Linda Wertheimer As NPR's senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience to bear on the day's top news stories.

Declared and potential candidates are already in New Hampshire. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and others spoke at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit this week in Nashua. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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Advice For Beleaguered Battleground State Residents: Leave Town

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A Challenge To The New Congress: Fix Stagnant Wages

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W.Va. Pottery Company Keeps Popular Fiesta Line Thriving

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Remembering The Emotional Fallout From Nixon's Resignation

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Longtime NPR Reporter Margot Adler Made Listening A Delight

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Keeping Time By Rubidium At The Naval Observatory

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Hard-Boiled Hero Jack Irish Lives, And Drinks, In A Shadowy Melbourne

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Game Developers Conference: Not Your Typical Tech Convention

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A Cronut By Any Other Name Is Still A Cronut

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U.N. Report: All Sides Committing Atrocities In Syria

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A Meteoric Rise For Young 'Divergent' Author

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Sanctions Target Business Leaders, Others With Ties To Putin

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Fifty Years Later, Did The U.S. Win The War On Poverty?

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With Congress Gone, D.C. Takes On Effortless Beauty

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