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WaPo 10 Senate seats considered most likely to switch parties in 2016



May 14, 2015


WSJ Rubio Attacks Clinton in Hawkish Foreign-Policy Speech
NYT Marco Rubio Casts U.S., and Himself, as Strong Leader
Roll Call The Rubio Doctrine
Daily Beast Marco Rubio Schools Jeb Bush on Foreign Policy
NY Observer Marco Rubio Says America’s Physical Strength Has ‘Deteriorated’ Under Obama
Politico Oracle's Larry Ellison to host fundraiser for Rubio

Dick Morris Scott Walker's problem
Politico Scott Walker's crisis of faith

WSJ Jeb Bush Declines to Re-Examine Brother’s Iraq War Decision
NYT Brother’s Past Proves Tricky for Jeb Bush
WaPo On Iraq question, Jeb Bush stumbles and the GOP hopefuls pounce
Politico Jeb's other early-state play: Nevada

Fred Barnes Hillary and Jeb Roll the Dice

Karl Rove The Democrats’ Baffling Behavior


WSJ Senate Deal Gives Trade Bill New Life
NYT After Lobbying by Obama, Senate Agrees to Vote on Trade Bill After All


WSJ U.S. House Approves Bill to Curb NSA Powers
NYT House Votes to End N.S.A.’s Bulk Phone Data Collection

WSJ House Panel Approves Transportation Bill That Would Cut Amtrak Funding

Politico Defense budget fight hits House floor

WaPo House approves 20-week abortion ban


Ann Coulter Contest: What Will the G.O.P. Cave On Next?

Rush Limbaugh The Real Obama Comes Out at Georgetown


NYT Missouri Passes Anti-Union Bill, but It Isn’t Veto-Proof

Fox Missouri House Speaker apologizes for actions with Capitol intern


NatJ Chris Christie Goes From Source of Strength to Liability for New Jersey Republicans


WSJ Loretta Sanchez to Declare Senate Candidacy on Thursday



May 13, 2015


WSJ Jeb Bush to Skip Iowa Straw Poll, Join RedState.com Gathering Instead
NYT Jeb Bush Passes on Iowa Straw Poll
WSJ Jeb Bush Retreats From Iraq War Comments
NYT Jeb Bush Clarifies Remarks on Supporting Iraq War
NYT Jeb Bush Backpedals Again
James Taranto Jeb’s Rookie Mistake
WExam Karl Rove mostly silent on Jeb Bush

NYT Scott Walker Meets Benjamin Netanyahu During Israel Trip
WaPo Will Scott Walker’s budget troubles hurt his potential 2016 bid?
NatJ Investigation of Scott Walker's Fundraising Could End Up at the Supreme Court

WSJ Gov. Chris Christie Pushes for Reagan-Era Tax Rates

WSJ Lindsey Graham to Hold Senate Fundraiser Days After Planned Launch of White House Bid

Peggy Noonan Republican Field, Mellow Edition


WSJ Senate Democrats Block Debate on Obama’s Fast-Track Bill
NYT Senate Democrats Block Progress on Obama’s Trade Authority
WaPo Senate Democrats vote to block Obama on trade
NYT Senate Democrats Foil Obama on Asia Trade Deal


Fox Clinton's top campaign lawyer challenges Ohio voting laws


NYT Sandra Lee, TV Host and Gov. Cuomo’s Girlfriend, Has Breast Cancer

Fred Dicker Audit exposes wasted effort in Cuomo’s ‘Start Up’ program

NYT Group Supporting de Blasio’s Agenda Is Said to Draw Interest of Ethics Panel


Roll Call Loretta Sanchez May Announce California Senate Bid


Roll Call Mississippi Special Election Heads to Runoff
Clarion-Ledger Zinn, Kelly advance in Miss. US House race



May 12, 2015


WSJ Jeb Bush Defends ‘Legal Status’ for Illegal Immigrants
NYT Jeb Bush Says He Would Not Repeal Obama Immigration Order Right Away
WaPo Jeb Bush leans on nonprofit group as he prepares likely presidential run
WSJ The Assets and Liabilities of Jeb Bush
Fox Jeb Bush dismisses dip in polls, defends immigration stance
Byron York Jeb Bush's disastrous defense of the Iraq War
WExam Jeb Bush nabs John Boehner's top spokesman

NYT Scott Walker Helps Journalists in Wisconsin Cover His Trip to Israel

NYT Rand Paul Tries to Stake Territory as Lone Candidate Who’d Guard Civil Liberties

NYT Carly Fiorina Taunts Hillary Clinton on Transparency

Howard Kurtz Why are the media whacking Mike Huckabee—Unless he’s a 2016 threat?

