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March 31, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Obama to Open Offshore Areas to Oil Drilling for First Time
WSJ: Obama to Propose More Oil Drilling in Gulf (via Google)
WaPo: Obama to clear way for offshore drilling for oil and gas
CNN: Obama energy plan would open up Gulf drilling
Hill: Chu: Dont wait for perfect climate bill

WSJ: Business Bids to Shape Health Changes (via Google)
WSJ: ObamaCare Writedowns: Democrats blame a vast CEO conspiracy
NYT: Insurers to Comply With Rules on Children
Human Events: Obamacare Gives Windfall to Young Adults
Hill: Tanning industry says numbers are cooked in healthcare's $2.7B tax
NYT: All (Health Care) Politics Is Local
Politico: Stimulus stumbles hold lessons for health care sell
AP/Babington: GOP Wary of Health Law Repeal Push in Fall Races
American Spectator: But What's the GOP Plan?
Human Events: Polls: Little Support for Obamacare
John Fund: Waxman Convenes the First Death Panel
Dana Milbank: For Obama, signing health-care amendments is another big, um, fat deal

WSJ: Corker Says He Can't Back Current Financial Overhaul (via Google)
Hill: White House seeks Senate action on financial overhaul by end of May
Hill: Sherrod Brown bill would limit banks in derivatives
Hill: Republican House Conference chairman apologizes to Dodd for personal attack
NYT: Justices Set Aside Ruling on Mutual Fund Fees

WaPo: Holding back job growth? Workers' awesome output
Hill: Positive March jobs numbers to bolster Obama, but horizon looks cloudy

WaPo: Home prices inch up, but analysts fear rebound is fading
Hill: More housing trouble

Wash Times: CIA: Gitmo officers endangered by ACLU-backed program
Diane Feinstein: Civilian Courts Can Prosecute Terrorists
Daniel Pipes: Waging Jihad Through the American Courts

Politico: Department of Justice cites Colin Powell's old 'don't ask' view

WSJ: White House Court Brief Backs Race-Based Admissions (via Google)

Human Events: Radical Labor Law Changes After Becker's Appointment?

Wash Times: Rocky kickoff to changes for student loans

NYT: Census Day Is Near, Carrying a Weight Far Beyond the Raw Numbers

Wash Times: Editorial: Cancel the post office

Shelby Steele: Barack The Good: Big govt liberalism alienates center-right America
James Taranto: Obama throws the weight of the presidency behind a bogus poll
Monica Crowley: Enemies of state: Administration smears some opponents, arrests others

Dick Morris: Obama vs. Israeli regime

Newt Gingrich: The Big Choice for 2010 and 2012

American Spectator: Reflection on Brains and Barack

Politico: New partisan clash most victimized
Thomas Frank: Conservatives and the Cult of Victimhood (via Google)

American Thinker: Tea Parties and the Republican Party

Human Events: Democrats Awash in Corruption Scandals



LA Times: RNC says risque outing was unofficial, and news to party officials
WSJ: RNC Fires Employee Over Bar Expense (via Google)
WaPo: Fired RNC staffer led program to recruit young donors
Hill: GOP leaders seek to distance themselves from Michael Steele
NewsMax: 'Strippergate' Fuels RNC 'Insurgency' Against Steele
Kathleen Parker: The party's over for RNC head Michael Steele
phillyBurbs: GOP: Steele will survive nightclub flap
Hill: Fraud convict was big RNC donor



Cal Thomas: Gingrich thinks Palin could win
Business Insider: Sarah Palin Series Debuts Thursday
Time: Palin Gears Up The Midterm Machine



WaPo: Assessing John Thune's 2012 chances

Politico: Mitt Romney's riddle: What to do with Iowa

NEW YORK


NYT: Paterson Delays School Aid, Citing States Lack of Money
NY Post: Paterson halts build projects & school aid
NYDN: Gov. Paterson skipping $2.1 billion in state school aid payments
Albany TU: Cash-poor state delays school aid payments, funding for construction projects

Buffalo News: Paterson threatens layoffs if unions won't take cuts

Paladino: Steve Levy's Donations to Sheldon Silver's DACC
NY Post: Levy attacks Lazio on NAFTA vote
Albany TU: Three for Levy, one (more) for Lazio

NY Post: Rudy meets with GOP Senate hopeful

Albany TU: Aqueduct racino started out way behind, then won Why?

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: California should seek to block healthcare plan, Whitman says
SacBee: Meg Whitman campaign sending policy book to libraries

SacBee: Schwarzenegger wins a round; furloughs are back on
LA Times: Court stays ruling that would have ended many state worker furloughs

LA Times: GOP Senate candidates appear, one way or another, on 'Hannity'
LA Times: Fiorina spokeswoman clarifies candidate's Passover remarks
Politico: Breaking bread with Fiorina
Sac: GOP consultant reimbursed for 'meals' at strip club persona non grata for Chuck DeVore

SF Chronicle: Rove: "The Architect" on RNC bondage bar scandal, Cal politics, Jerry Brown
NYT: California: Rove Leaves Stage After Heckling

SacBee: Federal earmarks divide California's congressional delegation

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Kay Bailey Hutchison scheduled news conference, decision on future expected
Austin AS: Big announcement coming from Hutchison

PolitiFact: Gov. Rick Perry cites GOP complaint against Democratic foe Bill White

FLORIDA

NYT: Crist Backer Uses Ethnic Terms About Rubio
Politico: Crist surrogate veers way off message
Buzz: Is Crist about to run anti-Hispanic campaign?

St. Pete Times: Tampa shines in tryout for 2012 Republican National Convention
St. Pete Times: Tampa jockeying to host Republican National Convention in 2012

Miami Herald: Ex-House Speaker Ray Sansom seeks dismissal of criminal charges

GEORGIA

NYT: Georgia Attorney General Spurns Suit on Health Care
AJC: House GOP lawmakers file bill of impeachment against Thurbert Baker

NYT: Senator Isakson Returns to Hospital
Politico: Sen. Isakson hospitalized

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Kirk refuses to say he'll repeal health care overhaul
CBS2: Quinn, Simon, Preckwinkle Dine At Manny's Deli

MINNESOTA

Wash Times: Pawlenty urges GOP harmony: Won't say if he will run
Star Tribune: Lobbyist cash flows to candidates with clout

PENNSYLVANIA

CQ Politics: Pennsylvania: Burns First on TV in Murtha Special
NYT: Pennsylvania A.F.L.-C.I.O. Backs Specter

OHIO


Quinnipiac: Fisher Leads In Ohio Dem Primary For Senate
Columbus Dispatch: Poll: Fisher leads Brunner for Senate
Cleveland PD: Poll shows Fisher leads Brunner in U.S. Senate race
CQ Politics: Early Voting Begins Today In Ohio

WSJ: Toledo's Fiscal Reckoning: City Takes on Unions to Patch a $48 Million Budget Gap

MICHIGAN

Rasmussen: MI GOP Primary for Governor: Hoekstra Barely Ahead, With 32% Undecided
Rasmussen: 53% Undecided in Michigans Democratic Gubernatorial Race
Detroit News: Poll: Undecided leads Dem's governor race
Detroit News: Tea party seeks toehold in Michigan
AP/Sidoti: Tea party shows clout of grassroots networks
Detroit News: In militia's backyard, mistrust of authority shared

MISSOURI

Public Policy Polling: Blunt moves ahead in Missouri (.pdf)

TENNESSEE

CQ Politics: Gordons Tennessee Seat All But Gone for Democrats

KENTUCKY

CQ Politics: Grayson Ratchets Up 9/11 Attacks on Paul
Politico: Grayson, Paul spotlight Sept. 11

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: District attorney investigating some N.C. Democratic contributions

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Humbler Sanford gets credit for law restructuring employment agencies
CQ Politics: Spratt Has Parkinson's Disease

VIRGINIA

WaPo: McDonnell defends Steele, invites Palin to Virginia
Virginian-Pilot: Cuccinelli estimates Va. health care suit cost at $350
Virginian-Pilot: Tea Party to host GOP House hopefuls

MARYLAND



Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich is in for the rematch
WaPo: Robert Ehrlich says he'll make another run for Maryland governor
AP/Witte: Ehrlich launches run for governor
NYT: Maryland: Rematch in Governors Race

NYT: Maryland: Impeachment Threat Over Gay Marriage

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Christie defends school cuts, gears up to fight teachers union

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Herald: Cahill camp sends fundraising letter on state e-mail system

SOUTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: South Dakota Governor: GOPs Daugaard 49%, Heidepriem 32%
CQ Politics: Video: Curd One of Three Vying to Challenge Rep. Herseth Sandlin

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: AG Masto won't file health care lawsuit
CQ Politics: Nevada Republican Chair Resigns
Politico: Harry Reid shrugs off tea party protests
KTNV: Arrest warrant issued for Las Vegas U.S. Senate candidate

ARIZONA

Politico: John McCain: Call in National Guard for borders
American Spectator: 'Scorched Earth' in Arizona
CQ Politics: Democrats May Also See Contested Senate Primary in Arizona



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March 30, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: The Tax Police and the Health-Care Mandate
WSJ: The Rich Can't Pay for ObamaCare (via Google)
WSJ: Flap on Children's Coverage Settled (via Google)
Wash Times: Health care votes fuel fund-raising pitches
Hill: GOP views Supreme Court as last line of defense against healthcare reform
NYT: Companies Push to Repeal Provision of Health Law
American Spectator: Obamacare Starts Squeezing the Private Sector
NYT: Law May Do Little to Help Curb Unnecessary Care
NYT: Consumers Big Question: Whats in It for Me?
NYT: No Matter What, We Pay for Others Bad Habits
NYT: Overhaul Will Lower the Costs of Being a Woman
NYT: Mental Health Experts Applaud Focus on Parity
NYT: Doctor & Patient: A New Chance to Strengthen an Eroding Bond
NYT: Nursing Care More Effective on Level Playing Field
NYT: Options Expand for Affordable Long-Term Care
NYT: In All Those Pages, a Surprise or Two
NYT: When Taking Care Taps the Soul, and the Wallet
NYT: Early Diagnoses of the New Law
Rasmussen: One Week Later, 54% Favor Repeal of Health Care Bill
Politico: Gang of 34 may dodge payback

Hill: Congressional disapproval ratings hit 72 percent, now at late-1994 levels
Human Events: Healthcare Vote Brightens GOP Outlook

WSJ: Obama Steps Up Confrontation: Aggressive Tone Against Opponents
Wash Times: Obama's white-flight problem: Hostility to policies is not a race issue
Wes Pruden: Shunning the party of whiners
Politico: Barack Obama struggles to capitalize in polls
American Spectator: America's Quiet Anger

WaPo: Pennsylvania man arrested for alleged threats to kill Rep. Cantor
USA Today: Man charged in threat to kill Cantor
WSJ: Arrest Made in Threat to Rep. Cantor
NYT: Man Accused of Threatening Cantor
Hill: DNC will give Cantor threat suspect's donations to charity

