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Sunday, May 15, 2005

Sun May 15 17:05:00 2005
Deficit
Social Security debate turns out to be numbers game www.jsonline.com
Revaluing China's yuan no cure-all, experts warn www.twincities.com
Veterans Bash Bush Budget week.com
Putting Iraq on credit: Priceless www.denverpost.com
US wants China to revalue the yuan www.ardemgaz.com
THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET www.sunherald.com
County faces budget choices sun.yumasun.com
Roll call report www.billingsgazette.com
The Generation Gap www.usnews.com
Beware the Easy Fix for Social Security www.nytimes.com
Closure fight also puts politicians' jobs at risk www.norwichbulletin.com
Transfer seen as threat to crime victims' fund www.signonsandiego.com
HOW THEY VOTED www.dfw.com
Trillions whisk through Congress www.sunherald.com
How Your US lawmaker voted seattletimes.nwsource.com
State House Dome: Yard backers counting on delegation www.theunionleader.com
American Account: Irwin Stelzer: America falters but keeps pulling ... www.timesonline.co.uk
HOW TEXANS VOTED www.chron.com
Series: Legislature�s effect on our lives www.fortwayne.com

Jeff-Gannon
Sylvester Brown Jr. www.stltoday.com
Programming a less liberal PBS www.nydailynews.com
When Columnists Cry 'Jihad' www.bouldernews.com

Supreme-Court
[FOUNTAIN]The bench's power to shape a country www.iht.com
The Almanac: Today is Sunday, May 15 news.monstersandcritics.com
If Bush beats the blather, his placemen win www.timesonline.co.uk
It's a boxer vs. a surgeon in Senate showdown www.gainesville.com
Now or never for Bush judges www.theaustralian.news.com.au
Forum: Hispanic solons: End filibuster washingtontimes.com
Keeping filibuster may help Republicans unseat Stabenow www.detnews.com
Frist says he's ready to seek rule change www.philly.com
Senate must seek common ground in filibuster battle www.baltimoresun.com
For This President, Power Is There for the Taking www.nytimes.com
Texan known in DC for one thing www.mysanantonio.com
Senate on verge of meltdown www.nynewsday.com
Dueling for Values www.usnews.com
Bush's straight talk in Russia makes me proud to be American www.sltrib.com
Evacuating the Capitol www.zwire.com
Judicial face-off hinges on seven www.columbiatribune.com
The threat to impartiality in the American Senate news.ft.com
Juvenile death penalty www.manilatimes.net
Senate faces tough battle over judges www.marinij.com
Looking ahead www.baltimoresun.com
Has the Plame case become one of White House perjury? www.iht.com
Review of the Sunday Morning Talk Shows www.redstate.org
On this day www.themercury.news.com.au

Social-Security
Union leaders look to church www.qctimes.com
Bush pressures Congress on economic agenda www.businessweek.com
Fla. Democrat assailed for Social Security idea www.baltimoresun.com
Shameful squeeze www.bradenton.com
Democrat to break ranks, unveil retirement bill www.reuters.com
Reuters Politics News Summary www.washingtonpost.com
President will press Congress on his agenda www.gainesville.com
The Perils of Ownership www.usnews.com
Sunday Symposium: Fraud at the polls? www.jsonline.com
CLEMENTS: Can you believe they said that? www.lufkindailynews.com
Be Fair to New York Plan www.nationalcenter.org
Extremism dots the political landscape toledoblade.com
Labor's Pain: Societal shift challenges unions, Democrats www.journalnow.com
NATIONAL DIGEST www.kansascity.com
Democrat Defies Party Line with Social Security Plan www.latimes.com
Review of the Sunday Morning Talk Shows www.redstate.org
Gay Marriage: 1 year later www.thesunchronicle.com
President to pressure Congress www.seacoastonline.com
Candidate says he has 'no strings attached' www.phillyburbs.com
From the retirement front, broken promises toledoblade.com
Democrats see bright future www.rrstar.com
Social Security plan stalls www.herald-dispatch.com
Froma Harrop: While GOP dithers -- Clinton tackles immigration ... www.projo.com
Caldara: A Hick town, but not really a Hick state www.bouldernews.com
It's time for responsible demagoguery www.southbendtribune.com
ON THE HILL www.nola.com
Forum: Hispanic solons: End filibuster washingtontimes.com
Bush Pressures Congress on Economic Agenda www.forbes.com
Democrat to offer Social Security plan www.usatoday.com
Democrat key to Bush Social Security push newsobserver.com
Jones sails a contrarian course www.newsobserver.com
Republicans losing taste for reform www.nydailynews.com
Senators' lunches are media's feeding frenzy www.ocregister.com
Blair's third victory www.press-citizen.com
Bush urges Congress to pass his programs www.journalnow.com
Hispanics feeling alienated, state Democrats told www.arkansasnews.com
Retirement�s unraveling safety net msnbc.msn.com
Organized labor: How to adapt? www.joplinglobe.com
Unions scramble to remain relevant www.kentucky.com
President pushes economic agenda www.columbiatribune.com
Democrat Key to Bush Social Security Push www.washingtonpost.com
Questions regarding how benefits are calculated www.miami.com
Democrat Readies Plan on Social Security www.latimes.com
Editorial by Dick McDonald www.legendgames.net
Scranton stock rising? pittsburghlive.com
Unions, Democrats feel pull of losses www.charlotte.com
Centrist Voices Key in Congress www.myrtlebeachonline.com
Florida lawmaker offers first Democratic Social Security fix www.qctimes.com

