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March 7, 2010


Fox: Obama's Last Stand for Health Care Reform Follows Challenging Year
NYT: Obama Urges Action on Health Care
NYT: Obama Wields Analysis of Insurers in Health Battle
Detroit News: Obama makes last-ditch push for health care
Worchester Telegram: Health reform vs. voter backlash
Hill: Top health insurance lobbyist fires back at the White House
Hill: Retiring Democrats key to healthcare push
NYT: Editorial: If Health Reform Fails
WaPo: Editorial: In search of Plan C
Frank Rich: The Up-or-Down Vote on Obamas Presidency
Ezra Klein: Bending the rules of reconciliation and filibusters, the Senate got twisted

Detroit News: Obama makes furious health care push -- but what about jobs?

Politics Daily: The Farce Otherwise Known as PAYGO

Weekly Standard: The most transparent administration in history stonewalls
AOL News: Conservatives Condemn Liz Cheney's Attack Ad
NewsBusters: Chris Matthews Calls Liz Cheney 'Daughter of Dracula'

Hill: Dodd in a race to pass financial overhaul measure before leaving for Easter

NYT: Mom, Apple Pie and Mortgages

Chicago Tribune: Climate change skepticism a litmus test for GOP
American Thinker: Rep. Sensenbrenner wants answers in wind energy scandal
Thomas Friedman: Dreaming the Possible Dream

NYT: Message Maven, David Axelrod, Finds Fingers Pointing at Him
NYT: Julianna Smoot: Why the Rainmaker Is Now the Gatekeeper
WaPo: Washington lawyer Bob Barnett is the force behind many political book deals
David Broder: The daring Charlie Rangel

Hill: Lieberman, Levin take lead on 'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal bill

Hill: GAO: Appointees given employment may not be most qualified

Hill: Stupak doesn't just have eye on health bill, but on pulling U.S. from trade pact

Hill: Senate hopefuls, veteran GOP leaders face Tea Party voters
NYT: Democrats Need a Rally Monkey
Politico: Left gears up to fight media wars
Dan Balz: For fed-up voters, a buffet of gaffes
Politico: RNC Fallout: 'Ashamed' donor closes checkbook

Toronto Star: Sarah Palin warms to Calgary crowd
Vancouver Sun: Sarah Palin gives speech to Calgary crowd as Pamela Wallin moderates
Steven Hayward: Would Reagan vote for Sarah Palin?
Columbus Dispatch: Pregnancies tested beliefs, Palin says
Townhall: Do Conservatives Begrudge Palin for Her Success?
Newsbusters: Jon Stewart Calls Palin a Genius: 'You Can't Underestimate This Woman'
AP/Thiessen: Kathy Griffin skewers Sarah Palin

CBS: Romney Tells Letterman: Palin "Has a Rifle, You Know"
Salt Lake Tribune: Romney: Obama is another Jimmy Carter

WaPo: Thin wall separates lobbyist contributions and earmarks

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet


NY Post: GOP reconsidering Dem Levy for gov: sources
NYDN: GOP Leaders To Meet Again With Levy, Losing Love For Lazio?
Newsday: Lazio says Levy shouldn't pretend to be Republican (pay site)
NY Post: Pro-Dem GOP twist

NYT: Paterson Rewards Redemption With a Pardon
AP/Caruso: NY gov faces legal minefield in conduct inquiries
NYDN: Paterson should've learned from his early days that honesty is always best policy
NYDN: Peter Kauffmann became 'very disillusioned' with Paterson's lying ways, says source
NYDN: Blame Spitzer for Paterson: Our failed guv was chosen by the last one
Albany TU: Richard Ravitch: He's the man in the wings
NYDN: 'Modest' Sherr-una Booker, woman at heart of Paterson scandal, posed in photo shoot

NYDN: Scandal-tainted Rep. Charles Rangel returns home to warm welcome from supporters
NYDN: Charlie Rangel's Love Fest

Rochester D&C: Eric Massa's exit gives GOP an opportunity in 29th District


SacBee: Once eBay chief, now GOP gov candidate, Whitman is selling a new product: Herself
OC Register: Candidates woo Republican activists
NYT: How Jerry Brown Became Governor Moonbeam
NYT: Pete Stark Is Often His Own Worst Enemy
NYT: Willie Brown: Out of Office, but Still the Toast of the Town
LA Times: Overtime pay may be putting a dent in state's furlough savings
Dan Walters: California's politicos dig deeper hole


Star-Telegram: Anti-abortion advocates ready to keep fighting for Perry
Dallas MN: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison slips back to work in Washington
Michael Barone: Low-tax Texas beats big-government California


Miami Herald: Leading candidates for Florida governor cautious on issues
Miami Herald: U.S. Senator George LeMieux proving to be media savvy
Miami Herald: Crist's plan to save Everglades by buying sugar land is under siege
Tampa Tribune: DeMint backs Rubio in U.S. Senate run
Buzz: Jim DeMint on the RNC fundraising memo and Jeb Bush for prez


AJC: Georgia sequels to Floridas Rubio-Crist civil war


Daily Herald: For Brady to have a chance against Quinn, he needs Chicago face time
NYT: In Illinois, Race Is Set for Governor
CQ Politics: Job One for Illinois Brady: Make Up for Time Lost to Quinn
CST: Brady officially Illinois GOP governor nominee; beat Dillard by a hair


Indianapolis Star: Statehouse stalemate halts progress, runs up bill


Dallas MN: Tim Pawlenty says 'America is in trouble' at Dallas County GOP dinner


WQAD: Iowa Gov. GOP Candidates Visit Scott County


CQ Politics: Local Democrats Back Critz for Murtha Special
Hill: 12th District Dems recommend Critz to run for Murtha's seat


Columbus Dispatch: 20 government entities on Ohio fiscal watch list


Detroit FP: Michigan congressmen are ready for more


Rasmussen: Nebraska Governor: Heineman Strong In Reelection Bid


St. Louis PD: Robin Carnahan strategy: Focus on Blunts Washington ties
Missourinet: McCaskill urges Democrats to stay with us on health care
Pulaski County DN: Skelton files Friday for re-election; faces serious Republican challenge
Joplin Globe: Speaker: No support for raising taxes


Commercial Appeal: RNC chairman Steele addresses local Lincoln Day gathering


ENC: Burr stops by to warn about reconciliation'


State: For 2 leaders, state is a player in fight for jobs


AP/O'Dell: Va. colleges can't ban gay discrimination


Paul Mulshine: Is Gov. Chris Christie pulling a rebate-and-switch?
Star-Ledger: Sick days have become golden parachutes for N.J. public workers


Boston Globe: Charles Baker: A candidate in search of the common touch


American Spectator: Bad News for Harry Reid


ORLive: Former Blazer Chris Dudley seeks to outpoint rivals at state GOP conference


March 6, 2010


WSJ: Obama Leans Toward Switch to Military Trials on 9/11
NYDN: Obama, AG Eric Holder face political embarrassment in 9/11 terror trial shuffle
Wash Times: Rights groups slam rumors of Obama flip on KSM trial
NYT: White House Postpones Picking Site of 9/11 Trial
NY Post: KSM is trade bait: GOP: Give us a military trial ... and we'll shut down Gitmo!
Chicago Tribune: White House considers dropping New York terror trials
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Flip-Flops on KSM Trial?
Ron Rotunda: The Efforts to Disbar Bush Lawyers
NYT: Liz Cheneys Al Qaeda Seven
WSJ: Scales of Justice: In Zurich, Even Fish Have a Lawyer

Politico: President Obama, Robert Gates not always eye-to-eye on new nukes

NYT: Obama Urges Action on Health Care
NYT: Nothing Like Reconciliation to Foster Divisions
NYT: Editorial: Refereeing the Health Care Debate
WSJ: Advice to House: Don't Take Any Obama Wooden Nickels
Kent Conrad: Reconciliation is not an option for health-care reform
Wash Times: Rep. Gingrey: Health care reform has to pass by Easter
Pol Daily: Obama's New Health Pitch: Families, Businesses Would Get Benefits This Year
Politics Daily: 36 States Aim to Preempt Federal Health Care Plan
Hill: McCain calls for new Gang of 14 to stop Obama's push on healthcare reform bill
Politico: Griffith to give GOP address
Hill: Dem-turned-GOP cites healthcare debate as reason for switch in party's address
Hill: Obama to Dems: Health bill results will be seen by midterm elections
Rush Limbaugh: There Won't Be Reconciliation or Easy Path to Repealing Obamacare
Michael Reagan: Reconciliation -- Playing Parliamentary Games with America's Future
David Limbaugh: Obama vs. Insurers and the People
American Thinker: The Health Care Bill's Prospects

