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September 14, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: Positions Harden on Tax Cuts
WaPo: Republicans pledge to fight to preserve Bush-era tax cuts
NYT: McConnell Offers Law to Keep Bush-Era Tax Rates
Wash Times: GOP leader nixes talk of taxing
Politico: Mitch McConnell, John Boehner go all in
Fox: Boehner May Vote for Some Tax Hikes, but Many in Senate Not Willing to Limit Cuts
RA: Lieberman breaks ranks; wants to extend Bush-era tax cuts
WSJ: Obamanomics Meets Incentives (via Google)
WSJ: Boehner's Tax Bungle (via Google)
Weekly Standard: Did Boehner Capitulate on Taxes?
WaPo: Elevating John Boehner (and will it work)
NYT: Democratic Ad Casts Boehner in a Central Role
CBS: John Boehner's Brilliant Maneuver
Sen. Mitch McConnell: Dems leaving legacy of overreach
Sen. Tom Coburn: Less Could Be More
Rush Limbaugh: Media Attacks Smoker Boehner, Regifts Bush Tax Cuts as Obama's
Rush Limbaugh: GOP Aims at Being Reasonable
Ezra Klein: On tax cuts, Democrats win, deficit loses
NYT: Editorial: Republicans and the Middle Class
Larry Kudlow: The McConnell Tax-Rate Freeze

NYT: Consumer Candidate Elizabeth Warren May Avoid a Vote
WaPo: Elizabeth Warren's latest buzz: Maybe 'interim director' of consumer bureau

Wash Times: Obamacare silences health insurers
WSJ: The 1099 Insurrection: WH fights an effort to ease a burden on small business
American Spectator: The Prosecution of Nancy Pelosi

WaPo: Financial industry groups: Long transition to ease impact of global bank rules

WaPo: More banks missing TARP dividend payments
NYT: Student Loan Defaults Are Still Rising
WaPo: Jobless are straining Social Security's disability benefits program

AP/Tarm: Giuliani calls for federal anti-gang task force

Wash Times: Judge on trial before Senate: House members say he's corrupt

WSJ: 'Bridge Building' and the WTC Mosque
NRO: The Two Faces of Feisal Rauf
WSJ: Imam Looking at 'Every Option' Over NYC Center
NYT: ‘Everything Is on the Table,’ Imam Says of Plans
James Taranto: How Obama can help ease "Islamophobia"
Michael Gerson: The Internet: Enabling Pastor Terry Jones and crazies everywhere
Dana Milbank: The imam behind the New York mosque enjoys his megaphone
Human Events: Popular Will Heard at Rally Opposing Mosque
Pat Buchanan: Who Is the Enemy?
Human Events: Secular Values No Defense against Mosque
David Brooks: The Day After Tomorrow
Andrew McCarthy: How Obama Gets Our First Principles Wrong

WSJ: Christmas Day Bomb Suspect Fires Attorneys
Detroit News: Accused underwear-bomber gets OK to defend himself



Wash Times: Justice IG probing Black Panther case

Fox: Pennsylvania City Threatens Supreme Court Battle After Immigration Ruling
Politico: Midterms imperil immigration bill

Wash Times: Lugar adds GOP caveats to START

Fox: Senate Dems Pick "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Fight Next
Politico: Senate to debate gays in military
Hill: Reid seeks to move 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal legislation
Fox: Pentagon: No Plans to Change 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy After Court Ruling

NYT: Gulf May Avoid Direst Predictions After Oil Spill
WSJ: U.S. Expects to Sue Over Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Dallas MN: Chances of climate bill making a comeback appear unlikely

Howard Kurtz: A new book reveals depths of columnist Jack Anderson's anti-Nixon tactics

WaPo: FreedomWorks leader Armey urges tea party to shift focus to legislative progress

CQ: GOP Faces Final Ballot Tests Before November
WSJ: Groups' Spending for GOP on Rise
NYT: Interest-Group Spending Drives G.O.P. Lead in Ads
WSJ: The Lost Campaign
NYT: After Volatile Primary Season, G.O.P. Faces New Test
WSJ: Insurgents Vex GOP Mainstream in Northeast
NYT: Democrats Invoking Palin to Stir Base
Politico: GOP scours map for sleeper races
Politico: What to watch in Tuesday's primaries
Politico: Senate could see most freshmen ever
Politico: Dem aides could face massive layoffs
Hill: Democratic aides may get cold shoulder from K Street after midterms
Hill: Labor unions haven’t forgotten their pledge on healthcare vote
CQ: Cornyn Likes Outlook, Hopes for GOP Control of Senate in 2012
ABC: Goldman Sachs Goes Republican
American Spectator: A Referendum, Not an Election

WaPo: With new book, Cantor disavows power grab

Politico: Christian voters losing faith in Obama

Chicago Boyz: Palin and the Left’s Status-Anxiety
American Thinker: Media's Self-Defeating Attacks on Palin

AP: 7 states holding primaries as season wraps up

NEW YORK



Buffalo News: Paladino parades primary colors
NYDN: Primary Day: Paladino smells upset in GOP governor's race
Albany TU: Lazio's 'snub' may be Paladino's gain
NYT: Paladino and New York’s Republicans
Buffalo News: Paladino aims to spur 'tea party' supporters
WSJ: Races Test Battle Plans
NYT: Angry N.Y. Voters? For Many, Disillusioned Is More Like It
WNYC: New York Post and the Republican GOV Primary
NYT: Everyone’s Really Mad; Almost Mad Enough to Vote
NYDN: Libertarian Warren Redlich Holds Nose, Votes Lazio in GOP Primary
Human Events: New York Primary Is Tuesday’s ‘Big Casino’

Albany TU: Malpass, Townsend are in last-minute blitzes

NYDN: Carl Paladino For Gary Berntsen
LoHud: Paladino endorses Berntsen

WNCT: Rangel, Maloney Hope to Fend Off House Fights

NY Post: Vote today to boot out scoundrels

Syr PS: Onondaga County GOP Chairman John DeSpirito III stepping down

NYT: New Ads to Try to Build Public Support for Gay Marriage

NYDN: GOPer Dean Skelos has stake in companies that do business with state

CALIFORNIA

AP/Young: Whitman exaggerates Brown spending
LA Times: Jerry Brown apologizes for jab at Bill Clinton's character

Mercury News: Fiorina softens on small business bill

NYT: Union vs. Union in a Battle in California
NYT: Powerful Union Supports Bid to Legalize Marijuana
American Spectator: California's Union War

TEXAS

UT Austin: Perry Leads White by Six in Statewide Poll

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Florida Gov. Crist shifts support on gay rights issues
Palm Beach Post: Would a Republican lawsuit against Gov. Crist be justified?
Sunshine News: Suing Charlie Crist Comes With Pros, Cons
WaPo: Fla. GOP implicates Crist in finance scandal

GEORGIA

AP/McCaffrey: Nathan Deal: Policy changes don't undercut credentials
Politics Daily: GOP's Nathan Deal Leads Democrat Roy Barnes in Georgia Governor's Race
AJC: SurveyUSA poll gives Nathan Deal a double-digit lead

Macon Telegraph: RNC chairman to be in Macon on Saturday

ALABAMA

Huntsville Times: Editorial: The real issue for Alabama justices

LOUISIANA

Times-Picayune: Senate panel begins Judge Thomas Porteous trial

ILLINOIS

Rasmussen: Illinois Governor: Brady (R) 50%, Quinn (D) 37%, Whitney (G) 4%

IOWA

NYT: Grassley Not Looking for Twitter Cure

INDIANA



Politico: Mitch Daniels makes White House moves

MINNESOTA

AP/Elliott: Pawlenty PAC sends staff to NH

WISCONSIN

WCCO: GOP Primary For Governor Highlights Wis. Election
Wausau DH: Candidates Mark Neumann, Scott Walker make last-minute Wausau stops
Human Events: GOP Targets Wisconsin
Joe Klein: Election Road Trip: The Feingold Race

OHIO


Toledo Blade: Governor Hopefuls prep for 1st debate in mock setting
WFMJ: Kasich rallies supporters in Columbiana

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Dem Bernero drops in on GOP's Snyder
Detroit FP: Out of nowhere, Bernero, Snyder have a debate

MISSOURI

AP: Missouri Senate candidates agree to debate

TENNESSEE

CTFP: Republican leaders back Haslam
Memphis CA: Bill Haslam outlines five key areas of his platform for governor
Knox News: Haslam proposes 'dashboard' of TN indicators

KENTUCKY

Lexington HL: Palin will campaign for Rand Paul Thursday in Louisville

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: GOP's Steele to visit N.C. after Fetzer blast

SOUTH CAROLINA

State: Air Force denied Greene honorable discharge

Politico: Inglis isn't afraid to pull punches

VIRGINIA

WaPo: RNC chair Steele to appear with Hill hopefuls Fimian, Smith
WaPo: Obama touts economic policy in Fairfax

MARYLAND

Bloomberg: Palin's Man Murphy in Maryland Struggles in `Can't Win' Race for Governor
WaPo: Palin records robocall for Md. hopeful Murphy
WaPo: D.C., Maryland gird for busy day at polls

WEST VIRGINIA

Charleston DM: Raese wants to ask questions in debate

PENNSYLVANIA

Daily American: Pundits predict Republican gains in Pa.

