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Australian prime minister cheered while quenching thirst

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Australian PM downs beer in 7 seconds

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been caught on camera guzzling a glass of beer in seven seconds amid raucous cheers from onlookers.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

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Christie questions if Obama cares about US

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie questioned Friday whether President Barack Obama cares about the United States, adding that, more than six years into Obama's presidency, "we still don't even know" who he is.

Hillary Clinton hot topic in N.H. without being there

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GOP 2016 hopefuls take aim at Hillary

They mocked her black "Scooby Van" and chided her tipless trip to Chipotle. They ripped her use of a personal email server, her family foundation's acceptance of foreign gifts and her tenure as secretary of state.

John Kasich

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With eye toward 2016, Kasich considers message

To hear Ohio Gov. John Kasich tell it, the decision to run for president is a question of a higher calling.

"It's really like, what's the Lord want me to do?" Kasich told a group of Republicans gathered over a barbecue here Friday.

At events across ups...

Hillary Clinton

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Female CEO: A woman shouldn't be president

The female business owner who declared on Facebook earlier this week that women aren't fit for the U.S. presidency stood by her views Saturday, citing "hormones" and a "biblical background."

"That's how God wanted it, and again, it's my belief and ho...

GOP summit draws potential presidential hopefuls to N.H.

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GOP presidential hopefuls descend on NH

GOP presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire over the weekend as part of the Republican Leadership Summit, a two-day event that drew about 500 activists and the party's entire 2016 field to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua.

The event's speaker...

Mike Huckabee

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Huckabee hits the trail, with a wink

Mike Huckabee says he feels better positioned financially to launch a campaign now than he did in 2008, when he was a long-shot candidate who ultimately went on to win the Iowa caucuses.

Bernie Sanders

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Bernie Sanders edges toward joining 2016 race

Bernie Sanders was preaching to the choir. And the choir was eating it up. Just across the border from his home state of Vermont, Bernie Sanders laid out his vision for the country.

Mike Huckabee, April 2014

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Huckabee: 2016 announcement coming May 5

After teasing reporters earlier Friday that he was set to reveal his presidential ambitions for 2016, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee went on Fox News to instead say that he will announce his plans in his home state next month.

"Come to Hope on May...

White House

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White House names new social secretary

Deesha Dyer, a former hip-hop writer who started out at the White House as an intern in her 30s, has been named as the new White House social secretary.

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