Washington Post (Washington, DC)
The Obama administration’s decision to move forward with a legal challenge to Arizona’s stringent illegal immigration law will almost certainly elevate the issue on the campaign trail this fall.
Charleston Gazette (Charleston, WV)
Gov. Joe Manchin has scheduled an 11 a.m. media-availability event Wednesday morning at the Capitol to answer questions about the process for filling Sen. Robert C. Byrd’s seat.
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)
U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk hit two of his fellow Republican statewide candidates Tuesday on tax-related issues that have been front and center in a pair of top Illinois races this year. Kirk said he doesn’t think it’s right that some candidates didn’t pay any income taxes last year or haven’t made their tax returns available to the public.
Arkansas News (Little Rock, AR)
The Senate Republican leader says a seat awaits U.S. Rep. John Boozman on the committee headed by Sen. Blanche Lincoln if the congressman unseats the incumbent Democrat in Arkansas’ November U.S. Senate race.
Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD)
As Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. hit the Maryland gubernatorial campaign trail with his new running mate Thursday, an image emerged of a modern suburban mom: a smart woman who has balanced raising children with an intellectually challenging career.