UP: George W. Bush’s painting

DOWN: John Kerry’s diplomacy.

FILE - In this March 30, 2014, file photo U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens to a question at a news conference in Paris. The Palestinians are not walking away from U.S.-led efforts to reach a peace deal with Israel, a top Palestinian official said Wednesday, April 2, 2014, a day after their renewed bid for international recognition of a "state of Palestine" threw Washington's already troubled Mideast mission into further disarray. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool, File) Secretary of State John Kerry (Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press)

UP: A Middle East “reality check.”

DOWN: Hillary Clinton’s financial management

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

DOWN: Matt Bevin

UP: House support for adequately funding our military

DOWN: White House support for adequately funding our military

UP: Bipartisan concern about criminalizing political conduct

DOWN: Bipartisan action in the Senate on anything

UP: GOP delight over Sen. Mark Pryor’s doubling down on Obamacare

DOWN: Number of Dems running on Obamacare

UP: Iran’s economy

DOWN: Obama administration officials promise that lifting sanctions wouldn’t raise Iran’s oil exports

UP: Number of toss-up Senate seats held by Dems

DOWN: Bragging about being a trial lawyer instead of a farmer — in Iowa, no less

UP: Baltic states’ panic about Russian aggression

DOWN: A whole and free Europe

UP: Phony Obamacare sign-up numbers

DOWN: Investigative reporting on relevant Obamacare numbers

UP: Republicans wanting to present an Obamacare alternative

DOWN: Bills from Democrats to “fix” Obamacare