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April 21, 2014


WSJ Former Justice Stevens: SCt Justices Should Consider Politics in Retirement Decisions

Robert Samuelson Class warfare justified?


WaPo Creating a political bogeyman is no easy thing, but Dems must try to win the midterms
WTimes Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Vulnerable Democrats must ‘run their own race’


NYT Jeb Bush’s Rush to Make Money May Be Hurdle

Hill Rubio’s donor base grows

WaPo Inside the Romney retreat

WTimes USAID documents cite Hillary Clinton in chaos of Afghan aid
Howard Kurtz Chelsea’s baby: Why the political pundits are thrilled for Hillary
Politico Poll: Hillary Clinton favorability slides


NatJ FL Special Election Pits Candidate’s Personal Wealth Against the Power of Super PACs
Roll Call Michele Bachmann Endorses in Florida Special Election


Detroit News Michigan's Congress hopefuls rush to join races


WTimes No rush: Bob Goodlatte waits for heads to cool on heated legislation
Wikipedia Bob Goodlatte bio


NYT A Rare G.O.P. Battle Forces an Incumbent to Look Left


WTimes Probe could complicate Rick Perry’s prospects
Dallas Grand jury considers whether Gov. Rick Perry went too far in seeking DA's ouster


Roll Call Georgia Republicans Brawl for Conservative Mantle in Senate Debate
Augusta Senate candidates jockey for position at Grovetown debate


Politico McAllister campaign coffers: $8,425


WSJ West Virginia Democrat's Uphill Run for Senate


Fox GOP's bid to take Senate moves to Oregon, which is ripe for ObamaCare attack



April 19-20, 2014


WaPo Mitt Romney returns to political stage as Republicans prepare for midterms
NatJ Look Who's Back: Where Mitt Romney Is Lending Campaign Help in 2014

WSJ Obama Extends Review of Pipeline Project
Fox ‘Ridiculous’: Administration punts on Keystone, Obama faces Dem revolt
Examiner John Boehner slams Keystone XL delay as 'shameful'

NYT Health Care Spending’s Recent Surge Stirs Unease
James Taranto Shut Up, He Explained Again: Obama continues a debate he insists is over

George Will Campaign speech case is regulatory overkill

WTimes Critics rail against liberal bias for commencement speakers

Dana Milbank Secession, a tournament for GOP


WaPo How big could the GOP House majority get?

SF Chron Pelosi assists in Holy Week foot-washing ritual


WSJ Snapshot: 14 States With Competitive Senate Races
WaPo The top 11 Senate races of 2014
Dan Balz Democrats seek to reshape midterm electorate along lines of a presidential year


WSJ Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan, Angers GOP Colleagues but Wins Fans Elsewhere

NYT New Batch of Clinton Documents Is Released
WaPo The most interesting tidbits from the Clinton document dump (Part 4)

Politico Sunday talk show tip sheet


Patch Seton Hall Law School Dean Tapped as Gov. Office Watchdog


Sunshine Political Bits and Pieces


Times-Trib McGinty has chops, but so does rest of field


Cincinnati Ohio governor candidate’s son accused of tax fraud


WZZM Mark Schauer files petitions to run for governor


WRAL Tillis joins WRAL debate field


Examiner Wisconsin public sector union still losing members


Fox Outgoing HHS Secretary Sebelius not considering Senate bid


WT ‘Patriot Party’ gathers at Bundy’s Nevada ranch, Reid deems them ‘domestic terrorists’


Greenville News Super PAC goes to bat for Graham


Roll Call Jack Kingston Works His Base at Rural Cookout


Fox Ky. House speaker says hacker tweeted anti-McConnell remarks from his account



April 18, 2014


Tom DeLay Hearings offer ripe target in Obamacare battle
WSJ Obama Says Health-Insurance Enrollees Reach 8 Million
NYT Enrollments Exceed Obama’s Target for Health Care Act
WaPo Obama hails 8 million enrollees for insurance under federal health-care law
Hill What’s next for ObamaCare?

NYT G.O.P. Discovers Useful Voter Outreach Tool: Gun Sweepstakes

Paul Krugman Salvation Gets Cheap


WSJ House Immigration Bills Are Still in the Mix

WTimes CBO shows it’s Paul Ryan 4, Obama 0 on budget targeting

Roll Call House Republicans Promote Seven Candidates


Michael Medved The 'War on Women' Failed in 2012, same result likely for 2014

WaPo What would a Mitch McConnell-led Senate look like?
NatJ The Incredible Shrinking Senate Majority

NYT Political Attack Ads, Often Negative, Try Instead to Accentuate the Positive

WSJ Senators Say IRS Fails to Audit 99% of Big Partnerships


Michael Gerson Barry Goldwater’s loss should be a warning to the GOP, not a rallying cry

