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August 22, 2014 | NPR · The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War. David Greene talks to Julie Ioffe, of the New Republic, about what Russia's next move may be in Ukraine.
 
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August 22, 2014 | NPR · Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.
 

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August 22, 2014 | NPR · It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
 
August 22, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
 
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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Jul 18, 2012 — Some conservative scholars think they may have discovered a flaw that could send the law back to court, or at least cause some big problems for its implementation.
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Mar 7, 2011 — Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, has a tough task ahead of him as he explains the differences between his health care law enacted when he was governor of Massachusetts and the new new federal health care law signed by President Obama.
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Feb 8, 2011 — Harvard legal scholar Laurence Tribe argues the Supreme Court will follow precedent, not politics, in deciding on whether the new health care law is constitutional.
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Feb 3, 2011 — Two legal scholars' opposing views suggest it's hard to predict a Supreme Court health care ruling. Randy Barnett of Georgetown said the law was unconstitutional while Charles Fried said it was.
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Feb 3, 2011 — The 1099 provision symbolized what was wrong with the health care law, undermining it. Interestingly, the repeal bill was finally credited to a Democratic senator facing a tough re-election though a Republican earlier introduced a similar bill.
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Feb 2, 2011 — The Senate GOP hopes to put Democrats facing tough 2012 races on even thinner ice with their votes on a bill to repeal the health care law. Meanwhile, Democrats hope to save their majority by doing more to tout the law's benefits to consumers.
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Feb 1, 2011 — The Republican minority leader offered a repeal amendment Tuesday, moving his push for an up-or-down Senate vote to repeal the 2010 health care law a step closer to fruition.
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Jan 19, 2011 — Democrats who largely disowned the health care law during the 2010 campaign now reclaim it. They are using the House debate over repealing the law as a chance to market the law like they wish they had earlier.
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Jan 19, 2011 — Much of the drama in the House health law repeal vote will be watching how certain members vote. Republican Sean Duffy of Wisconsin is definitely one to keep an eye on since he didn't campaign on repealing the health care law.
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Jan 18, 2011 — Republicans and Democrats seemed tamer as they debated the repeal of health care law.
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