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May 7, 2014



NATIONAL

WTimes GOP establishment defeats tea partyers in Ohio, N.C. and Indiana primaries
NatJ Republican Establishment Sweeps Tea Party in First Round of Primaries
Politico Tuesday’s takeaways: GOP establishment prevails
Hill Tea Party takes hit in primary test

NYT Insurers Say Most Who Signed Up Under Health Law Have Paid Up

WSJ Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Says He Won't Resign

HOUSE


WSJ House GOP Leaders Draft Resolution to Set Up 12-Member Panel on Benghazi
Politico Benghazi panel to have 7 GOPers, 5 Dems
Roll Call Benghazi Panel Will Have 7 Republicans, 5 Democrats
Fox Pelosi opens door to Democrats on Benghazi committee
Hill Senate GOP: We want in on probe
Dick Morris Whose talking points?

WSJ NSA Overhaul Bills Gather Steam in House
NYT Rival House Bills Aim to Rein In N.S.A. Phone Data Program

WSJ For GOP Leaders, No News Is Good News in House Primaries
NatJ House Primaries: Republican Establishment Notches N.C. Win With Rouzer

NYT U.S. Chamber of Commerce Begins Ad Blitz for G.O.P.

SENATE

WaPo Senate Republicans call for VA secretary to resign

WTimes Push for Keystone vote puts Senate Democrats in a bind in election year

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ George W. Bush’s Legacy and Jeb’s Net Negatives

Allysia Finley Rand Paul's Odd Choice

Politico Rick Perry addresses ethics probe

NatJ Jeb and Hillary Are the Wrong Candidates for 2016

WSJ Hillary Clinton Attacks ‘Anywhere, Anytime’ Gun Culture



Vanity Fair Monica Lewinsky Writes About Her Affair with President Clinton
WaPo Monica Lewinsky breaks silence: I want to ‘take back my narrative’
NYT Lewinsky Breaks Silence About Clinton Affair, Saying She Was ‘Made a Scapegoat’
CNN Lewinsky on Clinton affair: 'time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress'
Ruth Marcus Monica Lewinsky does Hillary Clinton a big favor
Maureen Dowd Burning the Beret
Andrea Peyser Self-pitying Lewinsky should go away
Howard Kurtz Why Lewinsky is playing the ‘scapegoat’ card to salvage her reputation
Rush Limbaugh Monica Lewinsky: Collateral Damage in Hillary Clinton's War on Women



NEW JERSEY

NYT Ex-Christie Aide, Testifying in Bridge Inquiry, Portrays a Highly Political Office

PENNSYLVANIA

WSJ Hillary Clinton to Stump for Chelsea’s Mother-in-Law

OHIO

WSJ Boehner Posts Easy Victory in Ohio GOP Primary
WaPo Boehner wins Ohio primary, despite national unpopularity among GOP base

Fox Ohio primary sets governor field

Fox Rep. Marlin Stutzman wins GOP nomination for Indiana's 3rd congressional district

NORTH CAROLINA



News&Observer US Senate: Thom Tillis easily wins GOP primary, takes aim at Kay Hagan
Charlotte U.S. Senate: Thom Tillis, Kay Hagan capture party nominations
WSJ Thom Tillis Wins N.C. Republican Senate Primary
Fox Thom Tillis wins North Carolina GOP Senate primary
NYT G.O.P. Establishment Sees Its Candidate Win North Carolina Senate Primary
WaPo Tillis wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in North Carolina
WaPo Meet Thom Tillis: 13 things to know about Sen. Kay Hagan’s opponent
Wikipedia Thom Tillis bio

WSJ Business-Backed N.C. Republican Wins Nod for Open House Seat

WSJ N.C. Rep. Ellmers Survives Challenge from Immigration-Overhaul Opponent

WaPo Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) survives primary

WaPo Clay Aiken leads, but N.C. primary too close to call, AP says
Fox North Carolina House Democratic primary featuring Clay Aiken too close to call

VIRGINIA

WaPo In Va.’s 8th District, reconciling past and future

WISCONSIN

NYT Judge Halts Investigation of Political Spending in Wisconsin
WaPo In victory for Walker and allies, federal judge halts Wisconsin campaign finance probe

MISSOURI

WSJ Missouri Lawmakers Enact Income-Tax Rate Reduction
WSJ Missouri Tax Victory: Another Midwest state passes pro-growth tax reform
NYT Missouri Republicans Hand Defeat to Governor Once Called ‘Purplish’

