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WaPo The top 12 governor’s races of 2014


 

 


September 30, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Hundreds of Thousands Face Health Law Subsidy Deadline

Fox DOJ to ban religious, racial profiling in national security probes

Politico GOP aims for gains in legislatures

HOUSE

Stu Rothenberg Shift in Landscape Makes Bigger GOP House Gains Possible

SENATE

Charlie Cook Republicans Hold the Advantage in Senate Races
Larry Sabato 2014 Senate Race Ratings

NYT Democrats Are Spending More on the Ground in Key Senate Races
WSJ Hispanic Groups to Democrats: Don’t Blame Us if You Lose
Politico Liberal doves run as war hawks
Hill Reid, Daschle feud erupts
NatJ Jockeying Begins to Chair Senate Campaign Committees

PRESIDENTIAL

WSJ For 2016, Watch These States’ Results in 2014

WSJ Ted Cruz Disavows ’90/10' Odds on 2016 Bid, Says No Decision Made
Fox Cruz denies report on presidential campaign plans
WaPo Ted Cruz finds a core of support among social conservatives frustrated with GOP

WTimes Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Oklahoma beheading ‘associated with terrorism’

WTimes John McCain: I would support Rand Paul as GOP White House nominee

WSJ How Ben Carson’s Rhetoric Threatens the GOP



OHIO

Cleveland PD Supreme Court blocks early voting in Ohio
Columbis Dispatch U.S. Supreme Court delays early voting in Ohio
USA Today A divided Supreme Court delays early voting in Ohio
NYT Supreme Court Blocks Order to Restore 7 Days of Voting in Ohio
WaPo Supreme Court rules 5-4 for Republican plan to limit early voting in Ohio

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Snyder town hall gets started amid feud with Schauer

NORTH CAROLINA

WaPo Campaign 2014: U.S. Chamber of Commerce 'Richard Petty Supports Thom Tillis'
WaPo Campaign 2014: Thom Tillis 'Quiet'

Fox Clay Aiken keeps distance from Obama in House run

VIRGINIA

Human Events Ed Gillespie talks senate challenge in Virginia

KANSAS

Fox GOP governor in tough race in deep-red Kansas -- though stripper tale could dent rival
WExam Jeb Bush raises money for Roberts
Politico Jeb Bush joins Pat Roberts in Kansas

IOWA

Hill Rural votes stymie Dem in Iowa race

NEW HAMPSHIRE

WaPo Campaign 2014: Scott Brown 'No Strategy'
DC Liens Filed Against Dem Senator Shaheen and Her Husband For Failure To Pay Creditors

NatJ Will This New Hampshire District Signal a Wave?

NEW YORK

NYT Attacking Cuomo on Ethics, Astorino Remakes the ‘Daisy’ Ad
Albany TU Astorino: Cuomo-as-nuclear-holocaust ad ‘provocative’

NYT Cuomo’s Ad Faults Astorino on Health Care for Older Adults

LOUISIANA

Politico Gallup: Louisiana shifts Democratic

WaPo Campaign 2014: Vance McAllister 'Honored'

KENTUCKY

WSJ Mom of Rescued Child Praises McConnell in New Ad
WaPo This is the ad Mitch McConnell thinks is going to get him reelected
Politico Mitch McConnell goes soft in new ad








 



 

September 29, 2014



NATIONAL

WExam Justice Department expected to ban profiling by federal law enforcement

Fox Top Senate Republican Barrasso warns against lame duck Holder replacement
Politico The fruit of Tom Perez’s labor
Ed Meese Holder's Legacy of Racial Politics

WExam The coming immigration fight

WaPo In big races, debates few and far between
Dan Balz Facing tough races, incumbent governors feel the heat from the voters

HOUSE

NYT House Hopefuls in G.O.P. Seek Rightward Shift
WExam Why Boehner keeps beating rebellions from the right
WaPo Steny Hoyer less confident than Nancy Pelosi on House Democratic gains
WaPo How big could the House GOP majority get in Nov? Maybe the biggest its been in 85 years

Fox Top Hill GOPers say Obama responsible for calling back Congress for military force vote

SENATE

Politico Senate polls good news for GOP hopes
Am Thinker New polls in LA, NC Senate contests show races too close to call

COURT

WSJ Court to Weigh Political-Contribution Ban for Government Contractors

PRESIDENTIAL

Hill Christie ramps up 2016 push

WaPo How Mitt Romney went from absolutely not running in 2016 to thinking about it: A timeline

WaPo Jim Webb, former senator from Va., takes on his party’s hawks. And maybe Clinton.



