#Stateofourunions: A Washington Post discussion series on marriage in America

Tom Cotton squarely on the radar as conservative groups target Pryor’s seat

The assault weapons ban was always doomed

Rand Paul is the rabbit of the 2016 field. Here’s why it matters.

Rand Paul and why the ‘pathway to citizenship’ question is so delicate for the GOP

Why support for gay marriage has risen so quickly

Jimmy Fallon on what the GOP has in common with March Madness (VIDEO)

The political media’s declining power


Rubio Praises Paul ... And Isn't A J.T. Fan: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) praised Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul's decision to wade into the immigration debate. "It’s a very good development," Rubio said in a CNN interview. (Six Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, meanwhile, are urging lawmakers to slow down on the issue.) Rubio also weighed in on music, calling Justin Timberlake a "talented performer," but adding, "he's not on my iPod list."

Andrews, Young Under Investigation: The House Ethics Committee plans to launch separate investigations into Reps. Robert E. Andrews (D-N.J.) and Don Young (R-Alaska), continuing to look into long-simmering accusations against them.

Roll Is On: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters the White House Easter Egg Roll is currently slated to go on as scheduled for April 1, despite precautions the event could fall through due to a potential government shutdown.

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Will He Or Won't He? Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) will probably announce whether he will run for president again by late this year.

Who's In Charge: Even with President Obama and Vice President Biden both traveling late Tuesday night, the country won't face a succession crisis.

Election Day In South Carolina! Polls close at 7 p.m. ET tonight in South Carolina's 1st District special election. Stay tuned to Post Politics for results tonight, and while you wait, check out our list of five things to watch.


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