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Convicted Virginia ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) may remain free while the Supreme Court mulls whether to take up his appeal.

The Court on Monday overturned a lower court's rejection of McDonnell's request to stay out from behind bars pending his appeal of federal corruption convictions, according to the Associated Press. It's a win for the former governor, who otherwise would have had to report to prison to begin serving a two year sentence.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is expected to release roughly 7,000 pages of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails later Monday, including about 150 that have been censored because they contain information that has now been deemed classified.

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Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT) on Monday blasted Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) Sunday comment that a wall between the U.S. and Canada is a "legitimate issue" that should be considered.

"As someone who was born and raised not too far from the Canadian Border, I could not believe Governor Walker’s statement. Election season always brings out crazy ideas, but this is one of the craziest," Leahy said in a Monday statement.

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