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  • 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.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, August 3
    (The Caucus - August 02 2014 - 6:54 PM:)
    <>Multiple humanitarian crises — the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the ongoing violence in Gaza and young migrants illegally crossing the border — will all dominate the conversations on the Sunday shows.> <>
  • 10 Questions for Paul Ryan
    (The Caucus - July 31 2014 - 8:10 PM:)
    <>Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin sat down with The Times's John Harwood to discuss his antipoverty proposal, the performance of Congress and his political future.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, July 27
    (The Caucus - July 26 2014 - 7:35 PM:)
    <>A brief cease-fire in Gaza and a stalled investigation of the downed Malaysian flight will dominate the Sunday shows conversation.> <>
  • 10 Questions for Hillary Rodham Clinton
    (The Caucus - July 24 2014 - 8:26 PM:)
    <>Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke Thursday with The Times's John Harwood about America’s current foreign policy crises, potential presidential rivals and her relationship with the press.> <>
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, July 20
    (The Caucus - July 19 2014 - 6:51 PM:)
    <>The downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and the Israeli ground invasion of Gaza will dominate the conversation on the Sunday talk shows.> <>
  • New Batch of Clinton-Era Papers Is Released
    (The Caucus - July 18 2014 - 4:36 PM:)
    <>The National Archives on Friday unsealed about 1,000 pages of documents from the Clinton administration, the sixth such release in recent months.> <>

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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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