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January 21, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Republicans Widen Push to Pick Up Senate Seats
WaPo Boehner, Pelosi losing their right-hand men with Latham and Miller retiring from House
NYT Parties Seize On Abortion Issues in Midterm Race

WSJ The Young and the ObamaCare-less

Jon Kyl A Rare Chance to Lower Litigation Costs

Examiner EXography: Unfunded public employee pensions are driving state debts skyward

WSJ Barbara Bush Still Not Sold on Jeb in 2016

Larry Sabato Hillary's No Slam Dunk in 2016



NEW JERSEY

WTimes Tested by scandal, N.J. Gov. Christie to be sworn in again
Fox Christie to preach small government, bipartisanship in second inaugural address
NYT Lieutenant Governor Calls Hoboken Mayor’s Claims ‘Illogical’
ABC Christie Aide Calls Hoboken Mayor’s Claim ‘Libelous’
Rush Limbaugh Which Woman is Lying in New Jersey?
NYDN Barbara Buono, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie's electoral opponent, says he runs a bully state

TEXAS

NYT Accused of Blurring Facts of Stirring Life Story, Texas Lawmaker Offers Chronology
USA Today Report: Wendy Davis admits to flubbing bio details
Human Events The embellished life of Wendy Davis
Breitbart Media Taking It Slow and Easy on Wendy Davis' Bogus Biography
Ed Morrissey Wendy Davis autobiography underwent some … revisions
Rush Limbaugh Wendy Davis Made Up Her Life Story
Daily Caller Report: Texas Democratic candidate’s real ‘Texas Story’
WaPo How much will Wendy Davis’s bio gaffe matter?
Politico Wendy Davis hits back at questions about bio

OKLAHOMA

WSJ Race to Fill Coburn’s Seat Begins
WTimes Conservative groups hit Lankford as lawmaker announces bid for Coburn’s Senate seat
WSJ Coburn's Principles

FLORIDA

Politico Florida House special election 2014: DCCC hits David Jolly over lobby past

Politico Jim Messina to aid Charlie Crist

MICHIGAN

Detroit News: Editorial: RNC must dump Dave Agema

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico Hagan raises $2 million in 4th quarter of 2013

VIRGINIA

Charlie Cook Crazy Like a Fox? Former RNC Chair Ed Gillespie has little to lose

IOWA

WaPo Iowa’s Republican governor opens assault on his state party

NEW YORK

Fred Dicker GOP blasts Cuomo’s comments on conservatives
Michael Gerson Andrew Cuomo silences the opposition
Rush Limbaugh Cuomo to Conservatives: Get Out of NY
Albany TU Cuomo counsel sends open letter rebutting Dicker column

Buffalo News Top WNY Republicans meet with Trump, ask key questions

 



 

January 20, 2014



NATIONAL

WaPo The Democratic Party’s uphill path to 270 electoral votes in 2016

WSJ Obama's Political Surveillance

National Review The Working Rich
Paul Krugman The Undeserving Rich

WaPo As Clinton finishes new memoir, the battle to define her State Department legacy heats up
NatJ Hillary Clinton Super PAC Starting to Look More Like the Obama Machine

New Yorker On and off the road with Barack Obama
WSJ The Best of the Obama Profile in the New Yorker
WaPo 17 highlights from the New Yorker’s 17,000-word profile on Obama

Roll Call GOP Frets About Year-End Fundraising Thanks to Shutdown

NYT A Loophole Allows Lawmakers to Reel In Trips and Donations

John Fund Winning the Fight for Voter-ID



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Christie Seeks to Leave Bridge Scandal Behind
WaPo NJ mayor ratchets up allegation against Christie
WaPo NJ mayor: Sandy aid ultimatum came from Christie
NYT U.S. Attorney Said to Meet With Hoboken Mayor
Politico GOP activists side with Chris Christie over media
NYT Governor Tells Donors: ‘Come See Me Next Year’
WaPo Chris Christie’s 1994 ad was too tough (and inaccurate) for Jersey
Thomas Sowell Why Christie is better than Obama

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Union Leader Despite 'Bridgegate,' poll says Granite State Republicans like Chris Christie

