Daily News Round-Up for September 15

New York Times (New York, NY)

Two of the three Republicans in a small group trying to forge a bipartisan compromise on health care have requested numerous major changes in a proposal drafted by the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, reducing the chances that he can win their support. Some Democrats have also begun to doubt the bill.

The Hill (Washington, DC)

World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon (R) appears primed to run for Senate in Connecticut and should make an announcement very soon, according to sources with knowledge of her deliberations.

Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA)

The Senate voted Monday to block the Housing and Urban Development Department from giving grants to ACORN, a community organization under fire in voter-registration fraud cases.

Boston Globe (Boston, MA)

The US Senate race grew yesterday as a surprise candidate, Boston Celtics co-owner and private equity investor Stephen G. Pagliuca, emerged from the wings in a possible pursuit of the Democratic nomination, while US Representative Stephen F. Lynch (D) will announce tomorrow.

Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD)

Speculation grows over whether former Republican Governor Bob Ehrlich will run again, as the former Appropriations Secretary Lawrence Hogan (R) launches an exploratory committee.


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