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Mitt Romney's 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Mitt Romney says he's not running for president again. Mind's made up. No chance of changing it. Well, except for his "Dumb and Dumber" scenario.

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

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New French government announced

A new French government was announced Tuesday, one day after it dissolved amid turmoil among top ministers.

Two races too close to call; recount Thursday

A recount will be held Thursday morning for the State House District 15 seat and the Duval School Board District 2 race. According to Supervisor of Elections Jerry Holland, they must provide a 'proper public notification.'

Charlie Crist, Rick Scott primary day

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Crist, Scott sail through party primaries

What most observers thought was a foregone conclusion for months is now fact: Democrat Charlie Crist and Republican incumbent Rick Scott easily won the their party nominations in the Florida Primary.

Clay School Board vote total

2 Clay School Board races head to runoff

Clay County was divided Tuesday about who should run the county's school district, as all three races for school board seats were fairly close. One incumbent was ousted and two other races will go to November runoffs.

Bill and Melinda Gates

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Bill Gates, wife give $1 million to gun control

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy group.

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

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Former FBI Director Freeh still hospitalized

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was seriously injured and hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident in Vermont, state police said.

Vermont State Police said Tuesday that Freeh was still hospitalized and being treated for his injuries. There was no ...

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Obama announces new efforts for vets

President Barack Obama detailed Tuesday how his administration is attempting to rectify shortfalls in caring for war veterans, just as new threats abroad could require more sacrifices for American military families.

Hitting the polls on Primary Day

Slow, steady turnout for Florida primary

No waiting and almost no problems reported at precincts across northeast Florida today as voters cast ballots in primary races for governor, federal and state lawmakers, judges, local county commissioners and school board members.

Obama discusses Syria, Situation Room

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Signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

President Barack Obama has yet to decide whether to authorize air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria, the White House insists.

More and more, though, the signals and nuance from the administration and the military suggest such a campaign could be c...

Race for governor at the primaries

It's voting day for the 2014 Primary Election and the top contest in the state is the race for governor's mansion, and the number of names on the ballot may surprise you.

Navy vet battles US House veteran

Sitting congressman Ander Crenshaw holds a very influential seat on the Defense Appropriations Committee in the U.S. House. Challenger Ryman Shoaf is new to politics, but has an extensive career in the military.

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