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Lawmakers Unearth Failures To Investigate Campus Sex Crimes

According to survey results released by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., many American colleges are breaking the law by failing to respond to sexual assault allegations on campus.
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Senate Confirms Julian Castro As Housing Secretary

The 39-year-old mayor of San Antonio is Hispanic and a rising star in the Democratic Party. He succeeds Shaun Donovan, who was tapped to be White House budget chief.
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Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Gets 10 Years In Corruption Case

Nagin, who became the face of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, was convicted Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.
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Why You Should Care Where The GOP Meets

Republicans have not won the state where they nominated their ticket since 1992, when the party renominated the first President Bush in Houston.
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What's Causing The Latest Immigration Crisis? A Brief Explainer

The number of Central American children seeking entry into the U.S. has grown dramatically. The U.N. calls it a refugee crisis, but the GOP blames administration policies for encouraging migrants.
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Administration Moves To Speed Deportations Of Unaccompanied Minors

A flood of children from Central America has put President Obama under pressure. Steve Inskeep talks to White House advisor Cecilia Muñoz about efforts to more quickly process them.
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Cleveland, A Democratic Stronghold, Wins GOP Convention

The Republican Party picked Cleveland to host its 2016 convention. The GOP says it was drawn by the city's renaissance, and that they're taking the presidential battleground state of Ohio seriously.
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Arlington Voters Facing Three Special Elections

Seats are up for grabs in the House of Delegates, treasury and school board.
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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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