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November 7, 2010



NATIONAL

Politico: New Republican stars get V.P. look
Chicago Tribune: A GOP not for 'whites only'
Hill: Rep.-elect West plans to join Congressional Black Caucus
NYT: Rightward, March: The Midterm Exit Polls
Frank Luntz: Republicans won the midterm elections. Now can they survive?
George Will: Congress can keep Obama in check
David Limbaugh: Obama Doesn't Seek Compromise; Neither Should We
Jeff Jacoby: The GOP gets a second chance

Hill: Obama calls for compromise, won't budge on tax cuts
NYT: Democrats Split on Tax Cut Strategy
NYT: Editorial: Plenty of Work for the Lame Duck: The $4 Trillion Question
NYT: Editorial: Plenty of Work for the Lame Duck: And Other Urgent Business
Hill: Reid on the hook for election promises in lame-duck session

AP/Feller: Obama pledges 'midcourse corrections' at home
WaPo: S.C.'s Graham: Obama's 2012 odds are tied to national security
Thomas Friedman: Long Live Lady Luck

WaPo: Democrats pin losses on Obama's disconnect
NYT: White Democrats Lose More Ground in South
Boston Globe: GOP faces hard choices to keep its promises
Philadelphia Inquirer: The GOP's right to gloat
Human Events: Why Do Business Stars Make Bad Politicians?
Human Events: Voters Wrestled with Referenda Nationwide
Dana Milbank: Would we be better off under a President Hillary Clinton?

Fox: Moderate Dems Line Up in Opposition to Pelosi's Bid for Minority Leader
NYT: Pelosi Urges Unity and Says She Will Work Toward Democratic Rebound
Hill: Fattah: Pelosi is the one to lead Democrats back into majority
Politico: Nancy Pelosi confident she'll be Democratic leader
Hill: Hoyer picks up three more supporters in race for whip job

NYT: G.O.P. Plans to Use Purse Strings to Fight Health Law

WaPo: Don't believe in global warming? That's not very conservative

Hill: Justice Dept. strikes back against Alaska gov on drilling lawsuit

WSJ: Bernanke Stands By Fed's Moves
WSJ: The Fed: Dump the Dollar, Save the Economy
WaPo: After its big move to boost economy, Federal Reserve reflects on its history

Fox: Republican Resurgence Likely to Derail 'Immigration Reform'
NYT: Latinos Reached Milestones in Midterm Races

Fox: Gates Urges Congress to Repeal Gay Ban Now

Human Events: NPR, Juan Williams, and Sharia Law

CSM: Republican establishment takes on Sarah Palin
Telegraph UK: George W Bush thinks Sarah Palin is 'unqualified'
WSJ: Peggy Noonan on Sarah Palin and Ronald Reagan

Politico: John McCain looks bad in George W. Bush's book
Maureen Dowd: ‘Blindsided’: A President’s Story

Human Events: Bob Dole Was "All Over the Lot" In Backing Candidates This Year

Philadelphia Inquirer: Using Web to attack, raise election funds

NEW YORK

Power Line: The Altschuler surprise
NYT: Long Island House Seat Is Back in Play
AP: Error in tally upends NY congressional election
WSJ: Winner of upstate 25th CD likely 10 days away

WSJ: Analysis: Voters held the cards in year of fear

Rochester D&C: Local state Republicans prove strong in vote

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: Experience counts; big money doesn't
LA Times: Now that he has won, Jerry Brown's biggest challenges lie ahead
SacBee: For Brown, Democrats, budget power comes with hard choices, responsibility
Dan Walters: Can Jerry Brown really fix the Capitol?
SacBee: What's in, out at the Capitol
LA Times: Cooley pulls narrow lead in California attorney general race
LA Times: Unemployment payouts push California deeper into debt
LA Times: GOP-controlled House might hinder Villaraigosa's transit funding request
SF Chronicle: Exit polls on California election
SF Chronicle: Proposition 19 defeat shows great divide over pot

TEXAS



NYT: Republican Gains Cheer a Former Power Broker at His Money-Laundering Trial

NYT: Texas Considers Medicaid Withdrawal
DMN: GOP takeover in House will affect the way issues important to Texans are addressed

Houston Chronicle: Power of GOP in the state's U.S. House delegation could be formidable
NYT: For State’s G.O.P., Now Flush, Risks on the Horizon

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: How will Scott lead? Follow his early clues
Buzz: Final election numbers show no recounts and Rick Scott's margin: 61,966 votes

Miami Herald: Rubio in GOP weekly address: Republicans share blame for big spending
Hill: Rubio warns fellow Republicans to stick to principles, not squander election

GEORGIA

WMAZ: Georgia Republicans Strip Cagle's Powers
AJC: Political Insider How a freshly elected Casey Cagle was stripped of power
AJC: Georgia politicians' predictions on new Congress
AJC: Sam Olens breaks through an ancient Georgia barrier
AJC: Deal to face many thorny issues as governor

LOUISIANA

News Star: Elections over, redistricting games to begin

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Quinn says he has 'mandate' for tax increase
AP/Tareen: Ill. tea party congressman sees challenges ahead
Chicago Sun-Times: Coalition of black leaders backs Rep. Davis for mayor

IOWA

Des Moines Register: GOP energy could roll through to caucuses
Dubuque Telegraph Herald: Pickups surprise Iowa GOP

NEBRASKA

LA Times: Nebraska's Republican attorney general eyes Senate run

INDIANA

Evansville CP: Gov. Mitch Daniels' agenda hits the open road
Journal Gazette: Daniels again eyes local governments
Fox: 12 in 2012: Governor Mitch Daniels

MINNESOTA

Pioneer Press: Trending red in Minnesota
MPR: Emmer is in Canada
Star Tribune: Numbers on food stamps are soaring in Minnesota

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Muscle through the agenda
Milwaukee JS: Working on job creation

OHIO


Cincinnati Enquirer: Kasich's big goals? Meet big budget deficit
Columbus Dispatch: Kasich cuts put GOP on the spot
Akron BJ: Cutbacks inevitable for Kasich
CPD: National Wildlife Federation calls for GOP Ohio Gov.-elect John Kasich to be eco-friendly
Columbus Dispatch: Old hand will lead Ohio’s House
Columbus Dispatch: Tough image aside, Boehner often cries

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Turning points in the election
Detroit FP: Questions abound in the wake of election
Detroit FP: 7th District: Walberg takes back seat
Detroit FP: Unions brace for a GOP onslaught
Detroit FP: Remaining Dems will be looked to as state party leaders

MISSOURI

KC Star: Missouri, Kansas to lose clout on Capitol Hill
St. Louis PD: Brief moments behind the scenes on election night

KANSAS

KC Star: GOP makes clean sweep of state offices

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Haslam in Memphis, vows to focus on jobs, education
Knox News: Haslam must juggle two transitions
CTFP: McCormick eyes House majority leader post
Tennessean: GOP cleans House
Knox News: Despite GOP majority, Tenn. influence up in air
Memphis CA: Election's new reality: Memphis blue, region red after GOP takeover

KENTUCKY

Lexington HL: McConnell tells state GOP there's much more to do
Louisville CJ: GOP wave ran deep in local elections
Louisville CJ: Kentucky GOP celebrates wins, looks ahead to governor's race
Lexington HL: Williams re-elected to state Senate leadership post

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: An idea for our newly muscular GOP

NORTH CAROLINA

Fay Observer: Longshot Ellmers revels in rise from obscurity

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: How Haley beat Sheheen
State: Sheheen blames Obama backlash for loss
T and D: Haley and GOP should not face issue of gridlock
Augusta Chronicle: S.C. Democrats analyze loss, look at how to rebound

VIRGINIA

WaPo: After consecutive pummelings, Virginia Democrats hunt for path back to power
WaPo: Neither party can take Va. for granted

MARYLAND

WaPo: Ehrlich thanks supporters, doesn't address robocall controversy

WEST VIRGINIA

Bluefield DT: Gubernatorial succession — Tomblin poised to lead W.Va.

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Corbett won't have time for much of a honeymoon
Philadelphia Inquirer: Asher a hidden force behind GOP success in Pa.

DELAWARE

News Journal: O'Donnell likely hasn't had her fill of Delaware

NEW JERSEY


PhillyDN: President Christie? As GOP chirps about a run for the White House, he says no way
Patriot-News: Lessons from New Jersey in government belt tightening

Philadelphia Inquirer: N.J. political attention turns to legislative races

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Connecticut Bucked Republican Revival
Hartford Courant: State GOP's Failure Calls For New Leadership

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nashua Telegraph: Model for success all up to the GOP
Concord Monitor: Can GOP majority stay united?
York Weekly: Can Lynch be relevant with GOP supermajorities?
Concord Monitor: Big winner: presidential primary

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Bruised but emboldened, Patrick maps road ahead
Boston Globe: Shoe leather beats money, voter anger
Boston Herald: Tim Cahill: Attacks ‘backfired’

Boston Globe: After defeating Bielat on Tuesday, Barney is back to being Barney

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Now it gets nasty in Carson City
Las Vegas RJ: Editorial: Raggio replaced

Las Vegas RJ: Senate race field already looking full for 2012

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Vote gives Arizona more clout in Congress
Arizona Republic: Pollster: Arizona voters mirror U.S. trends

COLORADO

Hill: State GOP chairman says women voters were Buck’s downfall in Colorado

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Rep. Larsen holds lead in WA 2nd District

OREGON

Oregonian: Business tax backlash helps give GOP strong hand in Legislature
Oregonian: Chris Dudley: Finish the margarita, then come back

ALASKA

Fairbanks NM: DeMint says Murkowski will 'bend' ballot law
Hill: Murkowski confident with strong write-ins as Miller challenges loom
NYT: Alaska Writes a Senator Back Into Contention

SOUTH DAKOTA

Argus Leader: Noem expects House to starve health reform bill







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November 6, 2010



NATIONAL

WaPo: Republicans map out their agenda of less
WSJ: GOP to Use Debt Cap to Push Spending Cuts
Hill: Boehner under fire: First cut should be lawmakers' salaries
Politico: Earmark ban faces test in new Senate
Andrew McCarthy: Earmarks Aren’t Even the Beginning
WaPo: GOP deciding which direction to go with new authority after midterm victory
WSJ: The Grand New—and Old—Party
WSJ: McConnell Softens Tone on Working With Obama
LA Times: President Obama keeps his core staff intact
Tom Daschle: How to govern in a deeply divided Congress
Rush Limbaugh: The Loser Must Compromise



Politico: Meet the House GOP's insta-stars
Politico: Nine House races still unresolved
Politico: Allen West, Tim Scott split on joining CBC
Human Events: The Grand Old Party: More Minority and "Grizzlier" than Ever!
Rush Limbaugh: Diverse GOP Crop Ignored by Left
Human Events: Races You Probably Didn’t Hear About
American Thinker: The State-Level Tsunami

Politico: Bachmann vs. Hensarling race heats up
Politico: Blackburn endorses Hensarling
Star Tribune: Minnesota GOP congressmen backing Bachmann in leadership race
WSJ: Royce Steps Up Campaign for Banking Chair
WSJ: Commerce Committee: Another Battleground?

