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Thinking about the 2020 Nomination Already?

Thinking about the 2020 Nomination Already?
nationalreview.com — A lot of buzz around this comment, about Marco Rubio's long-term thinking, this morning: "Marco wants Donald to lose. If he thought his endorsement would help in California or in Indiana, which it won't, then he would probably do it," the source said.

Gary Johnson Makes His Pitch to #NeverTrump Republicans

Gary Johnson Makes His Pitch to #NeverTrump Republicans
nationalreview.com — Gary Johnson, the former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico who is now a Libertarian and running for the Libertarian nomination again, is now making his pitch directly to #NeverTrump Republicans. "Look, I can't support Trump. You can't either. We can fight for small government and conservative values."

Out of Roughly 150 Benghazi Attackers, Only One Has Been Brought to Justice

Out of Roughly 150 Benghazi Attackers, Only One Has Been Brought to Justice
nationalreview.com — The first Morning Jolt of the week begins with a reminder... Remembering the Perpetrators of That Other Terror Attack This is the five-year anniversary of the conclusion of Operation Neptune Spear, the successful operation that killed Osama bin Laden. It's probably the greatest moment of the Obama presidency.

Donald Trump's Running-Mate Options

Donald Trump's Running-Mate Options
nationalreview.com — Now that Ted Cruz has announced his vice-presidential pick is Carly Fiorina, the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza contemplates the most likely running mates for Donald Trump. In order of likelihood, Cillizza names New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Florida governor Rick Scott, Iowa senator Joni Ernst, Ohio governor John Kasich, and Florida senator Marco Rubio.

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Why Cable News Loves to Air Trump Rallies Live and Uninterrupted

Why Cable News Loves to Air Trump Rallies Live and Uninterrupted
nationalreview.com — Campbell Brown, formerly of CNN and NBC, offers a detailed denunciation of television news for basically abdicating its job and turning over its airwaves to Donald Trump for long stretches: Trump doesn't force the networks to show his rallies live rather than do real reporting.

Supreme Court: Hey, Maybe Bribery Laws Are Just Too Vague!

Supreme Court: Hey, Maybe Bribery Laws Are Just Too Vague!
nationalreview.com — The Supreme Court heard arguments from Bob McDonnell's lawyers that the bribery law he's charged with violating is being too broadly defined, and they seem sympathetic to the idea that these darn laws against bribery are just too open-ended: The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed ready to side with Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia who was convicted of public corruption and faces two years in prison.

Bad Economic Numbers Look Like Bad News for Hillary Clinton

Bad Economic Numbers Look Like Bad News for Hillary Clinton
nationalreview.com — Will the 2016 general election take place in an economic environment of mixed news, or a recession or near-recession? The new numbers out this morning look pretty gloomy: The U.S. economy stumbled out of the gate in 2016 as consumers and businesses showed renewed signs of caution, underscoring the uneven growth that has been a hallmark of the nearly seven-year expansion.

Trump vs. Cruz-Fiorina Is Now the GOP's Choice About Women Voters

Trump vs. Cruz-Fiorina Is Now the GOP's Choice About Women Voters
nationalreview.com — From the Thursday Morning Jolt... Another Big Curveball in an Unpredictable Year: The Cruz-Fiorina Option What people are saying about the potential Ted Cruz-Carly Fiorina ticket... Our Eliana Johnson and Tim Alberta: It soon became apparent to Cruz's allies that Fiorina - more than Rick Perry, Steve King, or any other high-profile politician - was proving to be Cruz's most effective sidekick.

Evaluating The New GOP Ticket

Evaluating The New GOP Ticket
nationalreview.com — Our Tim Alberta reports that Ted Cruz will name Carly Fiorina his running mate for the presidency this afternoon. How does she help Cruz, who is currently sputtering in second place and running out of chances to beat Donald Trump?
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May 02, 2016

RT @ErickaAndersen: I interviewed @CarlyFiorina today -- so much fun! She thanked @NRO for our work this election :) youtube.com/watch?v=pUZO4X…

May 02, 2016

The first poll since February to show him ahead. Previous 20 had big Hillary leads. bit.ly/20Z8Eke twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

May 02, 2016

"There is no mystical connection between presidents, GDP growth, employment, and wages." bit.ly/1SXPQ10

May 02, 2016

RT @jeff_techentin: @jimgeraghty Even forecasting the existence of a 2020 might be speculative if we get Trump.

May 02, 2016

Presuming the GOP doesn't win in 2016, any 2020 forecast depends on what, if anything, it learns from this year. bit.ly/1rr6E4l


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