Daily News Round-Up for September 1, 2009

Newsday (Long Island, NY)

Once again, for at least the third time, Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) has drawn attention to his considering a campaign for higher office, collected a bit of media coverage and contributions, and then decided to run for re-election to Congress.

Washington Post (Washington, DC)

The Virginia governor’s race ignited Monday over Republican Robert F. McDonnell’s 20-year-old graduate thesis: Democrats assailed him in e-mail blasts and interviews for what he wrote about working women, homosexuals and “fornicators,” and McDonnell tried to explain his views to crucial moderate and female voters.

New York Post (New York, NY)

Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has been privately talking with friends about a possible comeback, and is considering a run for statewide office next year, several sources told The Post.

The Hill (Washington, DC)

Sen. Judd Gregg has hundreds of procedural objections ready for a healthcare plan Democrats leaders want to speed through the Senate.

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