Subscribe to our Email Newsletter
-----------------------------
Have any comments?
egopnews@gmail.com
-----------------------------


December 7, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Deal Struck on Tax Package
Wash Times: Deal reached on tax cuts, jobless
Fox: Obama Announces 'Framework' for Deal With Congress to Extend Bush-Era Tax Cuts
NYT: Tax Deal Suggests New Path for Obama
Hill: White House, GOP strike deal on taxes, unemployment benefits
WaPo: Obama, GOP reach deal to extend tax breaks
WaPo: Obama's tax cut extension part of strategy to show bipartisanship
NYT: A Bridge to Republicans Alienates Liberal Base
NYT: Deal on Bush Tax Cuts Trims Payroll Levy
CNN: Biden to defend tax deal on Capitol Hill
Hill: Obama sends Biden to Capitol Hill to sell tax deal to angry Dems
NYT: Editorial: The Tax Cut Endgame
NYT: Previewing the G.O.P.’s 2012 Argument on Tax Cuts
Rich Lowry: A Capitulation on Taxes
Rush Limbaugh: See, I Told You So: Democrats in Despair, Disarray, Livid at Obama
Rush Limbaugh: The Latest on Unemployment and the Bush Tax Rate Extensions
Rush Limbaugh: More People on Unemployment Benefits Grows the Democrat Party
John Fund: Debt Ceiling Enters Tax Debate
Tony Blankley: Obama's next 2 yrs: Choice between free-market principles & class warfare
Ezra Klein: An imperfect, but not-that-bad, deal on the tax cuts
Katrina vanden Heuvel: Obama: On the way to a failed presidency?
Stephen Stromberg: Obama, Republicans' ominous deal on Bush tax cuts
Politico: Liberal Dems to Obama: Fight harder
NRO: Editorial: A Qualified Victory on Taxes

Bloomberg: Republicans in U.S. House Set to Choose New Head for Appropriations Panel
NYT: Spenders Become Savers in Race for Key House Post
Daily Caller: Boehner endorses 'anti-earmark crusader' to Appropriations position
Politico: Jeff Flake may finally land Appropriations gig
Wash Times: Upton flips a switch on CFL bulbs
Daily Caller: As last pitch for energy panel, Barton offers detailed battle plan
Politico: Doc Hastings makes last-minute energy grab
Politico: Fill this out: Forms for GOP chairmen
NYT: Editorial: http: Freshman Republican Party

Sky News: WikiLeaks: British Police Arrest Assange
WSJ: Julian Assange Arrested in London
WaPo: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested on Swedish warrant
NYT: Britain Arrests WikiLeaks Founder on Sex Charges
AP/Satter: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in UK
Sen. Diane Feinstein: Prosecute Assange Under the Espionage Act
WaPo: WikiLeaks founder Assange in talks with British officials to come out of hiding
Rush Limbaugh: Barack Hussein Assange
Rush Limbaugh: The WikiLeaks Climate Cables
Rush Limbaugh: Nobody Wants Another 9/11, But...

Bret Stephens: China Joins the Axis of Evil (via Google)

Condoleezza Rice: New Start: Ratify, With Caveats (via Google)
Weekly Standard: Don’t Link START

Las Vegas RJ: Vets remember Pearl Harbor on 69th anniversary
Ted Nugent: There Is Still A Pearl In The Harbor

Pat Buchanan: Naked Men in National Museums

Hill: Reid files cloture as House, Senate poised to vote on DREAM Act
Hill: Short goodnight expected for the DREAM Act during lame duck
Michael Gerson: How the Dream Act transcends politics
NYT: OpEd: Do Not Go Directly to Jail

AP/Yen: Updated U.S. census a wide-range estimate

Wash Times: Civil rights panel faults Justice on Panthers

Hill: Oil industry urges Congress to reverse Obama administration's drilling rollback

Hill: FCC proposal to regulate news draws fire
American Thinker: FCC Commissioner Wants to Control the Content of Broadcast Media
Rush Limbaugh: Fairness Doctrine Alarm Sounded

James Taranto: Worse Than Bigoted: Helen Thomas's latest may be too much
Wash Times: Editorial: Helen horribilis: Disgraced reporter pushes anti-Semitism

WSJ: Supreme Court Will Consider Wal-Mart Challenge to Class-Action Suit
NYT: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Wal-Mart Appeal
Wash Times: Justices to hear Wal-Mart appeal of plaintiffs' class-action status

NYT: Justices Hear Case on Denial of Help to Veteran
NYT: Justices to Rule on States’ Emissions Case

American Spectator: Obamacare: Of Severability and Sins of Omission

Hill: Financial experts fear transparency push could undermine the Federal Reserve
WSJ: Fed Emails Are Sought by Sen. Bernie Sanders

WaPo: Top Marine comments on 'don't ask, don't tell'
NYT: Gates Skeptical of ‘Don’t Ask , Don’t Tell’ Repeal This Year
Human Events: 10 Problems With Obama's 'Don't Ask' Report



WaPo: Sarah Palin rules out bid for Republican National Committee chair
CBS: Tea Party Nation to Palin: "We need you as Chairman of the RNC"
Atlantic: Why Sarah Palin Won't Be RNC Chair
Politico: On 'Alaska,' Palin goes hunting

NPR: Mike Huckabee Wonders Why Sarah Palin Gets So Much Attention
WaPo: Why doesn't Mike Huckabee get any respect?

AP/Smith: Santorum delays candidacy decision

IOWA

USA Today: GOP field wide open for 2012 Iowa presidential caucus

Des Moines Register: Branstad: Restraint is vital on high court

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Union Leader: Sununu tells NHGOP he won't seek 2nd term as chairman
Nashua Telegraph: State GOP chief Sununu’s plan to step down throws open contest
Boston Globe: NH GOP chairman retiring next month
Roll Call: N.H. GOP Chairman Announces Retirement

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Sanford's Cabinet meets to highlight achievements

NEW YORK


Ed Cox: Ending one-party rule in New York

NYDN: Paterson doles out $17m in pork-barrel spending, including $5m to NJ
NYT: Governor Pardons Six Immigrants Facing Deportation Over Old Crimes

WSJ: GOP candidate concedes in NY state Senate race

NY Post: Bad to wor$e: City now fears state mega-slash
NYT: Bloomberg Seeking Election Law Changes to Increase Voter Turnout

Albany TU: Leibell pleads guilty in lawyer shakedown
NYT: Sidewalk Meeting for State Senator and Lawyer Leads to Guilty Plea
NY Post: State pol guilty of charity scam

CALIFORNIA

SF Chronicle: Schwarzenegger urges deep cuts to close budget gap
NYT: Schwarzenegger Proposes New Cuts
WSJ: On Way Out, Schwarzenegger Proposes Cuts
LA Times: Legislature called into special session
Dan Walters: Schwarzenegger misses last chance for unvarnished budget message

LA Times: 9th Circuit judges explore narrow routes to reinstate gay marriage
WSJ: Judges Grill Attorneys on Gay Marriage Ban
Wash Times: Appeals court hears pros, cons of gay marriage for California
LA Times: Prop. 8: Appeals-court hearing adjourns
NYT: Panel Hears Same-Sex Marriage Debate

WSJ: California Buys Execution Drug From U.K.

TEXAS

NYT: Legal Challenge to the Death Penalty Begins in Texas

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa World: Conservative voters hold GOP legislators' feet to fire

FLORIDA

Buzz: Florida GOP chairman John Rood?

GEORGIA

AJC: The very picture of a gubernatorial couple

ALABAMA

WSJ: Alabama to Tackle Ethics Overhaul

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Emanuel's renter ends campaign
WSJ: Emanuel's Tenant Won't Run for Mayor of Chicago
AP: Illinois: Challenges Considered Against Mayoral Candidates

Chicago Sun-Times: Preckwinkle sworn in as Board president
Chicago Sun-Times: Petition woes for city treasurer

INDIANA

Salt Lake Tribune: Bennett’s chief of staff takes job with new Indiana senator

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Republicans defend ban of 18 Horner backers
Star Tribune: Tuesday noon deadline to withdraw ballot challenges

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Walker seeks quasi-private jobs agency

Green Bay PG: Ron Johnson seeks donations for campaign debt
Roll Call: Feingold Couldn’t Re-Create ’92 Magic

OHIO


Dana Milbank: A mainstream Republican's glum farewell (Voinovich)
WaPo: Retiring Sen. George Voinovich to oppose any extension of Bush-era tax cuts
Hill: Voinovich will oppose efforts to extend tax cuts

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Gov.-elect Rick Snyder plans low-key inaugural
Detroit News: As term ends, job hunt is on for Granholm

MISSOURI

National Journal: Steelman Under Scrutiny From Tea Party

TENNESSEE

WRCB: Johnson named ag commissioner under Haslam

KENTUCKY

Daily Caller: Another Rand Paul-type of primary shocker in Kentucky?

