Stories You Should Know (5/21/10)

New York Times (New York, NY)
A leading Senate Republican voice on climate legislation said yesterday that he expects the Senate can pass the Murkowski resolution on greenhouse gases.

Google News (USA)
Democrats won’t budge in their family feud in this usually Democratic state, and that could result in Hawaii electing its first Republican congressman in decades.

Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake, UT)
Sen. Bob Bennett told reporters Thursday that mounting a write-in bid would further split the Utah Republican Party, put a huge financial and emotional toll on his family and friends, and in his own words, add to the “toxic,” nasty environment already simmering in his home state.

News-Times (Danbury, CT)
“I wore the uniform in Vietnam and many came back to all kinds of disrespect. Whatever we think of war, we owe the men and women of the armed forces our unconditional support.” The occasion was the Stamford Veterans Day parade Nov. 9, 2008. The speaker was Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, as quoted by The Advocate.

Hotline on Call (Washington, DC)
The NRSC outraised its Dem counterpart last month, coming within $100K of parity with its Dem counterpart, becoming the only GOP committee running even with its Dem rivals.


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