Subscribe to our Email Newsletter
Have any comments?

January 7, 2011


Wash Times: GOP disputes deficit effect of health law repeal
NYT: Republicans Are Given a Price Tag for Health Law Repeal, but Reject It
WaPo: CBO says health care repeal would deepen deficit
Wkly Std: Paul Ryan: Actually, Obamacare Will Increase Budget Deficit by $700 Billion
WSJ: Boehner Dismisses CBO’s Health Repeal Cost
NYT: Democrats Plan Attack on Republican Repeal Effort
WSJ: Swearing-in Glitch Holds Up House Action on Health Repeal
NYT: Two Missed Moment to Solemnly Swear
David Brooks: Buckle Up for Round 2
John Fund: Things Could Get Ugly
Weekly Standard: Republicans Shouldn't Go Soft on Obamacare Repeal
Hill: Obama threatens to veto healthcare repeal
Rush Limbaugh: Make Obama Veto Obamacare Repeal Again and Again and Again
Kim Strassel: The New Party of No (via Google)

Rush Limbaugh: The Four Corners of Deceit Strike: Autism/Vaccine Study was a Hoax

WaPo: House passes budget cut for committees and legislative offices

WSJ: GOP Governors Seek Leeway to Cut Medicaid Rolls

Newt Gingrich: Prison reform: A smart way for states to save money and lives

WSJ: Hard-Hit Cities May Not Fully Heal for Years
WSJ: For My Dad, the 'New Normal' Is Old Hat

Wash Times: GOP faces spending test as debt nears $14.3T ceiling
WSJ: Initial Blows Exchanged as Debt-Cap Fight Begins
WSJ: Budget Panel Chief Makes Opening Bid
WSJ: Senior Republicans Weigh In On Debt Ceiling Vote
NYT: Geithner Asks Congress to Raise U.S. Debt Limit Quickly
Wash Times: Editorial: Only $279,950,956,705.59 left to spend
Paul Krugman: The Texas Omen
Rush Limbaugh: Who Has Power to Stop Spending?
Pat Buchanan: Are the Deficits Forever?

WSJ: Rep. Bachmann Moves Fast on Dodd-Frank Repeal

Politico: On Day Two, Eric Cantor builds his brand

Wash Times: Constitution read for first time, but not in its entirety
NYT: Constitution Has Its Day (More or Less) in House
NYT: Editorial: The United States Consti ...tion
Charles Krauthammer: Constitutionalism
Dana Milbank: Getting creative with the Constitution
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Tortured by Reading of the US Constitution on House Floor

NYT: For House Members Looking to Save Money, a Day at the Office Never Ends

Wash Times: Senate Democrats seek rule changes; GOP wary
Hill: Junior Senate Dems want chairmen to face election by secret ballot

Wash Times: Business community lauds Obama's new chief of staff
WSJ: President Revs Up Campaign to Make Peace With Business
WaPo: In Daley, Obama gets change, not continuity
WaPo: What the Bill Daley hire tells us about the White House
NYT: A Shift in Tactics, Not in Ideology
NYT: Business Background Defines Chief of Staff
WSJ: Daley Résumé Blends Politics, Business
NYT: Chamber: Daley Tough, but ‘a Very Strong Choice’
WSJ: Chicago Boy, 2.0

AP/Pace: WH: Obama to name Sperling to top economic post

AP/Aversa: Fed boss likely to sound more hopeful on economy

WSJ: Ex-CIA Official Charged in Leak on Iran Program
NYT: Ex-C.I.A. Officer Named in Disclosure Indictment

NYT: U.S. Cautions People Named in Cable Leaks
NYT: WikiLeaks Cables Make Appearance in a Tale of Sunken Treasure and Nazi Theft
Michael Gerson: WikiLeaks gives dangerous ammunition to a tyrant

WSJ: Pentagon Faces the Knife
WaPo: Pentagon to cut spending by $78 billion, reduce troop strength
NYT: Pentagon Seeks Biggest Military Cuts Since Before 9/11
Weekly Standard: Stealth Retreat

Jonah Goldberg: Who Are the Real Hijackers of Islam?

Fox: ACLU Sues to Protect Immigrant's Gun Rights From Change in South Dakota Law

WaPo: House Republicans seek to limit EPA climate rules
WSJ: Microbes Mopped Up After Spill
NYT: A Son of the Bayou, Torn Over the Shrimping Life
NYT: Editorial: Failure in the Gulf
WaPo: Editorial: The oil drilling industry, in over their heads

WSJ: U.S. Jump-Starts Bid to End Truck Dispute With Mexico
NYT: Obama Plan Aims to Ease Mexican Trucking Ban

WaPo: Editor who fired Juan Williams resigns after NPR review
Wash Times: NPR executive who fired Williams resigns

Peggy Noonan: The Captain and the King (via Google)
James Taranto: Huckleberry F---

C&E: Report: Obama to Base 2012 Campaign in Chicago

Roll Call: Despite Boehner’s Calls, RNC Member Backs Another Hopeful

Politico: Daniels to CPAC


State: Haley Inauguration: A day of firsts for SC
State: Sanford bows out, still urging tax cuts


NY Post: Cuomo's plan gets the cold Shel-der
NYT: Going to an Event Featuring Cuomo? Take a Coat, or Maybe a Blanket
NYT: Editorial: A Good Place to Start Cutting

Albany TU: Aubertine nominated for AG commissioner

Albany TU: GOP Senate has same old look, voice
Albany TU: Four freshman stand by Senate Dem leadership

NYT: Religious Leaders Call for New Efforts to Lower NY City’s ‘Chilling’ Abortion Rate

Fox: Snow Response Batters NYC Mayor's Approval


NYT: U.S. Inquiry Said to Focus on Calpers

SacBee: Moreno's departure gives Brown quick pick for high court


DMN: Questions about Sessions' status delay Republicans' health care repeal efforts


