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Pop-Up Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage And The Supreme Court

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on same-sex marriage, NPR's legal and political correspondents break down the historic case.
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Young Trafficking Victim's Story On NPR Leads To Senator's Amendment

Hearing about a young woman's struggle to wipe away her conviction on prostitution charges inspired New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to introduce legislation to help other victims.
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California Cities Struggle To Meet Water Conservation Targets

Early next month, California plans to finalize its emergency water conservation plan. Cities are under the gun to cut their water usage from anywhere between 15 and 40 percent.
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Week In Politics: Clinton Foundation, Drone Strikes

NPR's Melissa Block talks with E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the Clinton Foundation financial news and drone strikes.
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Which Congressional Delegation Has The Most Clout?

Roll Call's David Hawkings explains the Capitol Hill publication's Clout Index.

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As Governors Eye The White House, Home Takes A Back Seat

Governing is messy, but slumping approval ratings for hopefuls like Scott Walker and Chris Christie likely won't have much impact on the presidential contest.
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Clinton Faces Bad Headlines And More Questions Of Scandal

From questions surrounding the Clinton family foundation to a congressional investigation into Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's campaign is pushing back against allegations of scandal.
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After 5-Month Delay, Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch For Attorney General

After a long delay and a lot of partisan rancor, much of which had nothing to do with her, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general. She could be sworn in as early as Monday.
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Has The Senate Found It's More Fun To Be Functional?

If this Senate is getting some traction, it's not yet a threat to anyone's legislative hall of fame. Much higher hurdles loom, including highway funding, spending bills and the debt ceiling.
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Does Virginia's House Of Delegates Have A Transparency Problem?

In Virginia, members of the House of Delegates consider thousands of bills during each session. But the vast majority of them are dismissed without any debate or even a recorded vote.

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