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The VP Debate and Foreign Affairs

Anchor Marco Werman explores the foreign policy credentials of Paul Ryan and Joe Biden with James Traub, a fellow at the Center on International Cooperation, and Ted Bromund, a senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

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NFL stands by Monday night football game result as politicians call for lockout to end

The National Football League's referees ignited a storm of controversy Monday night -- by some accounts it was the third-most tweeted event in Twitter's history -- when they incorrectly called a touchdown that gave the Seattle Seahawks a victory at the expense of the Green Bay Packers. Politicians of all stripes have called on the NFL and its referees to reach an agreement.

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VIDEO: GOP Senate candidate from Missouri ignites firestorm over 'legitimate rape' comment

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, (R-Mo.) a candidate for the U.S. Senate, over the weekend explained that he would ban abortion and didn't believe an exception was necessary in cases of rape -- because he's heard that women's bodies can shut down their reproductive systems and prevent becoming pregnant if they're "legitimately" raped.