It’s 2016 and Clinton still doesn’t know how to answer the question about the big-money speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs. Via Politico.
Ralph Nader says it’s not just about the money Clinton received for the corporate speeches. It’s what she said that he wants to know. Via The Concord Monitor.
What Republicans and Bernie get wrong about Wall Street. Via The Washington Post.
Who’s the real progressive? The question has been central to the Democratic race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. It certainly was at the CNN town hall. Via The New York Times.
John Cassidy writes that no one should be surprised by Sanders’s populist appeal with young people. Just ask Dylan: the “old road is rapidly agin’.” Via The New Yorker.
Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio made history as Latinos getting more than half the GOP vote in Iowa. Why hasn’t anyone mentioned it? Via The New York Times.
King Corn loses big in Iowa. The National Review writes how Ted Cruz crushed the ethanol lobby.
Paul Ryan, who says he wants to unite the clans, faces his first uprising. Via The Atlantic.
You know all about Flint and the lead-in-the-water health crisis. You may not know that 18 cities in Pennsylvania have reported higher levels of lead exposure than Flint. Via Vox.
Super Bowl update: Now, for the important stuff, the commercials. The ad makers think it’s morning in America. No “Somber Bowl” ads this year. More dachshunds in hot-dog outfits. Via The Washington Post.
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