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Ashton Carter Approved by Senate Armed Services Committee

The Senate Armed Services Committee voted in a unanimous, bipartisan 25-0 vote to support the confirmation of Ashton B. Carter as the next Secretary of Defense.

Today in Politics

Talk of 2016 grows louder as fractures appear in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s coalition, Jeb Bush’s new tech chief has Twitter troubles, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida snags a coveted aide, and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey woos residents of a Des Moines suburb.

Harry Reid to Have Additional Eye Surgery

Senator Harry Reid will need to have additional eye surgery in hopes of restoring vision to his right eye.

David Brock Resigns From the Board of a Pro-Hillary Clinton ‘Super PAC’

David Brock, a top ally of Hillary Rodham Clinton, resigned from the board of a "super PAC" preparing to raise hundreds of millions of dollars to support her expected presidential bid.

Bumpy Start for Jeb Bush Tech Hire

Jeb Bush's new technology guru had a rough first day on the job, finding himself in a social media storm over some old Twitter messages.

Rubio, Eye on 2016, Hires a Coveted Former Aide to Romney

Jim Merrill, who directed both of Mr. Romney’s New Hampshire primary bids, is joining Mr. Rubio’s political action committee as a senior adviser, a position that would put him at the helm of the Florida senator’s eventual campaign in the first-in-the-nation state.

Jeb Bush Website With 250,000 Emails Will Start Tuesday

Jeb Bush said he would launch a website that would include the release of roughly 250,000 emails from his time as governor of Florida, as well as the first chapter of an e-book about his administration.

Key Points From the Obama-Merkel News Conference

President Obama held a joint press conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany on Monday following their discussion of the crisis in Ukraine, nuclear negotiations with Iran and how to confront the Islamic State. Here are some key points.

First Draft Focus: Merkel Comes to Washington

President Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Oval Office.

Verbatim: The Life of a President

President Obama on paying attention to chaos in the world.

Today in Politics

President Obama and congressional Republicans are due for a showdown on the Keystone XL pipeline project.

What We’re Watching: Sunday Shows

Escalating violence between Jordan and the Islamic State will drive the conversation on the Sunday shows.

Iowa Gets a Vice Presidential Visit Next Week

Iowa has been crawling with potential Republican presidential candidates in recent months, but a big name Democrat is heading there next week.

Biden Expected to Miss Netanyahu Speech to Congress

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is expected to miss Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress.

Alan Nunnelee, Republican Congressman, Dies at 56

Representative Alan Nunnelee, a Republican congressman from Mississippi, died in his home on Friday. He was 56.

From the Magazine: Kid Rock on Republicans and More

Kid Rock talks to The New York Times Magazine about Mitt Romney, Republicans and more.

Debate on Arming Ukraine Fractures Washington Think Tank

Ukraine isn't the only place consumed by civil war thanks to Russia. The venerable Brookings Institution, long one of Washington's most prestigious research centers, has fractured very publicly this week over Russia as well.

Republicans Look for the Dark Side on the Jobs Report

Economists called it one of the best monthly jobs reports since the recession, with hiring and wages on the rise, but for Republicans on Friday the challenge was how to tamp down the cheers.

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