UP: “Establishment” Republicans.

DOWN: Shutdown squad.

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) leave the Senate floor before the vote to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) leave the Senate floor before the vote to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

UP: Gay marriage in New Jersey.

DOWN: Saliency of gay marriage as wedge issue.

UP: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

DOWN: Senate Conservatives Fund.

UP: Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.).

DOWN: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).

UP: A mini-bargain.

DOWN: A grand bargain.

UP: Coverage of the Obamacare debacle.

DOWN: Confidence Obamacare sign-ups can meet the administation’ss goal.

UP: Happy talk about Iran negotiations.

DOWN: Chances Iran will give up its enriched uranium stockpile and dismantle its nuclear weapons program.

UP: Congressional concern we are being snookered by Iran.

DOWN: White House awareness we are being snookered by Iran.

UP: Utah GOP Sen. Mike Lee’s fundraising.

DOWN: Lee’s poll ratings.

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