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A view of an iPad and iPhone Facebook screen.

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A view of an iPad and iPhone Facebook screen.

Facebook, Comedy Central: Gain on Traditional, More-Trusted Sources

While most people still turn to traditional sources of media for news, the laptop, tablet and smart phone are catching up. ”There has been a significant movement toward new media,” said David Lauter, chief of Tribune Co.’s Washington bureau, detailing the...

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan works with Republican members of the committee on Capitol Hill in Washington before introducing his "Path to Prosperity" debt-reduction plan.

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan works with Republican members of the committee on Capitol Hill in Washington before introducing his "Path to Prosperity" debt-reduction plan.

House Budget: A Document Where Big Ideas Often Go to Die

“House Budget Committee Chairman” may sound like a top-tier power position to people outside the Beltway. Insiders know the committee as something much different: a place where nothing important happens very often. However, Paul Ryan’s addition to the Republican presidential...

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A campaign stop by President Barack Obama at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., on Aug. 2, 2012.

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A campaign stop by President Barack Obama at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., on Aug. 2, 2012.

In the Biggest Money — for Obama: Good News, Bad News

There is good news and bad news for the president in the numbers. President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign fundraising is the second most successful machine ever. The first: Obama’s 2008 machinery. The president also has spent much of his re-election...

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The Pentagon building in Arlington, Va.

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The Pentagon building in Arlington, Va.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 14 pct

That’s the share of Virginia’s gross domestic product that stems from defense spending, according to a Bloomberg Government study. Virginia is the state most dependent on military spending, followed by Hawaii and Alaska, the November report found. Policymakers in Virginia...

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Ozombie Care

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Ozombie Care

Ozombie Care

President Obama’s push for near-universal health insurance coverage may be harder to kill than most zombies. If the Supreme Court decides to take a metaphorical stake to Obama’s health-care overhaul law and tosses the individual mandate out on the front...

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