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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 7, 2015


WSJ Poll Shows Scott Walker’s Strength Holding in Iowa
WaPo A crash course in foreign policy for Gov. Walker

WaPo Jeb Bush targets Obama’s foreign policy at Iowa event
Politico Bush steps into the Iowa spotlight
Jeb Bush Let states take the lead in education
WaPo Bush finds Hillary Clinton’s e-mail practice ‘baffling’

WSJ Iowa Draws GOP’s 2016 Hopefuls to Agriculture Summit
NYT Republicans Set Up Shop in Iowa, Where Few Will Prosper
WaPo In Iowa, GOP presidential hopefuls face grilling on farm and food policy

WSJ Clinton’s Private Email Account at Odds With State Department Policy
WT Democrats say Benghazi subpoena politicizes Clinton email probe
Politico State Dept. changes story on Clinton emails
WSJ Donna Shalala to Lead Clinton Foundation


WSJ U.S. Plans to File Criminal Charges Against New Jersey Sen. Menendez
NYT Menendez Is to Face Corruption Charges, U.S. Official Says
WaPo Menendez expected to face criminal corruption charges
CNN Feds prepare criminal corruption charges against Senator Bob Menendez
WaPo Bob Menendez and the fine line between campaign contribution and bribery
WaPo N.J. senator has shown no interest in backing down from legal fight
Fox Defiant Sen. Menendez declares, "I am not going anywhere"


WSJ Boehner Vies With a New Conservative Caucus
NYT Through It All, Pelosi Keeps House Democrats Moving in One Direction


NYT Major Overhaul Set for C.I.A., With Thousands to Be Reassigned


WSJ Wisconsin Lawmakers Pass Right-to-Work Bill
WaPo Wisconsin is set to become the 25th right-to-work state


WaPo Reid endorses Van Hollen in Md. Senate race



March 6, 2015


WaPo Could Jeb Bush raise $80 million this quarter? Maybe.
NYT Jeb Bush May Be One Bush Too Many for Rank-and-File Iowa G.O.P.

Hill Walker leads Bush in new GOP poll
WExam Scott Walker and Jeb Bush tied atop new 2016 poll
Politico Scott Walker takes on unions again
WExam Quinnipiac poll: Jeb Bush and Chris Christie favorability underwater

WaPo Wealthy fans could lift Marco Rubio in 2016

WaPo Clinton e-mail review could find security issues
Politico Clinton private email violated 'clear-cut' State Dept. rules
Hill Questions swirl about Hillary's 'homebrew'
WSJ Long Fight Is Likely Over Releasing Hillary Clinton’s Personal Emails
NYT Hillary Clinton Asks State Department to Vet Emails for Release
NYT When Clinton Joined Obama Administration, Friction Was Over Staff, Not Email
Fox Clinton used personal email – but ousted ambassador was chastised for doing the same
NatJ In Clinton Woes, Republicans See Opportunity—and Peril
Peggy Noonan Hillary Stuck in Scandal Land
Kim Strassel Hillary’s Email Escapade
David Brooks The Temptation of Hillary
Rush Limbaugh Hillary, Abandoned
Rush What If This Is All About Saving the Democrat Party from Hillary and Handing It Over to Elizabeth Warren?

Charlie Cook The Early Betting Lines for 2016


NYT Immigration Fight Shouldn’t Stall Vote to Confirm Lynch, Democrats Say

WT Democrats recruit big names in bid to unseat freshman Republican senators


WT House Republicans weigh coup against Boehner after series of political defeats
Hill Dems vow to protect Boehner from conservative coup


George P. Shultz Getting at the Roots of Illegal Immigration


WSJ Health-Law Ruling Could Prompt Some States to Act
NYT As Supreme Court Weighs Health Law, G.O.P. Plans to Replace It
NYT With Eyes on His Vote in Health Subsidies Case, Roberts Lets on Little


WSJ GOP Hopefuls Risk Iowans’ Ire on Ethanol
WT Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad warns 2016 GOP hopefuls against fuel standard opposition


