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Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Hillary Clinton: ‘A Little Bit Crazy to Run for President’

Written with Lisa Lerer, updated at 1:25 and 6 pm EDT Hillary Clinton, who’s been having trouble explaining her wealth in a series of  interviews as part of her book tour, says she can handle herself just fine. She doesn’t...

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Marijuana in Denver.

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Marijuana in Denver.

FBI’s Comey: Recruits Smoking Weed on Way to Interviews a Joke

At a congressional hearing today, FBI Director James Comey was asked about his comments earlier this week that the bureau may have to reassess recent marijuana use as a disqualifier for job applicants. Comney said he was trying to be “serious...

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton center, speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 23, 2013, about the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton center, speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 23, 2013, about the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.

Benghazi: No ‘There’ There — Pickering

At the start of yet another round of inquiries into the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that claimed the lives of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, it’s worth noting the words of another American ambassador who represented Democratic...

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A march through downtown Los Angeles supporting immigrant rights on May 1, 2014.

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A march through downtown Los Angeles supporting immigrant rights on May 1, 2014.

Immigration: One Year Later

It’s been a year. A year since a widely hailed bipartisan agreement to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws cleared the Senate. A year since the House left the bill on the table. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took note of...

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Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin takes part in a judo training session in St. Petersbrrg, Russia.

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Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin takes part in a judo training session in St. Petersbrrg, Russia.

Putin Challenged to Judo Match: Ukrainian Presidential Bidder

Ukrainian presidential candidate Valeriy Konovalyuk has a rather unique approach to dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose military forces are threatening Ukraine. “A few days ago, I actually challenged Putin to a judo match,” Konovalyuk told Bloomberg Television’s Peter...

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Corn outside Malden, Illinois.

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Corn outside Malden, Illinois.

Immigration Stalemate Taking Agriculture Toll: Vilsack

Written with Laura Curtis Add American crop production to the list of U.S. losses because Congress can’t agree on immigration reform, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Perishable fruits and vegetables are left to rot, and potentially productive fields are...

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William S. Cohen

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William S. Cohen

Jeb Bush Has Winning, `Broad-Based’ Appeal: Cohen

Bill Cohen has played with both sides of the aisle. The Republican former defense secretary for President Bill Clinton served three terms each in the House and Senate. And the way he sees it, Florida’s Jeb Bush has the best...

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Delegates at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 28, 2012.

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Delegates at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 28, 2012.

Republican ‘Start-Up’ Targets Voters, Donors — and Democrats

In an office with walls covered by dry erase boards, one phrase in bold red block letters stands out above the multi-colored scribbled notes, ideas and equations: “Does this drive data & dollars?” That’s the question each of the 40-plus...

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on May 8, 2013, to mark the upcoming Victory Day.

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on May 8, 2013, to mark the upcoming Victory Day.

Putin’s Russia, His Father’s Russia

Secretary of State John Kerry meets Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris today. On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives promises to finish work on a series of sanctions punishing Russia for its incursion in Crimea and $1 billion...

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