Politics & Election News

Thursday, June 30

Senate Adds $1.5 Billion for Medical Care at VA - Washington Post
Bush Approves Spy Agency Changes - Washington Post
Dems Guilty of Vote Fraud in E. St. Louis - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Suburban Voters Key to Congressional Control - Congressional Quarterly
House Republican Leaders, Thomas at Odds Over Social Security - Bloomberg
House G.O.P. Promises Vote on Social Security - New York Times
Guantánamo Thorny Issue for Democrats on Committee - New York Times
'08: Online Publication Ranks Huckabee Top Candidate - Arkansas News Bureau
'08: Clinton Cashes In In Warner Territory - Washington Post
'08: Hillary is Smart to Zip Her Lip - New York Post
'08: Romney: Bay State Obsessed With His Political Future - Burlington Union
'08: Who is Hillary? - Orlando Sentinel
'08: Edwards To Visit Ohio, Three Other States - Associated Press
AR: McDaniel Announces Candidacy for AG - Arkansas News Bureau
AZ: Vacationing Napolitano Says She's in Charge - Associated Press
CA: Feinstein Remains in Voters' Good Graces - San Jose Mercury News
CA: California Lets Domestic Partners Law Stand - Associated Press
CO: Rep. Tancredo Blames Bush for Illegal Immigration - Rocky Mountain News
CT: Abortion Issue Roils GOP's Fundraiser - Hartford Courant
FL: Despite Schiavo, Bush JA at 49% - Quinnipiac University
FL: Traditional Democratic Stalwarts Helping Crist - St. Petersburg Times
FL: Crist Asks Gallagher for Series of Debates - St. Petersburg Times
FL: Senator Martinez Holds Key in CAFTA Vote - St. Petersburg Times
FL: Galvano Opts Out of Run for Congress - Sarasota Herald Tribune
FL: Maddox Takes Hit in Recent Poll - Associated Press
HI: Akaka Bill Has Votes to Pass, Inouye Says - Honolulu Advertiser
IA: Blouin to Announce Gubernatorial Plans - Quad-City Times
ID: Idaho Politicians Push for New Court - Pocatello Idaho State Journal
IL: Vallas Visits Southland — But Not as a Candidate - Daily Southtown
IL: Governor Won't Discuss Contracts, Family Connections - Associated Press
IN: Gov. Daniels Brings His Cabinet to East Chicago - Associated Press
KS: House Takes Another Run at Judicial Amendment - Associated Press
MA: Romney Retreats on Turnpike Ouster - Boston Globe
MA: Kelley Enters Lieutenant Governor Race - Boston Globe
NJ: Republicans Jab Dems on Budget Indecision - Trenton Times
NY: Cox to Pirro: Don't Run - The Journal News
NY: Nixon Son-in-Law Moves to Run Against Clinton - Chicago Sun-Times
NY: Senate Hopeful Casts Clinton as a Carpetbagger (Again) - New York Times
NY: Clinton Foe: She'd Rather be Madame Prez Than Capitol Hill - New York Post
NY: 'Real' N.Y.er Cox Seeking Hil's Job - New York Daily News
PA: Friendly Pa. Senators at Odds in Stem Cell Debate - USA Today
RI: Poll: Chafee Likely to Keep Senate Seat - Providence Journal
TN: State GOP Asks Newton to Resign From Legislature - Associated Press
TX: Hutchison's Decision Could Fuel Her Ascent - Knight Ridder

Wednesday, June 29

Bush Links Iraq with September 11 - Newsday
Democrats Reject Link To 9/11 - Washington Times
House Votes to Slash Spending Request for Millennium Challenge - Associated Press
Bush Aides Ready to Act on Top Court - Chicago Tribune
Republicans Pledge to Add to Spending for Veterans - New York Times
Social Security 'Consensus' Seen - Washington Times
Senate OK on Energy Bill Sets Up Battle - Boston Globe
Bush Proposal Prompted Surge in Illegal Immigrants - Washington Post
Senate Preps for Vacancies on High Court - USA Today
Congress to Step into Ten Commandments Fray - Washington Times
'08: Allen to Headline Events in South Carolina - Richmond Times-Dispatch
'08: Mitt Fails to Make the Grade - Boston Herald
'08: Bayh Stepping Down from National Post to Explore Presidential Bid - Indianapolis Star
'08: 'Uniter' Biden Says He Can Win in the Red States - The Hill
'08: Hillary Leads in Online Betting World - The Raw Story
'08: Biden Starts PAC for Possible '08 Run - Delaware News Journal
AL: Citizens' Group Recruiting Moore - Mobile Register
CA: Poll: Governor Would Lose in '06 - Sacramento Bee
CA: Documents on Cunningham Home Sale Under Subpoena - Copley News Service
FL: Nelson Tops Harris In Florida Senate Race - Quinnipiac University
FL: GOP Amps up Push for Harris Rival - Miami Herald
FL: Washington Meetings Leave Bense Torn About Senate Run - St. Petersburg Times
FL: Former Party Worker: Errors Were My Fault - Miami Herald
IA: Felon Plan Seen as Political - Des Moines Register
IL: Rival Brings Wife Back into Race - Bloomington Pantagraph
KY: Rep. Northrup Gets Ready Early in Bid for Re-Election - Cincinnati Enquirer
MA: Ann Romney to Coordinate Mass. Faith-Based Programs - Boston Herald
MN: FBI Whistleblower Rowley Running for Congress - Minneapolis Star Tribune
NE: Kramer Pledges Conservative Leadership - Lincoln Journal Star
NH: Sullivan Welcomes a Patriotism Discussion with Rep. Bradley - PoliticsNH.com
NJ: Forrester Gains Support of Environmentalists - New Jersey Star-Ledger
NY: Poll Finds Bloomberg's Approval Rating Is Still on the Rise - New York Times
NY: Former President Makes Money Pitch for Wife's (Senate) Campaign - Newsday
NY: Golisano Backed for Governor's Race - Associated Press
NY: Pataki Considers Seeking Record 4th Term - New York Sun
PA: Dem Getting Name Out There Early for House Race - Washington Observer Reporter
VA: Democrat Assails GOP Nominee for Suit to Block Disabilities Law - Associated Press
WI: Gov. Doyle Risks Voter Wrath - Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


Tuesday, June 28

Survey Finds Most Support Staying in Iraq - Washington Post
Bush to Address Nation Amid 'Credibility' Concerns - Bloomburg News
Hispanics' Potential Voting Power Grows - Knight Ridder
Lawmakers Aim to Repeal 22nd Amendment - Los Angeles Daily News
Senators Laud Treatment of Detainees in Guantánamo - New York Times
'06: Poll Says Congressional Democrats Could Gain in 2006 - Kansas City InfoZine
'08: Romney Releases Mother's Statement on Abortion Issue - Boston Globe
'08: Romney in Favorable Initial Position to Pursue White House Bid - Newswise
'08: Would-Be Presidential Candidates Get Early Starts - Fox News
'08: Biden Conducts Early Road Test - Delaware Daily Times
'08: '08 Presidential Campaign Stops in La Crosse - La Crosse Tribune
'08: Warner Continues White House Sidestep - Augusta Free Press
'08: Saad Puts 2008 Heat on McCain - The Hill
'08: Watchdog Group Files Election Complaint Against Frist - Associated Press
AL: Governor Moore? - CBS News
AK: Alaskans Split on Connecting State Capital to the Outside World - CS Monitor
FL: Jeb Bush's Surprise Move - Newsweek
FL: Galvano's Decision Awaited - Bradenton Herald
IA: Vilsack to lead Democratic Leadership Council - Des Moines Register
IL: Salvi Won't Run in the 8th CD - Illinois Leader
IL: Conservative Group Endorses Oberweis for Governor - Illinois Leader
MA: No More Mr. Nice Guy for Sen. Kennedy - Boston Globe
MD: Blood, Politics Dividing Ehrlich and Curran - Washington Post
MD: City Police Union Praises Ehrlich - Baltimore Sun
MI: Gubernatorial Candidate DeVos to Speak in Ionia - Ionia Sentinel-Standard
MS: Lott Eyes a Comeback - The Hill
NC: Easley Centers Strategy on Hank Hill - Charlotte Observer
NC: Easley Still Garnering Support, Poll Shows - News & Observer
NE: Former State GOP Chairman to Announce Senate Bid - Omaha World-Herald
NY: Pataki's Decision Will Signal Whether it is '06 or '08 - New York Sun
NY: Bruno Says Pataki Will Likely Seek Reelection - Mid-Hudson News
NY: Democrats Take Aim at Fossella in Midterm Elections - New York Sun
TX: Hutchison Announces Run for Third Term - Associated Press
TX: Hutchison Says Fear Not a Factor - Dallas Morning News
TX: Strayhorn Labels Perry Plan a 'Mess' - Dallas Morning News
VT: Welch to Declare Run for U.S. House - Montpelier Times Argus
WI: John Nichols: Enough Anger for a Dem Run at Doyle - Capital Times


