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July 21, 2014 | NPR · Israel warned Palestinian residents days in advance that it planned to attack a Gaza City neighborhood. But in the cramped territory, there are few places for residents to take refuge.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · In one Jerusalem suburb, some Israelis wonder whether the ground invasion will achieve the results they are looking for.
 
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July 21, 2014 | NPR · As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · Violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. According to many foreign observers, Egypt must play a key role in any peace agreement between Israel and Hamas. To find out why, Robert Siegel speaks with Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Jul 1, 2014 — At a time when congressional approval ratings are at rock bottom, the House Ethics Committee quietly made it harder to track privately financed trips taken by members of Congress.
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Jun 27, 2013 — There's enough recent evidence to suggest that strong bipartisan support for legislation in the Senate doesn't necessarily lead to a similar result in the House.
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Nov 21, 2012 — The end of the congressman's career continues a dubious streak, one that residents of Illinois' 2nd District would no doubt gladly see a future lawmaker break.
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Nov 15, 2012 — Some analysts are saying that Republicans appear to have the long-range advantage over Democrats when it comes to winning enough seats to control the House, not so much because of redistricting but because of the clustering of Democratic voters in fewer congressional districts.
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Sep 21, 2011 — House Democrats objected to Republican efforts to pay for $3.7 billion in FEMA disaster funding with offsetting cuts to an advanced technology program Democrats insisted was needed to maintain tens of thousands of auto industry jobs. The hard place was Tea Party Republicans who wanted deeper cuts than were in the bill.
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Aug 24, 2011 — If your member of Congress is holding town-hall meetings during their summer recess to discuss the great issues of the day with you and their other constituents, he or she is in the minority. The non-partisan group No Labels surveyed U.S. House members and found that 60 percent weren't holding town hall meetings this summer.
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Feb 18, 2011 — Rep. Barney Frank seemed ready to upset the House's march toward completing work on a spending bill that will make deep cuts in the federal budget.
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Dec 2, 2010 — Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) was censured Thursday by fellow members of the United States House of Representatives for financial and fundraising misconduct.
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