NEBRASKA

Charles Hurt Butt out of Nebraska GOP primary contest, Mitch

KANSAS

NYT Associates of Kansas Governor Are Investigated Over Fund-Raising and Lobbying

COLORADO

WSJ Colorado Fracking Fight to Light Up Senate Race

IOWA

Politico Super PAC hits Mark Jacobs as ‘Texas millionaire’

NEW YORK

Politico Michael Grimm: I’m ‘luckiest’ congressman

Fredric Dicker Cuomo’s racial-discrimination claims will hurt him in election: GOP sources

CALIFORNIA

NYT Federal Officials Reject Design of California Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

INDIANA

Fox Indiana Republicans oust 2 over gay marriage votes

KENTUCKY

Roll Call McConnell Touts Jobs Record in Latest TV Ad








 



 

May 6, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Supreme Court Permits Prayer at Greece, N.Y., Board Meetings
NYT Town Meetings Can Have Prayer, Justices Decide
WaPo Supreme Court upholds legislative prayer at council meetings
WTimes Divided Supreme Court OKs prayer before public meetings
NYT For Justices, Free Speech Often Means ‘Speech I Agree With’

WSJ American Legion Calls on Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki to Resign
WaPo American Legion calls for resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
NY Sun Shocking Charges at VA Likely To Be But the Start Of an Even Worse Scandal

Stu Rothenberg And the Winner of the GOP’s Civil War Primary Is …

HOUSE

WSJ Rep. Trey Gowdy Tapped to Lead Benghazi Panel
WaPo Boehner taps Rep. Trey Gowdy to lead Benghazi select committee
Fox Rep. Gowdy named to lead Benghazi select committee
Exam Boehner working on resolution to give Benghazi panel 'strongest authority possible'
WTimes Boehner taps rising star to lead Benghazi investigation
Dana Milbank How the White House helped Republicans on Benghazi

WT Boehner’s mixed messages on immigration reform: Blames fellow GOP, then Obama

SENATE



WaPo Republicans have an 82 percent chance of winning back the Senate
WaPo The Post’s 2014 midterm forecast: 53R 47D
NYT New Election Model Machinery: A Look Under the Hood
Politico 10 Maps That Explain the 2014 Midterms
NatJ So You Want to Be a Senator, Huh?
Charlie Cook The Dangers of Sticking to a Story Line
Rush Limbaugh The Worst Poll Yet for the Democrats?

WTimes Pro-Keystone XL pipeline ads put pressure on Senate Democrats in pivotal states

PRESIDENTIAL



WaPo Chris Christie’s downgrade dilemma

Hill Can Ryan run for president while chairman of Ways and Means Committee?

DC Santorum Dismisses Rand Paul’s 2016 Prospects: ‘The GOP Is Not A Libertarian Party’
Hill Republican senators turning against their own in 2016

James Taranto Carry a Big Shtick: The comic stylings of Barack Obama--& George W. Bush

H Kurtz Hillary the Heir Apparent? Why her Obama-beating numbers may be an illusion
NatJ Anti-Hillary Group Brings in Half a Million Dollars



OHIO



WSJ Tea Party in Ohio Aims Lower on Ballot

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Michigan GOP leaves Justin Amash to fend for himself

NORTH CAROLINA

WSJ N.C. GOP Primary Offers Preview of Sorts for 2016
NYT G.O.P. Race in North Carolina Begins Pivotal Primary Stretch
WaPo The GOP establishment faces a big moment in North Carolina
Examiner Tardy property taxes dog multiple North Carolina Republican Senate candidates
WaPo Vulnerable Dem Sen. Hagan runs anti-Obamacare attack ads against GOP contender
Roll Call The Consultant Teams Behind the N.C. Senate Primary
Roll Call Cavalry Comes to Save Senate Candidates in North Carolina
Hill Fight for Senate begins in North Carolina

NYT Outside Spending Enters Arena of Judicial Races

MISSOURI

NYT In Missouri, Republicans Prevail on Tax Bill

NEBRASKA

Hill Tea Party vs. establishment takes stage in Nebraska’s Senate primary

COLORADO

NatJ The Keystone Pipeline Is Ruining Mark Udall's Week

IOWA

Hill Iowa Senate candidate fires on ObamaCare

NEW YORK

NYT U.S. Said to Seek Records From Anticorruption Panel’s Members

NYT Republicans Have a Grimm Problem

CALIFORNIA

LA Times Gubernatorial candidate Kashkari ramps up campaign against Donnelly

ILLINOIS

NatJ Rep. Luis Gutierrez's House Ethics Investigation Will Continue

MASSACHUSETTS

NYT Massachusetts Starts Over on Health Website After Troubles













 



