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Why You Should Care Where The GOP Meets

Republicans have not won the state where they nominated their ticket since 1992, when the party renominated the first President Bush in Houston.
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What's Causing The Latest Immigration Crisis? A Brief Explainer

The number of Central American children seeking entry into the U.S. has grown dramatically. The U.N. calls it a refugee crisis, but the GOP blames administration policies for encouraging migrants.
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Administration Moves To Speed Deportations Of Unaccompanied Minors

A flood of children from Central America has put President Obama under pressure. Steve Inskeep talks to White House advisor Cecilia Muñoz about efforts to more quickly process them.
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Cleveland, A Democratic Stronghold, Wins GOP Convention

The Republican Party picked Cleveland to host its 2016 convention. The GOP says it was drawn by the city's renaissance, and that they're taking the presidential battleground state of Ohio seriously.
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Arlington Voters Facing Three Special Elections

Seats are up for grabs in the House of Delegates, treasury and school board.
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A Senator Turns His Bible Into A Political Tool

In his new ad, Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor uses his Bible to respond to an opponent's attack.
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Unlikely Duo Join Forces On Sentencing Overhaul Bill

An unlikely pair of senators — New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker and Kentucky Republican Rand Paul — are teaming up on a bill that aims to fix America's criminal justice system.
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Activists Gather At White House To Protest Immigration Proposal

Hundreds of immigrant-rights activists protested outside the White House on the eve of President Obama’s request that Congress fund the rapid deportation of tens of thousands of Central American children detained after crossing the border illegally.
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Obama Requests Nearly $4 Billion In Funds To Speed Deportations

Amid crises on the U.S.-Mexico border and roiling protests in Murrieta, Calif., President Obama is requesting $3.7 billion from Congress to address the unfolding issues over immigration.
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For A Business Built 'On Bended Knee,' Hobby Lobby Ruling Is A Boon

Christian businessmen and women react to the Supreme Court's recent decision on contraception coverage, exploring the role of religion in business life from an evangelical point of view.

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