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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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Mar 10, 2014 — Republicans scored big gains in the states in 2010, but that's left them with few opportunities this fall. And there are several blue state GOP governors who are now in trouble.
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Oct 7, 2013 — The federal government shutdown has given governors across the country an opportunity to take part in one of their favorite pastimes: scolding Washington.
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Sep 17, 2013 — When politicians rise to the occasion during natural disasters, they're heroes. When they don't, it's hard for them to recover.
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Jul 19, 2013 — When Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington issued a report listing 18 governors as the nation's "worst" it immediately raised eyebrows and some partisan ire for its notable tilt — just two were Democrats.
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Feb 25, 2011 — Obama met at the White House with Democratic governors who largely share his views on government. Later in the weekend, he'll see Republican governors who are also in Washington for the governors' annual winter meeting.
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