The Conservative Political Action Conference meets this week in Washington. Here are some of the sights:
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Liz Cheney’s Path to Congress
Murphy’s Challenge: Dodging Corzine Comparisons
Both worked at Goldman Sachs before running for governor.
Zach C. Cohen
Siena Poll: Cuomo Favorability Still +10
He’s seen as an ethical politician.
Steyer Stars in Spanish-Language TV Ad
NextGen is already airing a similar ad in English.
Trump Announces Energy Platform
Trump Lays Out Energy Stances, Celebrates Hitting 1,237 Delegate Mark
Some House Republicans see Trump as a blank slate on policy, and see an opportunity to win influence.
For Hill Policymakers, Trump’s Ignorance Can be Bliss
On many issues, the GOP’s presumptive nominee is a blank slate. So members of Congress hope to fill in the details.
Trump Toes the GOP Line on Energy
He’s split with the party before, but his energy plan is straight from the Republican playbook.
Trump Hits 1,237 Delegate Threshold
Former Scott Walker aide Rick Wiley is no longer with the Trump campaign.
Vitter Looks to Cap Senate Career With Environmental Bill
A conservative foe of the EPA is set to expand the agency’s power.
G7 Summit Final Documents and Commitments
Veterans Bill Could Blaze a Path for More Marijuana Legislation
Congress is close to loosening restrictions on medical marijuana for veterans.
Smart Ideas: A New PTSD Treatment; Trump as Big Brother
Smart Ideas: Chinese Debt, Romneycare, and the Problem With Killing Terrorist Leaders
NFL’s Gift to the NIH was Not Unrestricted – Study Says NFL Attempted to Control Concussion Research
Wednesday Q+A with Charles Bolden
The NASA administrator on Mars exploration, the movies, and 10-year budgets
The New Rubio-Cruz Campaign: Keeping the Internet Under U.S. Control
Back from the campaign trail, the GOP senators look to derail the administration’s internet plan.
Smart Ideas: Trump the Rapper, Giant Lasers, and Voting for No One
Outlook: Approps, Puerto Rico, and Defense Bills Top the Agenda
The House will navigate more thorny amendment votes before turning to Puerto Rico legislation, while the Senate will address Pentagon policy.
Lawmakers Scramble to Block Expansion of FBI Hacking Power
The Justice Department wants to be able to use a single warrant to hack thousands of computers.
Trump’s Rise Terrifies Tech Industry
On issues like immigration, trade, and encryption, Trump is on the opposite side of Silicon Valley.