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November 21, 2011



PRESIDENTIAL

Hill: Poll: Gingrich leads GOP field, voters don't mind Freddie Mac ties
USA Today: Rising from the pack, Gingrich invites scrutiny
WaPo: Gingrich introduces ‘growth & opportunity’ pitch on entitlements to sustain Social Sec.
Fox: Gingrich Tries to Preempt Attacks as Poll Numbers Rise
NatJ: What If....? A Thought Experiment About Newt-rinos
Examiner: Gingrich is newest alternative to Romney
Examiner: Newt Gingrich was a lobbyist, plain and simple



NYT: Ayotte Backing Signals Conservative Support for Romney
WSJ: Romney Bets Big on New Hampshire
WaPo: Romney: ‘Confidentiality of strategy’ is key
Politico: Romney cancels Coleman, TPaw event for debate prep
Politico: Huckabee: Tea party may 'need to get behind' Romney
Hill: Romney: No new supercommittee taxes
WSJ: Romney Blames Obama for Supercommittee Failure
Hill: Team Obama foresees race against Romney, sharpens attacks



AJC: Lawsuits targeted board, Cain over retirement fund
WaPo: Cain event more subdued under new security detail

LA Times: Perry's leadership style is sometimes costly
HChron: Potential Gingrich stumble could open door for a Perry comeback
Fox: Rick Perry’s Wife Calls Obama Socialist Too

Hill: Ron Paul could be Republican spoiler

Wash Times: New rules turn GOP race from sprint into marathon
Politico: Gillespie sees a drawn-out GOP 2012 race
NatJ: GOP Rivals Bond Over Conservative Roots
Politico: Absentee candidates lead GOP field
Politico: GOP field readies spending spree

Gary Bauer: Media Persecutes GOP With a Double Standard on Gaffes

Roll Call: Members Oddly Shy in 2012 Endorsement Race

NatJ: Democratic Pollsters: Obama Should Abandon Run for Second Term
Pat Caddell & Doug Schoen: The Hillary Moment
Hill: First lady booed at NASCAR event
Chris Cillizza: President Obama’s base of support remains solid heading into 2012
Joe Curl: Obama’s growing disdain for American worker

NATIONAL



WSJ: Deficit Effort Nears Collapse
Fox: As Blame Game Erupts, Debt Panel Appears Ready to Admit Failure
Hill: Deficit supercommittee members expected to announce failure
Fox: Congress May Try Blocking Cuts if Debt Panel Fails
Human Events: Toomey Calls Forced Spending Cuts a 'Silver Lining'
WaPo: Debt supercommittee members brace for failure
Politico: Parties brace for supercommittee fallout
Wash Times: Deficit panel down; time almost up
Wash Times: Seismic shift on Hill sank amendment bid for balanced budget
NYT: Lawmakers Trade Blame as Deficit Talks Crumble
NYT: The Deficit Deal That Wasn’t: Hopes Are Dashed
NYT: Fantasies of a Debt Deal From a Convivial Congress
WaPo: Supercommittee’s failure pushes Bush tax cuts to forefront of 2012 campaign
Wash Times: Rand Paul downplays impact of automatic cuts
WSJ: Balanced-Budget Bust
Hill: Dem senator: Obama needs to ‘step forward,’ save supercommittee talks
Judd Gregg: Where in the world is Obama?
Robert Samuelson: Why there’s a debt stalemate
Jed Babbin: Super Dud
Ezra Klein: The ‘supercommittee’ misses its big chance
American Spectator: The Democrats' Waving Hand

Lawrence Summers: Three ways to combat rising inequality

National Review: The Freeloader Myth

Michael Barone: Raising Democrats’ Taxes

Glenn Beck: God-Given Rights, Small Government and A Strong National Defense

WaPo: Health-care groups laying groundwork for post-election debate over cost cuts
NYT: Editorial: Fixing Medicare

WaPo: Congress kills request for National Climate Service



WSJ: New York Man Arrested in Alleged Bomb Plot
NYT: City Bomb Plot Suspect Is Called Fan of Qaeda Cleric
WaPo: ‘al-Qaida sympathizer’ accused of NYC bomb plots; defense says he’s no conspirator
NYT: Man Arrested and Charged in Bomb Plot
Hill: Mayor Bloomberg: Man arrested in plot to bomb NYC police stations
NYDN: Pimentel plotted to kill cops and soldiers with bombs he was building

NYT: White House Shooting Suspect’s Path to Extremism

Wash Times: Feds probing possible cyberattacks at Illinois, Texas utilities

Daily Caller: Issa: If Eric Holder is not ‘doomed,’ the Obama administration is

WSJ: Are Tent Cities Free Speech?
EJ Dionne: Occupy our consciences

IOWA

WSJ: Iowa Ho-Hum on GOP Field
Jen Rubin: Iowa isn’t remotely a done deal yet

SOUTH CAROLINA

Roll Call: Field Grows for South Carolina’s New 7th District Seat

NEW YORK


Albany TU: Talk of funding former Sen. Bruno's new trial 'premature'

CALIFORNIA

George Skelton: Brown polishing his tax plan

TEXAS

Daily Caller: Rick Perry-backed judge proposes Latino districts, infuriates GOP

Star-Telegram: Texas may cut Medicaid reimbursements to healthcare providers

FLORIDA

Politico: Rubio sounds a bipartisan note

Politico: DWS more popular than West in his district

ILLINOIS

Chicago ST: How much time will Tony Rezko serve?

INDIANA

Roll Call: Mark Souder Recalls Dick Lugar’s New Primary Foe

WISCONSIN

Human Events: Recall on Wisconsin Gov. Walker Likely in 2012
Roll Call: In Wisconsin, Conservatives Find New Target
WSJ: Occupy Wisconsin
Milwaukee JS: Civility lost in political upheaval

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Dem Rep. Kildee calls sex assault claim 'blackmail'
WaPo: Mich. Rep. Kildee: Distant relative’s sex abuse claims 50 years ago are false
Politico: Dale Kildee disputes abuse allegations

KENTUCKY

Politico: Rand Paul: Rich are paying their fair share

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh PG: Redistricting hearing to draw ire of Democrats

ARIZONA

NYT: Editorial: Gov. Brewer’s Overreach

UTAH

Daily Caller: Utah lawmaker who survived plane crash likely to run against Orrin Hatch



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November 20, 2011



PRESIDENTIAL

Weekly Std: Gingrich to Occupy Wall Street: "Go Get a Job Right after You Take a Bath"
Politico: Barnes makes the case for Newt
Politico: Newt Gingrich’s new website: I’m no Bill Clinton
NYT: Gingrich Site Seeks to Allay Conservatives’ Fears
NYT: From Gingrich, an Unconventional View of Education
WaPo: Iowa activists reevaluating Newt Gingrich’s candidacy
AJC: The myth and fact behind Newt Gingrich’s 1980 divorce
NatJ: Newt Gingrich's (First) Divorce: The Revisionist History
Fox: Gingrich Heckled By Protesters at Harvard



