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Carlyle Group co-founder and Magna Carta owner David Rubenstein, right, and Archivist of the U.S. David Ferriero, unveil the 1297 Magna Carta in its new state-of-the-art encasement at the National Archives in Washington.

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Carlyle Group co-founder and Magna Carta owner David Rubenstein, right, and Archivist of the U.S. David Ferriero, unveil the 1297 Magna Carta in its new state-of-the-art encasement at the National Archives in Washington.

Rubenstein: ‘How’d You Look at 800?’

Billionaire and Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein showed off one of his prized possessions today: His copy of the Magna Carta from 1297. “For 800 years old, it looks pretty good,” he said. “Imagine how you would look if you...

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Representative Steny Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, left, and Kevin Spacey, actor, converse during the inaugural Kevin Spacey Foundation gala at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C., U.S., in this handout photo taken on Sept. 29, 2013. The foundation awards scholarships and grants to budding artists worldwide.

Photograph by Logan Mock-Bunting/Kevin Spacey Foundation via Bloomberg

Representative Steny Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, left, and Kevin Spacey, actor, converse during the inaugural Kevin Spacey Foundation gala at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C., U.S., in this handout photo taken on Sept. 29, 2013. The foundation awards scholarships and grants to budding artists worldwide.

Kevin Spacey, Meet Kevin McCarthy: Music for Washington’s Ears

David Rubenstein offered up the healing power of music to “soothe” Washington’s fiscal discord. “Before a shutdown might occur, we’d like to invite all members of Congress to come tomorrow night for a concert,” said the chairman of the Carlyle...

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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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