NYT: Autonomy of Consumer Watchdog Is in Dispute
NYT: Consumer Groups Urge Regulation of Nonbank Financial Institutions

WaPo: National debt to be higher than White House forecast, CBO says
WSJ: CBO Says White House Underestimates Deficits (via Google News)

WSJ: Energy Secretary Opposes Suspending Stimulus Grants (via Google News)
WSJ: Snow Jobs: Are blizzards the only obstacle to a rebound? (via Google News)
Wash Times: Climate scientists to fight back at skeptics
WSJ: No State Left Behind? (via Google News)
NYT: Editorial: So Much for Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Rush Limbaugh: Great! "Only" 36,000 Jobs Lost
Rush Limbaugh: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel Declares Fat People Bad for the Economy
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Manages America's Decline
James Taranto: Mirror, Mirror

WaPo: In e-mails, lobbyists perceive ties between campaign cash, earmarks
WSJ: Earmarks Forever: House ignores Nancy Pelosi's board of outside ethics watchdogs

Lamar Alexander: Why make government the prime source for student loans?

WaPo: Rep. Barney Frank warns of Fannie, Freddie risks

WaPo: 'Snapshot of America': These are Census Bureau ads? Go figure
Juan Williams: Marketing the 2010 census with a conservative-friendly face

WaPo: RNC's finance director behind controversial fundraising pitch
Wash Times: GOP fundraising invite may violate rules
Politico: Republican National Committee official behind 'fear' pitch under fire for fees

George Will: How the Constitution, filtered by the high court, affects guns

Dana Milbank: Karl Rove sets the record straight -- sort of

Wash Times: Curse of marrying a Clinton

Politico: Former Shays Aide to plead guilty for embezzlement


NYT: Dysfunction Displaces Work in a Distracted Albany
USA Today: Poll: Paterson's public support erodes
NYDN: Ravitch calls meeting with Andrew Cuomo to discuss plan if Gov. Paterson resigns
NYT: Paterson Insists Hell Clear His Name
NY Post: Gov predicts he'll be 'vindicated'
NY Post: Silver: Answer all the allegations now!
NYDN: Paterson's photo op at JFK restaurant opening can't mask his crumbling reputation
NYDN: Paterson's core shrinking after 3 top aides bolt just weeks before budget deadline
WSJ: New York Politicians Extend Era of Malfeasance With a Fresh Wave of Scandals
Chris Buckley: What Were They Thinking?
Denise O'Donnell: Ex-commish tells of outrage over Paterson abuse-case
Albany TU: Paterson finds balm in Harlem
Albany TU: Common Cause comes to reluctant conclusion gov should go

NYT: Congressman Massa, Accused of Harassment, Resigns
WSJ: Massa to Quit House Seat Amid Probe (via Google News)
WaPo: Massa resigns; Democrats' ethical lapses could threaten hold on power
AP/Kellman: Massa resigns amid conduct complaint: Concedes guilt
Albany TU: Citing ethics investigation, Massa will resign Monday
Rochester D&C: Rep. Eric Massa to resign his office Monday
Buffalo News: Reed gains Paxon support for Massa seat

Pajamas: Cuomo is the father of the subprime crisis

NYT: Senecas See Comeback Over Sale of Cigarettes

NYT: Editorial: Justice for Judges


SacBee: GOP Senate hopefuls fight over taxes, Middle East, at first debate
LA Times: Three Republicans fight for the GOP nomination to challenge Boxer
CQ Politics: California Senate: Republicans Fire Away in Radio Debate
WSJ: The Golden State's Me Generation (via Google News)
SacBee: Sen. Roy Ashburn in firestorm over DUI arrest, sexual orientation
SacBee: Ad Watch: Poizner defends record in new California governor's race ad
SacBee: Meg Whitman leading the CEO race


DalMN: US Atty's Dallas office says it's not investigating Judge Jim Foster's vote fraud claims
CQ Politics: Hurd Touts Endorsements In Texas Runoff


Buzz: Brevard GOP chair steps down to endorse Rubio, McCollum
Buzz: Fla GOP launches its first TV spot of election year
St. Pete Times: Crist sang praises of Democrat
Miami Herald: Politics may derail inspector general proposal


Politico: Rep. Paul Broun not sure if Obama is citizen
AJC: The Democratic laissez-faire approach to health care


WSJ: Birmingham Ex-Mayor Gets 15 Years in Prison
NYT: Ex-Mayor Gets 15 Years in Bribery, and City Pays Price


NYT: In Illinois, Race Is Set for Governor
Chicago Tribune: Bill Brady finds himself standing in a harsher light


CQ Politics: Indiana: Rep. Burton's Poll Gives Him Big Lead


Star Tribune: State Capitol deal reached to continue health care for poor


Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa. candidates agree pension system needs fix
Lancaster: Rendell says expanded sales tax is key to plugging Pa. deficit


Springfield News-Sun: Palin urges Ohio crowd to act on abortion issues


Politics Daily: The Brothers Levin: Liberal without Apology
Detroit News: Kilpatrick loses bid to halt case


CQ Politics: Kansas: Kelsey Suspends Campaign


American Thinker: (Honorary) Dr. Al Gore


CQ Politics: Kentucky Senate Candidates Ratchet Up TV Spending


State: Drake quits race for governor


WaPo: Virginia attorney general to colleges: End gay protections


Rush Limbaugh: Chris Christie: Amazingly Great


Boston Globe: Delahunt out, field opens
NYT: Massachusetts Democrat Delahunt Wont Seek 8th House Term
Politico: Malone plans to launch campaign
CQ Politics: Movement Begins In Race to Succeed Delahunt

CQ Politics: Brown Looks Ahead to 2012


Boston Globe: McCain taps into Browns star power


Rasmussen: Nevada Senate: Two GOP Hopefuls Take Longer Lead on Reid


Rasmussen: Colorado Senate: GOPs Norton 44%, Romanoff 42%


CQ Politics: Overlooked: Once-Touted Leiken Drops Bid in Oregon


March 5, 2010


WaPo: Obama advisers set to recommend military tribunals for alleged 9/11 plotters
Politico: Return to military tribunals?

NYT: Obama Takes Health Care Deadline to Democrats
Hill: White House: March 18 goal for House vote on Senate healthcare bill
WSJ: White House Confronts Insurers on Premiums
WaPo: Democratic leaders working to win over abortion opponents for health-care reform
WaPo: Obama intensifies health-care efforts
Wash Times: Obama lobbies wavering Democrats on health care
Politico: Ten people who could decide health care reform
Peggy Noonan: ObamaCare: What a Disaster Looks Like (via Google News)
Charles Krauthammer: Onward with Obamacare, regardless
Charmaine Yost: Abortion and the Health Bill
Politico: Hoyer: Separate abortion bill possible
Politico: Bishops offer help with Senate
Wes Pruden: No flip-floppery, just flim-flammery
Orszag & DeParle: Health reform that won't break the bank
James Taranto: Obama's Vietnam: "This is the last helicopter out of Saigon"
Rush Limbaugh: Does Pelosi Have the Votes to Pass Obama's Big Health Care Lie?
Rush Limbaugh: Messiah Complex? Obama Wants His Bill to be Resurrected on Easter
Rush Limbaugh: SEIU Wants to Unionize Doctors
Rush Limbaugh: Paul Ryan Stands Up for Freedom

WSJ: House Passes $15 Billion Jobs Bill
NYT: House Adopts $15 Billion Plan to Spur Job Creation
Hill: House approves $15 billion job-creation package, 217-201
AP/Taylor: Newly-passed House measure rewards hiring jobless

