Stories You Should Know (4/19/10)

Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
Energized by Scott Brown’s upset victory in the United States Senate race, Massachusetts Republicans have chosen Charles Baker as their nominee for governor to face the Democratic incumbent and presumed candidate, Deval Patrick, this fall.

USA Today (USA)
One thing to look for tonight when President Obama speaks at three California fundraisers: Will he re-engage the Tea Party movement?

The Hill (Washington, DC)
Civil charges against Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs strengthens lawmakers’ case for financial reform, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) said Monday. Frank, the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, said that allegations of fraud against Goldman which were leveled late last week bolsters the political case for reform legislation as it begins to make its way before the whole Senate.

Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Daniel Almond is ready to “muster outside D.C.” on Monday with several dozen other self-proclaimed patriots, all of them armed. They intend to make history as the first people to take their guns to a demonstration in a national park, and the Virginia rally is deliberately being held just a few miles from the Capitol and the White House.


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