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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the 2013 America Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting on August 12, 2013 in San Francisco.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the 2013 America Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting on August 12, 2013 in San Francisco.

Hillary Clinton, White House: Syria Challenges ‘Global Order’

Updated at 3:45 pm EDT, with Lisa Lerer at the White House. Hillary Clinton spoke from the White House today. About Syria. She was there with her daughter, Chelsea — all but Bill on hand for this one. She was...

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Sierra Nevada

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Sierra Nevada

Jewell: No Climate Change Deniers at Interior

It’s official. There is no denying climate change at the Department of Interior. Sally Jewell, the outdoorswoman and new interior secretary schooled in oilfield engineering and molded in her leadership of an adventure-outfitting company, made her debut address at the...

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Sally Jewell, while the nominee for U.S. Interior secretary, speaks at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on March 7, 2013

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Sally Jewell, while the nominee for U.S. Interior secretary, speaks at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on March 7, 2013

Jewell: ‘When I Fracked a Well’

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell may have come to Washington by way of REI, the outdoorsmen’s and women’s adventure outfitter, yet she has some bona fides in oil engineering. She put that resume to use today, swatting aside some industry talking...

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Rep. Paul Ryan in front of the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia, in this file photo.

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Rep. Paul Ryan in front of the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia, in this file photo.

Washington Daybook: Ryan at 1600

Rand Paul’s quixotic filibuster against John Brennan’s nomination as CIA director in which he droned on about the issue of, well, drones, lasted a respectable 12 hours, 52 minutes. That places him between Strom Thurmond’s 24 hour rant against the...

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Penny Pritzker, chairman and chief executive officer of PSP Capital Partners LLC, in Chicago.

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Penny Pritzker, chairman and chief executive officer of PSP Capital Partners LLC, in Chicago.

Pritzker’s Prize: Commerce Candidate

Written with John McCormick President Barack Obama is close to choosing Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker, who led fundraising for his 2008 campaign, as his next commerce secretary, according to three people familiar with the matter. Pritzker, whose family built the...

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) CEO Sally Jewell climbs the 65-foot rock climbing pinnacle at REI's Seattle flagship store.

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) CEO Sally Jewell climbs the 65-foot rock climbing pinnacle at REI's Seattle flagship store.

Obama’s Interior Sec’y Climbed in Antarctica (No Thanks, He Adds)

There’s a good basketball court at the Interior Department headquarters in Washington. And Ken Salazar, departing secretary of the interior, has “a good jump shot,” according to President Barack Obama, who has played ball on that court a few blocks...

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