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Who Made Time's List of 100 Most Influential People? | Adele, Barack Obama, Tim Tebow

Adele, Tim Tebow, Barack Obama Make Time's 100 Most Influential People

Originally posted 04/18/2012 02:45PM

World leaders, singers, TV personalities – who influences you?

According to Time magazine, which on Wednesday released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, U.S. President Barack Obama, Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, North Korea's Kim Jong are in the mix, along with Kristin Wiig, Chelsea Handler, Adele, Rihanna, Matt Lauer, Stephen Colbert, Claire Danes and Mitt Romney.

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Stephen Colbert Enters South Carolina Primary | Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert Enters South Carolina Primary

Originally posted 01/13/2012 03:25PM

With some 2012 presidential aspirants considering dropping out after the New Hampshire and Iowa caucuses, one hopeful is just now throwing his hat into the ring.

Stephen Colbert announced his bid for "candidacy for the president of the United States of South Carolina" on Thursday's The Colbert Report, the satirical Comedy Central news show on which he poses as a conservative political pundit.

Colbert, 47, is polling at 5 percent in his home state, ahead of longstanding candidate Jon Huntsman.

The TV host's previous attempt to get on the ballot in South Carolina, for the 2008 election, was blocked by Democratic Party officials.

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Mitt Romney Suspends Presidential Campaign | Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney Suspends Presidential Campaign

Originally posted 02/07/2008 01:15PM

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who trailed Arizona Sen. John McCain on Super Tuesday, will suspend his presidential campaign, he announced Thursday.

"This isn't an easy decision. I hate to lose," Romney said during a midday speech in Washington, D.C. He said he was withdrawing to bolster Republican chances against Democratic candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Romney picked up 270 delegates in races this week, to McCain's 680. In addition, supporters of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee helped to erode a large portion of Romney's conservative base.
Stephen M. Silverman

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