Weekly Standard: Three Senate seats the GOP coulda shoulda won, but didn't
Hill: Energy Roundup: Top spot on Senate energy panel up for grabs

WSJ: Pelosi Bids to Keep Post
WaPo: Speaker Nancy Pelosi to seek minority leader post
Wash Times: Pelosi will run for House minority leader
NYT: Despite Losses, Nancy Pelosi Will Run for House Post
Politico: Republicans jubilant over Pelosi decision
WSJ: The Pelosi Minority: The Speaker decides to reward herself for an epic defeat
McClatchy: Clyburn pursues minority whip post
WaPo: Hoyer mulls bid for House Minority Whip
Politico: Pelosi bid pits Hoyer vs. Clyburn
Wash Times: Van Hollen to quit House campaign post
Politico: Van Hollen says he is done at DCCC
Hill: Van Hollen mulls his future while Becerra announces bid
EJ Dionne: Why Pelosi is running for House minority leader
William Kristol: Pelosi for Minority Leader!
Hill: Pelosi move is a sign that Dems intend to fight, not cut deals
Human Events: Top 10 Democrats We’re Happy to See Defeated

Politico: The job that no Democrat wants: DSCC Chair
Human Events: Elections 2010 and the Deliberative Nature of the 2012 Senate

WaPo: A defiant Michael Steele defends his tenure at RNC, says he may run for second term

NYT: Black and Republican and Back in Congress
NYT: Some Setbacks Aside, Latinos Reached Milestones in Midterm Races
NYT: Debunking the Myths of the Midterm
WSJ: A Short History of Midterm Elections (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: Biased, Arrogant Blew 2010 Calls

WaPo: Editorial: Congressional Republicans should stay out of D.C.'s affairs

WaPo: GOP grapples with how to reward tea partiers
NYT: Tea Party Rooted in Religious Fervor for Constitution
Fox: Tea Party Is Evidence 'Democracy Works,' President Bush Tells Fox News
Fox: After Election Victories, Tea Party Activists Look Ahead to 2012
WSJ: Jim DeMint, Kingmaker
McClatchy: DeMint under fire for Senate losses
Politico: Donors keep Sharron Angle, Christine O'Donnell around
Rush Limbaugh: Conservative Candidates Saved the GOP, Yet Our Elites Rip Them

NYT: Keith Olbermann of MSNBC Suspended Over Donations
WaPo: MSNBC's Keith Olbermann suspended for contributing to 3 Democratic candidates
Politico: Keith Olbermann move highlights MSNBC's identity crisis
Politico: Political giving not unusual on cable

NYT: Political Funds Remain an Asset for Many Ex-Lawmakers

WSJ: Congress Has Active Investors

WSJ: Obama Faces Chillier Reception Abroad
WSJ: Backing Obama All the Way to Mumbai
Wash Times: McCain: India fears U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan
Barack Obama: Exporting Our Way to Stability

Wash Times: Job growth rose to 151,000 last month; unemployment rate still 9.6%
Rush Limbaugh: Small Jump in Jobs as Obama Defines "Middle Class" up to $1M

Detroit News: Workers: Brace for health care cost hikes in 2011
Hill: HHS touts new high-risk pool choices as enrollment lags
James Taranto: ObamaCare, a Catastrophic 'Success'
Rush Limbaugh: Don't Accept Obamacare's Premise
Rush Limbaugh: UN Says We're Destroying Climate, But Earth's People Healthiest Ever!

WSJ: Gridlock Could Delay Fannie Reboot
WSJ: Fannie Mae Posts $1.3 Billion Loss (via Google)
WSJ: Fannie, Freddie Overhaul Could Cost $685 Billion

Larry Kudlow: Leave QE2 Dockside

WaPo: 'Don't ask, don't tell' decision appealed to Supreme Court

Wash Times: State Department official peeked at 500 passport files

Rasmussen: GOP Primary Voters Like Palin Best, With Romney, Huckabee Close Behind
Gail Collins: The Grizzly Manifesto
NYDN: Sarah Palin defends 'favoriting' Ann Coulter's anti-Obama tweet
Rush Limbaugh: Be Optimistic & Positive Out There

Fox: 12 in 2012: Haley Barbour's Success Rate a Plus, Insider Status a Question

WaPo: Hillary Clinton rules out run for president--again
Dana Milbank: Would we be better off under a President Hillary Clinton?

Hill: Bush: Katrina flyover a 'huge mistake'

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Which party will run the Senate?

WSJ: Republican Life Found in New York (via Google)
Politico: Altschuler camp says it's now up in NY-1 count

Albany TU: Cox: Paladino created ‘dynamic’ that was ‘unhelpful’
Albany TU: Paladino won 12 counties, lost big in boroughs
Rochester D&C: Carl Paladino's gaffes, lack of focus cost him at end of campaign
Buffalo Business First: Paladino: 'Crusade' not finished

Albany TU: State letters warn of layoffs
Albany TU: Audit of Cuomo quickly put off

AP: New York Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo seeks federal train aid

CALIFORNIA

Capitol Weekly: California Republicans moving into House leadership roles
Mercury News: McNerney slides closer to re-election but outcome far from decided
AP: Attorney general race could take weeks to decide
SF Chronicle: Connie Conway takes over as Assembly GOP leader
Bill O'Reilly: Coasting to the Left

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: Support for Straus may come at a price

Miami Herald: Adam Kidan to testify in DeLay trial
KXII: Ex-GOP official: Money swap in DeLay case common
Austinist: Delayed DeLay Trial Underway in Austin

AP/Weissert: Dem Rep. Ortiz to seek re-count in S. Texas race

FLORIDA

SPT: 10 things Alex Sink should have done differently

Hill: Crist: No regrets on quitting GOP

Buzz: Adam Putnam names transition team

GEORGIA

AJC: Legislator's wife investigated on allegations she tried to derail murder trial

ALABAMA

Birmingham News: Riley mulls special session on ethics reform for new AL Legislature

LOUISIANA

Times-Picayune: Former LA lawmakers say Barack Obama should follow Bill Clinton's lead

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Bill Brady concedes in governor's race
Chicago Sun-Times: Brady concedes: "Gov. Quinn won this race"
NYT: Republican Concedes in Illinois Governor’s Race
Chicago Sun-Times: Experts: 2% of voters decided elections

Politico: Roland Burris will serve in November
Chicago Sun-Times: Kirk to miss start of Congress' lame-duck session

Chicago Tribune: Bean gains a bit of ground as absentee ballots drip in

Chicago Tribune: Witness in Blagojevich trial accused of shoplifting
Chicago Sun-Times: Key witness in Blago trial charged with shoplifting

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Removal of justices may spur other efforts
WSJ: Iowa's Total Recall (via Google)

INDIANA



Politico: Mike Pence steps out on national stage

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Tensions flare amid first steps of recount
AP: Minnesota sets recount timeline

Star Tribune: Koch to lead GOP Senate majority

WISCONSIN

Chicago Tribune: Wisconsin puts brakes on planned high-speed trains

OHIO


Cincinnati Enquirer: High business hopes for Kasich
Columbus Dispatch: 3C train dead in its tracks, Kasich tells Strickland
AP/Smyth: Ally of Ohio governor-elect has new lobbying firm

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Snyder likely to name appointees Monday
Detroit News: Gov race divides abortion opponents

MISSOURI

McClatchy: Election results in MO, KS point to loss of clout

TENNESSEE

WREG: Beth Harwell of Nashville to run for Tennessee House speaker

WHNT: Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney seeking 2nd term

KENTUCKY

Cincinnati Enquirer: Bunning: Paul’s election “a mandate” to be independent

Politico: State calls KY-06 for Chandler

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Incoming House speaker expects bipartisan cooperation

NORTH CAROLINA

Ballot News: Sweeping gains give Republicans control of North Carolina’s state legislature

SOUTH CAROLINA

Post and Courier: Haley needs Senate's help

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Connolly claims win over Fimian in N.Va.

