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Protesters shout as people wait to enter a Hillary Clinton campaign event last month in Nevada. Donald Trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate allegations of pay-to-play by Clinton, but the history of independent counsels and special prosecutors suggests they don't always remove politics from the process. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Wants A Special Prosecutor For Clinton. But They Can Be Political Weapons, Too

Donald Trump has called for a special prosecutor to investigate his political opponent. But the history of special prosecutors suggests they do not remove politics from the law enforcement process.

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A Costa Rican Red Cross member distributes food to migrants in an encampment of Africans in Penas Blancas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on July 19. In a makeshift camp hundreds of tents shelter Haitians, Congolese, Senegalese and Ghanaian migrants waiting to continue their journey to the United States. Ezequiel Becerra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Costa Rica Becomes A Magnet For Migrants

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Protesters shout as people wait to enter a Hillary Clinton campaign event last month in Nevada. Donald Trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate allegations of pay-to-play by Clinton, but the history of independent counsels and special prosecutors suggests they don't always remove politics from the process. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Wants A Special Prosecutor For Clinton. But They Can Be Political Weapons, Too

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New Federal Rules For Distributing School Money: An 'Unfunded Mandate'?

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My Father Stood For The Anthem, For The Same Reason That Colin Kaepernick Sits

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A Paralympian Cyclist Gears Up For Rio

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