shows

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia DN: Poll has Specter looking past Sestak
CQ Politics: Another Poll Shows Specter Up By 20 For Democratic Nomination
CQ Politics: Pennsylvania Senate Polling: Burn After Reading?
Pittsburgh PG: Specter touts experience of five terms in U.S. Senate
Politico: Specter's slip of the tongue
Hill: Specter forgets his party affiliation

Politico: Murtha PAC donates to Critz

CQ Politics: Pennsylvania Gov. Field Still Under the Radar

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: GOP swelling as Ohio voters switch parties
Cleveland PD: Rep. John Boccieri's health care vote is target of NRCC television ad

MICHIGAN



Politics Daily: Republicans Have Big Edge Going into Michigan Governor Race
CQ Politics: Michigan Prefers Republicans For Governor
Detroit News: Hoekstra files petition signatures for governor bid
Detroit FP: Hoekstra petitions signed by 24,037

Detroit FP: Tea Party group attacks Stupak in ad campaign
Detroit News: GOP doctors challenge Stupak, Dingell in U.S. House races
Detroit News: Stupak's office says he plans to run for re-election
Detroit FP: Stupak: I'm not ready to quit yet
CQ Politics: Stupak's Office Doesn't Rule Out Retirement

Detroit News: Dillon criticizes lawmakers on budget talks

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey pushes suit against health reform
CTFP: Ramsey says outside counsel may oppose federal health reform
AP/Schelzig: Lawmaker: Tenn. could hire lawyer if AG won't sue

ARKANSAS

NYT: Arkansas: Probation for Ex-Aide to Bill Clinton

NORTH CAROLINA

Wash Times: White House forces partisan races on N.C. city

SOUTH CAROLINA



Politico: Jim DeMint: The right's rainmaker

LOUISIANA

CQ Politics: Louisiana: Vitter Posts $1 Million First Quarter

NYT: Suspense Builds Over Census for New Orleans

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Virginia governor amends Confederate history proclamation to include slavery
WaPo: McDonnell backpedals on Confederate History Month
Politico: Facing backlash, Bob McDonnell apologizes
CNN: Confederate History Month Controversy
NYT: April in Virginia
American Spectator: Leftist Race Baiting in Virginia
Gail Collins: A Confederacy of Dunces

MARYLAND

Wash Times: Ehrlich foresees battle for Md. burbs
Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich announces run for Md. governor
Politico: Ehrlich kicks off Maryland campaign

NEW JERSEY

S-L: Christie orders a review of policy that allows NJ officials to get reserved concert tickets
Star-Ledger: Corzine, others reserved tickets during Ticketmaster legal dispute

MASSACHUSETTS

Rasmussen: Massachusetts Governor: Patrick 35% Baker 27% Cahill 23%
Boston Globe: Patrick continues to lead in polls
Boston Herald: Tim Cahill, Charlie Baker needle Deval Patrick
Boston Globe: Baker increases fire on health

CONNECTICUT

Rasmussen: Connecticut Governor: GOPs Foley Gains on Lamont, Malloy

DELAWARE

CQ Politics: Delaware: Rollins Enters GOP Race For Castle's Seat

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Heller says Ensign's troubles may be hurting Republican candidates

ARIZONA

CQ Politics: Flake Praises McCain on Earmarks in New Radio Ad

HAWAII

Politics Daily: Hawaii House Race: Turf Fight in Paradise

ALASKA

CQ Politics: No Shocker: Murkowski Files For Re-election









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