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February 7, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Immigration Overhaul Stalls
NYT Boehner Doubts Immigration Bill Will Pass in 2014
WaPo Boehner: Immigration reform stalls because GOP has ‘widespread doubt’ about Obama
WTimes Boehner says no immigration deal until Obama enforces laws
NYT Behind Retreat on Immigration, a Complicated Political Interplay
Michael Gerson A Coke ad crystallizes GOP’s immigration problems
Rush Limbaugh Boehner: No Immigration Bill Because Obama Can't Be Trusted to Enforce Laws

LA Times U.S. lawmakers reach accord on paying doctors for Medicare
NatJ Congress's Medicare Deal Isn't a Deal at All

WaPo House Speaker John Boehner mulling over debt-ceiling options
WaPo Debt-ceiling explainers, explained.

WSJ Republicans Focus Anew on IRS Scandal

Roll Call Business Bid to Counter Tea Party Fizzles

Charlie Cook The Democrats Have Cash in All the Wrong Places

SENATE

WaPo How Republicans can win the Senate in 2014
NYT Democrats Aim for a 2014 More Like 2012 and 2008
American Thinker The Battle for the Senate
Guardian UK Senior Democrats set out strategy in preparation for tough Senate battle

PRESIDENTIAL

WaPo Book World: ‘HRC,’ inside Clinton’s State Dept. and the political machine

Fox Sarah Palin for president? Media debate whether she’ll make a political comeback

NatJ Will Jeb Bush Fill the GOP's Governor-Shaped 2016 Hole?



NEW JERSEY

NYT On Blog, Ex-Christie Ally Showed Approach to Politics

FLORIDA

WTimes Crist accused of trading money for judges

MICHIGAN

WSJ Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Faces Possible Ethics Probe
NYT Ethics Panel to Review Lawmaker’s Spending
Politico GOP Conference chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers faces possible ethics inquiry
LA Times McMorris Rodgers, No. 4 House Republican, faces ethics probe
Hill McMorris Rodgers faces ethics review

NORTH CAROLINA

Roll Call Ratings Update: North Carolina’s 2nd District

MINNESOTA

WaPo Franken opponent: Dems will hit me like they hit Mitt Romney

SOUTH DAKOTA

Examiner National GOP to raise money for Mike Rounds in S.D. Senate race

COLORADO

Daily Caller Poll: Colorado looks shaky for Dems ahead of midterms

OKLAHOMA

Fox House Ethics Committee considering probe of Rep. Mullin

Examiner An interview with Sen. Tom Coburn

LOUISIANA

NYT Energy Role Is Lifting Democrat in Louisiana
National Review Anti-Keystone PAC May Target Landrieu

KENTUCKY

Politico 2014 election poll: Mitch McConnell trails Alison Lundergan Grimes by 4
Hill Poll: Lundergan Grimes leads the pack

MONTANA

WaPo Max Baucus confirmed as U.S. ambassador to China
Roll Call Montana Gov. Going ‘Through a Process’ to Replace Max Baucus
WaPo Who will be appointed to replace Max Baucus? Why all eyes are on John Walsh.

ALASKA

NatJ Begich Personifies Democratic Divide on Climate

WTimes Alaska primed to become third state to legalize retail marijuana







 



 

February 6, 2014



NATIONAL

WaPo Boehner proposes linking debt-limit hike to a restoration of recent cuts to military benefits
WaPo Military pensions and Boehner’s debt-ceiling idea
Politico House GOP stymied on debt limit
Hill House Republican leaders struggle for debt-ceiling plan that appeals to Dems

WSJ Insurers Face New Pressure Over Limited Doctor Choice
Fox Insurers face pressure for limiting doctor choice for ObamaCare enrollees

WTimes Specter of welfare state jolts Democrats; CBO hits election pitches for jobs
WSJ More Men in Prime Working Ages Don't Have Jobs
James Taranto American Idle: Work was supposed to be liberating. Now nonwork is.

WSJ House GOP Cools to Immigration Overhaul
WTimes Conservatives pessimistic on immigration reform in 2014
Fox House conservatives vow no action on immigration this year
WaPo Here’s why an immigration deal in 2014 seems unlikely

WTimes IRS email reveals Lerner’s role in tax rule to restrain nonprofits
WSJ Obama's IRS 'Confusion': New evidence undercuts White House claims about IRS motivation

Examiner House GOP sets up Benghazi website

WSJ House Panel Highlights Challenges to Widespread Drone Flights in U.S.