 

May 5, 2014



NATIONAL

Detroit FP Poll: GOP has edge for midterm elections
WSJ GOP Poised to Control More State Legislatures
Politico May primaries to test GOP establishment clout
WaPo Liberal donors eye new long-term investments in states and new voters to boost Dems

WSJ Standing to Sue Obama: Congress should challenge his refusal to enforce the law

HOUSE

WaPo Sunday talk shows: 2012 Benghazi attacks back at center of debate
WSJ Rep. Schiff: Democrats Should Shun House Probe of Benghazi
Fox GOP Rep. King blasts Dem rep’s ‘arrogant’ call to boycott Benghazi probe
WTimes House GOP probes on Benghazi; IRS set up tough votes for Democrats
WTimes Ayotte: “Not too late” on Benghazi: ‘We have to get to the bottom of this’
Politico Graham: Administration still lying about Benghazi
Fox Benghazi select committee chair announcement could come as early as Monday

SENATE

Fox Dem Sen. Manchin signals bill to build Keystone could have the votes

PRESIDENTIAL

Fox Is Jeb Bush orchestrating a 2016 draft (with help from his brother)?
Politico George H.W. Bush receives Kennedy award
WaPo Republican president receives JFK award for raising taxes

WSJ Rick Perry Talks About Second Chances as He Ponders 2016 Bid
NYT Signaling Interest in 2016, Perry Talks of ‘Second Chances’

NYT At Derby Day With Murdoch, Rand Paul Goes Through His Paces
Hill Paul starts new drone war

WaPo Rubio’s stock may be down, but don’t count him out of the GOP presidential derby

EJ Dionne The Hillary difference



FLORIDA

News-Press Gov. Scott hits campaign trail to tout fees, tax cuts

PENNSYLVANIA

Philly 2014 governor's race a flashback to 2006

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch Boehner’s barbs hit far right
DC Boehner Below 50 Percent Republican Support In Own District Ahead Of Tuesday’s Primary

NORTH CAROLINA

WSJ Thom Tillis Faces Test in North Carolina Primary
Hill Can GOP establishment get a win in NC?
WNCN NC Senate candidates seeking edge on primary eve

MINNESOTA

Politico Franken gears up reelection campaign

NEW YORK

WXXA Former Republican Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno stands trial again

CALIFORNIA

NYT In California Race, a Latina Democrat Carries Hopes of Her Party and People

TEXAS

Fox Gov. Rick Perry defends death penalty in Texas

OKLAHOMA



WaPo The most interesting governor’s daughter in the country

GEORGIA




WSJ Handel Ascendant in Georgia
AJC Two polls and three Republicans at top of U.S. Senate race
Wikipedia Karen Handel bio

ALABAMA

AL Three Republicans battling for secretary of state nomination

MISSISSIPPI

Jackson CL Cochran banks on voting record in GOP primary
Jackson CL McDaniel touts his conservative credentials

LOUISIANA

NatJ Why Mary Landrieu Could Wish for a GOP Senate Takeover

WEST VIRGINIA

Politico Joe Manchin ponders gubernatorial run

OREGON

Oregonian GOP pollster claims GOP candidates running strong in race for governor, Senate

ALASKA

APM Alaska GOP Aims To Block Party Coups


 



 

May 4, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Obama Cracks Jokes at White House Correspondents Dinner
NYT Comedian in Chief’s New Punch Line: Obamacare
WaPo President Obama’s White House Correspondents Dinner speech
WTimes Obama, Sebelius make fun of health care website failures at WHCD
NatJ Why Public Opinion of Obamacare Remains Negative
Salena Zito ObamaCare puts economy on voters' minds

Examiner HUD will be investigated for involvement in Obamacare promotion

Ross Douthat College, the Great Unequalizer

WaPo Reports to Congress fall into a black hole of bureaucracy

Fox Taking a look inside the secret leftist billionaires club

Michael Barone Younger millennials strikingly more Republican than their millennial elders

HOUSE

NYT New Inquiry Sought on Benghazi Attack
WTimes Speaker John Boehner says special committee needed to investigate Benghazi
Examiner John Kerry team angry at Darrell Issa about Benghazi subpoena

WaPo Cantor calls for special prosecutor in IRS targeting investigation

SENATE

WaPo The unemployment picture is even better for Democrats in key Senate races
NatJ Can Obama Deliver Votes in 2014?

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ Sen. Kaine to Endorse Hillary Clinton if She Runs
Maureen Dowd 42 and 45 Overpower 44

Examiner What if Elizabeth Warren runs for president in 2016?


