Daily News Round-Up for September 14th, 2009

New York Times (New York, NY)

Senator Olympia Snowe, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that the so-called public option is “universally opposed by all Republicans in the Senate” and “therefore, there’s no way to pass a plan that includes the public option.”

Google News (USA)

Despite sweeping Democratic successes in the past two national elections, continuing job losses and President Barack Obama’s slipping support could lead to double-digit losses for the party in next year’s congressional races and may even threaten their House control.

Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)

National Democratic and Republican organizations have funneled more than $5 million into the New Jersey governor’s race, but their ambitions extend far beyond the Garden State. With control of statehouses goes influence over the congressional redistricting following the 2010 census.

Politico (Washington, DC)

In at least a half-dozen states, former governors are running again for their old jobs in 2010, or seriously thinking about it- including ex-governors in California, Oregon, and Georgia.


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