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June 6-7, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Burwell Confirmed as Health and Human Services Secretary
NYT Burwell Wins Confirmation as Secretary of Health
WaPo Senate confirms Sylvia Mathews Burwell as new secretary of HHS
Examiner Five reasons why Sylvia Mathews Burwell's nomination sailed through the Senate
Wikipedia Sylvia Mathews Burwell bio

WTimes 2 million fewer than thought will pay Obamacare penalty

Michael Gerson Going for his legacy
Tom DeLay A new level of outrage in Bowe Bergdahl debacle
Charles Krauthammer Free him, then try him

Hill GOP leader: Climate change science ‘not known’
Paul Krugman The Climate Domino

HOUSE


Hill Shift in strategy for GOP on mental health reform

SENATE

NYT Senators Reach Accord Easing Worries Over Veterans’ Health Measure
WaPo Senators reach bipartisan deal on bill to fix VA
Hill Sanders, McCain reach deal to fix VA

WSJ Pols’ Picks, Round 2: Who Will Win the Senate?
NatJ Obama Is Sabotaging Democratic Senate Hopes

PRESIDENTIAL


NYT Clinton’s Hectic Pace Acts as Retort to Health Fears
WaPo In new book, Clinton disavows Iraq vote and details differences with Obama on Syria
Hill What's in Clinton's book: Excerpts released
H Kurtz Hillary does People: How to unofficially run for president (and soften your image)



FLORIDA

Examiner The Florida Republican who is Veterans Affairs' worst nightmare

NORTH CAROLINA

Examiner This Libertarian pizza deliverer could cost Republicans the Senate

VIRGINIA

NYT Tea Partyer Takes Aim at Cantor in Va. Primary

MINNESOTA

Roll Call Minnesota Challenger Airs New TV Ad in Targeted House Race

IOWA

WSJ Iowa Senate Race Heats Up

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WaPo Scott Brown’s tenure as adviser to mysterious company worked out poorly for everyone
Boston Globe New doubt about firm Scott Brown advised

NEW YORK

Hill Not that Grimm?

CALIFORNIA

WSJ Kashkari Launches (Very) Broad Attack on Jerry Brown’s Record

Roll Call Democrats Claim Victory in California’s 31st District Primary

TEXAS

NYT Texas Republicans May Endorse Gay ‘Reparative’ Therapy

SOUTH CAROLINA

Roll Call Lindsey Graham Releases Last Ads Before GOP Primary

GEORGIA


Examiner Jack Kingston garners key endorsements in advance of Senate runoff election

MISSISSIPPI

WaPo Thad Cochran laughs off calls to drop out of Mississippi Senate race
Roll Call Thad Cochran Allies Revamp Message for Runoff (Video)
Charlie Cook The Mississippi Gamble

ILLINOIS

Politico Rahm Emanuel: D.C. hero, Chicago goat

NBC Speculation Builds on Michelle Obama Senate Run

KENTUCKY

Examiner Elaine Chao: Mitch McConnell's secret weapon

WEST VIRGINIA

Examiner Democrat Natalie Tennant's curious coal evolution








 



 

June 5, 2014



NATIONAL

George Will When a president goes rogue
Ann Coulter Bowe Bergdahl, Just Deserts
Byron York Outraged by Bergdahl case, fellow soldiers break secrecy pledge to tell story
Karl Rove The Still-Living Memories of D-Day

WTimes Congress twice rejected release of Taliban from Gitmo in trade for Bergdahl
Examiner Senators not buying Obama administration's explanations on prisoner swap
Fox Obama team on defense over Rice’s Bergdahl ‘honor’ comments
Hill Bergdahl deal explanations flop
WTimes Angry families of soldiers who died saving Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl demand truth
Examiner Lindsey Graham: Impeachment is on the table if Obama releases more detainees
WaPo Bowe Bergdahl is the new Benghazi — in almost all the ways Republicans would hope

HOUSE

WSJ House GOP Leaders Seek Veterans Agency Overhaul
NYT Boehner Calls for More Action on V.A. Scandal

SENATE

WSJ GOP to Obama: Ditch EPA Carbon Rule

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ Marco Rubio Wins a Big Chit for 2016
Examiner Are you Rand Paul, Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio?