NatJ: Romney Wins Big N.H. Endorsement: Sen. Kelly Ayotte
Fox: Mitt Romney Set to Win Key Endorsement of New Hampshire Senator
Politico: Kelly Ayotte backs Romney
WaPo: In New Hampshire, Romney taking nothing for granted
NYT: Romney Shifts in Iowa, Playing to Win Quickly
Politico: Mitt Romney playing to win in Iowa
Fox: Tony Perkins: Romney Skipping Iowa's Faith Event Doesn't Add up
NYT: Emanuel, in Iowa, Takes Aim at Romney
NYT: ‘Anybody but Mitt’
Rasmussen: Florida 2012: Romney 46%, Obama 42%



DMR: Herman Cain mailer tells Iowans he will win GOP race because of black vote
WaPo: Herman Cain wins “Worst Week in Washington”



Boston Globe: Role of underdog seems to suit Texas governor
Detroit News: Rick Perry, 'boy from Paint Creek,' revels in underdog role
Albany TU: Perry works to stay in race
Star-Telegram: Can Perry rebound in Iowa?
Hill: Perry's congressional supporters wary of plan to cut lawmaker pay
NYT: Perry Ad Seems to Take Aim at Republican Rivals
Hill: Perry: 'Obama is a socialist'
NatJ: Tuning Out Rick Perry



WSJ: Six GOP Rivals Line Up Closely on Social Issues
HChron: Republicans woo Iowa conservatives at church
Austin AS: GOP candidates discuss beliefs at forum about religion
LA Times: At Family Leader forum, a more personal look at GOP hopefuls
NatJ: GOP Rivals Bond Over Conservative Roots
Politico: Family Leader forum: Values, confessions in Iowa
HChron: Grading the candidates at the values forum

David Limbaugh: So-Called Electability and MSM Bias

Fox: Tampa Prepares for Republican National Convention

Hill: Hispanic voters' uncertain allegiance to Dems could swing three states in 2012

AP/Silva: Democrats court Latinos to keep control of Senate

NATIONAL

WaPo: Supercommittee likely to admit defeat on debt deal
Fox: Deficit Panel Facing Political, Fiscal Consequences Without Budget Deal
NYT: Deficit Panel Faces a Rift Over Who Ought to Pay
Roll Call: Super Committee Talks Seem to Fade Out
Politico: Supercommittee sputters
NYDN: Debt supercommittee looks unlikely to reach deficit deal as deadline approaches
Hill: Supercommittee slows to a standstill
Hill: Fly or crash and burn? Five ways for the debt panel to cross the finish line
Hill: Toomey: GOP 'scaled back' cuts for Dems
Michael Barone: Put mortgage breaks, local taxes on table

Hill: Battle looms over what 'defense' means for automatic cuts if supercommittee fails
NYT: Costly Aircraft Suggests Cuts Won’t Be Easy

NYT: Democrats Urge Obama to Protect Contraceptive Coverage in Health Plans

Hill: GOP House Energy chairman advocated loan for struggling solar company
Hill: Dem lobbyist for LightSquared sought meeting at White House
Fox: D.C. Energy Debate Simmers as Oil Prices Rise
Human Events: U.S. and Europe Threaten Their Own Energy Independence

Fox: Republican Threatens Legal Action Against DHS Over Immigrant-Data Subpoena

Hill: Sunday show preview: Deficit panel members make the rounds

IOWA

Fox: Republican 2012 Candidates Court Iowa Voters at Religious Forum
WaPo: GOP candidates court conservative Christians in Iowa
Hill: Social issues take center stage for GOP candidates in Iowa

SOUTH CAROLINA

Salena Zito: Unusually quiet, S.C. still key for GOP field

NEW YORK


NYT: The Millionaire’s Tax

NY Post: Gillibrand’s stock crock: Plan won’t fix insider trading: experts

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Billionaires, insiders plan to place $10-billion tax hike on 2012 California ballot
LA Times: Californians willing to pay higher taxes for better schools

NYT: San Francisco May Not Be as Green as Advertised, Energy Experts Say

TEXAS

NYT: 2 Mayors, 2 Views on Using War-Zone Equipment Along Border

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: GOP's remap challenge in judges' hands

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Madison recall rally draws thousands

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow leads likely Republican rivals in poll

Roll Call: Michigan Republican Back in His 'Sweet Spot'

Detroit News: Is Detroit in its end times?

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT: Heaven Is a Place Called Elizabeth Warren

ARIZONA

Politico: Suing Arizona: The 2012 impact

MONTANA

Hill: NRA endorsement up for grabs in Montana's Senate race



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November 19, 2011



PRESIDENTIAL

Daily Caller: Gingrich surges to tie powerhouse Romney in New Hampshire
Hill: Gingrich pulls into tie with Romney in New Hampshire
Human Events: Gingrich on the Move in Iowa, Former Campaign Staffers Return
Weekly Standard: The Iowa Frontrunner
WaPo: Gingrich welcomes scrutiny as front-runner; defends consulting
NYT: Gingrich Answers Attacks on His Web Site
WaPo: Aspects of Gingrich divorce story distorted
Politico: Newt Gingrich’s new website: I’m no Bill Clinton
NatJ: Gingrich on Freddie: ‘Not My Earnings’
Fred Barnes: The History of Newt
Holman Jenkins: Freddie's Friend Newt
William Kristol: It might not be Mitt. It could be Newt. It could be someone else
Rush Limbaugh: Now It's Newt's Turn for an Anal Exam, But How Come It's Never Romney's?



Politico: Mitt Romney keeps courting N.H. and Union Leader
Examiner: Romney's record is to the left of John McCain's
WaPo: Mitt Romney faces familiar hurdle in Iowa: Skeptical evangelical Christian leaders
Hill: Romney: Staff did not destroy information, 'followed the law'
NYT: Deal With the Devil Foreseen by Romney



Fox: Herman Cain Suggests Taliban is Running Libya
NYT: From Cain, More on Libya
WaPo: Cain defends Libya stumble, blames reporter, then suggests Taliban running Tripoli
Hill: Explaining last gaffe, Cain stumbles again
NatJ: Cain (Again) Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations on Letterman



Albany TU: Perry, at law enforcement lunch, blasts the border
WSJ: Perry shifts focus to Obama, criticizes Asia trip
WSJ: Rick Perry: But Enough About Me. Let's Talk About Congress
DC: Perry won’t call for Holder’s resignation, but finally takes a slight stab at Fast and Furious
Politico: Bill O'Reilly presses Perry on 'Lazy' ad
DC: Perry threatened to fire campaign staffers for planting information on Cain

DC: Bachmann first pres candidate, 52nd member of Cong. to demand Holder’s resignation

NYT: Niche Voters Giving Paul Momentum in Iowa Polls

NatJ: Santorum Overlooked, But For How Much Longer?

