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5:21am

Mon January 26, 2015
Politics

Possible GOP Presidential Candidates Woo Iowa

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 2:22 pm

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4:04am

Mon January 26, 2015
The Two-Way

Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 7:58 am

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
Ariel Zambelich NPR

Outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, speaking to NPR's Morning Edition, says he's concerned about retaining qualified U.S. military service members amid the "stress and strain" of more than 13 years of continuous warfare in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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4:24pm

Sun January 25, 2015
Politics

Will We See Veto Battles On Capitol Hill?

Originally published on Sun January 25, 2015 5:38 pm

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From the NPR studios in Culver City, California, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Arun Rath. President Obama's State of the Union address this week was lousy with the V word.

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8:26am

Sun January 25, 2015
It's All Politics

A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United

Originally published on Mon January 26, 2015 1:59 pm

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, leaves the stage after speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.
Charlie Neibergall AP

Republican presidential hopefuls are turning out this weekend for two big events, but just one of them, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, plans to be at both.

Cruz is among seven possible contenders who spoke Saturday at the Iowa Freedom Summit, co-sponsored by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and the group Citizens United. Sunday night, Cruz is scheduled to join two possible primary rivals, Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., at a semi-annual conference of the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce.

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4:20pm

Sat January 24, 2015
Author Interviews

Huckabee Serves Up 'God, Guns' And A Dose Of Controversy

Originally published on Sat January 24, 2015 9:41 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee was a Republican presidential hopeful in the 2008 election. He writes that he wants his book God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy to introduce Americans to life in "flyover country."
Justin Sullivan AFP/Getty Images

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is currently considering jumping into the race for the Republican presidential nomination. But if you're looking for a clear sign of his intentions, you won't find it in his new book, God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy.

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