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September 7, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Obama to Push Tax Break
NYT: Obama to Propose Tax Write-Off for Capital Investments
Hill: Report: Obama to call for $100 billion business tax credit

WSJ: Obama in Infrastructure Push
NYT: Obama Offers a Transit Plan to Create Jobs
Wash Times: Obama plans to spend $50 billion for transit
Chicago Tribune: Obama seeks $50 billion in transportation spending to create jobs
Hill: Obama wants $50B to beef up infrastructure 'as soon as possible'
WaPo: Obama defends policies and offers new proposal for transportation spending
Hill: Boehner: Obama infrastructure plan is more failed stimulus
NRO: Another Stimulus, Another Bailout

NYT: Once a Dynamo, the Tech Sector Is Slow to Hire
NYT: Potential for Double-Dip Recession Seems Small
Hill: Regulators to hash out major new finance regulations this month
Peter Orszag: One Nation, Two Deficits
David Brooks: The Gospel of Wealth
Fred Barnes: Washington and the 'Recovery Summer' That Wasn't

Hill: Reid: Small business package tops fall Senate agenda
Hill: The Week Ahead: Recess winds down

WSJ: Friction on Financial Crisis Panel Is Downplayed

Human Events: Fiscal Relief through Immigration Enforcement

Fox: Petraeus Warns Against Church's Koran Burning
Daniel Pipes: Americans Wake Up to Islamism
Human Events: Pakistani Government Minister: Obama For Caliph!

George P. Shultz: Learning From Experience on Arms Control (via Google)

NYT: Clerks Highlight Supreme Court’s Polarization
AP/Sherman: Obama getting fewer judges confirmed than Nixon

NRO: The Case for Marriage

WSJ: Get Ready for an Anti-Incumbent Wave
ABC: Poll: Revolt Against Status Quo Gives Republicans Record Lead in 2010 Midterms
WaPo: Republicans making gains against Democrats ahead of midterm elections
MSNBC: Poll: Clear GOP advantage ahead of midterms
Politico: New polls point to tsunami
WSJ: Governors' Races Echo National Divides
AP/Raum: Sheer number, sour economy favor GOP in govs races
WSJ: Push for Fresh Faces Ends With CEOs on GOP Ballot Line
WSJ: Key Fronts Emerge as Parties Battle for the House
WaPo: Midterms 2010: What you need to know
WaPo: For Obama, back in campaign mode
Fox: Republican New School Flexes Clout Ahead of November
WaPo: Leadership scenarios for Congress
Rasmussen: Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 48%, Democrats 36%
Politico: How the House would be won
Hill: Large campaign war chests don’t mean as much as they used to
Stuart Rothenberg: District Polls Are Troubling Signs for Democrats
American Spectator/Prowler: Boehner's Rival

LA Times: It's a long shot, but Senate's now in GOP sights

Telegraph UK: Who are the Republican 'Young Guns'?
Telegraph UK: Republican 'Young Guns' critical of Bush legacy and party hierarchy

Hill: Unions will demand aggressive labor agenda even after midterm hit

NYT: Soros to Donate $100 Million to Rights Group

State Column: Gov. Haley Barbour raising money for John Kasich
Memphis CA: Indiana governor attends GOP fundraiser with longtime friend Haley Barbour
Eugene Robinson: Gov. Barbour's civil rights fairy tale

Richard Cohen: Obama's shrinking presidency
Politico: 'They talk about me like a dog'

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Lazio best choice for Republicans
Buffalo News: Paladino basks in rebuff by Times
Albany TU: Two worlds of Andrew Cuomo

Poughkeepsie Journal: GOP's Senate primary to face Gillibrand is still anyone's game
Binghampton P&SB: Schumer a strong favorite no matter who wins GOP primary

NYDN: Carolyn McCarthy took money from lobbyist now charged with funneling illegal cash

Watertown DT: Hoffman a man of common-sense values

NYDN: Paterson: Mosque talk should take week off to honor Jewish, Muslim holidays, 9/11
NY Post: Mosque developer has shoddy building record

NYT: An Attorney General Bid Sets a Rare Focus Upstate
NYDN: AG candidate Sean Coffey may be Dem, but he doesn't mind helping GOP

NYDN: Cuomo endorses Francisco Moya over Hiram Monserrate

NYT: In Poll, Most New Yorkers Want to Restore 2-Term Limit for City Officials

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Wall Street sees a reliable partner in Whitman
WSJ: Airwaves Heat Up in California Race
LA Times: Jerry Brown launches his first ad in California gubernatorial campaign
SacBee: It's Labor Day, and Jerry Brown hits the campaign trail
SF Chronicle: Oakland must remain issue beyond governor's race
SF Chronicle: Attitude toward unions key factor in campaigns

LA Times: Golden State's political realities may test strength of national mood
AP/Adelman: LA rally kicks off campaigning for Calif Democrats

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Republicans exalt, Democrats fret as they both kick off final campaign push
Houston Chronicle: GOP raids Democrats' donor list: Cornyn's effort is paying off

FLORIDA

Tampa Tribune: Scott tries to tie Sink to Obama in governor's race
Fox Tampa: Candidates focus on unemployment
Buzz: Governor candidates offer two approaches to job creation: cut or enhance
Miami Herald: A look at Scott's choice for GOP ticket

Buzz: Meek to launch first TV ad of general

GEORGIA

AJC: Another Barnes mea culpa that’s sure to catch Republicans’ attention
AJC: Labor Day a workday for Georgia’s gubernatorial rivals

NYT: Appeals Court in Atlanta Again Rejects Racial Discrimination Claim

ALABAMA



Birmingham News: Robert Bentley: 'Government needs an attitude adjustment'

LOUISIANA

Hill: Jindal stays out of Vitter race - for now

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Democrats, GOP work to stir up support
NYT: Obama's Old Seat - Fed Up With Politics, and Politicians, in Illinois
Chicago Tribune: Illinois voters don't trust government, poll shows

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Vaudt panned for politicking

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Senate race is latest challenge Republican Coats has accepted
Ball State: Candidate for U.S. senate seat to visit Ball State today

Politico: NRCC's first ad targets Donnelly

MINNESOTA



Star Tribune: Emmer unveils $626M jobs plan
Pioneer Press: Emmer's jobs plan: business tax cuts
KTSP: Emmer Announces First Part Of Budget Plan With Half-Billion In Tax Cuts

Star Tribune: Pawlenty confidante is focus of ethics inquiry

WISCONSIN

WaPo: Unlikely battleground of Wisconsin reflects Dems' vulnerability in midterm elections
Green Bay PG: Republican candidates rich and poor to meet in Senate primary

Politico: Feingold laments his absence

OHIO


Fox: Labor Day Surge for Republicans in Bellwether Ohio
State Column: Gov. Ted Strickland continues to trail John Kasich
Bloomberg: Ohio's Scorn of Stimulus Means Obama May Pay for Keeping Pledge
Toledo Blade: Vice president's visit boosts governor, Labor Day event
Springfield News-Sun: Biden tries to boost union morale in Toledo
Hill: Biden campaigns with Ohio governor

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Gov candidates expect race to tighten up

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Candidates more similar than it appears

NEBRASKA

Rasmussen: Nebraska Governor: Heineman (R) 61%, Meister (D) 28%

TENNESSEE

Examiner: Tennessee House Democrats accuse Republicans of doing what they used to do
Knox News: Davis says he will fight for seat

KENTUCKY

AHN: Poll: Rand Paul Pulls Ahead of Kentucky Attorney General

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Amid voter unrest, GOP confident of statehouse gains

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: State GOP launches organizational effort

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Records show Sheheen’s workers’ comp income
Sun News: S.C. governor contest raises ethics issues
P&C: Q&A with gubernatorial candidates Nikki Haley and Vincent Sheheen
Spartanburg HJ: Sheheen stages fundraiser Wednesday at Showroom