American Spectator: For Their Next Act: Immigration

Politico: Obama backs secrecy for Bush pardon denials

WSJ: Nine Charged in Militia Plot: MI Religious Group Plotted Violent Government Offensive
Detroit News: Nine in radical militia group charged in police-killing plot

Human Events: Navy SEAL McCabe Passes Polygraph

CNN: CNN Poll: Big shift on closing of Guantanamo Bay facility

NYT: Spurt of Home Buying as End of Tax Credit Looms
WaPo: Foreclosure fund gets $600 million to help residents of 5 more states save homes
Hill: Obama housing program gives $600 million to five states

WSJ: The Ballad of Sallie Mae (via Google)

NYT: Among Weathercasters, Doubt on Warming
Wash Times: Forecasters at odds about warming threat
Hill: Green think tank tells environmentalists: Leave climate change science behind

NYT: CNN Fails to Stop Fall in Ratings

WSJ: RNC Fires Employee Over Bar Expense (via Google)
Politico: RNC fires staffer behind controversy
NYT: R.N.C. Dismisses Aide Over Outing to Club
NYT: R.N.C. Spends Thousands on Private Jets, Limos and Clubs, Report Shows
NYT: G.O.P. Opens Inquiry on Club Expenditure
NYT: A Club With a Hollywood Tint
WaPo: RNC expense report renews criticism about Steele's spending
Hill: Chairman Michael Steele's history of gaffes distracts Republicans
Dana Milbank: RNC spends nearly $2,000 at sex-themed Voyeur nightclub
NRO: A Frayed Knot on the Bondage Story

St. Pete Times: Tampa woos RNC for 2012 convention

James Taranto: Tea and Mockery: The Bloomberg news service takes a cheap shot
Human Events: Media Misrepresents Tea Party Movement
Pat Buchanan: The Real Anti-Americans



NPR: Palin: The Next Oprah, Or Next Oval Office Occupant?
Politico: Palin backs three House challengers



NYDN: Sarah Palin fires back at 'PC' Dems; defends using hunting terms to rally Tea Party
AP: CSU campus in uproar over Palin's upcoming visit



Politics Daily: Mitt Romney, Looking to 2012 but Running From the Past
Boston Globe: Romney defends Mass. health care law
Politico: Pre-existing condition vexes Mitt Romney
Nashua Telegraph: Pawlenty: Dont follow Mass. lead
KC Star: Mitt Romney back in Iowa

NEW YORK



NY Post: Paladino mocks Cox, Levy in 'Titanic' poster
Albany TU: Lazio gains endorsements
NY Post: Levy grazed by gun question
NY Post: Levy rips Lazio's poor campaign -- in 2000 interview
Albany TU: Paladino: No, I didnt compare Obamacare to 9/11

Albany TU: State considers borrowing to bridge deficit
NY Post: Dave smells a 'Rat'vitch
NYT: State Debt Woes Grow Too Big to Camouflage

NY Post: Ex-LI legislator Blakeman gets enough support for GOP primary
CQ Politics: Gillibrand's Worst-Case Scenario Is Named Pataki

NYT: A Back Hall Where Rules Are Ignored

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: DeVore campaign severed ties with clubbing GOP consultant

SacBee: Schwarzenegger appeals decision as next 'Furlough Friday' looms
LA Times: Backers of pot legalization initiative launch first radio spot

Politico: DeVito, Perlman raise for Boxer

SF Chronicle: Defiant Pelosi scorns Republicans

LA Times: Candidates compete to fill Assembly seat vacated by Paul Krekorian

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Sessions sees fall election as key to repealing, replacing health care law

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Poll: Bill McCollum widens lead on Alex Sink in governor race
Miami Herald: AG Race: Dems: Rivals fight for party nod
Miami Herald: Meek turns in voter petitions to get on Florida ballot
CQ Politics: Florida: Kosmas More Vulnerable; Rooney Safe Bet for Re-Election
Politico: Florida poll shows Dem health woes
Jack Observ: Former Senator Bob Smith Bows Out of Senate Race

GEORGIA

AJC: Fallout from the Nathan Deal report: Casey Cagle may have some explaining to do
NYT: Ethics Report Faults Ex-Congressman Nathan Deal
Hill: Ethics office: Former Rep. Deal acted improperly by continuing side business

ILLINOIS

Chicago ST: Brush with death helps Kirk explain opposition to Coast Guard cuts

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Indiana joins 13 states to challenge health reform
AP: Indiana: State Joins Fight Against Health Care Law

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Budget cuts make a dent in $1B deficit

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh PG: Hoeffel criticizes Corbett on health care
Philadelphia Inquirer: State to take over inquiry into Meehan petitions
Philadelphia Inq: Rendell warns natural-gas industry that resistance to tax will backfire

OHIO


Cleveland PD: Cordray says Ohio won't sue over the federal health care law
Examiner: AG Cordray says no to GOP lawmakers on constitutionality of health care law

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Granholm: Sales tax on services needed to bolster education

MISSOURI

KC Star: Remove party logos from Missouri ballots?

KANSAS

CQ Politics: Moran Dominates Kansas Primary

TENNESSEE

CQ Politics: Westmoreland Campaigns With Fincher in Tennessee

ARKANSAS

WaPo: Under shadow of 1957, Arkansas stays out of health-care fight

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: GOP chair raises questions about big donors to Perdue
CQ Politics: N.C.: Wesley Clark Endorses Cunningham

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Health care battle rages on
CQ Politics: Spratt Files for Re-election

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Va. governor to name team to reshape, shrink operations

WEST VIRGINIA

CQ Politics: A Right-Leaning Primary Challenger for Mollohan

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Christie's approval rating drops 9 points after budget proposal

Star-Ledger: Big spending is forecast for Runyan-Adler congressional race

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Cahill e-mail sent in violation of state campaign finance law
Boston Globe: Cahill ad labels Baker as a special interest

RHODE ISLAND

Rasmussen: Rhode Island Governor: Chafee Still Leads

NEVADA

Marc Thiessen: Will a Tea Partyer save Harry Reid's job?

SOUTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: South Dakota House: Herseth Sandlin 44%, GOPs Nelson 42%

ARIZONA

Hill: J. D. Hayworth banks on Tea Parties to overcome Sen. McCain
Human Events: Tea Party Rolls into Arizona







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March 29, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Subway Blasts Kill Dozens in Moscow
WSJ: Dozens Killed in Moscow Subway Explosions (via Google)
WaPo: Moscow Metro explosions kill at least 35
Reuters: Female Suicide Bombers Kill 37 In Moscow Metro
NYT: Obama Team Is Divided on Tactics Against Terrorism
Politico: No good options for President Obama in Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial
Hill: White House presses forward on talks to shut down Guantanamo
NYT: Rift Exposes Split in Views on Mideast
WSJ: The Dangerous Fantasy of a Nuclear-Free World (via Google)
Politico: Lugar calls for swift ratification of START
WSJ: How the Next Middle East War Could Start (via Google)
Wash Times: The case against containment
Hill: Jackson, Pence lead effort to tell Obama to act immediately on Iran

Detroit FP: Fed raids in Michigan may be tied to Hutaree, a Christian-militia group
Chicago Tribune: Suburban arrest could be tied to weekend raid on Hutaree militia
AP: Official: Gun charges after FBI raids in Midwest

NYT: Lawmakers Face Fallout at Home From Health Vote
NYT: Democrats Cheer Now, but Grim November May Lie Ahead
WaPo: Health-care overhaul leaves Democrats in stable condition
Wash Times: Supreme Court may weigh coverage mandate
Politico: Barbour: Health bill like forcing gun purchases
Hill: Barbour likens debate over individual mandate to hypothetical 'gun mandate'
Hill: Barbour: Coverage of healthcare the 'longest wet kiss in political history'
NYT: Coverage Now for Sick Children? Check Fine Print
WaPo: Review heightens concerns over Medicare billing at nursing homes
NYT: Editorial: The Legal Assault on Health Reforms
WSJ: ObamaCare and Immigration Reform (via Google)
WashT: Dems play the terror card: Claims of intimidation meant to distract from falling polls
Politico: Axelrod defends DNC fundraising off threats
Hill: Axelrod defends DNC, OFA donation e-mails based on healthcare debate
Politico: Barack Obama gains steam, plows ahead
Hill: Obama brought cool campaign persona to healthcare battle
Politico: Jarrett: Health reform will be boon for businesses
Politico: History on President Obama's side in health care debate
Hill: Villains, liars and conspiracy theories marked the 2009-10 healthcare debate
Hill: Schumer: Those who voted against healthcare will be hurt in November
Hill: Graham: Wave of state legislatures will fight back against health bill
Human Events: Healthcare Bill Is a Budgetary Disaster
American Spectator/Prowler: Obama in Rude Denial

Wash Times: Student-loan takeover slips through with health care law

Bloomberg: Senator Graham Sees Financial Bill in Face of Tough Sledding
Paul Krugman: Punks and Plutocrats Opposed to Financial Reform
Politico: President Obama plans strong hand with Congress
WSJ: Mortgage Increases Blunted (via Google)

NYT: Overqualified? Yes, but Happy to Have a Job

WSJ: Tensions Flare as Obama Uses Recess Maneuver (via Google)
Wash Times: GOP hits Obama's recess appointments
NYT: Democrats Defend Appointments
WSJ: Executive Power Politics: Obama does the SEIU's bidding (via Google)

WSJ: White House Scrambles to Fill TSA Vacancy (via Google)

Wash Times: Case against 3 SEALs weakens: Hitting captive to be denied

WaPo: Editorial: Don't pursue: The impact of new rules on gays in the military

Politico: Graham: Obama done 'almost nothing' on immigration

WSJ: OSHA Boosts Oversight of State Safety Agencies (via Google)

NYT: Scientists Say F.D.A. Ignored Radiation Warnings

Human Events: Senate Should Reject Radical Goodwin Liu for Seat on 9th Circuit

NYT: Editorial: Census Reform: Count Us in Favor

Hill: Sen. Collins suggests attaching her climate-change legislation to energy bill
NYT: Editorial: Finding Natural Gas, Safely



CQ Politics: Ramping Up for Redistricting

WSJ: Tea-Party Candidates Face Hard Reality of Campaigns
Rasmussen: Most Say Tea Party Has Better Understanding of Issues than Congress
CQ Politics: Is the Time Ripe For Third-Party and Independent Bids?

WaPo: Business backgrounds are working for first-time GOP candidates
Human Events: Drafting the Conservative Class for 2010



American Spectator: Palin to the People
Norman Podhoretz: In Defense of Sarah Palin
Politico: Palin top draw in reunion with McCain

NEW YORK



NYDN: Carl Paladino gathering ammunition on opponents, even before he runs
Bob McCarthy: Republicans roll the dice

NYT: Why Senate Democrats Sound Like Republicans on the Budget
Buffalo News: Paterson again asking lawmakers for cap on property taxes
AP/Gormley: Pace of budget irritates Paterson
DN: Paterson likens himself to people who have suffered 'torment', only God can judge him

Human Events: Chicago on the Hudson?

