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Analysis: Maryland Rep. Ruppersberger Wants To End NSA's Bulk Data Collection

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Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is proposing a change to how the National Security Agency gathers information. The Congressman, whose district includes the NSA, says his legislation would end the agency's controversial bulk collection of U.S. citizens' phone data. National Journal technology correspondent Brendan Sasso talks with WAMU host Matt Bush about the details of his proposal and whether it will get the support of his colleagues in Congress as well as the White House.

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Nina McLemore's Clothes Are A 'Weapon' Of Powerful Women

Nina McLemore designs clothes for powerful women: Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, Janet Yellen, Elena Kagan and others. She talks about how fashion can help women stand out in political office.
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After Italy Quakes, Food World Delivers Support To Home Of Famous Pasta Dish

Amatrice was set to host the 50th celebration of pasta all'Amatriciana famously made there, but this week's earthquake devastated the town. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with food blogger Jeremy Cherfas.
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Trump Promises Crackdown On Immigrants At Iowa 'Roast And Ride' Event

At Iowa freshman Sen. Joni Ernst's motorcycle ride and barbecue fundraiser, Trump didn't attend the ride, but addressed participants in a much-needed bid to draw support from influential GOP leaders.
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Want To Play Video Games Made In D.C.? Here's Your Chance.

An event called District Arcade brings together 23 locally made video games.

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