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Gerrymandering Exacerbates Partisan Gridlock, Political Scientist Says

Will the Supreme Court's decision to allow non-partisan commissions to draw districts break legislative gridlock? Linda Wertheimer talks to political scientist Thomas Mann.

U.S., Cuba To Reopen Embassies In Step Toward Normal Relations

The White House announced Wednesday the opening of a U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, which is seen as a key step toward more normal diplomatic ties with the Cold War foe.

Maine Lawmakers Consider Investigating Gov. Paul LePage

Lawmakers want to probe the allegation that Gov. LePage threatened to withhold over $500,000 from a state charter school if it didn't remove a Democratic legislator.

Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal In Oregon

While the state permits people to possess and grow small amounts of recreational pot, they still can't buy or sell it.

13 Emails That Stood Out From The Latest Clinton Document Dump

The thousands of new emails don't reveal a "smoking gun" from the Democratic presidential candidate's time at State, but do give insight into her daily activities — and some funny daily struggles.

Clinton Announces $45 Million Fundraising Haul

Hillary Clinton's campaign says it raised more than $45 million in its opening quarter. She's the first major candidate to announce fundraising numbers.

Can The Candidate Move Beyond 'The Christie Show'?

This week the Christie Tracker podcast headed to Livingston High School for analysis on Gov. Chris Christie's announcement.

GOP Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush Releases Tax Returns

Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax returns, the most ever by a presidential candidate. Releasing returns is a way to show he has nothing to hide. It also pressures other to be as transparent.

Jeb Bush's Wealth Skyrocketed After He Left Governor's Office

Thirty-three years of tax returns — the most ever released by a presidential candidate — show he earned $29 million since leaving office. He also paid an average tax rate of 36 percent over that time.

Chris Christie Becomes 14th Republican Presidential Candidate

With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the race, there are now 14 Republican candidates for president. Two more are expected to join by the end of July.

Debate Begins: New OT Rules Will Raise Wages — Or Kill Jobs

The Labor Department plans to change a rule so that 5 million more Americans will be able to collect overtime pay. Business groups say the change will hurt hiring, but labor groups are applauding.

Does The Drip, Drip, Drip Of Clinton's Email Controversy Matter?

The State Department will release another set of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state on Tuesday. The email issue may dog the Democratic candidate for her entire campaign.

Export-Import Bank Set To Expire At Midnight After Congress Fails To Act

The bank, which helps finance trade deals for U.S. companies, needed reapproval by June 30. Now it is living on borrowed time, after an anti-crony capitalism campaign driven by conservative groups.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Launches Presidential Campaign

Christie announced his bid for the White House on Tuesday becoming the 14th Republican to enter the race. He hopes his brash style can help him come back in a place like New Hampshire.

Brazilian President Mends Ties With President Obama On White House Visit

President Obama sought to downplay any major impact the Greek debt crisis could have on the U.S. economy. He spoke at a news conference with the president of Brazil and also addressed the ongoing talks on Iran's nuclear program and his administration's recent wins on the domestic policy front.

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