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'All The Truth Is Out' Examines How Political Journalism Went Tabloid

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Terri Lynn Land walks in the Labor Day Parade in Romeo, Mich., on Sept. 1. Land has made some public appearances like this one but overall is running a low-key race in the state. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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In Michigan, A Low-Key Campaign For A High-Stakes Senate Seat

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Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing

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Massachusetts Governor's Race In A Dead Heat

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Then-incumbent Rep. Frank Guinta, R-N.H., and then-Democratic challenger Carol Shea-Porter debate during a Sept. 2012 forum at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. Guinta, who lost to Shea-Porter in 2012, is running for his old seat in 2014. David Lane/AP hide caption

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In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, shown speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus legislative conference on Friday, will be stepping down from his position as soon as a replacement is appointed. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images hide caption

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With The End In Sight, Holder Reflects On His Legacy

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Some Democrats At Odds Over Obama's Claim To Airstrike Authority

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Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm

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Former U.S. Rep. James Traficant, seen here during a House Ethics Committee hearing in 2002, served seven years in prison on federal bribery and racketeering charges. Traficant died on Saturday. He was 73. Joe Marquette/AP hide caption

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Former Rep. James Traficant, seen here arriving at a House ethics hearing in 2002, has died at age 73. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm

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Is Obama's War-Powers Shift Hypocrisy, Or Inevitable For A President?

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How To Keep 'Political Order': Make Modest Promises, And Deliver

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Detroit Tigers Victor Martinez (left) and Torii Hunter celebrate Martinez's two-run home run against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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For Michigan Political Ads, The Tigers Are The Big Game In Town

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