Kathleen Parker: The Palinization of the GOP

NYT: ‘Exceptionalism’ Argument May Prove Potent for Republicans
Charles Blow: Decline of American Exceptionalism
WaPo: Despite popularity among GOP candidates, American Exceptionalism on the decline

Rush: Whoever Fights and Says Obama is the Problem, Will Win the GOP Nomination

WSJ: Inside the Obama Money Machine
WaPo: Obama outpaces GOP rivals — and his own 2008 results — in small donations
WSJ: Politics Counts: Obama’s Trouble Spots

WaPo: The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012
Roll Call: NRCC Raises Big in October

NATIONAL



WaPo: ‘Supercommittee’ at impasse as deadline approaches
NYT: As Deadline Nears, Deficit Panel Is Still at Deep Impasse
WaPo: Debt supercommittee: Democrats reject last-ditch Republican offer
Hill: Democrats on latest GOP debt offer: 'Do we look stupid?'
Hill: Boehner's optimism sags on chances of supercommittee reaching a deal
Hill: Supercommittee Dem says triggering automatic cuts wouldn’t be failure
Hill: Rep. McKeon tells debt panel: Don't bet that Pentagon cuts can be voided
Daily Caller: Sessions warns of budget gimmicks in last-minute super committee deal
WSJ: Smaller Deficit Deal Floated
Rep. James Clyburn: The supercommittee: Does it have the political will?
Politico: Supercommittee unlikely to be rescued by Obama
Politico: Supercommittee fallout may infect 2012 election

Hill: Balanced-budget amendment comes up short in House vote
Human Events: Balanced Budget Amendment Fails in House
Wash Times: House defeats balanced budget amendment
WSJ: House Rejects Balanced-Budget Amendment
NYT: House Says No to Mandating Balanced Federal Budget

Hill: Obama signs 'minibus' funding bill, using autopen while traveling abroad

Wash Times: How Occupy Wall Street's demands undermine real compassion
James Taranto: Media lefties keep cheering as "protests" become more depraved
Rush Limbaugh: White House Shooter: "You See, Oprah?"
Gary Wolfram: Occupy Wall Street Crowd Blind to Benefits of Capitalism

NYT: Older, Suburban and Struggling, ‘Near Poor’ Startle the Census

Rasmuss: 65% Oppose Automatic Citizenship for Children Born Here to Illegal Immigrants

Wash Times: Leading senators: Kagan may have to recuse herself from health case
Roll Call: Republicans Question DOJ Over Kagan Role in Health Care
Daily Caller: Senate GOP leaders say Kagan may have to recuse herself
Hill: Dems ramp up attacks on Justice Thomas ahead of health law ruling
Weekly Standard: It’s the Obamacare, Stupid
NYT: Supreme Court Names Two Lawyers To Argue Points in Health Care Law
George Will: Is there no limit to Congress’s power?
Andrew McCarthy: Obamacare in Court

Hill: GOP's Issa: Effort to 'grease the skids' for online piracy bill has failed

Hill: Senators propose rules stopping insider trading by Congress members

WSJ: The Federal Departments That Wouldn't Die; Granite Determination

Wash Times: Feds probing possible cyberattack at Illinois utility

Reince Priebus: Rising debt, rising China

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet

IOWA

WSJ: OpEd: What Iowa Voters Want in a Republican Nominee

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Fox: New Polls Shows Romney & Gingrich in Statistical Dead Heat in New Hampshire

NEW YORK


NYT: Group Sues Over Albany Redistricting, Saying ’12 Elections Are in Jeopardy

Albany TU: Assembly leader evicted after rent not paid
NYDN: Two Albany lawmakers evicted for not paying rent

TEXAS

Star-Telegram: Texas objects to federal judges' redistricting maps

FLORIDA

Rasmussen: Florida Senate: Mack (R) 43%, Nelson (D) 39%

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Judges weigh GOP challenge of congressional map; filing for 2012 races could be extended

WISCONSIN

Examiner: Are recalls hurting Wisconsin's economy?

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP: Michigan's controversial pension tax survives state Supreme Court

MISSOURI

Politico: Peter Kinder won't run for Missouri governor

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT: Vilifying Rival, Wall St. Rallies for Senate Ally









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November 18, 2011



PRESIDENTIAL

Rasmussen: Iowa: Gingrich 32%, Romney 19%, Cain 13%
Weekly Standard: Fox News: Tea Party Vaults Gingrich into First
Wash Times: Gingrich sees himself as man of substance
SPT: Newt Gingrich courts tea party in Jacksonville
CSM: As Newt Gingrich rises in polls, can he withstand spotlight's glare?
NYT: Gingrich Faces More Scrutiny Over Corporate Clients
WSJ: Chamber of Commerce Paid Gingrich as a Consultant
WaPo: Gingrich think tank collected millions from health-care industry
NatJ: Gingrich May Release Details on Freddie Mac Payments Friday
Politico: Newt Gingrich advised Freddie until takeover
Rush Limbaugh: With Newt, Media Covers Freddie & Fannie
Michael Gerson: How Republican conformity is ruining politics
National Review: Newt and the Social Conservatives



Hill: Romney: 'ObamaCare' will be struck down by Supreme Court
NYDN: Mitt Romney defends political stance and Mass. health care law to Fox’s Neil Cavuto
NatJ: Romney Team: Obama's the Real Flip-Flopper
NYT: Mormons’ Ad Campaign May Play Out on the ’12 Campaign Trail
NYT: A Mormon Ad Buy, and the Political Sensitivities
DC: What would the White House be like with a Mormon president? Pretty much the same
Fox: Romney Camp: Mass. Dem Gov is "An Opposition Research Arm" for Obama Campaign
DC: Mass. governor’s office bombarded with FOIA requests by Romney campaign, DNC
Hill: DNC wants to see Mitt Romney's emails
Politico: Romney's real health reform goals differed



NYT: In ‘Late Show’ Preview, Cain Talks 9-9-9 Plan
NatJ: Cain Says OWS Out to 'Destroy' America
Fox: Small Crowd for Cain in New Hampshire
WaPo: Cain’s no-show at meeting causes a stir in N.H.
WaPo: Cain receives Secret Service protection
Fox: Cain Becomes First GOP 2012 Candidate to Receive Secret Service Protection
WaPo: ‘Princess Nancy’ Pelosi calls Cain ‘clueless’; vows to do more for child care
Politico: Will conservative talkers turn on Herman Cain?
Rich Lowry: Cain’s Knowledge-Deficit Disorder
Hill: Cain defies political odds as campaign stands strong



NYT: Perry’s Latest Attacks Distort Obama’s Words and Past
Politico: Nancy Pelosi declines debate challenge, mocks Rick Perry
HChron: Pelosi ‘can’t remember’ third reason for declining Perry debate invitation (oops!)
Politico: Rick Perry not having fundraisers on his New York swing
Hill: Rick Perry struggles to keep campaign afloat

Fox: Bachmann: Solyndra Is 'Gangster Government'
Politico: Bachmann hits Obama over Qadhafi

Human Events: Ron Paul's Latent Strength in Iowa
Star-Telegram: Ron Paul is the Texan riding high in the Republican polls now

Wash Times: Super-PAC gives boost to Huntsman with ad buy

WaPo: Poll watcher: Gingrich rides tea party surge; Obama trails Romney in N. H.
Peggy Noonan: A Caveman Won't Beat a Salesman

Fox: Fox News Poll: 56 Percent Would Give Obama Vote of 'No Confidence'
Daily Caller: Oh frack: Obama again under fire from environmentalists
Daily Caller: Early video of Obama surfaces from Harvard Law School era
American Thinker: Prepare Yourself for Obama's Second Term