WaPo: Former Rand Paul volunteer due in court

ARKANSAS

AP: Arkansas GOP Wants Convention for the Rick Saunders House Seat
Baxter Bulletin: Webb re-elected chairman of Arkansas GOP

NORTH CAROLINA

WSJ: Elizabeth Edwards’s Cancer Spreads
NYT: Elizabeth Edwards’s Cancer Spreads
AP/Pickler: Elizabeth Edwards gravely ill with cancer
Fox: Elizabeth Edwards Takes 'Turn for the Worse' in Battle Against Cancer

Politico: Tar Heel trip has '12 taste

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Localities aim to avoid more cuts from General Assembly

WEST VIRGINIA

Politico: Alan Mollohan weighs 2012 comeback

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Scolforo: Judge weighs tossing Pa. House GOP corruption case

Pittsburgh TR: Federal judicial picks for Western Pennsylvania in for a wait

DELAWARE

Delmarva: Carper's federal gas-tax hike plan not a hit

NEW JERSEY


AP: N.J. Senate swears in three new members

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Malloy Said He Will Prevent Destruction Of Rell E-mails

MASSACHUSETTS

Huff Post: Will Scott Brown's Support For DADT Repeal Boost His Reelection Prospects?

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Figures indicate many registered Republicans voted for Reid

ARIZONA

Time: McCain's Shifting Target

COLORADO

Denver Post: Perlmutter vows pre-emptive strikes on jobs at fair

UTAH

Hill: With new leadership PAC, Rep. Chaffetz has Sen. Orrin Hatch in his sights

WASHINGTON STATE

KUOW: Wash. State Agency Lobbyists In Republican Crosshairs

ALASKA

AP/Bohrer: Miller faces borough deadline over missing e-mails
AP: Miller not giving up fight for Senate seat

Anchorage DN: Battle over ANWR begins heating up









-----------------------------------------------------------

December 6, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Tax Deal Within Reach
NYT: Bush Tax-Cut Deal With Jobless Aid Said to Be Near
NYT: G.O.P. Leader Sees Outlines of a Deal on Taxes
WaPo: Republicans hint at compromise on tax cuts and unemployment benefits
WaPo: McConnell: Dems will cave on tax cuts
Wash Times: Hill leaders upbeat on Bush-era tax cuts
WSJ: Obama Signals Openness to a Tax-Cut Deal
CSM: Deal in the works on Bush-era tax breaks and help for the jobless
Salt Lake Tribune: Hatch: GOP willing to extend unemployment benefits
NECN: John Kerry hints at tax cut compromise
NYT: Tax Fear May Move Bonuses Earlier
Politico: Dems dreading pending tax deal
Paul Krugman: Let's Not Make a Deal
Human Events: All Against All: Class Warfare

WSJ: The Walking Death Tax

Politico: McConnell wants talks with Obama on deficit recommendations
NYT: For Federal Employees, a Feeling of Being Targets in the Budget Wars
Wash Times: Senator says deficit needs White House involvement
Fox: Deficit Cmsn Ideas Could See Life Even as GOPer Blames Health Care for Impasse
NRO: What to Cut

NYT: In Interview, Bernanke Backs Tax Code Shift
WSJ: Inflation Risk Is Low, Fed Says
Politico: Ben Bernanke says Federal Reserve might spend more
Hill: Bernanke defends Fed's actions, worries about unemployment

WSJ: Pension Woes Prompt GOP Move
WSJ: Parks, Transit, Schools Consider Corporate Monikers in Bid to Plug Budget Gaps

WSJ: Obama Signs Bill Averting Government Shutdown

Fox: WikiLeaks Ready to Release Giant 'Insurance' File if Shut Down
WSJ: Julian Assange, Information Anarchist
John Bolton: Wik-ed

AP/Hurst: Republicans split on START ratification this year
Politico: Kyl says START won't get done in lame-duck
Human Events: New START: Can Five GOP Secretaries of State Be Wrong?

Mort Zuckerman: How to Fight and Win the Cyberwar

Rep. Darrell Issa: Less Privacy, No Added Security

Human Events: Democrats' About Face on DADT
Jed Babbin: Protection Breakdown

WaPo: Unusual methods helped ICE break deportation record, e-mails and interviews show

Gary Bauer: The Real War On Christmas

WSJ: Ethanol on the Run (via Google)
Wash Times: Green energy faces GOP headwinds on Hill
Wash Times: Democrats lament demise of a committee
Politico: Al Gore's climate group shrinking

Ross Douthat: The Changing Culture War

NRO: David Frum, Speech Policeman

WaPo: Incoming GOP freshmen rapidly embracing big-money fundraisers
Hill: Black freshmen GOP lawmakers chart different courses on the issue of race
EJ Dionne: Can Democrats step up their game?

WaPo: Just weeks after 2010 election, Republicans lining up for 2012 Senate races



CSM: Sarah Palin versus Republican 'blue bloods'
Daily Caller: Watch Sarah Palin shoot a reindeer
Politico: Poll: Sarah Palin not trustworthy on abortion
Hill: Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum debate JFK
NRO: Palin Takes on PETA

NYDN: Bristol Palin fires back at foes on Facebook again, this time going after Margaret Cho



Politico: Mike Huckabee wants some respect



Wash Times: Gingrich serious about 2012 presidential run
UPI: Newt Gingrich mulling presidential bid
Politico: Gingrich opposes deficit commission proposal
Politico: Gingrich: Obama still doesn't understand he lost midterms
Hill: Gingrich: Leaks show Obama administration 'shallow,' 'amateurish'
Politico: Gingrich leans toward 2012 run, says Romney is front-runner

WSJ: Pence Pokes Fun at Presidential Run

Roll Call: 2012 Hopefuls Gave Big to 2010 Candidates

Wash Times: RNC fundraising total falls short of low bar
CNN: RNC official quits, considers bid for chairman
National Journal: RNC General Counsel Quits
Daily Caller: Steele ally quits top lawyer job at RNC
National Journal: What We Learned: Picking 2012 Sides Early

IOWA

Globe Gazette: Iowa the hot spot for 2012 battle

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nashua Telegraph: An open invitation to Dick Morris come New Hampshire primary time

SOUTH CAROLINA

Sen. Jim DeMint: Earmark ban will be good for S.C.

NEW YORK


NYT: With Republicans Running State Senate, Cuomo’s Job May Be Easier
NY Post: Republican leader: Cuomo is one of us
Poughkeepsie Journal: Editorial: Cuomo's high-speed rail funding bid telling

Newsday: Hot issues for Republicans in State Senate
Bob McCarthy: Grisanti rode the perfect storm
Patch: Supreme Court Certifies 7th Senate Race for Martins
Crain's: Why GOP can't turn tables in NY

Swing State Project: Trying to Predict Redistricting in New York

LoHud: Leibell expected to plead guilty in federal court this morning

Syracuse PS: FEC reports: Maffei didn't have enough money for a recount

Crain's: Who stood by Rangel

NYT: Senate Vote Is Scheduled for Bailout of City OTB

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: California Republicans are split on possible anti-illegal immigration measure

AP/Lin: Schwarzenegger to propose 'ugly cuts' for Calif.
LA Times: Legislative Democrats don't want another fight with Schwarzenegger
SF Chronicle: Democrats try to revive child care subsidies
Mercury News: Democrats looking past Schwarzenegger in special budget session
Dan Walters: Can California's failing Legislature be fixed?

