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Clinton's Portrait Has Hint Of Lewinsky's Blue Dress, Artist Says

Monday, March 02, 2015

Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News a shadow on the left side of the painting represents not only the infamous dress, but also "a shadow on the office he held, or on" President Clinton.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Why New Jersey Settled a Big Oil Spill Case for Only $250M

Monday, March 02, 2015

New Jersey settled a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil. Debbie Mans of NY/NJ Baykeeper & David Sirota of the IBTimes explain why politics might have encouraged the low settlement.

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Congress' Longest-Serving Woman, To Retire

Monday, March 02, 2015

The Maryland Democrat has served in the Senate since 1987 and was the first woman to chair the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee.

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The Takeaway

Obamacare Heads Back to the Supreme Court

Monday, March 02, 2015

The case, King Vs. Bruwell, challenges the federal exchange that has helped more than 9 million people get low cost health insurance.

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The Takeaway

Masha Gessen: Russia Today Is a 'Totalitarian State'

Monday, March 02, 2015

On Sunday, tens of thousands of protesters marched in Moscow to honor deceased politician and Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was fatally shot on Friday.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Who Showed Up at the Presidential Hopeful Beauty Show

Monday, March 02, 2015

CPAC, the conservative conference attended primarily by the libertarian wing of the GOP, took place this weekend. Will the event factor into the party's selection of a nominee?

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The Takeaway

Looking for Gold in the Mountains of Maine

Monday, March 02, 2015

Far underneath the snow in the state of Maine sits potential riches of gold and copper. These precious metals have some people arguing about issues of mining rights.

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The Takeaway

Washington Divided Ahead of Netanyahu Visit

Monday, March 02, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress tomorrow. The speech puts many Democrats who strongly support Israel in an awkward position. 

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Netanyahu In Washington For Controversial Speech To Congress

Monday, March 02, 2015

"The move has created bad blood between Netanyahu and Obama, and relations between the two countries have suffered," NPR's Jackie Northam reports.

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Morning Edition

Netanyahu To Preview Speech To Congress Before AIPAC Conference

Monday, March 02, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington, D.C, where he is expected to give a contentious speech before Congress on Tuesday. He appears before a powerful pro-Israeli lobby on Monday.

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Morning Edition

Supreme Court To Weigh Power Of Redistricting Commissions

Monday, March 02, 2015

Although the court has viewed gerrymandering of legislative districts as a practice that deprives citizens of fair representation, it's also thrown up its hands when it comes to policing the practice.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Outrage in Moscow, Exoplanets, and A Soundtrack for The News

Monday, March 02, 2015

The Takeaway looks at the assassination of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov, we launch a new four-part series on exoplanets, and the band Red Baraat joins us all hour long.

The Brian Lehrer Show

NJ's Exxon Mobil Settlement; B.J. Novak; Baba Brinkman

Monday, March 02, 2015

NJ's not so big Exxon Mobil settlement; Monday morning political roundup; theatrical nerd rap; writer and actor B.J. Novak; and the family business series continues with Hicks Nurseries.

All Things Considered

How Is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's Washington Visit Playing In Israel?

Sunday, March 01, 2015

The prime minister is headed to Washington to address Congress despite objections from the White House. Host Arun Rath speaks with NPR's Emily Harris iabout how Israelis regard the controversial trip.

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Kerry Tries To Calm Tensions Over Netanyahu Visit

Sunday, March 01, 2015

The Secretary of State said the Israeli prime minister is welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the White House does not want to see his address to Congress become "a political football."

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6 In 10 Young Republicans Favor Legal Marijuana, Survey Says

Sunday, March 01, 2015

A Pew Research Center survey shows that 63 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 favor legalization.

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All Things Considered

Is The Battle Won And Done For Those Who Fought For Net Neutrality?

Saturday, February 28, 2015

In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.

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All Things Considered

Homeland Security Gets Stopgap Funding, But More Political Battles Loom

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Congress will fund the Department of Homeland Security for one more week. Political correspondent Mara Liasson talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the politics of the battles being waged by congressional Republicans.

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How Conservatives Are Readying Their 'Grassroots Army' For 2016

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The message from the Conservative Political Action Conference's first-ever Activism Boot Camp was clear: a win for Republicans in 2016 must be a team effort.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

The Immigration Backlash

Saturday, February 28, 2015

From the halls of The Department of Homeland Security to a courtroom in Brownsville, TX, the fallout from President Obama's immigration policy is being felt. Jeffrey Toobin and Ryan Lizza talk with Dorothy Wickenden about Obama's executive action and the backlash in Congress and the courts.

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