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Meet Hillary Clinton โ€” Again

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Hillary Clinton has been in the national spotlight since 1992 and has universal name ID, but her campaign hopes a $2 million ad buy will introduce voters to a side of her they don't know.

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All Things Considered

As First Presidential Debate Looms, A Look At The Landscape Of The Race

Sunday, August 02, 2015

The first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign season is Thursday, Aug. 6. With so many Republican candidates trying to get on stage, what should voters be looking for?

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All Things Considered

Jon Stewart's Private White House Meetings

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Comedian Jon Stewart was called to the White House on at least two occasions for private meetings with President Obama, according to Politico. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Darren Samuelsohn.

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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

Sunday, August 02, 2015

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR's Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin.

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Could Biden Catch Clinton In A White House Bid?

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Host Rachel Martin speaks with William Pierce, executive director of the the Draft Biden PAC, about reports that the vice president is mulling a 2016 run.

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All Things Considered

SuperPACs Report Their Funds โ€” And The Numbers Are Staggering

Saturday, August 01, 2015

SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.

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SuperPAC Fundraising Already Dwarfs 2012 Levels

Saturday, August 01, 2015

With the first big superPAC fundraising report of the 2016 campaign, it's already clear that this presidential election will be fueled by gargantuan sums of money.

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Empire Strikes PAC And Other Punny SuperPAC Names

Saturday, August 01, 2015

My Cat Xavier For a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow superPAC backed Hank the Cat in the 2012 Virginia Senate election. Xavier also cared about naps, treats, and prison reform.

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SuperPac Filings, Candidates' Forums: The Week In Politics

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Hillary Clinton released her medical report, her tax returns, and a cache of unseen emails on Friday. NPR's Scott Simon talks politics with senior editor Ron Elving.

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Candidates Discuss Race And Cities At Urban League

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Five presidential candidates spoke at the National Urban League's annual conference on Friday. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Urban League President Marc Morial about what the candidates had to say.

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Black Lives Matter: Coming To A Museum Near You?

Saturday, August 01, 2015

How do you curate a museum exhibit about the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the director National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open next fall.

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Pacific Trade Pact In Limbo As Talks End Without A Deal

Friday, July 31, 2015

Disagreements remain among the 12 countries regarding drug patents, market access and more, and likely will delay congressional debate of any eventual agreement into 2016.

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Redactions, Pirates And Streisand: Inside New Hillary Clinton Emails

Friday, July 31, 2015

Lots of questions about coats, how to send better email and Clinton's attire, new batch of email reveals the often-mundane inner workings at the State Department.

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Hillary Clinton Releases 8 Years Of Tax Returns

Friday, July 31, 2015

The returns show that she and her husband Bill Clinton paid nearly $44 million in federal taxes since 2007, according to her campaign. "We've come a long way," she said.

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All Things Considered

Planned Parenthood Controversy Raises Questions About Fetal Tissue Research

Friday, July 31, 2015

A series of sting videos targeting Planned Parenthood is raising questions about the field of fetal tissue research. Companies who buy and sell such tissue defend their work.

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All Things Considered

Week In Politics: 'Black Lives Matter,' Planned Parenthood

Friday, July 31, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss presidential candidate reactions to the Black Lives vs. All Lives Matter slogans, courting minority groups for votes, the Planned Parenthood crisis, and a preview to the upcoming Republican presidential debate.

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All Things Considered

Hillary Clinton Knocks Jeb Bush's Slogan At Urban League Conference

Friday, July 31, 2015

Presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley addressed the National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday morning.

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Hillary Clinton's Doctor Says She's Healthy Enough To Be President

Friday, July 31, 2015

Clinton's physician says she's eating healthily, drinking occasionally, swimming, lifting weights and, yes, doing yoga.

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Despite High Expectations, Sentencing Reform Proposals Still On Ice

Friday, July 31, 2015

Sen. John Cornyn suggested a hearing and markup on reform proposals could be imminent. But multiple sources tell NPR that concrete language is still being hotly debated behind closed doors.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Congress Wraps Up

Friday, July 31, 2015

A look at what's happening in Congress as it wraps up the session before its August break.

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