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August 31, 2010



NATIONAL

Gallup: GOP Takes Unprecedented 10-Point Lead on Generic Ballot
LA Times: 10-point GOP lead on generic congressional ballot now largest in 68 years: Gallup
WaPo: Republicans take 10-point generic ballot lead (and what it means)
NRO: GOP Lead on Generic Ballot: The Highest Ever… Again!

American Thinker: There are now 13 Democrat-held Senate seats in play
CNN: President's critic John Boehner powerful insider, little-known outside the Beltway
Jonah Goldberg: Obama's shipwreck
Pat Buchanan: Can the Tea Party Deliver?

CNBC: Dow Falls 100 Points; Banks, Industrials Slide
NYT: Global Stocks Fall on Economic Worries
WaPo: Car sales and consumer spending up, but experts not convinced of trend
WSJ: TARP and the Continuing Problem of Toxic Assets (via Google)
NYT: Obama Weighs Smaller Measures on the Economy
WaPo: Obama promises new efforts to boost economy
NYT: Why Wall St. Is Deserting Obama
WSJ: Social Security Bait and Switch
Wash Times: Obama, GOP debate over small-business tax
McClatchy: Obama comes out swinging on economy, slams GOP on jobs

WaPo: Obama speech on Iraq has risks
John McCain: The Surge and Afghanistan (via Google)
Stephen Hadley: Why We Fought and What We Achieved (via Google)
William Kristol: A Note to the President
WSJ: The President on Iraq: Some free advice for his speech (via Google)
WSJ: The Paula Abdul Theory of Foreign Policy (via Google)
NYT: Obama to Make 2nd Oval Office Speech
Buffalo News: Obama needs a slogan

WaPo: U.S. sues over Arizona immigration practices

WSJ: Climate Panel Faces Heat
Wash Times: Review calls for oversight changes: U.N. climate panel criticized

WSJ: U.S. Wants Report Card for Cars
NYT: New Stickers Will Go Beyond M.P.G. in Rating Cars

NYT: Lenders Back Off of Environmental Risks

WSJ: Suit Challenges Reach of U.S. 'Targeted Killings'
NYT: Rights Groups Sue U.S. on Effort to Kill Cleric
WaPo: Civil liberties groups challenge constitutionality of secret U.S. program

WSJ: House Travel Stipends Probed

LA Times: Legal logjam leaving judges' seats empty in federal courts

NYT: Homeowner’s Fight Involves Flag Tied to Tea Party

NYT: With Increase in Partisanship, Fewer Surprises Likely in Governors’ Races

Jim Taranto: Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: The creed of the 21st-century American liberal
John Fund: Obama Builds a Big Tent . . . for Conservatives
AP/Fram: AP-GfK Poll: Most attuned voters tilt toward GOP

Politico: 'Young Guns' offer GOP blueprint
Guardian UK: The Republican revolution reprised



WaPo: Glenn Beck may be unlikely leader for conservative Christians
WaPo: Glenn Beck's rally recap is one way to fill an hour
American Spectator: The Success of the Beck Rally
American Thinker: The Education of Glenn Beck
American Thinker: Nobody Here but Us 400,000 Chickens
Power Line: Glenn Beck nails it
Wes Pruden: Nursing a hangover from a 'tea party'
NRO: Here’s a Concept: Let’s Not Talk About Race

Philadelphia Inquirer: Palin '12: Definitely maybe

NEW YORK

WSYR: Paladino hosts BBQ, jabs at Lazio
AP/Gormley: GOP candidate for governor Carl Paladino: Obama worships himself
Albany TU: Cuomo’s hire, Lazio’s money guy, Paladino’s video
Huffington Post: The Coronation of Andrew Cuomo
Albany TU: In letter, Cox backs ‘credible’ Lazio

NY Post: Seven in 10 NYers want mosque moved
AP/Gormley: Governor hopefuls put focus on N.Y.C. mosque
WaPo: Muslim leaders seek to unify community in wake of hostility, mosque controversy
NRO: The New Moral Equivalence
Human Events: Bloomberg’s Ground Zero Mosque Dividend

WSJ: Attorney general candidates target corruption

Rochester D&C: Unshackle Upstate ranks legislators with scorecards

CALIFORNIA

Mercury News: Looming tax cut debate already ripples through Boxer-Fiorina race
SF Chronicle: Boxer, Fiorina likely to go negative in debate
SacBee: Carly Fiorina's father was a Nixon favorite, tapes show

SF Chronicle: GOP gov candidate Whitman called for jury duty

LA Times: California labor flexes its muscle

SF Chronicle: Lawmakers send flurry of bills to governor
Ventura County Star: Legislators to take final shot at budget
SacBee: California lawmakers' budget vote mostly symbolic
San Bernardino Sun: Scheduled budget vote just a drill

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Perry, White offer contrast in leadership style
Politico: Perry a 'no' for 2012
AP/Weber: Perry continues refusal to debate White

Dallas MN: Vote fraud vs. voter supression debate returns to Texas

Texas Tribune: An Interview With Former U.S. Rep. Dick Armey

Dallas MN: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson says she'll repay scholarship funds by week's end

OKLAHOMA

CBS: GOP Sen. Tom Coburn Says Newt Gingrich "Last Person" He'd Support for President
CNN: Coburn: Gingrich the last person I'd vote for

FLORIDA



Tampa Tribune: Rubio wows supporters
Miami Herald: Rubio encounters a warm welcome

Miami Herald: Crist remarks give fodder to opponents
USA Today: GOP official taunts Charlie Crist about donations
WaPo: Charlie Crist's political gymnastics
Naples News: No refund: Collier judge rules Gov. Crist can use Republican-based donations
News-Press: Judge sides with Gov. Crist: Gov doesn't have to return donations

Sunshine News: Who's Ready for 15 Minutes of Fame? Scott to Choose LG
Miami Herald: GOP leaders reach out to Rick Scott
PBP: Sink tells Scott that debates - not attack ads - will best serve Florida voters

Orlando Sentinel: 6 Florida races could hold key to GOP gaining control of Congress

GEORGIA

AJC: Barnes, Deal miss face-to-face with business group
AJC: Wrap-up from Barnes-Deal-Monds debate
SPR: Georgia governor's race 2010 won't be south of the 'Gnat Line'

ALABAMA

Gadsden Times: GOP Supreme Court justice makes campaign donation to Democrat

LOUISIANA

NOLA: Hunt Downer to press ahead in battle with Jeff Landry for 3rd District nomination

Fox: Haley Barbour Is One of the Heroes of Katrina

ILLINOIS

Peoria Star: Gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady talks cuts

WBEZ: Retired Gen. Wesley Clark Endorses Giannoulias
WBEZ: Durbin: Republicans Likely to Raise More in Campaign Funds

IOWA

Des Moines Register: King rules out debate with Democratic foe

Globe Gazette: Palin schedules appearance in Iowa

INDIANA

Evansville C&P: Ellsworth to get help of ex-Bush prosecutor

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: After supporting Pawlenty, Minneapolis cops back Dayton
Pioneer Press: Minneapolis police endorse Dayton

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Barrett calls for seven debates with Republican
Milwaukee JS: Neumann would return rail cash if tax cuts rejected

Politico: Duffy first DCCC ad target

OHIO




Cleveland PD: U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pushing GOP Senate candidate Rob Portman
Toledo Blade: Race for Ohio's Senate seat focuses on Bush policies

MICHIGAN

Holland Sentinel: Snyder brings run for governor to Holland

MISSOURI

Fox2: Boehner to raise money Saturday in Mo. for Hartzler, Martin
St. Louis PD: Boehner and Blunt: Smoke, mirrors, buzzwords

TENNESSEE

NYT: Incidents at Mosque in Tennessee Spread Fear

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: Jack Conway airs first U.S. Senate campaign ad
Huff Post: Jack Conway's First Statewide Ad Ignores Rand Paul

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Lincoln defends agricultural disaster aid

NORTH CAROLINA

Townhall: North Carolina: Breaking More than 100 Years of Democratic Control

SOUTH CAROLINA

LifeNews: South Carolina Pro-Life Governor Candidate Nikki Haley Leads Vincent Sheheen
Gamecock: Haley pulls ahead, takes lead in polls
State: Sheheen proposes five debates

Charlotte Observer: A day with Alvin Greene is a day without many answers

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Groups urge McDonnell not to allow state troopers to act as immigration agents

MARYLAND



WaPo: Ehrlich's gamble in Montgomery
Baltimore Sun: Governor's race: The battle for votes
Politics Daily: Martin O'Malley vs. Bob Ehrlich: A Rematch for Maryland Governor
Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich made $821K in private sector last year

WEST VIRGINIA

Rasmussen: West Virginia Senate: Manchin (D) 48% to Raese (R) 42%
Charleston Gazette: Raese narrows gap on Manchin in new poll
WSAZ: Senate Race Tightens Up, According to New Poll
Hot Air: WV Senate race shows GOP within 6
Hill: GOP may win Byrd's Senate seat
Parkersburg News: Manchin being touted as a liberal Democrat

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Sestak launches first TV spot against Toomey
Wash Times: Similarities superficial in Pa. Senate contest
NRO: Joe Sestak, $350K, Atheists, Ethics, And Wind Power

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: N.J. campaign finance accounts remain long after officials leave office

CONNECTICUT

Ridgefield Press: Will Blumie fight back or keep being a stiff?

