Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Good morning, 2016!


Here's what's going on in the fair (but rarely fair in the justice kind of way) hamlet of 2016Ville.

Democrats:

a. NBC/WSJ poll: Hillary leads Bob McDonnell by 11% in Virginia, while McDonnell leads Biden by 7% in the state.

In New Jersey, Hillary tops Christie by 11%, but Christie beats Biden by 11%.

b. "Hillary Rodham Clinton to deliver keynote address at GBTA convention 2013." -- Global Business Travel Association.

c. "Republican probe of Benghazi attacks turns to Hillary Clinton." -- Philip Rucker, Washington Post.

d. "Lindsey Graham targets Hillary Clinton on Benghazi." -- Katie Glueck, Politico.

e. "Brit Hume: 'No way' for Hillary Clinton to escape responsibility for Benghazi." -- Jeff Poor, Daily Caller.

f. "In context: Hillary Clinton's 'What difference does it make' comment." -- Tom Kertscher, Politifact.

g. "Gillibrand grills generals over rise in sexual assaults." -- Reid Pillifant, Capital New York.

h. "Norquist, Klobuchar find common ground on immigration reform." -- Devin Henry, Minnesota Post.

i. "Hickenlooper: Trip to Israel was 'the most remarkable of my life'." -- Jody Hope Strogoff, The Colorado Statesman.

j. "Elizabeth Warren: Trade talks could weaken bank oversight." -- Kate Davidson, Politico.

Cory Booker is going to get an honorary degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Days that Hillary Clinton has FROZEN THE FIELD: 183.

 Republicans:

a. "What Boston means." -- Marco Rubio, The National Review.

b. "Liberal anger only makes Ted Cruz stronger." -- Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg.

c. "Yes, Ted Cruz is Hispanic 'enough'." -- Kathleen Parker, Washington Post.

d. "Top 10 most obnoxious anti-Ted Cruz quotes." -- Geoffrey Dickens, Newsbusters.

e. "15 reasons Ted Cruz is the most badass and fearless Senator Republicans have seen in ages." -- Grace Wyler and Walter Hickey,  Business Insider.

f. "Is Cruz our best hope?" -- Bruce Walker, American Thinker.

g. "Ted Cruz has all the right enemies." -- Brent Bozell, Townhall.

h. "Who's more conservative -- Ted Cruz or Rand Paul?" -- Michael Catalini, National Journal.

i. "Cruz control." -- Abby Rapoport, American Prospect.

j. "Senator Paul offers bill to weaken U.S. anti-tax evasion law." -- Patrick Temple-West, Reuters.

k. "Rand Paul on Schumer-Rubio immigration plan: 'To me, it's a little bit like ObamaCare'." -- Real Clear Politics.

l. "Immigration battle: Marco Rubio vs. Jim DeMint." -- Anna Palmer and Tarini Parti, Politico.

m. "Christie: Weight loss surgery 'nobobdy's business'." -- Meghashyam Mali, The Hill.

n. "Why Chris Christie's weight loss could actually work against him." -- Harry Enten, The Guardian.

o. "Chris Christie: Fit to be president?" -- Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic.

p. "Rubio bashes Heritage amnesty study." -- Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner.

q. "Wall Street contributors provide aid to Rubio." -- Kent Cooper, Roll Call.

r. "Enthusiasm for Rubio slips among GOP voters." -- Rasmussen Reports.

s. "Paul Ryan sees no 'grand bargain' on budget." -- Corey Boles, Wall Street Journal.

Chris Christie's new vid, with cameos from Bon Jovi and Alec Baldwin.