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April 14, 2014



NATIONAL

WTimes HHS nominee Burwell faces tight scrutiny
Fox Republicans: Burwell confirmation hearings will be fair, but focused on ObamaCare

Robert Samuelson The idleness trap

Justice John Paul Stevens The five extra words that can fix the Second Amendment

HOUSE

Hill Cantor wary of Ex-Im battle

SENATE

WaPo Democrats settle on fairness issues hoping to avoid a repeat of 2010 midterm disaster
Politico 10 questions that could decide Election 2014

PRESIDENTIAL

WaPo For Hillary Clinton and Boeing, a beneficial relationship
WTimes Hillary Clinton all but erased from tragic story of Benghazi
Politico Struggling Dems waiting for Hillary in 2014

Exam Rand Paul defends Jeb Bush on immigration, clarifies Iraq criticism of Dick Cheney

NYT Obama Effect Inspiring Few to Seek Office



FLORIDA

WSJ Florida's Scott, Facing Fight, Touts Economy

VIRGINIA

WaPo Va. Republicans aren’t blinking in showdown over Medicaid expansion

WISCONSIN

WaPo Undecided on his future, Paul Ryan refines his message
Politico Paul Ryan isn’t committing to 2016

NEVADA

WTimes Nevada ranch standoff could leave dirt on Harry Reid’s reputation

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WSJ Scott Brown's 'Star Power'

NEW YORK

Albany TU How is NY's economy? Governor candidates disagree
NYDN Gov. Cuomo's handling of ethics commission points to his control-freak style: insiders

CALIFORNIA

WSJ California's GOP Future

LOUISIANA

NYT Amid Charges of Hypocrisy, Louisiana Lawmaker Faces Calls to Step Down




 



 

April 13, 2014



PRESIDENTIAL



WSJ Potential GOP Candidates Start Voicing 2016 Platforms
NYT New Hampshire Republicans Get a Preview of 2016
WaPo Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are the big draws at the Freedom Summit
Union Leader GOP rally in Manchester fires up party faithful

Hill GOP senators warn of Bush fatigue if Jeb runs in 2016
Hill Bush draws boos from conservatives

Fox Carson for president backers report $4 million raised, campaign apparatus into place

SENATE

Examiner Zogby Report Card: Obamacare hate threatens Democrats in midterms

NATIONAL


NYT Thought Secure, Pooled Pensions Teeter and Fall

Ross Douthat Diversity and Dishonesty




MICHIGAN

WSJ Criticized by Obama, Senate Candidate Defends Fair-Pay Stance

Fox Departures put dent in Michigan's veteran House delegation, four seats now open

NORTH CAROLINA

NYT North Carolina Shows Strains Within G.O.P.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Union Leader Shaheen, Brown matchup expected to be a pricey race
Boston Globe Changing N.H. demographics may help Scott Brown

NEW YORK

Buffalo News Race for Grisanti’s Senate seat creates a political tangle

TENNESSEE

WaPo The Koch brothers take on Tennessee’s Republican governor

KENTUCKY

Hill NRA endorses McConnell in Ky. primary


 



 

April 12, 2014



NATIONAL

WaPo For HHS hot seat, Obama chooses Burwell, a budget wonk
WaPo Here are the biggest problems for Obamacare’s next leader
WSJ Advice &ObamaCare Consent: Sebelius's replacement deserves full-scale Senate vetting
Rush Limbaugh Chatsworth Osborne Jr's Theory on Obama's New HHS Nominee

HOUSE

WaPo Pelosi’s inflammatory words really don’t help her

SENATE

NYT Big G.O.P. Donors Stir Senate Runs
WSJ Sen. Portman Prepares for GOP Senate Takeover
WSJ Fundraising Boost for Embattled Senate Democrats
George Will Michigan may be the GOP’s best answer to the ‘war on women

NYT Tough Tests Looming in 2016 Raise Stakes for G.O.P. in Midterm Elections

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ Tea-Party Favorite Rand Paul Aims to Woo GOP Stalwarts for 2016 Bid
NHPR Rand Paul Kicks Off GOP Summit With Rally In Dover
Union Leader Rand Paul offers his 'libertarian twist' on conservatism
Examiner GOP presidential hopefuls flock to New Hampshire for Freedom Summit
Union Leader SRO expected at 'Freedom Summit'
RCP Marsha Blackburn to "Test the Waters" for 2016 Bid
Hill Report: Blackburn testing waters for 2016

Hill Fla. insiders: Jeb will run in '16, not Rubio


Politico Sunday talk show tip sheet



WISCONSIN

WaPo Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.) will not seek reelection
NYT Tom Petri, G.O.P. Congressman From Wisconsin, Is Retiring
Hill Rep. Tom Petri will not seek reelection

