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Like 'Lazarus,' Mark Sanford Returns To Office

Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford can soon add the title 'United States Representative' to his name. And an announcement that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made regarding his weight has people talking. Host Michel Martin catches up on the some of this week's political news with commentators Keli Goff and Mary Kate Cary.
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Does It Matter That 'Hero' Charles Ramsey Has A Criminal Past?

It's been a riveting week as the nation watched the story of three missing women reuniting with family members in Cleveland. The women were kidnapped during separate incidents several years ago and were imprisoned in the same house. Host Michel Martin talks to the barbershop guys about the many threads of this story.
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Immigration Comments Touch Nerve With 'Diverse' Canadians

Host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar dip into Tell Me More listeners' letters to get their take on the week's top stories. This week, Canadian listeners take exception to a comment made on Thursday's show.
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Taking The Pulse Of The U.S. Economy

The stock market, consumer spending, housing prices and better-than-expected job numbers: taking the pulse of the U.S. economy.

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Lawmakers Want Answers About Flaws In Terrorism Task Force

Congress has held the first hearing into last month's Boston Marathon bombing. It reinforced the narrative that the federal government failed to share information with Boston area authorities.

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