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September 21, 2012



PRESIDENTIAL





WTimes: Romney campaign zeroes in on Florida
WaPo: Romney seeks to grab change mantle from Obama, argues he can fix partisanship
Daily Mail UK: 'The candidate of Yes We Can has become the President of No I Can't'
Fox: Obama: 'You can't change Washington from the inside'
Politico: Mitt says Obama 'inside'-out
Hill: Romney intensifies campaign schedule, attacks on Obama
WTimes: Obama, Romney swap barbs on who’s out of touch

WaPo: Ann Romney will visit ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno’
Politico: Ann Romney to critics: 'Stop it. This is hard. You want to try it?'

WaPo: Romney huddles with aides, attends fundraisers
Politico: Romney ended August with $50M in the bank
Hill: Obama fundraising bests Romney in Aug.
WTimes: Romney campaign raises $67 million in August
WaPo: Romney campaign hits a financial snag
NYT: Cash Low, Romney Striving to Find New Large Donors
WSJ: Obama, Allies Outspent GOP Rivals in August
WSJ: Pro-Romney Super PAC’s Big Ad Bill



WaPo: Paul Ryan urges House colleagues to remain optimistic about election
Hill: Ryan delivers pep talk to House GOP: ‘We are going to win this thing’

Politico: Obama pressed on failures at Univision forum
WSJ: Obama: Economy, GOP Derailed Immigration Overhaul
NYT: Editorial: The Candidates Face Hispanic Voters

WSJ: Romney Loses Ground in New State Polls
Gallup: Democratic Enthusiasm Swells in the Swing States, Nationally
NYT: Before Debates, Romney Faces a Daunting Path
National Review: Winning a Winnable Race
Weekly Standard: Historically, Obama Isn't in Strong Shape
Peggy Noonan: Romney Needs a New CEO
Politico: Noonan escalates against Team Romney
WTimes: Pawlenty leaves Romney camp
NY Post: Romney campaign co-chair Pawlenty leaves to lobby for banking
Pat Buchanan: No apologies needed, Mitt
Rush Limbaugh: As World Burns, Media Tells Us It's All Coming Together for Obama
Gallup: U.S. Distrust in Media Hits New High
Rick Moran: How biased are the polls?
NatJ: Not So Fast: You Can't Count Romney Out Yet
LA Times: Survey: Working class whites cling to guns, religion and Romney
Dick Morris: Mother of all economies

James Taranto: The U.S. of O.: The Obama cult is back!
Charlie Cook: Obama’s Uptick
Kim Strassel: The Love Song of AARP and Obama
Fouad Ajami: Muslim Rage and the Obama Retreat
Charles Krauthammer: Collapse of the Cairo Doctrine

Fox: 10-part report raises questions about narrative of Obama's early life

WaPo: Conservative groups reaching new levels of sophistication in mobilizing voters



CONGRESSIONAL



Fox: GOP want more heads to roll over 'Furious,' claim IG report contradicts Holder testimony
Hill: House Republicans demand shake-up at DOJ after Fast and Furious report
WSJ: GOP Lawmakers Laud Report Critical of Justice Officials
Examiner: Holder withheld Fast and Furious records from House GOP
NYT: Editorial: Fast, Furious and Foolish

Politico: DeMint denies he'd be open to taxes in budget deal
WaPo: GOP retreat on taxes likely if Obama wins
NatJ: Furloughs Remain a Recurring Theme in Forecasting Sequestration’s Impact
NatJ: OMB Sequestration Report Incomplete, Senators Say

NYT: Waters Ethics Investigation Will Not Result in Formal Charges
Politico: Maxine Waters ethics case gets big vote Friday
Hill: House panel to hold public ethics hearing Friday for Rep. Waters

Fox: House passes bill targeting Obama policy on welfare-to-work requirements

WTimes: Farm bill left to die on vine before recess
Hill: Frustrated House members launch 11th-hour effort to pass farm bill

NYT: Day of Political Maneuvering and Fights Stalls Congress’s Close
Roll Call: Partisan Gamesmanship Prevents Senate From Leaving Town
Hill: Dems ask to extend House session

Politico: Romney coattails not reaching Senate GOP



NATIONAL


WTimes: Workforce dropouts: Frustrated, retired or lack skills
Rush Limbaugh: What's the Good Economic News, Exactly?
David Brooks: Temerity at the Top
Paul Krugman: Disdain for Workers
American Spectator: Paul Krugman's Obsolescence

WaPo: Rethinking the Classroom: Obama’s overhaul of public education



FLORIDA (29)

CNN: Focus on Florida as campaign rolls on
USA Today: Romney and Obama cast barbs in Florida
Tampa Bay Times: FL Jewish poll: Obama 69%-Romney 25%
ABC: Marco Rubio Stars in Mitt Romney Ad Airing in Florida
Fox: Netanyahu appears in conservative political ad airing in Florida