Stu Rothenberg Why It’s a Mistake to Dismiss Bobby Jindal

Chris Christie My Plan to Raise Growth and Incomes
NYT Chris Christie’s Expense Account: Drinks Were on Him

NYT Hillary Clinton Walks Tightrope as Pressure Grows to Take Stance on Trade Deal
WaPo On trade deal, Hillary Clinton keeps her distance from Obama and her past
Chris Cillizza Hillary Clinton hasn’t answered a question from the media in 20 days

WSJ Who’s Running for President in 2016?

WSJ Who We Are, How We Vote: Mapping the U.S. Electorate


WSJ McConnell Pushes for Fast-Track Votes
NYT Trade Fight Intensifies as Vote Looms
WSJ Rand Paul’s ‘Fast Track’ Dilemma
WSJ The Senate’s Trade Killers

WSJ Sen. Shelby to Unveil Legislation Heightening Fed Scrutiny

Charlie Cook Handicapping a Democratic Takeover


WExam Trey Gowdy: Obama administration obstructing Benghazi probe

WSJ Rep. Patrick McHenry, a former firebrand, quietly wrangles votes as chief deputy whip
WSJ House Deputy Whip Job Often Springboard to Bigger Things


NYT Health Insurers Ordered to Heed Law on Free Contraception Coverage


NYT Dean Skelos, New York Senate Leader, Vacates Post
WSJ Flanagan Is Next Senate President as New Era Begins
NYT A Sudden Elevation for John J. Flanagan, a Vocal Legislator

WSJ N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Job Performance, Approval Ratings Slip: Poll


NYT Menendez Seeks to Move Corruption Case Out of New Jersey


WaPo Tex. bill would bar local officials from issuing same-sex-marriage licenses


WExam Will South Carolina get back to picking the GOP winner in 2016?


Roll Call Expect the Unexpected in Mississippi Special Election


WaPo Kathleen Kennedy Townsend endorses Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate


WSJ Jim Justice, West Virginia Billionaire, Launches Campaign for Governor


WSJ Oregon Governor Signs Bill Expanding Gun Background Checks



May 11, 2015


WExam Jeb Bush: I would have invaded Iraq and Hillary Clinton would have, too
Fox Jeb Bush says he, Hillary Clinton would have backed Iraq invasion
Politico Waiting for Jeb to jump

Byron York Taking Donald Trump seriously

Fox Huckabee defends criticism about backing 'questionable' diabetes program
WExam Mike Huckabee: I wasn't selling snake oil diabetes cure

WSJ GOP Hopefuls Talk Tough on National Security

Bloomberg New Hampshire Poll: Republican Field Tightens

Chris Cillizza The GOP top 10: Ranking the candidates for the nomination
Hill GOP 2016: The top 10 contenders

WaPo Clinton campaign’s dilemma: What to do with Bill?
WSJ How the Clintons Worked the Angles in Haiti
NYT Tony Rodham’s Ties Invite Scrutiny for Hillary and Bill Clinton
Reuters Full picture of Clinton charities' foreign government funding remains elusive
WT Julian Castro is ‘only’ veep prospect for top Clintonians, says source


WSJ It’s Reid vs. McConnell as Trade Vote Nears


Hill Summer spending fight looms


Hill Report: Obama lied about bin Laden raid
Seymour Hersh The Killing of Osama bin Laden


Hill Poll: Republicans closing in on Clinton in NH


WaPo Va. GOP’s power broker unelected but never ignored


Hill Trent Lott not ruling out gubernatorial bid



May 10, 2015


McClatchy Bush courts evangelicals, defends religion in public life
NYT Jeb Bush Defends Religious Freedom at Liberty University
WSJ Jeb Bush Lauds ‘Christian Conscience’ in Speech
WT Jeb blasts Obama on religious freedom: ‘Somebody here is being small-minded’

Guardian UK Republican presidential hopefuls focus fire on Obama foreign policy
NYT Billionaire Lifts Marco Rubio, Politically and Personally

Milwaukee JS Before heading to Israel, Scott Walker talks tough on terror
NYT Scott Walker Woos South Carolina G.O.P. With Tough Talk on Terror
Hill Walker goes strong on foreign policy
NYT Scott Walker Offers Few Details on Planned Israel Trip
WSJ GOP Presidential Hopefuls Criticize Obama Foreign Policy
National Review Scott Walker Targets Jeb Bush in South Carolina Speech

