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June 7, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: BP Cap Collects 10,500 Barrels a Day
WaPo: BP says it sees some progress in capping gulf well, collecting oil
NYT: Coast Guard Sees Cleanup of Spill Lasting Until the Fall
Telegraph UK: BP oil spill: MS governor says press coverage is more damaging than slick
Hill: Barbour: 'The coast is clear'
NYT: BP Pays Out Claims, but Satisfaction Is Not Included
CNN: More government hearings on oil spill set for Monday
WSJ: Obama's Oil Crisis Politics (via Google)
EJ Dionne: Obama's double bind: Oil and the economy
Human Events: Holder’s Misguided Oil Spill Probe
Human Events: Gulf Coast Comedy of Errors

Hill: Senate fight over EPA resolution to highlight first week after recess
Hill: Cornyn to Kerry: Try hitting some singles instead of home-run energy legislation

NYT: Congress Pressed for Reform Bill Deal
WSJ: The Fates and Faces of the Affected
Hill: Liberal House Dems, unions push for $23B fund to save teacher jobs
WSJ: Bailouts as Usual (via Google)
WaPo: New bonds to help cash-strapped states also benefiting Wall Street
Wash Times: Say when: Congress fills up on stimulus: Job needs weigh against rising debt
Politico: In poor economy, public workers become targets
AP/Kellman: Election spooks lawmakers, curbs Congress spending

WSJ: Homeownership Is Overrated (via Google)

Arthur Laffer: Tax Hikes and the 2011 Economic Collapse

NYT: White House and Allies Set to Build Up Health Law
WSJ: HHS Warns Medicare Insurers on Rates (via Google)

WaPo: At least $500 million has been spent since 9/11 on renovating Guantanamo Bay
WaPo: Editorial: The new Gitmo?

Politico: 'Boring' nominee Kagan stays under radar
Human Events: Documents Show Kagan is Far-Left
American Spectator: How Cruel and Unusual?

Hill: Gates offers strong support to Clapper
Power Line: The Clapper Caper

WaPo: Editorial: Unready at Justice

Wash Times: Lincoln's seat in play as 11 states vote on 'Super Tuesday'
Time: Nine Races to Watch On Super (Primary) Tuesday
AP/Blood: Primaries from Calif. to SC measure voter anger

NYT: To Avoid Voter Rage, Democrats Skip Town Halls
WSJ: Big States Dilute Tea-Party Strength
Fred Barnes: Pelosi's Loss Could Be Obama's Gain
Hill: NRCC recruits face added scrutiny after string of losses



People: Rush Limbaugh Weds for 4th Time, and Elton John Sings
WaPo: Rush Limbaugh marries for the fourth time
Detroit FP: Rush Limbaugh weds, Elton John sings for $1M
LA Times: Rush Limbaugh gets married, and Elton John is the wedding singer

NEW YORK


Albany TU: Independence Party picks its AG candidate: Stephen Lynch
NYDN: Showdown simmering over Independence Party Attorney General nod
Albany TU: DiNapoli gets WFP, but Indies back Wilson
Rochester D&C: Candidates gear up for state's primary season

NYT: The End for Rangel Appears Greatly Exaggerated
Politico: Timing of probe is crucial for Charlie Rangel
Politico: A defiant Rangel says ethics probers have found nothing

Albany TU: Budget approps, courtesy of the Paterson Administration

NYT: Bloomberg’s Man in Albany Is Young but Seasoned

CALIFORNIA



SacBee: Whitman, Poizner race to finish line
LA Times: Whitman breezes into Sacramento
LA Times: GOP candidates turn to personal pitches in final days before primary
SF Chronicle: Candidates blitz state in final push for votes
LA Times: State voters to decide a few hot contests
WSJ: Former Broker Pombo Is Now the Underdog
George Skelton: Today's GOP could snub even Reagan
Human Events: The Terminator's Final Days

ARIZONA

AP/Sidoti: Fierce struggle for McCain to retain Arizona seat
Arizona Republic: John Shadegg's seat draws 10 battling for Republican bid

WaPo: Arizona leaders lament as state's image takes beating with new immigration law

NEVADA

WaPo: Tea party favorite Sharron Angle looks poised to win in Nevada
Las Vegas RJ: Angle, Lowden, Tarkanian press the flesh, aim to get out their voters
Wash Times: Nevada GOP Senate candidates feel 'tea party's' power
WaPo: Nevada Republicans think they can oust Reid, but fractious primary nears
Politico: Danny Tarkanian hopes to make his move
American Spectator: Angling for Harry Reid

Hill: Ensign compares himself to professional athlete who has personal problems

WASHINGTON STATE

Politico: Can Boeing help Murray play defense?