Kim Strassel: Carbon Caps Through the Backdoor (via Google News)
Hill: Lieberman: Arctic drilling a 'deal breaker'
WaPo: Editorial: Raising the gas tax might be the only way to wean Americans off oil
Wash Times: Climate scientists plot to fight back at skeptics
WSJ: Democrats Revolt Over Energy (via Google News)

WSJ: The Lost Wages of Youth: Raising the minimum wage has put teens out of work

WSJ: Levin Takes Helm at Ways and Means
NYT: Michigan Lawmaker, Sander Levin, Steps Up at Ways and Means
WSJ: Disorder in the House
Politico: John Boehner pulls some punches
WaPo: Levin urges Pentagon to rethink plans for $1 billion in new Blackwater contracts

Michael Gerson: For pursuit of education reform, give Obama credit

WSJ: Senators Push for a Bonus Tax (via Google News)

NYT: Heads of 12 Fed Districts Press to Keep Central Bank, and Their Role, in Place
NYT: Panelists Questions Citigroups Government Guarantee

Politico: Financial reform still on the table
Maurice Greenberg: Six Steps Toward Financial Reform (via Google News)

NYT: Bush Official Defends Lawyers Under Attack for Detainee Work
Walter Dellinger: A shameful attack on the U.S. legal system
Politico: McCain, Lieberman team on detainees

NYT: Judiciary Panel Clears Justice Nominee Again
Politico: Anti-torture Department of Justice nominee, Dawn Johnsen, advances

NYT: Earmarks Abuse Feared After Ethics Panel Ruling

American Spectator: Amending the Spending

Sen Jim Bunning: Why I took a stand
Pat Buchanan: Pitching For America
Paul Krugman: Senator Bunnings Universe

NYT: NASA Chief Denies Talk of Averting Obama Plan

WaPo: Obama risks alienating Latinos with lack of immigration reform
LA Times: Obama looking to give new life to immigration reform

NYT: Safety Is Issue as Budget Cuts Free Prisoners

Merrill McPeak: Dont Ask, Dont Tell, Dont Change

Wash Times: Senators ask FDA to lift gay blood donor ban
AP: Senators Seek Repeal on Blood-Donation Ban for Gay Men

Ahmad Chalabi: America and the Future of Iraq (via Google News)

David Brooks: The Wal-Mart Hippies

Politico: Rove suspected Gore aide of DUI leak

Politico: 'Vision' leads to Sarah Palin, Laura Bush
Politico: Sarah Palin show not 'The Osbournes go North'

WaPo: Republicans try to control damage from fundraising document
AP/Kuhnhenn: GOP disavows fear-baiting fundraiser
Politico: GOP keeps distance from RNC pitch
Politico: Money worries curb GOP optimism

Politico: State polls show gathering storm

CQ Politics: FEC Queried About Redistricting and Soft Money

Rush Limbaugh: RINOs and the Christian Right


WSJ: Paterson To Gather His Staff; Aide Quits
NYT: Pressure Mounting, Paterson Loses Aide and Consults Lawyer
NY Post: Gov's media guru quits as more officials say Paterson should resign
NYT: Rash of Scandals Tests Democrats at Sensitive Time
NYT: Who Can Clean Up Albany? Koch and Company Will Try
NYT: Governor Gets Help From Lawyer of Spitzers
NYT: Division Over Paterson, Even Among Backers
Albany TU: Crisis sours image maker
Albany TU: McCall: It may not be possible for Paterson
NY Post: Sharpton, other black leaders want Paterson to stay in office
NYDN: Paterson aide quits hours before Harlem bigs convene to offer guv their support
NYDN: Led by Carl McCall, David Dinkins & Rev. Al Sharpton, Harlem calls Paterson home
NYDN: Paterson aide David Johnson publicly insists he did not brutally beat Sherr-una Booker
NYDN: Sherr-una booker, woman at center of guv probe, tormented after incident
American Thinker: Influence, Corruption, and Misconduct: Albany's Lesson for America

Buffalo News: Massa accused of making sexual advances to male staffer
AP/Miga: Retiring House Democrat Eric Massa facing ethics complaint by male staffer
Politico: Eric Massa rumors preceded probe
Hill: Ethics confirms probe of Rep. Eric Massa
Hill: Massa stops voting; spokesman on hiatus
CQ Politics: GOP Eyes Another Pickup in New York 29

Albany TU: State worker buyouts: 1,008 off the payroll

Human Events: The Case for Larry Kudlow

CQ Politics: New York: Local Republicans Back Buerkle to Take on Maffei

NYDN: Supporters urge Rangel to keep Congress seat, but others cast doubts on fall run

CQ Politics: Ford Discussed Switching Parties with Rove

Albany TU: Senate will hold hearings on parole policies

NY Post: Eliot Spitzer: Why I liked ho's
NYDN: 'Journal of the Plague Year' written by Eliot Spitzer confidant reveals he was suicidal


CQ Politics: Campbell, Whitman Leading GOP Races in California
SacBee: Steve Poizner says he's rethought support for Proposition 39
SacBee: Bass promotes 20 staffers, boosts their pay on her final day as Assembly speaker
McClatchy: California's GOP Senate race heating up over unlikely issue: Israel


Rasmussen: Texas Governor: Perry 49%, White 43%
Dallas MN: Primaries are over for Perry, White: Let the barbs begin
Dallas MN: Perry urges Hutchison to finish Senate term
Star-Telegram: Don't write U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison's political obit yet

CQ Politics: Flores Gets Anti-Abortion Backing In Texas


Fox: Crist, Rubio Trade Jabs in Contentious Florida Senate Race
SPT: Alex Sink points to her rival for governor, Bill McCollum, over Medicaid fraud problems
Buzz: Marco Rubio denies $130 hair cut


AJC: Citing health care, Deal delays departure from Congress
WaPo: Nathan Deal postponing resignation to vote against health-care reform
NYT: House Republican, Nathan Deal, Postpones Resignation to Vote Against Health Care Bill


Rush Limbaugh: Rumors Swirl in Chicago Politics
Chicago Tribune: Brady swings and misses at Quinn
Chicago Sun-Times: House GOP chief douses tax increase
Chicago Sun-Times: Sex harassment cover-up for Fire Commissioner John Brooks ?


Indianapolis Star: State's high court hears new challenge to voter ID law
Indianapolis Star: Lawmakers pass gun-at-work bill


KARE: Nuclear revival stalls in Minn. Senate committee


CQ Politics: Burns Starts Radio Ads In Pennsylvania Special


Columbus Dispatch: Dann, wife may be next up in probe


Detroit FP: Reports: Kildee to drop out of governor's race


AP/Lieb: New 'fair tax' plan debuts in Missouri Senate
KC Star: Ethics reform advances in Missouri


CTFP: Democrat criticizes Haslam over trust


CQ Politics: Arkansas: Lincoln Releases First Ad


Rasmussen: Kentucky Senate: GOPs Paul, Grayson Hold Double-Digit Leads


News & Observer: GOP takes it to Hackney
Charlotte Observer: Burr's vote on jobless draws fire


WSJ: South Carolina Race Tests GOP Message


Hill: Blue Dog Rep. Melancon steps down from his spot on Budget Committee


WaPo: Virginia Senate panel kills proposal targeting gun restriction


Star-Ledger: Christie may seek to scale back or eliminate property-tax rebates


Boston Globe: Delahunt will not seek reelection
NYT: Delahunt to Leave Congress


Rasmussen: Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal Still Far Ahead of Top Republicans


Boston Globe: Brown answers McCains call for help
NYT: Closing of Rest Stops Stirs Anger in Arizona


CQ Politics: Ralston Sits Down With Reid's 'Tea Party' Opponent


NYT: Wyoming: Governor Wont Run Again
Politico: Wyoming race Is wide open
CQ Politics: Freudenthal Move Ensures GOP Pickup In Wyoming
Casper ST: Wyoming Democrats mull gubernatorial runs


