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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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2 Stolen Van Goghs Recovered By Anti-Mafia Police In Italy

The two paintings — of a seascape and of a congregation at a churchwere stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam in 2002. "They are the real paintings!" a curator said in a statement.
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A Growing Champagne Trend Is Uncorking More Ways To Celebrate

Champagne shouldn't be just for special occasions, says wine writer David White. He explains how to choose it, how to pair it with food and how small growers are changing the industry.
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The Politics Hour - September 30, 2016

D.C.'s statehood activists rally while the Council opens debate on a state constitution. An appeals court reviews Virginia's voter ID law. And Prince George's County contends with a spate of incidents involving sexual abuse of school kids.

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Our Robot Overlords Are Now Delivering Pizza, And Cooking It On The Go

A Silicon Valley startup wants to use technology to solve the pizza paradox. It's a food that's meant to be delivered but never tastes quite as good upon arrival.

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