Miami Herald: Scott standings remain low in new Florida poll

OHIO (18)

Columbus Dispatch: Median income in Ohio hits 27-year low

NORTH CAROLINA (15)

Byron York: No Tar Heel bounce for Obama from N.C. convention

VIRGINIA (13)



Examiner: Debate gaffe: Kaine says he's open to taxes for all
Human Events: Tim Kaine: ‘I would be open to some minimum tax for everyone’
WaPo: GOP pounces on Kaine’s tax remark after debate with Allen
WaPo: Kaine and Allen face off in first televised debate
NYT: Kaine and Allen Face Off in Debate
Politico: George Allen pounces on Tim Kaine tax remark
WS: Kaine: 'I Would Be Open to a Proposal to Have Some Minimum Tax Level for Everyone'

WaPo: To claim Virginia, Obama’s hopes rest on women
WaPo: Can Mitt Romney’s ground game close the gap in Virginia?

WaPo: Editorial: Virginia’s abortion war: Ken Cuccinelli bullies a state board into surrender

WISCONSIN (10)



NatJ: Poll: Baldwin, Thompson Locked in Tight Race
WSJ: Wisconsin Senate: Baldwin Closes Gap
WTimes: Wis. GOP Senate candidate: Romney's struggles hurting my campaign
Roll Call: Wisconsin: Top Romney Surrogate Says Tommy Thompson Sounds Like Obama

Rasmussen: Wisconsin: Obama 49%, Romney 46%

MINNESOTA (10)

Star Tribune: Bachmann country is now a battleground

MISSOURI (10)

Hill: DeMint might throw Akin a lifeline
Roll Call: Missouri: Overseas Ballots With Todd Akin’s Name Mailing Friday

IOWA (6)

Rasmussen: Iowa: Romney 47%, Obama 44%

NEVADA (6)

Rasmussen: Nevada: Obama 47%, Romney 45%

NEW YORK

NatJ: Gibson Leading In Key New York District

MASSACHUSETTS



WTimes: Brown, Warren drop gloves in Mass. debate
WaPo: Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown spar over taxes, character in their first debate
Fox: Brown rips Warren over Native American claim in first debate of fierce Senate race
Hill: Brown attacks Warren's heritage in first Mass. Senate debate
Politico: In first debate, Scott Brown hits Elizabeth Warren on Cherokee claim
NYT: Brown and Warren Spar in Tense Televised Debate Over Massachusetts Senate Seat
Bloomberg: Brown, Warren face off in Mass.
NatJ: Brown, Warren Spar Early and Often in First Debate
WaPo: The first Scott Brown-Elizabeth Warren debate: four takeaways
EJ Dionne: Nice Guy Scott Brown goes snarky in debate with Elizabeth Warren
NatJ: Warren Inches Toward Nationalizing Race
Hill: Reid cancels Senate floor votes to force Scott Brown to debate Elizabeth Warren















 



 

September 20, 2012



PRESIDENTIAL





WSJ: Romney Softens Tone at Univision Forum
Fox: Romney says he supports '100 percent in America'
Miami Herald: Mitt Romney in Miami: ’My campaign is about the 100 percent’
NYT: On Air and Before Audiences, Romney Makes Push for Hispanic Vote
WSJ: Romney on Helping the Poor: ‘I Can. He Can’t.’
LA Times: Romney tells Latino audience he would fix immigration system
Hill: Romney sidesteps specifics on his immigration reform
WTimes: Nondeportation trips up Romney
Examiner: Romney recruits Sen. Marco Rubio to help sell Medicare reform in new ad
Examiner: Rubio on Romney’s ‘born Mexican’ line: “It’s just a joke”



WTimes: Romney escalates attack on Obama’s economic vision
WaPo: Mitt Romney shifts focus to Obama’s ’98 comments on ‘redistribution’
Human Events: The Index of Dependence On Government keeps rising
Fox: Campaigns escalate battle over dueling quotes
Rush Limbaugh: We Didn't Need a Tape from 1998 to Tell Us Barack Obama is a Socialist!
American Spectator: The Redistributor-in-Chief



WSJ: Romney Plans New Focus on Swing States
NYT: Romney Campaign Cautious With Ad Budget, Even in Key States
Gallup: Democratic Enthusiasm Swells in the Swing States, Nationally

Karl Rove: This Too Shall Pass, but What Follows Is Crucial
George Will: Why not treat voters like grown-ups?
Robert Samuelson: Romney’s chance to challenge the welfare state
Rush Limbaugh: Defeatist GOP Elites Quit on Mitt
American Spectator: Equality or Independence?
Ann Coulter: Elitist, Out-of-Touch Media Complain Romney Not Regular Guy
Gail Collins: Mitt’s Snake-Bit Season
EJ Dionne: Does Romney dislike America?
Examiner: Romney gets it all wrong on government dependency