TEXAS

WSJ: Texas Big-Screen Uproar
Houston Chronicle: Battle lines formed over Texas air quality

FLORIDA

SPT: Crist secretive on how he'll lean if elected to Senate
WSJ: Florida Gov. Crist Denies Knowledge Of Tainted Fund-raising Deal
CNN: Crist denies knowledge of alleged Greer scheme
Hill: Crist says former GOP chairman's allegations 'absolutely untrue'
Buzz: Greer's lawyer: Crist okayed diversion of funds
RCP: Interview with Florida Gov. Charlie Crist

Examiner: Candidates for Florida Governor Swing Through Central Florida
Florida TU: HCA: Problem or lesson for Florida governor candidate Rick Scott?
Orlando Sentinel: GOP governor's race takes wayward path
Florida Today: Newcomer Scott campaigns heavily for governor

Miami Herald: Gulf residents fear another impact of spill: lost oil jobs

GEORGIA

AP: Early Voting Starts For July Primary Election
Athens BH: Rural Democrats grab candidates' attention
AP/Brumback: Secretary of state race seemingly wide open

ILLINOIS

Hill: Campaign chairman defends Kirk over military record error

IOWA

Radio Iowa: Three G.O.P. candidates for governor make final pitch
Des Moines Register: Iowa Poll: Branstad camp covers most sectors of GOP
Dubuque TH: Culver-Branstad spat heats up

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Reed quits race: It'll be Bachmann vs. Clark in Sixth
CQ Politics: Minnesota: Reed Drops Out, Clears Field for Clark to Face Bachmann

OHIO


Cincy Enq: Who's to blame for job loss? Issue at core of race for Ohio's open Senate seat
Columbus Dispatch: Democrats tie Portman to Bush

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: California text case may affect Kilpatrick suit

MISSOURI

AP/Blank: Missouri lawmakers balk at raising taxes but OK higher fees

TENNESSEE

Examiner: Haslam not budging on disclosure
Examiner: Ramsey ready to make his pitch again

ARKANSAS

WaPo: In Lincoln's struggle, a cautionary tale for centrist Democrats
WSJ: Arkansas Race Tests Union Pull
NYT: Challenger in Arkansas Is Unafraid to Ruffle
AP: Ark. Democrats Vie for Black Voters in Senate Race
Hill: Lincoln claims unions, MoveOn are making Arkansas runoff close

KENTUCKY

Human Events: The 14th Amendment: Rand Paul Is Right

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Marshall hasn't been talking to White House, campaign says

SOUTH CAROLINA



WaPo: Haley leads Republican governor's race in South Carolina despite sex allegations
Wash Times: S.C. Democrats' hopes ride on nasty GOP fight



State: Poll: Haley, Barrett lead GOP race

McClatchy: South Carolina GOP Rep. Inglis feels the heat in primary

VIRGINIA

NRO: Conservatives Contending in Virginia
UPI: Politics 2010: Virginia GOP sees Dems as vulnerable but Tea Party in play

NEW JERSEY

WSJ: New Jersey Test for Tea Party

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Packed field changes game for Democrats: Many in Mass. seek House seats

HAWAII

CQ Politics: Rep. Djou Fights the Numbers



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June 6, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Cap Slows Gulf Oil Leak as Engineers Move Cautiously
WSJ: BP: Cap Collects 10,000 Barrels at Well
NYT: Cap on Well Is Reported to Recover 6,000 Barrels of Oil
NYT: In Gulf, It Was Unclear Who Was in Charge of Oil Rig
WaPo: With oil spill, White House struggles to assert control of the unknown
WaPo: In gulf oil spill's long reach, ecological damage could last decades
NYT: Imagining Life Without Oil, and Being Ready
Richard Posner: From the oil spill to the financial crisis, why we don't plan for the worst
WaPo: Editorial: Lessons from the spill
Frank Rich: Don’t Get Mad, Mr. President. Get Even.

Hill: Immigration groups eye piecemeal reform as Reid focuses on energy bill
Hill: GOP congressman refuses to apologize for remark on ID'ing illegal immigrants

Wash Times: GOP wants Justice probe of White House dealmaking
Hill: GOP still has tools to keep the heat on White House about job offers

NYT: Obama Urges Clapper’s Confirmation
Politico: Lawmakers uneasy with DNI pick

Politico: Elena Kagan voice of caution
Politics Daily: Elena Kagan's Papers: No 'Smoking Guns' For Practical, Liberal Lawyer
AP/Sherman: Clinton papers snippets of Kagan

Hill: Returning senators can expect an earful on Medicare 'doc fix'
NYT: Editorial: The Doctor Payment Follies

George Will: Why should education be exempt from recession budgeting?

WaPo: Former U.S. attorneys argue the GOP case in House races

Politico: Five economic clues to 2010 election

Ted Nugent: Remember and Celebrate D-Day

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Minor parties playing role in Cuomo strategy
NY Post: 'Foes' are Andy's best friends
Albany TU: Cuomo thanks Indies–via conference call

Crains: Cox under gun after Levy failure

Rochester D&C: GOP faces primary battles

Albany TU: Forced vote on $385M in cuts
NYT: Paterson Aide to Lead OTB After Its Chairman Quits
Albany TU: Frucher resigns, says his job was made untenable

PENNSYLVANIA

Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Governor: Corbett 49%, Onorato 33%

CALIFORNIA



SacBee: Pete Wilson, Mitt Romney campaign for Meg Whitman
LA Times: Money and anger dominate California's top primary contests
WaPo: California Republican gubernatorial race

WaPo: California Republican Senate primary
LAT: Looking ahead, Boxer & Fiorina tangle on national security & global climate change
NYT: For Mickey Kaus, Winning Isn’t the Point

San Diego UT: Whitman and Fiorina could make GOP history
Dan Walters: This week's California balloting just a tuneup

WaPo: Five myths about California politics

ARIZONA

Hill: Romney and McCain brush aside differences at campaign rally

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Angle takes lead in GOP primary for US Senate
Las Vegas RJ: Poll: Sandoval maintains lead over Gibbons in GOP primary for Governor

