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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is surrounded by the media in Freeport, N.Y., on Wednesday, Cuomo was on Long Island to announce a new program to help victims of Superstorm Sandy but ended up fielding questions about the Moreland Commission. Frank Eltman/AP hide caption

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President Obama announced new economic sanctions against Russia at the White House on Tuesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

In Obama's Foreign Policy, Some See Patience; Some See Passivity

Foreign policy was once a strong suit for President Obama, but polls now show widespread disapproval of his handling of foreign affairs.

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio strides to the House chamber Wednesday as lawmakers prepare to move on legislation authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama, accusing him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

Republicans in the House voted to allow Speaker John Boehner to sue President Obama. They believe the president has overstepped his constitutional authority.

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