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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laughs with David Letterman when the governor makes his first visit to CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman," on Feb. 4.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laughs with David Letterman when the governor makes his first visit to CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman," on Feb. 4.

Christie to Doctor: ‘Shut Up’

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has some advice for the long-distance doctor who advises him to lose weight: “Shut up.” The Republican governor, speaking in Sea Girt today, commented on a news report of Connie Mariano, a physician who worked for...

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Roberto Briones places a poster for the new film "Koch"by Neil Barsky outside of the Angelica Film Center on the morning that the iconic former New York mayor passed away Feb. 1, 2013 in New York City.

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Roberto Briones places a poster for the new film "Koch"by Neil Barsky outside of the Angelica Film Center on the morning that the iconic former New York mayor passed away Feb. 1, 2013 in New York City.

Washington Daybook: Guns and a Funeral

President Barack Obama will continue his push to rally support for gun control proposals in a trip to Minnesota today as lawmakers in Arkansas vote on a bill that would permit concealed handguns in churches and other houses of worship,...

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Hillary Clinton stickers at a presidential campaign event for her in New York in this file photo.

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Hillary Clinton stickers at a presidential campaign event for her in New York in this file photo.

Hillary Clinton Debt-Free for 2016

Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, often mentioned as a potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, has cleared up her finances from her unsuccessful 2008 candidacy. New Federal Election Commission filings show she has fully paid all of her campaign debts,...

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Former President Jimmy Carter, right, waves while arriving with his wife Rosalynn Carter, center, during the presidential inauguration in Washington on Jan. 21, 2013.

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Former President Jimmy Carter, right, waves while arriving with his wife Rosalynn Carter, center, during the presidential inauguration in Washington on Jan. 21, 2013.

Jimmy Carter’s Longest-Running Post-Oval Office Performance

Among the dignitaries who got a bird’s-eye view of the swearing-in ceremony for President Barack Obama’s second term yesterday, ex-President Bill Clinton — with his mane of snow-white hair and ever-expressive face — was especially hard to miss. Blending more into the...

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President Barack Obama takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, as first lady Michelle Obama holds the family bible next to daughter Malia Obama in the Blue Room of the White House on Jan. 20, 2013.

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President Barack Obama takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, as first lady Michelle Obama holds the family bible next to daughter Malia Obama in the Blue Room of the White House on Jan. 20, 2013.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 192

That’s how many years it’s been since a third consecutive U.S. president was inaugurated for a second time. President Barack Obama, who was sworn in to a second term Jan. 20 and delivered an inaugural address yesterday at the 57th presidential...

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The crowd watches a large screen on the National Mall during President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration in Washington on Jan. 20, 2009.

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The crowd watches a large screen on the National Mall during President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration in Washington on Jan. 20, 2009.

Obama’s Second-Term Inauguration: `Era of Responsibility,’ Take Four

The White House is preparing for another inauguration. This one will span two days, with an official swearing in on the day required under the Constitution, Sunday the 20th, and a ceremonial swearing in outside the Capitol on Monday the...

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Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner at the Capitol for meeting with Congressional leaders on Nov. 29, 2012.

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Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner at the Capitol for meeting with Congressional leaders on Nov. 29, 2012.

Geithner’s `Full Ginsburg:’ Sunday

Tim Geithner, secretary of the treasury, is performing a “Full Ginsburg” this weekend. That’s the colloquial term for what the point-man in the Obama administration’s fiscal cliff talks will achieve Sunday morning, when he appears on ABC’s “This Week,” CBS’s...

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