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WaPo: The Fix’s top 5 races of 2013

Nate Silver:
Retirements Contributing to Largest Senate Turnover in Decades

WaPo: The country’s voter ID laws, in 1 map

WaPo: The Fix’s top 15 gov races

Sabato & Kondik: The Early Line on the 2014 Midterms

Stu Rothenberg: Is the House in Play? A District-by-District Assessment

Politico: What Republicans needs to win Senate in 2014

Roll Call: 5 Races to Watch in 2013

WaPo: The Fix’s
Top 10 Senate races of 2014

NatJ: Sorting the Senate by Ideology

WaPo: The states with the highest and lowest turnout in 2012, 2 charts

March 31, 2013


NYT: Labor and Business Reach Deal on Immigration Issue
WSJ: Deal Reached on Key Immigration Hurdle
Hill: Chamber, labor reach deal on low-skilled guest worker program
Fox: Labor, big business agree on key part of immigration, but final deal still faces hurdles
Examiner: Rubio warns against 'rush to legislate' on immigration reform
Roll Call: Deal or No Deal, Rubio Wants More Immigration Hearings
Daily Caller: Rubio demands some immigration hearings, may delay amnesty bill

Hill: Furloughs may become way of life at Pentagon

Fox: Obama administration withdraws plan to use taxpayer funds for sex-change operations

David Stockman: State-Wrecked: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

NYT: Editorial: Social Security, Present and Future

Ezra Klein: Will the GOP’s plan to fight Obamacare in the states backfire?

Fox: Ambassador Susan Rice top contender to become next national security adviser

Hill: Energy nominee Moniz details ties to BP

Hill: Obama walking into political minefield as he taps new FCC chairman

NYT: Long-Term Risks Fester as OSHA Focuses on Safety

Hill: Bucking the trend: The House Democrats who oppose gay marriage
Ross Douthat: Marriage Looks Different Now

NYT: A Clinton in ‘Transition’ Keeps Opponents and Donors Frozen
Politico: Pro-Hillary Clinton super PACs: Not so super

Dan Balz: Can governors save the GOP?


Tampa Bay Times: Sen. Bill Nelson keeps saying no to Florida governor's race
Tampa Bay Times: Session has been good for Rick Scott's fundraising


Salena Zito: Common thread for baseball, America


WaPo: Va. Gov. McDonnell on two-way street with chief executive of struggling company


Milwaukee JS: Scott Walker follows path familiar to presidential hopefuls


AP: Lawmakers pass $14M increase in student fund


Crain's: State passes another on-time budget


WTimes: Calif. county sets up hotline to field ‘Obamacare’ questions

SacBee: Brown grants pardons to 65 former prisoners


USA Today: Texas district attorney, wife found dead
Dallas MN: Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, wife found dead in home


State: Democrats betting on Colbert Busch in Dist. 1 House race


Weekly Standard: Price Fundraising for Possible Senate Run

AP: Deal, top Republicans keep firm hand on session
AJC: Smudges on the line between state and local government


Hill: Judd is out, but Kentucky Senate race still holds many wildcards


AP: Analysis: Health care, tax cuts issues colliding


Examiner: Gun battle finally reaches Maryland House


Boston Globe: Who will inherit Menino’s political machine?
Joan Vennochi: A shallow pool of would-be successors



March 30, 2013


NYT: Talk of Medicare Changes Could Open Way to Budget Pact
WSJ: The Debt Bomb That Taxpayers Won't See Coming
Fox: What to Cut: Striking subsidies could save billions
NatJ: The House GOP's Strategy to Starve the Senate

WSJ: Hurdle Cleared on Guest Workers
NYT: Guest Workers Are at Crux of Groups’ Deal on Immigration
WaPo: Construction visas remain sticking point in Senate immigration talks
Byron York: Democrats set to jam immigration reform through Senate

NYT: Obama Pushes Plan to Build Roads and Bridges
Politico: Obama wants billions for infrastructure

Sen. Rand Paul: A duty to preserve the Second Amendment
NYT: Months After Massacre, Obama Seeks to Regain Momentum on Gun Laws
James Taranto: Fowl Play: Animal behavior and the gun-control debate
Dana Milbank: Obama on guns — Too little, too late