Politico: James O’Keefe's plans derailed by infighting, lack of funding

Politico: Big Labor shells out for GOP friends

NYT: A Simple Menu for a Bipartisan Breakfast Club


NATIONAL

WSJ: Funding Bill Helps Avert Shutdown
WaPo: House, Senate pass budget bill to avert shutdown
Wash Times: Congress OKs $128B spending bill
Fox: Congress Passes Temporary Spending Bill to Prevent Government Shutdown
Politico: Rare deal: $182B approps bill passes
Hill: Congress approves minibus spending bill, sends to Obama

Buffalo News: Congress shuts down high-speed rail funds



WaPo: Supercommittee appears unlikely to reach agreement
WSJ: Tax Spat Stymies Debt Panel
WSJ: The Sequester Option: The spending cuts in 2013 would hardly be onerous
NYT: Lawmakers at Loggerheads on Deficit
WSJ: Deficit Panel Tussles Over Medicare
WaPo: GOP supercommittee members’ tax plan gives party an identity crisis
NYT: Low Expectations, and Trepidation, Over Meeting a Debt Deadline
Roll Call: Super Committee Stares Down Deadline
Hill: Republicans want Obama to break the supercommittee's logjam
Politico: Why the supercommittee is in trouble
Politico: The transformation of Pat Toomey
Roll Call: Left and Right Protest Movements Target Super Committee
Rush Limbaugh: Media Misrepresents GOP Plan to Raise Tax Revenue
Phil Gramm & Mike Solon: The Budget Sequester's Silver Lining
Paul Krugman: Failure Is Good
National Review: The GOP should prefer no deal to a bad deal

Speaker John Boehner: Balanced Budget Amendment now
American Spectator: $15 Trillion and Counting

NYT: Panel Hears Defense of Loan to Solyndra
Wash Times: Chu: No politics involved on Solyndra deal
WSJ: Chu Gets Earful Over Solyndra
Hill: Defiant Chu refuses Republican calls to apologize for role in Solyndra fiasco
Human Events: Chu Denies Political Favoritism, Refuses to Apologize for Solyndra Scandal
WaPo: Chu presents strong defense of Solyndra loan guarantee
Kim Strassel: Steven Chu, Energy CEO
Michelle Malkin: The Accountability Charade
WaPo: Editorial: Energy Department’s loan guarantee program is the real Solyndra scandal



WSJ: Suspect Charged With Attempting to Assassinate Obama
NYT: In Shooting at White House, Attempted Assassination Charge
WaPo: Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez charged with attempt to assassinate Obama
NYT: In Gunshots, a Trail of Threats Is Reported
Rush Limbaugh: Guy Who Shot at White House Lived in Occupy DC Camp
Rush Limbaugh: Moment of Silence at Occupy San Diego for White House Shooter
Rush Limbaugh: Media Ignores Would-Be Obama Assassin's Ties



WSJ: Hundreds Arrested in Occupy Protests
NYT: 200 Are Arrested as Protesters Clash With the Police
NYDN: First to pitch a tent at Zuccotti Park, is now the bloody face of 'Day of Action'
NYT: Clashes and Hundreds of Arrests Mark Protest’s ‘Day of Action’
Taranto: Brain-Dead Left: Obamaville's incoherence is symptom of intellectual exhaustion
Examiner: Blame Bloomberg for national 'Occupy' circus
John Podhoretz: Rally is really a tantrum by decry babies

Sarah Palin: How Congress Occupied Wall Street

WSJ: Boost Energy Production to Pay for Highways: GOP
Charles Krauthammer: Obama’s politically strategic inaction

Wash Times: Detainee deal could get Obama’s veto

Fox: Obama Court Pick Grilled at Senate Hearing Over Knowledge of Operation Fast & Furious
Daily Caller: 51 congressmen to Eric Holder: You must resign immediately
Hill: Forty Republicans call for resignation of Eric Holder, Obama's attorney general

NYT: U.S. Jobless Claims at 7-Month Low; Building Permits Jump

Fox: DHS Launches Review of Deportation Cases Amid 'Amnesty' Concerns
WSJ: How to Talk About Immigration

Rasmussen: 69% Say Federal Govt Lacks Authority To Force Purchase of Health Insurance

NEW YORK

Albany TU: Feds close file on Powers, Sweeney

Albany TU: Democrats table resolutions on taxes, fracking

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: California Supreme Court says proponents can defend gay-marriage ban
WSJ: Gay-Marriage Challenge Gets a Boost in California
Politico: California gay marriage ruling setback for proponents
NYT: Backers of Proposition 8 Can Challenge Court Ruling
WaPo: Calif. Supreme Court clears way for same-sex marriage case
Fox: California Gay Marriage Backers Can Defend Ballot Measure, Court Rules

SacBee: Ballot proposals target California law requiring gay history

LA Times: Deeper cuts to state budget expected

TEXAS

NYT: A Test for the Tea Party in Texas Senate Race

NYT: Changes in Redistricting Are Near, but March Is Still the Month to Watch
Fox: TX Redistricting May Give Dems Greater Chance of Winning Seats in State Legislature
Star-Telegram: Federal court's new district maps make significant changes in DFW

Austin AS: Hispanics make up nearly half of all Texas births in 2010, U.S. says

FLORIDA

WSJ: Justice Department to Probe Miami Police

GEORGIA

NYT: The Cocktail Party: A Subtle Blend of Political Views

ALABAMA

WaPo: Justice Dept. in deadlock with Alabama over illegal immigration law
DC: Congressional Democrats head to Alabama to push for immigration law repeal

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Federal judges hear Republican complaints on Dem congressional map

INDIANA

Roll Call: Another Republican Mulling Primary Against Dick Lugar

WISCONSIN

Politico: The first 9% in Wisconsin

OHIO


American Spectator: Ohio Rising

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Tea parties unite to pick GOP candidate to take on Stabenow

TENNESSEE

Fox: Michigan Lawmaker Tries to Lure Jack Daniel's Amid Tax Dispute in Tennessee

PENNSYLVANIA

WSJ: Prosecutor Won't Handle Penn State Case Through Trial

NYT: The Fracturing of Pennsylvania

WaPo: Sen. Pat Toomey puts out fire in party guest’s hair

NEW JERSEY

WSJ: Fund Transfers Are Focus of MF Global Probe
WSJ: Probe Points to MF Use of Segregated Customer Funds
NYT: MF Global Is Said to Have Used Customer Cash Improperly
WSJ: U.S. Levels Subpoenas in Probe of MF Global
Fox: Once Hailed For Financial Prowess, Corzine Takes Steep Fall After MF Global Bankruptcy
Rush Limbaugh: ZeroHedge.com: MF-er Jon Corzine (Democrat-NJ) Stole His Clients' Money

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic: Court orders reinstatement of redistricting official
NatJ: Arizona High Court Rebukes Brewer, Reinstates Ousted Redistricting Chair
Roll Call: Arizona Supreme Court Backs Ousted Redistricting Chairwoman

COLORADO

Denver Post: Hickenlooper rejects Colorado GOP call to seek Medicaid waiver





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November 17, 2011



PRESIDENTIAL

LA Times: California Republicans favor Romney, poll finds
Ann Coulter: If Not Romney, Who? If Not Now, When?
Examiner: Ann Coulter: Romney is magnificent
WaPo: In 2012, both Obama and Romney would bear the burdens of health-care reform
Hill: Architect of Romney's healthcare law says it's 'the same' as Obama's
Politico: Branstad to Mitt Romney: 'Iowans don't like being ignored'
Politico: Fox News poll: Gingrich-Romney race



