Politics & Election News

Saturday-Sunday, July 30-31

On Capitol Hill, A Flurry of GOP Victories - Washington Post
After Scoring Wins, Bush Turns to Thorny Issues, with Eye to Legacy - Baltimore Sun
News Analysis: Los Angeles Times | Washington Post | Washington Times
Stem Cell Rift Widens in GOP - Los Angeles Times
Bush Plans to Bypass Senate, Appoint Bolton - Los Angeles Times
Roberts' Senate Hearing Set as Lawmakers Scan Records - Washington Times
Dems Want Roberts to Make Stances Clear - Arizona Republic/KR
White House Memos Offer Opinions on Supreme Court - New York Times
'08: Romney's Clout in the Legislature Dissolving Quickly - Boston Globe
'08: Bushwhacked Mainers Warn Romney's N.H. Neighbors - Boston Herald
'08: Vilsack Plans Trip to N.H. Fundraiser - Des Moines Register
'08: At Fundraiser, Edwards Mum on 2008 Run - Nashua Telegraph

MO: Decision Looms for McCaskill on Possible 2006 Bid for Senate - Kansas City Star
FL: Gallagher Visits Levy County Republicans - Williston Pioneer Sun News
AZ: Goldwater Nephew to Run for Governor - Arizona Daily Star
NJ: Corzine Camp Seeks Details of Deals Tied to Forrester - New York Times
PA: Tactics Differ in Senate Matchup: Santorum's Everywhere, Casey's Quiet - Pitt PG
MD: Black Support for Republican Steele a Tough Sell - Washington Times/AP
CA: Governor's Fundraising in High Gear - Sacramento Bee
MA: Republicans Chart Growth Plan at Convention - Boston Globe
OH: GOP Says It Will 'Bury' Name-Calling Candidate - Washington Post
NYC: Seeking Edge, Ferrer Readies Ad Blitz - New York Times
NYC: Image Woes Dog Bloomberg in Election - Associated Press
Chicago: Key Daley Loyalist Guilty - Chicago Tribune

Friday, July 29

Frist Veers From Bush Over Stem Cells - New York Times
Hastert Eyes Immigration - Washington Times
Senate Set to Vote on Massive Energy Bill - Washington Post
Gun Liability Law Likely To Pass - Chicago Tribune
11th-Hour Brokering Paved Way for Bush's Trade Pact Triumph - Los Angeles Times
Bush Advances Agenda: New York Times | CS Monitor | Associated Press
Senators Demand Roe Be Upheld - Washington Times
Privilege Claim May Not Apply to Roberts Papers - Los Angeles Times
'08: Possible '08 Contender Biden Writing Book - ABC News/AP
'08: The Shadow of His Predecessor Dominates the Pataki Legacy - New York Times
NY: Spitzer Hones Campaign Themes as G.O.P. Seeks Candidate for Governor - NY Times
WV: GOP Puts Up First Senate Campaign Ad - Associated Press
RI: Carcieri Throws Support Behind Chafee - NBC 10 News
TX: Democrat Chris Bell Announces Bid for Governor - Houston Chronicle
TX: Strayhorn Takes Gamble on Democrat Donors - Dallas Morning News
NJ: Forrester's Wealth Tied to Government Contracts - Philadelphia Inquirer
CO: Colorado Democrats Run Low on Money - Rocky Mountain News
PA: Hafer Gears Up for Congressional Race - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
VA: Potts Rallies Roanoke for Long Shot - Roanoke Times
NYC: Ferrer Losing Latinos - New York Daily News
Detroit: Hendrix Keeps His Lead Over Kilpatrick - Detroit Free Press
Chicago: Firm Fires GOP Chairman for Putting Bounty on Daley - Chicago Sun-Times

Thursday, July 28

House Passes Central American Trade Pact 217-215 - Washington Post
Judge Roberts An Advocate for the Right - New York Times
Democrats Seek View on Roe from Roberts - Washington Times
On Question of Nominee Questions, No Clear Answer - Washington Post
Struggle Over Access to Roberts' Memos Intensifies - Los Angeles Times
Media War Over Nominee Still Just a Rumble - USA Today
Deputy AG Nominee Frustrates Specter at Hearing - Chicago Tribune
Splintering Within Labor Bodes Ill for Democrats - Philadelphia Inquirer
'08: Hillary's Ties to DLC Rankle Left - Washington Times
'08: In Shift, Santorum Not Closing Door to an '08 Run - Philadelphia Inquirer
'08: Pataki's Eyes on White House - New York Daily News
'08: McCain Reactivates Straight Talk Political Action Committee - Arizona Republic/AP
'08: Edwards' Maine Visit Mixes Politics, Anti-Poverty Drive - Portland Press Herald
'08: N.H. Primary Isn't All That Far Off - Associated Press
'06: House Members Hitting the Stump - The Hill
CT: Good News For Rell In Latest Survey - Hartford Courant
NY: Freed From Limbo, GOP Focuses Its Search for Candidates - New York Times
ME: Cianchette Will Seek GOP Nomination for 2006 Governor Race - Portland Press Herald
MI: Butler Picks Up Endorsement in Senate Bid - Detroit Free Press/AP
IL: GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Makes Stop in St. Louis - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
IA: Labor Split Could Complicate Political Effort in Iowa - Sioux City Journal
AR: Candidate Hutchinson Joins Board of 'Homeland Security' Firm - Ark. News Bureau
NV: Political Flap Prompts Phone Calls - Nevada Appeal/AP
San Diego: Runoff Foes Vow Clean Race - Los Angeles Times
Chicago: Ill. Republicans Offer Reward on Daley - Associated Press

Wednesday, July 27

As August Recess Looms, Congress Finds High Gear - New York Times
President's Job Gets Harder When 10 Senators Want It - USA Today
Documents Show Roberts Influence In Reagan Era - Washington Post
In Reagan's White House, a Clever, Sometimes Cocky John Roberts - New York Times
Democrats Dismiss Roberts Documents - Washington Times
Prosecutor In CIA Leak Case Casting A Wide Net - Washington Post
Trade Deal in Congress Troubled by Globalization Doubts - Christian Science Monitor
Labor Tells Dems: Vote for CAFTA at Your Peril - The Hill
'06: Republicans See Opportunity in Labor Rift - Washington Post
'08: Romney Abortion Stand Called Pragmatic - Boston Globe
'08: McCain Seeks Donations to Anti-Pork Barrel Group - Arizona Republic
'08: With Santorum Out in '08, Conservatives Up for Grabs - The Hill
'08: Clinton Angers Left With Call for Unity - Washington Post
'08: Edwards, Bayh to Visit Iowa Next Month - Des Moines Register
NY: Pataki Decides to Forgo a 4th Term, Confidants Say - New York Times
San Diego: Frye, Sanders Move on to Runoff - San Diego Union-Tribune
MD: Ehrlich Buoyed by Big Budget Surplus - Gaithersburg Business Gazette
MD: Rove's Role in Fundraiser for Steele Sparks Debate - Baltimore Sun
MD: Cardin to Vote Against CAFTA - Baltimore Sun
RI: Whitehouse Falsely Claims That Feinstein Is Backing Him - The Hill
MA: Healey, Prochoice GOP Women Distance Selves on Abortion Issue - Boston Globe
MA: Kerry's Brother Mulls Run for Secretary of State - Boston Globe
PA: Rendell Sticking with Knoll - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
IL: Downstate Senator Joins GOP Governor Race - Chicago Sun-Times
OH: 2nd District Congressional Race Nears End - Cincinnati Enquirer
OH: Strickland Puts $1 Million in Gov. Campaign Chest - Cleveland Plain Dealer
MN: Minnesota Tops in 'Democracy Index' - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Detroit: 4 Mayoral Candidates Putting Money on Ads - Detroit Free Press
Chicago: Daley Considering Bid to Get 2016 Olympics - Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, July 26

