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The Politics of War

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This Memorial Day the nation remembers all those people who died while serving in the American armed forces. More than 1,316,000 military personnel have died during military conflicts in this nation's history.

N.S.A. And Other Matters Leave McConnell's Senate In Disarray

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WASHINGTON — The sleepy United States senators thought they were done voting. But then, around 1 a.m. on the Saturday before Memorial Day, Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky and presidential candidate, marched spryly to the Senate floor to let it be known that, no, he would not agree to extend the federal government’s bulk collection of phone records program. Not even for one day.

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GOP Calls For 'Honoring' Troops By Funding A War Congress Won't Vote On

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WASHINGTON -- It's Memorial Day weekend, and congressional Republicans are using their weekly video address to the nation to call for "honoring our commitment" to U.S. troops.

But they're making a curious argument on how to show that commitment: They want President Barack Obama to support a House-passed defense authorization bill that provides more funding for the war against the Islamic State -- the same war that Congress hasn't taken the time to debate, authorize or vote on.

New 'Cottage' At Maine Compound For Jeb Bush

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Jeb Bush, who has a longtime relationship with this seaside town where generations of Bushes have vacationed, is having a house built for him at the family compound on Walker’s Point, with a wraparound porch and expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean.

So That Happened: How One Texas Bill Could Make It Impossible For Minors To Get Abortions

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So, that happened. On this week's podcast, we look into Texas legislation restricting access to abortion for minors, compare and contrast federal bills aimed at curbing what food stamps can buy with the fact that Congress want us to give them more money, and conclude our conversation from last week on Seymour Hersh's controversial claims about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

Travel and Tourism

Travel & Tourism Explore the extraordinary secrets of the Caribean Islands.

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Poll Of The Week

What is your favorite travel destination?

America - 42.9%
Europe and Asia - 42.9%
Africa - 14.3%

Total votes: 7
The voting for this poll has ended on: December 31, 2013