WSJ: Topics Announced for First Obama-Romney Debate

WSJ: Convention Videos Topped Week’s Online Chart

WSJ: Some Surprises in Income-Tax-Free Households
NYT: Underemployed and Overlooked, Struggling Young Adults Are a Question Mark

National Review: Measuring the Undecideds
NYT: In Tight Race, Obama Wields All Levers of Power in Reach
Politico: Don’t be fooled. Romney has a fighting chance
Weekly Standard: How Romney Can Win
Examiner: The Obama you don't know
Rush Limbaugh: The Last Three-and-a-Half Years Put in Perspective

WaPo: Behind the big-ticket political fundraisers
NatJ: Romney And Allies Have Money, But Will It Matter?

WTimes: Donors to nonprofit campaign groups can remain secret

NY Post: Monica Lewinsky set to reveal Bill Clinton's sex secrets in tell-all



CONGRESSIONAL

Human Events: Deadlock on defense cuts as deadline approaches

Nate Silver: Senate Forecast: What's Gone Wrong for G.O.P. Candidates?
NatJ: Fox News Polls: Dems Lead Key Senate Races
NatJ: Democrats Hold Momentum in Battle for Senate
Roll Call: Mitt Romney's Incredible Shrinking Coattails

WSJ: GOP Senators Offer Romney Advice

WTimes: House passes new Buffett Rule

WTimes: House GOP to try to block waiver of welfare work rule

WTimes: Watchdogs headed for heavy budget cuts

Sen. Rand Paul: Demanding justice from Libya, Egypt and Pakistan
Hill: Clinton to battle Tea Party over foreign aid to Egypt and Libya
Hill: Reid caves to Paul's filibuster, but McCain objects to vote



NATIONAL


NYT: Guns Inquiry Urges Action Against 14 in Justice Dept.
WaPo: Inspector general’s report on ‘Fast and Furious’ criticizes Justice Dept., ATF
WTimes: Management failures cited in ‘Fast and Furious’ report
Fox: 'Furious' report slams 'disregard' for public safety as DOJ officials quit
Politico: 2 out at Justice Department after Fast and Furious internal report criticism
Hill: Justice Department report clears Holder, but faults DOJ, ATF officials
DC: Quayle on Fast and Furious report: Holder ‘lied to my face’ during House testimony
HE: Grassley: IG report proves White House Executive Privilege claims specious

WTimes: Libya killings said to be ‘terrorist attack’
Fox: Al Qaeda, ex-Gitmo detainee involved in consulate attack, intelligence sources say
Daily Caller: Obama’s Benghazi claim undermined by intel agencies

NYT: More Expected to Face Penalty Under Health Law
WaPo: New estimate for health care penalty: Nearly 2M more will pay tax
WTimes: CBO raises estimate of those hit by Obama health care tax

Fox: Probe of Secret Service prostitution scandal may cite WH advance staff involvement

Fox: Researchers fault food stamp program for subsidizing $2B a year in sugary drinks

Human Events: GAO finds no authority to waive welfare to work rules
WSJ: Welfare Reform as We Knew It

NYT: One Year Later, Military Says Gay Policy Is Working
Hill: One year later, ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ fades as divisive political issue



OHIO (18)

NatJ: Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan to Launch Ohio Bus Tour

MICHIGAN (16)

Detroit News: Poll: Fueled by women voters, Obama widens lead in Michigan

VIRGINIA (13)

WTimes: Ryan on the stump in Virginia
WaPo: To claim Virginia, Obama’s hopes rest on women

WaPo: Post Poll: Tim Kaine opens first lead over George Allen in Virginia Senate race
Roll Call: Virginia: Tim Kaine Leads George Allen in Two Polls

WISCONSIN (10)

Examiner: New Wisconsin ad slams Obama over high black unemployment
Milwaukee JS: Obama expands lead over Romney in two Wisconsin polls

Roll Call: Wisconsin: Tammy Baldwin Moves Up in Polling
Milwaukee JS: Polls: Baldwin easily leads Thompson in one, ties him in another

MINNESOTA (10)

Hill: Pawlenty to take over as Financial Services Roundtable CEO

MISSOURI (10)

NatJ: Gingrich Fundraising for Akin Next Week

COLORADO (9)

Politico: Obama to create Colo. national monument

Denver Post: Truce over in Colorado's 7th CD as Coors, Perlmutter air attack ads

NEVADA (6)

Politico: Utah GOP deploying to Nevada for Romney

NEW HAMPSHIRE (4)

