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February 21, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Obama Budget Plans Reflects Partisan Lines
NYT Obama’s Budget Omits Trims to Social Security
WaPo With 2015 budget request, Obama will call for an end to era of austerity
WTimes Feeling pressure from the left, Obama backs off of Social Security cuts in budget
Examiner Obama's budget won't shrink cost-of-living increase

NYT Public Sector Cuts Part-Time Shifts to Bypass Insurance Law

Hill Boehner: I’d rather kill myself than raise the minimum wage

Charlie Cook Why Money Is the Wrong Measure in Political Races

Politico Election landscape boosts GOP govs

HOUSE

Examiner Quiet campaigning for House GOP leadership underway

SENATE

Daily Caller Cruz dodges question about supporting McConnell for leader
Examiner Ted Cruz: GOP leadership used 'trickery' on debt limit vote
Hill Republicans take debt ceiling to the limit
WSJ Strassel: Another Misguided Cruz Missile
WaPo In 2014 midterms, parties see different issues and states as path to Senate majority

PRESIDENTIAL

WaPo Is Scott Walker still the 2016 dark horse GOP candidate?
Politico The Walker scandal snoozer

Hill Perry to make decision about 2016 in 18 months

Toledo Blade Ohio poll picks Hillary Clinton over GOP
Columbus Dispatch Ohioans favor Clinton over Kasich in 2016 poll
Politico Hillary Clinton favorability at 59 percent



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Christie Hosts First Town Hall Since Scandal
NYT A Cold Welcome for Christie in a Setting He Once Ruled
WaPo At N.J. town hall, Christie’s focus is on Sandy, not scandal
WT Water under the bridge? Big money haul keeps Christie’s leadership role at RGA safe
NYT 2 Former Christie Aides Who Ignored Subpoenas Are Ordered to Court

FLORIDA

DC David Jolly looks to give Republicans first congressional win in 2014
Tampa Bay Times Absentee votes cast so far spell trouble for David Jolly

PENNSYLVANIA

Politico Pennsylvania governor’s race: Democratic field vs. Tom Corbett grows by 1
Pittsburgh PG Wagner joins crowded field of Democrats seeking nomination for governor

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch Ohio GOP moves to reduce early voting

VIRGINIA

WaPo Expanded Medicaid will be subject of forced vote by Republicans in Va. House

NEBRASKA

Fox Neb. ruling mires Keystone XL in legal limbo

COLORADO

NYT Colorado Expects to Reap Tax Bonanza From Legal Marijuana Sales

NEW YORK

NY Post Time to end Trump’s gubernatorial sideshow

CALIFORNIA

Politico GOP Hill aide: I can win in Calif.

TEXAS

WTimes Rick Perry slams Ted Nugent for calling Obama a ‘subhuman mongrel’
Politico Rand Paul: Ted Nugent should apologize
Howard Kurtz Ted Nugent, Wendy Davis and CNN: The politics of inflammatory speech

Politico Texas tea party sours on Stockman

GEORGIA


AJC Suddenly, John Boehner is a liability in Georgia

MISSISSIPPI

Hill Club for Growth hits Cochran in two new ads

TENNESSEE

James Taranto Count to Nein: Just who was interfering in the VW workers' vote?









 



 

February 20, 2014



NATIONAL

Karl Rove Democrats Change Their ObamaCare Strategy
Dan Henninger ObamaCare is the Dem's unworkable contraption of nonperformance
Ann Coulter New Obama Promise: If You Like Your Life, You Can Keep It

NatJ The Obamacare Enrollment Crash Is Coming
WSJ Grassley Scolds HHS Over Health Law Guidance
WSJ The Medicare Advantage Democrats
Reuters U.S. health insurers brace for new steep Medicare cuts

NYT As Obama Vows to Act on Climate Change, Justices Weigh His Approach
WSJ McNider and Christy: Why Kerry Is Flat Wrong on Climate Change

