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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. Full News here – First Draft

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Chris Christie To Embark On First Major 2016 Tour In New Hampshire

Though the focus of the Republican presidential race has shifted to other contenders, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) sees a path that could lead him back to the forefront of the 2016 discussion — one that ambles through the quaint and storied old towns of New Hampshire. Christie is set to begin his longest […]

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Ted Cruz Runs First Ad Of 2016 Presidential Cycle On Easter Weekend

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is airing the first television ad of the 2016 campaign cycle on Easter weekend, a spot that emphasizes his religious background as he seeks the Republican presidential nomination. “Were it not for the transformative love of Jesus Christ, I would have been raised by a single mom without my […]

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter and British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon hold a joint news conference in Washington

Pentagon chief to visit Japan, Korea on first Asia-Pacific trip

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to Japan and South Korea next week on his first trip to the Asia-Pacific region since becoming Pentagon chief, working to boost the U.S. strategic rebalance to the region, the department said on Friday. In May, he will visit Singapore for the Shangri-La Dialogue, where he will meet partners […]

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First Ad From Ted Cruz Campaign Highlights His Parents

Ted Cruz has made his parents’ story a centerpiece of “Blessing,” the Texas senator’s first campaign ad as a presidential candidate. Full News here – First Draft

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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. Full News here – First Draft

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First Draft Focus: Obama Lands in Utah, His 49th State

President Obama waved as he arrived at Hill Air Force Base in Utah on Thursday night, his first time in the Beehive State as president. Full News here – First Draft

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A portrait of Oregon Governor Kitzhaber hangs on a wall at the state capital building in Salem, Oregon

Oregon denies money for former first lady’s email release fight

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – Oregon denied a request by former Governor John Kitzhaber's fiancee for state funds to pay for a legal fight related to an influence-peddling scandal that resulted in the four-term Democrat's resignation, officials said on Thursday. Cylvia Hayes requested in a letter sent by her attorney to the state's […]

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First Draft Focus: The Week in Political Pictures

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First Draft: Tammy Duckworth Expected to Challenge Senator Mark Kirk in Illinois

Representative Tammy L. Duckworth of Illinois is expected to announce next week that she will challenge Senator Mark S. Kirk in 2016. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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