LA Times: Gay marriage: all eyes on 9th Circuit panel
SacBee: Live, from San Francisco, it's Proposition 8 in federal court
NYT: Same-Sex Initiative Reaches Next Hurdle
WSJ: California's Gay-Marriage Ban Heads Again to Court

NYT: Editorial: The Crime of Punishment in California's Prisons

New Republic: Why the Golden State is still the future of American politics

Hill: Rep. McNerney challenger concedes defeat

TEXAS

Star-Telegram: Tea party candidates vow to take on Hutchison if she runs again

Register-Guard: Editorial: DeLay may win appeal: ‘Money laundering’ charge just doesn’t fit

WSJ: Hearing to Delve Into Texas Executions
AP: Texas judge to hold hearing on death penalty law

OKLAHOMA

Norman Transcript: Oklahoma GOP has wings with 2 agendas

FLORIDA

Palm Beach Post: Outgoing U.S. Rep. Klein has no regrets following defeat by Allen West
News-Press: Gov. Charlie Crist looks forward to private life as he leaves public office
Herald Tribune: Sarasota GOP head has uphill climb for state job
PBP: Congressional candidate Lynch takes on Palm Beach County GOP chairman Dinerstein
Sun Sentinel: South Florida senator becomes voice of opposition in Tallahassee

GEORGIA

WTVM: Gov.-elect Deal addresses Ga. farmer convention
Savannah MN: Georgia Republicans now must hold together a diverse coalition
AJC: State flags at half-staff to mark lawmaker's death
AJC: Blue Cross and Oxendine in dispute over control of health care pricing

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Legislature set for public hearing on special session
Gadsden Times: Legislative ethics reform session begins this week
AP/Rawls: White Democrats new minority in Ala. Legislature
Montgomery Advertiser: Kennedy may be Alabama's next top Democrat
Huntsville Times: Alabama Senate Republicans not scrambling for bipartisan coalition

MISSISSIPPI

Hill: Senate Republican to push states' rights in response to healthcare law

LOUISIANA

Bayou Buzz: Louisiana Jindal Pushes Book, Self Despite Drop In Poll

ILLINOIS

CPRS: Illinois Legislature OK’s civil unions; governor to sign bill

Chicago Sun-Times: Emanuel outlines green agenda
Chicago Sun-Times: Meeks spreads word, ward by ward

INDIANA

Roll Call: Lugar Warns He Will Be Ready for a Primary Challenge

MINNESOTA

WSJ: Democrat Leads Governor's Race
Politico: Pawlenty tightened Minn. race, but not enough

Pioneer Press: Republicans to target Minnesota's easy-to-vote laws

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Wisconsin to fight health reform law
Milwaukee JS: Cuts in Wisconsin road project fund sought
Milwaukee JS: State moves to regulate greenhouse gases
Chicago Tribune: Walker to be briefed at economic summit

OHIO


Toledo Blade: GOP control of House threatens local projects

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: 20-something politicians head to State House
Detroit News: State Police faces host of internal problems
Detroit FP: Stabenow, husband have officially split after affair

MISSOURI

AP/Blank: Rookie Mo. lawmakers skip statewide tour

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Tennessee Republican Party studies changing primary rules
WBIR: Devaney re-elected as TNGOP Chair

KENTUCKY

NKY: 2011 GOP hopefuls flock to NKY
Louisville CJ: Online sales tax skipping targeted

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Webb seeks re-election as state GOP chairman

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: N.C. GOP readies push for photo IDs for voters
News & Observer: Pollster: N.C. might pick Obama in 2012, too
BlueRidgeNow: Hunt faced similar challenge with GOP as Perdue

VIRGINIA

Examiner: Cox, Janis elected to Va. GOP House leadership positions

MARYLAND

Big Govt: Young Republican Running for State Party Chair Remains Hopeful for MD GOP

WEST VIRGINIA

Hill: GOP strategy to unseat Manchin depends on Rep. Capito's plans
AP/Messina: PACs, loans gave edge in W.Va.'s US House races

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR: Asher drives GOP success in Pennsylvania

Pa Ave: WaPost mentions Dent as "potential challenger" to Casey

DELAWARE

News Journal: Delaware Republican Party needs a leadership shakeup

NEW JERSEY


APP: Is new rail tunnel in state's distant future?

MASSACHUSETTS

TPM: PPP Poll: Romney Trails Obama By 9 Points In Massachusetts

NEVADA

NYT: Editorial: John Ensign's A Sordid, Unethical Tale

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Arizona needs balanced budget with no gimmicks

COLORADO

Coloradoan: 4th CD spending down as outside groups shunned race

OREGON

Oregonian: Oregon House Democrats pick Arnie Roblan as co-speaker nominee

UTAH

Deseret News: State GOP chairman resigning to run Sen. Orrin Hatch reelection campaign

ALASKA

AP/Bohrer: Miller adamant in continuing Senate vote-count challenge
Alaska Dispatch: Alaska's Senate race: What's Joe Miller's motivation?

AP/Bohrer: Parnell sees freedom to go his own direction as governor

HAWAII

Honolulu Star Advertiser: Aloha, Gov. Linda Lingle





-----------------------------------------------------------

December 5, 2010



NATIONAL

Wash Times: Senate blocks Obama's tax plan
WSJ: Obama Signals Openness To a Tax-Cut Deal
Politico: Now it's all or nothing on tax cuts
Hill: Unemployment benefits waiting on Congress to reach a tax-cut deal
NYT: Lawmakers Weigh Deal to Extend Tax Cuts for All
WaPo: Senate blocks legislation to extend Bush-era tax cuts
WaPo: Tax cut extensions fall short in Senate
NYT: Senate Rejects Obama’s Tax Plan, Setting Stage for Deal
WSJ: Senate Defeats Democratic Bid to Extend Middle-Class Tax Cuts
Fox: Obama's Leadership Under Scrutiny Amid Negotiations With GOP
Frank Rich: All the President’s Captors
Politico: Chuck Schumer exerts new power in tax fight

NYT: Mounting State Debts Stoke Fears of a Looming Crisis
Kathleen Parker: Gut-check time for a land of financial gloom and doom

Atlantic: Bill Ruckelshaus on EPA: 'Battered Agency Syndrome?'
Human Events: Eco-Fascists Gone Wild

NYT: Pushing a Right to Bear Arms, the Sharp Kind

WaPo: OMB: WikiLeaks off-limits to federal workers without clearance
WaPo: Why prosecuting WikiLeaks' Julian Assange won't be easy
Thomas Friedman: The Big American Leak
Human Events: Assessing WikiLeak's Damage To U.S. National Security

WaPo: Tension grows between Calif. Muslims, FBI after informant infiltrates mosque

WaPo: Why Americans will accept gay troops before they accept gay marriage
Maureen Dowd: Listen to McCain (Mrs.)

George Will: The case for engaged justices

Guardian UK: Cancún climate talks in danger of collapse over Kyoto continuation
Telegraph UK: Cancun climate conference: the warmists' last Mexican wave



Sydney MH: Life on Planet Palin
Boston Globe: Kennedys respond to Palin barbs
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Palin is wrong about John F. Kennedy, religion & politics
Gather: Elisabeth Hasselbeck Feels Used by Sarah Palin
Clarice Feldman: Clarice's Pieces: Some Things About Politics I Don't Understand
William Jacobson: The Republican Party Can't Win Without The Support of Palin Supporters
American Spectator: Shaky Rollins

Arkansas News: Palin Could Learn From Huckabee in Dealing with the Press
Hot Air: Huckabee: GOP establishment dislikes me because I didn’t go to the right schools
Visalia Times-Delta: Mike Huckabee hints at 2012 run during Visalia stop

Boston Globe: Mitt Romney talks to Leno about Palin, 2012, and his hair

Human Events: Top 10 Moments of George W. Bush’s FaceBook Interview

Bill O'Reilly: Jimmy Carter Gone Wild

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Sunday shows: Lame-duck roundup

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Ghosts of caucuses past haunt today's campaigns
Des Moines Register: Cards start to show in caucus play
Des Moines Register: The Iowa Caucuses 50 most wanted
Advertiser: Pre-caucus activity has slow start

Mediaite: Sen. Grassley Doesn’t Want New Yorkers Making ‘Us Midwesterners Look Bad’

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Boston Herald: Sarah Palin leaves N.H. out in cold for now

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: Nikki Haley will make presidential endorsement in 2012
State: Tea Party groups take steps to organize in state
State: Santorum visits SC for talks, fundraiser

Hill: Graham: GOP 'made some pretty poor choices' for Senate candidates this fall

NEW YORK


NYT: Republicans Lay Claim to New York State Senate
Albany TU: Judge rules against recount in Johnson-Martins race
Rochester D&C: GOP wins ruling in close N.Y. Senate race
WSJ: Vote recount returns NY Senate majority to GOP
NYDN: GOP regains state Senate control after Long Island GOPer Jack Martins wins in recount
Rochester D&C: Vote recount edges GOP closer NY Senate majority

Riverhead: Altschuler aide: 'Hundreds' of NYC Dems illegally registered in Suffolk County

AP/Dobnik: Censured Rep. Rangel says he still loves Congress
NY Post: Crowd cheers censured Charlie

Human Events: 'Lady From Syracuse'

NYDN: Senate GOP offers bill in a race to rescue OTB - provisions extended to regional OTBs

Rochester D&C: Upstate hopes for economic development edge in Albany

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: New Legislature session means a new crack at state's financial mess
SacBee: New lawmakers descend on the Capitol
Dan Walters: California's budget gap is political, not economic
LA Times: Schwarzenegger's wild ride ends quietly
Dan Walters: California's perpetual prisons mess

TEXAS

Dallas MN: AT&T buys over 700 copies of Perry book for luncheon attendees
Dallas MN: Medicaid a 'no-win dilemma' for Texas, state study finds
NYT: Critics Accuse Group of a Serious Texas Sin: Forgetting the Alamo

OKLAHOMA

NewsOK: Keating to lead American Bankers Association

FLORIDA

SPT: Gov.-elect Rick Scott's 'outsider' role shaping his transition in Tallahassee
SPT: Key Republicans quick to disparage Obama for extending ban on drilling off Florida
Miami Herald: Struggles still ahead for GOP

GEORGIA

AJC: With Democrats in twilight, a new political game emerges
AJC: Gov.-elect Deal's Washington ties could help state

ALABAMA

Wetumpka Herald: GOP majority is reason Riley called the special session

LOUISIANA

Advocate: Democrats prepare response to Jindal budget plans

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk delivers national Republican weekly address
Daily Herald: Kirk gives Republican response on economy

Chicago Sun-Times: Quinn plans civil-union signing in 2011

Chicago Tribune: Rivals asked to kick in to finance Emanuel ballot challenge
Chicago Sun-Times: Daley urges Fed probe of mayoral petitions

INDIANA

Hill: Potential challenger 'increasingly concerned' with Sen. Lugar's actions

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Emmer drops nearly all Hennepin challenges
AP/Lohn: Emmer withdraws almost 2,600 frivolous challenges

MPR: MNGOP punishes Horner supporters

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: The EITC in the cross hairs?

