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Daily Archives: April 26, 2012

Bob Dylan  with his Gibson acoustic guitar on September 1961 in New York City.

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Bob Dylan with his Gibson acoustic guitar on September 1961 in New York City.

Bob Dylan: Obama Medalist

One of the advantages of being the president of the United States is picking the guests of honor at the White House. In this case for the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest honor. In an election year, is...

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Sen. Richard Lugar outside the Senate chamber in Washington.

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Sen. Richard Lugar outside the Senate chamber in Washington.

Outside Groups Influencing Indiana Senate Primary

Indiana Senator Richard Lugar is getting extra help from some powerful people as a May 8 Republican primary nears. YG Network Inc., a non-profit independent expenditure group led by former aides to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Majority...

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Shoppers on April 16, 2012 in New York City.

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Shoppers on April 16, 2012 in New York City.

Magic Number of the Day: 5

That’s the number of consecutive weeks in which the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index has been higher among Democrats than Republicans, the longest such streak since May 2011. The index, which asks respondents for their views on the national economy, their...

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