NYT White House Announces 7 Regional Climate Hubs

WaPo A rare look inside the Koch brothers political empire

SENATE

WSJ Republicans Closing the Money Gap in Senate Races
NewsMax GOP Senate Candidates Closing the Money Gap
Karl Rove The Numbers That Scare Senate Democrats



NEW JERSEY

NYT Democrats Aim to Capitalize on Christie Problems
NYT Knee-Deep in Traffic-Jam Scandal, Christie Keeps Talking
Ann Coulter A Bridge Too Far-Fetched

FLORIDA

George Will The stakes of Florida’s special election

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Rick Snyder faces battle with GOP over tax cuts

NYT Editorial: Detroit’s Immigration Solution

NORTH CAROLINA

WSJ Clay Aiken to Run for House Seat in North Carolina
NYT Clay Aiken, Able to Carry a Tune but Hoping for a District

VIRGINIA

WaPo At Executive Mansion, McAuliffe puts out the welcome mat
WTimes Virginia Gov. McAuliffe rerouted funds for inaugural

NEW MEXICO

WaPo N.M. lawmakers push federal-style lobbying rules

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico Scott Brown cuts ties with Newsmax

CALIFORNIA

NYT Tech Industry Flexes Muscle in California Race

TEXAS

NYT Party Predictions Differ in Texas on Impact of New Voter ID Law

LOUISIANA

Examiner Climate PAC puts Sen. Mary Landrieu in crosshairs
Hill Landrieu eyed in anti-Keystone campaign

ARKANSAS

Roll Call Pryor Launches TV Ads Aimed at Cotton Record

ALASKA

Roll Call Super PAC TV Ad Touts Dan Sullivan in Alaska







 



 

February 5, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Health Law To Cut Into Labor Force
NYT Health Care Law Projected to Cut the Labor Force
WTimes Obamacare will push 2 million workers out of labor market: CBO
WaPo Health-care law will prompt over 2 million to quit jobs or cut hours, a CBO report says
WSJ The Jobless Care Act
WSJ Obama Faces Fresh Democratic Pressure on Health Care

WaPo House GOP may try to link debt ceiling approval to changes to health-care law
NatJ Senate Budget Chair Knocks Down Possible GOP Debt-Ceiling Proposal
WaPo For federal employees, debt ceiling approach follows familiar path
WaPo Why Democrats are in the debt ceiling driver’s seat
Politico House GOP divided on debt ceiling

WSJ Senate Clears Five-Year Farm Bill
NYT Senate Passes Long-Stalled Farm Bill, With Clear Winners and Losers
Politico Congress approves 5-year farm bill

NatJ Democrats Are Awfully Tepid About House GOP Immigration Principles. Here’s Why.
Hill Eyeing a majority, Senate Republicans cool to House immigration plan
Dick Morris Govs. key on immigration

WSJ Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges Pipeline Approval

Fox Obama's next executive action: Create 'climate hubs'
NYT Next Phase of Obama’s Executive Push: Climate Hubs
WaPo White House to unveil ‘climate hubs’ to aid farmers across country

PRESIDENTIAL

Politico Chris Christie’s pain is Scott Walker’s gain

SENATE

WSJ Republicans Closing the Money Gap in Senate Races
WaPo With early attacks against Senate Dems, AFP emerges as GOP’s most powerful ally
WaPo Why pretenders outnumber contenders primarying GOP senators
Examiner Obama, Dems meet as struggle for Senate builds



NEW JERSEY

James Taranto 'Evidence Exists'
Kathleen Parker In Christie saga, keep calm and gossip on

WSJ N.J.’s Rep. Robert Andrews to Resign
NYT Amid Ethics Inquiry, South Jersey Democrat Is Giving Up House Seat for a New Job
WaPo Andrews proposed 646 bills, passed 0: Worst record of past 20 years
Hill Norcross enters race to succeed Andrews
WaPo Never heard of George Norcross? Here’s why you need to

FLORIDA

Tampa Trib District 13 candidates away for fundraisers

NORTH CAROLINA

WSJ Hagan Race a Good Gauge for 2014
Hill NC conservatives wonder: Where’s Tillis?

