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Daily fantasy sports state-by-state tracker
With upwards of 75 lobbyists already working in more than 30 states, the efforts by leading daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators -- most notably DraftKings and FanDuel -- to clarify the legal status of their game have resulted in some preliminary successes across the country. According to the Wall
Growing List of Possible Vice Presidential Candidates on Both Sides
The general election may still be 224 days away, but there is yet another cast of characters who could add more drama to the 2016 campaign for the White House. Once the Democrats and Republicans pick their candidates, the search will begin for their respective running mates. A number of names have
Rep. Adam Schiff Not Running for US Senate in California
Rep. Adam Schiff, an eight-term Democrat from California, has decided not to run for the open U.S. Senate seat in the Golden State in 2016, he told ABC News in an interview today. “I have decided not to run next year,” said Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on
President Obama's Top 11 White House Correspondents' Dinner Jokes
No president wants to be known as a big joke -- except on the night of the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Each spring, the commander-in-chief sets aside his usual gravitas to tickle the funny bones of the White House press corps and their celebrity guests. Obama is no stranger to the lighter
The $889 Million Dollar Men
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CASHING IN ON KOCH: The Associated Press’ PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES report on Koch brothers’ enormous financial commitment for 2016: “Flexing its financial might, the political machine backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch on Monday told
Ready for Rubio?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EXCLUSIVE — MARCO RUBIO MOVES TOWARD 2016 PRESIDENTIAL BID: Sen. Marco Rubio has begun taking concrete steps toward launching a presidential bid, asking his top advisors to prepare for a campaign, signing on a leading Republican fundraiser, and ...
The Paris No-Shows
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA, BIDEN NO SHOWS IN PARIS: More than 40 foreign leaders marched arm-in-arm in support of France at the massive unity rally in Paris over the weekend, but President Obama and Vice President Biden were glaringly absent from the march...
8 Famous Names Who Might Run For Senate In California
Veteran Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer announced her retirement this week, leaving California with an open Senate seat in 2016 – the first time in more than two decades. Not surprisingly, rumors are already starting to circulate about Golden State political figures who are likely to make a run for
More Consumers Cut the Cable Cord
Morning Money Memo… Start streaming. Forget cable. In a major sign of changing consumer tastes, pay-TV operators, including cable television, ended 2013 with their first full-year decline ever. The research firm SNL Kagan reported 251,000 fewer subscribers. Higher prices, poor service and growing
Eric Holder Says State Attorneys General Do Not Have to Defend Gay Marriage Ban
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said today that state attorney generals are not forced to defend laws in their states that ban same-sex marriage if they believe it to be unconstitutional. Holder delivered the remarks at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting (NAAG)...