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Newark Mayor's Race Seen As A Referendum On Cory Booker

Residents in Newark, N.J., voted on Tuesday, closing a raucous mayoral campaign to replace Corey Booker, who is now a U.S. senator. Renee Montagne talks to Mark Bonamo of the website Politicker NJ.
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Tea Party Challenger Wins Nebraska's GOP Senate Primary

In Tuesday's Senate primary in Nebraska, Ben Sasse, a university president and Tea Party favorite, beat former state treasurer Shane Osborn.
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Judicial Nominee On Hold Over Drone Strike Justification

Harvard law professor David Barron is under fire for signing memos that allowed the U.S. to kill a U.S. citizen overseas in a drone strike. Those blocking his nomination want the documents released.
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Obama Sanctions Individuals In Central African Republic

The sanctions against an ex-president of the CAR and four other rebel leaders comes amid escalating sectarian violence.
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Longtime Congressman John Conyers Off Primary Ballot

A local election official says the Detroit Democrat, who has served in the U.S. House since 1965, failed to collect enough valid signatures.
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Virginia Board Of Health Challenges New Abortion Regulations

The politics of abortion will be heating up this summer in Virginia as a set of controversial new regulations targeting abortion clinics are challenged in court and by the Board of Health.
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In GOP Primaries, Establishment Has Kept The Tea Party Quiet

Primary season is in full swing. Early on, it appears that the Republican Party establishment is finally having its way and beating Tea Party challengers with ease.
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Obama Judicial Nominee Gets A Hostile Reception From Democrats

The Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing from a controversial nominee for the Georgia federal district court bench. Though President Obama nominated him, many Democrats take issue with his history.
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Russia Aborts Rocket Engine Sales, GPS Cooperation With U.S.

The moves come after Washington banned some high-tech equipment sales to Russia as part of sanctions in response to the annexation of Crimea.
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Gay Marriage Around The Country: Not All Judges Say 'I Do'

Same-sex couples in Arkansas are now lining up to get their marriage licenses, while Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is being challenged. Tell Me More gets a breakdown of similar cases nationwide.

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