- Obama makes historic appearance on ‘Daily Show’
The Upshot - In an effort to boost voter enthusiasm ahead of a crucial midterm election, President Obama made an historic appearance Wednesday night on Comedy Central's "Daily Show with Jon Stewart." The event marked the first time a sitting president appeared on the program and the first time just one guest had been scheduled for a single [...]
- Republicans, heading for big gains, ready agenda
AP - Republican leaders, ever more confident of their chances of winning control of the House and possibly even the Senate, have begun plotting a 2011 agenda topped by a push for more than $100 billion in spending cuts, tax reductions and attempts to undo key parts of President Barack Obama's health care and financial regulation laws.
- Laura Bush calls Palin an 'effective' campaigner
The Upshot - Add Laura Bush to the list of those wondering whether Sarah Palin will run for president in 2012. In an exclusive interview with Deborah Roberts for Yahoo! News and ABC News at the Women's Conference 2010, the former first lady calls Palin an "effective" campaigner but, just like everyone else, she's not sure the former [...]
- The Fast Fix: Does it matter that moderate senators are a dying breed?
The Newsroom - Tuesday's election seems likely to elect a slew of partisan warriors to the Senate and House. At the same time, many noted moderates are leaving Congress -- either by their own choice (Evan Bayh of Indiana) or because they lost …
- Vote could change direction of healthcare reform
Reuters - With most Americans ambivalent about President Barack Obama's signature healthcare overhaul or openly hostile to it, next Tuesday's elections could have a big impact on the reforms, experts said on Wednesday.
- Church-state divide hits another GOP candidate
AP - Colorado Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck has questioned the separation of government and religion, drawing criticism from Democrats who last week chided another tea party candidate for the same view.
- Ex-Paul campaign volunteer wants apology
AP - A former campaign worker for U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul wants an apology from the liberal activist he reportedly roughed up, but he won't be getting his campaign donation back from the Paul campaign that dropped him after the incident.
- RI Dem's camp: 'Shove it' remark wasn't planned
AP - The campaign manager for Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial contender Frank Caprio says the candidate did not plan his remark that President Barack Obama could "shove it" for not endorsing him.
- Obama makes historic appearance on ‘Daily Show’ (The Upshot)
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