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Terminally Ill California Mom Speaks Out Against Assisted Suicide

Stephanie Packer's debilitating illnesses leave her in a lot of pain. But she is opposed to a California bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide.
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Immigrant Family's Hope On Hold After Promises From The President

Six months ago, President Obama announced executive actions that would protect millions of immigrants who are undocumented from deportation. But those actions are on hold pending a lawsuit.
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Popular Health Exchange In Jeopardy After Surprise Republican Win

Kentucky has one of the best-run health exchanges in the country, Kynect. It's led to the second-biggest drop in uninsured nationwide. But if a GOP primary result holds up, its days could be numbered.
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Who Is Clinton Confidant Sidney Blumenthal?

Emails from informal adviser Blumenthal to Hillary Clinton on U.S. policy in Libya have been subpoenaed by a House committee. He's no stranger to controversy, but Clinton says he's just an old friend.
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Alexandria Candidates For Mayor Clash Over Waterfront

One of the big issues in the Alexandria mayoral primary is the waterfront development: is it driving the economy, did it cost too much, will it be worth it in the end?
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After Derailment, Congress Debates Lifting Amtrak's Damage Cap

Democrats are moving to raise the liability cap on Amtrak accidents, which was set at $200 million 18 years ago. They say the cap prevents full compensation for last week's derailment in Philadelphia.
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Minority And Labor Groups Angling For Influence Over Virginia Democratic Primaries

The Service Employees International Union, United Food and Commercial Workers, Mid-Atlantic Laborers, the Korean American Service and Educational Consortium Fund are some of the groups that are endorsing five candidates across Virginia and deploying an army of volunteers to knock on doors.
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Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's Son, Hospitalized

The former Delaware attorney general is being treated at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. In 2013, he underwent surgery after being diagnosed with a brain lesion.
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Foundations To SEC: Force Corporations To Disclose Political Giving

Secret money in politics has been controversial since the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling. Some 70 charitable foundations are asking the Securities and Exchange Commission to end that secrecy.
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After A Month, The 7 Questions Hillary Clinton Answered From The Media

Clinton ended a nearly monthlong avoidance of press questions, addressing the release of her emails, foreign donations to the Clinton foundation, the state of Iraq and more.

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