Monday, June 27

To Republicans' Delight, the Anti-Dean - Baltimore Sun
Ten Commandments Disallowed in Courthouses - Associated Press
New Bush Drive for Support on Iraq - Christian Science Monitor
Bush Team Faltering, Some Allies Say - New York Times
Bush Social Security Plan Hits Shoals - Los Angeles Times
Court: File-Sharing Services May Be Sued - Associated Press
In Battle to Pick Next Justice, Right Says, Avoid a Kennedy - New York Times
Hostility on the Hill Compared to 'Fire Pit' - Washington Times
'08: Bayh on the Road, but all Options Open - South Bend Tribune
'08: Allen Joins Familiar N.H. Scene - Richmond Times-Dispatch
'08: Del.'s Size No Longer in the Way of a Biden Run - Delaware News Journal
'08: The Hillary Media Blackout - Neal Boortz
'08: Is Frist Up to Task Of Being President? - Washington Post
AL: Zell Miller Raises Funds for State GOP - Birmingham News
CA: Westly's Blog Called 'The Real Thing' by Staff - Sacramento Bee
FL: Lt. Gov Jennings Wavering on Future - Bradenton Herald
FL: The Bush Boys Put Out a Contract - Orlando Sentinel
IL: Durbin Apologizes to VFW - Copley News Service
ME: Greens Prepare for 2006 Blaine House Run - Bangor Daily News
MO: Talent Gets Big Jump Raising Money for 2006 Election - Missouri Net
NE: Democrats Train Would-Be Candidates at Camp - Associated Press
NJ: Democrats Join Corzine in Atlantic City - New Jersey Star-Ledger
NY: Pataki Won't Decide Just Yet - Associated Press
NY: Spending More, Mayor Refines Voter Strategy - New York Times
OK: Senator-Doctor Wants to Keep Both Roles - Washington Times
OR: Governor's Race May Get Crowded - Associated Press
TX: Kinky Candidate Makes Area Appearance - Texarkana Gazette
TX: Cast of Characters Appears Set for 2006 Gubernatorial Primary - News 8 Austin


Sunday, June 26

NAACP Elects New President - Washington Times
Curtain to Fall on Supreme Session - Associated Press
Rove Taking a More Public Role - Washington Post
Who May Succeed Rehnquist - Los Angeles Times
Lawmakers: Conditions Improving at Guantanamo - Associated Press
Court OKs Religious Abstinence Content - Washington Times
Lobbyists, Clients Undeterred by Scandal - Washington Post
Bush's Credibility Takes a Direct Hit From Friendly Fire - Los Angeles Times
'08: Poll: McCain Far Ahead Of '08 Pack - CBS News
'08: Allen Visits N.H. Proving Grounds - Richmond Times Dispatch
'08: Warner to Headline Democratic Event, McCain Leads in Poll - Business Journal
'08: Romney Visits Key Primary Battlegrounds - South Coast Standard-Times
'08: The Romney Family's Evolving History - Boston Globe
'08: Sen. Allen Talks; GOP Listens? - Hampton Roads Daily Press
'08: Many in GOP Hope Romney Stays Put - Lowell Sun
'08: Romney Happy to Keep 'Em Guessing - Cape Cod Times
'08: Prospect of Female President Excites Political Campaigners - Knight Ridder News
'08: Bayh Keeps his Options Open for 2008 - Louisville Courier-Journal
'08: Evan Bayh is Running Fast to Reach Presidential Plateau - South Bend Tribune
'08: Clinton’s Both Up and Down - Kansas City Star
'08: Edwards Busy, Looking Ahead - North Carolina Pilot
'08: Hutchison's Choice Likely to Fuel Her Ascent to National Ticket - FW Star-Telegram
'08: Lack of a Bush Heir Apparent Hurting GOP - Helena Independent Record
AZ: Political Novice Enters 2006 Gubernatorial Race - Arizona Republic
CA: Congressman Investigated for Home Sale - Associated Press
FL: Contractor Under Inquiry Helped Harris' Campaign - St. Petersburg Times
FL: Ros-Lehtinen Aiming for Top Slot on House Foreign Affairs Panel - Associated Press
FL: Leaders of the Legislature Have Mixed Success in Statewide Races - Gainesville Sun
NJ: Hopeful Dems Angle to Replace Corzine - Courier News
NY: Wesley Clark's Ex-Aide to Run in 29th - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
OH: Emerging Scandals Put the Taft Family's Reputation in Peril - Toledo Blade
OH: Strickland Holds Fund-Raiser in Belmont County - Wheeling News Register
OR: Oregon Governor: Who Will Run in 2006? - Associated Press
PA: 3 Republicans Jockeying to Take on Gov. Rendell - Pittsburg Post-Gazette
PA: Teachers' Union Endorses Casey in Next Year's Senate Race - Associated Press
SC: Politicians Steer Clear as Dean Nears - Charlotte Observer
TX: Hutchison Plans Dashed Dreams - San Antonio Express-News
VA: Gov Hopefuls Offer Ideas for Va.'s Transportation Quandary - Washington Post
WV: Just How Vulnerable is Byrd? - Bluefield Daily Telegraph


Saturday, June 25

GOP Defends Rove's 9/11 Criticism of Liberals - Washington Times
U.S. Court Backs Bush's Changes on Clean Air Act - New York Times
Simulated Oil Crisis Raises Eyebrows - Fox News
Press Pounces on Rove's Remarks - Washington Times
Required Report on Trip by House Ethics Chairman Is Missing - Washington Post
U.S. Lawmakers Tour Gitmo - Associated Press
Senate Committee Head Wants Bush to Stand by Bolton - New York Times
House Votes $602 Billion for Health, Education - Washington Post
Group of Democrats Back Pact on Central American Trade - New York Times
'Tough Conference' Ahead for Energy Bill - Associated Press
U.S. Marshals Service Director Resigns - Washington Post
Senate Approves Nominee to Tend America's Image - New York Times
Bush Fights Democratic Critics of War Policy - Associated Press
The Republicans' Rabbi-in-Arms - Washington Post
Justice Statues Disrobed - Associated Press
House Votes to Ban Federal Assistance for Viagra - Reuters
'08: Romney Downplays Possible National Run - Boston Globe
'08: 2008 Democrat Wannabes; Identity Theft - Auburn Citizen
'08: Average Joe Candidacy - Monroe Times
'08: 2008 Candidates May Be Screened - Baltimore Sun
'08: Dreaming of a Strange Double Play - Charlottesville Daily Progress
CA: Pombo Appears Safe in Congress - Oakland Tribune
CA: Umberg Hasn't Helped Himself - Orange County Register
CA: Three Bacas Running for Office - San Bernardino Sun
FL: Candidate Says He's More Mellow, Focused - Cox News Service
IL: Bartels Staffs Up for Run in the 8th CD - Illinois Leader
IL: GOP Candidate for Governor, Ron Gidwitz - Illinois Leader
IL: Daley Forced Durbin's Apology - Chicago Sun-Times
MA: Swampscott Selectman Eyes Run for Governor - Daily Item of Lynn
ME: Green Party Gears up for 2006 - Associated Press
MN: Frist to Top Bill at Kennedy Fundraiser - St. Paul Pioneer Press
NJ: Dems Line Up for Shot at Becoming U.S. Senator - Associated Press
NY: Spencer Blasts Clinton War Comments - Journal News
PA: Senator Takes On Cancer Like Another Adversary - Los Angeles Times
TN: Democratic Governor A
foul of Party Over Medicaid - Washington Times
TX: Former Rep Puts in his Two Cents Against Cuellar - San Antonio Express-News


