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James Brady, Gun Control Campaigner And Presidential Spokesman, Dies

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:09pm

Brady became a prominent gun control advocate after being struck by a bullet during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. He was 73.

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James Brady, Gun Control Campaigner And Presidential Spokesman, Dies

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:09pm

Brady became a prominent gun control advocate after being struck by a bullet during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. He was 73.

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Kentucky's Big Senate Contest Highlight Of Political Picnic

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:06am

For 134 years, politicians have attended a festival in western Kentucky called Fancy Farm. This festival drew a crowd — in part, because Kentucky has a close contest for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Kentucky's Big Senate Contest Highlight Of Political Picnic

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:06am

For 134 years, politicians have attended a festival in western Kentucky called Fancy Farm. This festival drew a crowd — in part, because Kentucky has a close contest for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

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As Ballot Deadline Looms, A Muddied Debate Over Colo. Fracking

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 2:28am

Colorado is embroiled in debate over how to regulate oil and gas development. Up to four energy-related issues could be on the November ballot, and the run-up is causing confusion among voters.

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As Ballot Deadline Looms, A Muddied Debate Over Colo. Fracking

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 2:28am

Colorado is embroiled in debate over how to regulate oil and gas development. Up to four energy-related issues could be on the November ballot, and the run-up is causing confusion among voters.

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A Tax Bill Killed By The Push And Pull Of Politics On The Hill

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 2:21am

Sometimes seemingly nonsensical moves — like most of what happens behind the scenes on Capitol Hill — are deftly calculated plays for political survival.

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A Tax Bill Killed By The Push And Pull Of Politics On The Hill

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 2:21am

Sometimes seemingly nonsensical moves — like most of what happens behind the scenes on Capitol Hill — are deftly calculated plays for political survival.

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Obama Moves To Overhaul VA

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 8:18am

Two months after VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned, President Obama looks set to sign legislation to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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What The Week's Primaries Mean For Politics

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 8:18am

Another five states hold primaries this coming week, including Tennessee, Kansas and Michigan. NPR's Arun Rath talks to senior Washington correspondent Ron Elving about what's at stake.

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Two Doctors Weigh Whether To Accept Obamacare Plans

Sun, 08/03/2014 - 8:18am

Fears of a medical system that favors the wealthy grow as some doctors reject Affordable Care Act insurance. Insurers need to balance the need to offer consumers low rates and paying doctors enough.

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