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Digging Into The Truth About Messages, Images And Hard Times

Ozy co-founder Carlos Watson tells NPR's Arun Rath about a televangelist in Singapore, a blog that analyzes news photography and one surprising recession trend.
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'Days Of Fire': The Evolution Of The Bush-Cheney White House

Peter Baker covered the George W. Bush administration for The New York Times. In his new book, Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House, Baker takes a second look at those controversial years.
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Count Of Fairfax Absentee Ballots Further Tightens Va. Attorney General's Race

A canvass of absentee ballots in Fairfax County has done nothing but make the already razor-thin margins in the state's attorney general race smaller.

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What Do Tuesday's Election Results Really Mean?

Elections this week provided mixed messages to the Republican Party about its political strategy moving into the 2014 midterms and beyond. Guest host Don Gonyea talks with NPR politics editor Charlie Mahtesian about the lessons for the GOP.
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Democrats Try To Tweak Health Care Law

Senate Democrats who supported passage of the Affordable Care Act have grown increasingly frustrated with the bumpy rollout of HealthCare.gov, the site Americans use to sign up for insurance. Guest host Don Gonyea talks with Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who introduced the Keeping the Affordable Care Act Promise Act to address concerns about about the law.
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Don't Read Virginia Result As Pro-Choice: It's Anti-Extreme

The characterization of Democrat Terry McAuliffe's gubernatorial win in Virginia as a women-driven rejection of the GOP position on abortion is too pat, analysts say: Voters were saying no to an extreme candidate.
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Obama Donor Behind Third-Party Va. Candidate? Maybe Not

Rumors that a major Obama bundler bankrolled an effort to sink the Republican gubernatorial nominee in Virginia appear to be exaggerated.
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Week In Politics: Parsing Election Results And Health Law Hitches

Melissa Block chats with political commentators Jonathan Capehart of The Washington Post and David Brooks with The New York Times to discuss the week in politics, including election results in New York City and New Jersey and President Obama's apology to people who are losing their health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
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Busboys And... Politics? Shallal Jumps Into D.C. Mayoral Race, As Does Orange

The owner of the Busboys and Poets chain and the longtime city politician are now among the contenders for D.C.'s top office.
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Takoma Park Teens Prove They Are No Election Day Slouches

Tuesday's election in Takoma Park was the first time that 16- and 17-year-olds were allowed to vote, a responsibility that many took seriously — more so than many of the city's adults.

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