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Celebrity Lawyer Takes Spotlight In Cain Case

It seems like hardly a month goes by without seeing celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred on television. This week, Allred was in the news again, representing one of presidential candidate Herman Cain's sexual harassment accusers. Her bold use of media to call attention to her clients' causes has earned the respect of some, but the irritation of others. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates has a profile.
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Next String Of GOP Debates Feature Foreign Policy

The Republican presidential candidates gather Saturday night in Spartanburg, S.C., to debate foreign policy and national security, the first in nearly a dozen such events to have that focus. NPR's senior Washington editor Ron Elving looks ahead to the event with guest host Linda Wertheimer.
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Obama Marks Veterans Day At Arlington Cemetery

President Obama marked Veterans Day Friday at Arlington National Cemetery. Robert Siegel and Guy Raz have more.
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Week In Politics: Republican Presidential Field; This Week's Elections

Guy Raz speaks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne, of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks, of the New York Times.
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Obama's Trip Focuses On The Pacific

President Obama left Friday for a nine-day trip to Hawaii, Australia and Indonesia. The president is trying to justify this long foreign excursion by saying that it will create American jobs.
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For Gingrich, A Slow And Steady Climb To The Top

This summer, the former House speaker's campaign seemed to bottom out when most of his staff quit. Now, the 68-year-old finds himself in the top tier of candidates for the Republican presidential nomination. He credits his rise in the polls to his "serious, substantive approach" to the issues.

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