MARYLAND

WaPo: Ehrlich the fluke

PENNSYLVANIA

Scranton TT: Corbett will try to take state stores private
Pittsburgh TR: Rendell: Beware tax cuts' effects
Pittsburgh TR: Western Pennsylvania power hitters on deck in Capitol shift

DELAWARE

CBS: Christine O'Donnell: GOP Didn't Support Me because of "Bruised Egos"
Reuters: Christine O’Donnell is not going away

NEW JERSEY


NYT: Campaigning for Others, Christie Proves a Star Near and Far
Human Events: NJ Tea Party Celebrates Big National Victories

CONNECTICUT

NYT: Democrat Declared to Win Connecticut Governor’s Race
WSJ: Yankee Pankey (via Google)

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Fergus Cullen: Observations on New Hampshire's new political landscape

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Patrick’s road ahead
Boston Globe: Stunned by Brown win, he led party’s comeback

NEVADA

Fox: Justice Department Weighs Voter Intimidation Complaint Against Reid Camp

ARIZONA

Arizona Daily Star: Giffords declares victory after expanding her lead
KSWT: Pearce says Arizona will have 'Tea Party Senate'

COLORADO

Denver Post: Contented Tom Tancredo weighs his political future

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: 5 reasons Murray bucked trend, got re-elected

OREGON

Register-Guard: Redistricting a split state: A divided Legislature will attempt the job
Portland Tribune: Oregon turns purple as GOP revives

ALASKA

WSJ: Candidate Argues Spelling Should Count in Alaska Vote
Hill: Pressured by conservatives, NRSC raising money for Alaska ballot battle
Anchorage DN: Murkowski account to help pay for vote count





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November 5, 2010



NATIONAL

John Boehner: What the Next Speaker Must Do

Sarah Palin: The Midterms: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward
LA Times: Sarah Palin outlines a legislative plan for Republicans

WaPo: John Boehner: 'There seems to be some denial on the part of the president'
Fox: Boehner Sees 'Whale of a Fight' With Obama Over Taxes in Lame Duck Session
Hill: Top 10 challenges John Boehner will face as Speaker of the House
Wash Times: Republicans spar for leadership jobs: Campaigns now go inside party
Roll Call: McCarthy Whips Up Support in Bid for No. 3 Spot
Hill: Republicans vying to replace Barney Frank on key bank panel
Hill: GOP lawmaker vows to haul climate czar before Congress
NRO: The Remaining Ten Undecided House races, Sorted by GOP Leads and Deficits

WSJ: GOP Vows to Keep Pressure On Obama
Human Events: Leading Conservatives React To Election Results
US News: Measuring the Size of Election 2010's Republican Sweep
NYT: McConnell Eases Talk of a Thaw
Politico: Barack Obama's arrogance
Politico: Memo to White House: Lawyer up
NYT: Donor Groups Find Success in Elections
NYT: For G.O.P., Big Ambitions Face Daunting Obstacles
WaPo: Washington vs. the new members of Congress: Who will win?

Hill: Pelosi seriously considering bid for minority leader after GOP rout
WaPo: Two House Democrats call on Pelosi to leave leadership
Politico: Nancy Pelosi may stay on as House Democratic leader
NRO: Midterm Casualty: Speaker Pelosi
AP/Evans: Southern Democrat much closer to extinction after GOP wave
LA Times: Blacks, Latinos stick with shrinking Democratic base
Politico: GOP candidate slams the NRCC
Hill: Drumbeat grows for Schumer at DSCC as colleagues shun job

Peggy Noonan: Americans Vote for Maturity (via Google)
Charles Krauthammer: A return to the norm
Rush Limbaugh: Voters Don't Turn Out for Losers
James Taranto: The Empire Strikes Back
Harold Meyerson: A post-election numbers game
Michelle Malkin: Voters Speak: No to Soak-the-Rich Schemes
Pat Buchanan: Has History Passed Obama By?
Jonah Goldberg: Get ready for infighting in wake of GOP landslide

Hill: Wins in state Houses give GOP the advantage in redistricting process
John Fund: Next Year's Gerrymandering Free-For-All (via Google)

NYT: Rasmussen Was Biased and Inaccurate; Quinnipiac, SurveyUSA Performed Strongly
Fox: Exit Polls: Six in 10 Independent Voters Go GOP

WSJ: Rivalry Tests Tea-Party Clout
WaPo: GOP grapples with how to reward tea partiers
AP: Michele Bachmann's bid for major House role gets cool reaction from GOP leaders
NYT: Tea Party Flexes Muscle with Republicans

WaPo: Stocks soar after Federal Reserve's move to bolster U.S. economy
WaPo: Fed moves spur Wall Street rally, sending stocks to highest level since 2008
WaPo: What the Fed's action means for your finances
FT: Backlash against Fed’s $600bn easing
Rush Limbaugh: Explaining Ben Bernanke's QE2
Paul Krugman: The Focus Hocus-Pocus
David Brooks: Midnight at Dusk

Hill: Obama pushes for extension of jobless benefits as weekly claims rise

LA Times: A tale of two housing busts: Why is CA recovering and Florida still struggling?

WSJ: Boost for Keeping All Bush Tax Cuts
Wash Times: Obama may OK all Bush tax cuts
NYT: White House Pushes Back on Tax Cuts for Wealthy
Politico: Nancy Pelosi seen as key to tax cut deal

WSJ: New Governors to Target Health Law
Wash Times: Editorial: Pull the plug on Obamacare
Hill: Gibbs: GOP efforts to repeal healthcare won't get past Senate
Hill: Harkin warns: No repealing or defunding healthcare reform on my committees
Politico: Mitch McConnell: Rapid health repeal unlikely

Fox: Security Entourage Earning Epic Reputation Ahead of Obama India Visit
WSJ: Obama Faces Chillier Reception Abroad
Wash Times: India expects less-mythical Obama
WaPo: Editorial: Goals for Mr. Obama's trip to Asia
Politico: Rx for bad election? Foreign trip

Dallas MN: Fort Hood and families of fallen to mark anniversary of slayings

Hill: 'Don't ask, don't tell' report expected to be delivered to Gates on Dec. 1
Weekly Standard: Don’t Defend, Don’t Appeal?

Bob Kerrey: Federal government needs a chief operating officer

Linda Greenhouse: Sonia Sotomayor’s Last Laugh

Baltimore Sun: Steele: Not saying I'm running...yet
Baltimore Sun: Palin to endorse Steele?

Rasmussen: GOP Voters Like Three Candidates Best for 2012
Politico: Poll: Obama trails Huckabee, Romney
Boston Globe: Tea Party success could hurt Romney
Kim Strassel: The GOP's 2012 Game Plan
CNN: CNN Poll: Obama vs. Palin in 2012?
Rush Limbaugh: RINOs Want to Stop Sarah Palin
Politico: Sarah Palin takes victory lap
Hill: Palin takes credit for toppling pro-healthcare reform Democrats
Human Events: 2010 Elections: The Palin Effect
Michael Gerson: The GOP's Sarah Palin problem
NYDN: Bush rips wisdom of Obama, Palin and McCain to friends
WaPo: Palin 'favorites' photo that claims Obama is a 'Taliban Muslim'
Rush Limbaugh: Ruling Class GOP Declare War on Country Class Conservatives
Rush Limbaugh: Callers Answer the Question: Who is the Future of the GOP?
Politico: Chris Christie: 'Zero chance' for 2012 bid

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Skelos: Paladino cost us statewide
NY Post: Say goodbye, Carl
Buffalo News: Cuomo: not everything can change on Day One
NY Post/Dicker: Andy won't take the road to 'El'
Buffalo News: Cuomo not planning big changes on Day One
Rochester D&C: Cuomo says he's focusing on hiring talented people
WSJ: Inventing Protocol for First Girlfriend
NYDN: Governor-elect Cuomo's girlfriend Sandra Lee won't have official title
NYT: Jimmy McMillan’s Election Night
Rochester D&C: Local voter turnout considered low for midterm election

WSJ: Legal Fight Ahead Over State Senate
Albany TU: If Senate flips, it will be part of a national trend

AP: Hard times worsen New York state's budget deficit

NYT: Hevesi Adviser in Pension Scandal Makes Deal to Plead Guilty to Felony
Albany TU: AP: Morris takes a plea in pension scandal
WSJ: 'Pay to Play' Guilty Plea Expected

CBS NY: City Officials: Tap Water Shows Elevated Lead Levels

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Jerry Brown visits the Capitol to begin budget talks
SacBee: Jerry Brown pledges bipartisan effort to resolve 'daunting' budget crisis
NYT: Jerry Brown Ready to Take the Reins
Roger Hedgecock: California Dreamin'

TEXAS



NYT: Re-elected Texas Governor Sounding Like a Candidate
Star-Telegram: In national spotlight, Perry has makings of a VP candidate

Dallas MN: Conservative groups formally oppose Straus as speaker of Texas House
Dallas MN: More than 40 groups urging TX House members to replace Speaker Joe Straus

Dallas MN: Study: Joe Barton, other likely U.S. House panel chairs have industry ties

OKLAHOMA

WSJ: Oklahoma Is Sued Over Shariah Ban

FLORIDA



SPT: Scott's transition team includes Bush ties, a Democrat, a former rival
NYT: In Florida, a C.E.O. Prepared for Cuts

Buzz: Rep. Connie Mack looks to move up

GEORGIA

AJC: Metro Atlanta's challenges are now Nathan Deal's challenges
AJC: Deal prevails after winning key counties in North and South Georgia
AJC: Transition official raising money for legal defense of former aide to Glenn Richardson
NYT: Rare Winner for Southern Democrats: Sanford Bishop

ALABAMA

Birmingham News: Alabama GOP taps leaders for Legislature

LOUISIANA

KTAL: Few surprises in Louisiana elections

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Quinn talking like a winner: 'I have work to do'
WSJ: Quinn Wins Illinois Governor's Race
NYT: Democrat Wins Illinois Governor Race

Chicago Tribune: Absentee vote-counting cuts lead in 8th District race

Politico: Rahm Emanuel hits up Hollywood
Chicago Sun-Times: Braun slams rival for mayor, saying: Rahm 'cut and ran' on Obama

IOWA

LA Times: Rejection of Iowa judges over gay marriage raises fears of political influence
WaPo: Editorial: Putting a halt to judicial elections

INDIANA

Gary PT: GOP in control, governor outlines Indiana agenda
South Bend Tribune: Daniels mapping out big legislative agenda
Hill: Mitch Daniels: Weak candidates hurt GOP drive for Senate

NPR: Coats Vows To Push For Repeal Of Health Law

MINNESOTA

Wash Times: Republicans grab majority in both Minnesota houses

Star Tribune: And the winner is ... Pawlenty?
Star Tribune: Pawlenty: State in 'unusual' territory

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: State halts work on high speed rail line

NYT: In Feingold’s Loss, Independents Turn on One of Their Own

OHIO


Springfield N-S: Kasich to lobbyists: Get on ‘the bus’
Vindy: Ohio Legislature prepares for leadership change

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder bucks business as usual
Detroit FP: Snyder needs to keep big GOP majority on target

MISSOURI

KC Star: New leaders in Missouri House and Senate
St. Louis PD: New Mo. Senate leader to push 'right-to-work' legislation

NEBRASKA

Roll Call: Ben Nelson: No Plans to Switch Parties

TENNESSEE

Daily Herald: GOP tightens grip on state politics

KENTUCKY

Fox: Team Paul: It's All in the Family!

