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Fans meet Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Fans meet Hillary Rodham Clinton on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Hillary Clinton: More ‘Downton Abbey’ than America?

Updated 6/23 at 8:50 am EDT ”Through dint of hard work,” Hillary Clinton says, she and husband Bill Clinton have made a lot of money — yet pay taxes the way ordinary Americans do: On their actual earnings. The ability...

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Copies of Hillary Clinton's new book, 'Hard Choices' at a Dulles International Airport bookstore on June 10, 2014 in Sterling, Virginia.

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Copies of Hillary Clinton's new book, 'Hard Choices' at a Dulles International Airport bookstore on June 10, 2014 in Sterling, Virginia.

Clinton’s Hometown History Lesson: Lincoln Was What?

Republicans are mocking Hillary Clinton for a slip-up in history she made today about one of the most famous figures from her home state of Illinois, the Land of Lincoln. Speaking in her hometown of Chicago, Clinton was discussing the...

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Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan greets fans at Tampa International Airport ahead of the 15th Indian Film Academy Awards on, April 24, 2014.

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Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan greets fans at Tampa International Airport ahead of the 15th Indian Film Academy Awards on, April 24, 2014.

Bollywood vs. RNC: ‘Glitz’ vs. ‘Stuffy Old White Guys’

Bob Buckhorn, mayor of Tampa, Florida, played host to the Republican National Convention in 2012. Now he is playing host to the globe-trotting event that is the Indian Film Academy Awards — aka, Bollywood on the road. The wandering international...

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Ed Gillespie, Senior Adviser for the Romney Campaign, speaks to the crowd on stage during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Nov. 6, 2012.

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Ed Gillespie, Senior Adviser for the Romney Campaign, speaks to the crowd on stage during Mitt Romney's campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Nov. 6, 2012.

Bush White House Aids Gillespie’s Virginia Fundraising

As a former counselor to President George W. Bush and chairman of the national and Virginia Republican parties, Ed Gillespie got to know the Republican luminaries and donors who are now helping him try to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Warner....

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Delegates arrive at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012.

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Delegates arrive at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012.

Six Cities Make Cut for 2016 Republican National Convention

Six cities stayed alive today as possible venues for the 2016 Republican National Convention following a party panel’s vote. The survivors of the first-round cuts: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas. The winner will likely be picked...

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T. Boone Pickens, founder and chief executive officer of BP Capital LLC.

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T. Boone Pickens, founder and chief executive officer of BP Capital LLC.

Bacharach for DNC, Pickens RNC — Republicans Debt-Free

The Democratic National Committee edged its partisan counterpart in February fundraising, though the Republican National Committee ended the month in a much stronger cash position. The DNC raised $7.5 million last month and began March with $7 million in cash-on-hand...

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The Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012.

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The Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012.

Republican National Convention: 2016 Earlier Than Past Nominations

The 2016 Republican National Convention will be held earlier in the summer than past conventions have convened. And the party will probably announce the site in August. So says Reince Priebus, the RNC chairman, explaining that a convention starting either...

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State chairman of Montana, wears a tie decorated with elephant mascots at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 30, 2012.

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State chairman of Montana, wears a tie decorated with elephant mascots at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 30, 2012.

Republicans’ 2016 Calendar Seeks Order

The Republican Party wants to do things both sooner and later in 2016. Later comes in the form of what’s being billed as stronger enforcement mechanisms to keep states from pushing their presidential nominating caucuses and primaries earlier and earlier...

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