CQ: Spratt Tries to Budget for Fall Victory

VIRGINIA

AP/Lewis: Sour year for Dems gives Boucher his toughest race

WEST VIRGINIA

Charleston Daily Mail: Manchin seeks to reassure miners

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR: Gubernatorial candidate Corbett plays anti-corruption card
Cherry Hill CP: In Pennsylvania, one candidate is trying to be Chris Christie
Pittsburgh PG: And they're off: Holiday starts election season

WSJ: School Voucher Breakout: A bipartisan endorsement in Pennsylvania (via Google)

DELAWARE

CNN: Tea Party backs O'Donnell in Delaware Republican Senate primary
NYT: A Rallying Cry Amid Attack Ads in Delaware
Human Events: No Castle for Delaware

NEW JERSEY

Cherry Hill Courier-Post: Christie backs Runyan effort
State Column: Gov. Chris Christie spends his political capital
Examiner: Governor Christie Gets Fitted for Coattails

CONNECTICUT

Danbury NT: McMahon tries to use Blumenthal schedule to score points

MASSACHUSETTS



Worcester Telegram: Baker: Inefficiency, taxes hurting Mass.
Boston Globe: Patrick seeks to cement union ties
Boston Herald: Deval Patrick vows to honor tax cut

MAINE

Kennebec Journal: Will Palin and the tea party take on Snowe in 2012?

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Senate candidate Angle's record as state assemblywoman uncompromising
WSJ: On Front Lines, Excited GOP vs. Democrats' Ground Game
Las Vegas RJ: Dawn Gibbons' support of Reid no laughing matter

ARIZONA

NYT: McCain's Seat - In Arizona, Corn With Politics on the Side

Wash Times: Political stars born of Arizona law

NYT: Republican Runs Street People on Green Ticket

COLORADO

Washington Times: GOP sweating out effect of governor's race

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle PI: Rossi: Murray 'created deficits,' I've balanced budgets

OREGON

Or: Kitzhaber cheers unions at Portland Labor Day picnic; Dudley appears at Bend labor picnic

ALASKA

Anchorage DN: Senate candidates taking off the gloves
Hill: Senate race could hinge on how Alaskans feel about federal cash
AP/D'Oro: Alaska US Senate candidate cited in 3-car crash
NRO: Fighting for Alaska





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September 6, 2010



NATIONAL

WaPo: Obama to call for $100 billion business tax credit
Fox: Obama Plans Economic Message, But Window for Success is Closing
WSJ: Parties Spar Over Small-Business Proposal
WaPo: Small businesses feel squeezed by Obama policies
Hill: Republicans charge that tax policy uncertainty is a drag on economy
NYT: Housing Woes Bring New Cry: Let Market Fall
WaPo: Economic hardship drives some to explore their long-lost dreams
Hill: Businesses and unions planning to meet on possible pension disaster
Chicago Sun-Times: 'I think I'm never going to be able to retire'
NYT: Retiring Fed Official Considers More Bank Action
Wash Times: Cruel 'summer' for Dems pitching recovery
Wash Times: Economy's modest gains met with irreverence
Paul Krugman: 1938 in 2010
Ted Nugent: We Need to Get America Working

Wash Times: Public unions seek national monopoly
EJ Dionne: When unions mattered, prosperity was shared
Human Events: The Incredible Shrinking Labor Movement
Human Events: Big Labor Has Solid Grip on Obama Administration
Human Events: Hypocrisy Is Big Labor's Big Problem



Fox: McCain: Obama is Ignoring Border Violence Threat to U.S.
WSJ: McCain Invites Obama to Visit U.S.-Mexico Border
Politico: John McCain embraces the GOP's right
Hill: McCain: 'Seismic election' possible, but voters need more reason to vote GOP

NYT: From the Other Side of Ground Zero, Anti-Muslim Venom
NYDN: Bill Keller, pastor, wants to build Christian center to rival 'Ground Zero mosque'
AP: Evangelist preaches against Islam near 9/11 site
NYT: American Muslims Ask, Will We Ever Belong?
AP/Zoll: American Muslims take precautions for 9/11 anniversary
Boston Globe: Reignited ire buffets Muslim students

NYT: Editorial: Unsolved Coal Ash Problem

Michael Barone: The Higher Education Bubble: Ready to Burst?

NYT: Congressional Charities Are Pulling In Corporate Cash
NYT: Editorial: Follow the Money to the Floor

NYT: For G.O.P., Tea Party Wields a Double-Edged Sword
CQ: Both Parties Say Tea Party Hands Them November Wins



AP/Babington: Would-be Speaker Boehner raising his profile
Wash Times: GOP poised for big gains, political scientists say
Wash Times: McCain, Graham warn GOP not to coast to elections
NYT: Democrats Go to Work on a Formidable Task
Hill: Van Hollen fires back at NYT assertion that Dems will give up on vulnerables
Politico: House Dems urged to aid colleagues
Politico: Dems run away from health care
Politico: Top 10 what-ifs of the midterm elections
Human Events: Desperate Liberals Will Be Dangerous This Fall
McClatchy: Republican wave building toward November's elections

NYT: Governor Forecasts: Understanding the Model
Politico: GOP gov hopefuls run against Obama

CQ: Outside Groups’ Campaign Expenditures Have Doubled

Politico: Stern: Obama 'can't win'

Post.ie: No sign of Palin’s appeal dwindling yet

NEW YORK

Human Events: King, Fossella Protest Ground Zero Mosque
NY Post: The original owners of Ground Zero mosque site spurned dozens of higher bids

Gothamist: Paladino Tries To Explain Why He Hates 3/5 Of NYC
Hornell ET: Lazio tours ATM in Canisteo

NYT: Albany District Attorney Criticized in Steroid Case

NYT: Espada’s Challengers to Join Forces Against Him

NYDN: Saujani for Congress: It's time to pump new blood into the tired New York delegation
Politico: Daily News for Maloney rival Saujani

Albany TU: Rice has most cash for final blitz

CALIFORNIA



George Skelton: Fiorina comes out ahead on TV
Mercury News: Stiff challenges ahead for governor, Senate contenders
LA Times: 4 campaigns, each with its own distinct style
SacBee: Unions step up job-site politicking for Jerry Brown
Dan Walters: Labor Day kicks off final dash

LA Times: Cooley's donations raise questions about the line between fundraising and probes

TEXAS

Houston Chronicle: Momentum returns to GOP favor in Texas races
Austin AS: Governor's race kicks into high gear

Hill: Rep. Johnson: Chief of staff responsible for reviewing scholarships

FLORIDA

Buzz: Winner and loser of the week in Fla politics

Miami Herald: UF Muslims fear Koran burning may spark violence

GEORGIA

AJC: Ethics probe of lawmaker Seabaugh quietly vanishes

LOUISIANA

WDSU: Survey: Vitter In Control In Senate Race

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Poll: Obama's appeal slides in Illinois

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Republican hopes high for gains in Legislature

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Dan Coats and Brad Ellsworth march to own beats
South Bend Tribune: Campaign isn't over for Coats

MINNESOTA

MNDaily: Emmer’s hazy rhetoric

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: GOP candidates exchange unpleasantries
WISN: Republican Race For Governor Turns Ugly

LaCrosse Tribune: Wisconsin GOP hopes to end string of US Senate losses

Milwaukee JS: Report paints bleak labor numbers for Wisconsin

OHIO


Politics Daily: Republicans Take the Lead in Ohio's Governor's and Senate Races
Dayton DN: Ohio ranks 9th in U.S. in job losses

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Breaking with Dems, carpenters union planning to back Snyder
Detroit News: Unions gear up to push agenda at the polls

MISSOURI

AP/Lieb: Blunt, Carnahan differ on stimulus, bank bailout
St. Louis PD: Analysis: Carnahan touts $10B for investors