OHIO


AP: Ethics investigator: OH convicted former gov, Bob Taft, 'not fundamentally corrupt'

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Outside groups outspend candidates

MISSOURI

AP/Lieb: Mo. Democrats chose Auditor Montee as new leader

TENNESSEE

Chattanoogan: Devaney Elected To 2nd Term As GOP Chairman

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: McConnell fundraising machine in gear for '14
WaPo: Mitch McConnell interview

ARKANSAS

KFSM: Webb re-elected chairman of Arkansas Republicans

VIRGINIA

Virginian-Pilot: Both major parties in Virginia set to pick leaders
WaPo: Virginia Democrats choose Brian Moran to lead party

WEST VIRGINIA

Hill: GOP pounces on Manchin's tax cut vote

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown MC: Santorum 'starting anew' in presidential waters

DELAWARE

Cherry Hill CP: O'Donnell's spending record for Del. races
Politico: Christine O'Donnell had nearly $1 million left

NEW JERSEY


NY Post: Dems' tunnel vision

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Shady Dealings Brought Dodd Down

RHODE ISLAND

Providence Journal: Millions spent on R.I. governor’s race
Providence Journal: Chafee picks GOP’s Taylor to run R.I. Department of Elderly Affairs

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Judges struggled to limit O’Brien

NEVADA

Las Vegas Sun: Wanted: ‘Rock-star leader’ for Nevada Republican Party
Las Vegas Sun: Mr. Sandoval goes to Washington
Las Vegas RJ: House members getting squeezed out

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Retiring Rep. John Shadegg awaits new challenge
NYT: Arizona Medicaid Cuts Seen as a Sign of the Times

NEW MEXICO

NMPolitics: Barela picked to be economic development secretary

COLORADO

Denver Post: In visit to Denver, Jeb Bush says he doesn't agree with AZ's immigration law
Denver Post: Colo. may set limits for driving after marijuana use

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: GOP challengers win in 3 WA legislative recounts

ALASKA

Anchorage DN: Lesson for Murkowski: Don't take us for granted

Fairbanks NM: Palin raps stimulus law in new book, but she approved 97 percent of it

SOUTH DAKOTA

Argus Leader: Outside groups backed Noem 3-1

UTAH

NYT: Editorial: The Utah Compact





-----------------------------------------------------------

December 4, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Jobs Setback Clouds Recovery
NYT: Few New Jobs as Jobless Rate Rises to 9.8%
Hill: Jobless rate up to 9.8 percent as economy adds only 39,000 jobs
Wash Times: Unemployment jumped to 9.8% in November; slow job growth blamed

NYT: Millions Bracing for Cutoff of Unemployment Checks
NYT: Obama Seeking Aid for Jobless in Deal on Tax Cuts
NYT: Tax-Cut Debate Turns to Millionaires
Wash Times: Boehner: GOP to lead on extending tax cuts
Politico: Blame Tom Coburn for Saturday tax votes, many say
Rush Limbaugh: Think Piece: Americans Used to Overcome Hardships on Their Own
Rush Limbaugh: Obamaville: The New Normal
Politico: Barack Obama, economy stuck in a ditch
Politico: Menendez compares GOP to terrorists on tax talks
James Taranto: Daffy Ducks: Unemployment nears 10%. Hey, let's raise taxes!
Wash Times: Editorial: Obama's phony federal freeze

WSJ: Alternative Minimum Mischief (via Google)

Hill: Deficit panel's plan goes down to defeat
WSJ: Majority of Panel Backs Deficit Plan
Wash Times: Debt commission falls short on test vote
WaPo: Rival lawmakers join to rally for deficit plan
NYT: Obama Offers Hope for Debt Panel’s Plan
Rush Limbaugh: Deficit Commission Deadlocked, Irksome Bowles Declares Victory
NYT: Editorial: Inside the Beltway: A Deficit of Purpose
John Fund: Deficit Spending Is Top Worry in New Poll

Sen. Jim Inhofe: The McCain-Coburn budget-balancing fraud

NYT: Another White House Visit for Altman

WSJ: Tax Proposal Clouds Year-End Gifts

WSJ: Two Kinds of Government Health Care (via Google)

CBS: Ron Paul Defends WikiLeaks Founder's Rights
Politico: Ron Paul stands up for Julian Assange

WSJ: Obama Grants First Pardons of His Presidency
NYT: In a First for Obama, Nine Pardons Are Granted
AP/Werner: Obama pardons 9 people
Politico: Obama pardons his first convicts

NYT: Service Chiefs Tell Panel of Risks to ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal
WaPo: Military service chiefs wary of ending 'don't ask, don't tell' policy on gays
Politico: W.H: 'Don't ask' repeal still on table
Hill: Military chiefs advocate keeping 'Don't ask' for now; McCain threatens block

WSJ: In Defense of Scanners and Pat-Downs

WaPo: Ethics woes tarnish Rangel's flashy, old-school style
Rush Limbaugh: Dems Applaud Censured Rangel
David Broder: Watching Charlie Rangel fall: A painful experience
Dana Milbank: Charlie Rangel's censure, House's disgrace
Politico: House censures a defiant Charles Rangel by overwhelming vote
Weekly Standard: Race and the Vote to Censure Charlie Rangel

Hill: Durbin: DREAM Act will come to the Senate floor next week
Rush Limbaugh: DREAM Act and Vampire Shows

Politico: John Kerry, Mitt Romney spar over START

WSJ: Net Neutrality End Run (via Google)

WSJ: BP Says Spill Rate Was Lower Than Estimates
NYT: BP Is Planning to Challenge Estimates of Oil Spill
WaPo: BP lawyers say Gulf of Mexico oil spill size is overestimated by government

Fox: Rising Oil Prices Fuels Debate Over Offshore Drilling
Hill: Energy Roundup: Baucus floats ethanol subsidy compromise

SacBee: Lungren to head House Administration Committee

Hill: Texas Republican: Get rid of the CBO

WaPo: 72 super PACs spent $83.7 million on election, financial disclosure reports show
C&E: Tips from the Trail: Winning on the Cheap
Roll Call: Record DSCC Fundraising Staved Off Bigger Losses
Fox: State Lawmakers Bolt Democratic Party After Election Day

WaPo: The GOP's imagined Latino base

WSJ: Liberalism: An Autopsy: Down to 20% of the electorate
Rush Limbaugh: A Classic Liberal Know-It-All

CNN: Anuzis nabs endorsement for RNC chair
FT: Tea Party backs activists for RNC chair

WaPo: Potential presidential candidates ramp up their PACs
US News: 2012 Presidential Hopefuls Pour Cash Into Iowa
Hill: Gingrich PAC raises $314K; second behind Palin's PAC
Politico: Karl Rove to Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee: 'Jump in'



State: Palin visits S.C. Is she running?
Bloomberg: Palin `Absolutely' Electable as President, Republican Governor Jindal Says
Colbert King: Sarah Palin's meanest critics: The conservative elite
Charles Blow: She Who Must Not Be Named
Detroit FP: Keith Olbermann and Bristol Palin spar
Guardian UK: Sarah Palin, the refudiating Republican, has a point
UPI: Palin show is top TLC program
Human Events: The Sarah Palin Obsession

Michael Lerner: Save Obama's presidency by challenging him on the left
Politico: Barack Obama's deals may leave liberals behind

Wash Times: Obama makes surprise trip to Afghanistan
Politico: Obama, in Afghanistan, tells troops they're 'on the offense'

