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President Barack Obama, second right, U.S. Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden, third right, and members of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, during a meeting at the Oval Office in Washington, D.C.

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President Barack Obama, second right, U.S. Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden, third right, and members of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, during a meeting at the Oval Office in Washington, D.C.

Obama’s Oval: ‘Folks in Gray Suits’ — Not Great TV, Tells DeGeneres

Much of the president’s day, it turns out, is spent sitting around “listening to a bunch of folks in gray suits.” This news-break comes from “The Ellen Show,” with Ellen DeGeneres playing host to President Barack Obama in the program...

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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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Senator John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas, left, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, second left, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, make their way to the front of the chamber ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.

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Senator John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas, left, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, second left, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, make their way to the front of the chamber ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.

McConnell Hit for Debt Ceiling Votes

Updated at 10:02 am EST A new web ad out today accuses Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the chief Republican architect of the last several accords raising the debt ceiling, of voting “like a Democrat” on fiscal issues. The ad...

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An employee displays recreational marijuana in Denver.

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An employee displays recreational marijuana in Denver.

Rubio Mum on Marijuana: ‘Irrelevant’

“Smoke pot, smoke pot, everybody smoke pot.” – The Beatles (or is that what they really said?) Maybe not everybody. At least, Sen. Marco Rubio isn’t saying. In Florida, voters are likely to see a constitutional amendment on the November...

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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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Clay Pell, grandson of the late Sen. Claiborne Pell, D-RI, and his wife, two-time Olympic figure skating medalist Michelle Kwan, enter the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.

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Clay Pell, grandson of the late Sen. Claiborne Pell, D-RI, and his wife, two-time Olympic figure skating medalist Michelle Kwan, enter the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.

Michelle Kwan Skates Into Politics

Olympian Michelle Kwan skated into politics today. The two-time Olympic medalist figure skater and five-time world champion released a web video in support of her husband Clay Pell’s candidacy for governor of Rhode Island. The 60-second spot, which comes nine...

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) arrives at a news conference to announce new legislation 'to blunt the worst effects' of the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) arrives at a news conference to announce new legislation 'to blunt the worst effects' of the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.

Citizens United Four Years Later, `Free Speech’ or `Legalized Bribery’

For all the fear of unfettered spending in politics unleashed by the landmark Citizens United ruling of the Supreme Court four years ago today, some say, the world hasn’t changed. Newt Gingrich is not president, for all the money Sheldon...

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Volunteer Tony Hausner, left, assists an enrollee arriving to a health insurance education and enrollment event in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Dec. 7, 2013.

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Volunteer Tony Hausner, left, assists an enrollee arriving to a health insurance education and enrollment event in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Dec. 7, 2013.

Obamacare Deploys Martial Artist, ‘My Drunk Kitchen’ Chef

Updated at 11:20 am EST Backers of Obamacare, looking to build interest among young people, have hit on a new way of selling health insurance: An endorsement from a mixed martial arts fighter who has bragged about the taste of...

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