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It's All Politics
11:27 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Clinton Announces $45 Million Fundraising Haul

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton raised $45 million, as of June 30, her campaign announced Wednesday.
David Goldman AP

Fundraising is often used as a proxy for the strength of a campaign, and Hillary Clinton's team wants everyone to know she's $45 million strong. Clinton is the first major candidate to announce their fundraising haul this cycle ahead of a mid-month reporting deadline.

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The Two-Way
11:15 am
Wed July 1, 2015

U.S., Cuba Formally Resume Diplomatic Relations

President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, spoke about U.S. ties with Cuba during remarks Wednesday in the Rose Garden of the White House.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

President Obama today announced the formal resumption of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba after more than half a century of hostilities. The two countries have agreed to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana.

Standing in the White House Rose Garden, Obama called it "a historic step forward in our efforts to normalize relations with the Cuban government and people."

Obama said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Havana this summer to "proudly raise the flag over our embassy once more."

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It's All Politics
11:13 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Can The Candidate Move Beyond 'The Christie Show'?

A supporter at Gov. Chris Christie's announcement Tuesday.
Getty Images

It was the least suspenseful cliffhanger in the history of cliffs.

Governor Christie has, essentially, been running for higher office for years. But as of Tuesday he is now, officially, a presidential candidate.

This week the Christie Tracker podcast, from WNYC and New Jersey Public Radio, headed to Livingston High School for analysis on the announcement.

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The Two-Way
10:40 am
Wed July 1, 2015

WATCH: The 2 Goals That Gave The U.S. The Win Over Germany

Carli Lloyd (right) celebrates with Morgan Brian during the U.S. match against China at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015.
William Volcov/CON LatinContent/Getty Images

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Local News
8:38 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Today KWBU Celebrates 15 Years of NPR in Heart of Texas

Today marks the 15th anniversary for National Public Radio on KWBU-FM here in the Heart of Texas. Carlos Morales has this look back through the years.


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