Sunday Show Round Up

Sen. Ben Cardin (D.,Md.) / AP

Democrats tried on Sunday to spin news from the latest Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which found that over 2 million workers would eventually limit work hours in order to avoid losing federal health care subsidies.

Pentagon: No Unusual Chinese Military Maneuvers Despite Tensions with Japan

Beijing launches first naval exercises since declaring ADIZ
Chinese naval fleet / AP

China’s military forces are showing no signs of increased alert status or readiness for conflict despite high tensions with Japan over Beijing’s air defense zone overlapping U.S. and Japanese air defense coverage of the disputed Senkaku islands.

Shifting Assignments

Cardin could replace Menendez’s on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Sen. Ben Cardin / AP

Sen. Ben Cardin (D., Md.) is seen as next in line to replace Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee if the New Jersey Democrat is forced to resign.