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Planet Money
3:26 pm
Thu July 16, 2015

Greece's Lost Olive Oil: How Export Barriers Stifle Economic Growth

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 1:36 pm

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Law
3:26 pm
Thu July 16, 2015

Obama Visits Federal Prison In Oklahoma To Tout Criminal Justice Reform

Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 6:55 pm

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Asia
3:26 pm
Thu July 16, 2015

Japan's Lower House Approves Changes To Military Powers

Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 6:55 pm

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Politics
3:26 pm
Thu July 16, 2015

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Tout Small Donors; Here's The Math

Originally published on Fri July 17, 2015 1:49 pm

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It's All Politics
1:26 pm
Thu July 16, 2015

Wisconsin Supreme Court Ends A Political Headache For Walker

Wisconsin's Supreme Court has found that Gov. Scott Walker's campaign had not illegally collaborated with outside conservative groups three years ago.
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ended a probe into Scott Walker's 2012 recall election campaign, sparing the Wisconsin governor a political headache just as he launches his bid for the White House.

The court found that Walker's campaign had not illegally collaborated with outside conservative groups three years ago when the governor faced a recall election following labor backlash over his push to weaken public sector unions.

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Politics
4:02 am
Thu July 16, 2015

2016's Campaign War Chests Are Just Jewelry Boxes Next To The Super PACs

Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 2:51 pm

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It's All Politics
12:31 am
Thu July 16, 2015

5 Things We've Learned About 2016 Presidential Fundraising

Hillary Clinton's campaign managed to far out-fundraise all 2016 contenders in either party.
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Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 10:26 am

The first major campaign finance data dump of the 2016 presidential race is in, offering a look into how the candidates are raising and spending money. With second-quarter disclosures due at midnight July 15, most campaigns released their figures late Wednesday and into the evening.

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Politics
7:01 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

Greek Parliament Passes Austerity Measures To Move Forward With Bailout

Originally published on Wed July 15, 2015 8:25 pm

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Parallels
5:14 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

Beyond A Bailout: Greece Needs Debt Relief, IMF Says

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos attends a session of Parliament in Athens on Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to vote on reforms demanded by eurozone creditors in exchange for a new bailout.
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Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 4:03 pm

Whatever comes of the latest bailout plan for Greece, it may not be enough to save the country's economy, a new report from the International Monetary Fund says.

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It's All Politics
5:13 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

Logo Or No Go? When Campaign Logos Look A Little Too Familiar

@CNNPolitics tweeted a combination of Scott Walker's campaign logo with America's Best Eyeglasses logo to show the design similarities.
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Originally published on Wed July 15, 2015 7:01 pm

The "E" in Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's newly unveiled presidential logo is a stylized American flag — as it turns out, one that looks remarkably similar to the logo for America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses.

The company's CEO, Reade Fahs, said he doesn't mind but also that it's unlikely the governor hasn't seen the 18-year-old logo. "It's on hundreds of stores across the country. So assuming he's got good vision, he probably would have spotted it in his campaign travels. And we have lots of stores in Wisconsin too."

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Energy
4:01 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

U.S. Energy Secretary: Deal Keeps Iran Further Away From A Nuclear Weapon

Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 2:48 pm

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Back in April when president Obama called the nuclear deal the best way to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, he cited our next guest, Ernest Moniz, as an authority.

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Energy
4:01 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

Nuclear Deal Includes Surveillance Of Iran's Nuclear Facilities

Originally published on Wed July 15, 2015 7:01 pm

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The Iran nuclear deal includes more surveillance at the country's nuclear facilities, something President Obama says will ensure that Iran does not build a bomb.

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National Security
4:01 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Nuclear Deal With Iran 'Has To Include Their Behavior'

Originally published on Wed July 15, 2015 10:01 pm

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Middle East
4:01 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

Lebanon Residents Divided Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Originally published on Wed July 15, 2015 7:01 pm

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Health
4:01 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

John Boehner Calls For Probe Of Planned Parenthood After Sting Video

Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 2:26 pm

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