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LISTEN: The Latest On The 'Document Dump' From The D.C. Corruption Investigation

WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden explains the documents released Friday that are related to the sweeping federal investigation into political corruption in the District of Columbia.

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The Politics Hour - April 15, 2016

Congressional Republicans smack down a request to help fund Metro. Maryland lawmakers pass a major crime reform package. And Virginia's governor wants to shield drug companies making lethal injection drugs.

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Report: Credibility Of Key Figure In 'Shadow Campaign' Probe Was Doomed By Sex Allegations

A report by The Washington Post explains why prosecutors' case against Vincent Gray never materialized.

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Gov. McAuliffe Seeks To Keep Execution Drug Suppliers Secret

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has rejected an effort to force Virginia's condemned inmates to die in the electric chair, replacing the proposal with one that would keep secret the identities of pharmacies that supply lethal injection drugs to the commonwealth.
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Debate Over Controversial Religious Freedom Laws In Southern States

Tennessee is the latest southern state to pass a controversial religious freedom law that allows businesses to refuse services to LGBT people. Debate over the constitutionality of the laws and backlash from corporations doing business in those states.

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Results From The Wisconsin GOP And Democratic Presidential Primaries

The Wisconsin primary: Analysis of the results, prospects for Donald Trump's path to the GOP nomination and the delegate battle ahead between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

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Alonzo Smith And The Role Of Private Policing In Anacostia

When the death of 27-year-old local teacher Alonzo Smith was ruled a homicide in December, questions regarding the role of special police in Washington, D.C., began circulating in Anacostia and beyond.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Donald Trump faces sharp criticism over comments about abortion. The Supreme Court deadlocks over union dues. And the FBI unlocks the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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George Mason University Names Its Law School For Scalia

The announcement follows an anonymous $20 million donation from a Scalia admirer and a $10 million donation from the foundation of industrialist and philanthropist Charles Koch.

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Sex Abuse Scandal Hits Two Suburban Churches

A recent Washingtonian magazine investigation details years of alleged child sex abuse -- and cover-up by clergy -- within the congregations of Sovereign Grace Ministries. Kojo learns more about what happened inside two of the organization's local churches.

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