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Capital Journal Daybreak: Net Neutrality Rules Set Stage for Legal Battles | Social Media Emboldens Islamists | 2016 Hopefuls Court GOP Base | Jeb Bush Defends Positions

The Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

Seib Video: GOP 2016 Contenders Go on Offensive at CPAC

The Conservative Political Action Conference provides a platform for potential Republican presidential candidates, and showcases one of the dilemmas they face at this stage of the cycle: Who do we attack? Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains.

Rick Perry Signs Up Digital Firm, Targeted Victory, to Help Reach Voters

With campaign success increasingly dependent on how candidates spend their money, not just the amount, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's PAC has hired digital firm Targeted Victory to help reach the most voters for the lowest possible cost.

Jindal to GOP: No Time to Quit Obamacare Fight

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, looking to carve a conservative policy niche in the crowded field of potential GOP presidential candidates, Thursday criticized fellow Republicans in Congress for backing away from the push to repeal of the health care law.

Scott Walker Pledges to ‘Take the Fight to’ Islamic State

Gov. Scott Walker has surged to the top of 2016 presidential polling in the last month, but he’s still aiming to introduce himself to conservative activists and stress his foreign policy chops.

CPAC: How Republican Hopefuls’ 2016 Pitches Compare

It’s not quite the Iowa Straw Poll, but the Conservative Political Action Conference is a similar rite of passage for potential presidential candidates.

Jeb Bush and Common Core Misconceptions

Juleanna Glover: Jeb Bush's support for regular testing and high education standards has led some to mistake him as a proxy for President Obama’s interpretation of No Child Left Behind.

Cruz, at CPAC, Takes Swings at GOP Leaders

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) came out swinging against members of his own party Thursday at CPAC, saying GOP leaders in Congress have sold out to Democrats on immigration.

CPAC: Chris Christie Lashes Out at 2016 Rivals

At CPAC Thursday New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lashed out against his potential 2016 rivals for the Republican nomination and urged conservative activists not to count him out.

CPAC 2015: Complete Coverage

The CPAC conference runs from Thursday until Saturday in Oxon Hill, Md. Here is a rundown of WSJ coverage, which will be updated as new items are published.

Top Conservative Activist Matt Schlapp: Gays Welcome at CPAC

The head of the American Conservative Union, organizer of the CPAC conference, says gay conservatives are welcome at the event.

Politics Counts: The Limits of CPAC’s Predictive Powers

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference, which ends with a straw poll on Saturday, marks a key early step for Republicans eyeing the White House, but has its limits as a true gauge of where GOP voters currently stand.

Wealthy Jeb Bush Supporter Aims to Push Him to Combat Climate Change

As Jeb Bush wins support from donors who favor moderate positions on social issues such as gay marriage, the potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate is also getting pushed on the environment and climate change.

Schedule: Who Is Speaking at CPAC 2015

A guide to who will be addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Gary Johnson: I’m a ‘Reality-Based’ Candidate for President

Former New Mexico governor, Marijuana businessman and one-time Republican presidential hopeful Gary Johnson talks to the Wall Street Journal in a hallway at CPAC.

Ben Carson Tones It Down a Bit in Speech Opening CPAC

In a speech to a gathering of conservative activists Thursday, Ben Carson forewent his past broadsides against the media’s “craziness narrative” and his comparisons between the Affordable Care Act and slavery.

Politicians and Pundits at CPAC 2015

A guide to who will be addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Capital Journal Daybreak: U.S., Israel Trade Barbs | GOP Centrists Look to Jeb Bush | Brooklyn Men Accused of Plot to Join ISIS

The Journal's morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more.

White House to Send Senior Official to Pro-Israel Conference

The White House's choice of who to send to address a conference next week hosted by Washington's strongest pro-Israel lobby will be a closely watched decision likely to be interpreted as a sign of the value President Barack Obama places on U.S.-Israeli relations.

Seib Video: All Sides Dig in Around Netanyahu Speech

The tensions around Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress are running high as those in support and those opposed to his appearance have become entrenched. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib explains.

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