Miami Herald: Race for GOP chairman becomes nasty

SPT: Rick Scott considers 'destination casinos' for his economic plan


NYT: Georgia Facing a Hard Choice on Free Tuition

AJC: Deal sets up payment plan for debt


Chicago Tribune: Democrat lawmakers push 75% state income tax increase
Chicago Sun-Times: Income tax hike deal reached
WSJ: Bond Buyers' Eyes Are on Illinois (via Google)

Chicago Tribune: Illinois House votes to abolish death penalty

Chicago Sun-Times: Daley son’s business partner indicted for mail fraud


Star Tribune: Dayton stands his ground on taxes with business groups

Star Tribune: Pawlenty looks to next chapter in autobiography
AP/Bakst: Pawlenty memoir highlights faith


Milwaukee JS: State Democrats are dragged to charm school


Columbus Dispatch: For $1, Kasich hires private help to spur job creation


Detroit News: Gov. Snyder picks Justice Corrigan to lead Human Services


National Enquirer: John Edwards secret proposal to mistress
Detroit FP: Tabloid: John Edwards engaged to Rielle Hunter
Politico: Reports: John Edwards engaged to Rielle Hunter

AP/Baker: Friend of John Edwards makes courthouse appearance


WaPo: NoVa Republicans propose plan to fund transportation


WSJ: Incendiary Device Mailed to Governor
NYT: Two Packages Emit Smoke in Maryland State Buildings

WaPo: Wait for same-sex marriage in Maryland could be nearing an end


NYT: Christie Outlines a Plan to Pay for Transit Work
NYT: Christie Signs Tougher Law on Bullying in Schools


Boston Globe: Launching 2d term, Patrick says state must act on tough choices


Roll Call: Poll: Dim Outlook for Ensign Re-Election


January 6, 2011


Wash Times: Boehner takes reins in House
WSJ: Boehner Takes Reins, Vows Change
WaPo: John Boehner sets humble tone as he claims House gavel
Hill: Gavel in hand, new Speaker Boehner pledges humble majority
LA Times: House Republicans to set the tone for 2012
WaPo: Speaker Boehner hits a home run
WaPo: Pelosi's handover to Boehner: Gracious -- and defiant
NYT: Taking Control, G.O.P. Overhauls Rules in House
WaPo: A changing of the gavel as 112th Congress is sworn in
Fox: GOP-Controlled House to Kick Off New Session by Reading Constitution Aloud
WSJ: The Constitution as Political Pocket Protector
NYT: Reading Between the Battle Lines: An Annotated Guide to the Constitution
WaPo: Constitution Day: House to hold first-ever floor reading of founding document
WSJ: Constitutional Power Hour (via Google)
Rush Limbaugh: Liberals Say Conservatives Have a "Fetish" for the US Constitution
NYT: Speaker’s Wife Emphasizes ‘Normal, Average’ Life
NYT: Before Family and Friends, Passing a Gavel Heavy With Symbolism
WaPo: For GOP freshmen, a mix of pomp and pressure
WaPo: For GOP freshmen, congressional swearing-in is 'game day'
NRO: Ready to Start Cutting
WSJ: The president must have power over the budget to make spending reform work
Wash Times: Centrists likely to sway priority issues on Hill
NRO: Editorial: Operation Rewind
Weekly Standard: Speaker of the House John Boehner
NYT: Editorial: The Corporate House
WaPo: Editorial: Changing Washington's wasteful ways will take more than rhetoric
Rush Limbaugh: The Cavalry Arrives in Washington
American Spectator: Reinforcements Are Here
John Fund: Congress's Seniority System Is Getting Old
Hill: New Oversight chairman casts wide net in targeting Obama regulations
Ann Coulter: Investigate This!
American Spectator: Ryan Takes the Point on Fiscal Reform
Ezra Klein: A very smart speech by Speaker Boehner
James Taranto: Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Dana Milbank: Pelosi perma-grins & bears it as she hands speaker's gavel to John Boehner
Politico: 19 Democrats vote against Nancy Pelosi
Rush Limbaugh: Boehner Tells Off Dingy Harry

NYT: Obama Turning to Experienced Hands as He Remakes Staff
Fox: Volcker to Step Down as Top Obama Economic Advisor
WSJ: Economic Team Gets Sperling; Gibbs Out
Wash Times: Gibbs joins parade to door
WaPo: Robert Gibbs resigns, saying he'll serve Obama better from outside
WaPo: Daley visits White House as Obama prepares to make sweeping staff changes

Wash Times: Democrats in Senate stall over filibuster
Wash Times: OpEd: Bid to 'reform' filibuster is dangerous
Politico: Democrats' filibuster plan in jeopardy
Rush Limbaugh: Senate Dems Target Filibuster Rule

American Spectator: Lessons From the Lame-Duck Tax Rates Battle

WSJ: Health Spending Eats Up Record Chunk of GDP
NYT: Health Spending Rose in ’09, but at Low Rate
WSJ: White House Reverses on End-of-Life Counseling
Hill: Dems up for reelection under pressure to nix healthcare mandate
Karl Rove: ObamaCare Rewards Friends, Punishes Enemies
Rush Limbaugh: Vote to Repeal Obamacare Will Send Powerful, Historic Statement
Rush Limbaugh: Dems Push Health Care Deficit Lie
Rush Limbaugh: See, Sarah Palin Told You So: Obama Death Panels are Back

WSJ: Momentum Builds for Corporate-Tax Overhaul
WSJ: Private Sector Sees Hiring Surge (via Google)

Janet Napolitano: How to Secure the Global Supply Chain (via Google)
Fox: Napolitano: Counterterrorism Must Focus on Shipments of Everyday Chemicals

Wash Times: Senators seek data on Gitmo detainee transfers

WSJ: White House Probe Blames BP, Industry in Gulf Blast
NYT: Blunders Abounded Before Gulf Spill, Panel Says
WaPo: BP, Transocean, Halliburton blamed by presidential Gulf oil spill commission

NYT: Pension Fund Losses Hit States Hard, Data Show
American Thinker: Reevaluating Pension Entitlements in the Public Sector
WaPo: Recession-bruised states' revenue sank 30 percent in 2009, Census Bureau reports

NYT: OpEd: Who Wants a 30-Year Mortgage?

