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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) stands with Miami Heat players, including Dwyane Wade (L), LeBron James (2nd-L), Mario Chalmers (2R) during an event to honor the NBA champion Miami Heat in the East Room at the White House on Jan. 28, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) stands with Miami Heat players, including Dwyane Wade (L), LeBron James (2nd-L), Mario Chalmers (2R) during an event to honor the NBA champion Miami Heat in the East Room at the White House on Jan. 28, 2013 in Washington, DC.

LeBron James: Democratic Donor

It’s been quite a run for Cleveland. First the reborn city on the lake clinched the 2016 Republican National Convention. Now LeBron James is “coming home,” as he announced at Sports Illustrated. Yet the returning star of the NBA’s Cleveland...

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Delegates arrive at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012.

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Delegates arrive at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012.

Six Cities Make Cut for 2016 Republican National Convention

Six cities stayed alive today as possible venues for the 2016 Republican National Convention following a party panel’s vote. The survivors of the first-round cuts: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas. The winner will likely be picked...

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Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, speaks to the media following a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in this file photo.

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Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, speaks to the media following a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in this file photo.

Kucinich Raises $1 — Half-Million in Debt To Go

Dennis Kucinich has yet to shake the nearly $500,000 in debts and obligations from a presidential bid he aborted almost a decade ago. And judging by the Federal Election Commission report that Kucinich for President filed today, it’ll be a...

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 4, 2012.

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 4, 2012.

Kucinich to Fox: ‘Open’ to His Views

To the losers go the TV deals: This just in from The Plain Dealer and wires: Cleveland’s own Dennis Kucinich, the retired congressman and liberal firebrand, has a new assignment. FOX News contributor. Kucinich, 66, a former Cleveland mayor as well...

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Vice President Joe Biden exits a voting booth after casting his ballot at Alexis I. duPont High School, on Nov. 6, 2012, in Greenville, Del.

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Vice President Joe Biden exits a voting booth after casting his ballot at Alexis I. duPont High School, on Nov. 6, 2012, in Greenville, Del.

Biden Next: City Council or 2016?

Republican Mitt Romney may have worked in one last campaign stop in Cleveland today, but he had Vice President Joe Biden on his tail. Biden, daughter Ashley and granddaughters Naomi and Natalie mingled and sat for breakfast at the Landmark...

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A collection of evening television fare in Ohio was punctuated by campaign ads, in Columbus, Ohio.

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A collection of evening television fare in Ohio was punctuated by campaign ads, in Columbus, Ohio.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 181,449

That’s how many times that presidential election ads aired on broadcast television stations in Ohio from April 10 to Oct. 22, according to Kantar Media’s CMAG. More ads have aired in Ohio than anywhere else, underscoring the importance of a...

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Residents help clean up in front of a foreclosed home in Miami.

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Residents help clean up in front of a foreclosed home in Miami.

`Misery:’ Miami Worse than Cleveland — Bloomberg Index in Swing States

The “Misery Rate” — a Bloomberg index of government data combining consumer prices and the jobless rate — is over 10 percent  in President Barack Obama’s home town, and under 7 percent in Republican Mitt Romney’s home town. The rate...

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