FLORIDA

Hill Rep. Young's widow 'disgusted' with Sink

TB Times The next 12 months will shape Marco Rubio's choice for 2016

MICHIGAN

Examiner State aid for Detroit may be tough sell in Michigan's Capitol

NORTH CAROLINA

WSJ Court Rejects North Carolina Law on Abortion Ultrasounds

VIRGINIA

RedState Terry McAuliffe allegedly sold ABC board seat to ‘Republican’ Boyd Marcus
WaPo Va. consultant Boyd Marcus’s case shows how money trumps principles in politics today
Richmond TD GOP infighting: Gospel lessons

Hill Bush vets eye office as former president's image rebounds
WaPo GOP takes a lesson from Democrats in attempt to retake control of the Senate

MINNESOTA

Pioneer Press In race to take on Al Franken, 2 different paths

NEW YORK

NY Post Gov. Cuomo to conservatives: Leave NY!
NYT Majority of New York Voters Say They Would Re-Elect Cuomo, Poll Finds
NYT Cuomo’s Budget Is Said to Push for Ethics Reform
LoHud Cuomo masters campaign finance, yet would reform it

TEXAS

Dallas News As Wendy Davis touts life story in race for governor, key facts blurred
WaPo Wendy Davis admits to fuzzy facts in bio

OKLAHOMA

Hill Lankford to run for Coburn's seat; Pruitt, Cole out
Roll Call Lankford Seeks Senate as Cole Declines in Oklahoma
Wikipedia James Lankford bio
Examiner Timothy P. Carney: Tom Coburn caused fear and loathing on Capitol Hill
WTimes Big shoes for Republicans to fill with Tom Coburn’s early departure from Senate

SOUTH CAROLINA

Breitbart SC Tea Party Convention: Louie Gohmert Calls Tea Party to Fight GOP Establishment

GEORGIA


AJC Republicans consider a more prominent MLK presence at state Capitol












 



 

January 19, 2014



NATIONAL

Fox It's time to investigate the bogus IRS 'investigation'

NYT Film Gives a Peek at the Romney Who Never Quite Won Over Voters
ABC Romney Attends Sundance Premiere of 'MITT'
NYT An Interview With Mitt Romney

Ross Douthat At Last, Conservative Reform

Commentary Obama Can't Help Dems Keep Senate
Hill Expanded 2014 Senate map boosts GOP confidence

Salena Zito '6-year itch' could fortify GOP grip in the U.S. House

Dan Balz With battleground states feeling blue, GOP faces uphill path to 270 in 2016



NEW JERSEY



WSJ Christie Tries to Shake Bridge Scandal While on Florida Fundraising Trip
WSJ Another Mayor Makes Allegations Against Gov. Chris Christie's Office
NYT G.O.P. Advice for Christie: Pick a Better Team
WaPo Democratic mayors who backed Christie struggled to weigh politics vs. local needs

FLORIDA

Sunshine Florida's Special Election Darling Sinks to Top With Out-of-District Cash

SOUTH CAROLINA

P&C Tuition based on parents’ immigration status may be headed for court fight

PENNSYLVANIA

Philly Ruling on Pa. voter ID unlikely to be the last word

NEW YORK

Albany TU Casey Seiler: Resolved: Trump won't run
Niagara Gazette Glynn: If Trump runs, it's sure to be a short race
Oneida Indicted New York state senator says he’ll run anyway

TEXAS

SA John Cornyn is shadow boxing conservatives in Senate primary race

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa World 10 possible candidates to fill Sen. Tom Coburn's shoes




 



 

January 18, 2014



NATIONAL

Fox President Obama signs $1.1 trillion government spending bill
WTimes Fed budget bill to cost taxpayers $3M per word

Hill GOP urges call of action on jobs, economy

WSJ Exchanges See Little Progress on Uninsured
Examiner A conservative case for universal coverage
James Taranto Just the Flacks: Wonkblog sells out
Rush Limbaugh AP: Mean, Partisan Republicans "Maintain an Election-Year Spotlight" on Obamacare

WSJ Obama's Political Surveillance
NYT Obama Outlines Calibrated Curbs on Phone Spying

