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President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron look at a selfie picture taken by Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt, center, during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Dec. 10, 2013.

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President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron look at a selfie picture taken by Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt, center, during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Dec. 10, 2013.

Selfiegeddon: Obama Staffer Warns of ‘End of All Selfies’

“The end of all selfies.” That’s serious talk coming from a White House where the president has posed for a selfie at Nelson Mandela’s funeral and also while hosting the championship Boston Red Sox. Yet, as Bloomberg’s Jonathan Allen explains,...

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McCutcheon: `Exercising Freedom of Speech is a Good Thing’

Shaun McCutcheon, the winner in a Supreme Court campaign-finance case last week, sees the court’s decision striking down aggregate contribution limits as vindication of a person’s “right to support as many candidates, committees and PACs you choose.” “It’s a political...

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The U.S. Capitol, open for business, stalled for 13 days.

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The U.S. Capitol, open for business, stalled for 13 days.

Shutdown Journal: Day 13

Updated at 6:30 pm EDT Finally, as the third week of a partial government shutdown arrives, lawmakers stuck in stalemates over spending and raising the nation’s debt limit say they are starting to worry about the markets. Stocks soared at...

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Jon Bon Jovi performs at an early vote event for Obama for America at the House of Blues inside the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on the last day Nevadans are able to register to vote October 6, 2012 in Las Vegas Nevada.

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Jon Bon Jovi performs at an early vote event for Obama for America at the House of Blues inside the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on the last day Nevadans are able to register to vote October 6, 2012 in Las Vegas Nevada.

Jon Bon Jovi Plays `Flawlessly’ — Obama: `Can’t Always Say the Same’

In public and private settings, President Barack Obama had some fun at his own expense. With his widely panned first-debate performance. “I’m a big believer in closing the deal,” Obama said last night at a campaign fundraiser with about 150...

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