Daily News Round-Up for April 15th, 2009

New York Times (New York, NY)

Pat Toomey, the former head of the extremist Club for Growth, announced this morning on his new campaign Web site that he would again challenge incumbent Arlen Specter for the Republican nomination. Mr. Specter fought off a challenge from Mr. Toomey, a former congressman, in 2004.

St. Petersburg Times (Tampa Bay, FL)

His approval ratings may be sky high, but if Charlie Crist runs for the U.S. Senate, he still could face a serious primary challenge from former state House Speaker Marco Rubio.

The Hill (Washington, DC)

Several Republican lawmakers are expected at 750 Boston Tea Party-styled protests to mark the day federal taxes are due.

Star Ledger (Trenton, NJ)

State election law officials are questioning the campaign of Republican gubernatorial hopeful Steve Lonegan for stuffing dollar bills in mailings to grab the attention of donors, the candidate said yesterday.


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