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Labor Unions Remain Steadfastly Opposed To Trans-Pacific Trade Measure

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 4:07am

Labor unions argue a deal would erode jobs and benefit corporations. Experts say those concerns are legitimate, but companies that are more engaged in global trade also pay higher wages.

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Senate Considers Anti-Torture Measure

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 4:07am

Key U.S. senators are pushing for a law that would outlaw torture. It would do so by making all U.S. security agencies abide by interrogation methods laid out in the U.S. Army manual.

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Jeb Bush Promises Inclusive Campaign As He Runs For President

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 4:07am

Bush kicked off his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination with a rally at a Miami Dade College campus. He promised to reach out to voters that the GOP has failed to attract in the past.

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5 Things You Should Know About Donald Trump

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 4:03am

"The Donald" has high national name recognition and has made forays into politics before. He was once one of several contenders for the nomination of the Reform Party and won a primary.

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Clinton Walks Delicate Line On Trade, Economy In First Press Conference

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 5:34pm

The Democratic presidential candidate called the current stalemate in Congress a "process issue" and also addressed the question of her family's finances.

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Bernie Sanders 'Stunned' By Large Crowds Showing Up For Him

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 4:37pm

"I mean, I had to fight my way to get into the room," presidential candidate Sanders said of a recent event in Minnesota that drew an estimated 5,000 people. "Standing room only."

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Rachel Dolezal Resigns From Spokane NAACP Post

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:28pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Northwest News Network reporter Jessica Robinson about how Dolezal resigned Monday as president of the Spokane NAACP after apparently misrepresenting her race.

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Jeb Bush Officially Enters Republican Field For President

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:28pm

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally announced on Monday his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination at a rally in Miami.

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Sudanese President Avoids Arrest In South Africa For War Crimes

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:28pm

NPR's Melissa Block interviews David Crane, the former prosecutor of the special court for Sierra Leone, about how President Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the ICC for war crimes in Darfur.

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Rachel Dolezal Resigns As President Of Spokane NAACP

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:28pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Northwest News Network reporter Jessica Robinson about how Dolezal resigned Monday after being accused of misrepresenting her racial background.

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U.S. Officials Say Nearly 14 Million Affected In OPM Breach

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:28pm

U.S. officials believe they now understand the scope of the Office of Personnel Management hack revealed earlier this month. Officials say the OPM hack likely affected 14 million people.

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The Race For President Really Begins This Week

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:27pm

For Republicans especially, the pressure is on to make the most of their nascent campaigns to make it into the first presidential debate on Aug. 6.

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Jeb Bush Makes It Official: He's Running

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:07pm

The former Florida governor becomes the 11th major Republican candidate for the party's presidential nomination.

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Supreme Court Denies N.C. Appeal On State's Ultrasound Abortion Law

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 3:02pm

The controversial 2011 law was previously struck down on the grounds that it reflected ideological, rather than medical, priorities.

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Fueled By Fear, How Richard Nixon Became 'One Man Against The World'

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 2:14pm

In his new book, New York Times journalist Tim Weiner paints a portrait of a president overwhelmed by wars at home and abroad, whose self-destructive behavior resulted in "political suicide."

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Washington's Trade Debate Becomes Democratic Presidential Primary Issue

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 4:00am

President Obama wants Congress to give him fast-track trade authority for a deal he's negotiating with Pacific nations. Many Republicans are on his side but most Democrats are against it.

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Supreme Court To Announce Decision On Obamacare Subsidies

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 4:00am

A Supreme Court ruling against the government would cut off health insurance subsidies to more than 6 million Americans, and threaten the basic mechanisms of the Affordable Care Act.

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He Was Born Republican Royalty, But 'Jebcito' Is From Miami

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 4:00am

Jeb Bush grew up in Texas, summered in Maine and went to prep school Massachusetts. But the place he and his family chose to put down roots was Miami.

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What's Left For The Supreme Court: Same-Sex-Marriage, Obamacare, And More

Sun, 06/14/2015 - 11:18pm

It's crunch time for the U.S. Supreme Court as consequential decisions will be coming soon. The biggest issues left: same-sex marriages, subsidies under Obamacare and lethal-injection drugs.

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Clinton Picks A Park With No Ceiling, Glass Or Otherwise, For Launch

Sun, 06/14/2015 - 6:42am

At her first major campaign rally Saturday, Hillary Clinton struck a populist tone, pushing for a more inclusive economy and policies such as paid family leave and equal pay for women.

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