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October 31, 2010



NATIONAL

Columbus Dispatch: Boehner: It'll be real different
Fox: Republicans Eye Big Gains in Midterm Elections
WaPo: Republicans on the offensive as Tuesday nears; House could fall, Senate unlikely
NYT: Democrats Fight to Keep Senate From G.O.P. Gains
WaPo: Voter unrest echoes that of 1994, poll shows
NYT: Politicians Are Fighting Mad, at the News Media
NYT: Editorial: Drowning in Campaign Cash
NYT: Beyond Final Score, What Political Experts Will Be Watching for on Election Day
George Will: What's at stake Tuesday
AP: A state-by-state glance at Tuesday's election

NYT: Tea Party Kingmaker Becomes Power Unto Himself
Frank Rich: The Grand Old Plot Against the Tea Party
Politico: Small checks fuel big role for tea party
Human Events: It Didn’t Start With the Tea Party

WSJ: Thousands Drawn to Stewart-Colbert Rally
AP/Woodward: In election's shadow, rally draws laughs, activism
Politico: Dems can't ride Jon Stewart's wave

NYT: Looking to 2012, but in the Senate

WaPo: Romney gets ready for 2012

WaPo: Obama may follow Clinton's model
WaPo: About half of Democrats in poll say Obama should face challenge for 2012 nod
David Broder: How Obama might recover
Kathleen Parker: Obama's missing sense of humor

NYT: OpEd: The 150-Year War (Civil War)

WSJ: Waiting for Congress on Tax Rates
NYT: OpEd: How the Banks Put the Economy Underwater

Fox: Yemen Authorities Arrest Explosive Parcel Suspect
Andrew McCarthy: Islamic terrorism will not be a back-burner issue for long
Weekly Standard: From Yemen with Malice

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Sunday shows: All bets are on

NEW YORK



NYT: Paladino Improvises His Final Swing
Utica OD: Despite polls, Paladino confident heading into Tuesday's election
Watertown DT: Paladino, visiting city, says he still can win
Syr PS: Paladino campaigns at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, then attends Clay rally
Times Herald-Record: Self-inflicted bad publicity has hurt GOP's Paladino
NYT: A Carl Paladino Volunteer Shares the Anger
Rochester D&C: Andrew Cuomo predicts win at Rochester rally
Albany TU: Cuomo: ‘Do more with less’
NYT: Volunteer for Andrew Cuomo Is Calm Under Fire
NYT: Well Ahead, Cuomo Wraps Up 62-County Odyssey
Rochester D&C: Democrats ponder possible successor to Mayor Robert Duffy

WaPo: Kirsten Gillibrand's costuming in Vogue are spot on as the new power dressing
Buffalo News: Gillibrand and Schumer, in WNY stop, brush aside Paladino remark
Human Events: CPA Ready to Audit the Senate (Joe DioGuardi)

WBEN: Siena: Kennedy Leads Quinn by Six-Point Margin

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Whitman echoes campaign ad message in Southern California stop
SacBee: Whitman, Brown barnstorm
OC Register: Whitman foresees close election

LA Times: Fiorina thanks volunteers, slams Boxer at Sacramento stop
SacBee: Fiorina, Boxer make final push for votes in Senate race
SF Chronicle: Fiorina out of hospital and back on campaign trail
San Diego UT: Candidates swoop into San Diego to rally their troops

NYT: Battle Over California Marijuana Initiative Goes Down to the Wire
WaPo: The year is 2020: What's happening with marijuana?

NYT: Campaign Ads Portray Liberal Demon by Bay

Hill: California congressman: Republicans need a 'royal flush' to win Senate

LA Times: Ballot initiatives divide a usually united business front

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas governor candidates take day at different speeds
WaPo: Ten years gone in Austin? Not necessarily

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa World: Support for Fallin huge, poll indicates

FLORIDA

PNJ: Scott sticks with his message on bus tour
Buzz: GOP enthusiasm edge in Fla: 275,000

Florida TU: Marco Rubio seen with early edge in NE Florida battleground

GEORGIA

AJC: Candidates clash in Saturday debate double-header

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Governor's race not over just yet

LOUISIANA

WaPo: Vitter's past is history; Cao's seat in danger
Hill: Melancon slams Vitter for supporting Medicare Part D

ILLINOIS

ABC7: Kirk, Brady team up to rally Republican voters
Chicago Tribune: Republicans Kirk, Brady rally in Northbrook
Chicago Sun-Times: GOP holds a mini-rally here
Chicago Tribune: Kirk: Nation calling for Ill. voters to step up

Chicago Tribune: Obama makes hometown appeal
Chicago Sun-Times: Obama to crowd at Hyde Park rally: 'It's up to you'
NYT: Obama Campaigns to Keep a Democrat in His Former Senate Seat
Politico: Kirk vs. Giannoulias: The nation's slimiest Senate race?

IOWA

Des Moines Register: New Iowa Poll: Voters tilt toward axing justices

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Dems fight apathy; GOP, overconfidence

MINNESOTA



Politico: Bachmann wants Constitution classes for lawmakers

Star Tribune: Race for governor roars down to wire
Star Tribune: House candidates pull out all the stops in final bids

Star Tribune: Minnesota's Klobuchar and Pawlenty to "Face the Nation"

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Suburbs, Dane County may hold key to offices

Rich Lowry: “A Guy from Oshkosh”

Politico: Paul Ryan preps for budget battle

OHIO




Cincinnati Enquirer: Last-minute push in governor's race
Columbus Dispatch: Dispatch Poll: It's Kasich by a hair

Rasmussen: Ohio Senate: Portman (R) Maintains Sizable Lead Over Fisher (D)

Politico: Democrats try to hang on in Ohio
Cleveland PD: Bill Clinton, John Boehner back their parties
CPD: Bill Clinton boosts Gov. Ted Strickland, Rep. John Boccieri during swing into Canton
CPD: Rep. John Boccieri's wife delivers baby girl named "Emma" after Bill Clinton rally

Cleveland PD: Ohio lawmakers are in no hurry to tackle pension issue, or even talk about it

MICHIGAN

Ann Arbor News: Rick Snyder or Virg Bernero: Can Michigan's next governor make a difference?
Detroit FP: At stake for GOP: Power not possessed since '50s

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Missouri's race for the Senate in final lap
News-Leader: Carnahan, Blunt not putting stock in polls

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Plenty at stake in Tuesday's election

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: Rand Paul, Jack Conway burn miles to reach Kentucky voters
Cincinnati Enquirer: Poll: Paul's lead over Conway grows

Louisville CJ: John Yarmuth, Todd Lally make final push for votes

ARKANSAS

AP/DeMillo: Boozman, Lincoln optimistic as Ark. election nears

Rasmussen: Arkansas Governor: Beebe (D) Runs Up Lead on Keet (R)

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Christensen: Senate race a real ... zzzz

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Jobs a top issue in race for governor

NYT: Final Days of an Unlikely Run for Senate (Alvin Greene)
Fox: Greene's Unlikely Political Rise Likely to End Tuesday

VIRGINIA

David Ignatius: Perriello's passion

MARYLAND

WaPo: Marvin Mandel, other Dems urge turnout for Republican Ehrlich
Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich and O'Malley talk jobs, jobs, jobs in final days

WEST VIRGINIA



Politico: Sarah Palin to Joe Manchin: Stay in W. Va.
Hill: Palin rallies 'Mountain Mamas' in W.Va.
AP: Palin Campaigns for G.O.P. Senate Candidate in West Virginia

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: 15 questions for Corbett and Onorato

Pittsburgh TR: Pennsylvania's Senate race in dead heat, poll shows
PennLive: Democrats struggle to keep voters engaged for 2010 elections

Politico: Defeat looming, Paul Kanjorski lies low

DELAWARE

Human Events: Christine O’Donnell: Not Radical Enough

NEW JERSEY


WaPo: N.J. Gov. Chris Christie becoming a national hero of GOP
APP: NJ Republicans add more new registered voters than Democrats

Philadelphia Inquirer: Party fates drive focus on Adler, Runyan
Philadelphia Inquirer: Negative ads in NJ cong. race wear thin for some

CONNECTICUT

UPI: Obama heckled in Connecticut

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nashua Telegraph: Ayotte our choice for US Senate seat
Concord Monitor: Polls: Ayotte solidifies lead
Rasmussen: New Hampshire Senate: Ayotte (R) Stretches Lead Over Hodes (D)

MAINE

Seacoast: Maine Republicans rising in latest polls

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Gov Candidates offer ideas on how to right the state’s struggling economy
Boston Globe: Confidence, anxiety as vote looms

NEVADA



Las Vegas RJ: Reid expected a challenge, and GOP challenger Angle didn't disappoint
Politico: Sharron Angle: Airport flap was about security
Hill: Reid campaign heartened by turnout during early voting
Las Vegas RJ: Senate candidates work crowds at Nevada Day Parade

ARIZONA

LA Times: 9th Circuit Judicial panel selected to review Arizona immigration law
NYT: Arizona Immigration Law Divides Latinos, Too

COLORADO

Denver Post: Buck: "I've got my boots on. I'm just going to stomp"
Denver Post: Bennet: "Momentum and history are on our side"

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: Election could break Dems' hold on Washington state
AP/LaCorte: Competitive Senate race tops crowded Wash. ballot
WaPo: This time, incumbent may hold the advantage

OREGON

AP/Fought: In Oregon governor race, it's all down to turnout

ALASKA

Politico: Mark Begich: Joe Miller still a slight favorite

SOUTH DAKOTA

WaPo: Noem, Herseth Sandlin head to the finish line





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October 30, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Terror Threat Jolts Election
WSJ: Yemeni Bombs Target U.S.
NYT: U.S. Hunts for More Suspicious Packages
NYT: Yemen Emerges as Base for Qaeda Attacks on U.S.
WaPo: Obama: Suspicious packages are a 'credible terrorist threat'
WaPo: The threat of politicized intelligence

LA Times: GOP senators signal immigration showdown



Politico: John Boehner closes on home turf
Hill: Boehner's closing argument: 'Americans haven’t experienced change promised'
Hill: Move over, McConnell: Boehner poised to drive the Republican agenda
WaPo: The Fix 50 (plus 15): Democratic House majority in deep peril
NRO: How Big a Wave? Ask Cook and Rothenberg
Human Events: It’s What America is About
WSJ: Swing Voters Are Flocking to GOP
NYT: A Surge in Democratic Spending
NYT: It’s Their Busy Season
WSJ: Riding Shotgun on Campaign Trail
NYT: Coal Industry Spending to Sway Next Congress
WSJ: When Party Is All That Matters (via Google)
NYT: Sharp Changes in Maine, Oregon Governor Forecasts
John Fund: Requiem for the Pelosi Democrats
William Kristol: The Next Two Years
James Taranto: Vote for the Nut. It's Important: Now Dems say even Dems are insane!
Caddell & Schoen: Our divisive president, redux
Matt Kinnaman: Party like it's 1773
Dana Milbank: The Republican Party could use some adults



Hill: GOP senator has 'sure-win list,' predicts party takes control of Senate
Politico: Anti-Establishment? Not this Senate GOP class
NYT: The New Face of the G.O.P.? Grizzled Veterans

Politico: The leadership race free-for-all

Politico: Eric Cantor says no government shutdown

Hill: House Dems who pushed health bill to passage face grim Election Day
WSJ: ObamaCare and Voters
Wash Times: Editorial: Obamacare R.I.P.
Weekly Standard: Repeal—Now More than Ever

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

WaPo: Retired chaplains: Preserve 'don't ask'

WP: Civil rights panel postpones vote on New Black Panthers report after member walks out

NYT: Halliburton Rejects Blame for BP Cement Job
WSJ: Cementing, Mainstay of Oil Drilling, Is Prone to Failure

Wash Times: At 2 percent, economic growth remained sluggish during summer

WSJ: Senate Democrat Predicts No 'Sweeping Rollback' of Dodd-Frank Law

Hill: Palin pounces on State Department over Ahmadinejad birthday tweet
Rush Limbaugh: The Ruling Class GOP vs. Palin

Rush Limbaugh: Obama Regime Moves to India

Weekly Standard: President McCain at Midterm

Wash Times: $1 billion paid to dead people, senator reports

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

WNYT: Paladino calls Gillibrand "Schumer's little girl"
NY Post/Dicker: Carl's 'little girl' slap: In a rage after 'offensive' Gilly put-down
NY1: Gillibrand Fires Back At Paladino
Albany TU: Where Cuomo got his cash, and why it didn’t buy him
AP/Gormley: NY gov candidates making final appeals to voters

CALIFORNIA



Fox: Meg Whitman Surge?
Rasmussen: California Governor: Brown (D) Remains Just Ahead of Whitman (R)
LA Times: Meg Whitman says Jerry Brown 'doesn't care' about the Central Valley
AP/Watkins: Whitman met by rowdy crowd at campaign stop
LA Times: Hopscotching the state, candidates make their pitches

WSJ: Ballot Initiative to Delay Carbon Cuts Loses Steam

TEXAS



Times Record News: Perry mum, but others say he's ready for 2012 run
AP/Shannon: White, Perry each try to rally faithful in strongholds
Reuters: Perry has big lead in Texas governor's race: poll
Dallas MN: Democrat Bill White says campaign for Texas governor is still far from over

FLORIDA



Rasmussen: Florida Senate: Rubio (R) Grows His Lead Over Crist (I), Meek (D)
Miami Herald: Poll: Rubio hold commanding lead in Senate race
Hill: Rubio uses Meek controversy even as his lead looks insurmountable
WSJ: Crist Would Caucus With Hill Democrats
NYT: Bill Clinton’s Role in Florida Senate Race Seems to Cost Democrat Some Black Votes
Politico: Charlie Crist's moves fan flames on race
WSJ: Bubba and Charlie: The pair are made for one another
NYT: Ten Questions for Jeb Bush
WaPo: Could a Meek departure have given Democrats a chance in Florida?
Politico: Florida swings toward Republicans
Rush Limbaugh: No Doubt Now That Bill Clinton is Down for Reverse Operation Chaos

