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The rear exterior and pool of the newly constructed mansion in New Jersey.

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The rear exterior and pool of the newly constructed mansion in New Jersey.

Top-10 Congressional Districts: Household Income

The Census Bureau has begun to release demographic and economic data for redrawn congressional districts that became effective this year, yielding valuable insight about the constituencies of the 435 members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Following are the 10...

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Graduates wearing mortarboards attend Syracuse University's commencement ceremony.

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Graduates wearing mortarboards attend Syracuse University's commencement ceremony.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 40.6 Million

That’s the number of Americans age 25 and older in 2012 whose highest level of education was a bachelor’s degree, according to the Census Bureau. That’s about one-fifth of the civilian non-institutionalized population of 204.6 million, Census data show. Women...

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People in New York's Times Square prepare to watch U.S. President Barack Obama's acceptance speech.

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People in New York's Times Square prepare to watch U.S. President Barack Obama's acceptance speech.

Obama’s Biggest-Apple Election

President Barack Obama won more support from New York City in November’s election than any White House candidate in more than 100 years, according to a final tally of votes. Obama beat Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 81 percent to...

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Trucks sit outside a row of temporary housing units for oil workers in Tioga, North Dakota.

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Trucks sit outside a row of temporary housing units for oil workers in Tioga, North Dakota.

North Dakota Fastest-Growing, Florida Closes in on New York

North Dakota, where an energy boom has produced the nation’s lowest unemployment rate, is adding people at a faster rate than any other state. That’s according to an estimate released today by the U.S. Census Bureau, which said today that...

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A polling site in Manhattan.

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A polling site in Manhattan.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 23.7 million

That’s how many Hispanics will be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis. That’s an increase from 19.5 million eligible Hispanic voters in 2008, when 9.7 million voted in the election....

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte.

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte.

Congressional Primaries End With Most House Defeats Since 1992

Thirteen members of the U.S. House have been defeated for re-election in primaries before the Nov. 6 general election, the most in two decades. It’s not a harbinger of an anti-incumbent vote in eight weeks, even as public approval of...

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Five year-old Jesse Quesada Jr. receives a dental x-ray during the Remote Area Medical (RAM) free clinic in Oakland, California.

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Five year-old Jesse Quesada Jr. receives a dental x-ray during the Remote Area Medical (RAM) free clinic in Oakland, California.

Obama Policy Credited For Decline in Uninsured; What Would Romney Do?

It’s difficult to spin today’s news on health insurance coverage as anything but a win for Barack Obama and his candidacy to keep the White House. Last year, the nation enjoyed its largest reduction in the uninsured population since 1999,...

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Jayson Werth #28 is greeted by Michael Morse #38 of the Washington Nationals after he scored on sacrifice fly during a game against the New York Mets at Citi Field on Sept. 11, 2012.

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Jayson Werth #28 is greeted by Michael Morse #38 of the Washington Nationals after he scored on sacrifice fly during a game against the New York Mets at Citi Field on Sept. 11, 2012.

Washington Daybook: Kerry on Ice, Bloomberg on the Economy

It’s a great today to be a sports fan in Washington. Not only do the Washington Nationals have the best record in baseball, the city also is still buzzing about the stellar weekend debut of Robert Griffin III as quarterback of...

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