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Scott Bland is the editor-in-chief of National Journal Hotline. Previously he was a senior analyst covering House, Senate, and governor's races for the publication. He covered the 2012 elections as the editor of House Race Hotline, The Hotline's daily digest of House race news and analysis. He joined National Journal in 2009 as research assistant to Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein. Scott's other work has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor,, the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire, and Stanford University’s alumni magazine. He graduated from Stanford with a bachelor’s degree in history. Scott is a native of Ithaca, NY.

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How Florida's Later, Winner-Take-All Primary Is Both Risky and Rewarding for Jeb Bush

Whichever Republican wins next year's Florida primary will get all of the state's many delegates. But the home-state candidates will have to wait longer to get there.

After Reid

Sen. Harry Reid 's retirement guarantees the first chance since George W. Bush 's presidency for a new House or Senate leader to emerge. Before that happens, though, the Nevada race to replace...

Jeb Bush Has Taken Twice as Many Trips to New York as to Iowa and New Hampshire Combined

Tracking the presidential candidates' travel across the country.

Poll: More New Hampshire Republican Primary Voters Are Pro-Choice than Pro-Life

New Hampshire's Republican presidential primary has a reputation as an oasis in the desert for moderate candidates. A new poll underlines exactly why.

New Hampshire GOP Voters Narrowly Favor Abortion Rights, Split on Same-Sex Marriage

A new poll out this morning highlights the important role New Hampshire has to play in the 2016 Republican presidential nominating process. It's not only the earliest primary; it's an opportunity ...

Double the Fun in Indiana

Behind the scenes, Indiana Republicans were already jockeying over a 2018 Senate race against first-termer Joe Donnelly (D). But that decision-making process accelerated dramatically Tuesday w...

Why One Senate Seat Isn't Enough for Indiana Republicans

With Sen. Dan Coats's retirement, the many Indiana Republicans who fancy themselves future senators have a decision to make: 2016 or 2018?

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