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September 30, 2010



NATIONAL

Gallup: Romney, Palin at Front of GOP Presidential Field
Public Policy Polling: More good numbers for Romney
US News: Sarah Palin's 2012 Opportunity
CNN: Palin, Romney, Gingrich face unfavorables

NYT: In Tax Cut Plan, Debate Over the Definition of Rich

WSJ: House Passes Ground Zero Health Bill

Karl Rove: Democrats and the Health-Reform Albatross
WSJ: McDonald's May Drop Health Care
Fox: The Way Forward On Health Care, And No, It's Not Obamacare

NYT: Drilling Plans Off Cuba Stir Fears of Impact on Gulf

WSJ: In Elizabeth Warren We Trust?

NYT: JPMorgan Suspending Mortgage Foreclosures

WSJ: Loyalty to Obama Costs Democrats
NYT: Democrats Find Many Big Donors Cutting Support
Bloomberg: Republican Groups Outspend Parties to Sway U.S. Elections
CQ: Cornyn Presses Colleagues to Fund NRSC

Stuart Rothenberg: For Democrats, Senate Still a Possible Nightmare
Hill: DeMint: Tea Party candidates are GOP's 'only real shot' of taking Senate
Hill: Menendez reassures colleagues they can survive midterm Republican wave
American Thinker: GOP House Contenders Flying under the Radar

Rush Limbaugh: Why the GOP Won't Rip Gov't Jobs

WASHINGTON STATE

Ann Coulter: Patty Murray: The Stupidest Person in America

DELAWARE


WSJ: Castle: No Write-In Bid
WaPo: Mike Castle won't run as a write-in candidate in Delaware

AP/Chase: Education claims at issue in Del. Senate race

NEW YORK



Politico: Carl Paladino alleges Andrew Cuomo affair
NYDN: Paladino hints that Cuomo had extra-marital affairs while married to Kerry Kennedy

Fox NY: Paladino and N.Y. Post's Dicker in Angry Confrontation (with video)
NYT: Paladino Spars With Cuomo and Reporter
NYDN: Carl Paladino: Andrew Cuomo "Better Stay Away From My Family"
State Column: Carl Paladino goes after New York Post's Fred Dicker, literally
NY Post: Paladino and Post reporter square off
Politico: 'I'll take you out' (with link to 1987 Dicker altercation story and video)
NY1: Paladino Scuffles With Reporter Upstate
Buffalo News: Campaign grows bitter as Paladino lashes out

Albany TU: Conservatives embrace Paladino
Buffalo News: Paladino gets Conservative Party line
Rochester D&C: Paladino receives Conservative Party nod as barbs continue to fly
Fox NY: Cuomo, Paladino Pick Up Key Backing

NY Post: Panicked Cuomo Retreats on Reform

NYT: A Paladino Culinary Tour of Buffalo

NYDN: Abortion Issue Re-Emerges in Kirsten Gillibrand-Joe DioGuardi Battle

Seattle PI: Giuliani: Happy in GOP tent

CALIFORNIA

CSM: Debate: Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman show style, but light on solutions
George Skelton: Jerry was Jerry and Meg was Meg: Jerry takes the debate
Neon Tommy: Experts Weigh In On California's Gubernatorial Debate
Scott Herhold: Jerry Brown tries to make a virtue out of his age
WaPo: Run, Jerry, run!

WSJ: Whitman Rejects Claims by Ex-Housekeeper
NYT: Whitman Responds to Claims About Former Maid
AP/Blood: Meg Whitman Denies Knowing Her Housekeeper Was in the U.S. Illegally

UPI: Boxer, Fiorina debate long distance

AP/Williams: Poll finds close races for Calif. gov, Senate

TEXAS

Austin AS: Republican wave could wash away battle-tested Democrat Chet Edwards

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Senate: Rubio (R) Holds Steady Lead Over Crist (I)
Sunshine News: New CNN/Time Poll has Rubio Crushing the Field
Miami Herald: Outsider `Super PAC' a boost for Rubio
WaPo: The Charlie Crist crunch

TPM: CNN/Time Poll: Rick Scott Leads By Two In FL-GOV

Sunshine News: Is Alan Grayson's Swagger Too Yesterday for 2010?

GEORGIA

Fox Atlanta: Deal, Barnes Discuss Jobs, Business
AJC: Deal says bankruptcy case has no effect on his debt, campaign

ALABAMA

Montgomery Advertiser: Dem Sheriffs back Sparks in gubernatorial bid

LOUISIANA

CBS: David Vitter Slammed in Ad on Prostitution Scandals
CNN: Vitter prostitution scandal highlighted in Louisiana race
CQ: Melancon Launches "Forgotten Crime" Ad Against Vitter (with video)
Hill: Rep. Melancon targets Vitter's 'prostitution scandals'
NYT: New Ad Hits Vitter on Prostitute Scandal
Politico: Rep. Charlie Melancon unleashes prostitution attack

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Brady, Quinn lash out at each other at Chicago forum
Alton Telegraph: Edgar: Take a chance on Brady

IOWA

ABC: Republican Small Businessman Chats Tax Cuts With President In Iowa Backyard
Radio Iowa: Republican businessman presses Obama on taxes, health care

INDIANA

Muncie Star Press: Candidate's voting record raises ethics questions

MINNESOTA

West Central Tribune: Emmer downplays latest poll showing Dayton lead
NPR: DFLer Mark Dayton pulls ahead of GOP's Tom Emmer

WISCONSIN

WTAQ: Ron Johnson Wants Transparency Concerning Church Victims
Politico: MoveOn: Save Feingold

OnMilwaukee: Even the pollsters are partisan

OHIO




CNN: Portman: GOP must seek consensus, not gridlock
RCP: Portman Hits Fisher on Jobs in New Ad

Rasmussen: Ohio Governor: Kasich (R) Keeps Lead Over Strickland (D)
Toledo Blade: Ohio governor's race heats up

NYT: In Ohio, Few Firm Opinions About Boehner

MICHIGAN

AP/Martin: Michigan lawmakers finish passing state budget

MISSOURI

IP Brief: Fox News Files Copyright Infringement Suit Against Robin Carnahan

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Bredesen names 3 to Board of Regents
Tennessean: Bredesen adds 3 Republicans to Tennessee Board of Regents

KENTUCKY

Evansville C&P: Paul tapping Internet for contributions

ARKANSAS

Ozarks First: Arkansas GOP Sues Over Use of Government Cars

NORTH CAROLINA

RCP: NC-7: Poll Shows Mike McIntyre in Real Trouble

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: DeMint all-in for Spratt foe
State: Anti-Haley conservative group organizing

VIRGINIA

WaPo: President Obama takes his attack on Republicans to Eric Cantor's district

MARYLAND

AP: Md.'s GOP calls for investigation into jobs report

WEST VIRGINIA

Herald-Dispatch: Polls show Raese ahead of Manchin in Senate race

Charleston Daily Mail: Tea Party has plans beyond this election

PENNSYLVANIA

LA Times: Specter decries political extremes

Allentown MC: House votes for tax on shale drilling

NEW JERSEY

APP: Poll: Rep. Adler OK, but seat isn't safe

CONNECTICUT

Yale Daily News: McMahon makes a run for our money
Day: For Blumenthal, McMahon, tight battle for Senate seat no shocker

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nashua Telegraph: GOP’s McCain to host rally for Ayotte in Nashua

MASSACHUSETTS

Salem News: On Peabody trip, Baker critical of Patrick's policies

NEVADA

Rasmussen: Nevada Senate: Reid (D), Angle (R) Still Deadlocked
AP/Silva: Reid and Angle dodge each other and voters

ARIZONA

CNN: McCain to give NRSC $1 million

COLORADO

Rasmussen: Colorado Senate: Buck (R) Clears 50% Mark Against Bennet (D)
Fox 31: Buck opens up lead in Rasmussen poll
TPM: Fox News Poll: GOPer Buck Leads Dem Bennet By Four Points In CO-SEN

Pueblo Chieftain: Maes fails to lure back one-time supporters
Daily Sentinel: Tancredo challenges Maes to drop out of remaining debates

OREGON

State Column: Republican Chris Dudley destroys John Kitzhaber in race for money
Oregonian: Dudley says he won't seek to lower Oregon's minimum wage

ALASKA

Seattle PI: Poll: Miller-Murkowski Too Close to Call
WSJ: Murkowski Makes It a Race in Alaska
WaPo: Lisa Murkowski surges in Alaska (or does she?)
NYT: Alaska Polls Suggest Murkowski Has Upside as Write-In
LA Times: Write-in Lisa Murkowski closes on Republican Joe Miller in Alaska Senate race
Time: Why Murkowski Can Win: Follow The Money
Politico: Miller overdue on disclosure forms
American Conservative: DeMint and Miller

SOUTH DAKOTA

Argus Leader: Thune admits he's weighing 2012 White House run









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September 29, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: The Pelosi-Reid Deficits
WSJ: Republicans show that they're serious about curbing runaway government
NYT: Republicans’ Deficit-Cut Pledge Lacks Specifics

Wash Times: Democrats not getting jobs, tax bills done
WSJ: More Democrats Urge Broad Tax Breaks
Politico: Steny Hoyer: Tax vote still possible
Human Events: Democrats Delay Tax Hike Vote Until After Election
Wash Times: Hoyer, GOP spar over history of tax cuts
WSJ: Walloping the Middle Class
Hill: CBO: Tax-cut extensions would have negative impact in the long run
Newt Gingrich: Small Business Owners Speak Out
Human Events: Adjourn With Tax Vote Vow!
American Spectator: The December Surprise

AP/Zibel: Home prices to take hit next year in many markets
Wash Times: Home prices give up ground

WSJ: Republicans Charge Stalling on House Ethics Trials
AP/Margasak: Ethics panel splits on Rangel, Waters
Politico: GOP pushes for Charlie Rangel, Maxine Waters trials
Hill: GOP wants ethics trials before November

NYT: Rivals Reach Consensus on New Earmark Rules
Hill: Lobbyists and watchdog groups form coalition to push for earmark reforms

WSJ: Senate Outsourcing Bill Stalls
NYT: Bill to End Tax Provision on U.S. Jobs Is Blocked
WaPo: Senate GOP blocks bill that would promote less outsourcing

WSJ: 40 Years of Energy Panic (via Google)
Politico: Obama: Yes to 2011 climate bill push
Hill: Health advocates urge EPA regulation of greenhouse gases
Fox: Inhofe Says EPA's New Boiler Rule Could Kill Nearly 800,000 Manufacturing Jobs

Hill: Pelosi, Feinstein deal releases intel hold

Rush Limbaugh: Obamacare Must be Repealed

NYT: Senate Democrats Press I.R.S. to Review Political Spending by Nonprofits
WSJ: Advocacy Groups Stir Call for Probe

Hill: Senate Democrats eager to pass spending measure and leave D.C.
Hill: Senate moves to end debate on measure to keep government running
Hill: Durbin hints at possible recess appointment for budget nominee Lew

Fox: Plenty of Unfinished Business Awaits Congress in Lame Duck Session
Hill: Democrats to stuff 20 bills into post-election lame-duck session
Human Events: Top 10 Unfinished Business Left By Pelosi and Reid
Human Events: Halting Lame Duck Mischief

Hill: Bloomberg to address House GOP

NYT: Justice Department Seeks a Broader Fraud Law to Cover Self-Dealing

WaPo: Supreme Court to consider corporate privacy rights, revisit Anna Nicole Smith case
Politico: Political spin on federal judiciary

NYT: Plan B: Connecticut and W. Virginia Create New Outline for G.O.P. Senate Takeover
NYT: G.O.P. Embraces Its Insurgents

Rasmussen: Voters See Republicans Pledge As Campaign Gimmick

WSJ: Parties Heighten Their Pitch to Seniors
Wash Times: Political ads scramble for foe takedowns
CQ: RNC Kills Program to Deploy Hill Staffers
WaPo: Apathy could hurt Democrats, Obama says
WSJ: Blaming the Voters: Democrats embrace the Chris Farley school of political motivation
James Taranto: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Lectures His Voters as White House Aides Abandon Ship
Dick Morris: Hoover + McGovern = Obama
Jonah Goldberg: Colbert & Ironic Rot
Rich Lowry: Against the Voters

Dana Milbank: Valerie Jarrett: The real center of Obama's inner circle
Politico: The White House after Rahm Emanuel

Tony Blankley: Ruling class on the run

Dick Morris: Obliterating a generation: Dems will lose House and Senate

WSJ: Tea-Party Movement Gathers Strength
Thomas Friedman: The Tea Kettle Movement

Human Events: Reporters Freak as Ann Coulter Meets Gay GOPers

Human Events: The Real Reason Obama Supports Reverend Wright

Kathleen Parker: When do rules for the common good cross the line?