MASSACHUSETTS

Hill: Sen. Brown: 'I'm a Massachusetts Republican'
Hot Air: Scott Brown responds to Palin’s criticism: Hey, I’m a Massachusetts Republican

Boston Globe: Patrick’s foes fuel debate over greenhouse gas compact
AP: GOP again blocks wind turbine bill in Mass. Senate

NEVADA



WaPo: How Sharron Angle can (still) win
NYT: In Nevada, No One Is Someone to Watch
Las Vegas RJ: Reid gets law enforcement union endorsements, hits Angle on 'no' votes
Las Vegas RJ: Sen. Reid says he was too busy to attend son Rory's gubernatorial debate
Hill: Democrats and Lieberman dig deep in their pockets for Harry Reid
Texas Insider: The New Normal in Nevada: Reid and Angle Tied

LA Times: Latino Republican walking a tightrope in Nevada race

ARIZONA

Rasmussen: Arizona Governor: Brewer 57% Goddard 38%

COLORADO

Rasmussen: Colorado Senate: Buck (R) 47% Bennet (D) 44%

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Murray, Rossi clash on tax-cut renewal
OPB: Washington Senate Race Turns Testy Over Earmarks

OREGON

Williamette: Win McCormack Gives Kitzhaber $50,000; Dudley Still Far Ahead in Fundraising

AP: 5 percent pay hike for Oregon state employees

ALASKA

ABC: Alaska Candidate Miller: ‘National Folk’ Working to ‘Skew’ Election to Murkowski
WaPo: Joe Miller: 'There certainly is an effort to skew the results still going on'
CQ: Cornyn to Miller: NRSC to Stay Neutral in Alaska Primary
Hill: NRSC pledges neutrality in Alaska; Miller says effort to 'skew' results continues
Fairbanks: Alaska GOP leader tries to dampen war of words between US Senate candidates
McClatchy: Alaska poll offers 'glimmer of hope' to Dems in Senate race
Wash Times: Libertarian makes offer to Murkowski

LA Times: Can Alaska curb its appetite for blue-state pork, including California's?

UTAH

Salt Lake Tribune: Republican Philpot lashes Matheson on public lands

IDAHO

Spokesman-Review: The Hill: R’s Conceding Minnick Win?







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August 30, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: The Folly of Subsidizing Unemployment
Hill: Democrats can't agree over killing or saving the Bush-era tax cuts
Hill: 11M homes in negative equity as market struggles to rebound
Hill: Housing Secretary: Homebuyer tax credit on the table due to 'concern' for industry
NYT: Bernanke Tries to Manage Expectations of Fed Role
WSJ: Cash-Poor Governments Ditching Public Hospitals
WSJ: The Decline of the P/E Ratio (via Google)
Robert Reich: Who's really to blame for the economy
Paul Krugman: It's Witch-Hunt Season

WSJ: In New Orleans, Obama Vows to Aid Recovery
NYT: Obama Pledges Commitment to New Orleans
WaPo: Obama vows to 'stand with' gulf area on fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
NOLA: President Barack Obama: 'Wonderful to be back in New Orleans'

Politico: Obama blasts lies, disinformation

WSJ: Legal Tactics Emerging at Oil Hearings
Hill: Oil spill panel chief to Senate: Give us subpoena power
NYT: Risk-Taking Rises as Oil Rigs in Gulf Drill Deeper
NYT: Editorial: Mr. Feinberg and the Gulf Settlement
WaPo: Environmental groups face their future in climate-change debate

WSJ: Rally Funnels Anger Toward Washington
Politico: Beck rejects running with Palin
Hill: Beck: I don't think I'm electable
WaPo: After Washington rally, Glenn Beck assails Obama's religion
Fox: Beck Amends Obama is Racist Charge, Questions Obama's Belief in Collective Salvation
CSM: Glenn Beck rally: A warning to Obama and Democrats?
Ross Douthat: Mr. Beck Goes to Washington

Union Leader: Rejecting Obamaism: A looming electoral catastrophe
Buffalo News: UB professor predicts House will go to Republicans
Hill: Republican chances of taking House in November on the rise
Bloomberg: Economy Puts Democrats' Senate Majority in Play: Albert Hunt
Politics Daily: Latest Round-Up of Obama Poll Ratings by State
Philadelphia Inquirer: Back Channels: Democrats backing 'tea-party' candidates
Human Events: Will Solid Conservatives Run New Senate?

Telegraph UK: Sarah Palin effect sees record number of women stand as GOP candidates
Telegraph UK: The 'Mama Grizzlies' running for office
NRO: What Women Want — for Real
Hill: 59 percent think Palin lacks ability to be effective as president

Politico: Barbour says GOP bosses should stay out of primaries

NYT: Border Sweeps in North Reach Miles Into U.S.
American Thinker: Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

Hill: Boehner to take on Obama administration over national security
Hill: All eyes on the lookout for Bush as Obama marks the end of the war in Iraq
Jed Babbin: Iraq: What Mission Was Accomplished?

ALASKA

LA Times: Alaska should forgo federal help, says Murkowski's GOP rival for Senate
Fox: Miller: Turn Out Feds, Give Alaska Greater Control of Its Resources
Hill: Miller credits Palin, Huckabee role in primary surprise
Alaska Dispatch: New poll on U.S. Senate race in Alaska
American Spectator: Joe Miller, RINO Killer
CQ: Alaska’s Miller Adopts the Tone of a General Election Candidate
Anchorage DN: Number of untallied ballots rises in close Alaska Senate race

NEW YORK


NYDN: Cuomo for governor: State GOP hasn't managed to field a credible candidate
Gothamist: Daily News Endorses Cuomo For Governor
Star Gazette: Hornell alderman to host rally for Paladino
Auburn Citizen: Our View: Lazio needs to acknowledge GOP primaries

Rochester D&C: Five Democrats vie for state attorney general

American Spectator: Cutting the Congressional Credit Card: Joe DioGuardi

AP/Zoll: NYC mosque debate will shape American Islam
Guardian UK: Feisal Rauf: Ground Zero's lightning rod
American Thinker: 'Islamophobia' and Islamo-reality

Albany TU: Lawsuit pursues press-Paterson e-mails

NYT: Powell vs. Rangel: Testy Remake After 40 Years

WSJ: Monserrate Attempts to Overcome Odds

CALIFORNIA

Arutz Sheva: California's GOP Senate Candidate Brings Race to Israel
Hill: Fiorina headed to Middle East over Labor Day

SacBee: Pete Wilson now behind the scenes in Meg Whitman's campaign
LA Times: Brown's low-key campaign confounds pundits who urged him to spend more

NYT: Shift to the Left in Conservative California Bastion

SF Chronicle: No end in sight to state budget deadlock
Dan Walters: California tax system overhaul is way overdue

TEXAS

Politico: Texas Dem under fire for nepotism

Dallas MN: Republicans dash through Dallas to raise cash

OKLAHOMA

Rasmussen: Oklahoma Senate: Coburn (R) 67%, Rogers (D) 24%

FLORIDA

Fox: Crist, Meek Tout Economic Plans as Rubio Laments Obama Policies
Hill: Crist again clarifies healthcare stand
Buzz: Crist unclear about returning GOP donations
CQ: Crist Defers on Making a Caucus Commitment
News-Press: Florida Dems getting louder in support of Meek

Wash Times: GOP in Florida sutures wounds after Scott's win

Tampa Trib: Democrats hope November election will change politics in Florida

GEORGIA

AJC: Barnes, Monds, Deal talk tort reform, health care at gubernatorial debate
Gainesville Times: National money flowing into governor's race
SPR: Georgia's legislative brain drain

ALABAMA

Times Daily: GOP eyes North Alabama

LOUISIANA

Hill: Jindal calls for greater 'urgency' from Obama on ending drilling moratorium

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Gen. Clark stumps here for Giannoulias

AP/Wills: 2 governors, 2 crooks. What's wrong with Illinois?

INDIANA

WaPo: Indiana's Ellsworth, onetime Democratic star, now a symbol of party's struggles

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Gubernatorial candidates can't resist promises of reform
Star Tribune: Dayton goes negative, from a safe distance

WISCONSIN



Milwaukee JS: Firing up the campaign trail for U.S. Senate
CQ: Novice Johnson Must Establish Himself in Feingold Territory
Bloomberg: Riding the rails to U.S. Senate control?

Milwaukee JS: Barrett, Walker plans would add workers to health pool
Weekly Standard: Cheapskating to Victory: Scott Walker

OHIO


WSJ: Ohio’s Tossup Races: A Gauge for the November Elections

Columbus Dispatch: 5,800 dead in Ohio still on voter rolls

MICHIGAN

Michigan Radio: GOP, Dems focus on unity at weekend conventions
Detroit FP: Michigan Dems to push 'Main Street' message

MISSOURI

Wash Times: Pedigrees touted in Missouri race

AP/Lieb: Analysis: Skelton waging military campaign

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Harold Ford Jr.'s book examines TN politics

WaPo: Fire at proposed Tenn. mosque site probed by feds

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: Rand Paul backtracks on one-year deficit elimination pledge

ARKANSAS

AP/DeMillo: Lincoln turns re-election bid into earmark defense

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Burr may get key post if Murkowski is defeated

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: This week's Capitol Report

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Cuccinelli takes helm of Va. GOP

WEST VIRGINIA

Charleston DM: GOP develops strategy to take on Manchin
WSAZ: Raese Looking to Defeat Manchin for U.S. Senate Seat

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh PG: Political poll shows Toomey, Corbett ahead
Daily Times: Toomey leading Sestak in latest poll
Penn Ave: Club for Growth hits Sestak with new TV ad

Penn Live: Next governor must talk, act tough

DELAWARE

AP/Espo: Dems see bright spot in Del. race for House

NEW JERSEY

Philly Post: Christie On 2012 Republican Presidential Ticket?
Bloomberg: Christie Channels Reagan to Become Anti-Obama

CONNECTICUT

American Thinker: NYT vs. Linda McMahon: Sex, Drugs...and $44 Sea Bass
Ct Mirror: Dodd forswears a lobbying career

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Herald: Mass. Senate to try again to pass wind power bill

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Candidates spar on education
Las Vegas RJ: Reid, Sandoval battle over future of education as first formal debate ends
Reno GJ: Pre-debate poll shows Sandoval still in lead

TMC: Harsh ads fly in tight Nevada US Senate race

ARIZONA

Politico: J.D. Hayworth absent from GOP unity event

ABC15: Horne declares victory in race for Arizona attorney general

NEW MEXICO

WaPo: Susana Martinez leads N.M. governors race

COLORADO

Denver Post: Ken Salazar in Denver to help out Bennet

Pueblo Chieftain: Candidates for governor spout water remedies

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Election 2010: Younger voters not so eager this time

OREGON

Oregon Live: A peek behind the scenes of Oregon's race for governor



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August 29, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Beck, Palin Stress 'Honor' at Rally
NYT: At Lincoln Memorial, a Call for Religious Rebirth
WaPo: Beck, Palin tell thousands to 'restore America'



AP/Elliott: Washington rally shows tea party strength
Fox: Turnout Strong as Beck Rallies Americans to Restore 'Honor' to the Nation
Weekly Standard: Beck, Palin, Faith, Hope, and Charity
Human Events: Beck: 'America Today Begins to Turn Back to God'