Roll Call Michigan Congresswoman Candice Miller Won’t Run for Re-Election


NYT Tom Udall’s Unlikely Alliance With the Chemical Industry


Hill Maryland after Mikulski



March 5, 2015


WSJ A Daunting Demographic Challenge for the GOP in 2016

Stu Rothenberg What the ‘Big Ten’ Tells Republicans They Need in 2016

Fox Ben Carson apologizes for remarks on homosexuality

WaPo House committee subpoenas e-mails from Clinton’s personal account
WaPo As House panel issues subpoenas, questions mount over Clinton e-mails
WT Hillary Clinton facing subpoena on Benghazi as Democrats’ fears grow over emails
WSJ Hillary Clinton’s Emails Trouble Some Democrats
NatJ Democrats Aren’t Rushing To Defend Hillary Clinton
DC State Department Refusing To Answer How It Handled Open Records Requests For Hillary Emails
NYT Membership in Clinton’s Email Domain Is Remembered as a Mark of Status
NYT Hillary Clinton Asks State Dept. to Review Emails for Public Release
NYT Caught Off Guard by Disclosure of Emails, Democrats Rally to Clinton’s Defense
WaPo Amid Clinton controversies, Democrats yearn for an alternative


WSJ Override of Obama’s Keystone Veto Fails in Senate
Fox GOP-led Senate fails to override Obama's Keystone veto, lawmakers say fight not over
WSJ Senator Reid Scores Early Victory as Opposition Leader
WSJ Why Democrats Think They’ll Retake the Senate in 2016

NYT McConnell Urges States to Defy U.S. Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gas


Karl Rove How The White House Botched Bibi’s Speech

Howard Kurtz The GOP’s Homeland Security fiasco: Why it won’t matter in 2016

WaPo Insurgent bloc of House conservatives proving to be a thorn in Boehner’s side

Roll Call For Hoyer and McCarthy, the Floor Dance is Getting Tense


WSJ Washington Strips New York Fed’s Power

WSJ The Political Assault on Climate Skeptics
WT Dems steadfast in ‘witch hunt’ of doomsday-denying climate scientists

George Will Rein in the IRS

Ann Coulter The Great, Amazing, Incomparable Stan Evans Is Dead

WaPo The remarkable Republican takeover of state legislatures, in 1 chart


WSJ High Court Divided at Health-Law Argument
WT Supreme Court tries to make sense of poorly drafted Obamacare language
NYT At Least One Justice Is in Play as Supreme Court Hears Affordable Care Act Case
WaPo Supreme Court justices split in key challenge to Obamacare subsidies
WaPo Five key takeaways from the Supreme Court’s Obamacare hearing today
James Taranto The Sphinx: Chief Justice Roberts keeps his own counsel


Fox Florida drops appeal of court rulings striking down welfare drug test law


WaPo Ed Gillespie: Can he get by with a little help from his wealthy friends?


NYT Christie’s Office Drove Exxon Settlement, Ex-Official Says


WaPo Texan Will Hurd defies the odds for House Republicans. Can he last?


Roll Call How a Tea Party Favorite May Influence Mississippi Race


WSJ Rep. Van Hollen Plans to Run for Mikulski’s Senate Seat
Fox Rep. Van Hollen says he will run for Mikulski's Senate seat
NatJ Chris Van Hollen Will Run for Mikulski's Maryland Senate Seat
Roll Call Van Hollen May Not Have Field to Himself


Roll Call Joe Sestak Kicks Off Rematch With Pat Toomey
WaPo Joe Sestak is running for Senate in 2016. With sneakers from 1987.
NatJ Meet the Senate Democratic Candidate Who's Running Against His Own Party



March 4, 2015


WaPo Awash in cash, Bush asks donors to limit gifts to $1 million – for now

Fox Rubio dines with Republican mega-donor Adelson

WSJ Deep-Pocketed Donor Praises Bush, Cruz, Paul, Rubio — But Not Walker

WSJ Hillary Clinton’s Email Use Worries Foes of Government Secrecy
NYT Using Private Email, Hillary Clinton Thwarted Record Requests
Fox Hillary Clinton's email server traced to Internet service registered to NY home
WSJ The Clinton Rules
James Taranto Out Through the Inbox: Hillary Clinton privatizes the mail.
Howard Kurtz Hillary’s private email fiasco: Why she remains a huge media target


WSJ Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Urges Congress to Block ‘Bad Deal’ With Iran
NYT In Congress, Netanyahu Faults ‘Bad Deal’ on Iran Nuclear Program
WaPo Netanyahu makes his case on Iran deal, but to audiences with limited leverage
Fox Netanyahu makes last-ditch bid to stop Obama from doing nuke deal with Iran
Dick Morris Bibi changes the debate

