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Charlie Cook: Virginia Is Much More Important Than South Carolina



May 23, 2013


WSJ: Emails Offer New Details on IRS Targeting

WSJ: IRS’s Lerner Testimony: ‘I Did Not Break Any Laws’
NYT: I.R.S. Official Invokes 5th Amendment at Hearing
WT: IRS head Lois Lerner, who invoked 5th Amendment, may be compelled to testify
Fox: IRS official who refused to testify facing more scrutiny over scandal, past
Rush Limbaugh: Issa Reverses, Will Recall Lerner
James Taranto: Why Did Lois Lerner Take the Fifth?
American Spectator: Lerner’s Plea
Dana Milbank: Former IRS official won’t take responsibility
Ed Rogers: The Insiders: A special prosecutor in the IRS matter is inevitable

WaPo: On IRS issue, senior White House aides were focused on shielding Obama
WSJ: The Unaccountable Executive
Sen. Mitch McConnell: The IRS scandal and Obama’s culture of intimidation
Hill: ‘Inconceivable’ Obama didn’t know about IRS sooner, says Boehner
John Fund: The Real Voter Suppression of 2012
Nate Silver: Is the Economy Saving Obama’s Approval Ratings?
Human Events: Obama May Survive, but Scandals a Blow to Left

WTimes: House Republicans find holes in immigration bill
Examiner: Key House chairman slams Senate immigration bill
Byron York: Key House chairman: Senate immigration bill repeats mistakes of 1986
WSJ: Conservative Economists Urge Immigration Overhaul
NYT: Allies of Immigration Bill Aim for Added Support
NYT: Engineers See a Path Out of Green Card Limbo
WSJ: Same-Sex Couples Left Out of Immigration Bill
Politico: Hunt for immigration votes on in Senate
AJC: John McCain promises a Saxby Chambliss "aye" on immigration

Hill: GOP lifts subpoena after Benghazi auditor agrees to be deposed
NYT: Editorial: The C.I.A.’s Part in Benghazi

NYT: Obama, in a Shift, to Limit Targets of Drone Strikes
WaPo: U.S. acknowledges killing of four U.S. citizens in counterterrorism operations

WSJ: Obama Restarts Bid to Close Guantanamo
Fox: Obama to announce plans to lift ban on sending Guantanamo detainees to Yemen

Sen. Lamar Alexander: Kathleen Sebelius, Meet Oliver North

Fox: Hobby Lobby's fight against birth control mandate up for federal appeal
WaPo: Some business owners resist providing employees with contraceptive coverage

WaPo: Senate committee approves Obama’s NLRB nominees
George Will: Appeals court limits labor board’s lawlessness

WSJ: Pritzker Understated Income by $80 Million
WT: Family of Penny Pritzker ‘bet against America’ with millions in offshore accounts

Hill: DOT nominee rides smoothly through confirmation hearing

WTimes: Conservatives propose compromise of balanced budget, higher debt limit

Fox: House approves Keystone pipeline bill
Hill: House votes to override Obama on Keystone

NatJ: Parties Push For House Retirements
Roll Call: House Democrats Fete Top Recruits in D.C.


Miami Her: Senate president, House speaker tout legislative accomplishments during tour


Politico: Tom Corbett: No Latinos working for me
Politico: EMILY’s List endorses Allyson Schwartz for Pennsylvania governor election


Politico: North Carolina GOP Senate poll: Virginia Foxx ahead


Politico: David Koch, Joe Ricketts to raise cash for Ken Cuccinelli

NYT: Special Prosecutor Appointed in Investigation of Virginia Governor


Roll Call: Mike Rounds Hires Dick Wadhams #SDSEN


Daily Caller: Colorado governor grants indefinite stay of execution to mass murderer
Denver Post: Nathan Dunlap granted "temporary reprieve" by governor


NYT: Donors Urge Cuomo to Press for Public Financing of State Campaigns

NYT: Joining Race for Mayor, Weiner Finds Few Allies
NYT: Weiner’s Defenders and His Critics Stand Their Ground
NatJ: The 5 Most Unconventional Proposals from Anthony Weiner's Mayoral Platform


LA Times: L.A. mayor's race: It's Eric Garcetti by wide margin
NYT: Garcetti Is Elected Mayor of Los Angeles, Thwarting Opposition of Labor Unions


AJC: How to avoid the pain and expense of a hot GOP primary? Nominating conventions


Politico: David Vitter stokes buzz about governor bid


NYT: Facing Uphill Battle, Christie Challenger Will Begin TV Ad Campaign


WaPo: Man pleads not guilty in ricin scare
WaPo: FBI: 37-year-old man arrested in Spokane, Wash., ricin letter scare


Hill: Tea Party groups eager, GOP unsure on possible Sarah Palin Senate bid



May 22, 2013


NatJ: Top IRS Official to Invoke Fifth, Issa Subpoenas
WaPo: IRS official Lois Lerner to take the Fifth
NYT: I.R.S. Official Will Decline to Testify Before House Panel
USA Today: IRS official in Tea Party scandal to plead the Fifth
WTimes: Former IRS commissioner says scrutiny was not his job as a political appointee
NYT: A Sleeper Scandal Awakens for Obama, Post-Election
Rush L: The Great Unifier Didn't Need to be Told About the IRS Targeting Conservatives
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Isn't Just Too Big to Fail, He's Too Big to Know
Andrew McCarthy: No Special Counsel for the IRS Scandal

WTimes: Immigration reform bill clears committee hurdles, heads to full Senate
WaPo: Senate panel approves sweeping immigration reform bill
NYT: Immigration Overhaul Wins Panel’s Backing in the Senate
LA Times: Immigration reform bill heads to full Senate
Hill: Leahy withdraws LGBT measure from Senate immigration bill
NYT: Editorial: An Imperfect Immigration Bill Survives
Detroit News: Trump: Immigrants won't vote for GOP
Politico: Mitch McConnell won’t block immigration bill

WaPo: Petraeus’s role in drafting Benghazi talking points raises questions
WaPo: It’s not just Republicans up in arms about Benghazi
WaPo: Hillary Clinton remains teflon despite Benghazi

Hill: Here comes Sequester: Part 2

WSJ: Pritzker Gets Encouragement From 2 GOP Senators

Dana Milbank: In AP, Rosen investigations, government makes criminals of reporters

Blair & Huntsman: Protecting U.S. intellectual property rights


Miami Herald: Sweet deal for state taxpayers or Scott donor giveaway?


Roll Call: Gary Peters Leads Poll, Hires Campaign Manager #MISEN
Hill: Republicans advise Rogers: Pick Senate bid over FBI post

Detroit News: Gov, GOP reach deal on surplus


Stuart Rothenberg: Todd Akin, Virginia Style?


NYT: Weiner Announces Candidacy for Mayor in Video
NYDN: Anthony Weiner Launches Bid For NY Mayor
LA Times: Disgraced ex-congressman Anthony Weiner running for New York mayor

NYT: To de Blasio, City Hall Shouldn’t Be All About Manhattan


LA Times: Mayor's race: Garcetti's lead over Greuel widens to eight points


WSJ: Boehner: Oklahomans Will Get Aid They Need
WSJ: Senators Say Oklahoma Aid Would Need to Be Offset


AJC: Johnny Isakson: IRS must restore "confidence of the American people"


Chicago Tribune: Savings from Senate pension reform plan scaled back by half



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