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President Obama listens to questions at a town-hall-style meeting in Decorah, Iowa, on Monday. The president took a three-day bus tour through the Midwest to talk about the economy. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Do More Jobs Mean More Government Spending?

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President John F. Kennedy is one of many figures Nassir Ghaemi cites in his argument for a link between leadership and madness. National Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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'Madness' And Leadership, Hand In Hand

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A couple dances at the Polish Club in San Francisco, which hosts a night of blues dancing every Monday. Alexis Estrada hide caption

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Alexis Estrada

The Healing Power Of Blues Dancing

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Amy LaVere's new album is called Stranger Me. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Amy LaVere: Shaking Heartbreak

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