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SuperPACS Are Back And They Are More Powerful Than Ever

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:56am

Presidential campaign donors can give as much as they want to superPACs. These groups aren't officially affiliated with the candidate, but they're changing the nature of presidential campaigns.

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2016 Presidential Field Expands; Obama Returns From Americas Summit

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:56am

Hillary Clinton has made it official: she's running for president in 2016. Sen. Marco Rubio is set to announce his presidential plans Monday. In Panama, leaders wrapped up the Summit of the Americas.

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Marco Rubio Expected To Announce Presidential Bid

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:56am

Miami will be the scene of another expected presidential announcement. Sen. Marco Rubio is set to announce he's running for the GOP presidential nomination on Monday.

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Rubio's Path To The Nomination And 3 Obstacles In His Way

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:03am

The junior Florida Republican senator is expected to jump into the race for the presidency Monday. He has some strengths but also hurdles to overcome.

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Britain Backs Away From World Stage In Lead-Up To Elections

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:50am

As the U.K. heads into elections, its role on the world stage is shrinking. Foreign policy is barely an issue for British voters, as the country remains focused almost entirely on domestic issues.

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Clinton Announces Presidential Campaign, Hops In A Van To Iowa

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 9:21pm

The former first lady, protected by Secret Service for 20 years, and the former secretary of state, who logged the most miles traveled ever, is headed to Iowa... in a van she calls her "Scooby" van.

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Presidential Announcements Offer Insight Into How Candidates Run

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 4:23pm

Hillary Clinton officially announced her candidacy for president Sunday in a video posted on her website. Where candidates choose to announce give voters a first glimpse at how they will run.

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Hillary Clinton, Polarizing Or Misunderstood, Jumps Into Race For President

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 2:26pm

As Clinton launches into her second presidential campaign, she'll be re-introducing herself to voters who largely think they have her figured out.

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It's Official: Hillary Clinton Announces Presidential Run

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 2:11pm

Clinton, a former secretary of state, U.S. senator from New York and first lady, is the first Democrat to officially announce a presidential run — and she's by far the favorite to win the nomination.

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Clinton To Roll Out Her Campaign On The Small Stage

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 6:19am

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce Sunday that she is formally a candidate for president. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Tamara Keith, who will be covering Clinton's 2016 campaign.

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Obama, Castro Meet In 'Spirit Of Openness'

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 6:19am

President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shared a stage for the first time since the U.S. and Cuba began moving toward normalizing relations.

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New START Nuke Deal With Russia May Be Aging — But It's Not Over

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 5:08pm

Five years have gone by since President Obama signed the nuclear treaty with then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Long after negotiations reached their end, the deal's merits still provoke debate.

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Obama, Castro Shake Hands Ahead Of Historic Meeting Saturday

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 7:16am

In a moment some have looked forward to for more than 50 years, the presidents of the U.S. and Cuba met at the annual Summit of the Americas.

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Historic Meeting Expected Between Obama, Castro At Americas Summit

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 7:15am

The two leaders are expected to meet on the sidelines of the gathering in Panama City.

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With Paul, Cruz and Clinton On The Verge, 2016 Election Takes Shape

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have announced they'll run for president, and Hillary Clinton is expected to announce on Sunday. Correspondents Mara Liasson and Don Gonyea join NPR's Tamara Keith.

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5 Things You Should Know About Hillary Clinton

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 4:03am

She started out as a Republican and hasn't driven a car since 1996. Here's what you may not know or just may not remember about the former secretary of state and first lady.

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Removing Cuba From U.S. Terrorism List Would Be Mostly 'Symbolic'

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 4:04pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks about the history of how Cuba ended up on the state-sponsored terrorism list.

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President Obama, Raul Castro To Share Face Time At Americas Summit

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:48pm

The leaders of all 35 nations in the Western Hemisphere gather for the first time ever this week at the Summit of the Americas.

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Week In Politics: Hillary Clinton's Upcoming Announcement, Rand Paul's Remarks

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:48pm

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.

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'Great Wall Of Sand': China Builds Islands In Contested Waters

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:48pm

NPR's Melissa Block interviews Mira Rapp-Hooper, director of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, about China's artificial islands.

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