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The Republican Senate Majority Is Collapsing Around Mitch McConnell

Source: Talking Points Memo

Since the cycle started, Democrats have bet they could net four or five seats with a specific eye on Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Illinois and Florida, but the prospect of Cruz or Trump on the top of the ticket is making them more bullish.

Now, Democrats are seriously looking at expanding their map to North Carolina, Missouri, Arizona, Indiana and even Iowa –states with strong incumbents once viewed as hard to knock off. In Iowa, Democrats successfully recruited former state agricultural secretary and lieutenant Gov. Patty Judge to challenge six-term incumbent Sen. Chuck Grassley.

Read more: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/democrats-are-looking-really-good-for-2016

Five Senate seats likely to flip to Democrats, ten possible. What better argument for funding downticket candidates!

Todd Kaminsky leads Chris McGrath in race for Skelos seat

Source: NY Newsday

Democratic Assemb. Todd Kaminsky held a narrow lead Tuesday night over Republican Christopher McGrath in the special election to replace former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos — with control of the Senate potentially in the balance.

With all precincts in Nassau’s 9th Senate District reporting, Kaminsky led by just 780 votes, garnering 49.9 percent of the vote to McGrath’s 48.8 percent....

Read more: http://www.newsday.com/long-island/politics/todd-kaminsky-leads-chris-mcgrath-in-race-for-skelos-seat-1.11709705

With all the news focused on Hillary, this one appears to have been lost in the news cycle.

For New York Democrats, this is a very big deal indeed!

This is both hysterical and sad

Ivana Trump Says US Needs Immigrants: Who's Going To 'Clean Up After Us?'


While Ivana meant it in a quite literal and narrow sense (by "us" she meant the filthy rich), it is true that Americans often create messes that only immigrants are willing to clean up...

Clinton Agrees To Debate Sanders In New York, Hosted By GMA On April 15 (VIDEO)

Source: ABC News

Hillary Clinton on Sunday agreed to participate in an upcoming debate hosted by ABC News' "Good Morning America" -- saying in an exclusive interview this morning, "I'll be there."

"I want a debate, and I'm confident that we can work out a time to do that," the Democratic presidential candidate told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos.

"'GMA' offered a debate during 'GMA' on Friday the 15th. I'll be there," she added. "I think it's a great opportunity to reach an audience that may not always be able because of other obligations to tune in to debates."

Sanders Confident He’ll Debate Clinton Before New York Primary

Hillary Clinton Campaign Accuses Bernie Sanders of Playing 'Games' Over Debates

Bernie Sanders Demands Apology From Hillary Clinton for Accusing Him of Lying

Bernie Sanders has not yet accepted ABC News' invitation to attend the "GMA" debate, which would be held on the morning of Friday, April 15. But during an interview on ABC News' "This Week" this morning, Sanders also said he was confident both sides would be able to reach an agreement.

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/hillary-clinton-agrees-abc-news-good-morning-america/story?id=38121051

I hope it's not too early in the morning, Berrnie? And you don't need to file your tax return?
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