Tax-Cuts
Putting Iraq on credit: Priceless www.denverpost.com
Shameful squeeze www.bradenton.com
THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET www.sunherald.com
Someday, someone will have to pay Uncle Sam's debts www.kansas.com
Money talk : Taxpayer alert: Soaring US debt has a price www.ardemgaz.com
Two Budgets Are Far Apart On Key Issues Of Taxation www.theday.com
Are CEOs earning their 54% pay increase? www.charlotte.com
Can George slay Gordon the goliath? news.scotsman.com
Series: Legislature�s effect on our lives www.fortwayne.com
Where the major parties stand www.macleans.ca
Taking your tax cuts to the extreme www.smh.com.au
Italy's economy and Berlusconi on the ropes www.reuters.co.za
Indebted are living on borrowed time www.sunherald.com
Trillions whisk through Congress www.sunherald.com
Future Fund is just to hide the budget surplus www.smh.com.au
In this order: deficit, then Medicare, then Social Security www.chron.com

Joe-Biden
Multilateral=incompetent www.ocregister.com
Democrats plan to delay Bolton vote www.columbiatribune.com
Bolton's sin is telling truth about system www.suntimes.com

Robert-Byrd
Say One Thing, Do Another www.redstate.org
It's All Up- or Downhill From Here www.washingtonpost.com
The Week www.usnews.com

Barbara-Boxer
GOP Confident of Bolton's Chances www.washingtonpost.com
Democrats move to slow Senate vote on Bolton for ambassador www.newutah.com
Queen Boxer becomes Co-Equal to President with Hold merrill-bender.redstate.org
Dems try to delay vote on Bolton www.suntimes.com
Bolton-Bashing Dems Turn to Larry Flynt www.newsmax.com
Democrats plan to delay Bolton vote www.columbiatribune.com
Special athletes relish success www.marinij.com

Hillary-Clinton
Here's hoping Hanoi Jane stays beyond the slapstick scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com
Brothers In Arms Ledyard Natives Van And Casey Neistat Set Fire To ... www.theday.com
V-neck vigilante: Comic legend Mort Sahl brings political satire ... www.nctimes.com
Sex and funds trial damages Hillary www.guardian.co.uk
A sardonic look at children of 'People of Faith' morningsentinel.mainetoday.com
Can't GOP find a rival for Hillary? www.dailybreeze.com
FOX's Sean Hannity delivers Liberty University's commencement www.wsls.com
Iowa surveys responses to possible presidential candidate www.gazettetimes.com
Columnist the loser for slamming first lady morningsentinel.mainetoday.com
Supporters for Clinton center run the gamut www.ardemgaz.com
Equal rights -- Does it mean the end of days? kennebecjournal.mainetoday.com
Unholy alliance: Hillary and Newt www.orlandosentinel.com
Meet the Poor Republicans www.nytimes.com
Alisa Flatow's parents seek justice www.jpost.com
Sex and funds trial damages Hillary hopes www.mg.co.za
Hillary Clinton Addresses Agnes Scott Grads www.wsbtv.com
Plotting the first lady's future washingtontimes.com
Hiding the truth in plain sight www.suntimes.com
Who will run? GOP struggling to find Senate foe for Hillary ... www.courierpress.com
Newsweek On Air www.kxly.com
Froma Harrop: While GOP dithers -- Clinton tackles immigration ... www.projo.com
Fervor and planning combine to save Arsenal www.troyrecord.com
Rossie: Bush league media behave like lap dogs www.pressconnects.com
Jennifer Wilbanks Action Figure [The Runaway Bride Doll] www.useless-knowledge.com
Kern women, going to bat for women www.bakersfield.com
Pitched passions at the polls over abortion, unions www.dailynews.com
TASK FORCELESS www.nypost.com
Hillary Clinton receives an honorary doctorate onlineathens.com
Hadley kicks TV offer into touch, but he's already offside with ... www.smh.com.au
Sen. Allen: Trial of Clinton Aide 'Fair Game' www.newsmax.com
The Politico Friends of the Florida Professor of Jihad www.chronwatch.com
Right begins drumbeat against Hillary Clinton www.thestar.com
Yepsen: We can hope: Gingrich, Clinton matching wits desmoinesregister.com

Jon-Corzine
US offers lift for Darfur peacekeepers www.post-gazette.com
Huffington's Post: Not Yet Toast msnbc.msn.com
Base closings could take a political toll on those seeking re ... www.magicvalley.com
GOP debate focuses on controversial issues www.app.com
US to help AU in Darfur, but oppoese tougher action against Sudan www.sudantribune.com
Voters will see new-look ballots in June primaries www.phillyburbs.com
An election nobody wins www.bergen.com
7 Candidates for Governor Keep Debate Genial, Mostly www.nytimes.com
Programming a less liberal PBS www.nydailynews.com
Legislators say reform needed, differ on methods www.courierpostonline.com
GOP gov hopefuls face off in debate www.zwire.com
GOP focus skips social issues www.nj.com
GOP gubernatorial hopefuls face off in televised debate www.newsday.com

Howard-Dean
Take Back the Web www.egypttoday.com
Of phobias and isms and other new suffix wars www.taipeitimes.com
15 Nation Briefs www.newutah.com
Campaign length is focus of calendar discussion desmoinesregister.com
Dems gather for state convention www.metrowestdailynews.com
The Perils of Ownership www.usnews.com
Partisan Jesus www.arkansasnews.com
Vermont Commentary: Health care fight: Cure or poison pill? www.timesargus.com
FONDA FACTOR: SEE JANE MORPH www.mercurynews.com
Democrats' platform supports gay marriage www.capecodonline.com
Democrats Consider Revamping Primaries www.washingtonpost.com
Dems hedge of gay weds news.bostonherald.com
Dean: DeLay Deserves 'Jail Sentence' www.newsmax.com
Democrats discuss revising primary election calendar www.freep.com
Ad agencies asked to spruce up Democratic Party's image www.thestate.com
Democrats to Select 2008 Candidate in World Series of Poker www.chronwatch.com
Democrats discuss revising election calendar for choosing nominee www.philly.com
The Pollina effect www.timesargus.com
Bay State Democrats blast Romney, back gay marriage www.projo.com
Democrats' real Southern problem www.al.com
Dean rips DeLay at convention www.boston.com
Are we honest with ourselves about politics? Let's take a quiz www.bentoncourier.com
Scranton stock rising? pittsburghlive.com
GOP cries politics over No Child Left Behind www.casperstartribune.net
Dems' donkey no longer asset: Pros www.nydailynews.com
Heavyweight fight: Christianists vs. Christophobes www.chron.com
Democrats approve gay marriage plank www.berkshireeagle.com

