- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal explains his path to victory in 2016 [TIME]
- Todd Akin considers political future [Politico]
- Iran outlines nuclear deal; accepts limit [NYT]
- Stalled in Washington, Obama hits the road [WSJ]
- Yesterday….Obama “encouraged” by Egypt cease-fire plan [The Hill]
- This morning….”Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday threatened to escalate Israel’s operations in Gaza after Hamas balked at an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire, saying it had not been consulted on its terms.” [Washington Post]
- “Two Texas lawmakers announced legislation Monday to speed removals of tens of thousands of Central American kids from the U.S.-Mexico border, as Washington groped for a solution to the mounting crisis.” [AP]
- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Paul Ryan campaign in West Virginia Senate race [TIME]
- The Rand Paul pile on: “If you had any doubts about how seriously some Republicans are taking the notion of a Rand Paul presidency, look at how far they’re going to shut down his views on foreign policy.” [Politico]
- Jeb Bush aims to boost Scott Brown in New Hampshire [Washington Post]
- Did the GOP just take a big leap forward in data? [National Journal]
- Did “Bridgegate” spoil Gov. Chris Christie’s 2016 plans? [Vanity Fair]
- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is saving the GOP establishment at the ballot box [TIME]
- Merkel resists sundering U.S. ties over spying affair [Bloomberg]
- The full-time scandal of part-time America [WSJ]
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