Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Daily News Round-Up for May 27, 2009

New York Daily News (New York, NY)

Rep. Anthony Weiner told supporters he is dropping his mayoral campaign and plans to make a formal announcement Wednesday morning.

Politico (Washington, DC)

Extremist groups know they want to oppose Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor - but exactly how that campaign will be conducted is a major unanswered question that is splitting the Republican right.

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)

A month before his appointment to the U.S. Senate, Roland Burris agonized with the brother of then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich about how to raise campaign cash for the governor without creating the perception he was buying his way into Congress, according to a federal wiretap unveiled Tuesday.

Google News (USA)

A conservative group that's been running ominous ads warning that President Barack Obama will institute government-run health care is expanding its campaign this week ahead of congressional action.

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