PNJ: Scott looks for votes with Pensacola visit
Orlando Sentinel: Scott, Sink education plans differ greatly
Miami Herald: Scott-Sink ad wars exceed $54M
Buzz: Scott dumps another $11.6M into race, exceeeds $73 million for campaign
SPT: Alex Sink and Bill McBride have adjusted to new roles in governor's race

WSJ: Florida Rep. Grayson Stakes Out the Left
Politico: Alan Grayson, Suzanne Kosmas fight off GOP

GEORGIA

AJC: Republicans claim victory for upbeat campaign
AJC: Ethics complaint alleges Cagle affair
NYT: Georgia Democrat Proves He’s Not Pelosi

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Sparks campaign denies creating Byrne write-in website

LOUISIANA

WSJ: Immorality and Insulation in Louisiana

ILLINOIS



NYT: A Final Bid to Pretty Up an Ugly Senate Race

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Ideology differences carry over to Culver, Branstad tax plans
Politico: President Obama tanks, Republicans surge in Iowa

INDIANA

WANE: Senate Candidates hitting road before election

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Emmer, buoyed by polls, predicts victory
Star Tribune: Hopefuls for governor tangle over deficit, abortion, local aid
AP: In final TV debate, Minn. gov. hopefuls get testy
KARE: Many voters still on fence days before election

WSJ: Neophyte Puts Veteran on the Defensive (Oberstar/Cravaack)

WISCONSIN



Milwaukee JS: Barrett, Walker stick to game plans in final debate
AP/Bauer: Barrett, Walker spar over jobs in last debate
WISC: Poll: Walker Maintains Sizeable Lead In Governor's Race

OHIO


CNN: GOP stars rally for Kasich in Ohio
Dayton DN: Kasich, 3 Republican governors rally more than 400 in Lebanon

CQ: Sherrod Brown Boosting Ohio Democrats With 2012 in Mind

MICHIGAN

Michael Barone: Michigan Turns to the GOP for Jobs (via Google)
Detroit News: Michigan congressional races go down to the wire
AP/Williams: Snyder, GOP leaders say: Go vote

MISSOURI

NYT: Missouri Dynasties Go Head to Head in a Senate Race
News-Leader: Where Blunt, Carnahan get their money

KENTUCKY

Rasmussen: Kentucky Senate: Paul (R) Enjoys Double Digit Lead
WaPo: In Ky. town, fear that United States is being destroyed

SOUTH CAROLINA



NYT: Nikki Haley No Longer a Sure Winner in S. Carolina
Augusta Chronicle: Haley fans gather for final visit
Third Age: Nikki Haley to Defeat Senator Vincent Sheheen, According to Polls
McClatchy: Is political upheaval inevitable in SC?

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Virginians share lesson learned: GOP in power not so bad

NYT: Obama Campaigns for Perriello
CSM: Why Obama is taking time to campaign for Rep. Tom Perriello

MARYLAND

Wash Times: Editorial: Ehrlich for Maryland governor

Fox: Maryland Weighs Appeal After Military Voters Win Extension for Absentee Ballots

WJZ: RNC Chairman Steele Wheels Into Md.

WEST VIRGINIA


Politico: Palins to campaign for Raese
WkStd: Manchin Isn't Sure If He Supports Tax Hikes & Medicare Cuts to Pay for Obamacare

PENNSYLVANIA

Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Senate: Toomey (R), Sestak (D) Locked in A Tight Race

DELAWARE



Politico: Christine O'Donnell camp rips Gawker 'slander'
Toronto Sun: Account of O’Donnell’s one-night stand posted
News Journal: Poll: O'Donnell within 10 points: New survey shows Senate race tightening
Rush Limbaugh: O'Donnell Surging in Delaware

NEW JERSEY


North Jersey: Christie does one more tour of duty
NYT: Union Effort Is Grooming Candidates in New Jersey

RHODE ISLAND

Wash Times: Capitol Hill's 'Camelot' era coming to an end
CQ: Surging Loughlin Hauls in $180k in Bid to Take Kennedy Seat

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Baker, Patrick duel on welfare
Boston Globe: Republican Governors Association bets big on Massachusetts
AP/Johnson: Baker: Voters must change govs to change Mass.
WNEC: WNEC poll shows Deval Patrick's lead over Charles Baker shinking in governor's race
Rasmussen: Massachusetts Governor: Patrick (D), Baker (R) Nearly Tied

Boston Globe: Challenge pushes Frank into overdrive

NEVADA



8NewsNow: John McCain Stumps for Sharron Angle in Las Vegas
Fox: Angle: 'Shock and Awe' in Washington on Nov. 3
Las Vegas RJ: Angle, Reid rally supporters
WSJ: Powerful Casino Industry Bets Heavily on Reid Again
NYT: In Nevada, It’s Hold Nose and Cast Vote
CBS: Sharron Angle Campaign Shuts Out CBS, NBC Affiliates from Election Night Coverage
Las Vegas RJ: Angle campaign bars Channel 8 from Election Day party
Politico: Angle bans TV crews from election eve

Las Vegas RJ: Poll: Reid still trailing Sandoval in bid for Nevada governor

ARIZONA

Politico: Jan Brewer in California on election eve
Rasmussen: Arizona Governor: Brewer (R) Still Well Ahead of Goddard (D)

Fox: Justice Dept to Send Election Observers to AZ as Concern Rises About Illegal Voters
State Sen. Russell Pearce: How America Can Stand By Arizona

COLORADO

Denver Post: Tancredo's Western Slope roll a folksy slugfest aimed at Hickenlooper
Rasmussen: Colorado Governor: Hickenlooper (D), Tancredo (ACP) Take It to the Finish
Denver Business Journal: Hickenlooper, Maes, Tancredo spar in final debate
Denver Post: Colo. gubernatorial hopefuls meet in final debate
WSJ: GOP Defector Builds on 2008 Bid

WASHINGTON STATE

Dick Morris: Shift in Washington State Boosts GOP Hopes
Sky Valley Chronicle: New Poll shows Rossi gaining on Murray for Senate seat

OREGON

Portland BJ: Dudley enters weekend up by an eyelash

ALASKA

WSJ: In Twist, Write-Ins Multiply in Alaska
Hill: At least 160 candidates running as write-ins in Alaska with GOP surge
NewsMiner: Outside push incites slate of write-in candidates for U.S. Senate race
Politico: Miller's negatives rise in polls
Politico: Palin rips Murkowski over radio host
CQ: Competing Polls Show Alaska Senate Race Wide Open





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October 29, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: As Reid Falters, Schumer Subtly Stands in the Wings
Wash Times: Senate balance of power hinges on weird, 'nasty'
Larry Sabato: Crystal Ball's final calls: +55 net R seats
Rush Limbaugh: Our Post-Election Agenda

NYT: Obama Coalition Is Fraying, Poll Finds
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Base Flees the Democrats
American Spectator: Obama’s Plight
Politico: Surviving in the middle
Politico: Races we're watching: Health care
WaPo: Democrats increasingly going negative in midterm campaign ads
Human Events: Desperate Dems Double Personal Attack Ads
WSJ: Spanish-Language Media Launch Drive to Get Hispanics to the Polls
WSJ: Spending on Trail Often Gets Personal
Fox: 'Walking Around Money' to Drum Up Campaign Support Alive and Well in 2010 Election
CQ: Finding Dirt Steps Out of the Shadows
LA Times: TV still the favored medium for political ad spending
Wash Times: Candidate's family: How far off-limits in foes' campaigns?
KC Star: Candidates, groups getting involved in guarding against voting fraud
NYT: Jon Stewart and His Rally May Shun Politics, but Attendees Are Embracing It
Peggy Noonan: A Little Lady Predicts a Big Win (via Google)
Pat Buchanan: Obstructionism reaps its reward
Kim Strassel: The Biggest Election Myths of 2010 (via Google)
Charles Krauthammer: The great campaign of 2010
Mort Kondracke: Democrats Face Big Losses for What They Did
Bob Barr: A Majority, If You Can Keep It
Michelle Malkin: Standing Tall: The Rise and Resilience of Conservative Women
Paul Krugman: Divided We Fail
David Brooks: The Next Two Years
James Taranto: Obama the Thinker?
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Sees America as Evil

WSJ: Birth of a Movement: Tea Party Arose From Conservatives Steeped in Crisis
Robert Reich: Why Business Should Fear the Tea Party
Politico: Tea party vows to dog freshmen
Politico: Sheila Jackson Lee wants DOJ to monitor tea partiers at polls
Politico: Chris Matthews rips tea party 'thugs'
Rush Limbaugh: Liberalism is a Genetic Defect as Demonstrated by Chris Matthews



Politico: 'Slasher' in line to lead House panel
Politico: Joe Barton says he's mended fences with GOP leaders
Hill: Barton 'confident' he can win fight to become Energy and Commerce chairman
Hill: Lone woman in House GOP leadership mulls move up the ladder

Human Events: Union 'Card Check' Smokescreen for Lame Duck Pension Bailout

NYT: In 2010 Campaign, War is Rarely Mentioned
Michael Gerson: The wars we've left behind

WaPo: Conservative watchdog group sues National Archives for Clinton tapes

WSJ: White House's Next Task: Rebuilding Policy Team

NYT: Bernanke’s Reluctance to Speak Out Rankles Some



Politico: Report: Feds paid dead $1 billion-plus

WSJ: Contractor Accused of Flawed Job on Rig
WaPo: Tests showed unstable cement in gulf oil well before explosion
NYT: Inquiry Puts Halliburton in a Familiar Hot Seat

WaPo: Elizabeth Warren says technology is key to new consumer bureau

WSJ: And the FAIR Tax Trap (via Google)

WSJ: Sandra Day O'Connor v. the People (via Google)

NYT: Editorial: No Justification for Death Penalty

NYT: Looking Ahead to the 2012 Race
WaPo: Newt Gingrich: Out of the wilderness and into the mix for 2012
WaPo: Dick Armey: Clinton and Gingrich traded stories about their girlfriends



Politico: Palin cites Lincoln to defend Beck
CQ: Just Two Senate Candidates Share Stage With Palin
CQ: Murkowski Won’t Support Palin for President

Wash Times: Leaked Bush memoir 'strikingly personal'
Matt Drudge: Bush Makes Peace: Book revealed

NEW YORK

NYDN: Cuomo gains support by showering Democrats with cash
WSJ: Survey of NY City Voters Shows Cuomo Beating Paladino by 73% to 12%
NYT: Paladino Calls Senator Gillibrand ‘Schumer’s Little Girl’
NYT: Indulging an Obsession With Motors and Muscle
NYT: Cuomo’s Running Mate Fills Quiet but Scrappy Role
NY Post: Carl $lipped aunt's home to mistress

NY Post: DiNapoli in 'pay to play'

WSJ: New Yorkers' Picks to Take a Hike

NYT: Editorial Endorsement: State Senate: Avella, Cohen, Kaplowitz, Barrett

Buffalo News: Outsiders juice up ads for Quinn, Kennedy

AP: New York to lay off nearly 900 state workers by Dec. 31
Albany TU: Paterson orders 898 layoffs this year
Buffalo News: State to start laying off 898 workers
Albany TU: State work force down 5,000, layoffs still reality
Albany TU: PEF’s Brynien: Gov’s layoffs an illegal outrage

Rochester D&C: Thomas Richards to step in as Rochester's deputy mayor

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Boxer leads Fiorina by 8 points in latest Field Poll
Rasmussen: California Senate: Boxer (D) Holds Her Edge Over Fiorina (R)
CQ: Boxer Holds Comfortable Lead Heading Into Election
Politico: Carly Fiorina returns to the trail

Politico: Meg Whitman: 'It breaks my heart,' but deport housekeeper

NYT: Path From Corner Office to Political Office Eludes 2 G.O.P. Women

WSJ: The Tax Me More State: Two initiatives that would further punish California
WSJ: Prop 23 and the Green Jobs Myth (via Google)

LA Times: Competing propositions take aim at California redistricting

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Poll shows Rick Perry with 12-point lead over Bill White in Texas governor's race

NYT: In House Race in Texas, a Spotlight on the Hispanic Vote

FLORIDA

WSJ: Clinton Asked Democrat to Quit Florida Senate Race
WaPo: Clinton says he tried to talk Florida Senate candidate out of race
NYT: Bill Clinton Urged Florida Democrat to Quit Senate Bid
SPT: Senate race turns into political theater with Clinton, Meek, Crist and Rubio
Buzz: Bill Clinton: I spoke with Meek twice
Buzz: Meek calls report 'inaccurate at best'
Weekly Standard: Q-Poll: Rubio 42%, Crist 35%, Meek 15%

Rasmussen: Florida Governor: Scott (R) Still Slightly Ahead of Sink (D)
Miami Herald: Scott, Sink hit homestretch in nail-biter race

GEORGIA

AJC: Gingrich touts Deal candidacy at Republican rally
AJC: Barnes seeks to set record straight on missed Obama visit

AJC: Georgia seeks Arizona-like immigration law

ALABAMA

WHNT: Alabama judge holding hearing on challenge to Bentley's campaign for governor

LOUISIANA

CQ: Melancon Goes There In David Vitter Attack Ad: 'Our Money Paid For Serious Sin' (VIDEO)

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Quinn, Brady joust over ethics, social issues
Chicago Sun-Times: Foes face off on pensions, ties to ex-govs

WaPo: Ill. groups that backed Kirk endorsing Giannoulias

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Activists and foes agree: Vote both sides of ballot

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Outsider cash flows to fund races

