Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Washington and the world have begun to mourn the late Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), patriarch of both the U.S. Senate and the Democratic party, whose outsized personality and legislative and political skills impacted the nation’s capital even during his dying days.
New York Daily News (New York, NY)
Rudy Giuliani is still debating whether to run for governor – but he’s already falling behind in the race for campaign cash. Not only has Giuliani yet to begin raising money, but he still owes $2.9 million from his 2008 presidential bid.
South Florida Sun Sentinel (Tallahassee, FL)
Florida’s political universe is on tenterhooks, with a decision due within days on a summer cliffhanger: Who will Gov. Charlie Crist name to the U.S. Senate?
New York Post (New York, NY)
Embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel — who is under investigation by the House Ethics Committee — failed to reveal personal assets totaling as much as $780,000 in financial-disclosure reports filed with Congress, records released yesterday show.