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The Politics Hour - February 5, 2016

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced a run for his old Ward 7 Council seat. The Supreme Court won't challenge Virginia’s newly drawn Congressional districts. And Maryland’s former governor Martin O'Malley drops out of the presidential race.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The U.N. suspends Syrian peace talks until late this month. The U.S. plans to quadruple military spending in Europe as a signal to Russia. And American officials express concern about ISIS in Libya. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Hillary Clinton's Emails: 5 Questions Answered

Clinton's use of a private email server has become an issue in her presidential bid. Here's what we know about the FBI's investigation, whether she could be charged with a crime and what happens next.
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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

As the New Hampshire primary looms, Republicans brawl over tactics used in the Iowa caucuses. The F.B.I. joins the Flint drinking water investigation. And President Obama calls for religious tolerance at his first mosque visit. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Democrats Debate: What Is A Progressive And Who Wants To Be One?

The term has also been used to cover certain ideas, attitudes, movements and schools of thought. It has been affixed to leading American politicians, in both major parties, including Teddy Roosevelt.
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Last Clash Before N.H. Puts Clinton, Sanders In A Field Of Friendly Fire

Hillary Clinton denounced what she called "an artful smear." She challenged Bernie Sanders to identify a vote she had cast or changed to pay off a donor. "Enough is enough," she said.
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Barbara Bush Hits The Trail For Son Jeb Bush

Embracing his family's famous name, the Republican presidential candidate makes a campaign stop in New Hampshire with his mother, the former first lady. "He's decent and honest," she says.
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On A Downward Spiral, Does Bush Have Money To Resurrect His Campaign?

Early in the GOP presidential season, Jeb Bush was favored by many big money donors. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Erick Erickson, founder of the website The Resurgent, about the GOP presidential race.
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Clinton, Sanders Face Off Last Time Before New Hampshire Primary

The Democratic debate, sponsored by MSNBC, was fiery and combative as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders went after each other on health care, Wall Street regulations and the campaign finance system.
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The 5th Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And A Video)

It was the first mano-a-mano encounter of the campaign, which means there was enough room for semantic arguments and serious debate.

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