OHIO

NYT Fumbled Bid for Governor Imperils Ohio Democrats

MICHIGAN

Detroit News Crummy roads an issue in Michigan governor’s race

NORTH CAROLINA

Politico Thom Tillis ad slams Kay Hagan on ISIL
Daily Caller Poll: Libertarian Senate Candidate In North Carolina Could Be Spoiler
Hill Hagan up by 3 points in NC

NYT Clay Aiken Takes Lessons From ‘American Idol’ to the Campaign Trail

WISCONSIN

WSJ Chris Christie Stops in Wisconsin to Stump for Scott Walker

KANSAS

WaPo Greg Orman, a political enigma, faces growing scrutiny in Kansas Senate race

IOWA

Des Moines Register Iowa Poll: Joni Ernst now leads Bruce Braley for Senate
McClatchy GOP’s Ernst pulls ahead in Iowa Senate race
WSJ Iowa GOP Candidate for Senate Adjusts Her Message
WTimes Koch brothers ties used to attack Republican in Iowa Senate race

MAINE

Hill Maine Republican holds double-digit lead

NEW YORK

NYT In Kabul, Cuomo Seeks Insights on Terrorism
Fred Dicker Astorino wants investigation of Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Party

James Taranto Blue State Blues: Obama's approval drops below 40%--in New York

LOUISIANA

Hill Landrieu holds slight lead in La.








 



 

September 27-28, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Gathering for Social Conservatives Highlights Divide in Republican Party
WSJ Unrepentant Ted Cruz Calls Democrats the ‘Radical Party’
WTimes Ted Cruz wins presidential straw poll at 2014 Values Voter Summit
NYT Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Make Appeals to Social Conservatives
Fox Ted Cruz: 'We need a president who will speak out for people of faith'
NatJ How Ted Cruz Is Defining Himself as the Counter to Rand Paul
NatJ Rand Paul Gets His ‘Mojo’ Workin’ With the GOP Base
Hill Cruz, Jindal shine with Values Voters as Paul fades away
WTimes Jindal declares ‘It’s the culture, stupid’ at Values Voter Summit
WTimes Palin slams ‘Alinsky-lovin’ … elitists’ at Values Voter Summit

WSJ Thousands of Migrants Have Failed to Report to Immigration Offices

WSJ Eric Holder Successor Could Have Close White House Ties
WSJ In Picking Holder’s Successor, How Progressive Should Obama Go?
WExam Republicans press Obama to wait on AG
Hill Race to replace Holder: Attorney general the job no one wants?

WSJ Democracy Requires a Patriotic Education

SENATE

NYT Republicans Pull Ahead Again in Battle for Senate
NYT Long Shots Loom as Spoilers in Tight November Races Across Nation
WaPo These five races will decide control of the Senate
WExam Why Senate races always go down to the wire
Rush Limbaugh The War on Women Falling Flat

PRESIDENTIAL

Daily Caller Chris Christie Dons Top GOP Gov Hat Five Weeks Out From Midterms

WaPo The 2016 GOP field is short on women. Carly Fiorina is trying to change that.

NatJ Bobby Jindal Headed to South Carolina to Give Speech at The Citadel



NORTH CAROLINA

Hill GOP hopeful calls for Senate takeover

KANSAS

WSJ Independent Senate Candidate Orman of Kansas Draws Scant Democratic Support
Politico Orman-Wolf meeting canceled

WISCONSIN

Fox Source: Secret probe on Wisconsin conservative groups tied to Walker sparked by prosecutor’s 'hyper partisan' bias

COLORADO

WExam Republican Senate hopes on the rise as Gardner surges in Colorado
WTimes GOP doubles down with ad slamming the Udall ‘Dynasty’
Daily Caller Colorado Senate Race Is Heading For A Photo Finish

NYT Colorado’s Perceived Left Turn Puts Governor in Tight Race

Hill Romney to stump for GOP hopefuls in Colo.

