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Low Bar Set For Obama's Mideast Trip

Tuesday, President Obama leaves on a mission to the Middle East. It will be the first time he's visited Israel as president. NPR's Scott Horsley tells host Rachel Martin that the president will also meet with Palestinian leaders in the West Bank and pay a visit to Jordan.
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Week In Politics: Budgets, Gay Marriage And A Straw Poll

Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mara Liasson about the past week's political news, including the latest in the budget debate and Sen. Rob Portman's reversal on same-sex marriage.
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Playing This Year: Conservative Documentaries

As independent financing and filmmaking becomes more accessible, conservatives are turning to movies to get their message out to a larger, younger audience. It's an attempt to get the conservative story out to a broader demographic.
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Annual Conservative Gathering Questions GOP's Direction

NPR's Don Gonyea brings us an update from the Conservative Political Action Conference finishing up this weekend. A speech by Jeb Bush at the conference is raising questions about the direction of the conservative wing of the Republican party, and about possible contenders in the 2016 presidential election.
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Reading The Tea Leaves Of Obama's Mideast Trip

President Obama will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas when he travels to the Middle East next week. Host Scott Simon talks with Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic and Bloomberg View about the president's upcoming trip.
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CPAC Showcases Mix Of Conservative Visions

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference wraps Saturday. NPR's Don Gonyea gives the highlights from the annual gathering of conservatives.

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