WSJ House Approves Homeland Security Department Funding Through September
NYT House Approves Homeland Security Budget, Without Strings
WaPo House passes bill fully funding the Department of Homeland Security
WT Republicans retreat from shutdown showdown, give Democrats ‘clean’ Homeland Security bill
WExam Everybody but Republican base claims victory in Homeland fight
WExam After immigration defeat, House conservatives set sights on McConnell, not Boehner
Jason Riley A Misbegotten Shutdown Showdown on Immigration
WExam House GOP's 'War of the Roses'

WSJ Hensarling Wants Quicker Responses From ‘Stonewalling’ Agencies


WaPo Obamacare back before Supreme Court today
WSJ Insurers’ Biggest Fear: A Health-Law Death Spiral
WSJ Chief Justice John Roberts in Hot Seat in Health-Law Case
NYT Obamacare Goes to the Supreme Court
NYT In Health Law Case, Plaintiffs Dislike Rules on Purchases and Penalties
NYT White House Plans No Rescue if Court Guts Health Care Law
NYT Solicitor General Will Try, Again, to Keep Health Care Law Alive
NYT A Supreme Court Rematch for a Lawyer Targeting the Health Care Act


WExam Rob Portman swipes at Democratic challenger 'retread Ted'


WSJ Russ Feingold, Noted Wisconsin Liberal, May Try to Reclaim His Senate Seat


NatJ Can Labor Survive the Nevada GOP?


WExam New York Gov. Cuomo moves to erase state emails amid corruption scandal


WExam Obamaphone P.R. firm retains general to attack Sen. David Vitter


NatJ Van Hollen Senate Run Would Scramble Race to Succeed Pelosi



March 3, 2015


WaPo Bush underscores success as governor in first foray among regular folks

James Taranto Walker’s Weakness

WSJ Ben Carson Creates Committee to Explore Presidential Bid
Reuters Ben Carson creates committee to explore presidential bid

NatJ How Ted Cruz Is Making His Case to Sheldon Adelson

DC Why Aren’t Cruz And Rubio Rising?

WaPo Washington’s first official 2016 fundraiser, starring Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Adelson

Fox Trump hires Iowa operative amid 2016 chatter

WExam Rick Santorum hopes this time isn't different

WExam Carly Fiorina could be a Clinton-cutter

Jen Rubin The 2016 race shakes out
Byron York Old vs. new the fundamental fight in 2016 GOP race
Fox 2016 Power Index: Jeb’s adversary and his alternate

WaPo Hillary Clinton used private e-mail for government business at State Dept.
NYT Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email Account at State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules
Fox Hillary Clinton's use of private email address while Secretary of State draws scrutiny
NatJ Hillary Clinton's Personal Email Use Is Already a Big Political Problem


WSJ GOP Options Narrow on Homeland Security Funding
NYT Senate Democrats Block Joint Negotiations on Homeland Security Funding
Fox Senate rejects proposal to negotiate with House on DHS funding, handing issue back to Boehner


WaPo Boehner on the firing line again after Democrats block bill to fund DHS
Charlie Cook How the Homeland Security stalemate is hurting the Republican brand

WaPo In much-anticipated speech, Netanyahu to address Congress Tuesday

WSJ Three House Chairmen Look Beyond Obamacare


WSJ What the Supreme Court Challenge Means for the Health-Care Law
NYT Lawyer Put Health Act in Peril by Pointing Out 4 Little Words
NYT A Polarized Court, Weighing a Reversal of the Safety Net
WSJ An Off-Ramp From ObamaCare
WSJ The Plain Text of ObamaCare
WExam A guide to King v. Burwell

WSJ Supreme Court Skeptical of Arizona Initiative on Congressional Districting
WSJ At Supreme Court, Arizona’s Standoff Over Redistricting Commissions


WSJ Republican Crony Capitalism
Fred Dicker Catsimatidis trying to slip pricey biofuels mandate into budget


NYT A Singular Presence Among the Leadership: Rep. Mimi Walters


Fox Chicago credit downgrade hangs over Emanuel's mayoral runoff race


WSJ Sen. Barbara Mikulski Won’t Seek Re-election in 2016
NYT Senator Barbara Mikulski, Maryland Democrat and Role Model, to Retire in 2017
WaPo Why Barbara Mikulski’s retirement doesn’t reshape the battle for the Senate
NatJ Democrats Expect Free-for-All in Maryland to Replace Mikulski


Stu Rothenberg Pat Toomey Is a Strong Candidate. Will That Be Enough in 2016?


