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Maria Bartiromo, anchor for CNBC Inc., center, during a panel discussion at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills on April 30, 2012.

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Maria Bartiromo, anchor for CNBC Inc., center, during a panel discussion at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills on April 30, 2012.

Bartiromo Italy-Bound: Prize Winner

Operatic arias, risotto and a crowd of 200 greeted journalist Maria Bartiromo last night at the Italian Embassy,where she was awarded the 2014 Urbino Press Award. Bartiromo, an anchor and global markets editor for Fox News, is the first finance...

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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, speaks during a town hall meeting in Belmar, New Jersey, on March 25, 2014.

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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, speaks during a town hall meeting in Belmar, New Jersey, on March 25, 2014.

Christie: Baggage ‘Just Politics in America’

So does Chris Christie have too much baggage to make a 2016 run for president? Not to hear him tell it. “I’m older.  And you know what? If you don’t have baggage, they’ll create baggage for you. That’s politics in...

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Representative Michael "Mike" Rogers, a Republican from Michigan, during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 30, 2013.

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Representative Michael "Mike" Rogers, a Republican from Michigan, during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 30, 2013.

Rogers: Eyes on Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina Living Rooms

Mike Rogers said the three magic names: Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. It’s enough to gain any serious politician special notice. There’s another unspoken word here: Cumulus. That’s the company hiring the retiring Republican House intelligence chairman from Michigan...

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Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, during the House Appropriations Committee to snack on during the markup of a fiscal 2012 interior and environment draft bill.

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Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, during the House Appropriations Committee to snack on during the markup of a fiscal 2012 interior and environment draft bill.

Simpson Bags NRA Backing in Idaho

Idaho Rep. Mike Simpson, whose Republican primary challenger is backed by the Club ForGrowth, today bagged the endorsement of the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund. David Keene, a former president of the National Rifle Association, delivered the group’s endorsement...

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Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 19, 2013.

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Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 19, 2013.

Murdoch Should See ‘Rupert,’ Pilloried Playwright Says

Rupert Murdoch’s life makes for good art. The media tycoon’s story line is “still evolving,” says Australia’s most famous playwright, David Williamson, who took on the media tycoon as the subject of his most recent work, “Rupert.” The cabaret-style show...

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Author Gabriel Sherman attends a party in his honor for the release of his book "The Loudest Voice in the Room" about the life and career of Roger Ailes, the president of Fox News Channel.

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Author Gabriel Sherman attends a party in his honor for the release of his book "The Loudest Voice in the Room" about the life and career of Roger Ailes, the president of Fox News Channel.

Ailes’ Biographer Recalls Close Encounter of the Angry Kind

Don’t cross Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, especially at a party. Gabriel Sherman learned that lesson the hard way in 2012 when he tried to interview Ailes at an event at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York while researching...

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

Kasich Hopes to Rejoin ‘Old Dudes’ on TV

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has his sights set on returning to the media when his gig in politics is over. Kasich, a former congressman and Republican presidential candidate in 2000, hosted “Heartland with John Kasich” on Fox News from 2001...

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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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Texas Governor Rick Perry campaigned for Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate Steve Lonegan, at the Bendix Diner in Hasbrouck Heights on October 1, 2013.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry campaigned for Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate Steve Lonegan, at the Bendix Diner in Hasbrouck Heights on October 1, 2013.

Perry’s Peepers: Debate Prep?

Now, this is the look of someone who can remember more than two agencies of the federal government that should be closed: RT @JenniferJJacobs Texas’s @GovernorPerry‘s new style includes new eyeglasses. Photo by @RodneyWhite. pic.twitter.com/1HRlxFOeZo — Arlette Saenz (@ArletteSaenz) November...

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House Speaker John Boehner, an Ohio Republican, insists that the House is trying to keep the government open, not shutting it.

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House Speaker John Boehner, an Ohio Republican, insists that the House is trying to keep the government open, not shutting it.

Countdown to Shutdown: 2 Days

Updated at 9:20, 10:40 am and 3:07 pm EDT They say it’s not about a shutdown. They say it’s about fixing, if not defunding, what they call “Obama-care.” Yet the Republican-run House’s action early this morning, almost strictly along party...

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