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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

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The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy…

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The legacy of JFK

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps,…

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John F. Kennedy Assassination Map: 50th anniversary

November 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Use our interactive map to retrace the events of that tragic day.

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2013 Election Breakdown

Ready? Set? Election Time! Don’t know where your polling place is? There is an app for that! Follow this interactive for everything you need to watch for in…

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6 tips for voting on Election Day

Tips to making your trip to the polls as quick and easy as possible.

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Elections 101

Find out more about Election Day right here.

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Create your own campaign button

A campaign button is used in the United States during an election as political advertising for a candidate or political party. Create your own campaign button…

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Notable moments in debt ceiling history

The U.S. debt ceiling has a complicated an interesting history. Since 1917, the U.S. has legally limited the amount of money it can borrow. Take a look at the…

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Who said it? Memorable quotes from inaugural speeches

Through periods of war, peace, depression or prosperity, Inauguration Day always has stood as a time of hope and new beginnings in the United States. Do you…

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Inside the Obama family

Take a closer look at the rest of the Obama family: Michelle, Malia and Sasha.

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5 Things we learned on election night

Here are 5 things that we learned on Elections Night according to CNN.

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Results: Key reforms on state ballots

On Nov. 6, people across the country voted on key reforms that will affect their individual states. Some of the reforms involve health care, abortion,…

State by state: 2012 presidential election results

Which candidate won each state? Check here for results for the the 2012 presidential election.

Congress Agrees On Payroll Tax Cut

Balance of power in Congress

Which party currently controls Congress? Click here for information on the congressional balance of power in 2012.

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When will we know the results of the election?

With a race that went into Election Day neck and neck, and plenty of questions about how key battleground states will play out, everyone is left wondering when…

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8 fun facts about Joe Biden

As second-in-command as the Vice President of the U.S., learn more about Joe Biden.

8 fun facts about Paul Ryan

Find out 8 interesting tid bits about Paul Ryan.

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5 fun facts about Mitt Romney

Find out 5 interesting facts about Mitt Romney.

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Inside the Romney family

You’ve seen Mitt Romney speak across the country while campaigning for president of the United States, now take a closer look at his family.

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5 fun facts about Michelle Obama

Find out 5 interesting tid bits about Michelle Obama.

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5 fun facts about Ann Romney

Find out 5 interesting tid bits about Ann Romney.

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State by state: Presidential voting history

Use this map to see the voting history for each state in the past 10 elections.

Congress Agrees On Payroll Tax Cut

Balance of power in Congress

Which party currently controls Congress? Click here for information on the congressional balance of power in 2012.

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Obama and Romney: candidate comparisons

The 57th quadrennial United States Presidential Election will be held on November 6, 2012, and it will feature President Barack Obama for the Democrats,…

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2012 elections: battlefield states

New York Times assessed of how states may vote, based on polling, previous election results and the political geography in each state.

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5 things about tonight's foreign policy debate

Here are 5 things to watch for in tonight's final presidential debate, according to TIME.com.

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Map: voter ID requirements

Thirty-one states presently have laws in place that will require all voters to show ID at the polls this November. That number could rise. Take a look at the…

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10 things to know about the tea party

Here are 10 facts about the tea party.

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History of the U.S. flag

Click here to learn more about the history of the American flag.

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20 things about the Clintons

Former President Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, September 5th. Find out some fun facts about the…

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President Obama Quiz

You see him on television and you read about him in newspapers and on the Web, but how much do you really know about President Barack Obama? Put your knowledge…

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Presidential first 100 days

Take a look at 12 previous presidents to see highlights of what they did those first critical months.

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Bradlee had his feet firmly on the ground

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee discusses what it was like to report the Watergate scandal.

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American teens stopped on their way to Syria

Three teenage girls from a Denver suburb apparently bound for Syria to join extremists after the trio was stopped in Germany, U.S. officials said.

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Voter tells Obama: 'Don't touch my girlfriend'

Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, President Barack Obama stood at a voting booth next to Aia Cooper, whose fiancé decided to joke around with the…

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