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WaPo Top 11 2014 Senate races


 

 


August 21, 2014



SENATE

WaPo The real consequences of GOP control of the Senate
WSJ What Presidential Votes Suggest About 2014 Senate Races — Charts

HOUSE

NYT House Panel on Benghazi Hires General for Legal Team

COURT

WSJ Supreme Court Blocks Start of Same-Sex Marriages in Virginia
NYT Supreme Court Puts Gay Marriage on Hold in Virginia
WaPo Supreme Court puts Virginia same-sex marriage ruling on hold

NATIONAL

Ann Coulter No Facts, No Peace

PRESIDENTIAL


WSJ As 2016 Nears, Clinton Embraces Midwest Roots
NYT Loss for Democrats in Midterm Elections Could Be Boon for Clinton



TEXAS

Karl Rove A Texas-Size Abuse of Power
MT Perry Grand Juror Was An Active Democratic Party Delegate During Jury Proceedings

NORTH CAROLINA

Jason Riley New N.C. Senate Poll

VIRGINIA

NYT McDonnell Takes Stand in Corruption Trial
WaPo McDonnell says his wife struggled with her new role as Virginia’s first lady
WaPo McDonnell: I 'did very little' for Star Scientific
WSJ Former Virginia Gov. Says His Wife Showed Strains Right After Election
NYT Ex-Governor Points the Finger at His Wife in a Virginia Trial

COLORADO

WaPo GMO labeling measure makes Colorado’s November ballot

IOWA

NatJ Policy Statements Threaten Joni Ernst's Personality-Driven Iowa Senate Run

Roll Call Iowa Poll Shows Democrat With Big Edge in Open House Contest

NEW YORK

NYT Teachout Can Stay on Primary Ballot Against Cuomo, Appeals Court Rules

LOUISIANA

Fox Hot Louisiana race could send battle for control of US Senate into overtime

ILLINOIS

Roll Call Pat Quinn Could be Drag on Illinois Democrats

KENTUCKY

WSJ 2014 Race to Watch: Can Grimes Unseat McConnell in Kentucky?

ARKANSAS

WSJ Democrat Pryor Embraces Obama Health-Care Law in Ad
WExam This red-state Democrat just released an ad touting health care reform

ALASKA

NYT Battle for Senate Control Puts a Spotlight on Alaska
Roll Call Super PAC Greets Sullivan Win With Attack Ad








 



 

August 20, 2014



PRESIDENTIAL

NatJ Indictment Draws Attention as Rick Perry Seeks Second Chance in New Hampshire
Boston Globe N.H.-bound Rick Perry set to capitalize on indictment

Hill The 65 people who may run for president in 2016

WaPo The one big reason all of Hillary Clinton’s top challengers are unlikely to run

NATIONAL


NYT Neither Obama Nor Congress Seems Eager for a Vote on Military Action in Iraq

Ron Rotunda Suing the President

SENATE

NYT On Senate Menu, Bean Soup and a Serving of ‘Hyperpartisanship’



ALASKA



Fox Former Alaska AG Sullivan wins GOP Senate primary
NYT Former Alaska Attorney General Wins G.O.P. Senate Primary
WTimes Dan Sullivan wins GOP U.S. Senate primary in Alaska
Hill GOP establishment favorite wins Alaska Senate primary
Roll Call Alaska Primary: Dan Sullivan Will Face Mark Begich
Politico Alaska GOP Senate primary 2014: Dan Sullivan wins
Wikipedia Dan Sullivan bio
NatJ Is Alaska's Senate Race Slipping Away From the GOP?

Fox Alaska referendum on oil tax credit repeal too close to call

TEXAS

WSJ Perry Charges Put Spotlight on Prosecutor
Fox Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges, vows to 'prevail'
NYT Rick Perry, Fighting Charges, Hires High-Profile Legal Team in Texas
HChron Special prosecutor in Perry case known as thorough, dogged attorney
WExam Tea Partiers reluctant to laud Rick Perry

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Michigan GOP braces for tea party showdown

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico Democratic poll: Kay Hagan lead narrows

VIRGINIA

WSJ Maureen McDonnell Called ‘Sweet’ but ‘Manipulative’ by Maureen McDonnell
NYT Sister and Wife of Ex-Governor Become Focus in Virginia Trial
WaPo Maureen McDonnell could be ‘sweet’ or ‘deceptive,’ her sister-in-law testifies

NEW YORK

Albany TU Skelos on what’s at stake this fall: Remember the bad old days?

