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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.
 

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April 15, 2014 | NPR · One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.
 
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April 15, 2014 | WBUR · At last year's Boston Marathon, Carol Downing was just half a mile from the finish line when bombs exploded and injured two of her daughters. This year, she's returning to complete the race.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.
 

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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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2010 Senate race: Pennsylvania

Oct 20, 2010 — In Pennsylvania, the GOP so far has an advantage in absentee ballots requested and returned. That could offset the good news Democrats have received recently about the Rep. Joe Sestak closing in on Republican Pat Toomey's lead.
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Sep 29, 2010 — Both Dr. Rand Paul and Rep. Joe Sestak, Senate candidates, were victimized by truth-bending TV ads. PoliFact found the ads used the common technique of distorting an element of truth.
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Jun 3, 2010 — After the controversy over what the White House did to discourage Joe Sestak from challenging Arlen Specter in the Pennsylvania Senate primary, now come  questions about the Colorado Senate race. Meet Barack Obama, The Jobs President
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May 28, 2010 — Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) suggests that the White House's role in the Joe Sestak "job offer" story amounts to a felony.  But the Reagan administration may have done the same thing.
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May 28, 2010 — A White House memo says there were discussions — through former President Bill Clinton — to get Joe Sestak to end his primary challenge to Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter. But it concludes that no laws were violated.
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May 28, 2010 — The New York Times is reporting that the White House went through Bill Clinton to offer Joe Sestak a job if he would drop his primary challenge to Pa. Sen. Arlen Specter.
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May 26, 2010 — Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee are calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to name a special prosecutor to see if laws were broken when the White House offered a job to Joe Sestak to get him out of the Pennsylvania Senate race.
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May 19, 2010 — Many voters are telling Republicans and Democrats that it isn't just incumbents they don't like. Tuesday's results confirm it's the status quo — the way things are done in Washington — that is driving their decisions.
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May 18, 2010 — Big news in Pennsylvania, as Rep. Joe Sestak has ousted five-term Sen. Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary.  Plus: Democrats hold onto John Murtha's House seat in the 12th District.
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May 18, 2010 — A big primary day on Tuesday, with key Senate primaries in Arkansas, Kentucky and Pennsylvania ... plus a special House race in the Keystone State to succeed the late Rep. John Murtha (D).  Here's what to look for.
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