James Taranto Unions vs. Dems: A difference of opinion about IRS suppression of speech

NYT Labor Leaders See Focus on Wages as Key to Union and Democratic Victories

WSJ Fed Puts Rate Increase on the Radar

SENATE


WSJ Democrats Take Aim at Early Flurry of GOP Ads
WaPo The Koch Brothers plan to expand the 2014 map
Roll Call America Rising Names Top Opposition Research Targets for 2014

PRESIDENTIAL

AJC South looks at 2016 "SEC Primary"
Politico Georgia official wants ‘SEC primary’
Peach Pundit Kemp proposes southeast regional presidential primary

Politico Rick Perry to Iowa next week

Rush Limbaugh What Will Young People Think About the Clintons We Remember?



NEW JERSEY

WSJ A Portrait of a Traffic Mess: Fort Lee Documents Show Scope of Anger

FLORIDA

WaPo Survival of a salesman: Former Fla. gov Charlie Crist tries to get back where he was

OHIO

Quinnipiac Ohio Gov Can't Break Free Of Unknown Challenger

MICHIGAN

Politico Senate battle in Michigan: Whiskey and sled rides

VIRGINIA

Fox Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to file motion to drop indictment against him, wife

WISCONSIN

Milwaukee JS Emails link Scott Walker to secret email system
WSJ Documents Released in Probe of Scott Walker’s Former Aide
NYT Aides’ Emails Provide Detailed Look at Wisconsin’s Governor
Politico Dems hope emails embarrass Scott Walker
US News Gov. Walker downplays release of criminal investigation records on campaign work
WaPo The six things we learned today about Scott Walker from newly released e-mails
DC Scott Walker ordered chief-of-staff to fire doctor for past life as thong model

NEBRASKA

Omaha Court strikes down Nebraska law that allowed Keystone XL pipeline
WaPo Nebraska judge strikes down legislature’s move allowing Keystone XL route
Fox Judge strikes down Nebraska law that allowed Keystone pipeline to proceed through state

COLORADO

Fox Colorado governor reveals plan to spend marijuana tax revenue

NEVADA

Politico Harry Reid: Prostitution may hurt RNC bid

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico Fox News: Scott Brown's contract renewed

NEW YORK

WSJ Astorino: Trump should end 'circus' on governor
Albany TU Astorino scoffs at Trump’s claims of statewide support
Rochester D&C Astorino to Trump: "This circus stuff has got to come to an end"
NYDN Westchester Exec Rob Astorino Says Donald Trump Not Nearly As Popular As He Claims
Jewish Voice Trump Toys With Gubernatorial Run, Again

Roll Call Republican Launches Third House Bid in New York

CALIFORNIA

Fox $687M proposed to help Calif. drought as clock ticks on communities' water supplies

NatJ California's Obamacare Program Is Succeeding--Just Not Among Latinos

TEXAS

Politico Sarah Palin backs Greg Abbott, Katrina Pierson in Texas
Politico Wendy Davis fundraising off Ted Nugent

WSJ Bush's Nephew Courts Hispanics in Texas
Dallas News At a glance: State’s top primary races

Fox Republicans look to Texas in effort to appeal to Hispanic voters
WSJ GOP Outreach, Texas-style
WaPo How to make a winning campaign ad in Texas

OKLAHOMA

Roll Call T.W. Shannon Releases First Ad in Oklahoma Senate Special (Video)

GEORGIA


Politico New super PAC to aid Georgia governor

KENTUCKY

Hill Bevin hits McConnell on guns, earmarks in ads

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe In early going, governor’s race in flux
NatJ How Martha Coakley Could Lose Again








 



 

February 19, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Hurting the 0.3%: CBO says a $10.10 minimum wage could cost 500,000 jobs
WaPo Minimum-wage hike would help alleviate poverty, but could kill jobs, CBO reports
WSJ Raising Minimum Wage Reduces Jobs, Poverty, Study Says
NYT Minimum Wage Increase Would Have Mixed Effects, C.B.O. Report Says
Danbury News Minimum wage report puts Democrats on defensive

