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Then-Georgia Secretary of State, and Republican nominee for governor, Brian Kemp attends an election night event in Athens, Georgia. As secretary of state, Kemp was charged with overseeing the election logistics for the election he was running in. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Job seekers chat during an employment event in Dallas last month. Under the new administration, Republicans are starting to see the economy through rose-colored glasses. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Is The Economic Glass Half-Full Or Half-Empty? It Depends

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Why President Obama Picked The 'Only White Guy' On His Shortlist

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New research suggests that increasing numbers of people want to live among those who share their politics. In this April 2010 photo, an aerial view of a Tucson, Ariz., housing development. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Families generally offer homogenous groupings when it comes to politics — but there's always that outlier brother-in-law or great-aunt. ClassicStock/Corbis hide caption

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President Bush and then-Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry shake hands at the end of a presidential debate in 2004 in St. Louis. Researchers want to better understand why partisans' views of the facts change in light of their political loyalties. Charlie Reidel/AP hide caption

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