Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Good morning, 2016!

Julian Castro seems to be comfortable with the idea of Clinton-Castro 2016. (photo: mayorcastro.com)


Democrats

Hillary Clinton:

Latino Decisions Poll: Hillary would beat Rubio among Latinos, 66%-28%, as does Joe Biden, 60%-28%.

a. "When Hillary was already Hillary." -- Robert Pinsky, Slate.

b. "What if Clinton passes in 2016?" -- Maggie Haberman, Politico.

c. "Warren Buffett welcomes Hillary to Twitter." -- Meredith Bentsen, The Hill.

d. "Why Republicans should shut up about Hillary Clinton's age." -- Matt Lewis for The Week.

e. "Reagan biographer Craig Shirley has advice for how Hillary can handle the age issue." -- Matt Lewis, Daily Caller.

f. "'A lifetime of experience' may hinder Hillary Clinton in 2016." -- Stuart Stevens, Daily Beast.


Cory Booker:

a. "Cory Booker's new balancing act." -- Ruby Cramer, BuzzFeed.

b. "Cory Booker, New Jersey mayor, rescues allegedly abused dog with Twitter's help." -- Huffington Post.

c. "Stop the haters: Shmuley Boteach and Cory Booker bring hope to American politics." -- Rabbi Evan Moffic for Huffington Post.

d. "Did I make Cory Booker too Jewish?" -- Rabbi Shmuley Boteach for Huffington Post.

e. "Steve Lonegan's long shot." -- Robert Costa, National Review.


Julian Castro:

a. "Does San Antonio mayor Julian Castro want to be the vice-presidential nominee in 2016?" -- Adrian Carrasquillo, BuzzFeed.


Elizabeth Warren:

a. "Sen. Warren: The U.S. government shouldn't treat students like 'profit centers'." -- Sacha Pfeiffer and Lynn Jolicoeur, WBUR.

b. "Warren asks why Sallie Mae is ripping off taxpayers to screw over students." -- Stephen Webster, The Raw Story.

c. "Washington's $279 billion fraud: Elizabeth Warren and Harry Reid fight Obama and the GOP on student loans." -- Wall Street Journal.


John Hickenlooper:

a. "Colorado gun laws go into effect facing immediate backlash." -- Stephanie Condon, CBS.


Andrew Cuomo:

a. "How Andrew Cuomo is trying to capitalize on gay marriage." -- Matt Berman, National Journal.

b. "Skelos on Cuomo's probe: Two can play at that game." -- Jon Campbell, Politics on the Hudson.

Cuomo went fishing over the weekend (Photo: Mike Lynch, Adirondack Daily Enterprise)


Kirsten Gillibrand:

a. "It's time to stop the student debt spiral." -- Kirsten Gillibrand, Syracuse.com.

b. "Gillibrand tells female students: 'We need to do more'." -- Sean Dobbin, Democrat and Chronicle.


Republicans


"2016 forecast: Rubio, Bush, Ryan have chance to win over 40% of Latino vote." -- Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions.

Marco Rubio:

a. "How Marco Rubio won on immigration." -- Chris Cillizza, Washington Post.

b. "GOP groups offering cover for lawmakers on immigration." -- Jeremy Peters, New York Times.

c. "Oh, go ahead, destroy Marco Rubio." -- Mickey Kaus, Daily Caller.

d. "Rubio's immigration strategy worked brilliantly, but disappointed many." -- Byron York.


Chris Christie:

a. "Chris Christie's dance to keep up with gay marriage." -- Matthew Cooper, National Journal.

b. "New Jersey Democrats mobilize to override Christie's gay marriage veto." -- The AP.

c. "Christie's summer playlist includes Springsteen, Black Eyed Peas." -- UPI.


Rand Paul:

a. "Rand Paul must balance dad's role, differences in '16." -- Scott Conroy, Real Clear Politics.


Paul Ryan:

a. "Paul Ryan to boost House Republican fundraising." -- John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman, Politico.


John Kasich:

a. "What makes Ohio's new abortion law unique." -- Rachel Weiner, Washington Post.


Jeb Bush:

a. "Jeb Bush calls on majority of House Republicans to support immigration reform." -- Catherine Thompson, TPM.


Kelly Ayotte:

a. "New Hampshire's Kelly Ayotte knows her stuff on defense issues." -- James Jay Carafano, Washington Examiner.

Also read "Will Republican super-donors rein in Karl Rove and other GOP rogue elephants" by Ralph Benko at Forbes.