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Examiner: Polls shows likely GOP senate takeover in 2014

Roll Call: The Shrinking House Map: A Regional Breakdown

Roll Call: The Cheap Seats: Senate Majority Determined in Inexpensive States

NatJ: Hotline's Inaugural 2014 Senate Rankings

WaPo: The demographics of every congressional district, in one interactive chart



September 14, 2013


Hill: GOP keeps focus on ObamaCare repeal
PBS: Obamacare Battles in the House Put Burden on Boehner as Budget Deadlines Loom
Gail Collins: Back to Boehner
LA Times: House Republicans should choose a different hostage in budget fight
Rush Limbaugh: GOP Can Solve the Obamacare Problem

WSJ: Unions Won't Get Sought-After Change to Health Law
Hill: Administration rejects labor's request for ObamaCare subsidies
American Interest: Public, Union Support for the ACA Plummeting

WaPo: Food stamp fight on deck in the House

WaPo: U.S., Russia reach agreement on seizure of Syrian chemical weapons arsenal

Hill: State could have fired employees over Benghazi, says Pickering

Fox: Social Security May Have Made $1.3 Billion in Overpayments, Report Says
WTimes: Disability program made more than $1 billion in overpayments: GAO report

WaPo: OpEd: Don’t blame climate change for extreme weather

WaPo: In race for Fed chair, Larry Summers reaches out to Elizabeth Warren
NatJ: The Case Against Larry Summers

WaPo: Rand Paul, 2016 Republican front-runner

NatJ: Putin Once Annihilated a GOP Congressman in an Arm-Wrestling Contest

Exam: Heritage Foundation gets tough: Think tank puts punch behind its conservative ideas

Politico: Sunday talk show tip sheet


Sunshine: Jeb Bush Jr., Slayter Bayliss Take Over MavPAC in Florida


CBS Philly: Corbett Eyeing ‘Pa-Based’ Solution To Expanding Medicaid


Cleveland PD: Could a conservative 3rd-party challenger cause trouble for Kasich in 2014?


Detroit FP: Poll: Gov. Rick Snyder jumps ahead of likely Democratic opponent in 2014 race
Mlive: Poll: Gov. Rick Snyder tops Mark Schauer; Gary Peters & Terri Lynn Land in dead heat


TPM: North Carolina Republican Looks Likely To Run Against Sen. Kay Hagan


WaPo: Veteran Democratic strategist says he’s pulling for Cuccinelli in Virginia governor’s race


Fox: Wisconsin teachers union decertified in latest blow to labor under Walker law
NPR: Two Years On, Protesters Still Fighting Wisconsin Governor


Pioneer Press: Minnesota governor's race: During forum, 4 Republicans mostly share views
KARE: GOP candidates for governor tout reform plans in forum


WaPo: Missouri’s tax cut is dead, despite a Republican super-majority there
NPR: Missouri Tax Posturing May Influence Other States


WTimes: Colorado recalls portend ill for Democratic governor


Roll Call: Iowa GOP Chairman Takes Heat for Changing Convention Date

Des Moines Register: Olson says 29 Dem legislators back his campaign for Iowa governor


WaPo: Former Nevada Sen. John Ensign opens luxurious Las Vegas animal hospital


Santa Fe: New Mexico governor on East Coast fundraising swing


MPBN: Maine Civil Rights Advocate Expected to Seek Collins' Senate Seat


NYT: Bloomberg Decides Not to Endorse a Successor
NYT: As Vote Verification Begins, Thompson Stays Hopeful

NYDN: State senate hires U.S. attorney who brought down Spitzer


WSJ: California Set to Raise State Minimum Wage

SacBee: Three top staffers quit Abel Maldonado’s campaign for California governor


Baltimore Sun: Gov. Rick Perry to visit Maryland with pitch for Texas


AJC: Karen Handel slams Michelle Nunn over Syria strike support


Daily Caller: Vitter accuses Reid, Boxer of ‘bribery’ and ‘intimidation’
Roll Call: Vitter Seeks Ethics Investigation of Reid, Boxer Over Prostitution Amendment
NatJ: Vitter Demands Ethics Inquiry After Dems Float Obamacare-Prostitute Bill
DN: Dems threaten to bring up Sen. Vitter's past prostitution scandal in Obamacare debate


