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Controversy Over Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Comments About Donald Trump

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is under fire for speaking her mind publicly about Donald Trump. She called him "a faker" who "has no consistency about him." Trump, in turn, said Ginsburg is a "disgrace" and should resign. The implications of a Supreme Court justice entering the political fray.

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How One D.C. Delegate Tried To Soften The GOP Party Platform On LGBT Issues

Rachel Hoff is an openly gay D.C. Republican, and this week she tried to soften the Republican Party's official position on same-sex marriage.
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National And International Reaction To The Mass Shooting In Orlando, Florida

The latest on the investigation into the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. And public debate over terrorism and gun violence, as presidential candidates weigh in.

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Do Voters In The D.C. Region Feel Their Choices Matter?

Democratic voters in D.C. will finally get to weigh in on the presidential nomination process when the city conducts its primary elections this week.

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Analysis Of Primary Election Results In California And Five Other States

Voters cast their ballots in California and five other states in the last big primary date of the 2016 campaign. Analysis of results for Republicans and Democrats and what it all means for the general election campaign.

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Donald Trump's Contentious Relationship With The Media

Attacking the news media is a regular part of Donald Trump's campaign. This week, the presumptive GOP nominee lobbed insults at reporters and promised more of the same if he becomes president. A look at how Trump's rocky relationship with the press helps and hinders his appeal.

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Divisions Within The Democratic Party And Implications For The Presidential Race

The Nevada Democratic party convention erupted in chaos as some Bernie Sanders delegates were deemed ineligible. And a group of construction unions threatens to undermine get-out-the-vote efforts. We look at divisions within the Democratic party and implications for turnout, the convention and the presidential race.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Donald Trump meets with GOP leaders on Capitol Hill. The House approves a bill to launch an opioids task force. And North Carolina and the Justice Department sue each other over transgender rights. A panel of journalists joins guest host Rachel Martin for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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The Results Of Tuesday's Indiana Primaries

Senator Ted Cruz drops out of the presidential race and Senator Bernie Sanders wins Indiana. Guest host Lisa Desjardins talks with a panel of guests about what Tuesday's primary results mean for the 2016 presidential race.

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Update On The GOP Presidential Race

All three GOP candidates gather in California for a statewide convention. Prospects for front-runner Donald Trump as the nomination race heads into the final stretch, the ongoing divide within the party and what it all means for the general election.

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