Elizabeth-Dole
Carolinas spared in Pentagon proposal to close bases www.centredaily.com
Dole to speak to small Arkansas high school www.wcnc.com

Pete-Domenici
Water bill introduced www.qcsunonline.com
State, community leaders focus on defending Cannon www.pntonline.com
Land-grant movement After decades of inaction, fight is gaining ... www.freenewmexican.com
ON THE HILL www.nola.com
Portales hit hard by Cannon�s spot on BRAC list www.pntonline.com

Dianne-Feinstein
Supporters for Clinton center run the gamut www.ardemgaz.com
LA Needs Boldness in City Hall www.latimes.com
Texan known in DC for one thing www.mysanantonio.com
Retailers restricting cold drugs www.ardemgaz.com
Senators' lunches are media's feeding frenzy www.ocregister.com

Bill-Frist
Review of the Sunday Morning Talk Shows www.redstate.org
Both Sides Predict Win in Filibuster Fight www.wjla.com
Deal sought in showdown over Bush's judges wireservice.wired.com
Both sides predict win in filibuster fight www.montereyherald.com

Tom-Harkin
State Primary Debate www.kwwl.com
Downtown Waterloo landmarks being restored to former glory www.wcfcourier.com
Harkin: Keep Social Security out of private accounts www.siouxcityjournal.com
Democratic commission hears primary plans www.billingsgazette.com
Dem commission hears plans to revamp primary schedule www.news-journalonline.com
Democratic commission hears plans to revamp sundaygazettemail.com
Democrats debate future of NH Primary www.theunionleader.com
Harkin's disdain for new intel czar isn't surprising desmoinesregister.com
A Public Health Crisis: Children and Adolescents with Mental ... www.infozine.com
Democrats brainstorm new plan for primaries www.bradenton.com
Democrats plot changes to election calendar 159.54.227.3
Retaining Mesaba as air carrier is the only logical choice: A ... www.globegazette.com
Democrats Consider Revamping Primaries www.washingtonpost.com
Democrats Pondering Changes to Primaries www.latimes.com
Democrats pin hopes on revamped primaries www.ocregister.com
Democrats consider revamping primaries seattlepi.nwsource.com
Native Iowan on Starting Over www.woi-tv.com
Democrats hear plans to revise election calendar www.ardemgaz.com
Democratic commission hears plans to revamp primary schedule www.mlive.com
Democrats hear plans to revamp primary schedule www.newutah.com
Democrats look to revamp primary schedule seattletimes.nwsource.com
Money OK'd by Senate for road bill desmoinesregister.com
Harkin announces $218,000 grant Saturday in Fort Dodge www.messengernews.net

Orrin-Hatch
The Best and Worst of the Blogosphere www.qando.net
Hatch is wrong about history of judicial appointments www.sltrib.com
Base closings to hit 'blue' states harder www.azcentral.com
Rolly: Romney would have to overcome religious bias to get ... www.sltrib.com
HHS Student to Enter United States Air Force Academy www.hvjournal.com

James-Inhofe
The Week www.usnews.com

Ted-Kennedy
The class of 9/11 graduates www.herald-sun.com
Ghost highways www.azcentral.com
Getting real on immigration www.nydailynews.com
Review of the Sunday Morning Talk Shows www.redstate.org
Rolly: Romney would have to overcome religious bias to get ... www.sltrib.com
Bruce Davidson: Immigration reform makes sense www.mysanantonio.com
Programming a less liberal PBS www.nydailynews.com
Winning is all that matters www.ardemgaz.com
RNC: Statement On Sen. Ted Kennedy's Hypocritical And ... press.arrivenet.com
Idea good, government is not www.norwichbulletin.com
Filibuster isn�t the only tool to block nominees www.ardemgaz.com

