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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."

Republicans Eyeing White House Take Turns Slamming Iran Deal

President Obama's preliminary agreement with Iran on its nuclear program has given Republicans considering a run for the White House a new and easy target to criticize.

First Draft Focus: At White House, Easter Bunny Is All Ears

President Obama and the first lady welcomed the Easter bunny to the White House on Monday for the Easter egg roll.

Verbatim: Boehner Shares Iran Concerns With Obama

"Like all of my exchanges with the president, the call was pretty straightforward. He briefed me, walked me through it, I shared some of my concerns, and thanked him for calling." -- Speaker John A. Boehner, recounting his telephone call with President Obama about a prospective nuclear deal with Iran.

Jeb Bush Listed Himself as ‘Hispanic’ on Voter Form

There is little doubt that Jeb Bush possesses strong credentials for appealing to Hispanic voters.

First Draft Focus: The Week in Political Pictures

Nuclear talks with Iran, early campaigning for 2016, a bribery indictment and an outcry over religious laws.

Son of Iowa Governor Is Trailing Candidates, on Behalf of Ethanol

Candidates, welcome to Iowa. Now meet the governor’s son, who is tracking you.

Because It’s Friday

In a visit to Jimmy Fallon on NBC's "Tonight Show" on Thursday night, Michelle Obama put to rest any doubts that her dancing ability had diminished during her days in the White House.

Clinton Is No Longer Seeking Office. (She’s Rented One.)

It's official: Hillary Rodham Clinton has chosen a campaign headquarters in Brooklyn. All that's left is for her to say what she is running for.

First Ad From Ted Cruz Campaign Stresses His Parents

Ted Cruz has made his parents' story a centerpiece of "Blessing," the Texas senator's first campaign ad as a presidential candidate.

Verbatim: Presidential Passover Wishes

"From my family to yours, Chag Sameach." -- President Obama, wishing those who celebrate a Happy Passover.

Rand Paul Has J.C. Watts in His Corner

J.C. Watts, one of the few black Republicans to have served in Congress, is said to admire Rand Paul’s approach toward growing the party's base.

For Republicans, Weak Jobs Report Is a Welcome Target

A tepid monthly report from the Labor Department on job creation and the economy provided a respite for Republicans seeking safer footing for criticizing President Obama.

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