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Democrats critical of state House GOP leaders' meetings with lobbyists

KENTUCKY

WSJ: Rand Paul Leads in Kentucky Polling
Greenwich Time: Paul shakes hands ahead of UK-Louisville game

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: GOP ‘tidal wave’ should concern Beebe, Democrats, analysts say

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Schedules aren't debatable

SOUTH CAROLINA

Hill: Graham: Obama is 'tone-deaf'

WEST VIRGINIA

AP/Messina: Sen. Byrd's family denounces campaign attack ad
Hill: K Street heavyweights were among clients of newest senator
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito: An increase in taxes may be coming

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: In Pa., 7 House races to watch

DELAWARE

WaPo: Republicans fear echoes of Alaska in Delaware primary

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: N.J. Republicans hope to ride Gov. Christie's rising star to midterm success

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: Foley looks to build up GOP in Conn. Legislature

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Election season goes into top gear

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Senate foes going on road for money

COLORADO

WSJ: Tea Party Cools on Colorado Favorite
Denver Post: Larimer County may hold key to GOP's fate in November

Wash Times: Immigrant cabbies' startup plan hits bureaucratic curb in Denver

WASHINGTON STATE

Townhall: The Path to Victory in Washington

OREGON

RegisterGuard: Candidates vow to tackle economy

ALASKA

NYT: G.O.P. Senate Candidate in Alaska Is Charged in Accident
KTUU: Miller cited in Fairbanks vehicle accident

Anchorage DN: Palin neighbor author is moving back home

Politico: Poll: Johnston not popular in Alaska

IDAHO

Rasmussen: Idaho Senate: Crapo (R) 63%, Sullivan (D) 24%







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September 5, 2010



NATIONAL

Fox: As Economy Limps Along, Obama Touts Efforts Ahead of Crucial Midterm Elections
Hill: Gingrich: Obama has lost his touch
NYT: New Program for Buyers, With No Money Down
WaPo: In struggling housing market, buyers and sellers are out of sync
NYT: Obama to Pitch Permanent Research Tax Credit
Hill: Labor secretary: Despite job numbers, 'good news' is recovery is 'happening'
NYT: Editorial: Jobs and Politics
Clarice Feldman: The Summer of Recovery Ends: Epic Fail Fall Begins

Hill: Simpson's remarks provide ammo for critics of Obama's fiscal panel

Human Events: Muslim Non-Assimilation

NYT: A Crash. A Call for Help. Then, a Bill

Politico: Anti-war groups battle for survival

Human Events: Six Constitutional Hurdles to Gay Marriage

Fox: Evidence Mounts That Dems Are Facing Midterm Wipeout
Dayton DN: GOP riding election ‘wave’
North County Times: Issa poised for leading watchdog role
Houston Chronicle: Tests of political wind: 10 key races
NYT: Democrats Plan Political Triage to Retain House
Philadelphia Inquirer: Democrats mobilize to thwart the GOP 'tsunami'
Hill: Steele: 'Fire Pelosi' bus tour will take 'aggressive' effort 'straight to the street'

Charlie Cook: The Senate's In Play
Boston Globe: GOP relying on political neophytes to retake Senate
LA Times: GOP flies high, but midterm won't be a breeze
NY Post: Republican revolts

Fox: New Mormon Ad Campaign: Seeking to Dispel Myths Or PR for Romney '12 Run?

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Sunday shows: Economy and November

NEW YORK

Fox40: Paladino Pulling Ahead
Boston Herald: NY gov. candidate Paladino likes NYC, but only a third of it
NY1: Paladino's Campaign Defends Candidate's Comments On NYC
AP: Campaign cash follows gubernatorial hopeful Rick Lazio's fight over mosque
Politico: The N.Y. Times endorsement edition: Against Rangel, for Lazio and Maloney
WGRZ: New York Times Backs Lazio, Shuns Paladino
Buffalo News: NY Times backs Lazio, calls Paladino proposals "clownish"
Newsday: Lazio lacks money of governor's race rivals
Indep PR: Lazio, Paladino and their alternative party backup plans

CALIFORNIA



LA Times: Brown emphasizes 'uniting Californians'; Whitman attacks 'mismanagement'
LA Times: Resignations follow California Chamber of Commerce's endorsement of Whitman
Mercury News: Analyzing campaign ads

SF Chronicle: Long-shot GOP candidate looks to unseat Pelosi

NYT: Intended as Tribute, Criticized as Extravagance
LA Times: Because of the economy, a more conservative electorate emerges in California

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Analysis: Expect Perry, White to avoid 'insider' role as governor's race ramps up
Dallas MN: Deals that made Bill White wealthy reflect a demanding, focused style
Austin AS: Governor's race kicks into high gear
Texas Tribune: FiveThirtyEight Projects A Win for Rick Perry

FLORIDA



Miami Herald: Marco Rubio: Charlie Crist has 'six different positions' on healthcare law
Hot Air: Uh oh: Prominent Florida Dem endorses Crist over Meek
Buzz: Marco Rubio's father dies at age 83
CBS4: Rubio Suspends Senate Run To Mourn Father's Death
Politico: WJC raises for Meek in N.Y.C.
Buzz: As midterms near, Obama on shaky ground

Herald Tribune: Alex Sink and Rick Scott see jobs as key
Miami Herald: Governor candidates' job plans fuzzy on details

NYT: Florida’s High-Speed Answer to a Foreclosure Mess

GEORGIA

Exam: Deal releases taxes, calls on Barnes to disclose cases in front of judges he appointed
AJC: The real money behind Georgia’s race for governor
Times-Georgian: Republican candidates in Carroll for election rally

ALABAMA

Huntsville Times: Riley to campaign for Republican candidates
Montgomery Adv: Governors treasure cultures while fighting illegal immigration

LOUISIANA

Hill: Democrats gun for Republican lawmaker who is friendly with President Obama

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Brady holds slim lead over Quinn
Chicago Sun-Times: Poll shows Brady with slim lead over Quinn
Chicago Daily Herald: Suburban voters will play a major role in balance of power

Southtowns Star: How welcoming is Illinois to new businesses?

IOWA

Des Moines Register: A lost summer for Democrats

INDIANA

Evansville CP: Coats ad changes tone of debate, but leaves questions

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Minnesota pushes back at partisan extremes
AP/Condon: Muslims take to Minn. State Fair to repair image

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Johnson leads race for GOP Senate bid

Fox11: Walker's road to November runs through Neumann
KTUU: Walker weighs post-primary gubernatorial options
Wisc SJ: GOP primary features two candidates alike in their conservative credentials
LaCrosse Trib: Walker touts education goals in visit to La Crosse

WISN: President Obama Returns To Milwaukee On Monday

OHIO


CQ: Prospects in Ohio Looking Better for Senate GOP
AP/Sidoti: Dems threatened by economic woes
Hill: Hall of Fame says Sen. Voinovich rocks
Columbus Dispatch: Brown, Space vie for credit for IRS' bonus reversal
Columbus Dispatch: Ohio Supreme Court justices differ on what dissenting opinions prove

MICHIGAN

Mlive: Does Virg Bernero have the money to beat Rick Snyder
Crain's: Rick Snyder adds long-time Democrat Chris De Witt as senior adviser
Mlive: How they stand: Rick Snyder, Virg Bernero on state's tax system

Hill: Michigan Supreme Court keeps The Tea Party off Nov. ballot

MISSOURI

News-Leader: Accusations fly in Blunt, Carnahan advertisements
News-Leader: Biden to host fundraiser for Carnahan in Springfield

Hill: GOP targets vulnerable Armed Services panel chairman Skelton

TENNESSEE

CTFP: Haslam seeks to heal rifts with conservatives
Tennessean: Mosque debate extends to county's image