WSJ Hillary Clinton Takes Cautious Stance Amid Bergdahl Backlash
Dick Morris Clinton’s new cover-up



NEW JERSEY

WaPo Jeff Bell was the New Jersey GOP Senate nominee in 1978. Also, in 2014.

FLORIDA

Roll Call Florida Redistricting Trial to Conclude Wednesday

VIRGINIA

WaPo Virginia’s McAuliffe has begun planning for Medicaid expansion
WaPo With no legislative approval, McAuliffe has begun planning for Medicaid expansion

SOUTH DAKOTA

WSJ Former U.S. Senate Candidate Annette Bosworth Arrested
NYT Senate Candidate Arrested After G.O.P. Primary Loss in South Dakota
Fox SD GOP Senate hopeful who decried 'hateful' rhetoric charged with violating campaign laws

COLORADO

Roll Call Cory Gardner Makes Major TV Buy in Colorado Senate Race

IOWA

WSJ Peeping Chick Takes on Pork in Iowa Senate Race
WaPo Will Joni Ernst be Iowa’s first female senator?
Roll Call Joni Ernst Money Chase Starts Now
WTimes Joni Ernst, a telegenic mother and Iraq vet, has Iowa Republicans hopeful

NEW YORK

NYT In Race for Rangel’s Seat, Top Rivals Promise Job Growth in Struggling Areas

NYT In Bribery Trial, Lawyer Says Queens State Senator Was Entrapped

CALIFORNIA

WSJ California's GOP Outbreak
NYT G.O.P. Nominee for Governor Faces an Uphill Climb in California

Roll Call Primary Results: California House Races

MISSISSIPPI

Fox GOP Sen. Cochran forced into runoff against Tea Party-backed challenger
Roll Call Thad Cochran Allies Revamp Message for Runoff
WTimes Grass-roots zeal favors tea party’s McDaniel over Cochran in Mississippi runoff
WaPo Tea party groups vow not to back down against Sen. Cochran in Republican runoff
NYT Democrats See a Break in a Gain for the Tea Party in Mississippi
NYT Incumbent in Mississippi Runoff Aims for More Than Just G.O.P. Votes
Hill Aide of Cochran foe under investigation
Dan Balz Sen. Cochran faces perilous fight in Mississippi runoff
Christine O'Donnell Attitude adjustment time for Tea Party, GOP bosses

KENTUCKY

Hill McConnell grows $2.8 million richer

OREGON

NYT Justices Reject Call to Halt Gay Marriages in Oregon


 



 

June 4, 2014



NATIONAL

James Taranto The left's bizarre defense of the Bergdahl deal

SENATE

WSJ Stranded Carbon Democrats

NYT Reid and McConnell Duel Over Proposed Amendment on Campaign Spending
WTimes Senate Democrats look to rewrite First Amendment in fight to limit campaign cash

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ Hillary Clinton in 2016: Tough on Foreign Policy, True to President Obama



IOWA



Fox Ernst wins in Iowa
Des Moines Register Ernst relishes big victory, starts her attack on Braley
ABC Hog-Castrating, Harley Davidson-Riding Joni Ernst Wins Iowa Senate Primary
MSNBC Joni Ernst wins IA GOP Senate nomination, will face Bruce Braley
NatJ Democrats Should Worry About Iowa
Examiner How Marco Rubio's political messaging guru sold Joni Ernst to Iowa Republicans
Wikipedia Joni Ernst bio

NatJ Iowa GOP House Race Heads to Unpredictable Convention
Des Moines Register Iowa's 3rd Congressional District GOP race heads to convention

CALIFORNIA



WSJ Neel Kashkari to Face Jerry Brown in California Governor's Race
NYT Kashkari Beats Tea Party Foe in California Governor Race
WTimes Jerry Brown will face Neel Kashkari for governor
Fox Former Treasury official Neel Kashkari wins California GOP gubernatorial primary
LA Times Gov. Jerry Brown takes easy lead, will face Neel Kashkari in November
NatJ California GOP Embraces Opportunity to Rebrand With Kashkari
Wikipedia Neel Kashkari bio

MISSISSIPPI

WSJ Mississippi GOP Senate Primary Goes Down to Wire
NYT Tea Party Challenge in Mississippi G.O.P. Primary Goes to the Wire
Fox Mississippi GOP Senate primary race too close to call
WaPo Sen. Cochran and tea party challenger in dead heat in Mississippi GOP primary
Reuters Republican Senate primary appears headed to runoff in Mississippi
Stu Rothenberg Thad Cochran’s Mississippi

