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    Loretta Lynch makes history

    Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the new U.S. attorney general on Monday, replacing Eric Holder. Lynch, the country's first African-American woman to serve in the role, had her nomination held up more than five months over politicking in the Senate.

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WH faces new racial crisis in Baltimore

Freddie Gray protests Monday

Newly sworn-in Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Monday night the Justice Department will continue its investigation into the death of Freddie Gray and send two top officials to Baltimore in an effort to quell the riots unfolding there.

Lynch met M...

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Rand Paul stands by Obama over drone attack

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Sen. Rand Paul defended President Barack Obama over the accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. drone attack in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region.

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Clinton Foundation: 'Yes, we made mistakes'

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The Clinton Foundation, fighting back against charges of conflict of interest in a forthcoming book, is trying to tamp down a growing political problem by admitting that it made "mistakes."

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Sanders announcement 'within days?'

Bernie Sanders

A new entry and a waiting game on the Democratic side, a go-slow approach from a leading Republican, and the big stakes of 2016 filled our Sunday morning trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

1. Here's ... Bernie!

Hillary Clinton is about to get he...

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Hollywood stars dish at DC brunch

Constance Zimmer White House Correspondents Dinner

Ask a bunch of Hollywood stars to name Republican presidential hopefuls and you start getting a lot of "ums" and beelines for the nearest exit.

But you'll also get some surprisingly complete lists -- from actors like "Veep"' star Timothy Simons and "S...

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Cecily Strong's top 10 WHCD jokes

Cecily Strong delivered long string of one-liners

"Saturday Night Live" comedian Cecily Strong skewered political candidates and news agencies Saturday night at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

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Ted Cruz: Democrats home to 'liberal fascism'

Ted Cruz addresses Christian forum on religious summit in Iowa

Sen. Ted Cruz argued Saturday that Democrats have become so extreme and "intolerant" of religious views that "there is no room for Christians in today's Democratic Party."

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WHCD 2015: Obama's top 10 jokes

Obama uses 'anger translator' for White House Correspondents Dinner monologue

President Barack Obama had one motto Saturday night at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner: take no prisoners.

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Clinton plans 3-state swing in May

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Hillary Clinton's May schedule will include trips to Nevada and South Carolina, three days of fundraising in donor-heavy California, and, once those are finished, her first rally and campaign speech.

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Jindal says he'd attend same-sex wedding

Gov Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Saturday that his preference for what he calls the "traditional view of marriage" wouldn't stop him from attending the same-sex wedding of a loved one.

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