Monday, March 30, 2009

Daily News Round-Up for March 30, 2009

Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT)

Sen. Chris Dodd is hiring political miracle worker Jay Howser as his incumbency becomes more and more endangered.

Bloomberg News (USA)

President Barack Obama moved to expand the top ranks of the Treasury Department by naming Helen Elizabeth Garrett as his nominee to the post of Assistant Treasury Secretary for tax policy.

The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

The state of Louisiana spent nearly $25,000 in eight months on plane tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars and meals on trips related to Gov. Bobby Jindal's out-of-state campaign fundraising efforts.

Newsday (New York, NY)

Nassau Executive Thomas Suozzi has signaled behind closed doors that if Gov. David A. Paterson did not pursue a second term he'd be interested in running - but wouldn't challenge him in a Democratic primary.

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