American Thinker: Charlie Rangel Faces His Scott Brown

NYT: For Federal Prosecutor, Low-Key Style in High-Profile Job

NY Post: NY's broke and broken

NYT: In New York, Breaking a Law on Roommates

CALIFORNIA



LA Times: Republican Senate candidate Campbell's professorial style may be out of step
SacBee: Fiorina says she ready for leader's job: helping others overcome fear of change

Debra Saunders: The Power of Meg's Money

Buzz: AG candidate John Eastman fighting to put his South Dakota job on June ballot

George Skelton: Schwarzenegger orchestrates a compromise

TEXAS

DMN: Despite spending backlash, earmarks still effective for lawmakers seeking re-election
Star-Telegram: In D-FW, Joe Biden raises money for Democrats

FLORIDA



Miami Herald: Rivals Crist and Rubio tear into each other in Fox News debate
St. Pete Times: Rubio, Crist both stretch truth over taxes during debate
Wash Times: Rubio, Crist face off in debate
WSJ: Florida GOP Rivals Clash on Big Stage (via Google)
NYT: Crist and Rubio Spar Over Spending in Debate
American Spectator: Crist and Rubio Joust
Politico: Marco Rubio controls terms of first Florida face-off
Hill: Crist, Rubio debate on morning TV; Crist holds firm on running as Republican
Buzz: Post-debate spin from Rubio and Crist

Buzz: What's the Tea Party beef with Marco Rubio?

Miami Herald: Florida Legislature tosses out costly claims bills

GEORGIA

AJC: Health care fallout raises Baker, Perdue profiles
Epoch Times: Georgia AG Defies Governor Over Health Care Issue
AJC: Mixed reactions, much uncertainty over health care reform

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Durbin fund-raising: appeal for Giannoulias, with Biden in Texas

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Klobuchar: Aiming for the middle ground

PENNSYLVANIA

Penn Ave: Toomey supports AG's health care lawsuit

OHIO


Cincinnati Enquirer: Tea Party priorities split Ohio GOP
WaPo: Congressman Driehaus finds political vitriol follows him home to Ohio
Columbus Dispatch: Crossover voters to be challenged
TMD: Ohio slots vote gets slot on November ballot

MICHIGAN

DetNews: Kilpatrick experience should tell MI it needs stronger rules on political nonprofits

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Fewer are seeking office in Missouri

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Move to lessen political parties' power dies
Examiner: Memphis in sights of 3 in GOP
Examiner: Mumpower will be remembered for an exceptional political career

NORTH CAROLINA

Star News: GOP leader: N.C. should join lawsuit against health care bill
Examiner: Smaller local newspapers excel at covering 2010 NC 7th GOP primary
News & Observer: Perdue defends credibility 'we tried to offer'

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Governor's race: Barrett picks up endorsement
CQ Politics: Prepping for an Inglis Test

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Bricks thrown through GOP office windows in Charlottesville

MARYLAND

WaPo: Changing national political tide yet to lift Md. GOP's hopes

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, visibly changed by cancer, returns to Washington

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Where Baker, Patrick paths intertwined

NEVADA

Human Events: Palin Declares 'Harry, You're Fired' at Tea Party in Nevada
Fox: GOP Candidates Court Tea Party Voters in Race Against Reid
Las Vegas RJ: GOP Senate candidate to start running TV ads

Las Vegas RJ: 1st Congressional District: GOP brass pick side in primary





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March 28, 2010



NATIONAL

WaPo: Washington Post poll finds split on health-care law remains deep
NYT: In Partisan Battle, Clashes Over Health Lawsuits
CNN: States Sue over Health Care
Wash Times: The courts can stop Obamacare
NYT: A Health Legislation Fail-Safe Works, but Not as Expected
Hill: Democratic centrists formed own unique bloc in healthcare amendment votes
Hill: Lobbyists expect bounty to continue after healthcare battle
AP/Zaldivar: New health care requirement? GOP idea
Wash Times: Editorial: Obamacare bait & switch
NYT: Obama Chooses Health Policy Scholar as the Director for Medicare and Medicaid
WSJ: Obama to Nominate Professor for Medicare Post (via Google)
Ezra Klein: Health-care overhaul begins now
Frank Rich: The Rage Is Not About Health Care

AP/Elliott: Obama: Student loan changes apolitical

NYT: Pro-Business Lobbying Blitz Takes on Obamas Plan for Wall Street Overhaul
NYT: Heading Off the Next Financial Crisis

George Will: An argument to be made about immigrant babies and citizenship

Wash Times: Obama, scolding GOP, makes 15 appointments
NYT: Obama Bypasses Senate Process, Filling 15 Posts
WSJ: Obama Appoints 15 During Recess (via Google)
Hill: Obama names 15 recess appointments, including union lawyer
WaPo: Obama uses recess appointments to fill 15 posts
Politico: Senate gone, Obama seats nominees
NYT: The Word on Obamas Recess Appointments

NYT: T.S.A. Could Be Leaderless for Months After the Withdrawal of a Second Nominee
WaPo: Ex-TSA pick Harding's firm got Army deal after he cited sleep apnea disability

WaPo: NASA's $500 million launcher missing just one thing: the rocket it was made for

NYT: States Seek to Tax Services, From Head to Toe



Las Vegas RJ: Palin energizes thousands, declares 'we're not going to sit down and shut up'
NYT: Palin Rallies Tea Party Crowd in Nevada
AP: Palin fires up 'tea party' activists at rally in Nevada
Newsbusters: CNN Lowballs Nevada Tea Party Event; Politico reports 20,000
Politico: Palin: Media 'lies' about links between tea parties, violence
Hill: Palin defends use of gun imagery while campaigning against Reid's reelection
Politico: Tea partiers push back after bad week
AP/Blood: Palin to tea partyers: Don't sit down, shut up
SF Chronicle: Palin kicks off Tea Party Express tour
WaPo: Sarah Palin and the tea party movement
WaPo: McCain understudy Sarah Palin is now the star
Irish Central: Sarah Palin will decide which Republican runs for President in 2012
NYT: With No Jobs, Plenty of Time for Tea Party

AP/Johnson: Romney attacks health care law similar to his own
Chicago Tribune: Offering help to a struggling Mitt Romney

David Frum: Building a Coalition, Forgetting to Rule (republished from 2007)
Toronto Star: David Frum a Republican pariah in health-care debate

WaPo: Midterms pose major challenge for Obama's grass-roots political organization

CBS: Which States Will Gain Power After Census?
CQ Politics: Redistricting in the Musical Chairs States

CQ Politics: RNC Tees Up Next Supreme Court Campaign Finance Fight



Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK



Buffalo News: Paladino gives Tea Party protesters what they want
Marist: Voters Bash Paterson on Budget Job Approval Rating Scraping Bottom
NYT: OpEd: Can New York Be Saved?
Al D'Amato: End the Unions Sweetheart Deals
Albany TU: State budget late? It's an Albany tradition

CALIFORNIA

Mercury News: Meg Whitman's campaign shakes the world of political advertising
New Republic: Governor Moonbeam vs. eMeg
LA Times: Poizner zeros in on an untimely issue: Immigration
Mercury News: Editorial: Whitman especially should release tax returns
NYT: Editorial: Goodwin Liu, An Exceptional Nominee for the 9th Circuit
LA Times: Despite Legislature's unpopularity, there's no shortage of candidates
SacBee: Watchdog proposes medical parole to cut California prison costs
Dan Walters: California's economic future appears dim

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Where is Kay Bailey Hutchison?

Star-Telegram: Stage set for another Texas battle over redistricting

WaPo: Spokeswoman: Barbara Bush hospitalized in Texas
NYT: Barbara Bush Hospitalized in Texas

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Florida poll: Healthcare law hurts Obama, Democrats
Ledger: McCollum's Lawsuit, and Backlash

Miami Herald: New poll shows Crist falling further behind Rubio
Buzz: Charlie Crist TV ad: Marco Rubio's income 'skyrocketed' while in Florida House
Hill: Meek to make Florida history on Monday with ballot signatures

Buzz: Poll: Bill Nelson would lose to Charlie Crist, Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio

Miami Herald: GOP ideology driving Republican-led Legislature's agenda

GEORGIA

AJC: The crushing of a health care revolt by GOP women

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Sheila Simon vows to campaign for lt. gov. on her own merits
Chicago Sun-Times: Democrats nominate Simon to be Quinn's running mate
NYT: Illinois Democratic Party Chooses a Familiar Name as Lieutenant Governor Nominee
AP/Wills: Daughter of former Sen. Paul Simon wins Dem nomination for IL Lt. governor

Chicago Sun-Times: 'Devastating' layoffs loom in school districts statewide

INDIANA

Evansville C&P: Ellsworth defends politically polarizing health care vote

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Undecideds wield the power in governor's races
AP/Lohn: Minn. Dems endorse Clark to take on GOP's Bachmann
Fox21: Republican congressional candidate Cravaack visits Duluth
Star Tribune: Stimulus money props up program for sex offenders

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Health-care suit infecting politics
Philadelphia Inquirer: Ed sees Corbett as favorite to be guv, faults health suit

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Boehner's gambit

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Hoekstra, campaigning for gov, misses 71% of votes this month
AP/Runk: Michigan's attorney general race heats up early
Detroit FP: Kilpatrick works for you, but she touts herself on your dime
Mitch Albom: Stupak feels arrows from his own side

MISSOURI

KC Star: Both parties see hope for November wins after health care reform
News-Leader: No shortcuts in fixing Missouri's budget deficit

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Gibbons' exit results in 3 ET Republicans vying for West Tenn.

