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Florida Resists Joining Interstate Bid To Cut Down On Double Voting

There is a fairly cheap and easy way to clean up voting rolls. But, as Renata Sago of member station WMFE reports, Florida has refused to join, citing legal concerns about sharing voter data.
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Congress Ends Spat, Agrees To Fund $1.1 Billion To Combat Zika

The deal to fight the mosquito-borne virus came after lawmakers dropped a controversial provision to block payments to Planned Parenthood for women's health care.
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Developer-In-Chief: Obama Wants D.C. (And Other Cities) To Build More Housing

Is enough housing being built in Washington and other U.S. cities? President Obama doesn't seem to think so.
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#DearWashington: Readers Share Personal Concerns This Election

NPR is asking audiences to share something that they want their leaders in Washington to know about why this election matters to them.
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Journalist Says Trump Foundation May Have Engaged In 'Self-Dealing'

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold says the Trump Foundation doesn't operate like a typical charity: "[Trump] doesn't seem to have understood that a charity isn't set up to benefit you."
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Congress Reaches Agreement To Fund Government Until December

After weeks of negotiations, agreement over aid to Flint, Mich. will keep the government running through mid-December, narrowly avoiding a Sept. 30 deadline.
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Arizona Newspaper Breaks With Tradition, Backs Clinton

For the first time in its 126-year history, the Arizona Republic has endorsed a Democrat for president. The paper acknowledged Hillary Clinton's missteps, but said Donald Trump poses a serious threat.
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Donald Trump Tells Supporters That He Won The Debate With Clinton

Trump campaigned in the swing state of Florida following the debate with Hillary Clinton. He touted the favorable results of unscientific online tallies where debate watchers picked their favorites.
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Congress Overrides Obama's Veto On Sept. 11 Lawsuit Bill

The legislation allows families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue the Saudi Arabian government. The override is the first of Obama's presidency.
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Clinton-Trump Showdown Was The Most-Watched Presidential Debate Ever

An estimated 84 million people watched Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their first debate Monday, according to TV ratings data from Nielsen.

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