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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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What Can $100 Million Buy You — Besides An Election In Kentucky?

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:36am

Campaign spending on the Kentucky Senate race could reach $100 million. So what can 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

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:55pm

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

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:35pm

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

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:38pm

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

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:10pm

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?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:18am

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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Germany Calls For 'Honest Foundation' In Relations With U.S.

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:47am

The remarks by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier follow fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Germany and Berlin's request that the top U.S. intelligence official in the country leave.

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Administration Officials Defend Funding Request To Stem Border Crisis

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:00am

President Obama has asked for $3.7 billion to deal with the southern border crisis. There are predictions the number of unaccompanied children entering the U.S. could reach 90,000 by October.

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