DELAWARE

WaPo: Is Delaware the key to the Senate majority?
John Fund: Mike Castle will probably win the GOP primary on Tuesday
Rush Limbaugh: Republicans Are Blowing Their Best Chance to Beat Liberalism
Politico: Mike Castle: Outsiders trying to 'take me out'
Hill: Delaware Senate race against Castle last chance for Tea Party GOP primary upset
CNN: Internal warfare in the Delaware Republican party

NEW JERSEY

Philadelphia Inquirer: Adler, Runyan reach for middle ground at forum

CONNECTICUT

Human Events: McMahon Closing Gap in Connecticut Senate Race
Ct Post: McMahon within 6 points of Blumenthal in latest poll
Ct Mirror: Lieberman refuses to campaign for Democratic majority

Rasmussen: Connecticut Governor: Malloy (D) 46%, Foley (R) 39%

NEW HAMPSHIRE



Nashua Telegraph: Late polls show Lamontagne closing on Ayotte
Union Leader: Polls show Republican U.S. Senate primary race dead heat
Wash Times: 'Tea party' hopes to stay hot
US News: In New Hampshire, a Test for the Tea Party

MAINE

Hill: Maine Republican lashes out at reporters during press conference

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT: ‘Shoo-In’ Baker Struggles in Massachusetts Race
Boston Globe: Where do your representatives stand on the tax cuts?

NEVADA

AP/Silva: Nev. paper in rare legal spat with Senate hopeful

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Legislative candidate quits amid controversy
NYT: Arizona: Republican Who Recruited Green Party Candidates Quits Race

COLORADO

Denver Post: Best option for GOP: Undervote for governor

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle PI: Elway Poll: Murray leads Rossi 50-41
Politico: Didier still not endorsing Rossi

OREGON

Oregonian: Oregon GOP wants Kitzhaber's girlfriend removed from state panel

ALASKA

Politico: Did Lisa Murkowski miss her chance?







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September 13, 2010



NATIONAL

Fox: Tea Partiers Rally, Send Warning to Lawmakers Ahead of Midterm
WaPo: Tea party activists march on Capitol Hill
NYT: Tea Partiers Bring Cause to Washington
Politico: A year later, tea party marches on
Daily Mail UK: Thousands gather for Tea Party rallies
AP/Hindery: Coast to coast, tea partiers promote their cause
American Spectator: Will They Remember in November?



WSJ: Boehner Opens Door in Tax Talks
Fox: Boehner Would Vote for Middle-Class Tax Package if That's the Only Option
Wash Times: Boehner willing to limit tax cuts for wealthy
NYT: House G.O.P. Leader Signals He’s Open to Obama Tax Cut
WaPo: Fate of tax cuts is central as Congress returns
Politico: Democrats challenge Nancy Pelosi on taxes
NYT: Boehner’s Smoking Habit Gets Scrutiny
NYT: Sunday Word: All About Boehner
WSJ: Darth Boehner (via Google)

Hill: Big party week for the Obamas

WSJ: Economists' Outlook Dims
WSJ: Geithner Urges Action on Economy
WSJ: Worries Over Tax Hikes Coloring Business Decisions
WSJ: Waning Economic Recovery Fuels Global Uncertainty
Hill: New economic chairman: Unemployment rate 'going to stay high' in near term
NYT: Bad Economy Drives Down American Arms Sales
NYT: At Goldman, Partners Are Made, and Unmade
NYT: Retiring Later Is Hard Road for Laborers
Arthur Brooks & Rep. Paul Ryan: The Size of Government and the Choice This Fall
Paul Krugman: China, Japan, America and the Renminbi

WSJ: Banks Get New Restraints
NYT: Regulators Back New Bank Rules to Avert Crises
NYT: OpEd: Follow the Dirty Money

WSJ: Tensions Still on Boil in Mosque Fight
Wash Times: N.Y. imam regrets furor over mosque plan
Fox: Imam: I Wouldn't Have Picked the Mosque Site If I'd Known Fight It Would Cause
Victoria Toensing: The Road to Wahhabism
Jed Babbin: 9-11+9
NRO: One Imam, Multiple Messages
American Thinker: Sharia Degradation of Women

WSJ: Conservative Duo Tests Health Law
Fox: Nebraska Senator Johanns Aims to Repeal Tax-Reporting Mandate in Health Care Law
Politico: Price: We'll defund health reform
Hill: Healthcare reform faces low participation in high-risk pools

AP/Evans: Senate to open impeachment trial against judge

NRO: L.A. and the Politics of Sanctuary Cities
WaPo: Immigration overhaul could leave gay couples out

EJ Dionne: Repairing Citizens United becomes a test for three GOP senators

Fox: Congress Returns to Washington With Big Agenda, Few Expectations
Hill: The Week Ahead: Back in session
AP/Abrams: Progress on bills stalls as November vote nears

Hill: Rangel, Waters ethics trials not expected until after Nov. election

Hill: Tense time ahead for defense with authorization bill in Senate limbo

NYT: The Oil Spill’s Money Squeeze

NYT: F.C.C. Likely to Open Airwaves to Wireless

NYT: Days After ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Ruling, Another Challenge Heads to Court

WaPo: House majority: A look at the numbers
WaPo: 2010 races to watch: House | Senate | Fundraising
Politico: House Democrats could be at loss for leaders
CQ: McConnell Fears Overconfidence
NYT: In Ad Wars, Democrats Shy From Ties to Own Party
NYT: Democrats Hoping to Take Advantage of G.O.P. Strength
WSJ: Democrats Use Trade Anxiety As Campaign Tool
SF Chronicle: The ten Senate seats most likely to change hands in 2010

LA T: Parties put money in statehouse races that could determine congressional districts

NYT: The Wish for a Conservative Dream Duo
NYT: A Dream Team Addresses Alaska
Guardian UK: Sarah Palin's Iowa trip points to 2012 presidential run
Guardian UK: Sarah Palin and the Tea Party - running wild?
American Thinker: Beck: The Pudgy Palin Strikes Back

Bloomberg: New York Voters Take Center Stage in Last Set of Primaries Before November
Stateline: Will upsets continue in Tuesday's primary?

NEW YORK




NY1: Tea Party Endorses Paladino Ahead Of Primary
Albany TU: Paladino accepts Tea Party coalition support
NYT: A Fiery Unknown, Carl Paladino Ruffles New York’s Republicans
NYDN: GOP gov hopeful Lazio is 'very confident' - but big lead against Carl Paladino is gone
Syr PS: Small crowd gathers at Oneida Shores Park for gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino
Buffalo News: Long Islanders put Paladino to test as their cup of tea
MyFoxNY: New York Primary Preview
Buffalo News: Turnout will count
Albany TU: In his last push, Lazio goes negative
Troy Record: Some of the more interesting races
Troy Record: Tutunjian: Paladino the person to ease burden
News13: Tutunjian backs Paladino

Albany TU: Mosque support will sway election

NYDN: WFP caves, throws support behind gov hopeful Andrew Cuomo's reform platform

NYT: G.O.P. Primary Candidates Face Long Odds Against Gillibrand

NYT: In Attorney General Race, Democrats Make Final Pitch

NYT: In Primaries, Casting Votes Without Pulling a Lever

CALIFORNIA




Wash Times: Fiorina refuses to run as a moderate

TEXAS

Austin AS: Problems at Houston transit agency give Perry fodder
San Angelo ST: Perry, White clash on education
AP/Shannon: Perry, White say health care a priority
Texas Tribune: Perry Leads White 39-33 in September UT/TT Poll

Houston Chronicle: Attorney general race heats up

FLORIDA



Sunshine News: Marco Rubio Wows GOP Crowd
Atlantic: Investigations, Accusations Fly in Florida
Buzz: Crist campaign reviving Rubio spending questions ... but misfire?
Herald Tribune: Global issues are absent in U.S. Senate race
Miami Herald: As Senate campaign shifts into high gear, Crist spending less time as gov

GEORGIA

WTVM: Deal's long career includes includes key changes

AJC: Congress may look at ‘birthright citizenship' debate

LOUISIANA

Politico: Obama makes endorsement in Louisiana's 2nd District

ILLINOIS

Hill: Kirk stays on offense in Illinois despite positive ad
Chicago Trib: Giannoulias not worried mayor's race will divert attention from Senate contest

Daily Herald: Defiant Cohen poses threat to both Quinn, Brady in governor's race

AP: Giuliani stimps for Brady, Kirk at Ill. events

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Conlin again presses to debate Grassley
Des Moines Register: Democrats says election poses stark choices

