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Jeb Bush Would Have Authorized Iraq War — Even Knowing What We Know Now

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:06pm

The Bush last name is one of the biggest stumbling blocks to Jeb Bush becoming president. He says he's his own man, but over the weekend he said he would have also authorized the Iraq war.

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Jeb Bush Would Have Authorized Iraq War — Even Knowing What We Know Now

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:06pm

The Bush last name is one of the biggest stumbling blocks to Jeb Bush's becoming president. He says he is his own man, but over the weekend he said he would also have authorized the Iraq War.

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Low, Middle Income Workers Most Vulnerable To Loss Of Obamacare Subsidies

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:42pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Linda Blumberg of the Urban Institute about the options available for states who still want to receive Obamacare subsidies.

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Saudi King, Several Gulf Rulers To Skip U.S. Summit

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:42pm

After the White House announced Saudi Arabia's king would meet this week with President Obama in Washington, D.C., Saudi Arabia announced the king would send other Saudi leaders instead.

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Political Postcard: Still Love For Bill Clinton In A Place Called Hope

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:14pm

Bill Clinton won Arkansas twice when he ran for president. The state's politics have taken a dramatic turn to the right since, but some in his hometown like the idea of Clinton as First Gentleman.

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Political Postcard: Still Love For Bill Clinton In A Place Called Hope

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:14pm

Bill Clinton won Arkansas twice when he ran for president. The state's politics have taken a dramatic turn to the right since, but some in his hometown like the idea of Clinton as first gentleman.

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'Million Moms March' Walks Washington To Protest Police Violence

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 12:32pm

Mothers who have lost their children to deadly encounters with law enforcement will march on the nation's capital Saturday to protest police brutality.

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'Million Moms March' Walks Washington To Protest Police Violence

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 12:32pm

Mothers who have lost their children to deadly encounters with law enforcement will march on the nation's capital Saturday to protest police brutality.

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Las Vegas High School Has A Proud History Of Political Involvement

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 9:29am

Hillary Clinton brought her presidential campaign to Rancho High School in Las Vegas this week. It's a school full of DREAMers with big plans for the future, and they aren't afraid of politics.

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Las Vegas High School Has A Proud History Of Political Involvement

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 9:29am

Hillary Clinton brought her presidential campaign to Rancho High School in Las Vegas this week. It's a school full of DREAMers with big plans for the future, and they aren't afraid of politics.

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GOP Presidential Field Expands: The Week In Politics

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 6:35am

The Republican presidential field grew this week, as Hillary Clinton staked out a position on immigration to the left of President Obama. NPR's Mara Liasson and NPR's Scott Simon the week in politics.

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Politics Rewind: Family Baggage And Fuzzy Math

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 5:12pm

This week in politics: Jeb Bush isn't doing a great job of separating himself from his brother, the GOP's diversity problem and were the polls really wrong again?

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Politics Rewind: Family Baggage And Fuzzy Math

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 5:12pm

This week in politics: Jeb Bush isn't doing a great job of separating himself from his brother, the GOP's diversity problem and were the polls really wrong again?

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Week In Politics: New Presidential Candidates, U.K. Elections

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:30pm

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the 2016 candidates and U.K. elections.

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Clinton's Bold Immigration Plan Leaves Republicans Nearly Speechless

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:30pm

This week, Hillary Clinton called for a broad path to citizenship for many of the 12 million people in the United States illegally. Doing so opens Clinton up to charges of flip-flopping, but may also lay a trap for Republicans.

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Conservative Victory Moves U.K. Closer To EU Exit

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:30pm

The dramatic Conservative Party victory in Thursday's British elections raises the question of whether the U.K. will vote to leave the European Union. Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to let British voters decide whether to stay in the EU.

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Justice Dept. Hopes Police Investigation Will Create A 'Stronger' Baltimore

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:15pm

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that an investigation into the city's police department will focus on allegations of excessive force, unlawful searches and discriminatory policing.

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#NPRReads: Gambling In The Bible Belt

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:52pm

Also in this week's #NPRReads, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's elementary school teacher recalls the Boston bomber, a profile of Ohio's governor, Judaism in South Dakota and putting a face on the refugee crisis.

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Would More Trade Help The Job Market Run Faster Or Trip It Up?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:33pm

Friday's jobs report showed tepid wage growth in April. Hours after its release, President Obama gave a speech arguing that a new trade deal would strengthen the labor market. Opponents disagree.

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Would Lower Shoe Tariffs Actually Encourage American Jobs?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 1:52pm

Nike says lower tariffs in a proposed Asia-Pacific trade deal would allow it to support thousands of domestic jobs. But the potential relief is a fraction of current footwear tariffs.

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