On the Trail With George Pataki

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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1. FHQ’s Josh Putnam: no, the schedule of primaries and caucuses won’t produce a deadlocked convention.

2. Brendan Nyhan at the Upshot on our short attention span.

3. Here at View, Francis Wilkinson on what Bridgegate -- at least what we know so far -- says about Chris Christie.

4. While 538’s Harry Enten declares Game Over for Christie’s presidential hopes, with the data to support it.

5. Sarah Posner at Religion Dispatches on the background of the “Pledge in Solidarity to Defend Marriage.”

6. Nice Washington Post piece about the big Pataki campaign, by David A. Fahrenthold.

7. And at the Plum Line, Greg Sargent looks deeper into what Republicans might do if they win on Obamacare subsidies.

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