Friday, June 24

Kennedy Takes Aim at Rumsfeld - Boston Herald
Chinese Bidder for Unocal Faces Congressional Obstacles - Associated Press
Abizaid Says Troops Question Support - Boston Globe
Cheney: Iraq Will be 'Enormous Success Story' - CNN
Cheney Says Guantanamo Prisoners Well Fed - Yahoo News
Conservatives Among Toughest Critics Of Anti-Hillary Biography - New York Times
Rove's Mockery of 9/11 Liberals Riles Democrats - Washington Times
White House Supports Rove Over Comments - Associated Press
'06: The '06 Vote Is Echoing in the Social Security War - New York Times
'06: Democrats Fear GOP Push on Flag-Burning in 2006 - Associated Press
'08: Romney on Romney - Boston Globe
'08: Wife's Health to Determine Mitt's Future - Associated Press
AZ: Greene Announces Candidacy For Governor's Race - Arizona Capitol Times
AZ: Ex-GOP President of Arizona Senate in Governor's Race - Arizona Republic
AZ: Rep. Smith, Facing Ouster, Files New Reports for '04 Race - Associated Press
AZ: Congressman Renzi Must Fight to Keep Seat - Douglas Dispatch
CA: Rep. Cunningham Concedes 'Poor Judgment' in Home Sale - Associated Press
CT: A Politician in Connecticut Makes Appeals for His Base - New York Times
GA: Backers Give Reed Benefit Of Doubt - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
ME: Dems in Maine Predict Fall of Snowe in 2006 - YubaNet.com
NH: Rye Man Announces Run for Congress - Portsmouth Herald
NM: New Mexico Governor Says He'll Slow Down - Associated Press
NY: N.Y. GOP Eyes 'Hillary-Fighter' - Washington Times
OH: Democrats See Asset in Battered Taft - Cleveland Plain Dealer
PA: Skrepenak Mulls Run for Congress - The Citizens' Voice
TX: Perry Campaign Starts Fundraising - Dallas Morning News
VT: Bernie Sanders Makes the Run of His Life - Mother Jones
WA: Congressman Dave Reichert Tries to Hide the Elephant in the Room - The Stranger


Thursday, June 23

Bush Faces Hurdles to Rallying Support on Iraq - Los Angeles Times
Bush Refusal to Bend is Break for Dems - USA Today
Rove Criticizes Liberals on 9/11 - New York Times
Offhand Daley Comment Spurred Durbin Turnaround - Chicago Sun-Times
Republicans Slam Pelosi's Comments as 'Demoralizing' - Washington Times
Senate Democrat Offers Pledge on Bolton Vote - Washington Post
Gender Gap Tilts Back Toward the Democrats - Christian Science Monitor
Religious Democrats Aim to Close the God Gap - Philadelphia Inquirer
Battle Readies Over Rehnquist's Seat - Christian Science Monitor
Bush Urges Starting Up New Nuclear Plants - Los Angeles Times
'08: GOP Centrists Promote Giuliani - The Hill
'08: Biden's Power Play Going Bust - Chicago Sun-Times
RI: Bush Shakes Money Tree for Chafee - The Hill
AL: George Wallace Jr. Will Run for Lt. Governor - Anniston Star
AZ: Clean Elections Attorneys Fire Salvos to Oust Smith - Arizona Republic
AR: Democratic Party in State Reports Debt - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
CA: Many Voters Frustrated Over Tenure for Teachers - San Francisco Chronicle

CA: Anticipating Exposure, Legislator Admits Affair - Los Angeles Times
CA: Union Dues Measure Leads in Early Poll - Sacramento Bee
CT: Governor Talking Like A Candidate - Hartford Courant
CT: Rell Says Decision on Race Could Come by Labor Day - New York Times
KY: GOP Treasurer Disponett Gives up his Capitol Office - Louisville Courier-Journal
MD: Blossoming Gubernatorial Campaigns, in All but Name - Washington Post
NM: Dems Urge Madrid to Challenge Rep.
Wilson - Albuquerque Tribune
TX: Perry Kicks Off Race with Radio Ad Blitz - Dallas Morning News
TX: Hutchison Outpolled Perry - Austin American-Statesman
OH: Taft Says He's Not Quitting - Associated Press


Wednesday, June 22

White House Pares Picks for Top Court - Chicago Tribune
Durbin Finally Says He's Sorry - Washington Times
Democrats Call for Firing of Broadcast Chairman - New York Times
At a Polarizing Time, Democrats Betting on Unity - Los Angeles Times
Private Soc Sec Accounts Not in House Bill - Associated Press
Democrats Press Bush Harder On Iraq - Washington Post
Bush Wants a New Effort for Bolton in the Senate - New York Times
'08: Governor Says He is Weighing 2008 Bid for White House - Boston Globe
'08: Clinton, McCain 'Gorillas' of 2008 Race - Associated Press
'08: Romney Admits Testing '08 Presidential Waters - Associated Press
'08: Romney's Diagnosis: Politician, Heal Thyself - Boston Herald
'08: How Will Hillary Vote on Flag Amendment? - New York Times
'08: Biden Lays Out Iraq Plan, Hits White House 'Credibility Gap' - Boston Globe
CA: Dontations To Cunningham 'Compelled' - Copley News Service
NY: GOP Eyes Golisano in Run for Governor - Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
IL: Gidwitz Running for Governor - Chicago Sun-Times
AL: Riley Undecided About Seeking Re-Election - Anniston Star
AL: Hundreds of Teachers Cheer Baxley for Governor - Huntsville Times
AZ: Possible GOP Candidate for Governor not so GOP - Arizona Republic
AR: Herzfeld Enters Attorney General's Race - Arkansas News Bureau
CT: Rell Considering Gubernatorial Run - Associated Press
FL: Pro-Life Activist to Challenge State Sen. Jim King in Primary - Palm Beach Post
FL: Poll Shows Off GOP's Muscle in 2006 Race - Orlando Sentinel
TX: Bonilla Fundraising is On, Even if Senate Bid is Not - San Antonio Express-News
NY: Bloomberg Extends Lead in Poll - Associated Press
NY: Bloomberg Tries to Woo Democratic Donors in Race for Mayor - New York Times
OH: Taft Hires Criminal Lawyer - Cincinnati Enquirer/AP


Tuesday, June 21

Democrats Uphold Bolton Filibuster - Washington Times
Democrats Block a Vote on Bolton for the Second Time - New York Times
Allies Press for Recess Appointment - Washington Post
Frist Tells Durbin to Apologize on Senate Floor - Washington Times
Some Politics May Be Etched in the Genes - New York Times
Bush Issues Warning on Peril of Releasing Gitmo Prisoners - Washington Times
Social Security Group Targets House Panel - Washington Post
'08: Falwell Says Church Must Work to Defeat Hillary Clinton in '08 - Associated Press
'08: Early Talk of Biden Bid has Tongues Wagging - Wilmington News Journal
'06: Keep Eye on November 2006, Gov. Bush Says - Arkansas News Bureau
AR: Lt. Gov. Race Loses One, Gains Two - Arkansas News Bureau
CA: Governor Gets Chilling Numbers - San Diego Union-Tribune
CA: Special Election Turns Off Voters - Sacramento Bee
FL: 449-Day A.G. Race Begins with Cash-Dash - Palm Beach Post
IA: Former Gov Criticizes Vilsack's Voting Rights for Felons Decision - Quad-City Times
LA: Former Rival Endorses Quinn in State Senate Runoff - New Orleans Times-Picayune
MD: Governor's Race Revs Up in City with Fund-Raisers - Baltimore Sun
NE: Democrats Still Beating Bushes for Gubernatorial Race - Associated Press
NJ: Assembly Clears Feb. Presidential Primary - Star-Ledger
NJ: Lessons in What a 'Lame Duck' Governor Can Achieve - Christian Science Monitor
TX: Bush Will Stay Neutral in GOP Primary for Governor - Austin American-Statesman
TX: Minutemen Set Sights on Goliad - Houston Chronicle
TX: Quan Abandons Bid for DeLay's District - Houston Chronicle
VA: Kilgore Backs Death Penalty for Accomplices - Washington Post
FL: Mason-Dixon Poll Shows Nelson Leads Harris in Race for U.S. Senate - WPTV


