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Newly sworn-in Rep. Marjorie Margolies Mezvinsky, D-Pa. along with her family, take part in the opening session of the 103rd Congress on Capital Hill in Washington on Jan. 5, 1993.

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Newly sworn-in Rep. Marjorie Margolies Mezvinsky, D-Pa. along with her family, take part in the opening session of the 103rd Congress on Capital Hill in Washington on Jan. 5, 1993.

Ex-Rep. Margolies Nears Decision on Pennsylvania Comeback

Former Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Marjorie Margolies, who lost her seat in Congress two decades ago after backing a deficit-reduction law, is making preparations for a comeback House campaign as she nears a final decision on the race. “Marjorie 2014“ was organized...

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Former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with her husband former president Bill Clinton as they attend the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center on April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

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Former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with her husband former president Bill Clinton as they attend the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center on April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

Bill Clinton: Hillary 2016 Speculation Waste of Time

Bill Clinton says it’s a waste of time to speculate about his wife’s ambitions for 2016. “That is the worst expenditure of our time,” the former president said today at a 2013 Fiscal Summit sponsored by the Peterson Foundation. Hillary...

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Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, talks with former President Bill Clinton, right, during the closing plenary session of the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on September 23, 2010 in New York City.

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Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, talks with former President Bill Clinton, right, during the closing plenary session of the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on September 23, 2010 in New York City.

Washington Daybook: Bill and Bill’s American Adventure

Former President Bill Clinton and Microsoft’s Bill Gates discuss America’s future at the annual Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit. They’ll be followed by speakers including Senate Budget Chairwoman Patty Murray, House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan and Assistant to the President for...

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The Twitter Inc. page belonging to Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is seen in this screen grab taken on May 2, 2013. Buffett topped 50,000 followers on Twitter as he sent his first message on the social media site.

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The Twitter Inc. page belonging to Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is seen in this screen grab taken on May 2, 2013. Buffett topped 50,000 followers on Twitter as he sent his first message on the social media site.

Warren Buffett ‘Is In The House’ — With More than 270,000 Guests

Updated May 3, 2013, 8:20 am EST Bill Clinton and Warren Buffett are keeping company. With friends like Stephen Colbert. And “where else can you hear from Bill Gates, John McCain, Ellen Degeneres and Usher in one day?” The 43nd...

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Former President George W. Bush and Alan Lowe, director of the George W. Bush Presidential Center arrive for a signing ceremony for the joint use agreement between the National Archive and the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University on April 24, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

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Former President George W. Bush and Alan Lowe, director of the George W. Bush Presidential Center arrive for a signing ceremony for the joint use agreement between the National Archive and the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University on April 24, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

George W. Bush Unplugged

George W. Bush hasn’t done much talking since leaving the White House. Tomorrow, with the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Texas, the former governor of the Lone Star state and two-term president is uncapping. Charlie Rose...

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Marriage equality supporters wave flags and signs as they rally in front of the Supreme Court before oral arguments in the United States v. Windsor case, which will test the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act on March 27, 2013.

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Marriage equality supporters wave flags and signs as they rally in front of the Supreme Court before oral arguments in the United States v. Windsor case, which will test the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act on March 27, 2013.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 84

That’s the percentage of members of Congress in 1996 who voted for the Defense of Marriage Act barring same-sex couples from claiming federal benefits available to other married couples. President Bill Clinton signed the measure into law after 342 of...

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Marriage equality supporters take part in a march and rally ahead of U.S. Supreme Court arguments on legalizing same-sex marriage in New York on March 24, 2013.

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Marriage equality supporters take part in a march and rally ahead of U.S. Supreme Court arguments on legalizing same-sex marriage in New York on March 24, 2013.

Warner: ‘Marriage Equality’ Fair, Right

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia has a statement today: “I support marriage equality because it is the fair and right thing to do.” He said so on Facebook. “Like many Virginians and Americans, my views on gay marriage have evolved,...

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President Barack Obama, Hillary and Bill Clinton in Washington,

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President Barack Obama, Hillary and Bill Clinton in Washington,

Obamas-Clintons: Sequestration Dinner

Sequestration isn’t all that President Barack Obama ordered on March 1. He also ordered dinner for Bill Clinton. And Hillary Clinton, and of course his own first lady. The Obamas and Clintons dined at the White House the night the...

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President Bill Clinton during a campaign rally in Youngstown, Ohio, in this file photo.

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President Bill Clinton during a campaign rally in Youngstown, Ohio, in this file photo.

Bill Clinton’s Mea Culpa on DOMA

Bill Clinton always has had an eye for history. For the most part, he has been a few steps ahead of it. His forging of a middle-ground in political life propelled him to the White House, where his willingness to...

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