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Republicans push N.C. to join health care lawsuit
Statesville: State GOP leaders challenge Cooper

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Race for the Governor: Bios
State: Graham finds himself in the thick of Washington's battles
McClatchy: Graham still searching for common ground

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Virginia GOP office vandalized
American Thinker: Attack on GOP HQ in Virginia

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich 'missed being part of the debate'
WaPo: Maryland refuses to follow Virginia on health care

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Editorial: Legalize marijuana?: California's experiment is worth watching

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NYT: New Hampshire Budget Gap Fuels Fight Over Gambling

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Brown election aided by surge of local donors
Boston Globe: Baker asserts Cahill not transparent on contributions

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: State's Deficit Still Stands After All-Night Battle In Senate

NEW MEXICO

Rasmussen: New Mexico Governor: Denish Tops Five GOP Hopefuls

ARIZONA



Politico: Palin top draw in reunion with McCain
Power Line: Biker Girl Campaigns for McCain

ABC: Arizona Law Promises to Be 'Toughest' on Illegal Immigration



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March 27, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Some States Find Burdens in Health Care Law
NYT: Lawmakers Recess and Prepare to Defend Health Votes
Hill: Pelosi to Democrats leaving for recess: Its time to go on offense
WSJ: The ObamaCare Writedowns
WaPo: Doctors divided on how new health-care law will affect them
Hill: McConnell: 'Ineffective' healthcare language threatens popular provisions
WSJ: Nobel economist says the health-care bill will cause serious damage
Bart Stupak: Why I wrote the 'Stupak amendment' and voted for health-care reform
Kathleen Parker: Federally funded abortions are in our future
JTaranto: Some claims of anti-ObamaCare violence and threats turn out to be exaggerated
Erick Erickson: If King George Will Not Listen

NYT: A Bold U.S. Plan to Help Struggling Homeowners
WaPo: Obama administration revises anti-foreclosure strategy
WSJ: Mortgage Plan Remodeled Again (via Google)
Bloomberg: Shelby Says Senators Agree 80% on Financial-Regulation Overhaul
WaPo: Second mortgages complicate efforts to help homeowners
Rasmussen: 31% Say They Owe More on Mortgage Than Their House Is Worth
Hill: Greenspan: Nation faces mountain of debt that it 'has never seen before'

NYT: Obamas Second T.S.A. Nominee Withdraws
WaPo: Second TSA nominee withdraws his name

NYT: Census Chief Apologizes for Negro Category

NYT: Courts Take On Campaign Finance Decision
WaPo: Ruling allows contributions to activist groups for campaigns
LA Times: Rulings split on campaign fundraising
WSJ: Courts Rule on Funding of Campaigns (via Google)
WSJ: Free Speech, the Sequel (via Google)

Hill: Climate bill could face threats from left

WSJ: The Turnaround Myth: Failing schools are best shut down (via Google)

WaPo: Younger senators take aim at old Senate rules

Bill Kristol: To only say Iranian nukes are unacceptable is to accept them
Pat Buchanan: Netanyahus Hollow Victory

NYT: Differences Set Aside, Palin Lends McCain Aid
Boston Globe: Palin shines in support role with McCain
WaPo: McCain, Palin reunite in reelection effort for senator

Politico: Face of the tea party is female

Politico: RNC rejects joint 'civility' statement

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK


NYT: Voters May Prefer a Crusader in the Governors Race. But Which One?
Roger Stone: New York GOP Rumble

NY Post: Liz Holtzman for AG?

NYT: State Budget Stalls on Finding $1 Billion More in Cuts
NYT: Editorial: A Budget for New Yorks Future
Albany TU: Lawmakers anticipate late budget
Albany TU: Budget extender to have extra funds for NYC OTB

CQ Politics: Democrats Mum on Possible Massa Successors

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Fiorina slams California's global warming law
SacBee: Schwarzenegger ponies up $500,000 for 'open primary' measure
WSJ: Vallejo's Painful Lessons in Municipal Bankruptcy (via Google)

TEXAS

Dallas MN: With health care fight, Abbott again takes on D.C.
Dallas MN: Texas GOP asks for Democratic House members' exchanges with consultants

FLORIDA

CQ Politics: Rubio Favored 48-37 in Latest Mason-Dixon Poll
SPT: Crist and Rubio square off in a Fox News debate Sunday
Miami Herald: Meek looks to make history with petition drive
SPT: Meek, the other Senate candidate, trying for history

CQ Politics: Florida: Craft Ends Campaign Against Rooney

GEORGIA

AJC: Republican lawmaker wants state to direct' Baker to sue over health care
AJC: Breitbart offers $10k reward for proof that n-word was hurled at John Lewis

ILLINOIS

Human Events: The Brady Bunch
Chicago Sun-Times: House votes to deny funds for Blagojevich's portrait
Chicago Tribune: Quinn pushing for Simon as running mate
Gail Collins: Nothing Is Easy in Illinois

MINNESOTA

AP: Pawlenty signs law preserving health plan for poor

PENNSYLVANIA

WFMZ: A.G. Addresses Fight Over Health Care

OHIO


Vindy: Ohios lawmakers busy at last

MICHIGAN

WSJ: Health Vote Adds Pressure on Stupak
Detroit FP: Granholm offers to defend bills
Detroit News: State Senate's early-out plan may be dead

MISSOURI

WGN: Tempers erupt over budget battle in Missouri
KOMU: Mo. House Budget Controversial

TENNESSEE

CNC: TN Republicans Heart Madam Speaker

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Burr to Hagan: Why did you miss hearing?

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: S.C. unemployment numbers drop

LOUISIANA

NYT: 4 Charged in Incident at Office of Senator
WSJ: Charges Reduced in Phone Caper at Senator's Office

VIRGINIA

NYT: Police Say Stray Bullet Hit Office of Lawmaker

NEW JERSEY

AP: Christie opposes local sales, income tax proposal by Democrats

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT: NYT: Deciding Who Will Lead a Health Care Leader

HAWAII

Rasmussen: Hawaii Senate: Inouye 65%, Lingle 25%
Rasmussen: Hawaii Governor: Two Top Democrats Well Ahead of GOPs Aiona

NORTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: North Dakota Senate: GOPs Hoeven 68%, Potter 25%







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March 26, 2010



NATIONAL

Rasmussen: 55% Favor Repeal of Health Care Bill
WaPo: Iowa man joins protest against Obama and health-care reform
WSJ: Congress Approves Final Health Overhaul (via Google)
WSJ: Obama Is Ready to Run on Health Law (via Google)
AP: Cuban leader Castro applauds US health-care reform bill
WaPo: Congress approves 'fixes' to health-care law
NYT: Final Votes in Congress Cap Battle on Health Bill
Wash Times: Final health care bill awaits Obama
WSJ: Threats to Lawmakers Stir Acrimony (via Google)
NYT: Accusations Fly Between Parties Over Threats and Vandalism
NYT: Cantor Accuses Democrats of Exploiting Threats
WSJ: Demonizing Dissent (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Create False Storyline to Distract from What They've Done
Wash Times: Movement leaders say bad behavior not their cup of tea
NYT: In Iowa, Obama Calls Health Bill Pro-Business
WaPo: Obama invites health-care repeal advocates to 'go for it'
WSJ: Companies Take Health-Care Charges (via Google)
Human Events: Young Voters Obamacares Biggest Victims
Rep. Paul Ryan: Fix Health Reform, Then Repeal It
Kim Strassel: The Senate Reckoning (via Google)
Peggy Noonan: Political rage is a national problem, not a partisan one (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: Liberals Play Victim, Seek to Criminalize Opposition to Obama
Charles Krauthammer: Obamacare's next trick: the VAT
Gary Bauer: The Pro-Life Democrats Fateful Choice
Rush Limbaugh: Truth on Carnahan and Stupak
NYT: OpEd: Now Comes the Hard Part
Paul Krugman: Going to Extreme
Linda Greenhouse: Supreme Court to consider unconstutionality of ObamaCare

NYT: Student Loan Overhaul Approved by Congress
WSJ: Senate Votes to Overhaul Student-Loan Industry (via Google)
WaPo: Colleges scramble to adjust as student loan overhaul nears passage

WaPo: Obama readies steps to fight foreclosures, particularly for unemployed
NYT: U.S. Plans Big Expansion in Effort to Aid Homeowners
WaPo: Q&A: Will foreclosure-prevention measures affect me?
AP/Zibel: Some underwater mortgages to get loan aid
Bloomberg: Half of U.S. Home Loan Modifications Default Again

Business Week: Republican Coburn Blocks Extension of U.S. Jobless Benefits
NYT: Some Long-Term Jobless to Lose Benefits
Politico: Jobless benefits stalemate in Senate
Hill: Bipartisan deal falls apart, endangering expiring unemployment benefits

WSJ: The Government Pay Boom (via Google)
Politico: 2,000 House staffers make six figures

WSJ: Dodd, GOP Work on Financial-Rule Overhaul (via Google)
NYT: Shelby Criticizes Financial Reform Bill, Saying It Wont End Too Big to Fail Problem
NYT: Bernanke Hints at Timing of Exit Strategy
WSJ: Bernanke Edges Toward Asset Sales
WaPo: Bernanke: Record-low rates needed to aid economy
WSJ: Debt Fears Send Rates Up (via Google)
Wash Times: CBO report: Debt will rise to 90% of GDP
David Brooks: Modern Economics: The Return of History

Hill: Sen. Dodd calls Pence attack pathetic

Riley, Barbour, Rendell, Bredesen, McDonnell:
A rail corridor along I-81 that would get traffic and the economy moving again

WSJ: Ex-Clinton Aide Named Executive Director of Fiscal Commission (via Google)

NYT: Cap and Trade Loses Its Standing as Energy Policy of Choice
Hill: Graham: Health vote saps red state Dem support for climate change legislation
Hill: 10 Dems warn Kerry: Don't expand offshore drilling in climate change bill
NYT: Audit Finds Vulnerability of EnergyStar Program
American Thinker: The Weatherization Boondoggle

Human Events: Schumer and Graham Offer Amnesty Retread

WSJ: Less Teeth in 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
NYT: A Military Downgrading of Dont Ask, Dont Tell
WaPo: Pentagon restricts evidence that can be used against gays in military
Wash Times: Gates alters rules for investigating gay troops

WSJ: NLRB Nominee Sparks Partisan Fight Ahead of Recess (via Google)
NYT: Republicans Lobby Against Recess Appointment to NLRB
WSJ: Obama's Organization Man (via Google)
Wash Times: Editorial: Obama's Big Labor payback

WaPo: A profile of Bob Bauer: Is this the counsel Obama keeps?

NYT: Editorial: FOIA Records in Real Time

Hill: Flake presses on with demand for earmark investigation information

NYT: In Possible Stevens Retirement, the Likelihood of an Election-Year Confrontation

AP/El Deeb: Al Qaeda vows retaliation if 9/11 suspect executed
Politico: Osama bin Laden warns on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed death penalty
Amer Spectator: Survival First, Lawfare Second: The Perils of Suicide-Pact Legalism



NYT: Palin Will Be Keynote Speaker at Anti-Abortion Groups Gathering
Politico: Sarah Palin keynoting anti-abortion fundraiser
CQ Politics: Palin Takes The Stage In Washington May 14
Wash Times: Abortion threatens to split the nation like slavery
WaPo: Sarah Palin's about to Discover the joys of reality TV with new series
Wash Times: Palin to host documentary on Alaska
Politico: TLC gets Palin TV show
NYT: McCain, Palin to Campaign Together in Arizona
WSJ: Palin Makes Fans Uneasy by Backing McCain
CQ Politics: Lawsuit Keeps Palin's $100,000 Speech In The News

WaPo: Mitt Romney rolls out 2010 endorsements
CQ Politics: Romney Still Popular 2012 Choice For GOP

NYT: Frum Forced Out at Conservative Institute
WaPo: Conservative David Frum loses think-tank job after criticizing GOP
WaPo: AEI hits David Frum where it hurts

James Taranto: The curious case of John Avlon and the "scary new GOP poll"

Politico: Robert Menendez survey draws scrutiny

Wash Times: Democrats politicking like it's 1994
CQ Politics: Parties Scrap for Governors Seats to Gain Handle on Redistricting
Mort Kondracke: Democrats Health Victory May Limit November Losses

NEW YORK

Politico: Race in N.Y. may be a test for GOP
Albany TU: Lazio gets hearing with GOP lawmakers
Buffalo News: Paladino expands horizon for political controversy
DN: Paladino in 'ass kissing' jibe at congressman who criticized his Obamacare 9/11 comment
Albany TU: Paladino-Nadler 9/11 cage match
Gothamist: Paladino Explains 9/11 Remark, Continues To Provoke
LoHud: Paladino Wants To Send Sheldon Silver To Attica

