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Vice President Joe Biden shakes the hand of Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano during a farewell ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Building on September 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Vice President Joe Biden shakes the hand of Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano during a farewell ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Building on September 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Biden’s Supreme Court Pick: Napolitano

Has Vice President Joe Biden decided who he is backing for the next Supreme Court vacancy? According to the vice president, he knows of at least one person who should be in the mix: departing Homeland Security Department Secretary Janet...

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Hayley Simmonds, an employee at the British restaurant and grocery Tea & Sympathy, hangs a sign in the window celebrating the birth of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William's first child on July 22, 2013 in New York City.

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Hayley Simmonds, an employee at the British restaurant and grocery Tea & Sympathy, hangs a sign in the window celebrating the birth of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Prince William's first child on July 22, 2013 in New York City.

George Alexander Louis: Growing British GDP Personified

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was in Washington last night celebrating the birth of George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. British Ambassador Peter Westmacott, host of the reception, joked that it was pegged to the release of...

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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano addresses the American Hotel and Lodging Association's 2013 Legislative Action Summit on Capitol Hill.

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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano addresses the American Hotel and Lodging Association's 2013 Legislative Action Summit on Capitol Hill.

Napolitano Leaving Amid Immigration Talks

Updated at 1:30 pm EDT At a time when Congress is enmeshed in a debate about border security, the Cabinet member responsible for it is preparing for an exit, stage Left Coast. Janet Napolitano, secretary of Homeland Security since the...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the Vital Voices Global Awards ceremony at the Kennedy Center in Washington on April 2, 2013.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the Vital Voices Global Awards ceremony at the Kennedy Center in Washington on April 2, 2013.

Hillary Clinton Isn’t Only Woman Who Could Be President

At this point in time, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 if she decides to run, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out today. If she doesn’t run, the...

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Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc., in Davos, Switzerland.

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Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc., in Davos, Switzerland.

Washington Daybook: Agenda-Setting

It’s a day of setting agendas in Washington. An assortment of CEOs and pack of progressives will descend on the White House for separate meetings with President Barack Obama, as he lays out his agenda for the economy and issues...

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Arizona delegate Debra Jean Forrest wears a button of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer pointing at President Barack Obama during the Republican National Convention.

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Arizona delegate Debra Jean Forrest wears a button of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer pointing at President Barack Obama during the Republican National Convention.

Brewer’s Bid for a Third Term: Arizona Constitutional Question

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who signed the nation’s strictest immigration law in 2010 and once wagged her finger in President Barack Obama’s face, may challenge the state constitution to run for another term. Brewer, a 68-year-old Republican, is weighing a...

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A Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) sport utility vehicle is driven off a China Shipping Group Co. car carrier ship at a Tianjin Port Group Co. dock.

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A Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) sport utility vehicle is driven off a China Shipping Group Co. car carrier ship at a Tianjin Port Group Co. dock.

Washington Daybook: China vs. DC

The U.S. has filed another car-related complaint against China at the World Trade Organization just hours before President Barack Obama makes campaign stops in Ohio today to tout his administration’s efforts to save the U.S. automobile industry. The U.S. contends...

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