TEXAS

Dallas MN: GOP consultant in Arizona pulls strings to get Green Party on Texas ballot

FLORIDA



SPT: Jim Greer's lawyer says Gov. Crist okayed diversion of GOP funds
Hill: Corruption scandals are shaking up Florida Senate campaign

GEORGIA



AJC: The new, improved John Oxendine campaign

ILLINOIS

State JR: Statehouse Insider: Blagojevich and the truth

MINNESOTA

Pioneer Press: Minnesota DFL gubernatorial primary poses big risks for candidates
Star Tribune: At forum, 4 candidates for governor address social needs

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Kasich signs conservatives' anti-tax pledge; Strickland calls it 'gimmick'
CQ Politics: Rating Change: Color Schmidt Safe

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Mediocrity leads in gubernatorial race

MISSOURI

Hill: Oil spill takes center stage inland in Missouri Senate race

TENNESSEE

NYT: For Paul Family, Libertarian Ethos Began at Home

ARKANSAS

WaPo: U.S. Senate runoff in Arkansas
NYT: Unions Make a Stand in Arkansas Race

SOUTH CAROLINA

WaPo: Republican race for South Carolina governor
Kathleen Parker: Scandals turn politics into persecution in pursuit of perfection
Charlotte Observer: Nutty Palmetto politics make state hard to love

VIRGINIA

WaPo: In Virginia, establishment candidates have the lead

NEW JERSEY

Star-L: NJ officials pay little attention to tea party candidates running in upcoming election
Star-Ledger: N.J. legislators plan budget deal to avoid shutdown of state government
AP: Surge in Republican candidates in N.J. primaries due to tea party movement

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Patrick rallies party, calls out GOP

ALABAMA

WaPo: Alabama Democrats seek new champion after Artur Davis's defeat



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June 5, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: BP Funneling Some of Leak to the Surface
AP/Nelson: Oil pours from cap over Gulf gusher, some captured
NYT: Pelicans, Back From Brink of Extinction, Face Oil Threat
Dana Milbank: If oil spill is 'an act of God,' BP merits divine retribution
NYT: Editorial: The Spill and Energy Bill

WaPo: Editorial: Romanoff job offer demands response from Obama
Pueblo Chieftain: Romanoff declines to bash Obama
AP/Lester: Steele: DOJ should examine White House dealmaking
Hill: Steele: White House effort to 'deny, obfuscate, and mislead' in jobs flap
James Taranto: Cynical, Not Criminal: The White House lives up to a low standard
Armstrong Williams: The President and "Hush" Offers

NYT: Glimpses of Kagan’s Views in Clinton White House
WSJ: Clinton-Era Kagan Documents Are Released
LA Times: Records portray Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan as a pragmatist
NYT: Editorial: Justice Souter's Counsel
Politico: Kagan voice of caution, W.H. files show



Wash Times: Likely intel chief Clapper held disputed Iraq WMD view
WSJ: Obama to Name Pentagon Official to Intelligence Post
NYT: Obama to Name Retired General to Top Spy Post
Politico: Retired Air Force general to be DNI

Wash Times: Grim jobs report sends stocks tumbling
WSJ: Employers on Strike: Congress keeps giving business reasons not to hire
WSJ: Slouching Towards Athens: The Obama agenda and the Europeanization of America
Hill: Geithner: Fannie and Freddie next for reform

LA Times: GOP worries about 'tea party' candidates' broad appeal
Hill: Democrats’ message to voters: It’s really not as bad as it used to be
Politico: GOP lags in early redistricting race
NewsMax: Sabato Predicts GOP Could Pick Up 8 Governorships

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

WBFO: Paladino launches petition drive to challenge Lazio in Republican primary
WGRZ: Carl Paladino Not Out Yet
NYT: Backing Candidate Cuomo, Sandra Lee with Tuna in Every Pot
Albany TU: Lazio: Cuomo’s being opportunistic on WFP

WSJ: Gillibrand Cites 9/11 Health Issues in Oil Spill Response

Politico: Rangel's in for reelection

American Thinker: New York's 29th Congressional District Denied Representation

NYDN: Gov. Paterson moves $775M in health care savings into emergency budget bill
Rochester D&C: Gov. David Paterson threatens shut down of New York government

PENNSYLVANIA

Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Senate: Toomey 45%, Sestak 38%

CALIFORNIA

Mercury News: Candidates make last push for votes
WaPo: In Calif. primary, Republican Senate candidates offer models for party comeback
Boston Globe: Whitman spending heavily in bid for Calif. governor
CSM: Hefty spending key to Meg Whitman's late lead in GOP primary
CQ Politics: Whitman Way Ahead in California
NYT: Immigration Debate Defines Race in California
Oroville MR: Poizner vows to fix Golden State
AP: Ariz. sheriff endorses Poizner in Calif. gov race

SF Chronicle: Fiorina opens 15-point lead in GOP Senate race
SacBee: GOP voters like Fiorina's chances to beat Boxer in November
LA Times: GOP candidates for Senate hope phone-call efforts ring true

WSJ: Hispanic Voters Drift From GOP

WSJ: California's Pension Protection Bill (via Google)

