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Newark Mayor Cory Booker takes the stage to speak during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker takes the stage to speak during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Pollster to Booker: Measure Curtains

Cory Booker, the Newark mayor leading a four-way Democratic pack for an open U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey, garners 54 percent of likely Democratic voters in a Quinnipiac University poll today. He’s got a 25-percentage point lead over his...

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Interns working for the 'Ready For Hillary' Super PAC stuff envelops with bumper stickers on behalf of undeclared Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on July 11, 2013 in a shopping center office in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Interns working for the 'Ready For Hillary' Super PAC stuff envelops with bumper stickers on behalf of undeclared Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on July 11, 2013 in a shopping center office in Alexandria, Virginia.

Ready for Hillary: $1 Million Raised

Updated at 11:55 am EDT Ready for Hillary, the super political action committee preparing for a potential second White House bid by the former Secretary of State, will report raising more than $1 million since the group formed this spring....

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in Public Service Project leadership symposium, on July 9, 2013, at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pa.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in Public Service Project leadership symposium, on July 9, 2013, at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pa.

Clinton Leads Christie, Paul in 2016 Poll

A Quinnipiac University poll out today confirms former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s status as the front-runner for the White House in 2016, even as she has yet to decide whether to run. Clinton leads both New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...

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A supporter of Barack Obama shows off the earrings she got in New York City before the start of an Obama campaign rally at the George Mason University campus on October 19, 2012 in Fairfax, Virginia.

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A supporter of Barack Obama shows off the earrings she got in New York City before the start of an Obama campaign rally at the George Mason University campus on October 19, 2012 in Fairfax, Virginia.

Women Defect: Obama Ratings Down

President Barack Obama’s favorable ratings are in negative territory, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out today that shows women voters souring on his performance in office. Women voters were key to Obama’s re-election in 2012, giving him 55 percent...

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President Barack Obama wears an OSU baseball cap after receiving an honorary degree during the commencement ceremony at Ohio State University on May 5, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

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President Barack Obama wears an OSU baseball cap after receiving an honorary degree during the commencement ceremony at Ohio State University on May 5, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

Obama’s Ohio Standing Slips

President Barack Obama captured almost 51 percent of the vote in Ohio to help him win re-election to a second term, but his approval rating in the Buckeye State has fallen to 40 percent–  with 57 percent saying they disapprove...

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill on January 23, 2013 about the security failures during the September 11 attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill on January 23, 2013 about the security failures during the September 11 attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

Hillary Clinton’s Slide: Benghazi Toll?

Fresh evidence here that, for Republicans, Benghazi is all about Hillary: While the former secretary of state is potentially the Democrat to beat in a 2016 presidential contest, her handling of the fatal assaults on a U.S. mission in Benghazi,...

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Representative Darrell Issa, a Republican from California, right, confers with a staffer, with Representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the committee,  during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in Washington, D.C., on May 22, 2013.

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Representative Darrell Issa, a Republican from California, right, confers with a staffer, with Representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the committee, during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in Washington, D.C., on May 22, 2013.

Bloomberg By the Numbers: 76

That’s the percentage of U.S. voters who want a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service over its targeting of groups with “tea party” and “patriot” in their names, according to a poll released today by Quinnipiac University. Those organizations...

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People jog on the National Mall near the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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People jog on the National Mall near the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Voters Weary of Divided Government

A plurality of voters don’t want split government, and would prefer one party to control both the White House and Congress, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out today. The survey showed 48 percent of voters saying they want the...

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JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, left, and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein leave the White House after they and 13 other bank heads met with President Barack Obama on March 27, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, left, and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein leave the White House after they and 13 other bank heads met with President Barack Obama on March 27, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Washington Daybook: Banks, Budgets and Guns

President Barack Obama will meet with the heads of the world’s biggest banks, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Lloyd C. Blankfein and JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon, seeking to strengthen ties that have been strained by new U.S. curbs...

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Charles "Charlie" Crist in Washington.

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Charles "Charlie" Crist in Washington.

Crist’s Second Chance: Beating Scott

Charlie Crist, the only Florida governor to willingly decline a second term, looks well positioned if he wants his old job back. The second poll in as many days shows the Republican-turned-independent-turned Democrat leading incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott trailing...

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