2013 US Open - Day 1

PRESIDENT BLOOMBERG?

Bruce Ackerman: A presidential run by Michael Bloomberg could plunge the country into a constitutional crisis.

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TICK TOCK IN TEXAS

POLITICO offers the 11 most interesting moments of the Houston GOP debate: Rubio engages Trump, Trump praises Planned Parenthood and more.

Today's Poll Question

There’s a way to fix Senator McCain’s bone spur criticism of President Trump, but is America ready to reinstate the draft?

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WINNERS & LOSERS

Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post offers the winners and losers of the Houston GOP debate.

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FELONY MURDER RULE

Under a controversial Illinois law, suspects can face murder charges if someone dies during the commission of certain felonies, even if death is at others’ hand.

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BOMBSHELL?

Romney Demands Trump Release His Tax Returns, Says There’s a ‘Bombshell’ In There

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GAME THEORY

Kevin Quealy of the New York Times: Lessons From Game Theory: What Keeps Kasich in the Race?

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ONE LAST CHANCE

David Wasserman of FiveThirtyEight: Republicans’ last-ditch hope to stop Donald Trump – uneven delegate rules.

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ART OF THE DEAL

Aaron David Miller: Donald Trump and the Art of the Mideast Peace Deal

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MOMENT OF TRUTH

Political theorist Danielle Allen: It’s time to stop Donald Trump, a demagogic opportunist who can exploit a divided country.

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A NEW PLAN, BUT...

Zack Beauchamp of Vox: The fatal flaw in Obama’s plan to close Guantanamo Bay.

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DELEGATE DOMINANCE

Donald Trump notched a resounding win in the Nevada caucuses, channeling the roiling anger of Republican voters against the establishment and sweeping almost every category of the electorate.