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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff, whom the group threatened to kill two weeks ago.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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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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May 14, 2014 — The former president said Republican strategist Karl Rove's recent remarks about Hillary Clinton's health are "just the beginning" of the attacks that are headed her way.
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Apr 25, 2014 — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown might as well be wearing Teflon. Despite overseeing the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange, he's still the Democratic front-runner.
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Feb 28, 2014 — A White House speech writer doodled during meetings. Some of the doodles made it into the official archives of President Bill Clinton.
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Feb 28, 2014 — Pages newly released by the Clinton Presidential Library include communications about the administration's health care reform initiative as well as records related to then-first lady Hillary Clinton.
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Feb 27, 2014 — A new Democratic National Committee effort is designed to counter voter ID and other laws that make it harder for many voters to cast their ballots. Bill and Hillary Clinton are lending their help.
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Nov 26, 2013 — Bill Clinton went vegan as a radical attempt to reform his health. But Gore has been cutting back on meat since 2009, out of concern about the impacts of animal production on climate change.
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Sep 26, 2013 — U2 rocker and international aid activist Bono got some praise and some laughs this week when he mimicked the former president (they're friends). Clinton got a chance to respond in kind on CNN. Check out their performances.
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Sep 4, 2013 — With less than a month until the launch of the new health care exchanges, polls show people are still mightily confused about how the Affordable Care Act works. So the Obama administration is bringing out the big guns, including former president and explainer-in-chief Bill Clinton.
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Aug 8, 2013 — President Obama named 16 recipients of the nation's highest civilian honor. Loretta Lynn, Gloria Steinem and Arturo Sandoval are also on the list.
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Jul 17, 2013 — The building housing the Environmental Protection Agency got a new name on Wednesday: it's now the William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building. The former president tallied his administration's accomplishments at a renaming ceremony.
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