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Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

June 29, 2014 - 10:03am

President Obama will also seek an emergency appropriation of more than $2 billion to deal with the surge of Central American immigrants flooding the southern border.

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In The Battle To Host The 2016 GOP, It's Alt Country Vs. Rock

June 29, 2014 - 7:58am

The Republicans have narrowed down their choices for their 2016 convention to Dallas and Cleveland. If the vote depended upon which one had the best theme music, it would be a tough decision.

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8 Signs Obama Is Feeling Trapped In The Presidency

June 28, 2014 - 6:10pm

Lately, President Obama has increasingly shown signs he's feeling claustrophobic in the presidential bubble.

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Stunt Or Not, GOP Lawsuit Against Obama Will Fuel Both Sides

June 28, 2014 - 10:54am

Both President Obama and congressional Republicans seek to rev up their respective bases in the executive action fight.

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Court Stays Decision Striking Down Indiana's Gay Marriage Ban

June 27, 2014 - 8:05pm

The appeals court decision puts a halt to gay marriages in the state pending an appeal of the lower court ruling.

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Norway Does A Ctrl+Alt+Delete On E-Voting Experiment

June 27, 2014 - 5:52pm

After trying out online balloting in elections in 2011 and 2013, Oslo has concluded that it didn't improve turnout and might undermine the democratic process.

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What's The Matter With Wendy Davis?

June 27, 2014 - 5:22pm

The Texas state senator galvanized Democrats across the nation with her 11-hour filibuster to block restrictive abortion laws. Then she ran for governor — and got a big dose of political reality.

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In Iraq, Coordination With Iran Not Impossible, Gen. Dempsey Says

June 27, 2014 - 5:22pm

"I'm not predicting that it's entirely impossible that we would at any point act collaboratively with Iran," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff tells NPR.

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An End To Kerfuffles And Questions: Former Press Secretary Reflects

June 27, 2014 - 4:07pm

On the occasion of his departure, former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney talks to Audie Cornish about his time spent at the White House podium.

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Week In Politics: Lawsuits, Rulings And The Legacy Of Howard Baker

June 27, 2014 - 4:07pm

Political commentators E.J. Dionne and Mary-Kate Cary discuss the latest Supreme Court rulings, Boehner's announced desire to sue President Obama and the legacy of longtime Sen. Howard Baker.

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Obama Gets Real, Meeting The Authors Behind White House Letters

June 27, 2014 - 4:07pm

Each night, the president reads 10 letters sent to him by Americans. Now, he's meeting some of those writers in person. Is it simply an escape from D.C. amid low approval ratings or something more?

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