WaPo: What should Hillary Clinton do next?
Wash Times: Financial exec to plead guilty in Clinton fundraising scheme
Politico: Hillary Clinton: State is 'last' public post

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK


WSJ: NY Senate official says GOP's Leibell resigns
LoHud: Putnam GOP chairman says Leibell expressed 'his regrets'
Albany TU: Leibell spotted at federal courthouse
Poughkeepsie Journal: Leibell charges, resignation stun, sadden community

Albany TU: Carl Paladino sends Liz B. a nastygram

Roll Call: Ex-Massa Aide Settles Harassment Complaint

Press & Sun Bulletin: New York projects caught in federal budget logjam

Albany TU: OTB shutdown will go forward despite Senate return

CALIFORNIA

Weekly Standard: The GOP’s California Blues: What explains the ‘reverse tsunami?
CSM: For California Republicans, was Election 2010 debacle a wakeup call?
Daily Caller: California GOP: Shutout in 2010, apocalypse in 2012?
Hill: Republicans finding it difficult to expand along the West Coast
LA Times: Whitman advisors unlikely to take part in traditional campaign rehash

LA Times: Democratic lawmakers will revisit bills vetoed by Schwarzenegger

Fox: Feds ends investigation of California lawmaker
Desert Sun: Ethics investigation closed on Rep. Jerry Lewis
Contra Costa Times: Lewis makes case for chairmanship

TEXAS

Dallas Voice: Texas GOP leaders consider call to pardon DeLay
Texas Insider: Why Gov. Rick Perry Cannot Immediately Pardon Tom DeLay

Texas Insider: Straus is Fine Fellow; Paxton is Better Choice

AP/Castro: Health commissioner urges Medicaid reinvention

Roger Hedgecock: Marriage Appeal In California

OKLAHOMA

NewsOK: Oklahoma conservatives plan to picket House GOP meeting
NewsOK: Social conservatives are stirred up over Oklahoma speaker-elect's comments

FLORIDA



Florida Today: Haridopolos plans run for US Senate
Tampa Tribune: Several Republicans may vie to take on Bill Nelson in 2012

Miami Herald: No hires yet for key posts in Capitol
Orlando Sentinel: Scott transition chairwoman praises Rhee

NWF: Sansom is target of federal subpoena

NYT: Grayson Bashes Bush on Tax Cuts
Rush Limbaugh: Certifiably Insane Congressman Evokes El Rushbo on House Floor

Tampa Tribune: GOP leaders won't revisit oil drilling issue in state waters

GEORGIA

AJC: Deal names Senate floor leaders, makes appointments

ALABAMA

AP/Rawls: Alabama gov: Raise repeal should wait until March

LOUISIANA

Times-Pic: In LA, 52,000 unemployed will be impacted if jobless benefits are not extended

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Mayoral petitions draw secretary of state probe

Courier News: Quinn to keep temporary jobs program going

IOWA

Iowa Indep: Palin draws enthusiastic crowd of admirers for Iowa visit

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Ballard: Record will help me win 2nd term

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: State allows disputed ballots to be examined again
AP/Condon: Emmer, Minn. GOP weigh risks of election lawsuit
Politico: Emmer vows to stay in Minnesota race

NORTH DAKOTA

Human Events: GOP's 'Nuclear North Dakota'

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Spending in Wisconsin Senate race sets record
Chicago Tribune: Johnson, Feingold spending hit $27 million

Milwaukee JS: Walker targets early strike at state worker benefits
Bloomberg: Wis. gov-elect wants immediate union concessions

OHIO


Toledo Blade: Kasich mulls cuts, leasing of turnpike
Dayton DN: Kasich: Provisions force nurses, others to unionize
Columbus Dispatch: Kasich to yank union approval

Cincinnati Enquirer: GOP: Balance Ohio budget with cuts, not taxes

Politico: Steve Driehaus files new suit against SBA List

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Big spenders rise up to infuse elections, influence politics

Detroit News: Judge Allen withdraws name from federal court job

NEBRASKA

NYT: Jokes and Secret Hopes for Lieutenant Governors

MISSOURI

AP/Blank: Mo. lawmakers propose efforts to help businesses

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Jason Mumpower named chief deputy to TN comptroller

Knox News: Haslam names Hamilton mayor to his team

KENTUCKY

Politico: Hal Rogers eyes lobbyist as Appropriations staff chief

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Perdue trails McCrory in the first poll of 2012 race

SOUTH CAROLINA

McClatchy: On book tour, Palin makes stop in voter-friendly South Carolina
Charleston PC: Palin draws crowd

VIRGINIA

Hill: Republicans could be headed for a nasty 2012 Senate primary in Virginia
Hill: Virginia Republican: Former Sen. George Allen trying to clear primary field
WaPo: Va. tea party leader Radtke weighing U.S. Senate run
Richmond TD: Cuccinelli-Stewart Spat Opens Broader Issue
WaPo: 'Tito the Builder' may run against Stewart for chairman

MARYLAND

WaPo: Two drop out of race for Md. GOP chairman
Baltimore Sun: Wargotz does not want to lead state GOP
WaPo: Steele, Ehrlich pay tribute to departing Md. GOP chair

WEST VIRGINIA

NYT: Sensing Blood, W.Va. GOP Asking Rep. Capito to Take on Sen. Manchin in 2012

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh PG: 2010 gubernatorial race cost about $54 million

DELAWARE

AP/Evans: O'Donnell spends record $6.1 million in Del. race

NEW JERSEY


Star-L: Christie wants $271M tunnel tab forgiven, refuses to pay for new Tappan Zee bridge
NYT: New Jersey Closer to Sales of Medical Marijuana
NJ: Gov. Christie will allow 6 N.J. nonprofits to grow, sell medical marijuana

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Union Leader: Ovide says his PAC is not predisposed to Romney or any other candidate
Boston Globe: NH GOP lawmaker resigns to take House job

MASSACHUSETTS

Roll Call: New Poll: Scott Brown ‘Looking Good’ for Now
NYT: Scott Brown Was an Outlier After All
Boston Globe: Brown backs ‘don’t ask’ repeal

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Reid deals online poker plan

ARIZONA

Gail Collins: Arizona Strikes Again

COLORADO

Denver Post: Deficit: Colorado's senators laud panel's effort

OREGON

Oregonian: Oregon secretary of state: Recounts to start in three races next week
Mail Tribune: State GOP could take Senate race to courts

ALASKA

Joe Miller: Writing in corruption
Anchorage DN: Miller's missing borough e-mails under investigation







-----------------------------------------------------------

December 3, 2010



NATIONAL

WaPo: Obama, GOP in quiet talks to extend tax cuts
NYT: Obama Seeking Aid for Jobless in Any Deal on Tax Cuts
WSJ: Tax-Cut Vote Shows Democratic Divide
Hill: Tongue-in-cheek Boehner refers to Dems' tax cut vote as 'chicken crap'
Boston Globe: All sides strive for a deal on tax cuts
AP/Espo: Obama, GOP crafting tax deal; jobless aid likely
Bloomberg: McConnell Says Votes on Taxes, Arms Treaty May End Senate Year
WaPo: Proposed deal on Senate tax-cut debate collapses
NYT: Some Democrats Count on ‘Millionaires’ Strategy on Tax Cuts
Kim Strassel: The White House's Tax Blink (via Google)
US News: Delaying Tax Vote Could Crash Stock Market
Rush Limbaugh: Nancy Pelosi's Bipolarpartisanship
Rush Limbaugh: An Analysis of Hapless Economic Reporting by the State-Run Media
Rush Limbaugh: Mantra: GOP Holds Nation Hostage
Paul Krugman: Freezing Out Hope
David Brooks: A Tax Reform Vision

Wash Times: Support erodes for deficit panel plan
Politico: Deficit panel deadlocked
NYT: Fiscal Plan Is Expected to Fall Short of Votes
WSJ: Three Key Senators Back Deficit-Panel Plan
Time: Paul Ryan Rejects Fiscal Plan Because Fiscal Plan Accepts 'Obama Care'
WaPo: Three key senators on deficit commission say they'll back group's plan
WSJ: How to Shrink the Deficit
Human Events: Cutting Obama's Monster Deficits Down To Size

NYT: Cross Section of Rich Invested With the Fed
WaPo: Editorial: How the Fed preserved financial stability
Bloomberg: Fed's Delay on Release of Meeting Transcripts Will Be Scrutinized by Issa

Fox: Black Farmer Settlement Clears Way for Discrimination Claims by Women, Hispanics

Rush Limbaugh: Is Anything Real? Trillions in Secret Fed Payments Revealed
Rush Limbaugh: US Economy Will Rebound Despite All of Obama's Efforts to Destroy It
Rush Limbaugh: Gosh, That Obama's a Smart Guy
Rush Limbaugh: Keynesians and Consumerism
WaPo: OpEd: When 'Buy American' harms America and the world's hungry

