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D.C. Group Takes Statehood Message To Maryland Boardwalk

 DC Disruptors is trying to get more young people involved in the push for statehood.

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Maureen McDonnell Wants Conviction Overturned, Or At Least A New Trial

The former Virginia first lady says a recent appeals court decision rejecting her husband's request to overturn his corruption convictions shouldn't mean her own appeal suffers the same fate.

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How Realistic Is Donald Trump's Immigration Plan?

Donald Trump had lacked for policy specifics until he came out with his very specific, hard-line immigration plan. But some of those in the trenches of immigration reform say it's dead on arrival.
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Businesses, Workers Confused By LA County's Minimum Wage Hike

LA County Board of Supervisors approved a $15 minimum wage for unincorporated areas. But half of county residents live in areas with a lower wage due to the number of cities that make up the county.
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How Colorado Politics Could Interfere With New EPA Standards

When it comes to new regulations for existing coal-fired power plants, Colorado is ahead of the curve. But the state's governor and attorney general are clashing over next steps.
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This Famous Campaign Stop Is Actually A Mirage

Robie's General Store is one of New Hampshire's most famous political stops, attracting nearly every candidate on the presidential campaign trail. But don't try to actually buy milk and eggs here.
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Government Inquiry Into Clinton Emails Likely To Widen

The FBI investigation into the Clinton email controversy could soon go beyond whether classified information passed through the private server she used as secretary of state.
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Rand Paul Wants To Run For President — And Senate

Whether the senator can still keep that electoral insurance policy rests in the hands of Kentucky Republicans this weekend. Kentucky law prohibits it, but his backers are trying to change that.
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Trump Immigration Plan Raises Legal Questions About Birthright Citizenship

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Suzanna Sherry, professor of law at Vanderbilt University, about the constitutionality of birthright citizenship, following Donald Trump's call to end it.
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Louis Stokes, Ohio's First African-American Congressman, Dies

Former Rep. Stokes has died at the age of 90 after being diagnosed with cancer. He was the first African-American representative elected from Ohio and a founder of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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