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Wendy Gonzalez sits with, Maria Mena, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as she purchases insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of Americas on March 20, 2014 in Miami.

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Wendy Gonzalez sits with, Maria Mena, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as she purchases insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of Americas on March 20, 2014 in Miami.

Obamacare’s ‘Last Call’ Not Final After All

Last call, it turns out, isn’t last call after all. After weeks of playing to a March 31 deadline as the last chance for having health insurance or paying a tax penalty, the Obama administration says an extension is possible...

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Joseph "Joe" Biden, U.S. vice president, left, holds onto House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, during the State of the Union address on Jan. 28, 2014.

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Joseph "Joe" Biden, U.S. vice president, left, holds onto House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, during the State of the Union address on Jan. 28, 2014.

Biden’s Jump Ball: 2016

First question: Can a guy who says, in public, that, “I may be a white boy but I can jump, too,” and that the president’s health care law is a “big f—- deal” really hope to run for president again?...

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Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, center, in Washington, D.C.

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Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, center, in Washington, D.C.

Graham Launches Primary Air War

Sen. Lindsey Graham is launching an ad campaign aimed at Republican opponents in his South Carolina primary race. Graham, senior senator in the Palmetto State, faces five challengers to his Republican throne. State Sen. Lee Bright, businesswoman Nancy Mace, activist...

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A female attendee during the third day of the Republican National Convention on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

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A female attendee during the third day of the Republican National Convention on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

Wife’s ‘Pretty Little Head’ — Democrats are Watching

Lately, there’s been some talk about talking points that Republicans are giving their congressional candidates when it comes to talking about women. This clearly stems from the 2012 campaigns in which one Republican candidate for Senate came up with the...

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Elizabeth, left, and Mary Cheney attend the Republican National Convention in this 2004 file photo.

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Elizabeth, left, and Mary Cheney attend the Republican National Convention in this 2004 file photo.

Liz Cheney ‘Wrong Side of History:’ Mary Cheney

Liz Cheney, who is running for Congress, believes in traditional marriage. Her sister Mary is married to another woman. The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney attempting to take the 2014 Republican nomination from sitting Sen. Mike Enzi of...

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Senator Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, talks to reporters before walking into the Senate Chamber in Washington, D.C.

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Senator Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, talks to reporters before walking into the Senate Chamber in Washington, D.C.

Paul Let No One’s Work Evade His Eyes

The case of the borrowed letters has gone well beyond the threat of a duel. A journalism professor at Baylor University in Texas says he’d flunk Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and report him to college authorities for honor-code violations...

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama make their way to the stage at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on October 16, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama make their way to the stage at the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on October 16, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Obama’s Speech at Lincoln Memorial: `Won’t Be As Good’ as King’s

The lowering of that arc of expectations starts now: President Barack Obama will not be delivering Martin Luther King’s speech tomorrow, on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. “Let me just say for the record right now, it...

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Marieme Faye Sall, first lady of Senegal, sit together on stage during a visit the all-girls Martin Luther King Middle School, on June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Senegal.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Marieme Faye Sall, first lady of Senegal, sit together on stage during a visit the all-girls Martin Luther King Middle School, on June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Senegal.

Michelle Obama: White House ‘Nice Prison’ — Laura Bush: ‘With a Chef’

Updated at 9:25 am EDT The White House, as a couple of first ladies should know, can be “confining.” As former President George W. Bush met with President Barack Obama today in Tanzania, their wives also took part in an African...

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Vice President Joe Biden at the South Carolina Democratic Party's Jefferson Jackson Dinner May 3, 2013, in Columbia, SC.

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Vice President Joe Biden at the South Carolina Democratic Party's Jefferson Jackson Dinner May 3, 2013, in Columbia, SC.

Cruz, Biden: Early Eyes on Second-Tier Race, New Attacks, Old School

Republican Ted Cruz, as our friends at Politico point out this morning, will be roughly the same age as Democrat Joe Biden was when he launched his first campaign for president in 1987, should the freshman senator from Texas declare...

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