NYT: Nominee for Energy Secretary Lists Assets and Posts
Hill: GOP presses Obama to approve ‘no-brainer’ Keystone XL pipeline

Michael Barone: The Economist's Emily Litella moment on global warming

WSJ: Tug-of-War Within GOP Over Gay Marriage
WSJ: Politics Counts: How States Split on Gay Marriage
NYT: Who Wanted to Take the Case on Gay Marriage? Ask Scalia

WaPo: McConnell, Republicans gear up for 2014 with hopes of taking control of the Senate
NatJ: To Hold Senate Majority, Democrats Target the Most Conservative States in the Country
WSJ: Obama's Bid to Boost His Party's 2014 Midterm Prospects Risks GOP Support for Goals
WaPo: Slurs against Latinos, gays complicate GOP’s mission to broaden its tent
Hill: Rising GOP star Carson defends comments on same-sex marriage
Mark Steyn: The Death of the Family

Charles Blow: The G.O.P.’s Diversity Deserts

Roll Call: NRCC Makes Small Ad Buys In Arizona, Georgia, Minnesota

WaPo: The Fix’s top 5 races of 2013

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet


Politico: Pa. gubernatorial primary gets ugly early


ClevePD: Rep. Jim Jordan says the national debt is 'larger than our entire annual economy'


Detroit News: GOP seeks to stop paid sick leave mandates


Roll Call: North Carolina: Rouzer to Seek Rematch Against McIntyre

Fox: Confederate flag at old North Carolina Capitol coming down


NatJ: If Steve King Runs for the Senate, His Opponents Will Have a Lot to Work With

Des Moines Register: Branstad, Vilsack hint at plans for 2014 governor's race


NYT: Nevada Legislator Expelled, Then Arrested, as His Life Unravels for the Public to See


NYT: With Policy Moves, Quinn Defuses de Blasio’s Attacks in Race for Mayor


WSJ: California's Coming Green-Outs


Fox: Oklahoma governor signs bill allowing horses to be slaughtered for meat


WaPo: How Mark Sanford is trying to turn lemons into lemonade
Hill: Sanford faces criticism over infidelity in South Carolina GOP primary debate
NatJ: A Truly Special Election in South Carolina
American Spectator: Bostic and Sanford Battle in Charleston


WTimes: Former Georgia Rep. Bob Barr to run for Congress
AJC: Bob Barr's controversial, national-level campaign team


Politico: Mary Landrieu’s 2014 playbook is her own


Chicago ST: WWLD? What will Lisa (Madigan) do? It’s THE question


WaPo: Jay Leno on Ashley Judd not running for the Senate (VIDEO)


WaPo: MD Senate approves gas tax increase; gun-control bill survives House panel’s fight


USA Today: GOP's Don Young apologizes for racial slur
Roll Call: 3 Reasons Why Don Young Is Alaska’s Political Teflon
Hill: GOP closes ranks to denounce Young, save effort to woo Hispanics



March 29, 2013


WaPo: Boehner: ‘New tactical plan’ on sequestration worked
Hill: Boehner memo hails GOP ‘tactical plan’ against Obama as success
Politico: John Boehner: GOP’s had a few good months
Politico: Sequester: Republican theory of the case
Politico: Sequester: Democratic theory of the case
WSJ: White House Weighing Entitlement Limits
Fox: Obama to release budget outline April 10, two months late
NYT: Talk of Medicare Changes Could Open Way to Budget Pact
Paul Krugman: Cheating Our Children

WSJ: Pentagon Shortens Furlough Times for Civilian Workers
NYT: Pentagon Reduces Furlough Days for Civilian Staff

WaPo: For federal workforce, the furlough terrain is uneven
WaPo: Justice Department to delay furlough decisions
NYT: Latest Victims of Budget Woes Know Cuts Well
Fox: What to Cut: Calls to shed debt-burdened Fannie, Freddie

WSJ: EPA Plans to Require Cleaner Gas
NYT: E.P.A. Plans Stricter Limit for Sulfur in Gasoline
WaPo: Obama administration moves ahead with sweeping rules requiring cleaner gasoline
Fox: EPA to unveil plan to clean up tailpipe pollution that critics say would raise gas prices

WaPo: House GOP energy plan: drill more, mine more
Rasmussen: 58% Favor Building the Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