Rasmussen: New Hampshire: Romney 48%, Obama 45%

NEW YORK

NYT: U.S. Says Espada Swindled Again
NY Post: Espadas still looting Bx. nonprofit: prosecutors

NYT: Governor and Mayor Are Upset That 2 Backers of Gay Marriage May Fall

NYT: Income Data Shows Widening Gap Between New York City’s Richest and Poorest

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Businesses plead for changes to California's new cap-and-trade market
SacBee: Gov. Jerry Brown's tax measure teeters as undecided voters grow, poll finds

ILLINOIS

Politico: Jackson Jr. selling home to pay medical bills
Chicago ST: Jackson blames rising medical costs as reason behind house sale

Chicago Tribune: Illinois sees more people living in poverty

CONNECTICUT

Roll Call: Connecticut: Newest Poll Shows Race Statistically Tied
Hartford Courant: McMahon Denounces Romney Comments in Video

MAINE

Roll Call: Maine: Angus King’s Lead Narrows in Fresh Senate Race Polls

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Brown, Warren face unique challenges in first debate

NORTH DAKOTA

Politico: Rick Berg’s wealth under scrutiny in North Dakota Senate race







 



 

September 19, 2012



PRESIDENTIAL



WSJ: Video Flap Jolts Campaign
NYT: Romney Says Remarks on Voters Help Clarify Position
Examiner: Romney embraces '47 percent' claim, then tries to put it behind him
WSJ: Raw Data Support—and Undercut—Romney Take on Who Gets Benefits
WSJ: Tax Credit at Core of No-Income-Tax Debate
WSJ: What Romney Might Have Said
NYT: Much of Romney’s View on Taxes Conflicts With Longtime G.O.P. Stand
NYT: Transcript: Romney’s Speech From Mother Jones Video
NYT: How the Romney Campaign Scrambled to Respond to Secret Video
WaPo: Romney faces twofold challenge in getting campaign back on track
WaPo: How a Mother Jones reporter pursued the Romney ‘47 percent’ story
WaPo: In video, Romney strays from standard GOP points about ‘makers’ and ‘takers’
WTimes: Romney, in damage-control mode, takes on Obama’s views on wealth
American Spectator: The Secret (Weapon) Romney Tapes

WSJ: Obama on Letterman: ‘Not a Lot of People Think They’re Entitled’
NYT: Obama, on Letterman Show, Responds to Romney Comments
WaPo: On Letterman, Obama says Romney ‘writing off’ much of country

Rush Limbaugh: A Golden Opportunity for Mitt Romney
Rush Limbaugh: Mitt! Please Read and Memorize
Michael Goodwin: The truth can set Mitt free
Stephen Hayes: The Meaning of the Romney Tape
Peggy Noonan: Time for an Intervention
Politico: Noonan: Romney campaign 'incompetent'
James Taranto: 47 Skidoo: Uh-oh, Romney's lost the election again
Ross Douthat: Ross Douthat: Our Revolting Elites
Maureen Dowd: Let Them Eat Crab Cake
Kathleen Parker: Cyborg Mitt speaks out
Mike Lupica: Romney is single-handedly ruining his chances to beat President Obama
NYT: Editorial: Mitt Romney, Class Warrior
WaPo: Editorial: Mr. Romney’s ‘47 percent’ fantasy

WSJ: Romney Regrets Unions Prevent Deep Cuts in Federal Workforce

WSJ: Romney Campaign Needed Loan Before Convention
WaPo: Romney camp used $20M loan to cope with summer cash flow woes

WSJ: New Spotlight on Romney’s Tax, Spending Policies

Fox: Clip purports to show Obama embracing 'redistribution,' as Romney slams remarks
YouTube: Obama In 1998: "I Actually Believe In Redistribution"
WSJ: GOP Pushes Back With Obama ‘Redistribution’ Audio

Michael Barone: Obama's first term is like FDR's dismal second

WSJ: Obama Extends Lead in Poll
WSJ: WSJ/NBC Poll: Obama’s Approval on Foreign Policy Falls
NatJ: Polls: Obama Leads in Wis.; Closer in Colo., Va.
Rasmussen: Colorado: Romney 47%, Obama 45%
Gallup: Obama 48%, Romney 46% in Swing States

Charlie Cook: Pollsters Agree: Romney Needs Something to Happen
Detroit FP: Will Mitt Romney's 47% remark sink his campaign?
Hill: GOP frets Romney is blowing race
NatJ: 5 Reasons Why It’s Too Early to Write Off Romney
Politico: Poll: Swing states could still swing

WSJ: Appeals Court Reverses Campaign-Donor Ruling



CONGRESSIONAL

NYT: Congress Nearing End of Session Where Partisan Input Impeded Output

NatJ: Senate Race Rankings: Tuning In
Hill: Romney's missteps could cost party the Senate, strategists say



