NC GOP Senate lineup might expand

North Carolina state Sen. Phil Berger (R) will announce Monday whether he will enter the North Carolina Senate race against Kay Hagan (D), Reid Wilson writes in The Washington Post.  

HBO's take on Benghazi

HBO is set to make a movie about the inside story of the attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, according to The Hollywood Reporter

Ryan to New Hampshire

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the former vice presidential GOP nominee, is heading to New Hampshire, laying the groundwork for 2016, Real Clear Politics reports

McCain's Dodgers feud 

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) rips the Los Angeles Dodgers after they celebrated a division title in the Arizona Diamondbacks' pool at Chase Field, Catalina Camia writes for USA Today


Apologies extended to Cruz staffer

A California Democratic official apologized for saying he hoped the children of a staffer for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) “all die from debilitating, painful and incurable diseases,” writes Blake Neff for The Hill.

Immigration group reduced to five

A bipartisan House group working on immigration reform lost two more members Friday, reports The Hill’s Russell Berman.