March 16th, 2014
09:00 AM ET
7 months ago

Inside Politics: The Political Forecast: More Democrats to retire this week

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

1. Florida election results cause more Democratic exits: Watch in the week or so ahead for a few more retirements by veteran House Democrats.

I'm told the Florida special election results were the last straw for at least two and perhaps more House Democrats facing tough 2014 races.

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March 9th, 2014
11:00 AM ET
7 months ago

Empty your notebook: Scott Brown sending signals that he intends to jump in and 5 other things you learned on ‘Inside Politics’

1. GOP JITTERS IN FLORIDA: The special House election in Florida’s 13th Congressional District is Tuesday, but many plugged-in Republicans there are predicting defeat – and are already finger pointing.

It’s a competitive district, but the seat has been in GOP hands for decades, so a win by Democrat Alex Sink would sting the GOP, and no doubt set off a round of debate about the party’s midterm election strategy – despite the fact history suggests the results of special elections often say very little about what will happen come November.

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