- Obama’s all-American healthcare plan (By Edward Luce in Washington, Financial Times) Early opinion polls suggest that independent voters, who matter most to Democrats with slim majorities, received the speech favourably.
- Commentary in Idaho’s Largest Newspaper on Upcoming Trial over Open Primary (Ballot Access News)
- The Idaho closed primary fight: back to square one (Submitted by Kevin Richert, Idaho Statesman) And the irony of all of this is, for all the holes in the Republicans' evidence, they may still prevail on constitutional issues. Their most compelling legal argument centers on the First Amendment protection that allows political groups the freedom to associate.
- EOB: Judge Tells R’s To Prove It (Spokesman Review/Juckleberries Online)
- Cahill enters race for governor (By Andrea Estes, Boston Globe) Cahill, a longtime Democrat who was elected treasurer in 2002, dropped out of the Democratic Party this summer, saying he felt out of place in a party that he believed was taxing and spending too much.
- Massachusetts governor faces challenge from a former Democrat (From CNN Ticker Producer Alexander Mooney)
- Elsewhere: No Kennedys in the Senate? (By JIMMY VIELKIND and AZI PAYBARAH, Politicker NY) Coverage of West Indian Day Parade with photo of LBF and IP Contingent
- For Democratic Mayoral Candidate (NY Times Editorial)
- Democrats Do Battle In Tuesday's Primary Elections (BY JOHN TOSCANO, Western Queens Gazette)
- Down To The Wire For Candidates (by Adam Dickter, The Jewish Week) NOTE: "...Mayor Mike Bloomberg (an independent who is also running on the Republican ballot)..."
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- Hoffman To Pitch NYC Conservatives (Liz Benjamin, Daily News/Daily POlitics)
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