Michelle Malkin: Robbing the Working Class

NYT: Editorial: Fair State Courts in the Cross-Fire

NYT: Likely Losses of House Seats in Midwest Stir Partisan Feuds

Politico: 2012 GOP hopefuls eye early state races

DELAWARE


Daily Caller: Chris Coons: An independent or a Democratic 'Pet'?
Rush Limbaugh: Why Are Democrats Spending Cash to Beat Christine O'Donnell?

NEW YORK

WIVB: Campaign boost expected for Paladino
NYT: Paladino Has Aides With Tainted Pasts
Albany TU: Cuomo ends silence on Paladino
NY Post: Paladino blasts Cuomo snow 'job'
CBS 6: NY Conservatives consider giving Paladino line
WSJ: Traditional Rift Widens in Election Year, and Paladino Hopes to Benefit From It
NYDN: Ed Cox Says Cuomo's Been "Smoked Out" of the Rose Garden
Fox 23: Former Gov. Pataki weighs in on GOP race
WNYT: Lieutenant Governor candidate Greg Edwards has new political partner
WGRZ: Paladino Responds to Criticism From View Host
Albany TU: ‘The View’ will not be endorsing Paladino

NYT: Comptroller’s Race Offers Candidates With Experience, but Starkly Different Kinds

American Thinker: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's Record Is Not So 'Hot'

Watertown DT: Ritchie edges out Aubertine in poll

WSJ: Hevesi Said to Be Close to a Guilty Plea
NYT: Hevesi Is Expected to Plead Guilty in Pension Case

NYT: In Hearings, a Campaign for Legal Aid in Civil Cases

CALIFORNIA



LA Times: Brown and Whitman go head to head
SacBee: Whitman, Brown trade attacks in first debate
WSJ: Candidates for California Governor Trade Barbs in First Debate
NYT: Debate in California Governor’s Race
Politico: Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman swap insults

TMZ: Meg Whitman's Housekeeper -- 'Explosive' Allegations

LA Times: Governor OKs medical parole for incapacitated inmates

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Democrats' ads go after Perry
Dallas MN: 3 candidates, but not Perry, will debate on Oct. 19
Dallas MN: Editorial: Strengths, weaknesses in Perry poll numbers

FLORIDA

Wash Times: Rubio airs ad in Spanish
Florida TU: Democrats aim fire at Crist in new ad

Miami Herald: Bill McCollum comes to Alex Sink's defense
Buzz: Special interests pony up $1 million to Scott's political committee

Sunshine News: Poll: Obama, Dems Poised to Lose Grayson House Seat
SPT: In TV ad, Florida Democrat invokes Taliban against GOP rival

GEORGIA

SPR: New poll: Deal surges, Isakson romps
AJC: Judge reopens bankruptcy filing by Deal's daughter, son-in-law
AJC: Roy Barnes keeping $5,000 donation from Bishop Eddie Long
AJC: A new Deal ad, more finance questions, and ATL support for Sanford Bishop

ILLINOIS

WSJ: From White House Perch to Just One of the Crowd
AP/Babwin: Emanuel faces hurdles if coming home to Chicago

Chicago Sun-Times: Farrakhan one of 100 to meet Ahmadinejad

IOWA

Rasmussen: Iowa Senate: Grassley (R) Remains Nearly 20 Points Ahead of Conlin (D)

Des Moines Register: National GOP chairman defends bus tour

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Poll: Dayton with wide lead over Emmer

WISCONSIN

WSJ: Obama Travels To Fire Up Young Voters
Milwaukee JS: Replicating the passion of 2008 may be difficult
NYT: Obama Whips Up Large Campus Crowd
NYT: Obama’s University Visit Was Not Simple
Hill: Obama asks college students to prevent Dem 'blood-letting'

OHIO


Rasmussen: Ohio Senate: Portman (R) Pushes Past 50%
NYT: Ohio Tests Arguments of Midterms
Dayton DN: Early voting begins in Ohio
Dayton DN: Ohio Tea Party PAC backs 3rd-party candidate for AG

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder attracting attention from Detroiters
Detroit FP: Snyder makes his case in largely Democratic Detroit
Detroit News: Michigan sees sharpest income plunge in nation
Detroit News: Two issues hold up Michigan budget

MISSOURI

Politico: Carnahan's path in Missouri narrows

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: DeMint: The bill stops here
Politico: GOP senators lash out at Jim DeMint
Steven Pearlstein: Can business afford Jim DeMint?

State: Sanford, college officials clash on tuition, cuts

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich, O'Malley far apart on illegal immigration issue
Wash Times: E-mails released by Ehrlich heats up Md. governor's race
WaPo: O'Malley gains ground over Ehrlich in Maryland governor's race, poll shows

WEST VIRGINIA

Rasmussen: West Virginia Senate: Raese (R) Eases Ahead of Manchin (D)
CQ: GOP Media Blitz Against 'Washington Joe' Hits Airwaves

Politico: Byrd's family will receive remainder of his salary

PENNSYLVANIA

WSJ: The ‘Pennsylvania Pattern’: Chalk It Up to Human Nature
Rush Limbaugh: Report: Vice President Bite Me Can't Draw a Crowd at Penn State

NEW JERSEY

NYT: New Jersey to Review Tenure Rules

CONNECTICUT

CQ: Battling Polls As Connecticut Senate Race Intensifies
NECN: Poll: Conn. governor's race now a dead heat

Rasmussen: Connecticut Governor: Malloy (D) Reaches 50% Support

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: To Baker, R.I. pullout was right move
Boston Globe: Taxes dominate debates
Boston Globe: McKenna taps Brown’s team for AG run against Coakley

MAINE

CQ: Snowe Moves to Shore Up Right Flank for 2012

NEVADA

Politico: Dennis Miller raises money for Angle
Politico: John Ensign 2012 may be solo flight
Las Vegas RJ: Tea Party Express to kick off pre-election push in Nevada

ARIZONA

WSJ: Arizona Mayor Arrested on Bribery Charges

COLORADO

Denver Post: Buck, Bennet trade jabs over skipped hearings and days off work
Wash Times: Tagging the 'appointed' Sen. Bennet

Denver Post: Tancredo’s newest TV ad a rerun
Denver Post: Police files show Maes met with Kansas agents

ALASKA

NRO: The Murkowski Files









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September 28, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: New Technologies Prompt Push for Better Wiretap Law
WaPo: Administration seeks ways to monitor Internet communications

ABC: Boehner Presses Pelosi for Vote on Full Extension of Bush-Era Tax Cuts
McClatchy: Congress prepares to punt, spend the fall campaigning

Andy Kessler: What's the Matter With Wall Street? (via Google)

NYT: Obama Puts Campaigning Back on His Agenda
Wash Times: Obama's attacks aim to stem tide
Hill: White House targets GOP ‘Pledge’ and college voters in road trip
Politico: Poll: Rocky road seen for Obama
American Thinker: Will The American Spirit Survive Obama?
WaPo: Democratic candidates blast GOP on education issues to rally independent votes
WaPo: Obama: D.C. schools don't measure up to his daughters' private school
Wash Times: Obama: D.C. schools don't suit daughters
James Taranto: On the Offensive: The "hopey-changey stuff" gives way to politics of insult
Michael Gerson: When all else fails, hate Washington
Dana Milbank: A sadder but wiser Axelrod packs his bags
Politico: Insider likely to replace Rahm Emanuel

Kathleen Sebelius: Health Insurers Finally Get Some Oversight
WaPo: A reason why President Obama's policy message falls flat
Politico: Not all Dems run from health care law
NRO: The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover

Eric Holder: Now vacant: A confirmation crisis in our courts

WSJ: The Litigious Legacy of Kelo (via Google)

Wash Times: Yemeni cleric part of terror plots
Human Events: The "Islamophobia" Weapon

Pat Buchanan: The Message of Tokyo's Kowtow

Wash Times: IG: FBI cheated on test of rules

WSJ: Local Taxes Sway Congress Races
NYT: Editorial: Profiles in Timidity

Rush Limbaugh: If a Tea Party Candidate Runs for President, GOP Will Be Third Party
AP/Blood: Tea Party Express hits the road for 2010 races

Politico: Five most competitive Senate races
WaPo: Who cares about the Senate majority?

Politico: Behind GOP surge: Male voters

WSJ: GOP Also Expects Big Statehouse Gains
John Fund: Why Texas and Florida Matter

WaPo: New 'Super Pacs' bringing millions into campaigns
CQ: Spending Game Intensifies for Parties

American Spectator: Government Shutdown Times

Hill: New redistricting data suggests Republicans could gain ground

DELAWARE

Rasmussen: Possible Castle Write-In Drops Coons (D) Below 50% Against O’Donnell (R)
Hill: Poll: O'Donnell helped by Castle write-in
Politico: Silent Christine O'Donnell has rough weekend
Rush Limbaugh: Real People with Real Lives are Ascending in American Politics
Rush Limbaugh: Why Libs Fear Palin and O'Donnell

NEW YORK

WSJ: Lazio Drops Out of New York Governor's Race
WSJ: Lazio Quits, Cuomo Attacks
NYT: Lazio Leaves Race, Giving Reluctant Aid to a Rival
NY Post: Carl coup as Lazio quits
Buffalo News: Lazio's exit opens door for Paladino
Politico: Rick Lazio quits New York governor's race
Albany TU: With parting shots, Lazio quits race
AP/Gormley: Lazio ends 3rd-party bid for governor
Politico: Palin congratulates Lazio
NYT: Editorial: A Cynical Farewell for Mr. Lazio
NYDN: Lazio's Long jump: And other tales of the weasels who inhabit NY politics
NYDN: Conservative Party's Mike Long: We'll Unite Behind Carl Paladino
Albany TU: Paladino courts tea party voters
NY Post: Paladino tackles his 'disgusting' task

NYDN: Andrew Cuomo's cousin did pension fund work amid AG's probe of pay-to-play scandal
WIVB: Cuomo accused of taking payoffs
NYT: Cuomo Assails Paladino for ‘Extremist Views’
NYT: Paladino Lawn Signs Create a Rare Boom in Buffalo
Bob Herbert: What Is Paladino About?
Bill Hammond: It's time for Cuomo to dig into gov's race against driven GOP foe Paladino

NYT: New York Could Lose Two Congressional Seats, Analysis Suggests

CALIFORNIA



SacBee: With race dead-even, stakes are high for Brown and Whitman in first debate
SF Chronicle: Brown's death penalty stance a likely debate topic
AP/Young: Brown, Whitman prepare for gubernatorial debate
Neon Tommy: What To Expect In Tuesday's Calif. Gubernatorial Debate
LA Times: Whitman, Brown get celebrity support
Mercury News: Comedian Paul Rodriguez backs Whitman in gov race
CSM: Why GOP struggles to make inroads with California Hispanics
Bloomberg: Whitman Facing Brown for California Statehouse Tests Anti-Government Mood

LA Times: Brown leads Whitman, Boxer leads Fiorina in Times/USC poll
NYT: Analyzing Whitman’s Questions About California Poll
CSM: Are Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer inching ahead in California ... or not?

