Among the highlights from today’s John Locke Foundation 2014 election panel Headliner luncheon, Fred Barnes of Fox News and the Weekly Standard discussed what Republicans need to do in running against Obamacare.

Democratic strategist Brad Crone handicapped top contenders for the Republican nomination in North Carolina’s hotly contested U.S. Senate race.

Republican strategist Marc Rotterman offered his assessment of the GOP’s electoral chances both nationally and in North Carolina.

John Hood explained why some political movers and shakers — especially Democrats — are looking ahead to 2016.