Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Good morning, 2016!



Because it's never too soon to be too soon about the 2016 race.

Republicans:

a. "Poll: Christie holds large lead over challenger." -- Heather Haddon, The Wall Street Journal.

b. "After supporting Christie in 2009, NJ enviro federation backs Buono for governor." -- Max Pizarro, PolitickerNJ.

c. "Christie stumps for tax cut at town hall." -- The AP.

d. "Climate's best hope: Another Bush?" -- Darren Samuelsohn, Politico.

e. "Jeb battles Bush fatigue." -- Anna Palmer, Politico.

f. "Rand Paul adviser signs on with American Crossroads." -- Aaron Blake, Washington Post.

g. "Rand Paul comes out against fellow Republicans in Tsarnaev case." -- Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post.

h. "Now Rand Paul thinks it's okay to kill U.S. citizens with drones on American soil?" -- Matt Wilstein, Mediaite.

i. "For a libertarian, Rand Paul supports awfully broad police powers." -- Elspeth Reeve, The Atlantic Wire.

j. "Rand Paul fans furious over Rand Paul's drone flip-flop." -- John Hudson, Foreign Policy.

k. "Rand Paul: No, I didn't flip-flop on domestic drone use." -- Caroline May, Daily Caller.

l. "Harry Reid prods Rand Paul on immigration." -- Niels Lesniewski, Roll Call.

m. Nikki Haley "signs bill giving Boeing $120 million in incentives for expansion plans in state." -- The AP.

n. "Durban and Cruz hit the Obama Administration for their conspicuous drone-hearing absence." -- Erika Johnsen, Hot Air.

o. "Jindal disputes savings estimate for expansion." -- The AP.

p. "Thune undecided on immigration bill." -- WNAX, South Dakota.

q. "David Brooks rips Ted Cruz: 'A face that looks a little like Joe McCarthy." -- Jeff Poor, Daily Caller.


POLL: Bob McDonnell and Mark Warner score second place each in Virginia's GOP and Democratic 2016 prez primaries.


Democrats:

a. "Biden says Boston Marathon bombing proved acts of terror cannot weaken the U.S." -- The AP.

b. "Biden, law enforcement to attend Boston memorial for slain officer." -- Scott Malone, Samuel P. Jacobs, The AP.

c. "No furloughs in Biden's office." -- Donovan Slack, Politico.

d. "McCain, Biden coming together for Sedona, Arizona forum." -- Steve Holland, Reuters.

e. "House GOP faults Clinton, State Department for Benghazi Security." -- Stephanie Condon, CBS News.

f. "Hillary Clinton is beloved. Joe Biden is be-liked. And therein lies his 2016 problem." -- Chris Cillizza, Washington Post.

g. "O'Malley's model for a presidential run: Bill Clinton." -- Susan Page, USA Today.

h. Amy Klobuchar said Obama asked female senators at dinner to come up with a deficit reduction plan.

i. "O'Malley touts new MD-Israel business ties during Mideast trip." -- Steve Killar, The Baltimore Sun.

j. "Martin O'Malley weighs 2016 presidential run." -- The AP.

Via Mark Halperin, it's Chris Christie singing Bruce Springsteen.