INDIANA

Louisville CJ: Three Indiana U.S. House races could help determine control

MINNESOTA

KTTC: Political star power summoned for Minn. gov's race

WISCONSIN

NRO: The End of the Clean Campaigner
Oshgosh NW: Primary election could see record-high turnout in state
WDIO: Republicans Race for Obey's Vacant Seat

OHIO


Hill: Ohio Sen. Brown: NFL should revise blackout policy in sour economy

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder open to higher biz income tax
Detroit FP: Bernero piles on pressure for debates with Rick Snyder

Detroit News: Quran burned in E. Lansing

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: Tea Party here rallies troops for midterm elections
Fox2: Thousands Of Tea Party Supporters Rally Under Arch

TENNESSEE

Examiner: Haslam, college Republicans connect

KENTUCKY

AP/Schreiner: Paul says GOP shares blame for deficits

ARKANSAS

Ozarks First: Lincoln and Boozeman Face-Off

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer: Outside group to air ads attacking Dems

VIRGINIA



Politico: Cuccinelli conjures up King George

WEST VIRGINIA

AP/Messina: Obama looms large in top West Virginia races

PENNSYLVANIA

NYT: Pennsylvania Speeds Aid to Its Struggling Capital
WaPo: State aid advance helps Pennsylvania city avoid debt default

DELAWARE

Hill: Tea Party's O'Donnell criticizes GOP for "nasty campaign"
WaPo: In Del., GOP comes out swinging against tea party
Politico: Republican regulars unload on Christine O'Donnell
Hill: Rep. Castle: Murkowski warned me to 'be careful' after primary
CQ: O'Donnell Leads in Delaware U.S. Senate Primary
CQ: Poll: Delaware GOP Senate Primary A Dead Heat
CQ: Delaware: Christie Seeks Late Boost for Castle
Weekly Std: Mike Castle: I'll Win, But "It Won’t Be An Overwhelming Victory"
Weekly Std: Citing "Mental Anguish," Christine O'Donnell Sought $6.9 Million in Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Conservative Group

CONNECTICUT

CT Post: McMahon's ad blitz: As she pulls in support, Dems hope she's overexposed
AP: GOP Senate hopeful at Conn. event with bomb threat

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NYT: Old New Hampshire Hand Looks for G.O.P. Rebound
Hill: Big names on right won't sway N.H. voters, Senate hopeful says

NEVADA

Wash Times: Politics is local for U.S. Senate candidates

Las Vegas RJ: Titus slightly increases lead

ARIZONA

Boston Globe: Ariz. sheriff visits GOP event in N.H.

COLORADO

Denver Post: Colorado Republicans come out against tax-slashing measures

OREGON

Examiner: Oregon: Tax evasion scandal rocks Chris Dudley, GOP Gov candidate

ALASKA

Wash Times: Libertarian won't give spot to Murkowski

SOUTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: South Dakota Governor: Daugaard (R) 57%, Heidepriem (D) 28%



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September 12, 2010



NATIONAL

Fox: U.S. Poverty on Track to Post Record Gain Under Obama's Watch
Wash Times: Record gains for U.S. poverty expected
Detroit FP: Millions of Americans confront uncertain futures
Chicago Sun-Times: Crisis 'hollowing out' middle-class work force
Boston Globe: Refinancing boom, but little lift for economy
Fox: U.S. Backs $1B Loan to Mexico for Oil Drilling Despite Obama Moratorium
George Will: Americans have good reason not to believe in Obamanomics
William Kristol: Recovery November- And Beyond

NYT: Many Push for Repeal of Tax Provision in Health Law

Politico: Obama backs off strict crime policy

WaPo: On 9/11, commemorations accompanied by focus on Islam
NYT: On Sept. 11 Anniversary, Rifts Amid Mourning
NYDN: Protesters reach fevered pitch as groups for and against downtown mosque
Hill: Jackson backs mosque project, says linking Islam with 9/11 is 'unsound'
Hill: King: Imam behind Ground Zero-area mosque 'blackmailing' U.S. on project
NYDN: Man ignites Koran near Ground Zero, apparently prompted by Terry Jones
WSMV: 2 Tennessee Men Burn Quran Despite Protest
AFP: Six Christians rip pages from Koran in White House stunt
Andrew McCarthy: Imagining Islam

WaPo: OpEd: Conservatism does not equal racism. So why do many liberals assume it does?

LA Times: Obama's electoral coalition is crumbling
WSJ: Democrats Ramp Up Attack on Boehner
Fred Barnes: John Boehner’s Sudden Fame
Dayton DN: Obama attacks give Boehner a platform, publicity
NYT: A G.O.P. Leader Tightly Bound to Lobbyists
Politico: Vulnerable Democrats duck public events
Philadelphia Inquirer: If GOP gains majority, it will need to focus
Larry Sabato: At the Moment, Crystal Ball Sees a GOP House
Hill: Tea Party activists not tolerating 'rude politicians' at rallies



Anchorage DN: Palin introduces Beck to enthusiastic crowd
AP/D'Oro: Beck, Palin draw divergent crowds at Alaska event
Hill: Glenn Beck's favorite gold company hires lobbyists, PR firm
Chicago Tribune: If Palin runs for president

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet
Hill: Sunday shows: Security after 9/11

NEW YORK


Albany TU: Siena: Paladino draws even with Lazio
NYDN: Rick Lazio and Carl Paladino in tight race for GOP nod in gov primary
Buffalo News: Poll: Lazio, Paladino race 'too close to call'

John Fund: Is There an Upset in the Making in New York? (Gillibrand)

LoHud: Republican unity after N.Y. House primaries may shape November outcomes

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Jerry Brown admits past errors, vows not to repeat them if elected again

TEXAS

Houston Chron: Cornyn anticipates elections will leave GOP short of a majority in Senate

Dallas MN: Doggett picks fight with Perry over schools money
DMN: Many Texas politicians, including Perry and White, talk little of $21 billion budget gap

OKLAHOMA

NewsOK: Mary Fallin says jobs to end poverty could impact prison population

FLORIDA



Herald Tribune: Support for Republican candidates in Sarasota
Herald Tribune: Rubio, Scott fire up Sarasota GOP
SPT: Florida's independent voters take a shine to Alex Sink

Miami Herald: Fla. Republican Party weighs suing Crist, ousted leaders Greer, Johnson
Buzz: RPOF threatens to sue Crist, keeps audit under wraps
SPT: Crist says that he's still on call as governor
Buzz: Crist campaign responds to Thrasher, smacks Rubio

GEORGIA


AJC: Smoke, mirrors and illegal immigration

LOUISIANA

NOLA: Opponent challenges Sen. David Vitter to Cajundome cage match

ILLINOIS

NYT: From Daley, No Endorsements or Regrets
NYT: The Daley Legacy, Inescapable
Chicago Sun-Times: Oh, the perks Mayor Daley will miss
Chicago Sun-Times: Maggie Daley: Months went into decision
Chicago Sun-Times: Daley's grand schemes may soon fade away

Chicago Tribune: Race, politics and power

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Next weeks critical for Culver campaign

INDIANA

South Bend Tribune: GOP set to draw the lines in Indiana

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: GOP hasn't locked down business vote

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Neumann, Walker share common philosophies

OHIO


CPD: An Ohio House takeover means a GOP remap of congressional districts
Dayton DN: Kasich kept key aides at the ready with high-paid positions at groups
WaPo: Incumbents from Ohio go separate ways on same goal of reelection

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder aims for state 'turnaround'

Detroit FP: Schuette says he is 'something new'

Detroit News: Budget proposal pits local governments against state employees

MISSOURI

St. Louis PD: In Congress, Roy Blunt's fast ascension fueled by fundraising

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: GOP talks redistricting, but locks reporters out

NORTH CAROLINA

Greensboro NR: Marshall suffering from cash shortage

SOUTH CAROLINA

T&D: Wilson says Democrats' spending will lead to GOP gains

MARYLAND

UPI: Can Palin's involvement tilt GOP governor's race?

