Stories You Should Know (1/4/2010)

Of Note

Boston Herald (Boston, MA)
Now that GOP Senate hopeful Scott Brown won the endorsement of former presidential candidate John McCain, supporters are hoping McCain will take it one step further to join the Wrentham upstart on the campaign trail.

The man who led the federal government’s inquiry into the intelligence lapses leading up to the September 11, 2001 terror attacks said Sunday that the Obama administration is plagued by the same problems the Bush administration had more than eight years ago.

Sun Sentinel (Palm Beach, FL)
Polls suggest Gov. Charlie Crist needs to win back conservatives in his Senate race. Crist’s base currently seems to lack the enthusiasm needed to propel the Governor to victory.

Politico (Washington, DC)
The National Republican Congressional Committee, the key cog in helping to finance GOP campaigns, has banked less than a third as much money as its Democratic counterpart and is ending the year with barely enough money to fully finance a single House race — no less the dozens that will be in play come 2010.

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)
Tuesday is the last day for residents to register to be eligible to vote in the Feb. 2 primary election for the important 2010 Senate races.

Boston Herald (Boston, MA)
Former real Republican Lincoln Chafee is preparing to enter the governor’s race. The former Republican senator turned independent is announcing his bid for governor on Monday morning.


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