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Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), right, speaks next to (L-3rd L) Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) during a news conference March 26, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), right, speaks next to (L-3rd L) Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) during a news conference March 26, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

‘Kochtopia:’ Reid on Ryan’s Budget

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has accused Republicans of being “addicted to Koch.” Money from the billionaire Koch brothers, that is. Today on the Senate floor, Reid continued his crusade to cast Republicans as puppets of the brothers via another...

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with former NBA basketball player Alonzo Mourning as he arrives to play golf at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Nov. 9, 2013.

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with former NBA basketball player Alonzo Mourning as he arrives to play golf at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Nov. 9, 2013.

Obama: Mourning in Miami Again

Two weekends ago, President Barack Obama was golfing with Alonzo Mourning at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo. Tonight, Obama was at the Miami home of the former Miami Heat center, an avid fundraiser for the president, raising top-dollar...

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Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, during the 41st annual Conservative Political Action Conference on March 8, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, during the 41st annual Conservative Political Action Conference on March 8, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Republican Rebranding, Year Later: Priebus Predicting 2014 ‘Home Run’

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, predicts a “tsunami-type election” in 2014, with his party winning control of the Senate and enhancing its House majority. The chairman credits the president’s health-care law for boosting Republican prospects. “Obamacare is...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address at the Statehouse on Jan. 14, 2014 in Trenton, New Jersey.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address at the Statehouse on Jan. 14, 2014 in Trenton, New Jersey.

Christie’s Florida Welcome: ‘Scandal’

Where Chris Christie goes, the Democrats will follow. The Republican governor of New Jersey is bound for Florida as the headliner for fundraisers for the Republican governor there seeking reelection this year. Christie’s forays for Gov. Rick Scott mark the start...

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Florida Democratic Congressional candidate Alex Sink talks with supporters at the opening of her campaign office in Clearwater, Fla. on Nov. 23, 2013

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Florida Democratic Congressional candidate Alex Sink talks with supporters at the opening of her campaign office in Clearwater, Fla. on Nov. 23, 2013

Pelosi, Hoyer Help Florida Democrat Sink Raise $1.1 Million for House

Florida Democrat Alex Sink has raised more than $1 million in her bid for a vacant House seat, outpacing three Republicans seeking to oppose her in a politically competitive Tampa Bay-area district ahead of a key March special election. Sink,...

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A female attendee during the third day of the Republican National Convention on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

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A female attendee during the third day of the Republican National Convention on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

Wife’s ‘Pretty Little Head’ — Democrats are Watching

Lately, there’s been some talk about talking points that Republicans are giving their congressional candidates when it comes to talking about women. This clearly stems from the 2012 campaigns in which one Republican candidate for Senate came up with the...

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Former Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, right, and senior campaign adviser, Mo Elleithee, left, look at the venue during a walk through prior to the Virginia Bar Association's senatorial debate at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Va., on July 21, 2012.

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Former Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, right, and senior campaign adviser, Mo Elleithee, left, look at the venue during a walk through prior to the Virginia Bar Association's senatorial debate at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Va., on July 21, 2012.

DNC’s New Voice: Mo Elleithee

Mo Elleithee has campaigned for a lot of Democrats. Some winning, some not. Tim Kaine got elected governor of Virginia, and to the Senate — and presided over Elleithee’s wedding. Mark Warner did pretty well, too. Elleithee traveled for Hillary...

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First lady Michelle Obama waves after delivering the commencement speech during the Bowie State University graduation ceremony at the Comcast Center on the campus of the University of Maryland May 17, 2013 in College Park, Maryland.

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First lady Michelle Obama waves after delivering the commencement speech during the Bowie State University graduation ceremony at the Comcast Center on the campus of the University of Maryland May 17, 2013 in College Park, Maryland.

Michelle Obama 1, Heckler 0

Updated 6/5 at 12:05 pm EDT The first lady apparently has little patience for hecklers. Under a white tent in the backyard of Karen Dixon and Nan Schaffer in Northwest Washington, DC, tonight,  with Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz...

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A same-sex couple during a sit-in protest after same-sex couples were denied marriage licenses from the San Francisco county clerk on Feb. 14, 2013.

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A same-sex couple during a sit-in protest after same-sex couples were denied marriage licenses from the San Francisco county clerk on Feb. 14, 2013.

Democratic Chair to Supporters: Get Obama’s ‘Back’ on Gay Marriage

So far, President Barack Obama has gone little further than voicing his own personal support for same-sex marriage, although the platform he gave it in his second inaugural address was significant. Impending arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court over the...

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