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Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon perform 'Gov. Christie Traffic Jam' on Jan. 14, 2014.

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Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon perform 'Gov. Christie Traffic Jam' on Jan. 14, 2014.

Fallon, Springsteen Born to Jam: Christie ‘Bridgegate’ Spoof

Chris Christie, the Republican New Jersey governor at the center of a scandal over lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, claims to be Bruce Springsteen’s fan- in-chief. He probably isn’t too happy with The Boss this morning. Springsteen, a...

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Florida Governor Rick Scott during a meeting at PortMiami on Nov. 12, 2013 in Miami.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott during a meeting at PortMiami on Nov. 12, 2013 in Miami.

Florida’s Scott Endangered: 37% Say Republican Deserves Second Term

Rick Scott of Florida remains one of the nation’s most endangered governors heading into a re-election campaign next year, according to a survey released today by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute Scott, 60, trails his predecessor and potential Democratic opponent...

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People visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech on the National Mall on August 24, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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People visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech on the National Mall on August 24, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Virginians Divided on Racial Equality Progress

Virginia residents are optimistic about the future of racial equality even as they are divided on the progress made so far. Respondents split 45-44 percent on whether people today are judged by their skin color rather than their character, according...

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The Washington Monument stands behind cherry trees blossoming in Washington on March 19, 2012.

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The Washington Monument stands behind cherry trees blossoming in Washington on March 19, 2012.

Washington Daybook: Awaiting Cherries

President Barack Obama arrived in Tel Aviv this morning on his first visit to Israel as president. The three-day trip includes meetings and news conferences with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who disagrees with Obama on how to handle Iran’s...

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Members of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Guard of Honor during a media tour in Beijing, China, in this file photo.

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Members of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Guard of Honor during a media tour in Beijing, China, in this file photo.

Washington Daybook: Secrets, Heroes

Attorney General Eric Holder will discuss the Obama administration’s efforts to mitigate theft of U.S. trade secrets. China’s army may be behind a computer-hacking group that has attacked at least 141 companies worldwide since 2006, according to a report by...

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers her farewell address to the staff at the State Department on Feb. 1, 2013 in Washington.

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers her farewell address to the staff at the State Department on Feb. 1, 2013 in Washington.

Clinton Left State Higher-Rated Than President Who Put Her There

Hillary Clinton left Foggy Bottom with higher approval ratings than her former boss, President Barack Obama, and a bunch of politicians mentioned along with her as potential contenders for the White House in 2016. That’s according to a Quinnipiac University...

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A customer looks at guns at a Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. store in Paramus, New Jersey.

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A customer looks at guns at a Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. store in Paramus, New Jersey.

Nine in 10 Voters Back Gun Background Checks, Gun-Owners Too

A Quinnipiac University poll out today shows overwhelming support — even among Republicans — for mandatory background checks for all gun purchases. The survey, taken Jan. 30-Feb. 4 of 1,772 registered voters, found 92 percent of voters, including 91 percent...

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Mitt Romney supporters attend a rally at Defiance High School, in Defiance, Ohio, October 25, 2012.

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Mitt Romney supporters attend a rally at Defiance High School, in Defiance, Ohio, October 25, 2012.

Ohio Poll: `Photo Finish’

Ohio is close, according to The Ohio Poll. The survey run by the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Cincinnati has a strong track record. Its final snapshot of the race between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt...

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