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Charlie Cook The Early Betting Lines for 2016

Stu Rothenberg First Look: Can Democrats Win the Senate in 2016?

Roll Call 2016 Race Ratings

NatJ Democrats' 2016 Senate Hopes Turn on Three Candidates

Hill 10 possible Senate retirements

NatJ 7 Senate Races To Watch In 2016



March 27, 2015


WSJ The Republican Presidential Race Is Shaping Up as a Marathon

Charles Krauthammer The GOP racing form: First edition
David Brooks The Field Is Flat
Charlie Cook The Early Betting Lines for 2016

WSJ Poll: Jeb Bush, Scott Walker Are Narrow Favorites Among New Hampshire Republicans
WExam Jeb Bush has twice the support of Walker, Paul in national poll
Hill Bush 41 asks donors to pony up for Jeb
Hill Jeb Bush: Bergdahl trade 'heartbreaking'
NatJ Inside Jeb Bush's Stealth Campaign to Woo Christian Conservatives

WSJ Scott Walker Adjusts Stance on Immigration at Private Dinner
WaPo Scott Walker softens immigration stance, dinner participants say
NYT Walker Denies Remarks Indicating Change in Immigration Stance
WExam Scott Walker's campaign disputes report he has changed immigration stance

Peggy Noonan The Too-Smooth Cruz
Hill Ted Cruz's Senate record by the numbers

WSJ 2016 Hopefuls Have a Taylor Swift-Style Web Problem

WaPo Hillary who? New poll shows plenty haven’t made up their mind on Clinton.


WSJ Republican-Controlled Senate Clears Budget Plan
NYT Senate Approves Budget of G.O.P. Wishes in All-Night Session
Hill Senate passes GOP budget after marathon of amendment votes
WSJ Senate Wades Through Amendments on Way to Budget Vote
NYT In the Senate, a Day of Votes That Don’t Count
WaPo How senators are using ‘Vote-a-rama’ to score political points for 2016
Politico Senate passes budget as negotiations with House loom ahead

NatJ Democrats’ Identity Crisis Is Spilling Into Their Senate Races


WSJ House Passes Medicare ‘Doc Fix’ Bill
NYT House Approves Bill on Changes to Medicare
Hill House passes Boehner-Pelosi Medicare deal in resounding vote
WSJ In House ‘Doc Fix,’ an Unconservative Approach to Insurance Reform


NYT Homeland Security Official Didn’t Break Law on Visas, Inspector Says

Fox Watchdog: DEA agents attended cartel-funded 'sex parties'


Roll Call Benishek to Seek Fourth Term, Break Term-Limit Pledge


NYT Cuomo and Lawmakers Appear Near to Ethics Reform Deal


DC Bernie Sanders’ Wife May Have Defrauded State Agency, Bank


NYT Kamala Harris, California’s Attorney General, Leaps to Forefront of Senate Race


NYT Illinois: Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaves Prison


WSJ Indiana Enacts Religious-Objections Law
NYT Indiana: Bill Signed Allowing Denial of Service to Gays
WaPo Gay rights groups criticize Indiana religious liberties law

Roll Call Coats’ Top Aide Enters Indiana Senate Contest
Roll Call Coats Retirement Sparks Hoosier State Free-for-All


NatJ Why Donna Edwards Can't Count on the Congressional Black Caucus



March 26, 2015


WSJ Bush’s Rivals Aim to Turn His Fundraising Prowess Against Him
NYT Unhappy With a Moderate Jeb Bush, Conservatives Aim to Unite Behind an Alternative
WExam Jeb Bush seeks inroads with younger voters
Politico Jeb Bush's tricky path to an economic plan

WSJ N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Hires Firm in Possible Presidential Run Ramp-Up

WSJ Can Small Donors Power a GOP Presidential Campaign?

Rush Limbaugh Drive-Bys Go Batty Over Ted Cruz Signing Up for Obamacare
Rush Voice of GOP Establishment Gives Thumbs Down on Ted Cruz Because of Government Shutdown

Howard Kurtz John Kasich grabs media megaphone, but are his 2016 hopes all talk?

Karl Rove Super-PAC Strategies for 2016 Success

WaPo In 2016 campaign, the lament of the not quite rich enough

Hill Huge vote for 2016 hopefuls


WSJ Passage of ‘Doc Fix’ Bill Edges Closer


WSJ House Passes $3.8 Trillion Fiscal 2016 GOP Budget
WaPo How Boehner got a much-needed win on the budget
NYT Increased Military Spending Wins Out After Dueling Budget Votes in House

NYT House Leaders Confident of Passing Medicare Bill
WSJ If House Doc Fix Adds $141 Billion to Deficit, Can Medicare Survive ‘Reform’?

Politico The scramble is on to succeed Nancy Pelosi


WSJ Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Is Charged With Desertion
WaPo Bowe Bergdahl, once-missing U.S. soldier, charged with desertion
Fox Bergdahl charged with desertion, could face life in prison

Ann Coulter Hey, Pretty Boy: Do You Actually Know What's In the News?

