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Hill staffers and PGA professionals mingle Wednesday at this year's National Golf Day event on Capitol Hill, which included an annual Democrats versus Republicans putting challenge. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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On Links As In Life, D.C. Bipartisan Relations Are Deep In The Rough

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Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., questions Secretary of State John Kerry on Capitol Hill last month. In an interview with NPR, Rubio reiterated his opposition to President Obama's dealings with Iran and Cuba. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Republicans Are Making Foreign Policy The Obamacare Of The 2016 Election

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President Obama speaks beside Russian President Dmitry Medvedev after signing New START documents in 2010. Now five years old, that treaty has taken on renewed relevance in light of the framework nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New START Nuke Deal With Russia May Be Aging — But It's Not Over

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Cuban President Raul Castro and President Obama shake hands as they meet on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama, on Saturday. It was the first substantive talk between leaders of the two countries in more than five decades. Pool/Scott Horsley hide caption

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President Obama is pressing hard for a nuclear agreement with Iran. But critics have cited his remark that Iran's 'breakout' time for acquiring nuclear material for a bomb might be very brief as parts of the deal expire. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Obama's Remarks On Nuclear Deal Provide Fuel For Critics

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President Obama speaks to NPR's Steve Inskeep at the White House on Monday. The president is pressing hard for a full-fledged nuclear agreement with Iran, part of his outreach to states that previous presidents ostracized for decades. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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NPR's Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama at the White House on Monday. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

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NPR's Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama at the White House on Monday. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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President Obama Talks To NPR's Steve Inskeep

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Maranda Brooks stands in January outside a payday loans business that she used to frequent. Troubled by consumer complaints and loopholes in state laws, federal regulators are proposing expansive, first-ever rules on payday lenders, aimed at helping cash-strapped borrowers from falling into a cycle of debt. Tony Dejak/AP hide caption

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Payday Loans — And Endless Cycles Of Debt — Targeted By Federal Watchdog

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Oakland Kids Get A Raise From The New Minimum Wage

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