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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Apr 11, 2013 — Politicians who were caught up in sex scandals have often achieved second careers in media and lobbying. Now, some want to return to elective office.
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Apr 13, 2012 — Newark Mayor Cory Booker is part of an elite list of politicians who have rescued people in distress. Here's a partial list of other elected officials who've gone beyond the call of duty.
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May 27, 2011 — Arnold Schwarzenegger might be a little radioactive right about now, especially in a state full of social conservatives like Iowa. But that didn't stop Mitt Romney who was campaigning in Des Moines Friday from referring to the former California governor as "my friend."
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May 17, 2011 — Politicians are probably no more prone to immorality and hypocrisy than the general populace. Divorce courts and prisons are full of non-politicians. So why does it seem so much more shocking when politicians, who are humans after all, get caught out doing wrong?
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May 17, 2011 — When he got into politics in 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger fended off allegations that he had groped and humiliated women in the past. Now he's no longer governor of California, and there's word that he fathered a child with an aide a decade ago.
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Dec 2, 2010 — Authorities discovered what may be the largest cache of homemade explosives ever found in one location in the U.S.
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Sep 10, 2010 — The California Republican's "tweet" is a bit of a humorous jab. Palin will forever be linked with something that's often misquoted.
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Jun 18, 2010 — NPR's "Battleground Poll" not only shows that Republicans may make gains, but also the power of gerrymandered districts in today's political debate.
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Jun 3, 2010 — Remembering Gary Coleman, who died recently, and who ran a mostly-forgotten campaign for governor of California during the recall election of 2003.
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