FROM THE BLOG:
Gansler’s mistaken pool party
Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler (D), who is running for governor, conducted a bizarre press conference in which he said he made a mistake by attending a teenage party last June, the Baltimore Sun reports.
Hayden’s interview tweeted live
Yahoo News detailed a string of tweets a former MoveOn.org Political Action director sent out while sitting in front of former National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden while doing a background interview on a train.
Hannity offers Obama operator support
Fox News anchor Sean Hannity vowed to finance a healthcare enrollment operator who lost her job after talking with him on the air earlier this week.
Bush is a Graham donor
The State newspaper reports that Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGraham to vote for Trump’s EPA pick Tillerson met with top State official: report McCain ‘very concerned’ about Tillerson MORE (R-S.C.) received a political donation from former President George W. Bush for his 2014 reelection.
Clinton at CAP
Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonBill Clinton accusers snap picture at Trump gala Jimmy Carter spotted en route to DC Obama assembles his post-presidential team MORE on Thursday night blamed lawmakers who govern by ideology for sending the country careening from crisis to crisis during an appearance at the anniversary for the Center for American Progress, Mario Trujillo reports for The Hill.
Reid: No grand bargain
Erik Wasson writes for The Hill that Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidThe DC bubble is strangling the DNC Dems want Sessions to recuse himself from Trump-Russia probe Ryan says Trump, GOP 'in complete sync' on ObamaCare MORE (D-Nev.) ruled out a grand bargain to budget negotiations.