Senate Majority PAC is has put down $500,000 for an attack on state Sen. Joni Ernst (R). No word on what the ad looks like yet, but it will begin running Friday. (Politico)
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Cook Electoral College Ratings
Election Chartbook, 5-27-16
Trump Leads Clinton in North Carolina Poll
A national automated poll shows the pair in a tight race.
Quote of the Day
Newsom Introduces Clinton at Rally
He’s running for governor in 2018.
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New Clinton Email Exchanges Raise Questions About Private Server
Her campaign now says part of the rationale for its existence was Clinton’s discomfort with using desktop computers.
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.
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
Why Toy Companies, Automakers, and the Oil Industry Want More EPA Power
A long-awaited chemical-reform bill brings a flurry of lobbying interests.
How Liberals Borrowed From the Right’s Supreme Court Playbook
President Obama’s allies are increasingly focused on standing—a legal argument that has traditionally belonged to conservatives.
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.
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
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.