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This image from video released by Funny Or Die shows President Obama, left, with actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis during an appearance on "Between Two Ferns," the digital short with a laser focus on reaching people aged 18 to 34.

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This image from video released by Funny Or Die shows President Obama, left, with actor-comedian Zach Galifianakis during an appearance on "Between Two Ferns," the digital short with a laser focus on reaching people aged 18 to 34.

Obama to ‘Invincibles’: Please?

Life in the White House isn’t as dramatic as it appears on TV, President Barack Obama says. “I have to tell you,” Obama told talk show host Ellen DeGeneres in an interview airing today. “Life in Washington is a little...

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U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about the situation in Ukraine in the White House briefing room in Washington on March 17, 2014.

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U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about the situation in Ukraine in the White House briefing room in Washington on March 17, 2014.

Obama vs. Putin: The PR War

Updated at 1:13 pm EDT In the clash over Russian occupation and annexation of Crimea, two presidents are engaged in their own public relations war. This doesn’t look like a man who’s worried about U.S. sanctions: Latest on Ukraine: Putin...

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Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 19, 2013.

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Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 19, 2013.

Murdoch Should See ‘Rupert,’ Pilloried Playwright Says

Rupert Murdoch’s life makes for good art. The media tycoon’s story line is “still evolving,” says Australia’s most famous playwright, David Williamson, who took on the media tycoon as the subject of his most recent work, “Rupert.” The cabaret-style show...

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Jo Frost, star of the television show "Supernanny."

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Jo Frost, star of the television show "Supernanny."

Supernanny Offers Issa and Company Advice: ‘Step-Back, Observe, Step-in’

“Supernanny” Jo Frost says Washington politicians could use some time in the naughty corner — especially given the recent scuffle between Rep. Darrell Issa, the California Republican, and Rep. Elijah Cummings, the Maryland Democrat. “People have been asking me if...

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People take 'selfies' in front of a painting by British street artist Banksy on Oct. 24, 2013 in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City.

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People take 'selfies' in front of a painting by British street artist Banksy on Oct. 24, 2013 in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City.

Millennials Come of Age: Optimistic, Independent, Diverse and Digital

The millennials have come of age. And these are not your father’s voters. Fully half of those people now ranging in age from 18 to 33 consider themselves politically independent and “are relatively unattached to organized politics and religion,” the...

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, speaks to his Polish counterpart Radoslaw Sikorski during a press conference in Tehran, on March 1, 2014.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, speaks to his Polish counterpart Radoslaw Sikorski during a press conference in Tehran, on March 1, 2014.

Polish Foreign Minister Tweets Iran for Censorship of Remarks

When he found out that his criticism of Iranian censorship was censored, Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski took to Twitter and YouTube to make sure his message was not lost. Speaking at a joint press conference in Tehran with Iran’s...

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Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt and Ellen DeGeneres take a selfie in the audience during the Oscars on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood.

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Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt and Ellen DeGeneres take a selfie in the audience during the Oscars on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood.

DeGeneres-Inspired (Hill) Selfies

Ellen DeGeneres is a celebrity. Members of Congress think they are. So the Oscar selfie wave started by the host of this year’s globally televised Academy Awards was sure to wash up on Capitol Hill, where the Gallup-tested public thinks many...

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Mark Penn at Saint Anselm College in this Jan. 5, 2008 file photo in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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Mark Penn at Saint Anselm College in this Jan. 5, 2008 file photo in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Obama’s ‘Hey’ a Model for Microsoft’s (Clinton’s) Mark Penn

“Hey,” read the subject line on the e-mails from Team Obama. Casual lingo for a fundraising appeal? No, test-crafted research for communications guaranteed to engage a follower.  “Most of the $690 million Obama raised online (for his 2012 re-election campaign) “came...

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