WaPo: Sarah Palin takes 'Restoring Honor' stage
Wash Times: To find God, Glenn Beck calls on crowd
WaPo: Bachmann holds a rally of her own



NYT: For Republicans, an ’80 Déjà Vu?
Frank Rich: The Billionaires Bankrolling the Tea Party
NYT: OpEd: A Palin of Our Own
Marc Ambinder: Republican primaries have been about more than anti-incumbency fervor
LA Times: Women in Washington, your seats are at risk



Politico: Through God, Glenn Beck claims King's legacy
Politico: Glenn Beck calls for national revival
Politico: Glenn Beck rally drew a crowd. But how big?
Politico: Sarah Palin: 'We like what we're doing'
Hill: Controversial Beck rally is an event heavier on religion than politics

WaPo: Sharpton's 'Reclaim the Dream' event brings thousands to honor MLK

Sen Jim Inhofe: Bush’s Response to Katrina Makes Obama Look Pitiful in Gulf

NYT: For Obama, Steep Learning Curve as Chief in Time of War
Hill: Obama: 'The war is ending,' fulfilling campaign pledge

NYT: What Can Be Done to Cure the Ailing Economy?
Hill: Price reiterates GOP calls for Geithner, Summers to step down
NYT: In Hard Times, One New Bank (Double-Wide)
NYT: It’s Not Over Until It’s in the Rules
NYT: Editorial: Waiting for Mr. Obama
Laura Tyson: Why We Need a Second Stimulus
WSJ: Where to Find Shelter if Deflation Takes Holds

Andrew McCarthy: Why They Can’t Condemn Hamas
NY Post: Mosque big owes 224G tax
AP/Salazar: Imam faces divisions over NYC mosque

Weekly Standard: Military Commission for Mastermind of USS Cole Attack Delayed, Again

Hill: Eight lawmakers may soon know if ethics probes will proceed

Hill: Senate incumbents struggling below the halfway mark in polls
Human Events: Conservative Waves Blowing In

Hill: Sunday shows: Beck and Katrina

NEW YORK

AP/Gormley: Analysis: NYC mosque helps define guv candidates
Auburn Citizen: Conservative showdown key in governor’s race
NYDN: Editorial: Carl the crude
Albany TU: Pride, prejudice and Mr. Paladino

Buffalo News: 3 GOP Candidates for WNY state senate agree on key issues

Albany TU: Murphy and Gibson’s first debate
Albany TU: Capitol Region GOP backing Townsend, despite Cox

CALIFORNIA


SF Chronicle: Boxer rehearses for debate with Fiorina
SacBee: Fiorina takes a risk and stays to the right

Dan Walters: California budget still in indefinite stalemate

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson violated rules by steering Black Caucus Foundation scholarships to relatives

FLORIDA



Buzz: GOP heavy-hitter$ lining up for Rick Scott and Jeb may join unity tour
SPT: Get used to seeing Scott until election
Miami Herald: Rick Scott's campaign a massively funded marketing machine

Hill: Rubio: Stimulus failed, repeal health bill
CNN: Crist says he'll return campaign contributions 'to people who had asked for it'
SPT: Charlie Crist has to tread warily in Kendrick Meek, Marco Rubio TV debates

Miami Herald: Experts expect to see Florida campaigns go negative early, often

GEORGIA

AJC: Candidates for governor talk health care at debate

LOUISIANA

WaPo: Sen. David Vitter cruises to easy victory in primary
WSJ: Sen. Vitter Wins GOP Nomination in La.
Hill: David Vitter wins Senate primary
Hill: Melancon clinches Dem nod, setting stage for nasty November fight

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich jury's advice: Keep it simple
Chicago Sun-Times: Robert Blagojevich: Life 'irreparably changed'

INDIANA

NYT: The Height of Unfairness

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Pawlenty: Any book-cover similarity with Palin unintentional

OHIO


Hudson HT: Kasich pledges to simplify business regulations in state
Dayton DN: Ohio’s first lady blames Kasich for job ills
Dayton DN: Strickland tries two-track approach to re-election

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: GOP begins statewide tour after rowdy convention
Detroit News: Snyder appeals to tea party supporters for GOP unity
Detroit FP: Tea party activists storm gates, but Snyder gets his running mate
Ml: What Snyder didn't say at GOP convention speech almost as revealing as what he did say
Detroit News: Michigan GOP convention brimming with confidence
Detroit News: Johnson wins GOP nod for secretary of state; Schuette for attorney general

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Jobs are top issue in Senate battle

KENTUCKY

Hill: Conway sends e-mail to fundraise, demand Simpson be fired

SOUTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: South Carolina Senate: DeMint (R) 63%, Greene (D) 19%

State: Voting blocs key in governor’s race
State: Haley wants term limits for legislators

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Governor candidates battle for votes

WEST VIRGINIA

WSJ: Turnout Low as West Virginia Picks Senate Nominees
NYT: W.Va. Democrats Pick Manchin for Byrd’s Seat
WaPo: W.Va. governor wins Dem primary for US Senate

NEW JERSEY

Philadelphia Inquirer: Christie a hot commodity among Republican candidates
Star-L: Christie faces ugly political ramifications of 'Race to the Top' error, Schundler firing

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Health care, job engine for state, is pulling back
Boston Globe: Editorial: Candidates must back changes to municipal health, pensions

NEVADA

Reno GJ: Reid playing catch up in tonight's governor debate
Las Vegas RJ: Poll: Reid can't gain ground on Sandoval
Reno GJ: Poll: Sandoval leads Reid by 22 points in governor's race
Las Vegas RJ: Editorial: Rory's budget plan

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Joe Arpaio: My endorsements more effective than John McCain's

Arizona Republic: Dems have GOP Ben Quayle right where they want him

COLORADO

Denver Post: A sneak peek at Colorado Senate race's likely plays

Hill: Tancredo defends third-party run as not being 'ego-driven' or intending confusion

ALASKA

Politico: Upstarts hoping it's Joe Miller time

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August 28, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Fed Ponders Bolder Moves
WaPo: Bernanke: New Fed action only if economy worsens
Politico: Ben Bernanke dashes Democrats' hopes
NYT: Fed Ready to Dig Deeper to Aid Growth, Chief Says
LA Times: Fed is prepared to keep U.S. out of recession, Bernanke vows
AP/Aversa: Bernanke hints that Fed action is option
Hill: Stocks soar after Bernanke speech
WSJ: GDP Growth Revised Downward
WSJ: The 1.6% Recovery (via Google)
WSJ: The $31 Billion Revenue Fantasy (via Google)
WaPo: Editorial: Fed's capacity to stimulate economy is limited



WSJ: Activists Gather Ahead of Washington Rallies
WaPo: Beck sets religious tone for 'Restoring Honor' rally
Wash Times: Despite critics, Glenn Beck has dream, too
WaPo: Networks take different paths in covering Glenn Beck 'Restoring Honor' rally
WaPo: King's legacy debated before Beck march
NYT: Where Dr. King Stood, Tea Party Claims His Mantle
Bloomberg: Beck, Palin Followers to Join `Restoring Honor' Gathering in Washington
Charles Blow: I Had a Nightmare: Glenn Beck is the anti-King
Dana Milbank: Civil rights' new 'owner': Glenn Beck

CQ: Louisiana, West Virginia Votes Today

WSJ: Mosque Meeting in Disarray (via Google)
WSJ: Islamism Is Not Islam (via Google)
Politico: Gallup: Muslims rate Obama highest

James Taranto: Oikophobia: Why the liberal elite finds Americans revolting

WaPo: Same-sex marriage gains GOP support

WaPo: Plan to release illegal immigrants comes amid ICE push to deport criminals

George Will: For black children, daunting divides in achievement and family life

WSJ: Probe Seeks Climate-Panel Changes

Hill: EPA turns down environmentalist try to ban lead in bullets

NYT: Example Set by First Military Tribunal Case Has U.S. Wary

Wash Times: Justice Dept. signs off on United-Continental deal

NYT: OpEd: A Filibuster Fix

WSJ: Democrats Criticize Group Over Attack Ads, Tax Violations
NYT: Group Is Accused on Tax Exemption

WSJ: Democrats Face Economic Facts: Updraft Unlikely
WSJ: The Death of Conservatism Was Greatly Exaggerated
WSJ: From the Killing Fields to the Tea Party (via Google)
WaPo: A good August for Democrats in governors races but trouble looms in Midwest
NYT: Financier’s Largess Shows G.O.P.’s Wall St. Support

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

ALASKA



WSJ: Low-Profile Alaskan Swaps Law Court for the Limelight
Fox: Breathless Turning Blue Awaiting Alaska Absentee Ballot Count
Politico: Miller: NRSC should be on 'sidelines'
CQ: Murkowski Has Few Third-Party Options
Hill: Miller compares a third-party Murkowski bid to prostitution
NYDN: Joe Miller throws staffer under the bus after tweet compares Murkowski to prostitute
AP/Pemberton: Tweet by AK Senate candidate's staffer causes stir
Politico: Club looks to boost Miller
CNN: Huckabee's help for Miller not 'flashy'

NEW YORK


NYT: With Paterson, the Simple Facts Can Get Complicated
NYT: Editorial: Mr. Paterson’s Disappointing Tenure
NYDN: Kaye's decision to punt Paterson perjury charges to DA's office has experts puzzled

Buffalo News: No time to debate Paladino, Lazio’s camp says

NYT: Trying to Stand Out as a Liberal in a Democratic Primary

Buffalo News: Judgment reserved on cigarette tax

CALIFORNIA

Bloomberg: California Lawmakers Plan Budget Votes as Stalemate Over Deficit Drags On

Mercury News: Calif Republican Whitman unveils new iPhone app
SacBee: Whitman campaign: We've merged with state GOP victory operation

LA Times: Experts see political benefits in Fiorina's 'personal' trip to Israel

TEXAS

Dallas MN: State tries to access federal education funds held up by rule

Dallas MN: GOP handout cites state's Confederate charter

CQ: Edwards Accuses Flores of Lying in New Ad

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Governor: Scott (R) 41%, Sink (D) 36%, Chiles (I) 8%
Miami Herald: Sink challenges Scott to five televised debates
Orlando Sentinel: 'Robo-poll' turns out to be the only right poll