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia Inquirer: Onorato hits Corbett's shale-tax opposition

DELAWARE



Fox: Nasty Exchanges Steal Spotlight in GOP Senate Primary in Delaware
NYT: O’Donnell Picks Up Two Endorsements
LA Times: 'Tea party' candidate in Delaware rattles the Republican Party

NEW JERSEY

Daily Record: NJ Gov. Chris Christie gets top billing in GOP film

CONNECTICUT

Ct Post: Blumenthal, McMahon clash on extending Bush tax cuts

NEW HAMPSHIRE

AP/Espo: Establishment, Palin join forces in N.H. Senate race
Union Leader: Hazarding predictions for Tuesday

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: A brash change-agent, Baker rose fast

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Poll: Reid, Angle still neck and neck

ARIZONA



Arizona Republic: John McCain attacks Rodney Glassman's ties to Raul Grijalva

LA Times: Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio expands his political wings

COLORADO

Denver Post: Hickenlooper, Maes split on taxes, immigration
AP/Wyatt: Colorado Senate hopefuls spar on Bush-era tax cuts
Denver Post: Buck vs. Bennet race is off to the uglies

OREGON

Rasmussen: Oregon Senate: Wyden (D) 53%, Huffman (R) 35%




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September 11, 2010



NATIONAL

WSJ: A More Divided 9/11 Anniversary
Fox: 9 Years Later, Nearly 900 9/11 Responders Have Died, Survivors Fight for Compensation
NY Post: Ground Zero mosque protestors square off today near World Trade Center site
Wash Times: 9/11 politicized by Islam controversies
WSJ: Pastor Keeps Pushing to Tie Protest With Islamic Center
WaPo: On eve of Sept. 11, Obama struggles to balance messages of war, tolerance
WaPo: Near Ground Zero, mosque supporters gather to show their support
NYT: Obama Calls for Tolerance Between Religions
Hill: Obama speaks out for Muslims
NYDN: 'Muslims are our friends,' Obama says on eve of 9/11 anniversary
NYT: City Disavows Pastor’s Talk of Burning Koran
WaPo: Obama renews call for religious tolerance after Koran-burning canceled
WSJ: Florida Pastor Sets Deadline on N.Y. Islamic Center
WaPo: The notorious Pastor Terry Jones
WaPo: Pastor Terry Jones's Koran-burning threat started with a tweet
WaPo: Rush Limbaugh and Terry Jones were high school classmates
Rush Limbaugh: Partisan Media Tries to Link Rush & Koran-Burner from Cape Girardeau
Kathleen Parker: Dear Muslims, let's all agree to reject hatred
Hill: Kyl fears post-Sept. 11 unity is fraying, calls for battling ‘militant Islamist’ views
LA Times: Muslims try to turn hate and fear to tolerance
Dallas MN: Americans are conflicted about the Muslim faith
Guardian UK: Muslims in America increasingly alienated as hatred grows in Bible belt



WSJ: Tax-Cut Debate Becomes Cloudier
Hill: Inaction on Bush tax cuts would pinch wallets and cost Democrats
WSJ: Obama: Extend Middle-Class Tax Cuts First
Hill: Gallup poll finds majority favor ending tax cuts for the rich
NYT: Tax Cuts May Prove Better for Politicians Than for Economy
WaPo: Obama defends economic initiatives
WaPo: Why Obama won't use the word 'stimulus'
WaPo: Defense cuts could slow D.C. economy for years
NYT: Vacancies Strain White House’s Goals for Economy
Dana Milbank: John Maynard Keynes, the GOP's latest whipping boy
EJ Dionne: Obama should debate Boehner and McConnell
Rush Limbaugh: Boring. Obama. Presser. Is. A. Flop.
Rush Limbaugh: As Health Care Costs Rise, Obama Claims He Never Said It'd Be Free
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Body Language Analyzed
Politico: President Obama's jobs problem: Passion
Politico: Rep. Lynn Westmoreland eyes government shutdown
Hill: Obama economic team shifts from left with Goolsbee appointment
Boston Globe: GOP focus is jobs, not health care
Fox: Economic Uncertainty Aggravated by Missing 2011 Budget

WaPo: Executives with criminal records slip through FHA crackdown, documents show

WSJ: Decision Imperils Gay Ban
NYT: After Ruling on Gay Policy, New Questions for Obama
NYT: A Judge Lauded as No-Nonsense and Scholarly
Wash Times: Editorial: Judicial assault on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Linda Greenhouse: An Invisible Chief Justice

Politico: House may adjourn a week early

NYT: G.O.P. Has 2-in-3 Chance of Taking House, Model Forecasts
Politico: Karl Rove: GOP on track to win House
Politico: Newt Gingrich: 2010 may be bigger than 1994
Albany TU: GOP extremists give hope to Democrats
WaPo: The Fix 50: The Battle for House control

Politico: NFL stars go long for pols

US News: At Least 17 Republicans in 2012 Presidential Election Field

NYT: Guests for Sunday News Shows
Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

NEW YORK

NYT: Candidate Paladino’s Scented Mailing Says Albany ‘Stinks’
Albany TU: Tea Party hunger striker: Hannity needs to interview Paladino
Kingston DF: Ulster County GOP boss backs Paladino for governor
Rochester D&C: Final push for N.Y. primaries
WSJ: Cuomo Follows Carey Playbook

CQ: N.Y: Limbaugh, Gingrich Wade Into 1st District Primary

Rochester D&C: Many GOP voters torn on 3-way Senate primary race

AP/Hill: Dems could lose 8 Empire State seats in US House

NYT: As Colleagues Keep Their Distance, Rangel Finds a Re-election Ally in Bloomberg
Hill: Bloomberg records robo-call for Rangel

NYT: How to Cheat a Retirement Fund

NYT: 2 Sides on Charter Schools Add Cash to New York Races

CALIFORNIA


LA Times: Boxer assails Fiorina over global warming law rollback

NYDN: Arnold Schwarzenegger pokes fun at Sarah Palin while his plane flies over Alaska

CQ: Bera Hopes to Wipe Out Lungren Despite GOP Wave

TEXAS

NYT: Houston Scrambles After Blaze That Destroyed Voting Machines

OKLAHOMA

CQ: Oklahoma: Boren Way Ahead of Thompson in New Poll

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Alex Sink takes leap over Rick Scott in fundraising
Buzz: Fla GOP raises $2-mill, touts unity
Politico: GOP wary of Fla. tea party hopeful

GEORGIA

AJC: Rep. Bishop under scrutiny for scholarships to family
NYT: Representative Sanford Bishop Awarded Scholarships to Family
Politico: Sanford Bishop to repay scholarship money

AJC: Lynn Westmoreland eyes a federal shutdown

LOUISIANA

NOLA: Louisianians in Congress divided over expiring Bush administration tax cuts
RCP: Jindal Declines To Endorse Vitter

ILLINOIS

Politico: Emanuel in the middle of the pack
Chicago Sun-Times: Mayor Daley talks about his exit and challenges ahead

IOWA

Des Moines Register: Grassley, Conlin spar over policies

INDIANA

Politico: Mitch Daniels fished quarters out of toilet

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Candidates for governor debate what ails education

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Walker says he'll cut tax levy

OHIO


NYT: Ohio Congressman Faces Fight After Health Care Switch

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder rejects debates with Bernero
Detroit FP: Rick Snyder camp: Debate negotiations with Virg Bernero are dead
Detroit News: Poll: Snyder keeps lead on Bernero, with few undecided

Detroit FP: Bobby Ferguson raids net $1M and weapons

Detroit News: Conyers checks in to federal prison
Detroit FP: Monica Conyers starts life as prisoner

Detroit FP: Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer during text message scandal is suspended six months

MISSOURI

AP/Lieb: Mo. Senate hopefuls differ on oil, energy policies

Jefferson City NT: Skelton campaign denies Mo. GOP's charges

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Bill Clinton pumps up Democrats, Mike McWherter at Nashville rally

KENTUCKY

AP/Schreiner: Rand Paul rails against health care law

ARKANSAS

Fox: Lincoln, Drowning in Polls, Looks to Debate for Lifeline

NORTH CAROLINA

Rasmussen: North Carolina Senate: Burr (R) 54%, Marshall (D) 38%

SOUTH CAROLINA

Politico: Wilson goes negative against Miller

VIRGINIA



Politico: Bob McDonnell 'tip of the spear'

WEST VIRGINIA

Charleston DM: Scott Rasmussen: Watch West Virginia

DELAWARE

Politico: DeMint backs O'Donnell
AP: NRA, DeMint nods cited for Delaware's O'Donnell
Hill: Tea Party Express labels FEC complaint 'smear campaign'

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: Gov. Chris Christie signs order to eliminate 60 boards, commissions

CONNECTICUT

Rasmussen: Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal (D) 53%, McMahon (R) 44%

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico: DeMint backs Lamontagne

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Sandoval keeps large lead in governor race

COLORADO

Denver Post: GOP trying to make inroads with Latino candidates for legislature

WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle PI: Didier to Rossi: Agree to conditions or 'get out of the way'

OREGON

Rasmussen: Oregon Governor: Dudley (R) 49%, Kitzhaber (D) 44%

ALASKA

WSJ: Murkowski May Stay in Alaska Senate Race
Politico: Write-in campaign for Murkowski?