White House to Release Early Roberts Papers - Washington Post
Democrats to Delay Roberts Hearings - Washington Times
Skirmish Over a Query About Roberts's Faith - New York Times
Court Nominee Does Well in Poll; Rove Does Not - USA Today
Democratic Senators Press CIA Leak Probe - Associated Press
Deal Is Near on Overhaul of Energy Policy - Los Angeles Times
Labor Split Could Hurt Democrats' Campaigns - Seattle Times
Democrats Seek Nuance on Abortion - The Hill
'06: Tossups Draw Focus In Midterm Elections - Wall Street Journal
'08: Democrats Offer Lines of Attack for '08 Race - New York Times
'08: Hillary Courts Centrists - Washington Times/AP
'08: Gov. Warner Has Tough Act to Follow: Hillary Clinton - Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
'08: Santorum: 'Intention Is Not To Run' - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
'08: Romney Vetoes Law on Pill, Takes Aim at Roe v. Wade - Boston Globe
San Diego: Frye Leads Mayoral Race - San Diego Union-Tribune
VA: Warner Has Advantage Over Allen in Senate Bid - Richmond Times-Dispatch
PA: Rendell Slightly Ahead in Governor Race - Rasmussen Reports
PA: Knoll Apologizes to Marine's Widow - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
PA: Political Atmosphere Heating Up in City - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
FL: GOPers Break with White House Over Harris - The Hill
FL: Bense to Decide on Senate Race - Orlando Sentinel
CA: Governor Refuses to Cancel Nov. 8 Special Election - Los Angeles Times
CA: Governor Embarks on Image Change - Sacramento Bee
NY: Silence from Governor, Pirro Clouds 2006 Races - Westchester Journal News
NY: Bloomberg Says No Way He'll Run for Governor - New York Post
NYC: Influential Democrats Line Up With Mayor - New York Times
NYC: Some Say Mayor Going Blue for Campaign '05 - Newsday
NV: Gibson Has Head Start if He Runs for Nevada Governor - Nevada Appeal/AP
TX: Love - and Variations Thereof in Congress - Dallas Morning News

Monday, July 25

Clash Likely Over Roberts Documents - Boston Globe
Democrats to Press Roberts on Issues - Washington Post
Roberts Was Ready at Every Turn - Los Angeles Times
Roberts Listed in Federalist Society '97-98 Directory - Washington Post
Gonzales Says He Told Card About CIA Probe - Associated Press
4 Major Unions Plan to Boycott A.F.L.-C.I.O. Event - New York Times
'08: Roberts Vote Fraught With 2008 Politics - San Francisco Chronicle/AP
'08: Santorum Book Keeps White House Talk Alive - Washington Post/Reuters
'08: Romney Jurist Picks Not Tilted to GOP - Boston Globe
'08: Sen. Clinton Reinforces Ties to Moderates - Associated Press
VA: Poll: Race for Governor Is a Tossup - Richmond Times-Dispatch
NJ: Majority Has No Preference for Corzine's Successor in U.S. Senate - Newsday/AP
FL: Republicans Hit Early, Hard in Effort to Oust Sen. Nelson - Miami Herald/AP
FL: GOP Discourages Harris Senate Run in '06 - FOX News
AZ: Napolitano Nixing Raise Could Pay Dividends - Arizona Republic
AZ: Ex-GOP President of Arizona Senate in Governor's Race - Arizona Republic
CA: GOP Hopefuls Eager for Duke's Seat - San Diego Union-Tribune
MD: In Schaefer, Ehrlich Has Ally Across The Aisle - Washington Post
WA: Republicans Regroup After Rossi Exits; Next Up, Mike McGavick - Bremerton Sun
IL: Business Success No Guarantee for Politics - Chicago Tribune
CA: Sand Kicked in Face of Strong-Man Governor - San Francisco Chronicle
WA: State, GOP at Odds Over Use of Party Labels - Seattle Times
NYC: Mayor to Fight Ballot Petitions of G.O.P. Rival - New York Times
Detroit: Hendrix Trumps Kilpatrick in Funding - Detroit Free Press
San Diego: Voters Head Back to Polls - USA Today

Saturday-Sunday, July 23-24

Roberts's Politics Kept Under Wraps - Washington Post
Nominee and Rehnquist Have Much in Common - Baltimore Sun
Activists Ready for Court Battle but Are Unable to Muster a Fight - New York Times
71% Say Roberts Confirmation Likely - Rasmussen Reports
Democrats-Only Hill Hearing Targets Rove - Washington Times
Democrats Concerned by Prospects of a Labor Schism - New York Times
Dean: Democrats Need 'Big Tent' - Washington Times
'08: Lightning Rod Tom Tancredo Talking About Presidential Run - Boston Herald/AP
IA: Potomac Fever - Des Moines Register
OH: Democrats See Hope in Ohio, Rally in Capital - Cincinnati Enquirer
OH: Meeting Boosts Coleman's Gov. Candidacy - Akron Beacon Journal/AP
MN: DFLer Bell Seeks U.S. Senate Seat - St. Paul Pioneer Press
MN: Cheney Visits Minnesota to Back Kennedy - Minneapolis Star Tribune
PA: Cheney Raising Funds for Murphy - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
FL: GOP Offensive Still Has a Few Minefields to Clear - Miami Herald
FL: Harris Lagging Behind Nelson in Campaign Funding Effort - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
CA: Senate Race a Symbol of GOP Woes - Los Angeles Times
NJ: Forrester-Corzine Race Is a Study in Contrasting Styles - Philadelphia Inquirer/AP
VA: Kaine Woos Voters in 'Pivotal' Exurbs - Washington Post
DE: Oddsmakers Like Carper's Chances in Senate Election - Wilmington News Journal
PA: Santorum's New Chapter of Political Risk - Philadelphia Inquirer
TX: Perry's Big Bet: Schools - Dallas Morning News
IL: Hastert Will Seek Another Term as House Speaker - Washington Post
Chicago: City Employs 1,200 Tied to Daley Groups - Chicago Tribune

Friday, July 22

Roberts Unlikely to Trigger Break of Filibuster Pact - Los Angeles Times
In His Opinions, Nominee Favors Judicial Caution - New York Times
Dem Strategy: Raise Commerce Issue | Demand Legal Papers | Six-Pronged Attack
Activists Lack Allies in Battling Court Pick - Los Angeles Times
Rove, Libby Accounts in CIA Case Differ With Those of Reporters - Bloomberg
Two Aides Not Trying to Punish Mr. Wilson - New York Times
Patriot Act Bill Would Make 14 Provisions Permanent - USA Today
'08: Hillary's Future May Hinge on Court Vote - New York Daily News
WV: Sen. Byrd Praises Bush on Nominee - Washington Times
OH: Sen. DeWine Ready for the Hot Seat Again - Cleveland Plain Dealer
CA: Gov.'s Redistricting Plan Is Ordered Off Ballot - Los Angeles Times
MD: Laura Bush Helps Ehrlich Raise Campaign Funds - Baltimore Sun
NJ: Cheney Is Set to Stump for Forrester - Trenton Times
TX: Hutchison's Coffers Would Have Trailed - Dallas Morning News
TX: Giving to DeLay Defense Fund Slows - Dallas Morning News
VA: Va. Surplus Awakens Fight On '04 Taxes - Washington Post
MA: Romney's Gaffes Quickly Derail Publicity Ride on T - Boston Herald
NE: Heineman Says He's Not Intimidated by Osborne - North Platte Telegraph
OH: Ex-Sen. Cleland Lauds Fellow Veteran Hackett - Cincinnati Enquirer
PA: Casey Still Leads Santorum by Double Digits - Rasmussen Reports
PA: Group Meets with Santorum on Priest Abuse Legislation - Allentown Morning Call
NYC: Major Abortion Rights Group Gives Approval to Bloomberg - New York Times
Chicago: Daley Vows Reform - Chicago Tribune