ABC7: Fiorina attacks Boxer over job creation
LA Times: Fiorina calls for lowering government spending
Mercury News: Senate hopeful Fiorina unveils spending-cut plan

AP/Hindery: A handful of Calif. House seats in play this Nov.
AP: California congressional races at a glance

LA Times: Latino voters in California still reluctant to embrace GOP candidates, poll shows

NYT: Governor Postpones Execution in California

WSJ: ObamaCare's Hotel California

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Perry looks to enhance national profile
WaPo: Democrats go after Gov. Perry in Texas
Austin AS: Minor-party hopefuls get Texas gubernatorial debate invitations

Dallas MN: Editorial: We recommend Hensarling in 5th Congressional Dist.

News8Austin: Poll: Most Texas voters back Arizona-style ban

OKLAHOMA

Rasmussen: Oklahoma Senate: Coburn (R) Continues To Far Outdistance Rogers (D)

FLORIDA



Palm Beach Post: Rubio says Social Security change needed, but not private system
Tampa Tribune: Marco Rubio denies flip-flopping on privatizing Social Security

Sarasota Herald Tribune: Scott launches new attack ad on Sink
Buzz: Rick Scott returns to a Panhandle stronghold
Palm Beach Post: Republican Sen. Alex Villalobos backs Sink

Sunshine News: Conservatives Strike Back at Alan Grayson's 'Taliban Dan' Ad
AP/Elliott: Fla. congressman calls opponent 'Taliban Dan'
WaPo: Grayson calls opponent 'Taliban Dan Webster'

News-Press: Appeal to be filed in lawsuit against Crist
Florida Independent: Appeal pending in lawsuit over GOP donations to Crist

Naples News: Crist hopes his independent Senate candidacy will break Washington gridlock

NYT: Florida Voters Enter Battle on Growth

GEORGIA


AP/McCaffrey: Nathan Deal's steady career leads to GOP bid

AJC: The candidate, the name change, and the domestic violence arrest

ALABAMA

WKRG: Bentley Leading for Campaign Contributions

LOUISIANA

WWLTV: Lieutenant governor candidates square off in debate

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Emanuel nears decision on running for mayor of Chicago
Chicago Sun-Times: Rahm Emanuel kept out of Chicago home by tenant?
Chicago Sun-Times: Rahm might quit on Friday to launch mayoral bid
WSJ: Headed for Chicago? Emanuel to Decide
WaPo: Emanuel decision on Chicago race expected soon, source says
NYT: Emanuel ‘Nearing a Decision’ on Mayoral Run

IOWA

Rasmussen: Iowa Governor: Branstad (R) Remains Well Ahead of Culver (D)

Des Moines Register: Iowa Poll: Likely voters give Obama poor marks
Sioux City Journal: Obama will address the economy in Iowa visit

MINNESOTA

Coon Rapids: Republican candidate for governor, Tom Emmer, can stir up audience

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Barrett, Walker battle over budgeting
Daily Cardinal: Walker talks jobs, Reaganomics with UW-Madison students
CNN: Walker: 'I was the original Tea Party in Wisconsin'

NPR: Democrat Feingold Faces Tough Battle In Wisconsin

OHIO


NYT: As Laws Shift, Voters Cast Ballots Weeks Before the Polls Close

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Bernero disputes TV ad that paints him as wasteful spender
Detroit News: Governor candidates offer budget fixes

Detroit FP: Raczkowski, Peters spar on ad, issues in House debate
Detroit News: Raczkowski sues Peters for political ad

MISSOURI

KC Star: Candidates for governor, Congress should not be shunning debates

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: McWherter proposes extending tax credits to Tenn. small businesses
Knox News: McWherter expounds on tax break plan

KENTUCKY

Atlantic: GOP Pulls Its Kentucky Ads
Time: Conway Closes in on Paul in Latest Kentucky Poll

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Straddling Democrat or stand-up Republican?

NORTH CAROLINA

Hill: In North Carolina, GOP candidate defends ad linking Muslims to terrorism

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: Jim DeMint vows roadblock

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Cuccinelli to campaign with candidates in Alabama -- and Iowa

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich blasts O'Malley labor department
WaPo: Editorial: Maryland's tag-team taxers

WEST VIRGINIA

WTOV: Manchin Leads U.S. Senate Race

PENNSYLVANIA

Patriot-News: Toomey fields debate questions despite no-show by Joe Sestak
Atlantic: Democrat for Toomey
TPM: Democratic Mayor Endorses GOPer Pat Toomey

WFMJ: Corbett, Onorato, face off in 1st Pa. gov's debate

NEW JERSEY

Philadelphia Inquirer: Poll finds Adler-Runyan race close
APP: Economy, jobs are key issues in NJ's closest congressional race

American Spectator: A Capper for Christie?

CONNECTICUT

Rasmussen: Gap Between Blumenthal (D), McMahon (R) Narrowest Since May

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Union Leader: NH is one of best opportunities to elect a GOP governor - Haley Barbour
Concord Monitor: Not exactly a warm welcome for Barbour
WMUR: Miss. Gov. Barbour Campaigns For Stephen

MAINE

MPBN: Barbour in Maine to Campaign for LePage

MASSACHUSETTS

Politico: Baker closes in on Patrick
Boston Herald: Charlie Baker - good news on all (page) fronts

Boston Herald: Vexatious foe riles Barney Frank

Boston Herald: Martha Coakley rival hires operative for Scott Brown

NEVADA

NRO: Angle Wins Independents with Tough Immigration Stance
LA Times: In Nevada, Reid launches healthcare attack on Angle
Las Vegas RJ: Reid makes health care election issue
WaPo: Sebelius jumps into Nevada Senate race, blasts Angle autism comments
Las Vegas RJ: Security increased for Reid, Angle debate
Reno GJ: Security tightened at Nevada Senate debate after fight
Fox: A Few Bad Apples Ruin Nevada Senate Debate for Everyone
Las Vegas RJ: Reid-Angle race is "premier nail-biter"

WSJ: Vegas Maverick Is a Wild Card

ARIZONA

Fox: McCain Emphasizes Border Security in Debate

COLORADO

Fox 31: Tancredo reuses RGA ad attacking Hickenlooper
Greeley Gazette: Tom Tancredo Confirms Rapport with Tea Party Groups

Denver Post: For the record, some Colorado candidates have a record

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle Times: GOP allies blitzing Democrats with campaign ads
Seattle Times: Patty on Dino on Boeing

OREGON

State Column: Did Chris Dudley call for a cut in the minimum wage?

ALASKA

NYT: A Dark Horse Emerges in Alaska: The Incumbent
Anchorage DN: Murkowski says Miller flip-flops
NYT: Stevens to Speak Up for Murkowski?
Politico: Lisa Murkowski might dust off Ted Stevens ads
Human Events: GOP Moderates Often Sore Losers

WSJ: Attorney in Probe of Stevens Case Commits Suicide
NYT: Stevens Case Prosecutor Kills Himself
WaPo: Justice Department lawyer in probe kills self

NORTH DAKOTA

NYT: A Democrat, in Campaign Ad, Embraces Bush
Grand Forks Herald: National spotlight shines on Pomeroy-Berg race

UTAH

Politico: Utah Dem embraces Bennett, Huntsman













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September 27, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Banks Keep Failing, No End in Sight (via Google)
Chicago Sun-Times: Bankruptcies soar despite stiffer laws, higher costs
NYT: Raters Ignored Proof of Unsafe Loans, Panel Is Told
Chicago Tribune: Higher health care bills ahead, rising more than 12%
WSJ: The Regulation Tax Keeps Growing (via Google)
Paul Krugman: Structure of Excuses
Edward Lazear: How to Grow Out of the Deficit (via Google)

WaPo: Democrats say tax-cut vote likely to be held after elections
Wash Times: Tax-cuts vote unlikely until after elections
Hill: Boehner: Tax cuts punt 'most irresponsible thing I have seen'
Fox: Boehner: Dems Have Time for Comedy, Not Tax Cuts, in Congress
Hill: Payroll departments brace for congressional verdict on tax cuts
Hill: Issa: Vote on tax cuts or resign
Hill: Axelrod: GOP tax position 'untenable'

NYT: U.S. Is Working to Ease Wiretaps on the Internet
WaPo: Money transfers could face anti-terrorism scrutiny
WSJ: Free Speech Tested Anew in Digital Age

WSJ: Bill to Slow Overseas Hiring Debated (via Google)
WSJ: The Send Jobs Overseas Act (via Google)

WSJ: A Fresh Theory On BP Blast's Cause
WSJ: Spill Payments Irk Alabama Business (via Google)

Wash Times: Ex-postal executives return for high-pay contracts
WSJ: The Post Office Hustle (via Google)

Wash Times: Hoyer raps TV comic's testimony
American Spectator: Democrats Send in the Clowns

Politico: Boehner ducks on earmark ban

American Thinker: Countering Islamic Indoctrination in Public Schools

NYT: Lax State Gun Laws Tied to Crimes in Other States

NYT: An Effort to Recapture Democratic Enthusiasm
WaPo: Obama looks to reenergize youth vote, get late Democratic surge for midterms
WSJ: Democrats Face Skeptics in Rural Areas
Hill: Conservative Democrat wants Skelton over Pelosi as party's next speaker
CQ: Moderates Unsure About Pelosi
NYT: Liberal Groups Planning to Rally on National Mall
WaPo: Three states may keep us guessing into November
Hill: Gamblers across Atlantic not banking on Dems in November
EJ Dionne: The GOP's Northeast Achilles' heel
WSJ: GOP Defends 'Pledge to America'
Politico: Pence: 'Pledge to America is not the end-all, be-all'

LA Times: Politicians' money woes strike a chord with voters

Wash Times: Health sector a big spender in fall election
Politico: Defense goes all-in for incumbents
Politico: Right sees law group tilting left
LA Times: Cash-flush groups work outside GOP to back conservatives

Rep. Fred Upton: Politics trumps first amendment rights

Politico: Report: Fla. adds 2 seats, N.Y. loses
CQ: New Study Shows N.Y. to Lose Two Seats, Florida to Gain Two

Human Events: DoJ Slumbers As Dead Voters Head to the Polls

CQ: New Polls Illustrate Senate Battleground Shift
WSJ: Senate Power Could Shift This Year
AP/Crary: 4 GOP hopefuls would bring female pro-life voice to Senate
Politico: Rubio, Buck running against GOP, too
Fox: Rubio, Buck: Political Scorekeepers Miss Point of Tea Parties

Gallup: Conservatives Dominate Republican Party, Skew Older

Hill: Tea Party strategist predicts 'tremendous gains' for candidates
Ross Douthat: The Seduction of the Tea Partiers

Politico: Battleground Poll: Rocky road seen ahead for Obama in 2012
Dinesh D'Souza: The Hidden Rage of Barack Obama

Politico: Fox's staff filled with 2012 hopefuls

Ben Stein: Escorting Nancy Reagan

DELAWARE

NRO: How O’Donnell Can Do It
Politico: O'Donnell mocked in 'SNL' opener
Human Events: Coons Would Be Obama ‘Rubber Stamp’
Human Events: Blissfully Delunaware
Human Events: Wikipedia Whacks the Right
Wash Times: O'Donnell and Maher and Coons - oh my!
American Spectator: Coons: I Will Bring Yale Divinity School Values to Senate

NEW YORK



NYT: A New Political Face at a Queens Parade
Buffalo News: Paladino all smiles in Queens
CBS NY: Paladino Greets Supporters At Howard Beach Parade
NYT: Early Lessons Forged Paladino’s Combative Style
WSJ: Standing by Her Man
NY Post: Paladino: My baby love
NYDN: Carl Paladino loves Motown, the Yankees and the Rolling Stones
Mike Lupica: Carl Paladino's rants are really a shoutout to mad middle class
Liz Benjamin: Cuomo sets talks with black leaders to whack Carl Paladino for racist emails
NYT: Cuomo Facing Criticism From Blacks
Politico: Cuomo to do retail politics in Harlem

CBS 6: Lazio to decide whether to stay in race for governor
CBS NY: Will Lazio Stay In The Race?

