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Podcast: Ann Boleyn gave us our right to privacy

Today Americans view privacy as a fundamental civil liberty, a right that puts a boundary on what the government can do. Our "right to privacy" has become part of the essential contract Americans make with their government, a system that protects individuals from the government's ability to intrude into the private sphere.

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Governors team up against Rubio

In the competition for the White House, sometimes the best strategic play might be breaking into teams. In the days leading up to the second 2016 test —Tuesday's primary in New Hampshire — some Republican hopefuls are aiming for victory by making it a game of governors vs. senator.

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