Thursday, July 21

51% Call Choice of Roberts 'Excellent or Good' - USA Today
Democrats Say Nominee Will Be Hard to Defeat - Washington Post
Don't Look for a Borking - Philadelphia Inquirer
How Conservative Is Roberts? - USA Today
Democrats Vow to Learn Court Pick's Abortion Views - Boston Globe
Senate GOP Rallies for Roberts - Washington Times
Plame's Identity Marked As Secret - Washington Post
'06: Dem Fundraising Soars - The Hill
'06: Kerry Raising Millions for Democrats - Boston Globe/AP
'06: GOP Tries to Dissuade Harris, Build on Senate Majority - Washington Times
'08: Democratic Leadership Council to Meet in Ohio - Cleveland Plain Dealer
'08: Montana Gov. Talked Up As 2008 Contender - Associated Press
NJ: Corzine Holds Double-Digit Lead in Governor's Race - Newsday/AP
MD: Ehrlich Faces Tough Re-election Bid - Rasmussen Reports
NY: Poll: Hillary Would Crush Pirro - New York Daily News
IL: Gidwitz Launches Early Ad Blitz in Governor's Race - Chicago Sun-Times
NE: Stenberg Seeks Senate Seat Again - Chadron Record
OH: After Iraq, Marine Plans Campaign for Congress - Washington Post
Detroit: Hendrix Running Strong in Race for Mayor - Detroit Free Press
UT: GOP State Rep Announces Challenge to Hatch - Associated Press
ME: Snowe Preparing for Another Senate Run - Portsmouth Herald/AP
CA: Despite Controversies, Gov's Fund-Raising Team Carries on - SD Union-Trib/AP
PA: Local Members of State GOP to Review Gov. Hopefuls - Lancaster New Era
NC: Democrats Put Rep. Taylor in Crosshairs for 2006 Election - Smoky Mtn News

Wednesday, July 20

Bush Chooses Roberts for Court - Washington Post
Easy Time Seen for Judicial Nominee - Washington Times
In Pursuit of Conservative Stamp, President Nominates Roberts - New York Times
Conservatives, Pleased | Democrats Keep Rhetorical Powder Dry - Los Angeles Times
A Scant Paper Record of Personal Views - Boston Globe
Roberts News Analysis: NY Times | Washington Post | LA Times | USA Today
Border Bill Allows Temporary Workers - Los Angeles Times
'08: Dems Diss `Matinee Mitt' for Image Team - Boston Herald
'08: Wesley Clark Visits Indiana, Won't Rule Anything Out - Indianapolis Star
UT: Hatch May Face Challenge in Senate Primary - Deseret News
FL: Harris Camp Downplays Donation Slump - Bradenton Herald
VA: Kilgore Reply on Abortion Worries GOP - Richmond Times-Dispatch
AZ: Dems Party Boss Resigns; Is Senate Run vs. Kyl Next? - Arizona Republic
MI: Butler Gains Momentum for Possible Senate Bid - The Hill
SD: Daschle: No Plans for Rematch With Thune - Associated Press
AR: Illness Forces Rockefeller Out of Governor's Race - Arkansas News Bureau
CA: Gov.'s Deal Ignites Larger Debate - Los Angeles Times
IA: Iowa Gov. Race Getting Increasingly Heavy Attention - Sioux City Journal/AP
MD: Permit Freeze Might Chill Duncan's Run For Governor - Washington Post
NV: Potential GOP Candidate for Gov Gave Money to Democrats - LV Review-Journal
NY: Governor Adds Muscle to Curb Medicaid Fraud - New York Times
AR: Dem, GOP Officials Downplay Fund-Raising Woes - Arkansas News Bureau

Tuesday, July 19

Speculation Centers on Clement for Court - Associated Press
Five From the 5th Circuit Mentioned for High Court - Washington Post
Bush Advisers Alter Court Focus - Chicago Tribune
Conservatives Are Told It Will Not Be Gonzales - The Hill
Bush Plans Interviews With Court Candidates - Washington Post
President Says He'll Fire Anyone Who Committed Crime in CIA Leak - USA Today
Gore: New TV Channel Won't Be Partisan - Miami Herald/AP
'08: Some in GOP Hope Rice Runs for President - Associated Press
'08: Can Hillary Be Elected Commander in Chief? - USA Today
'08: Hillary Clinton Draws Applause From Hispanics - Washington Post
'08: Romney’s $350G Image Team - Boston Herald
'08: Tancredo Won't Back Down from Comments - Denver Post
'08: Collegial Governors Depart Iowa - Des Moines Register
'08: Pataki a Hard Sell to Iowa GOPers - New York Post
'06: Veteran Republicans Redouble Fundraising - The Hill
WA: Safeco CEO Looks Set for Senate Race - Seattle Times
PA: Santorum in Democrats' Cross Hairs - Los Angeles Times
NYC: Bloomberg Extends Mayoral Race Lead in New Poll - New York Daily News/AP
NC: Former QB Shuler to Run for Congress - Atlanta Journal Constitution/AP
CA: Governor Is Focus of Ethics Complaint - Los Angeles Times
DE: Carney Seeks Supporters, Funds for Governor Run in '08 - Delaware State News
DE: Sen. Carper Raises $1.7 Million for 2006 - Delaware State News
MI: GOP Reaches Out to African Americans in Senate Race - Booth Newspapers
MD: In Senate Race, Mfume Counters Underdog Image With Self-Portrait - Wash Post
OH: Chairman: GOP Will Rid Itself of 'Bad Apples' - Cincinnati Enquirer

Monday, July 18

GOP Allies Say Bush Is Close to Court Pick - Washington Post
Strong Ties Bind Players in Battle for Seat on Court - New York Times
Left's List for High Court Seen as Setup - Washington Times
Cheney Adviser Named in CIA Flap - Washington Times
Reporter: Rove Told Him of Plame's CIA Tie - Washington Post
Rove's Troubles Expose Strategic Drawbacks of a United Front - Los Angeles Times
Bush Loses Some Luster on Credibility - Christian Science Monitor
'08: Pataki Checking '08 Pulse in Iowa - New York Times
'08: Vilsack Speaks Out During Conference - Quad-City Times
'08: Democrats Try to Tread Softly on Vilsack's Turf - Des Moines Register
'08: Is Warner Tiptoeing into Presidential Run? - Hampton Roads Daily Press
'08: Feingold Hits Political Hotspots Around U.S. - Green Bay Press-Gazette
'08: Biden Learned Lessons in '87 Race - Wilmington News-Journal
'06: Dole Leading Charge for GOP Fundraising - Charlotte Observer
MN: Govs Feel Pawlenty's Pain - Minneapolis Star Tribune
MI: Ted Nugent May Have 2006 Campaign in His Sights - Detroit Free Press
CO: Referendums Open GOP Rift - Denver Post
NJ: Corzine Linking Forrester to Bush - Newark Star-Ledger
SC: Credit-Rating Drop Might Hurt Sanford - Columbia State
NY: A Democratic Group Endorses Bloomberg for Mayor - New York Times
IA: Engineer Joins Crowded Field in the Race for Governor's Job - Quad-City Times
TN: Majority Approves of Bredesen in Poll - Nashville Tennessean
MS: Offshore Oil Called Liability for Barbour - Jackson Clarion-Ledger/AP
NV: Titus to Run for Governor in '06 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
NE: Push on to Register Nebraska Felons to Vote - Grand Island Independent/AP
TX: Brother, Sister Seek High Office Together - Austin American-Statesman

Sunday, July 17

Cooper: "What I Told the Grand Jury" - Time Magazine
If Rove Wasn't Initial Source of Leak, Who Was? - Los Angeles Times
In Plame Leaks, Long Shadows - Washington Post
Kennedy Opposition Carries Risks for Supreme Court Fight - Boston Globe
Bush Urges Quick Confirmation to Court - Washington Times
Two Judges; Different Styles - Washington Post
'06: Governors Gather in Iowa with Eye on Elections Next Year - Boston Herald/AP
'08: Governors Test Iowa's Waters at Meeting - Washington Post
'08: Romney Generates Some Buzz in Iowa - Boston Globe
'08: Minorities Seek More Primary Influence - Associated Press
VA: Kaine, Kilgore Tee Off In Debate - Washington Post
FL: No Candidate Leads GOP Governor Race - Miami Herald
PA: Santorum Draws GOP Heavy-Hitters - Philadelphia Inquirer/AP
PA: Santorum Book Could Be Asset, Strategist Says - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
WA: Rossi Refusal a Setback for State GOP - Spokane Spokesman-Review
TN: Candidates for 2006 Senate Seat Making Noise - Knoxville News Sentinel
SD: Long After the Vote, Thune-Daschle Campaign Continues - Rapid City Journal
MO: McCaskill Report Signals Possible Senate Bid - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
CA: Too Little, Too Late For Schwarzenegger - San Francisco Chronicle
MD: High Hopes for New GOP Face - Los Angeles Times
MD: Steele Calls on Club to Admit Blacks - Baltimore Sun
MD: Democrats: Move Primary from September to June - Washington Times/AP
VT: Senate Candidate Turns to Some Familiar Faces - Nashua Telegraph
IL: Kathy Salvi 'Has the Fire in the Belly' - Chicago Sun-Times
CA: Cunningham Departure to Reverberate in San Diego - San Diego Union-Tribune
MI: Poll: Incumbent Detroit Mayor Trailing - Associated Press

