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Daily Archives: November 21, 2012

President Barack Obama approaches the 2012 National Thanksgiving Turkey Cobbler as National Turkey Federation Chairman Steve Willardsen, center, and handler Bob Evans hold the turkey during a Rose Garden turkey pardon event on Nov. 21, 2012.

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President Barack Obama approaches the 2012 National Thanksgiving Turkey Cobbler as National Turkey Federation Chairman Steve Willardsen, center, and handler Bob Evans hold the turkey during a Rose Garden turkey pardon event on Nov. 21, 2012.

Obama Talks Turkey and Birds Get Their Freedom

President Barack Obama fulfilled a duty of office, pardoning two turkeys a day before Thanksgiving. While their only crime was to be born a potential holiday main dish, Cobbler and Gobbler will live out their days in relative livestock luxury....

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Rep. Allen West during an address to the 39th Conservative Political Action Committee February 10, 2012 in Washington.

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Rep. Allen West during an address to the 39th Conservative Political Action Committee February 10, 2012 in Washington.

West, Berman, Bloomfield Biggest Spenders to Lose House Races

Representative Allen West, a Tea-Party fav and Florida Republican who just this week conceded that he lost his bid for a second term, achieved one milestone this election year: The biggest-spending loser in House races. West spent at least $13.8 million, according...

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