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In the days after Hurricane Sandy, heavy traffic was pictured exiting the George Washington Bridge onto the Henry Hudson Parkway as morning commuters drove into Manhattan on Nov. 1, 2012. In Septermber 2013, officials ordered another traffic jam for which New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is paying a political price today. Photo by Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images

In the days after Hurricane Sandy, heavy traffic was pictured exiting the George Washington Bridge onto the Henry Hudson Parkway as morning commuters drove into Manhattan on Nov. 1, 2012. In Septermber 2013, officials ordered another traffic jam for which New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is paying a political price today. Photo by Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images

Christie’s Game Day XLVIII Plays Into DNC’s ‘Big Game’ 2016

Game Day. This is the day the Super Bowl in the Meadowlands was supposed to showcase the place that could withstand anything, even the wrath of  “Superstorm Sandy.” Instead, it’s a ripe occasion for the Democratic National Committee to focus...

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One of two police officers carrying an AR-15 assault rifle stands guard at the west entrance of Grand Island Senior High School, in Grand Island, Neb.

Photograph by Barrett Stinson/The Grand Island Independent/AP Photo

One of two police officers carrying an AR-15 assault rifle stands guard at the west entrance of Grand Island Senior High School, in Grand Island, Neb.

White House Scolds NRA for Ad Challenging Obama Over Children

Updated at 12:10 pm EST The White House scolded the National Rifle Association today for an ad calling the president an “elitist hypocrite” on gun control because his children have armed protection. Jay Carney, the president’s press secretary, called the...

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Filmmaker and actress Lena Dunham in New York City.

Photograph by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for The New Yorker

Filmmaker and actress Lena Dunham in New York City.

First-Time Advice: Not Just Anybody

Updated at 11:51 am EDT In that bid for the female vote, particularly the young female vote, the first words from this famous young supporter of the president are attention-getting — she’s not talking about what it sounds like she...

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Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama following a presidential debate at the University of Denver.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama following a presidential debate at the University of Denver.

Obama, Romney: `Hot and Cold’ — Web-Fun ala Katy Perry

Web-guys know how to have fun. Fadi Saleh, creator of @BaracksDub, has had some fun on YouTube with the first presidential debate in a take-off on Katy Perry’s “Hot and Cold.” As another debate nears, at 9 pm EDT, this...

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President Barack Obama walks to Marine One prior to departing to Florida and Virginia to attend campaign events.

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President Barack Obama walks to Marine One prior to departing to Florida and Virginia to attend campaign events.

No. 1 Political Web Video: Obama’s

In the YouTube campaign, the president has taken a wide lead. No. 1 in the top-trending English-language political videos last week: President Barack Obama’s Web-ad about “The Choice:” 1.958 million hits. “It’s a choice between two very different plans for...

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Ann Romney nimbly avoids her horse Rafalca during a photo op at the National Grand Prix Dressage Championship at the United States Equestrian Federation Festival of Champions.

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Ann Romney nimbly avoids her horse Rafalca during a photo op at the National Grand Prix Dressage Championship at the United States Equestrian Federation Festival of Champions.

Romney’s Rafalca: ‘Dancing Around the Issues,’ Pushing Boundaries?

There are TV ads, and there are videos. The TV ads are broadcast, or relayed by cable networks, to millions of Americans in battleground states, all aimed at influencing public opinion about the presidential election contest. The videos are rolled...

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