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Tamara Keith

Tamara Keith appears in the following:

Pizza Man Delivers Third-Party Option

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Sean Haugh is making waves as a Libertarian candidate in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race. He isn't the only one: Independent candidates are a factor in at least a dozen races.

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Democrats, Republicans Pitch Old Ideas In New Packaging

Thursday, October 02, 2014

With a month before the midterm elections, President Obama is trying to frame the elections by touting the administration's success on the economy. Republicans have other ideas.

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Amid Scandal, Secret Service Director Resigns

Thursday, October 02, 2014

What's next for the Secret Service now that its leader has resigned following embarrassing security lapses? On Wednesday, Julia Pierson, the director who had been on the job less than 2 years, quit.

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Obama Sidesteps Midterm Campaigning As Approval Ratings Slump

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The president's job approval rating is somewhere in the low 40s. That means there are a lot of places where his presence would hurt more than it helps.

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In New York's North Country, The Republican Party's New Poster Candidate

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Elise Stefanik is 30 years old and running for Congress. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Democrats hope filmmaker Aaron Woolf can help them hang on to the seat.

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Obama Emphasizes Coalition In Comments On Syrian Strikes

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

President Obama spoke about airstrikes in Syria on Tuesday morning, moments before he left for New York for the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

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House Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On White House Security Issues

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

New details are emerging about Friday's incident when a man scaled a fence and reached the White House before the Secret Service subdued him. The incident is prompting questions about lax security.

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Anticipating Attacks, GOP Campaigns Focus On Courting Women Voters

Friday, September 19, 2014

National Republican Party officials encouraged 2014 candidates to launch positive ads targeting women. One for a House candidate from Minnesota touts an annual charity walk he does in pink heels.

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House Approves Bill To Train, Arm Syrian Rebels

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

It's the only part of President Obama's strategy for combating the extremist group Islamic State that he's asked Congress to weigh in on.

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Medals Of Honor Recognize Harrowing Battle And A Dying Act

Monday, September 15, 2014

President Obama awarded the medals to two soldiers who served in Vietnam. Bennie Adkins, who suffered 18 body wounds, reflects on "a horrible, horrible type of battle."

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Obama's Hawkish Plan For Islamic State Puts Doves In A Quandary

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The president's proposal to degrade and destroy the Islamic State poses a challenge for members of his own party, who have traditionally provided the anti-war voices in Congress.

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Congress Generally Supportive Of Action Against ISIS

Thursday, September 11, 2014

President Obama's request for congressional authorization to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State militants has thrown a wrench into what was supposed to have been a quiet two weeks on Capitol Hill.

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Obama Tells Nation Islamist Threat Could Reach U.S. Shores

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The U.S. fight against the extremist group that calls itself Islamic State is expanding. President Obama's strategy includes expanding air strikes in Iraq and extending into neighboring Syria.

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Obama Wants Congress' Support On ISIS, But He May Not Need It

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Congressional leaders will be at the White House Tuesday to talk about the president's strategy against the group known as the Islamic State.

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Obama Says U.S. Will Aid Iraqis Who Are Marooned On Mount Sinjar

Thursday, August 28, 2014

President Obama announced that he has authorized a humanitarian mission to aid religious minorities stranded on Mount Sinjar in Iraq. Airstrikes will be a component of that mission.

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'We Don't Have A Strategy Yet' On Islamic State, Obama Says

Thursday, August 28, 2014

But at a news conference, the president said the Sunni militant group was continuing to lose arms and equipment because of targeted U.S. strikes against its members in Iraq.

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In New Hampshire, An Unexpected Tight Race For Senate

Monday, August 25, 2014

When talking competitive U.S. Senate races, New Hampshire isn't at the top of the list. But the contest between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and likely opponent Scott Brown has become surprisingly close.

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Would You Share The President's Fries?

Thursday, August 14, 2014

When President Obama visited Kansas City for a speech about the economy, he had dinner with four people who had written him letters and wound up sharing his fries.

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Two Ways President Obama Could Act On Immigration

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Obama administration is considering executive action on immigration, and it could come within weeks.

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Ebola Casts A Shadow Over Obama's Africa Press Conference

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

President Obama delivered remarks to conclude a summit that invited leaders from Africa to meet with U.S. businesses. NPR's Tamara Keith joins Melissa Block to discuss the gathering's last day.

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