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Ferguson resembles Fallujah, Missouri congressman says

By Sean Lengell | 08/19/14 12:40 PM

Ferguson resembles Fallujah, Missouri congressman says

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri also advised President Obama to stay away from Ferguson, saying his presence could make a bad situation worse.
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Nine political figures who switched parties

Nine political figures who switched parties

By Sean Lengell | 08/19/14 12:00 AM

Vermont's Sen. James Jeffords, who died Monday, hardly was the first high-profile political figure to forsake his party.
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Privacy rights could trump transparency as Congress debates Ferguson policing

Privacy rights could trump transparency as Congress debates Ferguson policing

By Susan Crabtree | 08/19/14 05:00 AM

A key Democrat who is trying to restrict the flow of military equipment to local police forces is open to the idea of outfitting police with body cameras, though he wants to ensure that related privacy issues are fully debated.
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