SOUTH DAKOTA

Rasmussen: South Dakota House: Herseth-Sandlin (D) 47%, Noem 45%







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September 10, 2010



NATIONAL

WaPo: Florida pastor says he's reconsidering plan to burn Korans
Politico: Fla. pastor 'suspends' Quran burning
WSJ: Uncertain Truce in Quran Drama
AP/Gonzalez: FBI agents visit Florida church over Quran burn
AFP: Website pulled on US church that wants to burn Korans
WSJ: Trump Offers to Buy Out Islamic Center Investor
AP/Caruso: NY mosque investor declines Trump's buyout offer
WSJ: New Details on Funding for Park51
WSJ: Muslims in New York Still Feel Vulnerable
NYT: Minister Wavers on Plans to Burn Koran
NYT: Coverage of Koran Case Stirs Questions on Media Role
NY Post: 9/11 first responder files suit against Ground Zero mosque developers
WaPo: Economist's views on Muslims spark controversy in Germany
Wash Times: Editorial: Burn flags, not Korans? Turning 9/11 into a Muslim outreach day
Hill: AP will not distribute 'images or audio' of burning Qurans
Hill: State Dept. issues travel warning over planned Quran burning
Pat Buchanan: The Bonfire of the Qurans
Michelle Malkin: The Eternal Flame of Muslim Outrage
Rich Lowry: The Wages of Primitivism in the Islamic World
Rush Limbaugh: Ground Zero Terrorist Recruitment Center Imam: Build Mosque or Else
American Spectator: Civility and the Constitution
American Spectator: Churches and Koran Burning
American Thinker: Burning Qurans and Bibles
American Thinker: What the Burning Quran Issue Says about Us

Ted Nugent: Fedzilla strangles 9/11 recovery

Charles Krauthammer: Your move, Mr. Abbas

WSJ: Pennsylvania Community Seeks Its Own 9/11 Shrine

WSJ: Terror Threat More Diverse, Study Says
Wash Times: Obama uses Bush plan for terror war: Includes tactics he had criticized

WSJ: Goolsbee to Lead Council of Economic Advisers
NYT: Top Adviser to Lead Panel on Economy
WSJ: Who Is Austan Goolsbee?
Wash Times: 'Green' jobs no longer golden in stimulus
Paul Krugman: Things Could Be Worse
David Brooks: The Genteel Nation
James Taranto: Laughed At by Time
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter: Obama's great redistribution
Rush Limbaugh: Nobody is Listening to Obama as He Clings to the Socialist Model
Rush Limbaugh: Hillary: Debt is a Security Risk
Jonah Goldberg: The Next Hoover

WSJ: U.S. Rebukes Health Insurers
WSJ: ObamaCare 'Amnesia'
Rush Limbaugh: Why Would Any Republican Not Want to Repeal Health Care?

WSJ: Ban on Stem-Cell Funds Lifted for Now
NYT: Stem Cell Financing Ban Ends, for Now
WaPo: Stem cell funding gets reprieve
WaPo: Editorial: Appeals court gets embryonic stem cell issue
Human Events: Battling Obama’s Stem Cell Order

WSJ: Military Gay Ban Rejected
NYT: Judge Rules That Military Policy Violates Rights of Gays
LA Times: Federal judge rules 'don't ask, don't tell' policy is unconstitutional
WaPo: Judge in California rules on military's ban on openly gay service members
Human Events: Obama’s War Against the U.S. Military

NYT: Court Rejects a City’s Efforts to Restrict Immigrants
WSJ: Appeals Court Blocks Town's Immigration Law
Wash Times: Pa. town's immigration law falls in court

Hill: Momentum builds for extending all of President Bush's tax cuts
Politico: Tax cut deal in lame duck?

Politico: Warren delay has Wall St. wondering

NYT: Budget Woes Hit Defense Lawyers for the Indigent
NYT: Editorial: Fair Courts at Risk

NYT: Lobbyists Rush to Hire G.O.P. Staff Ahead of Vote
NYT: The Republicans’ 50-State, 428-District Strategy
AP/Kuhnhenn: Two GOP-leaning groups spending $5 million in ads
CQ: NRCC to Expand TV Ad Buys to 11 Districts
CQ: Parties Engage in Game of Ad Buy Chicken
Wash Times: 'Bloody' primaries leave GOP wounded
WaPo: Steele's recent trips concern some in GOP

American Spectator: Young Americans, Old Freedoms

Kim Strassel: The Obama Heyday Is Over
Rush Limbaugh: Obama's Magic is Gone for Good
Rush Limbaugh: Barbour: We Don't Know Obama
American Thinker: The Grudge: Barry Soetoro's Indonesian Expatriate Hell
NRO: Obamaism Eats Itself
LA Times: Obama versus who? President making John Boehner a foil
Reuters: Analysis: Obama to weigh broad changes in White House team

Hill: Obama plans campaign events in four critical battleground states
Hill: Obama directs $4.5M to Democratic campaigns

CSM: Are Senate races really tied? Why new polls may not tell whole story

John Fund: Desperate Dems Turn the Election into a Celebrity Roast

WaPo: Capitol Hill employees owed $9.3 million in back taxes last year, data show
Hill: Hill staffers owe more than $9M in taxes
LA Times: 41 Obama White House aides owe the IRS $831,000 in back taxes

NEW YORK

WNYC: The Bumpy, Impolite and Offensive Campaign of Carl Paladino
Syracuse PS: Paladino pushing hard in CNY as Republican gubernatorial primary nears
NYT: Lazio’s Ties to Banking Industry Haunt His Bid for Governor
Gotham Gazette: Republicans Battle to Take on Heavily Favored Cuomo
AP: Paladino, Lazio boost cash days before primaries
LI Herald: Rick Lazio makes campaign stop on L.I.
Albany TU: Cuomo: Party must toe line
Buffalo News: Domagalski, not DiPietro, wins support from Paladino

NYT: For G.O.P., 3-Way Primary May Dash Hopes in a House Race on Long Island

Watertown DT: Hoffman fined for '09 finance breach

Albany TU: DiNapoli: Budget has $3.4 billion in ‘risky resources’
NYDN: New York is running on empty, state Controller Thomas DiNapoli warns

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Brown, Whitman duel with new ads aimed at independents

LA Times: Boxer, Fiorina schedule second debate

LA Times: CA has enough cash to avoid issuing IOUs until at least October, controller says

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Eddie Bernice Johnson creates panel to screen scholarship applications

Dallas MN: Gov candidate Bill White accuses Gov. Rick Perry of hiding from budget deficit

FLORIDA

Wash Times: Dem governors: Rick Scott is the "Madoff of Medicare"

GEORGIA

AJC: Deal takes campaign message to Republican Dawgs
AJC: Political Insider A fake TV ad aimed at Roy Barnes’ legal career
AJC: Barnes’ ethics plan has Deal in mind

AJC: Forecast: Isakson outdistancing Thurmond for Senate

Politico: Sanford Bishop steered scholarships to family

ALABAMA

AP/Rawls: Sparks' ad highlights Bentley's Ala. lottery remarks

LOUISIANA

Fox: Long-Shot Louisiana Senate Candidate Challenges Vitter to Cage Fight
Monroe NS: Jindal silent; Vitter waits

ILLINOIS

Rasmussen: Illinois Senate: Kirk (R) 41%, Giannoulias (D) 37%, Jones (G) 9%
Chicago Tribune: Kirk shifts gears, attacks Giannoulias on taxes
Politico: Kirk hits Giannoulias on taxes
St. Louis PD: Deja Vu all over again in close Illinois Senate race

Chicago Sun-Times: Dart, Meeks take top two in first Chicago mayor poll
Chicago Sun-Times: Dart says he'll have a 'head start' if he decides to get in race
Chicago Tribune: Potential mayoral rivals play down Obama's praise for Rahm Emanuel
WaPo: Rahm Emanuel could face obstacles on road to Chicago mayor's seat
Politico: Rahm Emanuel is no shoo-in in Chicago
Politico: Rahm Emanuel begins to test the waters
Politico: Obama backs Rahm but asks for delay
Politico: Emanuel cancels Chicago trip

IOWA

Des Moines Reg: Polls shows Reps. Boswell, Braley, Loebsack, all lead GOP challengers

INDIANA

Indianapolis Star: Ellsworth: Coats backed amnesty for illegals

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: Pawlenty: Minnesota 'unlikely' to tap credit line

WISCONSIN

AP/Bauer: Feingold labels himself underdog against newcomer

OHIO


Canton Rep: Kasich: Reduce regulations to grow industry
Vindy: Kasich unveils training plan at Brilex
CSM: The most important governor's race? Why top politicians are flocking to Ohio

WaPo: Republican Voinovich of Ohio to back small-business incentives in Senate bill

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder keeps lead on Bernero in gov race
Detroit News: Survey finds voters favor GOP in races
Detroit FP: Brace yourself for onslaught of gov campaign ads
Detroit FP: Ad watch: Dems target Snyder's record

MISSOURI

Rasmussen: Missouri Senate: Blunt (R) 53%, Carnahan (D) 43%
Wash Times: Poll: Blunt's lead over Carnahan drops by 3 percentage points

TENNESSEE

Tennessean: Bredesen to correct Regents picks
CTFP: Bredesen says he'll add 3 Republicans to state Board of Regents
Tennessean: Bill Clinton pumps up Democrats, Mike McWherter at Nashville rally

KENTUCKY

CBS: Rand Paul Hammers Health Care Reform in Ad
WaPo: Ad of the day: That's Dr. Rand Paul to you
Louisville CJ: Jack Conway, opponent Rand Paul squabble over debates

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: ‘Pulled’ Boozman ad airs; Beebe yanks UA-related pics

NORTH CAROLINA

Fay Observer: Steele, national GOP chairman, plans visit to Fayetteville

SOUTH CAROLINA

Charleston PC: Haley stumps in Holy City

Charleston PC: Alan Wilson touts court, military experience

State: Local religious leaders relieved Quran burning called off

VIRGINIA

WaPo: Lawmakers from Virginia vow to fight Defense Department cuts

WEST VIRGINIA

Rasmussen: West Virginia Senate: Manchin (D) 50%, Raese (R) 45%
NRO: The Next Joe Miller?

