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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A Guinean student in the Senegalese capital of Dakar has tested positive for the deadly disease. David Greene talks to Krista Larson, West Africa correspondent for the Associated Press.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Election 2010

Jan 5, 2011 — Check out the faces of the new Republican leadership in the House and see the Democrats who remain in charge of the Senate.
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Nov 23, 2010 — Rep. Dan Maffei, a freshman Democrat from upstate New York (Syracuse), has conceded defeat to Republican challenger Ann Marie Buerkle.
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Nov 23, 2010 — Minnesota, home of a famous recount in its 2008 Senate race, will now recount the 2.1 million votes cast in its still-too-close-to-call gubernatorial race.
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Nov 23, 2010 — The GOP claims another House seat, as Rep. Solomon Ortiz (D), who has been in Congress since the seat was created in 1982, concedes defeat to Republican challenger Blake Farenthold.
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Nov 16, 2010 — Sen. Murkowski has opened a 1,700 point lead over Joe Miller via her write-in votes. Her lead is only expected to grow as the more than 8,000 remaining write-in votes are counted.
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Nov 15, 2010 — President Obama is signaling that he plans to push hard for bipartisanship. It's an appeal to political independents who say they're against gridlock and want the president and congressional leaders to work together.
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Nov 15, 2010 — Boehner tells GOP freshmen they may spend the next 2 years fighting basically fighting Obama. That would seem to rule out him being a compromiser. And the fact that he'll be running Congress rules out a rebel role. So where does that leave him?
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Nov 13, 2010 — The newly elected politicians are coming to Washington, D.C., to get acquainted with the institution they will be joining — an institution they criticized during the campaign. The Tea Party is even holding its own sessions this weekend — before the official House orientation.
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Nov 12, 2010 — Conservative Republicans have a new champion: Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, whose strategy in the midterm elections has given him new clout in the Republican Party. Behind DeMint's ascent is a combination of faith and fundraising.
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Nov 12, 2010 — Obama said it was hard to get other nations to agree to U.S. terms when he had 65% percent approval. If anything has changed, he said, it's that his ties to other leaders are deeper.
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