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1:17pm

Sun May 1, 2011
Politics

Gardner Says Congressional Recess Helpful

Congressman Cory Gardner.
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Members of Congress are finishing up a two-week break from Washington and heading back to work. 4th District Congressman Cory Gardner (R) held three town hall meetings during his time off.

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7:34am

Sun May 1, 2011
The Spark

Jon Huntsman: A Political Path, Paved With Detours

There are at least a dozen Republicans considering a run for the White House in 2012. As part of a series, NPR is profiling some of them to find out what first sparked their interest in politics.

In 1971, Jon Huntsman Jr. visited the White House. He was 11 years old, and his father was a businessman and adviser to Richard Nixon. The young Huntsman, the story goes, met Henry Kissinger that day and helped carry his luggage to the car.

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5:52pm

Fri April 29, 2011
Politics

Court Reverses Stem Cell Decision

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Congresswoman Diana DeGette was among many stem-cell research advocates cheering a court ruling on Friday.

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3:16pm

Wed April 27, 2011
Politics

Bennet Discusses Clean Energy During China Trip

Senator Michael Bennet

Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) and nine of his colleagues are just back from a week-long trip to China, where clean energy emerged as a top issue.

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12:01am

Tue April 26, 2011
The Spark

Mitt Romney: Like Father, Like Son?

There are at least a dozen Republicans considering a run for the White House in 2012. Over the next two weeks, NPR will be profiling some of them to find out what first sparked their interest in politics.

Before Mitt Romney went from the boardroom to the campaign trail, his father did the same thing.

George Romney was the head of American Motors — a gregarious, no-nonsense CEO who championed a line of innovative compact cars sold under the Nash and Rambler nameplates.

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