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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 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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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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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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