WSJ Health Law's Impact Has Only Begun
NYT Obama’s Vote-Getting Tactics Struggle to Find the Uninsured
Human Events There is no ‘fix’ for ObamaCare

Dick Morris Obama vs. First Amendment
Jonah Goldberg The Shrinking Imperialist President
Rush Limbaugh Obama Desperate to Reverse Bad Polls as Midterm Election Looms

Kathleen Parker The GOP’s flash of brilliance

HOUSE

NatJ How John Boehner Spared Democrats Their Own Civil War
DC Rep. Louie Gohmert launches conservative PAC to defend candidates against GOP attacks

SENATE

National Review Mudslide in Republican Senate Primaries
Roll Call Carney: Democrats Will Not Lose the Senate
Politico Senate outlook: GOP or Dem edge?
Politico NRSC raised $4.62 million in January
Politico DSCC raised $6.55 million in January

PRESIDENTIAL

Politico Mike Huckabee to Iowa FFC event
Hill Huckabee to keynote Iowa conservative confab

Politico Paul Ryan keeping 2016 options open

WaPo Walker, eyeing 2016, faces fallout from investigations: ex-aide’s e-mails are released

Rush Limbaugh Why Bill Clinton's Personal Life Matters



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Former Christie Officials Press Fight Against Subpoenas
NYT Former Aides to Christie Again Reject a Subpoena
NatJ Why Senate Republicans Still Want Christie on Their Side

NYT Holt, Science Advocate From New Jersey, Won’t Seek Re-election to Congress
Roll Call New Jersey Democrats Mull Future of Rush Holt Seat
Politico New Jersey Democrat Rush Holt to quit House
Star-Ledger After 15 years, 'rocket scientist' Rep. Rush Holt says he won't run again

FLORIDA

WSJ American Crossroads Launches Ad Campaign in Florida House Race
WaPo Outside spending tops $4 million in Florida special election
Sunshine Karl Rove's PAC Doubles Down on David Jolly Over Alex Sink
TB Times Jolly campaign announces support from female voters

PENNSYLVANIA

PhillyMag Corbett Launching TV Ads Today

OHIO

CPD Race tightens between Gov. John Kasich and Ed FitzGerald, new Quinnipiac poll shows
Columbus Dispatch FitzGerald’s campaign problems not hurting much with voters, poll says

Toledo Blade 'Joe the Plumber' Wurzelbacher gets union job with Chrysler Group

MICHIGAN

Examiner Terri Lynn Land's fake I.D. problem follows her in 2014 Michigan Senate race

NORTH CAROLINA

News&Observer Tillis ‘chomping at the bit’ to tout his record

VIRGINIA

WTimes Editorial: Gillespie gaining on Warner in Senate race in Va.

WISCONSIN

Townhall Liberal group looking to take Wisconsin’s John Doe national

MINNESOTA

StarTribune Minnesota Poll: Among partisans, Franken remains a polarizing figure
Tenn Laughing all the way to the bank: Al Franken visits Nashville for campaign fund-raiser
MinnPost WaPo's Jennifer Rubin talks up mystery man McFadden
Jen Rubin Fighting Franken
Austin DH Poll: Franken approval at 55 percent
PoliticsMN New Polls Show Strong Support for Dayton & Franken

COLORADO

Tribune Buck releases ‘Ken Cares’ videos to show his support for women

IOWA

Weekly Standard Iowa Senate Primary Poll: Jacobs 22, Ernst 11, Whitaker 8, Undecided 50

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico Scott Brown, Fox News split up
WBUR Will He Or Won’t He? N.H. Weighs Brown’s Senate Bid Flirtation

