Daily News Round-Up for August 31, 2009

Chicago Sun Times (Chicago, IL)

Sen. John McCain came to Glenview on Sunday to endorse a fellow Navy man — Rep. Mark Kirk — for the Senate seat formerly held by Barack Obama.

Washington Post (Washington, DC)

At age 34, two years before his first election and two decades before he would run for governor of Virginia, Robert F. McDonnell submitted a master’s thesis to the evangelical school he was attending in Virginia Beach in which he described working women and feminists as “detrimental” to the family, and birth control rights “illogical”.

Boston Globe (Boston, MA)

With Massachusetts having paid its final respects to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the politics of succession begins in earnest this week – candidates will emerge, a race will take shape, and the Kennedy clan will have to reveal whether it wants to keep the seat in the family with Rep. Joseph Kennedy.

New York Times (New York, NY)

Democratic leaders believe Senator Olympia J. Snowe of Maine, the strongest Republican supporter of comprehensive legislation, might provide the 60th vote for health care reform.

Greeley Tribune (Greeley, CO)

Weld District Attorney Ken Buck (R) plans to make an announcement on Monday concerning his bid for the 2010 Senate seat race in Colorado, according to several sources close to Buck.


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