Monday, June 20

War Rooms (and Chests) Ready for a Supreme Court Vacancy - New York Times
Crafty Dodd Performs a Charade - Chicago Sun-Times
Policy Shifts Felt After Bolton's Departure From State Dept. - Washington Post
Bush Refusing to Budge on Private Accounts - San Francisco Chronicle
Bush Looks to Energize the Faithful - Newsweek
Clinton Adds Voice to Criticism of Guantánamo - Financial Times
Sen. Durbin's Regret for Remarks Not Enough for GOP - Los Angeles Times
Geldof: W's Best Prez for Africa Aid - New York Daily News
Bush Hit by Friendly Fire - U.S. News and World Report
It's Not Bush's Fault That He's Failing - The New Republic
Bush's Road Gets Rougher - New York Times
'06: Bush Faces a Stalled Agenda, as 2006 Races Rev Up - Christian Science Monitor
'06: Special Election Rattles '06 Races - Los Angeles Times
'08: Romney Event Brings Cash for GOP - Boston Globe
'08: Clinton's Foes Rally to Attack her Electability - Seattle Times
'08: Ted K: Mitt’s Not it in ’08 - Boston Herald
'08: Biden to Seek Presidential Nomination - Washington Post
CA: Judiciary Picks Show Governor's Philosophy - San Diego Union-Tribune
CA: Westly Declares Candidacy for Governor - San Diego Union-Tribune
CO: Beauprez Gubernatorial Bid in First Gear - Rocky Mountain News
CO: Appointed AG to Seek Elected Term - Rocky Mountain News
FL: Election Laws Soon Changing - Associated Press
GA: Lt. Gov. Candidate's Golf Trip Raises Doubts - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
GA: Perdue to Pay $1,900 Fine for Ethical Lapses - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

IL: Churchill Considers Congressional Race - Chicago Tribune
IA: Gronstal to Resign Senate Post If He Makes Runs for Governor - Quad City Times
KY: State Government Still Churning, Despite Personnel Investigation - Associated Press
NV: Anti-Tax Reputation Could be Right Angle for Candidate - Las Vegas Sun
UT: Six Months Into Term, Governor has High Voter Approval - Associated Press
VA: Kaine Critical of Kilgore's Leadership - Associated Press
NJ: Nat'l GOP to Invest Big in N.J. Gov Race - New York Daily News
NY: Pol: GOP Suffering Pataki 'Paralysis' - New York Post
PA: Rendell Gets Big Jump in 2nd Term Bid - Pittsburg Post-Gazette
MD: Baltimore a Strength and Liability for O'Malley
- Baltimore Sun
CA: Cunningham's Ties Look Bad to Voters - San Diego Union-Tribune


Sunday, June 19

Poll Finds Broad Pessimism on Social Security Payments - New York Times
Republican Senator Backs Pollution Plan - Associated Press
Bush Weighs Court Nominations - Washington Post
Bush Out to Bolster Resolve on Iraq War - Washington Times
Lawmakers Trying Again to Divide Ninth Circuit - New York Times

Senator Byrd's Incomplete Story - Washington Post
Free-Trade Commitment on Hill Collapses - Washington Times
Democrats: Social Security Plan Threatens Rural Americans - CNN
'06: Latter-Day Senate Majorities - Washington Times
'06: Unease Over Iraq Becoming an Issue for 2006 - Washington Post
'08: Here's Why Jeb Won't Run - U.S. News and World Report
'08: Can Young People Rock the Vote Again in '08? - Dallas Morning News
IL: Durbin's Gitmo Remarks Draw Fire Back in Illinois - Washington Times
FL: Another Campaign, Another Chad - St. Petersburg Times
MN: Deficit Worries Senate Candidate Klobuchar - Brainerd Dispatch
CA: Westly Kicks Off Run for Governor - Sacramento Bee
CA: Interview With Rusten Currie, Candidate for Congress - Blogcritics.org
CO: Holtzman, Bridges add to 2006 race - Denver Post
PA: Rendell Makes U-Turn on Minimum Wage, Shoring-Up His Base - Associated Press
TX: Forgoing Governor's Race, Texan Eyes 3rd Senate Term - Washington Times
TX: Small Group Helped Hutchison Decide - Dallas Morning News
NC: In a Military Stronghold, a War Hawk Circles Back - Los Angeles Times
TX: Ex-Democrat Seeks to Govern Texas - Associated Press
CA: Former California Governor Jerry Brown Marries - Reuters


Saturday, June 18

House Backs Withholding Dues to Spur U.N. Changes - Washington Post
Durbin 'Regrets' Gitmo Remarks - Washington Times
Bush, Touting Drug Plan, Encounters Protests Over Social Security - New York Times
Bid to Rebuke Sensenbrenner Fails - New York Times
Dean Condemns 'Anti-Semitic Literature' - Associated Press
GOP Senators to Propose New Tack On Social Security - Washington Post
Senator Obama Seeks Details on Nominee's '87 Speech - New York Times
Judge Sets Meeting to Discuss Tobacco Penalty - Washington Post
Senate to Debate Stem Cells in July - Washington Times
'08: Frist Meets Backers on Second S.C. Visit - Associated Press

'08: Critics: Frist Vetoed Roll Call - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
'08: Romney Courts Donors in Calif. - Boston Globe
TX: Hutchison Won't Take on Perry - Dallas Morning News
IL: 'No Doubt' Ex-Gov Ryan Going on Trial, Lawyer Says - Chicago Sun-Times
IA: Iowa Governor Will Give Felons the Right to Vote - New York Times
MD: Tenant of Kaufman is Charged in Attack on Senate Candidate - Baltimore Sun
GA: Georgia Gov. Fined by Ethics Commission - Associated Press
TX: Perry Approves Sentence of Life Without Parole - Dallas Morning News
NC: Faison Says He's Considering '08 Gubernatorial Run - Associated Press
NY: New York G.O.P. Clashes Over Candidates for 2006 - New York Times


Friday, June 17

Bush's Support on Major Issues Tumbles in Poll - New York Times
Durbin Rebuked on Floor of Senate - Washington Times
Planning for a Tax Overhaul Will Have to Wait, Bush Says - New York Times
A Push to Change Medicare - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Finance Panel Approves Energy Tax Breaks - Washington Post
Frist Sets Monday Vote on Bolton Nomination - Washington Times
'08: Clinton vs. Giuliani in 2008? - FOX News
'08: Conservatives Promoting Anti-Clinton Book - New York Times

'08: Frist Plagued Again by Comments on Schiavo - Los Angeles Times

'08: Romney Backs New Effort to Prohibit Gay Marriages - Boston Globe
'08: Committee Promotes Romney Record - Boston Globe
FL: GOP Eyes Bense as Opponent to Harris - Orlando Sentinel
TN: Ford Jr. Airs TV Ad for Coveted U.S. Senate Seat - Nashville Tennessean
NJ: Corzine Supporters, Forrester Swapping Charges - Trenton Times
NH: Lynch Scoring Well in Recent Opinion Polls - Foster's Daily Democrat
LA: House Supports Primary Changes - New Orleans Times-Picayune
CT: Sullivan Clears Way To Run For Governor - Hartford Courant
CO: Migrants a Key Issue for Election - Denver Post