Politico: Weiner pushes Turner on Paladino

CALIFORNIA



AP/Lin: Fiorina courts Asian voters with business message
McClatchy: Candidates focus on economy during California election forum

SF Chronicle: Brown, Whitman set to clash in debate Tuesday

LA Times: Latino voters in California still reluctant to embrace GOP candidates, poll shows

TEXAS

WFAA: New poll gives Perry the edge over White

Dallas MN: Texans favor illegal immigration crackdown up to a point

FLORIDA



Wash Times: Florida's Crist, once a golden boy, sees luster fade
CQ: Florida: Former Rep. Wexler Endorses Crist

SPT: Tea party favorite Allen West gunning for Ron Klein's seat

Buzz: State GOP chairwoman Deborah Cox Roush?

Buzz: Analysis shows Florida could add two Congressional seats after 2010 Census

Miami Herald: Election Day is already over for many Floridians as early voting surges

GEORGIA

Rasmussen: Georgia Senate: GOP’s Isakson Still Running Strong in Reelection Bid

WaPo: 'I'm under attack,' Georgia bishop accused of sexual misconduct tells church
NYT: Pastor Takes Pulpit and Rejects Sex Claims
WSJ: Influential Pastor Pledges to Fight Sexual Allegations
AJC: Eddie Long: "I'm going to fight."

AJC: More students close to Sanford Bishop received charity scholarships

ILLINOIS

Chicago Sun-Times: Axelrod: Emanuel likes idea of running for Chicago mayor
Hill: Durbin not endorsing Emanuel yet
Chicago Tribune: Meet Rep. JJJ’s pinup gal pal

Chicago Sun-Times: President Obama, like wife, will headline Giannoulias fund-raiser

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Poll: Grassley stakes 31-point lead over Conlin in U.S. Senate race

Des Moines Register: Culver: “We’re gonna win, I don’t care what the pollsters say”

INDIANA

AP/Coyne: One-third of Indiana's Congress seats open Nov. 2

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Franken moves to curb abusive debt collection

WISCONSIN

Daily Cardinal: Walker talks jobs, Reagenomics with UW-Madison students
Milwaukee JS: Investigations target Walker donor, aide

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Early-voting stretch begins Tuesday

Fox 8: Columbus Dispatch endorses Republican Rob Portman

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Bernero vs. Snyder is 'Mac' vs. 'PC'

MISSOURI

News-Leader: Debates planned for U.S. Senate hopefuls/

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Haslam's family business ties scrutinized

KENTUCKY

Politics Daily: Democrat Jack Conway Catches Up With Rand Paul in Kentucky Senate Race

NORTH CAROLINA

FayObserver: GOP has full energy in state races

SOUTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: South Carolina Senate: DeMint (R) Faces Little Competition in Reelection Bid

AP/Adcox: Haley voted to cut fund, but she sought money too

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: Ehrlich launches first TV attack ad

PENNSYLVANIA

Scranton TT: Onorato prefers raw numbers to poll numbers

NEW JERSEY

WNYC: Contest for Congress: Adler Fights to Keep Seat in NJ's 3rd District

CONNECTICUT

Politico: Bill Clinton boosts Blumenthal

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WBZ: Miss. Gov. Barbour Campaigns For Stephen In NH

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: In poll, edge goes to sales tax cut
Boston Globe: Crunch time for Patrick

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Poll: Nevadans favor balanced federal budget, let states repeal federal laws

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: U.S. Senate candidates square off
WSJ: McCain Ties Challenger to Obama

CQ: Kirkpatrick Poll Shows Tight Race in Arizona

State Sen. Russell Pearce: Obama's Arizona Jihad

COLORADO

Denver Post: Fans rally for Tancredo and his tough-talking friends

Rasmussen: 53% In Colorado Favor Repeal of the Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON STATE

AP/Woodward: Incumbent Murray makes bashing banking her issue
Seattle Times: Pollsters all over the map this political season

OREGON

Wash Times: Maelstrom erupts over pedophile laws

ALASKA

Juneau Empire: Murkowski focuses on only Miller in a three-way race





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September 26, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Rove Returns, With Team, Planning G.O.P. Offensive
WaPo: November elections will be big test of tea party's staying power
NYT: Democrats Unleash Ads Focusing on Rivals’ Pasts
NYT: Boehner’s Top Aide Is Little Known
NYT: If Congress Stalls, Do Stocks Rise?

NYT: How to Tilt an Election Through Redistricting
NYT: 5 Basic Principles of Gerrymandering

NYT: Obama, Empathy and the Midterms
WaPo: Obama and the Democrats must reconnect with working-class voters
WaPo: Wall Street's attacks could turn President Obama into a true populist
Detroit FP: Many eager to vote in '08 could sit this election out
WaPo: Can women save the Democrats?
Singletary: Velma Hart just wanted a little reassurance at Obama's town hall
Dana Milbank: Tim Kaine's GOP cannibal quip: Unfair to the Donners

NYT: ‘Pledge to America’ Gaining Conservative Support
NYT: Editorial: The GOP's 'Pledge'
Politico: Tea party cool to GOP pledge

NYT: Regulators Step in to Aid Credit Unions
WaPo: Regulators seize three lenders to credit unions
WSJ: U.S. Backs $30 Billion in Bonds to Stabilize Key Institutions; Subprime Legacy
WaPo: Walking away with less

NYT: Job Loss Looms as Part of Stimulus Act Expires

Wash Times: Federal prosecutor accuses Justice Dept. of reverse racism
NYT: Government Accused in Voting Case

Fox: Obama's Incremental Approach to Immigration Overhaul Falls Short of Expectations
Ezra Klein: The mega payoff of increased immigration is lost on the pols
Politico: Colbert knocks Dems off message

WaPo: U.S. officials defend "state secrets" claim in al-Aulaqi suit
AP/Yost: WH: lawsuit for cleric would reveal state secrets

Fox: As Rahm Eyes Run for Chicago Mayor, Potential Successors Line Up

Politico: Thune plans to run in 2012
George Will: A short history of presidential primaries

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Sunday shows: Full-steam campaigning

DELAWARE


Hill: Will he or won't he? Castle nears write-in deadline for Delaware Senate bid
Daily Mail: Castle write-in may help O’Donnell
News Journal: Delaware politics: Turbulent election for state Republican chairman Tom Ross
WJZ: Castle, O'Donnell Shake Hands, Chat At Fundraiser

NEW YORK



NY Post: Paladino's wife tells of son's loss, hubby's affair & 'get over it' policy
Rochester D&C: Carl Paladino hopes to tap into Tea Party anger
Albany TU: Paladino campaign remains a work in progress
Sachem Pass: Holtsville Based Suffolk Republican Party Endorses Carl Paladino
Crain's: Accidental candidate

NYDN: Republican Michael Grimm's running for House seat, but SI's GOP isn't supporting him

NYT: Paterson Makes Up With ‘Weekend Update’

Albany TU: State layoffs offering trial by fine print

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Brown leads Whitman 49%-44% in poll
NYT: Poll Shows Boxer Out Front in California; Governor’s Race Is Tight
SF Chronicle: Editorial: No endorsement in U.S. Senate race

Politico: Calif. House race has ethnic tinge
Hill: Vietnamese challenger accuses Sanchez of 'racial rampage'

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Poll finds Perry has the numbers, but White has a shot
Austin AS: Poll shows Perry leads White as early voting nears

Fox: Citizens' Group Helps Uncover Alleged Rampant Voter Fraud in Houston

FLORIDA

News-Press: Independent voters likely critical bloc in race for Florida governor
Orlando Sentinel: 3 questions for Rick Scott and Alex Sink
Ledger: Scott Turns To Dishing Dirt as Time Runs Out
Palm Beach Post: Democrat ex-banker Sink says she's an outsider, too

Buzz: Poll: Rubio building lead as Meek closes in on Crist
WINK: Republican Marco Rubio makes campaign stop in Southwest Florida

GEORGIA

NYT: Sex Scandal Threatens a Georgia Pastor’s Empire
WaPo: Sex allegations against Bishop Eddie Long roil black church community

AJC: Campaign paid $135K to lease aircrafts from company Deal co-owns

ALABAMA

Rasmussen: Shelby (R) Is Clear Frontrunner in Alabama Senate Race

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Pat Quinn struggling to find clear message

AP/Tareen: GOP focuses on 3 key Ill. congressional seats

Chicago Sun-Times: Sandi Jackson reveals her anguish over Jesse Jackson Jr.'s affair

Chicago Now: Mitt Romney Endorses Bobby Schilling for Congress

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Iowa Poll: Terry Branstad leads Chet Culver by 19 points in gov race

INDIANA

AP/Elliott: In Indiana, Ellsworth struggles against Coats

MINNESOTA

AP/Condon: Polarized Minn. gov. race leaves opening for indie

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Divide over health law heats up Senate race
Hill: Hollywood ponies up to help out Feingold in tough re-election fight

OHIO


Cleveland PD: John Kasich has 4 point lead over Ted Strickland
Cincinnati Enquirer: Poll: Ohio governor race tight, Senate race not
Cincinnati Enquirer: Editorial: Skillful Rob Portman belongs in the Senate
Cincinnati Enquirer: Editorial: Kasich for fresh ideas on economy
Columbus Dispatch: Campaign ads a windfall for TV

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Questions for the would-be guvs

MISSOURI

KC Star: Robin Carnahan is running an outdated campaign
News-Leader: Blunt, Carnahan agree to two debates

TENNESSEE

Knox News: Poll: Many GOP voters in ET support tea party

KENTUCKY

WaPo: In Kentucky race, a strategic divide
WaPo: In Kentucky race, Rand Paul and Jack Conway divided on strategy
Hill: Rand Paul: 'You can't punish the rich'

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Tax reform becomes an issue in Arkansas politics

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer: Burr holds big lead over Marshall, new poll says

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: How Haley achieved financial health
McClatchy: Enthusiasm gap may push GOP to wins in South Carolina

VIRGINIA

WaPo: McDonnell outpacing Democrats in restoring Va. felons' voting rights

MARYLAND

WaPo: Ehrlich's plan to cut Md.'s sales tax has big implications for governor's race

