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The President and First Lady embrace onstage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

How Barack And Michelle Obama Restored My Faith In Marriage

Talk is cheap, which is why political speeches have never really been appealing to me. However, Michelle Obama's speech during the Democratic National Convention really got me thinking. Not so much about taxes, health reform and the election, but about love. So here, I declare my radical political stance: Barack and Michelle have my dream relationship.

5 Ways Sandra Fluke's DNC Speech Made History For Women
Sandra Fluke wiped the floor with Rush Limbaugh and his misinformed, misogynist kind.
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5 Ways Sandra Fluke's DNC Speech Made History For Women

If only I could give Sandra Fluke a high-five right now! As a fellow American woman, I've been fuming over the incredibly disrespectful, ignorant, and downright detestable comments Rush Limbaugh made about the Georgetown Law University student since that oafish blowhard called her a "slut" on the air back in February (for daring to voice her opinion that universities should provide contraception coverage).

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Michelle said she found a "kindred spirit" in Barack due to shared childhood challenges.
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How Rough Childhoods Brought Michelle & Barack Obama Together

What was truly intriguing about Michelle Obama's DNC address last night was her vulnerability, her realness, in front of such a huge national audience: She admitted that she wasn't too down with Barack running for president at first because of the time constraints it would put on their family.

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Michelle Obama as "mom-in-chief" at the DNC. Look at that stunning Tracy Reese dress!
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Michelle Obama: Hugger-In-Chief?

Michelle Obama's hugs — once the source of a minor diplomatic scandal when she embraced the Queen of England — are now the keystone of her campaign, Jodi Kantor, the first couple's biographer, wrote in the New York Times.

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Paul Ryan and family at the Republican National Convention last night.
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When It Comes To Politics, Do You 'Stand By Your Man'?

Do these women actually believe everything they're so eagerly supporting? How much of a relationship between a couple like Mitt and Ann Romney is for love, and how much stems from sharing dare-we-say intellectual ideas, values and beliefs? After all, Ann Romney is pro-choice and the Republican platform couldn't be clearer about their anti-woman stance on abortion. Do their dinner conversations just never "go there"?

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Love Bytes: Pussy Riot & More Daring, Sexy Political Activists

Do we all tell little lies? Who are the sexiest political dissidents? Does your husband's massive income make you feel crummy? 10 ways to get out of a relationship tactfully. When single moms hit the town. Loud sex can make your neighbors call the cops. Do guys care about virginity? What if your friend digs a guy who digs you? Could you date a smoker? What's the best way to exit a relationship? 4 dating mistakes that we all make.

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Spice up your regular condom stash with election-themed gag gifts. Or ... don't!
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The Inevitable Romney And Obama Condoms Are Here

Say It With A Condom, a New York-based customized condom company, has come out with Romney rubbers which are advertised as being "great for any position," and Obama condoms promising not to "break as easily as his promises."

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Anti-abortion protesters pray outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Sexual Health Experts Call 'Legitimate Rape' Argument 'Nuts'

The real hero of the entire legitimate-rape debacle is not Missouri Rep. and Senate candidate Todd Akin, who, in a statement that he later apologized for and excused as an "off-the-cuff remark," seems to think that women's bodies magically block sperm from impregnating them during rape. In case you need a refresher, here's what he said in a recent TV interview...

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How do your partner's political beliefs affect other peoples' perception of you?
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Love Bytes: When Your Partner's Politics Keep You Apart

Seriously, why won't his girlfriend let him tape them? Should you tell your online dates you want kids? Texting etiquette from a Playboy Bunny. Will cheaters always cheat? When do you introduce your new guy to your son? Are you richer when you're single or dating? Seven rules for divorce. Is shopaholism a cure for bad relationships?

Thousands of supporters turned out Wednesday for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.
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'I'm Gay And I Work At Chick-fil-A'

A gay employee, writing anonymously over fears she'd be fired for speaking out, says she hopes her customers don't choke on their nuggets—but one day will swallow their words.

North Korea's first couple, Kim Jong-Un and Ri Sol Ju.
North Korea's first couple, Kim Jong-Un and Ri Sol Ju.
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Mystery Woman: Who Is Kim Jong-Un's Wife?

After weeks of speculation, state media has revealed that the woman frequently seen with the dictator is his wife, Ri Sol Ju—not a pop star. But questions remain: What does she do? How long have they been married? And is that even her real name?

The Supreme Court ruled Obamacare constitutional today.
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5 Ways The Affordable Care Act Ruling Affects Women's Health

Fans of healthcare reform can thank Nancy Pelosi's lucky lavender pumps for the Affordable Care Act being upheld today. They were the same shoes the U.S. House Minority Leader wore when President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law passed in 2010, and she wore them today when it was upheld as constitutional.