Stories You Should Know (1/14/10)

Washington Post (Washington, DC)
President Obama mobilized the U.S. government Wednesday for a massive rescue and relief operation in the devastated capital of Haiti, ordering swift military and diplomatic assistance and pledging an aggressive effort to save the lives of those caught in Tuesday’s earthquake.

Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
Outside interest groups are springing up on a daily basis to dump huge sums of money into the US Senate race, funding negative television ads that seek to tip the race in its closing hours.

KDVR (Denver, CO)
State treasurer Cary Kennedy, a steadfast supporter of U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff, emailed supporters Wednesday afternoon with her official endorsement of Mayor John Hickenlooper’s candidacy for governor.

New York Times (New York, NY)
Representative John A. Boehner of Ohio, the House Republican leader, told his party rank-and-file on Wednesday that House Republicans would assemble a 2010 campaign document akin to the famous Contract with America embraced by Republicans in their takeover of the House in 1994.

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