Martin O’Malley in the next Democratic debate unless he stumbles in Iowa

  • Martin O’Malley looks primed to make the cut for the next Democratic debate, but his low standing puts him at risk of exclusion
  • Ted Cruz used the arrests of two Iraqis refugees to bolster his argument against allowing Syrians into the U.S.
  • What did billionaire Ron Burkle get out of his relationship with the Clintons? The Times’ Evan Halper has details
  • Planned Parenthood endorsed Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House
  • John McCain is weighing in on Cruz’s citizenship
  • Cruz winds up his bus tour of Iowa