Louisville CJ: Andy Barr seeks recanvass in KY's 6th Cong.l District loss to Ben Chandler

ARKANSAS

Baxter Bulletin: As GOP savors victory, state Dems left in rubble

NORTH CAROLINA

WRAL: Winning NC GOP shifts to speaker, pro tem choices

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Haley reaches out to senators
State: Spratt's loss a blow to S.C.'s military clout

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Five questions from Virginia's 2010 election results
WSJ: Both Sides Claim Va. Nail-Biter

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Kratovil leaving without regrets

WaPo: What's next for O'Malley?

WEST VIRGINIA

Metro News: From Mollohan To McKinley

PENNSYLVANIA

OneNewsNow: GOP wins give hope to Penn. conservatives
Pittsburgh TR: GOP wins to boost Pa. business climate

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: N.J. is expected to maintain clout despite shift in U.S. House control

CONNECTICUT

NYT: In Connecticut, Two Men Prepare to Be Governor
WSJ: Count Goes On in Connecticut
John Fund: Still Counting Votes in Connecticut
Fox: Conn. Awaits City's Tally to Decide Gov Race

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Roll Call: New Hampshire Swings to Only GOP Bright Spot in Northeast

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT: Nomination for Massachusetts Chief Justice

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Bill Raggio ousted as Senate minority leader

ARIZONA

Arizona Daily Star: Grijalva apparently has beaten McClung

COLORADO

WaPo: Bennet wins Colorado Senate race

Denver Post: State GOP vows budget panel members will right the ship

WASHINGTON STATE

WSJ: Wash. Sen. Murray Defeats GOP’s Rossi
NYT: Murray Wins Senate Race in Washington
AP: Patty Murray Expands Lead in Washington Senate Race
Fox: "Turning Blue" in Washington State

OREGON

Examiner: Even liberal Oregon bled red this election cycle

ALASKA

AP/Bohrer: Murkowski acts like victor but questions linger
Fox: Is Miller Down for the Count?
Hill: Sen. Jim DeMint is gearing up to help Joe Miller's legal battle in Alaska
Vancouver Sun: Palin rival seems near sweet revenge with write-in win in Alaskan vote
AP/Bohrer: Murkowski won't seek to regain party leadership
Politico: Murkowski Senate shuffle?







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November 4, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: The Boehner Evolution: House Republicans and the challenge of divided government
NYT: Boehner Becomes the Lead Character as Roles Are Reversed in the Capitol
Politico: John Boehner's boys: The new power base in the House
Hill: GOP House members begin jockeying for leadership spots
LA Times: Boehner strikes humbler tone but stands firm on GOP agenda
Politico: Eric Cantor lays out 22-page game plan
Milwaukee JS: New budget chair Ryan brings new agenda
Rush Limbaugh: Eric Cantor Buries MSNBC Loons
Politico: Darrell Issa: I'll investigate Bush too
Hill: GOP likely to urge Obama officials not to shred documents
Hill: GOP is anxious to exert oversight powers on national security issues
Hill: After Dem wipeout, K St. looks for deals
Human Events: Biggest GOP Numbers In House Since '46
Rush Limbaugh: Compromise? We Won a Wipeout!
Weekly Standard: The Down Ballot Rout

Politico: It's still Mitch McConnell vs. Harry Reid in the Senate

Fred Barnes: Republicans Won Bigger Than You Think (via Google)
Karl Rove: Time for Republicans to Deliver
Ann Coulter: We're all bigots now!
James Taranto: Donk Depression: So much for "America the liberal"
Doug Schoen: A Way Forward for Obama (via Google)
Kathleen Parker: Blindsided by their own blindness
George Will: A recoil against liberalism
Michael Barone: Voters Reject Obama's Big-Government Ambitions
David Broder: Election results and President Obama's mistakes
Tony Blankley: Employ the power of the purse strings
Ted Nugent: The great Tea Party massacre
Newt Gingrich: Newt Gingrich: Zero Out the White House Czars
Rush Limbaugh: Who the Hell are These People to Decide the Limits of Our Freedom?
Rush Limbaugh: Obama is a Failure and a Liability and He Wants GOP to Share Blame

NYT: G.O.P. Expands a Base From South to Midwest
WSJ: Congress's New Lineup Has More Partisans on Each Side
WSJ: What the Newly Elected Congress Means for Business
WSJ: Reprieve for Wall Street Is Expected to Be Limited
WSJ: In Washington, an Awkward Triangle of Power
WSJ: Obama Concedes 'Shellacking'
WSJ: Both Parties Get Help From Hispanics
WSJ: Economy Wasn't Sole Voter Concern
Politico: Greens desperate to avoid blame
Dan Henninger: GOP: Unlock the American Economy (via Google)
NYT: Health Care Vote Only a Part of Democrats’ Vulnerability
WSJ: Martyrs to ObamaCare (via Google)
Human Events: Unsung Heroes!
NYT: Democrats Outrun by a 2-Year G.O.P. Comeback Plan

WSJ: Tea-Party Activists Prepare to Turn Aims Into Policies
Fox: Tea Partiers Looking to Build Conservative Coalition on Capitol Hill
WaPo: For tea party, victories may trigger identity crisis
Boston Globe: Tea Party took steam out of Senate bid
Rush Limbaugh: O'Donnell and Angle Explained

WSJ: Results Compel Unions to Refocus
NYT: Deep Rifts Divide Obama and Republicans
NYT: Republicans Face a Fundamental Choice in How to Oppose
NYT: The Road Ahead Turns Right
NYT: Outside Groups on the Right Flexed Muscles
Politico: Republican groups coordinated financial firepower
Politico: Self-funders strike out big time
LA Times: Outside groups made the difference for some Republicans

NYT: Decisive Gains at State Level Could Give Republicans a Boost for Years
Wash Times: Statehouse wins put GOP in redistricting driver's seat
WSJ: Fiscal Reality to Hit Quickly for New Governors

WSJ: Two Key Races Undecided (Washington, Alaska senate)
Politico: Washington, Alaska Senate races not over
Politico: 10 House races still unresolved

Rasmussen: Final Rasmussen Poll Results - 2010 Senate Elections
Rasmussen: Final Rasmussen Poll Results - 2010 Governor Elections
Human Events: The Wave, and the Undertow
NYT: Editorial: Sorting Out the Election



Fox: Pelosi’s Political Future Clouded by Historic Losses for Dems
Hill: Pelosi: No decision yet on future plans after massive party losses

WSJ: Fed Fires $600 Billion Stimulus Shot
WaPo: Fed to buy $600 billion in bonds in effort to boost economic recovery
WSJ: Bernanke Bets on the Power of Money
WSJ: Milton Friedman vs. the Fed (via Google)
WSJ: More Monetary Cowbell (via Google)
NYT: Fed’s More Aggressive Move May Not Go Far Enough
NYT: Freddie Mac Reports Loss and Takes Draw From Treasury
Bloomberg: Freddie Seeks $100 Million After Third-Quarter Loss
Ben Bernanke: What the Fed did & why: supporting the recovery & sustaining price stability

NYT: Shift May Push Democrats to Compromise on Tax Cuts
WaPo: White House, Congress poised for battle over tax breaks in lame-duck session
WSJ: Tax Rates Generate Donation Dilemma

WaPo: Republicans target health-care bill, government spending
Chicago Tribune: John Boehner vows to dismantle healthcare 'monstrosity'
Peter Orszag: To Save Money, Save the Health Care Act
Rasmussen: Voters Strongly Anticipate Health Care Repeal In the House

NYT: Obama to Face New Foes in Global Warming Fight

NYT: Justices Revisit Tax Credits for Religious Schools
WSJ: Justices Appear Divided on Arizona Tax-Break Program



WSJ: Revved-Up GOP Ponders 2012
NYT: Palin’s Endorsements Lay Base for a 2012 Run
Politico: Sarah Palin the biggest beneficiary of her own 'Palin effect' on midterm elections
CSM: Did midterm elections lift Sarah Palin higher, or not?
AP: Scorecard on Palin's picks: wins, losses, errors

Hill: 2012 contenders struggle for position one day after historic midterm wins

Politico: Can Barack Obama pull a Bill Clinton?
Politico: In 2012, could Dean beat Obama?

Kim Strassel: Democrats are likely to have 21 incumbent senators up for re-election in 2012
Hill: You think ’10 was tough? Check out ’12

USA Today: George W. Bush: 'I gave it my all'
WaPo: In new memoir, Bush makes clear he approved use of waterboarding
Politico: George W. Bush weighed dropping Dick Cheney

NEW YORK



WSJ: Senate Control Still in Doubt, But GOP Gains
Albany TU: Dems must defend three to keep Senate
NYT: Hopeful in 3 Tight Races, G.O.P. Is on Cusp of Control of New York Senate
NYDN: Confident Republicans set to take over state Senate
Buffalo News: Skelos says Grisanti lead is insurmountable for Thompson
Syracuse PS: New York's cliffhanger: Who will run the state Senate?

