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Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter in Yangon on April 5, 2013.

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Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter in Yangon on April 5, 2013.

Jimmy Carter: No Obama Contact

It won’t be a Full Ginsburg. Yet Jimmy Carter,  the 39th president of the U.S., will make be making some national talk show rounds over the weekend and Monday. Carter, who turns 90 this year, campaigned as a Washington outsider,...

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People take 'selfies' in front of a painting by British street artist Banksy on Oct. 24, 2013 in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City.

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People take 'selfies' in front of a painting by British street artist Banksy on Oct. 24, 2013 in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City.

Millennials Come of Age: Optimistic, Independent, Diverse and Digital

The millennials have come of age. And these are not your father’s voters. Fully half of those people now ranging in age from 18 to 33 consider themselves politically independent and “are relatively unattached to organized politics and religion,” the...

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A Choice Career Fairs job fair in Arlington, Virginia.

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A Choice Career Fairs job fair in Arlington, Virginia.

Six Republicans Help Advance Unemployment Benefits in Senate

Updated at 10:25, 11:11, 111:20 am and 1:45 pm EST Five votes. That’s what the Democrats in the Senate said they needed from Republicans this morning for a delayed vote on the extension of unemployment benefits for more than 1...

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Television personalities Si Robertson, left, Willie Robertson and Phil Robertson from A&E Television Networks LLC's "Duck Dynasty."

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Television personalities Si Robertson, left, Willie Robertson and Phil Robertson from A&E Television Networks LLC's "Duck Dynasty."

Duck Dynasty’s Christmas ‘Culture War:’ Tests of Tolerance

Developments in the Duck Dynasty political correction have been moving so swiftly that we have been unable to keep up with it all. Thanks to Joel Achenbach, the esteemed expert on how things work, for explaining what the saga of...

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Barack Obama chats with member of the audience with moderator Chris Matthews in this 2008 file photo.

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Barack Obama chats with member of the audience with moderator Chris Matthews in this 2008 file photo.

Obama Playing Hardball: ‘Executive Performance’ in Question

President Barack Obama is getting ready to play “Hardball.” That means that MSNBC’s Chris Matthews will be asking the president a lot of questions about Obamacare today as the two meet on a stage at American University, right? “That’s an...

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An adult cicada emerges from its skin in Virginia on May 17, 2013.

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An adult cicada emerges from its skin in Virginia on May 17, 2013.

‘Republicans Are Like Cicadas:’ Cole

“I guess Republicans are like cicadas.” – Rep. Tom Cole, an Oklahoma Republican, on the apparent need of his party to rise every 17 years and shut down the federal government. Cole, the only member of his state’s delegation who...

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Robert Gibbs in Boca, Florida, in this 2012 file photo.

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Robert Gibbs in Boca, Florida, in this 2012 file photo.

Gibbs: Heads May Roll Over Obamacare

Heads may roll after the botched rollout of the Obamacare web-site, according to former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs. Gibbs, who often reflects White House thinking, said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program today that Obama may fire people at the Department of Health...

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