KENTUCKY

Louisville CJ: Rand Paul extends lead over Jack Conway in Bluegrass Poll
WHAS: Paul up by 15 in new poll that Conway campaign disputes
Lexington HL: Coal a 'driving factor' in U.S. Senate race

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: GOP hopes to paint congressional delegation red

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: North Carolina's Senate seat will be well-debated

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Deck stacked against next governor

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD: Voters' anxiety threatens Perriello

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich, GOP point to fundraising numbers as momentum

WEST VIRGINIA

NewsandSentinel: GOP: We can replace Manchin

PENNSYLVANIA

David Broder: Pa. race on the edges instead of in the middle

NEW JERSEY

Gloucester County Times: Christie asset to GOP in congressional races
APP: A conversation with Steve Lonegan

CONNECTICUT

Politico: Obama to Conn. for Blumenthal

NEVADA

Rasmussen: Nevada Governor: Sandoval (R) 58% Rory Reid (D) 33%
Las Vegas RJ: Republican's talk about taxing groceries crossed party line

ARIZONA

LA Times: Arizona colleges accused of immigrant discrimination

Arizona Republic: Loan Modification program in Phoenix helps fewer than expected

COLORADO

Denver Post: Dan Maes, Tom Tancredo both staying in the governor’s race
Denver Post: The GOP's great governor giveaway

ALASKA

Politico: Author leaving Palins, Alaska behind

UTAH

Hill: Hatch, Chaffetz lock horns over 2012 challenge promises



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September 4, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Obama to Link Tax Plan, Hiring
WSJ: Obama Vows to Help Middle Class
WaPo: Economy treading water as jobless rate edges up
Wash Times: Jobless rate rose to 9.6 percent in Aug.: Economy lost 54,000 jobs
Hill: Davis pounds Obama over 'Recovery Summer' in Republican address
Fox: Jobless Rate Rises, Republicans Press Obama to 'Change Course'
NYT: Growth in Jobs Beats Estimates, Easing Concerns
WSJ: Jobs Data Provide Hope
NYT: On Economy, Democrats Face a Lack of Unity and Time
Hill: Obama: Bush policies hurt middle class, new policies help Main St.
Politico: Dems have few options on economy
WaPo: Democrats add fiscal austerity as a campaign issue
WaPo: To keep the 2010 midterms from repeating 1994, Democrats can learn from Reagan
WSJ: Behind Stimulus Argument, Debate on Causes of Joblessness Grows
WSJ: Government to Deploy Broader Mortgage Aid

NYT: Blackwater Won Contracts Through a Web of Companies
AP: Report: Blackwater created shell companies

NYT: Spotlight Shifts to Shallow-Water Wells

George Will: The environmental movement in retreat

NYT: The Presidential Rainmaker, Cont.
NYT: First Lady Plans a Careful Return to the Campaign Trail

NYT: G.O.P. Poised to Control 30 Governor Seats

WaPo: GOP 'Young Guns' attack Obama and former party leaders in new book
Politico: Dems complain to 'Young Guns' publisher
Hill: 10 most endangered House Dems

William Kristol: Beck to the Future

WaPo: Ex-treasurer of GOP congressional committee admits embezzling more than $844,000

WSJ: How Government Unions Became So Powerful (via Google)

Politico: Dentist buys Hillary Clinton 2012 ad

Stephen Hawking: Why God Did Not Create the Universe

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

WSJ: Tea Partiers Questioning Paladino's Bona Fides
Albany TU: Pressure up, but where will the vote go?
YNN: Paladino’s ‘Blitzkrieg’
NYDN: Lazio has little cash on hand going into primaries
CBS NY: Lazio, Paladino Spending Big In New York Governor’s Race
LoHud: Paladino continues “outsider” theme in pre-primary ads
NY Post: Borough gall from Paladino

NYT: Zoning Law Aside, Mosque Projects Face Battles
NYT: A Mosque Invisible to Many Is a Target
James Taranto: Times to City: Drop Dead
Politico: Latest mosque issue – the money trail
Human Events: Why There Shouldn’t Be a Mosque at Ground Zero
NY Post: 'Ripoff' mosque man sued

Rasmussen: New York Senate: Gillibrand Still Running Strong Against GOP Opponents

NYT: Dem AG candidates, on Television, Hoping to Stand Out in a Crowded Field

WSJ: Rangel Hearings to Test His Party, Too
NYT: Rangel Should Resign, Manhattan Voters Tell Poll
Hill: Despite ethics woes, Rangel holds vast fundraising edge ahead of primary
NYDN: Embattled Rep. Charles Rangel's legal tab is $1.8 million and rising

WSJ: Hot, Obscure GOP Congressional Battle in Manhattan's silk stocking district

CQ: New Fundraising Reports Give Latest Snapshot of N.Y. Races

Politico: Bill Clinton stumps for Mike McMahon in N.Y.

NYT: Endorsements for New York

Rochester D&C: 10 days until voters' decide GOP, Democratic races

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Whitman demonstrates the power of her money
SF Chronicle: Jerry Brown says he'd be a frugal governor

SacBee: Fiorina calls Prop. 23 'imperfect' but supports measure
AP/Lin: Fiorina backs delaying Calif. global warming law

WSJ: Broke—and Building the Most Expensive School in U.S. History

WSJ: Fury Over Public Pensions Sparks Disclosure Lawsuits

Hill: Rep. Waters forms legal defense fund to wage fight against ethics charges

TEXAS

NYT: Texas Probes Google on Ranking of Search Results
WaPo: Texas attorney general to investigate complaints about Google's search engine

FLORIDA

Hill: Rubio pulls out of televised debate to be with ailing father
Miami Herald: Many Democrats more anti-Rubio than pro-anyone

Buzz: Republican foes, lobbyists now flock to Scott

GEORGIA

AJC: Barnes says Deal's release of tax returns gives incomplete picture

MISSISSIPPI



WaPo: Haley Barbour sits atop GOP

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Brady holds slim lead over Quinn

MINNESOTA

Politico: Bobby Jindal raising cash with Tim Pawlenty

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Cash for governor's race rolls in

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder to challenge Bernero in Detroit

Detroit FP: Court ends Tea Party's hopes for Nov. ballot

MISSOURI

AP/Lieb: Blunt, Carnahan differ on stimulus, bank bailout

KENTUCKY

Politico: Bunning: Paul to win 'in spite of himself'

SOUTH CAROLINA

Hill: Sen. Graham reaches out to Tea Party

McClatchy: Wilson ethics probe widens

VIRGINIA

WaPo: McDonnell's push to privatize Va. liquor stores could add tax on drinks in bars

PENNSYLVANIA

NYT: In Pennsylvania, a ‘Race Card’ Accusation

Hill: President to stump for Sestak after opposing him in Pa. Senate primary

DELAWARE

NYT: Tea Party Express Stands by O’Donnell
John Fund: Tea Party Pooper
Politico: 17 years later, O'Donnell earns degree
Hill: Delaware Senate hopeful: Opponents 'follow me home'
AP/Elliott: Christie backs Castle

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: N.J. Democrats schedule hearing on Race to the Top error

MASSACHUSETTS

Rasmussen: Massachusetts Governor: Patrick (D) 39% Baker (R) 34% Cahill (I) 18%
Boston Globe: Patrick holding thin lead in poll
Boston Herald: Poll, GOP heavyweights add kick to Charlie Baker’s run

NEVADA

Rasmussen: Nevada Senate: Angle (R) 45% Reid (D) 45%
Las Vegas RJ: Angle faces copyright lawsuit over R-J articles

ARIZONA

AP/Myers: Ariz. governor recants beheadings statement
UPI: Brewer still forecast a winner in Arizona

Politico: Arizona 5 rematch hinges on national party

NEW MEXICO

Politico: GOP hopeful faces immigration bind

COLORADO

Politico: Dan Maes won't quit race
Denver Post: Maes officially on Colorado ballot, despite outcry from past supporters
AP: Buck pulls support for Maes

