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WSJ Republican Governors Win Key Races



November 21, 2014


WSJ Obama to Protect 4 Million-Plus Immigrants From Deportation
WaPo Obama acts on immigration, announcing decision to defer deportations of 4 million
NYT Obama, Daring Congress, Acts to Overhaul Immigration
NYT Obama’s Immigration Decision Has Precedents, but May Set a New One
WSJ Republicans Weigh Legality of Obama’s Immigration Move
WaPo Republicans confront own worst enemy on immigration
NatJ GOP Options to Block Obama's Order Are Narrowing
NYT Some Republicans Fear That Their Hard-Liners Will Alienate Hispanics
WSJ Full Transcript: Obama’s Speech on Immigration Overhaul
WSJ Text of the White House Fact Sheet on Obama’s Immigration Action
WSJ Immigration Overhaul’s Impact – The Numbers
WSJ GOP, Obama Tread a Delicate Political Path on Immigration
WSJ Obama’s Immigration Speech Kicks Off Long Fight Ahead
WSJ ‘Dreamers’ Vow to Fight On for Their Parents
WaPo For millions of illegal immigrants, a mix of celebration and deep disappointment
WSJ I, Barack: The immigration order is an abuse of power that fails as a policy reform
NYT The Democrats’ Immigration Problem
Michael Gerson Obama’s immigration executive order is a confession of democratic failure
Jen Rubin Obama’s immigration edict has no legal justification
Kim Strassel The Next Prez and the Obama Way
Peggy Noonan The Nihilist in the White House

WSJ U.S. Overstates Health-Care Enrollees
NT Health Insurance Enrollment for Exchanges Was Overcounted
WaPo Administration ‘erroneously’ overcounted Obamacare enrollees

Charles Krauthammer The climate pact swindle

WaPo GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson faces conservative rebellion over online gambling

Fox AG pick Lynch may face grilling over seizing properties, experts say

NYT Democratic Squabbling on C.I.A. Torture Report

WSJ Republican Governors Pick Haslam as Chairman, Martinez as Vice Chairman
WaPo Tennessee’s Haslam to head Republican Governors Association
WSJ Right-to-Work Fades as a Top Priority for Some GOP Governors
WSJ Newest GOP Governors Talk Up Bipartisanship


WSJ Christie Huddles With GOP Elite at RGA Conference
NatJ Introducing the Softer Side Of Chris Christie
NYT Chris Christie Is Back

WTimes Jeb Bush doubles down on Common Core, risking conservative ire

WSJ Former Viginia Sen. Jim Webb Starts 2016 Presidential Chase
NYT Ex-Senator Jim Webb Explores Presidential Candidacy

Chris Cillizza Why Elizabeth Warren would be a very dangerous candidate in 2016


WaPo Nevada’s next Assembly speaker is very bad news for Brian Sandoval
WaPo Nevada’s new Assembly speaker has a long history of controversial comments about women, blacks and gays


Allysia Finley House GOP’s California Washout



November 20, 2014


Fox Obama to announce executive action on immigration Thursday in primetime speech
WSJ Obama Sets Immigration Rollout for This Week
NYT Obama’s Immigration Plan Could Shield Four Million
WaPo Obama’s immigration order poses political challenges for both parties
WaPo Obama to detail his executive action on immigration, setting up clash with GOP
WTimes ‘Thinking politically:’ Former colleagues decry Obama as opportunist on immigration
NYT Immigration Has Republican Governors Seething and Facing Practical Challenges
NatJ Republicans See an Upside to a Government Shutdown Over Immigration
WExam GOP simmers while Dems look for 'big' immigration action from Obama
NYT Deportation Reprieve May Exclude Parents of Young Immigrants
NYT Editorial: At Long Last, Immigration Action

Dan Henninger Obama: The Hangover

WSJ Fallout From Gruber’s Remarks Spreads
WaPo Why did the State Department pay Jonathan Gruber $103,500?
Ann Coulter Downing Street Gruber

WSJ What the ‘Inequality’ Warriors Really Want

WSJ Poll Finds Americans Want Parties to Work Together
WSJ Nonvoters Would Have Leaned Toward Democrats in Midterms — WSJ/NBC Poll

