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Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Texas' GOP governor is sending the Texas State Guard to monitor a military training exercise after right-wing militia alleged it's just a cover for the president's plan to put Texas under martial law.

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Beyond The Headlines, There's Much More To West Baltimore

Friday, May 01, 2015

At one intersection this week, violence was thoroughly documented. But the cameras missed the treasured public library that for years has educated and entertained the neighborhood's kids.

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Morning Edition

California Bill Could Limit Police Access To Body Camera Footage

Friday, May 01, 2015

Lawmakers want to prohibit police officers from viewing video from their body cameras before they write their reports. It's part of an effort to bring more transparency to policing.

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Councilman's Star Rises Fast Amid Baltimore Unrest

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Nick Mosby, who represents much of West Baltimore, has become a prominent voice, turning the spotlight on chronic problems that sparked upheaval.

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Morning Edition

The Past Haunts The Present For Japan's Shinzo Abe

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

As Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to strengthen ties with America, he's facing tense times in his own neighborhood, mainly because of his views on World War II.

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All Things Considered

3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex-marriage bans Tuesday. And even though Republicans are the traditional-marriage party, they just could welcome a pro-same-sex marriage ruling.

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TED Radio Hour

Why Are Social Causes Easy To Launch But Hard To Win?

Friday, April 24, 2015

These days, all it takes to start a protest is a cell phone, says professor Zeynep Tufekci. But does the ease of social media impede social movements from making big gains?

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TED Radio Hour

What Happens When You Run a Company With (Almost) No Rules?

Friday, April 24, 2015

When Ricardo Semler became the CEO of his father's company, he reorganized it with the belief that less management and more flexibility meant a better workplace and bigger profits.

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Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch For Attorney General

Thursday, April 23, 2015

In one of the most protracted cabinet-level confirmation processes, 10 Republicans joined the chamber's Democrats in a 56 to 43 vote to approve the long-delayed nomination to replace Eric Holder.

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All Things Considered

Meet The 'Accidental Activists' Of The Supreme Court's Same-Sex-Marriage Case

Monday, April 20, 2015

The legal battle over same-sex marriage hits the Supreme Court next week. It's an extraordinarily high-stakes clash, but the men and women at the center of it see themselves as incredibly ordinary.

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Morning Edition

O'Malley: America's Economy Needs 'Sensible Rebalancing,' Not 'Pitchforks'

Monday, April 20, 2015

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who will decide on a presidential run soon, is for a higher minimum wage and wants to increase Social Security benefits even though some would pay higher taxes.

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A Ticking Clock Threatens Obama's Immigration Plan

Friday, April 17, 2015

A New Orleans federal appeals court case may determine whether the president can implement his immigration plan before his term is up.

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All Things Considered

Hillary Clinton Supports Amendment To Get Hidden Money Out Of Politics

Friday, April 17, 2015

Clinton called campaign finance reform one of the "four big fights" of her campaign. But does this idea of a constitutional amendment to restrict or eliminate big money stand a chance?

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All Things Considered

Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

Friday, April 17, 2015

After the bombing 20 years ago, the government determined federal buildings should be set back from the street and engineered to prevent floors from collapsing. But has it gone too far?

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5 Things You Should Know About Mike Huckabee

Friday, April 17, 2015

He's run marathons and issued more than 1,000 pardons and commutations as governor of Arkansas. Here's what you might not know or remember about Huckabee.

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Morning Edition

A North Dakota Family Breaks The Silence On Gay Marriage

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Author Melanie Hoffert grew up gay in rural America, where coming out was difficult. But that hasn't stopped her family from having a frank and challenging conversation about same-sex marriage.

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Morning Edition

A Decade After Blowing The Whistle On The FBI, Vindication

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

After Robert Kobus alerted his bosses to improper payroll practices, he was transferred to an all but empty office. The Justice Department eventually determined the FBI had retaliated against him.

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Hillary Clinton Expected To Go Small With Big Announcement

Friday, April 10, 2015

A source with knowledge of Hillary Clinton's campaign plans says she will announce on Sunday that she's running for president. But don't expect a big campaign rally with thousands of supporters.

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Morning Edition

Suicides By Missouri Politicians Raise Questions About State Ethics

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Two of the state's prominent Republicans, Tom Schweich and Spence Jackson, committed suicide just a month apart. Both men were upset about political attacks early in the state's gubernatorial primary.

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Debate: Has The President Exceeded His War Powers Authority?

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

President Obama has launched a sustained, long-term military campaign against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. Four legal experts debate whether he had the constitutional power to do so.

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