SacBee: Budget woes give Schwarzenegger more leverage at bargaining table

ARIZONA

LA Times: Ramping up praise for Arizona crackdown

NEW MEXICO

Rasmussen: New Mexico Governor: Martinez 44%, Denish 42%

WASHINGTON STATE

Wash Times: Benton quits GOP primary in race to challenge Murray

ALASKA

John Fund: Grudge Match: Sarah Palin vs. Lisa Murkowski

NEVADA

Politico: Lowden: Reid trying to 'vaporize' us

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Gov. Perry says estimated $18 billion budget gap is pulled from air

FLORIDA

Tampa Tribune: Crist put Greer in a power position
CQ Politics: Crist Hires Ex-Schumer Aide
USA Today: Crist hires former aide to top N.Y. Democrat
Power Line: Marco Rubio: The Real Deal
Miami Herald: Oil globs reach Pensacola Beach shore
SPT: McCollum paid anti-gay witness caught in rentboy scandal double his contract fee

GEORGIA

AJC: GOP rivals prepare for congressional runoff Tuesday
AJC: Deal a low-key competitor in flashy GOP field

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Trial may keep Blagojevich from daughter's graduation
Chicago Sun-Times: Blagojevich tries to make friends in courtroom
Chicago Sun-Times: Blagojevich and wife chipper as circus starts
NYT: Tempting Area for Exaggeration Meets Tools of the YouTube Era (Mark Kirk)
AP/Bellandi: Ill. Senate race: all insults, all the time

INDIANA

Rasmussen: Indiana Senate: Coats 47%, Ellsworth 33%

IOWA

Hill: GOP's Grassley has broad support from Iowans in new poll
CQ Politics: Iowa: Grassley's Ahead, But By How Much?
CQ Politics: Video: Branstad Learns He's The One Palin Picks

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Ellison files for separation from his wife

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Republican candidate Kasich pledges no tax hikes

MICHIGAN

WSJ: Black Flight Hits Detroit
Detroit News: Kilpatrick has air-conditioned cell with private bath in prison
Detroit FP: Schwarz drops out of governor's race, cites finances

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Carnahan camp keeps pressure on Blunt over Big Oil money
KC Star: Carnahan, Blunt knotted up again

TENNESSEE

Dallas MN: Former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson on the political, entertainment worlds

KENTUCKY

AP/Alford: Paul limits media exposure after civil rights flap

ARKANSAS

CQ Politics: Halter Maintains Edge Over Lincoln

NORTH CAROLINA

Lincoln Tribune: Race in 8th Congressional District turns sour as party regulars duke it out

SOUTH CAROLINA



WSJ: Newcomer Nikki Haley Faces Trial by Fire in South Carolina
Greenville News: Bauer distances himself from supporter who made 'raghead' remark
Wash Times: 'Raghead' Haley comment the latest flap in S.C. race
Politico: S.C. Republicans condemn 'raghead' comment
State: Haley steady amid storm
AP/Adcox: 'Raghead' remark causes latest flap in SC gov race

ALABAMA

WSJ: Democratic Civil War (via Google)

VIRGINIA

CQ Politics: Wealthy House Candidate Scott Rigell Digs Deeper Ahead Of Tuesday’s Primary
CQ Politics: Virginia: Fimian, Herrity Make Case For Connolly's Seat

MAINE

AP/Adams: GOP line in Maine drinks the tea, but what's next?



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June 4, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Cap Placed on Oil Pipe in Effort to Contain Spill
WSJ: What BP Is Doing About the Gulf Gushe
WaPo: As BP lowers cap, executives vow company will clean up environmental mess
NYT: Obama Cancels Asia Trip as Concern on Spill Mounts
WaPo: White House is feeling weight of controversies surrounding oil spill, elections
USA Today: Ron Paul says criticism of Obama on oil spill is wrong

NYT: White House Confirms Discussing Jobs With Candidate
Wash Times: White House faces a second job offer controversy
WaPo: Romanoff revelations latest embarrassment for White House political operation



Wash Times: Arizona governor, Obama face off
NYT: White House Talk Lightens Tone of Dispute on Immigration Law
WSJ: Obama, Arizona Governor Meet on Law
Wash Times: Obama promises cooperation on troops to Ariz.
Rasmussen: 58% Say No to Citizenship for Children of Illegal Immigrants

NYT: In Supreme Court Work, Early Views of Kagan
WaPo: Elena Kagan has been battle tested by tobacco legislation in the '90s
Linda Greenhouse: Justice Souter’s Class

Politico: Issa presses W.H. for travel answers

NYT: E.P.A. Tightens Sulfur Dioxide Limits

NEW YORK



Rochester D&C: Blakeman gets GOP nod to face Gillibrand, but rivals force primary
NYT: New York G.O.P. Selects Candidate Bruce Blakeman for U.S. Senate
NYDN: NY GOP in a spin after standoff over who should fight Democrat Gillibrand
Buffalo News: Blakeman, Malpass will compete in primary to face Gillibrand
Albany TU: New day, another GOP split
Politico: White House, N.Y. Dems: No job offers made in Senate race

Albany TU: $10M big stick to challenge GOP gubernatorial pick
NY Post: Paladino to petition way onto governor's ballot
Buffalo News: Paladino leaves convention as ‘outsider’
NY Post: GOP lops off own head in Lazio nod
Politico: Why the Levy experiment tanked
Albany TU: Cuomo opts against WFP line for now
NYT: Cuomo in Rift With Working Families Party
Albany TU: Power for Jobs extender doesn’t turn on Paterson

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Field Poll shows Whitman has the lead in every GOP group
CQ Politics: Ahead In Polls, Fiorina Focuses On November

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Does Straus think Texas should end Medicaid?