NEW YORK

NY Post Time to end Donald Trump’s gubernatorial sideshow

Newsday Al D'Amato's influence broadens as his Park Strategies firm grows

CALIFORNIA

WaPo Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Calif.) won’t seek reelection
Politico California Democrat Gloria Negrete McLeod quitting House
LA Times Democratic Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod of Chino won't seek reelection
Hill Ex-Rep. Baca bashes 'bimbo' Negrete McLeod, won't run for seat
SB Sun Rep. McLeod announces run for San Bernardino County supervisor
LA Times Gloria Negrete McLeod becomes sixth California House member to quit
WaPo Why it stinks to be a Member of Congress -- especially one from California

TEXAS



NYT Candidate for Texas Governor Stands By Outspoken Musician
Politico Greg Abbott sings Nugent praises

GEORGIA


AJC Paul Broun and the GOP ‘promotion’ of socialist government

MISSISSIPPI

Examiner Senior Republican Sen. Thad Cochran says he doesn't 'know a lot about' the Tea Party
Politico Mississippi 2014 Senate election: Anatomy of a takedown

ILLINOIS

NYT Ex-U.S. Lawmaker Charged With Pornography Possession in Zimbabwe (Mel Reynolds)
Daily Beast America’s Most Perverted Ex-Congressman

TENNESSEE


WSJ Holman Jenkins: The UAW Never Had a Chance

ARKANSAS

WaPo In new Arkansas ad, Dems tar Republican gubernatorial candidate as an insider

HAWAII

NatJ Hawaii Polls Demand a Critical Eye
Politico Poll: Hawaii governor primary close















 



 

February 18, 2014



NATIONAL

NYT Retreat on Debt Fight Seen as G.O.P. Campaign Salvo

NatJ Democrats in Denial Over Obamacare
Rush Limbaugh Limbaugh to Millennials: Pay the Fine

Hill Five years later, Boehner blasts stimulus
Wash Free Beacon The 10 Most Outrageous Stimulus Projects
Rush Limbaugh Why Isn't Anyone Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of the Great Obama Stimulus?

NYT Financier Plans Big Ad Campaign on Climate Change

Politico Mega-donors plan GOP war council

Peter Wehner The Tea Party’s Gift to American Politics
Rush Limbaugh Caddell Bombshell: GOP Establishment Wants the IRS to Go After the Tea Party

WSJ James Piereson: The Truth About the 'One Percent'

HOUSE

WaPo Congressional Republicans are focused on calming their divided ranks
NatJ The Republican Civil War Is Abating
WTimes Future Speaker? Cantor builds profile as GOP alternative

PRESIDENTIAL

Charlie Cook Will She or Won't She?
Byron York Why Hillary Clinton's past is fair game in presidential race
NY Post Cuomo’s presidential tweet looks like a dig at Hillary Clinton
DC Days after Univision announces Clinton partnership, network owner says Hill presidency his dream
Rush Limbaugh Rove, Romney Caution Against Attacking Hillary; Charlie Cook Asks If She's Too Old
Rush Limbaugh Will Michelle Steal It from Hil?



NEW JERSEY

Examiner Chris Christie to shake GOP money tree in New York on Tuesday

FLORIDA

Tampa Bay Times Debate isn't until next week, but it looks as if David Jolly already won
Sunshine David Jolly receives bipartisan endorsement from 15 Pinellas County mayors

PENNSYLVANIA

WTimes DHS official Marrone used private eye to spy on future PA governor Rendell

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch FitzGerald’s attacks lack traction

MICHIGAN

DFP Snyder leads in governor's race, Land stronger in run for U.S. Senate, poll shows

KANSAS

Hill Is Roberts still in Kansas anymore?

NEW YORK

WTimes Secession movement in New York pushes for Big Apple to split from Upstate

CALIFORNIA

HE Obama’s anti-science California drought crusade

TEXAS

Politico Greg Abbott under fire for Ted Nugent invite

Thomas Sowell Cruz Control?