NYT: State Lawmakers Outline Plans to End Birthright Citizenship, Drawing Outcry
Politico: Steve King unveils birthright bill

NYT: Nominee for a Key Justice Department Post

Wash T: Gay group in, values groups out at CPAC: Social conservatives to skip gathering
Daily Caller: CPAC, homosexuality, and the crack-up of conservatism

Roll Call: GOPers With Gavels Not Likely to Seek Senate Seats
Roll Call: 2012 Senate Landscape Is Far From Finalized

Politico: House Republicans head to Baltimore

Roll Call: ABC News: Michele Bachmann Considering Presidential Bid
NRO: Bachmann for President?


Roll Call: Iowa’s 2012 Shuffle: Five Members, Four Seats


Union Leader: Ayotte begins term with a good run


State: Tea Party: Group high on Haley
State: Haley names new revenue chief

State: Wilson ready to obstruct health care reform


Albany TU: In State of State, Cuomo lays out plan to 'transform' NY
NYDN: Cuomo sets bold fiscal, ethical agenda in State of State
NY Post: Silver looks away as new gov pitches ethics reform in State of State
WSJ: Cuomo Outlines Fiscal Fix
NY Post: Andy short on specifics of $$ cuts
NYT: Speech Suggests Pro-Business Approach by Cuomo
Buffalo News: 'New perspective' is urged by Cuomo for daunting tasks
Rochester D&C: State of the State address: Cuomo offers agenda to reform New York
Syr PS: Reaction to Cuomo's State of State speech: Decent ideas, but let's see details
NYT: For Cuomo, PowerPoint as Fireside Chat
NYT: Editorial: Governor Cuomo’s New York

NYDN: Four Democrats, including Se. Jeff Klein, bold in state Senate free-for-all


LA Times: Jerry Brown's choices for key posts reflect his long career
LA Times: Chart: Brown's administration
SacBee: Jerry Brown appoints wife as 'special counsel'

George Skelton: At the end of Schwarzenegger's term, cronyism won


Politico: Kay Bailey Hutchison mum on reelection race
Dallas MN: Texas' GOP freshmen plan to be aggressive in U.S. House


SPT: Marco Rubio takes his place as Florida's newest U.S. senator


AJC: Georgians throw surprise into House speaker vote


Chicago Tribune: Braun releases more tax records, but questions linger
Chicago Tribune: Emanuel residency ruling appealed

Chicago Sun-Times: State leaders ‘very close’ to tax hike deal


Star Tribune: Critics get a say as Dayton opts in on health law


Milwaukee JS: GOP lawmakers block legal redistricting help for Democrats


Columbus Dispatch: Kasich relents, makes swearing-in public
Columbus Dispatch: Kasich may tap Democrat for BMV


Detroit FP: Snyder schedules State of the State address for Jan. 19


Politico: McCaskill moves away from mandate


Hill: Rep. Blackburn gets Democrat's support on legislation to strike net neutrality


WaPo: Elizabeth Edwards leaves everything to children in will; no mention of John Edwards


WaPo: Editorial: In Virginia, restoring the vote, and a life, for ex-cons


Politico: Rockefeller takes aim at EPA


WaPo: O'Donnell campaign pledges to review, resubmit financial reports
NYT: Losing Candidate Amending Finance Reports
Politico: Christine O'Donnell will refile finance docs


NYT: Sworn In, Connecticut Governor Calls for 2-Party Effort


Boston Globe: 2 N.E. freshmen personify the D.C. divide


Boston Globe: Maine inaugurates its first Republican governor in 16 years
Bangor DN: LePage sworn in as governor: ‘Four years and a job to do’


Las Vegas RJ: Heck joins 112th Congress; veterans take the oath again
Politico: Nevada political titan Raggio to retire


Anchorage DN: Murkowski welcomed back to US Senate

Politico: Palins go gold mining on 'Alaska'


January 5, 2011


WSJ: Battle Lines Form Over Government's Role
NYT: Republicans Lower Goal for Cuts to Budget
Human Events: GOP Needs Bold Initiatives For Job Growth
Newt Gingrich: Jobs And Paychecks Must Be Job One
Fox: Battle Brewing Over Federal Debt Limit
Hill: ‘Cut and grow’ is new mantra of incoming House GOP majority
NYT: As Boehner Ascends, His Power Comes With Caveats
NYT: Congress to Return With G.O.P. Vowing to Alter Rules
WaPo: In House, new Republican majority plans to act fast to undo Obama's agenda
Wash Times: Tea party organizers warn: 'We are watching'
LA Times: 'Tea party' freshmen embrace status quo
Hill: Tea Party skeptics to support Boehner for Speaker, leadership aides say
Human Events: DeMint: "Federal Government Has To Do Less, Not More"
Hill: Conservative lawmakers decry GOP rules with 'Washington-style gimmicks'
WaPo: After losing House, Democrats will try new strategy: bipartisanship
WSJ: Obama Can't Count on Support in Senate
WSJ: Hot Business Issues on Capitol Hill
Hill: House to vote Thursday on 5 percent cut to office expenses
NYT: G.O.P. Asks Businesses Which Rules to Rewrite
Daily Caller: Darrell Issa's looming letters to the Obama administration
WSJ: Freshmen Bring Business Resumes
WaPo: Recitation of Constitution set in House renews debate over Founders' intentions
WaPo: House appropriators face deep budget cut in anti-earmark era
NYT: Victory Alone Does Not a Mandate Make
NYT: A Title Change, but the Tears Will Stay
Fox: GOP Freshmen From Safe Districts Party On Despite Leadership Anxieties
Politico: GOP freshmen seek balancing act with party leaders
WSJ: The GOP Opportunity: The main Republican task will be framing the issues for 2012
NYT: Editorial: Pomp, and Little Circumstance
Fred Barnes: The Rise of the 2006 House Republican Class
Dick Morris: How to defeat Obama
Dana Milbank: GOP congressional leaders are acting a lot like their predecessors

