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"If the senate had 83 women and 17 men instead of 83 men and 17 women, my strong guess is a bill like this would never make it to the floor." - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., talking about an amendment that tackles the issue of contraception coverage.

News to know

As residents cleaned up Thursday from powerful tornadoes and storms, another person died from injuries suffered in the chaos, bringing the death toll to 13. Harrisburg, Ill., was the hardest hit, as an EF4 tornado killed six people. Weather forecasters said more dangerous weather is on the way Friday for Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama.

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Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart dies at age 43. He was responsible for posting Anthony Weiner’s sexually explicit photos, which led to Weiner’s resignation from Congress. Watch the report below.


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