NYT: Report Finds 36 Died Under Assisted Suicide Law


Human Events: Senator Akaka's Native Hawaiian Bill Going Nowhere


March 4, 2010


Rep. Paul Ryan: Dissecting the Real Cost of ObamaCare (via Google News)
WSJ: Paul Ryan v. Obama: Republican dissects ObamaCare's real costs. Dems stay mute
Weekly Standard: Obama Now Selling Judgeships for Health Care Votes?
WaPo: Obama calls for reconciliation to prevent filibuster on health-care reform
Wash Times: Obama throws down gauntlet on health care
WSJ: President Launches Last Push on Health-Care Overhaul
NYT: In Final Push, Obama Urges Up or Down Vote on Health
Slate: Reconciliation Math: The problem is in the House, not the Senate
Wash Times: Health care bill rekindles abortion battle
Paul Starr: A Health Insurance Mandate With a Choice
NYT: Editorial: The Democrats Choice
EJ Dionne: The Republicans' big lie about reconciliation
Politics Daily: Stunning Arrogance or the Edmund Burke Theory of Leadership?
Politico: Republicans cast doubts on Senate parliamentarian
Politico: W.H. warns Dems: Don't flip-flop
Hill: Stupak: 12 previous health bill supporters could flip over abortion
Hill: Obama: 'Congress owes the American people a final vote on healthcare'
Human Events: Healthcare Heat on the Blue Dogs
Ted Nugent: Healthcare Fight Is Right Now
Rush Limbaugh: What Qualifies This Man to Run the American Health Care System?
Rush Limbaugh: Flashback: Barack Obama Said Democrats Shouldn't Pass
American Spectator: Obama Goes Nuclear
NY Post: Dems at risk of decades in desert

NYT: White House Offers Bill to Restrict Big Banks Actions
Hill: Administration outlines Volcker rule for banks
NYT: Unions Plan Protests Against Big Banks
Wash Times: Treasury fails on transparency rules
NYT: What States and Cities Are Doing to Help Small Businesses
Wash Times: Ron Kirk gets pressure on trade deals: Says labor has voice, not veto
Anthony Randazzo: Time to kick Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of the housing market

Karl Rove: GOP Targets State Legislatures: Control of redistricting can control Congress

Ann Coulter: Subprime mortgage crisis hits whorehouses

Dan Henninger: Bring Back the Robber Barons

WSJ: Rangel Drops Reins of Vital House Committee
WSJ: Eventual Return to Powerful Post Is Unlikely
Wash Times: Rangel yields Ways and Means gavel
WaPo: Rep. Charles Rangel, Democrat of New York, leaves Ways and Means chairmanship
NYT: Rangel Steps Aside From Post During Ethics Inquiry
NYT: Rangels Leave May Not Be Temporary
Hill: Republicans not satisfied with Rangel's 'leave of absence'
NYT: Editorial: Ex-Chairman Rangel, Pushed From Below
NYDN: Just like ex-President Richard Nixon, Rep. Charles Rangel did himself in
James Taranto: Sorry, Charlie: Rep. Rangel and the politics of race
WSJ: Washington Ways and Means: Rangel, Jim Bunning and your money (via Google News)
CQ Politics: Rangel Decision Has An Electoral Context
Hill: K St.: Pelosi really holds power reins at Ways and Means panel
Hill: Pelosi picks fellow Californian to take gavel after Rangel bows out
Hill: With Stark appointment, Californians now control six House committees
Rush Limbaugh: Short Message from Fortney Stark

NYT: Congressional Pay Cut Gains Support

WSJ: Lawmakers Call for Suspension of Wind-Energy Grant Program
Wash Times: Both sides seek to rewrite stimulus law: Wind-energy grants targeted
WaPo: Four Democratic senators aim to halt stimulus wind project
Politico: Democrats take agency to task on clean-energy plan
Hill: EPA head blasts effort to block regs
WaPo: Should the World Bank fund coal plants?
Wash Times: Editorial: Global warming winners: There are big profits in climate hysteria
Rush Limbaugh: Will America Stand for $7 a Gallon?
American Spectator: Global Warming Flaks Reduced to a Strategy of Denial
American Thinker: The pathetic god of Environmentalism

Fox: Unknown DOJ Lawyers Identified
WaPo: Conservatives raise ruckus over Justice appointees' prior work with detainees
Human Events: Holders Justice Department Full of Terrorist Defenders
Jake Tapper: Justice Department on So-called Al Qaeda Seven

NYT: Senator Lindsey Graham Proposes Deal on Handling of Detainees
NYT: Justices Weigh Claims Over Torture in Somalia
NYT: Joint Chiefs Chairman Readjusts Principles on Use of Force
Human Events: Kelly Ayotte: Holder Absolutely Wrong on KSM Trial in NYC

Politico: Corker: 'Real close' on Wall St. regs
Hill: Frank: Treasury Dept. could house consumer protection office

Politico: John Boehner skeptical of deficit commission
Rep. Steve King: How to Save $11.4 Billion This Year

Hill: House could vote Thursday on jobs bill
Politico: House approaching jobs bill consensus

Hill: Sen. Bunning: Blame Sen. Reid for lapse in unemployment benefits
Rush Limbaugh: Jim Bunning Has Shown the Way: Shut the Place Down, Republicans
American Spectator: The bench-clearing brawl against Jim Bunning
American Thinker: Jim Bunning: None In, None Left On

Hill: Salazar: No secret agenda at Interior Department on land protection

NYT: Lawsuits Renew Questions on Immigrant Detention
Rasmussen: 67% Say Illegal Immigrants Are Major Strain on U.S. Budget

NYT: Repeal of Dont Ask, Dont Tell Policy Filed in Senate
Politico: Joe Lieberman bill would end Don't Ask
Hill: Bill repealing Dont ask, dont tell launched

WSJ: NASA Chief Bolden Seeks 'Plan B' for the Space Agency

NYT: House Votes to Protect Pupils Against Abusive Discipline
AP: House Bill Limits Restraint of Unruly Schoolchildren

NYT: Rove on Iraq: Without W.M.D. Threat, Bush Wouldnt Have Gone to War
WaPo: Karl Rove's memoir takes to the defense of the Bush legacy
NYT: Ultimate Bush Insider, Karl Rove, Lifts Veil on Presidency

Politico: Palin writing second book
EW: Sarah Palin shopping Alaska TV docudrama with Mark Burnett

WaPo: Republican fundraising document portrays Democrats as evil
Politico: RNC document mocks donors, plays on 'fear'

Fox: Wake Up, Media, Pelosi's Lying About Tea Parties

WaPo: Obama tries to remain calm during political storm
David Broder: The fable of Emanuel the Great
Rasmussen: 25% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction, Lowest Since Obama Took Office

Wash Times: Congressman: Put Reagan on $50 bill


NYT: Upstate Democrat, Rep. Eric Massa, Retiring Amid Allegations of Misconduct
NY Post: Rep. Massa to retire amid allegations he sexual harassed male staffer
WSJ: Congressman Opts Out of Race Amid Inquiry
WaPo: Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) won't run for reelection
Politics Daily: Eric Massa, Freshman Dem, Shocks House With Surpise Retirement
Hill: Leaders had been alerted of complaint by staffer against Massa
Politico: Hoyer knew of Massa allegations
Politico: Kuhl eyes Massa's seat
CQ Politics: Massa Discusses Cancer, Bridles at 'Unsubstantiated' Report
Buffalo News: Massa says he is not running for re-election

NYT: Patersons Ethics Breach Is Turned Over to Prosecutors
NY Post: Gov lied about $6,000 Yankee World Series tix in latest scandal
DN: Gov. Paterson lied about freebie Yankees tix & came up with backdated check
WSJ: Paterson Faulted For Ethics Slip
Politico: Another front on Paterson
NYT: Editorial: Political Policing
NYT: New Yorks Choking Loophole
Rasmussen: 28% in New York Say Governor Should Resign, 53% Disagree
Albany TU: How much is too much for wounded Paterson?
Albany TU: Will scandal hit new top state cop?
NY Post: Gov aide in domestic abuse scandal appears at Bronx family court
NY Post: Gov. Paterson won't last beyond next 'several days': source
NYDN: Gov. Pinocchio, um Paterson, solemnly swore to tell the truth, but has not
NYDN: Source: Democratic Party Chairman Jay Jacobs wanted Gov. Paterson to quit

Rasmussen: New York Senate: Gillibrand 44%, Pataki 42%
NY Post: Bloomberg: Ford or Zuckerman could've beaten Gilly

