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Friday, May 1, 2015

Ashley Parker
The New York Times
After Senator Marco Rubio announced his campaign for president in Miami last month, he did not catch the next plane to Iowa or New Hampshire. Instead, he raced back to Washington to attend a Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting on a bill giving Congress the power to weigh in on any nuclear deal President Obama reaches with Iran.
Dan Balz
The Washington Post
Britain’s parliamentary Question Time is famous for its rhetorical jousting, but on Thursday night an audience of ordinary citizens in Leeds, England, showed that they are the equal of professional politicians at putting their leaders on the spot — and even more genuinely passionate about their frustrations.
Ed O'Keefe, Mary Jordan
The Washington Post
For Republicans, the road to warming the hearts and winning the votes of Latinos may begin at a Las Vegas flea market.