Presidential campaign correspondent for NYTimes. RTs don't necessarily mean agreement.

Could Another Democrat Beat Hillary Clinton? Strategists Offer a Blueprint — She has been called inevitable. The can't-be-stopped candidate. Hillary Rodham Clinton is such an overwhelming favorite in presidential primary polls that most prominent Democrats are taking a pass on challenging her. But politics can be an unpredictable business, and those of us covering the campaign have been wondering: Is there any way a Democratic challenger could beat Hillary Rodham Clinton?

Clinton Wants to Improve Ties With Israel — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told a representative of a group of prominent Jewish leaders on Sunday that she wanted to put the relationship between the United States and Israel back on "constructive footing," the representative said. Mrs.

G.O.P. Hawks Upset With Bush After Baker Speech on Israel — The warnings trickled in soon after an announcement began circulating last month that James A. Baker III, the former diplomat who is now a foreign policy adviser to Jeb Bush, would be a featured speaker at a conference hosted by J Street, the liberal pro-Israel advocacy organization.

Jeb Bush Aides Consider Data-Selling Plan — Aides to Jeb Bush are considering an ambitious data-selling system that would exist for his eventual presidential campaign and outside groups supporting it, three people briefed on the plan confirmed.

Clinton Hiring Raises Question About Future Openings — No other potential presidential candidate has a campaign operation the size of the one Hillary Rodham Clinton has built ahead of the 2016 race, with outside groups, consultants and political staff members already working to support her soon-to-be-announced bid. And Mrs.

Jeb Bush's Foundation Offers Online Courses on Common Core — Jeb Bush has made it clear that he has no intention of shying away from his support for the Common Core education standards, which are widely derided by many Republicans. But the education foundation he started is going further. It is offering classes in how to talk about the curriculum to policy makers.

Clinton Appoints Digital Team, a Crucial Campaign Component — For all the attention paid to how Hillary Rodham Clinton will structure her communications team it is her digital staff, which will deal with outreach on social media platforms, marketing and online fund-raising, that will be a critical component of her future campaign. In 2008, Mrs.

Cruz, Critic of Health Care Law, Now Seeks to Sign Up — Senator Ted Cruz helped lead an effort to shut down the government in 2013 in an attempt to defund President Obama's health care law. Now the Texas senator, a newly announced Republican presidential candidate, is signing up for coverage under it. Mr. Cruz's wife, Heidi, took a leave of absence from her job at Goldman Sachs late last week.

Walker's Troubles With Vetting Staff Members — Gov. Scott Walker faced criticism last week after a newly hired aide to his fledgling presidential campaign resigned under pressure for derogatory remarks she had made about Iowa and its first-in-the-nation nominating contest. But the incident wasn't the first time Mr. Walker had run into a problem over an apparent lack of vetting of a staff member.

Second Day as a Candidate, Cruz Jabs at Bush Over Immigration — Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has largely held his fire against other Republicans, but a day into his presidential candidacy, he took a poke at Jeb Bush over immigration, saying politicians fail when they "treat the voters as children."
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Mar 31, 2015

@davidfrum or they lack a candidate who could raise that kind of money against Clinton

Mar 31, 2015

RT @CampaignLegal: 2014 WH field not just ‘testing the waters’ they’re soaking wet @ThePaulSRyan tells @EricLichtblau via @nytimes

Mar 31, 2015

RT @nytimes: A subtitle across official Iraqi TV said: "Tikrit has fallen to us." But ISIS extremists still hold most of the city

Mar 31, 2015

RT @ryanjreilly: BREAKING: Obama is commuting the sentences of 22 prisoners, instantly doubling his total

Mar 31, 2015

RT @nickconfessore: Campaign watchdog alleges violations against four non-candidate presidential candidates, @EricLichtblau reports:

Mar 31, 2015

Strategists argued someone could do from Clinton's left is hit her on immigration, which O'Malley is (subtly) doing.…

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