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The cast of "Downton Abbey" in this undated photo released to the press on Jan. 5, 2012.

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The cast of "Downton Abbey" in this undated photo released to the press on Jan. 5, 2012.

Clinton ‘Downton Addict:’ Ambassador

The state of American politics is providing our British friends punch lines at parties this holiday season. “If the Congress doesn’t get its act together, Her Majesty may rescind the Declaration of Independence,” joked British Ambassador Peter Westmacott at a...

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A Christmas decoration of the presidential dog Bo stands during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations on Nov. 28, 2012.

Photograph by Jim Watson/AFP by Getty Images

A Christmas decoration of the presidential dog Bo stands during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations on Nov. 28, 2012.

Bo, First Dog, Wishes `Joy to All’

`Tis the season to suspend partisan feelings. Despite all the talk of cliff-diving, bungee-jumping, slopes and slides on Capitol Hill. At the White House, a week of holiday receptions is underway, starting with members of Congress on Monday and continuing...

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Decorations in the State Dining Room during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations on Nov. 28, 2012.

Photograph by Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Decorations in the State Dining Room during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations on Nov. 28, 2012.

Boehner at White House: Humbug

The White House is festooned with decorated trees and a model of the first dog, Bo, all for the season’s holidays. And last night, the president opened the doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to members of Congress for one of...

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