CNN's GUT CHECK for March 21, 2014
March 21st, 2014
04:48 PM ET
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CNN's GUT CHECK for March 21, 2014

CNN's GUT CHECK | for March 21, 2014 | 5 p.m.
n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle

BREAKING … CNN’s Jake Tapper reports: Intelligence from the field has WH 'very concerned' about Russia invading more of #Ukraine – possibly soon.

DEVELOPING ON THE LEFT …. BIDEN HEADS TO NEW HAMPSHIRE
As Vice President Joe Biden leaves open the door to another presidential run, his trip next week to New Hampshire will likely fuel more speculation about his interest in the job. The White House announced Friday that Biden will travel to the Granite State next Tuesday for an event highlighting workforce development and job training. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez will join him. – Ashley Killough

Scott P. Brown (@SenScottBrown)
Vice President Biden is coming to Nashua on Tuesday. Good opportunity for Senator Shaheen to join him & discuss ObamaCare. #NHpolitics

Rebecca Berg (@rebeccagberg)
Sen. Shaheen will not join VP Biden in NH next week #NHsen

Ashley Killough (@KilloughCNN)
During Biden's trip to NH, Sen. Shaheen's camp says she'll be in DC next week chairing subcom. hearing. They also point to Ukraine votes.

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March 20th, 2014
05:45 PM ET
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CNN's GUT CHECK for March 20, 2014

CNN's GUT CHECK | for March 20, 2014 | 5 p.m.
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DEVELOPING …. BARACK OBAMA TWEAKS SCOTT BROWN …. President Barack Obama's weighing in on what could turn into the hottest U.S. Senate battle this year. When asked during an interview Wednesday with New England Cable News whether former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown - who's taken an important step towards running for the Senate this year in neighboring New Hampshire - is the kind of moderate Republican needed on Capitol Hill, the President said he'll wait to comment until Brown formally announces his candidacy. – Paul Steinhauser

"I'd be happy if Scott Brown wants to move down to Texas. You know, we could always use some moderate Republicans in other parts of the country."

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CNN's GUT CHECK for March 19, 2014
March 19th, 2014
04:56 PM ET
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CNN's GUT CHECK for March 19, 2014

CNN's GUT CHECK | for March 19, 2014 | 5 p.m.
n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle

RAND PAUL BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT: IN BERKELEY TO TALK PRIVACY … Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, rips the intel community in prepared remarks Wednesday at the liberal hotbed of UC Berkeley.

In his speech, Paul mentions the recent controversy surrounding claims that the CIA has been spying on computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee. "I don't know about you, but I'm worried. If the CIA is spying on Congress, who exactly can or will stop them? I look into the eyes of senators and I think I see real fear," Paul says, according to a prepared text confirmed by CNN and first reported by Politico. – Ashley Killough

CIA Director John Brennan has denied any wrongdoing.

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