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WSJ Republican Governors Win Key Races



December 31, 2014


WSJ Boehner Stands By Steve Scalise After Revelations
NYT Boehner Stands By Scalise in Furor Over Racist Group
Hill GOP closes ranks around Scalise
WaPo House Republicans move to contain fallout from Scalise, Grimm controversies
NYT Republicans Try to Fix Damage Scalise’s 2002 Speech Could Do in 2016
WaPo Steve Scalise distances himself from racially charged politics of the Deep South
WExam David Duke is no fan of Steve Scalise
Fox Krauthammer: Rep. Scalise should step down from GOP leadership


WExam Romney eyeing a 2016 run, longtime friend says

Politico Would Jeb Be Like Barack?

Hill Webb's PAC paid $100K to family members


WSJ In Immigration Debate, Business Can Trump Politics

Fox VA facing new congressional crackdown after Colorado hospital boondoggle

Fox Former President George HW Bush released from hospital, aide says
NYT Bush Leaves Houston Hospital


NYT Potential Candidates for Michael Grimm’s House Seat Begin to Surface
WaPo Race to replace Grimm could be all about Bill de Blasio and Eric Garner
Hill Garner prosecutor mulls House run

NYT Firm That Paid Sheldon Silver Is Tied to Landlord With Troubled Past


Roll Call 10 Races to Watch in 2016: California Senate


WSJ Georgia Town is Case Study in Immigration Debate


WSJ Illinois Faces Big Revenue Hit in 2015



December 30, 2014


WaPo Jeb Bush resigns from board of timber and real estate firm
WExam Jeb's entry and the problem with Common Core
Hill Jeb answered immigrant pleas
Rasmussen Republicans Aren't Thrilled by Another Bush Candidacy
WExam Voters agree: No to Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney
Politico Ted Cruz is billed as a Passover vacation attraction
Politico Indiana’s Mike Pence, a potential 2016er, visits Israel

Byron York GOP 2016 poll dilemma: To include Mitt or not?

WSJ Polls Show Hillary Clinton’s Challenges With White Voters
WaPo Why Hillary Clinton doesn’t need to win the white working class
WExam As 2016 race heats up, what will NY Times do with full-time Clinton reporter?

Michael Gerson In 2016, clear choice, or clear trauma?


WSJ Senior Republican Scalise Addressed White Nationalist Group in 2002, Aide Confirms
NYT Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana Acknowledges Addressing Racist Group in 2002
WaPo House Majority Whip Scalise confirms he spoke to white nationalists in 2002
Hill Louisiana GOP stands behind Scalise
Hill Scalise insulted by accusations
Hill Democrat: Scalise doesn't have 'racist bone in his body'
Hill CBC leader: Investigate Scalise speech

Daily Caller Conservative Lawmakers Plan To Vote Against Boehner For Speaker


WaPo How Obama misunderstands 2014 turnout

Politico 16 in '16: The new battle for the Senate


Hill Top 10 political stories of 2014

Fox ObamaCare fines rising in 2015, IRS prepares to collect


WExam Will North Dakota pass the Hinder Heidi Act?


NYT Documents Reveal Details of F.B.I. Inquiry Into Nevada Senator


Roll Call 10 Races to Watch in 2016: New Hampshire’s 1st District


WSJ U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm to Resign
Fox Rep. Michael Grimm to resign after admitting to tax evasion
NYT Michael Grimm, in a Reversal, Will Resign From Congress
WaPo Rep. Michael Grimm announces his resignation from Congress, effective Monday

WSJ Feds Probe N.Y. State Assembly Speaker Silver Over Income
NYT U.S. Said to Investigate Sheldon Silver, New York Assembly Speaker, Over Payments


Politico McCain's big purge



December 29, 2014


Hill Jeb Bush jumps to the front of GOP 2016 race
WExam Jeb Bush leads GOP 2016 field: Poll
NYDN Jeb Bush is way ahead in GOP poll for presidential run

WaPo Gov. Rick Perry: The road back from 'oops'
Hill Perry: Jeb Bush getting into the 2016 race will 'help field'

WTimes Chris Christie is left with a Bridgegate to nowhere in presidential race

Joe Curl Republicans have deep bench for 2016; Democrats have, at best, two …
Daily Caller Let’s Root For A Smaller GOP Primary Field In 2016

WSJ Hillary Clinton Faces Uphill Fight for White, Rural Vote
NatJ A Unified Theory of Hillary
Hill Poll finds Clinton up 57 points on Warren

