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Analysis: Can Republicans Become As Tech-Savvy As Democrats?

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As Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe campaigned for office, he employed some of the same digital tools President Obama used during the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. And overall, Democrats have had an edge when it comes to using technology and voter data on the campaign trail. But, according to Editor-in-chief of National Journal’s Hotline Steven Shepard, Republicans may soon catch up. The Republican National Committee has introduced its own tech start up called ParaBellum labs. He talks with WAMU host Matt Bush about how these digital techniques might play into upcoming elections.
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Encore: Glen Campbell Documents Farewell Tour In 'I'll Be Me'

Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me follows the country singer's goodbye tour and his decline from Alzheimer's disease. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to director James Keach and Campbell's wife, Kim Campbell.
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Minnesota Cracks Down On Neonic Pesticides, Promising Aid To Bees

Minnesota's governor has ordered new restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been blamed for killing bees. Many details of the plan, however, remain to be worked out.
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Supreme Court Declines To Reinstate North Carolina Voter Restrictions

After the high court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, North Carolina and other states enacted laws that critics said were aimed at making it harder for minorities to vote.
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Results From Congressional Primary Races And New Concerns About Hacks Into State Voting Systems

Join us to discuss results from primary challenges to Republican Senator John McCain, Democratic Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others and new concerns possible Russian hackers breaking into U.S. state voting systems.

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