Chicago Tribune: Democrats to weigh governor's race endorsement


CNN: Sen. Corker slams Obama on credibility


Roll Call: McConnell Touts Obamacare Opposition in Fundraising Appeal
Daily Beast: Opponents in Kentucky Make Mitch McConnell Useless in the Senate


Politico: Natalie Tennant plans to challenge Shelley Moore Capito in West Virginia
Roll Call: Democrats Land Recruit for West Virginia Senate Race


WTimes: N.J. Gov. Christie thanks neighboring governors for support in wake of fire
DC: Chris Christie releases first TV ad of election: ‘when tragedy struck, he was there'

WSJ: Paul, in Christie Country, Endorses Booker’s Rival


Politico: John McCain hints he won’t run again
Hill: McCain hints at retirement in 2016

Verde Indep: Petition drive seeks to block 'bad' election laws



September 13, 2013


WSJ: Boehner Wants Joint Talks on Debt, Budget
NYT: Boehner Seeking Democrats’ Help on Fiscal Talks
Hill: Boehner: No resolution on spending bill
Fox: Tea Party Republicans flex muscle, put Boehner in tight spot as shutdown looms
Roll Call: 43 GOP Lawmakers Float Alternative CR That Defunds Obamacare
Hill: House GOP aims to damage Senate Dems in ObamaCare vote
WaPo: Democrats reject GOP efforts to delay funding for Obamacare
WSJ: Budget Deficit on Track for Smallest Shortfall Since 2008

NYT: F.B.I. Plans to Close Offices for 10 Days to Cut Costs

WTimes: Emails show IRS’ Lois Lerner specifically targeted tea party
Daily Caller: Lois Lerner knew about tea party targeting in 2011, emails reveal

WSJ: GOP Senator to Oppose Summers as Fed Chief
NatJ: The Case Against Larry Summers

WT: Greens, lobbyists, partisans helping Ron Binz, Obama’s FERC pick, move through Senate

Paul Krugman: Rich Man’s Recovery

WSJ: Poll Finds Republicans Gain Favor on Key Issues
Politico: NBC/WSJ poll: GOP on the rise
Charlie Cook: Why Democrats Have Reason to Fear

Exam: Heritage Foundation gets tough: Think tank puts punch behind its conservative ideas

WaPo: Investigators probe Jeffrey E. Thompson’s possible role in Clinton’s 2008 campaign
Kim Strassel: Jeffrey Thompson's Tentacles

Rush Limbaugh: An Explanation of American Exceptionalism for Putin and Obama


Politico: Sources: Tom Corbett preparing to embrace Pennsylvania Medicaid expansion


Detroit FP: Snyder says announcement on re-election plans still months away

Stuart Rothenberg: Michigan: There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute


Roll Call: Conservative Preacher Joins North Carolina Senate Primary

WaPo: Is North Carolina a swing state?


WaPo: McAuliffe says he won’t give back Thompson donation


NYT: Mayor Vetoes Bill to Raise Retail Wages in Washington
WP: DC Mayor Gray vetoes living wage bill aimed at Wal-Mart, setting up decisive council vote


NYT: Election Math Works in Favor of de Blasio


LA Times: Maldonado's top advisors off campaign team as he weighs governor bid

Fox: California lawmakers approve driver's licenses for illegal immigrants


NYT: Cruz Tries to Claim the Middle Ground on Immigration

WTimes: Perry to pitch Texas in the 'Fee State'

Politico: Tea party leader targets Pete Sessions


Politico: Rick Santorum offers help in Alabama race


Politico: Will Democrats haul out hookers in David Vitter fight?


WTimes: John McCain rebuked by Ariz. GOP for ‘unbecoming’ deal-making with Dems


Politico: Alaska Senate race 2014: Dan Sullivan to run
Roll Call: Alaska GOP Primary Set to Expand



September 12, 2013


Hill: Government shutdown inches closer as House vote delayed
NYT: House G.O.P. Delays Vote on Stopgap Budget Measure
Politico: House pulls CR amid GOP division
Roll Call: Norquist Has Leadership’s Back Against Heritage, Club for Growth
Hill: Poll: Tea Party dissatisfaction with GOP leaders spikes
Examiner: Pressure from Senate GOP & conservative groups helps block House spending bill
Politico: John Boehner, Eric Cantor struggle to lead House
Politico: GOP weighs Obamacare vs. shutdown

Hill: Democrat's latest farm bill strategy: Threaten to double the price of milk

WSJ: Lois Lerner's Own Words: Emails undercut the official IRS story on political targeting

