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Black Candidate Wins Gubernatorial Primary In Miss.

Johnny DuPree made history Tuesday by winning the Democratic primary runoff for governor in Mississippi, where an African-American hasn't been elected for statewide office since Reconstruction. Host Michel Martin and DuPree discusses the primary win and upcoming general election.
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Puerto Rican Governor Faces Opposition To Pipeline

Gov. Luis Fortuno wants to build a 92-mile natural gas pipeline to help bring down energy costs. But more than two-thirds of the island's residents oppose its construction, and a majority don't believe it will lower their bills. The project has also drawn criticism in Congress.
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Cheney: I Urged Bush To Bomb Syria

The president did not follow Cheney's advice, and other top administration advisers thought it was a bad idea. Meanwhile, Cheney tells NBC that many in Washington aren't going to like what they read in his new memoir.
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Staffers In D.C. Mayor's Office Forced To Sign Nondisclosure Agreements

There are reports that the office of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has issued limited nondisclosure agreements to its staffers.

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Debt Ceiling Talks Continue Between Democrats And Republicans

Washington is consumed with one issue, yet lawmakers still haven't figured out how to get both parties on board with raising the nation’s debt ceiling. ??

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Virginia Lawmakers Can’t Agree On Congressional Districting Plan

Virginia lawmakers are deadlocked on a Congressional redistricting plan. Senators want to add a second majority black district, but House members say the Senate plan would violate federal voting laws.

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Virginia Elects First African-American Woman To State Supreme Court

For the first time, Virginia's General Assembly has elected a black woman to the state's Supreme Court.

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