4) Former Rep. Mark Neumann
is first out of the gate with first quarter fundraising numbers in the Wisconsin Senate race. He brought in $650,000, none of which came from his own pocket.
3) Wil Cardon
's latest TV ad in the Arizona Senate race tackles immigration
-- an issue that represents a vulnerability for Rep. Jeff Flake
, who formerly supported comprehensive reform. The ad says Cardon favors "no taxpayer funded in-state tuition for children of illegal immigrants" and "no amnesty for illegal immigrants."
2) Obama holds a 51-44 percent lead over Mitt Romney
in the latest ABC News/Washington Post survey. Obama leads big among women (57-38 percent) but Romney leads among men by eight points.
1) The Hotline
's latest round of Veepstakes is up this morning and there is a new number one: Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan
, who shoots to the top from the number six position. Sen. Marco Rubio
, R-Fla., retains the number two position while the previous number one, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell
, is number three on the list.
Check out the full top ten here