ALASKA

NYT: Alaska Winner, Lover of Privacy, Loses His Own

IDAHO

Rasmussen: Idaho Governor: Otter (R) 52%, Allred (D) 36%

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September 3, 2010



NATIONAL

Politico: Handicappers predict wide GOP wins
WSJ: Cook: More House Dems at Risk: 75 Dem seats in play
Fox: Democrats' Summertime Blues Increase
Richmond TD: GOP will take over House, U.Va.'s Sabato predicts
WaPo: Larry Sabato predicts massive GOP wins in 2010
CBS: Larry Sabato Predicts GOP Will Take Back House This Fall
Wash Times: GOP wary of peaking too soon, despite lead
Hill: Primary 'enthusiasm gap' points to November GOP turnout advantage
WaPo: The enthusiasm gap (and seven races where it matters)
IBD: GOP Poised To Add 5 To 7 Governorships In Nov.
WSJ: GOP Works to Woo Voters But Not Give Rivals Fodder
WSJ: Democratic Salvage Plan: How Nancy Pelosi might save her majority
Politico: State parties look past Republican National Committee for cash
NYT: Fewer Young Voters See Themselves as Democrats
AJC: Will recession turn college students into Republicans?
WSJ: The Generation That Can't Move On Up
Peggy Noonan: How Do You Stop an Elephant Charging? (via Google)
Cynthia Tucker: Where would Speaker Boehner cut spending?
American Thinker: GOP Quandary: Is It Better Off if the House Stays Blue?

Swamp: Is the Senate in play?
US News: Shock Prediction: GOP to Take House, Maybe Senate in 2010 Election
Daily Caller: Battleground Senate races in Ohio and Pennsylvania slipping from Democrats
Politico: Senate GOP's new gender gap

WaPo: White House considers pre-midterm package of business tax breaks to spur hiring
Politico: White House considering emergency economic stimuli
AP/Ohlemacher: Obama loses backing on taxes: Democrats worry about economy hit
Politico: President Obama versus the world on jobs
Hill: White House braces for weak jobless report
Politico: Mitch McConnell says Democrats short tax votes
Hill: Pence says Republican majority would move first to extend Bush tax cuts
WaPo: 25 percent of employed were jobless during recession, study says
NYT: Editorial: Housing on the Brink
Paul Krugman: The Real Story
David Brooks: The Alternate History
Robert Reich: How to End the Great Recession
WSJ: OpEd: The Small Business The 97% Fallacy
NYT: Wall Street’s Still-Warped Incentives
WSJ: Countrywide: Case of Full Disclosure (via Google)
Wash Times: Bernanke out of moves, critics say
NYT: Bernanke Says He Failed to See Financial Flaws
WSJ: Bernanke Defends Record on Lehman

NYT: New Yorkers Want Islamic Center Moved, Poll Finds
NYT: Editorial: Mistrust and the Mosque
NY Post: 'Hamas' mosque funder
Human Events: Ground Zero Mosque or Monument?
James Taranto: James Lee's Awakening: A lesson in the dangers of extremist rhetoric
Michael Gerson: In mosque controversies, some Christians undermine their own faith
WaPo: OpEd: Sentencing terrorism suspects to death -- without trial

Wash Times: Draft alien-detention rules could run afoul of the law, senators say
Politico: Gov. candidates in 20 states endorse anti-immigration laws

Charles Krauthammer: Our distracted commander in chief
Pat Buchanan: The Cakewalk War



WSJ: Blaze Shakes Oil Industry
NYT: An Oil Platform Burns, Blanketing the Gulf With Angst
WaPo: Oil and gas platform in Gulf of Mexico catches fire
NYT: BP Says Limits on Drilling Imperil Oil Spill Payouts
WSJ: BP Says Cost of Spill Has Hit $8 Billion

NYT: Employers Push Costs for Health on Workers
WaPo: Employers shifting health-care costs to workers, survey shows
NYT: Editorial: Shifting the Health Cost Burden

Politico: Stem-cell bill could see vote

NYT: I.R.S. Looks at Finances of Planned Parenthood

Politico: DGA files complaint against Fox

Fox: NAACP, Left-Leaning Media Groups Form Tea Party Tracking Site

Politico: Sarah Palin rips 'impotent' reporters
Human Events: Fear of Palin Exposes Feminists as Useful Idiots
WaPo: Daily Fix Poll: Could Sarah Palin win Iowa?
American Spectator: Meeting Mr. Palin

Roger Hedgecock: Liberals Losing the Culture Wars
American Spec: Unintended Consequences: Why marriage is a winning issue for the GOP

Politico: Obama visits Bob Dole at Walter Reed

NEW YORK



NYT: Lazio Leads Paladino by 12 Points, Survey Finds
NY Post: Lazio leading Paladino: poll
Newsday: GOP's D'Amato: No nod for Lazio or Paladino
LoHud: Paladino: Dignity Corps an update of New Deal program
Buffalo News: Paladino talks tough about Seneca issue
WIVB: Paladino speaks to voters in the Falls
ReadMedia: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Endorses Paladino for Governor

Rochester D&C: Thomas DiNapoli's website offers tips to pad pension
Syracuse PS: DiNapoli: Local governments face huge jump in pension costs
Albany TU: DiNapoli bears bad news, Wilson pounces
Albany TU: Pension fund drop = tax rise

CNN: Poll: I don't know whom I'm voting for!

NYDN: Sheldon Silver's stock shares in 30 companies may be conflict of interest

WSJ: Senator Gillibrand Spends Big on Race

NYDN: Harlem voters on Rangel-Powell race: Do we have to vote?

NYT: Critics Root for Espada’s Exit, but He’s Dug In

NYT: Candidate Busted
NYDN: Road rage vs. ex-girlfriend spells trouble for L.I. Dem David Mejias

NY Post: Gov: Indian tax war ain't over

CALIFORNIA


CQ: Whitman Still Leads in California
NYT: As Mayor, Brown Remade Oakland’s Downtown and Himself
LA Times: Gubernatorial candidate Brown says he can bring Californians together

CQ: Fiorina Just Ahead of Boxer
SacBee: Boxer, Fiorina trade jabs over accomplishments
John Fund: The Hating Game

LA Times: Billionaire Koch brothers back suspension of California climate law

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Eddie Bernice Johnson: 'I never heard the rules' on scholarships
WSJ: Texas Lawmaker Repays $31,000 to Foundation

Texas Tribune: Chet Edwards Fights for His CD-17 Seat
AP/Brown: Veteran Democrats vulnerable

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Governor: Scott (R) 45% Sink (D) 44%
SPT: Republican Rick Scott and his new running mate, Jennifer Carroll, hit campaign trail

Politico: Crist's strategy: Marginalize Meek

WaPo: RGA drops $2 million on ads in Florida

GEORGIA


AJC: What do Nathan Deal’s tax returns say about the man?
AJC: Before he heads for the exits, Sonny Perdue finds spots for more aides

ALABAMA

Press-Register: Two Alabama GOP justices give to Democratic Supreme Court candidates

MISSISSIPPI

Politico: Haley Barbour lays out his 2012 defense

LOUISIANA

Fox: Dems Seek to Undermine Vitter's Momentum by Highlighting Prostitution Scandal

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Senate poll: Giannoulias, Kirk neck and neck

NYT: Republican Presses On in Bid to Lead County Board

INDIANA

WXVT: Indiana governor helps raise cash for Miss. GOP

MINNESOTA

WaPo: Tim Pawlenty, homestate politics and the 2012 presidential race
Politico: Tim Pawlenty defends 2012 travel

Star Tribune: Sabato predicts big GOP gains; says MN gov race is a "toss-up"

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Virginia prof: Wisconsin voters will elect a Republican for governor
NYT: Republican Raises More Than Feingold
Business Week: Stimulus Vote Has Feingold on the Run

OHIO


CQ: Portman Leads for U.S. Senate in Ohio

NYT: Ohio: Fox Accused of Illegal Help in Campaign

CPD: President Obama will arrive in Cleveland next week facing GOP tide in Ohio

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Michigan Tea Party has links to some Democrats

Detroit FP: Finance reports show Rick Snyder loaned gov campaign most of its funds
Detroit News: Michigan primary spending second most on record

MISSOURI

KSDK: NRA joining Roy Blunt for tour across Missouri, plan special announcement

TENNESSEE

DNJ: Haslam, Barrett limit discussion

KENTUCKY

Politico: Bunning predicts Paul win in Ky.