WEST VIRGINIA

Pittsburgh TR: Discontent bolsters West Virginia Senate hopeful

PENNSYLVANIA



Philadelphia Inquirer: Corbett's quiet race could be a GOP winner
Philadelphia Inquirer: Lots of money, little fervor in governor's race

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Both parties are dancing around the deficit

CONNECTICUT

Ct Post: Stark differences between McMahon, Blumenthal on energy, environment

NEW HAMPSHIRE



CNN: Romney brings conservative message to New Hampshire
Concord Monitor: GOP sets sights on fall

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Baker catches Patrick in new poll
Boston Globe: Campaigning hand to hand
Boston Herald: Gubernatorial campaign trailblazers

Boston Globe: Mass. may lose its clout in House

Hill: Bill Clinton to stump for Barney Frank re-election as right digs in
Politico: Barney Frank: Economy ready to 'take off'

NEVADA

CNN: Reid supporters 'staged' brawl, Angle says

ARIZONA

CQ: Kirkpatrick Poll Shows Tight Race in Arizona

NYT: Experts Question Shooting of Arizona Deputy

COLORADO

Denver Post: Governor candidates keep budget ideas at arm's length

Colorado Statesman: Maes calls Tancredo a fraud, Hickenlooper a liberal

WASHINGTON STATE

Olympian: Sen. Murray says sales-tax break won't die

OREGON

Blue Oregon: Chris Dudley -- No More Mr. Nice Guy

ALASKA

Fox: Murkowski Rival Says Her Write-In Campaign Is Lost Cause
Fairbanks NM: Murkowski makes first Fairbanks campaign visit since announcing write-in

NORTH DAKOTA

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





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September 25, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Credit Unions Bailed Out: U.S. Backs $30 Billion in Bonds

NYT: House May Move on Tax Cuts Despite Delay
WSJ: Pelosi Won't Rule Out Tax Vote
WSJ: The Democratic Tax Retreat
Hill: Liberal Dems fighting for tax vote
Hill: Liberals seethe over Dem punt on tax cuts
Wash Times: Dems may delay tax-cut vote until after elections
WSJ: Tax Cuts and Revenue: What We Learned in the 1980s (via Google)
Weekly Standard: The Tax Hikes Cometh
Weekly Standard: It's the Policies, Stupid: Economic uncertainty hurts
James Taranto: The Bush tax increase is the Obama tax increase now

WaPo: Foreign profits of U.S. firms could help at home, economists say
WaPo: Senate debates tax increases on companies that move jobs overseas

WaPo: Lawmakers question Fannie Mae on use of 'foreclosure mills'

WaPo: Stock market continues September surge as durable-goods orders increase
Rush Limbaugh: Two Reasons the Market is Up

NYT: Ex-PMA Lobbyist Pleads Guilty to Illegal Campaign Donations
Hill: PMA founder pleads guilty on illegal campaign contributions
Wash Times: Superlobbyist pleads guilty, made illegal contributions

Armstrong Williams: Democrats Will Pay for Ethics Violations

Hill: Finance GOPs seek probe on White House access to taxpayer data

WaPo: Bias led to 'gutting' of New Black Panthers case, Justice official says
Wash Times: Federal prosecutor accuses Justice Dept. of reverse racism
Wash Times: Editorial: Black Panther case: Red hot

Human Events: Islamists Say the Darndest Things

WSJ: White House Defends Targeted Killing Program
NYT: State Secrets Cited in Effort by White House to Block Suit
WaPo: Obama invokes 'state secrets' claim to dismiss suit against targeting of al-Aulaqi

WSJ: Pastors For ObamaCare? (via Google)
Human Events: If You Can't Repeal, Defund
Rush Limbaugh: Obamacare Death Panels Target Expensive Cancer Drug Avastin

NYT: Senators See Renewable Energy Bill as Christmas Tree for Pet Projects

Kathleen Parker: Can a president lead with Woodward watching?

Bill O'Reilly: Velma Hart: Citizen Journalist
CNN: CNN Poll: Obama at all time low

Fox: Colbert's Capitol Hill Routine Strikes Some Lawmakers as Inappropriate
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Invited Colbert to Congress to Mock Conservatives

NYT: Forbes Article Spurs Media Soul Searching

NYT: Ruling Favors Lesbian Air Force Nurse
WaPo: Judge orders reinstatement of military nurse discharged under 'don't ask' policy

WaPo: Federal workers becoming a flash point in midterm elections

Hill: McCarthy follows up on 'Pledge' by targeting Dem leadership in address
WSJ: Campaigns Try to Make Hay With GOP Pledge
Human Events: Tea Party Impacts GOP ‘Pledge To America’
Politico: Tea party cool to GOP pledge
Daily Caller: Conservatives denounce GOP 'Pledge' as sellout, inside job
Andrew McCarthy: Empty Promise
Rush Limbaugh: See, I Told You So: Liberals Say GOP Pledge Lacks "Specifics"
CQ: Democrats Show No Interest in Outlining an Agenda
William Kristol: The Democrats Melt Down

Ted Nugent: It's Time for a GOP Tea Party

Politico: Dick Morris returns in new role

WSJ: GOP Taps Hispanics in Fall Test

Wash Times: Moderate Republicans have a history of slaying their own
Rush Limbaugh: Senate RINOs Still Don't Get It

Hill: Voting on back burner for House lawmakers seeking higher office

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

DELAWARE


John Fund: Will Mike Castle Join the Sore Losers Club?
WaPo: Christine O’Donnell signs “demon sheep” ad man Fred Davis
CQ: Delaware GOP Staffer Leaves State Following O'Donnell Upset
American Thinker: Off with O'Donnell's Head: Left Targets Conservative Women
ABC: TV Host Maher Shows Another O'Donnell Clip

NEW YORK



WSJ: Gingrich Heralds Angry Paladino as Sign of Republican Wave
WNYC: Paladino Has Newt's Support
NY1: War Of Words Heats Up Between Cuomo, Paladino
Ithaca Journal: Paladino zeroes in on Tea Party vote
WGRZ: Paladino Embraces Republican Establishment
WSJ: Force Behind Paladino Run Now a Driver
NYT: The Provocateur Loading Paladino’s Slingshot
NYT: For Paladino’s Wife, the Past Is the Past
Buffalo News: Paladino kicks in another million dollars
NYT: In Diverging New York Polls, Methods Mattered
NY Post: Marist poll puts Cuomo way ahead
NY Post: Another poll shows Cuomo with a wide lead over Paladino
NYDN: 'Conservative' Lazio plays spoiler
Observer: Edwards campaigning for Paladino
Dick Morris: A New York Earthquake?

Rochester D&C: Andrew Cuomo visits Rochester to promise 'political force'
NYT: Editorial: In Search of Mr. Cuomo

Newsweek: Doug Hoffman and Other Vanity Candidates Could Undermine GOP Pickups

NYT: Paterson Takes His Chances on ‘Saturday Night Live’

CALIFORNIA

NYT: Sanchez Under Fire for Ethnic Remarks
LA Times: Rival denounces Rep. Sanchez's comments about Vietnamese
Politico: Loretta Sanchez: 'The Vietnamese' are after my seat

San Diego UT: Whitman attends San Diego fundraiser
Mercury News: Whitman holds Fresno event with Louisiana's Jindal

SF Chronicle: Newsom attack ads up ante

San Diego UT: FEC questions local Republican Party on money transfers

NYT: With Conditions, Judge Clears Way for a California Execution

TEXAS

Rasmussen: Texas Governor: Perry (R) Continues To Hold Small Lead
AP/Root: Democrats eye Texas gov.'s office amid tight polls

Dallas MN: GOP win in November could boost Texans' power in House

AP/Castro: Texas ed board adopts resolution limiting Islam

OKLAHOMA

Rasmussen: Oklahoma Governor: Fallin (R) Earns Highest Support Yet

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Governor: Scott (R) Pulls Slightly Ahead of Sink (D)
Buzz: Rick Scott writes himself another million dollar check

Rich Lowry: An Open Letter to Charlie Crist
Florida Indep: Crist to keep Republican campaign money, for now

Orlando Sentinel: Grayson vs. Webster: House race epitomizes left vs. right

GEORGIA

AJC: Barnes pitches tax breaks for job-creators; Deal says defer taxes for new start-ups

MISSISSIPPI

Politico: Taylor playing unfamiliar defense

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: TV attack ads already at fever pitch in Illinois

Chicago Sun-Times: Black leaders aim to pick one 'consensus' mayoral candidate

IOWA

NYT: Voters Moving to Oust Judges Over Decisions

INDIANA

Louisville CJ: Coats pledges to oppose earmarks

MINNESOTA

Rasmussen: Minnesota Governor: Emmer (R), Dayton (D) Now In Near Tie

WISCONSIN



Milwaukee JS: First debate: Barrett on offensive, while Walker touts tax record
WBAY: Walker and Barrett Get Specific in First Debate

Fox: New poll shows Johnson with 11 point lead over Feingold
Daily Cardinal: New polls show huge drop for Feingold

OHIO


Fred Barnes: Ohio Swings Back
Dayton DN: AEP quits chamber after Kasich endorsement
ClevePD: Conservative seniors group runs ads to target Rep. John Boccieri's health care vote

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder: No gas tax for roads

CQ: Michigan: McDowell Poll Shows a Tied Race

Battle Creek Enquirer: Republican Tim Walberg has edge in new poll
WLNS: Walberg Comments On Obama's Birth

KENTUCKY

AP/Schreiner: Business group endorses Ky. Senate hopeful Paul
Enquirer: Ron Paul, Jim DeMint to headline NKY fundraiser for Rand Paul

NORTH CAROLINA

CQ: Burr Way Ahead in North Carolina
News & Observer: Rocking chair ad unleashed

SOUTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: Haley (R) Still Runs Strong in South Carolina Governor’s Race
State: Haley maintains strong lead

WSJ: Fallen Star Sanford Sees His Message Rise

VIRGINIA

WaPo: McDonnell turns 'Confederate History Month' into 'Civil War in Virginia' remembrance
WaPo: Editorial: Mr. McDonnell gets slavery's history right and remedies a wrong

MARYLAND

Fox: Maryland Governor's Candidates O'Malley and Ehrlich Issue Viral Web Ads

WEST VIRGINIA

WSJ: Popular West Virginian Feels Heat
NYT: Republican Ad Ties Manchin to Obama
Politico: Federal probe muddies W.Va. race
Politico: W.Va. GOP may appeal ballot ruling

PENNSYLVANIA

Scranton TT: Polls show Toomey has solid lead in Senate race
Allentown MC: Senate snapshot: Toomey up seven

Times Leader: Polls: GOP challengers lead Dems in 2 Pa. races

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: N.J. Senate Democrats receive federal subpoena for Xanadu records

CONNECTICUT



CNN: McMahon stands behind ad blasted by Kennedy nephew
Hartford Courant: JFK Nephew Asks McMahon To Pull Ad
Day: McMahon gets heat over ad invoking JFK

Danbury NT: McMahon, Caligiuri lambaste Democrats

NEW HAMPSHIRE

LA Times: Destination New Hampshire

MASSACHUSETTS

WCVB: New GOP Ad Sets Sights On Patrick's Record
Boston Globe: Cahill vows he will stay in race: Campaign manager is latest to resign

NEVADA

Fox: Brawl Erupts After Reid, Angle Spar in Nevada Senate Race Forum
CQ: Reid Ad Calls Angle 'Dangerous'

Las Vegas RJ: Poll: Reid chipping away at Sandoval's lead

ARIZONA


Arizona Republic: Sheriff Joe Arpaio closes anti-corruption squad

COLORADO

Colo Indep: Buck and Bennet engage in lopsided debate on veterans
RCP: Buck Seeks to Counteract Extremist Portrayal
Denver DN: Colorado Senate campaigns aided by outside money