NYT: After New York Losses, Head of State G.O.P. Is Under Fire
WSJ: As Republicans Claim Victories Across Country, New York Party Points Fingers

NYT: Cuomo’s Transition Is Already Well Under Way
Albany TU: Cuomo faces challenges
Buffalo News: Budget gap is worst headache as Cuomo faces harsh realities
NYDN: Cuomo chats with Obama, Paterson one day after triumph
NYT: Stately Home Awaits the Return of a Political Son
NYT: Big Margin for Cuomo, but Short of Historic
NYT: Buffalo Takes Paladino’s Defeat in Stride
NYT: Editorial: Meanwhile, in Albany
WSJ: Paladino's Influence Up in Air

AP/Virtanen: Incumbent DiNapoli wins with late NY comptroller returns

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: Jerry Brown's election doesn't ensure end to gridlock
SacBee: Authenticity, instincts pushed Jerry Brown past well-funded Whitman

SacBee: Budget measures could help, hinder annual California budget dance

SacBee: California propositions results

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Wins, upcoming redistricting put Texas GOP in strong position in Congress
Dallas MN: Stunned Democrats regroup after statewide losses
Houston Chronicle: Republican wave hits Texas Democrats hard
Dallas MN: GOP's surge in Austin to resurrect divisive bills

OKLAHOMA

Human Events: Oklahoma Bans Sharia Law

FLORIDA



NYT: In Rubio, Some See Rise of the ‘Great Right Hope’
Rush Limbaugh: Rubio Scares Democrats the Most

SPT: Gov.-elect Rick Scott will announce transition plans Thursday
Fox: Sink Concedes Florida Governor's Race to Republican Scott
SPT: Wave of conservative activism carries Rick Scott to governor's office

SPT: Democrats lose clout in Tallahassee

GEORGIA

AJC: Republican rout expected to boost some in Georgia's congressional delegation

AJC: Deal names transition team, says Riley will be chief of staff

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Editorial: How will GOP use its new power?

LOUISIANA

NYT: Focus Changes for Louisiana in Oil Cleanup

ILLINOIS



Chicago Sun-Times: Giannoulias & Kirk toast end of their bitter campaign at 'Beer Summit'
Chicago Tribune: Kirk ready for first vote against Obama

Chicago Tribune: Brady clings to hope, but numbers to defeat Quinn likely not there

Chicago Trib: Tea party favorite claims victory in U.S. House race — but nothing settled yet

IOWA

NYT: Ouster of Iowa Judges Sends Signal to Bench
Des Moines Register: Removal of justices complicates court's calendar
WaPo: Gay marriage fight targeted Iowa judges, politicizing rulings on issue
Des Moines Register: Strong rural 'no' vote noted in justices' ouster
Des Moines Reg: Democratic leader in Iowa Senate vows he'll block vote on gay marriage

Des Moines Register: Branstad to fill minimum of retiree positions

INDIANA

AP/Taylor: Pence to step down as No. 3 House GOP leader

MINNESOTA



Luke Russert: Bachmann to run for leadership post
Politico: Michele Bachmann bid adds drama to the GOP leadership race

Star Tribune: Guv's race: Long ride, no end in sight

WISCONSIN



Wash Times: Feingold loss leaves activists, war foes deflated
Milwaukee JS: Walker, Johnson got near-identical vote totals in each county

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Portman possesses 'star quality'
WaPo: Exit poll: Portman's victory in Ohio
Cleveland PD: Ohio GOP officials not ready to paint the state a solid red
Columbus Dispatch: GOP majority gives Tiberi added clout

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Rick Snyder has mandate for change
Detroit News: The novice behind Snyder's big victory
Detroit News: Snyder picks 3-person transition team with both public, private experience
Detroit News: How Michigan's GOP came back

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: GOP makes big move in Missouri
KC Star: Missouri, Kansas feel GOP’s high tide
Beacon: McCaskill says she's definitely running for re-election in 2012

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Beth Harwell, Glen Casada vie for Tennessee House speaker
CTFP: Tennessee GOP gains shock Democrats
Memphis CA: TN Republicans revel in red-letter day; conservative agendas gain momentum

Memphis CA: Haslam meets with Tennessee Gov. Bredesen to start transition

KENTUCKY

Louisville: CJ: Election bolsters Kentucky Senate GOP and its leader David Williams
Lexington: Paul hopes race sets standards on religion attacks

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Election changes Arkansas’ political landscape
Arkansas News: Is Arkansas red for good?

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: It only took 112 years, but GOP back in control in N.C.
WRAL: NC GOP gets historic chance with redistricting

SOUTH CAROLINA



Wash Times: Haley, Scott among minorities in GOP to emerge victorious
State: Gov-elect Haley takes center stage
State: Election over, transition begins

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Va. Democrats took a bruising, but state still remains in 'purple' territory

MARYLAND

WaPo: Murky message, less money hurt Ehrlich's odds

WEST VIRGINIA

WaPo: Exit poll: Manchin's victory in West Virginia

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: How Pat Toomey outpaced Joe Sestak

Philadelphia Inquirer: Editorial: Corbett faces challenges

NYT: A 25-Year Run of Service Ends, Sunk by a Wave of Discontent (Kanjorski)

DELAWARE

News-Journal: GOP wave skips Delaware: Anti-O'Donnell vote hurts entire Republican ticket

NEW JERSEY


Star-Ledger: Christie, Menendez expected to clash in long-awaited N.J. political battle
Bloomberg: Christie's Push for Republicans Yields Mixed Results in New Jersey Races

CONNECTICUT

NYT: Malloy Declared Winner Over Foley for Connecticut Governor
WSJ: Dueling Claims in Connecticut: Gubernatorial Rivals Refuse to Concede
NYT: Amid a Tea Party Whirlwind, Connecticut Is an Island of Calm

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Boston Globe: GOP takes back control of NH Legislature

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Patrick limits agenda, says he’ll make final term count
Boston Globe: Turnout told tale for state Democrats

NEVADA

WSJ: How Reid Machine Held Off Upstart Conservative
Las Vegas RJ: Re-elected Reid plans cooperation with Republicans
Las Vegas RJ: Reid re-election and referendum approvals please gaming leaders

Las Vegas RJ: Democrats: New governor has first budget move

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Arizona budget awaiting Republican party after election sweep
Reuters: Arizona sends a Quayle back to Washington
Phoenix BJ: Russell Pearce new AZ Senate president
Tucson: Southern Arizona’s congressional races are too close to call

COLORADO

Denver Post: Bennet wins Senate race
Hill: Bennet declared winner in Colo. Senate race
Denver Post: Teamwork, tenacity helped propel Bennet in Senate race in Colo.
Denver Post: Buck's campaign possibly "too honest," backers say

Denver Post: Gov.-elect Hickenlooper gets transition wheels in motion
Denver Post: Blame game may loom within GOP

Denver Post: GOP's Tipton knocks off Dem incumbent Salazar in U.S. House race in CO

WASHINGTON STATE

Politico: Murray holds slight lead over Rossi
AP/Woodward: Murray holds lead in Wash. as mail ballots come in

OREGON

Politico: Kitzhaber wins in Oregon

ALASKA

NYT: Alaska to Count Sooner, as ‘Write-In’ Leads
WaPo: In Alaska's Senate race, Murkowski's write-in bid bears fruit







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November 3, 2010



NATIONAL

AP/Hammer: Boehner hails GOP victories
Arizona Daily Star: GOP gains mark biggest turnover in 70-plus years
NYT: G.O.P. Captures House, but Not Senate



Politico: Mitch McConnell's power expands greatly in minority
Hill: DeMint needles GOP leaders in congratulating conservatives
Boston Globe: Tea Party brews mixed results
WaPo: Tea party movement gets a voice on Hill



Seattle Times: GOP prevails in 10 governors races
AP/Raum: Republicans capture state houses in at least seven races

NEW YORK

NY Post/Dicker: Cuomo takes Paladino out
NYT: Cuomo Cruises to Win in New York Governor’s Race
Rochester D&C: Andrew Cuomo defeats Carl Paladino in race to be next New York governor
AP/Gormley: Cuomo wins NY governor's job his iconic father had
NYDN: Cuomo can't wait even a day to start cleaning up the Albany mess

AP/Hill: NY Dems Schumer, Gillibrand retain US Senate seats

Albany TU: Schneiderman wins AG; Wilson, DiNapoli in dead heat
NY Post: Schneiderman KOs Donovan in AG race



Albany TU: Tonight’s biggest winner: Nick Langworthy
NY Post: Party establishment doomed NY GOP

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Jerry Brown projected winner in California governor's race
WSJ: Meg Whitman Concedes in California Race

LA Times: Barbara Boxer claims victory as Carly Fiorina refuses to concede

LA Times: Prop. 19 headed to defeat, exit polls show (marijuana)

TEXAS



Dallas MN: Anti-Washington sentiment sweeps Rick Perry to third full term as TX governor
Dallas MN: Gov. Rick Perry set to take next step, onto national stage

Dallas MN: Republicans grab big majority in Texas House
Dallas MN: Texas Republicans maintain firm grip on statewide offices
Dallas MN: Other U.S. House winners from Texas

OKLAHOMA



AP: Rep. Fallin elected Okla.'s first female governor
CNN: Oklahoma governorship changes to Republican
Tulsa World: GOP will control both the executive and legislative branches of state govt

AP: GOP Sen. Tom Coburn wins re-election in Okla.

