Comparing Hillary Clinton to Al Gore

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. Nic Cheeseman and Alexander Noyes at the Monkey Cage on constitution-writing in Africa.

2. The weekly chats between FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver and Harry Enten have been terrific. This week: Rubio and Bush.

3. Good Jonathan Chait column comparing Hillary Clinton to Al Gore in 1999.  

4. My View colleague Barry Ritholtz examines a claim that Dodd-Frank is responsible for the slow economic recovery. And the evidence say … nope.

5. Thirty-one states have expanded Medicaid under Obamacare. At HuffPost, Jeffrey Young, Nicky Forster, Hilary Fung and Alissa Scheller recap where we are now -- and why it matters. Yes, I continue to believe that sooner or later every state will join.

6. And Gallup is cutting back on horse-race polling. Interesting.

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