OHIO

Fox Former Ohio Rep. Traficant dies from injuries sustained in farm accident

IOWA

WaPo Joni Ernst’s Iowa campaign makes quick work of the ‘war on women’

NEW YORK

NYT Cuomo, With a Delegation, Arrives in Afghanistan

CALIFORNIA

WSJ Fossil Fueling the Green Agenda

GEORGIA


WSJ Michelle Nunn Tries to Slow the Pace in Campaign Ads

WaPo Ludacris made an appearance with Georgia’s Republican governor

LOUISIANA

WaPo Campaign 2014: NRA releases ad ‘Defend Freedom, Defeat Mary Landrieu’

WExam Palin hits the road for GOP long-shots

MARYLAND

WaPo Campaign 2014: Larry Hogan 'Jaymi'

MASSACHUSETTS

WSJ Bay State Governor's Race Tightens
WaPo Martha Coakley might blow it again. Is it bad politics — or more bad luck?
Boston Globe Gov. Patrick campaigns for Coakley, his own legacy












 



 

September 26, 2014



NATIONAL

WaPo Attorney General Eric Holder to step down
NYT Eric Holder Resigns, Setting Up Fight Over Successor
WSJ Same Issues to Greet Eric Holder's Successor as Attorney General
WSJ Timing of Holder's Departure Up in the Air
WExam Senate rule change eases path for new AG
WSJ Meet the Top Picks to Replace Eric Holder as Attorney General
Fox The next ‘top cop’? Race to replace Holder begins
WTimes Limbaugh suggests Holder could be nominated to Supreme Court
Rush Limbaugh Holder Resigns, Will Be Replaced by Sharpton or Some Other Obama Clone

WSJ Government Shutdown Fades as Campaign Problem for GOP

HOUSE

WaPo Brady to battle Ryan for Ways and Means chairmanship

SENATE

Peggy Noonan Republicans Need a Direction
NatJ Republicans See Money Drying Up in Final Weeks
Politico GOP preps for battle after Election Day
Rush GOP Looks to Win Senate with Security Moms & Then Pass Amnesty to Please Donors?

PRESIDENTIAL

NYT Romney in 2016? Never Say Never
Politico Crunch time for Jeb Bush



NEW JERSEY

WaPo Chris Christie’s popularity in New Jersey is down

NORTH CAROLINA

Roll Call The Big Issue in the North Carolina Senate Race

WISCONSIN

Politico Federal court throws Gov. Scott Walker probe back to state

KANSAS

WSJ NRA Is Coming to Help Pat Roberts in Kansas
Hill Palin tries to burnish Roberts's Tea Party bona fides
WaPo Sarah Palin’s 2014 hasn’t been so good. Can Kansas turn that around?
Politico Sources: Milton Wolf weighs Greg Orman endorsement

COLORADO

Fox Sen. Udall fires back at campaign ad calling him a 'very nice guy'
Hill 'War on Women' falling flat in Colo. Senate

IOWA

Hill New Ernst ads tout military service in Iraq

MAINE

Roll Call Democratic Super PAC Enters Maine Race (Video)

NEW YORK

Albany TU Siena: Cuomo up by 29 points, AG’s race tightens

KENTUCKY

WExam Grimes' 'Proud Man' ad raises eyebrows

ARKANSAS

Politico Fact checking the Arkansas Senate race

MARYLAND

Daily Caller Maryland GOP Nominee Wants Broader Investigation Of Obamacare Flop

CONNECTICUT

Fox GOP candidate for Connecticut governor accused of plagiarism

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe Baker edges ahead of Coakley

ARIZONA

Hill McCain gets ready for race of his life

ALASKA

Hill GOP poll: Dem trails in Alaska Senate race












 



 

September 25, 2014



SENATE

WSJ Big Money Dems: Liberal superrich may save the Senate for Harry Reid
Karl Rove The Issues Are Breaking Bad for Democrats
Ann Coulter GOP Bordering On Victory
George Will Staking the Senate on Kansas?