CA: Drug Initiatives to Duel on Ballot - Sacramento Bee
CA: Ballot Accord Talks Rev Up - Sacramento Bee
IL: Vallas Says He's Staying in Pa., but Seeks Ill. Change - Philadelphia Inquirer
MO: Ex-Congressman Gephardt to Join Law Firm - Associated Press


Thursday, June 16

Christian Right Groups Set Sights on '08 - USA Today
Poll: Public Closely Split on Judges' Views - ABC News
GOP Seeks Exit Strategy on Social Security - Washington Post
Republicans Say Social Security Vote Is Unlikely - Washington Times
Democrats Reject Offer on Bolton Documents - CNN
Bush Trade Deal May Need Wrong Party at Wrong Time - Los Angeles Times
DeLay Shown Facing Growing Legal Bills - New York Times
'06: Dems Cheer House Poll - The Hill
'08: Hillary Wins S.C. Straw Poll - Columbia State
'08: New Tactic vs. Hillary: Ignore Her - New York Post
'08: Pataki Fundraiser Spurs Talk of a National Run - Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
'08: Romney Making 3rd Trip to Calif. - Boston Globe
MD: Steele Tests Waters for Possible Senate Bid - Baltimore Sun
OH: Sen. DeWine's Son's Poor Showing Raises Interest in '06 Senate Race - The Hill
CO: Political Sharks Are Circling in 7th District - Denver Post
TX: Could Texas GOP Divide and Fall as California's Did? - Dallas Morning News
TX: Strayhorn Expected to Join the Race for Governor - Houston Chronicle
ME: Emery Becomes First to Challenge Gov. Baldacci - Portland Press Herald
IL: Vallas Poised for Return to Politics - Chicago Sun-Times
RI: Chafee Keeps Conservatives at Bay While Gearing Up for Tough '06 Race - The Hill
PA: Money Flows in Senate Contest - Eaton Express-Times
VA: Kilgore Refuses to Debate Independent Potts - Richmond Times-Dispatch
VA: On Day After Primary, The Barbs Begin to Fly - Washington Post
NJ: Forrester Takes It to Corzine on Democratic Scandals - Newark Star-Ledger
IA: Gronstal 'Off and Running' in Governor's Race - Des Moines Register
AK: Berkowitz to Run for Governor in 2006 - Juneau Empire/AP
OH: Democrat Fisher Decides Against Running for Governor - Cleveland Plain Dealer
OR: Aides Deny Rumors of Blumenauer Bid for Governor - Salem Statesman Journal


Wednesday, June 15

Bush's Fundraising Serves Dual Purpose - Los Angeles Times
Bush, at GOP Fundraiser, Cites Democrats' 'Obstruction' - Washington Post
Senate Confirms Griffith for Appeals Court - Associated Press
Frist to Force Filibuster-Ending Vote on Bolton - Washington Times
Pryor Says Bolton Nomination May Be Failing - Washington Post
Christian Right's Alliances Bend Political Spectrum - USA Today
GOP Seeks to Heal Rift on Migrants - The Hill
Scrutinized Investment Made Senator $822,000 - Los Angeles Times
'08: White House an Option for Sen. Brownback - Topeka Capital-Journal
'08: Richardson Bets Chips on a Western Strategy - The Hill
'08: Edwards Builds New Platform - Washington Post
'08: Edwards in Iowa: Poverty Fight Can Unite U.S. - Des Moines Register
'08: The Odd Couple ’08 - New York Observer
AR: Beebe Joins Race for Governor - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
CA: Westly Will Join Governor's Race - Sacramento Bee
CA: State Budget Battle Fizzles - Los Angeles Times
CA: Gov. Says Prop. 13 at Risk If Ballot Measures Are Defeated - San Fran Chronicle
FL: Bush Remains Mum About Potential Political Plans - Tallahassee Democrat
FL: Crist Plays Trump Card in Bid for Governor - St. Petersburg Times
MD: Steele to Form Exploratory Panel for Senate Run - Baltimore Sun
MN: Comedian for Senator? Don't Laugh - New York Times
NJ: First Face-Off for Corzine and Forrester - New York Times
NJ: Corzine Leads in Poll, but More Voters Like Forrester's Tax Plan - Newsday/AP
NY: Spitzer: Pataki 'Too Little, Too Late' on Lobbying - New York Daily News
OH: Schmidt, Hackett Win Congressional Primaries - Channel Cincinnati
OH: Expect a First in the Second District - Cincinnati Enquirer
PA: President Raises $1.7 Million for Santorum - Philadelphia Inquirer
PA: Casey Tries Balancing Act Between Left and Right - The Hill
TX: Perry Camp's Strategy Taking Shape - Dallas Morning News
VA: Kilgore Clinches GOP Primary for Governor - Norfolk Virginian-Pilot


Tuesday, June 14

Republicans Push for Voter-Friendly Bills - Wall Street Journal
Better Prospects for Energy Bill in the Senate - Los Angeles Times
Immigration Reform at Top of Many Agendas - Houston Chronicle
Bolton Nomination May Get Senate Vote Soon - Associated Press
Hard Cash Is Main Course for GOP Fundraiser - Washington Post
America Coming Together to Spend $30 Million - The Hill
Next Generation of Conservatives - New York Times
'08: Unofficially, Edwards Is on the Campaign Trail - Chicago Sun-Times
'08: Sen. Feingold Tests Presidential Waters - Minneapolis Star Tribune
'08: Governor Warner Stays Focused on Virginia - Richmond Times-Dispatch
'08: White House Bids in Their Future? - Hampton Roads Daily Press
AL: Judge Moore Eyes Governorship - Boston Globe
AR: Beebe Set to Enter Race for Governor - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

CA: Governor Puts Agenda on the Ballot - Los Angeles Times
CA: Wallets Opening Wide for Election - Los Angeles Times
CA: Ackerman Pulls Out of Race for Cox's Seat - Sacramento Bee
CA: Poll: Frye Still Mayoral Front-Runner - San Diego Union-Tribune
IA: Nussle Making General Election Argument - Sioux City Journal/AP
IA: Nussle Set to Defend Budget Role in '06 Race - Des Moines Register
MA: Dean Hopes Rave Reviews Will Net Bucks for Dems in Hub - Boston Herald
OH: Cincinnati Area Votes in Congressional Primary - WTOL/AP
OH: Pat DeWine Taps His Father's Donors - The Hill
TN: Sen. Frist's Finances Questioned - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
UT: Can Anyone Knock Out Heavyweight Hatch? - Salt Lake Tribune
VA: Virginia Polls Open Today for Primaries - Richmond Times-Dispatch
VA: Concurrent Primaries Could Sway Election Results - Washington Post
VT: Lt. Gov. Dubie Eyes House, Senate Races - The Hill


Monday, June 13

Senate Democrats Develop New Filibuster Strategy - Washington Times
Dean Blasts GOP Over Voting Rights - Chicago Tribune
With Attention on DeLay, a Flurry of Travel Filings - New York Times
Lobbyist's Brother Guided House Bill - Los Angeles Times
Crunch Time Nears on Transportation Legislation - Washington Post
Efforts to Curb Abortion Proliferate at State Level - Christian Science Monitor
Rehnquist's Legacy: A Balanced Court - FOX News
'08: Sen. Clinton Builds Up Fundraising Base - New York Post
CA: Arnold Expected To Call For Special Election - San Francisco Chronicle
CA: GOP Seek to Turn California Into Red State - Associated Press
FL: Democrat Faithful Gear Up For 2006 - Tampa Tribune
FL: Democratic Gubernatorial Race Off to Amiable Start - Orlando Sentinel/AP
IL: Gov Rejects Charges of Hypocrisy - Chicago Sun-Times
IN: Roemer Might Not Win, but He'd Make it a Real Contest - South Bend Tribune
NJ: Rich Candidates May Spend Their Way into History - Bergen County Record
NY: Mayor Candidates Hedge on Dem's Colorful GOP Bash - New York Daily News
NY: Contributions to Candidates via the Web Rise in the City - New York Times
OH: Ohio Congressional Hopefuls Stress Values - Associated Press
PA: Democrats Target Sherwood's Seat - Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
SC: Gov. Sanford Will Be Tough for Willis or Moore to Beat - Columbia State
SD: Prairie Towns Brace for Base Closing's Blow - Los Angeles Times
TX: Texas Governor Mobilizes Evangelicals - Associated Press
VA: Turnout the Key in 'Forgotten' Virginia Polling - Washington Times
VA: Expected Low Turnout Makes Races Unpredictable - Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
WA: Mayor West Says He's Changed His Ways - Spokane Spokesman-Review


