Stories You Should Know (10/27/09)

St. Louis Today (St. Louis, MO)

Illinois’ many potential 2010 election candidates began making it official Monday, with more than 500 hopefuls filing nominating petitions to get on the Feb. 2 primary election ballot.

 

Wall Street Journal (USA)

The Senate’s top Democrat said the health-care bill he is bringing to the Senate floor will include a government-run health-insurance plan, a remarkable comeback for an idea that was voted down in a key committee less than a month ago. There are currently not enough Democrat or Republican Senators that will support the option, including Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME).

 

Politico (Washington, DC)

Republicans and Democrats slammed Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) for calling Linda Robertson, an adviser to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, a “K Street whore” in a month-old radio interview that circulated on Capitol Hill Monday night.

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