NATIONAL

NYT G.O.P. Error Reveals Donors and the Price of Access

PRESIDENTIAL


NYT Jeb Bush Returns to Fray and Finds Going Rough

WaPo Iraq looms large again for Hillary Clinton as she weighs another White House bid



NORTH CAROLINA

NYT Kay Hagan’s Surprising Strength

WISCONSIN

NYT Court Returns Inquiry Into Walker’s Finances to Wisconsin

KANSAS

WaPo In Kansas, longtime GOP Sen. Pat Roberts faces doubts as he scrambles to hold seat


 



 

September 24, 2014



NATIONAL

WTimes Semper Latte: Obama salutes Marines, coffee cup in hand

WSJ Poll: Immigration a Source of Widespread Frustration
WaPo Hispanic Democrats are really down on their party’s immigration efforts

HOUSE

Hill Conservative lawmakers secretly plot to oust John Boehner

NatJ As Democratic Bench Waits, Pelosi Retains a Firm Grip on Job

SENATE

WTimes Democrats’ bad poll numbers getting worse

Hugh Hewitt Republicans must act with urgency if party captures Senate

COURT

NYT Obama Judicial Choice Is Urged to Withdraw

PRESIDENTIAL

WTimes Jeb Bush brings top Senate GOP hopefuls to FL to raise money stoking 2016 rumors

WTimes Ann Romney on a Mitt for President, 2016: ‘Well, we will see’

WSJ Jim Webb ‘Seriously Looking’ at 2016 Presidential Race
WaPo Four reasons why Jim Webb for president makes no sense
DC The Case For Jim Webb To Run For President: ‘He’s Redneck Regal’

LA Times Clinton's lead among Democrats in 2016 is clear -- which is complicated

NatJ The GOP's 2016 Foreign Policy Problem



FLORIDA

WaPo Vanilla Ice. And Florida Governor Rick Scott. Together.

MICHIGAN

WExam Michigan loses seniority, but not clout

KANSAS

Fox Dole campaigns for Roberts in Kansas Senate race
WaPo This is the most important election in Kansas in 40 years

IOWA

WSJ Ad Attacks Iowa Hopeful Braley Over Billionaire Backer

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Fox Brown hits Shaheen, Obama on ISIS in new ad
NatJ In New Hampshire, National Security Is Top Concern
WaPo Scott Brown posed nude for Cosmo, but doesn’t get magazine’s vote

NEW YORK

Roll Call Democrats Cut Ad Time in Upstate New York Race

KENTUCKY

Hill Kentucky slipping away from Dems

ARKANSAS

WExam Leading Democratic pollster: GOP winning in fight for Arkansas Senate seat

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe Michelle Obama to stump for Martha Coakley

ALASKA

WSJ Alaska's Lessons for the Keystone XL Pipeline
WaPo Sullivan for U.S. Senate: 'Lisa Murkowski: Advancing Alaska's Interests'
WExam Alaska: Begich trails as new GPS ad hits the air against him

Michelle Malkin Hicken-Weasel: Why Colorado’s gutless gov is in trouble












 



 

September 23, 2014



SENATE

WSJ 3 Reasons for Democrats to Worry If Republicans Win the Senate
WSJ GOP Senate Hopefuls Crowd Into Jeb Bush Event
WaPo Senate Republicans look like a good bet for the majority. Today.
NYT Why Senate Control Matters
Politico Democrats relying on big donors to win
Charlie Cook Is It Real, or Is It a Political Head Fake?
Stu Rothenberg Fight for Senate Control Down to Five States

HOUSE

NatJ Ahead of Midterms, Conservatives Lament Lack of Clear Agenda

Hill Five sleeper races to watch in the House

NATIONAL

WSJ How Some Obama-Bush Approval Comparisons Miss the Mark

Daily Caller GOP Asks Obama To Reveal His Secret Amnesty Plans

Hill Congress to push Internet sales tax after midterm elections

PRESIDENTIAL


WSJ Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Draws GOP Presidential Attention

