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February 28, 2014



NATIONAL

Peggy Noonan America and the Aggressive Left

Kim Strassel All the President's IRS Agents

James Taranto Divided They Stand: Are Republicans "deeply split" or "more flexible"?
Michael Gerson Republicans deal with a tea party hangover

Charlie Cook Uneasy Days for the Economy

NYT Post-Filibuster, Obama Faces New Anger Over Judicial Choices

PRESIDENTIAL

DC Whispers persist that Hillary won’t run: Health may be worse than disclosed



NEW JERSEY

Boston Globe GOP event with Christie, Romney raises $1m
NYT U.S. Prosecutors Interview Christie’s Spokesman

FLORIDA

Fox Florida special election a test for ObamaCare?
Roll Call Sink Tops Jolly in Florida Special-Election Fundraising

Human Events Marco Rubio destroys apologists

PENNSYLVANIA

Allysia Finley GOP Trouble in Pennsylvania

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Debbie Dingell plans 3-stop congressional campaign kickoff

COLORADO

WSJ All Eyes on Colorado
Roll Call Udall Campaign Hits Gardner for ‘Shady Scheme’
Roll Call Tea Party Group Doubles Down on Colorado Senate Race
Roll Call Ken Buck Drops Senate Bid to Run for Cory Gardner’s Seat

IOWA

DC Iowa Republicans want their old caucus winner back in 2016

CALIFORNIA

SacBee California Gov. Jerry Brown to run for reelection
LA Times Jerry Brown announces campaign for fourth term as California governor
WSJ California Gov. Brown to Run for Re-Election
NYT Brown Seeks Fourth Term as Governor of California
WaPo In California, Governor Moonbeam goes mainstream

ARIZONA

WSJ Democratic Arizona Rep. Ed Pastor to Retire
WaPo After veto in Arizona, conservatives vow to fight for religious liberties








 



 

February 27, 2014



NATIONAL

NYT Despite Rifts, G.O.P. Has Election Edge, Poll Finds

WSJ Obama Proposes Highway-Repair Program
NYT Seeking Money for Aging Infrastructure, Obama Looks at Tax Changes

NYT No Conflict of Interest Found in Favorable Review of Keystone Pipeline

NYT Sweeping Tax Overhaul Plan Would Bring Big Changes
WSJ Tax Reform for Growth: Dave Camp's plan would yield $700B in extra 'dynamic' revenue

WSJ Bradley A. Smith: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal
Fox Ex-IRS official Lerner's attorney says no Hill testimony without immunity or court order

Karl Rove The Endless Benghazi Coverup

James Taranto Our Overregulated Government

NatJ Obama's Former Budget Ace Fights to Hide His Finances

Ann Coulter Raise the Minimum Wage to $14 An Hour Using This One Weird Trick!

SENATE

WSJ GOP's Senate Strategy Boosted by Switch in Colorado
NYT Gardner to Oppose Udall, Complicating Democrats’ Senate Hopes
NatJ Gardner's Run Shows GOP Expects a Promising Year

PRESIDENTIAL

CBS Jeb Bush, Rand Paul top GOP's 2016 presidential wish list: Poll
Concord Monitor Former Florida governor Jeb Bush's chances in N.H. for 2016
Fox Rand Paul vs. Ted Cruz: Why one of them is winning over the press
Hill Poll: Huckabee leads GOP field in Iowa

NYT Most Democrats Want Clinton to Run in 2016
CBS Hillary Clinton in 2016: Inevitable, again?
Politico Joe Biden in Winter



COLORADO



CBS Denver Gardner To Challenge Udall In Senate Race, Ken Buck Out
Politico Cory Gardner to run for Senate in Colorado
Wikipedia Cory Gardner bio

NEW JERSEY

Politico Chris Christie faces new uproar in state’s largest city
News12 Gov. Chris Christie defends pension reform, promises fix at Long Hill town hall

