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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor

Aug 1, 2014 — After relinquishing his House majority leader post, Eric Cantor, who was defeated in a stunning June primary upset, says he will give up his seat in Congress effective Aug. 18.
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Jun 19, 2014 — California's Kevin McCarthy replaces Rep. Eric Cantor in the No. 2 leadership post. Steve Scalise of Louisiana edged out two others for the No. 3 spot.
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Jun 19, 2014 — Today's 2 p.m. ET vote is to decide who will join House Speaker John Boehner in a top leadership role. While that slot seems decided, the No. 3 spot is up for grabs.
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Jun 13, 2014 — Rep. Raul Labrador, who was swept into Congress on the 2010 anti-establishment wave, is throwing his hat in the ring to replace Eric Cantor.
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Jun 12, 2014 — With Rep. Pete Sessions stepping aside, it appears to clear the way for Rep. Kevin McCarthy to succeed outgoing Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who was defeated in a primary race on Tuesday.
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Jun 11, 2014 — Immigration was a key issue in Tuesday's primary. Rep. Eric Cantor's defeat may discourage others from promoting policy changes. But some advocates say the outlook for overhaul isn't so bleak.
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Jun 11, 2014 — The man who rocked the political world is a 52-year-old "free-market, Milton Friedman economist." While Virginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor tried to paint Brat as a liberal, in reality he's anything but.
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Jun 11, 2014 — In some ways, the House majority leader is the most significant Republican incumbent ousted in a primary since the intraparty rebellion by conservative hardliners began five years ago.
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Jun 10, 2014 — The House majority leader's stunning loss to an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College will upend the GOP leadership in the chamber.
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Jul 24, 2013 — In an odd way, Rep. Steve King could actually wind up helping Republican members of Congress who want to overhaul immigration laws.
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