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Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue

After Nancy Glynn got pregnant, she learned her employer didn't offer paid family leave. Then, like many Americans, she discovered it was hard to get by without it.
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In 2 Indiana Cities, All That Trump And Obama Touched Isn't Political Gold

Gary has seen economic investment from Donald Trump, and Kokomo benefited from President Obama's auto bailout. But those connections haven't necessarily led to political goodwill.
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Every Party But The Real One: A Night Chasing The #WHCD

Washington's biggest night has gotten big because of all the parties happening around the main event. A weekend of nerd prom excess could be seen as D.C. at its worst, or D.C. at its best.

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Crowds Gather In Los Angeles For May Day Immigrants' Rights March

Leslie Berestein Rojas of Southern California Public Radio has an update on the annual May Day march for immigrant rights. The march comes after Donald Trump visited the state, sparking protests.
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10 Years After Immigration Protests, What Has Changed?

Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American, Fermin Vasquez of the SEIU and Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies discuss the legacy of 10 years of activism for immigration reform.
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With Primary Season In Final Stretch, Sanders Reports Slowed Fundraising

Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign reported a $26 million haul in April, far below his totals in February and March. Still, Sanders' donations have outpaced his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.
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Iran Parliamentary Election: Moderates, Reformists Make Gains, Fall Short Of Majority

Supporters of President Hassan Rouhani fell short of a clear majority despite receiving the most votes. Analysts say the coming period will be combative, with many big issues decided by independents.
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President Obama Has His Last Laughs At 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

In eighth and his last correspondents' dinner on Saturday evening, Obama didn't pull punches with his fellow politicos — but he did pull a last-minute mic drop.
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Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Battle Out Indiana Primary

Rachel talks to Pete Seat, the Indiana consultant for John Kasich, about the upcoming primary.
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Republican Immigration Rhetoric Leaves Latino Population Feeling Disenfranchised

Although the Latino population is growing fast in Charlotte, N.C., it's not nearly as politically engaged. The GOP says they want their vote. But many Latinos feel alienated by the candidate options.

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