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Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

In Dallas and other tight rental markets, Section 8 voucher holders can't find the homes they need, while developers face resistance from wealthier neighborhoods when trying to build new housing.

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Affordable Housing Program Costs More, Shelters Fewer

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The low-income housing tax credit program gave way to a booming $8 billion private industry, but as tax credits for companies increased, the number of housing units being built for the poor fell.

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#Meme Of The Week: George W. Bush Battles Poncho At Inauguration And Loses

Friday, January 20, 2017

Former President George W. Bush had a really hard time figuring out his poncho at the inaugural parade.

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In Day 2, Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Hearings Turn To Civil Rights

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Former colleagues defended the Alabama senator, but activists pushed back. "We cannot count on him to support ... efforts toward bringing justice to the justice system," Sen. Cory Booker said.

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5 Takeaways From Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Hearing, So Far

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Many of the questions during Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general centered on whether he would stand up to the president-elect's more controversial stances.

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Bernie Sanders Says Trump Won Because Democrats Are Out Of Touch

Friday, January 06, 2017

In an interview with NPR's David Greene, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized the Democratic Party for not listening to the needs of everyday Americans.

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Relics Of The Space Race, School Planetariums Are An Endangered Species

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Once, there were more than 300 of them in schools around the country. Many are still around, but they're getting old. Schools have a choice: Keep the stars shining, or turn the lights out.

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10 Election Moments You Won't Totally Hate And Might Even Like

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The 2016 election was divisive and nasty and full of insults and innuendo. But let's look at the brighter side — here are 10 lighter moments from 2016 that weren't so bad. Some are actually funny.

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Trump And Gingrich Disagree On That Whole Swamp-Draining Thing

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told NPR that President-elect Donald Trump was going to stop using the phrase "drain the swamp." Trump disagreed, and Gingrich apologized.

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How To Talk To Kids About Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving is a holiday with a complicated history. So some teachers have developed strategies to teach it to young students.

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Once Trump's Loudest GOP Critic, Mitt Romney Meets With The President-Elect

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Donald Trump may be taking the old adage of keeping friends close and enemies closer to heart. Romney was one of Trump's harshest Republican critics throughout the presidential campaign.

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CHARTS: Here's What Donald Trump Has Said On The Issues

Thursday, November 17, 2016

NPR examined what the president-elect has said about the 10 issues voters care most about.

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Critics Move To Scrap The Electoral College, But It's Not Likely To Work

Thursday, November 17, 2016

For the second time in 16 years, a candidate won the presidential election without winning the direct vote of the people. Critics this year say it's time to change the country's voting system.

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The Trend Toward Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Saturday, November 05, 2016

The House Minority Leader's stance on legal pot marks a larger trend across the country toward greater acceptance of the drug. Five states are voting on Tuesday to legalize its recreational use.

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FBI Obtains Warrant To Search Emails That Renewed Look Into Clinton Server

Sunday, October 30, 2016

FBI Director James Comey says the emails "appear to be pertinent" to the inquiry of Hillary Clinton's server. Agents found the emails in early October but haven't been able to examine the contents.

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Obama Ramps Up Appearances In Final Campaign Sprint

Saturday, October 29, 2016

The president will campaign most days next week for Hillary Clinton and other Democrats. It's a rare move for a sitting president and represents an intensifying effort to secure his own legacy.

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7 Of The Most Eyebrow-Raising Campaign Ads From Across The Country

Friday, October 28, 2016

Some down-ballot candidates are really embracing the nontraditional feel of this election year, especially when it comes to their advertisements.

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Trump Often Uses The Campaign Spotlight To Promote His Own Brand

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Donald Trump's attendance at the grand opening of his hotel in Washington, D.C., is just the latest example of the GOP nominee bringing media attention to his businesses.

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From Pot To Guns To School Funding: Here's What's On The Ballot In Your State

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Big themes on ballots this November include marijuana, elections, education, guns, tobacco, minimum wage and the death penalty.

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From The Economy To Race, See Where The Candidates Stand On The Big Issues

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

We broke down where the candidates stand on the 10 issues voters say they care about most.

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