MINNESOTA

Hill: GOP Rep. Bachmann might not support Boehner for Speaker

Star Tribune: David vs. Goliath challenges

WISCONSIN

CQ: Republicans Lead in Wisconsin
CQ: Johnson Maintains Lead in Close Race with Feingold

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Portman relaxed; Fisher sleepless but joking

Cincinnati Enquirer: 3 GOP governors here for Kasich
AP/Sewell: 3 Republican governors rally in Ohio
Toledo Blade: Kasich connects with Slavic roots

NYT: Obama’s Re-election Could be Tied to Ohio Races

MICHIGAN


Detroit FP: Poll: GOP could be looking at a sweep
Detroit News: GOP's Snyder covers 16,000 miles meeting Michigan voters
Detroit FP: Candidates tiptoe over party IDs
Detroit News: Prop. 2 rides on Kilpatrick infamy

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Blunt stumps southeast, while Carnahan gets boost from ex-Mizzou QB

KENTUCKY

CQ: Paul Headed for Big Win in Kentucky
Politico: Dem ad: 'The Rand Paul Stomp'

NORTH CAROLINA

Hill: Former Redskins QB might run for Speaker
Politico: Heath Shuler ponders speaker run

Charlotte Observer: N.C. GOP says voting machines are faulty

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Nothing sticks to front-runner Haley

VIRGINIA

WaPo: For better or for worse, Va's Perriello wins Obama's cheers
Politico: Democrats hold the line with Tom Perriello

Hill: Dems use 'extreme' charge to push social issues in Virginia House race

Hill: Virginia House candidates battle over Israel in final debate

MARYLAND

CQ: Lamar Alexander Going To Delaware For Christine O'Donnell Event
Smoking Gun: On The Trail Of "Anonymous," Christine O'Donnell's Sex-Free Pal

WEST VIRGINIA

Hill: Manchin finds footing, but keeps sliding away from his party

PENNSYLVANIA

WaPo: GOP governors rally in Pa. for Corbett, Toomey
Hill: Citing Specter shift, Sestak says Dems caved in on healthcare

WSJ: Rendell's Frack Attack (via Google)

DELAWARE

Hill: O'Donnell camp calls anonymous posting example of 'sexism and slander'

NEW JERSEY


Star-Ledger: Sen. Lautenberg launches investigation into cancellation of ARC tunnel project
Politico: Christie's new challenge: Jimmy Fallon

CONNECTICUT

NYT: Blumenthal and McMahon Take Campaigns to Main Street

MAINE

CQ: LePage Still Leading for Maine Governor

RHODE ISLAND

WSJ: Proxy War in Rhode Island? Clinton-Obama rivalry is never far from the surface
Wash Times: Capitol Hill's 'Camelot' era coming to an end
Politico: Frank Caprio's poll numbers take a dive
CQ: Another Poll Shows Chafee in the Lead

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: In final push, Patrick, Baker focus on core constituencies

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Angle poll data improve
CQ: Senate Democrats Get Creative to Help Harry
WSJ: The Gender Card: Hitting a Guy Where It Hurts
CQ: Reid Still Trails in Nevada
Roger Hedgecock: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Rush Limbaugh: McCain Picks Winners in NV, WV

ARIZONA

Hill: Rep. Grijalva fights for his political life against insurgent Republican

COLORADO

Denver Post: The close Buck-vs.-Bennet contest may come down to a few hundred ballots
NRO: Bennet’s Testy Stimulus Exchange: ‘We Didn’t End Up in a Second Great Depression’
YouTube: BennetvsBennet: Bennet's "defense" on the "attack" of his ads

Denver Post: Tancredo wrongly says Obama referred to "bitter white people"
Denver Post: Upbeat Hickenlooper rallies voters on Western Slope bus tour

NYT: Vow Against Attack Ads Resonates in Colorado

WASHINGTON STATE

Rasmussen: Washington Senate: Rossi (R), Murray (D) Tied
NYT: Senate Update: Washington is the New Florida

OREGON

Rasmussen: Oregon Senate: Wyden (R) Still Clears 50% Against Huffman (R)

ALASKA

NYT: Palin Renews Support for Miller in Alaska Race
LA Times: Alaska radio host stirs up write-in competition for Murkowski
Politico: Alaska hit by last-minute write-in bids
Politico: Lisa Murkowski ad mocks Joe Miller's 'arrest'
Politico: Poll: Miller falls to last place
Weekly Standard: There's Something Going on in Alaska. Or not

HAWAII

Politico: Dems spend big to win Hawaii seat











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October 28, 2010



NATIONAL

Karl Rove: Signs of the Democratic Apocalypse
Gallup: 2010 Electorate Still Looking More Republican Than in the Past
Shelby Steele: A Referendum on the Redeemer
James Taranto: Party Like It's 1994

Politico: John Boehner looks back to Nick Longworth
Ezra Klein: What kind of speaker will John Boehner be?
Hill: Boehner: 'Not a time for compromise'
CQ: McCarthy Says Sessions Should Stay As NRCC Chair
Politico: Resolving the Joe Barton problem

Human Events: It Looks Like a Republican Senate in 2010
Weekly Standard: Senate Outlook
Politico: A GOP Senate in 2012?
CQ: 2012 Won’t Be Any Easier for Senate Democrats

WaPo: Across the country, anger, frustration and fear among voters as election nears
WSJ: Foes Plan Post-Vote Deals
NYT: Coalition for Obama Split by Drift to G.O.P., Poll Finds
WSJ: How the Undecided Are Decisive
WSJ: Democrats Stress Social Issues
Times: Poll: GOP Ahead in Four Key Races, Thanks to Independents
WaPo: Midterm campaign spending may reach $4 billion, data show
Human Events: Public Employee Unions Funnel Public Money to Dems
Stuart Rothenberg: Big Gulf Between Parties on Spending Strategies

WaPo: Tea party antics could end up burning Republicans
WaPo: Tea party's Judson Phillips defends essay attacking congressman for being Muslim
Hill: Al Gore: Tea Party making climate science a ‘political football’

NYT: In ‘Daily Show’ Visit, Obama Defends Record
Hill: Obama pleads for patience from Stewart on 'Daily Show'
Politico: Jon Stewart gets serious
Dana Milbank: On the Daily Show, Obama is the last laugh

Human Events: With Poll Numbers Sinking, Democrats Sink Down in the Political Gutter
Rush Limbaugh: Can Democrats Cheat Enough to Overcome Tuesday's Teanami?
Rush Limbaugh: Reverse Operation Chaos, Dems: Stay Home, Don't Vote, Help Hillary
Ann Coulter: You don't have to be crazy to be a Democrat, but it helps
WSJ: There They Went Again: The 111th Congress fits a familiar Democratic pattern

Rush Limbaugh: What Would the Country Look Like Should Obama's Agenda Prevail?
Rush Limbaugh: Americans Will Not Tolerate a Life Dedicated to "Beating the System"

Dan Henninger: The Rage Against Citizens United

Andrew McCarthy: Retired O’Connor Still Making Trouble

NYT: Treasury Sees Escalating Risk to Home Prices
WSJ: Gold vs. the Fed: The Record Is Clear (via Google)
WaPo: Most Americans worry about ability to pay mortgage or rent, poll finds

Weekly Standard: How the White House Bungled the Politics of Health Care
WSJ: Health Law Unpopular in Key House Districts
NYT: Editorial: The Courts and the Mandate (Obamacare)

Hill: Lugar: Fallout from election could derail vote on START treaty



Fox: Democrats Seek Info From Pentagon on Possible Obama Rivals
Hill: Looming anti-Obama midterm vote may not carry through to 2012
NYDN: An Obama doomsday scenario: Nov rout by GOP could be sign of 2012 defeat



Telegraph UK: Karl Rove questions Sarah Palin's suitability for president

CNN: Steele eyes second term as RNC chair

NEW YORK



NY1: Paladino Outlines Plan For "Lean" Budget
CBS 6 Albany: Paladino supports workers opposed to NYC mosque
Buffalo News: Cuomo, Paladino converge on their bases
NYT: Cuomo’s Former Boss, Bill Clinton, Is Admirer
AP/Fouhy: Cuomo campaigns with Bill Clinton in NY gov race
Albany TU: Details on Cuomo and Clinton in Saratoga County
NYT: Paladino’s Handling of Aunt’s House Involved a Curious Chain of Transactions
Buffalo News: His history with blacks not a plus for Paladino
Albany TU: Q-Poll: ‘This race is all but over’
NYT: Perspectives on New York’s Candidates for Governor: Carl Paladino
WSJ: From Tense Call to Legal Standoff (Cuomo/Rattner)

WSJ: NY GOP Targets State Senate Control
Syr PS: Candidates, parties pour almost $2 million into 49th District NY Senate race

NYT: De Blasio Is Taking Battle Over Unnamed Donors to Pataki

WSYR: Gillibrand, DioGuardi campaign in upstate NY

CALIFORNIA



WSJ: Whitman Banks on Big Ground Game
LA Times: Whitman ends campaign by lashing out at media, Brown
Mercury News: Candidate Whitman, Texas gov make World Series bet
San Diego UT: Brown opens wide lead over Whitman, poll finds
SacBee: Brown opens 10-point lead over Whitman in Field Poll



WSJ: Fiorina Released from Hospital
Fox: Carly Fiorina Released from Hospital
Politico: Carly Fiorina to return to trail Thursday
LA Times: Released from hospital, Fiorina prepares to hit the trail again

WSJ: California Undercard Features a Battle Between Rising Stars

TEXAS



Dallas MN: Texas governor candidates Bill White, Rick Perry clash over schools
NYT: Gov. Rick Perry Adds National Twist to Texas Race

News 8 Austin: DeLay jury now seated, trial to begin Monday

Rep. Ted Poe: Just Another Day on the Texas Border

FLORIDA

SPT: Debate-cheating flap nags at Alex Sink as new video surfaces
Miami Herald: Rural Florida could hold key to victory in governor's race
Orlando Sentinel: Cut environmental red tape, Scott says
NYT: A Campaign of Few Details, but Questions Keep Coming

CBS4: Rubio Confident Ahead Of General Election
Miami Herald: No more nice guy: Crist alters image
Politico: Crist raises Palin specter
WaPo: Charlie Crist flip flops on Sarah Palin
Telegraph UK: Amid the rage and gloom, Marco Rubio does the hopey-changey thing

WFTV: Daytona Beach Commissioner Arrested On Fraud Charges

GEORGIA

Savannah MN: Deal says he can win governorship on Tuesday without a runoff
AJC: Governor's race could be headed for post-Thanksgiving finish
AJC: Some pointed questions for Gov. Deal
AJC: Candidates for governor talk taxes, Sunday alcohol sales, gay marriage

Rasmussen: GA Senate: Isakson (R) Earns Highest Level of Support Against Thurmond (D)

ALABAMA



Birmingham News: Lawsuit seeks to have Robert Bentley removed from the ballot
AP/Rawls: Man wants Bentley off of ballot
WKRG: Final Gubernatorial Debate

MISSISSIPPI

Reuters: Barbour says will consider presidential run later

LOUISIANA



NOLA: Fireworks erupt at U.S. Senate debate with Vitter, Melancon and Wooton
AP/McGill: Vitter again acknowledges "serious sins" at debate
Hill: Sen. Vitter admits to 'serious sins' in New Orleans debate
WWL: Poll shows Vitter out to a big lead

Chicago Tribune: Jindal travels to Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois

ILLINOIS



Chicago Tribune: Kirk, Giannoulias trade barbs, niceties in last Senate race debate
Chicago Sun-Times: Kirk, Giannoulias sling accusations in debate
NYT: Attacks (Again) Punctuate Illinois Senate Forum
Rasmussen: Illinois Senate: Kirk (R) Still Just Ahead of Giannoulias (D)

AP/Johnson: Ill. gov nominees far apart on health care reform
AP/Bellandi: GOP governors rally for Brady

WSJ: Sheriff Won't Run for Mayor of Chicago
Chicago Tribune: Tom Dart won't run for Chicago mayor
Hill: One less rival for Emanuel in race
Chicago Sun-Times: Will Dart's exit from mayor's race benefit Emanuel?

IOWA

Chicago Tribune: GOP governors campaign for Branstad in Newton

KTIV: King, Campbell face off during final campaign interview with KTIV

INDIANA

Terra Haute TribStar: Rep. Mike Pence: ‘Indiana can set the tone’

CQ: Indiana Rep. Baron Hill Gets Refund From State Party

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Republicans bash 'anti-Catholic' DFL ad
Fox: Unflattering Image of Priest Used in Minnesota Dem Mailer, Angering Catholic League

WISCONSIN

Rasmussen: Wisconsin Governor: Walker (R) Opens Double-Digit Lead Over Barrett (D)
WSJ: Racing to Build Midwest Rail Line

OHIO




Cleveland PD: Pawlenty, Barbour, Christie to rally Friday for John Kasich in Ohio gov's race
Toledo Blade: Rally by rally, Kasich works way through state to get out vote
WSJ: Is Time Up for Ted? The Ohio gubernatorial race heats up
NYT: Democratic Ohio Town Loosens Its Party Ties

Politico: John Boehner to speak for Rich Iott

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: News poll: Snyder, GOP candidates hold big leads
Detroit News: Beware building 'Republican tide' in MI behind Snyder ...
Michigan Radio: Bernero tells Grand Rapids youth he's not giving up hope

Detroit News: State House leadership battles take shape
Detroit FP: GOP has a shot at state house

TENNESSEE

NECN: Haslam would discourage lawmakers on guns bills
CTFP: State GOP raises $1.3 million in campaign funds

KENTUCKY

Hill: Conway campaign keeps hammering Paul on stomping incident
NYT: Editorial: Boiling Point in Kentucky

NORTH CAROLINA

Rush Limbaugh: B.J. Lawson, Rush Baby, Runs in Democrat Gerrymandered NC-4

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Survey: Sheheen has support in Legislature

State: Poll: Mulvaney drubbing Spratt

LA Times: House may gain a lone black Republican

WEST VIRGINIA

Politico: John McCain to Joe Manchin: Join the GOP
Rasmussen: West Virginia Senate: Manchin (D) Takes Slight Lead Over Raese (R)

PENNSYLVANIA



Politico: Toomey back on top in Pennsylvania
WaPo: Poll: Toomey keeps slight lead in Pa. Senate race
WSJ: Whiplash: New Polls in Pa. Senate Race
CQ: Pat Toomey Plays With Toddler in Final Campaign Spot (VIDEO)
Philadelphia Inquirer: On jobs, venues speak for Toomey, Sestak
EJ Dionne: Sestak's witching hour
AP/Miga: Pa. Senate candidates pull out all the stops
NYDN: Palin's Halloween Stops a Curse on Toomey?

