Friday, June 7, 2013

Good morning, 2016!

We could theoretically see Christie vs. Booker in the 2016 prez race (photo: John O'Boyle/Star Ledger/Corbis)


Democrats

Cory Booker:

a. "Progressive Super PAC will back Cory Booker." -- Ruby Cramer, BuzzFeed.

b. "Booker staffing up for Senate run; campaign rollout Saturday." -- Alexandra Jaffe, The Hill.

c. "Cory Booker, eyeing N.J. Senate run, banks on long and deep Jewish ties." -- Seth Berkman, The Jewish Daily Forward.

d. "NORPAC endorses Booker run for Lautenberg's seat." -- JTA.

e. "What we know about the New Jersey Senate race (and what we don't)." -- Sean Sullivan, Washington Post.

f. "Beth Mason, a wealthy Democrat activist, weighing U.S. Senate run" in New Jersey. -- Jarrett Renshaw, Star-Ledger.

g. "Rep. Rush Holt announces run in New Jersey special election." -- Aaron Blake, Washington Post.

h. "Christie and Booker: Perfect together." -- Tom Moran, Star-Ledger.


Andrew Cuomo:

a. "Cuomo to parents: Don't worry, your daughters are safe in Albany." -- Jim Colvin, Politicker.

b. "Governor pushes his gender equality agenda during Dutchess appearance." -- MidHudsonNews.

c. "Catholic bishops pledge to defeat Cuomo's abortion on demand bill." -- Steven Ertelt, Life News.

d. "More than two-thirds of voters support Cuomo's proposal to expand woman's right to an abortion." -- Beth DeFalco, New York Post.

e. "Andrew Cuomo can never have too many abortions." -- Matthew Franck, National Review.

f. "Commercial brokers, landlords not comfortable with Cuomo's tax free program." -- Michael DeMasi, The Business Review.


Hillary Clinton:

Q poll: In Pennsylvania, she leads Rand Paul by 15% and Rick Santorum by 17%.

a. "Clinton slips in poll after Benghazi hits, Christie's up." -- John McCormick, Bloomberg.


Joe Biden:

Q poll: In Pennsylvania, he leads Rand Paul by 4% and Rick Santorum by 7%.


Martin O'Malley:

a. "The big question about Baltimore's jail scandal." -- Baltimore Sun editorial board.


John Hickenlooper:

a. "Bloomberg called Hickenlooper during gun control debate." -- Calvin Thompson, Colorado Watchdog.

b. "Hickenlooper explains why he signed rural-power measure." -- Denver Business Journal.


Kirsten Gillibrand:

a. "On the body language of Kirsten Gillibrand's scolding of military brass." -- Reid Pillifant, Capital New York.


Republicans


Marco Rubio:

a. "Mounting signs of GOP rebellion against immigration reform." -- Beth Reinhard, National Journal.

b. "Rubio says Gov. Scott's veto an 'argument for immigration reform'." -- Alex Leary, Tampa Bay Times.

c. "A rather cryptic statement from Senator Rubio about the Verizon records." -- Greta Van Susteren, Greta Wire.

d. "John Boehner: Marco Rubio right on border security." -- Ginger Gibson, Politico.

e. "Marco Rubio, media master." -- Jonathan Strong, National Review.

f. "Dem. Rep: 'Rubio either needs to put up or shut up'." -- Andrew Johnson, National Review.


Chris Christie:

a. "NJ Gov. Chris Christie NYC-bound for cash bash." -- Celeste Katz, New York Daily News.

b. "Gov. Chris Christie names attorney general Jeffrey Chiesa to Lautenberg seat." -- The AP.

c. "Meet the man Chris Christie just named as New Jersey's new U.S. Senator." -- Jonathon Seidl, The Blaze.

d. "Romney talks Christie, IRS, 2016." -- CNN.

e. "Chris Christie's bum rush." -- Robert Costa, National Review.

f. "Chris Christie fires back at Jon Stewart segment, says it has 'no relation to the truth'." -- Brett LoGiurato, Business Insider.

g. "Chris Christie 2009 vs. Chris Christie 2013." -- Sean Sullivan, Washington Post.

h. "Romney: 'I've got no problems with Chris'." -- Robert Costa, National Review.


Susana Martinez:

a. "GOP sees rising star in New Mexico." -- Cameron Joseph, The Hill.


Bobby Jindal:

a. "Lawmakers say Jindal's influence diminished." -- Greg Hilburn, Newsstar.


Paul Ryan:

a. "Paul Ryan endorses immigration bill after conservative negotiator walks away." -- Russell Berman, The Hill.


Scott Walker:

a. "Federal index ranks Wisconsin 49th in economic outlook." -- WEAU.

b. "Scott Walker, GOP leaders stand by voucher deal." -- The AP.

c. "Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, seven other firebrand GOP governors meet 2014's political reality." -- Susan Page, USA Today.

d. "Walker won't say if he'd use line-item veto on budget." -- WSAU.

e. "Fox Valley's Nelson, Harris could present challenge to Walker in 2014." -- Nick Penzenstadler and Jessie Opoien, Gannett Wisconsin.


Rand Paul:

a. "Rand Paul: NSA phone controversy shows Obama's 'bent towards authoritarianism' worse than Bush." -- Matt Sledge, Huffington Post.

b. "Rand Paul to introduce Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013." -- Mike Riggs, Reason.


Ted Cruz:

a. "Sen Ted Cruz: Ron Paul appealed to youth through principle, even though he's 'not Brad Pitt'." -- Kelsey Osterman, Red Alert Politics.

b. "Ted Cruz calls Samantha Power nomination to U.N. post 'deeply troubling'." -- Hannah Jeffrey, Houston Chronicle.


Jeb Bush:

a. "Mel Martinez on Jeb Bush vs. Marco Rubio 2016." -- Alex Leary, Tampa Bay Times. \


Susana Martinez:

a. "NM Democratic leader mum on whether he knew email was stolen from GOP governor's account." -- Barry Massey, AP.


The rest:

a. "Ohio Senate drops Medicaid expansion" that John Kasich supported. -- Jim Provance, The Blade.

b. "Kasich revising drilling-tax plan." -- Julie Carr Smyth, The AP.

c. "Gov. Nikki Haley's husband returns to Afghanistan." -- Tony Santaella, WLTX.

d. "America, we are so screwed." -- Sarah Palin, her Facebook page.

e. "John Thune doesn't like Super PACs." -- Meredith Shiner and Neils Lesniewski, Roll Call.

f. "Michele Bachmann on 2016 presidential run: 'I'm not taking anything off of the table'." -- Chris Gentilviso, Huffington Post.


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