Politico: Hot-and-sour summit for Chuck and Zuck

NYT: Many Potential Successors if Rangel Retires
NYDN: Harlem pols float names as potential successors to Rangel
NYDN: Rangel is sad, lost and alone in his own thoughts

NYT: Book on Spitzers Downfall Sets Off Angry Replies


NYT: Californians Compete for a Shot at Redistricting
SacBee: Jerry Brown says he'll consider California pension reform
SF Chronicle: Jerry Brown stresses experience, bipartisanship
SacBee: Speaker ready to fast-track budget-vote ballot initiative
SacBee: Speaker Perez puts rubber duckies in play in California Assembly
LA Times: Texas-based refiners pledge to fund fight against California's global warming law
NYT: L.A. Consequential


WSJ: Anger at D.C. Shapes Races
Wash Times: Perry's TX win buoys tea-party faithful
WSJ: A Tale of Two Governors: What the fates of Crist and Perry say about the public mood
NYT: Gambit in Texans Battle to Unseat the Governor
Politico: Rick Perry wins big; 2012 run?
Rush Limbaugh: Rick Perry's Win Was Anti-RINO
American Spectator: Perry, Texas: There was no plausible reason for Kay Hutchison to run

Politico: GOP colleagues want Kay Bailey Hutchison to stay in Senate
CQ Politics: Perry's Backers Like Hutchison -- In The Senate
Salon: Kay Bailey Hutchison: The GOP's Martha Coakley


Rasmussen: Oklahoma Governor: GOPs Fallin Is Early Front-Runner


CQ Politics: Crist Addresses the Elephant in the Room
Miami Herald: Florida House committee reviews ethics bill quickly passed by Senate


AJC: Riding with Obama: A Georgia congressman risks it


Chicago Tribune: Alexi Giannoulias seeks to explain family banks troubles
Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias fails to end bank controversy

Chicago Tribune: Legislative gamesmanship on state budget

Mayor Richard Daley: Carpe Die 'Em: Another invasive species threatens the Great Lakes

AP: Ill. Dems Seek Post-Scandal Lt. Gov. Applications


Star Tribune: DFL, Pawlenty jockey over bonding bill
Star Tribune: Effort to tighten Minnesota's gun law getting folks riled up


CQ Politics: Kanjorski Primary Challenger Gets Some Union Backing


Cleveland PD: Rep. John Boccieri is target of GOP robo-calls on health care
Cleveland PD: Rep. Zack Space returned Rangel donations last weekend


Detroit News: Cox camp: Take campaign complaints to secretary of state
Detroit News: Granholm won't be short of job options
Detroit News: State runs out of cash to clean up toxic sites
Detroit News: Senate votes not to rescind 3% pay raise for unionized state workers
Detroit FP: Kilpatrick case turning biblical


Rasmussen: Kansas Senate: Both GOP Hopefuls Have It For Now


Politico: Left rallies against Blanche Lincoln


CQ Politics: Conway Launches First Ad


NYT: Gay Marriage Is Legal in U.S. Capital
Wash Times: Lawmakers blamed for gay marriage law


Politico: Heitkamp passes on Senate campaign
CQ Politics: Pomeroy Walks a 2010 Tightrope


Politico: McCain calls in favors
CQ Politics: Arizona 8 GOP Candidate Hanging Tough


CQ Politics: Club Drops Anti-Bennett Ad


March 3, 2010


NYT: Obama Offers to Use Some G.O.P. Health Proposals
WSJ: Democrats Chase Health Votes
WaPo: As Democrats seek to push through health bill, Obama reaches out to Republicans
Wash Times: Obama considers GOP health bill input: Outreach fails to sway Republicans
NYT: A Plan to Talk About Jobs, Elbowed Aside by Health Care
Politico: Obama looking for up-or-down vote
Politics Daily: Democrats Ready Reconciliation Plans for Health Care
NY Post: Ramb-O health pledge: Vows to push bill through
WSJ: Reconciliation Is an Abuse of Power
Newt Gingrich: What Is "Reconciliation" And Why Is It A Threat?
Hill: Nelson defends Senate health bill, signals strong backing for reform
Hill: Bayh: Dems counting on health bill's popularity rebounding by elections
WaPo: Editorial: 'Blue Dog' Democrats need to act now on health care
Holman Jenkins: The President vs. Health-Care Reform (full article via Google News)
Mark Klein: Obama's Special Health Treatment (full article via Google News)
Kathleen Parker: The health reform debate is political theater worth watching
Rush Limbaugh: Stay Away from Obamacare, GOP

NYT: Senator Relents, and Jobless Bill Passes
WSJ: Deal Reached to End Senator's Holdout
Wash Times: Bunning relents, jobless bill passes
WaPo: Days later, as a deal emerges, Bunning backs down
Wash Times: Lawmakers cry 'jobs' to push through bills
WSJ: Jim Bunning's Finest Hour (full article via Google News)
Reps. Hensarling & Pence: Time for a Spending Cap With Teeth (via Google News)
Hill: Blue Dogs offer balanced budget amendment to deal with debt
Hill: Rep. Peters might have broken rules
Rush Limbaugh: Jim Bunning Drives the Left Nuts

Sen Jim DeMint: White House land grab: Proposal would favor animals over Americans

Politico: House GOP targets EPA rules
Bloomberg: EPA Chief to Testify on Hill as Dissent Over Carbon Rules Grows
NYT: Scientists Taking Steps to Defend Work on Climate
Hill: Landrieu praises new climate plan
Human Events: Inhofe Blasts Gore Over Climategate
Rush Limbaugh: Four Corners of Deceit Photo: Polar Bears Stuck on an "Iceberg"

NYT: Gridlock May Be Ending on Consumer Protection
WSJ: Hoyer Open to Senate Plan on Consumer Agency
WaPo: Senators propose consumer-protection regulator within Fed
Politico: Barney Frank: Chris Dodd deal like 'a bad joke'
Hill: Liberals wary of Federal Reserve role in consumer protection office
AP/Kuhnhenn: Dodd, Corker regulatory offer gets cool reception

WaPo: Obama says home-retrofitting plan would save energy, create jobs

NYT: Interference Seen in Blackwater Inquiry

John Yoo: Closing Arguments: Finally, an end to Justice Dept. investigation
LA Times: Uncertainty raised over Justice Department's handling of detainees
Politico: Cheney group provokes backlash

Wash Times: Supreme Court appears set to widen gun rights
Chicago Tribune: Supreme Court Appears Ready To Overturn Chicago Gun Ban
NYT: Supreme Court Still Divided on Guns
WaPo: Supreme Court does more wrangling with gun laws
Randy Barnett: The Second Amendment and the States (full article via Google News)
Dana Milbank: Justices arm themselves with activism in Chicago gun ban case

NYT: Justices Reinstate Settlement With Writers

NYT: 3 U.S. Judges Testify in a Death Threat Case

WSJ: AFL-CIO Plans to Spend Record Sum During Election
NYT: Unions Still With Obama, but Worried

Politico: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' guidelines released

Wash Times: VA staffers face discipline over travel, porn
Wash Times: Editorial: Party time at Veterans Affairs

NYT: Postal Service Revives Cutback Plans

NYT: U.S. Plans New Measure for Poverty
WaPo: New formula to give fresh look at U.S. poverty

Fox: GOP Lawmaker Pushes to Put Reagans Face on $50 Bill

NBC NY: Rangel Giving Up the Gavel, Could step down as early as tonight: Sources
NY Post: Radioactive Rangel on the brink of exit
NYDN: Rangel has testy meeting with Pelosi, is told he has to quit chairmanship
WaPo: Rep. Charles Rangel refuses to give up his post as Ways and Means chairman
Politics Daily: Charlie Rangel to Take 'Leave of Absence' from Ways and Means Committee
Hill: Speaker Pelosi on Rangel: 'I guess he is still chair of Ways and Means'
Hill: Davis calls on Rangel to give up tax chairmanship after ethics finding
WSJ: Rangel Loses Support in House
Columbus Dispatch: 3 House Democrats from Ohio not backing Rangel
NYT: Under Fire, Rangel Appears to Be Losing Grip of Committee
Ruth Marcus: Where's the enforcement of House ethics rules?
Politico: Charlie Rangel on the brink

LA Times: It's Jay Leno's new 'Tonight Show' starring Sarah Palin
Guardian UK: Sarah Palin turns comedian on Jay Leno's Tonight show
NYT: With Leno, Palin Pushes Back Against Family Guy
Politics Daily: And heeeeeeeere's Sarah!
NYDN: Palin jokes with Jay Leno on 'Tonight Show': I am going to play Tina Fey in Vegas!

