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Rand Paul Tells Republican Critics: ‘War Is Not a Game’

Rand Paul was defiant as he answered fellow Republicans who have attacked his foreign policy as naïve and misguided, telling them "war is not a game" to be exploited by over-zealous politicians.

Lincoln Chafee Explores Presidential Run as a Democrat

Lincoln Chafee, the former one-term Rhode Island governor, was a Republican who became an independent, and would run for president on the Democratic side.

In Rand Paul Ads, an Appeal to Viewers Before the ‘Skip This’

Senator Rand Paul’s advertising team is embracing the "TrueView" technology, the first political campaign hoping to use the “skip” button quirk to its advantage.

Some Republicans Seek Status Quo on Iran

As Republicans criticize the nuclear deal struck with Iran last week, some say it would be better just to leave the current interim agreement in place instead. That, of course, would be the same interim agreement they used to think was terrible, too.

First Draft Focus: Obama at the Bob Marley Museum

President Obama visited the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, Jamaica, on Wednesday night.

Today in Politics: A Knighted Bloomberg Decrees Bush and Clinton Worthy Candidates

Michael R. Bloomberg offers an opinion on the presidential race, and Gov. Chris Christie sees his approval ratings drop in New Jersey.

White House Uses Twitter to Take a Poke at Netanyahu

Is the White House trolling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to sell the nuclear framework deal with Iran?

Catherine Masto, Ex-Attorney General in Nevada, Announces Bid to Succeed Harry Reid

Catherine Cortez Masto, a Democrat and former attorney general in Nevada, became the first official candidate to join the race to succeed Senator Harry Reid.

Rand Paul Tangles With Democrats Over Abortion Rights

Senator Rand Paul said the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee should have to say when it was permissible to kill "a seven-pound baby in the uterus" before he would answer when abortions should be allowed.

Representative Lois Capps Announces Retirement

Representative Lois Capps, a California Democrat who has represented the Santa Barbara area in Congress since succeeding her husband in 1998, announced that she would not seek re-election next year.

Rick Reed and Chris LaCivita, Partners in 2004, Now Work Different Sides of Campaign Fence

The Republican strategists Rick Reed and Christopher J. LaCivita find themselves on different sides of the outside-group, slash-and-burn game in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Lessons in Journalism, From Rand Paul

Senator Rand Paul is tired of questions from reporters that have the built-in premise that he has contradicted himself. "That isn’t journalism," he says.

Rand Paul Questions the ‘Today’ Show Questions

In an interview with Savannah Guthrie on NBC’s “Today” show, Rand Paul took issue with her repeated questioning of his foreign policy positions, accusing her of “editorializing.”

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Makes Nice as He Finally Holds Off Challenger

Through his victory speech, Mr. Emanuel, who beat Jesus G. Garcia but not without a runoff election, seemed to tackle his critics’ chief complaint: that he was pushy, unyielding, not listening – simply put, not nice.

Today in Politics: Obama’s Trip to Panama Includes a Cuban Subplot

President Obama begins a trip to Panama where he may or may not have a much-watched meeting with President Raúl Castro of Cuba.

Obama Makes Walker the Exception, Again

President Obama generally refrains from talking about the candidates vying to succeed him in 2016, but when it comes to Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, he’s made a couple of exceptions.

Verbatim: A Father’s Lament

President Obama talked about his daughters at an Easter prayer breakfast.

First Draft Focus: President Paul?

Senator Rand Paul listened to supporters chant "President Paul" after announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination in Louisville, Ky., on Tuesday.

Today in Politics: Some Hiccups Await Rand Paul’s Big Day

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky enters the race for the White House on Tuesday in Louisville, Ky., where he will become the second Republican to formally declare.

Ad Attacking Rand Paul on Iran Will Coincide With Opening of His Presidential Campaign

As Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is set to announce his presidential campaign on Tuesday, a television ad tethers him to President Obama's policy on Iran as part of a $1 million ad buy painting him as "dangerous."

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