WaPo CIA Director John Brennan considering sweeping organizational changes


WSJ GOP Criticized for Lack of Women in Leadership
WSJ Pelosi Leads Disapproval Ratings in Congress — WSJ/NBC Poll


WSJ Enzi Could Challenge Sessions for Senate Budget Gavel

WSJ Republicans and the Filibuster
WaPo The GOP’s filibuster question: Do we use the hammer or the velvet gloves?
WTimes GOP will turn ‘nuclear option’ to its advantage

WaPo Sen. Ted Cruz: GOP shouldn’t confirm any White House nominees next year

WSJ The Tom Steyer Democrats


Karl Rove The Early Line On The GOP 2016 Presidential Field
WSJ Republican Governors Set Sights on 2016 Presidential Race
WSJ Governor Who? Many 2016 Hopefuls Still Relative Unknowns — WSJ/NBC Poll
WTimes No election hubris: GOP governors acutely aware they need to deliver action
Fox GOP governors talk 2016 after big gains in midterms
WSJ 5 Takeaways From the WSJ/NBC Post-Midterms Poll

EJ Dionne A mission for Jeb Bush

WSJ Fundraisers Rev Up for Possible Hillary Clinton Run
WSJ De Blasio Urges Clinton to Lean Left in a Presidential Run

WSJ Sen. Warren to Democrats: Don’t Overlook Working People

Fox Former VA Senator Jim Webb forms exploratory committee for 2016 White House run

NYT Mayor Bill de Blasio Takes a Day to Pursue a National Profile


Dana Milbank What is Cory Booker so afraid of?


George Will The Justice Department becomes a schoolyard bully in Wisconsin


NYT Missouri Attorney General Puts Limit on Contributions


WaPo The nine lives of Al Sharpton


WaPo Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant proposes middle-income tax breaks


WaPo Md. Gov.-elect Larry Hogan says budget gap won’t prevent tax rollbacks



November 19, 2014


WSJ Boehner Says GOP Mulling Options on Obama Immigration Action
WTimes Supreme Court eyed to halt Obama’s immigration executive orders
Fox Top Republican floats new attack plan for Obama’s immigration action
WSJ Democrats Send Mixed Messages on Immigration Timing
NYT Some Republicans Lean Away From Government Shutdown Tactic
WaPo Can Republicans shut down the government without actually shutting down the govt?
WSJ Undocumented Immigrant Population Levels Off in U.S.
WSJ Push to Protect Immigrant Farm Workers
Rep. Bob Goodlatte Congress Will Fight Obama’s Power Grab
Jen Rubin Obama’s immigration power grab raises 7 serious questions

WSJ House Republicans Hire Jonathan Turley to Pursue Obama Lawsuit
Fox Jonathan Turley named lead counsel for House suit against Obama

WSJ Lawmakers Tapped for Key House Committee Posts

WaPo Chaffetz to succeed Issa as House oversight chairman
Fox Chaffetz tapped to succeed Issa on high-profile House oversight panel

WExam Ryan wins race to chair House tax-writing panel
WExam Paul Ryan describes what he would do on taxes as Ways and Means chair

WExam Texas' Thornberry chosen to lead House Armed Services panel

Hill Nunes picked to lead Intelligence Committee

Hill Boehner taps Dent for Ethics chairman

NatJ As Flores Wins RSC Race, Tension Simmers Between Leaders and Conservatives

NatJ House Republicans Just Picked 21 Committee Chairs. 20 Are Men.

NYT House Democrats Keep Leaders After Midterm Losses
NatJ Democrats Keep Leadership Team as Eshoo-Pallone Race Heads for Climax
NatJ Obama's Agenda Threatens to Divide the Democratic Party


WSJ Senate Narrowly Defeats Keystone XL Bill
NYT Senate Narrowly Defeats Keystone XL Pipeline
NYT Bill to Restrict N.S.A. Data Collection Blocked in Vote by Senate Republicans
WaPo Keystone goes down in Senate by narrow margin
NatJ Here's How Senators Voted on the Keystone Bill
WTimes Senate Dems filibuster Keystone pipeline, delivering major win to environmentalists
Fox Keystone shows Steyer & Co. still drive Dems despite losses
WSJ Senate Politics and Defeat of the Keystone Pipeline Bill

Hill NSA reform bill dies in Senate
WSJ Bill to Overhaul NSA Data Collection Fails to Advance in Senate
NatJ NSA Reform Stalls, Rand Paul Votes No
NYT Bill to Curb N.S.A. Faces Uncertainty in Senate
Fox Key GOP senators oppose NSA phone records measure

WSJ McConnell’s Government Shutdown Test

WExam McConnell looks to create super PAC dedicated to GOP Senate

WaPo A handful of bills could bridge the partisan divide. But will they start a trend?