FLORIDA

Politico Poll: Alex Sink, David Jolly in tight race
Rush Limbaugh Dem Candidate: Without Amnesty, We'll Have No Maids and Landscapers

OHIO

Politico Sherrod Brown: ‘Mean spiritedness’ in GOP

NORTH CAROLINA

Roll Call GOP Operatives Fundraise to Oust House Republican

NEW YORK

NYT Cuomo, Up for 2nd Term, Tries to Steer G.O.P. as It Picks His Rival

TEXAS

NYT U.S. Judge Strikes Down Texas Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
Politico Greg Abbott to appeal gay marriage ruling
Wikipedia Greg Abbott bio

SOUTH CAROLINA

Roll Call Poll: Lindsey Graham Close to Avoiding Runoff

KENTUCKY

Roll Call McConnell Says Bill Clinton Is His Electoral Rabbit’s Foot

ARIZONA

WSJ Arizona Governor Vetoes Service-Refusal Bill
NYT Arizona’s Governor Vetoes Right to Deny Services to Gays
Fox Gov vetoes controversial bill allowing religious beliefs as defense for denying service
Rich Lowry Brewer's Foolish Veto
Fox Prominent Republicans call for Gov. Brewer to veto bill allowing denial of service to gays
Rush Limbaugh What's Really Going on in Arizona?
Rush Limbaugh Hilarious! Media Makes Me the Villain for Pointing Out Bullying of Jan Brewer

MONTANA

WSJ Montana Democrats Attack Daines Over Birthplace

ALASKA

Roll Call Manchin Heading to Alaska for Begich Fundraiser




















 



 

February 26, 2014



NATIONAL

NYT White House Meeting Turns Into a Lightning Round for Obama and Boehner
WaPo Obama and Boehner meet at White House, but no one expects much
Hill Obama, Boehner achieve little at reunion

WSJ Congressman Aims to Bridge Party Gap With Tax Plan
NYT G.O.P. Tax Plan Seeks Lower Rates and Fewer Brackets, Aides Say
WaPo The GOP’s new tax-cutting plan still hits the rich
Rep. Dave Camp Dave Camp: How to Fix Our Appalling Tax Code
WTimes McConnell: ‘No hope’ for tax reform this year
NatJ Why the Republican Tax Reform Proposal Is Likely Going Nowhere

WSJ Panel Seeks New Testimony by Former IRS Official Over Tea-Party Targeting
WTimes House panel to compel Lerner to testify on IRS targeting of Tea Party

Dick Morris Obama’s secret strategy

SENATE

WSJ Bill Clinton's Midterm Election Role to Grow
Fox Big risks, big rewards as Bubba hits the trail

PRESIDENTIAL

NatJ Rand Paul Is the GOP's Early Presidential Front-Runner
NatJ Scott Walker's 2016 Roadblock: Winning Reelection in 2014

Howard Kurtz The age of Hillary: Is it fair to question whether she’s too old to run?
Politico The Clinton library's secret files



KENTUCKY



WaPo Bill Clinton begins campaign for Democrats in 2014 midterms
Politico Bill Clinton hits Mitch McConnell at Alison Lundergan Grimes event
Hill Clinton: Lundergan Grimes is Ky.'s future
NYT Ex-President Ventures Where Some Might Not
Politico Paul slams Clinton-Grimes event

NEW JERSEY



NYT Christie’s Budget Proposes Sacrifices but No Big Solution to Labor Costs

FLORIDA

NatJ GOP Poll: David Jolly, Alex Sink Neck-and-Neck in Florida's Special Election
Sunshine David Jolly Wins Police Endorsement in CD 13

PENNSYLVANIA

Quinnipiac Wolf Tops Corbett By 19 Points In Pennsylvania Gov Race

OHIO

Toledo Blade State of the State

MICHIGAN

WSJ Debbie Dingell to Run for Husband’s House Seat
WSJ The House That John Built

NORTH CAROLINA

News & Observer Hagan makes re-election bid official, dodges health care
Charlotte Observer The biggest flaw with Hagan’s Senate bid
BizJ New NC polling firm finds Hagan with lead in Senate race

