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3:15pm

Wed June 25, 2014
Politics

Longtime Sen. Cochran Ekes Out A Win Against Tea Party Challenger

Originally published on Wed June 25, 2014 8:30 pm

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5:21am

Wed June 25, 2014
Around the Nation

Sen. Cochran Beats Tea Party Challenger In Miss. Runoff

Originally published on Wed June 25, 2014 11:48 am

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4:15am

Wed June 25, 2014
Business

Political Support Erodes For Export-Import Bank

Originally published on Wed June 25, 2014 11:48 am

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The Export-Import Bank is an 80-year-old Washington institution whose mission is to help U.S. companies sell products abroad. Now the bank is being threatened with extinction. Tea Party Republicans argue that the bank's really just providing corporate welfare. NPR's John Ydstie has more.

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4:11am

Wed June 25, 2014
Politics

House Panel Faults Feds Intervention Into Tribe's Foster Care Case

Originally published on Wed June 25, 2014 11:48 am

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Native American tribes across the country have been closely watching the efforts of one small tribe in North Dakota as it tries to regain control of its foster child program. Reports of deaths and abuse surfaced two years ago at the Spirit Lake Reservation, causing the Federal Bureau of Indian affairs to step in. But as NPR's Laura Sullivan reports, a hearing on Capitol Hill yesterday made clear the federal takeover has not ended the controversy.

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4:04am

Wed June 25, 2014
Politics

Murdered Voting Advocate's Brother Wants Protections Back

Originally published on Thu June 26, 2014 5:51 pm

David Goodman and Stosh Cotler of Bend the Arc at the U.S. Capitol.
Carrie Johnson NPR

One year ago, the Supreme Court threw out a key section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The law gave the federal government a kind of veto power over voting arrangements in states with a history of discrimination. Now, without those protections, civil rights activists say many states are moving polling places and enacting laws that disproportionately hurt minorities.

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