WTimes: Sens. Rubio, Paul and Cruz: Gun control bill won’t hit Senate floor
Fox: Rubio, Inhofe join group threatening to filibuster gun control bill
Hill: Rubio joins group threatening to filibuster gun control legislation
WTimes: Obama steps up pressure to pass gun measures
NYT: Months After Massacre, Obama Seeks to Regain Momentum on Gun Laws
WTimes: Gun groups promise fight as U.N. inches toward arms sales treaty
Fox: Plan to hand out free shotguns in Tucson stirs debate

WaPo: Report: ICE investigators cooperated with ‘Fast and Furious’

WaPo: Dispute over guest-worker program puts immigration talks at risk of delay
Examiner: Pew: Majority of Americans oppose citizenship for illegal immigrants

NYT: Editorial: Malicious Obstruction in the Senate

WSJ: Health Insurance Prices Could Jump

WaPo: Postal Service to close more than 50 mail-processing centers

NYT: Riding Wave of Popularity, Craft Brewers Ask Congress for a Tax Cut

WSJ: Texan's Plans Put Wall Street on Edge

WSJ: Marriage Cases May Hinge on Procedure
NYT: For Obama, Tricky Balancing Act in Enforcing Defense of Marriage Act
Taranto: Maybe Scalia Was Wrong: How the Supreme Court could uphold Proposition 8
Rush Limbaugh: What Do Republican Consultants Secretly Desire on Gay Marriage?
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats Flip-Flopped on Gay Marriage for Money
Rush Limbaugh: We Lost Once We Modified the Definition of the Word "Marriage"
Politico: Rush Limbaugh: Gay marriage 'inevitable'

James Taranto: The Clock Ticks on Racial Preferences

WaPo: Chief Justice hit by credit-card fraud

Nate Silver: Retirements Contributing to Largest Senate Turnover in Decades

Liz Cheney: Republicans, Get Over the 2012 Loss—and Start Fighting Back

NatJ: Can Rand Paul Bring Libertarians Into the GOP?
Roll Call: Kentucky: Paul Discusses 2016 Decision Timeline, Hemp Policy
Politico: Rand Paul hits Hollywood on gun control

Michael Gerson: A country increasingly polarized by religion
Gallup: The most religious cities are in the South and in Utah

Pat Buchanan: Is America Still a Good Country?

NatJ: George W. Bush Hopes New Library Will Enhance Presidential Legacy


Hill: Fla. governor blast Obama on port fixes ahead of Miami visit

Fox: Florida lawmakers advance bill to allow arming school employees


Politico: Allyson Schwartz plans to run for Pennsylvania governor
Hill: Allyson Schwartz commits to Pennsylvania governor campaign


Detroit FP: Lawsuit takes aim at power of emergency managers


WaPo: Cuccinelli vs. McAuliffe: Virginia governor’s race holds the eyes of the nation
WT: Poll: Majority in Virginia supports sealing names of concealed carry permit holders


Daily Caller: Sen. Johnson unveils ‘Victims of Government’ project


Roll Call: Kansas: Roberts Racks Up GOP Endorsements, Thwarting Primary in 2014


WSJ: Nevada Assembly Expels Lawmaker


WSJ: Cuomo's Trip Out of State Is Scrapped
NYT: Pro-Cuomo Group Repeats as Top Spender on Lobbying

NYT: Deal Reached to Force Paid Sick Leave in New York City

NYT: Mayor Says ’13 Hopefuls Haven’t Won Him Over


Politico: Rick Perry gang rides into the sunset


Roll Call: Graham Getting Heat Over Immigration Efforts

DC: Sanford, Bostic spar over former gov’s infidelity in South Carolina special-election debate
Politico: Curtis Bostic hits Mark Sanford on personal life
WaPo: Mark Sanford: ‘I failed very publicly’


Roll Call: Georgia: Ex-Rep. Bob Barr Mounts Congressional Comeback


Roll Call: In Kentucky, All Eyes on Grimes to Face McConnell


Examiner: Maryland Senate panel moves gas tax bill to full vote


Boston Mag: After 20 Years, Mayor Menino Is ‘Leaving the Job That He Loves’


Fox: Utah governor says Chevron leak is unacceptable


WTimes: GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski hints at support for gay marriage



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