Daily News Round-Up for July 30, 2009

The Chattanoogan (Chattanooga, TN)

Senator Bob Corker said late Wednesday he has decided not to support the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Washington Times (Washington, DC)

House Democratic leaders Wednesday cut a deal with rebellious moderates to advance a stalled health care reform bill, only to meet fresh roadblocks from more liberal members in the bid to pass President Obama’s top legislative priority.

Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX)

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison’s message Wednesday was as simple as it was confusing: If Gov. Rick Perry does not quit his re-election race to give her a free run at the Republican gubernatorial nomination, she will quit the Senate to run against him.

Google News (USA)

The two-term social conservative Gov. Tim Pawlenty is taking necessary steps toward a possible presidential bid – headlining GOP fundraisers, taking an influential job at the Republican Governors Association, mulling his own political action committee.


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