NEW YORK

Albany TU Paladino says Trump ‘has gut with a killer instinct’

TEXAS

Politico Cruz’s next battle

LOUISIANA

Kathleen Parker Bobby Jindal comes out swinging

ARIZONA

NatJ Mitt Romney: Veto of Arizona's Antigay Bill 'Is Right'

NYT After Career of Firsts in Air Force, G.O.P. Challenger Has a New Mission








 



 

February 25, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Bipartisanship Among Governors Splinters At White House
WaPo Obama’s meeting with governors hits rough patch with talk of National Guard cuts
Examiner 2016 contender Bobby Jindal calls out Obama during White House visit
Politico Bobby Jindal, Dannel Malloy tangle outside White House

WSJ Hagel's Military Budget Focuses on Changing Threats
WaPo Pentagon blueprint would cut Army size as military adjusts to leaner budgets

WaPo Republicans seek political cover to accept Medicaid expansion money

WSJ Toomey and Williams: The Justice Nominee and The Cop Killer

WSJ Justices Divided on EPA Greenhouse-Gas Case
WaPo Supreme Court divided on whether EPA has overreached on greenhouse gas rules
NYT For the Supreme Court, a Case Poses a Puzzle on the E.P.A.’s Authority
Dallas Justices appear divided on Texas case against EPA
Fox Supreme Court appears divided in battle over EPA climate regs
Hill Justice Kennedy skeptical of EPA's powers

NYT Public Pension Tabs Multiply as States Defer Costs and Hard Choices

Rothenberg There’s No Good Time for the GOP on Immigration

NYT G.O.P. Leaders Draw Re-election Challenges From the Right

HOUSE

Examiner Obama, John Boehner to meet Tuesday in Oval Office
WSJ Cantor Pushes the GOP to Spell Out Its Agenda
WSJ House GOP Tax Overhaul Would Cut Capital Gains, Dividend Rates
WaPo House GOP tax plan would lower rates but also hit high earners with a surtax
WSJ Gramm and Solon: Suddenly, an Opening for Tax Reform

SENATE

Hill Cantor: GOP will win back Senate this year

WSJ Tea Party Faces Test of Its Clout in Primaries
WaPo The tea party Senate hopefuls are stumbling. Why?
NatJ Under Attack From the Establishment, Tea-Party Candidacies Fizzling
Jen Rubin Radical candidates self-destruct

WSJ Club for Growth Gives Cruz, Lee and 4 Other Lawmakers 100% Ratings

PRESIDENTIAL

Fox Biden sidesteps question about 2016 plans on NBC's 'Late Night'



NEW JERSEY

Hill Christie's approval below 50 percent in NJ
CNN Christie’s poll numbers still tumbling
Rush Limbaugh Christie Still Craves Springsteen's Love

FLORIDA

Tampa Bay Times David Jolly killed a man
Politico David Jolly acknowledges fatal 1989 crash
Roll Call Alex Sink Hit With New Ad From NRCC

OHIO

WaPo Support for gay marriage hits 50 percent in Ohio

MICHIGAN

WSJ Michigan Rep. John Dingell to Retire
NYT John Dingell to Retire After Nearly 60 Years in House
Detroit News Debbie Dingell expected to run for husband's congressional seat
Roll Call Will Debbie Dingell Succeed Her Husband in Congress?
Wikipedia Debbie Dingell bio

Detroit News Dingell, Levin departures will shift Michigan's clout

NORTH CAROLINA

Roll Call N.C. Conservatives in a Race to a Runoff

VIRGINIA

WTimes Federal probe finds McAuliffe’s commerce secretary improperly lobbied Congress

NEW YORK

Syracuse PS Donald Trump is coming to Syracuse
Fred Dicker Republican Rob Astorino to announce run for governor
Michael Caputo Cuomo Puts Cons Before Kids: How About Helping Law Abiding Students?
NYDN Cuomo Holds Commanding Lead Over Potential GOP Rivals Even As His Numbers Drop

