October 2009

Illinois legislative leaders set to sidestep limits - Chicago Tribune


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Illinois legislative leaders set to sidestep limits
Chicago Tribune
SPRINGFIELD — It took the corruption arrest of a sitting governor, 10 months of political sparring and two attempts before top lawmakers and reform advocates could agree on Illinois' first-ever sweeping
Illinois Senate oks caps on political donationsThe Associated Press
State Senate passes major campaign-finance packageChicago Sun-Times
Quinn says he's OK with campaign finance dealChicago Daily Herald
St. Louis Post-Dispatch -Galesburg Register-Mail -Peoria Journal Star
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Obama signs 1st major gay rights legislation - MiamiHerald.com


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Obama signs 1st major gay rights legislation
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A bill that President Barack Obama signed into law adds violence against gays to federal hate crime legislation. BY MARGARET TALEV WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed the first major piece of federal gay rights legislation,
Obama signs bill ending some weapons programs, expanding war effortsDallas Morning News
Detainee photo battle likely overmsnbc.com
Obama signs law blocking release of detainee torture photosReporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
The Washington Independent -New York Times -Politico
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New book: Bill’s presence kept Hillary Clinton off the ticket in 2008 - Christian Science Monitor


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New book: Bill's presence kept Hillary Clinton off the ticket in 2008
Christian Science Monitor
For Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the shadow of a prominent husband hasn't been so easy to shake. The latest example of former President Bill Clinton's impact on his wife's career: She might have been Barack
Obama did consider Hillary as VP but Bill Clinton's presence quashed it, Obama Los Angeles Times
Barack didn't pick Hillary because of BillUSA Today
Bill Clinton hindered wife's VP chances, book revealsCNN
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New defense bill cuts waste, but not enough: Obama - Reuters


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New defense bill cuts waste, but not enough: Obama
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will say on Wednesday there is still too much waste in US defense spending, despite a number of costly projects being terminated in the 2010 defense authorization bill. The bill authorizes Pentagon
Obama signs 1st major gay rights legislationMiamiHerald.com
Obama Signs $680 Billion Defense BillVoice of America
Obama signs law blocking release of detainee torture photosReporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
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GOP looks to cash in on health care - USA Today


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GOP looks to cash in on health care
USA Today
The GOP clearly thinks it has a big winner blocking the Democrats' health care bill. Looking to rebound in 2010, the House Republicans used Thursday's unveiling of the House Democratic health care bill to attack vulnerable Democrats and raise money for
Kucinich Wants His Amendment BackThe Washington Independent
Single Payer Health Care Halloween Rally at Cigna Health Care OfficesBay Area Indymedia
Yet Another Health Care CapitulationFOXNews
Liberty Maven -McClatchy Washington Bureau -Media Matters for America
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Lawmaker Tries to Have It Both Ways on Health Care Reform and Abortion? - FOXNews


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Lawmaker Tries to Have It Both Ways on Health Care Reform and Abortion?
FOXNews
Michigan Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak wants taxpayer-funded abortions excluded from health care reform legislation, but now says he will vote for the bill either way. Stupak says he has 40 Democrats on board with his effort to cut
Stupak still wants abortion coverage out of health care legislationDetroit Free Press
Bishops' campaign declares war on abortion funding in health careCatholic News Agency
Bishops: All Catholics To Be Told To Urge Congress to Ban Abortion-Funding In CNSNews.com
Examiner.com -The Hill -Catholic Online
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WellPoint and The Bayhs: Readers React - TheStreet.com


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WellPoint and The Bayhs: Readers React
TheStreet.com
By TSC Staff 10/29/09 - 02:22 PM EDT Editor's note: Eric Jackson's article, Evan Bayh: Hypocrisy on the Public Option, has generated spirited comments from readers of RealMoney and TheStreet.com. We have compiled a sampling below.
Poll: Amid Bayh's Skepticism, Indiana Voters Back Public OptionCBS News
Bayh health care role pivotalHenderson Gleaner
Poll: Dems might punish Bayh for backing 'busterPolitico
South Bend Tribune -The Durango Herald -True/Slant
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CA 10: Less Attention On That ‘Other’ Special House Race - NPR

CA 10: Less Attention On That 'Other' Special House Race
NPR
Political junkies everywhere are glued to what's going on in New York's 23rd congressional district, that upstate special election for a seat that hasn't gone Democratic since there has been a Republican Party. But the GOP candidate there is in real
Special election Tuesday pits Garamendi v. Harmer in 10th Congressional Pleasanton Weekly
Democrats have edge in Calif. congressional raceSan Luis Obispo Tribune

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Lieberman Marching Further Right in 2010 - ABC News


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Lieberman Marching Further Right in 2010
ABC News
Sounding more like an independent than a Democrat, Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., tells ABC News he will campaign for some Republican candidates during the 2010 midterm elections and may not seek the Democratic Senate nomination when he
Joe Lieberman sticks up for his friendsTrue/Slant
Lieberman May Support Republicans in 2010CBS News
Lieberman will campaign for GOPersmsnbc.com
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Biden touts administration’s accomplishments in South Florida stops - MiamiHerald.com

Biden touts administration's accomplishments in South Florida stops
MiamiHerald.com
Vice President Joe Biden swooped down to South Florida on Thursday for a quick fundraising trip that included stops in Boca Raton and Miami Beach. Speaking Thursday evening at the Miami Beach home of longtime friend Michael Adler,
Biden Tells CNN: Economy has 'hit bottom' and is coming backCNN Political Ticker
Joe Biden's banter in BocaPolitico
Few Aware Of Vice President's South Fla. VisitWPBF
Palm Beach Post -CBS 4 -Broward Politics
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