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Rand Paul Won the CPAC Straw Poll. Don't Take That to Mean More.

The annual conservative conference has picked the Kentucky senator as the favorite. What does that mean for his future?

Republicans: We've Got No Plans to Oust Boehner

Reports of Speaker John Boehner's demise have been greatly exaggerated.

Democrats: Boehner Promised Us a Vote on a Clean DHS Bill Next Week

Deal or no deal, House leadership will be tested next week.

National Journal's (Highly Unscientific) CPAC Straw Poll

We asked 28 CPAC attendees who is coming out on top, and at bottom, of the conference. Here are the results.

This isn't the first time U.S. presidents and Israeli prime ministers have clashed

When Benjamin Netanyahu first visited the White House as Israel's prime minister in 1996, things didn't get off to such a great start.

House Democrats Finally Figure Out How to Stick Together

The party avoided past splits and damaged the GOP in the process.

Obama's 'Privacy Bill of Rights' Gets Bashed from All Sides

The proposal aims to give consumers more control over their own information, but privacy advocates say it doesn't go far enough.

After DHS Vote, Democrats Publicly Bash One of Their Own

David Scott caught an earful after voting with the GOP on a short-term funding extension.

NSA Spying Wins Another Rubber Stamp

Mass surveillance will continue for now, but is set to expire on June 1—unless Congress acts.

I Underestimated Carly Fiorina. Here's How.

After watching her CPAC stump speech, it's clear she's got more potential than many have given her credit for.

Is Roger Wicker the Next Jim Inhofe (or Galileo)?

When Republicans turned the tables on an attempt by Democrats to pin them on the reality of climate change, only Sen. Roger Wicker didn't go along with the plan.

Mike Pence Isn't Preparing to Run for President

Despite the hype, there are few outward signs that Pence is doing anything but keeping his name in the presidential conversation.

Jeb Bush Survives CPAC. But Does He Have a Conservative Media Problem?

The former Florida governor got past the early boos. But there could be more to come.

Destruction in Donetsk, in Pictures

Ukrainian forces and rebel separatists survey the damage.

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