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Mr. Colbert suggested to his fans on Wednesday that he should hop in the race.

“My heart always leads me to me!” he exclaimed. “And I am so not Mitt!” He said he would “go home, sit down and talk it over with my money” before announcing a decision on Thursday.

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Presidential turkey makes a break for it at State Capitol

In the Capitol’s august governor’s reception room, Turkey Ted tried to make an escape.

Ted, one of a flock of 30 presidential turkeys, visited the Capitol before heading to the White House for a possible pardon from President Barack Obama next week.

Perhaps not knowing his potentially cushy fate, the bird bolted from his cage before Minnesota’s annual turkey ceremony. As Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar looked on, the turkey was soon repenned and kept calm by Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson. Frederickson was quickly dubbed the “Turkey Whisperer.” 

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