George Will How income inequality benefits everybody


WSJ Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Alabama Voter-Redistricting Plan
WaPo Supreme Court hands win to opponents of Alabama redistricting plan
NYT Justices Side With Black Lawmakers in Alabama

NYT Supreme Court Seems Split on What Is ‘Appropriate’ in Setting Clean Air Costs


NYT California Seeks to Head Off Initiative to Execute Gays


Hill Left threatens to oust key Dem Wyden over trade


WaPo Nevada GOP dreaming of Sandoval as ‘dream candidate’ in Nevada


NYT In Menendez Inquiry, Government Renews Push for Friend’s Cooperation


NYT Arizona Bill Would Delay Disclosure of Names of Officers in Shootings


Fox Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to be released from prison Thursday

NatJ Illinois GOP Finds an Anti-Schock to Replace Aaron Schock


March 25, 2015


NYT Jeb Bush Returns to the Washington Fund-Raising Well
Politico Jeb fundraiser gets special guest: George W.
NatJ Jeb Bush’s Nightmare Scenario
Politico Jeb's South Carolina firewall fails to take shape
Dick Morris Who is Jeb’s main rival?

WaPo Scott Walker to tour Texas-Mexico border Friday
Texas Trib Greg Abbott, Scott Walker to Tour Texas-Mexico Border

WSJ What Heidi Cruz Thinks About Ted Cruz’s 2016 Run
WaPo Ted Cruz says satellite data show the globe isn’t warming. This satellite scientist feels otherwise
Rush Limbaugh As Predicted, Conservatives Attack Cruz

WSJ Ohio Governor John Kasich Weighs Jumping Into 2016 Fray
WSJ GOP’s John Kasich Isn’t Backing Off Support for Common Core

WSJ N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Says He Would Consider Revisiting State Gun Laws

NatJ Clinton Email Probe Means Political Tightrope for House GOP
NYT Hillary Clinton Caught Between Dueling Forces on Education: Teachers and Wealthy Donors


NYT Bipartisan Deal on Health Care Issues Hits a Snag Among Senate Democrats
Hill Sen. Reid gives cold shoulder to Pelosi agreement on Medicare


WSJ After Much Jockeying, House Republicans Set to Pass Budget
Politico Why the 'hell no' caucus is saying 'yes' to the budget
Hill GOP leaders confident budget will pass


Charles Murray Why the SAT Isn’t a ‘Student Affluence Test’

Jason Riley The Next Welfare Reform: Food Stamps


WaPo Report: Va. governor received special treatment from Homeland Security
Politico Report cites favoritism for Terry McAuliffe and brother of Hillary Clinton


NYT Cuomo Drops Dream Act and Education Tax Credit From Budget


NYT Senator Coats, Republican of Indiana, Won’t Seek Re-election
WExam Coats retirement sets up competitive Indiana Senate race
NatJ Why One Senate Seat Isn't Enough for Indiana Republicans


NYT Ex-Congressional Hopeful in Rowland Case Gets Prison Term


NYT Ryan Zinke of Montana Brings Lessons From Navy SEALs to Washington



March 24, 2015


Fox Sen. Ted Cruz announces presidential bid, vows to 'stand for liberty'
WSJ In 2016 Bid, Cruz Lays Out Conservative Agenda
NYT Ted Cruz, an Ambitious Conservative With Sharp Elbows
NYT What Ted Cruz Would Need to Do to Win
NYT Things You May Not Know About Ted Cruz
WaPo With Ted Cruz officially in, the battle for conservative voters heats up
WaPo Cruz tests the limits of conservatism in his run for president
WaPo What a Ted Cruz White House could mean for businesses
WSJ Legal Experts Say Canadian-Born Cruz Is Eligible to Serve as President
WSJ Where Ted Cruz Stands in Early GOP Polls
WSJ The Cruz Candidacy
WT Ted Cruz faces fierce Hispanic backlash over immigration crackdown advocacy
NatJ When Ted Cruz Argued at SCOTUS
Politico Ted Cruz: Hillary Clinton’s wrecking ball
Rush Limbaugh Ted Cruz's Dazzling Announcement Speech Scared the Heck Out of the Left
Rush Limbaugh Will Cruz Push the Field Right?

WSJ Rand Paul, Tweaking Ted Cruz, Says GOP Must Reach Beyond Its Base

WaPo Jeb Bush comes from a key swing state. But many Floridians never knew him as Gov.
Byron York What did Jeb Bush do to fight Obamacare?

WSJ No Chris Christie 2016 Announcement Soon – Aides

WSJ As 2016 Race Begins, National Security Moves to Front Burner

WSJ Hillary Clinton Tests Two Themes for 2016: Working Together and Inequality
Charlie Cook Clinton's Rough Road Ahead
Stu Rothenberg It’s Early: Why Pundits Shouldn’t Overreact

Fred Dicker Democrats favor Martin O’Malley for president if Hillary doesn’t run


WaPo The White House head florist is gone and rumors are flying about why


WSJ Court Won’t Hear Challenge to Wisconsin’s Voter-ID Law
WaPo Supreme Court lets Wisconsin’s voter-ID law stand
Milwaukee JS U.S. Supreme Court refuses to take up challenge to Wisconsin voter ID law
NYT Wisconsin Decides Not to Enforce Voter ID Law

NYT Justices Look for Reasoning Behind Texas Ban on Confederate License Plate


Roll Call Democrats’ Florida Senate Hopes Could Cost House Seat
Hill Senate battle for Fla. Dems?


