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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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income taxes

Apr 15, 2014 — People who took a stand against a proposed tax-filing change were part of a grass-roots campaign orchestrated to help Intuit, according to nonprofit newsroom ProPublica.
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Apr 16, 2012 — Fewer and fewer taxpayers still use the mail to file their returns. But for some, it's the only way they'll do it.
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Apr 13, 2012 — April 15 comes Sunday. The 16th is Emancipation Day in Washington, D.C. So, all federal taxpayers have until Tuesday the 17th to file.
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Mar 23, 2012 — It includes multiple wars, a Supreme Court justice on his deathbed, and Donald Duck.
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Oct 21, 2011 — Even with the latest change to Cain's tax reform plan, the lowest-income Americans would see their tax bills rise because they'd face a trickle-down effect from business taxes and they would still face the 9 percent sales tax, analysts say.
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Apr 22, 2011 — The question is being debated in state capitals around the country. But when you look at the data, the answer is clear.
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Apr 18, 2011 — President Obama and Michelle, the First Lady, reported $1.7 million in income for 2010, most of it from continuing royalties from his best-selling books. The Obamas also reported donating 14.2 percent of their income to charity.
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Apr 14, 2011 — There are three extra days this year, so procrastinators have 72 additional hours. The commissioner of the IRS tells NPR that 15 to 20 million Americans wait until just about the last minute. What about you?
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