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Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, left, is greeted by former U.S. President Bill Clinton, during the Clinton Global Initiative CGI America meeting in Chicago on June 13, 2013.

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Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, left, is greeted by former U.S. President Bill Clinton, during the Clinton Global Initiative CGI America meeting in Chicago on June 13, 2013.

Emanuel: ‘Bill Clinton Moment’ Needed

The Republican Party has “been take over by a fringe” and needs a “Bill Clinton moment,” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says. Emanuel, a former Democratic congressman,  chief of staff to President Barack Obama and veteran of the Clinton White House,...

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David Rubenstein, co-chief executive officer of Carlyle Group LP.

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David Rubenstein, co-chief executive officer of Carlyle Group LP.

Rubenstein: Markets Expect No Cliff

Written with Jason Kelly What would David Rubenstein do? That was the question posed to the private-equity tycoon and former Carter administration policy wonk today in Washington, as the town stares down a so-called fiscal cliff that, if breached, would...

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Delegates carry cutouts of President Barack Obama at the DNC.

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Delegates carry cutouts of President Barack Obama at the DNC.

Indoor Obama Won’t Dampen Support, Charlotte Mayor Says

While thousands of people are disappointed they signed up for a ticket and cannot attend President Barack Obama’s nomination acceptance speech tonight, it was the right call to move the event indoors because of the risk of severe weather, said...

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Attendees line the floor at Google's Developers Conference in San Francisco.

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Attendees line the floor at Google's Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Google: Creating Jobs with IT

Times are tough all over — unless you’re in the technology business. Since the 2004 end of the dotcom bust, job growth in high-tech companies outpaced overall private sector employment, according to a new study by the San Francisco-based Bay...

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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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