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Keet: Tax questions a Beebe diversion

SOUTH CAROLINA

NRO: Jim DeMint Looks toward November, and Beyond

McClatchy: SC's Wilson under ethics investigation

VIRGINIA

Franklin News-Post: Cuccinelli: Cap & Trade will drastically affect electric rates, jobs

MARYLAND

WaPo: Mike Huckabee weighs in on Md. delegate race

WEST VIRGINIA

WV Gazette: Cook Political Report switches rating for Senate race

DELAWARE

Wash Times: In Delaware, GOP insurgent O'Donnell storms Castle
NYT: Tea Party Rolls in Delaware
Politico: Christine O'Donnell plays defense on radio
Hill: Tea Party sees repeat of Alaska GOP primary in Delaware race
Weekly Standard: Who Is Christine O'Donnell?

NEW JERSEY

Courier-Post: Christie pressures DRPA to reform

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Donations to Democrats surge

NEVADA

Las V RJ: Cook Report: Reid 'most vulnerable incumbent' but Angle generates 'controversy'

ARIZONA



Wash Times: Justice Dept. sues Arizona sheriff
Fox: Arpaio: Justice Dept. 'Sandbagged' Me With Lawsuit in Civil Rights Probe
WSJ: U.S. Sues Arizona Sheriff Over Policing Probe
NYT: Justice Dept. Sues Sheriff Over Bias Investigation
WaPo: Justice Department sues Arizona sheriff Arpaio

Politico: Brewer trips in debate with Goddard
NYT: A Much-Discussed Silence

COLORADO

Denver Post: GOP, Tea Party leaders back away from Maes
Hill: Colorado Republican under increasing pressure to withdraw

WASHINGTON STATE

Rasmussen: Washington Senate: Rossi (R) 48% Murray (D) 46%
Kim Strassel: A Washington State Smear Campaign (via Google)

OREGON

TDN: Ore. GOP gov. candidate offers education plan
Oregonian: Dudley plan offers college scholarships, but mum on paying for them

WSJ: Wyden Defects on ObamaCare

ALASKA

Rasmussen: Alaska Governor: Parnell (R) 53% Berkowitz (D) 43%

Hill: Before election, Miller eyes Senate posts
Hill: Alaska Sen. Begich pressures national Dems to invest in the Senate race
Hill: Son of Sharron Angle
Alaska Dispatch: Does McAdams have a chance against Miller in Alaska Senate race?
LA Times: Joe Miller's victory celebration in Alaska is invitation-only





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September 2, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Summer of Economic Discontent
Wash Times: Top Obama adviser wants more stimulus spending
Wash Times: Romer's parting message: Spend for stimulus
Hill: Obama adviser calls for tax cuts, spending ahead of resignation
Dana Milbank: Economist Christina Romer serves up dismal news at her farewell luncheon
WaPo: Five reasons to be optimistic about the economy
Hill: Poll: Trust swings to GOP on economy, jobs
NYT: For President and Predecessor, a Chill Returns
Hill: Newt Gingrich backs Boehner's call to fire advisers Geithner and Summers
James Taranto: The Summer of George
Karl Rove: Obama's 'Come Home America' Speech
Fred Barnes: Obama's Unsatisfactory Iraq Speech
Ann Coulter: Obama Is Not A Muslim
Elaine Chao: Another Unhappy Labor Day (via Google)

NYT: Foreclosures Could Pose Trouble on Election Day

Hill: Fiscal commission co-chairman: Vets' benefits 'not helping' the debt crisis

WSJ: Illegal Immigration to U.S. Slows Sharply
NYT: Number of Illegal Immigrants in U.S. Fell, Study Says
WaPo: Number of illegal immigrants in U.S. drops, report says
Wash Times: Survey charts 'sharp decline' in illegals
Wash Times: 'Climate migrants' projected to flood U.S.
Politico: Immigration flares up in state races

Hill: Fight over Ground Zero sets up most political 9/11 anniversary yet
Human Events: State Dept. Pressed for Imam Book Explanation
Human Events: Tax Dollars for Muslims
Human Events: The False Comparison between Islam and Christianity
NRO: Why Islamic Moderates Are So Scarce

WaPo: Health insurance tax credit likely to affect small part of small-business workforce
Hill: Hospital profits raise eyebrows as medical costs continue to soar

WSJ: Stem-Cell Plaintiffs Cite Ethical Motivation

Hill: New details emerge in ethics probe of fundraising, vote on Wall Street bill

WSJ: Outlook Dimming for Democrats
Politico: Republicans vow reform if they win House
Wash Times: Union 'mobilization' plans to blast GOP, stump for Democrats
Hill: AFL-CIO to launch huge effort to turn out the midterm vote

Politico: Senate control hinges on unlikely trio
Hill: Business groups plan Labor Day blitz against Senate Dems, candidates

Gail Collins: Sarah's Amazing Race
Politico: Poll: Romney tops Palin in Alaska
Post Chronicle: Sarah Palin Endorsements Deliver Power Punch
NY Mag: The Case for Why Sarah Palin Won’t Run for President

Politico: Plea deal soon in NRCC case

ALASKA

Rasmussen: Alaska Senate: Miller (R) 50% McAdams (D) 44%
NYT: Feud With Palin in Background of Alaska Upset
Boston Globe: Tea Party’s Alaska victory forcing GOP agenda changes
American Thinker: The Joe Miller Lesson Applied to the GOP Congressional Leadership
NYT: In Singling Out Murkowski, Tea Party Chose Wisely
Politico: Murkowski not yet endorsing Miller
CQ: Some Democrats See Competitive Opportunity in Alaska
Anchorage DN: Murkowski defeat costs state seniority
John Fund: A New Begining for the 49th State

NEW YORK


Bloomberg: Lazio's Lead Over Paladino for Governor Shrinks Among New York Republicans
NYDN: Paladino Source's "Blitzkrieg"?
WSJ: Cuomo, Gillibrand Take Towering Leads in New Poll

NYT: State Pension Fund Faces Shortfall, Candidate Says

Syracuse PS: U.S. Senate candidates take in the state fair

NYT: Court Blocks New York Tax on Tribal Cigarette Sales
Albany TU: Tribes win cigarette tax delay

NYDN: Conservative gov hopeful Lorigo representing Buffalo-area strip club

Watertown DT: Republican candidates spend debate trading jabs

Bloomberg: New York State Voters Want to Oust Their Lawmakers, Quinnipiac Poll Finds

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Barbara Boxer and Carly Fiorina battle hard in first Senate debate
SacBee: Senate foes Boxer, Fiorina trade personal attacks in debate
Mercury News: Boxer, Fiorina trade political jabs in senatorial debate
NYT: California Senate Debate Turns on Economy
Politico: Boxer, Fiorina spar in first debate

AP/Thompson: Whitman criticizes Schwarzenegger for budget delay
Mercury News: Meg Whitman to find out today whether she'll spend next month in jury box

Wash Times: Waters family profiting from mailer biz

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Johnson reimburses Black Caucus Foundation for scholarships

AP/Brown: Democrats fight to stay in office amid backlash

CQ: Texas: Bell Gets $2 Million in Lawsuit Against RGA
Dallas MN: GOP Governors pay a price for hiding $1 million donation to Rick Perry

