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Sen. McCaskill On Ferguson: 'We're Going To Get All The Facts'

Tess Vigeland speaks with Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill about the week of violence and tension in Ferguson, discussing the way forward for the community.

Gov. Perry: Indictment 'Amounts To Nothing'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the felony abuse-of-power charges are politically motivated, calling it a "farce of a prosecution."

Germany Eavesdropped On Kerry, Clinton, Magazine Says

Der Spiegel reports that the current and former U.S. secretary of state were the inadvertent targets of German surveillance.

What's Behind Those Abuse-Of-Power Charges Against Perry?

The indictment stems from the Texas governor's veto of funding for a public integrity office after the Democratic head of the office was arrested for drunk driving.

Texas Governor Indicted On Abuse Of Power Charges

A grand jury in Austin has indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges that he misused his veto power. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
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Judge Rejects McDonnells' Motion To Dismiss

A judge has denied former Republican Governor Bob McDonnell's motion to dismiss the corruption charges against him.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted On Abuse-Of-Power Charges

An ethics complaint was opened last year after the governor vetoed funding for state public corruption prosecutors. Perry had said he would carry out the veto unless a district attorney resigned.

Left And Right Unite In Criticizing Ferguson Police Response

A shift in police tactics helped ensure protests stayed peaceful in Ferguson, Mo. Critics on both sides of the aisle say the response earlier in the week was heavy-handed and contributed to violence.

Week In Politics: Ferguson And Foreign Policy

Political commentators, Jonathan Capehart of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the protests in Ferguson, Mo., and Hillary Clinton's take on President Obama's policy.

In Hawaii, Storm-Battered Area Becomes A Kingmaker

Sen. Brian Schatz leads Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic Senate primary by a slim 1,635 votes. Two remote precincts, damaged by Tropical Storm Iselle, could hold the decisive ballots.