NATIONAL


WaPo: Fed’s latest stimulus may have little impact on mortgage borrowers
American Spectator: The Fed's Ticking Inflation Bomb

WSJ: OpEd: The U.S. Needs More i-Side Economics

WaPo: The Fix’s interactive governor’s race map shows GOP opportunity



PENNSYLVANIA (20)

Philadelphia Inquirer: Pa. Supreme Court orders more review on voter ID law
WaPo: Pennsylvania voter ID law sent back to lower court
WSJ: Pennsylvania High Court Orders Voter-ID Review
Hill: Pennsylvania high court orders review of voter ID decision
WTimes: Pa. high court orders review of voter ID access
Human Events: Pa Supreme Court tells lower court judge to try harder to stop voter ID law

OHIO (18)

NYT: In Car Country, Obama Trumpets China Trade Case

MICHIGAN (16)

Detroit News: Stabenow and Hoekstra at odds over format for debates

VIRGINIA (13)

WaPo: Post Poll: Obama up 8 points over Romney in Virginia

WISCONSIN (10)

NYT: Wisconsin Offers View of Challenges Confronting Romney

NYT: Tight Senate Race in Wisconsin

NEW YORK

Albany TU: State GOP launches resign-Shelly online petition

NYT: Gambling Industry Money Is Streaming Into Albany

CALIFORNIA

SacBee: Obama widens lead over Romney in California, Field Poll finds

SacBee: California begins online voter registration

TEXAS

Dallas MN: Romney avoids topic of controversial video as he raises cash in Dallas

MARYLAND

Fox: MD Dems find new candidate for House race after voter-fraud claims primary winner

NEW JERSEY

WTimes: Poll: Menendez leads; many N.J. voters still undecided

CONNECTICUT

Fox: McMahon wrestling company tidies online footage, in latest twist for tight Senate race
Daily Caller: McMahon pitches her business experience in Conn. Senate race

MASSACHUSETTS

WaPo: A post-convention bounce for Elizabeth Warren?
Hill: Dems cautious on Mass. race despite Warren lead

WASHINGTON STATE

NatJ: RGA Releases New Ad Hitting Inslee











 



 

September 18, 2012



PRESIDENTIAL



Fox: Mitt Romney Addresses Immigration Before Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Hill: Romney presses for Hispanic support
Politico: Mitt Romney makes Hispanic appeal
CNN: Can Romney connect with Latino voters?
Reuters: Romney appeals to Hispanics again with economic message
NatJ: Romney Courts Hispanics, Wishes He Were One of Them
Hill: Hispanic Dems label Romney ‘extremist’ on immigration
Fox: Latinos Favor Obama Over Romney by Two-to-One, Fox News Latino Poll Says
Politico: Poll: Romney losing Latina women by 53 points



WSJ: Romney Ad Tries to Shift Campaign’s Focus
WTimes: Romney campaign gets down to specifics
Politico: Mitt Romney abruptly shifts strategy
Hill: Romney hopes to hit reset with new ads
WaPo: Mitt Romney refocuses campaign on economy and policy details
Examiner: Romney shifts strategy amid GOP hand-wringing
Weekly Standard: New Romney Ad Focuses on Debt

ABC: Leaked Videos Show Mitt Romney Unscripted
WSJ: Romney Video Crowds Out Bid to Sharpen His Message
WSJ: Romney Says Comments ‘Not Elegantly Stated’
Dallas MN: Romney dismisses those dependent on public aid
WaPo: Romney stands by his remarks in leaked video
NYT: Romney Calls 47% of Voters Dependent in Leaked Video
Hill: Romney: 47 percent depend on government, will vote for Obama
WaPo: Videos show Romney dismissing Obama supporters as feeling entitled to handouts
RCP: Romney On Tapes: Obama's Plan "Attractive To Those Who Don't Pay Taxes"
WTimes: Obama campaign wastes little time jumping on Romney ‘victims’ video
NYT: Romney Responds to Release of Secret Video
NYT: The Reasons Behind the ‘People Who Pay No Income Tax’
National Review: Romney’s Entitlement Society
NYMag: Who, Exactly, Are the 47 Percent?
David Brooks: Thurston Howell Romney
Ezra Klein: Romney’s theory of the “taker class”
WaPo: Romney campaign faces distractions
Hill: Mitt Romney does damage control
Byron York: Romney vs. the Obama media

NYT: 'Super PAC' Makes Some Intriguing Bets on Romney

Rush Limbaugh: Which Campaign is in Disarray?
WaPo: Top Romney strategist Stuart Stevens likely to stay despite criticism

Rush: Obama's Policies Have Imploded... and Mitt Romney Had Nothing to Do With It

