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Delegates cheer during the keynote address by U.S Senate candidate Barack Obama of Illinois at the Democratic National Convention on July 27, 2004 in Boston.

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Delegates cheer during the keynote address by U.S Senate candidate Barack Obama of Illinois at the Democratic National Convention on July 27, 2004 in Boston.

Obama’s Dream, 50 Years Hence

Updated at 1:41 and 1:46 pm EDT with the president’s remarks today “My identity might begin with the fact of my race, but it didn’t, couldn’t end there. At least that’s what I would choose to believe.” – Barack Obama,...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks after receiving the 2013 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center on September 10, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks after receiving the 2013 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center on September 10, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Jeb Bush + Hillary Clinton: ‘Wisdom of American People’ (IA, NH, SC)

For a few moments this evening, an outdoor gathering on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall conjured images of a 2016 presidential debate stage, with the most closely watched members of the nation’s two political dynasties — each viewed by their opposing parties...

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Rep. Allyson Schwartz in Philadelphia.

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Rep. Allyson Schwartz in Philadelphia.

Why Republicans OK Conceding Schwartz’s Pennsylvania District

Republicans don’t have much of a chance at winning the Philadelphia-area congressional district that Democratic Rep. Allyson Schwartz plans to give up to run for governor next year. And that’s just fine by Republicans. That’s because Republicans who redrew district...

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President Barack Obama took his oath of office in the Blue Room of the White House, with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding and First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha watching.

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President Barack Obama took his oath of office in the Blue Room of the White House, with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding and First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha watching.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 57

That’s how many presidential inaugurations will have been held after today’s public ceremony for President Barack Obama, starting his second term. Obama took the oath of office yesterday, per the 20th Amendment. Because yesterday was a Sunday, the inaugural ceremony...

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A Barack Obama supporter visits the Democratic Party's headquarters in Espanola, New Mexico.

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A Barack Obama supporter visits the Democratic Party's headquarters in Espanola, New Mexico.

Obama On the Air: English y Espanol

President Barack Obama has been accused of campaigning after Election Day. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have chided him for the trips he’s made to places such as the toy factory in Pennsvylania and the...

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Samantha Pawlucy accused her geometry teacher of mocking her for wearing a Romney-Ryan campaign T-shirt.

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Samantha Pawlucy accused her geometry teacher of mocking her for wearing a Romney-Ryan campaign T-shirt.

Romney Calls High-Schooler Harrassed for Campaign T-Shirt

Mitt Romney called Samantha Pawlucy’s home yesterday, reaching out to the Philadelphia high school student who made headlines last week when she accused her geometry teacher of mocking her for wearing a Romney-Ryan campaign T-shirt. The Republican presidential candidate spoke...

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Mitt Romney is introduced by his wife Ann at a fundraiser at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California  on Sept. 22, 2012.

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Mitt Romney is introduced by his wife Ann at a fundraiser at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on Sept. 22, 2012.

Romneys at White House: Lincoln Bedroom, George Bush’s Massage

Mitt and Ann Romney tell different stories about their visit to the White House when President George W. Bush lived there. The candidate’s wife has spoken of walking in on a massage that Bush was getting. Ann Romney remembers the...

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