TENNESSEE

Rush Limbaugh UAW Goes Down to Defeat in Tennessee

KENTUCKY

Politico Rand Paul’s Republican revolution

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe A year in, Rep. Kennedy charts his own course

HAWAII

Hill Dean group gives Schatz first Senate endorsement of 2014



 



 

February 17, 2014



NATIONAL

NYT On Health Act, Democrats Run to Mend What G.O.P. Aims to End
WTimes Obama’s executive actions can backfire on Dems if GOP takes the White House

WSJ McCain Presses for Immigration Overhaul This Year
WTimes High rate of approval for ‘dreamers’ vexes critics of immigration reform

WaPo Does John Boehner still want to be House speaker?

National Review Voter ID and Gun Rights

Larry Summers Changing the tax code could help curb inequality
Robert Samuelson Economists in the dark

PRESIDENTIAL

Hill Rove: Dems fear Christie
WTimes Catching up to Clinton no easy feat for 2016 rivals
WTimes Rove: No point in dredging up Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky ahead of 2016
Fox Republicans warn against 2016 strategy that goes overboard on attacking Clintons' political past



NEW JERSEY

Hill Christie’s connections to bridge closure grow
DC Karl Rove raises Dem’s Joe the Plumber staff scandal during argument over Christie

FLORIDA

Sunshine Of Course Alex Sink Doesn't Want to Debate on National TV

PENNSYLVANIA

Mercury Pension reform must be priority for Pennsylvania

OHIO

Massillon Style, stances of Governor Kasich evolving
AP Ohio's GOP Gov. Kasich softens style, rankles conservatives with some surprise policy positions

HE Boehner GOP primary foe: Speaker is what is wrong in DC

MICHIGAN

WSJ Trouble for Democrats in Michigan?

NORTH CAROLINA

Hill NC gov.: ‘Clean up environment’ for consensus on climate

WISCONSIN

Politico Walker tax cuts build resume, divide state

MINNESOTA

Hill In first, Minnesota poll finds Obama unpopular

NEVADA

Examiner Las Vegas hopes to bring GOP convention to 'Sin City'

TEXAS

Dallas MN Cornyn won’t pay a price for defying Ted Cruz on budget ceiling vote
HE Texas GOP poll: Cornyn 43% leads Stockman 28%; Failure to garner 50% triggers run off
Hill Tea Party challengers fizzle in Texas

GEORGIA


Politico Georgia debates guns at airports

ARIZONA

Daily Caller Meet the gubernatorial candidate who stood up to the NSA and the Chinese




 



 

February 16, 2014



NATIONAL

NatJ GOP Strategists: Don't Bet the House on Obamacare

WaPo For Democrats looking to post-Obama era, how populist a future?

WSJ Sunday Talk Preview: GOP’s Future, Weather



NEW JERSEY

CNN Christie vacationing in Puerto Rico

FLORIDA

Fox Florida's Crist takes heat for more flip flops in Dem run for governor

Politico Alex Sink rejects NBC, Chuck Todd for debate
Tampa Bay Times Parties watch Obamacare's effect on Alex Sink's House race

PENNSYLVANIA

Patriot-News Tom Corbett campaign takes on jobs, taxes in new radio ad

OHIO

Cleveland PD Both Kasich and Portman eying possible national runs in 2016
Cleveland PD John Kasich's gubernatorial (and presidential) playbook is all about jobs

MICHIGAN

Detroit FP Suddenly, Michigan Republican Terri Lynn Land building steam in Senate race

NORTH CAROLINA

Newsmax Americans for Prosperity Launches New Attack Ad on NC's Hagan

COLORADO

KUNC Poll Suggests Tight Colorado Senate Race

IOWA

Hill Conservative leader Vander Platts turns down Iowa Senate run

NEW HAMPSHIRE

eMag NH Poll: Jeb Bush Leads Cristie, Paul, and Cruz. Scott Brown Leads Bob Smith