SOUTH DAKOTA

Politico Mike Rounds, Rick Weiland win South Dakota nods
Hill Ex-governor coasts to Senate primary win
Wikipedia Mike Rounds bio

MONTANA

Helena Steve Daines wins Republican nomination for US Senate in Montana primary election
Billings Daines, Walsh advance in race for U.S. Senate
Roll Call Primary Results: Montana, South Dakota Races
Wikipedia Steve Daines bio

NEW MEXICO

Politico Allen Weh wins nod to challenge Tom Udall
SF Weh wins GOP nomination for US Senate
Abq Weh’s win pits him against Sen. Udall
Wikipedia Allen Weh bio

NEW JERSEY

Politico Jeff Bell wins N.J. Senate primary
NJ Jeff Bell to face Cory Booker after winning Republican U.S. Senate primary
WSJ Bell Wins GOP Contest, Now Challenges Booker for Senate
Wikipedia Jeff Bell bio

NJ 3rd congressional district: MacArthur beats Lonegan for Republican nomination
NYT In New Jersey, a Republican Nominee Will Try to Hold On to a Congressional Seat
Ballotpedia Tom MacArthur bio

MICHIGAN

NYT Michigan Senate Passes Plan to Ease Detroit Pension Cuts

NORTH CAROLINA

NYT Patrick Cannon, Former Mayor of Charlotte, Pleads Guilty to Fraud

NEW YORK

NYT Roy M. Goodman, New York State Senator for More Than 30 Years, Dies at 84

ILLINOIS

WaPo Illinois term limit amendment could end up on November ballot

KENTUCKY

WSJ Coal Fears Push Kentucky’s Grimes to Criticize Obama

ARKANSAS

NatJ Tom Cotton: Obama's Decision to Release Five Taliban Commanders Will Cost American Lives




 



 

June 3, 2014



NATIONAL

NYT Democrats in Coal Country Run From E.P.A.
WSJ EPA Plan Stokes Posturing in Midterm Elections
NYT Taking Page From Health Care Act, Obama Climate Plan Relies on States
WTimes New EPA carbon limits further natural gas boom at expense of coal
NYT Why Democrats Have Little to Lose in Taking On the Coal Industry
WSJ Carbon-Income Inequality: Obama's new energy rule is a huge tax on the middle class
NYT Nearing a Climate Legacy

Hill Tuesday night tests for GOP establishment

James Taranto The Mismeasure of Management
Michael Gerson Obama’s global war on straw men

Bradley Smith Congress Abetted the IRS Targeting of Conservatives

Charlie Cook Political Myopia

WSJ Republicans Grapple With the Rand Paul Conundrum

HOUSE


WaPo Republicans have a mandate for their Benghazi probe

SENATE

WaPo Senators prepare competing plans to fix VA
WSJ Is the VA in Need of a Major Overhaul?

Politico Senate GOP seeks Bergdahl hearing

PRESIDENTIAL

Hill Rand Paul headed to Texas

WSJ What We Can’t Know Now About Hillary Clinton’s Legacy at State
Examiner Hillary Clinton's Senate years curiously missing from her memoirs



NEW JERSEY

NYT Hoboken Mayor Gets U.S. Flood Money in Awkward Ceremony With Christie

NORTH CAROLINA

WRAL Ex-Charlotte mayor to plead guilty in corruption case

IOWA

NatJ Team Romney Looms Large in Iowa
Politico Marco Rubio’s Iowa play

NEW YORK

NYT Ex-Brooklyn Prosecutor Charles J. Hynes Accused of Misuse of Funds

NatJ American Crossroads Goes Negative Against Republican Candidate

CALIFORNIA

WSJ What’s Different About California’s Primaries
WaPo California is the Godzilla of voting
Politico California rivals game top-2 primaries

ALABAMA

WSJ Supreme Court Takes Up Appeal on Alabama Redistricting Plan

MISSISSIPPI

WSJ Mississippi Senate Race Intensifies
NYT Mississippi Primary Fight Is One of Geography as Well as Ideology
Fox Mississippi GOP Senate primary is dead heat amid claims of underhanded politics
Hill Will Mississippi mudslinging topple first Senate incumbent?

