DOJ to Sue North Carolina over Voter ID Law

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_5db0a532e6.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is planning to sue the state of North Carolina over its voter ID law, a source briefed on the plans told ABC News. The move is expected to be announced Monday and comes in the wake of a recent Supreme Court decision that gutted a portion of the Voting Rights Act.  After that decision, North Carolina proceeded with its voter ID law. 

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What's Next? 5 Questions in Government Shutdown Showdown

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_255934e570.jpgABC News Radio (WASHINGTON) -- The federal government is careening even closer to the first shutdown in 17 years, with time running short — and the inclination to find compromise almost non-existent. Here's a look at five looming questions in the shutdown showdown:

1. So what's next?

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Strategic Command No. 2 Suspension Linked to Probe of Counterfeit Poker Chips

thumb_VADM Tim Giardina.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1380479348979U.S. Navy(WASHINGTON) -- The No. 2 officer at U.S. Strategic Command, suspended from his position because of a criminal investigation, is suspected of using counterfeit gambling chips at a western Iowa casino. Stratcom commander Gen. Robert Kehler suspended Vice Adm. Tim Giardina from his duties as deputy commander on Sept. 3, according to Navy Capt. Pamela Kunze, a Stratcom spokeswoman.

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Five Things Bill Clinton Took Away From the 2008 Presidential Election

87e2f90ae6.jpgClinton Foundation (NEW YORK) -- During an interview with ABC News, former President Bill Clinton was asked by This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos about the biggest lesson he learned from the 2008 presidential campaign, in which his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lost the Democratic presidential primary to then Sen. Barack Obama who ultimately defeated former Republican Gov. Mitt Romney to win the general election.

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Bill Clinton: When It Comes to Obamacare, GOP ‘Begging for America to Fail’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_ec79d97b9b.jpgABC/Rick Rowell (WASHINGTON) -- The Republican Party is "begging for America to fail" by rooting for President Obama's signature health care law to fail, former President Bill Clinton said during an interview for This Week with ABC's George Stephanopoulos. "I've never seen a time — can you remember a time in your lifetime when a major political party was just sitting around, begging for America to fail … I don't know what's going to happen".

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