Saturday, July 16

Court Search Focuses On Women, Minorities - Washington Post
Will Rehnquist Pass Justices Left and Right? - Dallas Morning News
State Dept. Memo Gets Scrutiny in Plame Leak Inquiry - New York Times
Immigration Worries Republicans - Washington Times
Bush Seeks to Sew Up CAFTA Support in N.C. - Los Angeles Times
'08: Hillary's War Chest Balloons to $12M - New York Daily News
'08: Bankroll Called Clue to Pataki's Intentions - Albany Times Union
'08: Allen Builds Election Reserves - Richmond Times-Dispatch
WA: Rossi Won't Run for Senate - Seattle Times
CA: Gov. Cancels Magazine Contract - Los Angeles Times
PA: A Top Santorum Aide Is Gay - Philadelphia Inquirer
OH: Kasich Name Keeps Surfacing on Gubernatorial Rumor Mill - Toledo Blade
WA: Judge Tosses State's New Primary - Seattle Times
TX: DeLay Race Is Drawing Big Bucks - Houston Chronicle
MD: Political Fundraisers Reaping Rich Harvests - Washington Times/AP
NY: Bloomberg's in a $23M League of His Own - New York Daily News
MT: Candidates Report on Campaign Fundraising - Great Falls Tribune
AR: Candidates File Quarterly Campaign Data - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
IL: Gov Candidate's Web Site Reveals Donations - Chicago Sun-Times
IL: 2nd of 3 GOP Candidates Drops Out of Hyde-Seat Race - Chicago Tribune

Friday, July 15

Rove Confirmed Plame Indirectly, Lawyer Says - Washington Post
Aide's Troubles Put Bush in Tight Spot - Wall Street Journal
Rove Fight Escalates - Washington Times
Rare Statute Figures in Rove Case - Los Angeles Times
Rehnquist Denies Rumor of Retirement - New York Times
Majority Favors Mandatory Retirement Age for Justices - FOX News
Is There a Recusal Issue for Gonzales? - Los Angeles Times
GOP: ‘We Were Wrong' to Play Racial Politics - USA Today
Lawmakers Postponing Bush Priority on Benefits - New York Times
Frist Says Senate Unlikely to Get to Immigration This Year - Houston Chronicle
'08: Pataki Will Test '08 Winds in Iowa - New York Times
'08: Romney Ready to 'Test Waters' on Iowa Swing - Boston Globe
'08: Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack to Head DLC - Associated Press
'08: Hillary in '08, Say Online Gamblers - New York Daily News
PA: Poll Shows GOP's Scranton Making Gains in Gov Race - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
MA: Santorum Hits Back at Kennedy - Harrisburg Patriot-News
MA: Romney Begs to Differ with Santorum Remark - Boston Globe
CA: Rep. Cunningham Won't Seek New Term - Washington Times
VA: Kilgore Rejects MZM Donation - Richmond Times-Dispatch
CA: Governor Defends Magazine Deal - Sacramento Bee
OH: GOP Voices Urge Kasich to Enter Race for Governor - Columbus Dispatch
AZ: Potential GOP Candidate Is Out of Governor Field - Arizona Daily Star
NJ: Corzine, Forrester Against Eminent Domain Abuses - Trenton Times
CT: Early Campaign Video Ties Governor to Rowland Corruption - New Haven Register
CO: Dean Tells Dems to Get Ready for a Fight - Denver Post
CO: Holtzman Tops Beauprez's Fundraising - Denver Post
AR: Beebe Raises Over $1M in Gov Campaign, Officials Say - Arkansas News Bureau
NE: Nelson War Chest Grows to $2.3 Million - Lincoln Journal Star
NY: $6.2M More Filling Spitzer War Chest - Albany Times Union
NY: Hillary's Big-Money Donors Are Real Pros - New York Post
NY: Mailings From Miller's Office Cost Taxpayers $1.6 Million - New York Times

Thursday, July 14

Gang of 14 Will Be Put To The Test - New York Times
Question of Recusals Is Raised Against Gonzales - Washington Post
Picking Non-Judge Not Out of Question - New York Times
Rehnquist Hospitalized With a Fever - Los Angeles Times
Public Opinion on Court Vacancy: USA Today | MSNBC

C IA 'Outing' Might Fall Short of Crime
- USA Today

Joseph Wilson Calls on Bush to Fire Rove - Associated Press
President Unlikely to Abandon Rove - San Francisco Chronicle
Revenue Surge Shrinks Deficit - Washington Post
'08: Governors Conference Offers Look at Potential 2008 Field - Des Moines Register
'08: Michigan Bucks McCain - The Hill
'08: Clinton Urges Inquiry Into Hidden Sex in Grand Theft Auto Game - New York Times
'08: Brownback Meeting GOP Supporters in South Carolina - Associated Press
'08: Tancredo Brings His Message of Immigration Crackdown to Iowa - Rocky Mtn News
'08: Gore Dinner May Signify Return to Political Arena - Nashville City Paper
PA: Santorum Blasted for Boston Remarks - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
MD: Mfume: Dems Blocking My Senate Run - Baltimore Sun
MI: Jane Abraham Decides Not to Run for U.S. Senate - Detroit Free Press/AP
NY: Dems Bummed as Top Union Backs Bloomberg - New York Daily News
CA: Four Subpoenaed in Cunningham Probe - San Diego Union-Tribune/AP
CA: Gov. to Be Paid $8 Million by Fitness Magazines - Los Angeles Times
NJ: Codey: `No' to U.S. Senate - Trenton Times
NJ: Property Tax Is Hot Subject for Corzine and Forrester - New York Times
MN: Pawlenty's Approval Rating Takes a Tumble - St. Paul Pioneer Press
MA: Beacon Hill Hearing to Set Off New Round on the Death Penalty - Boston Globe
NC: Sue Myrick for Governor in 2008? - Charlotte Observer
CO: Dems List Governor-Race Funds - Denver Post
SC: Sanford Leads Campaign Cash Race - Charleston Post and Courier/AP
VA: Kilgore Whittles Away at Kaine's Fundraising Lead - Washington Post
WI: GOP Rivals Gather Funds for Gov Race - Madison Capital Times/AP
FL: Crist Donations Under Scrutiny - Miami Herald
IA: Rants Throws Barb at Growing Demo Governor Field - Sioux City Journal
MI: Democrats, DeVos Spar Over Jobs - Detroit News/AP

Wednesday, July 13

GOP on Offense in Defense of Rove - Washington Post
Bush Backs Rove Amid CIA Leak Scandal - Washington Times
Uproar Has Roots in Rove's Vast Reach - Los Angeles Times
Bush Consults With Key Senators on Court Nominees - Washington Post
Bush Urged to Look Beyond Career Judge - Boston Globe
Bolton May Accept Recess Appointment - Washington Post
Specter Fears For Senate Stem-Cell Bill - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
'08: The Evolution of Hillary Clinton - New York Times
'08: Clinton, Santorum Swap Child-Rearing Views - USA Today/AP
'08: Santorum Resolute on Boston Rebuke - Boston Globe
'08: Warner Hopes Rural Appeal Is His '08 Ticket - The Hill
MN: Coleman Vote on CAFTA Could Hurt Him - Minneapolis Star Tribune/AP
MD: Democrats Urge Steele to Cancel Event with Rove - Baltimore Sun
NE: Rove Danced Around 2006 Senate Race - Lincoln Journal Star
IA: Patty Judge to Announce Run for Governor - Des Moines Register
MI/NM: Stabenow, Bingaman Reel in Cash at End of 2nd Quarter - The Hill
NJ: Codey Interested in Succeeding Corzine - Newark Star-Ledger
NY: Bloomberg's Number Listed in Phone Book - New York Post
IL: Governor OKs Millions for Stem Cell Research - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
PA: Abortion Foes Fume Over Veto by Rendell - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
MI: GOP Airs Statewide Radio Ad Criticizing Granholm - South Bend Tribune/AP
MI: Democrats Say DeVos Moved Jobs to China - Detroit Free Press
MT: Fourth Democrat Announces Run for U.S. Senate - Missoulian
WI: Green Ahead in GOP Money Race - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
AR: Full Line of Credit Used Up, Dem Party Chairman Says - Arkansas News Bureau
CA: Protesters Dog Governor in Visit - San Jose Mercury News
FL: Friends, Funds Benefit Maddox - Miami Herald
MD: Duncan Calls on Ehrlich to Apologize - Baltimore Sun