WSJ: As Rivals Slip, Gingrich Finds Traction
Charlotte Observer: Republican faithful now flirting with Gingrich?
WaPo: Newt Gingrich, on the rise, says, ‘Hopefully, I’m going to be more disciplined’
NatJ: Can Newt Gingrich Pass Tea Party Muster?
WSJ: All Eyes on Newt
HChron: Key GA backer leaves Perry for Gingrich, says TX governor has no “path to victory”
American Thinker: Why Newt's Surge Will Continue
WSJ: Gingrich's Freddie Ties Draw Scrutiny
WaPo: Gingrich acknowledges benefiting from Freddie Mac fees, defends his work
Fox: With Rise in Polls, Gingrich Faces Fresh Scrutiny Over Freddie Mac Contract
NYT: Gingrich on Defensive Over Freddie Mac Fees
Examiner: Gingrich made big bucks pushing corporate welfare
Politico: Abramoff accuses Newt Gingrich of 'corruption.' Really.
NYT: Gingrich Welcomes Scrutiny of Business Past
Politico: Newt Gingrich faces big questions
NYT: Professor of Profits
Daily Caller: Norquist somewhat upbeat on Gingrich’s candidacy
Rush Limbaugh: Smear Machine Shifts to Newt
Jonah Goldberg: In Debates, Newt Gingrich’s Real Target Is Obama
Jen Rubin: Gingrich: The ultimate shape-shifting, get-rich artist



Miami Herald: Cain seeks support of key Fla. constituencies
NatJ: Reporter Roughed Up at Cain Event
Daily Caller: Herman Cain: The jokester of the 2012 race for the White House?
NYDN: Herman Cain commits pair of gaffes, including 'how do you say delicious in Cuban?'
NYT: Politics and Pizza



NatJ: Warm Reception for Rick Perry’s Anti-Washington Talk
Hill: Perry challenges Pelosi to debate part-time Congress plan
NYT: Sharpening Tone, Perry Ad Takes on Obama
NatJ: Perry: Obama Had 'Privileged' Upbringing
Fox: New Perry Ad Uses the S-Word: Calls Obama Policies Socialist
Politico: Questions arise about Rick Perry's business deals
HChron: Perry funds dry up after gaffes and dip in polls
Weekly Standard: Perry’s Education Policy Highlights Conservative Weaknesses

Daily Caller: Freddie Mac gave Bachmann money … while she was ‘fighting’ them
Politico: Marcus Bachmann to gay activist: Pay up!

Hill: Conservative celebs mostly not yet committed for 2012 presidential race
Rush: Have Reagan & El Rushbo Set the Bar Too High for Conservative Candidates?
Rush Limbaugh: The Electability Trap

NYT: Feuding Hurts G.O.P.’s Hopes to Win Senate

NYT: OpEd: A public funding system would stop the influence of big money in politics

NATIONAL



Hill: Hensarling says GOP is willing to consider new Dem tax proposals
Wash Times: Dems say dropping automatic cuts would be a mistake
WSJ: The Balanced-Budget Backfire: House GOP hand Senate Dems a political gift
WSJ: Deficit Stalemate Signs Rise
WSJ: Deficit Talks Heat Up as Deadline Looms
NYT: Majority Leader Gives Deficit Panel Wide Berth
WaPo: GOP supercommittee members’ tax plan gives party an identity crisis
LA Times: Gloom around deficit-reduction panel grows
WaPo: In debt talks’ new phase, blame game overshadows fiscal blueprint
WaPo: Lawmakers urge supercommittee to ‘go big’ on deficit reduction
Fox: National Debt Hits $15 Trillion as Congress Strains to Cut $1.2 Trillion From Deficits
NYT: Tea Party Group Presents Its Own Debt Commission Report
NYT: Editorial: Required Reading From Senator Coburn
Rush Limbaugh: The Super Committee Sham
Rush Limbaugh: What Part of "Taxed Enough" Don't Republicans Understand?
Rush Limbaugh: CBO Head Admits Obama Stimulus Will Shrink the Economy
George Will: Spending’s ascending — with or without a budget sequester
EJ Dionne: How we can succeed through supercommittee’s ‘failure’
Dana Milbank: Big enough to save the supercommittee?

Wash Times: Congress gives OK to small portion of Obama’s jobs bill
NYT: 2 Elements of Jobs Bill Pass House Unanimously
WSJ: Obama Abandons (Private) Labor

Wash Times: Hopes dim for amendment to balance budget
Politico: Democrats balk at balanced-budget amendment
Wash Times: Federal debt tops $15 trillion

WSJ: Republicans try to slip a boost for the FHA past the tea party

Politico: Issa rips Fannie, Freddie bonus babies

Wash Times: Cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service still owes retired postmaster

Daily Caller: ‘Patriotic millionaires’ demand higher taxes, but unwilling to pay up [VIDEO]



WSJ: Widespread Protests Planned
NYDN: OWS protesters vow to wear suits, blend in and get revenge for the Zuccotti Park raid
NY Post: Occupy Wall Streeters plan to shut down stock exchange, swarm subways
Wash Times: With winter looming, labor unions fortify Occupy camp
NYT: Where Protesters Camped, a Placid Scene, for Now
Rush Limbaugh: Zuccotti Park Liberated, Protesters Can Move Back in with Parents
James Taranto: Occupy the New York Times
Rush Limbaugh: OWS Threatens to Bomb Macy's

WaPo: Obama rallies Australian troops around new U.S. military partnership
WaPo: U.S. troops headed to Australia, irking China
NYT: A U.S. Marine Base for Australia Irritates China
Rush Limbaugh: Clueless Obama Sends Troops to Australia to Scare ChiCom Army

NYT: Energy Secretary to Defend Solyndra Loan to Congress
WaPo: Chu to present strong defense of Solyndra loan guarantee
Fox: House GOP Poised to Grill Energy Secretary Chu at Solyndra Hearing
American Spectator: Chu Him Out
National Review: Questions for Chu

D Caller: Obama’s new fuel standards to add $2,000 to car prices, cost $157B, agencies say

NYT: U.S. to Review Cases Seeking Deportations

WSJ: Congress to Investigate Electronic Spy Threats

NYT: Re-election Strategy Is Tied to a Shift on Smog

WaPo: SOPA, controversial online piracy bill, gains support as lobbying intensifies

WSJ: Concealed-Weapons Bill Passes in House
NYT: House Approves Bill Making Travel Easier for Gun Owners

Examiner: Senate GOP proposes welfare program reforms

WSJ: Suspect Arrested in White House Shooting Case
WaPo: White House shooting suspect arrested in Pa.
NYT: After Bullet Hits White House, a Manhunt and Arrest

Karl Rove: Hunting With SEALs

Norm Coleman & Mike Huckabee: Soft power part of Reagan legacy



Politico: Honoring Neil Armstrong, Boehner cries

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Wash Times: New Hampshire governor vows to veto any gaming legislation
Union Leader: Conservative Kevin Smith says 'I'm in' for governor

