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July 29, 2014 | NPR · House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Washington Post reporter Liz Sly tells Renee Montagne that U.S. arms may be flowing to moderate Syrian rebels, but the aid seems to be too little too late to affect the course of the civil war.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The militant group threatens to kill parents who immunize their children. As a result, polio has come roaring back in Pakistan. Eradication now hinges on whether the country can control the virus.
 

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July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Bob Dole

May 28, 2013 — While Bob Dole was the kind of conservative who could cut deals with Democrats, that's exactly the kind of image that doesn't work in GOP primaries anymore.
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Jul 23, 2012 — We may be three weeks away from learning Mitt Romney's choice of a running mate. Until then, here is a historical look at all the VP picks in the last half century, and which ones were considered a plus — or a minus.
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Mar 26, 2012 — Rick Santorum's victory in Louisiana delays, once again, the prospect of the GOP uniting behind Mitt Romney as its nominee. History shows that a long protracted battle for the nomination may not necessarily hurt the party's chances in November.
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Mar 8, 2011 — Former Sen. Bob Dole is hard to ignore as a former Senate leader, GOP presidential nominee and wounded veteran. Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are not only pressured by Dole but by the fact that the dead veterans family has his body in Washington as they await a decision.
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Sep 21, 2010 — Grudges and slights have always been held in American political history.  But Jimmy Carter's grudge against Ted Kennedy for fighting him on health care continues to this day, 30 years later.
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Sep 8, 2010 — Perhaps signaling a new tactic, President Obama criticized Rep. John Boehner by name, apparently deciding that the best way to deal with the GOP opposition was to personalize it in order to give voters a choice of personalities.
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Sep 2, 2009 — Today's Talk: Junkie Ken Rudin and Bob Dole talk politics, Alison Gopnik says your baby could be smarter than you, and new warrants have been issued for more than 100 former Chilean soldiers and police.
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