FLORIDA

SPT: Rick Scott's No. 2 expected to be Rep. Jennifer Carroll
Miami Herald: Scott's likely No. 2: Navy vet
Buzz: Why Rick Scott is picking Jennifer Carroll
Buzz: First Scott-Sink debate expected to focus on children's issues
Politico: Chiles to endorse Sink in Florida
Buzz: Bud Chiles to leave governor's race, support Alex Sink
Sunshine News: TEA Party Backs Rick Scott for Governor in November
Miami Herald: McCollum right to be skeptical

CBS: GOP Puts Cash Behind Marco Rubio, Asks Crist for Cash Back
Miami Herald: Greene sues over campaign coverage

Miami Herald: Candidates for Congress can't escape Cuba factor

Orlando Sentinel: Alternative political parties hold some sway in Florida

GEORGIA

Augusta Chronicle: Deal touts plans for education
AJC: Roy Barnes: Nathan Deal’s ethics problems should disqualify him as a candidate

ALABAMA

WHNT: 2nd Republican justice gives to Democratic candidates for Alabama Supreme Court

MISSISSIPPI



Politico: Haley Barbour accentuates his roots
Human Events: Uncommon Knowledge - Haley Barbour (Part Two)

LOUISIANA

Bayou Buzz: Louisiana GOP, Obama Making Democrats See Red

ILLINOIS

News-Gazette: Brady: Tax cuts, credits will boost Illinois economy
Chicago Tribune: Quinn's embattled prisons chief to leave for new job

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Branstad's inner circle mixes old faces, new ones

INDIANA

WaPo: Mitch Daniels Inner Circle

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: MICHELEPAC sends first funds to MN GOP candidates

Fox: Poll: Most Minnesota Voters Don't Want to See Pawlenty as President

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Johnson outspends Feingold by 4 to 1 on TV ads
Badger Herald: Candidate stances: U.S. Senate race

CQ: Wisconsin: Duffy Introduces Himself in First Ad

OHIO


Rasmussen: Ohio Governor: Kasich (R) 47% Strickland (D) 39%

Wash Times: Candidates agree to debates in Ohio Senate race
Cincinnati Enquirer: William Portman provided sage advice on politics, business, life

NYT: Ohio: Disgraced Ex-Congressman Back on Ballot

Daily Mail: Ohio: Bush 50, Obama 42

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Tea Party candidates deny Dem link

MISSOURI

AP/Blank: Fired aide to ex-Mo. gov runs for gov's dad's seat

TENNESSEE

WDEF: Bill Haslam Talks Jobs & Education in Chattanooga Campaign Stop

KENTUCKY

SPR: Williams-Farmer ticket announces for Kentucky governor

KTVB: Ky. Senate candidate Paul tours plant to tout coal

ARKANSAS

NYT: Clinton Heading Back to Arkansas for Lincoln

NORTH CAROLINA

Public Policy Polling: Bur lead up to 5

SOUTH CAROLINA

Right Perspective: Desperate Dems Attack Joe Wilson

VIRGINIA

AP/Lewis: McDonnell takes private liquor plan to Bristol

WEST VIRGINIA

WOWK: For Manchin, What a Difference One Week Makes

PENNSYLVANIA

Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Governor: Corbett (R) 50% Onorato (D) 37%
David Broder: Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates are on a national stage

WaPo: Pennsylvania capital, Harrisburg, skips payment, may move closer to bankruptcy

DELAWARE

Fox: Tea Party Favorite's Financial Problems Threaten to Sink Her Senate Race in Delaware
Politico: O'Donnell's bid gives Dem new life

NEW JERSEY

NYT: Fired Education Chief Says New Jersey Governor Defamed Him
S-L: Ex-N.J. education chief Bret Schundler says Gov. Christie 'defamed' him
NY Post: Defiant Christie won't apologize

CONNECTICUT

Hartford Courant: McMahon's Mailings Expanding To Democrats and Unaffiliated

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: 2 more on ballot failed to pay tax

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Ex-first lady Gibbons: Reid right choice

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Brewer, Goddard spar over immigration, state budget
KSWT: Arizona governor candidates spar during debate

Politico: Rival blasts Quayle on Christian radio

COLORADO

Colorado Statesman: Pressure mounting on GOP candidate Maes to withdraw from guv race
Denver Post: Former Sen. Brown withdraws endorsement for Dan Maes
Hill: Trouble continues for Colorado Republican
American Spectator: The GOP's Colorado Divide

Denver DN: Ken Buck, Jane Norton call for unity
George Will: A Rocky Mountain showdown

WASHINGTON STATE


Seattle Times: Rossi praises Obama on Iraq; Murray relatively quiet

OREGON

Huff Post: Wyden Pushing For Oregon Waiver From Health Care Law, Individual Mandate

Oregonian: Romney, Bradbury offer endorsements in Oregon governor's race



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September 1, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Obama Marks End of Iraq War to Focus on Economy
WaPo: Obama declares that combat In Iraq is over
NYT: Obama Says Iraq Combat Mission Is Over
Hill: Obama declares it's time to turn page on U.S. mission in Iraq
Wash Times: Obama sees Iraq vow fulfilled
Fox: Obama Marks End of U.S. Combat Mission in Iraq, Salutes Bush
Politico: McConnell: Obama should credit Bush on Iraq
Wash Times: Does Bush deserve more credit for Iraq?
WSJ: Oval Office Ambivalence (via Google)
Hill: Boehner to Obama: Iraq and Afghanistan need more than 'campaign promises'
AP: House Republican leader needles Iraq surge critics
NYT: Editorial: The War in Iraq
William Kristol: A Note to My Fellow Hawks

WSJ: Tax Cuts Weighed to Spur Economy
NYT: Tax Cuts That Make a Difference
WSJ: Home Prices Rise; Outlook Dims
WaPo: Homes prices up 4.2% in U.S., 7.3% in Washington area
NYT: New Job Means Lower Wages for Many
WSJ: Young Women's Pay Exceeds Male Peers'
NYT: Staff Losses and Dissent May Hurt Crisis Panel
NYT: Strong Exports Lift U.S. Agriculture Sector
WaPo: Federal spending rises a record 16% in 2009, Census Bureau says
NYT: More Banks in Trouble, but Profits Are Rising
WSJ: 'Systemic Risk' Stonewall (via Google)
Hill: Wealthy lawmakers increased their riches as U.S. economy sputtered in 2009
Hill: The Hill's 50 Wealthiest List - Slideshow
AP/Crutsinger: Fed officials discussed further stimulus steps
Wash Times: The fatal flaw of Keynesian stimulus
James Taranto: 'The Bush Tax Increase'
Newt Gingrich: Fire the Job Killers
Robert Rubin: Bring Back the Estate Tax Now (via Google)
Michael Gerson: Obama's wandering economic message

NYT: Confronting Multiple Problems, Obama Faces Tough Odds

Hill: Reid puts renewables mandate in play, eyes lame-duck energy bill
Human Events: Desperate Greens Make Desperate Claims

WSJ: Dear Patients: Vote to Repeal ObamaCare
AP/Zaldivar: 7 states litigating health care law seek its subsidies

WSJ: Judge Is Asked to Lift Stem-Cell Funds Ban
WaPo: Obama administration appeals stem cell funding decision

NYT: Rules Tighten for Oil Regulators to Avoid Favoritism to Drillers

NYT: 3 Congressmen May Face Further Inquiry
Hill: Ethics probes of Reps. Price, Campbell and Crowley referred to House panel

WSJ: A Symposium: What Is Moderate Islam?
WSJ: Letters From the Imam (via Google)

NYT: Appeals Court Backs Away From War Powers Ruling

WaPo: Annual rankings of federal workplaces puts Nuclear Regulatory Commission at top

