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CQ Roll Call: Ethics Committee Investigates Bachus, Ron Barbar Announces Run For Gifford's House Seat

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Rep. Spencer Bachus, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, is reportedly being investigated by the Office of Congressional Ethics. The Washington Post reports the probe involves allegations of insider trading. Meanwhile, Ron Barber, a top advisor to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, says he'll run to succeed her in a special election this year. Barber was shot twice in last year's Tucson rampage, which killed six people and injured 13 others, including Giffords. David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, gives an analysis of the situations.


From 'Unproud' To 'Hombre,' Election 2016 Is Testing Our Vocabulary

Merriam-Webster noticed the number of unique words coming out of this campaign, and has been using Twitter to report the most searchable words. Lexicographer Peter Sokolowski talks to Rachel Martin.

A History Of Election Cake And Why Bakers Want To #MakeAmericaCakeAgain

Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.

Republican And Trump Critic Ana Navarro Speaks On Election

Ana Navarro has become a standard bearer for Republican women repudiating Donald Trump. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the GOP strategist about her view of the election, which is only 16 days away.

The Next Generation Of Local, Low-Power FM Stations Expands In Urban Areas

The next wave of low power FM stations is coming on the air. Initially restricted to rural areas because of interference concerns, nearly 2,000 new stations have been approved — many in urban areas.

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