Tuesday, July 12

Bush Listens to Senators on Court Nominees - Associated Press
Ethics Open Cash Spigot For Dems - The Hill
At White House, a Day of Silence on Rove's Role in C.I.A. Leak - New York Times
Americans Expect Attack, Poll Finds - USA Today
Bush Approval Rises Modestly - Pew Research Center
'08: In Cyberspace, a New Effort to Broaden Clinton Appeal - New York Times
'08: Conservative PAC Hosts Romney - Boston Globe
'08: Pataki Aims This Week for Iowa - Albany Times Union
'08: Politician Brings Focus to Illegal Immigration - Des Moines Register
'08: Bayh Brings Energy Plan to N.H. Voters - Indianapolis Star
AR: Democratic Party Head Resigns Job With Berry - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
AR: State Senator Suggests Using Surplus to Give Rebates - Arkansas News Bureau
CA: Legislators Drop Suicide Bill for Now - Los Angeles Times
CO: State Justice Touted as Nominee - Denver Post
CT: Lawmakers Call for Moratorium on Eminent Domain - Associated Press
FL: Despite Bad News, Democrats Raise More Money - Miami Herald
GA: 20% of Reed's Funds Raised Outside State - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
GA: Miller's Use of State Funds Questioned - WSB-TV
KY: GOP Chairman, 2 Others Indicted - Louisville Courier-Journal
IA: Women's Role in Iowa Politics Examined - Associated Press
IL: Possible Gov Hopeful, GOP Leader Spar Over DUI - Chicago Sun-Times
MA: Romney Exit Talk Runs High - Boston Globe
MD: Decision Narrows Field For Senate - Baltimore Sun
MI: State GOP to Start Granholm Attack Ad - Detroit Free Press
MO: McCaskill Considers Senate Run - Kansas City Star
NJ: Corzine on Norcross -- I'm My Own Man - Newark Star-Ledger
NJ: Corzine Opposes Raising Gas Tax - Neward Star-Ledger
NY: At This Stage, Ferrer Stays Ahead by Avoiding Risk - New York Times
OH: Taft's Words Haunt Him in BWC Quagmire - Cleveland Plain Dealer
PA: Pennsylvania District Could be Bellwether - Houston Chronicle
PA: Rendell Regrets Inaction on Taxes - Harrisburg Patriot-News
RI: New RI Poll Figures Show Tight Senate Race for Chafee - Pawtucket Times
TX: Strayhorn Boosts Her Campaign War Chest - Austin American-Statesman

TX: Strayhorn Says Money Won't Be a Problem in Bid - Dallas Morning News
TX: Poll: GOP voters back Perry over Strayhorn - Houston Business Journal
WV: State GOP Puts Stress on Unity - Charleston Gazette

Monday, July 11

What Karl Rove Told Time Magazine's Reporter - Newsweek
Attorney: Rove Told Reporter of Plame's Role But Didn't Name Her - Washington Post
Sunny Days Ahead For GOP as Population Shifts South - Washington Times
Independents Are Having Buyer's Remorse - Business Week
58% Say Senate Dems Should Confirm Qualified Conservative - Rasmussen Reports
Rehnquist's Decision Is the Talk of D.C. - Associated Press
Bush Finds No Friends at Networks - Washington Times
'08: Sen. Hillary Clinton Slams Bush in Speech - Associated Press
'08: Outside of Va., Warner's National Ambitions Shine - Washington Post
'08: Bid For South in 2008 Begins - Winston-Salem Journal
'08: Arkansas Governor Headed to Iowa - Associated Press
'08: Indiana's Sen. Evan Bayh Visits NH Democrats - New Hampshire Union Leader
AR: Hispanic to Test Political Waters in ’06 Election - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
CA: Can Anyone Govern California? - Christian Science Monitor
CO: Partisan Taint Feared as Dems Back Refs. C, D - Denver Post
CT: Now It's Ridgefield That Wants Private Property For Development - Associated Press
FL: Obama Lends Star Power to Nelson - Orlando Sentinel
GA: Republicans Want Shot at Dem's Seat - Athens Banner-Herald
IA: Iowa Dems Have Mixed Blessings in Governor's Race - Daily Iowan
MI: Ex-Detroit Mayor Archer to Head Granholm Re-Election Team - Associated Press
MN: Minnesota Stalemate Might Haunt Pawlenty, Legislators in ’06 - Argus Leader
NJ: Bateman Blasts Corzine - Trentonian
NJ: Last-Minute State Aid to Camden Riles GOP - Philadelphia Inquirer
NM: Richardson Could Take Prominent Position in Lawsuit - Associated Press
NM: Duke City Lawyer to Run For Attorney General - Santa Fe New Mexican
NY: Pirro is Seen as Tough Sell - Albany Times-Union
NC: GOP Wants Myrick For Governor in 2008 - Raleigh News & Observer
NC: Dems' Ads Rap Taylor Ties - Charlotte Observer
PA: Rendell Preparing For Election - Beaver County Times
TN: Judge Says Sundquist Was Reason For Federal Probe - Nashville Tennessean
TX: Dewhurst-Perry Showdown Brewing in Senate - Austin American Statesman
VA: Group Airs TV, Radio Ads Criticizing Candidate - Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
VA: Is Kilgore Really Courting the Black Vote? - Augusta Free Press

Sunday, July 10

Polarized Panel Awaits High Court Nominee - Washington Post
Bush Caught in GOP Riptide Over High Court - Los Angeles Times
Republicans Retrench on Social Security Fix - Washington Times
Democrats Seek Greater Voice in Nomination - New York Times
A Push to Extend Voting Rights Act - Washington Post
'08: Hillary Clinton 'Outraged' at Bush Security Failure - NewsMax
'08: Michael Chertoff: Hillary Wrong About Rail Security - NewsMax
'08: Romney's Ad Expenditures Top 760-Thousand Dollars - Associated Press
'08: Politics and Policy Will Mix as Govs Head For Iowa - Mason City Globe Gazette
'08: McCain, Clinton Early Favorites For ’08 - The State
AL: 'Dissidents' to Face '06 Challenges, Barron Says - Huntsville Times
AZ: Fiery Voice For Immigrants - Arizona Republic
CA: California's Never-Ending Election Cycle Takes Its Toll - Associated Press
CA: California Firearm Bill Seen as a De Facto Ban on Ammo - Washington Times
CO: Tipton Campaign Raises $102,035 - Cortez Journal
FL: Web Sites Become New Campaign Issue - The Ledger
KS: A Sequel No One Wants to See - Kansas City Star
KY: Rogers Pushes to Secure Nation's Transit Systems - Louisville Courier-Journal
IL: Stephens vs. Simmons? - Madison/St. Clair Record
IL: GOP’s Cream Will Rise at Farm - Lincoln Courier
MD: O'Malley Aims For Elections Board - Baltimore Sun
MI: Granholm, DeVos Begin Early Sparring - Detroit News
MN: Minnesota Lifts Shutdown With Temporary Budget Deal - Associated Press
MT: Democrats to Pick Leader Here Saturday - Great Falls Tribune
NJ: Candidates for Governor Set Torrid Pace - New York Times
NJ: State Could Vote on Smoking Ban - The Hudson Reporter
NY: Pirro Faces Tough Choices on Political Future - Associated Press
NY: Sen. Clinton Booked Solid on Monday - Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
OH: Signature-Gathering Latest Summer Pastime - Dayton Daily News
OH: New GOP Chief's Charge: Do it All - Cincinatti Enquirer
OH: Ex-State Aides Use Old Ties to Make, Raise Cash - Toledo Blade
OR: Freshmen Lawmakers Learn to Play the Legislative Game - Mail Tribune
OR: Senate in Oregon OKs Gay Unions - Washington Times
PA: For Santorum, Bigger Is Definitely Not Better - Washington Post
PA: Rendell Gets Ducks Lined Up - The Intelligencer
PA: Buchanan Keeping All Options Open - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
TN: GOP Buzz: Thompson Should Run For Governor - Nashville Tennessean
TX: Laney For Governor? - KWTX
VA: O'Connor's Exit Energizes Va. Abortion Debate - Washington Post
VA: Warner Bucks Tradition of 'Spoils' Appointments - Daily Press
VA: Candidates Unknowingly Nominated - Lynchburg News and Advance
WA: Browse Rumors Ripe For Picking - Bothell Herald
WI: County Supervisors Angry Over Walker's Tourism Tour - Associated Press