WTimes Iowa’s Steve King rules over GOP on road to presidency

WTimes Republican kingmaker Phil Cox sets eyes on 2016 race


WSJ Congress’s Scoring Upgrade


Hill Graham: GOP must tackle immigration to win White House

Fox Kirk puts weight behind Senate GOP plan to impose Iran sanctions, says veto-proof bill possible


Robert Samuelson Repairing the middle class in 2015

Politico Regrets on Obamacare? Sebelius has very few


NYT In North Dakota, a Tale of Oil, Corruption and Death


Roll Call 10 Races to Watch in 2016: Nevada Senate


Fred Dicker Legislators eye boycott of Cuomo inauguration and State Address

Jason Riley Grimminal


WaPo California prepares to issue flood of migrant driver’s licenses


Boston Globe Gov. Patrick taps 150 for state boards



December 28, 2014


CNN CNN/ORC Poll: Bush surges to 2016 GOP frontrunner
WSJ Emails Offer View of How Jeb Bush Operated as Florida Governor
WSJ Unearthed Nuggets From Jeb Bush’s Email Trove
Fox Jeb Bush emails show former Florida gov's handling of several high-profile issues
George Will Immigration and Common Core stand in Jeb Bush’s way

NYT Christie Roams, and Popularity Suffers at Home

Fox Perry touts ‘Texas model’ after historic term, eyes 2016

Detroit FP Snyder rises from nerd nobody knew to national name

Fox Dems race to back Clinton even before 2016 announcement

Salena Zito Elizabeth Warren is no 'populist'

WSJ Democrats Set Up 2016 Convention Account


WSJ GOP Readies Immigration Measures
Fox GOP lawmakers preparing changes to immigration system

WSJ U.S. Chamber of Commerce Pushes Priorities in Congress


Fox Policies of GOP governors could find national play

NYT The Cost of the U.S. Ban on Paying for Hostages

WSJ George H.W. Bush Remains in Hospital, Condition Improved


Roll Call 10 Races to Watch in 2016: Florida’s 2nd District


WTimes Michigan’s Snyder signs welfare drug-testing bills


Roll Call 10 Races to Watch in 2016: North Carolina Senate


WaPo Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell’s downfall is wife’s fault, daughter says
Fox Daughter of former Va. gov Bob McDonnell blames mom for dad's downfall in letter to judge


NYT Cuomo and Christie, Defying Legislatures, Reject Bill to Overhaul Port Authority

WTimes De Blasio receives NYPD’s turned backs at Rafael Ramos’ funeral
NYT De Blasio Delivers Quiet Eulogy to Crowd of Unfriendly Faces, and Many Backs


NYT James B. Edwards, a Long-Shot as Governor of South Carolina, Dies at 87



December 26-27, 2014


WSJ Rubio Faces Tough 2016 Choice: To Run for President He Must Quit the Senate

Fox Jeb Bush stepping down from health care company board

WaPo Hillary Clinton looks to shore up support on the left
WTimes Hillary hit with left hook; liberals flock to 2016 Warren bid

Fox Sanders to decide on 2016 run in March

WSJ 10 Moments From 2014 Likely to Influence 2016 Presidential Campaign


WSJ U.S. Puts New Focus on Fortifying Cyber Defenses

Fox Unions launch recruiting push for immigrants protected by Obama actions
WSJ Judge Quickly Tosses Arpaio Suit on Obama Immigration Policies
NYT U.S. Agency Hiring 1,000 After Obama’s Immigration Order
Fox Republicans prepare for battle with unions in 2015, after midterm gains

NYT Some Top Officials Knew of V.A. Woes, Before the Scandal

NYT Affordable Care Act’s Tax Effects Now Loom for Filers

NYT Law and Order Issues, Once G.O.P.’s Strength, Now Divide the Party

WaPo Five of the most (in)famous U.S. fugitives in Cuba

WaPo Map: How much each state pays its government workers

WTimes CIA’s harsh interrogation tactics crucial in bin Laden capture, Republicans say


NYT In New Congress, House Committees Will Carry a Strong Texas Accent

WSJ House Republicans Offer Budget Change to Help Tax Proposals


WSJ President Obama Outpaces Predecessors in Filling Judicial Posts


NYT Jerry Brown, Governor of California, Takes Second Chance to Shape Court



December 24-25, 2014


WaPo Jeb Bush e-mails offer a look at the Republican’s hands-on style as governor
NYT Jeb Bush’s Emails as Governor of Florida Show His Agenda and Goals
WSJ Jeb Bush to Step Down From Tenet Board

Hill Paul drops 2016 hint in Festivus rant

WTimes Rick Santorum eyes 2016 White House bid, promises political rebirth

WaPo Is Hillary Clinton growing distant from her own party?
NatJ Nine Questions for Hillary Clinton In 2015
Dan Balz Democrats see rising populist sentiment. But can it shake Hillary Clinton?