NYT Standstill on Farm Bill May Revive 1949 Rules

WTimes Supreme Court to decide on warrantless cell phone searches

George Will Government should not force people into unions

WTimes Historic clash: Obama, Rand Paul fight over privacy — and Paul Revere

NYT The Forgotten Virtues of Tammany Hall

WaPo ‘MITT’ documentary offers rare, intimate look at Mitt Romney’s six-year quest for presidency

Politico Sunday talk show tip sheet



NEW JERSEY

WaPo Flurry of subpoenas in New Jersey bridge flap
WTimes Dems subpoena records from Christie’s office, campaign in bridge scandal
WSJ Christie's Scandal Strategy Is Standard, Legal Experts Say
WaPo Romney says Christie has handled bridge scandal well
Politico Romneyworld buzzes over Chris Christie troubles

FLORIDA

Roll Call DCCC Makes Major TV Buy in Florida House Special
Politico Florida House special election 2014: DCCC to spend $200k on Florida race

PENNSYLVANIA

CBS Judge strikes down photo ID requirement for Pa. voters
NYT Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Struck Down as Judge Cites Burden on Citizens
Allentown MC Commonwealth Court judge bans enforcement of Voter ID law
Pittsburgh PG Pennsylvania judge strikes down state's voter ID law

VIRGINIA

NatJ Meet a Rare Republican Candidate Touting His Connections to George W. Bush
Allysia Finley Gillespie Gives GOP Hope in Virginia

WISCONSIN

NYT Two Senators Have Little but a State in Common

NEW YORK

NYT Leaders Begin City’s Left Turn With Sick Pay Proposal
Grover Norquist Will New York City become the next Detroit?

OKLAHOMA

Roll Call Special Election Dates Set to Replace Coburn
Hill Jockeying to succeed Coburn in high-gear
Hill Coburn likely to back Lankford as successor
Hill Club for Growth pans Lankford, Cole for Coburn seat
WSJ Coburn’s Potential Successors Face Tough Choice
WaPo The race for Coburn’s seat could attract a lot of interest. Here’s who to watch
Politico GOP free-for-all for Coburn seat?
WaPo Here’s how the Coburn special election will work

ARIZONA

WaPo Arizona session preview: Rethinking child protection

OREGON

Examiner Ron Wyden: A liberal who cuts deals with Republicans
























 



 

January 17, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Senate Clears $1.012 Trillion Spending Bill on a 72-26 Vote
WaPo Senate sends Obama a bill to fund the government until October
Dallas News Congress gives final approval to spending bill, but battles not over
NatJ Republicans Quietly Talk About Skipping Next Budget

NatJ Senate GOP Forming Plan to Tie Up Debt Limit, Again

WSJ GOP Leaders Set to Embrace Legal Status for Immigrants
Hill Obama to Dems: Boehner will pass immigration reform in 2014

Hill House eyes farm bill vote after recess

WSJ GOP Escalates Criticism of Obama Administration on Trade Bill

WTimes Rep. Sensenbrenner pushes bill to update Voting Rights Act

Hill Watchdogs sue FEC, demand investigation of Karl Rove group

James Taranto Free Speech Quackery

Charles Krauthammer How in good conscience?

Rush Limbaugh GOP Elites Were Never Reaganites

Kim Strassel IRS Targeting and 2014

NatJ 10 Super PACs You've Never Heard of That Will Make News in 2014



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Christie's Trip Will Gauge Scandal Fallout
Hill Poll: Christie continues to top GOP field in NH
WTimes New Jersey lawmakers probe Christie’s handling of Bridgegate
NYT A Hiring by Christie Raises Questions Over Cooperation
NYT Christie Lawyer Is Known for His Aggressive Tactics
WaPo Bridge scandal looms over Chris Christie’s visit to post-Sandy Jersey Shore
WTimes Charm offensive: Christie actively wooed Democrats in 2013 race
Politico Romneyworld buzzes over Christie troubles
Rush Limbaugh Media Declares Victory Over Christie