Fox Clay Aiken announces run for Congress in North Carolina
News & Observer Clay Aiken makes it official: He will run for Congress

VIRGINIA

Roll Call Conservative Considering Bid for Wolf Seat in Virginia

Examiner Hey, Republicans: Endorse Terry McAuliffe, get government job, get $140k

MAINE

NatJ Anti-NSA Crusader Outraises Susan Collins in Fourth Quarter of 2013

NEW YORK

NYT Westchester Leader Moves Toward a Bid for Governor
Buffalo News Astorino gambit deepens state GOP intrigue on candidacy for governor
CapitalNY State GOP operative to join Astorino
NYDN Governor hopeful Rob Astorino's Medicaid comments may resurface in attack ad

Albany TU Senate GOP sees Cuomo’s welfare crackdown, and raises

NYT De Blasio to Skip St. Patrick’s Day Parade; Cites Exclusion of Gay Groups

CALIFORNIA

Politico Sandra Fluke not running for Henry Waxman seat
Roll Call Sandra Fluke Decides Against Congressional Bid
Roll Call Sandra Fluke to Run for Congress in California

WSJ Assault on California Power Station Raises Alarm on Potential for Terrorism

OKLAHOMA

Fox Oklahoma House Speaker Shannon resigns to run for Coburn's Senate seat

GEORGIA


Examiner Poll: GOP field still a tossup in Georgia Senate race
















 



 

February 4, 2014



NATIONAL

WaPo House GOP finalizes debt-limit playbook
NatJ House Leadership Makes Bid to Tie Keystone to Debt-Limit
WSJ Tax Refunds Add Urgency on Debt Ceiling
WaPo Republicans are long shots in the debt ceiling debate, but they might have to roll the dice
WSJ Debt-Ceiling Debate Plays Critical Role in Midterms
NatJ Why Democrats Are Shadowboxing on the Debt Limit

Hill GOP battles base on immigration
WaPo With an immigration deal possible, advocates mount new push to end deportations
WTimes GOP principles present dilemma on illegals’ rights; citizenship would be limited

WaPo Farm bill on verge of passage after a long three years of haggling in Congress

WSJ Ruth Wisse: The Dark Side of the War on 'the One Percent'

WaPo Missouri, Pennsylvania are the next fronts in war on public employee unions

Politico Top GOP governors have big money edge

NatJ Small Super PACs Playing Outsize Role in Senate Races

WSJ Fractures Emerge Between Obama, Congressional Democrats
Roll Call Senate Democrats Backed Obama On Overwhelming Number of 2013 Votes
Charlie Cook Should Democrats Stick to Mudslinging to Distract Voters From Obama?

Michael Gerson A rendezvous with irrelevance: An existential question facing the GOP

Jen Rubin Tea Party: They sure know how to pick ‘em
Roll Call Tea Party Class More Confrontational Than Ever
Hill Fundraising fizzles for many in Tea Party
Rush Theory: Republicans Want to Win the 2014 Election Narrowly, Without the Tea Party

PRESIDENTIAL


WSJ Poll Puts Christie 16 Points Behind Clinton
NatJ Poll: Mike Huckabee Latest GOP Front-Runner in Race to Lose to Hillary Clinton
Examiner Scott Walker to speak at Republican Jewish Coalition meeting
Politico Ted Cruz makes nice
Politico Who will run in 2016?



NEW JERSEY

WaPo Christie 'unequivocally' unaware of traffic plot
Fox Former Christie aide takes the 5th in regard to subpoena in bridge scandal
Fox Christie's bodyguard busted in Pennsylvania theft

FLORIDA

Politico Alex Sink, David Jolly spar in Florida debate
Tampa Bay Times Jolly more polished in debate, but he gives Sink ammunition
Tampa Bay Times David Jolly, Alex Sink in dead heat before Monday debate
LA Times Republican congressional candidate hits Obamacare in Florida debate
Tampa Bay Times Outside groups are pouring more than $4 million into Pinellas race
Sunshine U.S. Chamber Backs David Jolly Over Alex Sink

Roll Call Goss Out, Benacquisto Running For Radel Seat
Politico Florida legislator Lizbeth Benacquisto vies for Trey Radel seat

MICHIGAN

WSJ Detroit Sues Over Debt Deals
Crain's Detroit sues over pension debt deal that quickened bankruptcy

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico Senate hopeful in N.C. faces lawsuit