WaPo Senate confirmation prospects looking up for career diplomats

WSJ Senate Vote on Lynch for Attorney General Likely to Come Next Year
Politico Loretta Lynch hearings likely to wait

WExam GOP Senate majority threatened by 2016 race, Cruz, Rubio, Paul candidacies


NYT As Tax Breaks Face Scrutiny, It’s Crunch Time in Congress

WSJ White House: Gruber’s Role in Health Law Was Limited to Economics

WSJ Why Republicans Are Unlikely to Keep Elmendorf as CBO Chief

NYT With Midterms Over, Voter ID Law Effects Get Close Look


WSJ Jeb Bush Speech Will Add to 2016 Election Intrigue
WSJ Jeb Bush, Common Core and 2016

WExam Walker: Time on my side when it comes to running for president

WaPo Mitt Romney cracks jokes during speech at BYU

NatJ Turnover, Poaching, and Back-Stabbing as 2016ers Shuffle Staff

WaPo How Elizabeth Warren is already influencing Hillary Clinton’s 2016 bid

Dick Morris Think Clinton's nomination is inevitable? Think again.


Fox NYC mayor looks to undo Giuliani-era welfare reforms
Fox De Blasio official takes leave after son's arrest, in latest setback for NYC mayor's team

NYT Questions About Sharpton’s Finances Accompany His Rise in Influence


WSJ Texas judge refuses to quash indictments against Perry


NYT Keystone Vote Unlikely to Change Odds for Mary Landrieu
WaPo Keystone XL: Mary Landrieu’s final indignity
NatJ Democrats Are Giving Up on Mary Landrieu


Allysia Finley Sarah Palin’s Revenge



November 18, 2014


WSJ Obama's new path faces collision course
Hill Democrats press Obama to wait on immigration executive action
NYT Using Executive Order on Immigration, Obama Would Reverse Long-Held Stance
WaPo Obama’s potential immigration plan could enter uncharted territory
WaPo: Editorial: In Mr. Obama’s own words, acting alone is ‘not how our democracy functions’
NatJ Obama's Immigration Order Has 2016 Perils for Both Parties
WExam Government shutdown? GOP has a better strategy

WSJ Missouri Declares State of Emergency Before Ferguson Decision
NYT Missouri Governor Calls Out National Guard Ahead of Grand Jury Decision
WaPo Gov. Nixon activates Mo. National Guard in advance of Ferguson grand jury decision

WSJ Health Adviser Gruber Logged Regular White House Visits
Fox Controversial economist Gruber has earned millions from taxpayers at federal, state levels
NYT Health Care Law Recasts Insurers As Obama Allies

Fox FCC official warns Obama-backed net neutrality plan would bring 'immediate' Internet tax
Rush Limbaugh Net Neutrality Is the Next Con

WSJ White House Rejects Republicans’ EPA Bills

WExam 'Doing away' with Fannie, Freddie a priority, HUD chief says

WSJ Sharing Data on Twitter Raises Campaign-Finance Questions

Stu Rothenberg Lessons for Democratic Strategists From 2014


WSJ Boehner’s Birthday Celebrated With Social Security Messages

WSJ Lujan Is Surprise Pick to Lead House Democrats’ Campaign Committee
NYT Democrats Shake Lineup In House Political Team
WaPo Pelosi names Ben Ray Lujan as new DCCC chairman
Fox New Mexico Dem tapped to head campaign committee

Politico Democrats lash out at Pelosi


WSJ Keystone Supporters Hustle to Get 60 Yeses for Senate Vote on Tuesday
NYT Landrieu Tries to Gather Enough Votes on Keystone Pipeline
Hill Keystone stuck at 59 votes

WSJ Senate Democrats Back Obama Moving on Immigration

WaPo Senate clears four ambassador nominees

WSJ Can the New Senate Avoid Payback Time?