Hill Donald Trump makes donation to Ted Cruz

WSJ Chelsea Clinton Announces She Is Pregnant
NYT Chelsea Clinton Says She Is Expecting

NYT Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty in a Straw Donor Scheme

WaPo Publisher reveals title for Hillary Clinton’s memoir

WaPo Warren reiterates: ‘I’m not running for president’


NYT Christie Appoints an Ombudsman
WSJ Christie Administration Dismantles Office Linked to Favoritism


WSJ N.C. Sen. Hagan’s First Ad Takes On GOP’s Thom Tillis


NYT Sebelius Says She’s Not Interested in Senate Run


WSJ California Democrats Face New Calculus After Scandals


Hill Ga. Senate poll: Perdue, Kingston lead tight Republican field
Roll Call Michelle Nunn Hits Bipartisan Tone in Georgia Senate Stump Speech


Hill McAllister staffer resigns after video leak


WSJ Illinois Lawmakers Advance Plan to Devote $100 Million to Luring Obama Museum


Examiner House Dems demand Tenn. Gov. Bill Haslam turn over documents on union bid


WSJ Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Delaware Governor


WSJ Bay State Great GOP Hope



April 17, 2014


WSJ Emails Show Former IRS Official Lerner Talked with Justice Department
WTimes IRS emails reveal discussion with Justice about suing nonprofits
Fox Uncovered IRS emails show Lerner talked with DOJ about pursuing 'political' groups
Rush Limbaugh Lerner Wanted DOJ to Prosecute Tea Party

Karl Rove The Political Payoff Behind 'Paycheck Fairness'

WSJ Obama and Cantor Spar Over Immigration
WTimes Eric Cantor rejects latest Obama immigration outreach
Examiner Eric Cantor slams Obama for 'partisan messaging' on immigration reform
Examiner Obama administration planning fixes to immigration law in coming weeks
NYT Court Deportations Drop 43 Percent in Past Five Years
Ann Coulter Back Any Candidate You Want As Long As It's One of These Three

James Taranto Judd Gregg Was Right: Obama nominee warned about politicizing census
Rush Limbaugh Regime Fakes Obamacare Census Data

George Will Progressives are wrong about the essence of the Constitution

Politico The tea party radio network


WSJ House Race for Cash Tightens
WTimes Some challengers top incumbents in latest fundraising numbers

NatJ Budget Vote Proves House GOP Can't Do Anything Big in 2014


WSJ GOP Fall Strategy: Slam Health Law


WaPo Rep. Marsha Blackburn joins the wish list of GOP women contenders for 2016
Wikipedia Marsha Blackburn bio

NYT With Eyes on 2016, Perry Is Mired in the Past

Politico Jeb Bush’s wife, family issues key to 2016

Hill Republican presidential hopefuls steer clear of Nevada ranch fight
WTimes Rand and Ron Paul ride to the rescue for Bundy in Nevada standoff with feds
NatJ Is Sheldon Adelson Turning Even Rand Paul Anti-Isolationist?

Fox Fox News Poll: Christie, Bush and Paul are top GOP picks -- today -- for 2016

NYT Hillary Clinton Struggles to Define a Legacy in Progress
NatJ Why Chelsea Might Be Just What Hillary Needs In 2016
Rasmussen 91% of Democrats See Hillary As Likely 2016 Nominee


WSJ Unions Want Federal Money to Plug Detroit Pension Hole
Fox Unions want $100M in federal money to aid Detroit pension deal
NYT Pensioners in Detroit Rejoice, Though Deal Is Far From Done


Politico John Edwards practicing law again


CNN Judge overturns North Dakota law banning most abortions


NYT Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat
WaPo Sebelius for Senate? It makes no sense
Daily Caller Sebelius considering Senate run
Hill Dems serious about Sebelius
Hill Sebelius allies doubt Senate run


Byron York Rising GOP star strikes back after left-wing site calls her 'nasty, petty, vindictive'


WSJ Scott Brown's Strong Start


NYT With Panel Gone, a Move to Monitor New York Lawmakers’ Income Is Thwarted

NatJ New York Is the Latest State to Reject the Electoral College

Buffalo News Billionaire Trump declares interest in buying Bills, keeping them in Buffalo
Rush Limbaugh Sports Media Begins Campaign to Prevent Trump from Buying Buffalo Bills


Politico Ted Cruz fundraising drops post-shutdown


Roll Call Ted Cruz Endorses Candidate in Oklahoma Senate Race
Politico Ted Cruz endorses T.W. Shannon in Oklahoma


Roll Call A Low-Key Paul Broun Campaigns for Senate in Georgia


WSJ Sen. Cochran Leads in Fundraising for Mississippi GOP Primary


Fox Sen. Landrieu takes heat for reenacting Senate hearing in campaign ad

WaPo Rep. Vance McAllister kissed. Now can he make up with voters after the scandal?


