Updated with stories about Marco Rubio possibly being advised to drop out before Florida to duck a humiliating defeat and Hillary Clinton’s appearance on Faux News.
As Bruce Ackerman argued in the Los Angeles Times, a split in the electoral college denying any candidate the required 270 votes would turn the decision over to Congress, which, as Bloomberg now sees it, would hand the presidency to the Republican candidate, that is, Donald Trump or Ted Cruz.
Michael R. Bloomberg, “The Risk I Will Not Take,” Bloomberg, March 7, 2016, http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2016-03-07/the-2016-election-risk-that-michael-bloomberg-won-t-take
The FCC doesn’t think they’re so tasty.
Cecilia Kang, “Verizon Settles With F.C.C. Over Hidden Tracking,” New York Times, March 7, 2016, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/08/technology/verizon-settles-with-fcc-over-hidden-tracking.html
Sara Jerde, “CNN: Some Of Rubio’s Aides Are Suggesting He Drop Out Before Florida,” Talking Points Memo, March 7, 2016, http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/rubio-aides-suggesting-drop-out-florida
Clinton is still denying that classified information was sent or received on her email server and, as I have said before, the Republicans will not let go of this issue.
Gabriel Debenedetti and Hadas Gold, “Hillary Clinton gets the Fox News treatment,” Politico, March 7, 2016, http://www.politico.com/story/2016/03/hillary-clinton-fox-news-220399
Sara Jerde, “Fox News Host Grills Clinton At Town Hall On Her Email Server Use,” Talking Points Memo, March 7, 2016, http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/fox-host-grills-clinton-emails
- Bruce Ackerman, “A presidential run by Michael Bloomberg could plunge the country into a constitutional crisis,” Los Angeles Times, February 25, 2016, http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-0225-ackerman-12th-amendment-bloomberg-20160225-story.html↩