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Who Will Decide Health Care's Future?

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 9:06am

The president says "we will return!"

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Repeal And Replace Slogan Fails To Deliver Vote On Obamacare Alternative

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 6:29am

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Susan Davis and Larry Leavitt, senior vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation, about the collapse of the Republican health care bill in the Senate.

Latest Republican Attempt To Repeal Obamacare Dies In The Senate

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:03am

GOP Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran announced Monday that they would vote against the health care bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Without enough votes, the bill is dead.

GOP Health Care Bill Dies In The Senate, Now What?

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:03am

Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii about her party's strategy going forward as Republicans tried to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

News Brief: Health Care Bill Is Dead, Russian Compound Discussions

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:03am

When 2 GOP senators said they would vote no on a bill to replace Obamacare, it effectively killed the bill. U.S. and Russian diplomats are discussing 2 Russian compounds that U.S. authorities seized.

Where The Senate Health Care Defeat Leaves Trump, GOP

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:00am

Republicans are continuing to vow not to work with Democrats. Instead, the president is encouraging a full repeal and passing a new bill. Senate leadership is pushing along similar lines.

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9 Questions About The Debt Ceiling, Answered

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:00am

"It's time for this again?" you ask. Yes. Yes it is. Now you can be prepared for the upcoming battle.

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Democratic Senator Glad GOP's Bill Is Sidelined, But Sees Long Fight Ahead

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:11pm

Michigan's Debbie Stabenow says apparent defeat of Republicans' health care effort in the Senate is "great news," but notes that earlier attempts have been forsaken and rebooted.

With Two More Defections Tabling Health Care Bill, What's Next For GOP?

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 9:56pm

NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro explains the future for Republicans' health care efforts after senators from Utah and Kansas announced they wouldn't support consideration of the current bill.

More GOP Senators Say No, Killing Chances For Republican Health Care Bill

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 8:01pm

Utah Republican Mike Lee and Jerry Moran of Kansas have added their names to the no column, bringing to four the number of GOP senators opposed to the measure.

President Trump's Lawyer Faces Ethical Questions

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 6:22pm

Jay Sekulow, President Trump's attorney, is a major figure in the conservative Christian political movement. But there are very big ethical questions about the two charities he's involved in.

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Neurosurgeon: McCain's Recovery From Brain Surgery Might Take Weeks

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 4:55pm

Neurosurgeon Peter Nakaji says that the operation performed on Sen. John McCain to remove a blood clot from his brain gets people home within days, but they still need time to recover.

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Trump Administration Moves To Defund Teen Pregnancy Research Programs

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:28pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Texas A&M professor Kelly Wilson about the Trump administration's moves to defund teen pregnancy research programs, including the program she leads at Texas A&M.

Trump's 'Made In America' Week Highlights Products Made In The U.S.

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:28pm

The White House is showcasing products that are made in the U.S.A. this week, drawing an unintended contrast with the Trump Organization's own practices of making products overseas.

Sen. McCain's Recovery From Blood Clot Surgery Threatens GOP Health Care Vote

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:28pm

The imperiled Senate health care bill hit an unexpected hurdle over the weekend with a health scare that is keeping GOP Sen. John McCain home in Arizona. Without his vote, the bill cannot pass.

In Massachusetts, Proposed Medicaid Cuts Put Kids' Health Care At Risk

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:16pm

Doctors, consumers and politicians say big federal cuts to Medicaid funding would jeopardize the treatment a lot of kids rely on. The state would either have to make up lost funding or cut benefits.

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Mar-a-Lago Visitor Logs To Become Public, If They Exist

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:09pm

A good government group sued the Trump administration to get the records, but it's not clear if visitor logs are actually kept at the president's Florida resort.

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MAGAnomics And The Quest For Three Percent

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 9:06am

We know what it's called, but what is it?

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Legal Challenges Expected As Seattle Approves Income Tax On High Earners

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 4:01am

Seattle is among a number of cities in which the tech boom is driving up the cost of living. The highly paid tech workers there are expected to pay a new city income tax to help those who make less.

Rep. Hurd On Latest Probes Into Russia Investigation

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 4:01am

Steve Inskeep talks to Republican Congressman Will Hurd of Texas, a member of the House intelligence committee, about the latest on investigations into the Trump campaigns ties to Russia.

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