FLORIDA




Miami Herald: Rick Scott appears headed for statehouse with early morning lead over Sink
SPT: No clear winner yet in Florida governor's race

SPT: Marco Rubio elected to U.S. Senate

GEORGIA

AJC: Deal defeats Barnes to take Governor's Mansion

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Bentley wins race

AP/Reeves: GOP retains control of Alabama Supreme Court
AP/Rawls: GOP claims control of Ala. Senate

LOUISIANA

Times-Picayune: Sen. David Vitter wins re-election in remarkable comeback

Times-Picayune: LA congressional delegation gains clout with national election results

WWL: Richmond ousts Cao in 2nd Congressional District

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Kirk captures Senate seat
Chicago Sun-Times: Mark Kirk takes Senate seat for GOP

Chicago Tribune: Quinn, Brady in a squeaker
Chicago Sun-Times: Gov. Quinn: 'I believe we have won'

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Iowa Supreme Court Justices issue statement after being ousted

Des Moines Register: Branstad returned to governorship, Culver concedes

Des Moines Reg: Grassley, after AP declares him winner: 'Slow path back to fiscal sanity'

INDIANA

Indy Star: Dan Coats regains Senate seat

Indy Star: Governor Daniels has GOP majorities to push agenda
Indy Star: GOP, now with supermajority, promises to respect Democrats

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Dayton lead less than 1 point with 97% of pcts. in

Pioneer Press: Bachmann prevails in costly clash in 6th Congressional District

WISCONSIN



Milwaukee JS: WI only state where Democrats lost governor, Senate seat, Legislature

OHIO




Columbus Dispatch: Kasich, GOP roll
Columbus Dispatch: GOP sweeps statewide offices

Columbus Dispatch: Portman easily defeats Fisher

Columbus Dispatch: GOP wins back control of Ohio House

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder rises from obscurity to lead GOP rout in Michigan
Detroit News: Independence gives Snyder unique mandate

Detroit News: Schuette to be voice for victims as attorney general
Detroit News: Johnson is new secretary of state

Detroit FP: Republican newcomer claims Stupak's seat in 3-way race
Detroit FP: Walberg rides Republican wave to reclaim seat
Detroit News: Peters, Dingell hold off challenges

MISSOURI



KC Star: National trend carries Blunt to Senate

KC Star: Longtime-U.S. Rep Ike Skelton falls to Vicky Hartzler
AP: Mo. Voters Oust Rep. Ike Skelton After 34 Years

KANSAS



KC Star: Moran of Kansas wins Senate seat easily

KC Star: Brownback easily wins Kansas governor race

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: GOP dominates TN races
UPI: Republican Haslam wins Tenn. gov race

KENTUCKY

NYT: A Victorious Paul Vows to Stick to Message

ARKANSAS



Arkansas News: Boozman unseats Lincoln in U.S. Senate race

UPI: Beebe wins second term as Arkansas gov.

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Burr handily beats Marshall
AP/Baker: Burr vanquishes Marshall to keep US Senate seat

SOUTH CAROLINA

AP: DeMint easily wins 2nd term for US Senate from SC
Hill: DeMint: Yes to Senate Tea Party Caucus, but no to presidential bid

AP/Hammer: Haley elected first female governor in SC

Sumter Item: SC GOP completes near sweep of statewide offices

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Griffith, Hurt, Rigell, Moran win congressional seats
Roanoke Times: Griffith pulls upset; GOP rolls
Politics Daily: Republican Robert Hurt Defeats Tom Perriello in Virginia's 5th District
Alexandria Times: Moran treads on Murray, keeps stronghold in Northern Virginia
Fox: Moran Refuses Murray's Concession Call
Richmond TD: Analysis: With Republican takeover, Virginia flips again

MARYLAND

WJZ: O'Malley Re-Elected As Maryland's Governor
WaPo: Second time around, Ehrlich fails to connect with voters
UPI: Democrats lose one House seat in Md.
AP: Maryland Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski easily wins 5th term to US Senate

WEST VIRGINIA

WVPB: Manchin declares victory in tough Senate race
UPI: Democrats lose W.Va. seat after 40 years
Charleston Gazette: Rahall hangs on to House seat; McKinley defeats Oliverio

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Toomey beats Sestak
NYT: Toomey at Helm of a Republican Wave in Pennsylvania

DELAWARE

AP: Chris Coons defeats Tea Party's Christine O'Donnell

NEW JERSEY


AP: Ex-NFLer Runyan unseats incumbent in NJ House race

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Cour: Campaign Manager Says Tom Foley Has 50,000 Vote Lead In Gov's Race
Yale Daily News: Two claim victory in Gubernatorial race
Stamford Advocate: Foley leads, but Malloy confident Bridgeport will vault him to victory

AP/Haigh: Blumenthal snags Dodd’s spot

NEW HAMPSHIRE



AP/Love: Ayotte win keeps seat in Senate for GOP
Dartmouth: N.H. GOP win House, Senate seats; Lynch holds on

Union Leader: Huge swing gives GOP a NH Senate majority

MAINE

AP/Adams: LePage, Cutler even in Maine gov vote

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Patrick roars to 2d term

NEVADA

WSJ: Reid Retains Seat in Nevada
LA Times: Nevada Sen. Harry Reid fends off Sharron Angle

ARIZONA



Arizona Daily Star: McCain re-elected to fifth term by wide margin over Glassman
AP/Hammer: McCain wins re-election
Arizona Republic: Arizona joins wave of discontent with D.C.



Arizona Daily Star: Brewer rides to easy win over Goddard for top job

Arizona Daily Star: Giffords has slim lead; Grijalva in a tight race
Arizona Republic: Republican Ken Bennett defeats Chris Deschene
Arizona Republic: Tom Horne holds narrow lead in attorney general race

COLORADO

Denver Post: Buck, Bennet deadlocked in Senate race

Denver Post: Hickenlooper next Colorado governor

Denver Post: GOP ousts Salazar, Markey

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Murray leads Rossi on strong King County vote
AP/Le: Gender split over Rossi, Murray in Senate race

OREGON

Oregonian: Chris Dudley, John Kitzhaber nearly even in Oregon governor's race

UPI: Democratic Sen. Wyden re-elected in Oregon

KPTV: Rep. DeFazio Holds Off Suprising Challenge

ALASKA

CNN: Murkowski appears to have lead in Alaska
Hill: 'Write-in' candidate leads in Alaska; long legal battle looms
AP/Bohrer: Murkowski, Miller set for another showdown
Anchorage DN: Murkowski says election showing is Alaska can-do spirit
AP: Miller rep: Senate race not over until it's over

KTUU: Parnell soundly defeats Berkowitz in governor's race

AP/D'Oro: Republicans gaining in Alaska House

SOUTH DAKOTA

CP: Unopposed Republican John Thune of South Dakota retains US Senate seat

AP: Republican Kristi Noem wins SD House seat

HAWAII

AP/Niesse: Republican wave stops short in Obama's home state








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November 2, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Rebel Movement Takes Center Stage
WSJ: Reagan's Rebound Offers Lesson for Democrats
WSJ: Campaigns Turn to Getting Out Voters
WSJ: Rhetoric Is Sharp to the End
WSJ: Lawyers Gear Up for Post-Election Fights
WaPo: Democrats bracing for major losses
WaPo: Companies may have to make amends after midterm elections
Wash Times: Independents desert Democrats
NYT: Finding Clues to the Future in Flood of Midterm Data
NYT: Winners Tuesday May Benefit From Economic Cycle
NYT: Unions Fear Rollback of Rights Under Republicans
NYT: 5 Reasons Democrats Could Beat the Polls and Hold the House
NYT: Democrats Outspend G.O.P. in TV Ads in House Races
NYT: New Political Muscle, in Whatever Language
NYT: Financial Leaders Expect Shift of Power After Elections
WSJ: Recounts Loom for Tight Races
Politico: What to watch tonight
Politico: Haley Barbour: President Obama’s on the ballot
Human Events: Election 2010: Referendum on Obama
Hill: Top Democrat says party faces 'bloodbath' on Election Day
CQ: Change Bites Back for Democrats
CQ: Third-Party Options Could Save Democrats
NRO: Winners and Losers: Predicting Tonight
AP/Benac: Early clues: What to watch in Tuesday's elections
AP/Blackledge: Recount lawyers ensure it's not over till it's over
American Spectator: Too Close to Call
David Brooks: The Second Marriage
Fred Barnes: Democrats Can't Blame the Economy (via Google)
Fred Barnes: Five (Improbable) Election Outcomes to Make Democrats Happy
Pat Buchanan: Broder's Brainstorm
John Fund: Gallup's Advice for Dems: Duck and Cover
Michael Gerson: Political blips, disguised as 'eras'
Dana Milbank: Election forecasts cloudy with a chance of being dead wrong
Stuart Rothenberg: As America Votes, It’s All Over but the Shouting
Rush Limbaugh: You're Looking Live at Media Panic
Rush Limbaugh: Why Shouldn't You Be Angry?
Rush Limbaugh: Liberals Try to Depress You with GOP vs. Palin and Tea Party Stories

WSJ: Tax Cuts to Dominate Lame-Duck Congress

Hill: Election gains would make Boehner the national face of the Republican Party
Politico: John Boehner not ready to proclaim victory
Fox: House Republicans Eye Top Committee Posts, Promise Wave of Obama Oversight
Hill: Rep. Bachus: Obama might 'force' GOP to shut down government



Wash Times: In battle for Senate control, could GOP win by losing?
Politico: No clear favorite for Dem leader in Senate
American Spectator: A Senate Split
Hill: New Senate unlikely to include black members; few candidates ran in 2010

AP: A state-by-state glance at Tuesday's election
Human Events: Why GOP Surge In Statehouses Will Pack Punch For Future Congresses

WaPo: Supreme Court won't hear new campaign finance challenge
Hill: Supreme Court won't hear challenge on campaign disclosure
WSJ: Campaign-Finance Reform, RIP

Boston Globe: Results may shrink president’s agenda
WSJ: Pressure Builds on Obama to Shake Up Inner Circle
WSJ: Obama's Next Worry: A Restive Left Flank
Dorothy Rabinowitz: Why Obama Is No Roosevelt
Bret Stephens: Not the Ones We've Been Waiting For (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Heckled and Besieged, Bush Gets Thunderous Ovation
American Spectator: The End of Blaming Bush

James Taranto: Rally to Restore Authority: What Jon Stewart really stands for

Politico: Third Way fights for role in Democratic party

Fox: Partisan Teachers May Violate Federal Law, Ex-Election Board Member Says

WSJ: Opinions Are Split on Fed Policy Move
AP/Aversa: Fed looks to buy bonds despite fears of inflation
NYT: Debt Panel Pauses Until After Elections
Bob Herbert: Fast Track to Inequality
Rush Limbaugh: Huge See, I Told You So from 2008: Democrats Try To Take Your 401(k)

NYT: Military Policy on Gays to Stand, Pending Appeal
AP/Leff: Appeals court extends life of gay military policy
Hill: Federal appeals court keeps 'Don't ask, Don't tell' policy in place

Andrew McCarthy: More Rocket, Less Docket

Am Spectator: Justice, Denied: Lawlessness & corruption in the Obama-Holder Justice Dept

Rush Limbaugh: Dems Don't Want Military to Vote

Michael Kinsley: U.S. is not greatest country ever

WSJ: Industry Seeks to Shape GOP Health-Care Agenda
Hill: Mid-term voters in three states will cast ballots on healthcare insurance mandate

WSJ: Standards for Gulf's Catch Put to Sniff Test After Spill

WaPo: Condit takes stand but refuses to detail relationship with Levy
Wash Times: Condit mum on question of affair with intern Levy

American Thinker: Palin v. Rove and the Battle for the GOP's Future
WaPo: Sarah Palin: Thin-skinned, smartly strategic (or both)?
Richard Cohen: Sarah Palin: Ms. Conspiracy for president?

