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Virginia's Voter ID Law Takes Effect

Virginia's voter identification law went into effect this week after dominating discourse in the state for the better part of this year's legislative session.

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The Politics Hour

Kojo and the Politics Hour gang chat with D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) and Montgomery County Executive "Ike" Leggett (D).

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Obama Boards A Bus To Promote His Economic Vision

President Obama's campaign bus rolls from Ohio into Pennsylvania Friday. He is trying to make the case that the U.S. economy is slowly but surely on the mend. While touring Ohio's manufacturing belt Thursday, he highlighted the rebound of the auto industry.
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Washington, Wall Street Wait For Jobless Report

The Labor Department releases June's unemployment figures Friday. After starting off the year with some new-found strength, in recent months job growth has been slowing. That's significant to anyone looking for work and to economists. Job growth is also front and center in the presidential election.
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Federal Judge Richard Posner: The GOP Has Made Me Less Conservative

The longtime conservative jurist has been one of the nation's most respected and admired legal thinkers on the right. But in an interview with NPR, he expressed exasperation at the modern Republican Party, and confessed that he has become "less conservative" as a result.
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Obama Touts Auto Industry On Bus Tour

President Obama kicked off a two-day bus tour of Ohio and Pennsylvania on Thursday, talking about auto jobs and trade with China. Robert Siegel talks to Scott Horsley.

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