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Jeb Bush Begins Mission To Win-Over New Hampshire Voters

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 4:34pm

After announcing his presidential campaign Monday, Jeb Bush headed to the state that could make or break his presidential hopes — New Hampshire.

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Rachel Dolezal's Story Sparks Questions About 'How People Experience Race'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 4:34pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rutgers University professor Khadijah White and Allyson Hobbs, who wrote a book about the history of racial passing, about the former head of the NAACP in Spokane, Wash.

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White House Announces 'Cybersecurity Sprint' In Response To OPM Hack

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 3:27pm

A House panel is looking into the massive data breach revealed earlier this month that affected millions of current and former federal workers. As a result of the hack, the Obama administration has ordered what its calling a "30-day cybersecurity sprint" to better protect federal information. Is it window dressing or something substantive?

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Growing Up In Protected Americana, Hillary Clinton Looked Outside The Cocoon

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 3:22pm

Clinton never moved back to Park Ridge, Ill., but when she talks about the America she wants to build, you can hear hints of what that suburb was like in the 1950s.

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Donald Trump Jumps Into GOP Presidential Race

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 3:18pm

Billionaire and reality TV fixture Donald Trump announced Tuesday in New York that he is running for president. Trump has flirted with running before, but he seems more serious this time. And some Republican strategists say that's an unwelcome development.

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Why Obama Has His Work Cut Out For Him On Getting Trade Votes

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 2:59pm

In an extremely polarized Congress, last week's trade vote yielded an unusually haphazard-looking mix of votes. Here's a breakdown of how the House voted and why it matters.

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The Best Moments From Donald Trump's Announcement Speech

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:58am

Candidate number 16 entered the race with a passionate speech Tuesday touching on Obamacare, free trade and the U.S.-Mexico border and beating China.

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As NAFTA Memories Linger, Unions Hold Fast Against New Trade Deal

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:50am

Labor unions argue it's yet another deal that will erode American jobs and benefit corporations. But labor specialists say there's a flip side: Companies more engaged in global trade pay higher wages.

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U.S. House Looks To Buy Time For Obama's Trade Agenda

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:42am

The House is voting once again — but it's just a procedural vote. Trade supporters want to give themselves six more weeks to find a way to reach agreement on a trade package.

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Donald Trump Is In: Promises To 'Make America Great Again'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 10:23am

After taking the stage to a sustained ovation as the song "Keep on Rockin' in the Free World," Trump laid out a list of things he would fix if he were in charge.

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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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