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Report: Clinton Campaign Network Compromised
Third reported breach affecting Democratic groups this week

Hillary Clinton takes the stage to accept the nomination to be President at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28, 2016. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign has been compromised, according to Reuters .  

The hack is the third in a series targeting the Democratic establishment. The Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee were also targeted, reports earlier this week said.  

David Duke Running for Senate, Ties Himself to Trump
Former Klan leader announces he will run for open Louisiana seat

(David Duke announcement video screenshot)

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is running for the open Senate seat in Louisiana.  

He made the announcement in a video Friday in which he claimed credit for much of the platform of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.  

Security Scare Puts Capitol on Brief Lockdown
What was thought to be a weapon turns out to be power drill, sources say

The Capitol was briefly on lockdown on Friday as police said they were searching for a person of interest. (Bill Clark/Roll Call file photo)

The U.S. Capitol was briefly on lockdown while police searched for a "person of interest" who was believed to have a weapon.  

Capitol Police lifted the lockdown after it was determined that the woman in question didn't have a weapon. Sources said she was carrying a drill and tools in her backpack.  

Supreme Court to Consider Virginia State House Gerrymandering Case
Justices previously rebuffed challenge to state’s congressional district map

The court ruled last month that Virginia Republicans couldn't challenge a ruling that created a new congressional district map. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The Supreme Court will consider next term a challenge to the map for Virginia’s House of Delegates, including whether 12 districts are unconstitutional racial gerrymanders.

The case arrives less than a month after the justices ruled against a challenge to the state’s congressional district maps.

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