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Russia's Move On Crimea Is A Pivotal Moment For White House

President Obama spoke to the leaders of Britain, Germany and Poland on Sunday, and together they expressed "grave concern" over Russia's move to assert control over the Crimea region of Ukraine.
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Analysis: McAuliffe Joins Republicans In Calling For Offshore Drilling

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is the only Democrat in a group of governors from Mid-Atlantic and Gulf states to support more oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast — Alex Bolton of the The Hill breaks down the why and how.

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Are Americans Tired Of 'Arrogant British' TV Personalities?

Piers Morgan announced that CNN will be canceling his show, just weeks after Fox TV said it would be parting ways with British star and American Idol alum Simon Cowell.
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Iconoclastic Musician Takes Measure Of His Life: 'I Became A Fighter'

Fred Ho has combined improvisation with Asian themes to create his own form of political activism. Now, at age 56, Ho is dying of cancer.
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Voting Rights: Time To Think Differently For Those Who've Done Time?

Attorney General Eric Holder wants states to restore voting rights to felons after they complete their sentences. Legal analysts Spencer Overton and Hans von Spakovsky look at the debate.
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What We Learned From Our Month-Long Exploration Of #XCultureLove

We dive into four themes we saw during our month-long exploration of how race plays out in the dating world.
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Why "No One is Running With the President in Missouri"

Washington, D.C. is digging out from the snow, but Congress is already long gone on a two week recess. Host Michel Martin speaks with Christopher Ave of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Corey Dade of The Root, about the latest political news.
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Instagram Posts, KKK Rallies And Other Racial Sensitivities

Justice Clarence Thomas contended this week that Americans have become too sensitive to race. But might it be that we too often give different racial incidents equal weight?
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Analysis: Movement In D.C. Mayoral Race And A New Governing Style In Richmond

The race for D.C. mayor is heating up, as Councilmember Muriel Bowser picks up some big straw poll wins. The Washington Post's Robert McCartney discusses whether that offsets Mayor Vincent Gray's edge in campaign donations.

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Analysis: Family Of Miriam Carey Pursues Justice With U.S. Capitol Police

The family of Miriam Carey, the women was shot and killed late last year after a high-speed chase near the Capitol building, is suing police. Roll Call's David Hawkings weighs in on the prospects for that case.

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