NEW YORK

Bob McCarthy State GOP playing ‘chicken game’

CALIFORNIA

Fox GOP challengers see opportunity in California water crisis

TEXAS

HChron For Governor, Greg Abbott is the clear choice for GOP primary voters
Dallas News Editorial: We recommend Abbott in GOP race for Texas governor
AP Wendy Davis Says She Supports Gay Marriage

SOUTH CAROLINA

Hilton Head SC poised to elect first black candidate to statewide office

GEORGIA


NorthGA U.S. Senate candidates gearing up for Gainesville debate Sat
AJC A brewing fight in Georgia governor’s race over Medicaid expansion

ALABAMA

AL Divided and endangered, Alabama Democrats struggle to survive

TENNESSEE

WSJ Corker's Campaign Behind Union Rejection

KENTUCKY

Politico Mitch McConnell on debt ceiling: I ‘protect’ the country

ARKANSAS

Arkansas News Pryor questions private option amendments

WEST VIRGINIA

Register-Herald Capito wants to make a bigger footprint in W.Va.

ALASKA

Hot Air At Begich’s request, Obama administration creating an envoy-to-the-Arctic position



 



 

February 15, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ At the ObamaCare Improv

WaPo Obama to propose $1 billion to prepare for climate change
Politico Obama to propose $1 billion climate fund
Fox Krauthammer: Climate change is not political, it’s a 'religion'

Examiner Obama: Immigration reform will get done 'before my presidency is over'

WSJ Michael Mukasey: What Holder Isn't Saying About Letting Felons Vote

WaPo The top 10 reasons to keep political ambassadors

HOUSE

WaPo Nancy Pelosi persists, even as the House Democrats’ prospects fade
WaPo Despite whispers to the contrary, 2014 is going to look a lot like 2010

NatJ Republicans' New Fundraising Magnet: Justin Timberlake

PRESIDENTIAL

WTimes Rand Paul: GOP ‘will not win again in my lifetime’ the presidency, absent change

WaPo Ted Cruz isn’t planning to be in the Senate for very long
Hill Cruz to get hero's welcome in Iowa and New Hampshire
HChron Senator Ted Cruz Came In Like A Wrecking Ball
SF Chron Cruz Senate Provocation Goes Unpunished as Tools Ineffective

Hill Conan O'Brien airs mock Joe Biden ad for 2016


Politico Sunday talk show tip sheet



NEW JERSEY

Examiner Chris Christie will speak to GOP mega-donors next month

FLORIDA

Tampa Bay Times Jolly says Sink is 'out of touch' for comment on Obamacare job loss

OHIO

Newsnet5 Cleveland quietly prepares push to host the 2016 Republican National Convention

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Dean of U.S. House Dingell weighs 30th re-election bid

NORTH CAROLINA

FayObserver Kay Hagan slightly trails GOP rivals, latest Public Policy Polling says

KANSAS

Hill Roberts questions Wolf's ties to Kansas in new ad

TEXAS

Hill Long-shot Texas Senate contender calls McConnell a 'turtle' in anti-Cornyn ad

LOUISIANA

WSJ GOP Lawmaker Loses Leadership Post Over Flood Moves

TENNESSEE

WaPo Auto union loses historic election at Volkswagen plant in Tennessee

KENTUCKY

WaPo Despite debt limit vote, Kentucky conservatives sticking with McConnell
Examiner Mitch McConnell's surprise debt limit vote may help, not hurt, re-election bid

ARKANSAS

Examiner Tom Cotton team pranks Mark Pryor's website blooper

WaPo Judge temporarily blocks executions in Arkansas

MONTANA

RGJ Gov. says he told Reid Mont. Senate nomination was 'none of your business'
Roll Call Governor to Reid: ‘None of Your Damn Business’ Who I Appoint to Senate




 



 

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