Sunday, June 12

Howard Dean Renews Attacks on Republicans - Associated Press
In Overhaul of Social Security, Age Is the Elephant in the Room - New York Times
CAFTA in Peril on Capitol Hill - Washington Post
Country Awaits Rehnquist Retirement Decision - FOX News
Senators May Join Short List for High Court - Dallas Morning News/AP
McCain '08: Will It Be McCain? | At Odds with Bush | Weighing in on World Affairs
'08: Romney Guru Thrives in Political 'Show Business' - Boston Globe
'08: From Prankster to Politician, Romney Deemed a Class Act - Boston Globe
CA: Political Rancor Likely to Swell in Special Vote - San Francisco Chronicle
CA: Teachers Boost Dues to Battle Governor - Los Angeles Times
CA: Contract Pits Guards vs. Governor - Sacramento Bee
CO: Gov Hopefuls Hitting the Trail Running - Denver Post
MN: GOP Dumps Eibensteiner for Shoreview Businessman - Minneapolis Star Tribune
NJ: Poll Finds Forrester Closing Gap on Corzine - Newark Star-Ledger
NY: Pirro Tops on GOP's Wish List - New York Daily News
OH: Republicans Have Eleven Choices in 2nd District - Cincinnati Enquirer
OH: Dems Hope to Divide GOP, Conquer - Cincinnati Enquirer
OH: Will family Values Hurt 2nd District Campaign? - Cleveland Plain Dealer
VA: Primaries Will Weigh Virginians' Tax Anger - Washington Post
VA: GOP Rallies to Support Kilgore in Gov. Race - Associated Press
VT: Socialist Sanders Now Wants to Be a Senator - Houston Chronicle/AP
WI: Democrats Look Toward ’06 Wins - Appleton Post Crescent


Saturday, June 11

Republicans Walk Out of Patriot Act Hearing - Chicago Sun-Times/AP
Democrats List More Names in Inquiry on Bolton's Access - New York Times
Who Will Be Bush's Supreme Court Nominee? - MSNBC
'08: Warner Hires Former Gore Aide - Richmond Times-Dispatch
'08: Warner to Form Political Action Committee - Washington Post
'08: Romney Bill Aims to Rebate 2002 Capital Gains Taxes - Boston Globe
'08: Tenn. Governor Pitches Medicaid Reform - Miami Herald/AP
CA: Schwarzenegger Ready to Do Battle in Special Election - Sacramento Bee
CO: West's Governors to Gather - Denver Post
ID: Idaho Commissioner Will Run for Congress - Associated Press
IL: 2 GOP Challengers Hope to Unseat Rep. Bean - Chicago Sun-Times
MD: Van Hollen Will Decide on Senate Bid Next Month - Baltimore Sun
MD: Democrats Berate Steele, Not Dean's Stance - Washington Times
MN: Challengers Make Case for Change in GOP - Minneapolis Star Tribune
MN: Bush to Visit Maple Grove Next Week - Minneapolis Star Tribune
NJ: Corzine Trashes Forrester's Tax Plan - Philadelphia Inquirer/AP
NY: Stadium Hits Bloomberg in Polls - New York Daily News
OH: Dems Seize Chance to Take Control of the State - Houston Chronicle/AP
OH: Taft Office Told in Fall of Lost Millions - Cleveland Plain Dealer
OH: New Twist in the 2nd District Race? - Cincinnati Enquirer
TX: Perry Sticking Close to Base - Dallas Morning News
VA: Potts Delivers Signatures, Upbeat Message - Washington Post
WA: Democratic Party Fined $187,500 - Seattle Times/AP


Friday, June 10

Senate Approves Judge Pryor as Filibuster Deal Holds - New York Times
Griffin & McKeague Confirmed to U.S. 6th Circuit Court Posts - Detroit Free Press
Reid: No Documents, No Bolton - CNN
Dean's Appearance Has Media in a Sweat - Washington Post
Senate Democrats Rally Around Embattled Dean - Boston Globe
Dean's Zeal Is Looking Like Zealotry, Some Fear - Los Angeles Times
Lawmakers Inch Along in Tackling Social Security - New York Times
Poll: Bush Job Approval Dips to New Low - Associated Press
'08: Virginia Gov. Warner: Democrats Need to Attract Moderates - Los Angeles Times
'08: Warner Takes Steps Towards Presidential Run - Washington Post
'08: Arkansas Gov. Talked Up for White House Run - Associated Press
CA: Schwarzenegger Won't Shy from Confrontation - USA Today
MA: Healy Would Get Romney Backing if He Doesn't Run in '06 - Boston Globe
NM: GOP's Ad Attacks Guv's Plans to Buy Exclusive Jet - Albuquerque Tribune
NY: Dems Hope Spitzer Setback Is Forgotten by Election Day - New York Post
NY: A Week for Bloomberg to Keep His Game Face On - New York Times
PA: GOP Leader Criticizes Democrat Remarks - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
PA: Santorum, Rendell Might Be in Political Jeopardy - Lancaster New Era
TX: Redistricting Again Upheld by Judges - Dallas Morning News
VA: To Kilgore, Primary Election Is Secondary to Kaine Fight - Washington Post
WA: Democrats to Get Recount Refund -- with Interest - Seattle Post-Intelligencer


Thursday, June 9

Bush's Stubbornness May Be Hindering Him - USA Today
Democratic Leaders Stand Up for Dean - Boston Globe
Dean's Words Draw Democratic Rebukes - Washington Post
Senate Confirms Brown 56 to 43 - Los Angeles Times
Latest Confirmed Nominee Sees Slavery in Liberalism - New York Times
Ethics Allegations Likely in Pryor Fight - Boston Globe
House Ethics Standstill Stalls DeLay Decision - Washington Post
DeLay Says Bush Promises Better Effort on Immigration Law - New York Times
'08: In McCain's Shadow, Hagel Prepares for '08 - The Hill
'08: Did Kerry Really Release Navy Records? - Chicago Sun-Times
'08: Kerry Ad Promotes Health Care for Children - Associated Press
'08: Bayh's Travel Plans Point to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. - Indianapolis Star
'08: Richardson Drawing Praise on New Hampshire Rounds - Santa Fe New Mexican
'08: Brownback Puts Diplomat Nomination on Hold - Associated Press
CA: Right, Center Square Off in the O.C. - The Hill
CA: Gov. Appoints Campaign, Bush Veterans to Top Positions - SD Union-Tribune/AP
FL: Democrats e-Mail Harris's Record to Boost Support - Miami Herald
MA: Patrick to March in Boston's Gay Parade - Boston Globe
MD: Baltimore Mayor's Attempt to Rewrite Election History - Washington Post
NJ: Primary Winners Off and Running - Newark Star-Ledger
NJ: Money Is No Object in New Jersey Race; It's a Campaign Issue - New York Times
NV: Rep. Angle Announces Run for Congress - Nevada Appeal
OH: Bush to Visit Ohio Amid Political Firestorm for State GOP - Beacon Journal/AP
SD: Thune Goes Own Way, Not Bush's - The Hill
TX: DeLay, Perry Agree Hutchison Doing Great as U.S. Senator - Houston Chronicle/AP
VA: GOP 'Coronation' of Kilgore Intensifies Opponent's Desire - Washington Post
VT: Racine Ponders 2006 Campaign for U.S. Senate - Rutland Herald
WA: Not All Election Suits Resolved - Seattle Times


