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George E. Condon Jr.
Jan. 15, 2014, 3:55 a.m.

Hil­lary Clin­ton’s cam­paign aides tracked and rated all her known en­emies in the Demo­crat­ic Party dur­ing her 2008 pres­id­en­tial cam­paign. Top­ping that ‘hit list’? Ac­cord­ing to Con­an O’Bri­en’s spec­u­la­tions, her hus­band is def­in­itely up there.

Pres­id­ent Obama plans to meet with the pop­u­lar Pope Fran­cis. The man’s first year in of­fice as the head of the Cath­ol­ic Church has earned him a stel­lar repu­ta­tion with the news me­dia. Obama’s words of ad­vice, ac­cord­ing to the late-night cir­cuit: en­joy it while it lasts. 

With the Olympic games fast ap­proach­ing, Rus­sia’s Vladi­mir Putin is at­tempt­ing to en­sure that So­chi is free of gay rights ad­voc­ates.


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