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Rep. Ed Whittfield, Connie Whitfield and Amb. Francois Delattre.

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Rep. Ed Whittfield, Connie Whitfield and Amb. Francois Delattre.

Ambassadors’ Mansions are Jewels of Washington’s Embassies

The biggest jewel in the crown of some Washington embassies is the ambassador’s residence, especially the mansions owned by Great Britain, Italy, and France where diplomats can entertain a wide swath of capital elites in style. Getting an invite to...

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland

Republicans Post-Romney = Democrats Post-Dukakis: Brookings

“Is the GOP DOA?” they were asking over at Brookings today. The forum on the future of the Republican Party staged at the Washington-based research institute opened with a comparison of the state the Republican Party finds itself in today,...

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In this frame grab from video, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio takes a sip of water during his Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, on Feb. 12, 2013,

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In this frame grab from video, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio takes a sip of water during his Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, on Feb. 12, 2013,

Rubio Intervenes in Florida Primary Move

Sen. Marco Rubio was behind a last-minute change on the final day of Florida’s legislative session to move the state’s presidential primaryelection  into compliance with national party rules. Rubio, a Republican, might well be on that ballot. But that’s not...

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