NYT: Paterson Seen With Key Role in Response to Aides Abuse Case
NYDN: Paterson defended Johnson after hearing about police report detailing allegations
Albany TU: Paterson accepts Donlons resignation

NYDN: State pols eye budget life-support as April 1 deadline approaches
Albany TU: Sampson not thinking about extenders yet

NYT: House Democrats Who Rejected Health Bill May Face Trouble From Their Friends
NY Post: Rep. Hall took money from groups opposing health care reform

NYDN: $5 million for an empty office: Towns tried to get funds to group that hired his aide

NYDN: Malcom Smith hires criminal defense lawyer as Aqueduct probe heats up

Buffalo News: N.Y. Senate Democrats offer access for money

NYT: Lawmaker Is Acquitted of Drunken Driving but Convicted of Lesser Charge

CALIFORNIA

CQ Politics: So Close: 1-Point Edge For Fiorina
SacBee: Anti-Tom Campbell ad compares him with Barbara Boxer

WSJ: Calpers Deals Part of Probe by Justice Into Pay-Play (via Google)

NYT: Legal-Marijuana Advocates Focus on a New Green

Dan Walters: New York scandals send a warning to California

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Challenger White steers middle course in bid to unseat Perry
DMN: If Rick Perry is going to run for president, looks like he's got some work to do
Star-Teleg: Perry gives mixed reviews to healthcare law, condemns threats against Dems

WSJ: Texas Strip-Club Tax Called Naked Money Grab (via Google)

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Governor: McCollum 47%, Sink 36%
CQ Politics: Crist Starts TV Attack
Miami Herald: Anger erupts over school bills in Florida Legislature
Buzz: Bill McCollum: no idea how much Obama lawsuit costs

GEORGIA

AJC: Newt Gingrich: Democrats bear some responsibility for threats, anger over health care
AJC: Johnny Isakson released from hospital, sent home for rest
AJC: Meet Rob Woodall, the newest GOP candidate for the 7th

ILLINOIS

NYT: Downstate Republican Faces Rough Road in Race for Governor
Chicago ST: Quinn chooses Sheila Simon for running mate: sources
Chicago Tribune: Sources: Quinn wants Sheila Simon as running mate

MINNESOTA

Fox: Pawlenty: No Decision Yet on 2012
AP: Minn.'s Pawlenty pulls out of Southern GOP event

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh PG: Rendell tells Corbett: Drop health care lawsuit

OHIO


WHIO: Boehner, GOP Urge Ohio To Fight Health Care Law
American Spectator: Somebody in Ohio Is Lying

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Bill Milliken and the lost art of governance

MISSOURI

KC Star: Two Missouri House members separated during budget debate

KANSAS

CQ Politics: Kansas: Rep. Moore's Wife Running For His Seat

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Jason Mumpower unexpectedly announces retirement
Politico: Gibbons exiting in Tennessee

NORTH CAROLINA

FayObserver: Sen. Burr holds up Senate hearing

SOUTH CAROLINA

CQ Politics: Mulvaney Moves Up in 'Young Guns' Program

NEW JERSEY

AP/DeFalco: NJ's Gov. Christie targets spending 'addiction'

Politico: He's a Runyan for Congress

UTAH

NYT: Political Tide Could Wash Away Utah Senator

ARIZONA

LA Times: McCain adapting to face a challenge from the right
NYT: McCain, Palin to Campaign Together in Arizona
WSJ: Palin Makes Fans Uneasy by Backing McCain

NEVADA

Politico: Vegas firm factors in Ensign inquiry

NORTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: North Dakota House: GOPs Berg 51%, Pomeroy 44%
CQ Politics: Poll: Pomeroy Still Lags GOP Opponent in North Dakota







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March 25, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: G.O.P. Forces New House Vote on Package of Health Bill Changes
WaPo: GOP challenges send health bill back to House
WSJ: Final Piece of Health Bill Hits Snag (via Google)
WSJ: Key Part of Law To Be Clarified (via Google)
Hill: Healthcare bill headed back to the House after marathon Senate push
Wash Times: Viagra vote stalls HCR in Senate
Wash Times: GOP blocks Senate actions
WSJ: Health-Care Law Fires Up Candidates on Both Sides (via Google)
WSJ: Funds Double for Health Clinics (via Google)
WSJ: ObamaCare Day One: Companies are already warning about higher health-care costs
WSJ: Repeal the Democrats (via Google)
WSJ: Reconciling Mr. Nelson (via Google)
WSJ: ObamaCare and American Power (via Google)
Politico: McConnell eyes majority, then repeal of bill
Hill: Boehner: Republican majority would refuse to fund healthcare reform
NYT: After Health Vote, Threats on Democrats
WaPo: Lawmakers concerned as health-care overhaul foes resort to violence
NYT: A Grand Achievement, or a Lost Opportunity?
Karl Rove: What Republicans Should Do: Repeal & reform will be a winning issue this fall
James Taranto: The Obamaklatura
WaPo: States argue the feds can't force purchase of health insurance
Orin Kerr: Chances Courts Would Strike Down the Individual Mandate
Charles Lane: Is health reform unconstitutional? Don't laugh
EJ Dionne: Health care and the New Nullifiers
Rush Limbaugh: John Dingell Says Obamacare Soon Will "Control the People"
Rush Limbaugh: Left Admits Obama's Intent is Redistribution, Reversal of Reagan
American Spectator: Pulling the Plug on the "Living" Constitution

NYT: Without Stupak, Anti-Abortion Groups Dinner Goes On
WaPo: Obama has angered women's groups by reaffirming no federal funds for abortion
Wash Times: Obama signs abortion order behind closed doors

WSJ: Student-Loan Shenanigans (via Google)

WaPo: Obama urges Democrats to make hard push on financial regulation
NYT: Financial Overhaul Is Next Priority of Democrats
Hill: Democrats: Wall Street is next
Politico: Bob Corker: GOP erred on financial reform
NYT: Behind Consumer Agency Idea, a Tireless Advocate
American Thinker: Downsizing America's Economy

NYT: Social Security Payouts to Exceed Revenue This Year
AP/Zibel: New-home sales drop 2.2% in Feb. to new low

Wash Times: Unions want Washington's help with pension funds

Politico: Coburn likely to lead charge against jobless benefit extension

Wash Times: Gas price up $1 a gallon on Obama's watch
Politico: Details of climate bill trickle out
Hill: Coal fight could see Washington repeat

NYT: Pelosi Names 3 to Obamas Deficit Panel

WaPo: For two detainees who told what they knew, Guantanamo becomes a gilded cage

WaPo: U.S. investigators winding down inquiry of destroyed CIA tapes

WaPo: Reading scores stalled under 'No Child' law
WSJ: Why Freer Schools Are Better Schools (via Google)



Ann Coulter: Oh, Canada!
Wash Times: School denies canceling Coulter speech
Rush Limbaugh: A Canadian on Coulter Controversy

John Bolton: What the President Can Learn From Google (via Google)
John Bolton: Obama's Global Failure Makes U.S. Much Less Secure

AP/Pace: White House seen as frat house
Wash Times: Even average Americans' words harsh for Obama
Daily Mail UK: Almost a quarter of Republicans think Obama 'may be the Antichrist'

CBS: Darrell Issa Poised to Call for Special Prosecutor to Investigate White House

NEW YORK

NY Post: Levy statement addresses previous backing of gov't-run health care
NY Post: Long: how well did GOP vet Steve Levy?
NY Post: Levy: GOP nomination 'within our grasp'

NYT: Possible G.O.P. Candidate for Senate Will Skip Race
CQ Politics: Senor Won't Run Against Gillibrand

NYT: Paterson and Legislature at Odds as Budget Deadline Nears
Albany TU: Budget lines define debate
NYT: Editorial: Albanys Pork Handouts

NYT: Albany Senate to Release Some Files on Aqueduct
Albany TU: Case challenges subpoena power
Albany TU: The Senate subpoenas and the suit fighting them

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Tom Campbell says he wouldn't pursue California earmarks if elected to Senate
SacBee: Whitman spending outpaces Poizner, Brown
George Skelton: California could take big hit from healthcare overhaul
LA Times: Measure to legalize marijuana will be on California's November ballot

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas GOP files ethics complaint against Democratic gov candidate Bill White
AP: Texas attorney general backed state health coverage law

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Senate: Rubio, Crist Remain Ahead of Meek
NYT: Ad Duel for Florida G.O.P. Senate Candidates
Rasmussen: 54% of Florida Voters Favor Suing Federal Government Over Health Care

GEORGIA

AJC: Georgia Democrats and the health care dilemma
AJC: An impeach Thurbert Baker movement?
CQ Politics: Vote Provokes Barrow Primary Talk

ILLINOIS

CST: State pension cuts OK'd: Legislature raises retirement age to 67, ends double-dipping
Chicago ST: Pension cuts a giant first step. Keep going

INDIANA

CQ Politics: Rokita Favored in Buyer Open Seat

MINNESOTA

Politico: Pawlenty, Bachmann at anti-abortion fundraiser
Star Tribune: Pawlenty will sign health bill for poor

IOWA

Rasmussen: Iowa Governor: Branstad 52%, Culver 36%

PENNSYLVANIA

CQ Politics: Most Keystone Voters Silent on Governor's Race
CQ Politics: Another Poll Shows Dead Heat for Pennsylvania Senate Race

OHIO


CQ Politics: Senate Candidates Still Largely Unfamiliar To Ohio Voters
CQ Politics: Romney Aids Ohio GOP Candidates
Hill: Ohio seeks help from White House

MICHIGAN

WSJ: Abortion-Rights Groups Back Stupak Rival
Detroit News: Karmanos, Cheeks Kilpatrick testify before grand jury
Detroit FP: Beatty got $100K from Kilpatrick civic fund

TENNESSEE

Rasmussen: Tennessee Governor: Republicans Hold Early Advantage
Politico: Corker pitch: $10k dinner, $5k meeting

KENTUCKY

CQ Politics: Kentucky: Cheney Endorses Grayson
Politico: Cheney boosts Grayson on security
NYT: Kentucky: Cheney Backs a Candidate

ARKANSAS

Wash Times: It's OK to vote for Porky and Kinky

NORTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: North Carolina Senate: GOPs Burr Feels Little Heat For Now

VIRGINIA

NYT: Attorney General Moves to Forefront of Virginia Conservative Resurgence

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Wash Times: IRS seeks 'unpaid liability' from Marion Barry

MARYLAND

CQ Politics: Report: Ehrlich Readies Rematch Challenge in Maryland
Politico: Ehrlich in for a rematch

NEW JERSEY

AP: N.J. Gov. Chris Christie's bold moves gain national attention

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Rivalry heats up for Cahill and Baker
CQ Politics: Brown Endorses in GOP Primary for Delahunt's Seat

