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Obama, Politicians Respond to Senate CIA Torture Report

President Obama says the CIA’s "troubling program" involving enhanced interrogation techniques on terrorism suspects in secret facilities outside the United States were "inconsistent" with America's values as nation. But some Republicans say they don't endorse the report's conclusions.

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Democratic Lawmakers Lead in Personal Contributions

While politicians are naturally more apt to give out of their own pockets than the average wealthy American, it’s important not to overstate the sums of money involved. Members of Congress focus their donations on party committees and candidates in roughly equal measure, targeting 40 percent of their contributions to the former and 38 percent to the latter.

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