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Trump Sides With Democrats In Deal On Storm Relief And Fiscal Deadlines

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 1:10pm

Democratic congressional leaders announced Wednesday they had reached a deal with President Trump to raise the debt ceiling, fund the government and pass aid to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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Has America Lost Its Mind?

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:18am

Kurt Andersen: "Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire, A 500-Year History"

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A Nation Of Immigrants, 'A Nation Of Laws'

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 9:06am

Hundreds of thousands of protected undocumented immigrants now live in limbo.

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President Trump's Actions Risk Alienating Latino Voters In Nevada

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 6:25am

With the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, pardoning Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio and threats to build a wall with Mexico, Trump runs the risk of turning off more Latino voters.

Kentucky Could Become The Only State Without A Clinic That Performs Abortions

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 4:00am

A federal trial pits the last remaining clinic providing abortions in Kentucky against the state's Republican administration, which says the center failed to meet state health standards.

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Here's How Congress Could Act To Save DACA

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 4:00am

There are several bills already pending in Congress that could help so-called "DREAMers" that may gain steam after Trump's decision to stop the Obama program. Some allow paths for citizen

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Harvey Recovery Will Take Time, HUD Secretary Ben Carson Says

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 3:59am

Rachel Martin talks to Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about recovery efforts and his department's role in assisting Texas and Louisiana property owners affected by flooding.

Trump Rescinds DACA, Calls On Congress To Replace It

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 3:59am

The clock is ticking on a program for young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents. DOJ says Congress needs to act. State attorneys general and immigration groups threaten to sue.

Trump Gives Congress A 6-Month Window To Deal With DACA

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 3:59am

For many the decision to repeal DACA is too stiff. For others the 6-month delay is disappointing. Rachel Martin talks to Mark Krikorian, an immigration hardliner at the Center for Immigration Studies.

News Brief: Trump Ends DACA, Irma Is A Category 5 Hurricane

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 3:59am

Trump says it's up to Congress to make a plan to keep 800,000 immigrants from being deported. They were children when they entered the U.S. illegally. And, Irma is on a collision course with Florida.

Chastened Lawmakers Aim For Small, Bipartisan Health Care Victories

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:23pm

Senate Republicans and Democrats are trying something new on health care. It's called cooperation.

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'Dreamer' Reacts To Trump's Decision To End DACA Program

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:29pm

A group of conservative attorneys general has forced the Trump administration's hand on a program known as DACA. It lets people who came to the U.S. illegally as children stay and work here. NPR's Ari Shapiro checks back in with DACA recipient Juan de la Rosa.

New Mexico Attorney General Pledges To Block Trump's Action On DACA

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:29pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, a Democrat, who says he will use "all means necessary" to block President Trump's action on DACA.

DACA Supporters Protest Trump's Decision To End Program

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:29pm

Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program took to the streets of Washington, D.C., and New York on Tuesday to demonstrate against President Trump's move to end the program.

White House Sets Deadline For Congress To Act On 'Dreamers'

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:29pm

The White House punts to Congress to help the immigrants who will no longer have the Obama-era program known as DACA to protect them. But the politics surrounding congressional action are complicated.

Trump Administration Announces Plan To End DACA Program

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:29pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in six months, setting a deadline for Congress to act on so-called "dreamers."

250 Apple Employees Among Thousands At Risk From DACA Cancellation

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:21pm

Dozens of CEOs, from companies like Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Best Buy and AT&T, are calling on the president to preserve DACA, and on Congress to pass an immigration bill to help immigrant youth.

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Obama Calls Trump's Reversal On DREAMers 'Self-Defeating,' 'Cruel'

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 3:10pm

Former President Obama criticized the Trump administration's decision to phase out protection for young people who came to the U.S. illegally as children. He urged Congress to pass a permanent fix.

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White House's DACA 'Wind Down' Gives Congress Time To Act On A Solution

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:10am

The Trump administration is rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Congress will have an opportunity to pass a legislative solution before enforcement begins.

Welcome Back, Congress

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 9:06am

Recess is over.




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