WaPo Lost your bid to be an ‘American Idol’? Try Congress. It’s easier.
Politico Renee Ellmers mocks Clay Aiken’s singing

VIRGINIA

Hill Three file against Gillespie for Va. Senate

NEW HAMPSHIRE



WaPo Wondering if Scott Brown is serious about running in New Hampshire?
Union Leader Penguin Plunge raises $600,000 over weekend
Union Leader New poll finds Shaheen, Brown in dead heat

NEW YORK

WSJ New York State Senator Charged With Lying to FBI

CALIFORNIA

LA Times More campaigns pit one political party against itself

GEORGIA


Hill GOP poll: Gingrey leads in Ga. Senate primary

MASSACHUSETTS

Politico Massachusetts Republicans see 2014 opportunity in Obamacare flaws









 



 

February 3, 2014



NATIONAL

WaPo HealthCare.gov can’t handle appeals of enrollment errors
WSJ Cantor: Expect 2014 Vote on a GOP Health Law
Michael Barone How ObamaCare Misreads America

WTimes Ryan: Border security No. 1 priority for GOP on immigration
WSJ The Price of Unilateral Rule: Obama's disdain for the law may kill immigration reform

WTimes New Homeland official was key figure in Pennsylvania corruption case

WSJ Robert Bryce: The Real Climate 'Deniers' Are the Greens

Robert Samuelson Myth-making about economic inequality

NYT Battles Loom in Many States Over What to Do With Budget Surpluses

WaPo OpEd: A ‘veto’ attorneys general shouldn’t wield

Hill House Republicans pivot in search of a positive message
Hill Ryan blasts Obama on executive orders

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ Early Drive for Clinton Unsettles Democrats
NatJ How Progressives Will Pull Hillary Leftward

NewsMax Hill: Rubio Gaining as GOP Establishment's Preferred 2016 Choice

Politico 2016 contenders off and running in the money race



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Republicans Take Wait-And-See Approach to Latest Christie Allegations
Alany TU Top Republicans say they stand by NJ Gov. Christie
Hill Report: Christie to speak at CPAC next month
Politico Subpoenaed Christie staffer Christina Renna resigns

FLORIDA

Tampa Bay Times For Pinellas congressional debate, a viewer's guide

PENNSYLVANIA

Allentown MC Sources: Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski exiting governor's race

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer Tillis’ Senate bid walks tightrope with tea party activists

COLORADO

Fox CO Senate race serves as test for Tea Party, GOP in another attempt to win chamber

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WMUR Poll shows favorabilty drop for Shaheen, but she still leads

NEW YORK

NYT Editorial: Gov. Cuomo’s Cleanup Campaign

TEXAS

NYT Texas Republicans Vying for Lieutenant Governor Lean Heavily Right

OKLAHOMA

Harper Polling James Lankford leads his two competitors by 36%

ALABAMA

WTimes Sen. Sessions: ‘Dependable conservative’ and President Obama’s No. 1 gadfly

ILLINOIS

NYT Ex-Chicago Mayor Daley Still in Intensive Care




 



 

February 2, 2014



NATIONAL

Fox Path emerges toward compromise on immigration, but major obstacles remain
WaPo Why the House GOP immigration plan is more sweet spot than political wasteland
WaPo Editorial: House GOP leaders coax their colleagues to move on immigration
Ross Douthat The G.O.P.’s Immigration Delusion

Hill Republican senators leaning toward special prosecutor in IRS probe

NYT Law Doesn’t End Revolving Door on Capitol Hill

NYT Glitches in State Exchanges Give G.O.P. a Cudgel

NYT Fund-Raising by G.O.P. Rebels Outpaces Party Establishment
WTimes Prominent tea party groups raise almost $8M in last six months of fiscal year 2013

PRESIDENTIAL

WaPo Republicans face 2016 turmoil
Hill GOP insiders back Rubio in 2016
Fiscal Times Christie's Crisis Paves the Way for Walker in 2016
Boston Mag Five Reasons Scott Brown Will Run for President



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Christie's Office Attacks Claims of Ex-Ally's Lawyer
NYT Chris Christie’s Office Targets Former Ally in a Memo
WaPo Chris Christie slams David Wildstein in e-mail to supporters
Politico Chris Christie attacks N.Y. Times, David Wildstein
NY Post Christie booed, jeered at Times Square Super Bowl kickoff event
Fox George Will on Christie scandal: The 'damage has been done'