Politico: Ethics drops 1 case, won’t fully review 3 others

Politico: Mark Zuckerberg to meet with top four House Republicans

WSJ: With Syria Vote Postponed, Congress's Focus Shifts
Politico: WSJ op-ed writer Elizabeth O’Bagy fired for resume lie
Rush Limbaugh: Syria "Expert" Cited by Kerry and McCain Fired for Lying
James Taranto: Will Syria Be the Next Iraq?
Karl Rove: Our Conflicted Commander in Chief
Ann Coulter: Syrial Losers

Fox: Sources: US weapons stolen in Libya raids, fueling Special Forces pull-out
Fox: CIA director clears Benghazi survivors to talk to lawmakers
WTimes: Hillary Clinton heckled on Benghazi during award ceremony
Fox: NY executive pleads guilty in alleged scheme involving work for Clinton's '08 campaign

Rush Limbaugh: Thoughts on 9/11 -- and Patriotism

NatJ: Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Assesses the 2016 Field
Hill: Senator: Trio of likely 2016 GOP candidates gaming ObamaCare

Roll Call: DCCC Taking Sides in 2014 Primaries


Miami Herald: After questions, Gov. Rick Scott cancels $25,000 alligator hunt fundraiser
Miami Herald: Rick Scott backers may help Nan Rich vs. Charlie Crist
Ledger: GOP Has a Deep Bench in Florida


Cleveland PD: Jeb Bush to raise money for Ohio Republican Party


Roll Call: Senate Retirement Means Michigan's Dominoes Are Starting to Fall

WSJ: Army Veteran Sues Michigan for Rejecting ‘Infidel’ License Plate

Detroit News: Support splits in Detroit mayor race: Labor for Napoleon, business for Duggan


News & Observer: NC GOP rates a good grade


Politico: Ken Cuccinelli exploring 30-minute ads


WSJ: House Ethics Panel Widens Investigation Into Michele Bachmann
DM Register: Confidential documents released in Michele Bachmann ethics complaint


Roll Call: The Open-Seat Senate Race No One’s Talking About


NYT: Missouri Legislature Fails to Override Tax-Cut Veto

Fox: Missouri measure nullifying federal gun laws fails in state Senate


Rush Limbaugh: Colorado Recalls Gun-Control Democrats
NYT: Recall Vote on Guns Exposes Rift in Colorado’s Blue Veneer
NYT: Editorial: Hard Lessons of the Colorado Recall
WTimes: Why the Colorado recalls succeeded


WSJ: New York Mayor Race Worries Business
NY Post: Clintons ready to help de Blasio in mayoral race
NYT: Democrats Press Thompson to Forsake a Runoff

WSJ: For Eliot Spitzer, Some Still See a Political Future


LA Daily News: California GOP yet to launch serious Brown rival
National Review: The Myth of a California Renaissance


Waterbury RA: Texas governor to air ad against Md. governor


Politico: Mitch McConnell files Obamacare amendment to energy bill
Hill: McConnell pushes ObamaCare delay on energy bill


Roll Call: Poll: Booker Up 35 With a Month to Go
Politico: National Review to sue Cory Booker


Politico: In Alaska, fears of a GOP Senate civil war



September 11, 2013


WSJ: Obama Holds Fire on Syria, Waits on Russia Plan
NYT: Obama Delays Syria Strike to Focus on a Russian Plan
WTimes: Obama asks Congress to delay Syria vote, give diplomacy a chance to work
Fox: Syria plan in limbo, Obama asks Congress to postpone strike vote
Rush Limbaugh: It's a Joke! Kerry Gaffe Becomes US Policy
James Taranto: The Litella Administration
Dick Morris: Tea Party, MoveOn together

Hill: Thousands to rally on Benghazi anniversary
Examiner: One year after Benghazi, State Department tackles security flaws and new threats

NYT: G.O.P. Eyes Hard Line Against Health Care Law
WTimes: GOP rallies support to end Congress’s Obamacare exemption

WSJ: Rep. Roskam: Tax Overhaul Could Be Tied to Debt Ceiling

NYT: The Rich Get Richer Through the Recovery


Fox: Rubio urges Sebelius to visit SeaWorld over ObamaCare hours cuts


WSJ: Cuccinelli Donates Value of Gifts From Businessman
WTimes: Kenneth Cuccinelli tries to shake scandal in Virginia with $18,000 donation


