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  • Vox News Clint Eastwood isn't endorsing Obama? How that doesn't detract from the ad.

    Hollywood endorsements don't always work, but they can matter, especially if the message is perceived as authentic and the celebrity is respected. Like Clint Eastwood.

  • Five big moments in New Hampshire primary history

    The Granite State's first-in-the nation primary has been a launching pad for many a presidential hopeful – but not always. The following are among the most interesting outcomes.Sources: Political Research Quarterly,, New Hampshire Almanac

  • Almost President

    Almost President

    Why some of the candidates who lost the race for president ultimately had a bigger impact than many of those who won.

  • Does Mitt Romney have the GOP presidential nomination wrapped up?

    Does Mitt Romney have the GOP presidential nomination wrapped up?

    One by one, Mitt Romney's GOP rivals have taken runs at him, trumpeting his failures as a true conservative and his flip-flopping. But one by one, they’ve stumbled, and at the moment the race for the GOP nomination seems like Romney’s to lose.

  • IRA contributions: Am I eligible?

    The Simple Dollar IRA contributions: Am I eligible?

    IRA contributions are open to anyone, but Roth IRA contributions can't exceed $5,000 or your annual income, whichever is lower (Question 6).

  • Vote the way you did that first time

    Vote the way you did that first time

    It is easy to get jaded about voting, especially with all the partisan bickering that precedes it. But watch first-time voters -- those who have just come of age or those who live in newly free countries -- and you'll remember how it felt that first time.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/19

    David Barber, Queen Elizaberth's swan marker, holds a swan during the annual Swan Upping ceremony on England's River Thames between Shepperton and Windsor on Monday. Swans and cygnets are counted and examined during the ceremony. The five-day census of the swan population dates back to the 12th century when the crown claimed ownership of all mute swans. Today, the crown retains the right to ownership of all unmarked mute swans in open water, but the queen only exercises her ownership on certain stretches of the River Thames and its surrounding tributaries.

  • Retiring senators: Why are so many calling it quits?

    Retiring senators: Why are so many calling it quits?

    Twelve senators so far have opted not to run again, the second-highest number of retiring senators in 75 years. Among their frustrations: the Senate's increasingly partisan climate.

  • The Clinton Tapes

    Bill Clinton reveals much in 79 taped conversations with historian Taylor Branch.

  • Chapter & Verse The Clinton Tapes: A book with a rich backstory