Sunday show wrap-up: No love lost between candidates on Valentine's Day

Sunday show wrap-up: No love lost between candidates on Valentine's Day
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2016 RACE

Cruz: ‘Make the 2016 election a referendum on the Supreme Court’   Cruz said "fundamental rights" are in the balance.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269434-cruz-make-the-2016-election-referendum-on-the-supreme

Cruz: Trump will get rid of the Second Amendment   "It is abundantly clear that Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kindergartners learning tech Bharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal charges Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping collusion probe open MORE is not a conservative," Cruz said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269448-cruz-trump-will-get-rid-of-the-second-amendment

Rubio: Cruz pattern of lying ‘disturbing’   “This pattern of saying things that just aren’t true has become very disturbing.”  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269436-rubio-cruz-pattern-of-lying-disturbing

Rubio pushes back on Cruz: 'I've never supported' forcing women into combat   "That's absurd," Rubio said on "Fox News Sunday."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269438-rubio-pushing-back-on-cruz-ive-never-supported-forcing

Rubio pins 9/11 on Bill ClintonBill ClintonAll five living former presidents to attend hurricane relief concert The Hill's 12:30 Report The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE's 'decision not to take out bin Laden'   "Had bin Laden been taken out, it is doubtful that 9/11 would have happened."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269447-rubio-putting-9-11-on-bill-clintons-decision-not-to-take

Poll: Rubio won GOP debate   Thirty-two percent picked the Florida senator in an overnight poll.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269446-poll-rubio-won-gop-debate

Trump dodges on whether George W. Bush should have been impeached   “I don’t even think about it," Trump said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269437-trump-dodges-on-whether-george-w-bush-should-have-been

Trump draws distinction between criticism of Iraq War and George W. Bush   Trump said South Carolina voters "understand that the war in Iraq is a disaster."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269445-trump-draws-distinction-between-criticism-of-iraq-war-and

Jeb: Brother's nomination of Roberts can be ‘defended’   "I think the lesson learned is you pick someone with a proven, longstanding record."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269439-jeb-roberts-nomination-can-be-defended

Kasich: GOP debate a ‘demolition derby’   Kasich called the debates “ridiculous,” saying they are “not a way to pick a president.”  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269444-kasich-gop-debate-a-demolition-derby

Sanders: Wall Street buying influence with Hillary   "Obviously, I don't think there's any debate," he said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269441-sanders-wall-street-buying-influence-with-hillary

Sanders touts agenda to attract black voters   Sanders said his proposals would work "for all Americans."  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269440-sanders-touts-agenda-to-attract-black-voters

Sanders narrows the gap in South Carolina   A new online CBS News poll shows Clinton leading by 19 points.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269443-sanders-narrows-the-gap-in-south-carolina

Online poll: Trump up by 22 points in SC   Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzWhatever you think the Alabama special election means, you’re probably wrong This week: Congress gets ball rolling on tax reform Week ahead: Senators work toward deal to fix ObamaCare markets MORE is in second place in the Palmetto State.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269442-online-poll-trump-up-by-22-points-in-sc

 

SUPREME COURT NOMINEE

Rubio: 'It's pretty clear' Senate won't act on nominee   "We're not moving forward on it, period," he said.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269435-rubio-its-pretty-clear-senate-wont-act-on-nominee

Schumer: Americans 'don't like this obstruction'   The Democrat blasted Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children’s health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see Trump as potential ally on gun reform MORE over Supreme Court nominee.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/269449-schumer-americans-dont-like-this-obstruction

 

OBAMACARE

Top Republican: ‘We have failed’ to deliver ObamaCare alternative   Rep. Cathy McMorris RodgersCathy McMorris RodgersPutting GOP women in Congress Political decency may triumph despite Trump's DACA decision Ryan calls for 'permanent legislative solution' on DACA MORE (R-Wash.) says its one of Speaker Ryan's top priorities.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/269429-top-republican-we-have-failed-to-deliver-obamacare-alternative

 

DEFENSE

GOP lawmaker: Obama ‘hollowed out our military’   Rep. Michael Turner (R-Ohio) says military readiness has declined under Obama's watch.  
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/269430-gop-lawmaker-obama-hollowed-out-our-military