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First lady Michelle Obama talks with Chicago teens participating in Urban Alliance, a career training program run by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's wife Amy Rule, on July 18, 2013, in Chicago

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First lady Michelle Obama talks with Chicago teens participating in Urban Alliance, a career training program run by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's wife Amy Rule, on July 18, 2013, in Chicago

FLOTUS in Chicago: Beyonce, Rahm and Youth Empowerment

First Lady Michelle Obama visited a career education and employment program for underserved high school seniors in Chicago today, conducting some official business the morning after attending a Beyonce concert at the city’s United Center. The model for what keeps...

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Beyonce and Bibi McGill perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Beyonce and Bibi McGill perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Beyonce: B6 in Marine Corps’ Eyes (‘Funny How the Truth Works’)

As “The Few, The Proud,” the Marines deserve their reputation with the press as mostly quick to respond with facts to a query — be it on Iraq, Afghanistan, the V-22 Osprey or Hurricane Sandy assistance. But when it comes...

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Beyonce in Berlin in this file photo.

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Beyonce in Berlin in this file photo.

Beyonce Belts Out Anthem: Super Bowl Preview

Beyonce played Obama’s inauguration. Beyonce is going to play the Super Bowl. The singer was lip-syncing outside the Capitol on Inauguration Day. She was not lip-syncing, it appeared, at her news conference today in advance of her Super Bowl half-time...

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Ellen DeGeneres poses for a portrait during the 39th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A.

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Ellen DeGeneres poses for a portrait during the 39th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A.

Obama’s BDay Greet for DeGeneres

Beyonce wasn’t the only one lip-syncing at the inauguration this week. Ellen DeGeneres’ producers were taking some liberties of their own. The Ellen DeGeneres Show worked over the video of President Barack Obama’s inaugural address to render a birthday greeting to...

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Singer Beyonce performs the national anthem during the presidential inauguration in Washington on Jan. 21, 2013.

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Singer Beyonce performs the national anthem during the presidential inauguration in Washington on Jan. 21, 2013.

Beyonce’s Watch-My-Lips-Spangled Banner

Updated Jan. 23 Is it Karaoke, if it’s your own song? Is it real, or is it Memorex? Beyonce’s lip-synced rendition of the National Anthem at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration wasn’t ground-breaking: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma bow-synced his performance at...

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Lady GaGa attends her "Fame" Perfume Launch on Sept. 14, 2012 in New York.

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Lady GaGa attends her "Fame" Perfume Launch on Sept. 14, 2012 in New York.

Clooney, Jay-Z vs Eastwood, Duvall — No Impact for Obama or Romney

The vast majority of Americans — 89 percent — say celebrity endorsements of a candidate don’t sway them at all, according to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll .  That’s better news for Mitt Romney than for President Barack Obama. The president...

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President Barack Obama during a campaign event in Columbus, Ohio.

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President Barack Obama during a campaign event in Columbus, Ohio.

Obama’s Nod to $10 Million Donors

Campaigning for re-election, President Barack Obama has alerted supporters to the financial challenge he faces: millionaires and billionaires writing $10 million checks to defeat him. Those checks are going to super-PACs and “social welfare” committees that draw their money from...

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Beyonce, left, singing as President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama finish their dance at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball in Washington in this 2009 file photo.

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Beyonce, left, singing as President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama finish their dance at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball in Washington in this 2009 file photo.

Obama’s Beyonce & Jay-Z $4 Million

You may call them Beyonce and Jay-Z. To President Barack Obama, they are just “B and J.” Thus he referred to the music stars who hosted a $4 million fundraiser for him at Jay-Z’s club, 40/40, in New York City...

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Jay-Z and Beyonce during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets.

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Jay-Z and Beyonce during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets.

Washington Daybook: Cashing in With Beyonce, Jay-Z

President Barack Obama travels to New York City today seeking to cash in after a secretly recorded video surfaced yesterday in which his Republican opponent Mitt Romney calls many Americans “victims” dependent on government. After welcoming the WNBA champion Minnesota...

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