Sen. Mitch McConnell: A power grab Democrats should avoid
Human Events: Alexander Warns Democrats Against Senate Power Grab
James Taranto: The weird timing of the Democrats' "filibuster reform"
Hill: Democrats face delays on filibuster reform
NYT: A Warning on Reining in Filibusters
WaPo: Editorial: The filibuster's future

WSJ: Health Care Again Tops the Agenda, This Time of GOP
Wash Times: House to vote on repeal of health care law
Human Events: Boehner Takes Control With ObamaCare Repeal
Hill: Dems who voted 'no' on healthcare weigh support for repeal
WaPo: Both sides prepare to battle over repeal of health-care law
NRO: Obamacare: An Unacquired Taste
WaPo: Eric Cantor knows best? The GOP moves on health care
NYT: U.S. Alters Rule on Paying for End-of-Life Planning
FL AG Pam Bondi: The States Versus ObamaCare

NYT: Deflation Concerns Diminish at the Fed
WaPo: Federal Reserve's bond-buying program likely to run its course

Hill: Reform of Fannie, Freddie unlikely despite House Republican push

NYT: Birthright Citizenship Looms as Next Immigration Battle
WSJ: Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment (via Google)

Hill: Rep. King blasts critics, defends hearing on homegrown terror

Human Events: Media Slow To Show WikiLeaks Justified Iraq War

Ted Nugent: Tighter travel restrictions pave way for government tyranny

NYT: Obama Aides Lean Against Bypass of Guantánamo Rules

NYT: Wanted: New Chiefs of Staff for Obama and Biden
WaPo: What Robert Gibbs' departure could mean

NYT: Cheney Is Back, With Heart Pump and New Outlook

Politico: Bush, Reagan aide last spotted near lawyer's office

Roll Call: Boehner Making Calls for Maria Cino
Wash Times: GOP moneymen unite against 2nd term for Steele
Hill: Ex-RNC head: Steele candidacy doomed
Weekly Standard: Does Michael Steele Understand the RNC's Role?

Daily Caller: Santorum knocks Palin, Romney
Politico: Sarah Palin hints support for 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal
AP/D'Oro: Palin's retweet on 'don't ask' raises some questions

American Thinker: The Military After DADT


Union Leader: Endorsements rolling in for both NHGOP chair candidates
Concord Monitor: More endorsements for state GOP chief


State: State employee pay cuts in last Sanford budget
State: Haley on track to raise $600k for inaugural


NYT: Cuomo Starts Term With Some Top Jobs Still Empty
Albany TU: Four more Cuomo appointees, officially
NY Post: Dark clouds over NY in 1st Cuomo speech
Syr PS: Cuomo is expected to reveal painful budget cuts in today's State of the State talk

Rochester D&C: Thomas Richards' eligibility for special election challenged


SacBee: Jerry Brown pitches a shift to local governments
NYT: Part of California Takes On Illegal Hiring
WSJ: California Fleeing: Govs Raid California for its businesses

NYT: California: Judges Ask for Clarity on Same-Sex Marriage Measure

Dan Walters: Foul stench permeates Schwarzenegger's final acts


Dallas MN: Dallas GOP wants party to pick Texas House speaker before session begins
WSJ: Texas Welcomes Nuclear Discards


Fox: Scott Sworn in as Florida's 45th Governor
SPT: Wistfully, Crist hands over the reins to Scott
SPT: Analysis: We still don't really know Rick Scott
SPT: Private security staff escorts Rick Scott throughout inauguration

Buzz: On eve of swearing in, Rubio given big welcome to Washington

Ledger: Putnam Sworn In as Agriculture Chief


AJC: Governor-elect has deep roots in Middle Georgia


Chicago Tribune: Top Dems struggle to beat tax-hike clock

Chicago Sun-Times: Braun needs a job, but tax returns won’t help land one at City Hall
WSJ: Judge Says Emanuel Can Run In Chicago Mayoral Election
NYT: Illinois: Another Ruling Favors Emanuel in Chicago Residency Dispute


NYT: Budget Hawk Eyes Deficit (Mitch Daniels)


Star Tribune: Republicans step into power
Star Tribune: Bachmann to introduce bill repealing Wall Street reform
Star Tribune: Klobuchar wants to change filibuster rules


Columbus Dispatch: Kasich promises transparency
Columbus Dispatch: Strickland commutes six sentences, pardons 37


Detroit FP: Snyder's pick to head agency has major Supreme Court implications


WaPo: FDA's No. 2 leaving to helm Md. health department


Pittsburgh TR: Toomey eager to roll up sleeves, take on problems
NYT: Arlen Specter to Teach at Law School


NYT: Christie Seeks to Relax Rules on Who Can Lead Schools
NYT: Panel Unveils Ways to Improve New Jersey’s Public Universities


Roll Call: Maine Democrat Considering Challenging Snowe


Las Vegas RJ: Report says Nevada's economic and budget crises will last 10 years


NYT: On the Way Out, a Governor Takes a Controversial Step


January 4, 2011


WSJ: New Speaker Vows to Share Power—a Tricky Proposition
WSJ: Congress Rediscovers the Constitution
WSJ: In With the New—and Young—Republicans
NYT: G.O.P. Sets Up Huge Target for Budget Ax
WSJ: Rules for Smaller Government (via Google)
Marc Thiessen: Advice for the new Congress from the original conservative insurgent
Human Events: DeMint On A Government Shutdown: Bring It
American Spectator: Boehner Takes On Radical-In-Chief
Bob Herbert: Get Ready for a G.O.P. Rerun
CBS: National Debt Tops $14 Trillion

Fox: Issa Sets Sights on WikiLeaks, Govt Regulation and Afghanistan for Future Hearings
WaPo: Incoming House GOP chairmen have a long list of issues to investigate
WaPo: House panel won't investigate six lawmakers' use of travel stipends
WaPo: Editorial: Rep. Darrell Issa's wild accusations are hurtful - to his own reputation

NYT: Strained States Turning to Laws to Curb Labor Unions
WSJ: Labor's Coming Class War
WSJ: The Blue Men Group: Can Democrats reform NY, IL and CA? (via Google)

