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Pope Francis tries to catch a white rose thrown by a pilgrim as he arrives for his general audience at St Peter's square on March 26, 2014 at the Vatican.

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Pope Francis tries to catch a white rose thrown by a pilgrim as he arrives for his general audience at St Peter's square on March 26, 2014 at the Vatican.

Obama 42, Francis 76: Gallup Poll

This is hardly a level playing field: As President Barack Obama prepares to call on Pope Francis at the Vatican tomorrow morning, the pontiff’s approval ratings are soaring back in the U.S. of A. Three-quarters of all Americans surveyed hold...

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U.S. President Barack Obama during an arrival ceremony with Francois Hollande, France's president, in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 11, 2014.

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U.S. President Barack Obama during an arrival ceremony with Francois Hollande, France's president, in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 11, 2014.

Obama’s Standing on World Stage — Diminished in American Eyes: Gallup

The leader of the free world has lost some luster in the eyes of the rest of the world — the way Americans here at home see it. Back in 2009, when President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize...

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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH), right, and House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) during a news briefing after a House Republican Conference meeting on Jan. 14, 2014 on Capitol Hill.

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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH), right, and House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) during a news briefing after a House Republican Conference meeting on Jan. 14, 2014 on Capitol Hill.

McMorris Rodgers to Deliver Republican Response to Obama

Updated at 4:05 pm EST When President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington state, the top-ranking woman in Congress, will deliver her party’s response. She’s been...

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Former Arkansas governor and FOX new personality Mike Huckabee signs copies of his book at the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference.

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Former Arkansas governor and FOX new personality Mike Huckabee signs copies of his book at the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference.

Huckabee’s Female ‘Libido’ Line ‘Offensive’ to Women: White House

Updated at 3:42 pm EST Mike Huckabee was trying to argue that Democrats have narrowcast women as only caring about issues related to birth control as he spoke today to members of the Republican National Committee in Washington. It ended...

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A woman walks past a homeless man as temperatures dipped into the single digits on Jan. 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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A woman walks past a homeless man as temperatures dipped into the single digits on Jan. 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Americans See Income Gap Growing

Getting ahead is getting harder. That’s what a growing share of Americans say, according to a Gallup poll showing a solid majority somewhat or very dissatisfied with income and wealth disparity in the U.S. As President Barack Obama attempts to...

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A voter in the Manhattan borough of New York City.

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A voter in the Manhattan borough of New York City.

America Going Independent — At Expense of Republican Party

Through the years, as many Americans have ceased to identify with either one of the major political parties, the ranks of those who view themselves as independents have swelled. And there is further proof in the Gallup Poll’s findings that...

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President Barack Obama boards Air Force One on his departure from at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Jan. 4, 2014 in Honolulu.

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President Barack Obama boards Air Force One on his departure from at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Jan. 4, 2014 in Honolulu.

Obama’s Job-Approval Hill Climb

A new year, a new hill to climb. President Barack Obama begins the year “upside down” in the polls, with more Americans voicing disapproval of his job performance than those who approve. The latest result of Gallup’s daily tracking polls...

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A bag adorned with pictures of President Barack Obama at Waikiki beach in Honolulu on Dec. 25, 2013.

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A bag adorned with pictures of President Barack Obama at Waikiki beach in Honolulu on Dec. 25, 2013.

Obama’s Two-Week Reset: ‘Mahalo’

Updated at 1:40 pm EST It’s been a quiet two weeks at Kailua by the sea. The president took the girls to the Honolulu Zoo for an after-hours visit — it closes at 4:30 pm and the vacationing presidential motorcade...

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