NEW YORK



NYT: Pataki Gives Paladino a Last-Minute Endorsement
Buffalo News: In last hours, Pataki backs Paladino
NYT: A Look at the Vote as Cuomo May See It
NYT: Batavia, N.Y. 1:23 P.M.
NYT: Who Will Go to the Polls? An Enthusiasm Gap Complicates Forecasts
NYT: Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign
WSJ: An Empire State Reprieve? (via Google)
Albany TU: Cuomo: No more running down Albany
NYDN: Cuomo, Paladino, other politicians scramble for support as bitter NY races end
Rochester D&C: Turnout key to 2010 races

CALIFORNIA



LA Times: Whitman's confidence, energy high after two years on the trail
LA Times: Candidates claw for votes in state's tightest races in decades
WaPo: Cornyn's California Gamble
American Thinker: The Brown Wall
SacBee: Field Poll predicts 55% California turnout, 55% votes by mail
Dan Walters: Nonaligned voters key to election outcome



LA Times: Fiorina draws wild cheers, vote pledges at phone bank
Politico: Are Latinos turning away from Boxer?
American Thinker: Barbara Boxer and the 'Star Wars' Sabotage

TEXAS

AP/Shannon: Perry, White head to finish line in Texas gov race
AP/Graczyk: Perry-White governor's race tops Texas ballot
Dallas MN: In book, Perry blasts Social Security and other entitlements

WSJ: DeLay Corruption Trial Starts
WaPo: DeLay money laundering trial gets underway
Fox: Tom DeLay Faces Prosecutors Over Corporate Money to 2002 Texas State Races

NYT: A Gold Mine in Attack Ads on Local TV
Texas Tribune: Texas Voter Guide 2010

FLORIDA

SPT: Tied in polls, turnout is key for Scott and Sink in governor's race
SPT: Sink, Democrats rally with Clinton, as GOP talks of Rubio's coattails
SPT: Shrugging at Senate race polls, Charlie Crist remains upbeat
Politico: Behind the Clinton-Meek intervention

GEORGIA

AJC: Barnes’ top ad adviser: ‘Very hard for a Democrat to win’
AJC: Fulton elections chief guarantees speedy voting results

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Experts say governor's race may not bring out voters

LOUISIANA

WWL: Jindal staying out of Louisiana elections

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Day of decision
Chicago Sun-Times: Senate, gov foes make final campaign swings
WaPo: Running in a long shadow, and a dark one (Kirk/Giannoulias)
Chicago Sun-Times: Victorious or not, Illinois GOP back in the fight

Chicago Sun-Times: Meeks handing off church duties during mayoral run and if elected
Chicago Sun-Times: Black officials snub Meeks in mayoral search

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Branstad rally conveys tone of optimism
Des Moines Register: Five things to watch for on Election Day

INDIANA

Indy Star: Electorate poised to have their say today
Politico: Evan Bayh predicts Democrats will suffer big midterm losses

MINNESOTA

AP/Bakst: Minnesota's governor's race turns on tax question
Star Tribune: Three citizens, three paths to the polls

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Rail deal quietly locked in: Walker blasts election-eve commitment
AP: Feingold, Johnson stances on the issues
Milwaukee JS: Voter turnout projected at 50%

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Dueling polls in governor's race: Kasich by 4 vs. dead heat

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Michigan voter guide

MISSOURI

KC Star: Election Day: It's all over but the voting

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Lawson campaign pulls 'Freeman' ad
ENC: Marshall challenges incumbent Burr

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: GOP looks for gains today: races to watch

VIRGINIA

WSJ: Lawmaker Questions Power to Foreclose

MARYLAND

Wash Times: O'Malley, Ehrlich sprinting to finish line

WEST VIRGINIA

Rasmussen: West Virginia Senate: Manchin (D) Still Slightly Ahead of Raese (R)
Politico: Manchin breathes sigh of relief

PENNSYLVANIA



Philadelphia Inquirer: All eyes nationally on Pa. elections
Politico: Pa. Senate race down to wire
NRO: Pennsylvanians’ Time for Choosing

DELAWARE

WaPo: In Senate race, is it make or (tie)break?
CNN: O'Donnell campaign resolves ad dispute
Hill: O'Donnell TV ad airs after station explains miscommunication

CONNECTICUT

Rasmussen: Connecticut Governor: Foley (R) Edges Slightly Ahead of Malloy (D)

WaPo: McMahon could be down for the count
Rasmussen: Connecticut Senate: McMahon (R) Still Runs Second to Blumenthal (D)

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Rasmussen: New Hampshire Governor: Lynch (D) Retains Smaller Lead On Stephen (R)
Foster's: Ayotte gets in some local last-minute campaigning

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Candidates pursue support to the end
Worcester Telegram: Candidates make final pitch
Boston Globe: Democrats mount broad ground effort

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Angle closing message: 'We need to take back our economy'
Hill: Harry Reid turns to 'closer' Obama in final bid to avoid election defeat
Politico: Harry Reid: 'I'm not finished fighting'

Hill: Rep. Dina Titus says Senate race has monopolized Nevada voters' attention

ARIZONA

NYT: Federal Appeals Court Weighs Arizona Law on Immigrants
WaPo: Judge questions Justice Department's lawsuit against Arizona immigration law

COLORADO

Denver Post: Dems, GOP make final push
Denver Post: 10 developments to watch in Colorado and across the nation
YouTube: Bennet on KHOW with Peter Boyles
Greeley Tribune: Early turnout leans Republican

WASHINGTON STATE

Politico: Wash. state income tax loses support

ALASKA

Politico: Lisa Murkowski: I will caucus with GOP

HAWAII

Politico: Obama jumps into Hawaii race







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NATIONAL

NYT: Boehner Offers Himself as 2010 Version of Change
LA Times: Final Gallup Poll sees historic GOP wave into 'uncharted territory'
Gallup: Republicans Appear Poised to Win Big on Tuesday
Human Events: New House Republican Leadership Palace Intrigue
Politico: Grim Dems await huge House losses
American Thinker: 2010 Predictions: A Pretty Big Wave
WSJ: Revival of Volatility Signals Historic Era in U.S. Politics
WSJ: GOP Set for Big Gains as Voters Voice Anger
WSJ: Anti-Washington Ire Kindles an Old Debate
NYT: Parties Ramp Up Appeals on Last Weekend of Campaigning
NYT: In Ads, Candidates Make Their Final Pitches to Voters
Hill: Close, bitter Senate races could have significant down-ballot effects
NYT: Young Voters Say They Feel Abandoned
WaPo: As Midwest suffers, Democrats may lose a key foothold
NYT: Agreeing to Disagree: Size of Republican Wave Hard to Predict
NYT: Republicans Try to Lower Expectations
NYT: With Victory, Republicans Would Face Uncertainty
Wash Times: TV networks gearing up for elections extravaganza
WaPo: Key races will unfold hour by hour on election night
AP/Haines: With images of civil rights, blacks urged to vote
Wash Times: Whose crystal ball will prove the clearest?
Ross Douthat: How We Got Here
Fred Barnes: The Five Faulty Theories that Led Obama and Democrats to Disaster
Scott Rasmussen: A Vote Against Dems, Not for the GOP
EJ Dionne: Victories that are hardly mandates
Human Events: Reforming Congressional Culture: A Four-Step Plan



Wash Times: Palin foresees 'political earthquake' on Tuesday
Fox: Party Leaders Offer Bold Predictions Ahead of 'Earthquake' Election
Politico: Next for GOP leaders: Stopping Sarah Palin

Human Events: Vote Fraud Woes Already Mar Mid-Term Elections
American Spectator/Prowler: Serving Notice

NYT: Conservative Donors Lay a Base for 2012 Elections

WaPo: Roberts Court rulings on campaign finance reveal shifting makeup, forceful role

NYT: OpEd: The Tea Party Last Time

WSJ: GOP Chairman Hints at 2nd Term
Politico: Steele: I would win reelection
CQ: RNC’s Steele Promotes Party’s Turnaround in Popularity

WaPo: Federal Reserve's, Bernanke's credibility on line with new move to boost economy
Paul Krugman: Mugged by the Moralizers
Michael Barone: Two Kinds of Recessions
Politico: Small stimulus: Barack Obama's 'original sin'?
NYT: Editorial: More on the Mortgage Mess

Politico: Barbour predicts health care won't be recognizable
Hill: Barbour: GOP will make healthcare law unrecognizable
AP/Zaldivar: Contraception could be free under health care law
Hill: Health insurance group undergoes major changes post-reform

Hill: First congressional face-off of new year could be over tax cuts

Hill: Obama prepared to dust off veto pen should GOP take the House

Virgil Goode: Pandering to the Hispanic Vote: Ideological Compromise with No Rewards

Jed Babbin: The Broder Doctrine

Human Events: Transparency According to Carol Browner: "Put nothing in writing, ever"



