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Head coach Jason Garrett and the Dallas Cowboys prepare to take the field for their game against the Washington Redskins.

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Head coach Jason Garrett and the Dallas Cowboys prepare to take the field for their game against the Washington Redskins.

Christie: Cowboys Fan — Why Root for Teams That Annoy You?

How did the governor of New Jersey, where the National Football League’s Jets and Giants play, become a Dallas Cowboys fan? Easy. When Chris Christie, 50, was a kid, the Cowboys had Heisman Trophy winner and two-time Super Bowl champion...

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From the Super Bowl ad aired by Mayors Against illegal Guns.

From the Super Bowl ad aired by Mayors Against illegal Guns.

Mayors’ Super Bowl Gun-Control Ad: Hail Mary Against the NRA’s Defense

There is no higher-priced ad than a Super Bowl commercial. And there is no higher-stakes fight than the one that the nation’s mayors are waging against the National Rifle Association. In the truest tradition of opposition research, the mayors’ “Demand...

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President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963. Camp David Photo.President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963.

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President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963. Camp David Photo.President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963.

Obama Shoots Skeet at Camp David — and Has Advice for the NCAA

President Barack Obama, seeking a ban on assault weapons, says he shoots skeet “all the time” at Camp David. Obama told The New Republic magazine in an interview that at the presidential retreat in Maryland’s wooded Catoctin Mountains “we do...

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