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Politics Rewind: Between Iraq And A Hard Place

Jeb Bush's shifting positions on the Iraq War gave an opening to Republican rivals for the presidential nomination. And will Hillary Clinton answer questions directly on her trip to Iowa next week?

Week In Politics: Boston Marathon Bombing Verdict, Obama On Poverty

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about Jeb Bush's comments about Iraq.
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Low Turnout Expected In Virginia's June Primary

A new analysis by the Virginia Public Access Project shows that only 8 percent of registered voters participate in General Assembly primaries.

'Candidates' Driving Cash-Filled Trucks Through Campaign-Finance Loopholes

Candidates, people likely to become them and their supporters on both the left and right — from Hillary Clinton to Jeb Bush — are exploiting holes in campaign-finance law loopholes. Here's how.

Mitt Romney To Fight Evander Holyfield. You Read That Right

Former 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is picking another fight — with Evander Holyfield, the former heavyweight champion of the world. It's all for a good cause.

Garner Case Behind Him, Donovan Takes Oath Of Office In Congress

Ex-Staten Island DA Dan Donovan may be best known for investigating the death of Eric Garner, who died after police put him in a chokehold. But now Donovan is trying to forge a new path in Congress.

'Done Fighting This Madness,' Akron Mayor Steps Down

Don Plusquellic is credited with transforming Akron's economy from old industrial to new tech. But he's also been called bombastic and a bully.

Obama Reaffirms Security Commitment To Gulf Partners

President Obama hosted representatives from half-a-dozen Sunni Arab countries at Camp David on Thursday. Their confidence in the U.S. has been shaken by the president's diplomatic outreach to Iran.

House Republicans Vote To Cut Amtrak's Funding

The economic outlook for Amtrak was troubled even before this week's train derailment in Philadelphia. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are deeply divided over funding for the passenger rail service.
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On Fairfax County Board Of Supervisors, Mount Vernon Seat Hotly Contested

The Mount Vernon District of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is up for grabs this year. Longtime Supervisor Gerry Hyland is retiring, opening the seat for the first time in a generation.