NatJ: Romney: All of Obama's Supporters Want Government Handouts

IndyStar: Paul Ryan tells Hoosier donors Mitt Romney will put U.S. back to work

James Taranto: The Pretextual Presidency
Dorothy Rabinowitz: The Fourth Estate, Still Thrilling to the Spirit of '08

Michael Gerson: America foreign policy, adrift on the Middle East
Marc Thiessen: The myth of Barack the liberator
Rush: Why Don't Hollywood Movies Made by Liberals Inflame the Muslim World?
Bret Stephens: Liberals: Why is it OK to mock one religion but not another?
American Spectator: Dhimmitude, Obama-Style

Daily Caller: Pew: Gap narrowing in party support among Jewish voters

Human Event: Swing State Report: Weekly Briefing



CONGRESSIONAL

WSJ: Gates, Mullen Blast Congress on Budget Stalemate

Fox: Senate report: Quarter of Social Security disability benefits improperly awarded

WTimes: FEC falls behind in campaign spending oversight

Roll Call: Dick Durbin Predicts Republicans Will Keep House
Politico: Crossroads targets House races



NATIONAL


NYT: From Justice Thomas, a Little Talk About Himself and the Court

Hill: Scalia was ‘furious’ at Roberts vote on healthcare law, says Toobin book

Human Events: The war on coal



OHIO (18)

Human Events: In Ohio, Rubio links debt, taxes and the economy

NORTH CAROLINA (15)

Rasmussen: North Carolina Governor: McCrory (R) 51%, Dalton (D) 38%

VIRGINIA (13)

Examiner: Allen, Kaine spar in Northern Virginia over threatened defense cuts
WTimes: 5 Questions with Gov. George Allen
Rasmussen: Virginia Senate: Kaine (D) 47%, Allen (R) 45%

Politico: PPP: Obama hits 51 percent in Virginia

WISCONSIN (10)

Fox: Walker administration battling to keep Wisconsin union law in force

WTimes: Poll: Obama, Romney tight in Wis.; Baldwin leads Senate race

MISSOURI (10)

Politico: Mrs. Todd Akin speaks out
WaPo: Lulli Akin compares treatment of husband by GOP bosses to ‘rape’

NEW YORK

NYT: Assembly Releases Documents Listing Sexual Harassment Settlement

WSJ: GOP Lawmakers Push Back on Tax Probes

NYT: New York’s Medicaid Reforms

INDIANA

Politico: Richard Lugar will not campaign for Richard Mourdock in Indiana

MASSACHUSETTS

Weekly Standard: Elizabeth Warren Turns Down Occupy Birthday Cake
NatJ: Another Poll Gives Warren the Edge Over Brown
Politico: Poll: Warren over Brown, 48-44











 



 

September 17, 2012



PRESIDENTIAL



WaPo: Romney, Obama turn campaign focus back to economy
Dallas MN: Romney to put economic agenda front and center
WSJ: Investor Bankrolls Big Romney Campaign

WTimes: Romney camp warns looming spending cuts will 'devastate' nation
WSJ: Romney's Tax Plan Fails to Gain a Foothold
NYT: Amid Discord, Romney Seeks to Sharpen Message
WaPo: Romney at risk of losing edge on deficit
Politico: Inside the campaign: How Mitt Romney stumbled
Politico: Mitt Romney abruptly shifts strategy
Politico: Giuliani dismisses GOP critics of Romney vagueness

WTimes: Obama’s convention bounce begins to fade
Hill: With 50 days until the election, Obama holds edge over Romney

William Kristol: Foreign Policy as Tie-Breaker

Hill: Romney to hit Obama on immigration, jobs in speech to Latino group

WSJ: How a Poster Got a Legal Shredding

NYT: Looking, Very Closely, for Voter Fraud
Hill: With voting under way, Romney camp faces test from Obama’s ground game

Bill Keller: The Grand Old Straight White Men’s Party
Tom Edsall: Is Poverty a Kind of Robbery?
Steven Rattner: Beyond Obamacare
Judd Gregg: Bill Clinton’s call for bipartisan co-operation worth heeding
Weekly Standard: Outrageous Dowd

WTimes: Editorial: Obama’s intelligence failure

Gallup: Majority in U.S. Still Say Government Doing Too Much



CONGRESSIONAL

Fox: McCain, Rogers: Obama’s policy of 'disengagement' led to attack on U.S. posts
Jed Babbin: Intruding Realities

Hill: No official White House endorsement of House Dems’ sequester alternative

Hill: Lawmakers concede Postal Service overhaul unlikely before Nov. election

WaPo: Nancy Pelosi: Democrats have ‘excellent chance’ to take back House majority
Roll Call: Nancy Pelosi Maintains House in Play