MINNESOTA

NYT Franken’s Campaign Against Comcast Is No Joke

TEXAS

PJ Texas Governor Candidate Slaps White House with a FOIA
Politico Wendy Davis to host Willie Nelson BBQ fundraiser

GEORGIA


Roll Call First Karen Handel TV Ad Features Sarah Palin

KENTUCKY

Examiner In Kentucky senate race, brewing clash over sexual harassment

CONNECTICUT

WSJ Connecticut's GOP Disavows a Former Star, John Rowland
NYT Ex-Connecticut Governor Pleads Not Guilty to Campaign-Related Charges

OREGON

Fred Barnes Oregon's GOP Senate Race Suddenly Gets Lively
Wikipedia Jason Conger bio
Wikipedia United States Senate election in Oregon, 2014

MONTANA

Politico GOP’s Daines outraises Democrat Walsh












 



 

April 11, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Kathleen Sebelius to Resign Health Post
NYT Health Secretary Resigns After Woes of HealthCare.gov
WaPo Sebelius resigning as HHS secretary
WTimes Kathleen Sebelius resigns, makes way for Obamacare troubleshooter
WSJ Health Law Draws Fresh GOP Fire as Sebelius Resigns

WSJ Who Is Sylvia Burwell, HHS Secretary Sebelius's Expected Replacement?
NYT Budget Chief Is Choice as New Health Secretary
WaPo Meet the nominee to lead HHS
Politico Sylvia Mathews Burwell’s next marathon
Politico Sylvia Mathews Burwell’s hurdles
Exam Burwell confirmation hearing should focus on vast Obamacare powers of HHS secretary

NYT Tax Revenue Rockets Up, Helping Lessen the Deficit, Treasury Department Says

WT As Main Street deepens schism in GOP, conservative war vs. compromise heads to Amelia

HOUSE

NYT House Approves Budget With Big Spending Cuts
NYT House-Passed Budget Shows Parties’ Divergence
Tom DeLay A budget that reflects our true values
WSJ Ryan's Right Symbol: The Republican budget defines what separates the two parties

NYT Oversight Committee Censures Ex-I.R.S. Official for Refusal to Take Questions
Kim Strassel The IRS Scandal Comes Into Focus
Ron Rotunda Congress must hold Lois Lerner in contempt

PRESIDENTIAL

Peggy Noonan Jeb, the Ambivalent Bush

Cleveland PD Could Chris Christie's mentor back John Kasich in 2016?

WaPo Paul Ryan looks to the future

WSJ Sounds Like Rick's Running

WSJ Shoe Thrown at Hillary Clinton During Vegas Speech



NEW JERSEY

NYT Testimony Still Sought on Shut Lanes at George Washington Bridge

OHIO

WSJ Labor Split Boosts Ohio Governor

MISSOURI

WaPo Missouri becomes latest Right to Work battleground

NEW HAMPSHIRE



NYT Former Massachusetts Senator Announces New Hampshire Run
WSJ After Long Drumroll, Scott Brown Makes Senate Run Official
WaPo Scott Brown officially launches New Hampshire Senate bid

NEW YORK

NYT Cuomo Caught Up in Rare Conflict With Prosecutor

CALIFORNIA

Roll Call California Republican Tops $400,000 for Open-Seat Race

TEXAS

WSJ Obama Meets With Texas Hopeful Wendy Davis

MISSISSIPPI

WSJ Miss. Senate Hopeful Chris McDaniel Riffed on ‘Mamacita,’ Reparations

LOUISIANA

WSJ Calls Mount for Louisiana Rep. McAllister to Resign
WaPo Odds are Vance McAllister won’t survive smoochgate
Fox Gov. Jindal, La. GOP chair join call for Rep. McAllister to resign over kiss with staffer

TENNESSEE

Examiner NLRB subpoenas Senator Corker, others in dispute over VW organizing vote

ARIZONA

Roll Call Top Arizona Republican Recruit Raised $449,000 in First Quarter












 



 

April 10, 2014



NATIONAL

Karl Rove The ObamaCare Debate Is Far From Over
James Taranto ObamaCare's Missing 3.2 Million
Examiner Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan developing Obamacare alternative

NYT Political Ties of Top Billers for Medicare

WSJ Republicans Push Legislation to Block Internet Domain Organization Transition

Ann Coulter Competition For Thee, But Not For Me

HOUSE

WSJ House Panel Votes to Refer Former IRS Official for Prosecution
WaPo House committee votes to request criminal prosecution of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner
WSJ Lois Lerner Pushed for IRS Action Against Crossroads, House Panel Says
NYT Republicans Seek Criminal Inquiry of Former I.R.S. Official
Politico GOP says IRS’ Lois Lerner targeted Crossroads
Exam Issa says emails suggest Elijah Cummings prompted IRS targeting of True the Vote
WTimes Displays of Obama, Democratic support common at some IRS offices
Fox IRS employees accused of donning pro-Obama gear, urging callers to vote for him
Dana Milbank IRS hearings are another Republican circus