John-Kerry
More churches blend politics with religion www.charlotte.com
Union leaders look to church www.qctimes.com
Petty partisanship has no place in the pulpit www.baltimoresun.com
Improved interviewer training cited as key to improving exit polls www.nctimes.com
15 Nation Briefs www.newutah.com
Ads give Iowans an early look www.indystar.com
Native son to run Casey's Senate campaign www.post-gazette.com
Ohio Exit Polls �Not a Smoking Gun� for Fraud, Study Says www.mysan.de
News of base closures devastating to Connecticut town seattletimes.nwsource.com
Labor's Pain: Societal shift challenges unions, Democrats www.journalnow.com
Pentagon Plans To Close Cape Cod's Otis Air Base www1.whdh.com
For now, blogs overpower real journalism www.myrtlebeachonline.com
Margaret Cho leaves Warner Stage in stitches silverchips.mbhs.edu
Democrats debate future of NH Primary www.theunionleader.com
Sex and funds trial damages Hillary hopes www.mg.co.za
Better training urged for exit polls www.cleveland.com
Here's hoping bloom wears off blogs, people crave journalism www.pasadenastarnews.com
Random Notes www.mysanantonio.com
Faith should not take sides in politics www.al.com
Grab your political body armor, folks www.dfw.com
Support for Sen. Kerry overstated in 2004 election www.seacoastonline.com
Book prompts discussion on widening scope of moral agenda www.wilmingtonstar.com
It's Clinton vs. Allen in 2008 www.suntimes.com
More training needed at exit polls www.gazettetimes.com
Franks can't kill rumors that he'll run against Nelson www.sptimes.com
Pitched passions at the polls over abortion, unions www.dailynews.com
Briefing: Taiwan vote seen as rejection of unification www.twincities.com
Better interviews said key to exit polls www.philly.com
Exit pollster says training much needed www.bradenton.com
State House Dome: Yard backers counting on delegation www.theunionleader.com
Organized labor: How to adapt? www.joplinglobe.com
Unions scramble to remain relevant www.kentucky.com
Are we honest with ourselves about politics? Let's take a quiz www.bentoncourier.com
Better training needed to improve exit polling www.billingsgazette.com
Catholics don't rock the boat fredericksburg.com
Right begins drumbeat against Hillary Clinton www.thestar.com
Unions, Democrats feel pull of losses www.charlotte.com
Better Interviews Said Key to Exit Polls www.washingtonpost.com
"DEVILS" IN THE DETAILS www.app.com
No gold stars, but Georgetown has its own glitter www.redding.com
Exit poll improvement urged www.ocregister.com
Expert: Pollsters need more training www.indystar.com
Campaign length is focus of calendar discussion desmoinesregister.com
Pollsters need better training, expert says www.columbiatribune.com
After scare, Spano seeks voter approval www.auburnpub.com
Holmes: Sniffing out homosexuality www.metrowestdailynews.com
Better interviewer training cited as key to improving exit polls www.napanews.com
Laughable liberals pittsburghlive.com
Battle within church hits the spotlight www.roanoke.com
A new push to repair elections www.jsonline.com
Why Jon Stewart's satire succeeds on television Besides being ... www.rep-am.com
PG goaded to reinflate high society column pittsburghlive.com
Thompson: US facing a 'holy war,' and not just in Iraq onlineathens.com
An adventurer in City Hall takes on a place of extremes www.iht.com
Poll: Americans split by age, region on gay marriage www.tuscaloosanews.com
Base closings to hit 'blue' states harder www.azcentral.com
Exit Pollsters Vow To Improve Training news.tbo.com
Blog gastritis washingtontimes.com
'What's the Matter With Kansas?' author in the spotlight again www.kansas.com
Poll finds President Bush`s popularity has plunged in Minnesota news.monstersandcritics.com
Springsteen's solo tour gives 'Devils' its due www.cleveland.com
GROHL HONOURS KERRY ON NEW ALBUM www.contactmusic.com
Democrats' platform supports gay marriage www.capecodonline.com
Our Father, who art in the White House ... www.centredaily.com
Training cited as key to improving exit polls www.miningjournal.net
Rich and politically famous tour www.thestate.com
Pollster calls for training to aid exit poll accuracy 159.54.227.3
Our Father, who art in the White House www.qctimes.com
Democrats to Select 2008 Candidate in World Series of Poker www.chronwatch.com
Democrats decide to support gay marriage www.metrowestdailynews.com
An Evening With Tom Friedman www.legendgames.net
More training urged to improve exit polls www.sptimes.com
Once isolated, state is now influential www.sunherald.com
Improved training cited as key to improving exit polls www.news-journalonline.com
LA mayor struggling as election nears www.sfgate.com
Election Fraud 2004: Debate rages on over exit polls vs. election ... bellaciao.org
Va.'s likely gubernatorial candidates hold meetings to address ... www.timesdispatch.com
Blogs rising in political influence www.news-journalonline.com
Center Square | Slow - but sure - steps to reform www.philly.com

Patrick-Leahy
Patriot powder keg www.oregonlive.com
Bush pressed on rights board www.indystar.com
Time to vote on Justice Owen washingtontimes.com
Activist recalled for her devotion to Iraqis www.cnn.com
Senators say Bush lags on post-9/11 rights, privacy board www.sfgate.com
Senate faces tough battle over judges www.marinij.com

Joe-Lieberman
State House Dome: Yard backers counting on delegation www.theunionleader.com
Base closings could take a political toll on those seeking re ... www.magicvalley.com
Bridgeport and New Haven receive security grants www.wfsb.com
No one reason outlines BRAC success www.cjonline.com
Evacuating the Capitol www.zwire.com

Trent-Lott
Jury selection in Al-Arian terror trial starts Monday www.bradenton.com
Ex-Professor's Terror Trial Set to Begin - Yahoo! News www.sierratimes.com
Relieved fort hopes for gains chronicle.augusta.com
Parkway to open with celebration www.natchezdemocrat.com
Alisa Flatow's parents seek justice www.jpost.com
It's Clinton vs. Allen in 2008 www.suntimes.com
Two families break ground on Habitat for Humanity homes www.gulflive.com
State House Dome: Yard backers counting on delegation www.theunionleader.com
The Democrats are scared, and it shows www.theunionleader.com
In filibuster fight, its the Democrats who are radical www.thestate.com
Al-Arian, three others to face jury on terrorism finance charges www.news-journalonline.com
Base closings could take a political toll on those seeking re ... www.magicvalley.com
BRAC list isn't about Red vs. Blue states www.fosters.com
Bush's 2004 gifts total $26,346 www.billingsgazette.com
Former professor, three others to face terrorism finance charges www.newsday.com
Bushes own millions � plus cufflinks, knife, really nice bike www.suntimes.com
Departing TVA chairman optimistic McCullough predicts largest ... www.decaturdaily.com
Candice Miller's career has been tied to Selfridge www.macombdaily.com
Losing left needs courts to legislate www.qctimes.com
Once isolated, state is now influential www.sunherald.com
Former professor, three others to face jury on terrorism finance ... www.signonsandiego.com
Evacuating the Capitol www.zwire.com
Ex-professor's terror trial set to begin www.mlive.com
Al-Arian, three others to face jury www.gainesville.com
Ex-Professor's Terror Trial Set to Begin www.tuscaloosanews.com
Filibuster isn�t the only tool to block nominees www.ardemgaz.com