WSJ: Stock Surge Rings In Year
WSJ: Bankruptcy Filings Leapt 9% Last Year
WSJ: OpEd: Dodd-Frank and the Return of the Loan Shark (via Google)

NYT: House to Vote Jan. 12 on Health-Care Repeal
WaPo: House sets Jan. 12 vote on repeal of health-care law
Hill: RGA poised to play central role in looming healthcare battle
Weekly Std: HHS is Paying Google with Taxpayer Money to Alter 'Obamacare' Search Results
Eugene Robinson: A health-care fight Democrats should welcome

WSJ: FDA Prepares to Enact New Food-Safety Law
NYT: Obama Likely to Face Fight Over Cost of Food Safety Bill

WSJ: Democrats Aim to Curb Talking Tactic
NYT: Democrats Plan Push to Curtail Use of Filibusters
Politico: Democrats stymied on filibuster reform
WSJ: OpEd: Filibuster Reform Both Parties Can Agree On (via Google)
Sen Tom Udall: A Senate new year's resolution: Fixing a broken set of rules

NYT: President May Realign Senior Staff
WSJ: Ex-Clinton Aide in Line for Post
WaPo: William Daley, former commerce secretary, eyed for senior White House post
NYT: Obama Talks With William Daley About a Job
WSJ: Auto-Bailout Planner in Line for Post

NYT: Obama May Bypass Guantánamo Rules, Aides Say
James Taranto: Colman McCarthy Was Right

Wash Times: Army will evaluate suspect in WikiLeaks

WSJ: Navy Weighs Firing Chief for Lewd Videos
NYT: Navy Captain Is Investigated Over Videos
WaPo: Navy's quick condemnation of raunchy videos wins praise from gay rights groups

John Bolton: North Korea: Not the Time for Talks (via Google)

WSJ: Death of Bush Aide Is Called a Homicide
NYT: Remains of Ex-Officer Are Found in a Landfill
WaPo: Early supporter of Vietnam Memorial found dead in Delaware landfill
WaPo: John Wheeler, former Bush administration aide, found dead in landfill

WSJ: Path Clears for Deep-Water Drilling
WSJ: Investigators Urge Pipeline Measures

Wash Times: Reid unlikely to hold the trump card in push for Internet gambling

Andrew McCarthy: Congress Must Lead, Not the Courts
NYT: Editorial: The Missing Judges
WaPo: Editorial: Wheels of justice slowed by confirmation delay

NYT: OpEd: A Clear Danger to Free Speech (Shield Bill)

NYT: Senator Calls for Helmet Safety Investigation

Wash Times: Rivals for RNC chief vow to improve party finances
Human Events: No Dents In Steele At RNC Debate
WSJ: Contenders for RNC Post Snipe at Steele
Buffalo News: Cino does well in debate on who should lead GOP
Mother Jones: Dick Cheney's Disappearing Clout
NYT: Steele Faces His Rivals in Gentle G.O.P. Debate
WaPo: Steele defends record at RNC forum: 'We won'
Roll Call: RNC Candidates Say They’d Steer Clear of Primaries
WaPo: Steele: No 'alarm bells' at RNC
WaPo: The best (and the worst) of the RNC chair debate
Dana Milbank: Michael Steele is part of the chorus at RNC debate

John Fund: Obama Balms the Base

Fox: Democrats Hunting for Vulnerable Republicans to Shoot Down in 2012

Politico: House freshman throws a party - and GOP cringes


Roll Call: New Hampshire Republicans Splitting Over Chairman’s Race
Boston Globe: State GOP chairman endorses a successor
Concord Monitor: Sununu: Bergeron should replace me
Nashua Telegraph: Sununu endorses Bergeron as GOP chairman


Pat Buchanan: Requiem For A Patriot (Roger Milliken)


WSJ: Cuomo Targeting Medicaid Spending
NYT: Cuomo, Before Seeking a Wage Freeze, Says He Will Cut His Salary 5%
Buffalo News: Cuomo cuts pay 5% for top aides and himself
Albany TU: Cuomo: Wage freeze is ‘necessary’ (video added)
NY Post: Let 'millionaire' tax die out, Cuomo says
Albany TU: Governor takes charge with promises to keep
Albany TU: Iwanowicz is out; other agencies lose top aides
NYT: Decorum in Albany? Don’t Count on It

Albany TU: Skelos and Libous dismantle Fort, uh, Sampson

NYDN: Rep. Pete King set to take control of Homeland Security Committee


SacBee: Jerry Brown pledges 'tough budget for tough times'
LA Times: Taking state's reins for 3rd time
NYT: Brown Returns as California Governor, Facing Some Familiar Challenges
WSJ: Taking On a Different California
Dan Walters: Jerry Brown hits right tone in inaugural speech

LA Times: Cutting of Nuñez's sentence sparks anger
NYT: Son of Former Speaker Has His Prison Term Cut
Fox: Schwarzenegger Takes Heat for Commuting Manslaughter Sentence of Lawmaker's Son


Lubbock AJ: Chisum leads House speaker challenge
Austin AS: Conservative group turns up the heat in effort to oust GOP speaker
AP/Root: Conservative activists want new Texas speaker

WaPo: Texas slips in House leadership clout

Dallas MN: Private toll roads get new push in Texas


SPT: Rick Scott set to take final step in improbable journey to Florida governor

AP: Former Fla. GOP leader in court


GulfLive: Candidates line up for Mississippi governor race


Bloomberg: Illinois Has Days to Plug $13 Billion Deficit That Took Years to Produce

WSJ: Illinois Attempts to Link Teacher Tenure to Results

Chicago Sun-Times: Braun changes mind, says she will release tax returns
Chicago Tribune: Braun flip-flops on tax returns

Chicago Tribune: Illinois Republicans plan Reagan-themed fundraiser


Roll Call: Daniels Aide Elected Indiana GOP Chairman


Star Tribune: Dayton: State, nation at crossroad


Milwaukee JS: Jubilant Republicans celebrate a new era as Walker sworn in


Columbus Dispatch: Slow redistricting could delay Ohio's presidential primary

Columbus Dispatch: Ohio House speaker sets busy agenda


Detroit News: Snyder to name Corrigan to Cabinet
Detroit FP: Gov. Snyder sets ambitious budget goal