Wednesday, June 8

Liberals Rethinking Senate Filibuster Deal - Washington Post
Frist Won't Speed Votes on Judges - The Hill
Senate Impasse on Bolton Persists - Los Angeles Times
In S.F., Dean Calls GOP 'a White Christian Party' - San Francisco Chronicle
Dean Fires Up the Base - on Both Sides - Christian Science Monitor
Democrats Set Sights on House Races - Boston Globe
Vulnerable Legislators Picked for Highway Conference Panel - The Hill
Poll: Bush Performance Ratings Fall - ABC News
'08: Gov. Richardson in NH Speaks of Unity - Manchester Union Leader
'08: Governors Meeting Invites '08 Attention - Des Moines Register
'08: What Are Odds for Kerry in '08? Not Good - Boston Herald
AR: Beebe Confirms Governor Campaign - Arkansas Democrat Gazette
CA: New Bio Presents Positive, Reagan-Esque View of Gov. - SD Union-Tribune/AP
FL: Harris Says She'll Run for Senate - New York Times
MN: GOP Chairman Faces Challenge to Lead - Minneapolis Star Tribune
MT: Gov. Schweitzer Gets Applause for His CNN Appearance - Billings Gazette
ND: Gov. Hoeven Says D.C. Visit Isn't Political - Bismarck Tribune/AP
NJ: Forrester Wins GOP Nod for Governor - Newark Star-Ledger
NJ: Corzine vs. Forrester - Trenton Times
NJ: With Second Loss, Schundler Finds His Support Has Limits - New York Times
NY: Medical Companies Gave Gov. Pataki a Boost - New York Post
TX: Ex-Judge Wins San Antonio Mayor's Race - San Antonio Express-News
VA: Kilgore Wins Endorsement of NRA - Norfolk Virginian-Pilot/AP
WA: After Election-Lawsuit Ruling, It's All Over but the Sniping - Seattle Times
WA: Political Roads Wide Open for Rossi's Future Journey - The Olympian/AP


Tuesday, June 7

Senate Set To Vote on Justice Brown - New York Times
Brown Appears to Follow Own Conservative Path - Los Angeles Times
Sen. Cornyn A Longshot For Supreme Court - Houston Chronicle
Lawmakers Dash to Correct Records of Trips - Washington Times
DeLay Hires Second Lawyer for Possible Ethics Inquiry - Houston Chronicle
Three DNC Fundraisers Quit, Jilt Dean - The Hill
Dodd Proposes Compromise Over Information He Seeks on Bolton - New York Times
'08: Kerry Allows Navy Release of Military, Medical Records - Boston Globe
'08: Yale Grades Portray Kerry as a Lackluster Student - Boston Globe
'08: Senator Clinton Assails G.O.P. at Fund-Raiser - New York Times
'08: No Signs Yet of 'Torpedo' in New Book on Hillary - Washington Post
'08: Sen. Moynihan 'Hated' Hillary - New York Post
'08: McKinnon To Help McCain w/Bid - Dallas Morning News
'08: Gov. Warner to Visit Iowa, Prompting Speculation - Hampton Roads Daily Press
CA: Governor's Prestige in Grip of Initiatives - San Francisco Chronicle
CO: Dem Rivals Swap Loyalty Barbs - Denver Post
HI: Sen. Akaka Ups Profile for '06 Run - The Hill
MD: Beilenson Resigning Post to Run for House - Baltimore Sun
MN: Developer Seeks DFL Nod for Senate Seat - Minneapolis Star Tribune
NJ: GOP Governor Battle Comes Down to Today - Philadelphia Inquirer
NJ: Corzine's Rich, Rested and Ready for GOP Winner - Newark Star-Ledger
NY: Clinton Foe Taps Swift Boat Adviser - New York Daily News
NY: Poll: Mayor Bloomberg Leads After Ad Blitz - Newsday
NY: New York Fails in West Side Stadium Quest - New York Times
SC: Florence Mayor to Run for Governor - Columbia State
SD: Thune Threw 'High Fastball' to President - Sioux Falls Argus Leader
TX: Texas House Delegation Split Over Love Field Rule - The Hill
VA: Kaine Campaign Has Financial Advantage in Gov. Race - Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
WA: Judge Upholds Gregoire Governor Victory - Seattle Times
WA: Rossi Won't Appeal Ruling - Seattle Post-Intelligencer
WA: Cheney Visit Gives Boost to Rep. Reichert's Re-Election Coffers - Seattle Times


Monday, June 6

GOP Worries Ethics Issue May Hurt Party in '06 - Washington Post
Dean Says Dems Need to Adopt Old GOP Tack for 2008 - Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Two Democrats Disavow Dean's Jab at GOP - Washington Post
GOP Hopes for Gains in California - Associated Press
Senators Rolling Up Sleeves -- With an Uncertain Agenda - Los Angeles Times
Fresh Faces in Congress Stress Cooperation - USA Today
Congress Freshmen Gain Influence - USA Today
'08: GOP Big Calls Hillary Strong Foe - New York Daily News
'08: Huckabee in the White House? - Log Cabin Democrat/AP
'08: Gauging Romney's Shift on Abortion - Boston Globe
'08: Gov. Richardson Slated to Speak in N.H. This Week - Rutland Herald/AP
'08: Still Not Running, Bayh Bashes Bush - Indianapolis Star
'08: McCain Returning to Michigan - Arizona Republic
AL: Rep. Davis Openly Discusses Ambitions for Gov., Senator - Tuscaloosa News/AP
CA: Los Angeles Election Changes Color of Politics - Washington Times
IA: Governor's Race Shaping Up as the Perfect Storm of Politics - Sioux City Journal/AP
NJ: In GOP Gov. Race, a Final Round of Sparring - New York Times
NY: Governor Takes Surprising Turn as Comic Swan - New York Times
NY: Ex-Suffolk Big Eyes Governor Run - New York Post
NY: Dem Bigs Ignoring Bloomberg Mercenaries - New York Daily News
OH: Noe Fallout Taints Early Gov. Candidates - Toledo Blade
OH: Teary-Eyed Voinovich Defies Party Leaders - New York Times
SC: Hard-Line Conservatives Turn Up the Heat on Graham - Columbia State
TX: Governor Draws Criticism for Signing Bill at Evangelical School - New York Times
VA: National Republicans Set Sights on Virginia - Richmond Times-Dispatch
VA: Kaine Recruits Daschle to Counter Attack Ad - Washington Times
WA: Judge's Words Have Sketched Framework for Today's Ruling - Seattle Times


Sunday, June 5

Centrist Democrat a Test of GOP Hold - Washington Post
Lost Liberals Ponder Path Back to Power - Denver Post
Wanted: Democratic Guru - Philadelphia Inquirer
Dean: West Fertile Ground for Democrats - Associated Press
Frist Says He Will Prevail in the Long Run - New York Times
Biden: Bolton Vote Likely to Proceed - CNN/AP
'Something of an Old Shoe Quality About Rehnquist' - Chicago Sun-Times/AP
'08: Edwards Disagrees with Dean's Comments About Republicans - Associated Press
'08: Rep. Tancredo Working to Turn the Tide - Denver Post
CA: Democrats Put Rep. Pombo on Their List - San Francisco Chronicle
CA: Donors Given Unfiltered Channel to Governor's Office - Los Angeles Times
KS: Moran Still Reliably Unreliable - Kansas City Star
MA: Patrick Vows to Put Focus on Central Issues - Boston Globe
NJ: GOP Places Its Bets with Two Underdogs - Philadelphia Inquirer
NJ: G.O.P. Voters in New Jersey Do Not Relish Fight to Come - New York Times
NY: Local Politicians Play for Laughs - New York Post
OH: The Mud's Flying in 2nd Dist. Campaign - Cincinnati Enquirer
OH: Taking on Ohio Politics -- in the Name of God - Cleveland Plain Dealer
PA: Santorum Polishes His Compassionate Credentials - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
SC: Senator Faces Storm at Home Over Filibuster - FOX News/AP
VA: Rove Boosts Va. GOP, Kilgore as Democrats Name Chairman - Washington Post
WA: Judge Left to Mull Vote-Fraud Claim - Seattle Times