Hill Kirk reverses, will campaign for Oberweis against Durbin


Politico How Bob Corker got his mojo back


WSJ Outside Donors Bankroll Kentucky Senate Race


Fox ACLU challenges Arkansas voter ID law


WSJ GOP Feud on Full Display in New Idaho Ad



April 16, 2014


WSJ Money Chase Puts Some Democrats Ahead

WaPo Why Republicans feel so good about the 2014 midterms, in 1 chart

Stu Rothenberg How to Handicap a Campaign’s Ground Game in 2014

WaPo Coming this fall in the Senate races: Big fights over Personhood

WSJ American Crossroads’ Fundraising Surges to $5.2 Million in March


WSJ Obama, Evangelical Leaders Discuss Immigration Overhaul
WSJ Obama fires up racial and gender resentments to get out the vote
James Taranto Is there a high-minded justification for Dems' divisive rhetoric?

WSJ Cooking the ObamaCare Stats
NYT Census Survey Revisions Mask Health Law Effects

WTimes HHS nominee Sylvia Burwell entangled in MetLife lawsuit

WSJ Donald Rumsfeld to IRS: My Taxes Are a Known Unknown


WTimes GOP writes legislation to deny Eric Holder his salary
Fox GOP legislation would cut off Holder's salary


Sen. Rand Paul Foreign policy is no place for ‘red lines’

WaPo Christie outshines McConnell at dueling fundraisers

WaPo How Martin O’Malley built a 2016 résumé liberals will love

Dick Morris Dems vs. Electoral College


Roll Call Democrats Lose Top Recruit in Florida House Race
UPI Florida Dem Alex Sink declines rematch with Rep. David Jolly, winner of special election


NYT Pension Deal Edges Detroit a Step Closer to Recovery


Roll Call Clay Aiken Reports Fundraising for North Carolina House Campaign


Roll Call Bachmann Endorses Emmer as Successor in Minnesota


WSJ Health Law Poses a Test in N.H. Senate Race


Roll Call Grimm Raises Sizable Sum, Despite Balcony Incident


Daily Caller Shock Poll: Wendy Davis losing big among Texas women


Examiner Flush with cash, Lindsey Graham shifts focus away from raising money


WSJ Michelle Nunn Raises $2.4 Million in 1st Quarter for Georgia Senate Race


WSJ Sen. Mary Landrieu’s New Ad Says Obama Policies ‘Simply Wrong’


WaPo Don’t call Mark Pryor the ‘Blanche Lincoln of 2014.’ Here’s why.


Baltimore Sun Hogan posts strong fundraising in GOP campaign for governor


NYT Arizona: Law Signed to Allow Surprise Inspections at Abortion Clinics


WSJ Mitt Romney Stars in Ad in Heated Idaho Primary


WaPo Brian Schatz’s biggest 2014 headache? The governor who appointed him.



April 15, 2014


WTimes HHS nominee got $1.2M at ‘zero’ salary job at Wal-Mart
James Taranto Sebelius steps down, and ObamaCare supporters pretend to rejoice
NYT Budget Office Lowers Estimate for the Cost of Expanding Health Coverage

NYT U.S. Halts Effort to Collect Old Social Security Debts
WaPo Social Security stops trying to collect on old debts by seizing tax refunds

Grover Norquist A sadder and poorer Tax Day

WSJ Snowden and His Accomplices

NYT Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws

WTimes Little hope for GOP on immigrants, study shows; legalization won’t change wave
Byron York Study finds more immigrants equals more Dems --- and more losses for GOP

WaPo Republicans try to address ‘war on women’ with an army of young volunteers

WaPo How Congress became so partisan, in 4 charts

Examiner American Crossroads posts strong March fundraising numbers


WSJ Senate Republicans Seek Truce With Tea Party
Politico GOP Senate may run purple


WSJ Rand Paul for President: Because what the GOP needs is a humbling landslide defeat

Fox Marco Rubio Shakes Up Staff And Stirs 2016 Presidential Rumors

Politico Paul Ryan isn’t committing to 2016

Hill Lawmaker: If Jeb runs, 'I'm with him'

Charlie Cook Playing the Name Game for 2016

Rush Limbaugh Carville: Hillary's Inevitable and GOP Extinct If It Loses


Roll Call Rand Paul Endorses in Race to Replace Trey Radel


NatJ Inside Democrats' Plan to Oust Pennsylvania's Governor


Detroit FP City of Detroit close to pension deal, which could pave way for bankruptcy exit


Human Events Senator Booker’s tales could make him vulnerable


Daily Caller Colorado GOP a step closer to challenging Hickenlooper
Daily Caller Colorado Democrats deeply divided over energy issues


WaPo Scott Brown is campaigning all over New Hampshire


NatJ Why Can't Andrew Cuomo and New York Democrats Play Nice?


WSJ What's the Matter With Illinois?



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