John-McCain
Each side predicts victory in filibuster fight over judicial ... www.usatoday.com
McCain: I don't agree with British war memo www.cnn.com
7 GOP senators play pivotal role in who shapes federal judiciary www.azdailysun.com
Seven Republican Senators Playing Pivotal Role in Who Shapes ... www.kare11.com
Seven GOP are Key to Judicial Fight www.foxnews.com
Review of the Sunday Morning Talk Shows www.redstate.org
Both Sides Predict Win in Filibuster Fight www.bonnercountydailybee.com
Each side claims to have enough support in fight over judges www.dentonrc.com
Old Foes Soften to New Reactors www.theledger.com
Good things are still getting done www.bergen.com
Judicial face-off hinges on seven www.columbiatribune.com
McCain Offers Olive Branch to Religious Right www.newsmax.com
Senate Filibuster Fight Draws Near www.kron4.com
Deal sought in showdown over Bush's judges www.reuters.com
Future shaping of federal judiciary at stake 159.54.227.3
Decision to push for US judges raises pressure on Frist news.ft.com
Both sides claim enough votes in filibuster fight msnbc.msn.com
Both sides claim enough support in filibuster fight www.cnn.com
Both Sides Predict Filibuster Win cbs2chicago.com
Each side claims to have enough support in filibuster fight www.thesunlink.com
Some foes now warm to nuclear power plants www.iht.com
Both sides predict win in filibuster fight timesunion.com

Barbara-Mikulski
Senators' lunches are media's feeding frenzy www.ocregister.com
From Philly Democrat to senior Bush adviser www.bradenton.com

Bill-Nelson
Northwest Herald www.nwherald.com
State would gain jobs, lose no bases in Pentagon hit list www.naplesnews.com
Bush, Latin leaders pressure Congress for trade accord www.thestate.com
Franks can't kill rumors that he'll run against Nelson www.sptimes.com
Base closings could take a political toll on those seeking re ... www.magicvalley.com

Barack-Obama
Battles ready over military jobs www.pantagraph.com
Edgar urged to make comeback chicagobusiness.com
From stars to students | Honoring Black Achievment news.newspress.com
Illinois lawmakers vow to save jobs www.nwherald.com
Local leaders praise Scott decision www.goedwardsville.com
V-neck vigilante: Comic legend Mort Sahl brings political satire ... www.nctimes.com
State gears up to fight for targeted military jobs www.southernillinoisan.com
Oprah pays tribute to pioneering black women at lavish Santa ... www.tuscaloosanews.com
Hispanic, 30, eyes San Antonio mayor www.boston.com
NFU applauds Senate adoption of E85 fuel legislation www.theindependent.com
Lawmakers target Pentagon's cuts www.pjstar.com

Harry-Reid
Fla. Democrat assailed for Social Security idea www.baltimoresun.com
Filibuster Survival Hinges On 7 Republican Senators www.theday.com
7 GOP senators play pivotal role in who shapes federal judiciary www.azdailysun.com
Seven Republican Senators Playing Pivotal Role in Who Shapes ... www.kare11.com
Senate on verge of meltdown www.nynewsday.com
Two chosen for test vote on Democrats' judicial filibusters www.newutah.com
Seven GOP are Key to Judicial Fight www.foxnews.com
Simon's Rock grads move on www.berkshireeagle.com
Review of the Sunday Morning Talk Shows www.redstate.org
Bush vows vigorous enforcement of US trade laws www.washingtonpost.com
Seven Republican senators playing pivotal role in who shapes ... www.magicvalley.com
First, read the r�sum�s of Frist, Reid www.sltrib.com
Judicial fight hinges on 7 GOP senators www.dfw.com
Now or never for Bush judges www.theaustralian.news.com.au
Forum: Hispanic solons: End filibuster washingtontimes.com
7 Senators hold fate of judicial filibuster www.contracostatimes.com
The Republicans are guilty of playing politics www.lacrossetribune.com
7 GOP senators key in filibuster fight www.wcnc.com
Hunting bill becomes law www.casperstartribune.net
Judicial face-off hinges on seven www.columbiatribune.com
Deal sought in showdown over Bush's judges wireservice.wired.com
Democrat Readies Plan on Social Security www.latimes.com
Future shaping of federal judiciary at stake 159.54.227.3
Future of court hinges on 7 www.sunherald.com
Showdown over filibusters is a test of senatorial wills www.startribune.com
Seven senators play pivotal role in decisions www.thesunlink.com
Judicial crisis is Frist's biggest challenge www2.knoxnews.com
Roberts a key to filibuster decision www.kansascity.com
Decision to push for US judges raises pressure on Frist news.ft.com
The Best and Worst of the Blogosphere www.qando.net
White House faces fight over growth of free trade toledoblade.com
Ready to Blow msnbc.msn.com
Sportsmen challenge Nevada�s new rules on hunting www.rgj.com
Stakes are huge in judicial showdown seattletimes.nwsource.com
Frist says he's ready to seek rule change www.philly.com
Battle for judges comes down to Frist vs. Reid www.kentucky.com
Seven GOP senators hold key to filibuster fight www.cnn.com
Seven Republican senators pivotal in shaping federal judiciary onlineathens.com
Queen Boxer becomes Co-Equal to President with Hold merrill-bender.redstate.org
Senate faces tough battle over judges www.marinij.com
Democrat Defies Party Line with Social Security Plan www.latimes.com
At Center of Senate Showdown, a Boxer Takes On a Surgeon www.nytimes.com
Chief Justice Scalia? www.bergen.com
7 GOP senators pivotal in shaping federal judiciary www.helenair.com
DeWine May Play Role In Ban On Senate Filibusters www.wcpo.com
It's All Up- or Downhill From Here www.washingtonpost.com
Seven Republican senators helping shape judiciary www.gazettetimes.com
Morton Kondracke: Senators must reach nuclear 'stand-down' www.naplesnews.com
Saad Smear Might Be Smart Tactics smagar.redstate.org
Rolly: Romney would have to overcome religious bias to get ... www.sltrib.com
Seven GOP senators playing pivotal role in who shapes judiciary www.heraldstandard.com
It's a boxer vs. a surgeon in Senate showdown www.gainesville.com
'Dirty Harry' Reid: The art of the smear www.oregonlive.com
The senators will determine whether Dems can block nominees www.chron.com
Outcome of the filibuster battle depends on seven Republicans www.journalnow.com
Group challenges new Nevada rules benefiting nonresident hunters www.lasvegassun.com
7 GOP Senators Key In Filibuster Fight www.wral.com
Frist chooses Owen and Brown for test vote on Democrats' judicial ... www.mohavedailynews.com
Senate set for judicial showdown www.post-gazette.com
Handful of GOP senators holding cards in judicial debate crisis www.sltrib.com
OBSERVATIONS COMPILED BY JANE MCALISTER POPE www.charlotte.com
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The Democratic National Playpen www.americanthinker.com

