Welcome to the Daily News Roundup, which RRM will be starting as of this morning. Here, we’ll be posting some of the top political stories in the nation to help keep RRM supporters up to date on the latest news and information as we begin to get ready for the next round of elections.
Today’s Stories (March 23, 2009)
Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)
Legions of Pennsylvania Republicans and independents switched to vote Democratic in 2008, and GOP Sen. Arlen Specter needs them back for his Primary race against right-wing extremists.
St. Paul Pioneer Press (St. Paul, MN)
Despite an attempt to backtrack this morning, former U.S. Sen. Coleman’s attorney said on the radio Wednesday he believes Coleman will lose his attempt to persuade a three-judge panel to overturn Al Franken’s 225-vote lead.
Bloomberg News (USA)
The Obama administration will announce details of a plan today to expand the $700 billion rescue of the financial system that will rely on enticing private investors to buy the troubled assets clogging banks’ balance sheets.
Denver Post (Denver, CO)
Former Colorado Congressman Scott McInnis has been saying for weeks that it’s too early to announce whether he’s running for governor next year, but privately he’s telling his friends: “I’m in.”