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On MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown," host Chuck Todd asked Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, on Thursday about report commissioned by two conservative groups that found that the Republican party is still lagging behind the Democratic party with women voters.

According to the report, obtained by Politico on Wednesday, women said the GOP was "stuck in the past" and "intolerant." The poll found that 49 percent of women view the Republican party unfavorably and 39 percent view the Democratic party unfavorably.

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Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has set a Sept. 9 hearing to examine the federal programs that help U.S. law enforcement obtain military-grade gear, her office announced Thursday.

McCaskill will head a hearing of the full Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to look at programs like the 1033 program, which offers free refurbished military equipment to state and local authorities.

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NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

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