PENNSYLVANIA

StateCollege: Ridge, at Nittany Lion Inn, Endorses Toomey
CentreDaily: Ridge backs Toomey
DelcoTimes: Pennsylvania FOP backs Toomey in Pa. Senate race
Pittsburgh PG: Toomey criticizes tax on medical devices

DELAWARE



CBS: Sarah Palin Endorses Christine O'Donnell
Weekly Standard: Sarah Palin Endorses Christine O'Donnell
Politico: Palin backs O'Donnell in Del.
Hill: Palin backs Tea Party candidate in Delaware's Republican Senate primary
CQ: Delaware GOP Files FEC Complaint Against O'Donnell
Rush Limbaugh: Delaware's GOP & the Ruling Class
American Spectator: The Ruling Class Hits Christine O'Donnell

NEW JERSEY

Star-Ledger: N.J. Assembly plans hearings to discuss impact of Gov. Christie's budget cuts

Philadelphia Inquirer: In 3d District, Adler and Runyan firing away already

NEW HAMPSHIRE

AP/Espo: NH GOP Senate candidates in final primary debate

CONNECTICUT

NYT: Connecticut Senate Hopefuls Focus on a Town of Independents

MASSACHUSETTS

AP/Miga: Sen. Scott Brown showing a more moderate face

NEVADA

AP/Silva: Angle courts wary Hispanics in Nevada Senate race
Las Vegas RJ: Obama schedules rescue mission to Las Vegas

ARIZONA

Rasmussen: Arizona Senate: McCain (R) 51%, Glassman (D) 37%

NYT: Green Candidates Left on Arizona Ballot

NEW MEXICO

WaPo: Republican Governors Association moves $500,000 to New Mexico

COLORADO

Denver Post: Rules keep Tancredo out of Club 20 debate

WASHINGTON STATE

Bellingham Herald: Builders say Rossi is still their pick

ALASKA

NYT: Alaska Senator Could Announce Revived Candidacy
Politico: NRSC adviser deploys for Miller
Hill: Alaska GOP Senate candidate Miller to attend D.C. fundraisers
NRO: Editorial: Time to Quit, Lisa

Anchorage DN: What can Anchorage expect from the Glenn Beck road show?

HAWAII

LA Times: Obama's appeal gets a test on his home turf in Hawaii







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September 9, 2010



NATIONAL

CNBC: Boehner Calls for 2-Year Freeze on All Tax Rates
Fox: Obama Targets Boehner, Casts Election as 'Fear Versus Hope'
WSJ: Obama Launches Fall Fight: Frames Midterm Vote as Battle Over Economy
WaPo: Obama details opposition to extending tax cuts for the wealthy
WSJ: Tax Cuts Dividing Democrats
WaPo: Obama plan for corporate tax credit, infrastructure spending gets cool reception
Wash Times: Budget dilemma pits raising revenues vs. spending cuts
Hill: Obama shifts into campaign mode, blasts Boehner, GOP on economy
WSJ: Boehner Offers Concession on Tax Cuts
Hill: Cantor asks Obama to withdraw claim that GOP didn't propose spending cuts
WSJ: President, Boehner Step Up Battle of Barbs
Politico: Republicans privately plot John Boehner-run House
WSJ: Tax Contradictions: Obama says the economy needs a tax cut—and a tax increase
Human Events: Business Leaders Denounce Obama’s Tax Increase
NYT: Falling Rates Aid Debtors, but Hamper Savers
Hill: Mortgage applications drop despite rates
Hill: R&D credit welcomed by tech sector, but rift with Obama remains
NYT: Crisis Past, Obama May Have Missed a Chance
NYT: Obama, in Rally Mode, Steps Up Jabs at G.O.P.
WSJ: As Recovery Boosts Big Banks, Smaller Lenders Are Still Struggling
WSJ: Budget Deficit at $1.3 Trillion So Far in Fiscal 2010
Fox: Clinton: National Debt Holding America Back
NRO: We must fight the tendencies that are pulling our country toward a debt crisis
WSJ: U.S. Falls in Ranks of Global Economy
WaPo: World Economic Forum survey: Debt, financial crisis hurt U.S. competitiveness
NYT: Editorial: Debating the Economy
WaPo: Editorial: Mr. Obama's recovery plan: part economic, part political
WaPo: Federal Reserve 'beige book' signals widespread slowdown of economic growth
WSJ: What Should the Federal Reserve Do Next? (via Google)
WSJ: Caricature in Cleveland (via Google)
Wash Times: Obama says GOP hopes 'I fail'
Human Events: Obama and Democrats Getting Desperate

Karl Rove: The Outlook Dims for Democrats
Dan Henninger: A President's Class War (via Google)
James Taranto: 'The Miracle of the 1940s': A former Enron adviser's improbable history
EJ Dionne: Obama raises stakes and redefines debate for the midterm election
Michael Gerson: As midterms loom, Obama has lost his rhetorical touch
Dana Milbank: Democratic strategists pooh-pooh the polls
David Broder: The Obama era, phase two
Michael Barone: Sinking With Obama, Democrats Plan Political Triage
Rush Limbaugh: Why We're in This Mess: Obama!
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Goes From G-O-D to D-O-G; Rush Finds It's Lonely in Literalville
Ben Stein: Recession Diary

WSJ: Pastor, Despite Protests, Still Plans Quran Burning
WaPo: Political controversy over Islam surrounds 9/11 anniversary
WaPo: Most Americans object to planned Islamic center near Ground Zero, poll finds
NYT: Imam Says Moving Center Could Spur Radicals
NYDN: Developer would sell 9/11 mosque site for right price
NY Post: Chief Mosque Funder: I'd sell site for new use
NYT: Another Voice Raised Against Koran Bonfire
Human Events: Will Obama Support the Quran-Burners?
WaPo: Sarah Palin joins U.S. officials, religious leaders in condemning Koran burning
NYDN: Palin, Beck speak out against Pastor Terry Jones' plans to burn the Koran on 9/11
WaPo: Evangelical leaders try to reach out to the pastor who plans to burn the Koran
NYT: For High Holy Days, Rabbis Weigh Their Words on Proposed Islamic Center
WaPo: Five myths about mosques in America
NRO: Nine Years Since 9/11
NYDN: Rudy Giuliani on Park51: Yes to tolerance, no to mosque
Ann Coulter: Bonfire of the Insanities
Rush Limbaugh: Media Frenzy Over Crackpot Burning Korans
American Thinker: The Political Violence of the Bible and the Koran

WSJ: Health Outlays Still Seen Rising
LA Times: U.S. healthcare costs projected to continue to climb
NYT: Health Plan Won’t Fuel Big Spending, Report Says
AP/Zaldivar: Gov't: Spending to rise under health care overhaul
NYT: Ads to Target Democrats who Supported Health Care Law
WSJ: How ObamaCare Guts Medicare
WSJ: The Federal Heath-Care Tease (via Google)

WSJ: Repeal of Birthright Rule Would Boost Illegal Population
Wash Times: Legal advocate asks court to side with Arizona's alien law

NYT: Court Dismisses a Case Asserting Torture by C.I.A.
LA Times: 9th Circuit throws out CIA torture lawsuit for national security reasons
WaPo: U.S. appeals court dismisses suit against firm in 'extraordinary rendition' case

WaPo: Editorial: Congress needs to stop stonewalling on federal court vacancies



WSJ: BP Report Pins Most of Blame on Others
WaPo: In its report on the gulf oil spill, BP spreads the blame

Hill: Environmental groups target Canadian oil sands ahead of Pelosi meeting
WSJ: Pelosi to Canadians: I'm Ready to Run Your Economy Too

NYT: Clinton Speech Offers Policy Overview

Hill: Barbour says he'll decide about 2012 run after the Nov. election
Wash Times: Barbour: GOP suited to tea party
Politico: Haley Barbour: RNC woes costly