WaPo: Republicans line up to run for Gear's House seat
WaPo: Republicans outraise opponents for Virginia special elections


Politico: W.Va. GOP chair mulling gov. run


NYT: Conservative Seeks Balance on His Way to Senate


NYT: New Tangle In Battle Over Court In Trenton
S-L: NJ Supreme Court stand-off may leave 2 seats open at end of Justice Rivera-Soto's term


Boston Globe: Patrick cuts lawmakers’ pay by $300


Las Vegas RJ: Sandoval: 'Nevada will be Nevada again'


Roll Call: Former New Mexico Rep. Wilson Considering Senate Bid


Oregonian: Allen Alley picks up strong backing for Oregon GOP chairmanship


January 3, 2011


WSJ: Congress Targets Spending
WaPo: Austerity is first order for Boehner's installation as House speaker
NYT: G.O.P. Newcomers Set Out to Undo Obama Victories
Wash Times: GOP to scrutinize Obama's feats
American Spectator: Here Comes Trouble
Fox: Tea Party Republicans Vow to Attack Deficit Spending 'Once and for All' in Next Session
Hill: With strong momentum on slashing deficit, strife looms in GOP
WaPo: House Republicans to bring up repeal of health-care law 'early' in new Congress
Politico: 6 states to watch on health reform
Fox: Issa Predicts 'Constant Battle' With White House Over Economy
Politico: Darrell Issa reveals list of investigations
WaPo: Issa says Obama administration is 'one of most corrupt'
Politico: Issa clarifies remark calling Obama 'corrupt'
Human Events: DeMint Demands Showdown On Increasing Debt Ceiling
Erick Erickson: Senator Jim DeMint: Conservative Of The Year
Rep. Jeb Hensarling: Simple Answers Missed
EJ Dionne: What a GOP Congress might bring

WSJ: House Panel Drops Probe into Travel Funds
NYT: Editorial: Reform and the Filibuster

Wash Times: Dramatic spike in gas prices forecasted
Wash Times: No comfort and joy in holiday gas prices
WSJ: Drilling Is Stalled Even After Ban Is Lifted
WSJ: New Scrutiny Slams Near-Shore Exploration
Hill: The top 5 overlooked energy stories
AP/McPherson: North Dakota oil production is predicted to double

WaPo: Wall Street ties complicate the politically touchy search for economic adviser
WSJ: Moving Beyond Fannie and Freddie (via Google)
WaPo: Editorial: New pay-go rules reveal GOP's misplaced priorities
Paul Krugman: Deep Hole Economics
Hill: Budget crunch threatens rollout of Wall Street reform regulations

NYT: OpEd: Chewing Gum for Terrorists

Jed Babbin: Let's Ban Ivy League ROTC

Zbigniew Brzezinski: How to Stay Friends With China

Arne Duncan: School reform: A chance for bipartisan governing

Ross Douthat: The Unborn Paradox

DC: RNC candidates vie for Steele's job at Daily Caller-sponsored debate
Human Events: Preview Of The RNC Debate
Weekly Standard: In RNC Race, Priebus Takes Heat for Steele Ties
Wash Times: RNC sees deep red for 2012 budget: Historic debt may sink Steele
Politico: Majority of RNC against Michael Steele
Human Events: Steele Fires Back, Responds To Critics
WSJ: Gentry Collins Quits RNC Race
NYT: Critic of Steele Drops Bid to Replace Him
Roll Call: Gentry Collins Drops RNC Chairmanship Bid
Politico: Doug Heye to leave Republican National Committee

Politico: Phil Cox named RGA executive director

NYT: Kaine Says He’ll Keep D.N.C. Post
Wash Times: Democrats aim to create jobs, Kaine says
Roll Call: DCCC Chairman Predicts Voters Will Have GOP ‘Buyer’s Remorse’

Wash Times: Graham: Romney leads possible 2012 GOP candidates
Politico: Toomey: Palin could carry Pennsylvania
NRO: ‘The Man with the Mustache’ (John Bolton)
McClatchy: As 2011 arrives, so does a new presidential race

WSJ: Forget Pep Talks; Governors Warn of Tough Times


State: Money, lack of GOP star temper 2012 race in S.C.


NYT: Cuomo Plans One-Year Freeze on State Workers’ Pay
Albany TU: Pay freeze on tap Wednesday
NYDN: Cuomo to push for freeze on state worker salaries and cap on state spending
Albany TU: Cuomo outlines new reality
Albany TU: Governor takes charge with promises to keep
Albany TU: Cuomo sends executive staff to ethics school
NY Post: Sandra Lee opens up about new 'baby' bird and life as the gov's girlfriend

NYT: Obama Signs Bill to Help 9/11 Workers


LA Times: Brown's success could depend on his first 100 days
Dan Walters: Brown 2.0 will face old issues
AP/Williams: Jerry Brown returns to lead a troubled California

NYT: Worries Follow Route of High-Speed California Line

WSJ: Schwarzenegger Exits, Legacy Vague
AP/Spagat: Gov. Schwarzenegger issues last day commutations


WSJ: The EPA's War on Texas (via Google)


Miami Herald: Scott casts skeptical eye on state pension funding

Jeb Bush: Accountability Is Working in Florida's Schools (via Google)

Hill: West 'didn't learn anything' from chief of staff stepping down

NYT: Enter: Swinging. Exit: Much the Same Way (Alan Grayson)


AJC: New legislative session, old troubles
AJC: Perdue pushed pet projects


Chicago Trib: Emanuel's White House experience cuts both ways in Chicago mayor's race
Chicago Sun-Times: Meeks, Davis stand with Braun in mayor’s race
AP/Babwin: Blacks gravitate toward Braun for Chicago mayor


Star Tribune: Bachmann on "Face the Nation": Don't raise the debt ceiling
Star Tribune: Dayton takes governor's oath Monday


Milwaukee JS: Obey leaves Congress with plenty on his mind


Detroit News: Public workers in Snyder's sights


WaPo: Maryland GOP chairman Mooney doesn't rule out future Congress run


AP/Levy: Specter: A Democrat, and in between, a Republican


Boston Globe: Patrick may trim legislators’ salaries

Bost Globe: Alarms on sex assaults in military: Tsongas helps win law on handling of cases


Las Vegas RJ: Run for Congress likely in Rory Reid's future as county reign ends


WaPo: Arizona plan for largest U.S. copper mine spurs economic, environmental debate


American Thinker: Will Obama Silence Blundering Abercrombie?