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Lessons for Florida's GOP
Ledger: Chiles' Entry Into Race for Governor Stirs Up Fla. Politics

GEORGIA

Newman TH: Johnson expects "air war" with Oxendine in governor's race
AJC: Georgia Right to Life picks a fight with Karen Handel

ILLINOIS

NYT: Jury Selection Starts, Slowly, in Blagojevich Trial

IOWA

Politico: Palin backs Branstad

MINNESOTA

Rep. Michele Bachmann: America Needs to Stand with Israel Now
WaPo: Michele Bachmann is cool to mainstream media, and an increasingly hot property

WISCONSIN

AP/Bauer: Wisconsin tea party says it endorses no candidates

OHIO


Cleve PD: State lawmakers miss midnight casino deadline but strike 3 a.m. deal
Columbus Dispatch: Casino rules passed without diversity requirement

MICHIGAN

Politico: Mich. poll shows Hoekstra lead
Detroit News: Gubernatorial candidates mix it up on bridge, labor, lakes

MISSOURI

Rasmussen: Missouri Senate: Blunt 45%, Carnahan 44%

NORTH CAROLINA

Wash Times: Drama plays out in N.C. district
News & Observer: Fetzer's endorsement puts tea party on boil
AP/Baker: GOP tries to upend NC campaign backed by tea party

SOUTH CAROLINA

Wash Times: Haley denies claim of a second tryst

CONNECTICUT

Rasmussen: Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal 56%, McMahon 33%
Politico: McMahon, at-risk incumbents top spending list

Rasmussen: Connecticut Governor: Malloy 44%, Foley 35%

WASHINGTON STATE

CQ Politics: Money's Rolling In To Rossi







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June 3, 2010



NATIONAL

WaPo: Gulf Coast oil spill could wreck region's tourism and fishing industries
NYT: Nuclear Option on Gulf Oil Spill? No Way, U.S. Says
NYT: As Oil Slips Away, So Do Chances for Obama
NYT: Stuck Saw Delays Effort to Cap Well
WaPo: Once again, BP experiment in Gulf spill hits snag
NYT: Fishermen Wait on Docks as Oil Gushes
NYT: Oil Companies Weigh Strategies to Fend Off Tougher Regulations
WSJ: U.S. Debated Probe Announcement
WSJ: Obama Points a Finger at GOP
WaPo: Alabama island's beaches covered with 'tar patties' from oil spill
WSJ: Slick Nears Florida Panhandle Beaches
Hill: BP paid for officials’ trips, meals
NYT: Editorial: Reckoning in the Gulf
Wash Times: Greens seeing red over new Gulf oil permit
Rush Limbaugh: Jindal Blasts Obama's "Process"
Ann Coulter: Did you plug the hole with a blue dress yet, Daddy?
David Broder: Is President Obama's Carter moment nearing?
Human Events: Unpresidential Obama
LA Times: Obama's agenda gets bogged down in oil



Politico: Carville unrepentant on W.H. criticism

NYT: Obama Says He’ll Push for Clean Energy Bill
WaPo: Obama hopes oil spill boosts support for climate bill
Hill: Obama: I intend to find the votes on climate 'in the coming months'



Hill: White House offered Colo. Senate candidate job to bow out of race
WaPo: Administration officials used job to try to dissuade Senate hopeful in Colorado
CQ Politics: Romanoff Confirms White House Cited Potential Jobs
LA Times: Second candidate says White House dangled possible job offer
WaPo: Assessing the political fallout of the Andrew Romanoff revelation
NYT: Another Candidate, Another Job Offer
Politico: White House touch: From gold to brass?
Politico: Andrew Romanoff: W.H. offered three jobs
American Spectator: Romanoff Cracks: Secret White House Jobsgate E-Mail Revealed

Karl Rove: ObamaCare's Ever-Rising Price Tag
NYT: Data Used to Justify Health Savings Can Be Shaky
Wash Times: Federal debt tops $13 trillion mark
Hill: AMA will target new ad campaign at senators
WSJ: Justice Needs More Time (via Google)
Wash Times: Obama hits Republicans for economic woes
Politico: Obama whacks GOP in Pittsburgh
Wash Times: Obama tells voters: Remember Bush

George Will: The danger of a government with unlimited power

WSJ: The Blue Dogs Roll Over (via Google)

Hill: Fight over Kagan documents heats up
NYT: A Knock-Down, Drag-Out — Yawn: Elena Kagan's nomination
LA Times: Photo raises issue of sexual orientation in softball

NYT: Abortion Foes Advance Cause at State Level

WSJ: More Financial Pressure Awaits States as Budget Woes Continue

WSJ: Entitlement Reform and the Global Budget Crisis (via Google)

Kathleen Parker: There goes the (Palins') neighborhood

Politico: George W. Bush, Now on Facebook
Dana Milbank: John Ashcroft: Patriot, Act 2

WaPo: New memos detail Republican Frederic Malek's role in Nixon campaign against Jews

Politico: Short Obama coattails for black pols
Politico: Halliburton campaign donations spike
Hill: More reasons for incumbents to worry after Tuesday night's election results
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Failures are the Glue That Holds the Political Center Together

