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Hillary Clinton, U.S. secretary of state, arrives to a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing chaired by Senator John Kerry, a Democrat from Massachusetts, left, in Washington, D.C., in this May 23, 2012 file photo.

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Hillary Clinton, U.S. secretary of state, arrives to a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing chaired by Senator John Kerry, a Democrat from Massachusetts, left, in Washington, D.C., in this May 23, 2012 file photo.

Kerry’s Rising Ratings Still Trailing Clinton, Rice and Powell: Gallup

Even in a dangerous world, it turns out, being secretary of state may be good for you. John Kerry ran for president and lost. Now 55 percent of Americans hold a favorable view of the secretary of state roving from...

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Secretary of State John Kerry waves to employees in the C Street Lobby during his first day at the State Department on Feb. 4, 2013 in Washington.

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Secretary of State John Kerry waves to employees in the C Street Lobby during his first day at the State Department on Feb. 4, 2013 in Washington.

John Kerry: ‘Big Heels to Fill’

Secretary of State John Kerry allowed today that he has “big heels to fill.” Kerry, addressing employees at the State Department on his first formal day on the job, pledged to focus on the safety of diplomats who work around the world...

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A Libyan woman raises her ink stained finger as she leaves a polling station after voting for Libya's General National Assembly in Tripoli on July 7, 2012.

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A Libyan woman raises her ink stained finger as she leaves a polling station after voting for Libya's General National Assembly in Tripoli on July 7, 2012.

Rice Tweets: Libyan Women Kick…

Written by Flavia Krause-Jackson in New York Even after a bruising week on Capitol Hill ducking cameras, Susan Rice has kept her voice alive on Twitter. Today was no exception. As @ambassadorrice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations branded...

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference.

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials conference.

Jeb Bush’s American `Restoration’

The divide between the impoverished and privileged in the United States is widening, with a society of once great ideals following a disturbing path toward an unsustainable future — a nation in need of “restoration.” A new regime of educational...

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A photograph of Mitt Romney at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

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A photograph of Mitt Romney at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Romney Takes Convention Time Out to Woo Donors in St. Petersburg

Updated 12:08 p.m. Mitt Romney took a break from speech prep today to mingle with top donors at an exclusive resort in St. Petersburg, across the bay from the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Romney’s most prolific fundraisers were told...

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Carlos Mendez of the Puerto Rico delegation at the Republican National Convention.

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Carlos Mendez of the Puerto Rico delegation at the Republican National Convention.

Cultural Bridge Over Troubled Water

A multicultural stage in Tampa tonight for the run-up to the running mate: This is the convention of a party lacking the support of Hispanic Americans — with less than one third of Latinos voicing support for the party’s presidential...

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Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love introduces herself at a training session for women aspiring to get into politics in Sandy, Utah.

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Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love introduces herself at a training session for women aspiring to get into politics in Sandy, Utah.

Republicans Boost Women on Parade

Among the prime-time speakers at the National Republican Convention in Tampa this week: Mia Love, the 37-year-old female mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah. Love, who is Mormon and of Haitian heritage, was among the U.S. House recruits identified by leaders...

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Mitt and Ann Romney in Freeland, Michigan.

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Mitt and Ann Romney in Freeland, Michigan.

Top Romney Donors Descend on Utah Town for Exclusive Weekend

Top donors to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are gathered in Park City, Utah for a weekend-long retreat that offers the chance to mingle with campaign strategists, party officials and the candidate himself. The event features private meetings and strategy sessions...

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