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Think you may want to run for public office? A new site lets you crowdfund a potential campaign. See how a California congressional candidate was inspired to give it a try.

Wonderful (Instrumental)
Everybody Knows - Instrumental
Chirizakura Geoffrey Keezer

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Flooded Texas Chemical Plants Raise Concerns About Toxic Emissions

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Don't Get Played (Instrumental Version)
F**k with That (Instrumental Version)
Man-Machine Trio Elf
Bar Clearing Good Times Saxon Shore

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Thinking Of Running For Office? A Website Lets You Test The Waters

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Granite Rock Free the Robots
Turkish Voodoo Free the Robots

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What's Up Those Baseball Sleeves? Lots Of Data, And Privacy Concerns

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La Clairière Piano Novel
Rosée Piano Novel
Short Story Niklas Aman
Good Times Ahead Niklas Aman
Distance By Clockwork Neil Cowley Trio
Yoga Fire Free the Robots
Into the Sea Port Blue
Of Japan Port Blue
Summertime Willie "The Lion" Smith
River Song Triosence
Shades of a Sundial Triosence
Kennesaw Mountain Adam Young