Ken-Salazar
Why the Arctic Refuge matters to the ski industry www.aspentimes.com
Extradition uncertain if slay suspect is in Mexico www.denverpost.com
CBS Distorts Starr On Filibuster To Keep The Radical Abortion ... www.legendgames.net
Dobson�s role in public policy draws criticism www.thestate.com
Base closings could take a political toll on those seeking re ... www.magicvalley.com
Drug Import Backers Get Allies www.theledger.com
Dobson insists issues are focus www.contracostatimes.com

Rick-Santorum
The fight has just begun www.timesonline.com
Native son to run Casey's Senate campaign www.post-gazette.com
Pa. devises strategies for base-closing fight www.post-gazette.com
Republicans may see backlash from closure www.nhregister.com
Base-closure Politics Hitting GOP Hard www.theday.com
GOP may feel brunt of base closure politics in New England www.fosters.com
Code red: Political scares ydr.com
How our bases were spared www.pennlive.com
Base closings could take a political toll on those seeking re ... www.magicvalley.com
Bob Sleigh www.zwire.com
Today's forecast? We won't tell www.wilmingtonstar.com
Candidate says he has 'no strings attached' www.phillyburbs.com
Politicians touch all the bases pittsburghlive.com
It's a boxer vs. a surgeon in Senate showdown www.gainesville.com
Senate set for judicial showdown www.post-gazette.com
Pittsburgh seeks Dallas connection www.timesonline.com

Charles-Schumer
Senate on verge of meltdown www.nynewsday.com
A Zero at Ground Zero? www.usnews.com
Fervor and planning combine to save Arsenal www.troyrecord.com
Democrat key to Bush Social Security push newsobserver.com
Time to vote on Justice Owen washingtontimes.com
Democrat Key to Bush Social Security Push www.guardian.co.uk
US wants China to revalue the yuan www.ardemgaz.com
After scare, Spano seeks voter approval www.auburnpub.com
US invokes safeguards against China clothing www.reuters.co.in

Arnold-Schwarzenegger
The Iraq occupation and the kidnapping of Douglas Wood www.uruknet.info
Competition + math = fun for top kids in SJ program www.mercurynews.com
Bohemian Girls Support UNITED Human Rights Film press.namct.com
What Does Zarqawi Want? powerlineblog.com
Importing power, fostering pollution 31 coal-fired electric plants ... sfgate.com
Analysis: Budget battle payoff far from certain for governor www.sacbee.com
DAN WALTERS: California budget more about politics than smart ... www.thenewstribune.com
CLEMENTS: Can you believe they said that? www.lufkindailynews.com
New Budget Could Help Homeless www.nbc11.com
State races federal clock www.sacbee.com
Supervisor's conversation coarse between courses www.sfgate.com
Free drugs for poor may be hard to get www.contracostatimes.com
Margaret Cho leaves Warner Stage in stitches silverchips.mbhs.edu
California group to keep its eyes on the border www.indystar.com
Protesters criticize LNG proposals www.staronline.com
Bright idea catches on www.signonsandiego.com
Wake up, save Eielson www.news-miner.com
FEATURES Star Wars www.potomacnews.com
Berg talks budget at nonprofit lunch www.eurekareporter.com
Military slow to give up base ownership www.montereyherald.com
County Roundup www.sanluisobispo.com
Developers See Opportunity at Gov.'s Table www.latimes.com
Solar-power rebate legislation is a bright idea www.mercurynews.com
Pitched passions at the polls over abortion, unions www.dailynews.com
Politics in Britain after Tony Blair's third victory washingtontimes.com
Importing power, fostering pollution www.sfgate.com
No red ink, but ... www.ocregister.com
Schwarzenegger Plans More Spending www.labusinessjournal.com
Godard Meets the Devilfish in Las Vegas press.arrivenet.com
Revenge of the Sith: A galaxy all its own www.timesreporter.com
Getting dog spots was no walk in the park www.dailybreeze.com
Daniel Weintraub: Governor's high-wire budget act www.sacbee.com
Gambling commission pushes for more secrecy www.dailybreeze.com
Closed bases often not turned over quickly www.ocregister.com
THEM vs ME www.theechotimes.com
Opinion week in review www.ocregister.com
The week in review www.contracostatimes.com
Tug of war over gang members www.montereyherald.com
Governor handcuffed in effort to overhaul prisons Federal judge ... www.staronline.com
Leaders making right choices to get traffic rolling www.dailybulletin.com
Former governors disagree on how unions wield power www.marinij.com
Chastened by bosoms www.thestatesman.net
California leaders scramble for federal medical funds www.knoxnews.com
Woman's work isn't what it used to be www.record-journal.com
More Closings Ahead, Old Bases Still Wait for Hopes to Be Filled www.heraldtribune.com
�Wicked Storm� and �Wicked Warlock� Promise To Be Show ... www.emediawire.com
Fed hand-over of closed bases can take years www.dailynews.com
Many hands try to mend prison system www.montereyherald.com
Governor sees way to buff up his image Budget maneuvers may give ... www.sfgate.com
Long after closing, bases remain vacant www.kentucky.com
Base closing holdups hurt cities www.timesargus.com
Beale Air Force Base to lose 179 jobs, but remain open www.auburnjournal.com
Mississippi Poet Honored www.wlbt.com
Copycat house lawsuit brings millions to architect www.miami.com
Problems add up in prisons' new era www.contracostatimes.com
Dan Walters: It's a good budget, but also a front in a Capitol ... www.sacbee.com
Op/Ed www.theechotimes.com
Bigger, better festival celebrated www.dailynews.com
Hiding the truth in plain sight www.suntimes.com
Governor launches budget battle Democrats say he ignores bottom ... sfgate.com
State prison problems mount as reorganization begins www.nctimes.com
Windfall a mixed bag for governor www.contracostatimes.com
Musician, author Kinky Friedman eyes Texas governor's job www.napanews.com
Celebrity Bloggers? That's Stephen King-Scary www.latimes.com
Governor's ballot plan at stake in budget fray www.marinij.com
Prison system under fire www.dailynews.com
Funding trouble remains www.ocregister.com
Schwarzenegger's budget sure to influence ballot fight www.knoxnews.com
A piece of the piece of the pie www.sacbee.com
A galaxy all its own www.herald-mail.com

