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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.
 
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 18, 2014 | NPR · It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
 
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April 18, 2014 | NPR · Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
 

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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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Rep. Nancy Pelosi

Mar 13, 2014 — Democrats' Affordable Care Act message, essentially "fix it, don't nix" obviously didn't lead to victory in the Florida special election. But it doesn't look like they'll be changing their approach.
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Oct 28, 2013 — Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, forcefully delivered her party's message on the Affordable Care Act's website's woes in an interview on All Things Considered. One takeaway: She has little patience when she's asked if the enrollment deadline should be extended.
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Jan 5, 2013 — The framers of the Constitution didn't spell out all the responsibilities of the speaker of the House. In practice, one of those duties has been engaging in one-on-one negotiations with a president on important policy issues. But John Boehner says no more — even with new fiscal fights looming.
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Oct 1, 2012 — Rep. Nancy Pelosi's Republican challenger, John Dennis, attacks her with a weird zombie ad. In 2010, an ad of his portrayed her as the wicked witch from the Wizard of Oz. That helped him get 15 percent of the vote.
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Jun 28, 2012 — One of the greatest unknowns right now is whether the Supreme Court's decision will significantly change the public's opinion of the health care law. Until Thursday, numerous polls indicated a majority of voters opposed the law. The court's seal of approval could help change that.
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Feb 10, 2012 — House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi turned the tables on Stephen Colbert with a faux political ad on YouTube that calls for stopping the comedian and his superPAC by passing a bill that would that would force corporate campaign donors to reveal themselves.
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Nov 17, 2011 — That Rick Perry would want to debate anyone given his own acknowledgement that he's a weak debater suggests he didn't expect Pelosi to take the bait. And he was right. Although he did give Pelosi a chance to get in a dig at his expense.
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Nov 3, 2011 — If second marriages are the triumph of hope over experience, so is the belief that the congressional deficit super committee in a city riven by partisan distrust will reach agreement on spending cuts by its deadline now only three weeks away.
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Aug 11, 2011 — Three forceful advocates for a progressive agenda were picked by Rep. Nancy Pelosi to fill out the supercommittee that will propose more than $1 trillion in spending cuts. Pelosi, the House minority leader, chose representatives Jim Clyburn of S. Carolina, Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Xavier Becerra of California as her picks for the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.
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Jul 28, 2011 — With the debt-ceiling hanging Damoclean over Capitol Hill, politicians may not be speaking to each other very much, but they are using the latest technogadgetry to talk with - or, at least, to —their constituents.
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