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Jonathan Allen

Is Washington Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News, joined in 2014 as his first book -- "HRC," about Hillary Clinton -- was published.

Detainees do art work under a camouflage tent at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, on June 18, 2014, in Brownsville,Texas.

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Detainees do art work under a camouflage tent at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, on June 18, 2014, in Brownsville,Texas.

Portman: Obama Should Go Prime Time on Border Crisis

A Republican senator with an eye on the White House delivered some advice to President Barack Obama on how to sell his plan to combat a wave of children illegally immigrating from Central America: Tell their parents they’re not welcome....

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conference on April 10, 2014 in Las Vegaa.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conference on April 10, 2014 in Las Vegaa.

Clintonspeak: Wishing Lewinsky, Rove Well

Clintonspeak Lesson #1: Wishing someone well is the diplomatic way of telling him of her to take a long walk off a short pier. Asked by ABC News’s Diane Sawyer about Republican political strategist Karl Rove saying that Hillary Clinton...

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Emissions at the coal fired Morgantown Generating Station, on May 29, 2014 in Newburg, Maryland.

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Emissions at the coal fired Morgantown Generating Station, on May 29, 2014 in Newburg, Maryland.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 24.6%

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new pollution-cutting rule Monday with enough facts and figures to bury anyone beneath numerical rubble for weeks on end.  In the avalanche, the most relevant figure to remember may be 24.6 percent. The regulation,...

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, shares a laugh with husband and former U.S. President Bill Clinton, after he introduced her during the Clinton Global Initiative CGI America meeting in Chicago.

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, shares a laugh with husband and former U.S. President Bill Clinton, after he introduced her during the Clinton Global Initiative CGI America meeting in Chicago.

Eat With The Clintons? This Dinner Costs $25,000

Donors will fork over $25,000 per couple to eat dinner with Bill and Hillary Clinton at their Washington home on Sept. 8, according to an invitation obtained by Bloomberg News. The pricey meal with the former president and former secretary...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the World Bank May 14, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the World Bank May 14, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Hillary Clinton: Bin Laden Raid ‘Courageous’ Leadership

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hints that she will highlight her role in the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden if she runs for president. In an excerpt from her forthcoming memoir, “Hard Choices,” released today, Clinton writes...

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was presented the Department of Defense's highest award for public service at the Pentagon on Feb. 14, 2013.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was presented the Department of Defense's highest award for public service at the Pentagon on Feb. 14, 2013.

Clinton Memoir: ABC Gets First Talk, HRC Gets Prime-Time

ABC News’s Diane Sawyer has won the Hillary Clinton memoir sweepstakes, landing a one-on-one “Primetime Special” interview with the former secretary of state that will air June 9, the night before her book’s release. Clinton, widely viewed as the (still undeclared) front-runner for...

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, during a keynote session at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2014 in San Francisco on April 8, 2014.

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, during a keynote session at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2014 in San Francisco on April 8, 2014.

Clinton Jumps into Koch-Bashing Act

For Hillary Clinton, diplomacy ends at the Koch Theater’s edge. It’s an article of faith on the left that the billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch bankrolled the Tea Party movement mostly to advance their own business interests. The Senate...

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