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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 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.
 
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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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Aug 27, 2014 — President Obama has been widely criticized for not being combative enough. Commentator Frank Deford says we elected a basketball player, but ended up with a golfer.
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Aug 13, 2014 — The golfer says on his website that his trainer and doctors have urged him not to play or practice for the next several months.
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Jul 10, 2014 — On the first day of the Scottish Open, Rory McIlroy sets a course record at Royal Aberdeen, with the help of an epic drive.
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Jun 22, 2014 — The former golf prodigy captured her first major title Sunday at Pinehurst in the U.S. Women's Open.
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Apr 13, 2014 — After a blustery final round at Augusta National, Bubba Watson earned his second win at the prestigious Masters golf championship on Sunday.
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Apr 1, 2014 — The golf star has been experiencing back pain in recent weeks. He had surgery Monday to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve. The Masters tournament begins next week.
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Sep 24, 2013 — Some conservative Republicans don't think a government shutdown will hurt them ... Former House GOP leaders say Speaker Boehner and his team have it far harder than they did ... George W. Bush defends the present golfer in chief.
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Sep 24, 2013 — President Obama has been criticized for playing too much golf. But former President George W. Bush tells the Golf Channel that the sport is a good outlet for the pressures of the White House.
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Aug 26, 2013 — Lydia Ko, the New Zealand golfer who last year became the youngest person ever to win an LPGA event, has played her way into the record books again. By successfully defending her title at the Canadian Women's Open this past weekend, Ko, who's now 16, is the only amateur to win two LPGA events.
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Jun 13, 2013 — Conventional wisdom is that soggy greens will make it easier for player. But past Open champ Johnny Miller says that's just not right. He also thinks the Merion Golf Club course is going to prove to be much harder than players expect.
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