WaPo Warren’s war against Wall Street


Fox US government offering $5M reward for Al Qaeda leader freed from Gitmo

Fox Federal judge throws out Sheriff Joe Arpaio lawsuit against Obama immigration plan
WT Judge tosses Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s challenge to new amnesty; Congress could stop policy

NYT So Far, 6.4 Million Obtain Health Care Coverage for 2015 in Federal Marketplace

NYT Firing of V.A. Clinic Chief Is Upheld Over Gifts, Not Wait Lists

NYT Elder Former President Bush Is Hospitalized
WaPo George H.W. Bush taken to hospital by ambulance

Jen Rubin Pols who take sides against the police pay the price


NYT Inquiry Into I.R.S. Lapses Shows No Links to White House
WaPo House GOP leader’s final report on IRS targeting accuses agency of ‘culture of bias’


Hill Experts rally in defense of CBO head

WTimes Big donors favored groups aligned with Democrats in 2014


WaPo Could Ohio’s redistricting reform make its elections more competitive?


Detroit News Mich. population flat; Congress seat at risk


WaPo Incarcerated Va. Del. Joseph Morrissey running for reelection as independent
WTimes Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe pushes for nonpartisan redistricting pane


Fox Rep. Grimm pleads guilty to federal tax evasion
WExam Rep. Grimm pleads guilty, won't resign
NYT Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty but Says He Won’t Resign
Roll Call Ex-Congressman Considers Seeking Grimm’s Seat
Roll Call 10 Races to Watch in 2016: New York’s 11th District

NYT Ceding to Florida, New York Falls to No. 4 in Population


Roll Call 10 Races to Watch in 2016: Illinois Senate



December 23, 2014


NYT Bowe Bergdahl’s Disciplinary Fate Placed in Hands of Army General

NYT Obama Administration to Investigate Insurers for Bias Against Costly Conditions


NYT Mitch McConnell’s New Senate Goal: Turn Republican Dial to Yes


WSJ U.S. Rep. Grimm to Plead Guilty to Tax-Related Felony
WaPo N.Y. Rep. Michael Grimm expected to plead guilty to tax evasion


December 22, 2014


WSJ Jeb Bush’s Ties to Donors Put Rivals in a Bind
Politico Jeb Bush quitting Barclays
Hill Will Jeb stumble in Iowa?
Hugh Hewitt Jeb called go, and they're off

NYT Christie Wants Obama to Push Cuba to Return New Jersey Trooper’s Killer
Fox Christie tells Obama to demand return of cop killer Chesimard to start Cuba talks

WSJ Marco Rubio Criticizes ‘Obama-Paul’ Policy on Cuba
Fox Rubio: Paul is a 'chief cheerleader' for Obama's foreign policy

NatJ Jeb, Rand, Marco Exit 2014 Strong. Hillary, Not So Much.

NYT G.O.P. Hopes for Unity May Be Upset by Ben Carson

Hill Not so ready for Joe


WSJ Obama to Nominate Atlanta U.S. Attorney Yates to No. 2 Justice Department Job

WT Obama sheds ‘deporter in chief’ label, oversees steep drop in illegal immigrant removals
WaPo Racial concerns near highest point since Civil Rights era

WSJ Progressives and the Police

Robert Samuelson The ominous lesson from the Sony Pictures hack
Fox Republicans critical of Obama response to Sony attacks, 'cybervandalism' remark

NatJ Notable U.S. Politicians We Lost in 2014


WTimes Tea party to defend its small government champions in 2016 Senate races
Fox In 2016, Republicans will be fighting to hold Senate majority


Roll Call How Jeb Bush Affects the Florida Senate Race


Roll Call 10 Races to Watch in 2016: Pennsylvania Senate


Detroit News Retiring Rep. Camp says tax reform still possible


WExam Rudy Giuliani: Obama propaganda to blame for NYPD officer murders
NYT A Widening Rift Between de Blasio and the NY City Police Is Savagely Ripped Open


WExam Senate will be worse without Tom Coburn


Politico Tea partier braces for primary challenge from the establishment



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