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How Michael Bloomberg Became The Most Influential Mayor Of The Century (So Far)

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 7:19am

By example and personal wealth, Bloomberg has changed not just city management in New York but the way mayors all over the country approach their jobs. He steps down on Jan. 1.

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Obama's Position On Free Trade Marks Subtle Evolution

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 3:16am

Two decades after NAFTA created a giant North American free trade zone, the U.S. is negotiating more big trade deals that would span the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. President Obama has embraced the potential agreements as a way to improve the U.S. economy.

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Looking Back On A Roller Coaster Year For The GOP

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 3:16am

It's been a long year since Republicans vowed to rebrand their party as friendlier to women, minorities and younger voters. Even if its longer term problems remain, the party finds itself in surprisingly good shape going into the 2014 midterms.

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