Hill: Crist says he 'misspoke' on healthcare

Herald Tribune: GOP slate reflects Tea Party's hold in Florida

Miami Herald: Sarah Palin wades into campaigns across U.S., including Florida

GEORGIA

John Fund: DOJ Reversal on Georgia Election Law

AJC: Nathan Deal backpedals on support for casinos

AJC: Max Wood emerges from GOP primary defeat with Perdue appointment
Macon Telegraph: Wood named to state judgeship

ALABAMA

WTVM: Riley: Saturday rally about registering Democrats

LOUISIANA

NOLA: Congressional primary elections are today
NYT: Scandal Takes Surprising Turn in Louisiana’s Republican Senate Primary
Hill: New Orleans lawmaker touts spending with an eye on November elections

Boston Globe: Hold still on oil drilling

ILLINOIS

WLS: Kirk gets big boost from national GOP

IOWA

Dubuque TH: Grassley wants to extend tax cuts

INDIANA

Fox59: Coats launches TV ad criticizing Ellsworth
Muncie Star Press: GOP's Coats goes on air, Democrat Ellsworth is off

MINNESOTA

CNN: Bachmann kicks off bus tour campaign

WISCONSIN

Rasmussen: Republican Hopefuls Barely Ahead in Wisconsin Governor's Race
WBAY: Governor's Race is a Statistical Toss-up in Latest Poll
Wisconsin RT: Johnson: Government should end stimulus spending

OHIO


Toledo Blade: Strickland: Kasich claims damage Ohio

CPD: Ohio AG candidate Mike DeWine says state pension funds should release records

MICHIGAN

Politics Daily: GOP Newcomer Rick Snyder Has Big Lead in Michigan Governor's Race
Detroit FP: Bernero picks Brenda Lawrence as running mate
Detroit News: Bernero to add Lawrence to Democratic ticket

Detroit News: Tea partiers get jump on GOP convention
Detroit FP: Tea party has support in Michigan, if only a few members

MISSOURI


News-Leader: Carnahan, Blunt in dead heat; 'Give 'em Eck' tour to hit road

WSJ: Missouri Law Clamps Down on Adult Businesses

OKLAHOMA

Rasmussen: Oklahoma Governor: Fallin (R) 52%, Askins (D) 37%

TENNESSEE

Jackson Sun: Fincher's income reports questioned

KENTUCKY

AP/Alford: Appalachian newspapers blast Paul on drug issue

SOUTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: South Carolina Governor: Haley (R) 52%, Sheheen (D) 36%

WSJ: A Senator (Jim DeMint) and His 'Disciples'

WEST VIRGINIA

AP/Messina: W.Va., La. voters go to polls for Senate primaries
US News: Manchin Favored to Win West Virginia Senate Primary

PENNSYLVANIA





Lancaster: Sarah Palin's speech is a hit in Hershey
WGAL: Palin Thrills Hershey Crowd
AP/Scolforo: Palin stresses family values at Pa. gathering

Human Events: Sen. Chuck Hagel Strikes Again

Philadelphia Inquirer: 2 area GOP candidates go gentle with tea party positions

DELAWARE


Politico: Glenn Beck rally setting for new Christine O'Donnell ad

NEW JERSEY

WSJ: N.J. Schools Chief Fired Over Error
WSJ: After Christie Firing, Schundler Fires Back
Star-Ledger: Christie, Schundler clash over who was wrong leading up to firing
NYT: New Jersey Schools Chief Fired After Grant Error
Politico: Chris Christie fires education secretary
AP/DeFalco: NJ schools chief fired after Race to the Top gaffe

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Running hard against the Scott Brown effect
Boston Herald: Some Hub radio yakkers siding with Sarah Palin

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Mosque plan stirs opposition in Silver State

ARIZONA

Rasmussen: Arizona Senate: McCain (R) 53%, Glassman (D) 31%

AP/Cooper: Brewer hits UN report citing Ariz. law







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August 27, 2010



NATIONAL

WaPo: Among Democrats, economic pressures are changing tax-cut dynamics
Hill: Bernanke to address economy as fears of double-dip recession rise
Guardian UK: Ben Bernanke under pressure to prop up US economic recovery
WaPo: Foreclosures, delinquencies drop but may climb again
Hill: Weekly jobless claims drop, but not enough to lower unemployment
WaPo: Flow of imports drags down economic growth
WaPo: Why another fiscal stimulus won't do
WashTimes: GOP flinching at budget spending cuts plan: Targets Medicare & Social Security
NYT: Struggling Cities Shut Firehouses in Budget Crisis
Paul Krugman: This Is Not a Recovery
David Brooks: The Parent Model
WSJ: FDR and the Lessons of the Depression (via Google)
WSJ: Otellini's Lament: 'Jobs will not be created here' (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: President's Vacation Shattered by Conference Call on the Economy

Peggy Noonan: We Just Don't Understand Obama (via Google)
Douglas Schoen: Time for Obama to Pull a Clinton
Charles Krauthammer: The last refuge of a liberal
Ben Stein: Debbie From the Democrats
Jonah Goldberg: Dorsal Fins Surround White House
Rich Lowry: The Rump Majority: Losing independents has made Democrats desperate

James Taranto: Who Is Michael Enright?
Russell Simmons: A Challenge for WTC Mosque Opponents (via Google)

NYT: Immigration Agency Ends Some Deportations

NYT: Panel Presses BP on Its Safety Record
WaPo: BP's Kent Wells questioned about who had final responsibility in drilling work
Hill: Report: Interior Dept.'s reforms have made drilling safe enough to restart

NYT: Generals Wary of Move to Cut Their Ranks
Politico: Rating the hawks and doves

Linda Greenhouse: Nine Justices and Ten Commandments
WSJ: The Constitution can 'live' without losing its core meanings

Wash Times: DEA memo: Ebonics translators needed

WSJ: The SEC's Sop to Unions (via Google)

WaPo: The Medicare reform illusion

WSJ: Scapegoating For-Profit Colleges (via Google)

CQ: FEC Finally Agrees On What's OK Under Court Ruling
CQ: FEC Approves Early Recount Spending

Hill: Lawyers for Waters want ethics to halt probe for evidence
Politico: Maxine Waters's attorneys to ethics panel: Back off

Wash Times: Despite critics, Glenn Beck has dream, too
WaPo: Glenn Beck rally will be a measure of the tea party's strength
Pittsburgh TR: 300,000 expected to travel to D.C. for Glenn Beck event

CNN: Democrats in fight to hold onto House seats in November
NPR: Top 50 House Races For 2010; 46 Of Them Are Held By Democrats
NewsOK: Oklahoma's Jim Inhofe predicts GOP will take over Senate
Politico: GOP wins to trigger wave of W.H. probes
Politico: Town hall rage subsides
Politico: Top political ads of summer

Hill: Boehner, GOP seize on private-public pay gap as a midterm election issue
Hill: Republicans focus on jobs at August town hall meetings

SPT: For many, a Sarah Palin endorsement brings a helpful boost
Toronto Star: Is Sarah Palin a political savant or ‘chicken’s guts’?
Hill: Palin, AFL-CIO chief spar over speech
Politico: Trumka: 'Palinism' an 'ugly word'
CBS: Levi Johnston Takes Back His Apology To Palin

Politico: Barbour hits speaking circuit for RGA

WSJ: Bush Returns to Arena With Memoir in Hand
NYT: Maligned FEMA Chief Visits New Orleans
NYT: Gay Bush Aide? No Bombshell in Age of Fiscal Issues
Wash Times: Mehlman's outing stirs ire on right

ALASKA



LA Times: In Alaska, Sen. Murkowski facing uphill climb
NYT: A Closer Look at Alaska
WaPo: Republican lawyer heads to Alaska for Lisa Murkowski
CQ: NRSC to Send Legal Advice for Murkowski
John Fund: Lisa Murkowski could be weighing a fall campaign on a third-party line
Hill: Alaska primary no surprise for Tea Party
CQ: Joe Miller's Backstory
Rush Limbaugh: Lisa Murkowski: Ruling Class RINO
American Spectator: Primary Lessons

ARIZONA



Wash Times: Brewer appeals Arizona law ruling on illegals
Fox: Arizona Files Legal Brief Hitting Back at Federal Ruling Against State's Immigration Law
Politico: Looking past McCain on immigration
CQ: McCain Hits the Trail — but Not Just for Himself

KTAR: Can Ben Quayle win in November?

NEW YORK




Auburn Citizen: A side note to Seneca Co. GOP endorsement: Disappointment with Lazio
Long Island Press: No Debates in Nasty GOP Primary Fight for NY Gov
Queens Chronicle: Paladino can save state — Ognibene
Faster Times: Meet Carl Paladino, Your Lunatic Mainstream Conservative of the Day

MidHud: Republican state comptroller candidate stumps in the Valley
LoHud: Wilson presses DiNapoli for debate

Human Events: NY-13 Candidate Shakes Up the Establishment

NYT: Paterson Misled Inquiry Over Tickets, Report Says
Albany TU: Did Paterson break the law?
NY Post: Gov. Paterson gave probers "inaccurate and misleading" testimony
NYT: Perjury Inquiry by Prosecutor in Albany May Outlast the Governor’s Term

NYDN: Proposed tax on cigarettes sold at Native American stores has Gov. Paterson fretting
Buffalo News: Governor to launch tobacco tax collection
Rochester D&C: Tax on bagels has local Bruegger's owner fuming

WSJ: GOP Leader Cox Under Fire
WNYC: GOP Insider: Critics Wanted Cox’s Support
Albany TU: Why didn’t they back Ed?

