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Politics

From Axes To Flip Flops: A Peek At 200 Years Worth Of American Political Schwag

Chances are good that the Smithsonian will soon add a "Make America Great Again" hat and a "Feel the Bern" shirt to its collection of political memorabilia.

Precinct Chairwoman Judy Wittkop explains the rules during a 2008 Democratic caucus in Le Mars, Iowa. Dave Weaver/AP hide caption

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How Exactly Do The Iowa Caucuses Work?

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Ahead of a press conference with Premier Matteo Renzi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, wooden panels were erected around some Roman statues in Rome's Capitoline Museums. Giuseppe Lami/AP hide caption

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What Might Rouhani Have Missed When Rome Boxed Up The Nudes?

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When in Rome Bill Evans & Tony Bennett
Israel Bill Evans

The Knoedler & Company art gallery, shown here in 2010, had been in business since before the Civil War. The gallery permanently closed its doors in 2011. Paul Goguen/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Art Forgery Trial Asks: Were Dealers Duped, Or Did They Turn A Blind Eye?

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A long vacant and blighted property was torn down in northwest Rutland this past year. The Rotary Club and other volunteers plan to erect a playground on the property as part of an effort to reclaim a neighborhood hard hit by drugs and crime. Nina Keck/VPR hide caption

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Tragedy Moves A Community To Combat Drug Addiction

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Blank Pages The Album Leaf
6am The Golden Measure
Leslie Sneakers Jazz Band
Downton Abbey - The Suite Original Soundtrack
Amanda Kendall Johnn Lunn

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From Axes To Flip-Flops: A Peek At 200 Years Worth Of American Political Swag

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Pleased to Meet You Bill Frisell
Lonesome Bill Frisell

Heidi Cruz, wife of Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, introduces him during a town hall meeting on Friday, in Wilton, Iowa. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Heidi Cruz Campaigns Hard To Show Softer Side Of Husband Ted Cruz

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Christina Dimakou (right), a 30-year-old lawyer, works on the Greek island of Lesbos as a guardian for refugee and migrant children who travel alone. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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Greek Guardian Leaves Law To Help Aid Migrant Children

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All I Have Kevin Hays
Planet Map Planet Map

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Diane Rehm Finds New Life In The Profound Challenge Of Being Alone

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"I was just in love with the energy," Anderson .Paak says of attending a black Baptist church for the first time. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anderson .Paak: 'The Dot Stands For Detail'

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Celebrate Anderson Paak
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