DELAWARE

CBS: Christine O'Donnell Camp Apologizes to Radio Station for Lawsuit Threat
AP/Chase: O'Donnell threatens to sue station over video

NEW JERSEY


WSJ: Christie Stands by Decision to Kill Tunnel
NYT: New Jersey Governor Says He Won’t Budge on Scrapped Rail Tunnel
WSJ: Christie Gets Off the Train (via Google)

Philadelphia Inquirer: Adler-Runyan contest is N.J.'s most expensive

CONNECTICUT

George Will: Linda McMahon vs. Richard Blumenthal: Connecticut's wrestling match
NYT: And Now, a Word About Candidates’ Parenting Skills

CQ: Race for Connecticut Governor Dead Even

VERMONT

NPR: Vt. Governor Race Could Be Decided By Legislature

MAINE



NYT: Maine's LePage Gets Attention in Race for Governor

MASSACHUSETTS



WBUR: The 4th District Debate: Barney Frank, Sean Bielat

Boston Herald: Baker suggests Patrick will raise income tax
Boston Globe: Patrick, Baker differ on state’s job picture
Boston Globe: Cellucci, Baker defend 1998 memo on road, bridge costs
AP/LeBlanc: Mass. gov hopefuls hit each other on taxes, jobs
Boston Globe: Editorial: Vision, and a record of reform: Patrick deserves second term

NEVADA

NYT: Angle Turns Corner in Nevada, but G.O.P. Senate Odds Drop
NYT: Even in Hometown, Reid Is Source of Anguish
LVRJ: Attack ad attracts Angle contributions but provokes immigration reform groups

Rasmussen: Nevada Governor: Sandoval (R) Posts Sizable Lead In Final Stretch

Fox: Watchdog Warns SEIU Contract for Nevada Voting Machines Poses 'Fraud' Concern

COLORADO



Politico: Tancredo's quiet rise in Colorado
Denver Post: A worn Maes makes last pitches as campaign clock runs out

Rasmussen: Colorado Senate: Buck (R) Remains Just Ahead of Bennet (D)
NPR: Money Has Poured Into Colorado's Senate Race
CQ: Colorado: With New Ads, DSCC Spending Tops $6M

WASHINGTON STATE

WSJ: Tax Proposal Splits State's Business Elite

CQ: Larsen Keeps It Local to Fight the GOP Tide

OREGON

Rasmussen: Oregon Governor: Dudley (R), Kitzhaber (D) Still Neck-and-Neck
Statesman Journal: Republican governors on way to Oregon to stump for Dudley

ALASKA

NYT: Court Rules Alaskan Voters Can Get Lists of Write-In Candidates
AP/Joling: Alaska high court: Voters may see write-in list
Anchorage DN: Lisa Murkowski: Walking a fine line
Fairbanks: Miller rues lack of privacy, but says he should have released documents earlier
Hill: Palin, GOP leaders to campaign for Miller in Alaska Senate race

SOUTH DAKOTA

AP/Brokaw: SD congressional candidates squabble about attacks






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October 27, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Jockeying for House Posts
Hill: Midterm blowout: 50 or more Dem seats set to fall in the election
Human Events: With 64-Seat Pick-Up, GOP Will Win Control of House
CQ: GOP Wants Insiders to Staff Outsiders
Rush Limbaugh: Ruling Class GOP Looks to Get Staff Hooks into Tea Party Newbies
NYT: Lobbyists Court Potential Stars of House Panels
CQ: NRCC to Host 'Election Watch' at Grand Hyatt
Harris: President Obama Heads into Midterms at Lowest Approval Rating of Presidency
Hill: Long-term incumbents become an endangered congressional species
Hill: GOP tsunami ready to sweep the South
Wash Times: Democrats try to stir enthusiasm among black voters
NYT: Democrats Retain Edge in Spending on Campaigns
Wash Times: House races on pace for record spending
AP/Kuhnhenn: GOP funding strategy reaps cash for midterms
LA Times: Corporate campaign ads haven't followed Supreme Court's prediction
Politico: GOP eyes the Slaughterhouse Five
WSJ: Young Boozer, Krystal Ball, Say 'Vote for Me' Despite Odd Names
James Taranto: Most Likely to Secede: Which Democratic senator will turn Republican?
Dana Milbank: Obama isn't ducking role in election reprise of '94
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Takes Off Unifier Mask, Tells Latinos to Punish Enemies
NRO: Gingrich: Obama Has ‘Six Months’ to Pivot
NRO: The Midterm Election That Restored America

NYT: Fraudulent Voting Re-emerges as a Partisan Issue
Slate: Why would anyone commit voter fraud?
Rush Limbaugh: Democrat Early Cheating Begins
Rush Limbaugh: Don't Let Libs Depress Turnout
Michelle Malkin: The Left’s Voter-Fraud Whitewash

Ruth Marcus: Which Darrell Issa would run House oversight panel?

WSJ: Pence Said to Consider Scaling Back House Duties
Fox: Report: Pence May Leave GOP Leadership
Politico: Mike Pence may leave GOP leadership

Wash Times: Even Palin polarizes as tea party seeks a leader
Slate: GO-Tea-V: Is the Tea Party good at getting out the vote?
WaPo: Tea party groups say media have been fair, survey finds
WSJ: Tea Party Could Stir Afghan Policy

Newt Gingrich: America’s Opportunity for Jobs, Paychecks and Restoring Freedom
Thomas Sowell: The Job-Creation Canard
NYT: Job Losses Outweigh Obama’s Successes
WSJ: Where the New Jobs Are (via Google)
WSJ: Fed Gears Up for Stimulus
WaPo: Elections put new focus on government spending
Wash Times: Who wins if foreclosures halted?
Holman Jenkins: House Afire: The elusive search for villains in foreclosure crisis (Google)
NYT: Adviser to Consumer Agency Had a Role in Lending (Elizabeth Warren)

AP/Margasak: Legal split could stall Rangel ethics trial
Hill: Rep. Rangel likely to represent himself at November ethics trial

NYT: Health Care Vote Has Democrats on Defense
Dick Morris: Take pledge to repeal Obamacare or walk plank
American Thinker: ObamaCare and the Constitutional Crisis
WSJ: Physician Panel Prescribes the Fees Paid by Medicare

Hill: Senate Finance chairman urges new strategy for IRS to combat tax evasion

WSJ: The Unseen Carbon Agenda (via Google)
NRO: Our So-Called Experts

Andrew McCarthy: Unindicted Coconspirators: CAIR

Jonah Goldberg: Taking the Public Out of NPR

WSJ: Dishonest Prosecutorial Services (via Google)

Human Events: Leftist Funds Quietly Sabotage Objective Reporting

Kathleen Parker: For Clarence Thomas, an ordeal is renewed

AP/Hananel: Obama appoints record number of gay officials

Hill: 2012 Republican hopefuls head to Iowa for final '10 campaign swing

NEW YORK

NYT: Cuomo’s Record as Attorney General Draws Mixed Views
Albany TU: Cuomo: Tough future
NYDN: Cuomo threatens to turn investigators loose on the 'joke' legislature
NY Post/Dicker: Cuomo still pounding Paladino: poll
Buffalo News: Poll shows Cuomo maintaining lead
Albany TU: Cuomo: Layoffs this year are legal
Albany TU: Paterson: Nov. 15 special session

Rochester D&C: Gregory Edwards held the line on taxes for four years

WSJ: Comptroller Visions Clash

WSJ: Poll Finds GOP Edge in Tough Upstate Race (Gibson/Murphy)
Albany TU: Poll: Gibson up by 9 in House bid

NYT: A Republican Leader Visits a Democratic Stronghold

John Fund: Making a Habit of Subverting the Will of Voters

Politico: Giuliani: 'Door's not closed' on 2012

NYDN: Expected GOP romp on Election Day could spell doom for Obama's Patrick Gaspard

CALIFORNIA



NYT: In California, an Encounter 2 Candidates Had Avoided
NYT: Model Now Has Whitman as Big Underdog in California
Politico: Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman wrangle over negative ads
Seattle Times: Whitman vow to keep attack ads draws boos
SacBee: Jerry Brown mum on whether he will comply with new furlough order



LA Times: Meg Whitman is all business, all the time

WSJ: Fiorina Campaign Gets Interrupted by Hospitalization
LA Times: Fiorina is hospitalized for infection
SacBee: Fiorina hospitalized for infection
NYT: Carly Fiorina Is Hospitalized
Politico: NRSC bets big on Carly Fiorina
WSJ: Boxer's Friends at Cisco (via Google)

Rush Limbaugh: Is This the End for George Miller?

AP/Wohlsen: Soros gives $1M to Calif. pot legalization measure

LA Times: Bid to remake California state government finds major benefactor

TEXAS


WSJ: In Heat of Contest, Incumbent Is Cool (Rick Perry)

Houston Chronicle: DeLay jury selected amid jokes, disputes
Fox: Jury Chosen for Tom Delay's Corruption Trial

Dallas MN: National GOP money flows to Texas
Dallas MN: GOP's billionaire donors club has a new member: Trevor Rees-Jones

FLORIDA



SPT: Cheating flap grows as Alex Sink's campaign winds down
Politico: Alex Sink defends debate behavior
Buzz: Sink advisor who asked stylist to deliver message: 'person responsible for this is me'
Buzz: John King contradicts Alex Sink's cheating explanation
NPR: Florida Governor's Race Draws To Fiery Close
American Spectator: Coming Up 'R'

Weekly Standard: Rubio's Closing Argument: 'A Generational Choice'

GEORGIA

CQ: Another Poll Suggests Georgia Runoff Possible

AJC: GOP seeking Daily Double with wins over Reps. Jim Marshall and Sanford Bishop

CQ: Judge: No Ruling On Austin Scott's Divorce Records Until December

ALABAMA

Huntsville Times: Sparks presses attack in final debate after polls showing Bentley ahead

MISSISSIPPI



Politico: Haley Barbour sprinkles $440K in 2010 races

LOUISIANA

WaPo: Charlie Melancon and David Vitter have divergent strategies in Louisiana Senate race

CQ: Democratic Poll: Richmond on Track to Defeat Cao in Louisiana

ILLINOIS

Wash Times: Kirk, Giannoulias in virtual tie in Illinois Senate race

Politico: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. won't run for mayor of Chicago

ABC7: Possible glitch with vote-by-mail system

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Economy key focus of Conlin, Grassley in debate

NYT: Editorial: Secret Money in Iowa

INDIANA

NYT: Cap and Trade Takes Beating in Ind. Senate Race
Fort Wayne JG: Polls show solid leads for Coats, Stutzman

Weekly Standard: The President’s Hoosier Friend (Hill/Young)

Star-Ledger: Rising stars N.J. Gov. Christie, Indiana Gov. Daniels appear at GOP fundraiser

MINNESOTA

Pioneer Press: Dayton vastly outspending opponents in Minnesota gubernatorial race

Star Tribune: Clark, Bachmann get down to issues
Star Tribune: Bachmann and Clark end by decrying attack ads

WISCONSIN

Rasmussen: Wisconsin Senate: Johnson (R) Clears 50% - Again - Versus Feingold (D)

AP: Wis.'s Walker backs repealing corporate income tax
Milwaukee JS: Neighbors of Walker, Barrett have elected to act civilly

Wash Times: Wisconsin seat up for grabs after Obey's 21 terms

OHIO




American Spectator: The Kasich Comeback
Columbus Dispatch: Fox's role in Kasich campaign questioned
Toledo Blade: Kasich expresses support for ban on oil and gas drilling in Lake Erie

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Sell Mackinac Bridge? Bernero claims Snyder has his eyes on it

AP/White: Ex-Michigan justice: I taped colleagues

MISSOURI

AP/Draper: Blunt kicks off 50-city tour in Mo. Senate race

TENNESSEE

Memphis CA: Fending off opponents' attacks familiar to Haslam
Tennessean: TN gun permit debate likely won't happen next year

Tennessean: Surge in outside money lifts Lincoln Davis challenger

KENTUCKY

WaPo: Activist stomped outside Paul-Conway debate; Paul supporter Tim Profitt apologizes
Fox: Rand Paul Supporter Involved in Scuffle Also a Major Campaign Donor
Politico: Paul, Conway condemn stomping
American Spectator: It's Head-Stomping Season
KY Post: Tensions flare offstage in Paul/Conway Senate debate
Politico: 'Aqua Buddha' ad backfires on Jack Conway
Politico: Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul's shotgun wedding

ARKANSAS

WSJ: Quiet Republican Rises in Noisy Year (Boozman)
Politico: Blanche Lincoln: Blame Bill Halter

NORTH CAROLINA

WRAL: Poll: Burr leads by wide margin as election nears

Sun Journal: Voter reports problem with ballot machine

SOUTH CAROLINA

LA Times: S.C. House candidate could become sole black Republican

VIRGINIA

LA Times: Global warming issue may determine key races in Virginia
Hill: Obama adds stop for Rep. Perriello to campaign schedule