AP/Fouhy: Rep. Rangel affirms support for Obama at NY debate

CALIFORNIA

Rasmussen: California Governor: Whitman (R) 48%, Brown (D) 40%
Bay Citizen: Whitman Pulls Ahead of Brown
LA Times: Brown and Whitman spar in sync
LA Times: Brown discloses pension details
NRO: Rethinking Jerry Brown



Politico: Carly Fiorina against open Web rules

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Public Pensions and Our Fiscal Future

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Newspapers plan gubernatorial debate whether Perry joins or not

Dallas MN: Texas GOP questions Dunnam's residency

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Senate: Rubio (R) 40%, Crist (I) 30%, Meek (D) 21%
Politico: Party-less Charlie Crist faces harsh reality
Hill: In Florida Senate race, labor’s division could be Rubio’s gain
CQ: Rubio Ad A Soft Start To Florida's General Election

Miami Herald: Bill McCollum refuses to back Rick Scott, cites qualms

GEORGIA

AJC: Key to Governor's Mansion could be south of ‘gnat line'
Athens BH: Barnes blasts stem cell restriction

ALABAMA

Birm News: Robert Bentley & Ron Sparks trade jabs in north Alabama forum in gov's race

LOUISIANA

Hill: Rep. Melancon: 'My daughter didn’t want me to run' for Senate

ILLINOIS

Politico: NRSC pledges $3.4M for Kirk

NYT: Blagojevich Retrial Set for January
Chicago Sun-Times: Judge says ex-gov's retrial won't start until January
AP/Tarm: Blagojevich to stand trial without brother
Politico: Judge sets date for Rod Blagojevich's next trial

Chicago Sun-Times: Charges against Blagojevich brother dropped

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich holdout explains vote

IOWA

WaPo: Opponents of same-sex marriage target Iowa judges

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Far-right attack on Lugar would just be wrong

American Spectator: Meet Todd Young

MINNESOTA



Politico: Bachmann turns on overdrive with PAC

Star Tribune: Candidates debate how to tame state pension plan

WISCONSIN

Green Bay PG: Gubernatorial candidates Walker, Neumann visit Green Bay area
Milwaukee JS: Walker errs on health care facts in debate

Bloomberg: Feingold Confronts Businessman Rival Amid Wisconsin Economic Woes

OHIO


CQ: Boccieri Battles Anti-Incumbent Fervor, Sluggish Local Economy

Politico: Jim Traficant ballot bid still alive

MICHIGAN

Lansing SJ: Michigan wallows in its partisanship

MISSOURI

News-Leader: Missouri Democratic Party files complaint against Rove organization, Blunt

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: GOP poll finds edge in 7 TN House races

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: Rand Paul assailed by Gov. Steve Beshear over farm subsidy stance

ARKANSAS

WSJ: Lincoln's Last Earmark (via Google)

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: $500,000 spent, and Burr is off to the TV race

SOUTH CAROLINA

LA Times: Defying an anti-incumbent mood, a veteran Democrat runs on his record

VIRGINIA

CSM: November election: Virginia race shows what Democrats are up against

Richmond TD: Cuccinelli-approved rules threaten abortion clinics

PENNSYLVANIA

Jewish Exponent: Sestak-Toomey Race: Reflection of U.S. Mood?

NYT: Pennsylvania: Housing Director Under Scrutiny for Payouts

NEW JERSEY

Bloomberg: Governor Chris Christie: GOP Darling
AP/DeFalco: Christie and wife post their earnings

SL: US refutes Christie on attempt to fix Race to the Top application during presentation

CONNECTICUT



Wash Times: McMahon steps up pace in Connecticut race

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Palin strikes out at Brown over views
Hill: Palin: Mass. will 'put up with' Sen. Brown

NEVADA

CQ: New Negative Ads For Reid, Angle
WaPo: Harry Reid rips Sharron Angle over "domestic enemies"
Hill: Bloomberg to headline fundraiser for Reid

COLORADO



Politico: GOP-ers worry over Maes cash dearth

WASHINGTON STATE

CQ: Herrera Up Big In WA-3 Poll

OREGON

StatesmanJournal: More cuts loom after Oregon budget forecast

SOUTH DAKOTA

WaPo: Stephanie Herseth Sandlin and the empathy strategy

NEW MEXICO

Rasmussen: New Mexico Governor: Martinez (R) 48%, Denish (D) 43%

UTAH

Rasmussen: Utah Senate: Lee (R) 54%, Granato (D) 29%




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August 26, 2010



NATIONAL

WaPo: As economy slows and Fed voices conflict, markets look to Bernanke for guidance
WaPo: New-home sales hit a 40-year low
WSJ: The Fed Is Running Low on Ammo (via Google)
Human Events: CBO: Extend Bush Tax Cuts to Boost Economy
Hill: Biden: GOP arguments on extending tax cuts 'a bunch of malarkey'
NYT: Despite Reform, Banks Have Room for Risky Deals
Wash Times: Senate tax duel centers on small business: Both parties point to jobs
Fox: Stimulus Figures Questioned Amid Call for Economic Team Firings
Hill: GOP seizes on federal pay
Ted Nugent: Pigs of Waste
NYT: One Liberal Voice Dares to Say, Cut the Budget
Human Events: Where Are the New Jobs?
Michelle Malkin: The White House War on Jobs

NYT: Obama, Mindful of Elections and Weak Reports, Holds Economic Talks
American Spectator: A Relativist, Wrapped in a Muslim, Inside an Agnostic
CBS: Letterman Knocks Obama For Latest Vacation
Karl Rove: Honey, I Shrunk My Approval Ratings

NYT: Looking at Islamic Center Debate, World Sees U.S.
WSJ: OpEd: A Muslim Reformer on the Mosque
NYT: Far From Ground Zero, Obscure Pastor Is Ignored No Longer
Human Events: Ground Zero Imam Linked to Radical Mosque
NYT: New Life in America No Longer Means a New Name
NYT: Rider Asks if Cabby Is Muslim, Then Stabs Him
Ann Coulter: MSNBC Swears to Allah That Obama's Not A Muslim
Rush Limbaugh: Islam: The Only Religion Protected and Defended by the American Left
Rush Limbaugh: History Repeats: Ground Zero Mosque Imam is Alger Hiss 2.0
Rush Limbaugh: Libs Blame Rush for Mosque Flap
Andrew McCarthy: Another ‘Moderate’ GZ Mosque Supporter Can’t Bring Himself to Call Hamas a Terrorist Organization



WSJ: On Doomed Rig's Last Day, a Divisive Change of Plan
WSJ: The Gulf Claims Racket (via Google)

Wash Times: SEC backs labor on corporate board votes
WSJ: SEC Votes to Boost Power Over Boards; GOP Member Calls Move 'Fatally Flawed'

Human Events: Obama Appointee under Ethics Cloud

Wash Times: Postal officials gave varying accounts of ex-executive's perks

NYT: Religion-Based Groups Protest Restrictions in Bill

WSJ: OpEd: The Military Should Mirror the Nation (via Google)

NYT: Fraud Ruling Is Reshaping Federal Cases

Hill: Key Senate Democrat suggests that he didn't read entire healthcare reform bill
Newt Gingrich: Repeal Obamacare? Get Your Congressman on the Record

WaPo: Glenn Beck rally will be a measure of the tea party's strength
NYT: Shaping Tea Party Passion Into Campaign Force
Rush Limbaugh: On the Tea Party and the GOP

NYT: New Forecast Shows Democrats Losing 6 to 7 Senate Seats
Politico: Democrats privately fear House prospects worsening
CQ: More House Seats Look Like They May Change Hands
NYT: Democrats Move Swiftly to Define Republican Candidates
NYT: Editorial: The Wrong Kind of Enthusiasm
EJ Dionne: Tuesday's tutorial: a GOP too far right
American Thinker: Ad Wars: Republicans Are Winning

NPR: With Redistricting Approaching, New Focus On Gubernatorial Races
Michael Barone: Redistricting Could Prolong the Democrats’ Pain

Hill: Romney: Sylvester Stallone is 'right,' the U.S. 'does apologize too much'

Hill: Lawmakers want fiscal commission co-chair ousted over e-mail
Politico: Alan Simpson apologizes: 'When I make a mistake, it's a doozy'

NYT: Former G.O.P. Leader Says He Is Gay
Politico: Mehlman reveals he's gay

ALASKA



Anchorage DN: Miller's lead slims; Murkowski awaits absentees
Wash Times: Murkowski trails tea party foe in Alaska
NYT: In Alaska, Murkowski Trails Tea Party Upstart
Hill: Sen. Murkowski: 'It ain't over yet'
Weekly Standard: Who Is Joe Miller?



WSJ: Palin Ally Upends Politics in Alaska
Human Events: Palin-backed Candidate Poised for Win in Alaska
John Fund: Palin's Man vs. ObamaCare
Hill: Palin rebounds with primary victories
Rush Limbaugh: Palin Wins Another Primary Night
NYDN: Sarah Palin-backed candidate, Tea Party brewing up trouble for GOP, Dems say
Dallas MN: Is a presidential run really in Palin's future?

CQ: Could A Losing Murkowski Dump The GOP For Third-Party Bid?
Politico: Lisa Murkowski: 'Premature' to talk 3rd party bid

ARIZONA



NYT: Surprise Victor in a Packed Race: Dan Quayle’s Son
Politico: Quayle overcomes rocky episode

Hill: McCain faces choice after victory
David Broder: John McCain, your country is calling

NEW YORK




MidHud: Lazio says mosque developer should reveal source of money
AP/Gormley: Lazio begins pricey ad campaign for gov
NY Post: Andy, Rick in ad duel
Albany TU: Paladino bashes Lazio on debate, keeps getting bashed
NYDN: Paladino compares Dem. Assembly Speaker Silver to Hitler, Antichrist



Albany TU: GOP: Incumbent must go

NY Post: 'Bigot' slashes Muslim cabby
Politico: Paterson pegs Park51 to stabbing
NY Post: Daniel Pearl's dad: Move mosque

James Taranto: Mr. Mayor, Have You No Shame? Why Bloomberg is imitating Joe McCarthy

CALIFORNIA



Wash Times: Female candidates achieve higher profiles
Rasmussen: California Senate: Boxer (D) 44%, Fiorina (R) 43%
Rasmussen: Balance of Power: California Senate Moves to a Toss-Up
CSM: Meg Whitman spends big in California but still trails Brown

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Judge denies request to move DeLay trial out of Austin
Houston Chronicle: Judge says DeLay can get fair trial in Austin

Wash Times: Texas fights global-warming power grab

CQ: Texas: Flores Ad All About Jobs

FLORIDA



Politico: Scott upset ripples beyond Florida
Tampa Tribune: Republicans try to heal rift with Scott
CNN: Who is Florida's Rick Scott?

