Politico (Washington, DC)
House Minority Leader John Boehner has tapped Rep. Pete King (R-Long Island) for a slot on the intelligence committee — a move that is likely to put the outspoken security hawk on the sidelines for the 2010 GOP Senate primary in New York.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
The Supreme Court’s rejection of a decision against white firefighters endorsed by Judge Sonia Sotomayor gives Republicans a renewed chance to attack her speeches and writings but is not expected to imperil her confirmation to the high court, political and legal sources said yesterday.
The Hill (Washington, D)
Republicans looking for resurgence in the Northeast will probably need some stumbles by President Obama and the Democratic majority, but they are getting the pieces they need to take advantage.