NYT: Congress Approves Child Nutrition Bill

Newsweek: Five Reasons the Tea Party Is Not Lobbying for End of Ethanol Subsidies

Telegraph UK: Republican's first decision: new female lavatories

WSJ: Rangel Censured for Ethics Violations
Wash Times: Divided House votes to censure Rangel on ethics
WaPo: House censures Rep. Charles Rangel in 333-79 vote
NYT: As Rangel Stands Silently, Censure Vote Rings Loudly
NYT: Editorial: The House Rebukes Mr. Rangel

WaPo: House ethics probe to investigate whether Finance committee withheld records

Andy Kessler: Time to Shut Down the FCC (via Google)

NYT: McCain Questions Pentagon on Repeal of Gay Ban

John Fund: Government By Executive Order
James Taranto: The Going Gets Ruff: Obama talks about himself like a dog

Politico: Miliions in stimulus funds go to faith-based groups

Reuters: Reid "confident" Senate to consider START soon
Peggy Noonan: A New Start in Washington (via Google)
Sen. Jim DeMint: Why I May Filibuster New START

Gov. Bobby Jindal: A Stronger America, A Safer World

Charles Krauthammer: WikiLeaks founder Assange ought to be hiding from America
Rush Limbaugh: CNN on Pronouncing "Assange"
Pat Buchanan: The 9/11 of American Diplomacy
Ann Coulter: Bradley Manning: Poster Boy For 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Michelle Malkin: No More Illegal-Alien Waivers

Linda Greenhouse: Justices Unbound

WaPo: Pair of conservative groups raised $70 million in midterm campaign
Roll Call: Final Reports Show DCCC Massively Outspent NRCC

Galston & Frum: A No Labels solution to Washington gridlock?

Miami Herald: Jeb Bush to co-chair GOP group targeting Latinos

Time: The Brewing Republican Senate Primary Tempest

FrumForum: Will Pork Kill These GOP Chair Bids?

Wash Times: GOP officials say they were blindsided by Steele panel
Politico: RNC hits back at Gentry Collins
WND: The next chairman of the RNC
Politico: Newt Gingrich signals support for RNC change
Big Govt: Next RNC Chair Could Be A Tea Drinking Female
Huff Post: RNC Debt: Republican National Committee Facing Big Cash Problem
Roll Call: DNC, RNC Raised Record Sums but Hold Debt
MSNBC: GOP watch: Cheney to raise $$$ for Cino
FrumForum: Cheney and Gillespie Back Cino in RNC Race



Grover Norquist & Chris Barron: Sarah Palin has earned the right to run for president
WaPo: Sarah Palin, the "lamestream" media and its limits
Ed Rollins: Palin, I knew Reagan. You're no Reagan
Politico: Palin girls' names climb list

National Journal: Palin, Romney Show Republican Candidates the Money

Politico: Haley Barbour antes up in early states

NEW YORK

Albany TU: OTB shutdown will go forward despite Senate return

Poughkeepsie Journal: Leibell quits state Senate, may take plea on corruption charge
LoHud: Source: Leibell will plead guilty to corruption charge

NYT: Recount Finds 195,000 Votes Were Missed on Election Night

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Brown to go public with California's dire budget news
Reuters: Analysis: Schwarzenegger's last budget stand looks doomed
NRO: Jerry Brown’s Last Hurrah

LA Times: Boxer not only beat Fiorina, she outspent her

LA Times: Steve Cooley says he wouldn't rule out a fourth term as L.A. County D.A.

TEXAS

DMN: Former TV lawman Chuck Norris to be given honorary Texas Ranger title by Gov. Perry
Reuters: Representative Hensarling says may vote no on deficit panel plan

OKLAHOMA

NewsOK: Gov.-elect Fallin hears from Obama, Cabinet officials

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: U.S. subpoenas Republican Party of Florida records
Miami Herald: State GOP chairman downplays subpoena

News-Press: Gov.-elect Scott meets with Obama, members of Congress
WaPo: Rhee to advise Florida governor-elect
Sunshine News: Rick Scott Faces Florida's Sea of Red Ink

GEORGIA

WRCB: Deal airs health care, budget concerns with Obama

ALABAMA

Fox: Sessions Urges Senate to Block DREAM Act Over 'Abuse of the Process'

ILLINOIS

Chicago Trb: Race for mayor: Emanuel, Chico won't reject city contractor donations, for now

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Again, Palin offers no hint on 2012 plans
Daily Globe: Palin visits Spirit Lake
Radio Iowa: Branstad says it would be a mistake for candidates to skip straw poll
CNN: Top Iowa Republican's warning to 2012 GOP hopefuls

INDIANA

Salon: Four ways that Dick Lugar can fight off the Tea Party

MINNESOTA

Pioneer Press: Emmer challenges drop sharply

Politico: Michele Bachmann pulled in $13.4 million in 2010 cycle
NYT: Bachmann Had Last-Minute Spending Deluge

Star Tribune: Painful projection: $6.2 billion deficit
Pioneer Press: Minnesota state budget: Surplus today, deficit tomorrow

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Governor-elect wants 'free market' health care reform
HTRnews: New GOP majority could mean less clout for Wisconsin
Milwaukee JS: Paul Ryan's post-mortem on the WI elections & the Progressive movement

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Maneuver in Ohio House might get lame-duck votes on 2 gun bills

Politico: Kasich: Obama could regain 'mojo'

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Report: Snyder spent $11M on governor's campaign
Detroit News: Snyder outspent Bernero 5 to 1 to win gov race

Chicago Tribune: Michigan lawmakers give final speeches at Capitol

MISSOURI

KOMU: Senator Roy Blunt Waits To Release Figures

Missourian: Republican House speaker bestows chairmanships to three Democrats

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Tennessee revenues increase, but GOP wants cuts

Leaf Chronicle: Haslam asks for flexibility from Congress

NORTH CAROLINA

WSJ: Former Edwards Aides at Federal Courthouse

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: DeMint turns attention to 2012
Politico: Jim DeMint assures GOP senators a pass

NRO: Nikki Haley Rolls Up Her Sleeves
AP/Werner: Obama faces Haley, other newly elected governors

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Candidates for PA gov spent $56 million in 2010 race

DELAWARE

NPR: Christine O'Donnell Has Book Deal
Politico: Christine O'Donnell seals a book deal on 2010

NEW JERSEY


WSJ: Transit expert lawyers to help NJ fight tunnel tab

MASSACHUSETTS

Weekly Standard: What's Scott Brown's Secret?

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Ensign scandal fallout: Some in GOP see weakness
WaPo: John Ensign: Political Survivor?
WaPo: Editorial: Investigating Mr. Ensign

ARIZONA

NYT: Arizona Cuts Financing for Transplant Patients

Tucson Sentinel: Grijalva keeps Progressive Caucus leadership post

ALASKA

AP/Bohrer: Miller: Murkowski following business as usual







-----------------------------------------------------------

December 2, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Signs Point to Extending All Tax Cuts Temporarily
NYT: Senate Republicans Threaten Tax Dispute Blockade
Wash Times: GOP senators press Democrats to tackle spending bills, tax cuts
NYT: OpEd: Exploring the Meaning of ‘Constitutional Conservatism’
Fox: House to Vote on Middle Class-Only Tax Cuts
Karl Rove: Nancy Pelosi's Unwelcome Christmas Gift
Rush Limbaugh: Be Bold Every Day, Republicans
Rush Limbaugh: Will GOP Trade Jobless Benefits and START for Bush Tax Rates?