WaPo: Florida Senate race starts without a clear favorite
WSJ: Parties Face Divisions in Florida
Politico: Charlie Crist: A man without a party

NYT: Behind the Florida Primary Surprises, Turnout Tells a Tale
Politico: Florida's other winner: Robo-polling

GEORGIA

AJC: Republicans and the complicated topic of education
Stateline: Roy Barnes' campaign of contrition
Savannah MN: Deal likes part of proposal for new interstate; Barnes wants more study

AJC: Tea party backs Mike Keown in 2nd District race against Sanford Bishop

LOUISIANA

CQ: Vitter Remains Ahead in Louisiana

ILLINOIS

Rasmussen: Illinois Senate: Giannoulias (D) 42%, Kirk (R) 40%
Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias and Kirk agree to Senate debates

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich jury questionnaires destroyed, judge's clerk says

IOWA

AP/Meredith: Branstad: Persuade ex-Iowans to return to state

INDIANA

Politico: Rep. Mike Pence to stump for GOP contenders

Louisville CJ: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels not actively pursuing presidency

MINNESOTA

MPR: Gov candidates talk infrastructure
Politico: Bachmann campaign misspells name

WISCONSIN

Rasmussen: Wisconsin Senate: Johnson (R) 47%, Feingold (D) 46%

Milwaukee JS: GOP candidates say they would cut BadgerCare Plus program

OHIO


CQ: Traficant Gets More Time

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder's running mate pick of Calley thrills, puzzles backers
Detroit FP: Calley on board as Snyder's No. 2
Lansing SJ: Michigan GOP governor hopeful's running mate called 'honest conservative'
Detroit News: Bernero, Snyder fine-tune campaign teams, strategies

Detroit News: Patterson calls for probe of Tea Party
Detroit FP: Patterson seeks probe of Dems' role in Tea Party

MISSOURI

SBJ: Blunt victorious in Mo. Farm Bureau straw poll

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Bredesen defends Regents pick

KENTUCKY

AP/Alford: Group's ad slams Democratic Ky. Senate candidate

NORTH CAROLINA

Hill: Burr could be top Republican on Senate energy committee

Fox Charlotte: State Board of Elections Fines Perdue Campaign

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Sheheen takes on the issues

VIRGINIA

AP/Lewis: Va. governor presses case for private booze sales

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Daily News: Pa. election 'nationalized'

NEW JERSEY

Politico: Christie blasts Dept. of Education
NY Post: NJ's costly homework goof
NYT: Attacks Fly in New Jersey for Losing Out on $400 Million Education Grant
Bloomberg: Christie Budget Cuts Turn New Jersey Governor Into Republican Action Hero

MASSACHUSETTS



Boston Globe: On stump, Brown backs moderates
Boston Globe: Baker ally’s woes go beyond red tape

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Angle stance draws Reid fire: 'Domestic enemies' serving in Congress
Politico: Dead heat race in ravaged Nevada district

COLORADO

Reuters: Republican Buck leads in Colo. Senate race

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Murray has the edge over Rossi in out-of-state cash
Seattle Weekly: Rossi Soft on Abortion? Not by the Record
Bellevue Reporter: Hey, Clint, when you lose, you're out

OREGON

Rasmussen: Oregon Senate: Wyden (D) 56%, Huffman (R) 36%

UTAH

Rasmussen: Utah Governor: Herbert (R) 60%, Corroon (D) 29%







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August 25, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Primary Election Results
WSJ: Meek Wins in Florida, McCain in Arizona
WaPo: Murkowski fights for her life; McCain easily wins; Meek, Scott win Florida races
CNN: Alaska GOP Sen. Murkowski locked in tight race
WSJ: Big Unions to Pool Money for Fall Elections
John Fund: A Barry Worrisome Trend for Dems
Michael Gerson: Why the Tea Party is toxic for the GOP

WSJ: Boehner Urges Ax For Economy Team
Wash Times: Republican leader tells Obama to fire economic team
NYT: Boehner Urges Obama to Fire Economic Team
WaPo: Minority leader Boehner: Fire Obama's economic team, extend tax cuts
WSJ: Plunge in Home Sales Stokes Economy Fears
Wash Times: Sales of existing homes plunge
WSJ: Commercial Property Owners Choose to Default
WSJ: The Housing Mirage (via Google)
Pete DuPont: Stop the Madness: Washington is spending the country into economic decline
Rep. Darrell Issa & Jim Jordan: Cleaning Up the Mortgage Mess (via Google)

WSJ: New Study Sees Dissipating Oil Spill
NYT: Job Losses Over Drilling Ban Fail to Materialize

Wash Times: Al Gore's global-warming crusade shrinks
Wash Times: Global warmists abandoned fact for fancy

Wash Times: 14th Amendment never meant for illegals
Wash Times: U.S. visa violators unlikely to be fingered

NYT: Uncovering Tax Tactics, With Help

WSJ: U.S. to Freeze New Grants After Stem-Cell Decision
NYT: Stem Cell Ruling Will Be Appealed
AP: Stem Cell Ruling Will Be Appealed
NYT: Editorial: Wrong Direction on Stem Cells

WSJ: Putting the Brakes on ObamaCare

WSJ: Nine States, D.C. Win Race for Aid to Schools
NYT: Eastern States Dominate in Winning School Grants

NYT: William Saxbe, Attorney General During Watergate Inquiry, Dies at 94

ALASKA

CQ: Miller Holds Surprising Lead In Alaska
APRN: Miller Holds Narrow Lead; Parnell Leads Field
Politico: Lisa Murkowski faces possible upset
Anchorage DN: Murkowski fights for political life in close vote
Fairbanks DNM: Joe Miller and Lisa Murkowski in a fight for U.S. Senate race
NYT: Murkowski of Alaska Locked in a Tight Senate Race
Politico: Murkowski attack ad boomerangs
Fox: Murkowski Tries to Hold Off Tea Party Express Favorite in Alaska
WSJ: Palin Takes Role in Alaska Primary
NPR: Tea Party-Backed Miller Takes On Alaska's Murkowski
Fairbanks DNM: Senate primary shows split among conservative Alaskans
US News: Murkowski's Alaska Primary a Test of Sarah Palin's Pull

FLORIDA



Wash Times: Scott upsets McCollum in Florida
Bloomberg: Florida Republican Scott to Vie With Sink for Governor After Primary Upset
NYT: Modest Turnout, Even for High-Profile Races
Wash Times: Left for dead, Crist refuses to die
Florida TU: Behind-the-scenes winners and losers in Tuesday's primaries

CQ: Fla. 5: Nugent Wins GOP Nod, Likely to Replace Brown-Waite

ARIZONA



USA Today: Ariz. Gov. Brewer wins GOP race
AP/Davenport: Ariz gov Brewer wins Republican primary



Politico: McCain wins by wide margin
Arizona Republic: McCain is far ahead of Hayworth
NPR: John McCain Crushes Hayworth To Win AZ GOP Senate Primary
Guardian UK: John McCain wins Arizona Republican primary



Boston Herald: Ben Quayle tops list of party nominees in Arizona

NEW YORK


Auburn Pub: Lazio says no to debate in Syracuse
NY1: Lazio Turns Down Invite To Debate Primary Opponent
WGRZ: Paladino to Lazio: Debate, or Drop Out
WCAX: NY GOP's Lazio begins TV ad campaign

NYT: N.Y. Politicians Split on Islam Center
WSJ: Mayor Defends Mosque
Albany TU: WTC tiff a voter issue
James Taranto: 'A Call to Prayer From the Rubble of the WTC'

NYT: New York Wins Nearly $700 Million for Education

NYT: In Debate, 3 Republicans Vie for Chance to Oust Gillibrand
Albany TU: Gillibrand challengers debate, one calls her ‘attractive’
Examiner: New York Republican Senate candidate debate - overview
Albany TU: A fun debate teaser: Malpass plays the race card?

WNYC: Schumer’s GOP Rivals: Conservative vs. Tea Party

NYT: Morgenthau Held Stock In Company Rangel Aided

CALIFORNIA

CSM: California Republicans set out to woo Latino voters
Orange County Register: Editorial: Is state GOP ready for a dose of moderation?
Reuters: Analysis: Is Obama an asset in Boxer-Fiorina race in California?
SF Chronicle: Calif. Legislature advances health care reform

TEXAS



Houston Chronicle: DeLay trial may be at hand: He wants ethics case heard in Fort Bend
WaPo: DeLay to get trial in money laundering, conspiracy case
AP: DeLay asks that trial be moved from liberal Austin

Texas Insider: Pelosi in Dallas & Houston, Democrats Head for the Hills

Dallas MN: Chet Edwards is "trailing considerably," according to a top political analyst

AP/Castro: Independent group attacks Perry in ads statewide

Dallas MN: Proposed budget cuts tough on Texas' destitute, mentally ill

GEORGIA

AJC: Barnes the ‘retread’ faces uphill battle with other Southern Democrats

AJC: Georgia wins $400M for education in Race to the Top competition

ALABAMA

WTVM: Alabama Supreme Court race gets heated over output

LOUISIANA

Hill: Targeted Louisiana Republican shrugs off lack of party help in election fight

ILLINOIS

Rasmussen: Illinois Governor: Brady (R) 46%, Quinn (D) 37%
Rockford RS: Jobs top topic in governor race
Chicago Tribune: Quinn praises ex-chief of staff Jerry Stermer but let him resign
Daily Illini: Illinois Gov. Quinn names new chief of staff

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Branstad says business can carry banner for Iowa

INDIANA

Louisville CJ: Daniels will request new stimulus money for schools, Medicaid

MINNESOTA



Politico: Bachmann ad slams Clark on taxes
Minn Indep: First Bachmann ad targets Tarryl Clark
MPR: Bachmann vs. Clark -- how close a race in the 6th
KARE: New character emerges in Bachmann debut ad

Pioneer Press: Governor's race: A vision of Minnesota — in six words or less

CNN: Coming in January: Pawlenty book and national tour

WISCONSIN

Wausau DH: Scott Walker promises 250,000 new jobs in Wisconsin
Fox21: Feingold says Republican opponent aims to axe middle-class tax break

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Gov. Ted Strickland, challenger John Kasich, release new TV ads

USA Today: William Saxbe, ex-Ohio senator and Nixon attorney general, dies at 94

MICHIGAN

WLNS: Source says Snyder to pick Calley as GOP lt. gov.

