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A housing development above the smog-filled valley of Salt Lake City in Utah.

Photograph by George Frey/Bloomberg

A housing development above the smog-filled valley of Salt Lake City in Utah.

Senate’s Climate Change All-Nighter: Look Who’s Skipping the Party

Bring out the cots! A group of Senate Democrats will stage an all-night session of the Senate tonight to discuss a matter the party has no plans to touch legislatively in this election year: Climate change. The group, led by...

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Marine One, carrying U.S. President Barack Obama and the First Family leave for Hawaii for their Christmas break.

Photograph by Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

Marine One, carrying U.S. President Barack Obama and the First Family leave for Hawaii for their Christmas break.

Obama’s Pre-Holiday Approval: 57% — Post-Holiday Pre-Cliff: 56%

Updated at 3:30 pm EST Something has happened to President Barack Obama’s approval rating since Election Day, in the midst of an apparently intractable dispute with the House’s Republicans over taxes and spending and in the aftermath of one of...

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