Stories You Should Know (6/14/10)

Los Angeles Times, (Los Angeles, CA)
Republican officials in northeastern Indiana have selected state Sen. Marlin Stutzman to replace former U.S. Rep. Mark Souder on the November ballot.

The Seattle P.I., (Seattle WA)
Outsiders were in at the Washington state Republican Convention, with candidates who align themselves with the tea party movement and conservative causes getting long and lengthy ovations.

Washington Post, (Washington, D.C.)
President Obama urged reluctant lawmakers Saturday to quickly approve nearly $50 billion in emergency aid to state and local governments, saying the money is needed to avoid “massive layoffs of teachers, police and firefighters” and to support the still-fragile economic recovery.

New Orleans Time-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
In an effort to ensure that businesses and individuals left idle by the massive Gulf oil spill are compensated, White House officials said Sunday that President Obama will legally demand that the oil giant establish an independently administered escrow account to cover claims being made against the company.

Reno Gazette Journal (Reno, NV)
Republican U.S. Senate nominee former Assemblywoman Sharron Angle will meet with GOP leaders and fundraisers in Washington this week as she seeks support for her bid to defeat U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.


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