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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's marriage had 'broken down,' lawyer says

By Associated Press | 07/29/14 02:20 PM

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's marriage was broken and his wife developed a crush on a businessman who lavished her with expensive gifts and attention, an attorney for the first lady said Tuesday during the couple's corruption trial.
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The U.S. spent $35 million trying to grow this crop in Afghanistan

By Kelly Cohen | 07/24/14 03:48 PM

American Soybean Association was given $34.4 million in federal funds in 2009 to try to jumpstart soybean farming in Afghanistan, according to the government watchdog over American work there.
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EXography: Some senators, including Harry Reid, rarely go home; other senators do it constantly

By Luke Rosiak | 07/23/14 05:00 AM

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rarely makes time to travel back to Nevada and listen to the voters who sent him to Washington, according to a Washington Examiner review of Senate disbursement records.
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