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A Senator Turns His Bible Into A Political Tool

In his new ad, Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor uses his Bible to respond to an opponent's attack.
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Unlikely Duo Join Forces On Sentencing Overhaul Bill

An unlikely pair of senators — New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker and Kentucky Republican Rand Paul — are teaming up on a bill that aims to fix America's criminal justice system.
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Activists Gather At White House To Protest Immigration Proposal

Hundreds of immigrant-rights activists protested outside the White House on the eve of President Obama’s request that Congress fund the rapid deportation of tens of thousands of Central American children detained after crossing the border illegally.
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Obama Requests Nearly $4 Billion In Funds To Speed Deportations

Amid crises on the U.S.-Mexico border and roiling protests in Murrieta, Calif., President Obama is requesting $3.7 billion from Congress to address the unfolding issues over immigration.
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For A Business Built 'On Bended Knee,' Hobby Lobby Ruling Is A Boon

Christian businessmen and women react to the Supreme Court's recent decision on contraception coverage, exploring the role of religion in business life from an evangelical point of view.
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Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration Crisis

The money is almost twice the amount that officials had previously suggested would be requested from Congress. It comes amid a surge of children and teenagers who have crossed the border illegally.
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Smallpox Virus Found In Unsecured NIH Lab

Sure, we all forget stuff. But federal researchers apparently forgot vials of smallpox virus, perhaps for 60 years. The vials were rushed to a secure lab in Atlanta.
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GOP Selects Cleveland Over Dallas As 2016 GOP Convention City

A Cleveland convention would continue a dry spell for red states, which haven't hosted a Republican convention since delegates gathered in Texas in 1992.
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Meet The Musicians And Storytellers Of Kenya

This summer, Kenya came to Washington, D.C. Artists, runners and Maasai elders were part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. They spoke with us about music, goats and fusing tradition and modernity.
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Senator Asks U.S. To Investigate Possible Cuban Plot Against Him

Did fake accusations that Sen. Robert Menendez had visited underage prostitutes come from Cuba's intelligence agency? That's the question the senator wants the Justice Department to look into.

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