NEW YORK



Albany TU: Lazio faces challenges after win
NYT: A Raucous G.O.P. Convention Favors Lazio for Governor
NYDN: State GOP gives Rick Lazio the nod to take on Andrew Cuomo in gubernatorial battle
NYDN: Rick Lazio wins NYS GOP nomination for governor with twice as many votes as Levy
Buffalo News: Fractured GOP puts faith in Lazio
Rochester D&C: GOP nominates Rick Lazio to oppose Andrew Cuomo for governor
AP/Gormley: NY Republicans choose Lazio as governor candidate
NYT: Republicans Tap Lazio to Run for Governor, Spurn Levy
Politico: Winners and losers, the Levy/Lazio edition
WSJ: Lazio Embrace a Rebuke to Cox (via Google)
Albany TU: Cox: No plans to resign after loss
NYDN: Defiant Cox: "I Am Not Going To Resign"
NYDN: Bloomberg cheers Donovan

NYT: New York Expected to Give Protections to Nannies

CALIFORNIA



WSJ: Fiorina Pivots to Challenge Boxer in California
CQ Politics: Fiorina Dismisses Global Warming as the Weather
Mercury News: Fiorina ad launches opening salvo in possible battle against Boxer
SacBee: Tom Campbell low on cash in final week of U.S. Senate push

AP/Williams: Calif. GOP gov race tightens as attacks intensify
Mercury News: Labor group gearing up for early attacks on Whitman
SacBee: Poizner stumps hard in final week before primary

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texans in Congress say drilling support not tied to oil industry donations

FLORIDA



Wash Times: Crist ally arrested, accused of GOP theft
Miami Herald: GOP chief arrested in secret siphoning of cash
WaPo: Former Florida Republican chairman Jim Greer charged with defrauding party
NYT: Florida: Ex-Republican Leader Indicted



American Spectator: Crist Majordomo Charged



Buzz: Charlie Crist "owns" Jim Greer scandal sullying McCollum and others
Hill: Crist says he’s ‘lonely’ on campaign trail

Miami Herald: Gov. Charlie Crist on oil spill: `We need to protect state'

GEORGIA

AJC: Newt Gingrich vouches for Nathan Deal’s GOP credentials

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture
Chicago ST: Ex-governor, brother, their wives expected to be in court today
Chicago ST: Blagojevich trial: Rahm may testify
NYT: In Blagojevich Corruption Trial, a Political Window

Mort Kondracke: Low Road Attacks Shouldn’t Hinder Kirk in Illinois

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Rep. Kline is key force in bipartisan push to change No Child Left Behind law

WISCONSIN

AP: Wis. Democratic candidate ran as Texas Republican

OHIO


Hill: GOP senator criticizes anti-tax pledge
Columbus Dispatch: Rules for casinos stall in legislature

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Poll gives GOP candidates edge in Michigan governor race
Detroit FP: Hoekstra, Dillon hold on to leads, new poll shows
CQ Politics: Hoekstra, Dillon Still Lead in Michigan
Detroit News: Gingrich pitches no-tax zone to revive Detroit

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Oil spill cuts both ways in Missouri's U.S. Senate race

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Deal breaks state budget impasse

KENTUCKY

Rasmussen: Kentucky Senate: Paul 49%, Conway 41%

ARKANSAS

NYT: Arkansas Ad-Mania

SOUTH CAROLINA



State: Haley blames Bauer for new allegation
State: Bauer hoping retail politics closes the gap between him, GOP field
Gail Collins: Palmetto Political Passions

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Wilkerson to enter guilty plea

ARIZONA



Politico: Ariz. gov gets a W.H. meeting
Hill: Obama, Ariz. governor to bring lawyers to meeting in Oval Office
AP/Davenport: Ariz. gov's comments on father's death criticized

NEVADA

Wash Times: Poll: Angle leads among GOP to face Reid
Politico: Deep pockets for Nevada primaries

ALASKA

Politico: Sarah Palin endorses Lisa Murkowski primary foe

ALABAMA

Human Events: Democrat-Turned-Republican Turned Out of Office







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June 2, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: In Criticizing Cleanup, Jindal Finds His Voice
WSJ: BP Cites Broken Disk in 'Top Kill' Failure
WSJ: Spill Draws Criminal Probe
WSJ: Disaster Echoes in Political Races
WaPo: Obama vows 'vigorous accounting' of what led to oil spill disaster
WaPo: BP loses 15 percent of market value as U.S. launches criminal probe of spill
NYT: US Opens Criminal Inquiry Into Oil Spill
WSJ: Obama Outlines Scope of Oil Spill Panel (via Google)
Hill: Palin pushes Jindal to build barrier islands without feds' approval
NYT: Deep Underwater, Oil Threatens Reefs
Rush Limbaugh: "Bay of Rigs" Exposes Obama
Rush Limbaugh: Oil Disaster Spreads; Obama Offers More Talk, Commissions, Lawyers
Rush Limbaugh: This Oil Disaster in Perspective, and a Reminder of Saddam's Wells
Gov. Sean Parnell: The Gulf Spill and Alaska
Dick Morris: Obama doesn’t have a clue

NYT: Justice Dept. Is Called Unready for W.M.D. Attack

Human Events: Sestak Job Offer Violated Federal Law?