MARYLAND

Rasmussen: Maryland Senate: Mikulski (D) Holds Long Lead Over Wargotz (R)

WEST VIRGINIA

Boston Globe: W. Virginia Senate race shifts hard to the right
Politico: W.Va. probe worries Dems

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Miga: Sestak dog-poop ad raises stink
Reuters: Key Pennsylvania Senate race in dead heat: Reuters/Ipsos

AP: 5 GOP Pa. senators push for new drilling tax talks

PhillyBurbs: Residents cry foul over ballots

DELAWARE

Wash Times: O'Donnell receives support of former Delaware governor
Human Events: O’Donnell is Right About First Amendment

NEW JERSEY


Star-Ledger: Christie to cancel Hudson River tunnel, blaming feds' refusal to increase funds
WSJ: Christie Seen Pulling Plug On Rail Tunnel
Fox: Official: Christie Standing Firm Calling Off Multibillion-Dollar N.J.-NYC Rail Tunnel

CQ: NJ Gov. Chris Christie Criss-Crosses Country for Republicans

CONNECTICUT

Rasmussen: Connecticut Governor: Malloy (D) Hangs On To Small Lead Over Foley (R)

Fox: Vince McMahon Sues Connecticut Over Ban of WWE Garb at State Polls

NEW HAMPSHIRE



Seacoast: Poll: Senate nearly a sure thing for Ayotte

WCAX: Lynch, Stephen debate in NH gov race

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: In last week, Patrick and Baker pull out all stops
WSJ: Deval Patrick's Charm Offensive (via Google)

NEVADA

Examiner: NV voting machines automatically checking Harry Reid's name; techs are SEIU
Fox 5: Nevada Voters Complain Of Problems At Polls
Politico: Sharron Angle camp: Harry Reid 'intends to steal' election

Fox: Nevada GOP Calls on Reid to Explain Handling of Ex-Aide's Sham Marriage
Rasmussen: Nevada Senate: Angle (R) Still Holds Small Lead Over Reid (D)

ARIZONA

Fox: Ariz. Law Requiring Voters Prove Citizenship Is Struck Down

NEW MEXICO

Rasmussen: New Mexico Governor: Martinez (R) Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Denish (D)

COLORADO

Den Post: Dems use 2009 video to play up Buck's disagreeing on separating church, state
WaPo: Colorado Senate race spending nears $25 million
NYT: Small Efforts Add Up in Colorado Senate Race
YouTube: BennetvsBennet: Rubberstamp Man: Taking it to the Streets

WASHINGTON STATE

LA Times: Washington state's 'soccer mom' senator in fight of her career
Oregonian: Race between WA's Murray & Dino Rossi could be key to U.S. Senate control

KEPR: GOP Concern Grows Over Missing Franklin County Ballots

OREGON

State Column: Kitzhaber, Dudley: The closest race in the nation?

KVAL: Senator from Oregon: GOP's Huffman takes on Sen. Wyden

ALASKA

NYT: Alaska Senate Candidate Once Disciplined for Computer Misuse
AP/Bohrer: Records: Miller admits to computer use, lying
Politico: Miller won't appeal records decision

SOUTH DAKOTA

MPR: Race for South Dakota's House seat a close contest













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October 26, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Story of the Midterms, Told Through 5 Races
John Fund: Here are five districts that could deliver upset victories
WSJ: Blue Dogs Face Sharp Losses in Midterms
NYT: G.O.P. Senate Odds Slip on Colorado, West Virginia Polls
Politico: 35 races to watch on Election Night
WaPo: House & Senate shatter fundraising records for midterm election & may exceed $2B
NYT: Democrats Counting on Strength of Obama’s Get-Out-the-Vote Network
CQ: Democrats Say They’ll Hold Senate
Hill: House committees battle in final campaign ads spending blitz
Arizona Republic: Analysis: GOP is holding its edge in races
LA Times: Conservatives struggle to unify for voter outreach
David Brooks: No Second Thoughts
James Taranto: The Politics of Sanity: Soviet-style pseudoscience and the American left
Michael Gerson: What Election Day will bring
Joe Scarborough: Midterms will decide very little
Politico: Immigration hard-liners to lead Judiciary?
Stuart Rothenberg: Will the House Losses Be Bad or Horrendous?
Rush Limbaugh: Don't Go Wobbly This Week
Rich Lowry: The Party of AFSCME

Politico: Rove unbowed
Politico: Secrecy flip-flop fueled Crossroads

Human Events: ACORN’s October Surprise

Pat Buchanan: NPR's Overdue Execution

NYT: In Bond Frenzy, Investors Bet on Inflation
WSJ: Yields on TIPS Go Negative
WaPo: Yield on inflation-protected Treasurys dips below zero

Fox: Deficit Commission Weighs Dropping Mortgage Interest Deduction
NYT: Divide on U.S. Deficit Likely to Grow After Election
NYT: Treasury Hid A.I.G. Loss, Report Says
WaPo: U.S. probing foreclosure processing firms
NYT: Editorial: The Mortgage Morass
Bob Herbert: The Corrosion of America
American Spectator: A Society of Beggars? Obama Battles Reagan

NYT: Deal Averts Trial in Disputed Guantánamo Case
Stanley Fish: Serving Two Masters: Shariah Law and the Secular State
Wash Times: U.S. tries to detect Muslim radicals at home

WaPo: 'Don't ask, don't tell' appeals process continues

WSJ: ObamaCare is already driving a wave of health-care consolidation—and higher costs

Hill: EPA head: New carbon controls on big trucks and buses 'win for planet'

NYT: Politico, Seeing a Market Need, Adds a Paid News Service

Dallas MN: Bush book tour to offer new read on his legacy

NEW YORK



NYT: Paladino Ultimatum: Tight Budget in 60 Days, or Else
NYT: Paladino Says ‘No More Secrets’ in Albany if He’s Governor
NYT: Few Women in Cuomo or Paladino Inner Circles
Buffalo News: 'Hometown boy' Paladino leads in local poll
Buffalo News: Can Cuomo outmaneuver Legislature?
Buffalo News: Cuomo unveils 'urban agenda' here
Buffalo News: Upstate in quandary over what attention its economy will get
Syr PS: Paladino, Cuomo differ on how to improve climate for economic growth in New York
NYT: Cuomo Vows Offensive Against Labor Unions
Albany TU: Edwards takes an AEG shot at Cuomo
NYDN: Cuomo takes shot at Paladino's military service
NY Post/Dicker: Andy rips Paladino over Army blarney

NY Post: DiNapoli's retirement 'gift' to pal



NYDN: Resurgent George Pataki using nonprofit Revere America to rip Dems, Obamacare

NYT: Police Leader Had Help With Dues at Harvard Club

NYT: An Unorthodox Challenger for an Upstate Senate Seat

NYT: Minor Parties See Threat in Ballot Quirk

WSJ: Mayor Reverts on Term Limit
NYT: Bloomberg’s Latest on Terms: 3 for Him, but Only 2 for Everyone Else

CALIFORNIA

SF Chronicle: Carly Fiorina surging as Meg Whitman falls back

SacBee: Whitman declares death penalty a litmus test for judicial nominees
LA Times: Whitman will appoint only judges who support the death penalty

NYT: Texas Is Campaign Issue in California Ads

NYT: On Legalizing Marijuana
George Soros: Why I Support Legal Marijuana

LA Times: Feinstein hints she'll run again in 2012

TEXAS

Austin AS: Perry up by 10, new poll says; early look at early voting
Politico: Rick Perry to Washington CEOs: Come to Texas
Wash Times: Texas Democrats' hopes: All hat, no cattle?

Wash Times: DeLay goes to trial 5 years after charges

FLORIDA



SPT: Anger, contempt flare in final Scott and Sink debate in Florida governor's race
Buzz: Alex Sink cheated during the debate
SPT: Sink says she fired aide who passed her message in debate, breaking the rules

Sunshine News: Poll: Webster Beats Down 'Angry' Grayson

GEORGIA

Rasmussen: Georgia Governor: Barnes (D) Trails Deal (R) by 10
AJC: Deal campaigns on the road, talks about chances of a runoff
CQ: Race for Georgia Governor Could Head to Runoff
AJC: Barnes talks law enforcement, education in middle Georgia

ALABAMA

Anniston Star: Bentley for governor: He’s best candidate for job

MISSISSIPPI

Hill: Democratic Rep. Taylor says he voted McCain for president, not Obama

LOUISIANA

CQ: Vitter Holds Solid Lead in Louisiana

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: New Tribune poll shows Brady with slight edge

Wash Times: Kirk, Giannoulias in virtual tie in Illinois Senate race

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Grassley hopes for tax action
Hill: DCCC looks to protect Iowa Rep. Braley
CQ: Loebsack’s Rematch Is No Longer a Cakewalk

INDIANA

AP/Martin: Coats, Ellsworth square off in last Senate debate

MINNESOTA



Pioneer Press: Bachmann, Clark in first-time toe-to-toe

WISCONSIN

Daily Cardinal: Walker outraises Barrett twofold in final campaign stretch
AP/Richmond: Wis. Democrats blast Republican for Hitler tweet

OHIO


Hill: Challenge against abortion-funding ads to go forward in Ohio

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Clinton urges small crowd to vote big
Detroit News: Bernero's jobs claim not just campaign hype
NYT: Clinton Battles Repeat of ’94 With Twist on ’08
AP/Babington: Clinton tireless on campaign trail

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Roy Blunt prepares for election night party in Springfield

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Guns dominate campaign talk

KENTUCKY



Wash Times: 'Tea party' hopefuls target Education Department
Fox: Paul Calls Obama 'Disaster,' Slams Health Overhaul
Fox: Conway's Role in Brother's Drug Probe Raises Questions One Week Before Election Day
AP: Woman's head stepped on by Rand Paul supporters
Politico: MoveOn rep stomped at Ky. debate
CQ: MoveOn Protester Attacked Before Paul-Conway Debate In Kentucky (VIDEO)

ARKANSAS

AP: Congressman Boozman campaigns in Sen. Lincoln’s territory

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Democrats assail GOP tactics, ties and 'lies'

SOUTH CAROLINA



State: Haley, Sheheen battle over how to fix government

Rasmussen: South Carolina Senate: DeMint (R) Still Holds Sizable Lead Over Greene (D)

VIRGINIA

WSJ: In Virginia House Race, Cap and Trade Matters

MARYLAND

Rasmussen: Maryland Governor: O’Malley (D) Increases Lead Over Ehrlich (R)
WaPo: O'Malley stretches truth on Ehrlich lobbyist label, but criticism sticks

WEST VIRGINIA

Politico: Joe Manchin's health care turnaround
CQ: Manchin Expands Lead in West Virginia
Rush Limbaugh: WV Governor Joe Manchin Fooled by Obamacare (and a US Flag Pin?)

PENNSYLVANIA

CQ: Pat Toomey Pollster: PA-Sen Race Tighter Than Polls Showed
Hill: Voter turnout is make or break for Democrats in Keystone State
Hill: Murtha seat looks like outpost resisting impending GOP onslaught
Fox: Sestak Ad Likens Dog Poop to U.S. Economic Mess

DELAWARE

Newark Post: O'Donnell highlights support by business owners (with video)
AP/Evans: O'Donnell says prayer may have boosted her polling

NEW JERSEY


Hill: Pallone asks World Series teams to ban chewing tobacco
NJ: NJ Assembly tables votes to allow exceptions to proposed cap on public-employee raises

CONNECTICUT

Rasmussen: Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal (D) Stretches Lead Over McMahon (R)
WaPo: Blumenthal holds onto lead in Conn. Senate race

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nashua Telegraph: 1st District rivals’ fourth debate revisits themes, includes Pelosi

RHODE ISLAND

NYT: Obama Gets a Caustic Welcome in Rhode Island
AP/Smith: Jilted R.I. Democrat rips Obama
Hill: Democratic nominee for R.I. governor tells Obama to 'shove it'
WSJ: Obama Gets the Chafee Treatment (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: RI Democrat to Obama: Shove It!

