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Rick Santorum Announces Another Run For GOP's Presidential Nominee

Former Pa. Sen. Rick Santorum joined the list of 2016 Republican presidential contenders on Wednesday. Santorum, the surprise winner of the 2012 Iowa Caucuses, may have a tough task ahead of him.
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Nebraska Lawmakers Override Veto; Abolish Death Penalty

Nebraska's governor had tried to veto a bill repealing the death penalty but the one-house legislature overrode the veto. Nebraska has executed only three prisoners since the 1950s, the last in 1997.
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Are Black Voters Ready For Hillary Clinton?

African Americans are going to be key to a Hillary Clinton presidential run. After a tense 2008 primary fight with Barack Obama, she's trying to win them over.
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The Future President Will Need To Wrestle With Debt From The Past

The federal government has issued trillions of dollars in IOUs. And just the interest on that massive debt could be a serious constraint for the next president.
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Fact Check: 3 Questions Answered About Bill Clinton's LLC

Does Bill Clinton have a secret corporation that he is using to hide money? Is it intended to pay a lower tax rate? Or is it something else entirely?
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Nebraska Legislators Overturn Governor's Veto Of Death Penalty Repeal

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Nebraska Sen. Jerry Johnson, who said he switched his vote in the decision to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska after speaking with his constituents.
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Map: Where (And How) The Government Can Execute People

Nebraska just repealed its death penalty. Here's a look at where the law stands in your state.
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Nebraska Repeals Death Penalty, But U.S. Isn't Quite Ready To Abandon It

Cost and lethal-injection complications have led some states to reconsider the death penalty. U.S. support for the practice has declined over the last two decades, but three-in-five still support it.
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For Next President, The Fight Against Extremism Will Hit Closer To Home

The so-called Islamic State is endlessly creative in trying to get young men and women to leave home for Syria and Iraq. It's something the next president will have to wrestle with from Day 1.
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Rick Santorum Announces Presidential Run

The former Republican senator from Pennsylvania appeals to his party's social conservatives. Rick Santorum won the Iowa caucuses in 2012, but this time around he faces a crowded Republican field.

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