5 Takeaways from Rachel Ray’s Schmoozefest with 2016 Frontrunner Joe Biden

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Vice President and 2016 frontrunner Joe Biden appeared on the “Rachel Ray Show” via satellite on Monday to discuss the March 31 “deadline” for Obamacare enrollment. The conversation ranged from skin care and dating to healthcare and April fool’s pranks. Here are five takeaways:

1. Joe Biden has “the most glowing, perfect skin of any person” Rachel Ray has ever seen.

Biden said that, on the advice his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, he has been using a facial moisturizer (Clinique for men, SPF 20) for about five years. “She was worried about my face, so I do whatever [Dr.] Jill tells me,” the vice president said.

Petition Urges Russia Be Suspended from UN Human Rights Council

Petition launched following Russian military incursion into Ukraine’s Crimea region
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A new petition to the White House urges President Barack Obama to immediately take all necessary steps to suspend Russia from its seat on the United Nations’ Human Rights Council (HRC).

Europop Diplomacy: Ruslana Tours DC

Ukrainian pop sensation turned protest leader delivers message to Putin
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WASHINGTON—Standing before a crowd of reporters at the National Press Club Wednesday, Ukrainian pop sensation turned protest leader Ruslana delivered a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin, first in English, then in Ukrainian, then in Russian:

“There are a lot of people like me, strong enough to keep peace,” Ruslana said. “Don’t touch Ukraine, President Putin. Don’t give us a lot of pain.”