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Follow The Money: On The Trail Of Watergate Lore

Deep Throat whispered "follow the money" to reporter Bob Woodward during the investigation of Watergate, the third-rate burglary that brought down the Nixon administration. Or did he? An NPR librarian launched her own investigation.
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The New Immigration Policy: What's At Stake

President Obama on Friday put many provisions of the proposed DREAM Act into effect by saying the U.S. would no longer deport minor brought to the U.S. illegally if they are working or going to school and have no criminal record. NPR's Scott Horsley talks to host Scott Simon.
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Mayoral Agenda: What To Do About Gang Violence

Nearly 200 mayors from across the country have been in Orlando this week for the 80th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Many mayors are particularly focused on reducing violent crime, especially gang violence. Host Scott Simon talks with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu about their efforts.
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Romney Rolls Into States Where 'Every Town Counts'

In New Hampshire on Friday, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney kicked off a five-day, six-state bus tour. In addition to the Granite State, Romney's travels will take him to small towns in battleground states.
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McConnell Argues Against Requiring Donor Disclosure

Friday Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said it's time to roll back the Watergate-era requirement for public disclosure of campaign donors. He accused President Obama and liberals of trying to stifle the First Amendment rights of conservative donors.
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Is Deportation Freeze A 'Big Relief' Or 'Cynical Ploy'?

President Obama outline a new policy Friday to temporarily stop deporting some young illegal immigrants. Supporters celebrated the announcement, but not everyone embraced the change. There are critics who say it goes too far, while others say it's not enough.
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City Slickers Romney And Obama Woo Rural Voters

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney kicked off a five-day bus tour of small towns Friday. Both Romney and President Obama have been targeting rural communities, even though those areas are red and getting redder.

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