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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

Republicans Punish Networks: Clinton

Updated at 1:30 pm EDT Republican Party leaders unanimously voted today to prohibit 2016 presidential primary debate partnerships with NBC and CNN because the networks plan to broadcast programs highlighting Hillary Clinton’s life and career. “These programming decisions are an...

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the National Press Club on March 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the National Press Club on March 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

FOX in the NBC House: Priebus’s `Have Cake and Eat It’ Problem

Reince Priebus, Republican Party chairman, is in a bit of a box because of FOX. When Priebus set out to seek a boycott of 2016 presidential debates sponsored by NBC and CNN because the former is planning a mini-series about...

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

Photograph by Cliff Owen/AP Photo

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

Republican Power Play with CNN, NBC: ‘Dump the Hillary Docs’

As if the Republican Party didn’t have enough on its hands with the rebranding it has taken on following the thumping of 2012: Now chairman Reince Priebus is attempting to tell television networks what they can air. The Republican National...

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President Barack Obama emerges from behind a stack of packing bins as he tours an Amazon fulfillment center with Amazon's Vice President for Worldwide Operations Dave Clark on July 30, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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President Barack Obama emerges from behind a stack of packing bins as he tours an Amazon fulfillment center with Amazon's Vice President for Worldwide Operations Dave Clark on July 30, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Chattanooga Shoves Editor Who Told Obama to Shove Jobs Plan

“Take Your Jobs Plan and Shove it, Mr. President,” read the headline of the editorial in the Chattanooga Times Free Press the day this week that President Barack Obama landed in town to tout his plan for a corporate tax...

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Texas Governor Rick Perry shakes hands with supporters prior to announcing he will not seek reelection, July 8, 2013, at Holt Cat in San Antonio

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Texas Governor Rick Perry shakes hands with supporters prior to announcing he will not seek reelection, July 8, 2013, at Holt Cat in San Antonio

Perry Not Running for Reelection

“The time has come to pass on the mantle of leadership,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry said today, announcing that he will not seek re-election. The Republican who sought his party’s presidential nomination in 2012 said he will spend some time...

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Protestors demonstrate calling for immigration reform in front of the Illinois GOP headquarters on June 27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Protestors demonstrate calling for immigration reform in front of the Illinois GOP headquarters on June 27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.

RNC’s Priebus: Hispanic Pitch

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has been stressing the need for his party to do a better job reaching out to a variety of groups. Today, he’ll try to do just that, as he addresses a gathering of Hispanic leaders in Chicago. Republicans know...

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets Asian American supporters as he campaigns at Van Dyck park in Fairfax, Va., on Sept. 13, 2012.

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets Asian American supporters as he campaigns at Van Dyck park in Fairfax, Va., on Sept. 13, 2012.

RNC’s Asian-American Outreach: Hires

Jeb Bush has called Asian-Americans the canary in the Republican Party’s coal mine. Look past the 71 percent of Hispanic voters who sided with President Barack Obama in November, the Florida Republican has suggested, and one will find the 74...

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Priebus: ‘Traveling Circus’ Out — ‘Biologically Stupid’ Talk Forbidden

It was Bobby Jindal who warned his party to “stop being the stupid party.” And Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, said today that his party needs to stop running around saying “biologically stupid things” — and avoid...

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A student during spring break on South Padre Island, Texas.

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A student during spring break on South Padre Island, Texas.

Washington Daybook: Not Quite Spring

Lawmakers, like college students, are looking forward to Spring break, with two weeks away from Washington to relax and celebrate Easter and Passover with family and constituents. But first, that small matter of keeping the government funded past next week....

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