Wash Times: Tea Party Express starts barreling forward

Politico: Right pours cash into Senate races
Hill: Wall Street fills coffers of top GOP candidates

Sen. Jim DeMint: Washington doesn't deserve a raise

Hill: Beltway abuzz with talk of who could replace Emanuel as chief of staff

AP/Bauder: Network launches TV programs for conservatives

Politico: GOP campaigns outpace Dems on Twitter

Politico: Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck 9/11 tickets start at $65

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Internal debate in WFP on Cuomo’s ultimatum

NYT: Winning a Tough Image, Prosecutor Gains Critics

NYDN: Rudy Giuliani Endorses David Malpass in GOP Senate Primary
NYDN: New Kirsten Gillibrand Vid Warns Against Her "Extremist" GOP Rivals

NYDN: Carolyn Maloney, Reshma Saujani have raised $4.1M in East Side race for House

WSJ: Landlords Stand by Espada

Syracuse PS: GOP targets David Valesky's 49th district state Senate seat

CALIFORNIA

Rasmussen: California Governor: Whitman (R) 48%, Brown (D) 45%
SacBee: Jerry Brown agrees to debate Meg Whitman in Fresno on Oct. 2
SF Chronicle: Dems urge Brown to step up fundraising effort

Politico: Barbara Boxer aide charged with possession of pot
Hill: Boxer aide charged with pot possession
Wash Times: Barbara Boxer's airlift to nowhere

SacBee: Schwarzenegger's furlough case could turn on lawmakers' role

TEXAS

Star-Telegram: Perry sets same condition but says he wants to debate White
Dallas MN: Standoff over White's tax returns still threatens fate of gubernatorial debate

FLORIDA

SPT: Republicans turning local and state races into a referendum on Obama
CNN: CNN/Time Poll: Heated battle for Florida Senate
Buzz: CNN/Time poll: Sink 49%, Scott 42%; Senate race deadlocked
Miami Herald: Sink, Scott agree to release tax returns and to spar
Sunshine News: Rick Scott, Alex Sink Spar Over Debates and Tax Returns

Sunshine News: Marco Rubio Holds Double-Digit Lead in Senate Race

GEORGIA

AJC: Georgia high court hears photo ID law challenge

ILLINOIS

Wash Times: If Emanuel seeks Chicago mayor chair, race predicted to be rugged
NYT: For Emanuel, Temptation in the Form of a Dream Job
Politico: Rahm Emanuel hardly a favorite in Chicago
WSJ: Aftershocks of an Emanuel Exit
NYT: Considering Daley’s Exit, With Hope and With Fear
NYT: Editorial: After Mayor Daley
Human Events: Don’t Bet on a ‘Mayor Rahm Emanuel’
NYDN: Rahm's Gone, It's Just a Matter of When

CQ: Jackson Jr. and His Wife Both Mulling Chicago Mayoral Run

Chicago Sun-Times: Daley exit tough for biz
Chicago Tribune: Post-Daley circus gets started early

Chicago Tribune: Only slim majority wants Blagojevich retried

Chicago Tribune: Kirk, Giannoulias take campaigns to TV

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune: GOP digs at Dayton for more financial data

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Ryan's on the map, and taking heat

AP/Foley: WI Gov. Jim Doyle gives $1M to group attacking GOP candidate Scott Walker

Milwaukee JS: New Johnson ad debuts

OHIO


Politico: Rove to boost Ohio state GOP
Politico: Clinton returns to stump for Strickland

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Snyder assails Bernero on bill

Detroit News: Kilpatrick's friend Ferguson indicted on 8 fraud charges
Detroit FP: Feds: Kilpatrick's pal Ferguson lived large, hid stacks of cash

AP: Deadline for Conyers to report to prison is Friday

KENTUCKY

Rasmussen: Kentucky Senate: Paul (R) 54%, Conway (D) 39%

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News: Boozman campaign scrambling to replace ad

SOUTH CAROLINA

Spartanburg HJ: Haley, Sheheen battle over immigration, state priorities
State: Sanford criticizes Haley for not planning to produce detailed executive budget
State: Candidates urged to keep Gov's budget blueprint
George Will: As GOP diversifies, South Carolina is rising
McClatchy: ‘You lie!’ windfall for Wilson, Miller

VIRGINIA

Wash Times: Editorial: Privatizing Virginia's liquor stores
WaPo: Editorial: Liquor privatization insufficient for transportation

Hill: Democrats rip NRCC spokesman for tweeting addresses of staffers

PENNSYLVANIA

NYT: Biden To Make Pa. Appearance For Sestak
AP: Pa. gov: 'Wackos' are taking over Republican Party

DELAWARE

CQ: Parties Prepping for Castle to Be Senate Nominee
NYT: Castle Releases First Negative Ad
AP/Elliott: Tea Partiers seek cash for Del.
Rush Limbaugh: Conservatives, Not RINOs, Will Reverse This Dangerous Course

NEW JERSEY

Hill: N.J. Gov. Christie begins seven-state campaign swing that includes Iowa
NYT: New Jersey Governor Unveils Ethics Reforms
Star-Ledger: Gov. Christie sets sights on reforming financial disclosure laws for legislature

WSJ: N.J. Racing Fights for Its Future

CONNECTICUT

Fox: Hartford's Inclusion of Muslim Prayers in Council Meetings Sparks Outrage

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: GOP's Baker outlines cost-cutting agenda for state
Boston Globe: State used no public funds to help Baker

NEVADA

Las Vegas RJ: Angle going to Washington, hoping for financial boost
Rush Limbaugh: Dingy Harry Says He Didn't Ruin Us

ARIZONA



Politico: Quayle fires back on social issues

Rasmussen: Arizona Governor: Brewer (R) 60%, Goddard (D) 38%
Politico: Brewer: Feds 'after' Arizona

COLORADO

Denver Post: Bennet won't support Obama's new stimulus plan
Hill: Bennet draws line on new stimulus spending

Denver Post: Paltry fundraising adds to Maes' woes
Huff Post: Tom Tancredo Picks Up Endorsement Of 20 Republican Leaders

Denver Post: Ritter picks Monica Marquez for Colorado Supreme Court

WASHINGTON STATE

Politico: DSCC reserves $2M for Murray

ALASKA

Fox: Murkowski Likely to Run in Alaska Senate Race
NYT: Murkows– ? Merco– ? She’ll Settle for Winner.
CQ: Republicans Put Their Money on Miller in Alaska











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September 8, 2010



NATIONAL

NYT: Obama Against a Compromise on Extension of Bush Tax Cuts
WaPo: White House at odds with former budget chief over tax cuts
WaPo: Obama to unveil more stimulus, tax breaks for business
NYT: The Bears and the State of Housing
WSJ: Divided by a Two-Track Economy (via Google)
WSJ: With Elections Looming, Congress Is Unlikely to Act Soon
WaPo: Obama proposal to fund infrastructure projects may hit election year wall
WaPo: Editorial: Smart policy: Mr. Obama's plan for an infrastructure bank
NRO: Scattershot Stimulus
Wash Times: Obama hits bump in road spending: Infrastructure ideas dismissed
Fox: Obama's New Jobs Program: Stimulus II or GOP Obstacle Course?
Hill: GOP not embracing new proposals
WSJ: Businesses See Benefits of Tax Break as Limited
WSJ: Obamanomics Is Recast as 'Recovery Summer' Fades
Rasmussen: 55% Oppose Second Economic Stimulus Plan
Rush Limbaugh: America Was Built by Rugged Individualists Who'd Reject Obama
Mitch Daniels: Time for Emergency Economic Reform (via Google)
Steven Pearlstein: The bleak truth about unemployment
Ruth Marcus: The harsh math behind Obama's tax-cut pledge
Rush Limbaugh: Under Obama, Only the Rich Are Doing Well! We Want Trickle-Down!