January 2, 2011


AP/Babington: Spending showdowns will test new Congress
NYT: Public Workers Facing Outrage as Budget Crises Grow
Hill: California Republican touts legislation banning public pension bailouts
Ken Blackwell: GOP Should Trade Debt Ceiling Vote For Balanced Budget Amendment
David Limbaugh: The Administration's Administrative Tyranny Marches On

Hill: A new order: House power players to watch in the 112th Congress
LA Times: Incoming House chairmen are on a mission
SF Chron: GOP Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy on what Washington can learn from Bakersfield
Fox: Political Climate Changing as Rep. Upton Targets EPA Rules
Hill: Incoming Budget chairman punches back over rules change
Hill: Senior House Republican sees significant support from Dems this year
NYT: Tea Party Activists Angry at G.O.P. Leaders
WaPo: Tea-party activists question if rebel political movement has changed for worse
WaPo: President Obama and Republicans differ on political priorities for 2011
WaPo: As control of the House turns over, young aides perform a familiar shuffle
AP/Pace: Obama: Dems, GOP must cooperate in new year
Chicago Tribune: Biden is a linchpin of Obama's presidency

WSJ: A Few Surprises Could Make 2011 a Winner
NYT: Editorial: The Economy in 2011
Gregory Mankiw: How to Break Bread With the Republicans
NYT: Real Estate Developers Prosper Despite Defaults
WaPo: Editorial: Trim the excessive tax subsidy for real estate

WaPo: New health-care rules to take effect
Hill: GOP lawmaker likens healthcare repeal to battling in Fallujah
Hill: Kucinich: GOP push against healthcare law could revive single-payer push

Fox: Immigration Office Eases Off Foreign Worker Rule After Employer Backlash

Walter Mondale: Resolved: Fix the Filibuster

LA Times: Ex-Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman hints at GOP presidential bid
Spectator UK: Top Republican prepares to leave Obama's big tent (Jon Huntsman)
Newsweek: The Manchurian Candidate
Atlantic: Oh Calm Down ('Huntsman 2012' Dept)

DC: Saul Anuzis steps up to battle Michael Steele for RNC chairmanship

Hill: Sunday shows: 112th battles begin
Politico: Sunday TV show tip sheet


Des Moines Register: Branstad faces a changed Iowa


AP/Love: NH govs historically stingy in granting pardons


DC: Nikki Haley denies Oprah interview with convicted murderer Susan Smith
State: Questions surround latest attempt at state immigration reform
State: A year of 'firsts' in S.C. politics


Albany TU: Cuomo seeks to close 'integrity deficit'
WSJ: Cuomo Emphasizes New York’s Challenges
NYT: Cuomo Promises Emergency Financial Plan
NYT: A Speaking Manner Rooted in Queens but All His Own
NYT: Cuomo’s Albany Housing, From Old Hotel to Mansion
NYT: A Father Looks On Not With Pride, but With Gratitude
NYT: Nice to Meet You, Governor. And Sandra Lee! Wow!
Albany TU: Transcript of Cuomo’s inaugural address
Rochester D&C: Andrew Cuomo, Robert Duffy vow to rebuild state

NYDN: AG Eric Schneiderman's got tough act to follow after replacing Cuomo

NYDN: Clueless Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith deserves blame for fiasco following blizzard
Fox: New York Government Reportedly Investigating Claims of Snow Removal Slowdown
NY Post: Sanit bigs boozed amid snow chaos: witnesses

Rochester D&C: Thomas Richards officially becomes interim mayor


Ruben Navarrette: Will Calif. follow Arizona on immigration?

BBC: 'Hasta la vista' for California Governor Schwarzenegger
LA Times: Schwarzenegger looks back on his seven years in Sacramento

LA Times: When will housing come back in California? Five experts offer their views


NYT: Legislature Is Coming: A Primer on the Session
Dallas MN: Texas social services chief blunt on severity of cutbacks on children, elderly


Orlando Sentinel: CEO about to become gov: Can Rick Scott run Florida like a business?

Miami Herald: Records expose payoffs to Florida's ex-GOP chairman Greer


NYT: Ex-Senator Is Now the Only Major Black Hopeful in a Chicago Race
NYT: Other Blacks Drop Out and Throw Support to Moseley Braun in Chicago Mayoral Race
Chicago Sun-Times: Braun gets official stamp of consensus candidate
Chicago Tribune: Moseley Braun says she's most qualified for mayor's job
Roll Call: Davis Will Stay in Congress
Chicago Tribune: Will Chicago think big after Daley?


AP/Martin: Ind. lawmakers to face tough budget decisions

AP/Wilson: Indiana secretary of state challenge filed in court


Coons Rapids Herald: Pawlenty ends eight years as state’s governor


NYT: Wisconsin State Workers Fret, as G.O.P. Takes Over
AP: Wis. Republican rails against Walker train sticker
Milwaukee JS: A look at Scott Walker's campaign promises
Milwaukee JS: Walker's fate tied to economy


Human Events: Rep.-elect Jim Renacci, The Dedicated Budgeteer


Detroit News: Snyder urges change in Michigan's culture, shared sacrifice
Detroit FP: Rick Snyder sworn in as Michigan's 48th governor
AP/Hoffman: Snyder Sworn in as Michigan's Governor
Detroit FP: Snyder's inaugural address: 'It is time to start a new era' in Michigan
Detroit News: Hamtramck is Snyder's challenge


Joplin Globe: Larger Republican majorities boost hopes for tax overhaul
Fred Barnes: Senator Kit Bond Says Goodbye