NYT Kansas Schools Fight Plays Out Against Backdrop of Debate on Judiciary


NYT Poll Finds Little Support for Cuomo’s Policy on Purging State Emails


NYT Botched 2008 Case Against Another Senator Looms Over Menendez Inquiry


WExam Illinois gov't workers sue to end mandatory dues

Roll Call Schilling Considering Special Election for Schock Seat


Fox Utah gov signs bill allowing firing squad
NYT Utah: Governor Signs Law Allowing Firing Squads



March 23, 2015


WSJ Ted Cruz Announces 2016 GOP Presidential Bid
NYT Ted Cruz Hopes Early Campaign Entry Will Focus Voters’ Attention
WaPo It’s official: Cruz announces 2016 candidacy
Fox Sen. Ted Cruz announces presidential bid with Twitter post, video
WaPo Ted Cruz is starting with less prior-year support than anyone since Bill Clinton
NatJ Ted Cruz Beat the GOP Establishment Once. Can He Do It Again?
Roll Call Cruz’s Liberty Speech: Why It’s Happening Monday
WT Ted Cruz declares his White House bid; Rand Paul to make his official in April

WaPo Republicans rally to Scott Walker’s call, believing he’s a scrappy survivor

WT Ohio Gov. John Kasich to test 2016 waters on trip to New Hampshire

WSJ Rick Perry Picks Up Texas Donors in GOP Turf Battle

Politico Jeb’s Talk Radio Problem

NYT In Clinton Emails on Benghazi, a Rare Glimpse at Her Concerns
NYT For Clintons, a Hedge Fund in the Family

WaPo In Iowa, O’Malley sounds a lot like a Democrat liberals love: Warren
WExam O'Malley claims Elizabeth Warren's turf against Hillary Clinton
Hill Boston Globe urges Warren to run in 2016
Boston Globe Democrats need Elizabeth Warren’s voice in 2016 presidential race


WSJ Loretta Lynch’s Obama Problem: Nominations are one way the GOP can fight the President’s executive excesses


WSJ Boehner, Pelosi Reach Across the Aisle on ‘Doc Fix’ Bill


NatJ Iowa’s 2016 Republican Political Talent Is In High Demand—and Low Supply


Politico Florida’s Patrick Murphy running for Marco Rubio’s Senate seat


NYT Cuomo Is Called Controlling but a ‘Contender’ in an Unauthorized Biography


WSJ Charges Against Sen. Robert Menendez Expected as Early as This Week
NYT Prosecution of Senator in 2008 Looms Over Menendez Case


NatJ Why Is Utah's Top GOP Strategist Trying to Take Down the Governor?


March 22, 2015


NYT Jeb Bush’s Team Plots Vast Effort to Win Florida
WaPo Columba Bush’s painful, unlikely road from Mexico toward the White House
Ross Douthat Why Jeb Bush Might Lose

NYT Ted Cruz to Announce on Monday He Plans to Run for President, Report Says
WaPo Report: Cruz will launch White House bid at Liberty University on Monday
Fox Sen. Ted Cruz reportedly plans to announce presidential bid Monday

WaPo RNC donors gathered in Florida hear from a parade of would-be presidents


NYT Chicago Mayor’s Race Is Cast as a Test of Liberalism


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Politico Hugh Hewitt to pose questions at GOP presidential debate

WExam Hugh Hewitt to avoid 'Stephanopoulos moment' in GOP 2016 debate

WaPo The remarkable California turnout curve
WaPo RNC names Katie Walsh new chief of staff

Fox Republican National Committee re-elects Chairman Priebus

Hill Priebus gets third term as RNC chairman
WSJ Republicans Release Slimmer Presidential Debate Schedule

WTimes RNC rolls out 2016 presidential debate schedule

NatJ GOP Announces 9 Presidential Debates

WExam GOP ignores most-watched Spanish-language TV network for 2016 primary debates

WaPo RNC set to issue rules to cut, regulate presidential debates

WSJ Republicans Set 2016 Convention for July 18-21

Fox GOP announces 2016 convention dates

NatJ GOP Will Hold Convention Early in 2016

Politico Calendar pols: A guide to 2015’s key dates

WExam Going to the 2016 Republican convention? Here's what to expect

RNC Site Selection Committee Recommends Cleveland for 2016

Roll Call Ohio Republicans Crusade for Cleveland Convention in 2016

NatJ The day after the midterms at a Republican media-analytics shop

WExam GOP's new turnout machine was in top gear

WSJ Leapfrogging the Democrats' Tech Advantage

WExam RNC to spend $100m to get out vote

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