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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska, holds up a large soda as she speaks about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed large soda ban, at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska, holds up a large soda as she speaks about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed large soda ban, at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Palin’s Big Gulp and ‘Rack’ Cheered

Slurping from a Big Gulp and talking about her “rack,” Sarah Palin stormed onto the CPAC stage this afternoon amid roaring cheers that showed she remains hugely popular with the Republican base. The former Alaska governor went after those trying...

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President Barack Obama departs the White House on Feb. 4, 2013 to Minneapolis to tout his gun control proposals.

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President Barack Obama departs the White House on Feb. 4, 2013 to Minneapolis to tout his gun control proposals.

Obama’s $5,000 Shotgun Real McCoy, Wrong Question in Gun Control Debate?

  The release of the White House photo showing President Barack Obama shooting skeet at Camp David comes two days before Obama travels to Minneapolis to promote his agenda for curbing gun violence, following the Dec. 14 shootings of 20...

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Mitt Romney, his wife Ann and running mate Paul Ryan arrive in their campaign bus to an event at a farm in Commerce, Michigan, on August 24, 2012.

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Mitt Romney, his wife Ann and running mate Paul Ryan arrive in their campaign bus to an event at a farm in Commerce, Michigan, on August 24, 2012.

Romney Spotlights a Birth Certificate — His Own

Mitt Romney has kept his distance from the “birther” movement, those who have persisted in questioning that Barack Obama was born an American citizen and thus may not meet the constitutional requirement for serving as president. But today, Romney alluded...

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Mitt Romney, left, and Donald Trump during a news conference held by Trump to endorse Romney for president in Las Vegas.

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Mitt Romney, left, and Donald Trump during a news conference held by Trump to endorse Romney for president in Las Vegas.

Trumping Romney: President’s Birth

Updated at 8:30 am EDT There often comes a time, in the course of an election campaign, when a candidate must find some distance between himself and the comments of a supporter working at cross purposes. For Mitt Romney, heading...

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