Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
* Donald Trump criticized Jeb Bush yesterday for occasionally speaking Spanish at campaign events. “I like Jeb,” Trump said in an interview with a far-right website. “He’s a nice man. But he should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States.”
* I was under the impression that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wasn’t interested in running for national office next year, but if you missed last night’s show, the senator’s comments last night were unexpectedly interesting.
* According to the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll, Trump’s favorability rating among white voters is 48%. His favorability rating among African Americans and Latinos is 15%.
* North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley (R) has admitted to cheating on his wife, but he apparently won’t let that get in the way of his 2016 gubernatorial campaign.
* Martin O’Malley’s Democratic presidential campaign has struggled of late in Iowa, and his allied super PAC has decided to lay off 38 organizers in the state.
* In Oregon, failed Senate candidate Monica Wehby (R) recently expressed an interest in running for governor, but yesterday, the Republican announced she isn’t running after all.
* And though it seems early, Senate Majority PAC, which backs Senate Dems, has launched a $300,000 ad buy in New Hampshire, targeting vulnerable incumbent Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.).