WSJ Connecticut Republicans Search for a Way to Win



March 2, 2015


WSJ Huckabee Keeps 2016 Pitch Trained on Social Issues

Fox Walker: 'My view has changed' on immigration reform
WExam Scott Walker: Obama loves America

WExam Rick Perry critiques Walker, Christie post-CPAC

WT Common Core opposition unites 2016 hopefuls at CPAC, with Jeb Bush lone outlier

Fox Rubio, Jindal make their pitch for potential 2016 run at meeting held by Club for Growth

WSJ Hillary Clinton Seen Launching Presidential Bid in April
WaPo For Hillary and Bibi, a long and sometimes fraught relationship
Fox Hillary’s foreign fundraising mess: Even the liberal press is fed up
Politico Eric Braverman Tried to Change the Clinton Foundation. Then He Quit.
Hill Centrist Dems ready strike against Warren wing


WSJ House Republicans Vow to Continue Battle Against Immigration Measures
WT House GOP unites against amnesty as Homeland Security showdown intensifies
WSJ Boehner Pressed to Break Stalemate
WaPo GOP discord undercuts efforts to fund DHS
Fox No DHS deal with Dems; Boehner's job safe, House Whip Scalise says
WExam Rep. Peter King calls Republicans threatening Homeland Security shutdown 'delusional'
WSJ Squandering a GOP Majority: House Republicans walk into Obama’s immigration trap

WSJ Netanyahu Visit Set to Test Mideast Relations
WSJ Nearly Half of Voters Disapprove of GOP’s Netanyahu Invite
NYT White House and Netanyahu Are Set to Make Dueling Cases in Washington
NYT Kerry Is Pushing for Agreement in Iran Nuclear Talks


NYT 10 Questions for Senator Orrin Hatch

Judd Gregg McConnell aims to restore the Senate

NatJ For GOP, Changing Washington Isn’t So Easy After All

Roll Call Russ Feingold, Joe Sestak and The Improbable Senate Race Rematch


Robert Samuelson The ‘next America’ is now
Paul Krugman Walmart’s Visible Hand


WSJ As Supreme Court Weighs Subsidies, Health-Law Opponents Face Hurdle
WSJ Unconstitutional After All? An ObamaCare proponent’s unwitting case.
NYT Hello, Justices? It’s Reality Calling
WaPo Six words might decide the fate of Obamacare at the Supreme Court


WaPo GOP infighting in Va. may harm party’s White House bid in 2016



March 1, 2015


WSJ Scott Walker Confronts Doubts About His Grasp of Foreign Policy
WaPo At donor summit, GOP 2016 hopefuls talk foreign policy and fiscal issues
NYT A Fumble and Some Punts: Attention Turns to Scott Walker the Campaigner
WExam Media tries to smear Walker on campus sex assault reporting, gets it horribly wrong
DC Websites Forced To Correct And Retract False Stories About Scott Walker
Politico Daily Beast retracts story on Scott Walker

Salena Zito Arrogant media elites mock Middle America

WSJ Rand Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll
NYT Rand Paul Wins Straw Poll of Conservatives
WaPo Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, with Scott Walker a close second
WT CPAC 2015 Straw Poll: Rand Paul wins again — but Scott Walker is surging
WT Rand Paul at CPAC: ‘Not one penny more to these haters of America’

Fox At CPAC, Jeb Bush does his best to reestablish conservative credentials

NYT G.O.P. Race Starts in Lavish Haunts of Rich Donors

WExam Former Democratic governor takes first 2016 shot at Hillary
NYT Martin O’Malley, in Veiled Jab at Hillary Clinton, Derides Politics of ‘Triangulation’
Ross Douthat Hillary and the Machine


Fox Reports of possible deal on DHS funding reignites chatter about Boehner ouster
WaPo Boehner’s defeat was actually really unusual. Here’s why.
WT Pelosi lectures GOP on ‘legislative process’ over DHS bill
WExam Did the House GOP cut a deal with Democrats?
NatJ Democrats: Boehner Promised Us a Vote on a Clean DHS Bill Next Week
NatJ Republicans: We've Got No Plans to Oust Boehner
Roll Call Republican Explodes on House Floor Over DHS Funding


Robert Barnes Obamacare threatens to end John Roberts’s dream of a nonpartisan Supreme Court


WSJ Wisconsin Protest Against ‘Right to Work’ Bill Draws Smaller Crowds Than in 2011



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WaPo RNC names Katie Walsh new chief of staff

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Hill Priebus gets third term as RNC chairman
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WTimes RNC rolls out 2016 presidential debate schedule

NatJ GOP Announces 9 Presidential Debates

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RNC Site Selection Committee Recommends Cleveland for 2016

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