WSJ: Justices Narrow Miranda Rule
NYT: Mere Silence Doesn’t Invoke Miranda, Justices Say
LA Times: Supreme Court backs off strict enforcement of Miranda rights
WaPo: Supreme Court in Miranda case: Suspect must invoke right
AP: Mere Silence Doesn’t Invoke Miranda, Justices Rule
NYT: Editorial: Speaking Up to Stay Silent

AP/Harpaz: Kagan's early influences demanding, activist
Human Events: Kagan’s Thesis Endorsed Judicial Activism

NYT: Tea Party’s Push on Senate Election Exposes Limits

NYT: 20 in Black Caucus Ask for Curbs on Ethics Office

NYT: Half a Dozen States Delay Tax Refunds

WaPo: Al and Tipper Gore separating after 40 years of marriage
NYT: Assumptions Go Asunder as Gores Split
Rush Limbaugh: Algores Divorce, Harm the Earth

Pat Buchanan: Remembering Wars and Warriors

WaPo: Elections held in Alabama, Mississippi and New Mexico

Fred Barnes: Can Republicans Win the Senate in 2010?

James Taranto: But He (Obama) Still Has the AP
American Spectator: The Coming Resignation of Barack Obama
American Thinker: Team Obama's 'Real Time' Bureaucracy

American Spectator: Tina Fey Isn't Funny

Newt Gingrich: There's a New Culture War & We're Losing It

NEW YORK




WBEN930: Showdown: NYS Republicans Pick A Governor Today
NYDN: State GOPers set to battle over governor candidates Levy, Paladino and Lazio
WSJ: GOP Convention a Tense Scene
NY Post: Chaos rules day at state GOP confab
Buffalo News: State GOP gets down to nitty-gritty of its ticket
Village Voice: Nixon Haunts GOP Confab in Midtown
Albany TU: Levy, Lazio or . . . other
Politico: A Cox third party?
WKTV: Rumors swirl at GOP convention of local names taking over State chair
Albany TU: Chuck Cox? Paladino says yes, others not so much
Politico: A two-thirds majority needed for a coup
NYDN: King v. Levy
NBC NY: GOP Convention Gets Off to Contentious Start
Gothamist: Levy, Lazio, Mermel, Paladino Vie For Republican Nod
NYT: Democrats Have Failed, G.O.P. Leader Tells Convention
AP/Gormley: NY GOP chair suggestion could hurt Conservatives
Albany TU: Cox: You will decide, we will be stronger
WSJ: GOP Drama Nears Climax: Lazio Makes Gains as Levy Grinds On
Buffalo News: As GOP convenes, chaos is in the air
WNED: Erie County Republicans Pushing Paladino at Convention
WNED: Collins Staying Out of Convention Fray
LoHud: Lorigo Says He’s No Stand In



CB: GOP nominates Harry Wilson for NY state comptroller to take on Democrat DiNapoli



Albany TU: Tea Party pick Gary Berntsen wins Senate nod
Politico: Ex-CIA officer is GOP designee against Schumer
NYDN: Berntsen v. Townsend = GOP Primary Number One

Albany TU: Pledge puts state job cuts in doubt
Albany Business Review: Paterson plans to lay off thousands of state workers
Buffalo News: Governor's plan would lay off thousands on Jan. 1
NYT: Paterson Defends Layoff Plan
Albany TU: Paterson wonders if unions have pushed him to layoffs
NYDN: Gov. Paterson now mulls New Year's layoff plan

NewsLI: Statement By Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: GOP candidate Tom Campbell pulls TV ads for U.S. Senate race in California
SF Chronicle: Campbell's message to GOP: Don't blow the chance to defeat Boxer
AP/Freking: Ideology vs electability in Calif. GOP Senate race
Dan Walters: GOP women in California could have a breakout year

WSJ: GOP Has Big Funding Edge in Race to Lead California
San Diego UT: Poizner opposes open-primary bid
SacBee: Nurses protest Whitman in California governor campaign
LA Times: Jerry Brown launches first campaign ad
SF Chronicle: Brown releases first ad highlighting GOP's negative gov campaign

SacBee: Schwarzenegger taps veteran GOP strategist to head FPPC
AP: Former GOP operative to lead Calif watchdog agency

Mercury News: California GOP will shift to caucus system if open primary initiative passes
SacBee: Little evidence in Washington that 'top two' primary moderates politics
OC Register: Yes, Prop. 14 will change the way politics is done – for the worse

Dan Walters: Municipal bankruptcy bill heading to Schwarzenegger

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Bob Perry bankrolls Republican in New Mexico
DMN: US Rep. Michael Burgess calls on Texas AG to investigate state's environmental agency

FLORIDA

Sun Sentinel: Multimillionaire newcomer Rick Scott shakes up Republican race for governor
Orlando Sentinel: Analysis: With Crist aside, Rubio can start moving to the middle
Orlando Sentinel: Crist bundled campaign money catches attention
SPT: Crist cites rates, critics cite politics, as he vetoes property insurance bill

GEORGIA

Ins Journal: Georgia's Insurance Chief Oxendine Faces Ethics Hearing Before Primary
RN-T: Author of Oxendine complaint decries call for delay
AJC: Perdue signs bill to create council to rewrite tax code
Fayette County News: Primary voters have big impact

ILLINOIS

Politico: Rod Blagojevich trial rattles insiders
Chicago Sun-Times: Too risky to put Rezko on stand?
Chicago Sun-Times: The reinvention of Rod Blagojevich