NEW YORK


NYT: Appeals Court Allows New Trial for Bruno
Albany TU: Bruno trials continue

NYT: At Protest, a Rebuke Each Night for Cuomo

Roll Call: Maffei Vs. Buerkle Is a Top Rematch to Watch

Politico: What censure? Charles Rangel’s back

Daily Caller: NY GOP candidate: I’m ‘ashamed’ Alec Baldwin lives in my district

NYT: Fund-Raiser for Liu Is Accused of Role in Illegal Donations

CALIFORNIA

NYT: Sharp Decline in Revenue Is Forecast for California

LA Times: California attorney general's office subpoenas Fannie, Freddie

FLORIDA

Politico: Judge's ruling in FEC case could be problem for Buchanan

ALABAMA

NYT: In Alabama, Calls for Revamping Immigration Law

ILLINOIS

Roll Call: Arguments in Illinois GOP Case Begin in Court Today

NYT: Illinois: Chicago Budget Gets Unanimous Consent

INDIANA

Richard Mourdock: Sen. Dick Lugar's History of Harming Israel Must End

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS: Walker says he's not responsible for recall effort against him

OHIO


WSJ: Remapping Fight Costs Ohio Clout in Primary

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Bing makes call to action to fix Detroit's fiscal crisis
WSJ: Mayor Makes Case for Cuts in Detroit
NYT: Mayor Urges Detroit to Accept Drastic Action to Fix Finances

Detroit News: Feds: Kilpatrick accepted even more kickbacks in office
Detroit FP: Kwame Kilpatrick pocketed $10,000 bribe, feds say

MISSOURI

Politico: McCaskill's $15 trillion debt solution: Reduce the adult onset of diabetes

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico: Judge sets January trial date for John Edwards

PENNSYLVANIA

NYT: Inquiry Grew Into Concerns of a Cover-Up
Joe Nocera: Was Paterno Trying to Keep His Job?
WaPo: Jerry Sandusky scandal: New judge assigned to preliminary hearing
WaPo: Police: No record of McQueary reporting alleged sexual assault by Sandusky
WSJ: Case Puts Focus on Grand-Jury Quirk
NYT: Editorial: Open the Records at Penn State

Human Events: Conservative Stalwart Rohrer to Enter Pennsylvania Senate Race

ARIZONA

Wash Times: Ariz. Gov. Brewer wants Supreme Court ruling on immigration law









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November 16, 2011



PRESIDENTIAL

Newt Gingrich: Super Committee Disaster and Three Alternatives for America
American Spectator: Newt Checks and Balances Liberal Judges
Dick Morris: Is Newt electable? Hell, yes!
Rush Limbaugh: Newt and the Language of the Ghetto
Wash Times: Gingrich’s 2012 platform at odds with planks from past
NYT: Swings of Fortune Continue as G.O.P. Candidates Return to the Trail
Ross Douthat: The Second Coming of Gingrich
NatJ: Comeback Kid? Five Potential Stumbling Blocks for Newt Gingrich
Politico: Gingrich: Flier attacking my marriage too 'badly' done to be a rival
Dana Milbank: Why Newt Gingrich won’t last
Jonathan Bernstein: Newt will never, ever be GOP nominee



NatJ: Romney Pounces on Obama's 'Lazy' Remark
NYT: Romney Tax Return Offers a Glimpse
DC: Romney campaign refuses to clarify position on working with Iranian terrorist group
NatJ: Advice to Romney: Don't Be Afraid to Lose
IBD: Forget polls, Mitt Romney is about to wrap it up
Rush Limbaugh: Comparing Romney and Obama
American Thinker: Is This Romney's Time in History?



Milwaukee JS: Cain took campaign on wild ride through Wisconsin
Rush Limbaugh: The Latest Hit: Herman Cain is Not Clean or Articulate
EJ Dionne: Cain: Nein, nein, nein
Rasmussen: Election 2012: Obama 46%, Cain 36%



Fox: Perry Pushing A Part-time Congress
NatJ: Perry Wants Part-Time Congress and Judicial Term Limits
Examiner: Perry promises cuts as he seeks to reboot campaign
Austin AS: Perry proposes government overhaul
HChron: Rick Perry’s ‘wrecking ball’ plan, explained
Politico: Perry back to small government talk
WaPo: Rick Perry gives up on America’s political process
WaPo: Rick Perry, Herman Cain try to do campaign damage control
Kathleen Parker: Perry, Cain and a parade of painful moments

Daily Caller: Ron Paul’s 19 percent in Iowa may indicate a path to the nomination

Fox: Palin's Take: 2012 GOP Field
NatJ: The Republican Race, in a Chart
NYT: Flubs Are Rubbing Some Republicans the Wrong Way

CNN: CNN Poll: Obama ranks low among recent incumbents

Wash Times: Elections give GOP a solid hold on South

Roll Call: Lindsey Graham, Kelly Ayotte Weigh Wading Into 2012 Primaries


NATIONAL

Fox: Boehner Calls GOP Deficit Plan a 'Fair Offer'
Hill: Republican leaders preparing rank and file for deal on new tax revenues
Hill: Democrats gain upper hand in deficit-reduction negotiations
WaPo: Obama administration quietly bracing for debt supercommittee failure
Hill: With supercommittee deadlocked, leaders Reid and Boehner meet
WSJ: Gimmicks Could Help Rescue Deficit Talks
Politico: Supercommittee on the brink
Weekly Standard: 82 Percent Against Supercommittee Defense Cuts
NYT: G.O.P. Is Optimistic but Democrats Are Glum on Deficit Panel
Politico: Supercommittee’s hands-off approach to Obama's health care law
NatJ: Super Committee Gets Eleventh Hour Lobbying On Spectrum Issues
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Play Super Committee Trick; GOP Just May Fall for It
NYT: Editorial: Another Plan for Tax Cuts

Hill: White House opposes GOP-led balanced budget amendment

WSJ: To Increase Jobs, Increase Economic Freedom

Wash Times: GOP hopefuls diverge on alternate health law
NYT: Insurance Mandate May Be Health Bill’s Undoing
WSJ: Another ObamaCare Glitch
DC: Kagan emails lead to calls for inquiry over her involvement in Obamacare
IBD: Elena Kagan Must Be Recused In ObamaCare Case
NYT: OpEd: The Constitution supports the mandate to buy health insurance

NYT: F.H.A. Audit Sees Possible Bailout Need
LA Times: FHA could need taxpayer bailout next year, report says

WSJ: Lawmakers Target Fannie, Freddie Pay
Politico: Fannie CFO’s signing bonus: $1.7 million
Wash Times: Panel votes to cap salaries for Fannie, Freddie executives

WSJ: Timing of Layoffs at Solyndra Questioned
Examiner: Obama admin. urged Solyndra to delay layoffs
Wash Times: Solyndra put off word of layoffs until after election
WaPo: Solyndra: Energy Dept. pushed firm to keep layoffs quiet until after midterms
NYT: Solyndra Was Asked to Delay Layoff News Till After Midterms, Memo Says
NYT: Report Calls for Changes in the Energy Department

