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Sen. Warren On The 'Tilted Process' Of Asia Trade Bill

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 01:00

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has become the president's signature trade initiative, but it is also very unpopular with Democrats, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

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NYC Mayor Seeks National Spotlight, New 'Contract With America'

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 01:00

Just two years into his job as mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio is unveiling a progressive "Contract with America" in Washington. But critics back home say it's all too much, too soon.

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Sheep Ranchers Count On American Muslims To Keep Lamb On Menu

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:45

Today, the average American eats about a half pound of lamb per year. Now lamb producers are setting their sights on Muslim consumers. But first they'll have to learn how to market to them.

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State Legislatures Quarreling Over Whether To Expand Medicaid

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:43

Medicaid expansion was a big deal in a handful of state legislatures this year. Wyoming said no. Tennessee said no. But Montana said yes, and three more states are coming down to the wire.

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In 'Organic Life,' The Making Of America's First Organic Restaurant

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:40

Nora Pouillon writes about her lifelong devotion to food in a new memoir, My Organic Life. Her restaurant has been a fixture in the Washington, D.C., food scene since 1979.

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Still Playing: The Theater That Saw The Birth Of Cinema

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:36

Not far from the film festival in Cannes is a town with even deeper ties to cinema. La Ciotat is home to the oldest working movie house in the world and was used by the inventors of moving pictures.

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