MASSACHUSETTS



Boston Globe: Candidates dig in their heels
Boston Globe: Debate finale offered few twists
Worcester Telegram: Final debate

CQ: Boston Globe Poll: Barney Frank Ahead by 13, But Under 50

NEVADA

Fox: Aide to Harry Reid Lied to Feds, Submitted False Documents About Sham Marriage
CQ: Reid Staffer Accused of Sham Marriage, Is No Longer With Office
Las Vegas RJ: Angle, Reid play endgame
Politico: Angle rakes in $3.5M more

ARIZONA



NYT: House Democrats Fight to Survive in Arizona
Gateway Pundit: Leftist Group Finds 3,000 Suspect Hispanic Voters to Register & Vote on Last Day of Early Voting in Ruth McClung’s District …Update: 65% Are Invalid

WSJ: Donors Send Millions to Defend Arizona Law

COLORADO

CQ: With New Anti-Bennet Ad Starring Pelosi And Obama, NRSC Tops $4M In CO Spending
WSJ: State Tea-Party Groups Splinter as Vote Nears
NYT: Both Parties Seek Slightest Edge in Colorado
CQ: Dead Heat for Colorado Senate

CQ: Hickenlooper Clings to Small Lead

WASHINGTON STATE

CQ: Murray Could Decide Senate Control

OREGON

Oregonian: Poll: Dems have double-digit leads in 1st and 5th congressional district races
CQ: Oregon: Poll Finds Wu, Schrader In Good Shape

ALASKA

Weekly Standard: Murkowski Contemptuous of Miller in Debate: "Not Fit"
NYT: In Alaska Senate Race, Front-Runner Isn’t on Ballot
AP/Bohrer: Senate race in Alaska is bitter and unpredictable
Dana Milbank: If AK's Senate seat doesn't work out for Joe Miller, there's always East Berlin
CQ: Sarah Palin Slams Murkowski's 'Family Dynasty' In Joe Miller Fundraising Email

IDAHO

NYT: A Democrat in Idaho Not Hindered by Incumbency

SOUTH DAKOTA

Hill: Sen. Thune finds home-state support for Republican presidential bid in 2012

HAWAII

Star Advertiser: Approval poll places duo in a tie for gov













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October 25, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Tea Party Already Shapes '12 Race
WSJ: Group Plans to Keep Pressure on Newly Elected Conservatives
WSJ: The NAACP's Unhealthy Tea Party Obsession

WSJ: Political Ads Inundate Media Markets
Hill: A week to go before election, Obama, Biden to campaign across country
WaPo: Election Day could bring historic split: Democrats lose House, keep Senate
Wash Times: Odds on GOP winning House, not Senate
NYT: Pro-Republican Groups Prepare Big Push at End of Races
Human Events: Top Ten Possible House Race Upsets
AP/Fram: AP-GfK Poll: One-third may still switch candidates
Wash Times: 3rd-party candidates could tip tight races
NYT: Early Voter ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ Appears Consistent With Polls
Politico: Poll: Independents siding with GOP
NYT: Voting Early, but Not So Often
Politico: The early vote: Signs of GOP passion
CQ: Riding the Rage
CQ: AFL-CIO Mailers Tell 10 Million Union Households: Vote!
WaPo: Five governors races to watch
Hill: Van Hollen singles out potential GOP chairmen as a reason to vote Dem
Ponnuru & Lowry: Liberals are watching their ‘40-year majority’ vanish
Michael Barone: The Coming Landslide
Weekly Standard: Underestimating Republicans



Wash Times: Rove, Steele rebuff foes on campaign cash citing '08 Obama & Pelosi
Politico: Rove: Obama a hypocrite on secret money
Politico: How American Crossroads fueled anonymous giving
Hill: Subsidiary reps question Franken helmed letter on foreign influence
WaPo: Risky career move paid off for fundraiser Rob Collins -- and the Republicans
EJ Dionne: Voters are in the dark on campaign spending

Hill: Rove says Limbaugh took him 'out of context' on Tea Party

Politico: Huckabee blasts Rove, 'elitist' GOP establishment
Southern Political Report: Huckabee rips Rove, GOP 'elites'

NYT: Obama’s Playbook After Nov. 2
AP/Feller: Vote could change Obama
Politico: The day after: Leadership drama
Human Events: First Test of New Congress: Appropriations

Fox: British-Style Spending Cuts Would Shock U.S. Budget -- But Could It Work?
NYT: Owners Seek to Sell at Loss as Banks Push Foreclosure
WSJ: Our Fiscal Policy Paradox
Paul Krugman: Falling Into the Chasm
Ross Douthat: The Great Bailout Backlash
Human Events: The Democrat Stimulus: An $814 Billion Flop
WSJ: How to Privatize the Mortgage Market (via Google)

WSJ: Some States Suggest Cutting Their Statehouses Down to One Legislative Body

NYT: OpEd: The Myth of the ROTC Ban
Wash Times: 'Don't ask' challenge gains legal traction in '03 ruling

Hill: Green group sues Interior to reinstate offshore drilling ban
WSJ: Another Drilling Smackdown (via Google)
Human Events: Holbrooke’s Amazing Global Warming Claim

Fox: Williams: NPR Firing Over Muslim Remark 'Amounts to Censorship'
NYT: NPR’s C.E.O. Apologizes for Handling of Williams Episode
Politico: NPR CEO apologizes for handling of Williams firing
Wash Times: Cantor targets funding for NPR
American Thinker: How Public Is NPR's Funding?
American Thinker: Will Republicans Fight to Defund 'Public Broadcasting'?
Ted Nugent: The Left Hates Free Speech - Juan at a Time

NYT: Public Housing Repairs Can’t Keep Pace With Need

American Spectator: How ACORN Survives -- and Thrives

Hill: $60 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia a needed boost for defense firms

American Spectator/Prowler: Analyze This: Meetings with Mitt

NEW YORK



NYT: In Senate Debate, Jabs Sometimes Get Personal
Politico: Schumer duels with Townsend

NYT: By Taking Offensive, Cuomo Says, He Will Be Different
NYT: A Village in Italy Embraces Paladino
Buffalo News: Editorial Endorsement: Cuomo for governor
Politico: Paladino's hometown paper for Cuomo

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Jerry Brown, buoyed by polls, makes populist pitch
NYT: Brown and Boxer Have Significant Leads, New Poll Shows
Hill: Boxer says abortion views won't hurt her with socially conservative Latinos

LA Times: CA voters likely to keep global warming law, toss two-thirds budget passage

TEXAS

WSJ: DeLay's Trial Set To Start In Austin

Dallas MN: Rick Perry, Bill White would take different roads to highway spending

FLORIDA



AP/Farrington: Crist, Meek gang up on Rubio in Fla. debate
Hill: Crist, Meek try to paint Rubio as too extreme in Sunday Senate debate
Politico: Marco Rubio blasts 'heckler' Charlie Crist
SPT: Aggressive Crist plays role of "heckler" in Senate debate
SPT Transcripts:"Heckler" exchange
Wash Times: Florida eyes 'sore loser' election law

CNN: CNN to air Florida governor debate
Wash Times: Sink to launch lengthy attack ad in Fla. governor's race

SPT: Voters unlikely to approve constitutional amendment proposals, poll shows

GEORGIA

AJC: Deal's steady tone seen as strong suit
AJC: Political records: What they say about governor candidates

Augusta Chronicle: U.S. Senate hopefuls' positions reflect backgrounds

ALABAMA

Huntsville Times: Gubernatorial candidates say Huntsville is a top priority for Alabama

LOUISIANA

CQ: Voters’ Willingness to Overlook Vitter’s Foibles Vexes Democrats

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Kirk with slight lead in poll
Chicago Sun-Times: The differences between Kirk and Giannoulias
Chicago Sun-Times: Forget ads: Senate candidates Kirk, Giannoulias worthy
Chicago Sun-Times: U.S. Senate candidate profiles

Chicago Tribune: Quinn disavows Hendon comments but rips Brady on social issues

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Culver, Branstad divided on livestock zoning rules

INDIANA

Rasmussen: Indiana Senate: Coats (R) Continues To Run Well Ahead

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Tough talk from candidates adds bite to latest gubernatorial debate
Star Tribune: Minnesota Poll: Dayton holds on to lead, Emmer posts highest numbers yet

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Is Walker quietly making promises on city employee residency rules?

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Kasich confident but not letting up
Columbus Dispatch: Strickland counts on his rural roots
Columbus Dispatch: Campaign Ad Watch: 'Who does Charlie Wilson work for?' GOP ad
Columbus Dispatch: Campaign Ad Watch: 'Two paths' Kasich for Governor ad
Columbus Dispatch: Campaign Ad Watch: 'Look' anti-Strickland GOP ad
USA Today: Ohio's Ted Strickland in tough fight for 2nd term as governor

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Battle for Stupak's seat is a nail-biter
WSJ: Veteran Congressman Feels Heat (Dingell)
Detroit FP: Clinton drops by to aid Bernero, other Dems

MISSOURI



WSJ: GOP Challenger Poses Threat to Longtime Incumbent

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Next TN governor holds key to mining debate
AP/Schelzig: Gubernatorial candidates set for final week
Tennessean: Climate debate puts TN in middle
Knox News: 47 new political action committees registered this year in Tennessee

KENTUCKY

Lexington HL: Poll: KY voters approve on Sen. McConnell's job performance

Lexington HL: KY poll: Gov. Beshear holds solid lead going into 2011

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Businessman Keet ready to face new challenge as governor

NORTH CAROLINA

BlueRidgeNow: A quick glance at key NC House, Senate races

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Haley, Sheheen disagree over DHEC

VIRGINIA

CQ: Tom Perriello's 24-Hour Campaign Blitz To Include Haircut, Truck Stop Visit And Debate

MARYLAND

WaPo: Ehrlich appears to be losing GOP traction
Wash Times: O'Malley: Ehrlich's criticisms hurt Maryland

WEST VIRGINIA

Fox: Manchin Walks Back Support for Health Care Overhaul
Politico: Manchin says he didn't understand key health care details
Wash Times: Kaine takes aim at Manchin 'rifle' ad

PENNSYLVANIA

Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Governor: Corbett’s (D) Lead Over Onorato (R) Drops

Politico: Toomey disagrees with O'Donnell on Constitution

Hill: Same candidates, different dynamic in race for Murtha former seat

NEW JERSEY

NYT: New Jersey’s Governor and the Public Education Debate

CONNECTICUT

NYT: Grasping for the Center in a Tight Connecticut House Race

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Boston Globe: New battleground, old friends in N.H.

RHODE ISLAND

WSJ: The Land of the Other Lincoln

MASSACHUSETTS



Boston Globe: Governor hopefuls stoke campaign flames
Boston Globe: Don’t blame Baker for Big Dig
NYT: In Massachusetts Race, Ideology Isn’t Only Issue

NEVADA

NYT: Declaring Independence, Even as Obama Stumps

Las Vegas RJ: Titus focuses on those who lost jobs, face foreclosures
Las Vegas RJ: GOP challenger Heck's family relied on social services after father's injury

Las Vegas RJ: Ensign comes to the defense of 'The Family'

COLORADO

NYT: In Colorado, Voters Voice Uncertainty and Anger
Wash Times: Ken Buck's gay rights resume

Denver Post: Poll: Colorado voters coming out against tax-slashing measures

ALASKA

Fox: Miller: I Was Suspended for Ethics Violation
CQ: Miller Hopes to Close Deal in Eleventh Hour

NORTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: North Dakota Senate: Hoeven (R) Well Ahead of Potter (D)





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October 24, 2010



NATIONAL

Fox: Midterm Races Could Hold Key to White House, Congress in 2012
NYT: G.O.P. Is Poised to Seize the House, if Not the Senate
NYT: Senate Forecast Update: G.O.P. Still Seeking No. 51
NYT: In Losing the Midterms, There May Be Winning
NYT: Candidates Running Against, and With, Cable News
NYT: Breakaway Spending on Campaign Advertising
NYT: Both Parties Claim Success in Early Voting
NYT: Professional Petitioners Aid Ballot Initiatives
Stanley Greenberg & James Carville: Can Democrats Still Win?
WSJ: In a Divisive Election, Consensus Eludes Forecasters, Too
Charlotte Observer: If victorious, GOP House plans to intensify scrutiny of Obama
NYT: OpEd: Boot the Blue Dogs
Frank Rich: What Happened to Change We Can Believe In?
Thomas Friedman: The Election That Wasn’t

Hill: McConnell's done more than twice as many events for GOP as Biden for Dems

CQ: NRCC’s Million-Dollar Races Expands to 12
CQ: Some Members Shun Pelosi’s Cash
Hill: Unique congressional contenders include chaplain, pastry chef
LA Times: U.S. Chamber of Commerce launches new campaign ads
LA Times: Group funding GOP campaigns had its origins backing tobacco

WaPo: Gauging the scope of the tea party movement in America
WaPo: Tea Party road trip: What the movement wants -- and why
Charles Murray: The tea party warns of a New Elite. They're right

Hill: Obama rallies party faithful, says more work remains on economy
NYT: On Stump, Obama Takes Sharper Tone
Politico: President Obama’s America now mainly blue
Politico: President Obama's closing argument: Don't go GOP

WSJ: Out of Work, Out of Options and Over the Hill
WSJ: Why Easier Money Won't Work (via Google)
WSJ: Washington vs. Oregon: A case study in privatization vs. state-run insurance

WSJ: The Real Case for Defunding NPR
Politico: Defunding NPR? It's not that easy
Weekly Standard: Shut Up, NPR Explained
Kathleen Parker: We overreact to prejudice instead of airing it out
Andrew McCarthy: NPR: A Test Case for Republicans

Bill O'Reilly: View to a Kill

Oliver North: Mr. Fix-It

Fox: States Weigh Letting Noncitizens Vote

NYT: Editorial: Health Care and the Campaign

Wash Times: GAO says 'virtual fence' along Mexican border over budget

Maureen Dowd: Supremely Bad Judgment



Orlando Sentinel: Palin helps rally Orlando Republicans as election nears
Fox: Palin Rallies Base in Florida
WFTV: Thousands Of Republicans Rally For Victory
Reuters: Palin plugs Florida Republicans - and her TV show
AP: Palin Rallies GOP In Fla., Says Time To Dig Deep



Politico: GOP mega-donors look toward 2012
George Will: A blue-state governor with red-state qualities (Tim Pawlenty)

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Sunday shows: Campaign leaders dig in

NEW YORK



NYT: Cuomo Is Confident, but Warns Upstate Voters of Close Race
Rochester D&C: A clear choice ahead for New York's future
Rochester D&C: Andrew Cuomo embraces his Albany experience in run for office
Rochester D&C: Carl 'Give 'em hell' Carl Paladino tries to leverage populist outrage
Binghamton P&SB: Paladino campaigns through controversy
NYT: OpEd: All Politics Is Olfactory
Albany TU: Duffy: We’ll figure out the Senate stuff if we have to
Crain's: State GOP misses the party

NYDN: Andrew Cuomo files suit against FedEx, says company cheats New York labor laws

Albany TU: Bill Clinton coming to stump for Murphy

NYDN: Democrats across state trying to get vote out, fear apathy may lose them seats
Buffalo News: Raceway questions plague Thompson
Rochester D&C: Majority control will be major prize in NY state Senate

NYDN: A GOP win on Election Day could spell doom for New York and all its pork

CALIFORNIA

Rasmussen: California Governor: Brown (D) Still Leads Whitman (R)
WSJ: The Race to Save California (via Google)