Roll Call In Mississippi, Two Unlikely Comeback Bids to Congress

LOUISIANA

NatJ Mary Landrieu Hates Obama’s Global-Warming Rule

ILLINOIS

Allysia Finley Illinois Ducks Tax Hike (for Now)

KENTUCKY

Hill Grimes campaign hits Obama on coal

ARKANSAS

NatJ How Do You Spell 'Pryor'? New Crossroads Ad Says 'O-B-A-M-A'

WASHINGTON STATE

WaPo Seattle to enact $15 minimum wage












 



 

June 2, 2014



NATIONAL

Sen. Ted Cruz The Democratic Assault on the First Amendment

NYT Obama to Take Action to Slash Coal Pollution
WSJ EPA to Seek 30% Cut in Power Plant Emissions
WTimes EPA eyeing 30 percent emissions cut for power plants
WaPo Tougher emissions rules dividing Democrats

Paul Krugman On Inequality Denial
Robert Samuelson Not your grandpa’s inequality

SENATE

NatJ The 8 Primary Races to Watch Tuesday

WSJ Senate to Address Veterans’ Short-Term Health-Care Needs
Examiner Senate bills on Veterans Affairs will reignite fight over spending
Byron York Senate's failed, irrelevant plan to throw $20 billion at Veterans Affairs problems

PRESIDENTIAL

Hill Dangers lurk for Republican contenders seeking to build a bigger tent

WTimes RNC chief: Hillary Clinton ‘playing politics’ on Benghazi

Michael Barone Democrats' nightmare scenario for 2016



NORTH CAROLINA

Examiner Bob Dole to host fundraiser for North Carolina GOP Senate candidate Thom Tillis

IOWA

Hill Poll: Ernst pulling away from challengers

NEW YORK

Albany TU Cuomo holds onto WFP line
WSJ Last-Minute Deal Secured WFP Nomination for Cuomo
NYT As Antics Subside, Both Cuomo and the Left Claim the Last Hurrah
Buffalo News Cuomo’s move left throws Albany into turmoil

CALIFORNIA

WSJ Neel Kashkari, Tim Donnelly Make Their Pitch in California
WSJ GOP Weighs Vote, and Brand, in California
Hill Calif. GOP sweats about conservative's rise
WSJ California's Staid Primary Turf Turns Into Battleground

MISSISSIPPI

WaPo Primary voting in Mississippi will occur under new identification laws for residents
WTimes Sen. Thad Cochran promises pork to Mississippi

KENTUCKY

WaPo McConnell looks likely to win this fall, but his odds are overstated

OREGON

WaPo Can Republicans expand their reach in blue states? Oregon Senate race provides test.


 



 

June 1, 2014



NATIONAL

NYT On Win Streak, Mainline G.O.P. Takes Tougher Stance Toward Tea Party

Dan Balz At Republican Leadership Conference, the struggle over the GOP’s future continues

SENATE

WaPo Senate Republicans get another break

PRESIDENTIAL



WSJ Cruz Wins Republican Presidential Straw Poll
AP Cruz wins presidential straw poll at GOP summit
WTimes Cruz: GOP can empower grassroots by ditching consultants, ‘Soviet-style campaigns’



WISCONSIN

Examiner Wisconsin Club for Growth sues state board over involvement in probe targeting conservative groups

MINNESOTA



PP Mike McFadden endorsed for Senate on 10th ballot
CBS Republican Senate Runner Up Candidate Is Ready To Unify For Good Of The GOP
Mike McFadden Bio

IOWA

Roll Call Iowa Senate Primary Becomes 2016 Battleground

NEW YORK

WSJ Working Families Party Nominates New York Gov. Cuomo for Re-Election
NYT Cuomo Secures Support of Working Families Party

LOUISIANA



NOLA Louisiana Republican Party endorses Cassidy in Senate race
AP GOP Endorses Cassidy in Louisiana's Senate Race
Wikipedia Bill Cassidy bio


 



 

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Fox GOP moves to limit 2016 presidential debates after complaints of media bias, high number in 2012 season

WSJ Republican Party Seeks More Control of Debate Process

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WSJ Newt Gingrich Says Limiting 2016 GOP Debates ‘Absurd’

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Politico RNC clamps down on 2016 primary debates

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