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5 Questions About The Trump Administration's New Transgender Student Guidance

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 1:24pm

What this means for the Supreme Court, and for students in school right now.

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White Nationalist Richard Spencer Kicked Out Of CPAC

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 1:13pm

A CPAC spokesman called Spencer's views "repugnant" and said they have "absolutely nothing to do with conservatism" or the annual activist gathering.

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Voters Trust The Media More Than Trump... Maybe

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 12:45pm

In just a few days, two different polls give two different answers to the same question: Do you trust Trump or the news media more? One lesson here is don't trust any single poll too much.

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Top Trump Advisers Bannon And Priebus Address CPAC

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 12:35pm

The joint interview comes as both the White House chief of staff and Trump's chief strategist have tried to tamp down on reports of dissension between them.

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Trump's Election Drives More Women To Consider Running For Office

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 4:21am

One group that helps train female candidates says applications for its programs are up 87 percent since Election Day.

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Trump's Plan To Hire 15,000 Border Patrol And ICE Agents Won't Be Easy

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 4:12am

Applicants have to go through "extreme vetting" including a grueling polygraph exam. In the past, Customs and Border Protection has had trouble retaining agents.

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Sen. McCain Makes Unannounced Trip To Syria To Meet With U.S. Forces

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:51am

John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, went to Syria last week to discuss the campaign for defeating militants from the Islamic State.

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Former DOJ Official On The Future Of Transgender Student Policies

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:35am

The Trump administration has rescinded Obama administration guidance on transgender students and bathrooms. Rachel Martin talks with Vanita Gupta, who was one of the architects of the Obama policy.

CPAC In The Trump Era

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:35am

The Conservative Political Action Conference starts Thursday. Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union, which hosts the event, talks with Rachel Martin about Trump's brand of conservatism.

Utah Constituents Say They Weren't Paid To Protest Chaffetz

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:35am

Three Utah voters who attended Rep. Jason Chaffetz's raucous town hall, including one who voted for him in November, talk about their reasons for protesting.

Religious Conservatives And Pro-Business Republicans Split Over Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:35am

As Texas considers a bill to restrict transgender people's access to some restrooms, many in the state's business community question whether the measure is worth the business it might cost the state.

A Look At U.S.-Mexico Relations As Tillerson And Kelly Meet With Mexican Officials

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:35am

Trump Cabinet members Rex Tillerson and John Kelly are meeting with officials in Mexico. Antonio Ortiz-Mena of Albright Stoneridge Group discusses U.S.-Mexico relations under President Trump.

What's Next For The Affordable Care Act? Your Questions Answered

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:35am

A lot of people are confused about when and if Republicans can "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act. Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner clears things up in the first of a series.

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GOP Rep. Jim Jordan Of Ohio On Obamacare Repeal Plans

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:35am

Some constituents have protested Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. David Greene talks with Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio about the GOP's next steps.

Trump Administration Rescinds Guidance On Transgender Bathroom Use

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 7:02pm

The Trump administration withdrew guidance offering legal protections to transgender students who want to use the bathroom that conforms with their gender identity.

Trump Administration Rescinds Obama Rule On Transgender Students' Bathroom Use

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 6:36pm

The administration will not direct public schools to allow students to use facilities that match their gender identities. It notes the primary role of state and local districts in education policy.

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With Protests, Both Obama And Trump White Houses Saw 'Manufactured' Anger

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 4:48pm

Congressional town halls were overtaken with protests in the first year of Barack Obama's term, too. They weren't taken all that seriously, at first, but developed into a wave at the ballot box.

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In Israel, Some Wonder Where The Outrage Is Over U.S. Anti-Semitic Acts

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 4:02pm

Some Israelis criticize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for offering a less forceful response to anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. than elsewhere. Some say he wants to keep pressure off President Trump.

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Key Moments In The Dakota Access Pipeline Fight

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 3:28pm

An overview of multiple legal challenges and protests since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considered approving a section of the pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

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Syrian Country Band Criticizes Trump's Travel Ban In New Song

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 3:27pm

There's a country music band based in Istanbul with Syrians and Americans. Their latest tune is about President Trump's immigration order.

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