WSJ South Carolina Hosts 2016 GOP Field

NYT Ted Cruz on the Garland, Tex., Attacks
WaPo Republican presidential hopefuls intensify anti-terrorism message : ‘We will kill you’

Peggy Noonan How the Clintons Get Away With It


WSJ The Tory Lesson for America: Voters choose economic growth over income redistribution


WSJ Illinois Pension Blowup: State judges tell taxpayers to pay for political-union failure


Roll Call Marlin Stutzman Leaving House to Run For Senate


Roll Call GOP Searches for Patty Murray Challenger


May 9, 2015


WaPo For Sen. Marco Rubio, a question of friendship vs. politics
WaPo How Rubio’s aggressive South Carolina strategy threatens Bush

WaPo Jeb Bush hopes to sway evangelicals with speech at Liberty University
NYT Jeb Bush Heads to Liberty University to Court a Wary Crowd
Fox Jeb courts evangelicals while right fights in SC
MSNBC Jeb Bush to court evangelical voters at Liberty University
WExam Spanish-language media dub Jeb Bush 'Latino' 2016 candidate

WExam Scott Walker heads to Israel

NYT Capital Becomes Favorite Target of Those Looking to Rule It

George Will Mike Huckabee’s appalling crusade

Politico Sen. Rand Paul will meet with black lawmakers on justice reforms

WExam Ben Carson wants to raise the minimum wage
NYT Ben Carson Bucks G.O.P. and Backs Raising Minimum Wage

Chris Cillizza The top 10 GOP presidential contenders

NYT Top Economist Sees Clinton Money Machine as Problematic
John Sununu Hillary Clinton’s candidacy could sink

WT Age counts: 92 percent of Americans prefer a presidential candidate under 60


NatJ House GOP Will Try Again on Late-Term Abortion Bill


NYT Court Ruling on N.S.A.’s Data Collection Jolts Both Defenders and Reformers


Politico GOP race to replace Marco Rubio could be bloodbath


Buffalo News Dean Skelos raises new threat in attempt to keep Senate post
NYT One Constant for Adam Skelos in a Life of Stumbles: His Powerful Father


WSJ Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Law to Rein in Public Sector Pensions
NYT Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Lawmakers’ Pension Overhaul
Chicago Tribune Illinois Supreme Court rules landmark pension law unconstitutional



May 8, 2015


WaPo Mitt Romney convenes 2016 contenders, donors for Utah retreat

WaPo One of Jeb Bush’s top advisers on Israel: George W. Bush
NatJ Why Jeb Bush Can’t Spend His Way to the Win
Politico Jeb Bush's big-money juggernaut
Politico Insiders say Bush shouldn't ignore Iowa

NatJ Mike Huckabee's Message Is As Formidable As Jeb Bush's Money
Hill Huckabee's daughter to run '16 campaign

NYT Marco Rubio’s Immigrant Story, and an Aging Party in Search of a Spark

Hill Walker hits bump in ’16 race

NYT Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, Senators Both, Lead Republican Attacks on Congress

NatJ Ben Carson, in Baltimore, Faces a Tough Sell to the Black Community

WExam Is Rick Santorum's support fading?

WSJ How Republican Also-Rans Spin Presidential Primary Loss into Gold


WSJ Senate Passes Bill Giving Congress Right to Weigh in on Iran Nuclear Deal

NatJ The Senate's GOP Leadership Is Dead-Set on a Complete Patriot Act Extension

NatJ McConnell Not Picking Sides in Highway Funding Fight


WExam No bailout for Puerto Rico


WSJ NSA Phone Program Is Illegal, Appeals Court Rules
NYT N.S.A. Phone Data Collection Is Illegal, Appeals Court Rules
WaPo NSA program on phone records is illegal, court rules

NatJ Will the Supreme Court Revisit Part of Its Landmark Obamacare Decision?


Hill Poll: Bush leads GOP in New Hampshire


WExam Iowa GOP hopes changes save the straw poll


NatJ NC Governor Grapples With Biggest Reelection Roadblocks: Republican Legislators


NY Observer Republicans Urging Andrew Lanza to Run for Staten Island District Attorney


NYT Alabama May Turn to the Gambling It Has Long Fought


Roll Call GOP Searches for Patty Murray Challenger



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Politico GOP Super Tuesday debate moves to Texas

WSJ RNC, GOP Candidates, Super PACs to Share Voter Data

WaPo Hugh Hewitt will ask questions at a GOP primary debate

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

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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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