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Changing Polling Metrics To Decide GOP’s Presidential Debate Lineup

By Scott Horsley Fox News will use an average of national polls to decide which GOP presidential candidates take part in Thursday’s prime-time debate. Pollsters say more and more people

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Democrats Consider Whether To Rename Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Events honor Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, founder of the Democratic Party. Both men owned slaves. Steve Inskeep talks to Mary Mancini, chairwoman of the Tennessee Democratic Party. » E-Mail

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Obama Aims To Tighten Restrictions On Plants’ Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Jeff Brady On Monday, President Obama will unveil tougher rules designed to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants. If the proposed plan clear legal hurdles, the nation’s power

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Sen. Karen Tallian Discusses Indiana’s Surplus and Economy on Indiana Talks

Karen Tallian, INdiana Democratic candidate for Governor, sits down with Gary Snyder of Indiana Talks to discuss INdiana’s bloated surplus and the economy.  

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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR’s Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin. » E-Mail

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Could Biden Catch Clinton In A White House Bid?

Host Rachel Martin speaks with William Pierce, executive director of the the Draft Biden PAC, about reports that the vice president is mulling a 2016 run. » E-Mail This …read

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Indiana Democratic Party 8-1-15 Weekly Radio Address

Indiana Democratic Chair John Zody questions whether Gov. Mike Pence’s term as governor is just one big “great misunderstanding”?   TRANSCRIPT: This is Chairman John Zody, bringing you the weekly

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Black Lives Matter: Coming To A Museum Near You?

By NPR Staff How do you curate a museum exhibit about the protests in Ferguson, Mo.? NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with the director National Museum of African American History and

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Candidates Discuss Race And Cities At Urban League

Five presidential candidates spoke at the National Urban League’s annual conference on Friday. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with Urban League President Marc Morial about what the candidates had to say.

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SuperPac Filings, Candidates’ Forums: The Week In Politics

Hillary Clinton released her medical report, her tax returns, and a cache of unseen emails on Friday. NPR’s Scott Simon talks politics with senior editor Ron Elving. » E-Mail This