IDAHO

CQ Politics: Idaho: Ward Surrogates Criticize Sali's 'Boy Scout' Remark

WASHINGTON STATE

CQ Politics: Dino Rossi Stops By The NRSC To Talk Washington Senate Race





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March 24, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Obama Signs Landmark Health Bill (via Google)
WSJ: Republicans Begin Strategy Rethink
WSJ: Now, Can We Have Health-Care Reform? (via Google)
WSJ: Senate Begins Debate on Health-Care Bill (via Google)
WSJ: In Swing Districts, Voters Take Stock
WSJ: Health Overhaul Beneficiary: Medical Offices? (via Google)
WSJ: Your Medical Records Aren't Secure
Wash Times: Obama signs health bill with gleeful Democrats
Wash Times: Healthy tax increases, not only on wealthy
Wash Times: Obama to sign abortion order behind closed doors
Wash Times: GOP targets health bill 'sellouts'
Wash T: Democrats' reforms are about money - so should be the conservative response
Wash Times: Editorial: No Obamacare for Obama
Boston Globe: 13 attorneys general sue on health care bill
Chicago ST: White House, experts say states' health-care lawsuit is doomed
NYT: Obama Signs Health Care Overhaul Bill, With a Flourish
NYT: In Health Care Bill, Obama Attacks Wealth Inequality
NYT: New G.O.P. Slogan: Repeal and Replace Health Care Law
NYT: At White House, Bidens Expletive Caught on Open Mike
NYT: Obama to Sign Executive Order in Private
NYT: Senate Republicans Offer More Amendments
NYT: Coburns Unusual Amendments
NYT: Editorial: The Day After
Maureen Dowd: Hail the Conquering Professor
WaPo: Obama signs health-care reform bill
WaPo: With Senate 'fixes' bill, GOP sees last chance to change health-care reform
WaPo: For many interest groups, health-care bill's passage isn't the end
WaPo: When does the health-care bill go into effect?
Kathleen Parker: Stupak's fall from pro-life grace
Ruth Marcus: A generous dose of caution on health reform
Politico: Republicans weigh costs of losing ugly
Politico: Senate Dems brace for 'poison pills'
Politico: Health bill may exempt top Hill staffers
Politico: 49% say health reform a 'good thing'
Politico: Paul Ryan will push 'repeal and replace'
CQ Politics: Vote Gives Candidates, Parties Cash Influx
Human Events: Obamacare: The Battle Is Far From Over
Sen. Jim DeMint: Repeal Mediscam
Rush Limbaugh: The Bottom Line: It's Love vs. Hate
Rush Limbaugh: "It's Going to be Like Christmas"
Rush Limbaugh: Why Wait Until 2014? Demand All Obamacare Provisions Right Now
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Must be Defeated
Dick Morris: How to fight ObamaCare

NYT: A First Step on Fannie and Freddie
Hill: Geithner: Plan for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac will be out 'within months'
WSJ: U.S. Urged to Keep Role in Mortgages (via Google)
WSJ: No End to U.S. Housing Handouts (via Google)
WSJ: Barney Frank Dances With His Fannie/Freddie Skeletons
WSJ: Inspector General Slams Obama Foreclosure-Prevention Drive

WaPo: Obama's export plan won't necessarily create jobs
Hill: Senate Dems to face a second showdown on jobless benefits

WaPo: Students push for aid overhaul; lenders lobby against it

Wash Times: Immigration plan would create backlog

Hill: BP CEO: Climate bill should promote natural gas industry

NYT: Ex-Times Lawyer, an Army Nominee, Is Queried on Leaks
Politico: GOP finds more ways to blast Guantanamo Bay

NYT: E.P.A. to Seek More Data on Emissions

WSJ: NASA to Devise New Spending Plan to Placate Congress (via Google)

WSJ: Census Data Show Recession Has Altered Longtime Migration Pattern in U.S

Politico: Poll: Tea partiers like GOP
LA Times: 'Tea party' activists happier with the GOP
Thomas Friedman: A Tea Party Without Nuts

CQ Politics: NRCC Raises $7 Million At Annual Dinner



Politico: Palin unveils midterm target list

WaPo: Discovery expected to give blessing to travelogue starring Sarah Palin



Wash Times: Canadian protest shuts down Coulter
NYDN: Coulter causes firestorm by telling Muslim to 'take a camel' as alternative to flying
Vancouver Sun: Right-wing U.S. firebrand Ann Coulter will file grievance with rights panel

NEW YORK



NYDN: Carl Paladino, Republican with eye on guv's seat, compares health care bill to 9/11
WGRZ: Buffalo's Carl Paladino Remark On Health Care Reform Stirs Controversy
NBC NY: Tea Party Governor Hopeful: Healthcare Overhaul is Like Sept. 11
WBEN: Paladino Running; Already Jousts "Prince Andrew"
NYDN: Lazio Campaign Asks Cox To 'Rejoin' The GOP

CQ Politics: Gillibrand Still Trails Pataki, 45% to 39%

NYT: 3 Senators Are Subpoenaed on Aqueduct Casino Deal
NYT: Legislator Accused of D.W.I. Goes on Trial
CQ Politics: Nixon's Grandson Casts Nationwide Money Net To Fund House Race
Albany TU: How bad will it be after Assembly vote?
Buffalo News: 3 Assembly Democrats call on teachers to skip pay hikes
NY Post: Albany Dems offer labor seats at table - for 50G!
NYDN: Staten Island Rep. Mike McMahon faces White House wrath over health care 'no' vote
NYDN: State Dems want to legalize medical marijuana to help plug budget gap

CALIFORNIA



SacBee: Whitman says lawmakers should pick teams and focus
LA Times: Whitman spent $249 a minute for her lead in the polls
NYT: Condoleezza Rice Endorses Fiorina
NYT: California, in Financial Crisis, Opens Prison Doors
LA Times: California may vote on legalizing pot in November
SacBee: Field Poll: Californians more likely to back state budget cuts
Dan Walters: California Forward's budget reform plan falls short

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas Republicans in House urge Kay Bailey Hutchison not to resign from Senate
Politico: Neugebauer: 'Outpouring' of support since 'baby killer' outburst
CQ Politics: Neugebauer Tries to Cash In on Outburst

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Senate GOP Primary: Rubio 56%, Crist 34%
AP/Farrington: Florida's Meek hopes to inherit Senate
Miami Herald: Complaint targets Rubio's spending
St. Pete Times: McCollum's suit could backfire politically

GEORGIA

AJC: Saxby Chambliss joins effort to repeal health care law
AJC: Nathan Deal passes out Thurbert Bakers phone number

ILLINOIS

NYT: In Chicago, Obama Aide Had V.I.P. List for Schools
CQ Politics: Opponent's Poll: Halvorson In Competitive Race
Chicago ST: Nick Giannis in custody in Chicago

INDIANA

Rasmussen: Indiana Senate: Ellsworth Trails GOP Hopefuls Before Health Care Vote
Indianapolis Star: Bayh gives $1 million to state Democrats
CQ Politics: Bayh Gives $1 Million To Indiana Democrats
Hill: Bayh sends $1 million to Ellsworth
CQ Politics: Indiana: Burton Attacked In New Ad

MINNESOTA

AP: Pawlenty urges MN House to pass health compromise

WISCONSIN

CQ Politics: Another Poll Shows Feingold vs. Thompson Competitive

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown MC: Risks, rewards for Pa. attorney general in legal challenge
Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa., other states sue to block health overhaul
Examiner: Health-care reform and the effect on Pennsylvania
AP/Levy: State House OKs budget; Senate revisions still loom

OHIO


Politics Daily: GOP's Kasich Leading an Unpopular Strickland in Ohio Governor Race
CQ Politics: Familiarity, But Not Favor, for Ohio Gov. Strickland

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Stupak denies trading health care vote for airport grants
Detroit FP: Did 'backroom deal' sway Stupak? He blasts GOP claim
Detroit News: Granholm orders background checks for business tax break recipients
Detroit News: Mayor Bing: 'Together we can reinvent Detroit'
Detroit FP: Bing lays out vision for a new Detroit

MISSOURI

KMOV: Missouri reps to fight health care bill
KTTS: Lt.Gov.joins fight against health care measure

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Rep. Turner's race remark offends GOP leaders

KENTUCKY

CQ Politics: Paul Raises $100,000 in Less Than 12 Hours

NORTH CAROLINA

NCNN: State GOP Calls For Fair Review of Perdue Campaign

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Candidates for governor joust on education
CQ Politics: South Carolina: Club Endorses Scott

VIRGINIA



WaPo: Cuccinelli sues federal government to stop health-care reform law

NEW JERSEY

WSJ: New Jersey Cuts Workers' Benefits (via Google)
Star-L: Christie calls for teachers, school workers to accept wage freeze to prevent layoffs
NYT: Corzine Returning to Wall St. as Chief Executive of MF Global
AP: Former N.J. Gov. Jon Corzine lands jobs as Wall Street CEO, Princeton professor

VERMONT

Rasmussen: Vermont Governor: Dubie Leads Five Top Democrats

ARIZONA

Rasmussen: Arizona Governor: GOP's Martin, Mills Lead Goddard
NYT: Tough Bill Advances in Arizona on Illegal Immigrants

UTAH

Salt Lake Tribune: Campaigns target delegates in first big test for Senate candidates

WYOMING

Amer Spectator: Republican Wyoming prepares to replace popular Democrat "Gov Dave"





