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Obama To Challenge GOP With 3 Federal Appeals Court Picks

President Obama on Tuesday will name three new judges at once to the federal appeals bench in the District of Columbia, which is sometimes called the little Supreme Court. The nominations are expected to test a logjam that has held up Obama appointees in the Senate.

IRS Chief Tells Panel 'Primary Mission' Is Restoring Trust

In the wake of reports that conservative groups' requests for tax-exempt status got extra scrutiny, new IRS acting Commissioner Danny Werfel tells a House panel the agency must earn Americans' trust. The panel questioned Werfel about his agency's scandals at an oversight hearing Monday.

White House-Issa Fight: Nasty But Normal In Washington

It's what happens when one party holds the White House and the other at least one congressional chamber. Subpoenas are launched like rockets at an enemy camp.

Young Republicans Aim To Revitalize GOP

All Things Considered host Audie Cornish talks with Alex Smith, National Chair of the College Republican National Committee, about their new report, Grand Old Party for a Brand New Generation.
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Richard Haass: "Foreign Policy Begins At Home: The Case For Putting America's House In Order"

The president of the Council on Foreign Relations says the biggest threat to the United States comes not from abroad but from within. Diane and her guest, Richard Haass, discuss why he believes foreign policy begins at home.

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America's Energy Future Beyond Oil And Gas

Natural gas production in this country is booming. On a far smaller scale, so are some alternative energy industries. Please join us to discuss the growth prospects for wind, solar and nuclear power in the United States.