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Tamara Keith

Tamara Keith appears in the following:

Upset Of Eric Cantor Deals A Shock To GOP Establishment

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Eric Cantor became the first house majority leader ever to lose a primary, losing the GOP nomination to Tea Party challenger David Brat in the Republican primary.

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Despite Initial Doubts, Wisconsin's Second-In-Command Soars

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is now a rising GOP star. The mother of two is a former TV news anchor and a cancer survivor, who left the hospital just in time to vote in her own primary.

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President Obama's Globe-Trotting, By The Numbers

Friday, June 06, 2014

Which countries has President Obama visited the most during his presidency? France and Mexico. His current visit to France is his fifth as president.

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What Happened To Unemployment Benefits?

Friday, June 06, 2014

Five months have passed since the expiration of the emergency unemployment benefits program for the long-term unemployed. Amid congressional delays, it's unclear whether those benefits ever will be extended.

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Release Of Sgt. Bergdahl May Have Come At A High Cost

Monday, June 02, 2014

Bowe Bergdahl's release and the prisoner swap that made it possible are raising thorny foreign policy questions, which are being voiced most loudly at this point by congressional Republicans.

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New Acting VA Secretary Faces Cultural Challenges

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Eric Shinseki, secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has resigned over the growing health care scandal. He said remaining in office would only distract from carrying out needed reforms.

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VA Secretary Shinseki Steps Down Amid Reports Of Systemic Problems

Friday, May 30, 2014

Gen. Eric Shinseki is stepping down as the secretary of veteran's affairs. The decision comes in the midst of growing outrage over scheduling issues in the VA health system.

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U.S. Plans To Leave Residual Force Of Nearly 10,000 In Afghanistan

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

President Obama announced on Tuesday a plan to leave a residual force of 9,800 service members in Afghanistan beyond 2014. By 2016, most troops will be out of the country.

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First Lady Fights To Keep Healthful School Lunch Law Intact

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Michelle Obama's fight to help kids eat more healthfully and fight obesity is about to get real. She's launching a campaign Tuesday to fight congressional efforts to delay new school food rules.

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Conservatives Brainstorm To Win Voters In The Middle

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Election watchers say Republicans could take control of the Senate in 2014, but to guarantee a win, some conservatives are floating ideas to broaden the party's appeal to the middle class.

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Seeds Of Political Engagement? They're Planted Early

Sunday, May 11, 2014

NPR listeners shared photos of their early political memories and experiences. This is what we learned.

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For Moms In Congress, Votes Mix With Diapers And School Pickup

Friday, May 09, 2014

There are just nine women who have given birth while serving in Congress. In some ways, they're like all working moms who can't find enough time in the day. But there are also significant differences.

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At Times All A President Can Say After Disaster Is, 'We're Here'

Thursday, May 08, 2014

President Obama visited Arkansas on Wednesday, where he surveyed the damage of last month's tornado and met with residents. It's a task he and many presidents before him have had to do far too often.

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GOP Softens Its Edge In An Attempt To Appeal To Women

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The GOP knows it has a problem with women. But is it tone or issues? And what can Republicans do to woo more women without alienating their he-man base?

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Even Penguins Get The Flu

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Adelie penguins, which breed in huge colonies on the rocky Antarctic Peninsula, harbor a version of the avian influenza virus. But this strain doesn't make humans or the birds sick.

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Best Way To Get Women To Run For Office? Ask Repeatedly

Monday, May 05, 2014

Recruiters for political parties say it's hard to get women to run for office. They're happy to join a campaign and raise money for others, but put themselves forward? That's a tougher proposition.

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From Family History To Ballot Fights: What Drew You To Politics?

Sunday, May 04, 2014

We asked: "who or what got you engaged in politics?" The answers from NPR's audience have been heartfelt and personal.

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White House Report Lays Out Plans For Combating Campus Sexual Assault

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A White House task force issued a report Tuesday aimed at dealing with sexual assault cases at colleges. The report offers basic guidelines for schools and sets up a national reporting system.

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Student Activists Fight To Stem Sexual Assaults

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A White House task force is issuing new guidelines for colleges, but University of Delaware students have some recommendations of their own.

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For Peace Talks To Resume, Israel Insists Hamas Must Change

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Steve Inskeep talks to Israel's ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer about the recent announcement that Fatah will attempt to form a unified government with Hamas.

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