CQ: NRCC Adds Six Candidates to Young Guns Level
WaPo: Ad of the Day: Meet the GOP's 'young guns'
Hill: Boehner: GOP majority still an 'uphill climb'
FT: Democrats face midterm meltdown
NRO: Welcome to the Party

SPR: GOP gunning for a sweep of eight Southern Senate seats
SF Examiner: Western races may hold key to Senate control
Hill: Menendez: Obama's former Senate seat is the 'ultimate political trophy' for GOP



Des Moines Register: Sarah Palin’s plans mark change in posture toward Iowa
WSJ: Palin Takes Steps Toward 2012
Politico: Sarah Palin confirms Iowa visit
Hill: Palin may be testing Iowa waters while hosting key fundraiser
CP: McCain's daughter opens up about campaign trail life, Palin family, Republican Party
Politico: McCain: I respect Sarah Palin
Human Events: Palin Rattles Feminists
NYT: Palin Woos Women and Stirs Up Foes
Vanity Fair: Sarah Palin the Sound and the Fury

Fox: Romney Returns to New Hampshire

Kathleen Parker: My name is Glenn Beck, and I need help
Ruth Marcus: Glenn Beck's rally: A church picnic with buzz
WaPo: Why Obama doesn't get Glenn Beck
Politico: Glenn Beck launches news site
American Spectator: The New American Supermajority

ALASKA

Anchorage DN: Murkowski concedes GOP Senate race to Miller
Wash Times: Murkowski concedes to Miller in Alaska primary
WSJ: Senator Concedes in Alaska's GOP Race
WaPo: Alaska Sen. Murkowski concedes primary
NYT: Murkowski Concedes Senate Race in Alaska
Hill: Murkowski concedes
CQ: Murkowski Concedes in Alaska’s Senate Primary
CSM: Tempers flare in Alaska vote count: Lisa Murkowski gains on Joe Miller
AP/Joling: Murkowski narrows gap in US Senate seat in Alaska
Bloomberg: Murkowski Gains in Bid for Party Nomination, Absentee Vote Tally Shows
American Spectator: It's Miller Time, America!

NEW YORK

NYT: Paladino Rides on Anger in G.O.P. Governor Race
Star Gazette: Chemung County Republican Chairman endorses Paladino
WENY: Carl Paladino Taking More Shots at Obama's Faith
NY Observer: Lazio Courts the Tea Party, Sans Paladino
NY Mag: Carl Paladino’s Family Has Little to No Confidence in Carl Paladino

Fox: New York Senate Candidate Spills Details About Arrest Record

NYT: New York Is Trying Again to Tax Indians’ Cigarette Sales

NYT: Charges to Be Dismissed Against Giuliani’s Daughter

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Whitman targets Bay Area voters with ad attacking Brown
Mercury News: Meg Whitman could serve on jury in molestation trial
KSRO: Whitman Jury Duty

LA Times: Sen. Boxer vows to hold Obama accountable on Afghanistan troop withdrawals
Mercury News: Boxer lays out economic plans in SF speech

SacBee: California budget vote produces no results
WSJ: In Sacramento, Debate and Theatrics but No Budget
LA Times: Republicans turn clock against Democrats in state Capitol
SFAppeal: Schwarzenegger In SF: Legislators To Blame For $3 Billion In CA Losses

LA Times: California labor flexes its muscle

TEXAS

Fox: Perry Offered Consolation Meeting After Request for Obama Face Time Denied
NBCFW: Barack or Bust! Perry Shuns White House Offer
Dallas MN: White calls for term limits

WSJ: Lawmaker Steered Money to Relatives
NYT: Scholarships Are Focus of Questions on Ethics
AP/Margasak: Scholarship favoritism scrutinized

Dallas MN: House ethics panel clears Hensarling

AP/Root: Texas House halts plans to shred travel records

FLORIDA

AP/Kay: Republican leaders mend fences in Fla. with Scott
Buzz: Rick Scott's statewide money raising tour
Politico: Chiles expected to drop Fla. gov. bid
Buzz: Chiles expected to withdraw from governor's race

Buzz: NRSC pumps $2.5-mil behind Marco Rubio
Politico: Penthouse CEO Marc Bell raises for Charlie Crist
SquareSpace: Sorry Charlie
American Spectator: Oranges and Lemons

NYT: Aspiring Politician to Sue 2 Florida Papers
Buzz: Greene plans to sue Times, Herald

Sunshine News: Florida Becoming Front Line in Battle for Congress

GEORGIA

NYT: Deal Would Provide Dialysis to Illegal Immigrants in Atlanta

McClatchy: 'You lie' Joe Wilson probed for use of travel expenses

MISSISSIPPI

Human Events: Uncommon Knowledge - Haley Barbour (Part One)

LOUISIANA

TownTalk: Melancon seeks debates against Vitter, other candidates in U.S. Senate race

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias blames Kirk and Bush for economy's woes
Wash Times: Kirk gets Caterpillar chief's backing

INDIANA

AP: Coats, Ellsworth spar over Guantanamo Bay lockup

MINNESOTA

Fox: Pawlenty to Fight Health Care Law in Minnesota
Hill: Pawlenty restricts Minnesota's participation in healthcare reform law
WSJ: Minnesota Balks at Health-Law Funds
AP/Elliott: Pawlenty health order as much about 2012 as Minn.

Star Tribune: Emmer, Dayton tied in new poll
WSJ: Minn. Governor’s Race: Tied Up

NYT: State Fair Cries Foul Over Bachmann Ad

WISCONSIN

NYT: In Wisconsin, an Incumbent Holds Tight
NYT: 10 Questions for Russ Feingold
AP/Bauer: Wis. cand. runs fighting ad aimed at attack victim

OHIO


Rasmussen: Ohio Senate: Portman (R) 44% Fisher (D) 39%
Time: Portman Maintains Lead in Ohio Senate Race

MICHIGAN

WWMT: Candidates get to work reaching out to Michigan voters

Detroit FP: Bernard Kilpatrick completes deposition in Greene lawsuit

MISSOURI

KMOX: Carnahan: Roy Blunt “failing us” in Washington
KWMJ: Carnahan rips Blunt in speech to friendly crowd

TENNESSEE

CNN: Tennessee open seat favors Republican turnover
AP: Students question Haslam, McWherter at gov's forum

KENTUCKY

Lexington HL: GOP calls on Conway to return state salary while fund-raising outside Ky.

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: GOP majority may soon be reality
AP/DeMillo: Farm aid promised Lincoln may not come by deadline

NORTH CAROLINA

CQ: Party Label Is Kissell’s Biggest Liability Against Local Sportscaster

SOUTH CAROLINA

Charleston PC: For poll-axed Sheheen, the climb is high

Fox: The Greene Manifesto: Reticent Candidate Tells All -- Overseas

VIRGINIA

Legal Newsline: Va. AG clearly not an Obama fan

MARYLAND

Politico: Ehrlich's early-voting conundrum

WEST VIRGINIA

John Fund: Keep Manchin in the Mansion?
Daily Mail: Rasmussen: W.Va. seat no longer safe

PENNSYLVANIA



Rasmussen: Pennsylvania Senate: Toomey (R) 45% Sestak (D) 39%
Reuters: Republican leads Senate race in Pennsylvania

CQ: Corbett Holds Big Lead in Pennsylvania

NEW JERSEY

AP: NJ governor asked to apologize over $400M mistake

DELAWARE

Wash Times: Tea Party Express backing Delaware longshot

CONNECTICUT

Courant: Amid A Nasty Campaign Season, Politicians Have Political Roast

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Cahill committee didn’t pay state tax

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Town halls give Ensign hope for re-election

ARIZONA

Wash Times: Signs in Arizona warn of smuggler dangers
Michelle Malkin: Arizona vs. the U.N. Human Rights Police

COLORADO

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