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Loretta Lynch Would Be First Black Female Attorney General

President Obama is set to announce his nomination of Loretta Lynch for attorney general on Saturday. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.
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A Challenge To The New Congress: Fix Stagnant Wages

The 2014 election's over, but NPR's Linda Wertheimer says we should still be talking politics, every week. Specifically, she hopes lawmakers will come together to do something about wage stagnation.
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For Political Junkies, A (Literary) Post-Election Fix

Post-elections, Molly Antopol and Jason Sheehan reflect on the results by turning to their favorite political books, Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail.
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Loretta Lynch To Be Nominated As Next U.S. Attorney General

A lead federal prosecutor in New York City, Lynch will be introduced by President Obama at the White House on Saturday. Her office has handled old-school Mafia busts, cutting edge cybercrime and more.
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Ed Gillespie: ‘I’m Proud Of The Campaign We Have Run’

The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia has conceded to incumbent Mark Warner three days after the midterm elections' conclusion.
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Democrat Jim Mathias Survives 'Red Wave' In Maryland

State Sen. Jim Mathias (D-MD) has officially won his seat back representing the lower Eastern Shore after the absentee ballots were counted Thursday.
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President, Lawmakers Signal Bipartisanship In Post-Election Meeting

At a two-hour lunch meeting with leaders of both parties and both chambers, Obama said he would judge ideas not on whether they are from Democrats or Republicans but on whether they work.
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Week In Politics: Midterm Results And The New Congress

Robert Siegel talks about what's next for Congress and the White House after the midterm elections with regular contributors E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Ramesh Ponnuru of The National Review.
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Immigration Will Be An Early Test Of The Divided Government

Even as President Obama and GOP leaders meet in search of common ground, the immigration issue threatens to divide them.
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Republican Ed Gillespie Concedes Virginia Senate Race

He told supporters in Springfield, Va., that the gap in the number of votes between him and the Democratic incumbent, Sen. Mark Warner, had grown and "I know that a change in outcome is not possible."

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