Wash Times: Romney: Obama's first year gets an 'F'
Politico: Romney floats McDonnell
Politico: Mitt Romney: President Obama fuels anti-Americanism

Wash Times: 'Tea party' leaders use survey to strike back at critics

Dick Morris: Doom of the Dems in 2010

AP: Rove admits to error on Iraq as Bush strategist


NYT: Investigators Are Told of Paterson Bid to Quiet Accuser
WSJ: Democrats Press New York's Paterson to Quit
Albany TU: Capitol pressure rises: Cabinet huddles today as top trooper quits
NY Post: Top cop forced out in scandal
AP: NY Gov. Paterson Mum as Scandal Claims Top Cop
Politico: N.Y. State Police Chief retires
NYDN: Gov. Paterson's press secretary Marissa Shorenstein was pawn in scandal, friends say
NYDN: Let's pay attention to the real victim in Gov. Paterson scandal
NYDN: Albany at a standstill as pols wait and watch as Gov. Paterson scandal unfolds
NY Post: Paterson pleads for more time
NY Post: Experts: Gov raps are looming
NYDN: Gillibrand wants Gov. Paterson's resignation - if the allegations prove to be true
NYT: Editorial: Gov. Patersons Oath

Rasmussen: New York Governor: Cuomo 55%, Lazio 30%

CQ Politics: Only Pataki Can Beat Gillibrand

NYT: Zuckerman Decides Not to Run Against Gillibrand for Senate
NYDN: Mortimer Zuckerman announces he will not run for the Senate

NYT: Possibility of Senate Run, Nurtured and Abandoned by Harold Ford
Politico: Is there a road ahead for Harold Ford?
Rush Limbaugh: Which Party Has the Big Tent?

Roger Stone: Why Kudlow Must Run
Politico: Schumer would lead Kudlow by 35

James Taranto: Why I'm Not Running for the Senate

WSJ: Bloomberg Aide's Exit Fuels Talk of Presidential Run
NYT: Top Political Adviser Leaving Bloomberg the Mayor for Bloomberg the Firm


SacBee: With Jerry Brown's move, the governor's race is on
WSJ: Jerry Brown to Run for California Governor
NYT: Its Official but No Surprise: Jerry Brown Announces Another Run
Wash Times: Jerry Brown running for Calif. governor: Democrat served 1975 to 1983
Politics Daily: Jerry Brown Seeking Third Term as California Governor, 27 Years Later
Dan Walters: Brown's back with his baggage

SacBee: Slate's Mickey Kaus challenges Barbara Boxer in Dem primary

SacBee: Appeals court finds governor's line-item vetoes constitutional


WSJ: Perry Rolls to Victory in Texas Primary
WaPo: Texas Gov. Perry beats Hutchison in GOP gubernatorial primary
NYT: Yes for Texas Governor Is No to Washington
AP/Root: Perry tops Hutchison in Texas primary
Politico: Perry trounces Hutchison in Texas primary
CQ Politics: Texas: Perry Wins GOP Nod as Hutchison Concedes
Dallas MN: Bill White, Rick Perry win Texas governor nominations
Dallas MN: For Hutchison, an 'abrupt end to dream'

CQ Politics: GOP Faces Runoffs In Races Against Edwards, Rodriguez

Dallas MN: Tea Party activists coming up short in Texas Legislature races


Miami Herald: Crist calls for consensus in State of the State speech
SPT: Gov. Crist's State of the State (.pdf)
SPT: Once a model for new breed of Republican, Crist now model for endangered Republican
St. Pete Times: In political trouble, Crist no longer the conciliator
Fox: Despite Denials, Speculation Rampant Over a Crist Independent Run in Florida


AJC: State unemployment at record high in January
AJC: A 7th District update: Shafer, Cox and numbers Reed is no doubt pondering
Politico: President Obama's midday trip to Georgia


Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich's ethics lecture full of laughs -- for audience


Indianapolis Star: Daniels pushes cost-cutting measures


PP: Minnesota's good news on budget deficit is followed by more bad news


Pittsburgh PG: Specter shows lead over Toomey in poll
Fox: Specter Leads Democratic and Republican Challengers in Senate Race, Poll Finds
USA Today: Specter pulls ahead of Toomey in Pa. Senate race


Daily Sentinel: Kasich: I want this state to be great again
Cle: OH Supreme Ct slows investigation of conservative group seeking to block slot machines


Detroit News: Snyder camp claims attack ads violate election laws
Detroit FP: Dems to choose early


St. Louis PD: Spinning todays Texas primary back to Missouri
IBD: Helter-Skelton: Key Lawmaker Reverses On Climate Action


AP/Schelzig: Haslam would keep Pilot Corp. outside blind trust


Rasmussen: Arkansas Senate: Halter and Lincoln Both Trail Top GOP Prospects
Politics Daily: Lincoln Makes Gains in Arkansas Senate Race, But GOP Still Has the Edge
NYT: Labor Jumps Into Arkansas Senate Race
Politico: Halter joins Democratic 'outsiders


CQ Politics: Conway, Mongiardo Try To Soak Up Bunning Publicity


Charlotte Observer: Kissell faces pressure on health care
McClatchy: Citing Lejeune progress, Sen. Burr lifts hold on Navy nominees


AP: Senate confirms Keenan to Appeals Court seat


AP/Deslatte: Jindal develops extensive campaign organization


WaPo: Gov. McDonnell seeks stimulus money, despite earlier criticism
Virginian-Pilot: House budget cuts 19 judgeships
Virginian-Pilot: Dems push Cuccinelli to drop global warming case


WaPo: D.C. Council votes to censure Barry, strip him of chairmanship
NYT: Marion Barry Disciplined by Washington Council
WaPo: Editorial: Standing up to Marion Barry

Politics Daily: Supreme Court Refuses to Overturn Washington D.C.'s Gay Marriage Law


AP: Poll finds N.J. majority backs work of Gov. Chris Christie
S-L: Assembly is unlikely to vote on pension changes before Christie's budget address
S-L: Tea Party group seeking to recall Sen. Menendez appears before N.J. appeals court


NYT: Brown Scores a Trio of Committee Seats


Rasmussen: Chafee Leads In Rhode Island Governor Match-ups


CQ Politics: Lowden Talks Health Care in Third Ad (with video)
Politico: Lowden ad hits Reid directly


CQ Politics: Scott Brown To Guest Star for McCain


March 2, 2010


WSJ: Battle Brews Over Reconciliation to Win Passage of Health Bill
Sen. Orrin Hatch: Reconciliation on health care would be an assault to democratic process
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Debate Reconciliation
Human Events: Democrats, Republicans Begin Scheming Reconciliation Strategy
Hill: White House hints Obama will offer defense of reconciliation strategy
Reuters: Obama said poised to offer more healthcare changes
NYT: Obama to Highlight Cost in New Health Bill Push
Wash Times: Health bill critics target Democrats
Politico: Pelosi's challenge: Hold the line
Cleveland PD: Some House Democrat holdouts ponder switching to 'yes' on health care
Rush Limbaugh: Pelosi Wants to Thin the Herd, Urges Dems to Make Suicide Vote
Hill: Democrats weeks away from last chance to pass healthcare reform
Rasmussen: 44% Favor Health Care Plan, 52% Oppose
Andy McCarthy: Transformation
James Taranto: Transformers: Robots in Disguise
WaPo: Hotheaded Emanuel may be White House voice of reason
Jonah Goldberg: A knife in Obama's back?
Rush Limbaugh: Williams: Emanuel Couldn't Make People Eat Obamacare Dog Food
American Spectator: Real Reconciliation