Saturday, July 9

D.C. Wonders When Rehnquist Will Go - Fox News

Appeals Court Voids Ban on 'Partial Birth' Abortions - New York Times
Business Pushes Its Own Brand Of Justice - Washington Post
Judge: Pentagon Can't Fund Scout Jamboree - Associated Press
Mystery Thickens in Secret Source Case - Los Angeles Times
Medicaid Commission Formed to Tame Program's Growth - New York Times
Stem Cell Legislation Is at Risk - Washington Post
Education Secretary Hints of Changes - Associated Press
'08: Younger GOP Urges Clinton to Enter 2008 Ring - Associated Press
'08: Conflict of Interest? LA Times Reporter Marries McCain Official - National Ledger
'08: Romney's Campaign Flurry Costs $760,000 - Boston Globe
'08: John McCain 2008: 70% Probable - Robert Novak
'08: Emergency Contraception Turns Spotlight on Romney - Associated Press
AR: County Judge Fite Endorses Hutchinson's Gubernatorial Bid - Benton Courier
CA: Could the New Mayor Run For Governor Next Year? - Los Angeles Downtown News
GA: Candidates Disclose Campaign Cash Figures - Morris News Service
GA: Republican Opens Wide Lead in Fundraising For Sec of State - Associated Press
GA: Local Parties Eyeing Governor's Race - Associated Press
FL: Big Opportunity Fading Away - Sun-Sentinel
IL: Gov Race Hinges on Education, Health Care - Chicago Sun-Times
IA: Blouin Sets Deadline For Gubernatorial Decision - KCCI
IA: Blouin: States in Midwest Should Unify Over Ethanol - Des Moines Register
IA: Blouin: Take Risks For Jobs - Mason City Globe-Gazette
MD: O'Malley and the Baltimore Butchers - Washington Times
MO: Talent Raking in Cash For 2006 Race With No Opponent in Sight - Associated Press
MI: Granholm Leads DeVos in Poll; Over Half Give Positive Job Rating - Associated Press
NJ: WT Chair Wants County GOP Chiefs Out - Gloucester County Times
NJ: Local Officials Rally Against Forrester Plan - East Brunswick Sentinel
OR: Ore. Congressman Says Transit Security Lacking - KGW/AP
TX: Perry In Campaign Mode, Pushing School Finance Plan - Associated Press
VA: Va. Candidate Backs Allowing Gay Adoption - Associated Press
WI: Bill Takes Aim at Ethics, Elections Boards - Green Bay Press-Gazette

Friday, July 8

Union Leader: Labor Can't Just Back Dems - Associated Press
GOP Plots Court Strategy With Rehnquist in Mind - Washington Post
Reid Won't Rule Out Filibuster Over Supreme Court Nominee - Associated Press
'08: Senator Bayh Critical of China in Speech - San Jose Mercury News
'08: Tancredo Peddling His Message in Iowa - Rocky Mountain News
AL: Justice Champ Lyons to Seek Second Six-Year Term - Mobile Register
AK: Prop Would Cut Session to 90 Days - Associated Press
AZ: Governor Still Plans Overseas Trip - Arizona Capitol Times
CA: Lawmakers Approve $117.5 Billion Budget - San Jose Mercury News

CA: Poll Shows Approval High For Labor Unions - San Jose Mercury News
CA: Rival Drug Discount Plans on Fall Ballot in California - New York Times
CT: DeStefano Leads Fund Raising For Governor's Race - Associated Press
FL: Bush Agrees to End Schiavo Inquiry - Miami Herald
GA: State Sees Revenue Surplus - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

IN: Former Rep. Tim Roemer Won't Run Vs. Lugar - Associated Press
KY: In Middle of Political Firestorm - Kentucky Post
KY: Fletcher Backs Aide, Also Cites 'Mistakes' - Louisville Courier Journal
MA: Gov, AG on MCAS Common Ground - Boston Herald
NE: Nelson Still Target of Administration Wooing - Associated Press
NJ: N.J.'s Presidential Primary is Moved Out of Last Place - Neward Star-Ledger
NY: Golisano Rekindles Governor Hopes - Associated Press
NY: Poll: Democrats Say They Prefer Mike to Ferrer - New York Observer

Thursday, July 7

Bush Names Former Senator to Guide Supreme Court Nominee - Associated Press
Schumer: "We Are Going to Go to War" - Drudge Report
Anxious Gonzales Courts the Right - Washington Times

Reid: Gonzales Qualified for High Court - Associated Press
Bush Stands Firm on Kyoto Pact - Washington Times
On Bush's Birthday Abroad, Lots of Cake and Then a Spill - New York Times
Bush Plan on Illegals Dims Hopes For
Agenda - Washington Times
'08: Warner Faults Bush For 'Missed Opportunity' - Washington Post
'08: Presidential Race Could Have Distinct Virginia Flavor - George Will
AL: Siegelman Visits North Alabama Seeking Support For Possible Bid - Decatur Daily
AL: Political Pot is Already Boiling - Madison Record
AR: Huckabee - National Profile Doesn't Detract From State Duties - Associated Press
CA: Poll- Californians Back Unions Over Schwarzenegger - Associated Press
CA: Dornan Eyes Cox's Seat in Congress Bid - Los Angeles Times
CA: Political Clout Pulls in Cash - Los Angeles Times
CO: Owens Endorses Beauprez - Rocky Mountain News
CO: Dean Tight-Lipped on Odds of West Primary - Denver Post
CT: Tribe May Get Another Chance - Hartford Courant
FL: Florida 'Hot Spot' For Foes of Abortion - Palm Beach Post
FL: $3.8 Million For Crist's Run Breaks Record - Orlando Sentinel
FL: Party Again Excuses Maddox - St. Petersburg Times
GA: Lieutenant Governor Hopeful Touts Fundraising Ability - Gwinnett Daily Post
GA: Georgia Gets Distinct and Controversial Voice as Chief Justice - CS Monitor
HI: Rail Transit Backers Target Gov at Rally - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
IL: Two Weeks and Rauschenberger's In - Arlington Daily Herald
IA: Will Abortion Issue Cloud Blouin's Run For Governor? - Des Moines Register
IA: Blouin Steps Down as Economic Development Leader - Quad-City Times
KS: House Rejects Proposed Amendment on Judicial Power - Associated Press
KY: Fletcher Aide, 2 Others Charged - Louisville Courier-Journal
MN: FBI Whistleblower Rowley Announces Candidacy For Congress - Knight Ridder
NV: Beers Announces Candidacy - Las Vegas Review-Journal
NM: New Mexico GOP Probes E-mail Theft - Albuquerque Tribune
OH: Senator Calls on High Court to Make Taft Release Data - Toledo Blade
PA: Senator's Book Puts Blame on Liberalism - Philadelphia Inquirer
PA: Matta Eyes Possible Bid For Congress - McKeesport Daily News
SD: Panel to Meet on Districting Dispute - Associated Press
TN: Newton Rejects Calls to Resign - Nashville Tennessean
TX: Firm - Donation Brought Access to DeLay - Dallas Morning News
VA: Kilgore Urges Tough Policy on Polluters - Richmond Times-Dispatch
VT: One Role, or the Other - Brattleboro Reformer