WaPo Your boss lost an election, you lost a job — but Tom Manatos is here to save the day.


WSJ Christie To Hand Off GOP Governor’s Chairmanship
WSJ Christie Plans Trip to Canada

WTimes Donald Trump on possible presidential run: ‘I may surprise you’

WSJ Will Hillary Clinton Be More Accessible to Voters in 2016?
WaPo The ridiculousness of Hillary Clinton’s expand-the-map strategy in 2016
Charlie Cook Are We Ready for Hillary?

NatJ Bill de Blasio Is Being Floated for 2016. Here's Why That Doesn't Make Any Sense.


DC The Strange Case Of A Virginia University And Its Polling


Hill Seeking the next Gardner in Colorado


Albany TU Skelos: Would like to see legislative pay raise

NY Post The stunning hypocrisy of the de Blasio administration


WaPo Jerry Brown’s legacy will be decided at the ballot box — again


Politico How the Democrats Lost Texas


WTimes Democrats fleeing Mary Landrieu in Louisiana runoff


Allysia Finley Bruce Rauner’s Next Campaign


Hill Rand Paul close to announcing Senate reelection bid


WTimes Maryland Gov.-elect Larry Hogan includes Democrats on transition team


Fox Democrat Begich concedes Alaska Senate race to GOP challenger Sullivan
WExam Mark Begich concedes to Dan Sullivan in Alaska Senate race



November 17, 2014


WSJ New Tests Await McConnell, Boehner
WaPo Executive order on immigration would ignite a political firestorm
Fox Cotton hints at specific GOP spending bill tactic to counter Obama executive action
NatJ Here's What House GOP Could Do When Obama Issues His Immigration Order
NatJ Obama's Immigration Order Has 2016 Perils for Both Parties
Hill Top GOP senator won't dismiss talk of shutdown over immigration
Jen Rubin The GOP’s immigration puzzle

WaPo GOP leaders set sights on tax reform but fret over newly combative Obama
WExam Small change, big payoff

Michael Barone Where the polls were wrong --- and, maybe, why


NatJ Obama and Boehner's Intertwined Legacies


Fox Dem-led Senate set to finally vote this week on Keystone, in odd turn of political events
NatJ Pipeline Politics Dominate Pre-Thanksgiving Action in Congress

NatJ Tester, Wicker Begin 2016 Cycle With Distinct Challenges


NatJ Why Elizabeth Warren Probably Isn’t Running for President

Hill Will the Obama coalition survive?

Fred Dicker NY GOP Chair: de Blasio will take 2016 nomination over Hillary



November 16, 2014


NYT Obama’s Immigration Plan Could Grant Papers to Millions, at Least for Now
WaPo The coming clash over immigration is reflective of past conflicts
Ross Douthat The Great Immigration Betrayal

WSJ HealthCare.gov Reopens With Fewer Glitches
WaPo HealthCare.gov opens without major problems for second enrollment period
NYT Some New Frustrations as Health Exchange Opens
DC Washington’s Obamacare Exchange Is Already Shut Down
WSJ Challenges to Forecasting Obamacare Enrollment for 2015
WExam Grubergate shines spotlight on Obamacare profiteers

NYT How the G.O.P. Can Court the Working Class

WSJ Sunday Talk Preview: Immigration Showdown, Health Care


Fox Three GOP Reps. battle to lead high-profile Oversight committee

Politico What Happened the Last Time Republicans Had a Majority This Huge?


NYT New Senators Tilt G.O.P. Back Toward Insiders

WaPo McConnell’s promise of no shutdowns will be tested by Senate’s staunch conservatives

Hill McConnell’s next job: Traffic cop ahead of 2016 presidential battle


Fox Christie's fondness for engaging audiences attracts hecklers, others seeking headlines

Hill Rubio's 2016 decision looms

WSJ The Clintons Look to the Past, for Now


Salena Zito Virginia results pose puzzle for parties


Politico Does Mary Landrieu have a prayer?


