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Court upholds EPA emission standards

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Texas grand jury to be seated in Perry ethics case

In this Tuesday, March 11, 2014, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly waits in court for a hearing, in Trenton, N.J. Kelly and Bill Stepien, two former associates of Christie, do not have to hand over documents to a legislative committee investigating the traffic jam scandal engulfing the governor, a New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, Pool, File)
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Judge: Christie ex-aides can withhold documents

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US judge slaps State Department over Blackwater

In this March 26, 2014 file photo, California state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building in San Francisco. Yee, a California state senator and more than two dozen others have been formally indicted in a sweeping San Francisco political corruption case, officials announced Friday April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot,File)
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Lawmaker Yee pleads not guilty to federal charges

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Potential evidence against lawmaker remains sealed

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Christie aide testifies in New Jersey bridge probe

This June 6, 2013 file photo shows a sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. A civil rights lawyer says the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is very disappointed that a New York judge has found that a government program that collects millions of Americans' telephone records is legal. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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Obama seeks quick end to NSA phone records program

Defense attorney Al Avignone, left, questions psychologist Greg Olley during testimony, Monday, March 24, 2014 in Sidney, Mont. on whether a Colorado man should stand trial in the 2012 killing of a Montana teacher. Olley testified that 24-year-old defendant Michael Keith Spell has an intelligence level comparable to an 11-year-old and is not fit for trial. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
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Montana murder case hinges on mental disability

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, left, and his wife, Maureen, arrive at federal court for a motions hearing in Richmond, Va., Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Lawyers for McDonnell and his wife are expected to ask a judge to clarify who the former first couple can speak with prior to their July trial on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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Ex-Va. gov seeks FDA, SEC files on likely witness

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CIA lawyer at center of computer snooping clash

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Prison company wants lawsuit held during FBI probe

Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner walks from the federal courthouse in Little Rock, Ark., during a break Monday, March 10, 2014. Shoffner faces 14 bribery and extortion counts and has pleaded not guilty. She resigned last year. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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Jurors deliberate fate of ex-Arkansas treasurer

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Judge’s order preserves NSA surveillance records

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ACLU asks appeals court to undo phone data ruling

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Prosecutors: McDonnell evidence glitch fixed

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Madoff’s ex-secretary testifies at NY trial

In this June 10, 2013, file photo, State Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, left, holds a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Calderon and his brother, Tom Calderon were indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple political corruption charges, including mail and wire fraud, bribery and money laundering, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday Feb. 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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California senator pleads not guilty to corruption

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High court climate case looks at EPA’s power

In this June 10, 2013, file photo, State Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, left, holds a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Calderon and his brother, Tom Calderon were indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple political corruption charges, including mail and wire fraud, bribery and money laundering, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday Feb. 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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California senator charged in big corruption case

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court after his conviction in New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office, including right after Hurricane Katrina. The federal jury found Nagin guilty of 20 of 21 counts against him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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New Orleans ex-mayor: From reformer to convict

In this Jan. 27, 2014, file photo, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building in New Orleans. Federal prosecutors on Monday, Feb. 10, summed up their case for convicting Nagin of corruption during his two terms as mayor. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)
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Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribes

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