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Embattled Oregon Governor Says He Will Resign

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he'll resign next week, just months after re-election. He had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancée's consulting work.
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Obama Calls For Better Response To Cybersecurity Threats

President Obama signed an executive order that aims to stem attacks by hackers. The order encourages companies to share information about cyber threats with each other and the federal government.
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Gridlock On The Hill Could Hamper Homeland Security, Local Police

There's a chance the Department of Homeland Security will run out of money because of congressional gridlock.
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Andy Harris Says D.C. Has Lost Its Fight For Marijuana Legalization

The D.C. Council scrapped its planned hearing into taxing weed earlier this week and downgraded the meeting to a roundtable.
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Ore. Governor Resigns Amid Ethics Investigation

Oregon's governor says he'll leave office next week. Democrat John Kitzhaber had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancee's consulting work. In recent days, leaders from his own party asked him to step down. Rachel Martin talks with Northwest News Network's Chirs Lehman.
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At Critical Juncture, GOP Honors Largest Class Of Black Lawmakers

The Republican National Convention held a gala marking the historic elections of three lawmakers, as the GOP continues its efforts to reach out to communities of color.
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Latest Must-Go Presidential Campaign Stop: London

In recent weeks, three potential Republican hopefuls have made the trip, and each made news in ways he hadn't hoped.
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God, Grits And American Dreams: It's Presidential Candidate Book Season

The Iowa caucuses are a year away, which means it's time for presidential campaign books. Marco Rubio was in Iowa Friday to hawk his new work.
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Why Convention Sites Don't Make Very Good Swing State Strategy

The idea that convention cities are decided with an eye toward winning the host city's state is popular to the point of being irresistible. But it doesn't fare well against the facts.
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Study: Black Girls Are Being Pushed Out of School

Research suggests that punishment for African-American schoolgirls is more harsh than for other groups, and the racial disparities between punishment for girls are greater than those for boys.

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