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The Leonard Lopate Show

How Johnson and Reagan Shook Up American Politics

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan were opposites in politics and style, but they shared similar political ambitions: to offer the country a new vision for its future.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Movers and Shakers: From Politics to Disco

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

How Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan changed politics. What living longer means for society. “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn.

All Things Considered

Why Did Congress Kick The Can On Funding Islamic State Mission?

Monday, September 22, 2014

The president got approval for his plan to train and equip Syrian opposition fighters, but lawmakers didn't approve funds to pay for it or the broader air campaign.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Would Make Us Vote Like Scots?

Monday, September 22, 2014

In last week's referendum on Scottish independence, voter turnout reached 90 percent in some districts. What issue would make Americans show up at the polls in those high numbers?

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Hillary Exhilaration Helps Energize Generation Z

Monday, September 22, 2014

Many young people are excited about the 2016 presidential election — and the chance to make history.

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Morning Edition

After Major Image Fumbles, NFL Now Runs Into Congress

Monday, September 22, 2014

Domestic violence and child abuse allegations against NFL stars have put the country's most-watched sports league in the congressional spotlight.

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Morning Edition

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

Monday, September 22, 2014

More than 120 leaders are expected to attend the one-day summit sponsored by the United Nations. They have been instructed to arrive Tuesday with "bold ideas" to slow the rise in global temperatures.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Fight Against Climate Change, The Future of Manufacturing, and America's Top Female CEO

Monday, September 22, 2014

            

Man Caught At White House Is An Army Veteran

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.

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Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.

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What Happens In A 50-50 Senate? Even More Joe Biden

Saturday, September 20, 2014

With polling suggesting there's a decent chance of a tied Senate next year, the gaffe-prone vice president could cut an even higher profile.

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Man Who Jumped Fence, Entered White House Had A Knife

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Secret Service is looking into how a Texas man was able to breach the White House's security Friday. The man scaled a fence and opened a door to the residence before being arrested.

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WNYC News

This Week In Politics: Christie's Campaign

Saturday, September 20, 2014

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As Gov. Chris Christie takes up more and more room on the national stage, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recedes.

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All Things Considered

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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All Things Considered

Should The U.S. Pay Ransom For ISIS Hostages?

Friday, September 19, 2014

Videotaped murders by Islamic State have sparked outrage around the world. But while some European countries have paid ransom to retrieve victims taken by ISIS, Britain and the U.S. have not.

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To Foil Russia's Food Ban, Imported Ingredients Go Incognito

Friday, September 19, 2014

Russia's ban on imported foods hasn't stopped its trendiest restaurants from sourcing top-quality ingredients like Italian cheese and Norwegian fish. How? Just slap on a "made in Belarus" label.

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War Votes Bring Back Complex Risks for Members of Congress

Friday, September 19, 2014

Polls showed that two-thirds of the country thought the U.S. should do something about Islamic State. Congress had to balance politics of the moment with those of the near future and down-the-road.

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War Votes Bring Back Complex Risks For Members Of Congress

Friday, September 19, 2014

Polls showed that two-thirds of the country thought the U.S. should do something about Islamic State. Congress had to balance politics of the moment with those of the near future and down the road.

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WNYC News

City Council To Combat Climate Change

Friday, September 19, 2014

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she hopes New York can serve as a model for cities across the world as they grapple with climate change.

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The Takeaway

Lincoln's Gamble on The Battle to End Slavery

Friday, September 19, 2014

On July 12, 1862, Abraham Lincoln spoke for the first time about freeing the slaves. It would be six more turbulent months until the 16th president decided to take action.

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