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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi

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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May 21, 2014 — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's decision to play ball with the House Benghazi select committee was defensive in nature.
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May 7, 2014 — Despite a call from some to boycott the GOP's newest Benghazi probe, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats aren't going that far — yet.
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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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