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It's All Politics, June 14, 2012

June already has brought a strong dose of bad news for President Obama, from the monthly jobs report to questions about his Cabinet. So, how much can an incumbent blame on his predecessor? NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin discuss.
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Insurers Wait For Verdict On Health Care Law And Their Bottom Line

"I'm less concerned about how they rule and more concerned about when we can actually get at fixing this," says the head of Aetna, the nation's third-largest health insurer. He says at one level, the health care law represents a huge opportunity for the U.S. health insurance industry.
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Bishops Ask If Enough Done To Stop Sex Abuse

U.S. Catholic bishops are wrapping up their annual meeting in Atlanta. They vowed to continue fighting the Obama administration over contraceptive health coverage. Plus, ten years after sexual abuse scandals were revealed, the bishops assessed whether they're doing enough to protect children. Host Michel Martin speaks with two religion reporters.
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FAMU President On Cleaning Up Band Culture

Eleven members of the Florida A&M University marching band were arraigned on felony charges Thursday, in the alleged hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. This comes after the university's president received a "no confidence" vote from the board of trustees. Host Michel Martin speaks with FAMU's President James Ammons.
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For 'Wiseguy' Henry Hill, Mobster 'Days Were Over'

Henry Hill, the mobster-turned-informant portrayed by Ray Liotta in the film Goodfellas, died on Tuesday. He was 69. Hill's colorful life was documented in Nicholas Pileggi's 1986 book Wiseguy, which later became the basis for the movie Goodfellas.
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Deportations Of Law-Abiding, Younger Illegal Immigrants To Stop

The Obama administration is also making work permits available to those who arrived in the U.S. before age 16, are younger than 30 and have fulfilled some other requirements.
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Secret Service Data On Accusations Against Its Personnel Is Released

The data, going back to 2004, total 229 pages. The list does not detail confirmed cases of misconduct, but rather accusations of such misbehavior as involvement with prostitutes.

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