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Strict Firewall Exists Between IRS And White House

Audie Cornish talks to Marcus Owens, former director of the Exempt Organizations Division of the Internal Revenue Service. The division is the same one under scrutiny for targeting conservative groups. He talks about the IRS's vetting process in determining tax exempt status and where they may have gone wrong.
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Obama Responds To Questions On IRS, Benghazi, AP Phone Logs

President Obama met reporters briefly on Thursday with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan, but the American side of the news conference was all about domestic controversies involving the IRS and the Justice Department.
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Senators Lead Push To Change Military's Sexual Assault Policy

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is sponsoring legislation cracking down on sexual assault in the military.
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House Republicans Take Another Stab At Repealing Obamacare

The House held a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act — again. This time it was to make freshman Republicans happy by giving them a vote to take home.
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A 'Wake-Up Call' To Protect Vulnerable Workers From Abuse

For decades, a turkey-processing company housed intellectually disabled men in squalid conditions, subjecting them to physical and emotional abuse while paying them $2 per day. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently won a huge judgment against the company.
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How Families Cope With Notorious Relatives

NPR speaks to Melissa Moore, daughter of a convicted serial killer, and David Kaczynski, the brother of the Unabomber, about what it's like to be "the relative."

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