NYT What Is a Majority Vote in the State Senate? The Answer Goes Beyond Simple Math

CALIFORNIA

Allysia Finley California Tax Rush

GEORGIA


Hill GOP businessman drops Georgia Senate bid to challenge Barrow

ILLINOIS

NatJ Fight Begins for Key Battleground House Seat in Illinois

KENTUCKY

Hill McConnell crushing GOP rival

ARIZONA

Fox Arizona bill letting businesses deny service for religious reasons sparks heated debate
Arizona Republic Brewer pressed to veto SB 1062
NYT Governor of Arizona Is Pressed to Veto Bill
CBS John McCain: I hope Jan Brewer vetoes gay bill
NYT Editorial: A License to Discriminate
New Republic These "Religious Freedom" Bills Are the New Stand-Your-Ground Laws

HAWAII

Honolulu Civic Beat Civil Beat Poll — Hawaii's U.S. Senate Race In 'Holding Pattern'







 



 

February 24, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Governors Sound Off on Their 2016 Plans
Fox Governors battle over same issues as Washington: ObamaCare, jobs, wage hikes

Examiner House this week to take on IRS and Obama regulations, executive actions

NYT Panel Seeks Greater Disclosures on Pension Health

NYT In the DeMint Era at Heritage, a Shift From Policy to Politics

Robert Samuelson Make jobs, not propaganda
Paul Krugman Health Care Horror Hooey

SENATE

Hill Matthews: GOP could pick up 10 Senate seats



NEW JERSEY

Reuters New Jersey's Christie presents budget under political, fiscal cloud
Star-Ledger Christie's new budget could have drastic effect on NJ residents

FLORIDA

PNJ Health law ups ante in Fla. House race

PENNSYLVANIA

Politico Tom Corbett: Don’t count me out

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch State of the state: Strong job growth but high unemployment, poverty
Crain's Editorial: Is 'Ohio's Comeback Story' fact or Kasich propaganda?

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Dingell could announce retirement today at chamber address

WISCONSIN

Examiner Gov. Scott Walker refutes campaign law violation allegations

KANSAS

DC GOP senate candidate Milton Wolf posted graphic X-rays of gunshot victims on Facebook

GEORGIA


Hill Collins sticks by ‘all politics is local’ maxim

KENTUCKY

WaPo In Kentucky Senate race, Bill Clinton plays a starring role
CJ Rand Paul, Bill Clinton will be factors in Kentucky Senate race
Politico Steve Beshear: Alison Lundergan Grimes better off without Barack Obama
NBC McConnell Sharpens His Game for Two-Front Battle
Boston Globe 2 sides target Mitch McConnell in Ky. Senate race
ABC Important Week in the Kentucky Senate Race as New Matt Bevin Ad Hits Mitch McConnell

MASSACHUSETTS

Politico Deval Patrick open to White House bid




 



 

February 23, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ GOP Governors Rely on Their Records
Dan Balz Governors’ races offer a barometer for 2016
Fox Democratic and GOP governors face off in Washington over minimum wage hike
WTimes GOP lawmakers, trade groups rail against proposed Medicare Advantage cuts

Salena Zito Giving up on Washington

NYT Editorial: What the Stimulus Accomplished

WSJ Sunday Talk Preview: Governors in Spotlight

PRESIDENTIAL

WaPo Romney to fundraise with Christie in Boston
Hill Can Romney boost Christie's campaign?
WSJ Fellow GOP Governors Defend Christie
Politico Christie doesn’t meet the press in D.C.