Arlen-Specter
Filibuster Survival Hinges On 7 Republican Senators www.theday.com
Collins Among Republican Senators Playing Pivotal Role In Who ... www.wmtw.com
7 GOP senators play pivotal role in who shapes federal judiciary www.azdailysun.com
Seven Republican Senators Playing Pivotal Role in Who Shapes ... www.kare11.com
Senate on verge of meltdown www.nynewsday.com
Seven GOP are Key to Judicial Fight www.foxnews.com
Seven Republican senators playing pivotal role in who shapes ... www.magicvalley.com
Judicial fight hinges on 7 GOP senators www.dfw.com
7 Senators hold fate of judicial filibuster www.contracostatimes.com
7 GOP senators key in filibuster fight www.wcnc.com
Kansas senator adds his doubts about `nuclear option' to eliminate ... www.thestate.com
Judicial face-off hinges on seven www.columbiatribune.com
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How our bases were spared www.pennlive.com
Scranton stock rising? pittsburghlive.com
Future of court hinges on 7 www.sunherald.com
Senate split on stalling tactics www.baltimoresun.com
Seven senators play pivotal role in decisions www.thesunlink.com
Roberts a key to filibuster decision www.kansascity.com
Ready to Blow msnbc.msn.com
Base closings could take a political toll on those seeking re ... www.magicvalley.com
Seven GOP senators hold key to filibuster fight www.cnn.com
Seven Republican senators pivotal in shaping federal judiciary onlineathens.com
A Public Health Crisis: Children and Adolescents with Mental ... www.infozine.com
7 GOP senators pivotal in shaping federal judiciary www.helenair.com
Seven Republican senators helping shape judiciary www.gazettetimes.com
Morton Kondracke: Senators must reach nuclear 'stand-down' www.naplesnews.com
Seven GOP senators playing pivotal role in who shapes judiciary www.heraldstandard.com
The senators will determine whether Dems can block nominees www.chron.com
Outcome of the filibuster battle depends on seven Republicans www.journalnow.com
7 GOP Senators Key In Filibuster Fight www.wral.com
Senate set for judicial showdown www.post-gazette.com
Handful of GOP senators holding cards in judicial debate crisis www.sltrib.com
Votes of 7 Republican senators critical in battle over judges www.indystar.com
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7 GOP senators at crux of judge row www.sj-r.com
Filibuster isn�t the only tool to block nominees www.ardemgaz.com
Pittsburgh seeks Dallas connection www.timesonline.com

Eliot-Spitzer
Fund industry pushing back on SEC reforms www.marketwatch.com
New York targets immigrant slavery in `human trafficking' bill www.nynewsday.com
Worth of Kendra's Law debated www.democratandchronicle.com
The big question desmoinesregister.com
Neglect found at Ruby homes www.nydailynews.com
Uncle Sam is bound by red tape www.telegraph.co.uk
Houldsworth faces lawsuit over AIG www.timesonline.co.uk
Spitzer dons cybercop hat, takes on spyware suppliers www.commercialappeal.com
Fund industry pushes back on regulatory reforms www.investors.com
Hynes shows a public side www.newsday.com
GOP faces a fight to hold statehouses washingtontimes.com
Post-Sept. 11 economy alters career choices for class of 2005 seattletimes.nwsource.com