Richmond TD: Cantor set to become majority leader

WaPo: Editorial: As congressional redistricting reform creeps forward, it's Virginia's turn


Cherry Hill CP: Storm still rages over Christie's actions, cuts
Star-Ledg: Christie defends decision to stay in Florida during blizzard, requests federal aid
DC: Christie says he was away from NJ during blizzard because he promised children Disney


Boston Globe: Patrick may trim legislators’ salaries

Hill: Sen. Brown named 'Bostonian of the Year' for inspiring political underdogs


Carlsbad CA: Susana Martinez sworn in as New Mexico governor
New Mexican: New governor gets a warm reception on chilly morning


Hill: Miller concedes to Murkowski, but doesn't congratulate her


January 1, 2011


Street: Dow Finishes 2010 Up 11%
WSJ: Gold Gains Nearly 30% in 2010 (via Google)
WSJ: Copper Finishes 2010 at a Record (via Google)

Fox: Bipartisanship or Gridlock? Lawmakers Face Rocky Session in 2011

WaPo: New health-care rules to take effect
Norman Ornstein: 'Death panels' are real -- brought on by budget pressures

Politico: Climate PR effort heats up

NYT: Political Battle on Illegal Immigration Shifts to States

Fox: Rep. Rogers to Interrogate White House Over Interrogations
Politico: GOP intel chairman Mike Rogers to battle Barack Obama

WaPo: Here comes filibuster reform

WSJ: Chief Justice Decries Brawling Over Judicial Nominees
WaPo: Justice Roberts urges end to partisan fights blocking action on federal judges
NYT: Roberts Seeks More Judicial Confirmations
AP/Holland: Supreme Court to cut costs to fight deficit

WaPo: Editorial: Limits must be put on any subpoena power given inspectors general

George Will: Rev the scientific engine

NYT: Editorial: The Next Arms Treaties
NYT: Editorial: Still Tinkering with Intelligence Oversight

Politico: Steele ally swipes Barbour

NYT: Sarah Palin’s Nomination Chances: A Reassessment
WaPo: Is Sarah Palin toast?
DC: Not a fan: Krauthammer calls Palin 'rather weak' & gives her 'no chance of winning'

NYT: Power Shift Toward G.O.P. Resonates in 3 States
Conor Williams: Which party will win the Midwest?

Politico: The book that defined modern campaign reporting

Politico: Sunday TV show tip sheet


Hill: Ayotte: New and veteran Republicans resolve to 'stop wasteful spending'


NYT: Roger Milliken, Conservative Tycoon, Dies at 95


WSJ: Cuomo Sworn In as N.Y. Governor in Private Ceremony
NYT: Cuomo Is Sworn In as New York’s Governor
Albany TU: Capitol gets ready for Cuomo's big day
NYDN: Andrew Cuomo sworn in as New York's 56th governor
Buffalo News: Cuomo inherits state's shaky finances
Rochester D&C: Andrew Cuomo, Robert Duffy take reins of New York state
Syracuse PS: Andrew Cuomo took office today in small, private ceremony
NYDN: Cuomo must wrest power from a hostile legislature
NYT: Back in Albany, 16 Years Later, to Serve Another Gov. Cuomo
NYT: Cuomo Names Developers of a Student Loan Center
NYT: The Political Rise of Andrew M. Cuomo
NYDN: Cuomo, Lee living in sin, and in sign of times no one seems to care
Albany TU: In Photos: Cuomo takes the oath

Albany TU: Pete Grannis named First Deputy Comptroller

NYDN: Paterson's bid for security detail gets nixed

NY Post: Disgraced Espada goes out skulking


NYT: In California, Few Signs of Transition
SacBee: 10 things to watch for a Sacramento turnaround in 2011


Dallas MN: Texas' social services chief expects agonizing budget process


Buzz: Scott making hires, but won't release salary info

Miami Herald: Pam Bondi sets stage for attorney general tenure, makes notable hire

SPT: Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp racks up $1.1M in security, travel costs

Miami Herald: New records shed light on ex-Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer


Bob Herbert: For Two Sisters, the End of an Ordeal
Wikipedia: Scott sisters


Chicago Tribune: Davis drops out, endorses Braun
Chicago Sun-Times: Davis out, endorses Braun: 'In unity, there is strength'
Politico: Danny Davis drops Chicago mayor bid
Politico: Obama unlikely to campaign for Rahm Emanuel


William Kristol: Michele Bachmann, Neocon

Star Tribune: Dayton fills slots in 3 key agencies


Detroit News: Snyder to take oath, vows new solutions


WaPo: Is Jim Webb a Shoo-In for Reelection in 2012?

WaPo: Va. Democrats look to build on national repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'


NYT: A Push to Privatize Pennsylvania Liquor Stores


Boston Globe: O’Brien resigns amid scandal
Boston Globe: No quiet retirement for Delahunt


Las Vegas RJ: Sandoval ready to take office as inauguration ceremonies loom


AP/Massey: Martinez becomes N.M. gov as new year starts

Wash Times: New Mexico governor decides not to pardon Billy the Kid
WSJ: Old West Outlaw Billy the Kid Fails to Win a Pardon


Anchorage DN: Miller ends challenge in US Senate race
NYT: Miller Ends Fight in Alaska Election


to view more news


National GOP

State GOP
AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DE | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY | PR

Jim Miller on Politics
ARRA News Service
The Iowa Republican

Creator's political cartoons


EGOPNEWS.COM is an independent website and is not affiliated with any candidate, committee or party.

Our mission is to provide information for better-informed Republicans.

We include links to news sources, conservative and otherwise, because we think it is wise to see the full array of mainstream media reportage. Consider the source. We certainly don't endorse a significant portion of what is seen on our site and we present it only to increase your awareness.

Please note that the links we provide may be changed or invalidated by the source, but most have remained valid for years.

(Some people find it helpful to hold down the Control key while clicking on a link - the link will open in a separate window and will remain open in the previous window.)

Please feel free to email us. We welcome your comments and suggestions. If you see any errors, mistakes or omissions let us know. And thank you for viewing EGOPNEWS.COM