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July 29, 2014 | NPR · House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Washington Post reporter Liz Sly tells Renee Montagne that U.S. arms may be flowing to moderate Syrian rebels, but the aid seems to be too little too late to affect the course of the civil war.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The militant group threatens to kill parents who immunize their children. As a result, polio has come roaring back in Pakistan. Eradication now hinges on whether the country can control the virus.
 

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July 29, 2014 | KERA · After caring for Ebola patients for several months in West Africa, Dr. Kent Brantly noticed last week that he had symptoms. The 33-year-old immediately put himself into a Liberian isolation ward.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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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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May 7, 2014 — On a largely party-line vote, Republicans approved the resolution that stems from the alleged targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
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Feb 5, 2014 — For more than 100 years, voters have been able to pick U.S. senators themselves. Some conservatives think the country would be better off if state legislators made the choice.
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Jan 26, 2014 — The five-term senator and former presidential candidate, has gone soft on conservative principles, his state's GOP leadership says.
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May 15, 2013 — Among the things we learned about the IRS from the inspector general's report was that their boss told the group of employees at the controversy's heart to stop their dubious practices. Which they did, for a little while at least.
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Jun 9, 2012 — The initial wave of reaction has died down from Wisconsin's closely watched recall election last Tuesday, and now both conservatives and progressives are taking what the results mean back to their respective constituencies.
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Mar 8, 2011 — Reacting to a video that showed an NPR executive making controversial comments about Republicans, conservatives and Tea Party activists, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said the video proved NPR and public broadcasting generally shouldn't get taxpayer money.
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Feb 25, 2011 — One surprise was that the very conservative South Carolina was behind the Dakotas. Vermont had the highest percentage of liberals. Interestingly, the least conservative state was more strongly conservative than the most strongly liberal state.
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Feb 15, 2011 — Ron Paul, for the second year in a row, has won the presidential straw poll at CPAC, the conservative conference. The question remains: why does he do so well in straw polls and less well in actual primaries and caucuses?
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