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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman
The New York Times
Even Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. seems to be getting a little tired of the Joe Biden Watch.
Alexis Simendinger
Real Clear Politics
Tuesday night’s first debate among Democrats vying for the 2016 presidential nomination will challenge frontrunner Hillary Clinton to concentrate on Republican candidates rather than her disagreements with four men from her own party.
Manu Raju, Ted Barrett
If Rep. Paul Ryan doesn't run for House speaker, it could cause a free-for-all as about a dozen members maybe considering jumping into the race. If that happens, the outcome could be totally unpredictable as the candidates vie for the 218 votes needed to be elected.