TPM: Lonely, Broke And Dead Last: Dan Maes' Sad Colorado Story

WASHINGTON STATE

Examiner: Murray has slight edge in polls over Dino Rossi

OREGON

Oregonian: Oregon Business Association will sit out governor's race

WaPo: An anonymous group tries to ignite a sleepy congressional race

ALASKA

Hill: Murkowski: GOP senators think I have a shot at winning reelection as write-in
Time: Q&A: Lisa Murkowski on Alaska's Republican Senate Race
NRO: Editorial: Help Joe Miller







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September 24, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Republicans Offer Their Agenda for Midterm Elections
Wash Times: GOP makes a 'Pledge' to voters
WaPo: House Republicans make a conservative 'Pledge to America'
WaPo: GOP wants to impose hiring freeze on non-security federal workforce
American Spectator: Those Underpaid Government Workers
Hill: Eyeing control of the House, GOP rolls out its new agenda
Human Events: Gingrich Applauds GOP’s ‘Pledge to America’
Human Events: Tea Party Impacts GOP ‘Pledge To America’
LA Times: GOP's 'Pledge' aims to walk a fine line
Hill: Dems unlikely to craft own 'Pledge' for voters
WSJ: Republican Plan Fails to Persuade Some Activists
WSJ: The GOP Agenda (via Google)
Politico: Some candidates tepid on 'Pledge'
Hill: Boehner: GOP will avoid government shutdown, but won't rule it out
Rush Limbaugh: Nothing Crazy in the GOP Pledge
American Spectator: No Regulation Without Representation

Peggy Noonan: The Enraged vs. the Exhausted (via Google)
James Taranto: Now He's Lost Margaret Carlson
Charles Krauthammer: Visigoths at the gate?
Jackson Sun: RNC Chair Steele: 'The people are angry'

Hill: Democrats put off votes to extend Bush tax cuts until after election
WSJ: Congress Punts on Taxes: Democrats Put Off Showdown on Bush Cuts
NYT: Senate Democrats Delay a Vote on Bush Tax Cuts
WaPo: Senate leaders drop plans for pre-election vote on extending tax cuts
Politico: Dems punt tax vote to lame duck
WSJ: 'Consumers Are Paralyzed' Over Tax Doubt

NYT: Small-Business Bill Advances; Campaign Finance Bill Stalls
Wash Times: House Democrats OK small-business bill
Hill: House approves small-business bill; Obama laments 'needless' stall

Wash Times: Campaign-finance bill blocked again
Hill: Senate again fails to advance campaign finance bill with 'no' vote from Snowe
NYT: Hidden Under Tax-Exempt Cloak, Political Dollars Flow
Politico: The big money returns to the GOP
Fred Barnes: Inside the Republican Money Machine
Hill: Candidates run to shake D.C. ‘money tree’

Hill: Ethics panel struggling to set trial dates
Michelle Malkin: How Privileged Democrats Pay for Their Houses

WaPo: Health insurance changes take effect
Hill: New healthcare rules debut to administration cheers, GOP jeers

WSJ: House Votes to Repeal Exemption on SEC Secrecy

Hill: House postpones votes until next week because CR isn't ready

WSJ: Earmarks Cause GOP Rift

Politico: Senate sparks disorder in court

WSJ: Republican Lawmakers Seek Probe of Amtrak Chairman
Wash Times: Probe sought of Amtrak executives

NYT: Rep. Issa Would Lead 'Climategate' Probe if House Goes to GOP

WSJ: Fannie Mae Motors (via Google)

Ted Nugent: Freedom versus Shariah: Americans must choose, the systems can't coexist

Michael Gerson: The reluctant commander in chief

Kim Strassel: Why Business Bashing Has Flopped
Pat Buchanan: Equality -- or Freedom?
Mort Kondracke: The American Dream Is Still Alive, but in Peril
Rush Limbaugh: Have Libs Succeeded in Replacing American Dream with Class Envy?
Paul Krugman: Downhill With the G.O.P.

WaPo: Yes, it may finally be time to get back into stocks
WaPo: Data indicate fresh weakness in housing

David Brooks: The Responsibility Deficit
Linda Greenhouse: Who Stands for Standing?

Grover Norquist: "Red State Uprising" Details Tea Party's Remaking of GOP
NYT: OpEd: The Founding Fathers Versus the Tea Party
NYT: Editorial: Tea Party’s Big Money
American Thinker: The Organizational Secret of the Tea Parties

Rush Limbaugh: November is Just a Starting Point: We are Committed to Our Cause

WSJ: Democrats Seek Ways to Replant Grass Roots
Politico: Poll wars: Democrats unleash torrent of data

Politico: Pew: Independents now for GOP

Politico: DeMint chides GOP senators for protecting Murkowski

Politico: Sarah Palin: I'll run if nobody else steps up
Time: How Sarah Palin Is Challenging the Republican Establishment
CBS: Sarah Palin Launches Site Targeting Democrats Who Backed "Obamacare"

DELAWARE

Politico: Mike Castle will test waters with poll
Politico: Senate Republicans wouldn't back Castle's write-in
Rush Limbaugh: It's Not Complicated in Delaware
American Thinker: The Pincer Movement Against Christine O'Donnell

NEW YORK


NYT: In TV Ad, Cuomo Levels First Attack on Paladino
NYT: Calling Paladino a ‘Welfare King’
NYDN: Cuomo unveils TV ad ripping Carl Paladino's business dealings
WSJ: Spitzer Says Cuomo 'Dirtiest' Player
NYT: Spitzer Says Cuomo Fights Dirty
Buffalo News: Spitzer offers harsh assessment of Cuomo on CNN
NYT: Another Day, Another Poll, and a Very Different Result
Fred Dicker: New Siena poll shows Cuomo with 33-point lead over Paladino
Albany TU: Paladino pooh-poohs Siena
Albany TU: Polls offer roller-coaster results
Human Events: Paladino Closing in on Cuomo
Albany TU: The Albany machine blasts Paladino, on its own
Fox NY: New York's Official 'Tea Party' Rejects Paladino

Fox: Gillibrand's Lead Eroding in New York Senate Polls
NYT: Cuomo’s Coattails and Gillibrand’s Race

Dick Morris: A NY earthquake? GOP eyeing nine House seats
William Kristol: New York, New York! And don’t forget the congressional races

NY Post: Gov orders 2,000 more state jobs cut
NYDN: Paterson to state agencies: 2,000 employees have to go
Albany TU: Paterson gives agencies layoffs as an option
Albany TU: 2,000 state jobs at risk

Syr PS: Doug Hoffman concedes NY-23 GOP primary, but stays in race on Conservative line
Politico: Hoffman concedes — sort of

CALIFORNIA

Mercury News: Meg Whitman opposes ballot measure to all but kill California climate law
LA Times: Brown presses Whitman on Prop. 23
CSM: Why Whitman and Brown are deadlocked in California governor's race

SacBee: Boxer widens lead vs. Fiorina, Field Poll shows
Mother Jones: Is This Carly Fiorina's Best Jab at Boxer?

NYT: G.O.P. Hopefuls in California on Different Paths

Wash Times: California initiatives do battle on ballot

LA Times: California leaders reach 'framework' of budget deal
SacBee: Governor, lawmakers reach a budget framework - not a deal

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Rick Perry, Bill White clash in separate interviews
Dallas MN: National editorial writers get access that Perry denies to Texas papers
WFAA: White, Perry agree on no sales tax hike

CQ: Texas: Flores Poll Shows Edwards Down by 19 Points

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Consultant: Rubio charged $4K in home remodeling work on GOP credit card
Buzz: Rubio soft on illegal immigration, pro-Crist mailer claims

Wash Times: Judge blocks lawsuit request for Crist refunds
Miami Herald: GOP quest for Crist refunds blocked

Naples News: Alex Sink grabs lead over Rick Scott in Mason Dixon poll
Miami Herald: Poll: Sink has 7 point lead on Scott for governor
WOLV: Can Rick Scott Rally Republican Support?

GEORGIA

Rasmussen: Georgia Governor: Deal (R) Holds Narrower Lead Over Barnes (D)
AJC: Poll: Nathan Deal maintains lead despite financial revelations
AJC: Deal discloses finances again; says he's not insolvent
GPB: Republican Chair Defends Deal
Politico: Dale Peterson takes aim at Roy Barnes

ALABAMA

Rasmussen: Bentley (R) Continues to Hold Solid Lead in Alabama Governor’s Race

LOUISIANA

Hill: Landrieu to block OMB nominee unless oil drilling ban lifted
Politico: Landrieu blocks Obama OMB nominee

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Controversial UIC professor denied emeritus status
Chicago Sun-Times: Honor for killer haunts Bill Ayers

AP/Bellandi: Quinn accuses Brady of not being square on taxes

Chicago Tribune: Mitt Romney to raise money for Republicans Brady, Kirk

Chicago Sun-Times: Daley to put a bandage on 2011 budget
American Spectator: Winds of Change in the Windy City

IOWA

Radio Iowa: Branstad targets “job-killing bureaucracy”

INDIANA

ABC: Rep. Mike Pence on Republican Agenda: "We Lost Our Way" But Now "We're Listening"
Hill: Rep. Mike Pence is likely to seek higher office, say fellow House Republicans

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Gubernatorial candidates square off on schools

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Johnson leads Feingold in three new polls
NPR: Russ Feingold (D-WI) Tied With Ron Johnson (R) In CNN Senate Poll

Chicago Tribune: Walker distances himself from campaign worker blog

OHIO


MSNBC: Ohio Dem tries to turn cuss into cash

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Gov. hopeuls need to debate ending special interests tyranny

Detroit FP: Legislators compromise to get retirement deal done

MISSOURI

Rasmussen: Missouri Senate: Blunt (R) Remains Ahead of Carnahan (D)

TENNESSEE

CTFP: Haslam cites diverse support

KENTUCKY

WAVE: Paul talks of defeating 'Washington machine'

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Lincoln, Boozman clash on lending bill; Tea Party makes first endorsement

NORTH CAROLINA

Hill: N.C. Republican edits out controversial bio details in new ad

SOUTH CAROLINA



Wash Times: S.C. governor candidate Haley plays underdog to keep her edge

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Virginia executes Teresa Lewis for role in slayings of husband, stepson in 2002

MARYLAND

Business Gazette: Guv race hinges on public's interest or malaise

WEST VIRGINIA

WaPo: Senate Republicans launch $1 million ad buy in West Virginia
Townhall: Raese Is In It To Win It

Metro News: Ballot Issue Goes To Court

PENNSYLVANIA

Citizen's Voice: Corbett denies health care 'flip-flop,' criticizes Onorato's strategy

NEW JERSEY

NYT: Schools Run by Newark May Yet Reflect Christie’s Vision
Politico: Don't heckle Chris Christie

CONNECTICUT

WSJ: Connecticut Senate Race: Yet Another Obama Referendum?
NYT: The Great Connecticut- Country-Club Crackup

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NECN: Lamontagne hosts DC fundraiser for NH's Ayotte

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Brown criticizes Harvard leader on ROTC policy

NEVADA

Roger Hedgecock: Sharron Angle Is the Real Deal

ARIZONA



Politico: Napolitano reaches out to McCain

COLORADO

Denver Post: Bennet, veterans roast Buck over remarks on VA hospitals

WASHINGTON STATE

Time: Murray Holds Narrow Lead Over Rossi in WA Poll

OREGON

Oregonian: Chris Dudley and John Kitzhaber woo business group, clash over taxes

ALASKA

Juneau Empire: Berkowitz challenges Parnell on oil and gas policies

NORTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: North Dakota House: Pomeroy (D) Still Trails Berg (R)





