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  • Ron Klain

    Day one for Ebola czar

    The seasoned Democratic operative President Barack Obama tapped last week to head his administration's Ebola fight got to work on Wednesday, though Ron Klain's new job is expected to unfold out of public sight.

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Ben Bradlee interview

Bradlee had his feet firmly on the ground

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

Teens arrested on way to Syria

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 president.

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On camera: Obama votes early in Illinois

President Barack Obama went home to Illinois to cast a ballot ahead of Election Day on Nov. 4.

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Bill Clinton stumps for Dems in Hope

Hope's most famous son -- former President Bill Clinton -- made a quick trip back to his home town Saturday to drum up support for Arkansas’ Democratic candidates.

Ron Klain

Obama gets backlash over Ebola czar

Republicans are questioning whether the man President Barack Obama has picked as his "Ebola czar" is the right person for the job.

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New White House fence jumper

White House fence jumper quickly detained

A man jumped over the White House fence Wednesday night -- but he barely made it onto the lawn before two police dogs took him down.

"Dog got him," a Secret Service spokesman said.

The Secret Service identified the man as Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, ...

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Commissioners propose seceding from Florida

Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.

Ottawa, Canada shooting

Washington monitoring Canada shootings

Washington -- one of the world's most secure cities -- is reacting cautiously following the attacks at Canada's Parliament Hill.

Obama on the phone with Putin

Obama calls, thanks Dallas hospital workers

President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked health care workers at the hospital in Dallas where a patient died of Ebola and two nurses became infected with the virus earlier this month.

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