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Director Steven Spielberg at the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner in Washington.

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Director Steven Spielberg at the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner in Washington.

Steven Spielberg vs. Donald Trump: This Must Be Kentucky 2014

Kentucky’s Senate race is shaping up as one of the most contentious in 2014. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has managed to attract some serious star power to her bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in his home state....

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Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey, arrives at the 2012 Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho

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Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey, arrives at the 2012 Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho

Zuckerberg, Spielberg, Affleck in All-Star Financing of Booker for Senate

Cory Booker raised $4.6 million in the second quarter for his New Jersey U.S. Senate campaign with help from some big names in business, entertainment, government and technology. Booker, the Democratic mayor of Newark, received donations from Facebook Inc. chief...

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Ben Affleck in "Argo."

Photograph by Warner Bros. Pictures/Everett Collection

Ben Affleck in "Argo."

‘Argo’ Win Sparks Poor Reviews in Iran

Divisive national and international issues have been known to shadow — and at times dominate — Hollywood’s annual celebration of itself. That wasn’t the case during last night’s 85th Academy Awards presentation. Host Seth MacFarlane may have raised hackles with...

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Daniel Day-Lewis as President Abraham Lincoln, center, in the film "Lincoln."

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Daniel Day-Lewis as President Abraham Lincoln, center, in the film "Lincoln."

Republicans Rallying for `Lincoln’ — Majority Whip’s `Movie-Night’ Out

Kevin McCarthy is big on the big screen. Last year, during the debt debate on Capitol Hill, the Republican congressman from California and House majority whip showed his troops a clip from the film “The Town,” the Ben Affleck-directed film...

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