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Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Il., with immigration protesters from DREAMers and CASA in Action on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol on August 1, 2013.

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Il., with immigration protesters from DREAMers and CASA in Action on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol on August 1, 2013.

Immigration: House Republicans Really Ready to Roll the Majority?

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, an Illinois Democrat, isn’t naming names, but he says he has counted heads — and the count favors passage of a comprehensive immigration bill in the Republican-run House. So he tells the Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe, in...

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Barack Obama, as a presidential candidate, campaigning in New Hampshire, 2008. Photograph by Keith Bedford/Bloomberg

Barack Obama, as a presidential candidate, campaigning in New Hampshire, 2008. Photograph by Keith Bedford/Bloomberg

Obama’s New Hampshire Win: Cities

President Barack Obama carried New Hampshire for the second straight election on Nov. 6 partly by maintaining his big margins from four years ago in the state’s three biggest municipalities. Obama beat Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 55-44 percent in...

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Students on Spring break get airborne before a bikini parade in Florida.

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Students on Spring break get airborne before a bikini parade in Florida.

Bikini-Clad Florida is Central Ahead of Tonight’s Final Debate

President Barack Obama has landed at the Palm Beach International airport in Florida in advance of tonight’s third and final debate with his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, who spent the morning at a hotel along the Atlantic Ocean. The two...

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Members of the media work on laptops during the third day of the Republican National Convention.

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Members of the media work on laptops during the third day of the Republican National Convention.

Press Fairness for Obama, Romney

Let’s be fair: There is no consensus about the fairness of the press when it comes to coverage of President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney — the Pew Research Center’s survey finds. Nearly half of those surveyed — 46...

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Republican National Convention.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Republican National Convention.

Christie’s `Second American Century’ — Who’s Counting?

In his convention speech in Tampa last night, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spoke of “a second American Century.” “I don’t know about you, but I don’t want my children and grandchildren to have to read in a history book...

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Voters wait in line to cast their ballots in the U.S. presidential election at a polling station in Orlando in this 2008 file photo.

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Voters wait in line to cast their ballots in the U.S. presidential election at a polling station in Orlando in this 2008 file photo.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 4

Four. That’s how many Florida counties backed President Barack Obama in 2008 after voting four years earlier for Republican President George W. Bush. One of them is Hillsborough County, which includes Tampa, the site of this week’s Republican National Convention....

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Barack Obama volunteers at a call center for the campaign in Richmond, Virginia.

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Barack Obama volunteers at a call center for the campaign in Richmond, Virginia.

Obama’s Bus Stops Lean Democratic

President Barack Obama’s campaign bus tour starts today in Ohio with stops in three cities that voted solidly for him in the 2008 election. Obama, traversing the northern tier of the state from west to east, will make an appearance...

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Latino supporters of Barack Obama in Orlando.

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Latino supporters of Barack Obama in Orlando.

Obama’s Hispanic Edge: Same as ’08

The evidence of President Barack Obama’s advantage among Hispanic voters is the one consistent strain of much of the public opinion polling this year. More evidence: In that NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released today portraying a dead-heat in the...

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Mitt and Ann Romney in Freeland, Michigan.

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Mitt and Ann Romney in Freeland, Michigan.

Top Romney Donors Descend on Utah Town for Exclusive Weekend

Top donors to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are gathered in Park City, Utah for a weekend-long retreat that offers the chance to mingle with campaign strategists, party officials and the candidate himself. The event features private meetings and strategy sessions...

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