Wednesday, July 6

Hill GOP Eyes Social Security Reform - Washington Times
CAFTA Reflects Democrats' Shift From Trade Bills - Washington Post
Bush's Plea Doesn't Mute Criticism of Gonzales - USA Today
Democrats Challenge GOP on Ethics - Washington Post
G.O.P. Asks Conservative Allies to Cool Rhetoric Over the Court - New York Times
Are a Nominee's Views Fair Game? - Washington Post
For Bush, Court Pick Could Make History - Baltimore Sun
Fierce Defender of President to Lead Campaign for Court - New York Times
'08: Biden Interviews Staffers For Campaign - Chicago Sun-Times
'08: Biden Should Vie For Second Spot on Ticket - Delaware Coast Press
CA: AG Considering Whether Gov's Redistricting Initiative is Legal - Associated Press
CA: NEA Protests California Budget - Washington Times
CA: Assembly Race May Be Hotly Contested - Sacramento Bee
CT: War Chests Grow Richer - Hartford Courant
DE: Minner's Spokesman to Exit Post - The News Journal
FL: Officers Union Files Complaint on Maddox - St. Petersburg Times
FL: Davis Has Raised $800,000 in Race For Governor - St. Petersburg Times
GA: Reed is Linked to a Casino Donation - Boston Globe
HI: Lingle Pushing Akaka Bill - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
HI: Debate Swirls Around Results of Poll on Akaka Bill - Honolulu Advertiser
ID: Ignore Rumors - Risch Will Run For Governor - Idaho Statesman
IL: State Representative Faces Battery Charge - Daily Southtown
IA: Blouin to Form Committee For Possible Run For Governor - Quad-City Times
IA: Party's Governor Primary May Yield No Victor - Des Moines Register
KS: A.G., School Board Hope to Blunt High Court - Topeka Capital-Journal
KS: Tim Huelskamp Thinking About Running For Congress
- Topeka Capital-Journal
MD: Club's Membership 'Not My Business,' Governor Says - Baltimore Sun
MO: Blunt Nominates Trusted Supporter for Republican Party Chairman - AP
NV: Beers to Announce '06 Gubernatorial Candidacy - Las Vegas Review-Journal
NH: State Representative Charged - Manchester Union Leader
NJ: Senator Slams Forrester's Tax Plan - Associated Press
NY: Fields Admits Her Campaign Doctored Photo - New York Post
PA: 2006 Race in 8th Could be Dollars vs. Democrats - Philadelphia Inquirer
TX: Strayhorn Reverses Self on Raise - Dallas Morning News
WY: Schools Chief Accuses Governor of Making Threat - Associated Press

Tuesday, July 5

Political Factors For Bush As He Picks a Nominee - Christian Science Monitor
Pelosi Turns In Delinquent Reports for 3 Sponsor-Funded Trips - Washington Post
Court Nominee Fight Seen 'Crowding Out' Other Issues - Washington Times
Vacancy Starts a Fundraising Race - Washington Post
Filibuster Looms in Supreme Court Talk - CNN
FDA 'Invented' Authority Over Drug Ads - Washington Times
Presidents, Picking Justices, Can Have Backfires - New York Times
Alien Still Hopes For Dream Act - Washington Times
'08: Why Not an Obama-Romney Match-Up in 2008? - Christian Science Monitor
'08: The Woman Who Would Be President - FrontPageMag
'08: The Gipper-Hillary Connection - CNN
AR: Group Role to Catapult Huckabee Onto National Stage - Ark. Democrat-Gazette
CA: Berkeley Free-Speech Leader Now Speaks Her Mind in Assembly - Sacramento Bee
CA: Governor Seems Adrift With Big Issues on Tap - Sacramento Bee
CA: Pancake Breakfast Is a Bit Flat Without Congressman - Los Angeles Times
FL: Maddox Campaign Aims to Save Bid - Tallahassee Democrat
FL: GOP Already Out to Tag Nelson - Palm Beach Post
FL: Harris a Threat to the GOP? - CNN
GA: Eminent Domain Ruling May Lead to Stronger Rights in Ga. - Macon Telegraph
IL: Campaign Chances Depend on Fundraising - Associated Press
IL: Blagojevich Whispers Sweet Nothings to Downstate - Herald & Review
MD: Schools Could be a Political Peril For O'Malley - Baltimore Sun
MD: Cardin Hopes His Fast Start Deters Rivals For Senate - Washington Post
MS: Fair Speeches Will Liven Politics - Associated Press
SD: Volesky Running For Governor - KELOLAND TV
VA: Politicians Deal With Newcomer, The Blog - Washington Post
VA: Kaine Ties Donations to Silence on Investigation - Augusta Free Press
VA: O'Connor, Kaine and Kilgore - Augusta Free Press
WA: Scandal-Hit Mayor Avoids Public Arena - Associated Press
WA: Hatred of 'Top Two' Primary Unites Parties - Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Monday, July 4

Senators Clash on Questioning a Court Nominee - New York Times
Filibuster Deal Puts Democrats In a Bind - Washington Post
Politics Shadow Supreme Hopefuls - Washington Times
States Rejecting Demand to Pay for Medicare Cost - New York Times
Some Shifts by Justice Kennedy - Washington Post
NEA Conservatives Seek Family-Planning Change - Washington Times
Bush Makes Third July 4 Visit to W.Va. - Associated Press
Bill Would Reduce Government's Role in Protecting Species - New York Times
House Eyes Two Plans For '527s' - Washington Times
Evangelical Groups Plan Aggressive Drive for Nominee - Washington Post
With Congress's Blessing, a Border Fence May Finally Push Through to the Sea - NYT
CIA, Pentagon Seek to Avoid Overlap - Washington Post
'08: Front-Runners Can Hold Off - Associated Press
'08: Steady Support for Rodham Clinton in 2008 - Angus Reid Global Scan
AL: Riley, Moore Leave GOP Wondering - Birmingham News
CA: Arnold Schwarzenegger: Time for Action on Global Warming - UK Independent
CA: Candidates Prepare to Run to Replace Cox - Orange County Register
CA: Governor Losing Momentum, But His Opponents Still in Peril - Associated Press
DE: Ex-Governor Remains in Spotlight - Delaware State News
FL: MoveOn.org Backs Nelson - Washington Times
FL: Gallagher, Crist Visits Noticeably Different - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
IA: How Iowa Offenders' Rights to Vote Will be Restored - Des Moines Register
MD: Running Appears to Run in the Family - Baltimore Sun
NE: Democrats Eye Connealy For Gubernatorial Candidate - Lincoln Journal Star
NY: Different Stances on Same Issue - Newsday
PA: MoveOn.org Backs Casey - Washington Times
SC: Book Sharpens Look at Strom Thurmond's Once-Secret Daughter - Seattle Times
TN: Republicans Still Looking for Bredesen Challenger - Associated Press
TX: Gambling Disussion May be Revived - Galveston County Daily News
VA: Who Debates For Va. Governor Open to Debate - Washington Times
VA: Kilgore Has Double-Digit Lead in Virginia - Angus Reid Global Scan
VT: Vermont Unions Drop as Gays Get Other Options - Associated Press
WI: Some are Pleased to See Black Might Run - Madison Capital Times