MISSOURI

Rasmussen: Missouri Senate: Blunt (R) 51%, Carnahan (D) 40%

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: Jack Conway to hold 'money bomb' fundraiser like Rand Paul's

Philadelphia Inquirer: Philadelphia man to plead guilty for Jim Bunning e-mail

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Beebe campaign swipes again at Keet over Florida residency

NORTH CAROLINA

News Channel 7: NC Governor Fined $30,000 For Not Reporting Flights
WRAL: Perdue campaign fined $30,000 for unreported flights

News & Observer: 3 Senate hopefuls, 3 views on Islamic center

SOUTH CAROLINA

NYT: Senate Candidate Is Removed From Restaurant

VIRGINIA

Fox: McDonnell Touts Spending Cuts After Virginia Registers Budget Surplus
Richmond TD: McDonnell touts ABC plan at Fredericksburg town hall

Virginian-Pilot: Cuccinelli says religious displays are acceptable

Richmond TD: Virginia district lines could face major changes

PENNSYLVANIA

Wash Times: Hagel bucks party lines to endorse Sestak

NEW JERSEY

National Journal: GOP Should Follow Christie Playbook

MASSACHUSETTS

Patriot Ledger: Meet the faces behind the Massachusetts governor's race candidates

NEVADA

Hill: Group: Angle among biggest obstacles to immigration reform

COLORADO

NYT: Democrats Look to Paint Buck as Extremist

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Rossi's Texas fund-raising tour

OREGON

Rasmussen: Oregon Governor: Dudley (R) 45%, Kitzhaber 44%

SOUTH DAKOTA

Hill: McConnell likes Thune as 'someone out of the blue' in 2012








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August 24, 2010



NATIONAL

USA Today: Republican Chuck Hagel backs Democrat in Pa. Senate race
Hill: Former GOP Sen. Hagel backing Democrat in Pennsylvania Senate race
WaPo: Chuck Hagel and the "me for me" endorsement
NYT: Hagel to Endorse Sestak
CNN: Republican Hagel backs Sestak in PA Senate race
Politico: Sestak gets nod from Hagel

NYT: U.S. Judge Rules Against Obama’s Stem Cell Policy
Wash Times: Judge puts Obama stem cell policy on hold
WaPo: NIH cannot fund embryonic stem cell research, judge rules
WSJ: Judge Roils Stem-Cell Research
Reuters: U.S. Court Rules Against Obama’s Stem Cell Policy
AP/Yost: Obama stem cell regulations temporarily blocked

WSJ: Fed Split on Move to Bolster Sluggish Economy
WSJ: The Fed Can Create Money, Not Confidence
WSJ: New Fees Weighed for Mortgage Industry
NYT: Editorial: A Real Debate on Taxes
Fred Barnes: New Org. Seeks to Divert Fed. Money to Oil and Hurricane Ravished States

NYT: Plotting Doubted in WikiLeaks Case

Politico: What to watch in Tuesday's primaries
Wash Times: 3 primaries (Alaska, Arizona, Florida) pose key test for 'tea party'
Wash Times: Campaigns get down to business sense
Human Events: McCain, Palin Players in Tuesday Primaries

WaPo: Minority leader Boehner to call for extending tax cuts, question stimulus spending
Politico: How the GOP would govern the House
Hill: Democrats strike at GOP leader ahead of speech on economy

WaPo: Primary turnout shows big GOP enthusiasm edge
WaPo: Poll numbers in 1994, a bad year for Democrats, don't bode well for them in 2010
WaPo: Why is left so disappointed in Obama?



American Spectator: From Hanoi Jane to Imam Obama

Rush Limbaugh: Libs Blame Our "Imam Obama" for Confusion Over Obama's Religion
American Thinker: Now, why would 20% of Americans think Obama is a Muslim?
Rich Lowry: The Cipher in Chief
Rush Limbaugh: Mosque Imam Rauf: US Has More Blood on Its Hands Than Al-Qaeda
Politico: Eric Cantor: Mosque builders 'not interested in healing'
Hill: In break with Reid, Durbin backs mosque
Human Events: Bring On the Mosque, Bring On the Terror
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Wants Mosque Controversy
James Taranto: Is Obama 'American Enough'?
Pat Buchanan: Only Bigots Oppose the Mosque!
American Thinker: Ground Zero Imam Eyes Another Landmark

Andrew McCarthy: Inventing Moderate Islam

Boston Globe: A 25-state midterm swing for Romney

Politico: Huckabee denies shakedown allegation

Hill: Blogger lists homes of Pelosi, Reid in Tea Party guide to D.C.

Rush Limbaugh: The Book You Need to Read: "Crimes Against Liberty" by David Limbaugh

NEW YORK



Rochester D&C: Carl Paladino pushes jobs idea during visit to Rochester

Buffalo Business First: Paladino: Turn prisons into welfare dorms
NYDN: Pols pound GOP governor hopeful Carl Paladino for 'prison' plan
WNED: Paladino Clarifies Controversial Remarks
NY Mag: Carl Paladino Will Teach Poor People to Stop Being So Dirty
Gothamist: Cuomo (Reportedly) Rather Face Paladino Over Lazio
Albany TU: Diaz: Hey Cuomo, c’mon over…Paladino’s coming
Albany TU: Latest Paladino blowback: Karim Camara

NYT: As HUD Chief, Cuomo Earns a Mixed Score
NYT: A Wonk’s Guide to Andrew M. Cuomo and HUD

Albany TU: Skelos: Focus on the church
NYT: Republican Candidates Not in Accord on Mosque
NYT: Editorial: Mr. Lazio’s Bid for Attention

NY1: Republican Candidates For Senate To Debate Tonight On NY1

NYDN: Rangel swats back at Obama in candidate forum
NYT: Rangel on the Hot Seat in Manhattan Debate
NYT: Last-Minute Change in Forum Rankles Rangel Rivals

CALIFORNIA

Bloomberg: California Delays $2.9 Billion School, County Payments Amid Budget Impasse
Bloomberg: Schwarzenegger Said to Seek $2 Billion From Calpers for California Budget
Dan Walters: Final days of legislative session are hectic

Examiner: Boxer remains embattled in the fight of her political life against Carly Fiorina

LA Times: State Republican Party looks to turn the page
Examiner: Immigration a key and contentious issue at California Republican convention

TEXAS

Rasmussen: Texas Governor: Perry (R) 49%, White (D) 41%
RCP: Perry Maintains Lead in Texas Governor's Race

AP/Shannon: Money laundering case against DeLay moving forward
AP/Shannon: DeLay headed to Texas court after feds end probe
Time: Texas' Next Step Toward Trying Tom DeLay
Human Events: Probe Finds Nothing on Tom DeLay

Dallas MN: State proposes 6-month deadline to agree on use of 'The Alamo'

FLORIDA

SPT: Bill McCollum, Rick Scott and other rivals criss-cross state in final scrum for votes
Miami Herald: Early voters turn out in large numbers as candidates push for votes
Politico: Money for nothing in Fla. primaries
Palm Beach Post: Effect of tea party vote in GOP primary for Fla. governor remains unclear
Miami Herald: Alex who? Sink still is unknown to many
AP/Anderson: GOP governor, Dem Senate races highlight Fla. vote

CNN: Rubio: Top conservatives 'absolutely' welcome on the stump

GEORGIA

Examiner: Barnes, Deal oppose Mosque near ground zero
State Column: Nathan Deal remains tied with Roy Barnes
Augusta Chronicle: Barnes wants Deal to debate, reveal income

AJC: Justice Department approves Georgia voter verification system
Gainesville Times: Justice Dept. clears Ga. voter ID law

AJC: Isakson’s U.S. Senate seat called “safe Republican” by Capitol Hill watcher

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: National scene could help, hurt Alabama Democrats

LOUISIANA

Daily Comet: Libertarian Party of Louisiana preparing for first federal primary
Daily Comet: Two Republicans challenge incumbent senator

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias, Kirk split on mosque near ground zero

Chicago Tribune: Quinn draws fire over timing of inspector general's ouster
Chicago Sun-Times: Republicans attack Gov. Quinn for pushing out inspector
Southtown Star: Quinn starting to look like Illinois' Jimmy Carter

Chicago Sun-Times: Next Blago trial may wait until 2011
Chicago Tribune: Blago stammers through 'Daily Show'
NYT: Blagojevich Plays Defendant on ‘The Daily Show’

IOWA

USA Today: An Iowa GOP official says Obama is a Muslim
Des Moines Register: Iowa GOP committeewoman says she believes Obama is a Muslim

INDIANA

AP/Coyne: Indiana Dem incumbent loosens party ties

MINNESOTA



Star Tribune: Pawlenty running nationally to the right, but which right?

Pioneer Press: Budget takes center stage: Candidates must detail how to fix $5.8B gap
KARE: Emmer children star in their dad's first TV ad
Minn Post: Emmer tries to appeal to suburban families with new ad

Star Tribune: Horner's budget would tax clothes

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Feingold targeting Ron Johnson

OHIO


NYT: Bush Ties Disputed as Crucial in Ohio Senate Race
Dayton DN: Fisher struggling to keep in Senate race

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Romney touts Snyder's business skills at Oakland Co. event
Detroit FP: Romney returns to his native Michigan to campaign for Snyder

TENNESSEE

Jackson Sun: Haslam talks West Tenn. development
Tennessean: TN Democrats hope to retake state House of Representatives

KENTUCKY

CBS: Ron Paul Backs "Ground Zero Mosque," Splitting with Son Rand
Politico: Paul money bomb falls short

ARKANSAS

City Wire: Arkansas’ 1st District could swing Republican

NORTH CAROLINA

WRAL: Elections board to address Perdue, Easley cases
Laurinburg Exchange: GOP pols see red NC

VIRGINIA

Wash Times: Cuccinelli: Virginia has right to regulate abortion clinics
WaPo: Cuccinelli: State can regulate abortion clinics

WSJ: Virginia Is for Surpluses (via Google)

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Toomey stresses economy as he begins tour of Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh PG: Rendell wants $1B for transportation

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Christie vetoes bill preventing liability for recipients of unemployment overpay

NEVADA

AP/Blood: New group to target Reid in Nevada Senate race

ARIZONA



Politico: Confident McCain eyes down-ballot
NYT: On Primary Day, McCain Seeks Political Comeback
USA Today: Ariz. Senate race remains hostile to the end

Politico: Night before vote, Dan Quayle defends son

COLORADO

KUNC: Republican Senate Candidate Buck will Forgo Two Months of D.A. Salary
Colo Indep: Walt Klein, Ken Buck’s Norton killer, now hunting Bennet