American Thinker: The Extremism of Barbara Boxer

LA Times: Mary Bono Mack faces tough competition from Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet

WSJ: The Pelosi Gerrymander: California politicians fight to keep control over redistricting

LA Times: Unions labor to rally rank and file for elections

TEXAS

Rasmussen: Texas Governor: Perry (R) Remains Out Front

Dallas MN: Legislature likely to cut deep to meet possible $25 billion budget gap

OKLAHOMA



AP/Murphy: Motherhood generates talk in Okla. governor's race

FLORIDA

SPT: Marco Rubio takes huge lead in Senate race, a new Times/Herald/Bay News 9 poll shows
Miami Herald: Editorial: For U.S. Senate, The Miami Herald recommends Marco Rubio

SPT: Rick Scott narrowly leads Alex Sink in new Times/Herald/Bay News 9 poll
Fox: McCollum Buries Hatchet, Endorses Scott for Florida Governor After Bruising Primary

Miami Herald: Sarah Palin peps up Florida Republicans at Orlando rally

GEORGIA


AJC: Karen Handel: ‘I support the ticket.’ But only the barest mention of Nathan Deal

ALABAMA

Birmingham News: Robert Bentley is the better choice
Montgomery Advertiser: Advertiser editorial: No endorsement in governor race

ILLINOIS

Hill: Cantor on a campaign tailgate Sunday to help GOP vying for Kirk seat
Chicago Tribune: Kirk, Giannoulias press the flesh in suburbs, city

Chicago Tribune: Quinn distances self from ally who calls Brady racist, homophobic
Chicago Sun-Times: Hendon calls Brady 'idiotic, racist, sexist, homophobic'

IOWA

KSFY: Culver, Branstad say rural economy is key to growth

INDIANA



Indianapolis Star: U.S. Senate: Another turn for Dan Coats
Louisville CJ: Editorial Endorsement: Brad Ellsworth for U.S. Senate in Indiana

MINNESOTA

WaPo: Obama, to stave off rout in Midwest, rallies Dems in Minn.
NYT: President Seeks Edge in a Contest for Governor

WISCONSIN



Milwaukee JS: Feingold, Johnson have little in common, save for Senate ambitions
AP: Feingold, Johnson stances on the issues

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Strickland whittles Kasich lead to 2 points

Columbus Dispatch: Portman fundraising still way ahead of Fisher's

MICHIGAN

Mlive: Breaking down Rick Snyder, Virg Bernero's plans to fix Michigan
Detroit FP: Understanding the men behind the candidates
Detroit FP: Editorial Endorsement: Snyder for governor

MISSOURI

KC Star: Recommendations for Missouri’s top races

Politico: Poll: Skelton in dead heat

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Tennessee at center of energy debate

KENTUCKY

Cincinnati Enquirer: Enquirer endorses Paul for US Senate
AP/Schreiner: Paul says victory would send message to Congress

NORTH CAROLINA

ENC Today: N.C. papers split on support of Burr, Marshall

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: TEA Party plans beyond Election Day
State: Miller, Wilson debate today

VIRGINIA

Virginian-Pilot: Meet Ken Cuccinelli: Virginia's rising star of the right

MARYLAND

WaPo: Tough times aren't necessarily producing votes for Ehrlich

WEST VIRGINIA

Bluefield DT: Raese wants business philosophy taken to Senate

PENNSYLVANIA

AP/Armas: Pa. Senate hopeful rallies young voters at Penn St

DELAWARE

News Journal: Writers display deceptive anti-O'Donnell prejudice

NEW JERSEY


Philadelphia Inquirer: Runyan pulls even with Adler in poll
APP: Poll: Runyan gaining momentum down home stretch
Fox: Politics a Contact Sport in N.J. Race Between Adler, Ex-NFL Lineman

CONNECTICUT

Waterbury RA: Editorial Endorsement: Mrs. McMahon for Senate

NEW HAMPSHIRE



Nashua Telegraph: Senate race features candidates who are polar opposites in every way

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Patrick opens narrow lead, poll suggests
Boston Globe: Gubernatorial candidates shake hands, dodge protests

Boston Globe: Perry’s path to politics was long, winding

NEVADA

Fox: Angle Hammers Reid Over Economy as Las Vegas Unemployment Hits 15 Percent
Las Vegas RJ: Silver State has extra helping of bad debt to Freddie Mae, Fannie Mac
Las Vegas RJ: Harry Reid grows more Democratic
Las Vegas RJ: Republican early voters outnumber Democrats

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: 3 gov candidates share ideas for Arizona's economic development

COLORADO

Denver Post: Buck and Bennet take on social issues in their final, bristly debate
Denver Post: U.S. Senate race poll: 9 days left,0 point difference
YouTube: Bennet vs. Bennet: Bennet's Supporters: A One Man Mission

Denver Post: Hickenlooper holds comfy lead in Colo. gubernatorial race

WASHINGTON STATE

HeraldNet: Murray, Rossi on the issues
Spokesman-Review: Editorial: On balance, Murray is better choice for Senate
Peninsula: Senate candidate Rossi urges supporters toward Nov. 2 finish line

OREGON

Oregonian: Oregonian poll shows Kitzhaber, Dudley in neck-and-neck race

ALASKA

WSJ: Joe Miller Loses Privacy Ruling
Politico: Judge OKs Joe Miller records release
Fairbanks NM: Joe Miller promotes his military experience at Fairbanks meet

SOUTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: South Dakota Gov: Daugaard (R) Maintains Solid Lead Over Heidepriem (D)





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October 23, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Republicans Set for Southern Sweep
CQ: Republicans Gaining In Critical House, Senate Races
Politico: A Senate scenario: Election overtime
Rush Limbaugh: Don't Believe the State-Run Polls
Rush Limbaugh: Reverse Operation Chaos in 2010: Clinton Democrats Must Stay Home

Politico: NRCC takes out $20M line of credit
Hill: Liberal groups hope $35M blitz can counter conservative groups' ads
NYT: Democrats Look to Clout of Unions as Vote Nears
Hill: In a reversal, Google money goes to GOP over Democrats
NYT: Democrats Back Third Parties to Siphon Votes
NYT: In Congressional Races, Nonprofits Outspend National Parties
WSJ: Outsource Attack Ads Alienate Voters Tied to India
WaPo: Despite tea party energy, outside groups funded by Swift Boaters, other old hands
CQ: Democrats Seem To Be Laying Groundwork For Who To Blame If They Lose Big
David Limbaugh: What Should a Republican Majority Do?

Wash Times: Obama's message to rally party base is still a work in progress
NYT: One President, Two Campaign Styles on West Coast Swing

LA Times: Weekly remarks: GOP's Thune says Obama's experiment has failed

Hill: GOP says compromise not on the agenda if they retake the House

Wash Times: GOP puts NPR on chopping block
Hill: House GOP could force vote on defunding NPR
Hill: Issa suggests new show for NPR: 'Dancing with the Czars'
Fox: Republicans to Add NPR Funding to 'You Cut' Budget Slashing Contest

Wash Times: Death for Hasan: Justice demands execution for murderous jihadist soldier

Michael Gerson: Christianity, Justice and the Culture of Life

AP/Feller: McDonough chosen as Obama's No. 2 security adviser

WSJ: WikiLeaks Discloses Reports From Iraq
WaPo: Secret Iraq war files offer grim new details

Hill: House Republicans want answers on HHS healthcare reform waivers

NYT: Plunging Mortgage Refinancing Rates Aid the Thrifty
WaPo: Title insurers seek to insulate themselves from foreclosure losses

NYT: Ex-Companion Details ‘Real’ Thomas
Politico: Clarence Thomas's credibility at issue again

Human Events: Fighting the Progressive Takeover of State Courts

NYDN: Sarah Palin is in GOP party leaders' bullseye if Republicans fall short in Nov election

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

Rasmussen: New York Governor: Cuomo (D) Posts Double-Digit Lead on Paladino (R)
Albany TU: In October, Cuomo has outspent Paladino 3:1
Buffalo News: Cuomo shies from practice of openness
NYT: Editorial Endorsement: Cuomo for Governor

NYT: In State Report on Casino, a Few Cameos for Sharpton
Albany TU: Will scandal sway Senate?

NYDN: Hiram Monserrate may be in even more hot water over ethics rap

NYT: Cuts in State Agency Are Troubling, Environmentalists and Gas Drillers Agree

CALIFORNIA

Rasmussen: California Senate: Boxer (D), Fiorina (R) Still Neck-and-Neck
NYT: Emboldened G.O.P. Takes On Calif. Fixture

WSJ: More Money, Less Juice: Whitman Loses Ground Despite Cash Advantage

Hill: Obama slams oil companies for bid to kill California's global warming law

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Texas Rep. Edwards again relies on veterans' support

FLORIDA

SPT: Times/Herald poll: Rick Scott 44, Alex Sink 41
CNN: Scott gets endorsement of former rival

Tallahassee Democrat: Palin and Rubio taking part in GOP rally today in Orlando

GEORGIA

AJC: Republicans file ethics complaint against Democrats, Barnes
AJC: Redistricting challenge looms for winner of Georgia’s gubernatorial race
AJC: Early voting up in Georgia, might surpass 2006

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Alabama Supreme Court: Lawmakers can't 'double dip'

LOUISIANA

LA Times: GOP wave helps Louisiana Republican rebound

ILLINOIS

CQ: Tight Races in Illinois

Chicago Trib: Budget plans short on specifics: Quinn, Brady proposals differ, but lack details

Chicago Tribune: Federal report on Giannoulias bank will come after election

Chicago Tribune: Blagojevich retrial postponed
Politico: Blago retrial delayed till April

IOWA

DMR: Why worry? Vote for it (constitutional convention), conservative group says

INDIANA

Louisville CJ: U.S. Senate candidates Dan Coats and Brad Ellsworth spar in Indiana debate

MINNESOTA

Rasmussen: Minnesota Governor: Dayton (D), Emmer (R) Still Run Close
NYT: In Minnesota, a Tight Race for Governor With No Incumbent

Hill: Franken: 2010 Senate races could be as close as mine in 2008

WISCONSIN



Milwaukee JS: Feingold, Johnson clash on spending, reducing debt
Gail Collins: Elections - Oshkosh Shrugged

Milwaukee JS: A different look at the gubernatorial candidates

OHIO


Marion Star: Karen Kasich stumps for husband in Marion

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder's cash pool swamps Bernero's

Detroit FP: Watch dramatic FBI video of Muslim leader's killing in Dearborn raid, shootout

MISSOURI

CQ: Blunt Headed to Senate Win

TENNESSEE

AP/Schelzig: Tennessee governor candidates weren't always focused on careers in business

KENTUCKY

NYT: Livid Over Ad, Kentucky Republican Lashes Out
Politico: Rand Paul won't duck final debate

ARKANSAS

AP: Boozman tours Ark. to rally support for Senate bid

NORTH CAROLINA

PBS: Largely Overlooked Nationally, N.C. Senate Race Offers Voters Clear Choices

SOUTH CAROLINA

McClatchy: DeMint: End federal funding of public broadcasting
LA Times: South Carolina senator's PAC makes fundraising push

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: McDonnell to join GOP governors in 5-state campaign swing

MARYLAND

WaPo: Parties rev up political machinery in Maryland to boost early voting turnout

Dana Milbank: Chris Van Hollen's challenge: Confidence in the face of a landslide

WEST VIRGINIA

Charleston Gazette: McConnell visits Kanawha to support Raese

Hill: Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the No. 1 issue in tight West Virginia House race

PENNSYLVANIA



Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Senate: Toomey (R) Holds Smaller Lead Over Sestak (D)
Politico: Pa. Sen. debate: Who's the extremist?
Hill: Senate candidates Toomey, Sestak try to tie each other with 'extremist' label

CQ: Big Labor Does Big Push In Pennsylvania: SEIU Floods State And Mailboxes

Hill: In House rematch, Critz, Burns spar over taxes and spending

DELAWARE

Fox: Coons Puts O'Donnell in Twilight Zone in Latest Ad
Hill: Air Wars: O'Donnell's first TV ad was effective, but too close to the election

NEW JERSEY


WSJ: Governor Christie's Ultimate Test

CONNECTICUT

Politico: WWE T-shirts may face cover-up at Connecticut polls

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Fergus Cullen: Look for big Republican gains in NH next month

RHODE ISLAND

Rasmussen: Rhode Island Governor: Chafee (I) Extends His Lead

CQ: R.I.: GOP Poll Shows Competitive Race for Kennedy Seat

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Baker hits Patrick on job picture
CQ: Patrick Maintains Lead in Massachusetts

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Obama urges crowd at school rally to re-elect Harry Reid as senator
WaPo: Obama stumps in Las Vegas to bail out Harry Reid
Rush Limbaugh: Dingy Harry Steals Obama's Line: I Saved the World from Depression
Las Vegas RJ: Las Vegas Valley jobless rate hits record 15 percent
Las Vegas RJ: Senate race attracting big bucks from outside Nevada

Las Vegas RJ: Veteran Nevada lawmakers Heller, Berkley eyeing Senate seat in 2012

ARIZONA

Hill: Report: Toxic powder sent to Rep. Grijalva's Tucson, Ariz., office

COLORADO

Hill: Buck shifts climate debate from science to economy in attack on Sen. Bennet
WSJ: Campaigns Find Diminishing Returns
Greeley Tribune: Senate race: A new look at the candidates

CQ: Tancredo Nearly Catches Hickenlooper

Denver Post: Tea Party united in frustration over U.S. politics

WASHINGTON STATE

Wash Times: Illegal immigrants canvassing for votes in Seattle area

OREGON

KATU: Following the money in the race for Oregon governor

ALASKA

NewsMiner: Scott McAdams, Joe Miller stick mostly to finances in latest debate
AP: Levi Johnston unsure if he's with Democrats or GOP

SOUTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: SD House: Noem (R) Takes Slightly Larger Lead Over Herseth-Sandlin (D)

Hill: Thune mocks Obama rhetoric, campaign push instead of focus on job creation





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October 22, 2010



NATIONAL

Wash Times: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac deep in the hole
Hill: Fannie, Freddie bailout could hit $363 billion
WaPo: Fannie, Freddie bailout cost is likely to rise to $154 billion, agency projects
WSJ: Regulator Says Fannie, Freddie Cost at Mercy of Economy
NYT: Fannie and Freddie May Need Infusion

AP/Rugaber: Jobless claims fall to 452K, but remain elevated

Rush Limbaugh: Insane Fed to Print More Money

WSJ: Foreclosures Jam the Court System (via Google)
Paul Krugman: British Fashion Victims



Weekly Standard: Prediction: Republicans will gain 62 House seats and 8 Senate seats

Wash Times: Some top posts on panels up for grabs
WaPo: Boehner offers plum committees to GOP challengers
WaPo: Tea party candidates have a benefactor in business-funded Boehner
NYT: Campaign Donors Betting on a Big Step for Boehner
WSJ: Issa Says GOP Oversight Won't Be Overbearing
Politico: Democrats face power struggle if Reid loses
CQ: Report: Obama And McConnell Seek 'Humility' Post-Election
Roger Hedgecock: Big Labor's Payback in Lame Duck Session
Human Events: Lame-Duck Congress Will Face Immigration Issue

WSJ: Campaign's Big Spender: Public-Employees Union Now Leads All Groups
NYT: Top Companies Aid Chamber of Commerce in Policy Fights
NYT: Big Gifts to G.O.P. Groups Push Donor to New Level
Hill: RNC, low on cash, raises $10M in Sept.
American Thinker: All the News That Fits Soros' Agenda
NYT: Political Ads Attack the Other Guy’s Lavish Living
Peggy Noonan: Tea Party to Rescue: How GOP was saved from Bush & the establishment
Bob Livingston: The Tea Party Is Wrong About Earmarks (via Google)
Pat Buchanan: Tea Party Tory



Gallup: Obama's Approval Rating at New Low in Most Recent Quarter
Charles Krauthammer: Obama Underappreciation Syndrome
Wash Times: Obama's message to rally party base is still a work in progress
Wash Times: Stick with us, Obama urges '08 backers

WaPo: GOP Latinos poised for big wins, but party's tough immigration stance is a hurdle
WaPo: Three Latino stars shine for GOP

WaPo: Congressional hopefuls avoid media, events at 11th hour of elections
Politico: New political map takes old shape

Wash Times: NPR's firing of Juan Williams sparks backlash
Human Events: Visibly Shaken Juan Williams Responds to NPR Firing (with video)
LA Times: In wake of NPR controversy, Fox News gives Juan Williams an expanded role
Fox: NPR Under Fire After Canning Juan Williams
Hill: In wake of Williams firing, Republicans want NPR funding examined
Human Events: GOP Ready to Probe NPR’s Federal Funding
NRO: Editorial: Let NPR Pay Its Own Way
Michelle Malkin: Free the Taxpayers: Defund State-Sponsored Media
James Taranto: Public Radio vs. the Public
John Fund: National Pusillanimous Radio
Rich Lowry: The Closing of NPR’s Mind
Fred Barnes: Juan Williams: Fair & Balanced
William Kristol: National Politically-correct Radio
Rush Limbaugh: Political Correctness Run Amok Costs Juan Williams His Job at NPR
WaPo: Juan Williams at odds with NPR over dismissal
LA Times: Prominent Muslims fear NPR analyst's firing may fan hostility
WaPo: NPR fires Juan Williams over anti-Muslim remarks
WSJ: NPR Firing of Analyst Sparks Media Debate
WSJ: NPR's Taxpayer-Funded Intolerance
WSJ: NPR Finally Gets Its Man
WaPo: Sarah Palin, citing Juan Williams' firing, says it's time to 'defund' NPR
Politico: Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee blast NPR over Juan Williams firing
WaPo: OpEd: Juan Williams, the truthful dissident
Politico: Fox embraces Williams, right blasts NPR
WaPo: Editorial: NPR's hasty decision to fire pundit Juan Williams
American Spectator: NPR's World of Make-Believe
American Spectator: National Patronizing Radio

Dallas MN: Months before Fort Hood rampage, Hasan prepared for attack, witnesses say

NYT: Gates ‘Don’t Ask’ Memo Limits Discharge Policy
WaPo: 'Don't ask, don't tell' procedures change
American Spectator: Don't Ask, Just Tell

Fox: Homeland Security Dept Blamed for Border Fence Project Delays, Budget Problems

Linda Greenhouse: Calling John Roberts
NYT: Thomas’s Wife Is Off Memo List

Hill: Insurance officials defy industry pushback, finalize key part of healthcare
Rush Limbaugh: Obama HHS Runs Propaganda Campaign Ads on the EIB Network

Rush Limbaugh: Liberal Hypocrisy: Google Exploits Loopholes, Pays 2.4% Tax Rate
US News: High Tech Industry Gives More Money to Democrats

Rasmussen: Most Americans Say Government Is Too Sensitive to Minority Concerns

Politico: Sarah Palin is wreaking havoc on the campaign trail, GOP sources say
Politico: Romney, top aides to lunch with K St. today
State Column: Pawlenty, Barbour, Romney head to Iowa

NEW YORK

Reuters: New York's Paladino blames Cuomo for housing bubble
Buffalo News: Following the Cuomo money trail
Rochester D&C: Andrew Cuomo rejects second debate
WNYC: Cuomo Says No to Another Debate with Paladino
WCAX: Pataki not sure if he can vote for Paladino
Buffalo News: Pataki has 'no plan' to endorse Paladino
NYT: A City’s Passion for the Hometown Candidate Wanes
NYT: An Inquiry Into the Breed of Paladino’s Pet, and a Sharp Response From His Campaign

Buffalo News: Scandal over downstate casino jolts Albany
Rochester D&C: Report: State leaders steered contract
Albany TU: Aqueduct gaming report rips Paterson, Senate leadership
NYT: Report Criticizes Senators on Casino in Queens
NYT: For Democrats, Aqueduct Report Complicates a Difficult Election Season

Albany TU: DEC commissioner Pete Grannis fired
NY Post: NY environmental commissioner fired
Syracuse PS: NY environmental chief is fired after leaked memo

NYT: Comptroller Running a Populist Campaign
NYT: Opponent Stresses Wall Street Experience for NYS Comptroller

Rasmussen: New York Senate: Schumer (D) Still Far Outdistances Townsend (R)

NY Post: Gillibrand, DioGuardi debate for Senate
Rasmussen: New York Senate: Gillibrand (D) Widens Lead Over DioGuardi (R)

NYT: New Law Allows Homeowners to Recoup Legal Fees in Foreclosure Cases

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Fiorina presents a sharp contrast in images
AP/Hoag: Fiorina: Health reform must make insurers compete

LA Times: Whitman accuses Brown of lying to Latinos about her
SacBee: Meg Whitman's spending totals $163 million
LA Times: Old-timer Jerry Brown introduces himself to young voters
Dan Walters: Speculating on effects of California's gubernatorial election

San Diego UT: Gingrich addresses San Diego Tea Party rally

WaPo: Calif.'s Prop 23 battle pits Big Oil against environmental concerns

WSJ: San Francisco's Public Pension Revolt (via Google)

TEXAS

AP/Root: Dem White swimming upstream in GOP strongholds

Dallas MN: Sessions says stimulus plan has put Americans out of work

DMN: Edwards, Rodriguez will hold off rivals in U.S. House races, Democratic strategist says

NYT: New Bush Exhibit Opens Rift at S.M.U.

FLORIDA

Sunshine News: Marco Rubio and Charlie Crist Squabble Over Sarah Palin

SPT: After three days of early voting, Republicans hold edge in Florida

SPT: Sen. President-to-be Mike Haridopolos hires three new staffers who are double dippers

GEORGIA

Augusta Chronicle: Survey: GOP sweep in Ga. still rolling

AP/McCaffrey: Huckabee stumps for Deal
AJC: Mike Huckabee rallies GOP faithful for Nathan Deal campaign

AJC: N. Georgia voters face congressional choices
AP/Henry: Boehner offers plum committees to GOP challengers

ALABAMA

Gadsden Times: Ala. Sen. Shelby donates to Bentley, Ivey, Chapman

LOUISIANA

Politico: Joseph Cao campaign tweaks Cedric Richmond for suspending his campaign

NOLA: Lesser-known candidates in U.S. Senate race want voters to have a choice

ILLINOIS

Rasmussen: Illinois Governor: Brady (R) Still Leads Quinn (D) in Crowded Race

IOWA

Press-Citizen: Culver, Branstad clash on taxes, economy

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Dan Coats has large cash advantage in Senate race

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: GOP's Minnesota's Future plunks down $1 million for ads
Star Tribune: Votes shift with jobs, economy

WISCONSIN

AP/Bauer: Barrett ad calls Walker 'too extreme' for Wis.

OHIO


AP/Sanner: GOP reports more cash on hand in Ohio gov race
WSJ: Obama, Biden Plan Another Ohio Trip

Politico: Ohio Dems tout early voting edge

MICHIGAN

AP/Hoffman: Next Mich. Governor Will Face Large Budget Deficit
Detroit News: Jobs top list for Bernero, Snyder

Detroit FP: John Dingell leads one of his toughest rivals in years

NPR: Mich. Race Shows It's Not RIP For GOP Moderates

Detroit News: Voter Guide: Big ballot, big changes

KANSAS

NYT: Kansas Governor’s Race Seen Redefining G.O.P.

MISSOURI

KC Star: Skelton vs. Hartzler is a fight to the finish
St. Louis PD: Missouri House may slide further toward the GOP

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Bredesen says Haslam's gun stand could hurt Tennessee

KENTUCKY

Politico: Democrats accuse Rand Paul of 'misogyny'

ARKANSAS

WaPo: Poll shows Ark. GOP Senate candidate widening lead

NORTH CAROLINA

McClatchy: Burr, Marshall hold testy debate in N.C. race for Senate
News & Observer: Candidates attack records, words, ads

WHNS: Former President Stumps With Shuler In Asheville

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: New poll shows Haley ahead but race tightening
Rasmussen: South Carolina Governor: Haley (R) Posts Smaller Lead Over Sheheen (D)

Rush Limbaugh: Jim DeMint Draws Line in the Sand

VIRGINIA

Wash Times: 'Hurt U.S. Congress' a sign of political times
American Spectator: Northern Virginia's Hot Congressional Race

MARYLAND

WaPo: After O'Malley-Ehrlich radio debate, Biden and Bill Clinton fire up Democrats

WEST VIRGINIA

Hill: W.Va. House hopefuls are running on coal

PENNSYLVANIA

WSJ: Club For Growth Gives Toomey a Boost
CQ: Club For Growth To Spend Another $1M in Pa. Senate Race
Politico: Joe Sestak, Pat Toomey try proxy war

CQ: In Race for Murtha’s Old Seat, Surprising Sameness

DELAWARE

Hill: O’Donnell insists she can win while Coons plays it cool
Hill: Delaware Dem Coons open to extending all Bush tax cuts
Politico: Christine O'Donnell: Favorite Democratic punching bag
Michael Gerson: Christine O'Donnell's misconceptions of the Constitution

NEW JERSEY


Kim Strassel: The Chris Christie Clones (via Google)

CONNECTICUT

CQ: Poll: Richard Blumenthal Leads McMahon By 18-points In Connecticut

NEW HAMPSHIRE

AP/Ramer: Obama campaign manager attends NH rallies

RHODE ISLAND

WaPo: National Republicans spend $411,000 on RI gov race

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Baker, Patrick vie for high-tech edge
Boston Globe: For Patrick, optimism prevails

Boston Herald: Sean Bielat looks back on Reagan-esque jump from Dems to GOP
CQ: Sarah Palin Goes After Barney Frank As 'Ethically-Challenged Liberal Icon'
Thomas Sowell: Frankly Ruthless

Hill: Scott Brown not stumping for House GOP candidates in Mass.

NEVADA




Las Vegas RJ: Gingrich calls Nevada 'epicenter' of election

Fox: Angle to Reid: Man Up, Man Up, Man Up
Las Vegas RJ: Reid: 'I've never had to prove my manhood to anyone'
Politico: Sharron Angle hits Barack Obama in new ad

WSJ: Soros Bets on Nevada (via Google)

ARIZONA

Politico: Raul Grijalva's plight draws outside cash

NEW MEXICO

CQ: Poll: Steve Pearce Leading Rep. Harry Teague By 9 Points

COLORADO

Hill: Buck’s outspoken style roils Colorado race
Politico: Buck strays from 'Meet' lessons
Bennet vs. Bennet: New BennetvsBennet Post/Video: Ask my Town Halls
YouTube: Bennet vs. Bennet: Rubberstamp Man Goes Back to Washington
American Spectator: Waffle Man

Denver Post: Tancredo ups pressure on Maes to quit Colorado governor's race

WASHINGTON STATE




Boston Globe: Angst, funds flood crucial Senate race
CQ: Obama Rallies Support for Patty Murray in Seattle

OREGON

Columbian: Schrader, Bruun face off in debate

ALASKA

CBS: Joe Miller's Avoidance Strategy
Politico: Miller slaps Super PAC with complaint
Juneau Empire: Republicans ask Miller to explain his background
AP/Bohrer: Tea Party Express spending limited so far in AK
Politico: Poll: Lisa Murkowski's name trips few voters

SOUTH DAKOTA

WaPo: SD House candidate blasts Dem ad on driving record

NORTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: North Dakota House: Berg (R) Pulls Further Ahead of Pomeroy (D)







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