Michelle Malkin: Obama’s Half-Billion-Dollar Crony Drug Deal

Hill: GOP letter to Obama: Holder should resign
Daily Caller: 43 members of Congress now calling for Eric Holder’s resignation
HE: House GOP Lines Up for Eric Holder's Resignation Over Operation Fast and Furious
Fox: Former Holder Chief of Staff Nomination to Court Imperiled Over 'Fast and Furious'

Fox: State Department Won't Budge on Call for Pipeline Review Despite Rerouting
NatJ: Energy Insiders: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Be Built
WSJ: The Keystone Debacle

Daily Caller: EPA using ‘press release science’ to justify regulations, congressmen say

Wash Times: Postal Service reports $5.1B loss
WSJ: Postal Service Logs Loss in Billions

WaPo: Concerns with pay and bosses cause dip in federal worker job satisfaction

Wash Times: Grassley: Whistleblower cases stuck ‘in limbo’ under Holder

WSJ: Congress's Insider-Trading Non-Scandal
Politico: Congress took $5M in private trips this year

Fox: Immigration to U.S. From Mexico in Decline Amid Tough Economy

WSJ: Senators Compromise on Detainees

NYT: Congress Blocks New Rules on School Lunches
NYT: 11 States Seek Relief From ‘No Child’ Provisions, in Return for Raising Standards

WSJ: Tech Firms Fight Antipiracy Bill
Politico: Shootout at the digital corral
NYT: OpEd: Stop the Great Firewall of America

NEW YORK

WSJ: Wall Street Protesters Evicted From Camp
WSJ: Neighborhood Takes Breath After Eviction
WSJ: Wall Street Unoccupied
WSJ: Cleaning Out Zuccotti Park
NYDN: How the police cleared defiant Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park
NY Post: Sanity prevails -- but 'Occupy' loons just don’t get it
WaPo: The Occupy movement: More trouble than change?
NYT: Jolted, Wall St. Protesters Face Challenge for Future
NYT: Beyond Seizing Parks, New Paths to Influence
NYT: After an Earlier Misstep, a Minutely Planned Raid
NYT: Editorial: The Mayor Confronts the Protesters
James Taranto: Better Late Than Never

TEXAS

Hill: Sessions eyes a move up ladder

FLORIDA

Politico: Marco Rubio: Florida 50-50 in 2012 White House race
Buzz: Is Marco Rubio cleverly making the argument why he should be VP?

GEORGIA

AJC: Lobbyists pay more than $5,000 for Cagle golf outing

ALABAMA

Daily Caller: Alabama: Former Dem state rep admits accepting $100,000 in bribes

ILLINOIS

Hill: Ethics Committee decision may haunt Rep. Jackson reelection bid

MINNESOTA

NatJ: Klobuchar on Cruise Control

WISCONSIN

Roll Call: Tommy Thompson Picks Up Senate Endorsements

LA Times: Petition drive launched to recall Wisconsin governor
Milwaukee JS: March on Walker home caps day of recall activities
NatJ: Wisconsin Recall Redux: Everything You Need to Know about the Effort to Boot Walker
Roll Call: Majority Say Walker Should Be Recalled

TENNESSEE

DC: Primary challenger takes aim at Sen. Corker’s ‘votes against the Constitution’

PENNSYLVANIA

WaPo: Penn State’s Mike McQueary speaks, tells CBS he is ‘shaken’
Chicago ST: McQueary email: I stopped Sandusky, went to police
NYDN: McQueary reverses field on Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case, claims he spoke to police
NYT: Paterno Passed On Home to His Wife for $1
WSJ: Future Is Unclear for Sandusky Charity
Rush Limbaugh: Sandusky's Creepy Costas Interview

ARIZONA

NYT: Supporters of Giffords Find Reasons to Cheer
Hill: Giffords's husband scolds Boehner for not visiting wounded lawmaker

COLORADO

Politico: New Colorado map puts Mike Coffman’s seat on the line











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November 15, 2011



PRESIDENTIAL

WaPo: Newt Gingrich vs. debt supercommittee on campaign trail
NatJ: Gingrich, in Iowa, Basks in Recent Rise in Polls
WSJ: The Gingrich Comeback
Fox: Newt’s Rising Numbers
Hill: Gingrich sees chance to go head-to-head with Romney for GOP nomination
HChron: Newt Gingrich: Spanish is “the language of living in a ghetto”
Politico: Newt Gingrich’s 2012 surge picks up steam
Politico: Gingrich rises, and the marriage attacks begin
NatJ: Why Newt is Next in Line
Roll Call: Next in Line (Apparently) for GOP: Newt Gingrich
Charlie Cook: Make Way for Newt!
Dan Balz: Can Gingrich seize an unexpected moment?
Rush Limbaugh: Newt Makes Pelley Look Silly
American Spectator: Is Newt Gingrich America's Churchill?
HChron: It’s Newt’s moment as Gingrich surges to first and second in two national polls
Daily Caller: Poll: Newt Gingrich takes the lead
Rasmussen: Election 2012: Obama 50%, Gingrich 38%



NYT: Romney’s Team Prepares for Obama, Too
WaPo: Mitt Romney hires staffers in Virginia, plans a return trip to the state
Politico: Romney reportedly lowers Iowa expectations
Hill: Romney says 'no' to major Iowa events
WaPo: Mitt the inevitable?
NatJ: Romney's Suburban Opportunity
Thomas Sowell: Conservatives must unite around one candidate to stop Mitt Romney



NYT: Cain Stumbles in Assessing Foreign Policy
WaPo: On Libya, Herman Cain has his own ‘oops’ moment
Hill: Cain looks to outlast Gingrich surge
NYT: Cain’s Wife Steps Into Role She Has Long Avoided
NYT: OpEd: Why Herman Cain Is Unfit to Lead
WSJ: Ex-Boyfriend Backs Cain Accuser's Statement
Examiner: Doctor backs woman's charges against Cain
Rush Limbaugh: Allred Drags Out Bialek's BF
Jen Rubin: Cain melts down
American Spectator: Herman's Just Not Ready



HChron: Perry leads Romney in TX, CA and FL — but gets just 8 percent in rest of country
Star-Telegram: Perry set to propose sweeping consolidation of federal agencies
NatJ: Perry Previews Plans to ‘Uproot’ Federal Government
NatJ: Perry: Congressional Insider Trading Should Be Illegal
Austin AS: Project with ties to Perry OK'd despite objections
Byron York: To bounce back, Perry must mix it up
Rush Limbaugh: Rick Perry Revives the Excrement List

DMR: Michele Bachmann blasts rivals in new web video, including Perry’s ‘oops’
Star Tribune: Bachmann aide keeps campaign engine stoked
Fox: Bachmann Memoir Assails Bush's Embrace of 'Socialism'
Human Events: Michele Bachmann Versus CBS News: "She’s Nearly Off the Charts."

