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President Obama speaks during a "Moving America Forward" rally at Cleveland State University in Ohio on Sunday. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Peter Diamond, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economics professor, beams during a Cambridge, Mass., news conference shortly after he won the 2010 Nobel Prize in economics on Oct. 11. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Lynda Lovejoy waves to the crowd during the Navajo Nation Fair parade in Window Rock, Ariz., on Sept. 11. Lovejoy is seeking to become the tribe's first female president. Felicia Fonseca/AP hide caption

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