Hill Menendez sets up legal fund in ethics probe

FLORIDA

WaPo Special election to fill Radel’s seat slated for June, with April primary

PENNSYLVANIA

CBS Philly Pennsylvania Republican Leaders Endorse Corbett For Re-Election
PennLive Pa. GOP committee unanimously endorses Corbett-Cawley ticket for governor

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch Kasich’s fundraising total dwarfs FitzGerald’s
Cleveland PD Gov. John Kasich begins re-election year with $7.9 million in bank

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Snyder's Super Bowl ad touts him as 'Michigan's Comeback Kid'

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Observer Abortion question divides North Carolina’s U.S. Senate candidates

VIRGINIA

Richmond TD GOP’s Stuart criticizes Senate Democrats’ rules change

WISCONSIN

WMTV Walker asks Obama to help ease propane shortage

COLORADO

Fox Denver GOP U.S. Senate hopefuls struggle on fundraising front

IOWA

Salena Zito Iowa's GOP family feud

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Townhall NH Poll: Shaheen: 44; Brown: 44

TEXAS

Star-Telegram Tarrant County money plays role in Texas gubernatorial race

GEORGIA


CBS Atlanta State GOP Lawmakers defend Deal after storm fiasco

LOUISIANA

NYT Landrieu Is Re-elected Mayor of New Orleans
Times-Picayune Mitch Landrieu sails to second term as mayor of New Orleans

ILLINOIS

Hill Former Chicago mayor Daley hospitalized

ALASKA

ADN Begich can't slip Obama's shadows in his quest for re-election


 



 

February 1, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ House GOP Uncertain of What Strings to Attach to a Debt Ceiling Increase
WaPo House Republicans might propose canceling ‘Obamacare bailouts’ to raise debt limit
NPR After 3-Day Retreat, GOP Battle Plan Still Only An Outline
NYT After Meeting, Republicans Seem Unsure of Way Forward

WSJ Obama Signals He Would Back House GOP Immigration Framework
NYT House G.O.P.’s Immigration Plan Presents Tough Choices for Obama
Hill Obama’s immigration strategy is to give room to House GOP
Rush Limbaugh Amnesty is Suicide for GOP -- and America
Rush Limbaugh Just Say No, Republicans

Fox Keystone review mutes environmental concerns, raises pressure on Obama
Examiner State Department gives Keystone XL a passing environmental grade

Examiner John Boehner reins in rank and file with midterms looming

WTimes Watchdogs sue FEC over Rove’s Crossroads PAC

Politico Sunday talk show tip sheet



NEW JERSEY

WaPo Former aide accuses Christie of lying about bridge scandal
WSJ New Jersey Gov. Christie Knew of Bridge Lane Closures, Attorney Says
NYT Ex-Port Authority Official Says ‘Evidence Exists’ Christie Knew About Lane Closings
WTimes Chris Christie knew about lane closures, ex-official claims
Hill Giuliani: Latest Christie charge not ‘bombshell’
Politico No end to scandal in sight for Chris Christie
NatJ Stick a Fork in Chris Christie
NYDN Editorial: Put Christie under oath

FLORIDA

Hill Gov. Scott sets special election to replace Radel

MICHIGAN

WSJ Why the Rest of Michigan Isn't Singing the Motown Blues

VIRGINIA

Roll Call Comstock Gets Boost From House Republican Women

WISCONSIN

Politico Scott Walker raises $5.1M in 2nd half of 2013

KANSAS

Roll Call Obama’s Cousin Hopes to Stop President From ‘Destroying America’

NEW YORK

Buffalo News Trump lays down conditions for GOP
Buffalo News Trump gets warm welcome, but question of candidacy remains

George Will A progressive battle in upstate New York

CALIFORNIA

Roll Call Democrats Begin to Flood Race to Replace Waxman

TEXAS

Breitbart Ted Cruz Amasses Enormous Fundraising Stockpile Throughout 2013

Hill Sessions blows away foe in fundraising

OKLAHOMA

WSJ Tom Coburn: The Doctor Who Is Sick of Washington

TENNESSEE

Hill Alexander has $3.18M cash for reelection fight

KENTUCKY

WSJ Grimes Nearly Matches McConnell in 4Q Money Race








 



 

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