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Gabrielle Giffords Speaks Out for First Time Since Shooting [VIDEO]

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona spoke out during her first extended interview since the horrific shooting in January which left her with significant brain damage.

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GOP Debate Recap – President Obama, Waterboarding, Foreign Aid [VIDEO]

In the latest of what seems like an endless string of debates, the candidates for the GOP nomination for president in the 2012 election went head-to-head yet again on Saturday night, this time in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Dubbed the ‘Commander-in-Chief Debate’ and sponsored by CBS News and National Journal, it was the first of the cycle to appear on network television and to focus on foreign policy.

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Herman Cain Denies Harassment Charges on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ [VIDEO]

Republican primary hopeful Herman Cain appeared on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ last night and calmly disputed sexual harassment claims by Chicago native Sharon Bialek. And like his recent campaign ad, the interview was filled with awkward moments.

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Federal Judge Blocks Law Requiring Graphic Photos on Cigarette Packs

In a 29-page decision on Monday, US District Judge Richard J. Leon blocked the implementation of a law on graphic cigarette photos. It would’ve required tobacco companies to include explicit photos detailing the dangers of smoking on cigarette packages.

The 36 images proposed by the Food and Drug Administration include a picture of diseased lungs next to healthy lungs, a man exhaling smoke through a hole in his throat, and a male cadaver with chest staples down his torso.

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Ronald Reagan Is the President Most Americans Want to Bring Back — Survey of the Day

When asked which former president they would like to run the country today, 36 percent of Americans picked Ronald Reagan.

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Condoleezza Rice Says Painting Bush as a Racist After Hurricane Katrina Was ‘Unfair’

In an excerpt from her upcoming memoir ‘No Higher Honor,’ former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice recounts the days after Hurricane Katrina, which decimated much of New Orleans and whose mishandling was later seen as a debacle for the Bush Administration.

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5 Celebrities-Turned-Politicians

Celebrities often look for a second act in their careers, including trading the glitz and glamour of Hollywood for the law and order of political office. Recently, ‘Survivor’ fan favorite Rupert Boneham announced he was interested in running for governor of Indiana, and Alec Baldwin reportedly considering a run for mayor of New York City.

While Ronald Reagan may be our most important celebrity-turned-politician, plenty of other famous folks, from movie icons to reality TV stars, have become public servants.

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New Hampshire GOP Presidential Debate – Newt Gingrich Calls Out Ben Bernanke [VIDEOS]

The GOP Presidential race is getting heated and there seem to be a few front runners as of right now. Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry seem to be rounding out the top candidates.

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Sarah Palin Will Not Run for President

Sarah Palin has finally ended months of speculation and announced she will not seek the GOP nomination for president.

The former Alaska governor and 2008 vice-presidential candidate issued a statement that read in part, “As always, my family comes first and obviously Todd and I put great consideration into family life before making this decision. When we serve, we devote ourselves to God, family and country. My decision maintains this order.”

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Governor Chris Christie To Announce Whether He Will Run For President

Governor Chris Christie is biding his time waiting to announce whether he will run for president or not. This has other conservatives very anxious and waiting for his decision.

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