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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, center, participates in a news conference about the Marketplace Fairness Act with (L-R) Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY), Peter Sides of the Robert M. Sides Family Music Center and Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on April 23, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, center, participates in a news conference about the Marketplace Fairness Act with (L-R) Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY), Peter Sides of the Robert M. Sides Family Music Center and Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on April 23, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Syrian Alternative: Heitkamp, Manchin

Updated at 12:08 pm EDT Even as the Senate gets underway with debate on a resolution authorizing military force against Syria, talk of an alternative is in the air. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat from North Carolina, a Democrat whom...

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President Barack Obama leaves after a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister after their bilateral meeting at the Rosenbad Building in Stockholm on September 4, 2013.

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President Barack Obama leaves after a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister after their bilateral meeting at the Rosenbad Building in Stockholm on September 4, 2013.

Obama Approval Sags With Syrian Move

President Barack Obama’s job approval rating is hovering just above 40 percent in the latest Gallup Poll tracking. The 43 percent approval reported today and 41 percent recent-low reported in early August — with 49 and 50 percent disapproval ratings...

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Former White House Chief of Staff William Daley, left, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg take part in a discussion economics and politics of immigration during a meeting of The Chicago Economic Club on Aug. 14, 2012, in Chicago.

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Former White House Chief of Staff William Daley, left, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg take part in a discussion economics and politics of immigration during a meeting of The Chicago Economic Club on Aug. 14, 2012, in Chicago.

Bloomberg Backing Daley in Illinois

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ventured into a governor’s race 800 miles away today, endorsing former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley’s effort to unseat Illinois’s Democratic chief executive, Pat Quinn, in next year’s primary. In a...

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