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Philipp Lahm of Germany is challenged by Clint Dempsey (L) and Alejandro Bedoya of the United States during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.

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Philipp Lahm of Germany is challenged by Clint Dempsey (L) and Alejandro Bedoya of the United States during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.

Obama: ‘We’re Not Germany Yet’

President Barack Obama, who watched the U.S. soccer team hold its place in the next round of the World Cup today en route from Washington to Minnesota, says the cup is getting in the way of foreign relations. He said...

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Copies of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new book 'Hard Choices' at a book signing on June 10, 2014 in New York City.

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Copies of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new book 'Hard Choices' at a book signing on June 10, 2014 in New York City.

Clinton’s Damage Control: ‘Different’ Yet ‘Same’ as Many Americans

Hillary Clinton, promoting her “Hard Choices” memoir, already faces some damage control for comments about how hard-up she and former President Bill Clinton were leaving office. “We came out of the White House not only dead broke, but in debt,” the...

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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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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves after she addressed the American Jewish Committee Global Forum 2014 on May 14, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves after she addressed the American Jewish Committee Global Forum 2014 on May 14, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Clinton’s Hard Choices: The Making of a 2016 Brand

To hear Hillary Clinton tell it, the really “hard choices” won’t be made until later this year, and are unlikely to be announced until early next year. Yet the way many are reading the publicity surrounding the pre-publication of her...

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Residents photograph the burning ruins of their home that was destroyed in the Poinsettia fire, one of nine wildfires fueled by wind and record temperatures that erupted in San Diego County throughout the day, on May 14, 2014 in Carlsbad, California.

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Residents photograph the burning ruins of their home that was destroyed in the Poinsettia fire, one of nine wildfires fueled by wind and record temperatures that erupted in San Diego County throughout the day, on May 14, 2014 in Carlsbad, California.

Greenhouse Gas Limit Supported: ABC/Post Poll

The White House probably can count on some public support for the regulations on power plant emissions it rolled out today — even if it costs consumers something in the process. That’s the word from an ABC News/Washington poll released...

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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.

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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.

Jeb Bush’s Brand Problem

Big names are good for big numbers in early polling — usually. Ask Hillary Clinton, the prohibitive front-runner for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination without even declaring her intentions to run. She has the sort of public name identification...

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, at the United States Capitol.

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, at the United States Capitol.

Boehner: Teasing ‘Ones You Love’ — ‘Just a Little Too Much’

Speakers just want to have fun, and tease the ones they love: John Boehner’s explanation for his public imitation of fellow Republicans whining about immigration reform being so ”hard” last week back home in Ohio. Back in the House speaker’s...

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