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Bus tries to cross the Professor Eurico Rabelo street in front the Maracana stadium after heavy rains flooded the area on Dec. 11, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Torrential rains caused chaos in one of the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

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Bus tries to cross the Professor Eurico Rabelo street in front the Maracana stadium after heavy rains flooded the area on Dec. 11, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Torrential rains caused chaos in one of the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Climate Change Real Issue for Republican Mayor if Not House

On the day the Republican-led Congress held a hearing to cast doubt on the connections between freak storms and climate change, a Republican mayor from Indiana sat down for lunch in Washington and offered a quite different assessment. “Everybody sees...

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia and The Easter Bunny, cheer on as children race to roll eggs as they participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 1, 2013.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia and The Easter Bunny, cheer on as children race to roll eggs as they participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 1, 2013.

Obama’s Hoops: Two for 22 — So Much For Home-Court Advantage

Updated at 1:15 pm EDT It was bad enough that President Barack Obama already was “busted” in his NCAA bracket. Most of his early tournament picks fell, and last week his No. 1 pick, Indiana, was defeated. Yet, under a...

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Christian Watford #2 of the Indiana Hoosiers celebrates with teammate Victor Oladipo #4 after Oladipo dunked on the Illinois Fighting Illini during a quarterfinal game of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at the United Center on March 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Indiana defeated Illinois 80-64.

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Christian Watford #2 of the Indiana Hoosiers celebrates with teammate Victor Oladipo #4 after Oladipo dunked on the Illinois Fighting Illini during a quarterfinal game of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at the United Center on March 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Indiana defeated Illinois 80-64.

Obama’s Bracket: ‘Indiana’s Year’

President Barack Obama, not only a basketball fan but also a player, has picked Indiana to go all the way in the NCAA championship tournament. Obama’s picks, revealed today on ESPN, favor the Big Ten: Indiana, Louisville, Ohio State and...

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Huntington 1A, 2 and 2A precinct voters wait in line on Nov. 6, 2012, at the Huntington County Courthouse in Huntington, Ind.

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Huntington 1A, 2 and 2A precinct voters wait in line on Nov. 6, 2012, at the Huntington County Courthouse in Huntington, Ind.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 162

That’s the vote margin of victory for President Barack Obama  in Vigo County, Indiana, whose voters have predicted the winner of the presidency for more than half a century. With the county seat in Terre Haute, Vigo has been right each and every...

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Rep. Joe Donnelly prepares to address the audience during Dyngus Day on April 9, 2012, at the West Side Democratic Club in South Bend, Ind.

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Rep. Joe Donnelly prepares to address the audience during Dyngus Day on April 9, 2012, at the West Side Democratic Club in South Bend, Ind.

Quote of the Day: Wrong State

Democratic Senate nominee U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly has built a significant lead in the Indiana race for Senate, according to a new Howey/DePauw Indiana Battleground Poll. The poll, released this morning, shows Donnelly leading Republican State Treasurer Richard Mourdock by...

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Mitt Romney and senate candidate Richard Mourdock, right, greet supporters at a campaign event at Stepto's Bar B Q Shack on Aug. 4, 2012 in Evansville, Indiana.

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Mitt Romney and senate candidate Richard Mourdock, right, greet supporters at a campaign event at Stepto's Bar B Q Shack on Aug. 4, 2012 in Evansville, Indiana.

Obama: Romney’s Mourdock Ad Reminder of Threat to Women

Updated at 11:50 am EDT President Barack Obama, in a bid for women’s votes in critical states,  is trying to make Richard Mourdock’s problem Mitt Romney’s problem. Mourdock, an Indiana Republican, began a Senate candidate debate last night with a...

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Mitt Romney greets supporters as he arrives at a campaign event with Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock (R-IN), left, at Stepto's Bar B Q Shack on August 4, 2012 in Evansville, Indiana.

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Mitt Romney greets supporters as he arrives at a campaign event with Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock (R-IN), left, at Stepto's Bar B Q Shack on August 4, 2012 in Evansville, Indiana.

Romney Promotes Mourdock in Indiana Senate Ad

What does a statewide candidate do if he or she isn’t polling as well as the party’s presidential nominee? Brandish the White House hopeful’s endorsement in a campaign commercial. Richard Mourdock, the Indiana Republican state Treasurer laboring to win a...

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House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, second from left, talks with Rep. Sandy Adams, center, after a meeting of the House Republican Caucus in the Capitol.

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House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, second from left, talks with Rep. Sandy Adams, center, after a meeting of the House Republican Caucus in the Capitol.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 13

That’s how many members of Congress have been defeated for re-election in primary elections this year, the most since 20 were denied renomination in 1992. This year’s running tally of one senator, Indiana Republican Richard G. Lugar, and 12 House...

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