CALIFORNIA

WaPo California’s U.S. House members call on Jerry Brown to sign film tax incentive bill
Allysia Finley California Ballot Shenanigans

SOUTH CAROLINA

Stu Rothenberg Not Your Typical Southern Democrat in South Carolina

ILLINOIS

Roll Call Pat Quinn Could be Drag on Illinois Democrats

KENTUCKY

Politico Alison Lundergan Grimes rebuts bus claims

CONNECTICUT

Fox Old rivals square off in rough Connecticut rematch, governor invokes Newtown

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe Democratic candidates for governor spar in debate

MONTANA

WaPo Meet Amanda Curtis. She’s a gun control-supporting vlogger. She’s also the Democratic Senate nominee in Montana.








 



 

August 19, 2014



SENATE

Politico Inside the Kochs' plan to beat Harry Reid
NYT Obama Is Seen as Frustrating His Own Party

HOUSE

NatJ Vulnerable Incumbents Were Most Likely to Stray From Party Line This Congress
WSJ House Democrats Widen Lead in Fundraising Race

PRESIDENTIAL


Michael Gerson Rand Paul is no Jack Kemp

Politico GOP targets Clinton speech contracts
WSJ Hillary Clinton Returns to Iowa for Harkin Steak Fry
Politico Clintons to attend Iowa Steak Fry
Michael Barone Hillary Clinton not campaigning much for her party in 2014



TEXAS

WSJ Rick Perry's Lawyer Calls Indictment 'Banana Republic Politics'
NYT Texas: Perry Will Face Summons, Not an Arrest Warrant
James Taranto Dipso Jure: Rick Perry's indictment is more than a bit too much
NYT Is Gov. Rick Perry’s Bad Judgment Really a Crime?
WaPo The wrong-headed case against Texas Gov. Rick Perry
WaPo Why Rick Perry’s indictment could be a political blessing in disguise
NatJ Why an Indictment Could Be a Blessing for Perry
Fox Tom DeLay says Texas Gov. Rick Perry's indictment a ‘conspiracy’
Hill Right rallies around Perry after indictment
Rush Limbaugh Perry Indictment is Another Case of the Dem Party Criminalizing Opposition

ALASKA

WSJ Miller Aims for Late Surge In Alaska Senate Primary
Fox Underdogs seek late surge in 3-way GOP Senate race to take on vulnerable Alaska Dem
WExam Alaska voters will decide this year's last high-profile GOP Senate primary Tuesday
Politico Alaska primary a test of Democratic ‘meddling’
Hill Alaska Senate is last frontier in GOP primary tests
Hill Buzz Aldrin looks to launch Alaska GOP Senate candidate

WaPo Rep. Don Young, 81, engaged to marry

FLORIDA

WSJ Gov. Scott Up in Florida

VIRGINIA

WSJ McDonnell Defense Opens With Bookkeeper, Not Big Name
NYT Aide Describes Staff Revolt Against Former Virginia Governor’s Wife
WaPo McDonnell was ‘Mr. Honest,’ former aide says at corruption trial

WISCONSIN

NatJ Ethics Probe of Rep. Tom Petri Announced

IOWA

WaPo New Web ad focuses on Joni Ernst’s Iowa roots
WExam Joni Ernst has already changed the debate on military sexual assault
Hill Dems tie Ernst to Palin in new Iowa ad

NEW YORK

Albany TU Cuomo makes ‘Morning Joe’ list of ‘Governors in Trouble’
WSJ Keeping New York Safe
NYT In Five Years, a Federal Prosecutor Has Taken On Terrorism, Corruption and Cuomo

LOUISIANA

Politico Mary Landrieu faces more travel questions

KENTUCKY

Politico The Grimes family discount

VERMONT

WSJ James Jeffords, Who Shifted Balance of Power in Senate, Dies at 80

MONTANA

NYT Montana: Senator Who Left Race Cannot Pass on His War Chest
WExam Montana Democrats think they've found their Elizabeth Warren

