UP: Distrust of government.

 

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies on the Benghazi attack before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies on the Benghazi attack before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)

 

DOWN: Eric Holder

UP: Russia

DOWN: Hillary Clinton

UP: China

DOWN: American influence in the Middle East

UP: Bashar al-Assad

DOWN: Leading from behind.

UP: Gabriel Gomez. (The Cook Report on the Massachusetts Senate race: “Since it appears to be a single-digit race, we are moving it to Toss Up out of an abundance of caution.)

DOWN: Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.)

UP: Legal problems for Obamacare. (“One set of lawsuits accuses the Internal Revenue Service of illegally implementing new subsidies to help people buy insurance. Separately, more than 60 lawsuits have been filed challenging the law’s mandate for health plans to cover birth control.”)

DOWN: Faith in the IRS to implement Obamacare.

UP: Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s headaches. (“E.W. Jackson: No daylight with Ken Cuccinelli“)

DOWN: President Obama’s poll numbers

Jennifer Rubin writes the Right Turn blog for The Post, offering reported opinion from a conservative perspective.