Morning Must Reads: May 19

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Good morning from Washington. The State Department says the full release of Hillary Clinton’s emails won’t come until weeks before the Iowa Caucuses, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t causing trouble now. Obama joins Twitter and Chris Christie has an … interesting … explanation for why his poll numbers are dropping in New Jersey.

Must Reads

Why Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Isn’t the Most Liberal Ever (TIME)

The public has shifted

Clinton Friend’s Memos on Libya Draw Scrutiny to Politics and Business (NYT)
A Clinton loyalist’s efforts reveal potential conflicts

State Department Plans to Release Hillary Clinton’s Emails in January 2016 (Politico)
Release delayed by months

At Same-Sex Wedding, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Emphasizes the Word ‘Constitution’ (NYT)
Reading the SCOTUS tea leaves

2016 Hopefuls Look for Love in a Very Wrong Place (Politico)
The race for support from D.C.

Sound Off

“They want me to stay.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie explaining to Fox News why his poll numbers are dropping in his home state as he eyes a White House run

“I can share around if you like, but it seems like a thin conspiracy theory.” — Top Clinton adviser Jake Sullivan to the then-Secretary of State in a newly reveals batch of emails detailing Clinton’s correspondence with Sidney Blumenthal over Libya

Bits and Bites

Obama joins Twitter, again

Nothing cartoonish about Jeb Bush’s Iowa trip

Rick Santorum claims that he’s responsible for the ‘crushing sanctions’ on Iran

More Clinton fees to be disclosed

Another day, another press dodge for Clinton


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