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

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:08am

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

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 8:46am

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's Mayor ... Again

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:53am

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

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Showdown At The UT Corral

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:59pm

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

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:16pm

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?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:05am

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?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:05am

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?

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 8:51am

NPR's Arun Rath talks to political correspondent Mara Liasson 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

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 4:19am

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

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 4:19am

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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