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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:03:00 -0400Sadly, this week's ScuttleButton is the last time it will appear on the NPR Web site. Contact Ken Rudin at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about the future of Political Junkie and the button puzzle.
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:34:00 -0400The real question about sending in this week's ScuttleButton answer is whether the NSA will see it before Ken Rudin does.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:39:00 -0400The death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg has thrown a monkey wrench onto the plans of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie. Calculations about Lautenberg's successor, and when to hold the special election, may affect Christie's re-election path this year ... as well as a potential White House bid in 2016.
Tue, 04 Jun 2013 06:45:00 -0400Let's just see if the Chinese can hack into the answer to this week's ScuttleButton puzzle.
Wed, 29 May 2013 06:50:00 -0400The nomination of E.W. Jackson for lieutenant governor of Virginia has excited movement conservatives, who love his no-holds-barred rhetoric. Democrats are also pleased with his nomination, arguing that he can help turn moderate swing voters away from the GOP.
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Wed, 22 May 2013 15:55:00 -0400I'm hoping the administration won't go through my personal e-mails to reveal the answer to this week's ScuttleButton puzzle. Hopefully they'll wait a week, like everyone else.
Tue, 21 May 2013 13:52:00 -0400After eight years of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles voters will pick a, shall we say, more charismatically-challenged successor.
Wed, 15 May 2013 11:43:00 -0400President Obama says we don't have time to be playing these kinds of political games. Was he talking about Benghazi or ScuttleButton?
Wed, 08 May 2013 16:46:00 -0400Seriously, who cares about the Jodi Arias verdict when there's a new ScuttleButton puzzle to be solved? Actually, even if there weren't a new ScuttleButton puzzle.
Tue, 07 May 2013 06:30:00 -0400History says that if a sitting vice president wants to succeed his retiring boss, the nomination is usually his. Think: Nixon '60, Humphrey '68, Bush '88, Gore '00. But history may not help Joe Biden in 2016.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:59:00 -0400Of the eight senators retiring in 2014, six of them are Democrats. Which should be good news for the Republicans. Maybe. Plus: take our poll, please, as to who will win in South Carolina next week.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:55:00 -0400America has rushed to embrace the first openly gay NBA active player. Now if it would only embrace ScuttleButton, the popular waste-of-time button puzzle.
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 06:40:00 -0400The complaints begin anew. First, it was indignation over the April Fool's puzzle. Now, it's how EASY last week's one was. Well, here's another ScuttleButton for you to figure out.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 06:15:00 -0400Please forgive me for the cruel, April Fool's ScuttleButton, which ultimately was deliberately unsolvable. This week's puzzle is on the up and up.