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Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., is retiring at the end of this year after three decades in the House. The first Latina elected to Congress, she is leaving with a warning for her party about the need to reach out to more women and minority voters. Cameron Pollack/NPR hide caption

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First Latina Elected To Congress Retires With A Warning To Republicans

Florida GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen tells NPR her party is "going backward," focusing on "the white, male conservative" with potentially dire consequences in a changing country.

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Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., is retiring at the end of this year after three decades in the House. The first Latina elected to Congress, she is leaving with a warning for her party about the need to reach out to more women and minority voters. Cameron Pollack/NPR hide caption

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First Latina Elected To Congress Retires With A Warning To Republicans

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'The Jungle' Tells The Stories Inside A Real Refugee Camp In Northern France

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The deadline for signing up for individual health insurance coverage on HealthCare.gov ends Saturday, Dec. 15. Patrick Sison/AP hide caption

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ACA Sign-Ups Have Lagged For 2019. But What Does That Mean?

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Barnie Botone reflects on his 34-year career on the railroad in a StoryCorps interview in Bismarck, N.D., last month. Camila Kerwin/StoryCorps hide caption

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'The Dark Side Of The Railroad': A Locomotive Engineer's Fraught Legacy With The Rails

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Puerto Ricans Angry Over Impending Ban On Cockfighting

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The Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit group formed after the 2012 Connecticut shooting, is training students to spot warning signs in other would–be shooters and to anonymously report concerns through a mobile app. Courtesy Sandy Hook Promise hide caption

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'It's Preventable': Sandy Hook Parents Promote App For Reporting School Threats

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