Friday, May 10, 2013

Good morning, 2016!

Rand Paul is in Iowa today for a string of events (photo: Gage Skidmore)


Rand Paul:

a. "Rand Paul the one-man band." -- Alexander Burns, Politico.

b. "Rand Paul parties in Iowa." -- David Catanese, The Daily Beast.

c. "Rand Paul offers Rx for growth of GOP." -- O.Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa.

d. "Iowa Gov to 2016 hopefuls: 'Come early and often'." -- Michael O'Brien, NBC News.

e. "Rand Paul on Libya: There may be more to this." -- CNN.

Marco Rubio:

a. "Rubio vs. the Right." -- Peter Beinart, The Daily Beast.

b. "Conservatives for immigration reform." -- Kimberley Strassel, The Wall Street Journal.

c. "Top conservative lobbying group endorses Rubio immigration plan." -- Meredith Jessup, The Blaze.

d. "Rubio applauds [Grassley] amendment to immigration bill." -- John Lantigua, Palm Beach Post.

e. "Rubio ad on immigration reform bill running in Georgia." -- Buzz Brockway, Peach Pundit.

f. "More Florida Hispanics voted in presidential election than in other states." -- WJNO.

g. "Did Marco Rubio flip-flop on setting Florida's presidential primary date?" -- Politifact.

Ted Cruz:

a. "Is Ted Cruz eligible under the Constitution to become president?" -- Tom Feran, Politifact. Answer: probably yes.

b. "Ted Cruz: Homeland Security has its mind made up on border security." -- Alexander Bolton, The Hill.

c. "Cruz: Fix 'toothless' border-security measures, close pathway to citizenship." -- Eliana Johnson, National Review.

d. "Cruz seeks to permanently block illegal immigrants from all welfare." -- Matthew Boyle, Breitbart.

e. "Sen. Ted Cruz's border-security amendment to immigration legislation voted down." -- Alexandria Baca, Dallas Morning News.

Chris Christie:

a. "Christie vetoes early voting bill, angering Democrats." -- Jenna Portnoy, The Star-Ledger.

b. "Behind the Scenes of Gov. Christie's fleece spoof." -- Extra TV.

c. "Chris' new way of wife: Spouse key to weight loss, says NJ gov." -- Beth DeFalco, New York Post.

d. "Governor's surgeon sued, clinic investigated." -- Bob Jordan, Daily Record.

e. "What Chris Christie gets about life and politics." -- Ford O'Connell, U.S.News & World Report.

Scott Walker:

a. "Walker to meet with Dalai Lama next week." -- The AP.

b. "Wisconsin Dems renew attacks on WEDC funding." -- Scott Bauer and Todd Richmond, The AP.

c. "Wisconsin budgets gets $500 million boost." -- The AP.

The rest of the Republicans:

a. "Paul Ryan: ObamaCare will 'collapse'." -- Elise Viebeck, The Hill.

b. "Paul Ryan says conservatives 'have to understand what we're doing wrong'." -- Craig Gilbert, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

c. "Conservative group rushes to Ayotte's aid." -- Alexander Burns, Politico.

d. "Gun rights group: Portman 'under attack', needs back up." -- Deidre Shesgreen, Cincinnati Enquirer.

e. "Martinez ramps up travels." -- Dan Boyd, Albuquerque Journal.

f. "Mike Pence signs Indiana voucher expansion bill." -- The AP.

g. "Ted Cruz, Ken Cuccinelli elbowing their way into 2016 starting grid." -- Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner.

h. "Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli for president?" -- Seth McLaughlin, Washington Times.

i. "South Carolina ethics debate, race for governor mix." -- Adam Beam, The State.

j. "Pennsylvania as GOP keystone in 2016." -- Amy Walter, Cook Political Report.


Hillary Clinton:

a. "Could Benghazi impact Hillary Clinton in 2016?" -- Caroline Horn, CBS.

b. "The end of hands-off-Hillary Clinton." -- Glenn Thrush and Maggie Haberman, Politico.

c. "Graham: "Benghazi could cost Clinton 'promotion'." -- Robert Costa, National Review.

d. "Dick Cheney suggests Republicans subpoena Hillary Clinton on Benghazi." -- Amanda Terkel, Huffington  Post.

e. "Benghazi truths matter." -- The Boston Herald editorial board.

f. American Crossroads attacks Hillary on Benghazi in new ad.

g. "Sorry, GOP: Benghazi won't hurt Hillary Clinton or the Democrats in 2016." -- Peter Fenn, U.S. News & World Report.

h. PPP poll: "Hillary over 50% even in Massachusetts." -- Tom Jensen, Public Policy Polling.

i. "Under Hillary Clinton, the State Department pursued greater religious engagement." -- Amy Frykholm, Religion & Politics.

Joe Biden:

a. "Biden jokes he's 'made it to the presidency' in tribute to nation's firefighters." -- Alison Harding, CNN.

b. "Biden: Public's guns shift similar to same-sex marriage." -- CNN.

c. "Biden: 'We don't want to blow it' on WMD call." -- Jared Favole, Wall Street Journal.

d. "Joe Biden becomes foil for anti-Keystone campaign." -- Talia Buford, Politico.

e. "Biden on background checks: 'There's pace on the ball'." -- Igor Bobic, TPM.

Martin O'Malley:

a. "O'Malley announces added security steps as GOP turns up heat on jail corruption case." -- The AP.

b. "Books a popular gift for Maryland governor." -- Dave Rosenthal, Baltimore Sun.

Elizabeth Warren:

a. "Elizabeth Warren wants the Fed to get into the student loan business." -- Megan McArdle, The Daily Beast.

b. "What Elizabeth Warren gets wrong (and right) about student loans." -- Danielle Kurtzleben, U.S. News & World Report.

c. "Should students get the same sweetheart lending rates as banks?" -- Harold Maass, The Week.

The rest of the Democrats:

a. "Hickenlooper to approve same-day voter registration, other election reforms." -- Ivan Moreno, The AP.

b. "In finale to legislative session, Hickenlooper lists accomplishments." -- Kurtis Lee, The Denver Post.

Days that Hillary Clinton has FROZEN THE FIELD: 185.