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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and designer Ralph Lauren, right, greet newly naturalized U.S. citizens after Lauren was awarded the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal at the National Museum of American History on June 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and designer Ralph Lauren, right, greet newly naturalized U.S. citizens after Lauren was awarded the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal at the National Museum of American History on June 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Clinton’s Pantsuit: Lauren for a Reason

It’s no accident that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wore a bright blue Ralph Lauren pantsuit today at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Designer Ralph Lauren received the institution’s James Smithson Bicentennial Medal for preserving the original...

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama thank supports at the Public Inaugural Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama thank supports at the Public Inaugural Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.

First Ladies’ Gallery: Whose Wu and Jimmy Choos?

Remember that red, slinky dress Michelle Obama wore to her husband’s inaugural balls last year? It’s now being gawked at by tourists at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. The Jason Wu gown and matching Jimmy Choo heels made...

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, right, shows Bloomberg Television reporter Peter Cook how to tie a necktie following an interview at the Capitol on May 7, 2013.

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, right, shows Bloomberg Television reporter Peter Cook how to tie a necktie following an interview at the Capitol on May 7, 2013.

Boehner Knows How to Tie One On — Our Reporter’s Neckware Tutorial

House Speaker John Boehner may have drawn a line in the sand on taxes, but you will almost never find him with a wrinkle in one of his ties. The Ohio Republican is a model of sartorial splendor on Capitol...

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