Politico Sunday talk show tipsheet


NEW JERSEY

NJ For Christie, Jersey's economic woes may be biggest roadblock to White House

FLORIDA

Roll Call Democrats Field Recruit Against Jolly … Sort Of (Updated)

PENNSYLVANIA

Politico A war for women’s votes in Pennsylvania's governor’s race

NYT A Clinton In-Law Seeks Office, but Where Are the Clintons?

OHIO

Columbus Dispatch Slow start to race benefits Kasich

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Can Land lead GOP wave?

NORTH CAROLINA

Examiner In North Carolina, an incumbent faces Sarah Palin's man from K Street

VIRGINIA

WaPo In Va.’s 10th District, people of both parties feel disconnected from Congress

MINNESOTA

WTimes Longtime Minnesota congressman Oberstar dies at 79

NEBRASKA

WaPo Why Nebraska is a make-or-break Senate race for the tea party
Roll Call Veterans Blast Shane Osborn on TV in Senate Race

COLORADO

Denver Post Colorado Republicans unite behind front-runner in Senate, other races

OKLAHOMA

NYT G.O.P. Hopeful Finds Tribal Tie Cuts Both Ways

ARKANSAS

WaPo Arkansas attorney general supports gay marriage, but will defend state’s ban

OREGON

WTimes GOP Senate candidate booted from room for blasting reporter who wrote ‘blah blah












 



 

May 3, 2014



HOUSE

WSJ House Republicans Plan to Set Up Panel to Investigate Benghazi Attacks
WaPo House GOP to form select committee on Benghazi attack
NYT House G.O.P. Increases Pressure Over Benghazi Attack
Fox Boehner announces special committee on Benghazi, Kerry subpoenaed
Fox Where was Obama? Question resurfaces of his whereabouts during Benghazi attack

Fox House sets vote on measure pushing special counsel for IRS probe

SENATE

WSJ Congress Takes on Spending Bills, but Fights Loom

NatJ Outside Money Pours Into GOP Senate Primaries



MICHIGAN

WSJ House Veteran Rep. Conyers May Have to Run Write-in Campaign

CALIFORNIA

WSJ Jerry Brown's 'Little Burdens'

KENTUCKY

NYT Tea Party Candidate in Kentucky Hits Snags

ARKANSAS

WSJ Arkansas Judge Finds State Voter-ID Law Unconstitutional



 



 

May 2, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Obamacare Ratings Steady Despite Busy Month – WSJ/NBC Poll
WSJ Obama Administration Says 28% of Health-Law Enrollees Are 18 to 34 Years Old
Charlie Cook Why Democrats Shouldn't Be Celebrating

WSJ Poll Shows Free Trade Is Tricky Terrain for Both Parties

Ron Rotunda Endangering Jurors in a Terror Trial

HOUSE

WTimes House GOP: Obama withholding Benghazi email is ‘criminal’
Politico John Boehner calls on John Kerry to testify on Benghazi
NatJ Benghazi Will Never Go Away
Rush Limbaugh Cairo is Key to the Benghazi Cover-Up

WTimes House schedules vote next week to hold former IRS official Lerner in contempt

SENATE


WSJ Senate Likely to Vote Soon on Keystone Approval, Democrats Say
Hill 56 senators back new Keystone bill
Fox Reid in a bind over bipartisan calls for Keystone vote

PRESIDENTIAL



Fox Poll 2016: Jeb Bush Leads Almost 2-To-1 Over Other GOP Contenders In Florida
WSJ Jeb Bush’s Steep Challenge for 2016 – WSJ/NBC News Poll
NYT Jeb Bush’s 2016 Flirtations Test Loyalty of Christie Backers



NJ Christie trails frontrunners in key GOP primary state



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Grand Jury Investigating George Washington Bridge Scandal Subpoenas Phillip Kwon

FLORIDA

NYT Florida Set to Offer In-State Tuition to Children Brought to U.S. Illegally

Fox Florida Rep. Alan Grayson calls wife bigamist, asks court to annul 24-year marriage

NORTH CAROLINA

Examiner Jeb Bush endorses Thom Tillis in North Carolina Senate race
Roll Call 2016 Prospects Wage Proxy Battle in North Carolina Senate Race

Roll Call Clay Aiken Could Be Runner-Up in House Primary

VIRGINIA

WaPo McAuliffe explores whether he can expand Medicaid coverage without legislature’s okay

WISCONSIN

Fox Dem gubernatorial candidate to hand out Klan hoods at Wis. GOP convention

NEW YORK

Politico Michael Grimm prosecutor Todd Kaminsky running for office as Democrat

TEXAS

Examiner Wendy Davis spokesman resigns amid campaign struggles

GEORGIA


Roll Call Jack Kingston Poll Finds Him Ahead in Georgia Senate Primary

KENTUCKY

NatJ Republicans Forcing Lundergan Grimes To Choose Between Her Donors And Voters

ARKANSAS

WaPo Mark Pryor’s challenge: Will Arkansas keep a Democratic senator with no big crusades?