AP/Breen: Holidays about survival as jobless benefits end
Rush Limbaugh: Unemployment Benefits Drive Economic Growth Idiocy, Day Two

Wash Times: Immigration bill faces last chance before GOP takes House control
Fox: Reid Angers GOP by Pushing Four Versions of DREAM Act Without Hearing

WSJ: Deficit Plan Wins Backers
Wash Times: Deficit panel leaders upbeat: Critics assail tax, budget proposals
NYT: As Final Debt Plan Is Released, Signs That the Fight Is Just Beginning
WaPo: Presenting plan to cut deficit, commission members offer surprising compromises
WSJ: Plan Would End Tax-Free Status for Muni Bonds
NYT: Editorial: The Un-Sensible Common Ground
WaPo: Editorial: The deficit's moment of truth
Fox: What Are the Odds? Deficit Panel Proposals Face Uphill Climb in Congress

WSJ: Fed Officials Push Fiscal Stimulus
NYT: Fed Documents Breadth of Emergency Measures
WaPo: Fed aid in financial crisis went beyond U.S. banks to industry, foreign firms
WaPo: Federal workforce would share deficit-reduction pain in various ways
NYT: OpEd: Too Big to Succeed

WaPo: Health premiums surge 41%; Md., D.C. among costliest areas to insure
WSJ: Senators Attack McDonald's Health Plan
NYT: Opponents Take Aim at Limited Health Plans
Rush Limbaugh: Cantor Correction on Obamacare Isn't Really Much of a Correction
Rush Limbaugh: Stacy the Insurance Expert on Preexisting Conditions and Welfare

WSJ: Technicality Puts Food-Safety Measure on Ice
WaPo: Procedural problem threatens food safety bill
WSJ: 'Food Safety' and the GOP (via Google)

WSJ: House GOP to Disband Global Warming Panel
Lisa Jackson: The EPA Turns 40

Human Events: Phony Claims Infest Cancun Climate Conference

WSJ: Offshore Drilling Curbed Again
NYT: U.S. Halts Plan to Drill in Eastern Gulf
WaPo: Administration reverses offshore drilling policy in eastern gulf, Atlantic

WSJ: Proposed Law Would Prohibit Web Collection of Data on Kids
NYT: F.T.C. Backs Plan to Honor Privacy of Online Users

Wash Times: New FCC plan to oversee Internet draws GOP fire
WSJ: FCC Chief Backs Usage-Based Broadband Pricing
NYT: Mixed Reaction to F.C.C. Internet Plan

WSJ: Senators Say NASA Isn't Implementing Programs
NYT: Senators Push NASA to Carry Out Revamping

WaPo: 'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal efforts stalled by GOP plan
Ann Coulter: Bradley Manning: Poster Boy For 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Ed Meese & Richard Perle: New Start: What Would Reagan Do? (via Google)
Kissinger Schultz Baker Eagleburger Powell: The GOP case for ratifying New START

WaPo: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is in hiding, avoiding Interpol warrant
Rush Limbaugh: WikiLeaker Wants Hillary to Resign

Rush Limbaugh: Smithsonian Pulls Ants Crawling on Jesus, Angering Blake Gopnik

WSJ: Ethics Panel Places Investigators on Leave
NYT: House Ethics Committee Suspends Two Lawyers
WaPo: House ethics chairman approved leave by Rep. Waters investigators

NYT: Cheney Hoping for R.N.C. Shakeup
Buffalo News: Cino gets backing of Cheney, other major GOP figures
NYT: Candidates for R.N.C. Chair Make Their Pitches
Wash Times: Steele is no-show at RNC hopefuls' forum
Roll Call: Money Defines RNC Chairman’s Job, Panelists Say

Politico: Black Republican rejects CBC invite

Rush Limbaugh: US House Passes Backdoor Reparations for African-Americans

Wash Times: Critics of Marshals pick vow fight in Senate

Dana Milbank: A strange way to honor the founding fathers

James Taranto: Scarborough Fair? Stop being uncivil, you moronic circus freak!
Rush Limbaugh: Nicolle Wallace Speaks for the Ruling Class GOP on Sarah Palin
CNN: Palin's intentions questioned as she heads back to Iowa
Hill: N.H. Republicans: 'Where's Palin?'
Des Moines Register: Scarborough savages Palin in Politico op-ed

WSJ: Rep. Pence: Tweet Your Tax Return

C&E: Pros and Cons of Polling Cell Phones

NEW YORK

Albany TU: GOP says Martins is a lock, Dems want recount

Buffalo News: Speculation about pay raises for state legislators heats up

NYT: Editorial: Leaving It for the Next Guy

NYT: New York’s House Delegation to Lose One or Two Seats

NYT: No Last Push by Paterson to Legalize Gay Marriage

Rochester D&C: Thomas Richards expected to run for mayor of Rochester

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Brown may find it's not easy being green

TEXAS

WSJ: The DeLay Verdict (via Google)

OKLAHOMA

Politico: Tom Coburn - once 'Dr. No' - turns dealmaker
NewsOK: Coburn declines to take position on deficit plan ahead of vote

FLORIDA

Roll Call: Potential Bill Nelson GOP Challenger Raises Profile

GEORGIA

AJC: ICE: All of Atlanta area to get fingerprint checks within months

AJC: Tax council discusses sunsets for exemptions; recommendation not ready

ALABAMA

NYT: Ethics Plan Is Offered by Governor in Alabama

LOUISIANA

Human Events: Jindal: ‘America Must Assimilate Again’

ILLINOIS

WSJ: Illinois Legislature Approves Civil Unions for Gay Couples
NYT: Civil Unions Advance in Illinois

IOWA

Politico: Terry Branstad warns GOP hopefuls

INDIANA

Roger Stone: A Republican Primary for Sen. Lugar?

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: In D.C., Dayton gets a chance to look gubernatorial

Pioneer Pr: Pawlenty seeking perjury investigation against sex offender he helped pardon

WISCONSIN

Oshkosh NW: New GOP majority could mean less clout for Wisconsin

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder seeks jobless comp relief

Detroit FP: Son's use of Conyers' federal SUV adds to congressman's challenges

MISSOURI

Roll Call: Republican Announces Senate Bid Challenging McCaskill

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Haley debuts in D.C.

State: Cool fans say Palin worth wait

NEW JERSEY

Daily Caller: Christie asked to pardon man with 7-yr jail sentence for gun law violations
WSJ: N.J. Democrats Push Jobs Bills

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: News again good for Ensign
Roll Call: Nevada GOP Wary of Ensign Re-Election Bid
WSJ: Justice Drops Probe of Ensign
NYT: Prosecutors Won’t Charge Ensign

ALASKA

AP/Bohrer: Judge sets expedited schedule for Senate vote-count lawsuit





-----------------------------------------------------------

December 1, 2010



NATIONAL

Wash Times: Obama, GOP agree to tax-cut task force
Politico: Tax talks to start Wednesday A.M.
Politico: Obama tasks Geithner & Lew to negotiate tax cut deal
NYT: White House Meeting Ends in Kind Words but No Deals
WaPo: After meeting, Obama and Republicans hopeful about a deal on Bush tax cuts
Hill: Obama, congressional leaders seek to avoid brawl on extending tax cuts
Hill: Obama makes nice with Republicans
Wash Times: Obama, GOP leaders seek truce on tax-cuts
WSJ: Negotiators to Tackle Tax Disagreement
Wash Times: Holiday spirit hinges on taxes, jobless benefits
Hill: Senate to vote on jobless benefits bill
Rush Limbaugh: What Part of "Hell, No!" Did the Republicans Not Understand?
Thomas Sowell: History Clearly Backs GOP on Tax Cuts
Ben Stein: One of Eight Billion
NYT: In Tax Cuts, the Options Run Short

WaPo: What’s at stake for the lameducks in Congress

Human Events: Death Tax Hike To 55% Nears

Politico: Boehner set to slice up spending bills on a dept-by-dept basis

Politico: John Boehner sees governors as GOP partners
NRO: Four Governors

WaPo: Republican lawmakers compete to lead key House committees
Hill: House GOP weighing term limits for leadership posts
Politico: Spending showdown for Approps gavel
House Energy Cmte GOP: Energy change isn't easy for a reason
Hill: Rep. Barton: Term-limit waiver didn’t come up in Steering Committee
Dallas MN: Rep. Joe Barton makes pitch to lead House energy committee
Politico: Climate skeptics spar for gavel

Hill: Fiscal panel lacks votes to pass plan
NYT: Delaying Vote, Debt Panel Splits on Taxes and Spending
WSJ: Deficit Panel Expects to Delay Vote on Debt-Reduction Proposal
WaPo: Commission comes up with new deficit plan, but delays vote until Friday
Wash Times: Vote on deficit-slashing measures delayed
WSJ: Mortgage Tax Break in Crosshairs
Dallas MN: Budget cutters eye mortgage interest deduction
NYT: Debt-Busting Issue May Force Obama Off Fence
WSJ: Even after their defeat, Democrats keep insisting on a tax increase
Rush Limbaugh: Tax Rates & Deficit Commission
Michael Boskin: Why the Spending Stimulus Failed: Lower tax rates spur growth
NYT: Will Deficit Reduction Increase Income Inequality in the U.S.?