FLORIDA

Roll Call NRCC Spends Almost $100,000 in Florida Special Election

PENNSYLVANIA

Examiner Pennsylvania GOP sets stage for public sector union reform

MICHIGAN

NYT Lawmakers Weigh Aid for Detroit on Pensions

Detroit News Snyder calls for tax relief, more education aid

VIRGINIA

WSJ Gillespie Announces Senate Run in Virginia
Roll Call Gillespie Announces Virginia Senate Campaign
Hill Gillespie puts Va. in play for GOP
WaPo How Senate Republicans stole Democrats’ recruiting strategy

NEW YORK

Buffalo News Trump: ‘I can put up $200 million if I want’ for a gubernatorial campaign

CALIFORNIA

Fox California guv scrambles to save bullet train, floats cap-and-trade scheme

Roll Call McKeon Formally Announces Retirement

OKLAHOMA

WSJ Coburn Set to Retire From U.S. Senate
WaPo Tom Coburn announces plans to retire
WTimes Oklahoma’s Sen. Coburn, battling cancer, stepping down before term ends
Tulsa World Sen. Tom Coburn to resign at year's end
NewsOK Sen. Tom Coburn to resign at the end of current Congress
NYT Coburn to Leave Senate at Year’s End
Reuters Oklahoma Senator Coburn, battling cancer, to resign at year end

SOUTH CAROLINA

WaPo South Carolina could soon see its biggest government restructuring in 20 years

LOUISIANA

Hill Landrieu challenger Hollis launches first ad

KENTUCKY

WSJ McConnell Launches Pre-Emptive Strike on EPA

Fox Kentucky house passes bill restoring some felons' voting rights

WEST VIRGINIA

Examiner Natalie Tennant fundraiser goes on as planned despite West Virginia's water crisis








 



 

January 16, 2014



NATIONAL

WTimes Obama admin bungled Benghazi, could have prevented attack: report
WSJ Senate Panel Says Benghazi Attack Was Preventable
NYT Benghazi Attack Called Avoidable in Senate Report
WaPo Senate report: Attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi could have been prevented

CBS House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill, sends to Senate
NYT In Defeat for Tea Party, House Passes $1.1 Trillion Budget
WTimes House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill with bipartisan backing
WSJ Stopgap Budget Clears Congress

WSJ David Malpass: How Big Government Drives Inequality

NYT Federal Judge Upholds Health Care Subsidies
WaPo Judge upholds health law subsidies
WSJ Judge Rejects Challenge to Health-Care Law Subsidies

Fox Investigate the investigators? GOP lawmakers urge probe of IRS scandal review

WaPo Crossroads GPS probably broke election law, FEC lawyers concluded

NYT U.S. to Expand Rules Limiting Use of Profiling by Federal Agents

WSJ Lawmaker Retirements to Hit Centrist Ranks

WaPo Republican governors taking comfort in improving economic conditions

Karl Rove Independents Will Decide The 2014 Elections
Politico Retirements hurt Democrats’ House prospects
NatJ House GOP at 2014 Crossroads: Go Big, or Keep Quiet?
NatJ NRCC Blacklists Conservative Firm Jamestown for Fighting Republican Incumbents

NatJ Koch Brothers Investing Millions for Republican Senate Takeover



NEW JERSEY

NBC Poll: Christie cruising through bridge scandal (so far)
WaPo Christie, aides plan comeback campaign after bridge flap
Hill A.B. Stoddard: Christie still a contender
Las Vegas Sun Blagojevich prosecutor to lead NJ scandal inquiry
Politico Chris Christie’s high-stakes weekend
Dan Henninger Chris Christie Is an Amateur
Ann Coulter Is Chris Christie Less Believable Than Tawana Brawley?

FLORIDA

WaPo Alex Sink and the art of the family commercial

PENNSYLVANIA

Roll Call Republican Announces Bid for Gerlach Seat in Pennsylvania

NORTH CAROLINA

Examiner Obama visits North Carolina -- without Sen. Kay Hagan

VIRGINIA

WSJ Virginia Democrat Moran to Retire From House
WaPo Longtime Northern Virginia Democratic congressman James Moran to retire
WTimes Moran retirement adds to Northern Virginia’s loss of clout on Capitol Hill

WISCONSIN

Fox Conservative to Wisconsin prosecutors: Shut down secret probe or face civil rights lawsuit

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WSJ Poll Shows Scott Brown in Tight Race — If He Runs

