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Iran Parliamentary Election: Moderates, Reformists Make Gains, Fall Short Of Majority

NPR | May 01, 2016

Supporters of President Hassan Rouhani fell short of a clear majority despite receiving the most votes. Analysts say the coming period will be combative, with many big issues decided by independents.

President Obama Has His Last Laughs At 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

NPR | May 01, 2016

In eighth and his last correspondents' dinner on Saturday evening, Obama didn't pull punches with his fellow politicos — but he did pull a last-minute mic drop.

Republican Immigration Rhetoric Leaves Latino Population Feeling Disenfranchised

NPR | May 01, 2016

Although the Latino population is growing fast in Charlotte, N.C., it's not nearly as politically engaged. The GOP says they want their vote. But many Latinos feel alienated by the candidate options.

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Why Are Highly Educated Americans Getting More Liberal?

NPR | May 1, 2016 5:51 a.m.

Today, more than half of Americans who went to graduate school are liberal. Less than one in three were in 1994.

Elections | Nation

After Dividing For Decades, Highways Are On The Road To Inclusion

NPR | April 30, 2016 8:04 a.m.

Highways are supposed to help get people from one place to another, but Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says that in many cases they have also divided neighborhoods. He's trying to change that.

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#MemeOfTheWeek: The Woman('s) Card

NPR | April 30, 2016 6:06 a.m.

Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton was playing it this week. And then it seemed the entire Internet joined in the game.

Elections | Nation | World

Fact Check: Has President Obama 'Depleted' The Military?

NPR | April 29, 2016 9:08 p.m.

Republican presidential candidates, led by Donald Trump, claim President Obama has slashed defense spending and will leave his successor with a weaker force. We break it down.

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Politics Podcast: The Woman Card, Carly's Song And 'Respek'

NPR | April 29, 2016 2:19 p.m.

The politics team is back with its weekly roundup where they discuss the recent batch of primary states, why Sanders won't run as an Independent, and Trump's comment about the "woman's card."

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U.S. Steel Says China Is Using Cyber Stealth To Steal Its Secrets

NPR | April 29, 2016 12:38 p.m.

The steelmaker is asking a U.S. agency to investigate its claims that the Chinese government not only dumps steel at unfair prices, but also uses computer hackers to steal intellectual property.

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West Wing Fans: 'C.J. Cregg' Returns To The White House Briefing Room

NPR | April 29, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Actress Allison Janney, who played the White House press secretary in the NBC drama made a surprise appearance during the daily press briefing to talk about opioid addiction.

Elections | Nation

California Republicans Move Into Spotlight, With Prospect Of Crowning Trump

NPR | April 29, 2016 9:58 a.m.

The state GOP convention hears from Donald Trump Friday. If he clinches the nomination, it'll be when California's 172 Republican delegates are awarded in June — and many are working to prevent that.

Elections | Nation

Trump Rally In Southern California Is Scene Of Large Counterprotest, Arrests

NPR | April 29, 2016 6:27 a.m.

Hundreds of protesters filled the streets outside the Pacific Amphitheater, where Trump spoke as his presidential campaign gets rolling ahead of California's June primary.

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