NYT: Major Ad Blitz for Huntsman in New Hampshire, by Group Backed by His Father
Wash Times: Super PAC funds boost Huntsman run in N.H.
Politico: Jon Huntsman veers campaign to Brookings

Politico: C-Span, Romney skip Saturday GOP Debate

NYT: Students Lose Zeal for Aiding Obama Again
Rush Limbaugh: CNN's Dan Lothian Displays Bold Bias in Question to Obama
Rush Limbaugh: Bubba Advises the Bamster
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Calls Americans Lazy

Rush Limbaugh: Chelsea Clinton Enters Politics at NBC

Hill: Democrats see election laws as revival of poll tax and threat to democratic process
DC: Nadler: Voter ID laws a ‘deliberate plot by conservatives’ to suppress votes [VIDEO]

NATIONAL



Wash Times: Supreme Court will hear health care case
WSJ: Supreme Test for Health Law
Fox: Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Obama Health Care Law
WSJ: ObamaCare Goes to Court
WaPo: Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obama’s health-care overhaul
NatJ: Supreme Court to Take Health Care Case
NYT: Justices to Hear Health Care Case as Race Heats Up
Wash Times: Court announcement raises recusal questions for Kagan, Thomas
CNS: Kagan on Day Obamacare Passed: ‘I Hear They Have the Votes, Simply Amazing’
Politico: Barack Obama's Supreme Court health care gamble
Hill: Dems fear Obama will lose the case
NYT: Whatever Court Rules, Major Changes in Health Care Likely to Last
WSJ: Marathon Arguments Hark Back to Daniel Webster Days
NYT: Editorial: Health Reform and the Supreme Court
WSJ: OpEd: ObamaCare and the Limits of Government
James Taranto: It's official: The U.S. Supreme Court will take up ObamaCare
Rush Limbaugh: Obamacare to Supreme Court
American Spectator: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear 'Frivolous' Obamacare Case

NatJ: White House Announces $1 Billion in Health Care Grants



WSJ: Police Clear Zuccotti Park: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested in Unannounced Raid
NYT: Police Begin Clearing Zuccotti Park of Protesters
NY Post: NYPD raiders roust OWS rabble
NYDN: Occupy Wall Street protesters cleared out of Zuccotti Park; at least 70 arrested
WaPo: Police arrest 70 Wall Street protesters while clearing Zuccotti Park
NYT: Occupy Movement Could Declare ‘Victory’ and Scale Back Camps, Founder Suggests
Human Events: Violence, Destruction and Disrespect at Occupy Wall Street

WaPo: Millionaires earn billions in federal benefits, report says



Fox: One Day After Doubts, Lawmakers Put on Brave Face for Super Committee Deal
Hill: GOP wobbles on no-new-tax vow
WSJ: Deficit Deal a Moving Target
NYT: Deficit Panel Still Talking as Others Focus on Spending Bills
WaPo: War savings and debt reduction: Take two
Fox: Panetta Warns of Smallest Air Force Ever if Deep Defense Cuts Made
Hill: Top Marine: Nation doesn’t grasp impact of massive budget cuts on Defense
NatJ: Deal or No Deal: Are Medicare and Medicaid Cuts Coming?
Hill: ‘Secret farm bill’ primed for passage in debt deal
Politico: Debt panel could punt on tough calls
NatJ: U.S. Consumer Confidence Less Vulnerable to Super-Committee Failure
WSJ: OpEd: A Short Econ Quiz for the Super Committee
Rush Limbaugh: Dems Don't Want Super Committee Deal

WaPo: Negotiators approve spending package
Politico: Rare spending deal shapes up on Hill

WSJ: Open House: GOP's Vow Is in Spotlight a Year Later
DC: Breitbart: House Financial Services chairman must resign over alleged insider trading

Hill: Cantor supports BBA but wanted it stronger
Hill: Sen. Lee: Avoiding the Trojan horse BBA
Human Events: GOP Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

Sens. Chris Coons & Marco Rubio: A real bipartisan job creation plan

WSJ: Report Sees Nearly 50% Chance Federal Housing Administration Will Need Bailout

Fox: Controversial Oil Pipeline Plan to Be Rerouted After Threat of Delayed U.S. Approval
Hill: TransCanada to alter Keystone route

WSJ: Crackdown Resumes on Firms' Illegal Hires
DC: With record deportations, liberals question Obama’s commitment to immigration reform
LA Times: Immigration from Mexico in fast retreat, data show

NYT: Bishops Open ‘Religious Liberty’ Drive
Michael Gerson: Obama turns his back on Catholics

WaPo: First test of human embryonic stem cell therapy in people discontinued

Wash Times: Terrorism top concern at Justice
Human Events: 'All-American Muslim' Misleads on Islam
National Review: The Libyan Revolution: Democracy or ‘Purity of Islam’?
NYT: Editorial: The Torture Candidates
Frank Bruni: Torture and Exceptionalism
Pat Buchanan: Return of the War Party?

Daily Caller: House to consider national concealed carry gun bill Tuesday

IOWA

Bloomberg: Republican Party Candidates in Four-Way Dead Heat in Iowa

NEVADA

Roll Call: Republican Joins Race for New 4th District in Nevada

NEW YORK


NYT: Cuomo Sees Budget Gaps This Year and Next
Buffalo News: State faces $350 million shortfall in budget
Albany TU: Cash gap now a cavern

WSJ: Feds Probe NYC Comptroller's Fund Raising
NYT: Fund-Raising by City Comptroller Is Investigated

TEXAS

Roll Call: David Dewhurst Goes on TV in Texas Primary Fight

FLORIDA

Miami Herald: Rubio to GOP: Tone down immigration rhetoric

GEORGIA

AJC: Georgia to host GOP debate before March primary

ILLINOIS

WSJ: Crony Capitalism, Chicago-Style

Roll Call: Tammy Duckworth’s Primary Has Shades of 2006 Race

WISCONSIN

Wash Times: Senate battle likely to cap volatile political year in Wisconsin

Milwaukee JS: Walker recall effort kicks off
Fox: Democratic Effort to Recall Wisconsin Governor Begins Tuesday
Politico: Walker airs ad on eve of recall kickoff

VIRGINIA

Roll Call: George Allen Agrees to Debate His Primary Foes

MARYLAND

DC: GOP Senate candidate’s staff, pregnant wife victims of ‘politically based’ vandalism

PENNSYLVANIA

Wash Times: Sandusky proclaims innocence in NBC interview
DN: Sandusky proclaims innocence in NBC interview; 10 more suspected victims come forward
LA Times: Jerry Sandusky: 'I shouldn't have showered with those kids'
WSJ: Sandusky: It Was 'Horseplay'
NYT: Ex-Coach Denies Charges Amid New Accusations
WaPo: Editorial: Penn State faces more questions about Sandusky case
Joe Nocera: Penn State’s Long Road Back
Rush Limbaugh: Penn State and the Media

NEW JERSEY

WSJ: Wealthy Found to Flee N.J. Tax

MASSACHUSETTS

WaPo: Under attack, Elizabeth Warren keeps focus squarely on Wall Street
Roll Call: Elizabeth Warren Sells Her Upbringing in First TV Ad (VIDEO)

ARIZONA

WSJ: Giffords: No Return to Congress Until 'Better'
LA Times: Gabrielle Giffords haltingly promises return to Congress when she's 'better'
WaPo: ‘Beat up but not beaten,’ Giffords speaks in first TV interview since shooting

NEW MEXICO

Politico: In Martinez's grandparents' era, 'no such thing as an undocumented immigrant'

COLORADO

Denver Post: Front Range oil bonanza could mean billions in revenues for Colorado







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