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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Feb 25, 2014 — To mark Black History Month, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott brought five current and former African-American senators together for a historic event at the Library of Congress.
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Dec 10, 2012 — The bombshell announcement by South Carolina's Jim DeMint that he will resign his Senate seat could lead to the first black senator from the South since Reconstruction. But how will DeMint's tenure be judged?
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Jan 4, 2011 — Tim Scott is the likelier of two new blacks in the House GOP to have good ties with black Democrats, an expert said. Even though he represents a more conservative district, Scott of South Carolina is more moderate than Allen West of Florida.
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Jun 23, 2010 — The main focus on Tuesday's primaries was in South Carolina, where Nikki Haley won the GOP gubernatorial runoff and Tim Scott, an African-American Republican, is on his way to winning an open congressional seat.
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Jun 22, 2010 — Tim Scott beats Strom Thurmond's son to become the Republican nominee for a South Carolina House seat.
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Jun 22, 2010 — Runoffs in the Carolinas — a Republican gubernatorial battle in South Carolina and a Democratic Senate contest in North Carolina — highlight today's primaries.Runoffs In Both Carolinas Highlight Primary Day Today
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Jun 21, 2010 — Republican voters in South Carolina's First Congressional District will choose between Paul Thurmond, son of the late Sen. Strom Thurmond, and Tim Scott, the first black GOP lawmaker in S.C. since Reconstruction.
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Jun 10, 2010 — If he defeats Strom Thurmond's son in the June 22 runoff, S.C. Republican Tim Scott could become the first black House member from the Deep South since Reconstruction.
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