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Judges To Decide Whether Virginia District Map Illegally Clusters Black Voters

A panel of federal judges in Alexandria is weighing whether the Virginia House of Delegates illegally grouped black voters into certain legislative districts.
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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Supreme Court upholds federal healthcare subsidies. President Barack Obama is to deliver the eulogy for Charleston Pastor Clementa Pinckney. And Congress clears the way for the Trans-Pacific trade deal. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.


Hillary Clinton Outlines Her Populist Presidential Vision

Hillary Clinton held her first big public rally today, cheered on by thousands of supporters on Roosevelt Island in New York. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Tamara Keith, who was there.
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After A Stunning Alexandria Primary, What's Next For The Waterfront?

Is there still room for compromise on plans that would tear down old warehouses and redevelop those properties? The path forward will become clearer after November's election.

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What Do Virginia's Primary Results Mean For November?

Michael Pope, Virginia reporter for WAMU 88.5 News, breaks down Tuesday's results in Alexandria's hotly contested mayoral race, as well as key races in other areas of the state.

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Democratic Gameplan Takes Shape For Rep. Barbara Comstock's Seat

Q&A with Roll Call columnist David Hawkings about the freshman Republican's district and what Democrats are doing to line up potential candidates for it in 2016.

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Felons' Voting Rights Would Be Expanded Under Maryland House's Bill

Maryland already allows felons to vote once their entire sentence — prison time, parole and probation — is complete. The new legislation would give them voting rights once their prison time is done.

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Will The Shuffle In Maryland Politics Leave Democrats Vulnerable?

Some wonder whether a divisive primary could leave their party open to another Republican upset for a statewide seat.

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Potential Shakeups Continue For Maryland's Senate Race

Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards is expected to join the contest for Barbara Mikulski's Senate seat, and Republican Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger says he's having conversations with aides about the race.

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Maryland's Biggest Campaign Donors Didn't Get Results In 2014

A lot of dollars from big donors went toward Democrat Anthony Brown's loss in the gubernatorial election.