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President Barack Obama is seen on a television screen in a hallway in the U.S. Capitol as he delivers his State of the Union Address on February 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

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President Barack Obama is seen on a television screen in a hallway in the U.S. Capitol as he delivers his State of the Union Address on February 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 6

That’s the number of broadcast television and cable news interviews that President Barack Obama will conduct today. On the eve of his nationally televised address tomorrow to make his case for a “limited’ and “proportional” military strike against Syria for...

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley waves on stage during the second day of the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley waves on stage during the second day of the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Nikki Haley’s Robed Lock-Out: Democrats Decry ‘Transparency’

On Twitter, all appeared well at the South Carolina governor’s mansion: Feel like I’ve worked a full day just getting the kids out the door! The things we do to make sure our kids get a good start. Good morning!...

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A younger John Kerry made an appearance on Meet the Press on Sept. 1, 1971, as an opponent of the war in Vietnam.

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A younger John Kerry made an appearance on Meet the Press on Sept. 1, 1971, as an opponent of the war in Vietnam.

John Kerry Reporting for Duty

It is that awkward introduction of himself, in the summer of 2004, at the rostrum of the Democratic National Convention — as the “Swift Boaters” arrived on his own home field of Boston to dispute his credentials as a war...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

Republicans Punish Networks: Clinton

Updated at 1:30 pm EDT Republican Party leaders unanimously voted today to prohibit 2016 presidential primary debate partnerships with NBC and CNN because the networks plan to broadcast programs highlighting Hillary Clinton’s life and career. “These programming decisions are an...

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the National Press Club on March 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the National Press Club on March 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

FOX in the NBC House: Priebus’s `Have Cake and Eat It’ Problem

Reince Priebus, Republican Party chairman, is in a bit of a box because of FOX. When Priebus set out to seek a boycott of 2016 presidential debates sponsored by NBC and CNN because the former is planning a mini-series about...

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President Barack Obama, left, talks with Jay Leno during a commercial break during the taping of his appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Los Angeles, on Aug. 6, 2013.

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President Barack Obama, left, talks with Jay Leno during a commercial break during the taping of his appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Los Angeles, on Aug. 6, 2013.

Obama to Leno: Putin Slipping into ‘Cold War Mentality’ — No Joke Here

President Barack Obama sat today with Jay Leno for a taping of “The Tonight Show.” This wasn’t a lot of, “Hey-oh!” They talked about fugitive national security leaker Edward Snowden, U.S. terrorism surveillance, embassy closings, Russia, Hillary Clinton, John McCain,...

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

Republican Power Play with CNN, NBC: ‘Dump the Hillary Docs’

As if the Republican Party didn’t have enough on its hands with the rebranding it has taken on following the thumping of 2012: Now chairman Reince Priebus is attempting to tell television networks what they can air. The Republican National...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden speak at the end of 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 and Vice President Joe Biden speak at the end of the Vital Voices Global Awards ceremony at the Kennedy Center in Washington on April 2, 2013.

Biden-Clinton: `Today,’ Not 2016

Move over, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie. Bryant Gumbel, Katie Couric, we hardly knew ye. Joe Biden is ready to co-host the “Today” show — with Hillary Clinton. While the tweet from the office of the vice president is all in...

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Mollie Wagoner, of Maryland, second right, and Sharon Burk, of New Jersey, celebrate after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and declined to rule on the California law Proposition 8 in Washington, D.C., on June 26, 2013.

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Mollie Wagoner, of Maryland, second right, and Sharon Burk, of New Jersey, celebrate after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and declined to rule on the California law Proposition 8 in Washington, D.C., on June 26, 2013.

Bill, Hillary Clinton on DOMA Ruling: ‘A More Perfect Union’

Bill Clinton, elected president in 1992, signed the law in 1996. He walked away from it this year. Hillary Clinton, considering a campaign for president in 2016, made her own sentiments known not long before the Supreme Court today struck...

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A protester holds a sign reading, 'Rubio: Don't Oppose Family Unity', as she joins with others in front of Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-FL) office on May 22, 2013 in Doral, Florida.

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A protester holds a sign reading, 'Rubio: Don't Oppose Family Unity', as she joins with others in front of Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-FL) office on May 22, 2013 in Doral, Florida.

Republican ‘Death Spiral:’ Life-and-Breathless Immigration Debate

There’s a lot of death talk surrounding immigration reform. Will the bill itself, hailed as the magical medicine for the revival of the Republican Party, die in the Republican-run House? Will passage of the bill kill the chances of any...

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