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FOX News Radio's National Correspondent Jared Halpern along with a team of FOX News reporters & contributors look at the week that was inside the beltway.

THIS WEEK:

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, pleaded guilty to reduced charges and agreed to fully cooperate with federal prosecutors in the ongoing Special Counsel investigation.  Former DOJ Prosecutor, James Trusty explains why this plea deal is important.

Next week, Republican leaders are hoping to confirm President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. FOX's Senior Capitol Hill producer, Chad Pergram discusses the last minute potential bombshell that could tank the nomination.

For the past 17 years, American's have been fighting the war in Afghanistan after the devastating terror attacks on September 11th, 2001.  FOX's Pentagon Producer, Lucas Tomlinson served in Afghanistan and sat down with Jared to discuss what's been accomplished.

As Election Day inches closer, Fox News released five new Senate polls this week. FOX News Politics Editor, Chris Stirewalt discusses what states are expected to shape the outlook of the Senate.

Listen to the latest "From Washington":

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