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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
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.
 
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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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Electoral College

Jan 4, 2013 — At a joint session of Congress, the Electoral College votes from each state were read aloud.
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Oct 31, 2012 — There's a chance the Electoral College vote could wind up tied, but it's more likely that there will be different electoral and popular vote winners. If either of those scenarios happens, there could be a push to change the way the U.S. elects its presidents.
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Oct 23, 2012 — NPR.org's new interactive scorecard suggests that President Obama may have a somewhat easier path to 270 electoral votes than Mitt Romney, needing to win fewer states. But that's not a given. As you play, you'll be able to come up with plenty of combinations that would get Romney over the top.
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Oct 10, 2012 — The outcome of the presidential race will come down to swing states, but Obama begins the race to 270 with the comfort of counting on a greater number of all-but-certain electoral votes than Romney has.
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Sep 24, 2012 — The race for the White House is not over. But with 6 weeks to go, Mitt Romney still trails in key battleground states he must win if he is to defeat President Obama.
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Aug 28, 2012 — In a discussion with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep, Rich Beeson says Florida's 29 electoral votes are 'crucial' but not absolutely necessary to win in November.
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Aug 6, 2012 — The way we elect a president necessitates that the candidates have to campaign only in the so-called "battleground states." Here is the list of the 10 states that will determine the November winner, and how they voted in the past.
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Jan 27, 2012 — Political analyst Stuart Rothenberg projects that President Obama would bury Newt Gingrich in the Electoral College. The president has also gained ground against Mitt Romney.
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Jul 29, 2010 — The Massachusetts state legislature has passed a bill that would change the way presidents are elected. It would leave the current Electoral College system and award its votes to the winner of the national popular vote.
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