WaPo The N.H. House just became the first state body to OK pot sales, group says

NEW YORK

Albany TU Cuomo 2014 will have to squeak by with $33.3M

Roll Call Paul Ryan Endorses Candidate in Competitive New York House Race

CALIFORNIA

LA Times California Rep. Howard McKeon to announce retirement
WaPo Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) to retire
Politico Buck McKeon won’t seek reelection
Politico Weighing retirement, Buck McKeon backs Mac Thornberry

TEXAS

NatJ Ted Cruz Is Losing His Grip on the GOP

MISSISSIPPI

Roll Call Cochran Baits Primary Hook With Catfish Fight

ALASKA

Hill Top Alaska Republican praises Begich







 



 

January 15, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Budget Deal Gives Parties a Break From Fiscal Combat
WSJ With No Fuss, House Passes 3-Day Funding Extension
NYT $1.1 Trillion Bill to Avoid Federal Shutdown Covers Many Local Interests
Human Events The spending bill: 1,582 pages of dismay

WSJ Senate Fails to Advance Bill Extending Benefits for Long-Term Unemployed
NYT Unemployment Extension Is Stalled, With 2 Proposals Defeated in the Senate

WTimes Appeals Court strikes down ‘net neutrality’ enforcement
WSJ Court Tosses FCC's 'Net Neutrality' Rules
NYT Rebuffing F.C.C. in ‘Net Neutrality’ Case, Court Allows Streaming Deals
WaPo Court strikes down FCC ‘net neutrality’ rule
Examiner Net neutrality ruling cheered by congressional Republicans

WTimes Obama ‘won’t be waiting on Congress,’ plans more executive orders to advance agenda

NYT Ads Attacking on Health Law Stagger Outspent Democrats
James Taranto ObamaCare's Sex Problem
Dick Morris Obama bails out insurers

Examiner GOP pounces on IRS probe with criminal charges unlikely

NatJ Inside Boehner's Election-Year Immigration Strategy

WSJ Rep. Camp Seeks to Halt IRS Curbs on Some Groups’ Political Activities

Fox Questions arise over Obama's pick for Justice post

NYT After Flurry of Changes, Some States Ease Up

Politico Obama’s plan to save the Senate



FLORIDA

NYT Aide to Late Lawmaker Wins a House Primary in Florida
Sarasota HT Jolly wins GOP primary in Pinellas County
Roll Call David Jolly Wins GOP Special Election Primary
DJ Ex-Young aide David Jolly wins GOP primary to replace late congressman; faces Sink in March

PENNSYLVANIA

Fox Pennsylvania lawmakers advance bill to punish 'revenge porn'

NORTH CAROLINA

Examiner Obama to make manufacturing push in North Carolina
Roll Call White House Defends Hagan Skipping Obama N.C. Event
Politico Poll: Kay Hagan behind GOP opponents

WISCONSIN

Rush Limbaugh Scott Walker Showed Us How It's Done

COLORADO

Hill Udall has $4.7M cash on hand for reelection

NEW YORK

WSJ New York Rep. Bill Owens to Retire
Politico New York Democrat Bill Owens to retire from House
NYT Another Democrat in Tight House District Won’t Run Again
WaPo Rep. Bill Owens (D-N.Y.) will retire
Roll Call Bill Owens to Retire From Congress

TEXAS

Fox Democrat Wendy Davis reports raising $12.5M in Texas gubernatorial race
Examiner Wendy Davis brings in $12 million in bid for Texas governor
Politico Wendy Davis, Greg Abbott raising big money

OKLAHOMA

WSJ Judge Rejects Oklahoma's Ban on Same-Sex Marriages
Reuters U.S. judge rules Oklahoma gay marriage ban unconstitutional

LOUISIANA

Roll Call Louisiana Senate Contenders Race to Fund Flood Insurance Bill

NEW JERSEY

WTimes Stronger than the Storm: Murky details cloud winning bid in Christie ad furor
Fox Chris Christie Dissing Democrats: Is scandal coverage out of control?
Rush Christie Lesson: Republicans Can't Get Into the DC Elite Club No Matter What They Do

Roll Call New Jersey Republicans Wrestle With Steve Lonegan












 



 

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