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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales, who's in Washington to help find a solution to the thousands of Central American children arriving at the U.S. border.
 
July 25, 2014 | WBUR · Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
 

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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Central American presidents met with President Obama, discussing the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. So far, Obama has not seen eye to eye with Congress on possible solutions.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss U.S. policy options in the Gaza Strip and Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Sayed Kashua is an Arab who writes novels in Hebrew and a sitcom in Arabic. A contradiction? Maybe. But his newest book is a good look at an often-overlooked segment of the Israeli population.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Political Junkie contest

Oct 1, 2012 — After everything that's happened — the primaries, caucuses, V.P. picks and conventions — it's now time for the debates. They have the capacity to change the dynamic. But, more times than not, they don't.
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Sep 2, 2010 — Lots of people who entered my August Political Junkie primary election contest predicted Joe Miller over Lisa Murkowski in Alaska. But no one got them all correct, and thus no one — once again — wins the contest.
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Aug 5, 2010 — Two people came close to predicting how the Senate would vote on Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court. But no one got the exact tally ... and thus no one wins the official Political Junkie contest.
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Jul 22, 2010 — Lots of primaries to think about in August. And so it's time to enter the official Political Junkie contest in which you are asked to come up with the winners in 10 primaries for the month.
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Jun 21, 2010 — With the confirmation hearings on Elena Kagan's nomination for the Supreme Court commending on Monday, the deadline to send your prediction on the final Senate vote is Friday, June 25.
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May 27, 2010 — May is gone, now it's June's turn. It's time to enter our official June 2010 Political Junkie Election Contest — where the winner can get genuine Nixon or McGovern campaign buttons from 1972.
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May 17, 2010 — Tuesday is primary day in several states, and closely watched are Senate contests in Kentucky, Arkansas and Pennsylvania ... plus a special House race in Pennsylvania to succeed the late John Murtha. Who's going to win? Take our poll, please.
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May 13, 2010 — Eric Lail of Vienna, Va., is our randomly-selected winner for correcting predicting Elena Kagan as President Obama's choice to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
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May 3, 2010 — The deadline has now passed to enter my Official May 2010 Primary Election Contest.  The winner(s) will be announced after May 22, the date of the special congressional election in Hawaii. 
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Apr 22, 2010 — It's time to enter the Official May 2010 Political Junkie Election Contest, where you can win a genuine 1972 Nixon or McGovern button.
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