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August 22, 2014 | NPR · The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
 
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August 22, 2014 | NPR · Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.
 

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August 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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May 21, 2012 — Ron Paul knows he's not going to be the Republican nominee for president this year. Mitt Romney has it all but locked up. But Paul's supporters are flooding state conventions, getting elected as convention delegates ... and preparing for life after 2012.
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May 14, 2012 — President Obama's decision to back same-sex marriage was no small feat. But did he do it because Vice President Biden forced his hand? Plus: your favorite "It's All Politics" podcast moments.
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Mar 4, 2011 — For political journalists dying for the 2012 presidential contest to begin, Newt Gingrich's exploratory effort is a shot in the arm. And for the podcast as well.
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Feb 4, 2011 — Here's what we don't know: what's going to happen in Egypt. Here's what we do know: Charlotte will host the 2012 Democratic convention, Rahm Emanuel will be on the Chicago ballot, and Ronald Reagan would have turned 100 on Sunday. All in this week's podcast.
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Jan 28, 2011 — This week's podcast episode focuses on the State of the Union and the (two) responses. Plus: Rahm Emanuel battles for ballot position in Chicago and George Allen hopes for a rematch in Virginia.
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Jan 7, 2011 — It's a new Congress and, maybe, a new chairman of the Republican National Committee. That, and more, in this week's episode of the "It's All Politics" podcast.
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Dec 10, 2010 — A compromising president and an angry progressive wing of the Democratic Party.  That basically sums up the week in politics in Washington, and it sums up this week's episode of the "It's All Politics" podcast.
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Dec 3, 2010 — Many issues, ranging from the Bush-era tax cuts and Don't Ask/Don't Tell, to extending unemployment insurance and the START Treaty with Russia, are still unresolved between Obama and the GOP.
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Nov 30, 2010 — The latest episode of our "It's All Politics" podcast focuses on ethics woes in the House, the latest GOP victories, and the Bristol Palin heartbreak.
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Nov 19, 2010 — Charlie Rangel's woes, Michael Steele's warning, and Lisa Murkowski's win — all in this week's edition of our "It's All Politics" podcast.
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