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Jail Time For Man Behind "Shadow Campaign" To Corrupt D.C. Politics

The businessman behind a 2010 shadow campaign campaign for former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray was sentenced Monday in a federal court. We explore the issues behind the case that had a ripple effect across D.C. politics.

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Three Months In Prison For Jeffrey Thompson, 'Shadow Campaign' Funder

A D.C. businessman who poured millions of illegal dollars into city, state and federal elections has been sentenced to three months behind bars.

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D.C.'s Advocate For Utility Customers Plans To Appeal Pepco-Exelon Deal

D.C.'s Office of the People's Counsel — the city's advocate for utility ratepayers — says it will appeal the merger between Pepco and Exelon.

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What Fewer Security Clearances Mean For Our Region

The number of people with clearances declined by a quarter of a million in 2015. Kojo explores the local implications of the shrinking cleared workforce.

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Two Views On The Jim Crow South And Its Legacy Today

Two perspectives on life in the Jim Crow South: how white children learned to believe that black Americans were inferior and the crushing conditions that motivated millions of African Americans to move from the South in search of a better life.

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15 Years After 9/11, Are We Safer From Terrorist Attacks?

Since 9/11, the federal government has spent hundreds of billions of dollars to make America safer. Fifteen years later, Diane and a panel of guests discuss the state of today’s airline and border security, intelligence sharing and counter-terrorism efforts.

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The Lawsuit Against Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes And Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

More than 20 women have come forward to allege inappropriate behavior by former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes. The latest on the case that led to his abrupt departure and the challenges of confronting harassment and intimidation in the workplace.

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Donald Trump's Tax Returns And Whether The Public Has The Right To Know

Donald Trump has not released his tax returns. If this continues, he'll be the first major party presidential nominee in 40 years not to disclose them. The history of tax disclosure by presidential candidates and whether the public has the right to know.

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Got A Newborn? D.C., Nearby States Aren't In Sync On Laws To Help, Report Says

New parents in the Washington region may have very different experiences, depending on whether they live in D.C., Maryland or Virginia: A new national report highly ranks the District for laws supporting people with very young children, but the two states lag far behind.

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Luke Dittrich: "Patient H.M.: Memory, Madness And Family Secrets"

A journalist explores his family's past to tell a story of mental illness, medical ethics and the most studied brain in history.

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