NYT: Editorial: Republicans vs. Veterans’ Jobs



NATIONAL


WTimes: Details of bin Laden raid leaked first by aides

WSJ: OpEd: The Magnitude of the Mess We're In
Paul Krugman: Hating on Ben Bernanke

Robert Barnes: Thomas concedes that ‘we the people’ didn’t include blacks



FLORIDA (29)

Rasmussen: Florida Senate: Nelson (D) 47%, Mack (R) 40%

PENNSYLVANIA (20)

WaPo: Pa.’s new voter ID law sends non-drivers on a bureaucratic journey

VIRGINIA (13)

Examiner: Kaine, Allen seek breakout moment in Va. Senate race

WISCONSIN (10)

Milwaukee JS: Average family can expect same tax from Obama, unknown from Romney

WSJ: Wisconsin Vows to Fight Labor Ruling

MISSOURI (10)

WTimes: Akin, the ‘legitimate rape’ candidate, gets back on campaign trail

COLORADO (9)

Fox: Romney cancels Sunday event in Pueblo, Colo.

NEW YORK

Politico: Slow-coming fracking decision very Cuomo-esque
NYT: Show of Strength for Brooklyn Democratic Machine

CALIFORNIA

LA Times: Jerry Brown's legacy rides on outcome of tax hike initiative
Dan Walters: Bankruptcy ruling could alter California pension law

ILLINOIS

Chicago Tribune: Chicago teachers strike continues, Emanuel says he will sue to force end
WSJ: Union Votes to Keep Striking

INDIANA

Fox: GOP Senate spending $650G in tight Indiana battle

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe: Elizabeth Warren leads Sen. Scott Brown in 2 new polls in US Senate race
Politico: Poll: Warren leads Brown by 6 in Mass.
Hill: Poll: Warren opens up 6-point lead over Brown in Mass. Senate race



 



 

September 16, 2012



PRESIDENTIAL



Hill: Romney: Libya deaths a ‘tragic reminder’ of need for US leadership

WTimes: Romney rips Obama on China
Politico: Doubts grow on Mitt Romney’s China threats

Hill: Romney to attack Obama as weak leader on foreign, domestic affairs
WSJ: Romney’s Imperfect 1980 Play
Dan Balz: For Romney, it’s time to make his case
Hill: Republican lawmakers say Romney campaign needs to change course

LA Times: Romney's new focus: pushing a five-point economic plan

Hill: Eastwood defends empty-chair speech, says Romney found it ‘quite funny’

WaPo: Paul Ryan taps Ted Olson to play Biden in debate prep
NatJ: Former Solicitor General Ted Olson Plays Biden in Ryan Debate Prep
Hill: Ryan taps former Bush Solicitor General Ted Olson for debate prep

Roll Call: Paul Ryan Calls for 'Moral Clarity' in Middle East Relations
Politico: Paul Ryan slams White House foreign policy

Hill: Rep. Ryan: New Fed policy a ‘bailout’ for Obama economy

NYT: Challenged on Medicare, G.O.P. Loses Ground

Mark Steyn: Disgrace in Benghazi
Ross Douthat: It’s Not About the Video
Maureen Dowd: Neocons Slither Back
Fouad Ajami: Why is the Arab world so easily offended?
Michael Barone: Obama stumbles in response to embassy attacks
DC: Buchanan: Unrest is Obama’s ‘naïve’ Middle East policy ‘collapsing right in front of us’
Fox: US aid to Middle East questioned after anti-American attacks in region



CONGRESSIONAL

HE: This week in Congress: Members weigh FY 2013 spending
WaPo: White House: Dire cuts for military, domestic programs as U.S. steps toward fiscal cliff

Hill: Parties lock horns over legislation to boost high-skilled immigration

NYT: Some Republicans Try Out a New Campaign Theme: Bipartisanship
WaPo: Conservative super PACs targeting blue-state Democrats



NATIONAL


WaPo: Doctors, others billing Medicare at higher rates

NatJ: A Night With Grover Norquist

NatJ: Previewing the Sunday Shows
Politico: Sunday shows: Talking Israel



PENNSYLVANIA (20)

WaPo: Rick Santorum: ‘Smart people’ will never side with conservatives

OHIO (18)

Rasmussen: Ohio Senate: Brown (D) 49%, Mandel (R) 41%

MICHIGAN (16)

Detroit FP: Poll: MI voters skeptical about collective bargaining, bridge ballot proposals

WISCONSIN (10)

Fox: Wisconsin attorney general aims to enforce union law during appeals

COLORADO (9)

