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7:08pm

Wed July 29, 2015
Politics

Obama Administration Officials Take The 'Malign' Line On Iran

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:56 pm

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5:12pm

Wed July 29, 2015
Sports

After Boston Drops Olympic Bid, U.S. Committee Scrambles To Find New Choice

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:56 pm

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5:12pm

Wed July 29, 2015
Code Switch

Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:56 pm

Johanna Fernández, co-curator of a new exhibition about the Young Lords, points to pages of the group's newspaper on display at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Hansi Lo Wang NPR

They were under watch by the FBI and the New York Police Department. And by the early 1970s, the Young Lords emerged as one of the country's most prominent radical groups led by Latino activists.

Inspired by the Black Panthers, a band of young Puerto Ricans wanted to form a Latino counterpart to the black nationalist group. In fact, one of the founding Young Lords in New York City almost started a group called the "Brown Tigers."

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5:12pm

Wed July 29, 2015
Politics

Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr. Charged For Political Corruption

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:56 pm

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A Democrat who has served 20 years in the House of Representatives has been indicted on racketeering charges. Federal prosecutors accuse Pennsylvania congressman Chaka Fattah of enriching himself and his associates. NPR's Carrie Johnson reports.

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5:12pm

Wed July 29, 2015
National Security

Senate Republicans Raise Concerns About Lifting Iran Economic Sanctions

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:56 pm

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3:01pm

Wed July 29, 2015
It's All Politics

Can Donald Trump Build A Campaign To Last?

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 5:42 pm

Republican presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump speaks at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, on July 18.
Nati Harnik AP

Updated at 5:10 p.m. adding quotes from strategists and a statement from Ivana Trump.

Donald Trump may be good at building things — hotels, wineries, golf courses — but his biggest challenge may be to create a lasting campaign for president.

Despite — or perhaps because of — his bluster and controversial comments, Trump is leading in national and many early state polls. But longtime White House campaign veterans are skeptical he has an organization built for the long haul.

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11:56am

Wed July 29, 2015
It's All Politics

Planned Parenthood Controversy Proves Complicated For Democrats

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 2:09 pm

Anti-abortion activists held a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.
Olivier Douliery Getty Images

The latest in a series of undercover sting videos features a woman who says she worked for a company that harvested organs from fetuses aborted at Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood leaders say the videos are heavily edited and that they're not making money from facilitating fetal tissue donation for medical research. But the controversy over the videos is becoming a campaign issue — for both Democrats and Republicans.

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11:45am

Wed July 29, 2015
The Two-Way

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr., Of Philadelphia, Indicted On Corruption Charges

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 3:25 pm

Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr., D-Pa., speaks in Philadelphia on May 7.
Matt Rourke AP

Updated at 3:25 p.m. ET

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Sr., the Democrat who represents a district that includes parts of Philadelphia, was indicted on Wednesday over allegations of political corruption.

According to the indictment, the government alleges that Fattah was involved in a wide-ranging conspiracy that included bribery, the illegal use of campaign contributions and theft of charitable funds.

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11:41am

Wed July 29, 2015
Code Switch

'Key & Peele' Is Ending. Here Are A Few Of Its Code Switch-iest Moments

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 1:34 pm

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6:12am

Wed July 29, 2015
Politics

Presidential Candidates Weigh-In On Planned Parenthood Controversy

Originally published on Thu July 30, 2015 1:50 am

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