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Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:03am

The president weighed in on the 2016 presidential race in an interview with NPR, taking aim at GOP upstart Scott Walker for saying he would revoke any Iran deal on Day 1 of his presidency.

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Framework Deal Raises Questions About Inspection Of Iranian Nuclear Sites

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 4:14pm

NPR's Melissa Block interviews David Albright, a former nuclear inspector and founder of the Institute for Science and International Security.

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In Ferguson, Some Voters Hope City Council Election Brings Change

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 3:36pm

After months of turmoil in Ferguson, Mo., the city's residents are taking to the polls. Three council seats are up for election.

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Report: Jeb Bush Self-Identified As Hispanic On Voter Application In '09

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 8:41am

A spokeswoman for the former Florida governor and presumptive GOP presidential candidate could not explain the characterization to the newspaper.

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Next Stage For Iran Nuclear Talks Faces Multiple Challenges

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 3:58am

As much effort as it's taken to get Iran to agree to limit its nuclear ambitions, it will be a monumental sell for the administration to get Congress and key Mideast allies to go along with the deal.

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Netanyahu: 'I'm Not Trying To Kill Any Deal' With Iran

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 1:55pm

The Israeli leader, who appeared on CNN and NBC, urged the U.S. and Western powers to seek a better agreement to limit Tehran's nuclear program.

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Hard Hats And Loud Vests On The Prime Minister's Campaign Bus

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 6:34am

Correspondent Jonny Dymond is the BBC's man on the David Cameron election bus. He filed an essay with three weeks to go before the UK's national election.

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Tom Cotton Eats Birthday Cake Almost Every Day

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:53pm

The freshman senator from Arkansas, who wrote the letter to Iran and rallied 46 other Republicans to object to a nuclear deal, revealed his guilty pleasure: eating birthday cake nearly every day.

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Week In Politics: Iran Nuclear Deal Announcement, 'Religious Freedom' Laws

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 3:29pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times about the Iran nuclear deal announcement, the latest around the religious freedom laws in Indiana and Arkansas, and N.J. Sen. Robert Menendez's corruption charges.

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Michelle Obama's 'Evolution Of Mom Dancing' Is Back With Part 2

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 2:47pm

On The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon and first lady Michelle Obama dug out their cardigans to dance the "This Ol' Thing? I Got It At Talbots."

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This Guy Is Running For President, And So Are More Than 200 Others

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 2:45pm

Most of the official candidates for president so far are unknown to the typical voter. Turns out, it's not hard to do.

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For U.S. Workers, The March Of Progress Slows Down

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 1:01pm

On Friday, economists were left scrambling to explain why last month's employment growth was just half as good as they expected. Many fingers pointed at the harsh weather, along with port disruptions.

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Fights On 'Religious Freedom' And Gay Rights Are Costing Republicans

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:03am

The party and its leading 2016 contenders are finding themselves between a rock and hard place on Indiana's and Arkansas' recently amended laws.

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U.S. Ends Freeze On Military Aid To Eypt

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:07am

Certain U.S. weapons stopped flowing to Egypt in 2013 when a democratically elected president was overthrown. Renee Montagne talks to the Tamara Cofman Wittes of the Brookings Institution.

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Congressional Lawmakers Insist Iran Nuclear Deal Be Put To A Vote

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:07am

Republicans, and many Democrats as well, are skeptical the deal is good for the U.S. and its allies. Because the deal is not legally binding, it does not technically need the approval of Congress.

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Indiana Church Opposed State's Earlier Religious Liberty Law

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:07am

Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) talks to Steve Inskeep about why she and other religious leaders could not support Indiana's original religious freedom law.

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National Outrage Pushes Indiana To Tweak Religious Freedom Law

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 4:07am

A week after signing a religious freedom bill into law, Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a new bill — one aimed at quelling the firestorm of controversy that erupted over the original.

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Wisconsin Sen. Johnson Reacts To Tentative Iranian Nuclear Deal

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 5:00pm

NPR's Melissa Block gets reaction from Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin on the details of the Iran nuclear deal that were announced Thursday in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Americans Support Iran Talks, But Doubt They'll Prevent A Weapon

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 4:57pm

President Obama said "solid majorities support a diplomatic resolution" with Iran. That's true to an extent. When you scratch beneath the surface, it's more complicated.

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Sen. Menendez Case Revolves Around Friendship With Florida Eye Doctor

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 4:09pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Jay Weaver, a reporter for the Miami Herald, for a profile on Dr. Salomon Melgen, who is at the center of Sen. Robert Menendez's indictment on corruption charges.

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