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NATIONAL

LA Times: Obama touts healthcare law as new provisions take effect
Bstn Gl: Small firms’ rates soaring: Some curtail health plans; state caps have limited impact
Fox: Insurers Stop Selling Child-Only Policies Ahead of ObamaCare Provisions
NYT: Insurers Scramble to Comply With New Health Care Rules
WSJ: How Seniors Will Pay for ObamaCare (via Google)
NYT: For Many, Health Care Relief Begins Today
Politico: Democrats guess wrong on health care
WSJ: Obama Dares Foes to Hobble Health Law
Wash Times: Obama calls health-care repeal good politics, bad policy
Human Events: Top 10 Failures of ObamaCare After Six Months
Newt Gingrich: Health Reform Report: "Real Facts, Trusted Analysis"
American Spectator: ObamaCare at Six Months

NYT: Debate on Tax Cuts May Be Delayed
WaPo: Senate Democrats may abandon plans for showdown on tax cuts
Hill: Pelosi and Hoyer split on tax vote before November elections

WSJ: Exodus Could Shift White House Tone
WaPo: Two of Obama's closest advisers among those likely to leave in White House shuffle
NYT: For Economic Team, a Chance to Retool
NYT: With Summers, Harvard Lets Bygones Be Bygones

WaPo: GOP 'Pledge to America' to call for U.S. spending freeze
WSJ: House Republicans Detail Their Agenda
Hill: New GOP Contract focuses on taxes, spending, security
NYT: G.O.P. Cites Tax Cuts and Health Care as Main Focus
WSJ: Amid Upheaval, Boehner's Business Ties Cut Both Ways
AP/Davis: GOP 'Pledge' makes closing argument to voters
NRO: Editorial: We’ll Take the Pledge
Kathryn Lopez: Leader Speaking Out

NYT: Sen. Forecast: GOP Takeover Chances Improved, but Dems Are Building Pacific Firewall
AP/Crary: Abortion an issue in Senate races
NYT: Barrasso to Join G.O.P. Senate Leadership
WaPo: Murkowski left in place as top committee Republican
Hill: Vulnerable in ’12? Seek out DeMint

Karl Rove: Democrats Run From Pelosi
CQ: Democrats Fear Blowout Effect in Battlegrounds
Stuart Rothenberg: State Waves Add to Democrats’ National Woes

LA Times: Democrats seek more disclosure in campaign donations from corporations
David Axelrod: The election campaigners we can't see

Rush Limbaugh: Obama: Mexicans Were Here Before America Was Even an Idea

Hill: Republicans seize on comments by Obama in new Woodward book
Rush Limbaugh: Woodward Exposes the Rampant Incompetence of Obama Regime

Boston Globe: Harvard links ROTC return to end of ‘don’t ask’

American Spectator: The Sharia-Compliant American Left

Wash Times: Justice's Panther pursuer to testify on case

Weekly Standard: America’s One-Child Policy

Wash Times: RNC pays some Palin legal bills in exchange for help
Fox: RNC Pays Palin Legal Bills in Exchange for Help
Ross Douthat: Sarah Palin: Still Not the Front-Runner

Sunshine News: Possible 2012 Republican Candidates Testing Waters in Florida
Seacoast: Romney to speak at N.H. Republican convention
American Spectator: Pence and Santorum: Thought Leaders

Ann Coulter: How many times did Goldwater run for president again?
WSJ: The Tea Party and Its Demons (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: Lib Cliches on O'Donnell and Palin
WaPo: GOP cash fills coffers of 'tea party' hopefuls

DELAWARE

LA Times: Christine O'Donnell's real roots
News Journal: GOP Rep. Mike Castle not ruling out write-in run
NRO: Castle Mulls a Write-In Bid
Texas GOP Vote: Christine O'Donnell: "We're loud, we're rowdy, we're passionate"
NYDN: Christine O'Donnell has not cast a spell on Delaware voters, new poll reveals
American Spectator: The Other Delaware Candidate

NEW YORK




NYT: Cuomo’s Image as Unstoppable Suffers a Blow
WSJ: New York Governor's Race Looks Less Sure for Cuomo
Albany TU: Paladino poll numbers offer shout-out, not shutout to Cuomo
WSJ: New York Governor's Race Looks Less Sure for Cuomo
WSJ: Cuomo Urged To Fight Back
American Spectator/Prowler: Andrew Cuomo Up to Old Tricks
CBS NY: Cuomo Caught Lying About Voting For Bloomberg?
Buffalo News: Cuomo goes after Paladino's vow to cut Medicaid spending
Jim Taranto: Prince Andrew's Peril: Can the mayor of the mosque save Mario W. Cuomo?
NYT: Bloomberg Backs Cuomo as Governor’s Race Tightens
CSM: To fend off Carl Paladino in New York, Andrew Cuomo gets angry
Reuters: Tea Party favorite close in New York governor race
Boston Herald: Giuliani won’t say if he will endorse Paladino
NYT: Now Here’s a Shocking Poll: Cuomo 49, Paladino 43
NY Post: Paladino's Poll shocker: Rides voter rage to within a mere 6 pts. of Cuomo
CQ: Another Poll Shows Cuomo Lead Shrinking
NYDN: SurveyUSA: Cuomo 49%, Paladino 40%
Rochester D&C: Poll: Carl Paladino ahead in western N.Y.; Andrew Cuomo leads statewide
Albany TU: Lazio still hedging on path forward
Albany TU: Giuliani on Paladino: ‘He’s new to me…I know nothing about him’
NYDN: Tea Party Paladino can cut costs now by trimming $5.2M he'c collecting from taxpayers
WGRZ: Paladino Names Nancy Naples To His Campaign Staff
NYDN: Registered Dem Cathy Paladino could not vote for husband Carl in GOP primary
Rochester D&C: David Gantt, other city politicians blast Carl Paladino
AP/Gormley: Cuomo seeks independent appeal in NY gov's race

NYDN: SurveyUSA: Kirsten Gillibrand and Joe DioGuardi Tied in Senate Race

Rasmussen: New York Senate: Schumer Leads Strong

Troy Record: Guliani endorses Gibson for Congress

Gotham Gazette: Republicans See Opportunity to Retake the State Senate

WSJ: Suburban NYC candidate loses Republican support

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Whitman, Brown tied in latest Field Poll
San Diego UT: Whitman, Brown running neck and neck in governor’s race
Rasmussen: California Governor Race Still a Toss-Up
SF Chronicle: Whitman closes gender gap with Dems
RCP: Polls Show Positive Movement for Jerry Brown
Mercury News: Brown to continue to press Whitman on climate change

LA Times: Fiorina vs. Boxer: Let the ad wars begin
Mercury News: Fiorina attacks Boxer on her title in first TV ad

TEXAS

DMN: Texas Farm Bureau stays neutral, breaking habit of backing GOP nominee for gov

DMN: Sarah Palin endorses Stephen Broden in House race against Eddie Bernice Johnson

Dallas MN: Cornyn stands by his electability strategy

NYT: A Claim of Pro-Islam Bias in Textbooks

FLORIDA

Politico: Marco Rubio: Voters don't want 'experts'
SPT: E-mail names 'heroes' who got legislative funding for 'Taj Mahal' courthouse

NRO: Rick Scott, Stimulus Warrior
Miami Herald: Scott plan to cut jail budget called unrealistic

CFnews13: Attorneys want Jim Greer charges dropped

NYT: Florida Court Calls Ban on Gay Adoptions Unlawful

GEORGIA

AP/McCaffrey: Personal financial woes a Deal-breaker in Georgia gov. race?

AJC: Chambliss' office says it was source of homosexual slur

ALABAMA

Huntsville Times: Bentley talks about putting his savings and retirement into run for gov

LOUISIANA

Fox: Grambling State University Bans Political E-Mails, Cites State Law

ILLINOIS

Chi Trib: Emanuel chats up potential Chicago mayor foes, drops strong hints he'll run
Chicago ST: Emanuel decision all but made: Expect him to exit White House in October
AP/Babwin: Blagojevich looms large in Chicago mayor race
Chicago Sun-Times: Mayor's political workers ponder future

Chicago Sun-Times: Ethics panel quiet on Jackson probe

Rasmussen: Illinois Senate: Kirk (R), Giannoulias (D) Still Run Close

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Ag secretary candidate urges shift in farm energy policy

INDIANA

WANE: Bayh gives Ellsworth fighting chance

MINNESOTA

MinnBJ: MN Chamber of Commerce PAC endorses Tom Emmer for governor

WISCONSIN

Business Week: Wis. governor candidates gear up for 1st debate

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Kasich win would mean tax increases, Strickland says
Columbus Dispatch: DeWine not pacified by Cordray’s progress
CQ: Democrats Dig Up Ganley Dirt in Ohio, Air It

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Bernero, Snyder agree to one televised debate
Detroit News: Snyder, Bernero to debate Oct. 10
Detroit FP: Finally, a debate for Snyder and Bernero

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Giuliani to offer support for Blunt's Senate bid

TENNESSEE

Jackson Sun: Haslam: Education means better jobs

KENTUCKY

CQ: GOP Poll Shows More Difficult Race for Chandler

ARKANSAS

CQ: Boozman Maintains Solid Lead in Arkansas

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico: Ellmers revives mosque controversy

SOUTH CAROLINA

Fits: Haley Returns Fire On Sheheen

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Cuccinelli pushes higher filing fees at state Republican conventions

AP/Szkotak: Va. could execute 1st woman in nearly a century

MARYLAND

WaPo: Police union endorses Ehrlich in Md. Gov's race

WEST VIRGINIA

Hill: Lawmakers use familiar names to appeal to voters

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR: Poll: Slim lead for Toomey in Pennsylvania's Senate race
CQ: Time Running Short for Sestak to Turn Independents

George Will: Swing time in Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District?

NEW JERSEY

NYT: Fellow Republicans Keep Christie in Demand

CONNECTICUT

WSJ: Connecticut Senate Race: Yet Another Obama Referendum?
NYT: Democrats Puzzle Out Their Losing Streak in Governor’s Race

NEW HAMPSHIRE

CCN: Mitt Romney helping New Hampshire Republican candidates

MAINE

Rasmussen: Maine Governor: LePage (R) Pulls Further Ahead of Mitchell (D), Cutler (I)

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: GOP governors take aim at Patrick

CQ: Could Barney Frank Be in Trouble?

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Gibbons' full recovery, following surgery, is expected

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Napolitano, McCain spar over border security in Senate hearing

COLORADO

Huff Post: Ken Buck Leads Michael Bennet 49-45 In CNN/Time Poll
NPR: Struggling Bennet Sticks To Middle Of Road In Colo.

