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Singer Carole King performs onstage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

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Singer Carole King performs onstage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Carole King: White House Earth-Mover

President Barack Obama has got a friend in Carole King, a staple singer of the Democratic fundraising performance circuit who will appear at the White House next week to receive the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song....

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Singer James Taylor performs on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

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Singer James Taylor performs on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

James Taylor Live: Left, Right Unite: `May Have to Go Over Cliff’

Updated at 3:20 pm EST Singer-songwriter James Taylor, a self-described “yellow dog Democrat,” took a victory lap at the National Press Club today. Taylor campaigned for President Barack Obama’s re-election, including performing at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, where...

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Crew members stand on the deck of the Arosa Basel ship after it ran aground along the Mississippi River in Hurricane Isaac's storm surge on August 31, 2012 in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

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Crew members stand on the deck of the Arosa Basel ship after it ran aground along the Mississippi River in Hurricane Isaac's storm surge on August 31, 2012 in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

Washington Daybook: Fire and Rain and the Fiscal Cliff

The House and Senate are not in session today. With time running short before automatic tax increases, program cuts take effect in January, negotiations on avoiding fiscal cliff will dominate next week. Look for a conference committee to hammer out...

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Singer James Taylor performs at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

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Singer James Taylor performs at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

Obama: Carolina in his Mind

Updated at 5:50 pm EDT with sunshine “In my mind, I’m gone to Carolina,” James Taylor sang on the stage of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte just now. “Can’t you see the sunshine, can’t you just feel the moon...

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A sign for the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

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A sign for the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Obama: `Rain or Shine’ at Stadium — James Taylor: `Fire and Rain?’

President Barack Obama will deliver his nomination acceptance speech at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte despite a weather forecast that calls for a 50 percent chance of rain, according to his campaign spokesman. “It will be there rain...

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