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Members of the National Governors Association speak to the media after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Feb. 24, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Members of the National Governors Association speak to the media after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Feb. 24, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Christie’s Absence in Washington — Polling Slide in New Jersey

Absence makes the questions grow longer. When leading Republican governors assembled at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today for a news conference, they found themselves answering questions about the absence of their leader, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey. .@RGA...

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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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California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. explains his budget proposal during a news conference at the California State Capitol in Sacramento on January 10, 2013.

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California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. explains his budget proposal during a news conference at the California State Capitol in Sacramento on January 10, 2013.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 60.5

That’s the mean age of the 20 Democratic governors. Of the 14 governors from both parties who are younger than 55 years old, 11 are Republicans and three are Democrats — Steve Bullock of Montana (47), Martin O’Malley of Maryland...

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Representative Barney Frank, a Democrat from Massachusetts, at  the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte.

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Representative Barney Frank, a Democrat from Massachusetts, at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte.

Barney Frank Senate Petition Push Appears for Naught

A petition drive aimed at nudging Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to  put the ever-fiesty Barney Frank temporarily into the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry’s confirmation as secretary of state ended up collecting close to 10,000 signatures — and won’t be submitted....

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Rep. Tim Scott makes brief remarks with fellow GOP freshmen after a meeting with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner at the U.S. Capitol on June 2, 2011.

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Rep. Tim Scott makes brief remarks with fellow GOP freshmen after a meeting with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner at the U.S. Capitol on June 2, 2011.

DeMint Departure Could Seat Black Senator: Tim Scott

For all the progress in U.S. race relations since Martin Luther King  Jr. kicked the civil rights movement into gear in the late 1950s — changes underscored by Barack Obama’s presidency — the paucity of black Senate members stands out like an...

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Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love introduces herself at a training session for women aspiring to get into politics in Sandy, Utah.

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Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love introduces herself at a training session for women aspiring to get into politics in Sandy, Utah.

Republicans Boost Women on Parade

Among the prime-time speakers at the National Republican Convention in Tampa this week: Mia Love, the 37-year-old female mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah. Love, who is Mormon and of Haitian heritage, was among the U.S. House recruits identified by leaders...

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