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Virginia's Board of Elections has delayed certification of ballots for two districts two weeks after elections there. Ballots in the 28th and 88th house districts are contested after a mix-up. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Study Finds Republican Tax Bills Directly Benefit Businesses, Not The Middle Class

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Have Conditions Improved In Haiti Since 2010 Earthquake?

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Haitians Have 18 Months Before Protected Status Is Canceled

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Trump Uses Pardoning Power Without Ruffling Feathers

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New Hampshire Rep. On 'Me Too' Bill Addressing Sexual Harassment

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President Trump Weighs In On Alabama Senate Race And Roy Moore

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