Republicans' Secret Obamacare Subsidy Fix

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1. At the Monkey Cage: Marie Hojnacki, Jeffrey Berry, Beth Leech and Kathleen Marchetti have new research on business lobbying: when it succeeds, when it fails.

2. At Mischiefs of Faction, Seth Masket has a quick look at Bushes as national candidates.

3. Greg Sargent argues that Hillary Clinton is running as a mainstream Democrat.

4. Jonathan Chait on John Kasich’s upcoming political martyrdom.

5. Harry Enten at 538 tracks the growing number of Democrats who are self-described liberals. I’m very skeptical that this is anything more than trends in self-description; in other words, I think what’s happening is the same people, with the same partisanship and same policy positions, are now more likely to call themselves liberals. Worth watching, but could be a lot less than it seems.

6. And Sahil Kapur at Bloomberg Politics on the Republican secret subsidy fix if the Supreme Court rules their way.

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