Stories You Should Know (4/14/10)

Wall Street Journal (USA)
Former New York Republican Gov. George E. Pataki has decided not to mount an election challenge against Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand this fall.

Denver Post (Denver, CO)
CO GOP Senate front-runner Jane Norton said Tuesday that she will petition her way onto the ballot rather than go through the traditional vote-getting at the state assembly — a move she said was driven by her incumbent Democratic rival doing the same thing.

ABC News (USA)
California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. said late Tuesday his office will look into accusations that officials at a state university violated public records laws when they refused to reveal the financial details of a contract with former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to speak at an upcoming university fundraiser, and allegedly shredded documents related to the agreement.

Reuters (USA)
President Barack Obama will turn up the pressure for an overhaul of Wall Street regulations when he meets on Wednesday with top Democratic and Republican lawmakers to discuss a sweeping package of reforms.

USA Today (USA)
Two independent polls released today paint a different picture of which political party is in better shape heading into November’s congressional elections.


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