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President Barack Obama is delivering his State of the Union address tonight. He was pictured at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC,on Jan. 17, 2014.

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President Barack Obama is delivering his State of the Union address tonight. He was pictured at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC,on Jan. 17, 2014.

Obama’s ‘Action’ State of the Union: Pre-Show

Updated at 6:49 through 8:38 pm EST “Let’s make this a year of action,” President Barack Obama is saying in his State of the Union address tonight. “That’s what most Americans want – for all of us in this chamber...

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Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee speaks during day one of the Democratic National Convention on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee speaks during day one of the Democratic National Convention on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Chafee Hears Providence Footsteps

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, the nation’s only Independent governor, said this morning that he expects to face a challenge from state General Treasurer Gina Raimondo in 2014. Chafee was mum on whether he’ll switch parties and become a Democrat,...

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A Bushmaster Firearms rep, right, shows an attendee a semi-auotmatic Bushmaster Enhanced Adaptive Combat Rifle (ACR) at the Bushmaster Firearms booth at the National Shooting Sports Foundation's 34th annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show.

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A Bushmaster Firearms rep, right, shows an attendee a semi-auotmatic Bushmaster Enhanced Adaptive Combat Rifle (ACR) at the Bushmaster Firearms booth at the National Shooting Sports Foundation's 34th annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show.

Guns and Private Equity – Cerberus: Teacher-Clients’ Interests in Mind

It didn’t take long for Cerberus to remember who its masters are. The New York-based private equity firm, which takes its name from the mythical three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hell, said late yesterday it would sell Freedom...

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President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney participate in the second presidential debate at Hofstra University.

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President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney participate in the second presidential debate at Hofstra University.

Obama to Romney on Investments: My Pension `Not as Big as Yours’

Mitt Romney was looking for a way to rebut President Barack Obama’s remark about Romney’s businesses investing in China. “Mr. President, have you looked at your pension?”’ Romney asked two-thirds of the way into their second nationally televised debate. “I...

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