ABC Alaska Senate Race: Why Democrat Mark Begich Refuses To Concede

WSJ Parnell Concedes in Alaska Gubernatorial Race



November 15, 2014


WSJ Immigration Plan Tests President’s Reach
WaPo Congressional Republicans consider using short-term funding bill to pressure Obama
NYT Behind the G.O.P.’s Misleading Shutdown Statements
Hill Shutdown talk grows in GOP
WSJ Immigration Policy and Presidential Power
NYT The Big Money Behind the Push for an Immigration Overhaul
NYT President’s Immigration Plan Presents a Challenge to Republican Leaders
NYT Battle Over Immigration Poses Risks for G.O.P.
Fox Obama’s immigration overhaul could put burden on states
NatJ Why Republicans May Have the Most to Lose Over Obama’s Immigration Action

NYT Cost of Coverage Under Affordable Care Act to Increase in 2015
NYT Affordable Care Act Supporter Ignites Fury With a Word: ‘Stupid’
Fox Despite Dem claims, trash-talking Gruber was well-paid adviser for ObamaCare & more
NY Post ObamaCare architect was paid over $2M for consultation
DC President Crafted Obamacare Deception With Gruber At White House Meeting
WSJ Jonathan Gruber’s ‘Stupid’ Budget Tricks
WSJ ObamaCare Security: Still on Life Support

WaPo Obama pledges $3B to help poor nations on climate
NYT U.S. to Give $3 Billion to Climate Fund to Help Poor Nations, and Spur Rich Ones
NatJ Without Republicans, Obama’s Climate Pledge Is an Empty Promise

WSJ Obama’s Email List Costs Group More Than $1.2 Million a Year

NYT Spurred by Midterm Losses, Liberal and Moderate Democrats Square Off Over Strategy
Rush Limbaugh Union Caller: Democrats Abandoned American Workers


WSJ House Passes Bill to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline
NYT House Passes Bill Directing Obama to Proceed on Keystone Pipeline
WaPo House passes Keystone XL construction bill
Fox House votes to approve Keystone pipeline, showdown looms in Senate
WaPo As House approves Keystone pipeline, Obama veto grows more likely

WSJ House GOP Rule Could Force Paul Ryan to Give Up the Gavel
NatJ If Paul Ryan Runs For President, He’d Have to Quit His Dream Job

WaPo Democrats denied a proxy vote to a pregnant congresswoman
NatJ Denied a Proxy Vote, Pregnant Duckworth Accepts Decision

Dana Milbank Nancy Pelosi, partisan warrior in denial
Roll Call Democrats Eyeing 5 House Race Rematches in 2016

WTimes Trey Gowdy says no to impeachment: ‘Have you met Joe Biden?’
Daily Mail UK 'Obama's insurance policy': 'Have you met Joe Biden?'


WExam Senate likely to fall one vote short of Keystone XL passage

WSJ New GOP Senators: Experienced Pols, Not Barnburners

WSJ Leading GOP Senator Says More Patent Reform on the Horizon


WTimes Scott Walker: Chris Christie lacks a ‘Midwestern filter’
Politico Chris Christie’s Greatest Weakness

WaPo At library celebration, Bill Clinton and others talk up the past, but not the future
WaPo Hillary 2016 campaign infighting begins even before the Hillary 2016 campaign begins
WaPo “Mook Mafia” email leak casts Hillaryland in a negative light

WSJ Elizabeth Warren’s Populist Message Stirs Tensions Among Democrats


WSJ Bridge Probe Likely to Stretch Into 2015
WSJ Christie’s Chief of Staff Resigns
NJ Christie Chief of Staff, Kevin O’Dowd, resigns


WaPo GOP lawmaker proposes splitting Michigan’s electoral votes in presidential elections


WSJ Politics Counts: Split Signals Out of Colorado County


WaPo Lawmakers are starting to talk about making New Mexico a right-to-work state


NYT Tensions Over Park Behavior as Homelessness Rises in New York City


NatJ Mary Landrieu Is One Vote Short on Keystone—for Now


Roll Call Mark Kirk: ‘No Frickin’ Way Am I Retiring’


Boston Globe Baker’s transition pick quits amid financial woes


NYT Bill Walker, an Independent, Wins Governor’s Race in Alaska
WaPo Walker ousts Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial race
Fox Independent candidate Walker ousts GOP's Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial race



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