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Next President Will Still Have To Work With Congress

One question on the minds of voters is what kind of relationship the administration of the next four years will have with Congress after the stalemate of the last two. National Review senior editor and Bloomberg columnist Ramesh Ponnuru talks to Steve Inskeep about what he thinks will happen if President Obama is re-elected or if Mitt Romney wins.
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Obama Wants 4 More Years To Fix Nation's Problems

President Obama has accepted his party's nomination for a second term. In his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday night, he said the path he suggests is "harder, but it leads to a better place." He said the progress he'd made so far would be reversed if Mitt Romney won the White House.
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Close Read: Examining Obama's Acceptance Speech

For a close read of President Obama's acceptance speech, Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne talk to NPR White House Correspondent Scott Horsley, Health Policy Correspondent Julie Rovner, and Business Correspondent Yuki Noguchi. We're checking meanings behind some of the phrases, as we did with Mitt Romney's speech one week ago.
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Five Takeaways From The Last Night Of The Democratic Convention

Obama accepted his nomination highlighting a more somber version of the hope and change he promised in 2008.
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'America's Attic' Team Dredges Convention For Historical Riches

Fresh off their work at the Republican convention, the Smithsonian Institution's political convention memorabilia team is spending this week at the Democrats' party, collecting and shipping finds back to the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.
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Transcript: Vice President Biden's Convention Speech

Transcript of Vice President Joe Biden's speech at the Democratic National Convention.
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Youth Fervor High At DNC, But Lagging Behind 2008

President Obama drew strong support from the youth vote in 2008. This election season, analysts say enthusiasm for the president has declined. While young adults are visible at the Democratic National Convention, some young people acknowledge apathy among their peers.
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Stocks Get Bounce From Europe; Focus Turns To Jobs

As Europe's Central Bank announced the latest plan to deal with the Continent's debt crisis, markets on both sides of the Atlantic rallied. Now investors are turning their focus to Friday's U.S. unemployment report, searching for signs that the job market is strengthening.

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