Stories You Should Know (4/13/10)

New York Daily News (New York, NY)
The Senate voted narrowly Monday to consider rescuing hundreds of thousands of people running out of jobless benefits.

Washington Post (Washington, DC)
The White House is pushing back against the notion that President Obama has narrowed his search to a trio of front-runners to fill a seat on the Supreme Court, with several officials saying on Monday that about 10 candidates remain under serious consideration.

New York Times (New York, NY)
Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV announced on Monday that he would challenge Representative Charles B. Rangel in the Democratic primary in the fall, setting the stage for an intensely personal rematch between two of Harlem’s biggest political names and oldest foes.

Wall Street Journal (USA)
Andy Stern, president of the Service Employees International Union and one of the most prominent and powerful labor leaders in the country, is expected to resign his position with the union, according to an internal union email and one of the union’s board members.

Quinnipiac Polling (Hamden, CT)
With 40 percent of Republican voters undecided, former U.S. Senate candidate Rick Lazio leads in a primary for NY Governor with 34 percent, followed by Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino and Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, each with 11 percent, the independent Quinnipiac University poll finds.


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