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Stephen Colbert makes fun of Sanford in advance of election

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Comedian Steven Colbert isn’t taking a back seat as his sister will likely take on former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford. In fact, he’s committed to two high-profile funding events, and cracking jokes about Sanford.

Constitution Check: Why would a terrorism suspect be given Miranda warnings?

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Lyle Denniston looks at the reasoning behind reading a Miranda warning to a foreign terror suspect, and how such an act can help convict guilty suspects in a civilian court.

Happy birthday, U.S. Mint!

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Five fun facts about the U.S. Mint. Can you guess who was on the first commemorative coin?

Presidential Madness (Round 10): Best defense secretary ever

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Our quest to pick the best presidential cabinet ever continues with a two-person vote to select your favorite person ever to head the Defense Department.

Background checks remain in gun control limbo

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When Congress returns from its recess, the battle over gun control will focus on a single issue: expanded background checks. And for now, the odds seem stacked against background checks moving forward in the Senate.