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle PI: WA Senate: Tea party activists endorse Rossi
Seattle Times: The Didier Demands

ALASKA

John Fund: Palin Hunts a Momma Grizzly
WSJ: Palin Takes A Swipe At Her Home State Senator
Alaska Dispatch: Republican candidates for governor square off one last time

Politico: Levi Johnston, Wasilla mayor?
TMZ: Levi Johnston -- Now Accepting Donations







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August 23, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Housing Fades as a Means to Build Wealth, Analysts Say
WSJ: Housing Diagnosis: Still Weak
WSJ: Mortgage Fraud Is Rising, With a Twist
WSJ: Facing Budget Gaps, Cities Sell Parking, Airports, Zoo
Paul Krugman: Bush Tax Cuts - Now That's Rich
Ben Stein: A Recession-Free Friday
American Thinker: The Obama Recovery
Wash Times: Editorial: Paying for hope with your change

Fox: Imam's Wife: No Talks to Move Mosque Until Stakeholders Meet
NYT: Proposed Muslim Center Draws Opposing Protests
NY Post: Both sides clash at Ground Zero mosque site
NY Post: Ground Zero imam says his mosque will actually improve relations
WaPo: Far from Ground Zero, other plans for mosques run into vehement opposition
Wash Times: Editorial: The first presumed Muslim president
Jeff Kuhner: Obama's Islamic agenda

WSJ: How WikiLeaks Keeps Its Funding Secret
Jed Babbin: Let's Have a WikiLeaks Fire Sale
Human Events: New Twists in Wikileaks Saga

Thad Allen: The BP oil spill: An unprecedented response
NYT: Editorial: Questions About the Gulf

NYT: OpEd: Disaster at the Top of the World

NYT: Tighter Medical Privacy Rules Sought

WSJ: GOP's Fund-Raising Handicap Raises Election Concerns
Politics Daily: 2010 Elections: Big Potential for Republican Governor, Redistricting Wins
WSJ: Like Bush, Not Clinton, Obama Follows His Heart Not Polls
Wash Times: 'Tea party' struggles on Democrats' turf
CQ: Armey To Republicans: ‘We’ll Replace You’
NYDN: Howard Dean predicts Democrats will hold House in November elections
EJ Dionne: Why won't the GOP say 'no' to extremism?
CNN: 10 things Obama must do in 10 weeks
Politico: Dems urge Obama to take a stand
American Thinker: GOP in Default Mode

NEW YORK


NY Post: Lazio falling
NYT: Lazio Finds an Issue in Furor Over Islamic Center
NY Post: Cuomo's camp likes kook Carl
Troy Record: Paladino pays a visit to The Record

NY Post: Espada runs afoul of state Board of Elections over food giveaways

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Fiorina vows to push for term limits in Congress
SacBee: Fiorina, at CA GOP convention, vows to push for term limits in Congress

SacBee: GOP activists believe Whitman, unlike Schwarzenegger, will lead the party
SF Chronicle: Whitman softens stance on U.S. health care law

LA Times: California's few congressional battlegrounds heating up

LA Times: Holding budget ransom may be Schwarzenegger's last hope

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas to require insurers to justify 'unreasonable' premium rate rises

FLORIDA



NewsMax: Huckabee Endorses McCollum for Florida Governor
Buzz: McCollum gets sermon on negative attacks
WSJ: Money Flows, Mud Flies in Florida Race
SPT: On the trail Sunday, primary candidates rally and pray
Miami Herald: Political hopefuls spend Sunday before Primary Day campaigning
American Spectator: Sunshine Slugfest



NYT: Florida Candidate Veers From Tea Party’s Script

GEORGIA

AJC: Barnes, Deal search for ways to win independents
AJC: A Hard Look At Congress: Numbers tell what lawmakers do, don’t

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Gov. Quinn's chief of staff resigns amid ethics probe

Fox: Blagojevich: We Would Call Emanuel, Other Pols in Second Trial
Wash Times: Blago's return to politics up in air

Chicago Sun-Times: Muslims say West Ridge mosque plan facing heat

WSJ: Pawnbroker Campaigns for Redemption

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Emmer's wife and seven kids are stars of his first TV ad

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: 5 vie for state treasurer post in primary

OHIO


Dayton DN: Poll: Ohio voters want to keep Bush tax cuts

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Conservatives wait, wonder about Snyder
Detroit FP: Can Rick Snyder win over tea party loyalists?

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Skelton’s GOP challenger scores Palin endorsement
PoliticMo: Skelton, Hartzler, clash over voting record following new ad

TENNESSEE

CQ: Vestiges of Clinton, Gore Influence to be Tested in Home States
Knox News: Robin Smith already looking to 2012

NORTH CAROLINA

Daily Tar Heel: N.C. elections key for GOP to keep majority
Winston-Salem Journal: N.C. faces $3B hole

SOUTH CAROLINA

CBS: Lindsey Graham Supports Afghan Drawdown by Next Summer

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Faith groups attack McDonnell's liquor plan

NEW JERSEY

North Jersey: Legacy of bad deals strains N.J. state finances

CONNECTICUT

Wash Times: McMahon hammers Blumenthal on honesty in Conn. Senate race

NEVADA

Hill: Harry Reid cashes in on star power

COLORADO


Denver Post: Ritter to announce how Colorado will bridge $60 million budget gap

ARIZONA

WaPo: Establishment candidates in Arizona, Florida rally against 'outsider' rivals

WASHINGTON STATE

NW Digest: Clint Didier’s Road to Irrelevancy
Seattle Times: Rossi wants six debates with Murray

ALASKA

NYT: In Alaska, Names Not on Ballot Play Roles
AP/Bohrer: Murkowski makes the case for Senate seniority

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August 22, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: In Striking Shift, Small Investors Flee Stock Market
WaPo: The Color of Money: Basic lessons on credit cards for students
Hill: CBO report gives both sides ammo in debate over Bush-era tax cuts

Karen Hughes: Move the New York City mosque, as a sign of unity
Gary Bauer: Obama’s Jihad

Alberto Gonzales: Changing the 14th Amendment won't solve our immigration crisis

WSJ: U.S. Saw Drill Ban Killing Many Jobs
Fox: Administration Risked 23,000 Jobs With Oil Drilling Ban, Documents Show
NYT: Spill Fund May Prove as Challenging as 9/11 Payments
WSJ: BP Begins to Remove Drilling Pipe

WaPo: Ruling sets up IRS as overseer of groups' gifts to campaigns

NYT: Nonprofit Fund Faces Questions About Conflicts and Selection Procedures

WSJ: WikiLeaks Founder No Longer a Rape Suspect
AP/Ritter: Sweden withdraws warrant for WikiLeaks founder

WSJ: Charlie Cook: GOP Will Win in Fall
WSJ: Why Political Sage Sees GOP Romp in November
Fox: Will Religion Decide November?
Human Events: November Losses Pending for Vulnerable Dems
CQ: Senate Landscape Shifts Farther in Favor of GOP

Hill: Chamber fires back at Obama's campaign finance reform push
AP/Kuhnhenn: Chamber emerges as formidable political force

Hill: Sunday shows: Policy after Iraq

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Paladino pursued by his loss
NYDN: Carl Paladino's path to NY gov run includes heartbreak, controversy
WBEN: Paladino Unveils Plan for Welfare Reform
AP Fouhy: N.Y. candidate: Prison dorms for welfare recipients
WGRZ: NY Candidate: Prison Dorms for Welfare Recipients
AP/Gormley: N.Y. Conservative Party Faces Threat

NYT: Balancing Act for Imam in Muslim Center Furor

NY Post: Silver's firm gets cut of 9/11-suit payouts

Rochester D&C: N.Y. state Legislature spending continues to soar

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Fiorina's, Whitman's divergent strategies are evident at GOP convention
SacBee: Fiorina, at CA GOP convention, vows to push for term limits in Congress
Merc News: GOP state convention stays upbeat, avoids resolution that slapped at Whitman
Human Events: Warming Up to Whitman
Human Events: "Dose of Tea" Brings New Life to Los Angeles GOP
Dan Morain: Brown, take heed: Whitman is winning friends

TEXAS

NYT: Tom DeLay's Legacy

ALABAMA

Rasmussen: Alabama Senate: Shelby (R) 60%, Barnes (D) 28%

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: McCollum, Meek surge ahead of rivals Scott, Greene in new poll
Jacksonville Observer: McCollum Embraces ‘Insider’ Label in Final Push
Buzz: In full page ad, Scott again links McCollum to Greer
Naples News: Rick Scott: Get to work as Florida governor or go home to Naples?

GEORGIA

AJC: Barnes, Deal search for ways to win independents

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich show on the road again
NYT: Blagojevich Fatigue? Get Used to It
Chicago Sun-Times: Blagojevich pulls in $50 an autograph at Comic Con

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Can Horner attract the business vote?
Nick Coleman: The GOP and gender: Oh, babe ...

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Neumann packs varied résumé

OHIO




Toledo Blade: Kasich pledges to right economic ship of state
Cleveland PD: Don't count out Kasich's big idea
Dayton Daily News: Mixing business, politics often causes ‘backlash’

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Republican delegate nominees denied
Detroit FP: Secret money flows through election loophole

ARKANSAS

Rasmussen: Arkansas Governor: Beebe (D) 53%, Keet (R) 33%

NORTH CAROLINA

AP/Robertson: Scathing report puts attorney general on defense

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Lexington County gives Haley strong support

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Debate renewed on term limits
Richmond TD: Virginia clings to single term for governor

CONNECTICUT



Ct Post: McMahon seeks to unify a fractious GOP 'family'

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Candidate spending tells tale of dueling strategies

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Angle campaign takes delight in Reid statements
Las Vegas RJ: Reid, Angle will debate Oct. 14 on PBS

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Arizona primary election will mark end of bitter contests
Politico: McCain reelection coming at heavy cost
McClatchy: Amid furor over immigration law, Brewer's star rises
Politico: Gabrielle Giffords fortress under siege in Ariz.

WASHINGTON STATE

Power Line: Which way in Washington state? Part Three

ALASKA

LA Times: Palin an interested spectator in Alaska primary
Fairbanks: As GOP Sen primary approaches, Murkowski and Miller count their endorsements

HAWAII

Honolulu Star Advertiser: Djou takes national stage to call for fiscal restraint



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