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Neighbors of the couple who ambushed two police officers Sunday in Las Vegas told local newspapers the pair had bragged about spending time at Cliven Bundy’s ranch during the standoff with the federal government earlier this year.
Republicans in Virginia have reportedly persuaded state Sen. Phillip P. Puckett (D) to resign and accept a prestigious job offer, giving the GOP a slim majority in the state Senate that would allow it to block Medicaid expansion.
Hillary Clinton took a good-natured shot at Karl Rove, who last month reportedly suggested she may have suffered a "traumatic brain injury," while discussing her health in an interview that aired Friday.
President Barack Obama continued to defend the exchange of five
Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in an interview that aired
Friday, saying that he'd make the deal again despite criticism from members of Congress.