Chicago Tribune: Quinn says Senate will be back by month's end to finish budget package
Pantagraph: Quinn rolls out website to attack Brady

WaPo: Navy alerted Kirk to media inquiries into his military record
Chicago Sun-Times: Kirk didn't tell the whole story

MINNESOTA

Pioneer Press: Independence Party's Tom Horner balances Gov ticket with Jim Mulder

WISCONSIN

Wisconsin RT: Democrats' race for Obey's seat gets new candidate

OHIO


CPD: Boccieri is Northeast Ohio's top target for Republicans seeking control of the U.S. House

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Bernero, Snyder lead in gov race
Detroit News: Gingrich to endorse Hoekstra for governor
AP: $2.2M spent so far on TV ads in Mich. gov. race

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Chuck Purgason ditches hair piece amid run for U.S. Senate

KANSAS

KC Star: Brownback picks Jeff Colyer as running mate in governor’s race
AP/Hanna: Kansas House members ponder ouster of speaker

TENNESSEE

AP/Johnson: Tenn. budget jam may prolong legislative session

KENTUCKY

WaPo: Segregated clubs in Kentucky raise issues for private business, civil rights law
Lexington HL: Kentucky GOP senators join protest of Rand Paul comments

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico: D'Annunzio pulls out of N.C. debate
WRAL: Burr dismisses criticism of BP contribution
CBS: Report: Liz Edwards Wouldn't Want Kids with John

SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville News: Gubernatorial candidates pitch efforts to rev up state's economy
State: GOP candidates for governor focus on economy in debate

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: McDonnell measured in critiquing oil spill response
Virginian-Pilot: Va. won't join case vs. military funeral protests

NEW JERSEY

Human Events: Christie Battles to Balance New Jersey’s Budget
Rush Limbaugh: Gov. Christie: A Fearless Leader

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT: Hero to Conservatives Scott Brown Often Follows Centrist Path
NM Politics: Martinez talks issues; others stress ethnicity, gender

ALABAMA

AP: Shelby easily wins Ala. GOP Senate primary
WaPo: Party switcher Parker Griffith, Rep. Artur Davis lose in Alabama primaries
AP/Rawls: Party-switching Ala. congressman loses GOP primary
NYT: Alabama Voters Reject Coalition Bid
Fox: GOP Alabama Rep. Fights to Hold Onto Seat After Party Switch Last Year

MISSISSIPPI

Dispatch: Nunnelee named winner in 1st District, avoids runoff
UPI: Nunnelee wins GOP nod in Mississippi
DeSoto Times: Nunnelee wins primary
Hill: NRCC-backed Nunnelee gets through Miss. primary

NEW MEXICO



AP/Massey: Martinez wins NM GOP gubernatorial primary

NEVADA

CQ Politics: Lowden: GOP Will Unite After Primary
Kathleen Parker: Harry Reid's Tea Party gamble in Nevada
AP/Elliott: Nevada Democrats ask FEC for Lowden probe

ARIZONA

CNN: High court refuses to block Arizona election reform law
Hill: Arizona immigration law gets high marks
Human Events: Arizona: Read Our Immigration Law!

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle PI: Republican Party probes GOP candidates' backgrounds







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June 1, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: BP Revised Permits Before Blast
NYT: BP Tries Again to Divert Oil Leak With Dome
WaPo: Obama administration moves to distance itself from BP on oil spill response
NYT: Louisianan Becomes Face of Anger on Spill
David Brooks: The Oil Plume

Hill: Ranking member on Judiciary considering options to probe Sestak offer details

NYT: Owners Stop Paying Mortgages, and Stop Fretting

NYT: States Create Flood of Education Bills

WSJ: Gallup's Pro-Life America

James Taranto: The Thinker: Barack Obama explains his job
Hill: Obama back to pre-healthcare vote favorability ratings

WaPo: Political ads are tough sell for image-conscious corporations

Wash Times: Trends favoring GOP to pick up governorships
Politico: What's that smell? The worst campaigns of 2010
CQ Politics: Are These Really Agents Of Change?

Hill: Poll of key primary states shows no clear leader for GOP nod

Politico: White House press pool, Fruit of Islam collide on Farrakhan's lawn

NEW YORK

Politico: Pre-game GOP chaos
Rochester D&C: Republicans meeting to choose Andrew Cuomo's opponent for governor
NYDN: NYS GOP chief Ed Cox, son-in-law of Richard Nixon, on shaky ground with Republicans
NYT: Paterson Focuses on Layoffs to Cut Budget
NYT: A Former Spitzer Aide Aims for Attorney General

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Poizner, trailing in polls, slams Whitman's 'obscene' spending
WSJ: GOP's California Conundrum (via Google)
Wash Times: California GOP: Conservatism, cash
WSJ: California Weighs Change in Primary Voting

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Barbara Ann Radnofsky turns trademark intensity to attorney general race

ILLINOIS

Wash Times: Corruption trial in Chicago to test Blagojevich's bravado
Chicago Tribune: Kirk, Giannoulias battle over military records

ALABAMA

Wash Times: Alabama foes trade barbs in GOP primary
NYT: Alabaman Tries Obama Coalition Style

HAWAII

WSJ: Hawaii Race Narrows to Two as Case Quits (via Google)



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