WSJ: Deal Near on Banking Rules
LA Times: Dodd moves to scale back Consumer Financial Protection Agency plan
Politico: Dodd, Corker near key reform deal
WaPo: Dodd wants Democratic support for consumer-protection regulator at Fed

NYT: Vice Chairman of Fed to Retire, Letting Obama Reshape Board
WaPo: Board openings give Obama a rare chance to remake the Federal Reserve

NYT: Hoyer Urges Bipartisanship on Debt
Hill: Hoyer: Raising taxes a realistic option for cutting $12 trillion debt
Hill: Senior Democrats follow Pelosis lead by warming up to Obama debt commission
Human Events: Trojan Budget Commission

WSJ: One Senator Holds Up Bill, in New Level of Gridlock
Politico: Jim Bunning defends his filibuster
NYT: 2,000 Furloughs Linked to Impasse in Congress
AP: Senate Gridlock Triggers Medicare Payment Cuts
AP/Lowy: Obama blames Bunning for federal furloughs
Politico: Bunning's fiscal hardball jams GOP
Dana Milbank: Wild pitches from Sen. Bunning
Hill: Must-pass bills falter in unpopular Congress as Dems blame GOP

Politico: House Democrats short on votes for jobs bill
National Journal: Jobs Bill, With Earmarks, Rises Again

WaPo: White House extends refinancing program for troubled homeowners

WSJ: White House Faces Tough Fight on Climate Push
Hill: Oil sector encouraged by climate deal
Hill: Senators rebrand, recast climate bill as 'cap and trade' becomes politically toxic
WaPo: Nuclear projects face financial obstacles
AP/Hui: Climate scientists quizzed by British lawmakers
WSJ: More Carbon Dissidents: Democrats vs. the Obama EPA (full article via Google News)
WSJ: Natural Gas Tilts at Windmills in Power Feud (full article via Google News)
Robert Bryce: The Brewing Tempest Over Wind Power (full article via Google News)
Pat Buchanan: Global Warming Is the Hoax of the Century
American Spectator: Climategate: This Time It's NASA
IBD: A Blizzard Of Lies From Al Gore

Victoria Toensing: KSM Deserves Military Justice (full article via Google News)
Wash Times: Editorial: Truthers gone wild: The truth behind 9/11 is simple - jihadists did it

Hill: Frustrations grow over lawmakers failure to tackle repeal of estate tax

WSJ: Guns and the States: The Supreme Court takes up another Second Amendment case
NYT: Editorial: The Second Amendments Reach
Wash Times: Gun rights lawyer gives hope to liberal causes

NYT: Justices Hear Appeal of Ex-Chief of Enron
WSJ: Justices Question Selection of Skilling Jury

WSJ: The FDA Takes on Cheerios (full article via Google News)

WaPo: Same-sex marriage leads Catholic Charities to adjust benefits

Wash Times: Federal dollars for federal roads

NYT: Coffee Party, With a Taste for Civic Participation, Is Added to the Political Menu
CQ Politics: Armey Urges GOP to Cozy Up to Tea Partiers

WSJ: Lawmakers Keep Cash Left Over From Official Trips Overseas

Politico: House GOP aims to remove Charlie Rangel's gavel
Hill: Two more House Dems demand Rangel step down as panel head
Rush Limbaugh: Liberals Dismiss Rangel Scandal
NY Post: Probe's peek at Charlie in paradise
Rich Lowry: Nancy's dirty house

WSJ: Clinton-appointed judge awarded $25,000 in settlement to legal-aid organization that has the judges husband on its board

Hill: Strategists say West Wing exodus unlikely

NYT: No Crime in Acorns Advice to Pimp, D.A. Says
Founding Bloggers: The Best DA Money Can Buy? ACORN DA Lets ACORN Off The Hook
American Spectator: ACORN Housing Boom

Politico: Glenn Beck wont let go of Van Jones

Politics Daily: Arizona, Florida, Utah Finalists for 2012 Republican Convention

Boston Globe: In book, Romney styles himself wonk, not warrior


NYT: Paterson Is Said to Have Ordered Calls in Abuse Case
NY Post: Dave told state workers to call aide's 'beaten' gal pal
NYDN: Paterson told two female aides to contact alleged domestic violence victim
Buffalo News: Governor reportedly had role in aide's case
Albany TU: Insiders say Paterson helped end complaint
AP/Gormley: Report: Paterson directed staff to contact woman
Politico: David Paterson could face charges if allegations true
NYT: Some Black Democrats Suggest Race Is Factor in Pressure on the Governor
NYT: In Patersons Attempt to Reassure the Public, a Flashback to That 70s Show
Politics Daily: Newspapers Aren't Dead, But David Paterson's Career Is
NY Post: Lame duck Paterson missing in quacktion
NYDN: As scandal escalates, Gov. Paterson continues to show he can't handle the truth

Politico: Mort Zuckermans potential candidacy makes impact on Senate race

NYT: Ford Decides Not to Run for Senate Seat
Harold Ford Jr.: Why Im Not Running for the Senate
NY Post: Ford at screeching halt in Senate race
Albany TU: State GOP: New Yorkers are poorer for Fords decision

CQ Politics: Independent Eyes New York Run Against Rep. Bishop

NY Post: All-out war breaks out between Dem & Shelly

NYT: Monserrate Joins Contest for Old Seat in Senate

NYT: Judge Orders New York City to Move Mentally Ill Out of Large, Institutional Housing

NYT: State Proposes Closing 55 Parks and Historic Sites

NY Post: Westchester mayor in 'wife assault'


LA Times: Jerry Brown to announce bid for governor Tuesday
SacBee: Jerry Brown will officially join race for California governor
NYT: In California, Brown Is Said to Be Seeking His Old Job Back

NYT: G.O.P. Aims for California, but Rifts Arise

SacBee: Prez takes California Assembly reins
Dan Walters: Prez begins California speakership already losing

SacBee: Field Poll: More California voters prefer spending cuts, not taxes, to close deficit

Politico: Pete Stark's bizarre ethics interview


WSJ: Independents Cloud Texas Contest: May Force Perry to Face Primary Runoff
NYT: On Primary Eve, Texas Race Seems Close No More
Wash Times: Hutchison, Perry primary fight roils Texas GOP
Politico: Rick Perry taps fears of Washington overreach
Politico: Five things to watch in Texas
CQ Politics: An Anti-Incumbent Waltz Across Texas?
Hill: 'Lawmaker' has become new dirty word on the campaign trail in 2010

CQ Politics: Hutchisons Senate Departure Stays Fluid


Rasmussen: Oklahoma Senate: Coburn 52%, Henry 40%


St. Pete Times: Amid intense chatter, Crist denies he would run as independent
Politico: A valuable history lesson for Rubio

St. Pete Times: Florida Senate expects conservative shift amid national movement


NYT: Nathan Deal, Georgia Republican, to Resign House Seat
AJC: Already gone: Nathan Deal missed 50% of votes in 2010
PD: Two Georgia Republicans Leaving Congress, One Helps Nancy Pelosi On Health Care
CQ Politics: Doubling Up on GOP Jockeying in Georgia
AJC: From Egypt, Don Balfour becomes first candidate in race to replace John Linder
CQ Politics: Balfour First Republican To Enter Race to Succeed Linder


Chicago Tribune: Kirk targets Giannoulias family bank loans

Chicago Sun-Times: Skilling conviction review could affect Blagojevich, Ryan cases


CQ Politics: Senate Race Close In Indiana

Indianapolis Star: Jobs-creation provisions are in peril


Politics Daily: Former HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson Preparing for Wisconsin Senate Run


Politico: Non-profit faces legal woes after fund-raising for Bachmann

AP: State deficit will persist, but for how big?


