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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, left, greets Bob McNair owner of the Houston Texans before a football in this file photo.

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, left, greets Bob McNair owner of the Houston Texans before a football in this file photo.

Republican McNair’s Texans Face Democrat Kraft’s Patriots

There’s a big National Football League showdown tonight between the 11-1 Houston Texans and the 9-3 New England Patriots, two division-leading teams run by active political donors. Texans owner Robert McNair gave $2 million this year to a super-political action committee, Restore...

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President Barack Obama throws a football at Soldier Field following the NATO Summit working dinner on May 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.

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President Barack Obama throws a football at Soldier Field following the NATO Summit working dinner on May 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.

Obama-Romney: No Fantasy Football

It may or may not be true, as ESPN blogger Zach McAnn suggests, that “the choice between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney isn’t so much different than choosing between Aaron Rodgers and Arian Foster in a fantasy football draft.” It’s...

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The Philadelphia Eagles take the field before the start of their game against the Atlanta Falcons at Lincoln Financial Field on Oct. 28, 2012 in Pennsylvania.

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The Philadelphia Eagles take the field before the start of their game against the Atlanta Falcons at Lincoln Financial Field on Oct. 28, 2012 in Pennsylvania.

Obama Football Ads: Eagles, $40,000

President Barack Obama’s television advertising in Pennsylvania is targeted partly at the plentiful football fans in the state that is home to the Steelers and Eagles and also produced Hall of Fame quarterbacks like Joe Montana, Joe Namath and Johnny...

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