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In this handout image provided by Host Photo Agency, Russian President Vladimir Putin greets U.S. President Barack Obama at the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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In this handout image provided by Host Photo Agency, Russian President Vladimir Putin greets U.S. President Barack Obama at the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Obama-Putin Meet: Russia Arming Syria

Updated at 10:11 am EDT Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin have had their talk. The 20-30 minute private conversation between the two might have contained a certain amount of tension. This is the Obama who recently described Putin as...

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney greet supporters during a campaign rally at George Mason University on November 5, 2012 in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney greet supporters during a campaign rally at George Mason University on November 5, 2012 in Fairfax, Virginia.

Ann Romney: ‘We Expected to Win’

Mitt Romney hit the “panic button” at about 8 pm on Election Day 2012, according to wife Ann Romney. “We expected to win,” she said. But Karl Rove, whose super-PAC had invested millions in the failing election campaigns of other...

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Stickers in English and Spanish are available for voters at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library on November 6, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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Stickers in English and Spanish are available for voters at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library on November 6, 2012 in Washington, DC.

Obama: ‘Sí, se Puede’ Communicate

President Barack Obama has taken at least one good page from George W. Bush’s book. He knows how to go around the Washington media. Obama, however, has taken it a step further. He knows how to go around the English-speaking...

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An Israeli Arab school girl walks by an ice statue of President Barack Obama at the 'Ice Festival' showroom on March 19, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel.

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An Israeli Arab school girl walks by an ice statue of President Barack Obama at the 'Ice Festival' showroom on March 19, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel.

Obama’s 38th Nation to Bush’s 43 — Plus Iran in Mind

Following the last of the Washington receptions for the Irish prime minister at the White House this evening, the post-St. Patrick’s Day tour of the Taoiseach, President Barack Obama will leave for his own tour of the Middle East. Mark...

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President Barack Obama sat with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for an interview for CBS’s "60 Minutes” program.

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President Barack Obama sat with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for an interview for CBS’s "60 Minutes” program.

Obama-Clinton: No Tea, Only Water

Considering how hard Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama fought for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2008, their avowed close friendship today, after four years of Clinton’s service to the Obama administration, is remarkable enough that it raises the question:...

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during an event at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia.

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during an event at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia.

Sotomayor on Affirmative Action: `How the Door Got Opened’

Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, acknowledges the role that affirmative action played in her education — an admittance to Princeton that paved the way for a child of Puerto Rican immigrants in the Bronx....

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Jeffrey "Jeff" Immelt, chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric Co. (GE), speaks during a keynote address at the Minds + Machines 2012: Unleashing the Industrial Internet conference in San Francisco, California, on Nov. 29, 2012.

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Jeffrey "Jeff" Immelt, chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric Co. (GE), speaks during a keynote address at the Minds + Machines 2012: Unleashing the Industrial Internet conference in San Francisco, California, on Nov. 29, 2012.

Immelt to Boehner: Tax Me

Stipulate that Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric, chairs the White House’s council on jobs and competitiveness. Then hear what the chief executive had to say this morning about the budget talks in Washington. “Everybody knows we need revenue,” Immelt...

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