OREGON

WExam Jeff Merkley campaign attacks Republican colleague as 'Tea Party folk hero'












 



 

August 18, 2014



NATIONAL

Politico White House meets with big biz on immigration

SENATE

Hill Senate spoilers: 6 states to watch for third-party candidates




TEXAS

WSJ Perry Strikes Defiant Tone After His Indictment
NYT In Wake of Indictment, Perry Defends Veto (and Criticizes Obama)
WaPo Rick Perry claims indictment part of larger ‘rule of law’ problem
Fox Perry defends against indictment, ramps up counterattack
Joe Curl Obama, Democrats target GOP foes with phony scandals

NatJ The New Rick Perry

MINNESOTA

Hill Is Al Franken vulnerable?

ARIZONA


NatJ The Arizona Primaries: Jan Brewer's Legacy Project

ALASKA

NYT Oil Industry’s Taxes Create Odd Wedge for Alaskan Voters

NEW YORK

Fred Dicker Carly Fiorina aids Rob Astorino’s campaign for governor




 



 

August 17, 2014



NATIONAL

WaPo Some evangelicals in Republican Party are feeling left out, see no standard-bearer




TEXAS



WSJ Texas Gov. Rick Perry Denounces Indictment
Star-Telegram A defiant Perry calls felony indictment a “farce”
Fox Perry responds to indictment, calls it a political 'farce,' vows to defend himself
WTimes ‘Witch hunt’: Cruz, Jindal rush to defend Gov. Perry after indictment
NYT Indictment of Perry Raises Debate Over Which Party Is Abusing Power
WaPo Rick Perry’s redemption tour hits a big obstacle with indictment
NYMag This Indictment Of Rick Perry Is Unbelievably Ridiculous
WaPo The Perry indictment and the criminalization of politics

MONTANA



WSJ Montana Democrats Choose New Senate Candidate
WaPo Montana Democrats choose a new Senate candidate
NYT Montana Democrats Pick Novice for Senate Race
Wikipedia Amanda Curtis

FLORIDA

TBO Crist gets another boost with public money

VIRGINIA

WaPo McDonnell’s fate may hinge on his own words

IOWA

DMR Wasserman-Schultz insists Braley campaign in good shape

WASHINGTON STATE

Spokesman Primary election results favor GOP gaining control of state Senate


 



 

August 16, 2014



NATIONAL

WE Political landmines ahead for Dems as Obama considers executive action on immigration

HOUSE

Fox John Boehner a fundraising machine for GOP

SENATE

WaPo The top 11 Senate races of 2014

Politico Lawmakers scrutinize militarizing local police
Hill Congress goes after police
NYT In Wake of Clashes, Calls to Demilitarize Police
NYT Mapping the Spread of the Military’s Surplus Gear

PRESIDENTIAL

Columbus Dispatch Portman off to New Hampshire this month
Hill Rob Portman heading to New Hampshire

Hill Christie 'thinking about' 2016 bid

Politico Is Hillary Too Hawkish to Win in 2016?


Politico Sunday talk show tip sheet



TEXAS

WSJ Texas Gov. Perry Indicted After Veto of Funding
Austin AS Rick Perry indicted for Lehmberg veto threat
DC Rick Perry Indicted For Targeting Drunk-Driving DA
WaPo Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of office, coercion
WaPo For Rick Perry, it’s not the crime, it’s the politics
Chicago Tribune Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted, accused of abusing power
US News Politics sure to dominate criminal case against Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry
538 How Will Being Indicted Affect Rick Perry’s 2016 Presidential Hopes?
Volokh Is the indictment inconsistent with a TX CtApp precedent (as to the ‘coercion’ count)?
Dallas MN Divided reaction on Perry case: He should resign ... Case won't go anywhere

ALASKA

Fox Palin backs Tea Party favorite Joe Miller for Alaska GOP Senate nod
Jason Riley Miller Plays Nice

HAWAII

WSJ Schatz Wins Democratic U.S. Senate Primary in Hawaii
NYT Senator Brian Schatz Wins Close-Fought Democratic Primary in Hawaii
Star Adv Schatz finishes race for Senate ahead of Hanabusa
Hill Schatz wins overtime Hawaii Senate Democratic primary

NEW JERSEY

WSJ Christie Lawyers Are Paid Millions
NYT Gov. Christie Takes on the Bail Bondsmen

FLORIDA

Hill Florida officials: No elections until May under new map

VIRGINIA

WaPo Divisions may flare at Va. Republican Central Committee meeting

WaPo Judge denies motion to acquit the McDonnells

WISCONSIN

WSJ Paul Ryan Tuned Out ‘House of Cards’ After Underwood’s Affair

WExam Is this House candidate the Todd Akin of 2014?

