Since the days of George H.W. Bush, Presidents have spared the lives of a couple fortunate turkeys every year around Thanksgiving.

This year, for example, President Obama will pardon two birds named Cobbler and Gobbler.

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In his first interview since the 2012 election results dealt him a tough defeat, GOP V.P. nominee Paul Ryan admits losing came as something of a surprise.

"We thought we had a very good chance of winning," the 42-year-old said.

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