Saturday, June 4

Dean Defends Comments About Republicans - Associated Press
No Private Accounts May Prompt 'No' Votes - Washington Times
Grassley Battles in Capital, and at Home, on Social Security - New York Times
'08: Romney Says No Change on Abortion - Boston Globe
CA: Gov. Schwarzenegger Raises Nearly $3M in May - Associated Press
GA: Augusta Legislator Found Guilty on More Than 125 Counts - Atlanta JC
KS: Dean Attacks the GOP on Values - Kansas City Star
NJ: Schundler Site Used Doctored Dean Photo - Philadelphia Inquirer/AP
NJ: In Second Bid for Governor, Longer Odds to Overcome - New York Times
NY: Police Union Raising Money for Bloomberg's GOP Rival - New York Post
NY: Dems Attack Bloomberg Over His Ties to Independence Party - New York Times
OH: Special Election in 2nd District Draws Bloggers - Cincinnati Enquirer/AP
TX: Sen. Hutchinson Decries Failure to Resolve School Issues - Houston Chronicle
TX: Perry Camp Won't Film Church Event - Dallas Morning News
WA: GOP, Democrats Rest Their Cases in Washington Governor Dispute - LA Times
WA: Election Case Is About Trust, Attorneys Say - Seattle Times
WV: Poll: Byrd, Capito Race Too Close to Call - Charleston Daily Mail


Friday, June 3

Dean Launches an Anti-GOP ‘Missile' - USA Today
Democrats Also Got Abramoff Donations - Washington Post
Bush Poised to Nominate Dozens For Judgeships, GOP Insiders Say - Washington Post
Bush's Term II: a Slow Road - Christian Science Monitor
Analysis: He's Not Walking Like a Lame Duck - Los Angeles Times
Bush Still Chief GOP Fundraiser - Washington Post
'08: One Clinton, at Least, Finds 2008 Run Worth Discussing - New York Times
'08: Adviser Says Governor Faked Stance on Abortion - Boston Globe
'08: Edwards Appears to Be Vying for Party’s Nomination - Asheville Citizen-Times
AR: Hutchinson Asks for Clarification of Campaign Law - Arkansas News Bureau
CA: Hollywood Rallies for Sen. Clinton - Los Angeles Times
CA: Candidates to Fill Cox's Post Emerge - Los Angeles Times
CO: Dems Target Two GOP Seats in Colorado - Rocky Mountain News
CT: Gov. Rell's Public Financing Plan Widely Hailed - Hartford Courant
IA: Blouin Returns, Will Consider Governor Race - Des Moines Register
KS: Moran Rethinks Governor's Race - Kansas City Star
KS: Secretary of State Won't Enter Race for Governor - Wichita Eagle/AP
MD: Cardin Gains Endorsements in Senate Race - Baltimore Sun
MI: Party Chairman: Dick DeVos Will Run for Governor in 2006 - Detroit Free Press
NJ: Corzine Flaunts His Political Independence - Trenton Times
NV: Two New Names Bandied About in Nevada Governor's Race - Nevada Appeal/AP
NY: Fields Apologizes to Ferraro for Remark by Campaign Strategist - New York Times
NY: Bloomberg Ads Tout Test Boost - New York Daily News
OH: Bush to Give Back $4,000 in Noe Cash - Toledo Blade
SD: Sen. Thune Willing to Sacrifice Bolton for Air Base - FOX News
TX: Red-Hot Republican Primary Is Shaping Up - Houston Chronicle
VA: Kaine Backs Farm Tax Breaks; Kilgore Questions Record - Richmond Times-Dispatch
VT: Dubie Heading to GOP Senate Seminar - Rutland Herald
WA: Judge in Election Case Sets Decision for Monday - Seattle Post-Intelligencer
WA: County, State GOP Ask Mayor West to Resign - Spokane Spokesman-Review


Thursday, June 2

How Mark Felt Became 'Deep Throat' - Washington Post
'Deep Throat' Disclosure Sparks a National Debate - Boston Globe
In the Prelude to Publication, Intrigue Worthy of Deep Throat - New York Times
Bush as a Uniter -- of Diverse Democrats - Washington Post
Howard Dean's Raised Voice Isn't Raising Cash - Business Week
'08: Gov. Bush Laughs at Dad's Presidential Suggestion - St. Petersburg Times
'08: Ashcroft Hopes to Rally Iowa's Social Conservatives - Des Moines Register
'08: Frist Urges US Effort Against Bioterrorism - Boston Globe
'08: Mobilizing for 2008 Bid, McCain Heads to Michigan - The Hill
'08: Edwards Leaves D.C., Stays Busy - Charlotte Observer
'08: Feingold Unveils Web Site, Solicits Support - Green Bay Press-Gazette
'08: Sen. Kerry Stays on Message - Boston Globe
AK: Seekins Files for Possible Run for Governor - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
CA: Hot Race Looming To Replace Cox - Los Angeles Times
CO: Democrat Bridges a Candidate for Governor - Denver Post
CO: MoveOn targets Beauprez, Musgrave - Rocky Mountain News
FL: Davis Hopes to Follow Graham's Footsteps - Miami Herald
IL: Gov. Blagojevich Leaps Back in Driver's Seat - Chicago Tribune
MI: Sen. Stabenow Leads Poll; Granholm Could Face Fight - Detroit News
MN: State Sen. Kelley Announces Candidacy for Governor - Minneapolis Star Tribune
MO: President to Raise Money for Sen. Talent - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
NY: Clinton E-Mail Rouses Troops, Attacks G.O.P. and Seeks Cash - New York Times
NY: Former Mayor John Spencer Interested in Hillary's Seat - New York Post
NY: Nassau Leader Considers Run Against Spitzer, Pleasing GOP - New York Times
PA: Bush Marks Date in June for Santorum Fund-Raiser - Philadelphia Inquirer
TX: DeLay Petition Drive Kicks Off 7 Months Early - Dallas Morning News
TX: Hutchison Tells Supporters to Hang on - San Antonio Express-News
WA: Elections Chief Logan Put on Hot Seat — by Judge - Seattle Times
WA: Expert: GOP's Solution for Illegal Votes 'Just Doesn't Work' - Seattle PI


Wednesday, June 1

Bush Rejects Talk of Waning Influence - Washington Post
President Urges Congress to Act on Priorities - Boston Globe
'Purple Power' Pulls New Laws Through House - Christian Science Monitor
Loss of Middle Class a 'Crisis' for Democrats - Washington Times
Bill Clinton Takes Spot On Global Stage - Washington Post

Presidential Hopefuls Trek To Park Avenue For P.A.C. Bucks - New York Observer
Senior Bush Plugs Jeb for President 'Someday' - CNN
CO: Study Dissects Salazars' Winning Ways - Rocky Mountain News
HI: Hawai'i Republicans Won '04 Fundraising Race - Honolulu Advertiser/Gannett
IA: Nussle Announces Run for Governor - Quad-City Times
IA: Democrats to Release Nussle Attack Ad - Des Moines Register
MA: Senate Lawmakers Override Romney Veto of Stem Cell Bill - Boston Herald/AP
MD: Democrats Seek Earlier 2006 Primary - Baltimore Sun
NA: Nevada Assembly Member Looks at Congress - Nevada Appeal/AP
NE: Osborne Aide Wants to Succeed Him in House - Lincoln Journal Star/AP
NJ: Forrester Holds Big Fund-Raising Lead - Newark Star-Ledger
NY: In Vigilant Hillaryland, Advisers Stay Devoted - New York Times
NY: The Pirro Factor - New York Observer
OH: DeWine's Name Helps - and Hurts - Cincinnati Enquirer
OH: Dean Renews Call for Bush to Return Money Raised by Noe - Toledo Blade
TX: Area Supporters Display Their Pride for Embattled DeLay - Houston Chronicle
VA: A Campaign Conversion for Allen? - Richmond Times-Dispatch
WA: Secretary of State's Office Is Not Neutral, GOP Says - Seattle Times
WA: Vote Count Problems Widespread, Democrats Contend - Tacoma News Tribune
WA: Council Calls for Mayor West's Resignation - Spokane Spokesman-Review