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Despite Offensive Comments, Donald Trump Polls Strong In New Hampshire

By Josh Rogers Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is polling surprisingly well in New Hampshire. NPR unpacks Trump’s appeal to the state’s voters. » E-Mail This

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Week In Politics: New GOP Candidates, Donald Trump

NPR’s Rachel Martin talks with regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about this week’s GOP announcements.

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#NPRreads: The ‘Grexit,’ Video Games And Fleeing The Rwandan Genocide

By Steve Mullis Also this week, misconceptions about slavery. And, the struggle for gay Christians trying to keep the faith. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/07/03/419820837/-nprreads-the-grexit-and-fleeing-the-rwandan-genocide?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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A Conservative Firebrand From The Start, Ted Cruz Always Had A Plan

By Ailsa Chang Long before Cruz was the Texas senator commandeering the Senate floor, he was a teenager reciting conservative, free-market ideology. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/itsallpolitics/2015/07/03/419256802/a-conservative-firebrand-from-the-start-ted-cruz-always-had-a-plan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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On the Air

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz If you get a few minutes this 4th of July weekend, be sure to catch us on the air. Here’s where you can usually find us… “Indianapolis

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Advocates Call On Washington To Fix The Criminal Justice System Already

By Carrie Johnson President Obama would like to see bipartisan legislation that would overhaul the criminal justice system. The idea has brought together an unusual coalition that includes the ACLU

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As Much As The GOP Wants Change, Republicans Drag Their Feet

By Mara Liasson Republicans have talked about overhauling the party since President Obama’s reelection. But is the GOP ready to move on and change? » E-Mail This …read more Via:

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So Far, So Good For The Economy. But What About The Second Half?

By Marilyn Geewax The Labor Department’s June report showed decent job growth, with unemployment dipping to 5.3 percent. In fact, 2015’s first half was fairly good. But economists see dangers

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5 Things You Should Know About Jim Webb

By Domenico Montanaro The former senator, the fifth Democrat to enter the presidential race, has a colorful background as a veteran, author, reporter and defender of the Confederacy. » E-Mail