Let Me Start: ‘And then there were four?’



  • And then there were four? A second Port Authority commissioner is expected to resign this week… (Asbury Park Press)
  • The investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closings gets more complicated as a new criminal inquiry is opened. (NY Times)
  • The search for the “new” Republican Party continues, but will it be enough by 2016? (Washington Post)
  • Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Mike Huckabee are among some of the faces of the Republican Party these days, but they’re not discussing social issues much as they make their appeal to activists nationwide. (BuzzFeed)
  • Paul Ryan isn’t throwing his hat into the 2016 ring…at least, not yet. (Politico)
  • Rand Paul most likely will be, and there’s already a “tsunami of well-heeled opposition” ready for him. (The Week)



  • QUOTE OF THE DAY: “As of right now, I don’t think of it as the anniversary. I don’t really think of it like that. I think of it as another day of getting myself better.” -J.P. Norden, one of the hundreds injured last year during the Boston Marathon bombing (NBC News)
  • NUMBER OF THE DAY: $5 billion–that’s how much less the Affordable Care Act is expected to cost the government this year than was previously projected. (Huffington Post)
  • SELFIE(S) OF THE DAY: Pope Francis hopped off his popemobile after Palm Sunday service to pose for selfies with young people. (Talking Points Memo)