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War Criminals Next Door: Immigration Division Brings Violators To Justice

A little-known division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has helped track down people who committed atrocities in Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia and El Salvador.

I'm Mike Huckabee, And I Approve This ... Infomercial?

How does the former governor square hawking a diabetes supplement program with a potentially serious run for the White House?

Letters: Hillary Clinton's History With Privacy

NPR's Melissa Block and Don Gonyea share letters from listeners about the story last week on Hillary Clinton's history with privacy. Listeners wondered why NPR's Tamara Keith mentioned that Clinton's dress was pink when she spoke at a press conference in 1994.

New Hampshire Visit Offers Glimpse Into Possible Walker, Bush Rivalry

The two likely Republican presidential front-runners, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, visited New Hampshire this weekend.

As Nuclear Talks Resume, Iranian Negotiators Consider Republican Letter

U.S. officials say that during nuclear talks, Iranian negotiators discussed the controversial letter Senate Republicans sent to Iran last week.

Missed Abortion Language Tangles Senate's Trafficking Bill

A bill cracking down on human trafficking was supposed to be an easy one to pass, but that was before Democrats discovered the bill also contained language restricting abortion rights.

Barney Frank's Journey From Closeted To An Openly Gay Member Of Congress

In his new memoir, Frank describes how early in politics he feared people would "draw inferences" if he supported gay rights. But his drive to fight discrimination was stronger.
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Senate Republican On Budget: 'It’s Never Easy When You’re Talking About Money'

Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi is the new chair of the Senate Budget Committee, and he says he's prepared to take the lead on what he says will be a budget that cuts spending and doesn't feature any gimmicks.
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As Debt Limit Reached Again, More Fear Of Budget Fights And Shutdowns

Today the U.S. will reach its borrowing limit, which has the Treasury Department deploying “extraordinary measures” to continue paying its bills.

Politics Roundup: A Balancing Act For 2016

The Republican field for 2016 is more crowded than the Democratic side. With Hillary Clinton unchallenged, the GOP can focus its attacks on a single candidate. That has some Democrats worried.