IOWA

WaPo Joni Ernst says that she faced sexual harassment in the military
Hill Dem Senate hopeful Braley concerned by Obama's actions in Iraq

NEW YORK

NYT Israel Offered Cuomo a New Stage and a Rehearsal for a Bigger Role

GEORGIA


WSJ Former Georgia Gov. Zell Miller Endorses Michelle Nunn for Senate

LOUISIANA

WaPo Louisiana projects $1.2 billion budget shortfall

KENTUCKY

WSJ In Kentucky Senate Race, Grimes Keeps McConnell in the Spotlight

ARKANSAS

WaPo Does Arkansas really need a lieutenant governor? Not everyone thinks so.

OREGON

WExam Jeff Merkley: Koch-funded ad 'blatantly lying' about senator's legislative record

MONTANA

Fox Montana Dems scramble to find new Senate nominee after plagiarism scandal








 



 

August 15, 2014



NATIONAL

WaPo Libertarians make their voices heard on police in Ferguson, Mo.
NYT Missouri Unrest Leaves the Right Torn Over Views on Law vs. Order
WSJ The Ferguson Exception
Michael Gerson Ferguson and the paradox of American diversity

Fox Fox News poll: Slim majority continues to oppose ObamaCare

Paul Krugman The Forever Slump

HOUSE

Politico Crossroads jumps into House races
Roll Call NRCC Names Four More ‘Young Guns’
Byron York Gloomy, frantic Dems plead: More money, please

SENATE

WTimes Harry Reid shifts funds in effort to maintain Democrats’ Senate majority
Roll Call Harry Reid to Fundraise for Two Democrats in Lake Tahoe
Politico Jackpot! How Las Vegas became the political money mecca

PRESIDENTIAL

Peggy Noonan The 2016 Battle Heats Up Already
WaPo Even with Hillary Clinton in the race, 2016 is basically a toss-up
Politico Poll: Hillary Clinton’s 2016 lead drops
WaPo The Clintons break bread & build ties with Julian Castro, stoking talk of a 2016 ticket
Charles Krauthammer On Obama’s foreign policy, Clinton got it right
Rush Limbaugh Does Hillary Know How Bad Things are Going to Get?

WaPo It’s time to stop calling Rand Paul a tea partier



PENNSYLVANIA

NatJ The Democratic Comeback Kid In Pennsylvania

VIRGINIA

WaPo Tokens of luxury wrap up McDonnell prosecution
Politico Catching up with the McDonnells

MISSOURI

NYT For Missouri Governor, Test at an Uneasy Time

KANSAS

WExam This red state Republican governor is down by 10 points

NEW YORK

WSJ Cuomo Tours Hamas Tunnel
NYT Cuomo Wraps Up Trip to Israel After Visiting Tunnel Near Gaza Border

CALIFORNIA

Fox California governor candidate behind bars for shooting neighbor, killing a horse

GEORGIA


Hill Nunn nabs Zell Miller endorsement in Georgia

ARIZONA

Arizona Republic Governor poll of Maricopa voters: Race between Ducey, Smith

Fox Arizona congressional candidate says he has cancer, will stay in race

OREGON

WExam Koch-backed group announces ad buy against Jeff Merkley in Oregon

ALASKA

WSJ Republican Senate Primary in Alaska Down to the Wire
KTVL Miller says he'll back Alaska GOP Senate nominee
Hill Can abortion rights push pay off in Alaska?

HAWAII

Fox Hawaii judge rules makeup primary should proceed as planned
Politico Daniel Inouye’s ghost haunts Hawaii pols



 



 

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