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April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 17, 2014 | NPR · President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
 
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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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Iowa

Feb 7, 2014 — Some Democrats think the party has a strong bench in the event Clinton declines to run for president in 2016. Not everyone is convinced.
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Nov 27, 2013 — Right now, there are about a dozen full-time navigators and a few part-timers to help 200,000 Iowans make decisions about health insurance. In the countryside, it's particularly hard to get help to people who want it.
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Sep 10, 2013 — A debate is taking place in Iowa over the ability of people who are legally or completely blind to carry guns in public. The issue stems from a 2011 change in the state's gun permit rules, allowing visually impaired people to carry firearms.
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Jul 12, 2013 — The biggest loser from this year's heavy rains in the Midwest is the land itself. An environmental group says 50 townships in Iowa have lost more than 5 tons of topsoil per acre, "more than what is tolerable over an entire year."
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Oct 9, 2012 — GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney showed his softer side and President Obama got to his points more quickly in Tuesday appearances on the campaign trail. Romney was in Iowa; Obama, in Ohio.
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Aug 13, 2012 — With Rep. Paul Ryan now installed as Mitt Romney's choice for running mate, the contests shifts to a higher gear. And Iowa is again where the contenders are focusing. Both Ryan and President Obama will be there today.
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Aug 9, 2012 — The president supports extending the credit that's due to expire at the end of the year. His GOP rival does not. Their positions may have consequences in two battleground states: Iowa and Colorado.
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Jul 10, 2012 — President Obama is in Iowa pushing his plan to extend tax cuts to the middle class — but not the wealthiest Americans. Mitt Romney is in Colorado accusing Obama of outsourcing jobs. Both states are up for grabs this November.
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May 25, 2012 — President Obama rhetorically hit Mitt Romney, the all-but-official Republican presidential nominee, with a little barnyard humor. He accused the former Massachusetts governor of not only lying about his record as president but Romney's also.
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Jan 25, 2012 — President Obama kicked off a three-day re-election road tour Wednesday, starting out at a manufacturing plant in Iowa. The president is promoting job growth in the manufacturing industry while defending the government's bailout of the auto industry.
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