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Much Like Speed Dating, Republicans Try Their Best, Short Pitches

The crowded field of GOP presidential hopefuls got their first chance to face-off this week ahead of Thursday's first debate-- just not really against each other in any substantive fashion.

How EPA Rules Would Hit Coal-Heavy West Virginia

Host Melissa Block speaks to West Virginia University law professor James Van Nostrand about the impact of EPA power plant rules in his state.

Obama's Climate Plan Faces Huge Political Challenges

Even before he officially unveiled it, President Obama's plan to cut the carbon pollution produced by power plants faced significant opposition.

Koch Brothers Gather Conservative Donors To Hear GOP Candidates

The Koch brothers' political network of wealthy donors this weekend auditioned five GOP presidential candidates, another sign of billionaires' increasing political clout.

Obama Challenges Power Engineers To Do More With Less

If the president's Clean Power Plan survives legal and political challenges, the nation's electricity industry will have 15 years to remake itself and reduce CO2 emissions by a hefty margin.

14 GOP Candidates Will Share The Stage At New Hampshire Forum

Correspondent Don Gonyea tells NPR's Melissa Block that unlike official GOP debates, which will limit the number of participants, all the hopefuls were invited to to appear in Manchester on Monday.

President Obama Unveils New Power Plant Rules In 'Clean Power Plan'

Key elements include a requirement that would cut the power industry's carbon pollution by 32 percent below 2005 levels in the next 15 years.

Calls To Cut Off Planned Parenthood Are Nothing New

Flashback to the 1980s, when President Ronald Reagan tried to restrict funding for Planned Parenthood. Efforts in Congress have continued since then, with the latest focused on fetal tissue research.

Ted Cruz Makes 'Mmm ... Machine-Gun Bacon'

Cruz cooking bacon on a machine gun follows a string of GOP candidates trying to stand out online by destroying a cell phone, playing Operation, and critiquing Sharknado 3.

Get Ready For The Biggest Week Yet In The GOP Race For President

Republican presidential hopefuls are about to get their biggest test yet as they battle to make it onto the debate stage Thursday and woo voters who are just tuning into the contest.

Changing Polling Metrics To Decide GOP's Presidential Debate Lineup

Fox News will use an average of national polls to decide which GOP presidential candidates take part in Thursday's prime-time debate. Pollsters say more and more people don't want to talk to them.

Obama Aims To Tighten Restrictions On Plants' Greenhouse Gas Emissions

On Monday, President Obama will unveil tougher rules designed to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants. If the proposed plan clear legal hurdles, the nation's power grid would face big changes.

Democrats Consider Whether To Rename Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Events honor Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, founder of the Democratic Party. Both men owned slaves. Steve Inskeep talks to Mary Mancini, chairwoman of the Tennessee Democratic Party.

Baltimore Launched Martin O'Malley, Then Weighed Him Down

The city was a political launchpad for the presidential candidate, but his "zero tolerance" policing has drawn criticism for affecting the community's relationship with law enforcement.

Meet Hillary Clinton — Again

Hillary Clinton has been in the national spotlight since 1992 and has universal name ID, but her campaign hopes a $2 million ad buy will introduce voters to a side of her they don't know.

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