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First lady Michelle Obama signs copies of her book "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Garden Across America" at the Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, on May 7, 2013.

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First lady Michelle Obama signs copies of her book "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Garden Across America" at the Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, on May 7, 2013.

White House: Gardening and Doughnuts

While the first lady was out in the rain today talking about healthy eating at a book-signing, the White House chief of staff was inside and dry sharing some doughnuts with the press. Michelle Obama is using her book about...

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People gather at the scene of a car bomb attack close to one of the main gates to the heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses major government offices and the embassies of several countries, including the United States and Britain in Baghdad, Iraq, on March 19, 2013.

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People gather at the scene of a car bomb attack close to one of the main gates to the heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses major government offices and the embassies of several countries, including the United States and Britain in Baghdad, Iraq, on March 19, 2013.

Iraq Ten Years After — ‘Mistake’ Registering Slim Majority in Polls

Ten years after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, there is a striking similarity in two polls asking the same question. Was it a mistake? Fifty-four percent of Americans think the U.S. should have stayed out of Iraq, according to the...

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

Jeb Bush’s 2016 Window: Still Open

Jeb Bush appears “locked and loaded for bear,” fellow Republican and Floridian Joe Scarborough says. The former Florida governor’s run of interviews with a new book on immigration is the clearest sign that another Bush is looking at a run...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laughs with David Letterman when the governor makes his first visit to CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman," on Feb. 4.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laughs with David Letterman when the governor makes his first visit to CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman," on Feb. 4.

Christie to Doctor: ‘Shut Up’

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has some advice for the long-distance doctor who advises him to lose weight: “Shut up.” The Republican governor, speaking in Sea Girt today, commented on a news report of Connie Mariano, a physician who worked for...

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Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner at the Capitol for meeting with Congressional leaders on Nov. 29, 2012.

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Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner at the Capitol for meeting with Congressional leaders on Nov. 29, 2012.

Geithner’s `Full Ginsburg:’ Sunday

Tim Geithner, secretary of the treasury, is performing a “Full Ginsburg” this weekend. That’s the colloquial term for what the point-man in the Obama administration’s fiscal cliff talks will achieve Sunday morning, when he appears on ABC’s “This Week,” CBS’s...

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Voters cast their ballots as they participate in early voting on Nov. 2, 2012 at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Voters cast their ballots as they participate in early voting on Nov. 2, 2012 at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring, Maryland.

`Tight’ Swing States, Long Night?

“Tight as a tick” — President Barack Obama’s words for how close the vote is in some of the battleground states that matter most. The latest national polling portrays a virtual tie among likely voters divided between Obama and Republican...

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Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden reacts during a debate with Representative Paul Ryan in Danville, Kentucky.

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Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden reacts during a debate with Representative Paul Ryan in Danville, Kentucky.

Biden: Donald Trump Will Give You $5 Million for Voting Early

“Honestly, don’t you want this election over with already?” That’s Joe Biden talking. The vice president delivered the Top 10 Reasons for Voting Early on “Late Night with David Letterman.” That was No. 1 — a sentiment with more than...

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Election cookies of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at the Oakmont Bakery in Oakmont, Pennsylvania.

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Election cookies of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at the Oakmont Bakery in Oakmont, Pennsylvania.

Obama: Ohio Cookie Contest Edge

If Cincinnati cookie sales are any indication, the contest between President Obama and Mitt Romney does indeed remain close in Ohio. Reporters traveling with Romney arrived in Dayton, Ohio, midday to be greeted with cookies with hand-decorated Romney faces painted...

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