Denver Post: Colorado presidential election poll shows Obama, Romney tied

Denver Post: Noncitizen voters ID'd fraction of those first alleged by Gessler

NEW YORK

Weekly Standard: NY GOP State Senators Could Lose Seats Over Gay Marriage Vote

CALIFORNIA

Dan Walters: The dark side of Gov. Jerry Brown's tax plan

Fox: Young illegal immigrants in California may get driver's licenses

TEXAS

Dallas MN: As House banking chairman, Hensarling would be positioned to repeal regulations, kill mortgage giants

CONNECTICUT

Hill: In new bid for Senate in Connecticut, McMahon has learned from 2010 race

NORTH DAKOTA

Fox: Senate race gives North Dakota a taste of intense politics

WASHINGTON STATE

NatJ: Poll: Inslee 44, McKenna 41



 



 

September 15, 2012



PRESIDENTIAL







LA Times: Romney rouses soggy Ohio crowd with economic message
Fox8: Crowd Braves Rain to Hear Romney in NE Ohio
Toledo Blade: Romney focuses on economy at Painesville rally
Cincinnati: In Ohio, Romney sticks to economic message, not Middle East
WSJ: Romney: Middle-Income Reaches to $250,000
WaPo: Romney defines ‘middle-income’ as $200,000 to $250,000 and less in annual income
Toledo Blade: Romney calls for moment of silence during Ohio talk

WTimes: Romney blasts Obama’s foreign policy
Hill: Obama’s ‘proud’ statements on changing US image may backfire
WSJ: Turmoil Shapes Presidential Race
WaPo: Anti-U.S. protests spread through Muslim world
WSJ: Anti-U.S. Mobs on Rampage
WTimes: McCain says Libya strike a 'terrorist' attack, joins others in challenging protest claim
James Taranto: A River in Egypt
WaPo: Editorial: Washington’s role amid the Mideast struggle for power
Rush: One Year Ago: Barack Obama Declared Peace in Our Time at the United Nations

NYT: Some Romney Proposals Await Fuller Detail
WSJ: Romney's Trade Pessimism



WaPo: Romney’s campaign day lacks focus
Politico: Mitt Romney hearts Snooki

WSJ: Money Moves Show Shifting GOP Strategy



WSJ: Ryan Criticizes Obama on Foreign Policy



WaPo: At social conservative summit, Paul Ryan slams Obama on foreign policy
Hill: Ryan says violence in the Middle East shows need for change in US leadership
Rush Limbaugh: Paul Ryan Hits a Home Run



NYT: While Ryan Throws Hardballs, Romney Makes Friends on Morning TV

NYT: Romney Stumbles in Explaining Iran Policy

NYT: Obama Erases Romney’s Edge on Economy, Poll Finds

NYT: Bill Clinton Is More Popular Than Ever, Poll Finds



CONGRESSIONAL

NatJ: House Repubs to Hold Immigration Bill Vote Next Week

Hill: House GOP shrugs off week of divisions



NATIONAL


WSJ: Federal Budget Cuts Detailed
NatJ: White House Unveils Sequestration Plan
Hill: White House details automatic budget cuts, calls them 'blunt, indiscriminate'
WTimes: White House details ‘destructive’ spending cuts
Examiner: Administration warns of 'destructive' budget cuts
Fox: White House warns planned budget cuts 'deeply destructive' to military, other agencies
NYT: White House Details Potential Effects If Automatic Budget Cuts Go Through
WaPo: White House: Dire cuts for military, domestic programs as U.S. steps toward fiscal cliff
NYT: Editorial: Cutting Government, Blindfolded

Fox: Fed's New Plan to Boost Economy Unlikely to Help Much, Analysts Say



FLORIDA (29)

Hill: GOP Rep. West presses Obama to help avert looming defense cuts

PENNSYLVANIA (20)

Politico: Pennsylvania poll: Obama up by 11

MICHIGAN (16)

Politico: Jennifer Granholm on ‘Dating Game’ in 1978, video shows

NORTH CAROLINA (15)

Rasmussen: North Carolina: Romney 51%, Obama 45%

VIRGINIA (13)

Rasmussen: Virginia: Obama 49%, Romney 48%

WISCONSIN (10)

WSJ: Romney Sees Opening in Wisconsin
Chicago ST: Wisconsin now battleground for Obama, Romney

Milwaukee JS: Federal court strikes down parts of union law
WSJ: Wisconsin Judge Bars Law Curbing Unions

MISSOURI (10)

Politico: Akin targets Haley Barbour
Politico: Akin ad quotes McCaskill: 'You don't trust me?

CALIFORNIA

NYT: California Tries to Guide the Way on Health Law

ILLINOIS

WaPo: Chicago teachers reach tentative agreement to end strike

INDIANA

Politico: NRSC buying time in Indiana

MASSACHUSETTS

Politico: In Massachusetts, Brown-Warren civility begins to crack















 



 

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