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Historian Uncovers The Racist Roots Of The 2nd Amendment

In her new book, The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America, Carol Anderson traces racial distinctions in Americans' treatment of gun ownership back to the founding of the country and the Second Amendment

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Some Agents Fear Underfunded And Overworked Secret Service 'Relying On Luck'

Every time the president of the United States travels, he's accompanied by a cadre of Secret Service agents. Sometimes seen wearing crisp suits, sunglasses and ear pieces, the agents charged with protecting the president present a striking visual. But Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post investigative reporter Carol Leonnig says the Secret Service itself is something of a mess.

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