Sunday, July 3

Rove Talked But Did Not Tattle, His Attorney Says - Los Angeles Times
Liberals Gird For Supreme Struggle - Washington Times
Conservative Groups Rally Against Gonzales as Justice - New York Times
The Right's Moment, Years in the Making - Washington Post
High Noon for High Court - Los Angeles Times
Court Pick to Test Bush Promise - Boston Globe
With Court Pick, Bush Will Try Not to Get Burned - St. Petersburg Times
White House Plans to Consult With 2 Parties - Los Angeles Times
'08: Clarity Sought on Romney's Abortion Stance - Boston Globe
'08: Billy Graham: I Didn't Endorse Hillary Clinton - NewsMax
AR: Governor Race Seen as Gusher of Money - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
AR: Fund-Raising For Gov Candidates Strong, Officials Say - Arkansas News Bureau
AZ: This Gubernatorial Candidate Can't Be Serious, Can He? - Arizona Republic
CA: California Court Faces Gay Unions - Associated Press
CA: California State Ballot has Nationwide Impact - Los Angeles Times
CA: Some Local Republicans Already Eyeing Cunningham's Seat - North County Times
CT: Call Rell Anything But Liberal - Danbury News-Times
FL: Gallagher Off To Fast Start In Fundraising - Tampa Tribune
FL: Trial Lawyers Join Crist's Corner - St. Petersburg Times
FL: Maddox Focuses On Race, Not Democrats' Tax Woes - Tampa Tribune
FL: High Staff Turnover Doesn't Faze Harris - St. Petersburg Times
FL: Meet the New Tom Gallagher - St. Petersburg Times
IL: GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Could Have Trouble - Illinois Southern
KS: Funding Impasse May Keep Kansas Schools Closed - Los Angeles Times
KY: Northup's War Chest Well Stocked For 2006 Race - Louisville Courier-Journal
MD: Republicans Kick Off Campaign With Newt - Maryland Herald-Mail
MI: Granholm Rakes in Campaign Cash - Detroit News
NJ: Corzine, Forrester Speak on Their Homeland Security Agendas - Associated Press
NJ: Views on Corzine, Forrester - Herald-News
NJ: Corzine Favors Oyster Creek License Renewal - Asbury Park Press
NV: Reno Mayor to Run For Governor? - Reno Gazette-Journal
OH: Voinovich Avoids Political Fallout of Ohio Scandals - Toledo Blade
OK: Fallin's Decision Changes 2006 Election Picture - Associated Press
OK: High Rating For Henry in Oklahoma - Angus Reid Global Scan
PA: Unlikely Allies Are Sizing Up Casey - Philadelphia Inquirer
PA: Ed Rendell Meets the Pa. Pachyderm - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
TN: Ford Jr.: 'Whack-a-Mole' Plan Won't Work - Memphis Commercial Appeal
TN: GOP Readies Bredesen Battle - Knoxville News-Sentinel
VA: For Virginians, No Break From Campaigning - Daily Press
VA: Show Yourself, Mr. Kilgore - Daily Press
VA: Kaine, Kilgore, to Mark July 4 Weekend - Richmond Times-Dispatch
VA: Debates Are A Numbers Game in Va. - Washington Post
VA: GOP Donors Warm to Kaine - Richmond Times-Dispatch
WA: GOP Star Rossi Finds Himself in Demand - Seattle Times
WI: Former Senator Who Founded Earth Day Dies - Los Angeles Times
WI: Tourism Promotion Draws Questions For Candidate - Post-Crescent/Gannett

Saturday, July 2

Bush Says He'll Pick Replacement Quickly - Associated Press
Analyst Says Docs Reveal Karl Rove as Source in Plame Case - Editor & Publisher
After a Brief Shock, Advocates on All Sides Quickly Mobilize - New York Times
Dems: Bush Administration Has Failed Vets - Associated Press
Democrats' Threat Could Set Up Showdown Over Nominee - Boston Globe
Lawmakers Agree on Road Spending - Associated Press
Direction of Court Now Hangs in the Balance - Los Angeles Times
President Visits Injured Troops - Associated Press
Democrats Warn Bush to Consult - Washington Times
Future of Salmon Leads to Dispute Over Federal Dams - Washington Post
Papers Show Inmates Defy Gitmo Troops - Associated Press
'08: Karl Rove Coaching Rudy Giuliani? - NewsMax
'08: Brownback to Bask in Debate Spotlight - Kansas City Star
AR: Arkansas Candidates Plan Busy Fourth of July - Arkansas News Bureau
AR: Arkansas’ Hispanics Set Their Sights on Public Office - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
CA: FBI Raids Home of Rep. Cunningham - Los Angeles Times
CO: Candidate Wants Open Government - Durango Herald
CT: Marking First Year, Governor Greets Public - New London Day/AP
FL: State CFO Sets Fund-Raising Record - The Ledger
IN: Reaction to Roemer's Possible Decision to Run for Senate - WNDU-TV
KY: McConnell is a Statesman and a Friend - Bowling Green Daily News
NE: Candidate Promises Leadership - McCook Daily Gazette
NJ: Forrester, Corzine at $17M and Counting - New Jersey Record
NJ: Forrester Speaks to Boys State - Lawrence Ledger
NJ: Levin Takes Charge of Corzine's Campaign - Cherry Hill Courier-Post
TX: Pair of Laredoans Headlining Congressional Contest - San Antonio Express-News
TX: Perry, Strayhorn Spar Over Education Funding - Austin Chronicle
VA: Sen. Warner Urges Bush to Choose Centrist - Knight Ridder
VA: Kilgore Speaks at Barr Labs - Lynchburg News and Advance
VA: Brochure Blasts Kilgore Supporter - Roanoke Times
VA: Kilgore Says Attacks Are Personal - Richmond Times-Dispatch
WA: Rossi Says He's Unlikely to Run for U.S. Senate - Associated Press
WV: Casey Says No GOP Influence - Wheeling Intelligencer

Friday, July 1

O'Connor to Retire From Supreme Court - Associated Press
O'Connor Leaves Legacy As Key Swing Vote - Associated Press
Senate Approves Central American Free Trade Pact - New York Times
House OKs Cash for Veterans - Washington Times
Property Ruling Strikes Nerve in House - Los Angeles Times
House Ethics Panel Ends Impasse; DeLay Investigation Now Possible - Associated Press
Dems Push to Open Immigration Hearings - Hearst News Service
House Blocks Efforts to Ease U.S. Sanctions Against Cuba - Miami Herald
G.O.P., Democrats in Its Sights, Is Grooming Black Candidates - New York Times
'08: The Early Bird Gets the Votes, Would-Be Presidents Hope - Chicago Tribune
'08: Governor's Vetoes Raise More Questions on National Run - Boston Globe
'08: Edwards Critical of Rare-Coin Deal During Ohio Trip - Toledo Blade
AL: Moore Supporter Denounces 'Alleged Hate Group' - Mobile Register
CA: Departing Justice Brown Leaves Legacy - Associated Press
CA: U.S. to Seize State Prison Health System - Los Angeles Times
FL: Rep. Harris Offers to Return Political Donations to MZM Workers - Associated Press
IA: Culver Eyes Gubernatorial Bid, Collects $652,000 - Des Moines Register
IL: Jackson Jr. Looking More Seriously at City Hall - Chicago Sun-Times
IN: Roemer Close to Announcing If He Will Run - South Bend Tribune
MA: Reilly's Gubernatorial War Chest Hits $3m - Boston Globe
MD: Cardin Leads Fund-Raising Race For Senate Seat - Baltimore Sun
MD: O'Malley Attacks Ehrlich on Environment - Baltimore Sun
MN: Government Shuts Down - Minneapolis Star-Tribune
MN: Dems Could Have Costly R
ace for Minn. Senate Nomination - The Hill
KC: Big Political Names May Testify at Public Corruption Trial - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
NV: Ensign Joins Chorus Against Ruling on Eminent Domain - Las Vegas Review-Journal
NV: Gibbons a Good Choice for Governor - North Lake Tahoe Bonanza
NM: Group Targets N.M. for Supreme Court Battle - Associated Press
NY: Bruno Comments Spur Demand for Apology - Albany Times Union
OH: Noe Wasn't Authorized to Accept Husband's Loans for GOP - Toledo Blade
OK: Fallin Will Seek Re-Election to Lieutenant Governor's Post - The Oklahoman
TX: VFW Stands Up and Cheers for Strayhorn - Corpus Christi Caller Times
TX: Senate OKs Tax Cut Bill; Robin Hood to Remain - Dallas Morning News
VT: Douglas: Rainville Can Command Guard While Running for Congress - AP
VA: Kaine, Kilgore Dispute Roads, Referendums and Revenues - Associated Press
VA: Kilgore's Lead Grows Over Kaine - Survey USA