WSJ Tea-Party Group Attacks Cantor for Agreeing to Attend Super PAC Retreat on Amelia Isl.
WTimes Cantor falls hard from good graces of conservatives, Teetering from leadership post

SENATE

WSJ Senate Republicans Block Paycheck Fairness Act
NYT Senate Republicans Block Bill on Equal Pay
WaPo Senate Republicans unanimously reject equal pay bill

Fox Key Senate GOP call testimony of former CIA acting director on Benghazi misleading

WSJ Democrats in Iowa, Arkansas Hold Their Own, Polls Find

WSJ Senate Democrats Outraise Republicans in March

WSJ Republicans Feud Over Tea-Party Candidates

PRESIDENTIAL

Missourian Is Bush the GOP Choice?
Dorothy Rabinowitz The Love Connection and Jeb Bush
Howard Kurtz No love here: Why Jeb Bush is losing the conservative pundit primary

Louisville Latest Iowa poll shows Sen. Rand Paul in a pack

Syracuse Hillary Clinton edges closer to announcing presidential run in 2016
NYT Group Says It Has Raised Over $1.7 Million for Hillary Clinton
NatJ Ready for Hillary Pulls in Another $1.7 Million
Malay New Hillary Clinton memoir set for June 10 release



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Judge Rules Panel Can't Subpoena Former Christie Aides
NYT Judge Allows Christie Aides to Withhold Bridge Email

PENNSYLVANIA

Politico Tom Corbett cites ‘heroes’ in Pennsylvania rampage

WISCONSIN

Politico Paul Ryan raises record $1.4 million

Hill Walker: College degree not a 'requirement' for higher office

NEBRASKA

Omaha Nebraska Senate race: Sid Dinsdale is a plain-speaking, pragmatic multimillionaire
Wikipedia Sid Dinsdale bio

Examiner Poll: Rep. Lee Terry topping primary challenger
Wikipedia Lee Terry bio

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WSJ Scott Brown Tilts New Hampshire Senate Race
Fox Brown to kick off NH Senate campaign by slamming ObamaCare

MAINE

Hill King may flip to GOP in 2015

NEW YORK

NYT U.S. Attorney Criticizes Cuomo’s Closing of Panel

TEXAS

NYT In Houston, Bush 41 Greets Obama, Who Later Assails G.O.P.

GEORGIA


Politico Group backs Karen Handel in Georgia Senate race

LOUISIANA

Hill Louisiana Republican chairman calling for McAllister's resignation
Hill McAllister lays low, hopes scandal passes
Hill McAllister chief of staff: He won't resign
Politico Vance McAllister’s new problem: His own party

Politico Edwin Edwards’ last stand

ILLINOIS

WSJ Illinois Charter Onslaught: Democrats circle the unions to defeat Bruce Rauner
















 



 

April 9, 2014



HOUSE

WaPo Democrats, GOP clash as debate opens on Ryan budget plan
Examiner Q&A: Paul Ryan guides Republicans back to robust defense spending
Hill Defectors likely to make margin on Ryan budget vote razor thin

WSJ GOP Offers More Details on Plan to Refer Lerner Case to DOJ
Examiner Oversight panel recommends House hold Lois Lerner in contempt
Fox Boehner: Lawmakers to weigh criminal case against Lerner for 'misleading the Congress'
NaJ House GOP Attacks Ex-IRS Official on Two Fronts While Democrats Fret

Dick Morris Investigate 2012 vote fraud

SENATE

WSJ Koch Brothers Launch Health Law Ads Against Democrats Udall, Braley

Examiner NRSC has best fundraising month of 2014 cycle
Roll Call NRSC Raised $6.4 Million in March for Elections

NYT Democrats Use Pay Issue in Bid for Women’s Vote
NatJ Equal Pay Takes Center Stage as a Democratic Campaign Issue
Dana Milbank Republicans kiss votes from women goodbye

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ William Galston: The Jeb Bush and Tea Party Divide
WSJ Jeb Bush's Immigration Heresy
Politico Karl Rove to Jeb Bush: Don’t pull a Rick Perry
Politico Haley Barbour: Jeb Bush stance like Reagan’s
Maureen Dowd Jeb in the Vortex
Politico Jeb Bush’s ‘Bulworth’ moment

Politico Rubio: Bush won’t deter me from 2016 run

Politico Mike Huckabee: ‘I’m not homophobic’

WaPo The case for Elizabeth Warren for president, in 7 minutes

Rush Limbaugh Bush-Clinton is Really the Best We Can Do?