John-Sununu
Filibuster Survival Hinges On 7 Republican Senators www.theday.com
Collins Among Republican Senators Playing Pivotal Role In Who ... www.wmtw.com
7 GOP senators play pivotal role in who shapes federal judiciary www.azdailysun.com
Seven GOP are Key to Judicial Fight www.foxnews.com
Seven Republican senators playing pivotal role in who shapes ... www.magicvalley.com
Judicial fight hinges on 7 GOP senators www.dfw.com
7 Senators hold fate of judicial filibuster www.contracostatimes.com
7 GOP senators key in filibuster fight www.wcnc.com
Judicial face-off hinges on seven www.columbiatribune.com
State House Dome: Yard backers counting on delegation www.theunionleader.com
Future shaping of federal judiciary at stake 159.54.227.3
Future of court hinges on 7 www.sunherald.com
Seven senators play pivotal role in decisions www.thesunlink.com
Seven GOP senators hold key to filibuster fight www.cnn.com
Seven Republican senators pivotal in shaping federal judiciary onlineathens.com
BRAC list isn't about Red vs. Blue states www.fosters.com
7 GOP senators pivotal in shaping federal judiciary www.helenair.com
Democrats are subverting Senate role www.theunionleader.com
Seven Republican senators helping shape judiciary www.gazettetimes.com
Morton Kondracke: Senators must reach nuclear 'stand-down' www.naplesnews.com
Seven GOP senators playing pivotal role in who shapes judiciary www.heraldstandard.com
The senators will determine whether Dems can block nominees www.chron.com
Outcome of the filibuster battle depends on seven Republicans www.journalnow.com
200 years of naval history washed away with base hit list www.seacoastonline.com
White House Condemns Misuse of Republican Slush Funds in Phone ... www.unconfirmedsources.com
7 GOP Senators Key In Filibuster Fight www.wral.com
Handful of GOP senators holding cards in judicial debate crisis www.sltrib.com
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George-Voinovich
M. Charles Bakst: Bolton vote may bite Chafee www.projo.com
Democrats move to slow Senate vote on Bolton for ambassador www.newutah.com
Extremism dots the political landscape toledoblade.com
Review of the Sunday Morning Talk Shows www.redstate.org
The Week www.usnews.com
Too few questions on Bolton and leadership www.newsday.com
East Toledo baby died from shaking, report says toledoblade.com
Senators' lunches are media's feeding frenzy www.ocregister.com
The President's Man www.cbsnews.com
Fair and equitable standards a necessity, Commerce's Wu says www.allamericanpatriots.com
NEWS ANALYSIS www.sfgate.com
GOP Confident of Bolton's Chances www.washingtonpost.com
Ohio 'motto': If you send it, we'll spend it news.enquirer.com
BASHING BOLTON: DEMS SOFT ON THE UN www.nypost.com
Multilateral=incompetent www.ocregister.com
ON THE HILL www.nola.com
Democrats plan to delay Bolton vote www.columbiatribune.com
Bolton's sin is telling truth about system www.suntimes.com
Week in review www.fortwayne.com
Centrist Voices Key in Congress www.myrtlebeachonline.com

John-Warner
Senate panel OKs defense bill www.dailynews.com
Where DC's glitterati hang hats www.chicagotribune.com
Filibuster Survival Hinges On 7 Republican Senators www.theday.com
Collins Among Republican Senators Playing Pivotal Role In Who ... www.wmtw.com
Pentagon plan could worsen traffic problems www.wavy.com
Pity Poor Fairfax County www.nationalcenter.org
7 GOP senators play pivotal role in who shapes federal judiciary www.azdailysun.com
Seven Republican Senators Playing Pivotal Role in Who Shapes ... www.kare11.com
Two chosen for test vote on Democrats' judicial filibusters www.newutah.com
Panel OKs defense bill www.spokesmanreview.com
Seven GOP are Key to Judicial Fight www.foxnews.com
Courierarea Sports Shorts - May 14, 2005 www.madisoncourier.com
Enter a Category www.nynewsday.com
Seven Republican senators playing pivotal role in who shapes ... www.magicvalley.com
Judicial fight hinges on 7 GOP senators www.dfw.com
National Briefs www.journalnow.com
Senate panel OKs $441.6 billion defense bill www.contracostatimes.com
7 Senators hold fate of judicial filibuster www.contracostatimes.com
Kansas senator adds his doubts about `nuclear option' to eliminate ... www.thestate.com
Locals, state to scrutinize plan fredericksburg.com
Judicial face-off hinges on seven www.columbiatribune.com
Senate panel approves defense bill that boosts spending for wars ... www.fox23news.com
Future shaping of federal judiciary at stake 159.54.227.3
Senate panel approves $441B defense bill for Iraq, Afghanistan www.usatoday.com
Future of court hinges on 7 www.sunherald.com
Pentagon Plan Could Worsen Traffic Problems www.wjla.com
No gold stars, but Georgetown has its own glitter www.redding.com
Seven senators play pivotal role in decisions www.thesunlink.com
Roberts a key to filibuster decision www.kansascity.com
Senate panel OKs defense spending bill msnbc.msn.com
Senate panel OKs defense spending boost www.fortwayne.com
Senate defense bill proposes $50 billion more for 2 wars www.cleveland.com
Seven Republican senators pivotal in shaping federal judiciary onlineathens.com
Senate Panel Approves Defense Bill news4colorado.com
Senate committee OKs $441B defense bill www.cnn.com
Defence bill on spending for wars in Iraq, Afganistan approved www.zeenews.com
7 GOP senators pivotal in shaping federal judiciary www.helenair.com
Senate Panel OKs Defense Spending Boost www.wjla.com
Seven Republican senators helping shape judiciary www.gazettetimes.com
Senate boosts defense dollars www.tdn.com
Morton Kondracke: Senators must reach nuclear 'stand-down' www.naplesnews.com
I-81 study frowns on separate truck lanes www.roanoke.com
Senate panel approves defense bill that wvgazette.com
Seven GOP senators playing pivotal role in who shapes judiciary www.heraldstandard.com
Defense Bill Hits $441.6 Billion www.11alive.com
The senators will determine whether Dems can block nominees www.chron.com
Outcome of the filibuster battle depends on seven Republicans www.journalnow.com
Bill envisions billions more for war on terror next year 159.54.227.3
Funeral held for girl found slain in park www.whittierdailynews.com
Handful of GOP senators holding cards in judicial debate crisis www.sltrib.com
More business students decide learning Chinese will pay off www.thestate.com
Votes of 7 Republican senators critical in battle over judges www.indystar.com
Pentagon's Plan Could Worsen Traffic in Va. www.wtopnews.com
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7 GOP senators at crux of judge row www.sj-r.com