Hill: Obama to take on Boehner directly in Ohio speech; GOP senses panic
Kathleen Parker: Obama vs. Boehner
Politico: Can John Boehner and Barack Obama get along?
Politico: President Obama to tout economy in Cleveland
American Spectator: Fire Obama



SPT: Defiant Gainesville pastor goes ahead with plans to burn Korans despite pleas
NYT: In Florida, Many Lay Plans to Counter a Pastor’s Message
Wash Times: Koran protest stokes emotions
WaPo: U.S. officials, religious leaders condemn plans to burn Korans on 9/11
NYT: Concern Is Voiced Over Religious Intolerance
AP/Sherman: Holder: Quran burning idiotic and dangerous
WSJ: Church Rebuffs Petraeus Warning on Quran Burning
Hill: Florida pastor considers military warnings; stands by Quran burning
Ben Stein: The General and the Constitution
NRO: Burning the Koran: Islamic blasphemy versus free speech
Andrew McCarthy: This Is Where We Begin to Say No
Fred Barnes: Endangered Species: The Christians of the West Bank
WSJ: Petraeus Condemns U.S. Church's Plan to Burn Qurans
WSJ: Bloomberg Defends Pastor's Right to Burn Quran
James Taranto: A Job for George W. Bush
Feisal Abdul Rauf: Building on Faith
Politico: Imam Rauf: Mosque will move ahead
WSJ: Islamic Project Unveils New Website
WaPo: Imam: NYC Islamic center to include other faiths
Hill: Muslim lawmaker: Mosque opponents are birthers, 'proponents of bigotry'
Rush Limbaugh: "Party of Limbaugh" is Polling Great; Islamophobic is New Racist
NY Post: Evil 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in jailhouse photos

Newt Gingrich: America At Risk: The War With No Name

Wash Times: Justice sues Arizona college in green-card 'hurdles'
Human Events: Sheriff Arpaio Defiant after Justice Lawsuit

WSJ: ACLU Sues Homeland Security Over Search Policies

WSJ: Health Insurers Plan Hikes: Rate Increases Are Blamed on Health-Care Overhaul
Wash Times: Health care fight likely to flare anew if GOP reclaims Congress
Rasmussen: 56% Favor Repeal of Health Care Bill; 39% Say Repeal Is Likely
Fox: Some Dems Campaign Against ObamaCare While Others Stay Mum
Politico: Democrats say health care can help in a handful of races
Politico: Dems launch $2M pro-reform blitz
NRO: In November, It’s Democrats vs. Obamacare

WSJ: Judge Refuses to Stay Stem-Cell Ruling
WaPo: Judge denies request to lift injunction on stem cell research

Wash Times: Pediatricians shift on abstinence programs

WaPo: To consumer advocates, Obama's antitrust enforcement looks like more of the same

WSJ: BP Takes Some Blame in Gulf Disaster

Hill: Reid: Next climate bill should be ‘piecemeal’
NYT: Weird Weather in a Warming World

NYT: For-Profit Colleges Step Up Lobbying Against New Rules

NYT: Editorial: Alms for the Rich and Powerful

Politico: Congress outsourcing some ethics work
Hill: House GOP leaders dodge questions on the future of ethics office

Hill: At least 70 House seats in play, says Obama's campaign adviser
Wash Times: Election-cash spigots running at full blast
Politico: NRCC adds four new Dem targets
Hill: Dem base told: Fear Tea Party
Hill: Republicans feel bolstered by new campaign numbers

NYT: Republicans Have One-in-Four Chance to Claim Senate Majority, Model Shows

SF Chronicle: The ten most vulnerable incumbents of 2010

NYT: State Gains Would Give Redistricting Edge to G.O.P.

Dick Morris: An epic Dem disaster
Michael Gerson: Will 2010 midterms be 1994 all over again?
American Spectator: Partying Like It's 1994
Ted Nugent: A salute to Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, et al.
Pat Buchanan: What McCain's Tactics Teach
Politico: Midterm debacle: The blame game begins
Dana Milbank: Democats, on the run from Republicanines

Politico: New faces fill GOP presidential straw poll
Politico: Mitt Romney schedules Iowa visit
NRO: ‘Refudiating’ the Vanity Fair Palin Piece

NEW YORK



Albany TU: In last push, Paladino goes negative
LoHud: New Paladino ad goes after Lazio
Rochester D&C: Paladino eyes November
Queens Courier: Undecideds will win
NY Observer: Paladino’s Boys
NYDN: GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino may run on Vito Fossella fuel
WGRZ: Carl Paladino to Stay in New York Governor's Race on Taxpayers Party Line
NYT: Paladino, Insider, Runs Against Establishment
NYT: Spitzer, Once Dubious, Now Supports Cuomo
Human Events: Eliot Spitzer Goes From Client No. 9 to CNN
Gotham Gazette: Filling Albany's Big Three

NYT: In Attorney General Debate, Humor and Surprise

Hill: A surprise primary for Rep. Maloney becomes bitter battle for N.Y district
NYT: Wall St. Ties Become Liability in New York Races
NYT: Debate in House Race Stirs Big Passions for a Small Audience
NYDN: Reshma Saujani: 'I might not vote' on Election Day if I lose primary

NYT: Rangel Hits Streets, Finding Love and Aversion

Albany TU: Stach attacks on phone, is attacked on airwaves

NYT: As Stadiums Vanish, Their Debt Lives On

Buffalo News: Judge extends order barring taxes on Indian cigarettes

CALIFORNIA

Neon Tommy: Steve Poizner Endorses Meg Whitman For California Governor
Mercury News: Whitman gets endorsement from GOP primary opponent

Rasmussen: California Senate: Fiorina (R) 48%, Boxer (D) 47%

NYT: Immigration Crackdown Steps Into the Kitchen

TEXAS

Dallas MN: White slams Perry on border security
Texas Tribune: New Poll Has Perry and White in Virtual Tie

Politico: Flores threatens to sue House foe
Dallas MN: Chet Edwards vs Bill Flores is now a "Lean Republican" contest, handicapper says

FLORIDA

Buzz: Crist, Meek vie to be main alternative to Rubio
Miami Herald: 2 rivals seek Democrats' favor
NRO: Crist: Independent or Opportunist?
Buzz: Rubio: Father's journey 'a testament to the greatness of America'

Miami Herald: Outsider Scott now an insider
Buzz: New Sink ad: Gov race not just about Obama
NYT: The Ad Campaign: New Commercials in Florida

Buzz: House Race Rankings: Post-Primary Edition

GEORGIA

AJC: Deal education plan offers students chance to ‘move up when ready’

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Daley's retirement likely to lure Emanuel from White House
Fox: Chicago Mayor Daley Opts Against Re-Election, Opens Door for Rahm
Hill: Chicago mayor retires, spurring talk of a bid by Rahm Emanuel
Politico: Hizzoner? Emanuel must decide fast
Politico: The next Rahm
Chicago Sun-Times: Who will be Chicago's next mayor?
Chicago Sun-Times: Mayor Daley is not seeking another term
Chicago Tribune: Daley won't run for record seventh election to be mayor
WSJ: Chicago Mayor Daley Won't Run for Re-Election
NYT: Chicago’s ‘Mayor for Life’ Decides Not to Run

Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias attacks Kirk over Iraq war vote

IOWA

Des Moines R: New Chuck Grassley ads portray him as a hard worker, former union member

MINNESOTA

Politico: Pawlenty seeks Medicaid funds

Star Tribune: Emmer's budget plan wasn't officially reviewed, state says

WISCONSIN

Wisc SJ: Scott Walker campaign pivots to attack Republican opponent Mark Neumann
Milwaukee JS: Lack of serious primary gives Barrett a cash edge over GOP rivals

OHIO


Columbus Dispatch: Brunner backs ban on election donations

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Michigan lawmakers reach tentative budget deal
Detroit FP: State budget deal struck -- without a tax hike

AP/Hoffman: Bernaro asks Snyder to back Obama's tax breaks

KENTUCKY

AP/Alford: Paul's first TV ad highlights work as physician

SOUTH CAROLINA

Human Events: Jim DeMint, Superstar

State: S.C. gubernatorial candidates Haley, Sheheen oppose abortion

WEST VIRGINIA

Wash Times: Senate race in W.Va. unexpectedly in play

DELAWARE

Rasmussen: Delaware Senate: Castle (R) 48%, Coons (D) 37%
WSJ: The Tea Party and the GOP: Senate primary is a test of political pragmatism
NYT: O’Donnell Backers Meet Tea Party Leaders
Human Events: Delaware Primary Serves as Tea Party Barometer
NRO: Just What Is Mike Castle’s Voting Record?

NEW JERSEY



Politico: Chris Christie readies endorsement tour
Rasmussen: 57% in New Jersey Approve of Governor’s Job Performance
NYT: Christie, in Perpetual Motion, Aims to Put Lapse Behind Him
Star-Led: Christie pushes reform agenda for N.J. ethics rules, pension and health benefits
Star-Ledger: NJ AG to review role of Race to the Top consultant after failed application

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Patrick, Baker take their shots: In 1st TV debate, clash on health, economy
Boston Globe: Cahill often pushed to the sidelines

NEVADA

Politico: Reid is 'comfortable' with his campaign
Las Vegas RJ: Reid blames Wall Street, Bush for bad times

ARIZONA

NYT: Arizona: Green Party Wants Republican’s Recruits Off Ballot

COLORADO

Politico: Hickenlooper, Maes slate 9 debates
Human Events: GOP Bid for Governor Imploding in Colorado
Denver Post: Voters' lawsuit challenges Tancredo's place on ballot

ALASKA

NYT: Senator Lisa Murkowski | Seeking a Way Out of Defeat
WSJ: A Write-In Senator?
AP/Bohrer: Murkowski: Don't count me out of Senate race yet
Politico: Murkowski, Haase talk ballot switch

SOUTH DAKOTA

CQ: In South Dakota, Candidates Work to Navigate Center-Right







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