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When TV Cameras Shut Down, House Democrats Live-Stream Their Sit-In

Despite cameras on the House floor going dark, a band of Democrats staging a sit-in to insist on a vote on gun control streamed the event, and conducted interviews with media, through smartphones.
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Trump Just Gave The Speech Republicans Have Been Waiting 20 Years To Hear

Few things make Republicans more upset than the Clintons. And after weeks of missteps, Donald Trump gave them something to cheer about.
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On The Podcast: Rep Sweats, Or, 'I Don't Know If I Like This, But I Need It To Win'

Kat and Gene hash out something they've been mulling over for a while: that feeling of obligation that you have to root for something, because it's theoretically for you.
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Politics In The News: Monday Roundup

David Greene examines the state of the GOP and what next month's Republican convention might bring, with commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts and Robert Costa of The Washington Post.
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My Big Sister Was Gunned Down In Charleston One Year Ago

On June 17, 2015, Malcolm Graham learned that his sister, Cynthia Graham Hurd, a librarian and a devout Christian, was one of nine victims shot and killed at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.
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How LGBTQ People Of Color Are Dealing With Orlando: Code Switch Podcast, Episode 4

The tragedy in Orlando shook many people in communities that already feel vulnerable: LGBTQ Americans, Latinos, Muslims, immigrant families, and those living at the intersection of these identities.
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What Trump Really Meant When He Said Obama Has 'Something Else In Mind'

Even though the "birther" issue has long since faded, Trump has continued to subtly question whether Obama is a Christian — and he was back at it in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre.
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Politics In The News: Candidates And The Orlando Mass Shooting

How are the presidential candidates handling what happened in Orlando? Steve Inskeep and David Greene talk to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Denise McAllister of The Federalist.
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Circle June 23. A Vote That Day In The U.K. Could Affect Your Wallet

Most economists say an upcoming vote to determine the United Kingdom's role in the EU is a big deal. The so-called Brexit vote might upset trade deals, financial markets and currencies, they argue.
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Don't Expect Sanders To Drop Out Tuesday. Clinton Didn't Either Right Away In 2008

Eight years ago, on the night Barack Obama was declared the "presumptive nominee," Hillary Clinton held out. But four days later, she conceded. Will Bernie Sanders come around to the same reality?

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