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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign kickoff rally on May 18, 2019, in Philadelphia. For the first time in a decade, Wall Street's deep-pocketed donors are giving more money to Democrats than Republicans. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Wall Street's Big Money Is Betting On Biden And Democrats In 2020

Despite the booming stock market under President Trump, the finance sector is giving a bit more money to Democrats than to Republicans for the first time in more than a decade.

"Plebe summer" detailers, or trainers, lead a company of incoming freshman students — the "plebes" — at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Nate Palmer for NPR hide caption

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Can Military Academies Serve As A Road Map For Reopening Colleges?

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Tennessee freshman delegate Harry Burn and his mother Febb, who urged him to vote for the 19th amendment in a letter. Burn Family hide caption

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The Nudge And Tie Breaker That Took Women's Suffrage From Nay To Yea

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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign kickoff rally on May 18, 2019, in Philadelphia. For the first time in a decade, Wall Street's deep-pocketed donors are giving more money to Democrats than Republicans. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Wall Street's Big Money Is Betting On Biden And Democrats In 2020

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Spoken word poet and musician Kae Tempest thinks that the act of paying extreme attention allows one to be more empathetic to others and to create art that resonates beyond the present moment. Julian Broad/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Kae Tempest Watches The World Vibrate

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