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Understated Justice Department Lawyer Emerges As Key Player

Stuart Delery stayed out of the limelight even as he argued controversial cases. A recent promotion makes him the highest-ranking openly gay lawyer in the Justice Department.
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As Populations Shift, Democrats Hope To Paint The Sun Belt Blue

Democrats see an opportunity in the South's changing demographics — particularly in states with growing Hispanic communities, lots of unregistered black voters and migration from other states.
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Obama Plays Off Positive Jobs Report But Voters May Not Buy It

The White House says the new jobs numbers are evidence its policies are working. It's a message President Obama is taking on the road, but it's unclear if it will move voters in the midterm elections.
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WAMU 88.5's D.C. Mayoral Forum

Kojo moderates a debate between the three major candidates for mayor of the District of Columbia.

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WAMU 88.5's D.C. Mayoral Forum

Kojo moderates a debate between the three major candidates for mayor of the District of Columbia.

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Is Enterovirus D68 Behind The Mysterious Paralysis In Children?

Several dozen children in California and Colorado have suffered paralyzed limbs, which doctors speculate could be caused by the respiratory virus EV-68. But we're a long way from knowing for sure.
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NPR Poll: Senate Battleground Tilts Republican, But Still Anybody's Game

A new NPR poll concentrates on the Senate battleground — the 12 states that will determine control of the Senate next year. It found an electorate where nobody likes anybody.
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Obama's Approval Rating Dragged Down By Economic Disconnect

President Obama gets low marks for his handling of the economy — and that creates an opening for Republicans heading into next month's midterm elections.
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Fueled By Outside Money, Alaska Candidates Struggle To Connect At Home

Millions of dollars worth of ads have been dumped into the state's small media market. But out in the state, you find out those ads are getting on people's nerves.
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Democrats, Republicans Pitch Old Ideas In New Packaging

With a month before the midterm elections, President Obama is trying to frame the elections by touting the administration's success on the economy. Republicans have other ideas.

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