• As Carolina Journal Online reported yesterday, the conservative grass-roots group Americans for Prosperity’s new jobs agenda will put pressure on the General Assembly to support free-market reforms.

You can watch the full video of Tuesday’s event below.

• Senate Majority Leader in Waiting(?) Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is on bended knee, begging former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan to enter the 2016 race against incumbent Republican Richard Burr. Hagan has refused to say yes or no to another Senate campaign, but the rumors are getting more traction (in Washington, anyway), and National Journal reports she is hitting the fundraising trail.

• Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper, who has said he’ll challenge Republican Gov. Pat McCrory in 2016, continues to slam McCrory and the Republican-led General Asssembly because, shockingly, they’re more conservative than he is.

• As the next election draws closer, polling will become more plentiful. The Fayetteville Observer’s Paul Woolverton notes how the phrasing of poll questions can influence responses, even subtly.