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Obama To Speak Wednesday On U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State

September 7, 2014 - 10:54am

Citing a broad threat posed by the Islamic State, President Obama said Sunday that he will deliver a national address Wednesday to discuss the U.S. approach to the group.

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Congress Returns To A Plateful Of Foreign Problems

September 7, 2014 - 7:52am

Congress returns next week in the midst of a crisis in Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Mara Liasson about Congress's role in shaping foreign policy strategy.

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Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On Immigration

September 6, 2014 - 1:36pm

In June, President Obama said he would act on his own to reshape U.S. immigration policies at the summer's end. Since then, he's come under pressure from fellow Democrats.

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If It's Not About Sex, It Must Be About Money — Unless It's About Power

September 6, 2014 - 1:01pm

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction is a reminder that politicians are more likely to be nailed for petty chiseling than for fleecing the public treasury for billions in pork barrel projects.

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Week In Politics: NATO, Bob McDonnell And The Midterm Elections

September 5, 2014 - 4:08pm

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the future of NATO, the corruption convictions of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and the political races in Kansas and Alaska.

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