Politico: Specter's attack hits close to home


Cleveland PD: Inspector general to probe cancellation of sting outside governor's mansion
Politico: Fox platform gives Kasich a boost
Cleveland PD: Independents hold the key to the Ohio governor's mansion

Columbus Dispatch: LetOhioVote challenges Brunner's subpoenas


Detroit News: Dillon puts brakes on GOP plan
Detroit News: Dillon remaining as House Speaker as he starts gubernatorial run

Detroit FP: Panel: Kilpatrick's lawyer broke the rules


CQ Politics: Sowers Seeks D.C. Support For Bid Against Emerson


Rasmussen: Kansas Governor: Brownback 55%, Holland 33%
CQ Politics: Report: Rep. Moore's Wife In the Mix For His Seat


WSJ: Lincoln Challenged in Arkansas Primary
WaPo: Arkansas lieutenant governor to challenge Sen. Lincoln in primary
Politico: Bill Halters bid sets stage for latest intraparty battle
Hill: Arkansas Senate primary could turn into major battle for Dems


State: Budget cuts could cost 1,000 state jobs


WaPo: Editorial: Guns in Virginia


AP: Appeals Court hears bid seek recall of Sen. Robert Menendez
Star-Ledger: N.J. public workers union leaders argue against pension ballot question


WSJ: Party Rival Takes on Nevada Governor
CQ Politics: Reid Presses Attacks on Lowden's Jobs Record


Politico: Tea parties hold out on J.D. Hayworth
CQ Politics: Arizona Tea Party Groups Staying Out of Senate Race


CQ Politics: Republican Up With First Ad of North Dakota House Race


March 1, 2010


WaPo: Democrats will have votes for health bill, Obama aide says
Politico: DeParle believes Democrats "will have the votes"
WSJ: Pelosi Confident on Health Vote
NYT: Pelosi Says Shell Get Votes Needed for Health Bill
Hill: Pelosi: GOP has had its day; confident Dems can pull together on health bill
Hill: Hoyer: House will go first on health bill
Wash Times: Dems push 'up-or-down' health care vote
NYT: Partisanships Influence on Health Bills Future
WSJ: Back to the ObamaCare Future
Human Events: Post-Summit Spin
Politico: Democrats dig in for last stand
American Thinker: Healthcare Summit Democrat Demagoguery
Politico: McCain bill will aim to split Medicare from reconciliation
Politico: Conrad: Reconciliation can't be used for comprehensive reform
Gov. Mitch Daniels: Hoosiers and Health Savings Accounts
EJ Dionne: Living with partisanship
Wash Times: 'Bipartisanship' in Congress: Good or bad?
Jed Babbin: Obama's Perverse Priorities
Rasmussen: 44% Rate U.S. Health Care System Good or Excellent

NYT: In Senate, a Renewed Effort to Reach a Consensus on Financial Regulation
WSJ: Why Financial Reform Is Stalled
Paul Krugman: Financial Reform Endgame
NYT: Editorial: As Foreclosures Continue ...
WSJ: As Loans Dry Up, Builders Work for Banks
WSJ: Business Bashes Federal Plan for Wage-Linked Contracts
WSJ: Union Pushes for Its Own Jobs Plan
AP/Hananel: Unions deal with lack of 'muscle'
WSJ: Bid to Curb Mortgage Tax Break Falters
WSJ: Soros Criticizes Obama's Bailouts
Politico: McCain sees irony in Paulson reforms
WSJ: $126.9 Billion and Counting: Fannie Mae's election-year loss duty
FT: Republicans demand public inquiry into housing bail-out
Hill: House GOPs: Where are Obama's Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac overhaul plans?
WSJ: Kyl on Unemployment Extension: It Will Pass
Wash Times: American reliance on government at all-time high
Gary Bauer: Ending welfare reform: Obama's overspending returns the poor to dependency

NYT: White House Is Rethinking Nuclear Policy
WSJ: Iran's New World Order: Nuclear program is part of larger plan to reduce US power

WaPo: Gun case presents quandary for Supreme Court justices

Rick Moran: Al Gore's weird, disconnected op-ed on climate change
American Spectator: Tilting at Windmills: The dubious turbine industry
WaPo: Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable
NYT: Rulings Restrict Clean Water Act, Hampering E.P.A.
LA Times: Power plants criticize proposal to block use of seawater for cooling machinery

Hans von Spakovsky: Democrats Propose New Campaign Finance Restrictions

Juan Williams: Marketing the 2010 census with a conservative-friendly face

Wash Times: Breaking ranks on gays in military
Human Events: Pink Periscope?

Hill: House to hold off filling Rep. Murthas seat on Defense Appropriations panel

American Spectator: Nameless Abettors at DOJ
Wash Times: Editorial: Assassination works: Killing terrorists is a necessary undertaking
NYT: OpEd: Doctors Without Morals

NYT: President in Excellent Health, Routine Checkup Finds
Politico: Obama has physical, meets soldiers

Ross Douthat: A Republican Surprise: Mitch Daniels
Human Events: Mitch Daniels Says 'I Don’t Plan to Do It' In 2012
Time: Human Events: Mitch Daniels Says 'I Dont Plan to Do It' In 2012

Deadline: Letterman Pits Mitt Romney Against Leno's Sarah Palin

CQ Politics: Former Right Tackle Keeps NRCC on Offense

Hill: Pelosi's 'campaign mode' could play major role in Rangel's future
Hill: Cantor: Pelosi breaks vow on most ethical Congress 'every day'
Politics Daily: Pelosi Says Democrats Will Keep Control of the House
Politico: Nancy Pelosi's brutal reality check

LA Times: GOP moderates poised to gain ground in Congress
Wash Times: The pendulum has pivoted: Feulner says Americans will reclaim their freedom

Chicago Sun-Times: Tea Party heroes deserve our thanks -- not abuse
Guardian UK: The Tea Party is a dynamic force, but it is still unruly and incoherent


NYT: Governors Troopers Pressured by Duty and Politics
NY Post: 911 calls reveal Paterson aide's ex pleaded for help as 'victim of violence'
NY Post: Paterson's aides tell of gov's laziness, tantrums and deceits
Albany TU: County chairmen: Paterson exit is best
NY Post: Cuomo team quizzes Paterson aide's ex to launch probe
NY Post: Dem doom mood at scandal summit
NYDN: Silver wants Ravitch, not Gov. Paterson, to handle talks on state budget crisis
NY Post: Ravitch is being kept out of loop
NYDN: With Paterson stumbling, it's time for New York State to turn to ... Richard Ravitch?
NYDN: Lame-duck Gov. Paterson: Can he achieve anything down home stretch?
Buffalo News: A rare opportunity arises for Paterson
AP/Gross: Harlem's political dynasty in eclipse
DN: Talk at black churches: Some blame race for Paterson's downfall, some blame Paterson
NYDN: Cuomo can't get governor's race in gear until Paterson, Espada probes wrap up

NYDN: Editorial: A two-bit hustler: Al D'Amato scammed WTC Memorial Foundation for 50G

Syracuse PS: Oneida County GOP committee endorses Hanna for Congress


SF Chronicle: Will it be Jerry and the "Art of War" v. Meg's mega-millions?
LA Times: Is there a governor of California here?
Contra Costa Times: With so many incarnations, Brown not easily pinned down
Mercury News: Your guide to the California governor's race
AP/Young: Democrats' Obama bounce in California disappearing
SacBee: Schwarzenegger's no-tax-hike pledge turns on definition of a tax


Dallas MN: Hutchison says she can unite Republicans
WaPo: Bill White eagerly watches Perry-Hutchison battle in Texas
Houston Chronicle: Guiding issues back to Texas
Dallas MN: Governor's campaign is more text than talk
Austin AS: Perry, Hutchison attend event honoring Bush
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Detroit News: Bing's Detroit turnaround plan far behind schedule


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CQ Politics: Bright Poll Shows Strength in Southeast Alabama


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AP: N.J. Senate resumes considering of Bret Schundler as education chief
AP: N.J. plans hearing on state pension funding
Hill: Lautenberg expected back for votes Tuesday


Boston Globe: Joseph Kennedy III wont run for Congress


NYT: Utah Bill Would Make Seeking Illegal Abortion a Crime


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CQ Politics: Poll: Reid's Fate Tied to Tea Party
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AP: Las Vegas newspaper poll puts Reid behind Republican challengers
Las Vegas RJ: Let's make a budget deal: Winners and losers emerge
Las Vegas Sun: Nevada Assembly OKs budget bill; goes to Senate
WSJ: Nevada Reaches Deal to Close Budget Gap


CQ Politics: Video: Conversation With Candidate Steve Pearce


OR Politico: Lewis & Clark Law Professor Jim Huffman to announce campaign for US Senate
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