Rubio seems poised for 2016 run

Senator Marco Rubio spoke to political donors in California.

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida is sending clear signs that he plans to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.


Dropkick Murphys tell Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to ship out

“Please stop using our music in any way . . . we literally hate you !!! Love, Dropkick Murphys,” the band tweeted.

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House bill on border security sidetracked

A Republican spokesman said there would not be enough time this week to consider the $10 billion bill.

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Governor Charlie Baker, in his debut as the public face of a weather crisis, chose to cast a more formal image than some of his predecessors.

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