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Twitter Inc.

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Twitter Inc.

Can Twitter Save the Ex-Im Bank?

Updated at 3:58 pm EDT The biggest business lobbyists in Washington are turning to Twitter to save the U.S. Export-Import Bank. The National Association of Manufacturers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Nuclear Energy Institute, Financial Services Roundtable and Aerospace Industries Association...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, arrives for a group photo of world leaders attending the D-Day 70th Anniversary ceremonies at Chateau de Benouville in Benouville, France, on June 6, 2014.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, arrives for a group photo of world leaders attending the D-Day 70th Anniversary ceremonies at Chateau de Benouville in Benouville, France, on June 6, 2014.

Obama-Putin: ‘On the Margins’ — 70 Years Hence

Updated at 12:20 pm EDT with reporting from Julianna Goldman in Normandy Today, on the 70th anniversary at the place where more than 160.000 allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, President Barack Obama had a brief and informal...

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush signs a copy of his new book 'Immigration Wars' during the second day of the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference on March 15, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush signs a copy of his new book 'Immigration Wars' during the second day of the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference on March 15, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Bush Book Club: Open-Kindle Test

In the unending search for contrasts between the two public Bush brothers, rule out a love for books. This was prompted by the report in the New York Times over the weekend about the multitasking-reading Jeb Bush — sometimes with...

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the 2013 TechCrunch Disrupt conference on September 11, 2013 in San Francisco.

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the 2013 TechCrunch Disrupt conference on September 11, 2013 in San Francisco.

#FreeZuckerberg Minted on Twitter — as Iran Summons Facebook Founder

The Iranian judiciary’s war against President Hassan Rouhani over control of the Internet took another turn as a court in southern Iran summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “The Zionist director of the company of Facebook, or his official attorney must...

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Vice President Joe Biden laughs with Marion Mims, right, after giving her a kiss as she took his order upon sitting down with Judy Dorsett, left, and Tarri Johnson, right, at Mary Mac's Tea Room, on March 4, 2014, in Atlanta.

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Vice President Joe Biden laughs with Marion Mims, right, after giving her a kiss as she took his order upon sitting down with Judy Dorsett, left, and Tarri Johnson, right, at Mary Mac's Tea Room, on March 4, 2014, in Atlanta.

Biden’s Bid for Women Voters — Men Lost to Republicans?

Joe Biden has been wise to violence against women for a long time now. Just as Bill Clinton, whose wife may be gearing up for a presidential campaign in 2016, has reminded everyone this week that he was aboard the...

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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

NBA’s Sterling Suspension: ‘Sounds Pretty Good’

If Don Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, was looking for any sympathy on Capitol Hill following reports of Sterling’s recorded racist remarks,  he won’t find it among the leadership. The National Basketball Association has suspended Sterling for life...

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EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy during a keynote panel on reducing greenhouse gases on pril 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy during a keynote panel on reducing greenhouse gases on pril 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

EPA’s McCarthy: Science Real

Updated April 29 at 12:50 pm EDT Since she was first nominated to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy has worked hard to assuage Republican and industry critics of the agency’s scientific process, including promising data from decades-old studies...

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Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012.

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Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012.

Jeb Bush, Catholic, Faith-Guided

When Jeb Bush converted to Catholicism nearly two decades ago — adopting the faith of his Mexican-born wife, Columba — he explained what primarily attracted him: The “sacraments of the Catholic Church, the timeless nature of the message of the...

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