Stories You Should Know (10/29/09)

Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY)

Dierdre Scozzafava is the candidate best equipped to continue McHugh’s legacy in Congress. Of the three hopefuls, she is the most experienced, the best informed and the most responsive to Northern New York’s needs.


Washington Times (Washington, DC)

Republican leaders called for an investigation into perks President Obama handed out to top Democratic donors as campaign-finance groups expressed dismay Wednesday that the administration was not doing more to reform the culture in Washington.


New Orleans Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA)

Gov. Bobby Jindal, fresh from a foray to Florida earlier this week to raise money for his 2011 re-election bid, is now West Coast-bound for more money-raising.


Politico (Washington, DC)

A conservative Iowa group’s effort to lure Sarah Palin to its banquet next month has had an unintended effect: Rather than exciting conservatives about the prospect of a visit from the former Alaska governor, the group’s plan to raise a six-figure sum to bring her to the state has GOP activists recoiling at the thought of paying to land a politician’s speaking appearance.


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