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WaPo Top 15 gubernatorial races of 2014



February 7, 2014


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


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


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?


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


WTimes Crist accused of trading money for judges


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


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


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


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


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


Fox House Ethics Committee considering probe of Rep. Mullin

Examiner An interview with Sen. Tom Coburn


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


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


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.


NatJ Begich Personifies Democratic Divide on Climate

WTimes Alaska primed to become third state to legalize retail marijuana



February 6, 2014


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


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


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


George Will The stakes of Florida’s special election


Detroit News Rick Snyder faces battle with GOP over tax cuts

NYT Editorial: Detroit’s Immigration Solution


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


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


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


Politico Scott Brown cuts ties with Newsmax


NYT Tech Industry Flexes Muscle in California Race


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


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


Roll Call Pryor Launches TV Ads Aimed at Cotton Record


Roll Call Super PAC TV Ad Touts Dan Sullivan in Alaska



February 5, 2014


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


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


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


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


Tampa Trib District 13 candidates away for fundraisers


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


Roll Call Conservative Considering Bid for Wolf Seat in Virginia

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


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


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


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


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


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



February 4, 2014


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


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?


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


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


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


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


Hill Three file against Gillespie for Va. Senate


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


WSJ New York State Senator Charged With Lying to FBI


LA Times More campaigns pit one political party against itself


Hill GOP poll: Gingrey leads in Ga. Senate primary


Politico Massachusetts Republicans see 2014 opportunity in Obamacare flaws



February 3, 2014


WaPo 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


NYT Editorial: Gov. Cuomo’s Cleanup Campaign


NYT Texas Republicans Vying for Lieutenant Governor Lean Heavily Right


Harper Polling James Lankford leads his two competitors by 36%


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


NYT Ex-Chicago Mayor Daley Still in Intensive Care



February 2, 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


WMTV Walker asks Obama to help ease propane shortage


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


Salena Zito Iowa's GOP family feud


Townhall NH Poll: Shaheen: 44; Brown: 44


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


CBS Atlanta State GOP Lawmakers defend Deal after storm fiasco


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


Hill Former Chicago mayor Daley hospitalized


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



February 1, 2014


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


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


Hill Gov. Scott sets special election to replace Radel


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


Roll Call Comstock Gets Boost From House Republican Women


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


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


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


Roll Call Democrats Begin to Flood Race to Replace Waxman


Breitbart Ted Cruz Amasses Enormous Fundraising Stockpile Throughout 2013

Hill Sessions blows away foe in fundraising


WSJ Tom Coburn: The Doctor Who Is Sick of Washington


Hill Alexander has $3.18M cash for reelection fight


WSJ Grimes Nearly Matches McConnell in 4Q Money Race



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