Sunday show wrap-up: 2016 candidates in the spotlight

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2016 RACE

GOP candidates hammer Obama's executive action on guns   “This president wants to act as if he’s a king, as if he’s a dictator,” Christie said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264609-gop-candidates-hammer-obamas-executive-action-on-guns

Trump: Obama setting precedent on executive orders   Trump also said he would rescind several of the executive orders issued by Obama.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264606-trump-obama-setting-precedent-on-executive-order

Trump: Cruz copying my immigration plan   Trump also said he is not worried about polls that show him trailing Cruz in Iowa.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264603-trump-cruz-copying-my-immigration-plan

Fiorina: Obama ‘lawless’ with executive order on guns   “The thing the president should be doing ... is enforcing the laws that we have.”  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264610-fiorina-obama-lawless-with-executive-order-on-guns

Fiorina defends ‘tongue-in-cheek’ Rose Bowl tweet   “Can’t a girl have a little fun?” Fiorina asked on CNN’s “State of the Union.”  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264613-fiorina-defends-tongue-in-cheek-rose-bowl-tweet

Kasich compares Trump's political experience to Obama's   "I just sometimes wonder whether the party’s got amnesia,” Kasich said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264614-kasich-compares-trumps-political-experience-to-obamas

Carson: ‘We’re in a different ball game’   "We need the ability to execute," he said after the loss of key staffers.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264602-carson-were-in-a-different-ball-game

Carson: ‘Political correctness will destroy us if we don’t wake up’   "Let’s not get so concerned about how offended our enemies are.”  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264607-carson-political-correctness-will-destroy-us-if-we-dont

Rand PaulRand PaulOvernight Energy: Trump outlines 'America First' energy plan in North Dakota Overnight Regulation: GOP slams new Obama education rules Paul blocks chemical safety bill in Senate MORE: Hillary will 'take us back to war'   Paul also accused Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzTrump take victory lap over rivals' remarks What happens when the GOP base abandons the party platform? Fiorina returns to attack Clinton's 'lust for power' MORE of copying his stance on foreign policy.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264616-rand-paul-hillary-will-take-us-back-to-war

Sanders: Bill ClintonBill ClintonThe Trail 2016: Interleague play Could Romanian hacker ‘Guccifer’ assist FBI’s probe of Clinton? Trump: Vince Foster shouldn’t be a campaign issue MORE’s sexual history not fair game   "I think we got more things to worry about than Bill Clinton’s sexual life."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264608-sanders-bill-clintons-sexual-history-not-fair-game

Sanders promises to release full tax plan before Iowa caucuses   “We have more to do, and we will be doing that in the very near future,” he said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/264612-sanders-promises-to-release-full-tax-plan-before-iowa

Poll: Republicans angrier than Democrats   More than three quarters of Republicans said they now get angry at least once a day.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/264600-poll-republicans-angrier-than-democrats

Kudlow strongly hints at Senate run   Kudlow insinuated that he will challenge Sen. Richard BlumenthalRichard BlumenthalSenate amendments could sink email privacy compromise Groups urge Senate to oppose defense language on for-profit colleges Lawmakers push to elevate Cyber Command in Senate defense bill MORE in Connecticut.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/264584-kudlow-strongly-hints-at-senate-run

 

ISIS

King: Americans have lost faith in Obama over ISIS   "What the president has to do is stop claiming that we have ISIS contained."  
http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/264590-king-americans-have-lost-faith-in-obama-over-isis

 

TALIBAN

Taliban gaining ground in Afghanistan, former CIA chief says   "I would expect major gains going forward," Michael Morell said.  
http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/264615-taliban-gaining-ground-in-afghanistan-former-cia-chief-says

 

SYRIA

Republican: US has ‘no plan at all’ in Syria   Rep. Lee Zeldin is worried about America's approach in Syria and Libya.  
http://thehill.com/policy/defense/264593-republican-us-has-no-plan-at-all-in-syria

Dershowitz: Ban on refugees unconstitutional   The famed lawyer warned against temporary blocks becoming long-term policies.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/264589-dershowitz-ban-on-refugees-unconstitutional

 

SYRIA

Dem touts success of Iran nuclear deal   Jerrold Nadler said the nuclear agreement has already shown signs of progress.  
http://thehill.com/policy/international/264594-dem-touts-success-of-iran-nuclear-deal