Andrew DeMillo at the AP reports on Sen. John Boozman’s first day back at his Washington office after emergency heart surgery April 22. The big news is that Boozman said he plans to run for re-election in 2016.

A popular rumor in the political speculation mill before Boozman’s heart episode was that he might not seek re-election in 2016, an idea that fueled all manner of speculative scenarios. But he says he is “very definitely” planning on running.