NYT: Editorial: A Governor Battles Against Ruinous Tax Cuts


Denver Post: Colorado Senate President John Morse, state Sen. Angela Giron ousted
NYT: Colorado Lawmakers Ousted in Recall Vote Over Gun Law
LA Times: Colorado lawmakers ousted in recall election over strict gun laws


WSJ: De Blasio in Lead as New York Democratic Primary Shakes Out
NYT: De Blasio First in Mayoral Primary; Unclear if He Avoids a Runoff
NYT: Luck and a Shrewd Strategy Fueled de Blasio’s Ascension
Huff Post: Joe Lhota Election 2013: Former MTA Chief Wins GOP Mayoral Nomination
NYT: Lhota Hopes to Capitalize on Elite Dismay Over a Liberal Tilt

WSJ: Stringer Stops Spitzer Comeback
NYT: Stringer Defeats Spitzer in Comptroller Primary


WaPo: Mitch McConnell: Odd man out on Syria
Fox: Sen. McConnell to vote 'no' on Syria resolution


WaPo: Hawaii legislature will consider gay marriage



September 10, 2013


WSJ: Poll Finds Support Fading for Syria Attack
NYT: Survey Reveals Scant Backing for Syria Strike
NYT: Obama Backs Idea for Syria to Cede Control of Arms
WaPo: Obama sees potential ‘breakthrough’ in Russia’s Syria proposal
WP: France to float resolution at UN Security Council over alleged Syria chemical weapons use
WSJ: Hillary Clinton Says 'Strong Response' Needed on Syria
WSJ: Reid Sees First Senate Vote on Syria Coming Wednesday
WTimes: Senate puts off Syria vote
Rep. Buck McKeon: A 'No' on Syria If Military Cuts Aren't Restored
Sen. Ted Cruz: Why I’ll vote no on Syria strike
Hill: Eyes on 2016, potential White House contenders flock with doves on Syria
James Taranto: The Breakfast Club

WSJ: OpEd: John B. Taylor: The Weak Recovery Explains Rising Inequality, Not Vice Versa

WSJ: OpEd: Steve Case: As Congress Dawdles, the World Steals Our Talent

Rush Limbaugh: The Republican Party Disregards Its Base


Roll Call: And for John Kasich’s Next Act in Politics …


Hill: Teachers' union launching ads for McAuliffe in Virginia


NYT: In Missouri, Governor Turns Tax Cut Debate Against G.O.P.


NYT: Recall Fights in Colorado Grow Fiercer in Last Days


NYT: Long, Stormy Mayoral Primary Hurtles to Finish
AP: This time, long odds for GOP in NYC mayor's race


NatJ: How Democrats Are Aiming to Make Texas a Swing State


NatJ: Mark Sanford Won Exemption to Take Fiancée on All-Expenses Trip to Israel


AJC: Michelle Nunn holding D.C. fundraiser featuring Howard Dean


Nashville Scene: Alexander Says He Will Vote Against a Military Strike in Syria


Roll Call: McConnell Primary Challenger Vows ‘Expensive Race’


Roll Call: Democrats Hope Lt. Gov. Seeks Montana Senate Seat



September 9, 2013


NYT: Immigration Reform Falls to the Back of the Line
WaPo: Immigration reform hits a GOP hurdle

Paul Krugman: The Wonk Gap
Robert Samuelson: Capitalists wait for the recovery, while labor loses out


Fox: Ohio to limit food stamps for some adults


Charlie Cook: Terry McAuliffe's Summer Stunner
WaPo: Editorial: Virginia’s dispiriting governor’s race
Rasmussen: Virginia Governor: McAuliffe (D) 45%, Cuccinelli (R) 38%

Roll Call: Frank Wolf Receives Democratic Challenger
Daily Caller: Rep. Frank Wolf is still talking about Benghazi


Fox: Early turnout strong in Colorado recall effort on gun-control legislation


ABC: Republican NYC Mayor Hopefuls Spar in Final Debate


NYT: House Republicans in California Find a Struggle on Immigration


Breitbart: Lindsey Graham Polling Under 50 Percent in Primary, Could Face Runoff


Roll Call: TV Ad Targets McConnell on Obamacare Defunding


Roll Call: Rand Paul-Chris Christie Feud Gets a New Jersey ‘What Sup Witch Yew?’


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