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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said he feels "exonerated" by a report compiled by lawyers representing his office that clears him of wrongdoing in the George Washington Bridge lane closing scandal.
Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin wants to make sure that Kentucky voters see Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) decked out in Duke gear when they sit down Friday night to watch Louisville play Kentucky in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament.
President Barack Obama says Russian President Vladimir Putin's pining for the former Soviet Union is shaping his approach to the conflict in Ukraine and potentially causing him to misread the United States' intentions.