Seven-day sprint to Iowa By Niall Stanage The 2016 presidential candidates are entering the final sprint to the Iowa caucuses, which take place one week from today. New hope for criminal justi

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January 25, 2016
The Hill's E-news

Seven-day sprint to Iowa
By Niall Stanage
The 2016 presidential candidates are entering the final sprint to the Iowa caucuses, which take place one week from today.

New hope for criminal justice reform
By Juan Williams
OPINION: Public sentiment has shifted away from the draconian approach of recent decades.

Reasons to love the New Hampshire primary
By Judd Gregg
OPINION: The Granite State primary is even more important, and valuable, than the Iowa caucuses.

GOP senators: Anyone but Cruz
By Alexander Bolton
Jittery Republican senators think Donald Trump would actually give them a better chance of keeping their Senate majority if he were the party’s presidential nominee instead of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).

Sunday show wrap-up: One week till Iowa
By The Hill staff
The 2016 race dominated the Sunday morning political shows.

Christie: Rubio’s blizzard joke shows ‘immaturity’
By Bradford Richardson
“Fourteen people died across the country,” Christie said.

Trump spokeswoman chalks up ‘pure breeds’ tweet to ‘silliness’
By Caitlin Yilek
Katrina Pierson in 2012 asked if there were any “pure breeds left” in the U.S.

Saturday Night Live’ mocks Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump
By Kyle Balluck
“I haven’t seen a woman this impressive since Jeb Bush,” Trump, played by Darrell Hammond, said.

House declares snow week
By Bradford Richardson
The Senate, meanwhile, will return for votes at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Mystery swirls around American spy who went missing in Iran
By Julian Hattem
It’s been nine years since Robert Levinson went missing in Iran, and nobody seems to know where he is — or even if he’s still alive.

Obama faces reckoning on immigration at Supreme Court
By Lydia Wheeler
President Obama’s use of executive power is facing another major test at the Supreme Court, this time on the contentious issue of immigration.

The New York Times: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battle for party’s future
By Patrick Healy
With many Democrats torn between pragmatism and liberalism, the question of whether the party’s left wing can become a true force again in presidential politics will soon have its first test, in Iowa.

The Washington Post: Sanders: Clinton is running a ‘desperate’ campaign that lacks excitement
By John Wagner, Philip Rucker
The senator’s organization, his appeals and even his hair are a bit more mainstream now.

The Des Moines Register: Clinton reaches for voters who chose Obama in 2008
By Tony Leys
Hillary Clinton needs to woo people like Kathy Simpson if she’s going to win the Iowa caucuses.

Bloomberg: Trump upends New Hampshire tradition of retail politics
By Michael C. Bender
Bush, Christie and Kasich are grinding it out in traditional Granite State campaigns, but voters say they prefer Trump, who has run a very different kind of campaign.

The Wall Street Journal: Behind Donald Trump’s attack strategy
By Monica Langley
A behind-the-scenes look at Donald Trump on the campaign trail shows how he personally drives his pointed attacks and how his barbs are both calculated and improvised to adapt to news.

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