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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 18, 2014 | NPR · It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
 
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April 18, 2014 | NPR · Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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A Look Back in Politics

Nov 4, 2013 — Maine Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud's announcement Monday that he's gay is expected to have little effect on his run for governor — except, perhaps, when it comes to the money race.
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Apr 2, 2013 — Authorities allege that state Sen. Malcolm Smith (D) tried to bribe some GOP officials — and that they were willing to take his money. Smith has said he is innocent.
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Mar 28, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the Political Junkie recaps the week in politics and a pilot sheds light on life in the cockpit. In the second hour, background checks and social media, and the new short biography Hitler.
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Dec 27, 2011 — Former first lady Betty Ford, vice presidential nominees Geraldine Ferraro and Sargent Shriver, and former giants from the Senate, including Charles Percy and Mark Hatfield, are among those from the political world who died in the past year.
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Jan 25, 2011 — In Political Junkie: Previewing Obama's State of the Union address, a new wrinkle in Rahm Emanuel's plan to be the next mayor of Chicago. Plus: winners are named in the 2010 election contest!
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Dec 17, 2010 — On this day in 2007, Joe Lieberman, the Democratic nominee for VP in 2000, endorses Republican Sen. John McCain for president.
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Dec 3, 2010 — On this day in 1991, John Sununu, President Bush's chief of staff who had become a political liability for the White House, announces his resignation.
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Nov 19, 2010 — On this day in 1986, President Reagan holds a news conference insisting, as he has before, that the money sent to Iran was to encourage moderates in that country and not to be used to free U.S. hostages being held by Hezbollah in Lebanon.
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Nov 12, 2010 — On this day in 1975, Associate Justice William O. Douglas, who served on the Supreme Court longer than anyone in history, retires.
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Oct 22, 2010 — On Oct. 22, 1962, President Kennedy announces a quarantine of Cuba, blocking additional Soviet warships from delivering missiles to the island. It becomes the leading issue of the 1962 midterm elections.
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