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Hillary Clinton, The Inevitable? Sure Seems Like It

Clinton's path to the Democratic presidential nomination looks to be wide open, with no one in a position to stop her. Here are three reasons she could take the 2016 contest, if she wants it.
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WATCH: Rep. Ryan Takes IRS Commissioner To Task Over Lost Emails

During a committee hearing, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan told IRS Commissioner John Koskinen that he did not believe him and that his agency was not being forthcoming.
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With IRS, Email Lost Could Be More Alarming Than A Cover-Up

A former IRS director's missing emails reminded some of the gap on Richard Nixon's Watergate tapes. Columnist Megan McArdle tells NPR's Scott Simon the disappearance indicates bigger problems within the agency.
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Why Maryland Gubernatorial Candidates Have Turnout On The Brain

Polls, campaigning, advertisements, mailers... the candidates for governor in the Maryland Democratic primary have done all of them. But the result is likely to come down to one thing: voter turnout.
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GOP Lawmakers Confront IRS Chief Over Lost Emails

Commissioner John Koskinen got a frosty reception from Republicans on the Ways and Means Committee, who accused him of lying about computer crashes that he says account for the missing data.
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From A Stream To A Flood: Migrant Kids Overwhelm U.S. Border Agents

Of the hundreds of migrants that U.S. border agents catch daily in the Rio Grande Valley, 20 percent are unaccompanied minors. Instead of catching lawbreakers, the agents say, they're baby-sitting.
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U.S.-Foreign Mergers Raise Calls For Tax Reforms

Medical device company Medtronic is merging with another firm and moving its legal headquarters to Ireland. The move is a tax-saving strategy called "inversion," and it's growing more common.
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VA Bill Was An Easy Sell, But Some Senators Still Feel Sticker Shock

A preliminary analysis by the Congressional Budget Office says that a Veterans Affairs bill recently passed by the Senate could cost $50 billion per year. No lawmaker wants to vote against veterans, but the price tag has a lot of lawmakers nervous.
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IRS Chief Tangles With Lawmakers Over Missing Emails

IRS commissioner John Koskinen appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee. He tells lawmakers how emails that possibly reveal scrutiny given to Tea Party groups vanished from IRS computers.
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Twisty Miss. Primary May Mean End Of Road For Longtime Senator

GOP Sen. Thad Cochran faces a tough runoff election against challenger Chris McDaniel, a Tea Party-backed state senator. Mississippi voters will decide whether Cochran gets a chance at a seventh term.

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