Stories You Should Know (2/19/10)

The Hill (Washington, DC)
Democrats have yet to secure any Republican support for a $15 billion jobs bill, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Thursday.

Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
Sounding like a potential rival for President Obama in 2012, Mitt Romney delivered a brutal critique yesterday of what he called American liberal “neo-monarchists’’ as he sought the favor of right-wing conservatives and insurgent tea party activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.

Fox News (USA)
President Obama came to the aid on Thursday of his endangered ally, Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado, in an apparent nod to concerns about Democratic seats in November.

Politico (Washington, DC)
The Congressional Black Caucus is fighting back against its critics, ripping a New York Times article that investigated the caucus’s connections to corporate interests.

Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA)
Joe Stack, a software engineer and amateur bassist who had ‘ranted’ against the tax system, plows his small plane into a building in Austin housing IRS offices on Thursday, killing one other in an potential act of domestic terrorism.

Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL)
U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite issued a brief statement Thursday night that hinted at a “major announcement” on Friday night when the Brooksville Republican appears at the Citrus County Lincoln Day Dinner in Hernando.

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