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Menendez Paradox: Facing Charges After Testifying Against Corruption

The senator who once testified against a corrupt mayor is facing his own federal corruption charges.
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Fact Check: Hillary Clinton, Those Emails And The Law

A top Republican senator charged that Hillary Clinton "probably" broke the law with her use of private emails as secretary of state. But it's not likely to be so clear.
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Trevor Noah Is A Quarter Jewish. Does That Make His Anti-Semitic Jokes OK?

Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old South African with a global following, appeared on The Daily Show three times before he got the nod as Jon Stewart's replacement. Now he's in hot water over some old tweets.
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Money Rules: Candidates Go Around The Law, As Cash Records To Be Smashed

More money is expected to be raised and spent in 2016 than in any election in U.S. history. But, as candidates ditch old ways of campaigning, more of it is expected to be undisclosed and untraceable.
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Politics In The News: Religious Freedom Act

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Sunday said he supports an effort to "clarify the intent" of a new law that would allow businesses in the state to cite religious objections to refuse to serve gay people.
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With Reid Out, Republicans See An Opportunity

Democrats argue the top Senate leader's retirement might be a good thing. But it's going to set off a scramble to replace him in one of the most hotly contested races in 2016.
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What Reid Endorsing Schumer As Top Democrat Means

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is not seeking re-election in 2016, but he is leaving no room for a leadership fight. He's throwing his support to his top lieutenant and message maestro.
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Takeaways From The Federal Report On Deadly Force By Philadelphia Cops

The Justice Department crunched years of data after Charles Ramsey, the city's police commissioner, requested that it look into how and when his officers used deadly force.
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James Corden Nods To Talk Show Tradition With CBS's 'Late Late Show'

British comic actor James Corden took over CBS's Late Late Show on Monday with a star-studded debut. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says he offered a touch of talk show tradition with a modern feel.
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Is Ted Cruz Allowed To Run Since He Was Born In Canada?

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to declare for president, but some question whether he's eligible since he was born in Canada. Legal scholars, though, believe he can.

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