FLORIDA

Roll Call House Republican Women Endorse in Florida Special Primary

MICHIGAN

Roll Call Democrats Lose Recruit for Mike Rogers Seat

NORTH CAROLINA

NatJ The GOP Establishment Has Picked Its Candidate in North Carolina

COLORADO

Daily Caller New questions raised in Hickenlooper ethics probe

MISSISSIPPI

Hill Poll: McDaniel gaining on Cochran in Miss. primary
NYT In Mississippi, a Long-Time Republican Senator Isn’t Regressive Enough

LOUISIANA

WaPo McAllister aide was paid $300 for cleaning last November
Hill Vance McAllister’s kiss could hurt his reelection

ILLINOIS

WSJ Illinois Lawmakers Pass Chicago Pension Overhaul
NYT Illinois Moves to Ease Chicago Pension Woes

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe Governor’s race has all Democrats tacking left

IDAHO

WSJ Business Groups Counter Tea-Party Challenger in Idaho

ALASKA

NatJ Begich Announces $1 Million Fundraising Haul








 



 

April 8, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ The '77 Cents on the Dollar' Myth About Women's Pay
NYT As Obama Spotlights Gender Gap in Wages, His Own Payroll Draws Scrutiny

WSJ How Climate Change Conquered the American Campus

Fox Boehner: Lawmakers to weigh criminal case against Lerner for 'misleading the Congress'
WTimes Handling of former IRS employee Lois Lerner makes lawyers cringe

Examiner GOP lawmakers believe over $1 billion spent to promote Obamacare
Michael Gerson Obamacare has spawned a misguided debate
Rush Limbaugh GOP Ignores Lincoln's Advice, Softens Blow of Obamacare

James Taranto 'Shut Up' Is No Argument: The illiberal left lacks confidence in its ideas

HOUSE

WSJ House Panel Set to Refer Lerner Case to Justice Department

WTimes House refuses to be ‘bullied’ by Senate bill for extending unemployment benefits

Fox House Democrats unveil budget plan with tax hikes

Hill Members: Boehner will stay on

SENATE

WSJ Senate Passes Bill to Aid Long-Term Unemployed
Politico Senate passes bill reviving jobless aid
NatJ Unemployment Insurance Passes Senate, House Vote Still Unlikely

WaPo Dems seek Obama administration’s help with agency decisions to boost reelection bids
Hill Dems seek to demonize justices

Charlie Cook Democratic Senate Seats Might Prove Hard to Keep

PRESIDENTIAL

Fox Jeb shows ‘love’ to illegal immigrants, but will GOP love him back?
Chris Cillizza Jeb Bush is purposely poking the Republican base in the eye. Why?
BuzzFeed Bush Aides Push Jeb To Run For President



NORTH CAROLINA



WSJ Thom Tillis Gets Cash Boost in North Carolina Senate Fight
NatJ Chamber to Back Tillis in GOP Primary
NatJ Republican Rival Says Tillis Should Step Down as Speaker
Wikipedia Thom Tillis bio
Roll Call Kay Hagan Raised $2.8 Million for Re-Election in 2014

FLORIDA

Roll Call Republican Empties TV Budget Into New Special Election Ad in Florida

Hill Alex Sink mulling congressional rematch

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Land reports raising $1.5M so far in 2014 in campaign for Senate

Roll Call Mike Rogers Endorses Republican to Succeed Him in Michigan
Detroit News Rogers endorses Mike Bishop in 8th Congressional District race

Detroit News Third Republican declares candidacy for Rep. Camp seat

VIRGINIA

WTimes Seeking U.S. House seat, GOP’s Comstock defends ‘08 Obama vote in Dem primary

Human Events Virginia’s McDonnell, GOP get a bipartisan break

NEVADA

WSJ Sen. Mike Lee Makes Free Market, ‘Anti-Cronyism’ Push

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico Scott Brown to formalize Senate run with rally
Hill Scott Brown to announce NH bid Thursday

NEW YORK

City&State The Battle for the State Senate

NYDN Sharpton worked as FBI informant, taping conversations with mob pals

NYT 49 Percent of New Yorkers Approve of de Blasio’s Performance, Poll Says

CALIFORNIA

Roll Call Eric Cantor Endorses Republican for Waxman Seat

MISSISSIPPI

Examiner Ad wars heat up in Mississippi Senate GOP primary

LOUISIANA

Examiner Married 'Duck Dynasty' congressman Vance McAllister caught on tape kissing aide
Roll Call McAllister, Caught on Tape With Staffer, Asks for ‘Forgiveness’
Roll Call Vance McAllister Kissing Video Could Prompt Flood of GOP Challengers
Ouachita Citizen McAllister caught in extramarital encounter, issues apology (video)
















 



 

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