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March 23, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Parties Joust Over Next Steps on Health (via Google)
WSJ: Strict Abortion Rules Mean Fewer Insurers May Offer Coverage (via Google)
WSJ: Health-Overhaul Foes Ready Court Challenges (via Google)
WSJ: In Swing Districts, Voters Take Stock
WSJ: Government Focus Now Turns to Implementation (via Google)
WSJ: Pro-life Democrats, R.I.P.
WSJ: Republicans & ObamaCare: Democrats insisted on the most liberal bill they could pass
WSJ: Now, Back to Pretending to Care About the Deficit
James Taranto: Unstable Condition: Why ObamaCare makes us nostalgic for the Cold War
NYT: Health Measures Opponents Plan Legal Challenges
NYT: G.O.P. Faces Drawbacks of United Stand on Health Bill
NYT: Health Vote Is Done, but Partisan Debate Rages On
NYT: Lessons for the Democrats, Some Perhaps Cautionary, After a Signal Triumph
NYT: Obama Heads to Iowa to Pitch Health Care
NYT: Obama to Sign Health Bill on Tuesday
NYT: Sen. Ben Nelson to Vote Against Reconciliation Bill
AP: Tea Partiers Vow Revenge Over Health Overhaul
NYT: OpEd: For Democrats, a Win Is a Win
David Brooks: The Democrats Rejoice
WaPo: How Obama revived his health-care bill
WaPo: Interactive timeline: The Quest for Health-Care Overhaul
WaPo: Senate's deliberate pace frustrates the House
WaPo: Health-care vote looms as big issue for November elections
WaPo: Campaign 2010: The battle to frame healthcare reform for the midterms
WaPo: GOP state leaders vow to fight health-care legislation
WaPo: States opposing health-care legislation
WaPo: First wave of health-care changes will target insurers with new rules
WaPo: Editorial: Will health-care reform work?
Michael Gerson: Obama shows a president can be both strong and wrong
George Will: A battle won, but a victory?
Wash Times: GOP sharpens health bill amendments
Wash Times: GOP fighting mad about health bill
Wash Times: Health care fight energizes pro-life movement
AP/Perrone: Bill good medicine for some industries
AP: Va., other states challenge health care
Tony Blankley: Sunday's socialist triumph
Wash Times: Editorial: Bart Stupak, coward
Wes Pruden: Now comes November
Politico: Republicans grapple with weekend fallout
Politico: Abortion to make political comeback
Politico: After the vote, the selling begins
Politico: Timing right for Dem midterm hopes
Politico: Senate Dems brace for 'poison pills'
Hill: Sen Harry Reids goal: Wrap up healthcare package by Saturday
Hill: Obama, Democrats gain political momentum with healthcare vote
Hill: Nelson to oppose reconciliation package, cites student lending
Hill: Lincoln opposes House Reconciliation bill
Hill: Culture war looms as members shift back into campaign mode
Hill: Healthcare finished, House Democrats switch to jobs agenda
CNN: 10 states line up to sue over health bill, Florida AG says
Human Events: Obamacare Must Be Repealed
Human Events: Unchanged Senate Bill to Become Law
Human Events: Stupak Hits Historic Low
Newt Gingrich: This Will Not Stand: Newt On the Passage of Obamacare
David Limbaugh: The Beginning of the End or of Rebirth?
Rush Limbaugh: America Hangs by a Thread
Rush Limbaugh: Starting Today, the Best Health Care System in the World is History
Rush Limbaugh: We're Waiting for Lower Premiums
Rush Limbaugh: The Answer? Elect Conservatives, Defeat Anyone with a (D) by Name
Rush Limbaugh: Liberals are Remaking the Country and Must Be Stopped in November
Rush Limbaugh: The American Private Sector Has Been Targeted for Destruction
Grover Norquist: Will 2010 Be Another 1994?
American Thinker: In Defeat, Defiance
American Thinker: The Moral Case Against Health Care Reform
American Thinker: Healthy Community Initiatives: A Microcosm of What We're In For
Jonah Goldberg: The reality of Obamacare

NYT: Bank Panel Clears Bill on Overhaul
WSJ: Financial Overhaul Advances (via Google)
WaPo: Senate panel passes sweeping financial-regulation bill
Politico: Financial reform bill sent to Senate
Wash Times: Fed's regulatory powers likely to be expanded
WSJ: New Plan to Reshape Mortgage Market (via Google)
WaPo: White House to open a public debate on housing finance reform
WSJ: Feinberg to Review Pay at Bailed-Out Firms
WaPo: Pay czar widens review of executive pay at banks
NYT: Few Fled the Companies Constrained by Pay Limits
NYT: Editorial: Real Financial Reform in an Election Year

NYT: Democratic Leadership Councils Reed Tapped for Deficit Panel

NYT: Next Big Issue? Social Security Pops Up Again

WSJ: Fixing No Child Left Behind (via Google)

NYT: U.S. Bolsters Chemical Restrictions for Water
WSJ: EPA Chief: To Tighten Standards For Four Water Contaminants

Politico: After health care, a climate bill push
Hill: Reid faces new climate pressure
Wash Times: Meat, dairy diet not tied to global warming

NYT: Justices to Weigh Law on Gaining Citizenship via Parents
AP/Sherman: Justices to weigh citizenship rule
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Next Big Push: Amnesty
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Assault on Middle Class



WaPo: Graham proposes framework for handling terrorism suspects
Commentary: Grahams Crumbling Deal

WSJ: In Holder's Woes, a Dj Vu (via Google)
Wash Times: Editorial: Eric Holder on the griddle

NYT: U.S. Set to Expand Role in Protecting Air Travelers

NYT: House Ethics Office Gains, Dismissals Aside

Wash Times: Amazon flexes muscle in sales-tax fight

NYT: Acorn to Shut All Its Offices by April 1
WSJ: Acorn Disbanding, Housing Offshoot to Remain (via Google)
AP/Tarm: ACORN disbanding because of money woes, scandal
Big Govt: Is ACORNs Bankruptcy Claim Just More Deceit?
Rep. Darrell Issa: In Re Excreta

Alan Dershowitz: Obama's Legacy and the Iranian Bomb (via Google)

CQ Politics: Candidates on the Fundraising Hot Seat
CQ Politics: Challenger Races Usually Lowest Funding Priority

AP: Romney: Health care bill will cost Obama 2nd term
CQ Politics: Is Romney Toast in 2012?

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Party lines tell tale in state budget vote
NYT: Senate, Trying to Trim Deficit, Offers Budget Plan Cutting $1.4 Billion From Schools
NYDN: State Dems want to legalize medical marijuana to help plug budget gap
Albany TU: Senate Dems fire back at Skelos

CQ Politics: Cuomo Leads Big While Republicans Squabble
NYDN: Poll: Lazio thumps Levy, but Cuomo still has huge lead in gubernatorial race
NY Post: Cuomo crushes all comers: poll
NY Post: Andy fears 'crazy' Levy

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Meg Whitman sets record spending pace in campaign for governor
LA Times: Jerry Brown has $14 million in bank for governor's race
AP/Blood: Help pours in for Brown's California race
SacBee: Field Poll: Issues in the governor's race

CQ Politics: California: Simon Backing Campbell For GOP Senate Nomination
LA Times: Former Secretary of State Rice endorses Fiorina in GOP Senate race

CQ Politics: Watching the Fundraising in California

LA Times: Governor, lawmakers agree to early budget package
SacBee: Lawmakers, Schwarzenegger strike mini-deal on budget
Dan Walters: Protesters can't alter fiscal facts

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Hutchison watch: Senator vowed to resign when health care fight ends. Now what?
Dallas MN: Perry, backer of poor don't see eye to eye on health bill
NYT: Texas Lawmaker Admits Baby Killer Remark
WaPo: Abortion foe from Texas says he regrets outburst

FLORIDA



Miami Herald: GOP in Florida takes aim at healthcare mandates
SPT: Florida Republicans look to dismantle health care overhaul
NYT: Rep. Allen Boyd: Casting Vote, and Now Trying to Sell It Back Home

Rasmussen: Florida Senate: Rubio 45%, Meek 25%, Crist 22%
Buzz: Marco Rubio's chief of staff charged liberally to GOP credit card
Miami Herald: Meek wants $238M for pet projects
American Spectator: Florida Bolero

NYT: Stimulus Plan for Rail Line between Tampa and Orlando Shows System of Weak Links

GEORGIA


AJC: Special election to fill Nathan Deal seat set for April 27
CQ Politics: Georgia Special Election Date Set for Deal Seat

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: State House backs 4-day school week
Chicago Tribune: Illinois Catholics call off keynote by Stupak

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: What health-care reform means to Indiana

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Budget ax hits Minnesota cities, counties

IOWA

Rasmussen: Iowa Senate: Grassley Remains Well Ahead

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa. AG says he'll sue over health-care bill
Pittsburgh PG: Corbett pits Pa. against health plan

OHIO


KYpost: Health Care Vote Will Be THE Issue In Ohio 1st District Race
AP/Whiteman: Unions irked at Ohio Democrat over health care

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Stupak's health vote falls in place after phone call from Obama
Detroit News: Stupak's health care vote may cost him among anti-abortion groups
NRO: Bart Stupak: Michigans Cheap Date
Detroit FP: Editorial: Cox, McMillin woo reform foes with legal foolishness
CQ Politics: Poll: Schwarz a Bit Short in Michigan Governor Bid

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Gay discrimination measure advances in Missouri House

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Tennessee officials may sue over health reform
WVLT: Tennessee politicians talk about health care reform bill

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: N.C. Republicans angry over health care vote
WLOS: 3 NC Dems join GOP in opposing health care bill

Times-News: Elon poll finds Burr has lead in recognition, favorability rating

SOUTH CAROLINA

AP/Adcox: SC's Bauer publicly launches run for governor

VIRGINIA

Roanoke Times: Cuccinelli readies health reform suit
Richmond TD: Va. Democrats beam, but GOP cites gain ahead of midterm elections

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Christie signs pension, benefits changes for state employees
Paul Mulshine: The real Gov. Chris Christie budget: property-tax hikes to the horizon

VERMONT

Rasmussen: Vermont Senate: Leahy 58%, Generic Republican 33%

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Brown pauses, then backs Republican repeal effort
Boston Globe: Patrick, rivals shift debate





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March 22, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: House Passes Historic Health Bill
WSJ: Text of Obamas Planned Executive Order on Abortion
WSJ: Now, the Campaigning Begins (via Google)
WSJ: Vast Ambition, Colossal Risk
WSJ: Steps You Can Take Ahead of Changes in Coverage, Taxes
WSJ: Winners and Losers in the Affected Industries (via Google)
WSJ: Larger Businesses Lament Costs, Stricter Coverage Rules (via Google)
WSJ: Vote by Vote, a Troubled Bill Was Revived (via Google)
WSJ: Health-Care Reform Major Win for Obama Presidency
WSJ: Order on Abortion Solidifies Support (via Google)
WSJ: Rep. Stupak Is Called Baby Killer
WSJ: Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak sold his anti-abortion soul for a toothless executive order
WSJ: A Sunday of Crowds, Chaos and Confrontation
WSJ: A landmark of liberal governance whose price will be very steep
WaPo: House passes health-care reform bill without Republican votes
WaPo: How each House member voted
WaPo: The health-care vote, by the numbers
WaPo: What the health-care bill means for you
WaPo: Obama plans blitz to boost public opinion of health-care effort
WaPo: Stupak called 'baby-killer' on House floor
WaPo: NOW, NARAL displeased with Obama-Stupak deal
WaPo: Senate has some work left on health-care bill
WaPo: Pelosi, Hoyer celebrate passage of health-care bill
WaPo: Republicans rally Tea Party activists to oppose the health-care legislation
Dana Milbank: Republican lawmakers stir up the 'tea party' crowd
Ezra Klein: Hollow reconciliation threats
EJ Dionne: Yes, they made history
NYT: House Approves Health Overhaul, Sending Landmark Bill to Obama
NYT: For Consumers, Clarity on Health Care Changes
NYT: Legal and Political Fights Loom for Democrats
NYT: Big Win for Obama, but at What Cost?
NYT: In Reform, Boons for Hospitals and Drug Makers
NYT: Another Long March in the Name of Change
NYT: Editorial: Health Care Reform, at Last
Paul Krugman: Fear Strikes Out
Ross Douthat: Show Time for Health Care
Wash Times: Landmark health care plan passes
Wash Times: Hospital, insurance assistance in bill
Joe Curl: Bipartisan only in opposition
Wash Times: Editorial: Democrats' death by suicide
Politico: Huge win for Barack Obama, but split decision for House Democrats
Politico: House passes landmark health bill
Politico: Bart Stupak called 'baby killer' on House floor
Politico: Some Dems walk plank with 'yes' vote
Politico: Women's groups, without the votes
Politico: Mike Doyle facilitated critical Bart Stupak talks
Politico: Boehner says vote will haunt Dems
Politico: Barney Frank: 'Mass hysteria' on Capitol Hill
CQ Politics: House Passes Historic Health Care Overhaul
CQ Politics: Rove: Significant Loss of Seats Due to Health Vote
CQ Politics: Democrats Who Voted "No" on Health Care Overhaul
Hill: House sends Senate healthcare bill to Obama's desk in 219-212 vote
Hill: 'Baby killer' shout aimed at Stupak
Hill: House roll call on healthcare bill: 34 Dems vote against
Hill: Obama: House healthcare vote proves country 'still capable of big things'
Hill: Stupak speaks out against GOP motion to recommit on abortion language
Hill: Stupak stripped of 'Defender of Life' award he was to receive this week
Hill: Pelosi achieves biggest political victory of her career with health bill
Dick Morris: Dems asking for defeat
Human Events: House Passes Health Care 219-212
Human Events: Health Care: What's Next for GOP, Health Care Bill Opponents
Human Events: Bishops Reassert: Executive Order Won't Fix Abortion Problem
Human Events: GOP House Whip: Executive Order Can't Override Abortion Law
Boston Globe: One step remains in Senate; GOP set for battle to the end
NYDN: Benefits of President Obama's health care bill will not be seen for years
LA Times: Now, House Democrats await fallout from their votes
Philadelphia Inquirer: Congress braced for Nov. 2 repercussions
Time: Can Republicans Succeed By Running Against Health Reform?
TRNS: Executive Order Prohibiting Abortion Funding Could Be Rescinded, Says OH Republican
AJC: Tom Price: Doctor-patient trust will be permanently eroded, permanently damaged
American Spectator: Stupak: The Disappearing Pro-Life Democrat
American Spectator: The Fight Will Go On
American Spectator: Why Healthcare Reform Can't Work
American Spectator: Rush Was Right
American Spectator: Without Recourse
American Spectator: Obama and the Doctors
American Thinker: The One Pre-Existing Condition Getting a Cure
American Thinker: Obamacare's Achilles Heel
American Thinker: Voter Backlash Beyond ObamaCare
Yahoo: Schlafly: Health Care Vote Set to Expose the Myth of the 'Pro-Life Democrat'
Atlantic: The Future After Health Care
NRO: Obamacare Isnt Inevitable

