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D.C. Legislators Give Final Approval To $15 Minimum Wage, Bowser Will Sign Bill

Under the bill, the minimum wage in D.C. will increase to $15 by 2020, and the tipped wage earned by restaurant workers will rise to $5 from the current $2.77.
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3 Campaigns With More Money Than Trump's: Sanders, Cruz And Even Carson

The latest fundraising figures for Trump are astounding — astounding in how low they are.
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The Brexit Vote And What's At Stake For Europe And The US

British voters go to the polls on Thursday to decide whether or not to stay in the European Union: Join us to discuss what an exit vote could mean for the U.S., remaining EU members and the postwar structure of Europe.

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Celebrities, Lies, And Outsiders: How This Election Surprised One Political Scientist

Marty Cohen cowrote "The Party Decides" — The Book that policy nerds were reading in the run-up to the 2016 election. Here's what he thinks about the election so far.
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Trump Fires Campaign Manager Who Got Him Through The Primaries

Donald Trump fired Corey Lewandowski on Monday — in what may be a symptom of much larger dysfunction inside his campaign. David Greene talks to Rick Tyler, ex-spokesman for Ted Cruz for his opinion.
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Senate Rejects 4 Gun Measures Sparked By Orlando Shooting

The measures were introduced following a 15-hour talk-a-thon in which Democrats demanded new controls on gun sales following the shootings in Orlando, Fla.
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Evaluating The State Of Donald Trump's Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump dismissed his campaign manager on Monday after weeks of tension within his staff. Meanwhile, Trump is meeting with hundreds of evangelical leaders in New York City on Tuesday.
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Donald Trump's Problems Are Much Deeper Than A Campaign Manager

Struggling candidates looking to fix their campaigns can usually start by looking in the mirror. That's certainly true here.
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Man Arrested At Rally Wanted To 'Shoot And Kill' Trump, Authorities Say

Michael Steven Sandford tried to take a gun from a police officer at a Trump rally in Las Vegas on Saturday, according to police and eyewitness accounts. He was charged in a federal court Monday.
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Full 911 Transcript Released After Lawmakers Criticize Redactions

"How In The ___ Does Censoring This ___ Make Us ___?" one Republican congressman wrote after the FBI released a partial transcript of the Orlando shooter's 911 call.

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