NatJ Rick Santorum Plots His Return

Hill Benghazi justice could help Hillary run
Star Parker Clintons' past is fair game for Republicans concerned about traditional values



FLORIDA

St. Pete Trib House District 13 battle boils down to 3 choices
Tampa Bay Times Republican lead in absentee ballots too slim to comfort Jolly
Capital Hill Blue Obamacare a key issue in early House race

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh TR The curious case of Corbett's deleted emails

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch Kasich has a hit with State of the State road show
Toledo Blade Ohio’s campaign for governor needs to get better
Toledo Blade Kasich signs early voting bills that get rid of 'Golden Week'

MICHIGAN

WaPo Detroit’s bankruptcy plan slashes some pensions by a third

NORTH CAROLINA

Shelby Star Poll: Alexander leads head-to-head Senate race with Hagan

WISCONSIN

Examiner Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Released documents are 'old news'

NYT Wisconsin’s Legacy for Unions

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico Scott Brown keeps everyone guessing

KENTUCKY

WaPo Why Matt Bevin has fizzled




 



 

February 22, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Niall Ferguson: America's Global Retreat

Examiner House Republicans aim to block Obama's executive action agenda
Hill Cantor releases House GOP agenda

Chicago Tribune Court rules against Notre Dame in health care law appeal
WSJ Court Rules Against Notre Dame in Contraception Case

WSJ The EPA 'Spy' and Double Standards

Andrew McCarthy Debt-Ceiling Surrender

WSJ As Midterm Elections Loom, the Aisle Gets Wider

WaPo Nation’s governors meet in D.C. this weekend to test the chilly bipartisan waters
WSJ 2014 Governors’ Races Provide Drama for 2016

WSJ The Money Race: DCCC Outpaces NRCC; RNC Bests DNC

PRESIDENTIAL

Hill Perry: I'm not shy about 2016 thoughts

WTimes Hillary Clinton enjoys high favorability ratings, better than Joe Biden’s, poll shows
Rush Limbaugh Who Does Hillary Think is Losing the Information War?

Politico Jay Nixon won’t rule out 2016 run


Politico Sunday talk show tip sheet



NEW JERSEY

WTimes Feds take back $7.6M grant from N.J. after Christie doesn’t submit health plan

FLORIDA

Hill Absentee ballots show tight Fla. special contest

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Detroit bankruptcy exit plan: Pension cuts, millions for blight
WaPo Detroit files plan to fix debt, leave bankruptcy

NORTH CAROLINA

Roll Call N.C. Conservatives in a Race to a Runoff

WISCONSIN

Human Events Scott Walker responds to attacks by cutting taxes, again

KANSAS

Hill Poll: Roberts numbers drop in Kansas

COLORADO

WaPo Colorado governor urges other states to ‘be cautious’ about pot legalization

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Hill Shaheen expands lead over Scott Brown

NEW YORK

Michael Caputo Don't Run, Mr. Trump Too Many Snakes in the Elephant Grass

CALIFORNIA

James Taranto What's on Second? The Ninth. Gun rights advance in California.

Fox Calif. senator charged in big corruption case
LA Times California Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, brother charged in FBI probe

TEXAS

HChron Nugent apologizes for Obama insult
NYT Ted Nugent Apologizes for Obama Insult
WaPo Why Rand Paul’s denouncement of Ted Nugent matters
AP Nugent backlash reveals rare misstep for Texas GOP

Roll Call Texas Pols File Fundraising Reports Before Primary

SOUTH CAROLINA

NYT G.O.P. Congressman in South Carolina Takes a Risk With a Foray Into Immigration

GEORGIA


Weekly Standard Georgia Senate Primary Poll: A 5-Way Tie

INDIANA

WSJ Interview: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Taxes, Jobs, Gay Marriage (Video)

KENTUCKY

NYT Challenger in Kentucky Sets Sights on Senate Heavyweight
Hill Bill Clinton hits trail for Lundergan Grimes

ARIZONA

NYT Religious Right in Arizona Cheers Bill Allowing Businesses to Refuse to Serve Gays

MONTANA

WaPo Being appointed a senator doesn’t help you win the next election

ALASKA

NatJ Americans for Prosperity Launches Major Ad Buy in Alaska








 



 

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