WaPo: House approves huge changes to student loan program
AP/Kuhnhenn: Student lending along for the ride

WSJ: Big Push to Alter Finance Rules (via Google)
WSJ: Senate Panel to Face Barrage of Amendments Over Financial Rules
WSJ: Obama: Dodd's Financial Overhaul 'Essential' (via Google)
WSJ: Dodd Bill May Allow for 'Backdoor Bailouts,' Bair Says (via Google)
WSJ: Mankiw vs. Greenspan: How Much Leverage Do Banks Need to Be Useful?
WSJ: A Favor for Fannie Mae (via Google)

NYT: At Rally, Call for Urgency on Immigration Reform
Wash Times: Immigration advocates pressure Obama
Politico: Luis Gutierrez's remarks on immigration reform

WSJ: Education: The National Standards Distraction

WSJ: Lindsey Graham's Air Ball: The Senator offers Obama a Gitmo reprieve

WSJ: Better Broadband Is No 'Joke' (via Google)

John McCain: Iraq's Democracy Takes Shape (via Google)

NYT: States Look Beyond Borders to Collect Owed Taxes
WSJ: Interest-Rate Deals Sting Cities, States (via Google)
WSJ: Public Pension Deficits Are Worse Than You Think (via Google)
Wash Times: States gamble on gaming

NYT: Take $787 Billion. Now Show Where Its Going

Wash Times: White House adds skilled fundraiser

Wash Times: U.S. Post exec taps former associate for no-bid pact

Wash Times: Charities behaving badly: Dollars from naive donors are sometimes misused

NYT: Editorial: Ex-Offenders and the Vote

NYT: OpEd: To Reduce Partisanship, Get Rid of Partisans

WSJ: The War on Drugs Is Doomed

WSJ: Clinton Returns to Washington, Needling Himself, Obama and the Press

Politico: GOP committees out-raise Democrats
CQ Politics: 2012 Looks No Better For Democrats
CQ Politics: For Democrats, This Isnt Simply Another Chicken Little Story
Human Events: Presidents Approval Rating in Critical Condition

NEW YORK



NYDN: Party-switching GOP hopeful Steve Levy picks fight with Lazio pal Pataki
Albany TU: Conservatives nod to Lazio a big deal, or not
Fox: NY Gubernatorial Race: A New Republican Enters the Ring

NYDN: Senate set to OK Gov. Paterson's state budget
Albany TU: Espada on the budget

Albany TU: Murphy backs health reform

CALIFORNIA



LA Times: Simon to endorse Campbell in GOP Senate race
George Skelton: Whitman's conservative core
AP/Blood: Poizner pushes tough immigration stand
SacBee: Jerry Brown takes on populist tone
Rasmussen: 62% in California Oppose Education Budget Cuts
LA Times: State Fund reformer was paid a salary of $450,000 a year, plus perks
Dan Walters: Cleaning up California government would help
SacBee: Field Poll: Schwarzenegger's public opinion rating sinks to new low

TEXAS

Star-Telegram: ObamaCare: How Texas lawmakers voted
Fox: Transcript: Sen. Cornyn on 'FNS'
Houston Chronicle: For Texas' high court: Judge Lehrmann scholarly, seasoned

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Florida senators OK'd raises for staffers despite state pay cuts
Ledger: Speech Crucial for Dockery's Campaign
Ledger: Teacher Pay Bill Set for Senate Fight

GEORGIA

Rasmussen: Georgia Senate: Isakson 52%, Generic Democrat 31%
CQ Politics: Georgia: Deal Officially Resigns
Politico: Nathan Deal of Georgia resigns
AJC: Georgia congressmen epitomize the health care debate

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Brady elected to full term as Illinois Republican chairman
Chicago Sun-Times: Lipinski bucks fellow Democrats in health bill vote
Chicago Tribune: Lipinski is states only House Democrat to break with party on health bill

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Minnesota delegation splits over 'legacy vote'
WSJ: Pawlenty's Star Dims in Minnesota
WSJ: Pawlenty Feels Wrath in Minnesota (via Google)
Politico: AUFC launches $100k in anti-Bachmann ads
Star Tribune: Emmer, Seifert face off in GOP governor's race

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown MC: Kanjorski decides 'yes' on health care after assurances on jobs
Politics Daily: Specter vs. Toomey in Pennsylvania: Polls Conflict on Who Is Ahead
Politico: Poll: Critz up by 5 in special election

OHIO


WFIN: Christopher gives up ballot fight for Ohio Attorney General nomination
Cleveland PD: Editorial: The genesis of Ohio's budget crisis
CPD: Look east Ohio; you're headed for the same cliff New Jersey is going over

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Poll finds Schwarz would be underdog for governor
Detroit News: Experts weigh fallout for Democrats

MISSOURI

Joplin Indep: Roy Blunt teams up with Sarah Steelman
AP/Lieb: Senate rivals in Missouri vie for 'outsider' role

KANSAS

KC Star: Budget battle in Kansas Legislature pits big spending cuts against new taxes

TENNESSEE

WRCB: Tennessee Valley Lawmakers React to Health Care Vote
Tennessean: Middle Tenn. Democrats split on health vote
AP/Schelzig: GOP's Ramsey ramps up attacks in Tenn. gov's race

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Health care vote could be tricky for N.C. Dems

SOUTH CAROLINA

McClatchy: Clyburn revels in health care victory
AP: Ex-SC first lady Jenny Sanford back to Columbia

VIRGINIA



Richmond TD: Cuccinelli says Va. will sue over health-care bill
WaPo: Cuccinelli to file suit 'as soon as the ink is dry' on health-care signature
News Virginian: Virginia delegation starkly disagrees on health care
WaPo: Editorial: Reality dawns on Gov. McDonnell's transportation pixie dust

NEW JERSEY

AP: N.J. Assembly votes on public employee pension changes
Star-Ledger: Editorial: Christie's proposed cap on public worker costs is a must

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Rivals rap Cahill over campaign donations

HAWAII

AP/Sample: Earmark reform could mean less pork for Hawaii

NORTH DAKOTA

CQ Politics: North Dakota: Berg To Face Pomeroy in November





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April 22-25, 2009
April 8-21, 2009
April 1-7, 2009

March 22-31, 2009
March 15-21, 2009
March 8-14, 2009
March 1-7, 2009

February 22-28, 2009
February 15-21, 2009
February 8-14, 2009
February 1-7, 2009


January 22-31. 2009
January 15-21, 2009
January 8-14, 2009
January 1-7, 2009

2008

December 22-31, 2008
December 15-21, 2008
December 9-14, 2008

November 1-4, 2008

October 22-31, 2008
October 15-21, 2008
October 8-14, 2008
October 1-7, 2008

September 22-30, 2008
September 15-21, 2008
September 8-14, 2008
September 1-7,2008

August 22-31, 2008
August 15-21, 2008
August 8-14, 2008
August 1-7, 2008

July 22-31, 2008
July 15-21, 2008
July 8-14, 2008
July 1-7, 2008

June 22-30, 2008
June 15-21, 2008
June 8-14, 2008
June 1-7, 2008

May 22-31, 2008
May 15-21, 2008
May 8-14, 2008
May 1-7, 2008

April 22-30, 2008
April 15-21, 2008
April 8-14, 2008
April 1-7, 2008

March 22-31, 2008
March 15-21, 2008
March 8-14, 2008
March 1-7, 2008

February 22-29, 2008
February 15-21, 2008
February 8-14, 2008
February 1-7, 2008

January 22-31, 2008
January 15-21, 2008
January 8-14, 2008
January 1-7, 2008

2007

December 22-31, 2007
December 15-21, 2007
December 8-14, 2007
December 1-7, 2007

November 22-30, 2007
November 15-21,2007
November 8-14, 2007
November 1-7, 2007

October 22-31, 2007
October 15-21, 2007
October 8-14, 2007

October 1-7, 2007


September 22-30, 2007

September 15-21, 2007

September 8-14, 2007

September 1-7, 2007


August 22-31, 2007

August 15-21, 2007

August 8-14, 2007

August 1-7, 2007


July 22-31, 2007

July 1-21, 2007


June 15-30, 2007

June 8-14, 2007

June 1-7, 2007


May 22-31, 2007

May 15-21, 2007

May 8-14, 2007

May 1-7, 2007


April 22-30, 2007

April 15-21, 2007

April 8-14, 2007

April 1-7, 2007


March 22-31, 2007

March 15-21, 2007

March 8-14, 2007

March 1-7, 2007


February 22-28, 2007

February 15-21, 2007

February 7-14, 2007

February 1-7, 2007


January 22-31, 2007

January 15-21, 2007
January 8-14, 2007
January 1-7, 2007

2006

December 22-31, 2006
December 15-21, 2006
December 8-14, 2006
December 1-7, 2006

November 2006