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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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President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, on April 1, 2014, about the Affordable Care Act.

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President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, on April 1, 2014, about the Affordable Care Act.

Obamacare ‘Surge’ Gets Rose Garden Treatment: 7 Million Enrolled in Six Months

Despite problems that Obamacare suffered “out of the starting gate,” President Barack Obama told a cheering audience in the Rose Garden today, 7.1 million people have signed up for coverage at the federal exchanges. “In these first six months, we’ve...

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In the days after Hurricane Sandy, heavy traffic was pictured exiting the George Washington Bridge onto the Henry Hudson Parkway as morning commuters drove into Manhattan on Nov. 1, 2012. In Septermber 2013, officials ordered another traffic jam for which New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is paying a political price today. Photo by Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images

In the days after Hurricane Sandy, heavy traffic was pictured exiting the George Washington Bridge onto the Henry Hudson Parkway as morning commuters drove into Manhattan on Nov. 1, 2012. In Septermber 2013, officials ordered another traffic jam for which New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is paying a political price today. Photo by Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images

Christie’s Game Day XLVIII Plays Into DNC’s ‘Big Game’ 2016

Game Day. This is the day the Super Bowl in the Meadowlands was supposed to showcase the place that could withstand anything, even the wrath of  “Superstorm Sandy.” Instead, it’s a ripe occasion for the Democratic National Committee to focus...

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Volunteer Tony Hausner, left, assists an enrollee arriving to a health insurance education and enrollment event in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Dec. 7, 2013.

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Volunteer Tony Hausner, left, assists an enrollee arriving to a health insurance education and enrollment event in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Dec. 7, 2013.

DNC on Year’s Ending for Obama, Republicans: ‘I Like That Choice’

“If you believe what you read on Twitter…  you’d have no choice over the past few weeks but to believe that Democrats were in free-fall over the Obamacare rollout.” So writes Mo Elleithee, communications director for the Democratic National Committee...

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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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Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida, bangs the gavel to begin the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte.

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Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida, bangs the gavel to begin the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte.

Wasserman Schultz to Remain DNC Chairwoman

Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will get a full four-year term to run the Democratic National Committee, serving at the pleasure of the president she helped re-elect. President Barack Obama will ask the DNC to keep Wasserman Schultz as the...

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The hand of President Barack Obama is visible over the podium, and supporters are reflected in the TelePrompTer, as he speaks at a campaign event at Triangle Park in Dayton, Ohio, on Oct. 23, 2012, the day after the last presidential debate against Gov. Mitt Romney.

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The hand of President Barack Obama is visible over the podium, and supporters are reflected in the TelePrompTer, as he speaks at a campaign event at Triangle Park in Dayton, Ohio, on Oct. 23, 2012, the day after the last presidential debate against Gov. Mitt Romney.

Obama Campaign Sent $14 Million to State Democratic Parties: Ohio Top

President Barack Obama’s campaign sent more than $14.4 million to state Democratic parties early this month, with most of it going to states crucial to his bid to win re-election Nov. 6. Obama’s campaign directed the biggest chunk of the...

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