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January 29, 2015

In the Bully Pulpit: 'It's the Right Thing to Do.'

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Strangely, given the importance of public opinion to successful governing, there has been little work done on the impact of how leaders frame and justify their decisions. Two psychological scientists at Berkeley's Haas School of Business are trying to change that.

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Obama Wants To End The Era Of Sequestration

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GOP Senator Says DOJ Challenge To His Voting Law Is A Waste

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Loretta Lynch Moves Closer To Nomination

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Groups With Liberal Ties Tapped To Re-Elect The GOP Establishment

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Ted Cruz Gives Rare Praise To Michelle Obama

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Wistful, Humorous Romney Looks Back As He Ponders A 2016 Run

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White House Drops The Hammer On Netanyahu

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Lawmakers Seek To End Restrictions On Travel To Cuba

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Congressman Changes Position On Abortion After Talking To Women

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Here Are The States That Spend The Most On Public School Students

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The Re-Re-Rebranding Of Mitt Romney

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Richard Glossip Reacts To News That He Won't Be Executed This Week

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Jon Stewart Introduces Your Next President

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Attorney General Nominee Says She Doesn't Support Marijuana Legalization

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John Boehner Explains Why He's Suing Obama Again

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Dem Donors Plot Campaign Battle Against $889 Million Koch Behemoth

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Effort To Separate Robert E. Lee, Martin Luther King Days Fails

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At Farewell, Obama Praises Chuck Hagel As 'True American Patriot'

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Rick Perry: Despite Indictment, 'We're Moving Right Along' On 2016 Plans

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America's Tax System Is Widely Seen As Favoring The Rich

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Pelosi Hopes To Push Obama Trade Agenda While Meeting Democratic Concerns

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Romney Courts Middle Class, Jabs Hillary Clinton

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SCOTUS Issues Stay For Three Inmates' Scheduled Executions

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This Is The Plane That Will Be The New Air Force One

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Moral Monday Returns With Public Opinion, If Not The State Legislature, On Its Side

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Biden: Russia To Face Increasing Penalties Unless It Changes Course

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Loretta Lynch Defends Obama's Immigration Actions

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Why 'Red' States Shoulder The Deepest Cuts Under Obama

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