Denver Post: Dan Maes, literally running for governor

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle PI: Murray keeps clean; campaign dishes dirt

OREGON

Democrat Herald: Dudley garners endorsement of chamber board

ALASKA

Rasmussen: Parnell (R) Jumps To 20-Point Lead in Alaska Governor’s Race

Politico: Palin-Murkowski strains showing





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September 22, 2010



NATIONAL

Wash Times: Senate blocks bill to lift military gay ban
WSJ: Bid to Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Stalls in Senate
NYT: Move to End ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Stalls in Senate
WaPo: Senate fails in attempt to repeal 'don't ask, don't tell'

Wash Times: Top Obama economic adviser Summers to step down
WaPo: Lawrence Summers to leave economic council, return to Harvard
WSJ: Summers to Step Down After Midterm Elections
NYT: Summers to Leave Obama’s Economic Team This Year
NYT: Summers Move Lets Obama Alter Economic Team
Politico: Female CEO sought for Summers' job
Bruce Ackerman: Obama, Warren and The Imperial Presidency
Michelle Malkin: The Delphi Disaster

WaPo: Fed shows openness to new steps to boost economy, but takes no action
WSJ: Fed Worried, but Defers Action (via Google)
Wash Times: Fed pledges more economic aid
WSJ: August Unemployment Rates, by State: Stagnant Labor Market



Rush Limbaugh: Where's Your Messiah Now? From Yes, We Can to Franks and Beans
Dick Morris: CFO Velma: The new voice of our American misery
YouTube: Velma Hart disses Obama at town hall (video)
Rush Limbaugh: If Obama's Town Hall Questions Were Staged, How Did It Help Him?

John Fund: The Carter-Obama Comparisons Grow
Kathleen Parker: Obama's legacy: Mourning in America

NYT: Woodward Book Portrays Obama Aides’ Battles
WaPo: Bob Woodward book details Obama battles with advisers over exit plan for Afghan war
Politico: Barack Obama's Bob Woodward gamble

Jed Babbin: ABC News' Credibility 'Lost in Translation'

WaPo: Republicans stall immigration Dream Act
NYT: Passion and Politics on Immigration Act
Wash Times: GOP senators demand assurance of no 'backdoor' illegals amnesty
Human Events: DREAM Act a Nightmare for America

Weekly Standard: Truth, Justice, or the Obama Way

WSJ: Rep. McCarthy to Democrats: You Already Cut Medicare, Not Us
NYT: Medicare Advantage Premiums to Fall in 2011

Fox: Amid Bush Tax Cut Debate, Obama Tax Cut Quietly Nears Expiration

WSJ: What Should We Do With the Estate Tax?

NYT: OpEd: Fair Pay Isn’t Always Equal Pay

Hill: Senate Dems consider early exit

WaPo: House Republicans set to unveil policy agenda Thursday
ABC: The Pelosi Factor: NRCC Unveils New Ads
NYT: Tight Campaign Budgets May Hinder G.O.P. Gains
Politico: Democrats lag badly in outside spending
Human Events: Craigslist Sex Trafficking Money in Democrats' Coffers
Politico: Poll: 2010 narrative still isn't written
Dana Milbank: Do-nothing Democrats

Wash Times: 'Tea party' group boasts of $1M benefactor
Politico: 10 tea party candidates to watch
WSJ: Parties Seek Edge From Early Voters

WaPo: Sarah Palin, tea party candidate in 2012?
Atlantic: Tea Party Groundwork for a Palin '12 Run?
NYDN: Bill Clinton warns Dems not to underestimate Sarah Palin

McClatchy: Romney leads Palin among possible GOP contenders, poll finds
Politico: Mitt Romney keynotes conservative dinner

DELAWARE

CBS3: Del. Voters Want Senate Race To Focus On Issues
WaPo: Christine O'Donnell: I'm not doing any more national TV interviews
Aaron Kheifets: Toil and Trouble in Delaware (via Google)
Tony Blankley: Sore losers' epitaph
WSJ: Politicians Facing Debt and Foreclosures Say They Can Feel Voters' Economic Pain
NRO: The Christine O’Donnell Debate
Jonah Goldberg: GOP Civil War? Think Again
Andrew McCarthy: Contra Buckley: The Buckley Rule has a time and place; this isn’t it

ALASKA

Rasmussen: AK Senate: Miller (R) Holds Double-Digit Lead Over McAdams (D), Murkowski
NYT: Murkowski to Lose Senate Committee Spot
AP/Daly: Senate GOP moves to strip Murkowski of Energy post
CSM: Alaska's Lisa Murkowski off to a rocky start as write-in candidate
RCP: Murkowski Camp Pulls Write-In Ad That Misspelled Her Name
WSJ: Murkowski: Miller’s Views ‘Extreme’
Politico: GOP confronts sore-loser syndrome
CQ: Murkowski Launches Statewide Ad Campaign

NEW YORK




NYDN: Poll: Cuomo only 6 points ahead of Tea Party rival Carl Paladino
Rush Limbaugh: What Nobody Will Tell You About the Race for Governor in New York
Albany TU: Lazio’s GOP backers want him to throw in the towel
Politics Daily: Paladino in 'Shouting Distance' of Andrew Cuomo in N.Y. Governor Race
NYDN: Paladino tones down tough talk enough to discuss issues, even apologizes to Pataki
NYDN: Paladino mocks Cuomo, calls him 'confused'
NYDN: Cuomo says he'll leave 'gutter politics' to Paladino
WIVB: Cuomo undecided about debating Paladino
NY Post: Paladino board botch: 'Panelists': We're on his panel?
Rochester D&C: Carl Paladino's campaign similar to Tom Golisano's
Syr PS: Cuomo starts flinging mud back at 'porky' Paladino
Gothamist: Paladino Visits Root Of All New York Evil... Manhattan
NYMag: Andrew Cuomo Ready to Give In to the Dark Side?
NYT: Travels With Carl
Albany TU: Paladino: Don't touch any state leases
Albany TU: Black clergy: Paladino needs to represent all of us

Albany TU: Paterson’s layoff talk sparks union grievance
NYDN: State employees rake in the overtime

CALIFORNIA

Rasmussen: California Senate: Boxer (D) 47%, Fiorina (R) 43%
WaPo: Fred Davis, GOP's ad wizard spins tempting tales and viral videos for candidates

Politics Daily: Jerry Brown Leading Meg Whitman in California Governor's Race
Politico: How Meg Whitman spent $100M
LA Times: EBay founder praises Whitman but refuses to endorse her
Dan Walters: Real facts of Jerry Brown's 8 budgets

AP: Officials Arrested in Los Angeles Suburb

TEXAS

AP/Shannon: Perry's protection on Asian trip ran up a $129,000 tab

WaPo: Texas GOP candidate Flores not committed to Boehner as speaker

FLORIDA

Orlando Sentinel: New Scott ad: Sink taxes you around the clock
Sunshine News: Mitt Romney Headed to Florida to Help Rick Scott

SPT: GOP records vague about who paid for Crist's family trip to Disney World
Buzz: Crist ready to hit Rubio on Social Security

GEORGIA

AJC: Did Saxby Chambliss aide leave threatening slur?

AP/McCaffrey: Republican's financial woes recast Ga. race

ALABAMA

Reuters: Senator Shelby muses on getting power back, maybe
AP/Rawls: Report: AEA paid for anti-Byrne ads in GOP runoff

LOUISIANA

NOLA: David Vitter leads Charlie Melancon in two new polls of Senate race

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Jackson hit with new allegations about Senate bid
Chicago Sun-Times: Jesse Jackson Jr. 'deeply sorry' about relationship
NYT: Illinois Congressman Denies Dealing for Senate Seat
Chicago Sun-Times: Worst thing to happen to Jackson Jr.? Barack Obama
Politico: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. denies Blagojevich report
Chicago Sun-Times: Editorial: Time for Rep. Jackson to speak up, clear air
Chicago Tribune: Read their hips: Want butter on that toast?
Ward Room: Jesse's Girl?

St. Louis PD: Quinn taking heat over timing of AFSCME endorsement, no-layoff deal

AP/Wills: AP Interview: Kirk touts honesty, stays cautious
Chicago ST: DSCC's first ad in Illinois Senate race slams Kirk; Kirk issues quick rebuttal

Politico: Roadblocks to Rahm Emanuel's run
Ward Room: Rahm Leads in His Own Polling by 14 Points

James Taranto: Project Bloat: Obama's former employer tries to wish away the Tea Party

IOWA

Des Moines Register: McCain dings Iowa caucuses but it’s not 2008

INDIANA

Evansville CP: Gingrich encourages Gov. Daniels to run for president

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Casino, tax hike in Dayton's new plan
MinnPost: Tom Horner and Republican Party take jabs at Dayton's Plan B budget

RCP: Pawlenty Plants More Seeds in New Hampshire

WISCONSIN

CQ: Feingold Counts on Being Underestimated
Hot Air: Unbelievable: Russ Feingold now trails Republican challenger … by double digits

OHIO


Cin Enquirer: Rob Portman millions ahead of Lee Fisher in fundraising for Senate race

Dayton Daily News: Kasich says he’d kill state school funding model

MICHIGAN

Politics Daily: GOP Newcomer Rick Snyder Headed for 'Blowout' in Michigan Governor Race
Detroit FP: Poll: Snyder still has wide lead over Bernero
Detroit News: Polls show wide gap between Snyder, Bernero
Detroit News: Snyder aide Yob leaving to work for Senate candidate in Nevada

John Fund: Endangered Dingell?

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Carnahans respond to GOP blowback over brother's stimulus money

TENNESSEE

AP/Schelzig: McWherter hits Haslam on foreign investor in Pilot

KENTUCKY

AP: Conway seeks to capitalize on Palin visit

ARKANSAS

AP/DeMillo: Ark. GOP files ethics complaint against Lincoln

NORTH CAROLINA

Hill: Murkowski punished over defiance; Burr to get top energy slot
AP: Burr, Marshall seek Social Security tweaks

Hill: GOP House candidate invokes idea of 'victory mosque' in campaign ad

SOUTH CAROLINA

Human Events: Nikki Haley: Federal Gov't A Burden
Wash Times: Nikki Haley coming to Washington
State: Sheheen launches Haley attack ad

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Va. plans tea party convention; McDonnell among top officials to attend

WaPo: McDonnell again declines to stop woman's execution
WaPo: U.S. Supreme Court rejects the appeal of a woman on Virginia's death row
NYT: Woman on Death Row Runs Out of Appeals

WaPo: Cuccinelli political operation building statewide network

MARYLAND

Baltimore Sun: O'Malley 'moving Maryland backward,' RGA claims
WJZ: GOP Governors Release First Ad Against O'Malley

WEST VIRGINIA



Politico: Poll: Raese grabs lead from Manchin

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Corbett leading Onorato in cash and polls

PA Ave: Toomey to get help from a centerfield model, er, GOP Senator

Politico: Awkward partnership marks Barack Obama's Pennsylvania trip

NEW JERSEY

NJN: Christie off to California to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate

CONNECTICUT

NYT: Shays Campaign Manager Draws Prison Term
Day: The Day, WTNH announce Senate and gubernatorial debates at The Garde

NEW HAMPSHIRE

MSNBC: GOP hoping for upset in NH governor's race

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Rivals pound away in debate
Boston Globe: Sparks fly between Cahill, Baker in televised debate

Boston Globe: Brown heading to Philadelphia for fundraiser
NYT: Scott Brown to Raise Money for Toomey

NEVADA

Politico: Harry Reid’s botched battles
WSJ: Harry's Dream (via Google)

Las Vegas RJ: Gibbons hospitalized after fall from horse

ARIZONA

LA Times: Tough immigration law boosts Arizona governor's political fortunes

COLORADO

Denver Post: September donations plunge for GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes
TPM: Lonely Republican CO-GOV Nominee Dan Maes Raised Only $14K In September

WaPo: Loyalties shift in vote-rich suburbs

WASHINGTON STATE


Seattle PI: Democrats jump on Dino Rossi for tanker subsidies comment

OREGON

Or: Oregon GOP livid over 30 percent sales tax mailers sent by Oregon House Democrats

HAWAII

Hawaii News: Abercrombie: Aiona's been 'aloof' from debates





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