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Family members reunite through bars and mesh of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Friendship Park on Nov. 17, 2013 in San Diego, California.

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Family members reunite through bars and mesh of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Friendship Park on Nov. 17, 2013 in San Diego, California.

Obama With New Lobbyist: ‘Going to See Through’ Immigration

The White House has a new legislative affairs director. Many would contend that it needs one. The rare show of bipartisanship that resulted in the House’s overwhelming passage of a $1-trillion budget last night — with the Senate ready to...

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President Barack Obama gets a hug after speaking at the Rodon Group, which manufactures over 95% of the parts for K'NEX Brands toys, on Nov. 30, 2012, in Hatfield, Pa.

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President Barack Obama gets a hug after speaking at the Rodon Group, which manufactures over 95% of the parts for K'NEX Brands toys, on Nov. 30, 2012, in Hatfield, Pa.

Obama’s ’12 (Fiscal Cliff) Campaign

“The polling is with the president on this,” one media commentator says. The president campaigned on this, another says of President Barack Obama’s plan to tax the wealthiest Americans more — “the clear mandate of this election.” While Republican leaders...

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Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at SeaGate Convention Centre as a national debt clock runs in the background on Sept. 26, 2012 in Toledo, Ohio.

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Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at SeaGate Convention Centre as a national debt clock runs in the background on Sept. 26, 2012 in Toledo, Ohio.

Obama-Romney: Middle Class Voters All a-Twitter

“The middle class has been crushed in the @BarackObama economy,” Republican Mitt Romney’s campaign writes on Twitter today. “We #CantAfford4More” It draws followers to the new Web Video: “Couldn’t Say it Better” — featuring Vice President Joe Biden saying what...

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Sam Ruffin of Brooklyn, New York, during CarolinaFest 2012 ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

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Sam Ruffin of Brooklyn, New York, during CarolinaFest 2012 ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

Obama’s `Tangible Path Forward’ Promised in Convention Speech

Aides to President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign said today that his speech to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte will be “aspirational” and “pragmatic” — and it will contain detail. Deputy Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter and other campaign aides spoke at...

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President Barack Obama embraces former President Bill Clinton during a campaign event in New York on June 4, 2012.

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President Barack Obama embraces former President Bill Clinton during a campaign event in New York on June 4, 2012.

Clinton to Make `Strong Argument’ for Obama’s Re-election: Obama Aide

Bill Clinton will steal some of the show in Charlotte this week. And, while the relationship between the former Democratic president and President Barack Obama has been something of an arms-length association, Clinton already is appearing in campaign TV ads...

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Mitt Romney leaves his campaign plane at St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 23, 2012.

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Mitt Romney leaves his campaign plane at St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 23, 2012.

Romney’s Tax Havens: Obama’s Gift

What is it about “doing fine?” After President Barack Obama uttered those words about the private sector, he heard them again and again for weeks in the echo chamber of TV advertising which is the modern-day presidential campaign. Now Republican...

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