NEW YORK



Buffalo News: Last poll out; now up to voters on Tuesday
Albany TU: As other races tighten, Cuomo takes nothing for granted
LA Times: On second thought, Andrew Cuomo won't release his full tax return
NYT: On Halloween, Two Candidates and One Costume (of Sorts)
Rochester D&C: Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino rally electorate
AP: Siena College poll shows Andrew Cuomo ahead of Carl Paladino by 25 percentage points
Albany TU: TU endorses Cuomo, Wilson
NYDN: Cuomo still leads over Paladino, but battle for state Controller remains tight
NYDN: Color Empire State a bluer shade of red

NY Post: NY attorney general, comptroller races tied: poll
Bloomberg: New York Races for Attorney General, Comptroller Are Tied, Poll Indicates
NYT: Weekend Warriors of the Down-Ballot Races

NYT: In Albany, Democrats Face Losing the Senate

AP: Anonymous mailer: NY gov candidate is sex predator
Albany TU: Redlich’s wife’s letter to Stone on ‘horrific smear’
NYDN: A Message From Mrs. Warren Redlich: You're A Liar, Roger Stone

Albany TU: Cuomo spreads his love to Murphy

CALIFORNIA



LA Times: Whitman greets trick-or-treaters in Carpinteria
LA Times: Whitman talks jobs, 'scary rumor' at Burbank stop
SacBee: Brown gets loose; Whitman projects confidence
LA Times: Candidates and their supporters pull out all the stops

LA Times: Fiorina courts voters in Palm Desert
Hill: Fiorina out to get women's votes

George Skelton: Inside the nine ballot propositions

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: White, Perry squeeze in last-minute campaigning
Dallas MN: Dallas County pivotal in governor's race
Dallas MN: Bill White, Rick Perry troll for votes in upscale areas
Dallas MN: Younger voters' numbers in Texas and elsewhere to dip from '08 figures

Dallas MN: 'Conservative' label highlights races for Texas Supreme Court

FLORIDA



Buzz: Rubio and Scott cross paths in Sarasota
WSJ: Who's Afraid of Marco Rubio?
SPT: How a Republican landslide would look Wednesday morning
Buzz: Today on the trail: Republicans rally, Democrats pray and Crist keeps smiling

Politico: Florida governor's race a muddy duel
NewsMax: Jeb Bush: Rick Scott 'Right Guy at Right Time'

AP/Kallestad: GOP certain to retain Fla. legislative majority

GEORGIA

CQ: Deal Still Leads in Georgia
AJC: Tea party plans close watch on Georgia voting
AJC: Tea party shirts, hats, buttons barred from Georgia voting sites
Athens Banner-Herald: Runoffs possible in 3 races
American Spectator: Underdog vs. Blue Dog in Georgia

ALABAMA

AP: 2010 could be as big as 1964 for the Alabama GOP

LOUISIANA

NOLA: Louisiana voters are expected to keep state firmly in GOP corner

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: GOP gets boost from upset victor Sen. Scott Brown
Fox: Illinois Challenge for Military Ballots
Fox: IL Senate Race: The Scramble
Chicago Tribune: Control of Illinois House, Senate at stake
Quad City Times: Experts expect turnout in Illinois below 50 percent

IOWA



Politico: GOP 2012 hopefuls rush to Branstad
KSFY: Culver trails Branstad in new Register poll
Des Moines Register: Tea party looks for jolt from midterm elections

INDIANA

WSJ: Voters Weigh Property-Tax Caps
Indianapolis Star: For now, Pence keeps his 2012 options open
Indy Star: Marion County early voters total eclipses '06 by nearly 8,000

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Final gubernatorial debate a mostly tame affair
AP/Bakst: 3 Minn. gov hopefuls use last debate as refresher

Star Tribune: Accusations fly as Bachmann, Clark square off in final debate
Pioneer Press: Bachmann, Clark scrappy down to the wire

WISCONSIN

Byron York: New GOP star on track to defeat Dem legend Russ Feingold
NYT: A Battle of Plaid Shirts and Conflicting Visions
Politico: Russ Feingold's last stand
Milwaukee JS: Republicans see red state

OHIO




Columbus Dispatch: Kasich calls on home base to help him win new post
Fox: Strickland Welcomes Obama, Kasich Plays to Hometown Crowd
Dayton DN: Candidates make final push as election looms
Politico: In Ohio, President Obama makes last pitch
NYT: Thin Crowd for Cleveland Campaign Rally
AP/Seewer: Biden stumps for Ohio gov. locked in tight race
CQ: Kasich Holds Edge in Ohio
Cleveland PD: Ohio gubernatorial election results: Republicans dominate recent elections

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Control of Michigan House up for grabs
Detroit News: Snyder, other candidates spend Halloween campaigning

MISSOURI

Carthage Press: November election turnout may be higher than expected
KCStar: Skelton-Hartzler congressional campaign runs close in final weekend

TENNESSEE

Examiner: Corker, Haslam form a close alliance
CTFP: Coal industry contributions favor Haslam

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: GOP has chance for Kentucky sweep
Louisville CJ: Sen. Mitch McConnell stumps coast-to-coast for GOP Senate hopefuls
CQ: Paul Headed for Easy Win

ARKANSAS

AP/DeMillo: Boozman, Lincoln optimistic as Ark. election nears
Rasmussen: Arkansas Senate : Lincoln (D) Still Far Behind Boozman (R)

NORTH CAROLINA

WSJ: State's Swing Status Put to Test
Burlington Times-News: Ads, voting machines involved in N.C. political disputes
AP/Baker: 950,000 voters have already cast ballots in NC
Charlotte Observer: N.C.: Suckers for negative ads

SOUTH CAROLINA



Spartanburg HJ: South Carolina voters face moment of choice Tuesday
State: ‘Energy’ might boost turnout on election day

VIRGINIA

Politico: Northern Va. a test for GOP wave
Charlottesville DP: McDonnell, others from GOP rally for Hurt
WaPo: For four Virginia Democrats, it's sink or swim time in a GOP current

MARYLAND

WaPo: In reliably blue Maryland, the Republican challenge is a steep one
Baltimore Sun: No weekend off on busy home stretch for O'Malley, Ehrlich

WEST VIRGINIA

Fox: Manchin Still Dogged by Obama in West Virginia
Politico: Manchin says of Palin: 'We're friends'
CQ: Manchin Still Leads in West Virginia

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Jackson: Pa. governor hopefuls focus on Philly-area voters
Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Governor: Corbett (R) Remains Ahead of Onorato (D)

CQ: Toomey Stays Ahead in Pennsylvania

DELAWARE



AP: Christine O’Donnell, Chris Coons rally for turnout in Delaware
CQ: O’Donnell Buys 30-Minute Spots in Final Days

NEW JERSEY


Star-Ledger: Gov. Christie concludes 15-state political tour with appearance in Oregon
Fox: Tea Party Candidate Gains Ground in New Jersey House Race

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: New Polls Show Dead Heat With Tom Foley In Governor's Race

NY Post: Dem Senate candidate's war lie resurfaces
NYT: Spotlight in a Senate Race Won’t Leave the Ring
NYT: A Very Costly Race and Many Tight Ones as Connecticut Voters Go to the Polls
Mike Lupica: Linda, Vince McMahon bring 'goodie bag' vote in Ct

NEW HAMPSHIRE

AP: Bill Clinton pleads with NH Democrats to go vote
Boston Globe: Bill Clinton rallies for Dems in NH
Rasmussen: New Hampshire Governor: Lynch (D) Retains Smaller Lead On Stephen (R)

VERMONT

Rasmussen: Vermont Governor: Shumlin (D) Has The Edge on Dubie (R)

MASSACHUSETTS

NECN: Charlie Baker talks Mass. business climate in final days
Boston Globe: Candidates try to scare up votes

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Republican Angle delivers deal-closer TV ad
Fox: Nevada Senate Race in Gridlock at Eleventh Hour
WSJ: Candidates Hustle to Get Out Nevada's Vote
NYT: Reid Promises Immigration Vote After Election
LA Times: In Nevada Senate race, it's no popularity contest
Las Vegas Sun: Reid and Angle fight could spill into December
American Thinker: None Dare Call Harry on It

Reno GJ: Poll: Heck surges over Titus in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District
Las Vegas RJ: Poll: Heck takes lead over Titus: Challenger has 10-percentage point edge

ARIZONA

AP: Challenger blasts Arizona gov.'s court appearance

COLORADO

Denver Post: Recount looms for Colorado officials with tight U.S. Senate race
CBS4Denver: Senate, Gov Candidates Make Last Push

NYT: Pledging Independence to Voters Here and Yon (Salazar/Tipton)

WASHINGTON STATE

AP/Woodward: WA Senate: Murray, Rossi race through final days
KOMO: New poll: Rossi gaining on Murray, income tax failing
NYT: In Neck-and-Neck Race, Chasing the Swing Voters

OREGON

Oregonian: GOP stars Christie, Barbour campaign in Oregon for Dudley

ALASKA

WaPo: Palin: 'Corrupt bastards' in Alaska media are conspiring against Miller
Fox: Palin Calls Alaska's Local Media 'Corrupt Bastards' (with video)
Politico: Palin: 'Corrupt bastards' in media scheme against Miller
CQ: Palin Accuses Alaska Media of Conspiracy

Politico: Cornyn: We're backing Miller
Politico: Miller rejects left-for-dead rumors
Fox: Republicans Deny Giving Up Hope on Miller as Polls Show Nominee Slipping
ABC: Republicans Counting on Write-In Lisa Murkowski Over Joe Miller in Alaska
Fox: Democrats Gain Hope for Landing Alaska Senate Seat
LA Times: Democrats see an opening in Alaska Senate race

NYT: Alaska Voting Forecast: Chance of Count Chaos

SOUTH DAKOTA

Politico: Unopposed John Thune hits trail for Kristi Noem

PUERTO RICO

WSJ: Puerto Rico's Governor Channels Ronald Reagan (via Google)









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