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THE CAUCUS

  • The Caucus Ends Its Campaign
    (The Caucus - September 22 2014 - 11:00 AM:)
    <>The Caucus on Monday suspended its campaign. Follow First Draft, a fast-paced political briefing on all things Washington and elections.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Sept. 21
    (The Caucus - September 20 2014 - 6:55 PM:)
    <>Congress approved funding for equipping Syrian rebels against Islamic States and lawmakers will discuss their votes on several of the Sunday shows.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Sept. 14
    (The Caucus - September 13 2014 - 6:24 PM:)
    <>President Obama vowed to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIS in a speech he gave on Wednesday. Lawmakers and analysts will discuss his strategy on the Sunday shows.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Sept. 7
    (The Caucus - September 06 2014 - 7:09 PM:)
    <>Lawmakers will weigh in on President Obama's international coalition to fight Islamist militants.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Aug. 31
    (The Caucus - August 30 2014 - 7:28 PM:)
    <>President Obama drew criticism on Thursday when he said, "we don't have a strategy yet," for military action against ISIS in Syria. Lawmakers will weigh in on Mr. Obama's comments on the Sunday shows.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Aug. 24
    (The Caucus - August 23 2014 - 7:37 PM:)
    <>James Foley's execution at the hands of Islamic militants set off a firestorm in the United States. The American response to I.S.I.S. will dominate the Sunday conversations.> <>
  • 10 Questions for the Iowa Senate Candidates
    (The Caucus - August 21 2014 - 7:47 PM:)
    <>The Times's John Harwood interviewed the two candidates, Bruce Braley, a Democrat, and Joni Ernst, a Republican, vying to succeed Tom Harkin in the Senate.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Aug. 16
    (The Caucus - August 16 2014 - 6:47 PM:)
    <>Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri will make the rounds on the Sunday network shows to discuss the unrest in Ferguson after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Aug. 10
    (The Caucus - August 09 2014 - 7:17 PM:)
    <>This week, President Obama authorized targeted airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a militant group that has taken over large parts of northern Iraq, drawing the United States back into the conflict in Iraq.> <>
  • Reactions on Twitter to James S. Brady’s Death
    (The Caucus - August 04 2014 - 7:35 PM:)
    <>Users of social media platforms remembered James S. Brady, the White House press secretary who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.> <>

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FIVE THIRTY EIGHT

  • Special Election Timing in New Jersey Points to a Weak G.O.P. Field
    (FiveThirtyEight - June 04 2013 - 8:11 PM:)
    <>Gov. Chris Christie's decision to schedule a special election for Senator Frank R. Lautenberg's seat on Oct. 16 suggests that he evaluated the potential Republican challengers and did not like what he saw.> <>
  • How Christie Can Maximize the G.O.P.’s Chances in New Jersey
    (FiveThirtyEight - June 04 2013 - 12:55 AM:)
    <>Any Republican that Gov. Chris Christie appointed to replace Senator Frank R. Lautenberg would probably be an underdog in an election. But if Mr. Christie wants to maximize his party's chances of holding the seat, his path is fairly straightforward.> <>
  • Lautenberg’s Death Continues Sharp Decrease in Military Veterans in Senate
    (FiveThirtyEight - June 03 2013 - 6:14 PM:)
    <>In the late 1970s, 81 of 100 senators had served in the military. Today, just 16 have.> <>
  • A Predictable Decline in Hillary Clinton’s Popularity
    (FiveThirtyEight - May 31 2013 - 7:58 PM:)
    <>The drop in Mrs. Clinton's favorability ratings was likely just a matter of time -- and if the Benghazi hearings had not triggered it, something else would have.> <>
  • Why Can’t Canada Win the Stanley Cup?
    (FiveThirtyEight - May 31 2013 - 4:46 PM:)
    <>No Canadian team has won the N.H.L. championship since 1993. How unlikely is this 20-year drought? And is there anything in the league's economics that might explain it?> <>
  • Bachmann’s Retirement Reduces Electoral Risk for G.O.P.
    (FiveThirtyEight - May 29 2013 - 11:48 PM:)
    <>Some Democrats are giddy that the Tea Party provocateur Michele Bachmann has announced her intention to retire from Congress, but her decision may allow Republicans to avoid a toss-up race in what should be a reasonably safe district.> <>
  • Popular Governors, and Prospects for 2016
    (FiveThirtyEight - May 28 2013 - 4:11 PM:)
    <>The Republicans have several widely popular governors in swing states and blue states. But they aren't always the ones most frequently mentioned for 2016.> <>
  • Is the Economy Saving Obama’s Approval Ratings?
    (FiveThirtyEight - May 21 2013 - 12:04 PM:)
    <>Political coverage over the last week has focused on a series of stories that reflect negatively on the executive branch, but President Obama's approval ratings have held steady.> <>
  • New Audit Allegations Show Flawed Statistical Thinking
    (FiveThirtyEight - May 17 2013 - 8:31 PM:)
    <>Some conservatives are alleging that the I.R.S. targeted not just conservative groups, but also individual conservative taxpayers. But a handful of anecdotal data points are not worth very much in a country of 300 million people.> <>
  • Is There Really a Second-Term Curse?
    (FiveThirtyEight - May 16 2013 - 4:47 PM:)
    <>Two-term presidents since World War II tended to be quite popular in their first terms, and significantly less so in their second terms. Is this proof of a second-term curse? In reality, there are some complications.> <>

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