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"You're putting your rep on the line you're saying I think this person has character and that's what I'm prepared to do for Hillary," Vice President Joe Biden told NPR. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Biden: "Bernie's going to endorse her"

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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at a campaign event Thursday in Manchester, N.H. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Listen: Woman Asks About "Heebeejabis" At TSA

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The trade in alcohol — illegal under Prohibition — led to the rise of organized crime and men such as Chicago gangster Al Capone, photographed here on Jan. 19, 1931. AP hide caption

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Prohibition-Era Gang Violence Spurred Congress To Pass First Gun Law

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch said she discussed family, golf and travel with Bill Clinton — not ongoing Justice Department investigations. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Bipartisan Disapproval Follows Bill Clinton's Meeting With Loretta Lynch

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fields questions at a news conference in March at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images hide caption

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Election Demographics Appear To Favor Clinton Over Trump

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Senate Passes Bill To Help Puerto Rico Restructure Debt

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Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch speaks at a June 22 news conference in Washington. Allison Shelley/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Bill Clinton Met Amid Email Investigation

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Residents vote in the South Carolina Republican presidential primary election at the Cross Roads Baptist Church in Greer, S.C., on Feb. 20. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative Christians Grapple With Whether 'Religious Freedom' Includes Muslims

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