Sunday show wrap-up: 2016 race recaptures spotlight

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2016

Poll: Clinton’s lead rises to 25 points nationally   Clinton held a 19-point lead in a similar NBC/WSJ poll in December.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266181-poll-clintons-lead-rises-to-25-points-nationally

Clinton ‘pleased’ Sanders ‘flip-flopped’ on guns   Sanders later touted his "D-" ranking from the NRA.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266192-clinton-pleased-sanders-flip-flopped-on-guns

Hillary: FBI hasn’t interviewed me on emails   The FBI last week said it is expanding its investigation.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266198-hillary-fbi-hasnt-interviewed-me-on-emails

Clinton doesn’t plan to see Benghazi movie: 'I'm just too busy campaigning'   Several Republicans have said "13 Hours" details her negligence in the attack.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266184-clinton-doesnt-plan-to-see-benghazi-movie-im-just-too

Clinton: Rahm's future is for Chicago to decide   Democrats have joined African Americans in calling for the mayor to resign.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266196-clinton-rahms-future-is-for-chicago-to-decide

Sanders: I have a ‘good chance to win this election’   “We are now ahead in New Hampshire,” he added. “I think we’re closing the gap in Iowa."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266195-sanders-i-have-a-good-chance-to-win-this-election

Sanders hits Hillary on Wall Street   Clinton also tried to disentangle herself from ties to Wall Street.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266199-sanders-hits-hillary-on-wall-street

Sanders ‘disappointed’ in Chelsea Clinton   Chelsea Clinton said her mother's rival wants to "dismantle" the healthcare system.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266193-sanders-disappointed-in-chelsea-clinton

Sanders promises to release medical records   “Thank God I am very healthy. We will get our medical records out."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266186-sanders-promises-to-release-medical-records

Trump: Ted CruzTed CruzThe Hill's 12:30 Report Trump hires Florida chief strategist, new pollster Lynch pressured to recuse herself after Clinton tarmac meeting MORE is ‘nasty,’ a ‘total hypocrite’   “Nobody likes him. Nobody in Congress likes him," Trump said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266185-trump-ted-cruz-is-nasty-a-total-hypocrite

Trump: ‘I will be great for African Americans’   "President Obama, an African American, has done a terrible job for African Americans."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266187-trump-i-will-be-great-for-african-americans

Trump open to campaign finance reform   “Well, I think you need it, because I think PACs are a horrible thing."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266189-trump-open-to-campaign-finance-reform

Bush: Trump offering ‘the moon and the stars’   "The guy's entertaining, for sure. But his ideas aren't gonna help people."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266182-bush-trump-offering-the-moon-and-the-stars

Kasich dismisses talk of a spot on Trump ticket   A National Review op-ed floated him as a potential Trump running mate.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266201-kasich-dismisses-talk-of-a-spot-on-trump-ticket

GOP clash intensifies over 'New York values'   Cruz said the has been manufactured by "the media elite in New York and D.C."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266202-gop-clash-intensifies-over-new-york-values

Bashing Cruz, Rubio defends shift on immigration   Conservatives have attacked the Florida senator as too soft on deportations.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266197-bashing-cruz-rubio-defends-shift-on-immigration

Constitutional lawyer: Cruz ‘right’ about citizenship   But Floyd Abrams said the Supreme Court likely would not hand down a decision if petitioned.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/266175-constitutional-lawyer-cruz-right-about-citizenship

Former senator: Trump ‘scored big’ against Cruz   Al D’Amato said Trump did a “magnificent job” at Thursday's debate.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-primaries/266178-former-senator-trump-scored-big-against-cruz

Schumer: Trump 'right on the money' defending NY   “I’m a Democrat, but Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDem immigration platform courts Hispanics Dem platform draft adopts Sanders proposal on taxing foreign earnings Dem draft platform a full repudiation of Trump MORE did a very good job defending New York,” Schumer said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/266174-schumer-trump-right-on-the-money-defending-ny

 

IRAN

Cruz blasts 'dangerous' prisoner swap with Iran   "This deal is a really problematic deal and it reflects a pattern we've seen."  
http://thehill.com/policy/international/266188-cruz-blasts-dangerous-prisoner-swap-with-iran

Rubio on freed Americans: ‘These people were hostages’   “If you take an American hostage, Barack ObamaBarack ObamaCoal company warns of mass layoffs Veep auditions in overdrive Green mega-donor launches pro-Clinton effort in Pa. MORE will cut a deal with you."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/266180-rubio-on-freed-americans-these-people-were-hostages

 

PAUL RYAN

Ryan: 2016 is dress rehearsal for 2017   "This will not be an agenda you can pass with a liberal progressive as president."  
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/266190-ryan-2016-is-dress-rehearsal-for-2017

 

STEVE ISRAEL

Rep. Israel: I’m leaving Congress because of fundraising   “I just don’t think I could take another day asking another donor for another dollar."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/266177-rep-israel-fundraising-is-why-im-leaving-congress