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David Kurtz

David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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TPM Reader SR emails with a recent and perilous precedent for Scott Brown's move to New Hampshire so he can run for U.S. Senate:

I just read Daniel Strauss' article about why Scott Brown doesn't have history on his side if he runs for the Senate, and I thought a more recent example of how this could play out would be helpful.

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President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act four years ago this month and yet here we sit going into the third national election since then with the political impact of the law still unresolved.

A few new data points today that show just how up for grabs the Obamacare narrative remains:

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You should take the time to either read or watch Sen. Dianne Feinstein's explosive statement this morning on the Senate floor about the Senate Intelligence Committee's battle with the CIA over the committee's access to CIA documents, the agency's access to committee computers, and competing allegations of potential criminal wrongdoing. We have the video and the statement posted here.

Big development today in the years-long investigation into the 2010 mayor's race in DC: The central figure in the case, suspected of operating a shadow campaign for the eventual winner, Mayor Vincent Gray, has reached a deal with prosecutors. Jeffrey Thompson will face modest jail time, but the big question is what information has he given prosecutors, against Gray or others.

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Ted Cruz: Thanks, Obama

Ted Cruz's career in Washington has been defined thus far by his efforts to dismantle President Obama's signature legislation. On… Read More →