Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein testifies on Capitol Hill last week. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

UP: Robert S. Mueller III’s legal team

DOWN: Mark Kasowitz

UP: Vice President Pence getting separate counsel

DOWN: Kasowitz’s advice for White House staff not to get separate counsel

UP: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein

DOWN: Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s credibility

UP: Capitol Hill police

DOWN: Newt Gingrich

UP: Democratic expectations in the Georgia 6th Congressional District special election

DOWN: GOP confidence in Trump if it loses the Georgia 6th District race

UP: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

DOWN: Anti-immigrant activists opposed to all “amnesty” measures

UP: Iran and Russia sanctions

DOWN: Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson

UP: Emoluments lawsuits

DOWN: Evidence Trump is worth anything near $10 billion

UP: Promises of greater public civility

DOWN: Likelihood of greater public civility

UP: Uncertainty about how to raise the debt ceiling

DOWN: Prospects for major domestic legislation this year