House Republican leaders have pulled their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act after it became clear they did not have the votes to pass it.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to political commentators Kimberly Atkins of the Boston Herald and Guy Benson of Townhall.com for the about the controversy surrounding the House Intelligence Committee, the debate over the GOP health care bill and Democrats' plan to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Noam Levey, who covers national health care policy for The Los Angeles Times, about what happens with essential health benefits in the American Health Care Act.
House Republicans pulled their health care bill on Friday after failing to secure enough votes. House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke to reporters after the decision came to pull the bill.
Republican Rep. Mike Kelly supports the American Health Care Act. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to him about what he likes about the bill and the decision to pull it on Friday.
Republican leaders are postponing a vote on the American Health Care Act again after failing to secure enough support the bill.
The nation's emotional debate over immigration is playing out at a high school in Maryland. A student was allegedly raped by two students, and the suspects are not from the U.S.
Some Islamic institutions in the U.S. were founded by brotherhood members or sympathizers. Community leaders say ties with the Islamist movement were cut long ago; conservatives suspect otherwise.
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Critics of the legislation had argued that it was already easy to get a concealed-carry permit in North Dakota.
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Centrist and hard-line Republicans came out against the GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Facing a near-certain defeat, House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump agreed to pull the bill.
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President Trump sent a message to House Republicans on Thursday night that they must pass their health care bill on Friday or the Affordable Care Act stays in place.
Rep. Adam Schiff, top House Intelligence Committee Democrat, breaks with chairman Devin Nunes' decision to close some hearings in the panel's probe of President Trump's connections to Russia.
It's unclear when Trump's former campaign chair will speak. Meanwhile, the next open hearing is either postponed for logistics or canceled over Democratic objections — depending on whom you believe.
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House Republicans altered their health care bill to let states decide what coverage is required. That would make it harder to buy coverage for childbirth or chronic illness, analysts say.
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Comedian Negin Farsad traveled all over the U.S. to clear up misconceptions about Islam while making people laugh. She calls this form of activism "social justice comedy."
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When comedian and TV host Sandi Toksvig came out as gay in the early 1990s, she used humor to recover from the onslaught of vitriol.Today, she says, humor can help bring about social change.
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The president's reputation as a deal-maker is on the line Friday as House Republicans face a politically perilous vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
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Steve Inskeep talks with Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland, a Republican and member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. He's been reluctant to support the Republican health care bill.
Steve Inskeep talks with Jonah Goldberg of National Review about a busy week in politics, which included a delay of a health care bill vote and news about the Trump campaign and Russia.
GOP lawmakers failed to come to a deal on the health care bill after a meeting with the White House on Thursday. Republican Rep. David Schweikert is lobbying his Freedom Caucus members to vote yes.