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'Moral Monday' Movement Ends In North Carolina

Liberal North Carolinians have been holding weekly demonstrations called 'Moral Mondays' to protest Republican legislative actions. Reverend William Barber, organizer of the events and president of the North Carolina NAACP, talks about out what's next, now that legislators are wrapping up their session.
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Public Defenders And The Sequester

Kojo chats with the federal public defender for the District of Columbia about how budget challenges are affecting legal representation for the poor.

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"Our Nixon:" A New Documentary

Most people know Richard Nixon secretly taped Oval Office conversations during his presidency. But few are aware that three of Nixon's top aides obsessively used home movie cameras to document their time at the White House; capturing...

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Analysis: Congress Continues Debate Over Guantanamo Bay Detention Center

David Hawkings talks about the latest behind the controversial Guantanamo Bay detention center, and how Obama plans to handle the issue.

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Mounting Tensions Between The U.S. And Russia

Tensions between the U.S. and Russia mount over NSA leaker Edward Snowden, the Kremlin’s new anti-gay laws and Syria. A panel joins Diane to discuss the chilly turn in U.S.-Russian relations.

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Food Stamps At The Heart Of Farm Bill Political Drama

When the House passed its version of the farm bill earlier this month, one major section was missing: the nutrition title. That includes the food stamp program, now called SNAP.
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Weiner Campaign Manager Quits After Latest 'Sexting' Scandal

The New York City mayoral candidate has seen his polling numbers drop precipitously since the latest revelations.
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Treasury Secretary: Congress Must End Uncertainty On Debt

Jack Lew, doing the rounds on the Sunday morning political programs, says another partisan spending fight could plunge the country back into economic crisis.
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The Latest On Increasing Violence In Egypt

Egyptian authorities have unleashed the deadliest attack on Islamist protesters since that country's uprising in 2011. Diane and her guests discuss the latest on the bloody crackdown and what's next for Egypt.

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U.S. Senate Appropriations Approves Less Restrictive Budget For D.C.

The committee approved a budget for the District that doesn't try to restrict city officials' ability to craft their own policies.

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