Obsessions, Scandals and Fundamentals

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. The Huffington Post's Jennifer Bendery on what House Republicans are obsessed with.

2. The Upshot’s Nate Cohn looks at Donald Trump’s chances in Florida. Anyone know if Trump has ever praised Fidel Castro?

3. Slate’s Fred Kaplan is not impressed by the Hillary Clinton e-mail scandal ...

4. ... while Greg Sargent looks at how Republicans' overreach -- not only by Trump -- may hurt them on the scandal.

5. Mark Mellman looks at Trump and the “fundamentals.”

6. And Alyssa Rosenberg asks why there is so little great entertainment (a la "Hamilton") based on the American Revolution. Great topic. I blame Parson Weems.

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