The Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ)
If U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder decides to challenge Arizona’s tough new immigration-enforcement law in court, it will be a rare and likely powerful test of a state law by the federal government.
Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, CA)
In their only on-camera debate, the three Republicans seeking to replace U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer did their best to run to the right, as each supported Arizona’s new immigration law and opposed California’s restriction on greenhouse gas emissions.
Washington Post (Washington, DC)
The effort to overhaul the nation’s financial regulations cleared a crucial hurdle Thursday in the Senate, a signal that the landmark legislation, long stalled by filibuster threats and partisan standoffs, could be on the fast track toward passage.