5 POLITICAL STORIES TO GIVE A SHIT ABOUT TODAY
A handful of stories drive the day for American politics. These are the top five.
- 1.Who oh who will it be?http://politi.co/1WRaMoC Politico says Republicans are in a full court press to entice Paul Ryan into the Speaker's spot. Some are saying Boehner could stay. Or will there be an interim Speaker while the GOP figures things out?
- 2.What, you don't want this job?http://huff.to/1WRbZw8 Tons of speculation about why Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the Speaker's race, but none more salacious than rumors of an affair.
- 3.A new clue suggests Biden might run.http://nyr.kr/1jfntvs Ryan Lizza, writing for the New Yorker, reads the tea leaves on the inevitability of a Biden run. Politico, for its part, says rumor is the announcement will NOT come before the first Democratic debate.
- 4.Ted Cruz puts up big fundraising numbershttp://politi.co/1jfnv6y In the ongoing GOP search for a legitimate nominee, it's not lost that Ted Cruz raised $12.2 million in the third quarter. Naturally, he took the opportunity to go on the offense against Trump.
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