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Outgoing U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates salutes the march-in-review during the Armed Forces Farewell Tribute for him at the Pentagon's River Terrace Parade Field in Washington, DC, on June 30, 2011.

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Outgoing U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates salutes the march-in-review during the Armed Forces Farewell Tribute for him at the Pentagon's River Terrace Parade Field in Washington, DC, on June 30, 2011.

Gates Tours with Memoir in Extra Printing, Obama: ‘War Never Easy’

Updated at 4:25 and 4:35 pm EST Retired Defense Secretary Robert Gates is braced for questions about the critique of the White House embodied in his widely sought memoir, “Duty,” that hits the bookstores Tuesday. As part of a media...

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Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, right, and Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida, attend the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte in this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo.

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Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, right, and Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida, attend the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte in this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo.

Giffords Soaring at ‘Top of the Sky’

Updated at 4:05 pm EST It was three years ago today that a gunman stepped into a small crowd where an Arizona congresswoman was greeting constituents and opened fire. Gabby Giffords survived a devastating bullet to the head, but six...

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to the media after being named Chairman of the National Constitution Center's Board of Trustees in Philadelphia.

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to the media after being named Chairman of the National Constitution Center's Board of Trustees in Philadelphia.

Jeb Bush’s Path to Immigration Reform: Walking a Line

Updated again at 7 am EST, March 5 Jeb Bush’s new book, “Immigration Wars,” is billed as a “call for systemic reform.” In announcing the book last fall with co-author Clint Bolick, a research fellow with the Hoover Institution, the former...

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David Axelrod on 'Meet the Press' in Washington on Jan. 20, 2013.

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David Axelrod on 'Meet the Press' in Washington on Jan. 20, 2013.

Axelrod on the Air: NBC, MSNBC

David Axelrod shaved his moustache in a simulcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and NBC’s “Today Show.” Now he’s coming back as a paid political analyst. The Chicago-based political strategist and one-time political reporter for the Chicago Tribune who nurtured Barack...

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President Barack Obama is Time Magazine's Person of the Year.

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President Barack Obama is Time Magazine's Person of the Year.

Obama Time’s `Person of the Year’

President Barack Obama, who won re-election last month and is the “author of a new America,” is Time magazine’s Person of the Year for a second time, the publication said today. The president joins 12 others who have been honored...

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