WExam Christie still faces challenges for 2016

Michael Gerson The GOP’s tall order for broader appeal in 2016



MICHIGAN

Detroit News Snyder, Schauer to face off Oct. 12 on TV

NORTH CAROLINA

NYT North Carolina, in Political Flux, Battles for Its Identity

WISCONSIN

WSJ Mary Burke's boilerplate jobs plan

KANSAS

Fox Dem gubernatorial candidate tries to explain 1998 strip club incident
NYT Candidate’s 1998 Strip Club Visit Stirs Kansas Governor’s Race

Hill GOP’s scorched-earth Kansas plan
Daily Caller Independent Senate Candidate In Kansas Hires Veteran Democratic Aide

COLORADO

Roll Call New Ad: DSCC Attacks Cory Gardner on Birth Control

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Politico Scott Brown splits with New Hampshire GOP on abortion

NEW YORK

Fox Lawmaker who called Sen. Gillibrand ‘chubby’ revealed as …

Fred Dicker Astorino set to deliver payoff speech outlining vision for state

WaPo GOP congressman in position to win re-election despite indictment

CALIFORNIA

WSJ Can Rep. Honda Hang On in California?

WTimes Brown out? GOP challenger makes surprising run at Jerry Brown in California

TEXAS

NYT Plaintiffs Claim Bias During Closing Argument Against Texas Voter ID Law

LOUISIANA

WaPo The “Kissing Congressman” has a new ad. And his wife is front and center.

Roll Call Voters, Tigers and Beers — Oh My!

ILLINOIS

Roll Call Poll: Davis Holds Large Lead in Top Illinois Contest

KENTUCKY

Allysia Finley Kentucky's Desperate Democrat

ARKANSAS

WaPo Campaign 2014: Tom Cotton 'Listened'

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Globe Charlie Baker calls for Roger Goodell to quit












 



 

September 22, 2014



NATIONAL

WSJ Republicans, More Than Democrats, See 2014 Elections as Important
WaPo For midterms, Karl Rove says GOP has enthusiasm advantage, Dems have cash
NYT To Win Back Older Voters, Democrats Talk Up Social Security

WaPo The 12 governors’ races you need to watch this fall

WaPo The decline of the conservative Democrat

Politico RNC launches voter ‘challenge’
WSJ Democrats Urge Michelle Obama to Hit the Trail

WaPo Top-level turnover makes it harder for DHS to stay on top of evolving threats

Hill Obama's lawless immigration plan is a gift to the 1 percent

HOUSE

WTimes It’s a long shot, but House Democrats don’t rule out return to power

SENATE

WaPo In heated midterm contests, GOP candidates explore a move to the middle
Townhall Democrats Are Poised To Hold The Senate, And It’s Conservative’s Fault
Fox Close races mean possibility Senate control will be decided by post Election Day runoffs
NatJ The Volatile Senate
WExam Women hold the keys in Senate races
Politico Harry Reid’s plot to keep the Senate
Hill Dem: Keeping Senate would be 'miracle'

PRESIDENTIAL

WaPo Even Texas may not be big enough for four favorite sons in 2016

WaPo Why not Biden?



NEW JERSEY

WSJ Prosecutors Press On With Bridge Probe Tied to Chris Christie's Office
GOPUSA Report: Federal probe finds Christie did not order Bridgegate

FLORIDA

Salena Zito Trust the issue in Fla. governor race

NORTH CAROLINA

News&Observer Hagan touts her work on legislation that makes sense for North Carolina
DC Libertarian Nominee In N.C. Senate Race Calls Voter ‘Ignorant Moron’

KANSAS

NYT Candidate’s 1998 Strip Club Visit Stirs Kansas Governor’s Race
DC Dem Gov Candidate Was Caught Getting Lap Dance In Strip Club During Police Raid
Politico Kansas gubernatorial candidate addresses 1990s strip club incident

Fox GOP Hall of Famer Dole to stump for incumbent Sen. Roberts in home state Kansas

COLORADO

WaPo John Hickenlooper could lose his job in November. Here’s why.

DC Is The Republican Surge In The Colorado Senate Race A Fluke?

MAINE

Fox Dem rep under fire over video with lewd reference to Maine GOP senator, sex act

GEORGIA


HE Georgia: Nunn campaign linked to ACORN-like voter registration schemes



 

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