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American Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern speaks at a post-Sandy press conference on Staten Island, N.Y. But two pastors, who organized much of that area's relief efforts, say they did so without the aid of the Red Cross. Catherine Barde/American Red Cross via Flickr hide caption

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Red Cross Troubles Have Been Building For Years

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In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, a former Red Cross official says, as many as 40 percent of the organization's emergency vehicles were assigned for public relations purposes. This photo, which shows one of the trucks in Long Island, N.Y., in January 2013, is one example of the many publicity photos taken by the Red Cross. Les Stone/American Red Cross hide caption

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Red Cross 'Diverted Assets' During Storms' Aftermath To Focus On Image

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Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney with the Lakota People's Law Project, is calling for a turnaround of child welfare and foster care systems. Kevin Cederstrom/AP hide caption

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Justice Department Supports Native Americans In Child Welfare Case

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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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Senate Bill Would Fine Colleges For Mismanaging Campus Rape Cases

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Interns who host tours on Capitol Hill, stopping at sites like the small Senate rotunda, don't always have their facts straight. The Architect of the Capitol hide caption

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Ghost Cats And Musket Balls: Stories Told By Capitol Interns

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Senate Re-Authorizes Government's Role In Terrorism Insurance

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Senate Democrats Aim To Overturn High Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

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Lawmakers Unearth Failures To Investigate Campus Sex Crimes

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VA Bill Was An Easy Sell, But Some Senators Still Feel Sticker Shock

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From The Border To The Hill, Influx Of Immigrant Kids Draws Concern

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Paroled From Life Sentences, Aging Ex-Cons Find World That Didn't Wait

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John Huckleberry sits in the back seat of a friend's car on the way back from visiting inmates at Sterling Correctional Facility. After 30 years in prison, Huckleberry — who was released in 2012 — helps aging inmates prepare for life outside prison. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Listen: Part 1

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