OREGON

Politico Mitt Romney to endorse Monica Wehby in Oregon

ALASKA

Politico Begich: Small chance Palin challenges him in 2014



















 



 

May 1, 2014



NATIONAL

Examiner Only 67 percent of Obamacare enrollees have paid premiums
WSJ Report: Two-Thirds of Insurance Exchange Enrollees Paid Premiums
WTimes Health care bills still due for 3rd of enrollees, Republican polling shows

WSJ The Coming Two-Tier Health System
NYT Changed Life of the Poor: Better Off, but Far Behind

NYT Implications for Employers in New Health Care Law

Examiner Federal Reserve continues tapering, cuts bond purchases to $45 billion a month

NYT Email Suggests White House Strategy on Benghazi
WSJ Email Revives Benghazi Accusations: Administration Misrepresented Nature of Attack
WTimes White House denies memo connected to Benghazi
Fox 'Smoking gun' Benghazi email prompts renewed push for select committee
WSJ The Missing Benghazi Email

Karl Rove What Obama's Dropping Numbers Mean

George Will The heavy hand of the IRS seizes innocent Americans’ assets

Ann Coulter A man of sterling character

Examiner Republicans eye state legislature gains in November

HOUSE


Fox House GOP: Just 67 percent of federal ObamaCare enrollees have paid premiums

Hill House passes first 2015 appropriations bill

Roll Call A Future NRCC Chairman: Aaron Schock?

Politico Boehner undergoing back procedure

SENATE

WSJ Strategists Predict Close Races in Midterm Elections
WSJ Obama Alum: Red-State Democratic Senators Still ‘In Position to Win’
NatJ A 2014 GOP Wave? Romney's Pollster Says No.
A.B. Stoddard Dems on thin ice for 2014

WSJ Senate Republicans Block Bill to Raise Minimum Wage
WaPo Senate Republicans block minimum wage increase bill
NYT Democrats Assail G.O.P. After Filibuster of Proposal to Raise Minimum Wage
Examiner Obama blasts GOP for blocking minimum wage bill
NYT Higher Minimum Wage Is Popular, but Voting on It Is Another Matter

NYT Senators Express Concern on Reverse Mortgage Rules

NYT Senator Urges N.F.L. to Change Name of Redskins
Examiner Harry Reid calls on NFL to pressure Snyder on Redskins name change

WTimes Senate Dems vow vote to change Constitution, block campaign funding

Hill Democrats double down on their strategy of running against Koch brothers

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ Shifting Demographics Tilt Presidential Races in American Suburbs
WSJ 5 Things on Suburbs’ Changing Politics

WSJ Ted Cruz: U.S. Needs to Be Voice for Freedom

NatJ Will There Be a Civil War in Clinton Land?
Politico What Is Hillary Clinton Afraid Of?
Politico Poll: Hillary Clinton bests Jeb Bush in Florida
NYT Bill Clinton Defends His Economic Legacy



PENNSYLVANIA

Fox Pennsylvania Supreme Court allows warrantless vehicle searches

NORTH CAROLINA

DC Rand Paul To Stump For Libertarian-Leaning Candidate In North Carolina
Politico Rand Paul to plunge into North Carolina Senate race

COLORADO

Exam Opponents in CO Senate race take identical legislation into battle for natural gas crown

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Hill NH Democratic Party calls for FEC probe into Scott Brown's campaign

NEW YORK

NYT U.S. Attorney Subpoenas Records of Ethics Panel
Albany TU GOP on JCOPE subpoena

CALIFORNIA

NYT In California, Governor Pushes a Rainy-Day Fund

GEORGIA


Roll Call Congressman’s Children Tout His Cheapness

ILLINOIS

NYT Illinois Republicans Object to Plan to Spend $100 Million to Lure Obama Library
Allysia Finley Gov. Quinn's Tax Pickle

WEST VIRGINIA

Roll Call Women’s Super PAC Plays in West Virginia Primary

OREGON

Hill Wehby makes mark ahead of GOP primary




 



 

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