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Two Former State Attorneys General Arrested In Utah

July 15, 2014 - 2:49pm

The former chief law enforcement officers face 23 counts of bribery, obstruction of justice and other charges. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert calls it "a black eye" for the state.

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In 'Underwater Dreams,' Robotics Team Puts Lens On Immigration Debate

July 15, 2014 - 12:13pm

The new documentary, produced by Jeb Bush Jr., explores the topic of immigration reform through the lives of undocumented students who win an underwater robotics competition.

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In 'Underwater Dreams,' Robotics Team Puts Lens On Immigration Debate

July 15, 2014 - 12:13pm

The new documentary, produced by Jeb Bush Jr., explores the topic of immigration reform through the lives of undocumented students who win an underwater robotics competition.

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Plan To Make 6 States Out Of California May Head To Ballot

July 15, 2014 - 12:08pm

The plan would create new states with names like Jefferson, Silicon Valley, and South California. The constitutional amendment would need more than 807,000 valid signatures.

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Plan To Make 6 States Out Of California May Head To Ballot

July 15, 2014 - 12:08pm

The plan would create states with names such as Jefferson, Silicon Valley, South California. The constitutional amendment needs more than 800,000 signatures to qualify; backers say they have enough.

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The George Zimmerman Trial, One Year Later

July 15, 2014 - 9:46am

The trial in the killing of Trayvon Martin became a flashpoint for conversations about race, class and gun laws. Here's what's happened to some of the most-discussed topics from the trial since.

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Colorful Politician Buddy Cianci Wants To Be Providence Mayor...Again

July 15, 2014 - 6:53am

The long-serving mayor of Rhode Island's capital city spent more than four years in prison on felony corruption charges and was forced to resign — twice. And now he's running again for mayor.

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Showdown At The UT Corral

July 14, 2014 - 6:59pm

In a dispute between the University of Texas president and Gov. Rick Perry, the governor may have lost the battle — but he may yet win the higher education reform war.

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Tech Giants Make Net Neutrality Case As Deadline Nears

July 14, 2014 - 1:16pm

The nation's top Internet companies are officially pressing for broad regulation to maintain free and equal access to the Internet.

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Why Did Black Voters Flee The Republican Party In The 1960s?

July 14, 2014 - 5:05am

Fifty years ago, when the ultra-conservative wing of the GOP overthrew Republican moderates to choose Barry Goldwater as the party standard-bearer, black voters deserted the GOP in droves.

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Why Did Black Voters Flee The Republican Party In The 1960s?

July 14, 2014 - 5:05am

Fifty years ago, when the ultra-conservative wing of the GOP overthrew Republican moderates to choose Barry Goldwater as the party standard-bearer, black voters deserted the GOP in droves.

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What Will Become Of Obama's Request For Immigration Relief Funds?

July 13, 2014 - 9:51am

NPR's Arun Rath talks to political correspondent Mara Liasson about the chances of a political agreement over how to handle the migration of thousands of Central American children.

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Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of

July 13, 2014 - 5:19am

The business lobby is pushing hard for the survival of the Export-Import Bank, which has supported U.S. exports for 80 years. Some House GOP leaders, though, think it's time to kill the bank.

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Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of

July 13, 2014 - 5:19am

The business lobby is pushing hard for the survival of the Export-Import Bank, which has supported U.S. exports for 80 years. Some House GOP leaders, though, think it's time to kill the bank.

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What Could $100 Million Buy You — Besides Campaign Ads In Kentucky?

July 12, 2014 - 7:36am

Spending on the Kentucky Senate race might reach $100 million. So what else could that get you in the Bluegrass State? NPR's Tamara Keith finds out when she calls up some local business owners.

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Florida Ruling Is A Primer On Redistricting Chicanery

July 11, 2014 - 5:55pm

What makes the judge's opinion such fun reading for students of politics is the highlighting of how political operatives tried to avoid leaving fingerprints on the maps.

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House GOP Plows Forward With Plans To Sue Obama

July 11, 2014 - 5:35pm

While House Republicans move ahead with their lawsuit alleging executive branch overreach, Obama is using the challenge to score political points of his own.

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Newspaper Editor, Activist John Seigenthaler Dies At 86

July 11, 2014 - 4:38pm

He worked for The Tennessean and took leave to assist Robert F. Kennedy in the White House and during the senator's 1968 presidential campaign. He later helped shape USA Today.

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Week In Politics: Israel And Immigration

July 11, 2014 - 4:10pm

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the conflict in the Gaza Strip and President Obama's request of emergency immigration funds.

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Avoiding The Border: Is This Obama's Hurricane Katrina?

July 11, 2014 - 12:18pm

The president says he's working on addressing the surge of unauthorized border crossings into the U.S. But is his decision to not visit the border an epic mistake? The Barbershop guys weigh in.

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