NYT: Before Business Leaders, Bernanke Discusses Unemployment’s Toll on Americans
WSJ: What Ben Bernanke May Be Thinking (via Google)
NYT: Economic Policy? More Listen to Conservatives
NRO: The Conservative Case for QE2

WSJ: States Lift Spending After Spell of Cuts

John Fund: Mending ObamaCare
Michelle Malkin: The Little Victims of Obamacare
Weekly Standard: House Republicans Continue Toward Repeal of Obamacare
Rush Limbaugh: GOP to Pursue Full Repeal of Obamacare While Addressing Pre-Existing Conditions, Adult Children on Parents' Plans

Wash Times: Jeb Bush urges action on NCLB

George W. Bush: America's global fight against AIDS

Newt Gingrich: The Essential (and Exceptional) American

NYT: Judge Rejects Health Law Challenge
Politico: Judge rejects Liberty University's health care reform challenge
Wikipedia: Bio of Federal Judge Norman K. Moon

WSJ: A Select Committee for Termination (via Google)

WaPo: Senate passes sweeping food safety bill
NYT: Senate Passes Overhaul of Food Safety Regulations
AP/Jalonick: Senate passes bill to boost food safety

Wash Times: Earmark ban fails in Senate, succeeds in adding support
Hill: Senate votes down ban on earmarks, 39-56
NYT: Senate Defeats Earmark Ban
WSJ: Projects Test Resolve on Earmarks
Politico: Strong showing in anti-earmark vote
NRO: Senators Can’t Quit Earmarks

Wash Times: ACORN should not have gotten grant
Fox: ACORN Improperly Awarded FEMA Grant, Government Report Claims

WSJ: GOP Softens Stance on Treaty
WSJ: Voinovich Leans Toward START Treaty
NYT: 2 Republicans Hint at Hope for Russia Pact
Wash Times: Secret talks with Russia focused on missile defense

Wash Times: Front-line fighters wary of repealing 'don't ask'
WSJ: Pentagon Sees Little Harm From Lifting Ban on Gays
NYT: Pentagon Sees Little Impact if Ban on Gays Is Repealed
WaPo: 'Don't ask, don't tell' report: Little risk to allowing gays to serve openly

WaPo: FCC chairman to propose plan for net neutrality
NYT: F.C.C. Chairman Sets Broadband Regulation Framework
Hill: Key Republican says there's 'no doubt' new leadership needed at FCC

WSJ: Well, Hush My Mouth: Congress Is Moving Against LOUD Ads

Human Events: GOP Must Stop Any Lame-Duck DREAM Act
NYT: Groups Make Late Push to Salvage Bill Aiding Illegal Immigrant Students

NYT: Interpol Issues ‘Red Notice’ for WikiLeaks Founder
WaPo: Rape charges land Assange on Interpol list
WSJ: WikiLeaks Suffers Attack on Site
Wash Times: Bush slams WikiLeaks' releases in webcast
Rush Limbaugh: Say It Again: Assange is a Sissy!
Dick Morris: Hillary: Up to her old tricks
Politico: Assange: 'Hillary Clinton should quit'
Thomas Friedman: From WikiChina
Elliott Abrams: Dictators, Democracies and WikiLeaks (via Google)

Hill: Rep. Rangel’s censure vote is imminent

Politico: 2 House ethics attorneys suspended

Politico: The House's millionaires next door

James Taranto: Stuff White People Like: Departure of the only black senator

Rush Limbaugh: "This is Why the American People Have Thrown You out of Power"

Wash Times: Murray to lead Senate Dems' 2012 election efforts
Roll Call: Finally Filled: Murray Is DSCC Pick

CNN: O'Malley to take over as DGA chairman

Politico: Mitch McConnell’s campaigning pays off

WaPo: Sen. McCain delivers tribute to Sen. Feingold
WaPo: Dodd decries hyper-partisanship in Senate farewell speech

WaPo: John Bolton interview: Obama's in over his head

Roll Call: RNC Contenders Lining Up Against Steele
WaPo: Michael Steele and the RNC waiting game
CNN: RNC race filled with uncertainty ahead of forum
Roll Call: RNC Candidates Attending Panel to Be Ranked by ‘13 Leadership Criteria’
Roll Call: Maria Cino Has Endorsement From Mary Matalin
Politico: RNC convention costs at heart of Steele fight
Atlantic: Extending New Influence, FreedomWorks to Host RNC Candidates
NRO: Job Requirement: Stronger than Steele



Politico: Book boosts Sarah Palin fund-raising



Politico: A very merry book tour

NRO: Romney’s Chronic Health-Care Problem

NEW YORK


Crain's: GOP inches closer to majority in NY senate
Rochester D&C: State Senate back in hands of GOP?
Buffalo News: Grisanti's stunning upset is official
Albany TU: And Skelos welcomes Grisanti
WSJ: NY Sen. Thompson of Buffalo concedes in recount

WSJ: NY House race is last in nation yet to be decided

NYT: N.Y. Assembly Approves Fracking Moratorium
Albany TU: Fracking opponents celebrate, turn to Paterson
NYT: Paterson Weighs Bill to Halt the Issuing of Gas Extraction Permits

Albany TU: Cuomo: Denial is not a life strategy

NYT: Judges May Get First Raises in Years After Legislature Backs Panel to Set Their Pay

NY Post: Co-host spittin' mad over Spitzer

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: U.S. Supreme Court wades into California prison overcrowding issue
WaPo: Supreme Court reviews federal court order that California reduce prison population
WSJ: California Prisons Frustrate Justices
NYT: Supreme Court Hears Arguments on California Prison Crowding
Wash Times: High court debates overpopulation in California prisons

WSJ: In California, a Road to Recovery Stirs Unrest

LA Times: Harris 'humbled' and 'proud' as she declares victory in attorney general race

TEXAS

Gov. Rick Perry: Texas will fight back: We won't stand by while Mexican border violence kills

Human Events: The Hammer And The Post

OKLAHOMA

NewsOK: Oklahoma’s Gov.-elect Fallin to meet with president

FLORIDA

Buzz: Another candidate for Fla GOP Chair

GEORGIA

AJC: Jobless benefits run out for 25,000 Georgians

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Hubbard to voters: Watch us
AP/Rawls: Ala. House Democrats choose Craig Ford as leader

LOUISIANA

Advocate: Poll: Jindal approval ratings drop

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Lawyers push for new trial for Tony Rezko

Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois House passes civil unions for gay and lesbian couples
Chicago Sun-Times: Ill. House narrowly rejects legalizing medicinal use of marijuana

IOWA

Des Moines Register: State skimps on transition cash

INDIANA

Wabash Valley: Senator Lugar Could Face Republican Challenger
NRO: Who Will Take on Dick Lugar?

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Slowly: Count, then challenge

Star Tribune: Bachmann attacks $1.2B payout for black farmers

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Doyle says state union contracts should proceed

OHIO


Fox Toledo: Niehaus to be Ohio Senate president

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Conyers: Son inappropriately used SUV
Fox Detroit: Items Stolen John Conyers' Government-Registered Cadillac
Detroit FP: Conyers says he's sorry, will repay govt for son's use of congressional vehicle
Fox: Report: Conyers' Son Was Driving Government Vehicle That Was Broken Into

Detroit News: Snyder applies business model to running state
Detroit FP: Gov.-elect Snyder shuffles Michigan leadership roles

MISSOURI

Hill: Missouri GOP needs McCaskill challenger
CNN: Possible primary battle in bid to take on McCaskill in '12
St. Louis PD: Steelman in familiar territory with Senate speculation
St. Louis PD: Steelman's money trail is a tricky one

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Haley bound for DC

DELAWARE

Politico: Christine O'Donnell backs Hillary Clinton for 2012 run

NEW JERSEY




NYT: Talking Tough and Drawing Viewers, Christie Is a YouTube Star
Daily Caller: Christie blasts teachers' unions (again) in Washington, D.C. speech

CONNECTICUT

Politico: Chris Dodd bids farewell to Senate
Hill: Dodd says Senate should keep filibuster

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Mass. environmental secretary to leave Patrick administration

COLORADO

Politico: Michael Bennet: Lame duck is 'rigged'

ALASKA

Anchorage DN: Murkowski & Begich join vote against eliminating earmarks

AP/Bohrer: Parnell chooses Fairbanks lawyer to be attorney general

AP/Bohrer: State seeks expedited ruling in Miller lawsuit









-----------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE
to view more news

 





National GOP
RNC | NRSC | NRCC | RGA | RNLA

State GOP
AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DE | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY | PR


Jim Miller on Politics
ARRA News Service
The Iowa Republican

Creator's political cartoons

------------------------

EGOPNEWS.COM is an independent website and is not affiliated with any candidate, committee or party.

Our mission is to provide information for better-informed Republicans.

We include links to news sources, conservative and otherwise, because we think it is wise to see the full array of mainstream media reportage. Consider the source. We certainly don't endorse a significant portion of what is seen on our site and we present it only to increase your awareness.

Please note that the links we provide may be changed or invalidated by the source, but most have remained valid for years.

(Some people find it helpful to hold down the Control key while clicking on a link - the link will open in a separate window and egopnews.com will remain open in the previous window.)

Please feel free to email us. We welcome your comments and suggestions. If you see any errors, mistakes or omissions let us know. And thank you for viewing EGOPNEWS.COM
.