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Top ten political winners of 2012

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Most of the biggest political winners of 2012 didn’t even win an election this year: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards among them. But it didn’t hurt if you won an election. Ask President Obama, who won a surprisingly large victory [...] [Read More]

Top ten political losers of 2012

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So, after all the clichés about a close presidential election (too-close-to-call, dead heat, photo finish, neck-and-neck, razor-thin, toss-up), it wasn’t that close. John Kerry came closer to the presidency in 2004 — a lot closer — than Mitt Romney did in 2012. That makes the failed Republican presidential candidate the year’s biggest political loser. But [...] [Read More]

‘Put the harps back in the closet,’ says George H.W. Bush aide

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The national media has been keeping a close eye on the former President George H. W. Bush as he has spent over a month in a Houston hospital. [Read More]