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Pressed For Time? Try Hiring A Body Double

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Carlton Scott pays $266.99 per month for his subsidized health insurance plan. He worries he and his neighbors would lose their insurance without the subsidy. Jeff Cohen/WNPR hide caption

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What's At Stake If Supreme Court Eliminates Your Obamacare Subsidy

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Declared and potential candidates are already in New Hampshire. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and others spoke at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit this week in Nashua. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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Advice For Beleaguered Battleground State Residents: Leave Town

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Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich committed suicide following political attacks during his campaign for governor. His press secretary, Spence Jackson, committed suicide just one month later. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Suicides By Missouri Politicians Raise Questions About State Ethics

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Chevron Corp. supported several candidates in Richmond, Calif., where the company has been hoping to modernize a large oil refinery, seen here in 2010. None of the Chevron-backed candidates were elected. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Among outside groups — that is, not candidates or party committees — more than half of this cycle's political ads are financed by secret donors. iStockphoto hide caption

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This Political Ad Was Paid For By — Oh, Never Mind

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Scott Hildebrand, a Democrat, and Mike Jansen, a Republican, are competing to be the new sheriff in Campbell County, Ky., but they're also abiding by an agreement to keep their race clean. Images courtesy of the candidates hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to reporters after a Democratic caucus meeting at the Capitol last Tuesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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A Tax Bill Killed By The Push And Pull Of Politics On The Hill

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Immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas, on June 25. President Obama asked Congress this week for $3.7 billion to cope with thousands of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas, on June 18. The White House on Tuesday sought $3.7 billion to deal with the immigration crisis at the border. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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