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Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, following a discussion at the Uber Technologies Inc. office in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2014.

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Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, following a discussion at the Uber Technologies Inc. office in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2014.

Rubio’s Rising Tea Party Tide

Written with Jonathan Salant — updated at 2 pm, May 13 A political career is all about choices. With the stances one takes, the votes one casts, the more that accrues in the public record, the less any political player...

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A woman watches footage of a lawyer showing Edward Snowden's one year asylum permit at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow on August 1, 2013.

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A woman watches footage of a lawyer showing Edward Snowden's one year asylum permit at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow on August 1, 2013.

Snowden’s Russian Offers: Facebookski and ‘Girls’

Edward Snowden may not have much trouble finding work in Russia. “I have to say he’s getting a lot of job offers coming in,” his Moscow-based attorney, Anatoly Kucherena, tells The New Republic. “Offers from journalists to work together, and...

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Senator John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, right, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talk prior to a Senate Foreign Relations Committee nomination hearing in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 24, 2013.

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Senator John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, right, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talk prior to a Senate Foreign Relations Committee nomination hearing in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 24, 2013.

McCain: Clinton vs. Paul ‘Tough Choice’ — Clinton’s a ‘Rock Star’

John McCain is no fan of Rand Paul. When the Kentucky Republican led a filibuster against CIA nominee John Brennan, the Arizona Republican dismissed the senators involved as “wacko birds.” So if it came to a choice between Paul and...

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Sean Eldridge, president of Hudson River Ventures, left, and Chris Hughes, editor-in-chief and publisher of The New Republic and a founder of Facebook Inc., during the Paris Review Spring Revel gala in New York.

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Sean Eldridge, president of Hudson River Ventures, left, and Chris Hughes, editor-in-chief and publisher of The New Republic and a founder of Facebook Inc., during the Paris Review Spring Revel gala in New York.

Investor Eldridge Eyes N.Y. House Seat

Sean Eldridge, an investor and Democratic political activist, has filed paperwork establishing a 2014 campaign for Congress in New York’s Hudson Valley. A statement of organization creating “Sean Eldridge for Congress” and a statement of candidacy were processed by the...

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President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963. Camp David Photo.President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963.

Camp David

President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963. Camp David Photo.President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963.

Obama Shoots Skeet at Camp David — and Has Advice for the NCAA

President Barack Obama, seeking a ban on assault weapons, says he shoots skeet “all the time” at Camp David. Obama told The New Republic magazine in an interview that at the presidential retreat in Maryland’s wooded Catoctin Mountains “we do...

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