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Health Care Plan Championed By Trump Hurts Counties That Voted For Him

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:25pm

Trump picked up big margins in small and rural counties. But those areas would take the biggest hit with tax credit changes, according to an NPR analysis of data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:39pm

President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman. Many questions are being raised about the deals' ethics.

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President Trump Holds Meeting With Congressional Black Caucus

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Cedric Richmond, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, following their meeting with President Trump on Wednesday.

Wall Street Trader Outlines Market Trends Ahead Of Health Care Vote

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

The stock market is reacting to news out of Washington, D.C., about the fate of health care legislation and other items on the White House agenda. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with trader Ted Weisberg about trends on Wall Street.

Trump Faces High Stakes Fight In Push For Republican Health Care Bill

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

A day before the House votes on the GOP health care bill, President Trump continues trying to persuade Republican lawmakers to support it. The stakes are high for this young administration.

Senators Question Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch On Day 3 Of Hearings

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faced another round of questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee in day three of his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.

Republican Health Care Bill Undergoes Final Changes Ahead Of Vote

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Republican Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama about the final changes to the GOP health care bill before it goes to a vote on Thursday.

Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Faces Third Round Of Senate Questioning

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faced questions from senators during the third day of his confirmation hearing.

House Intel Chair: Trump, Aides Swept Up In Legal U.S. Surveillance

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:30pm

Rep. Devin Nunes says he has seen reports that show then-President-elect Trump and his aides were caught up in surveillance as they communicated with foreign targets being watched by U.S. intelligence

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Limits In GOP Plan Could Shrink Seniors' Long-Term Health Benefits

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:50pm

Caps in the GOP health plan have huge implications for people over 65. In addition to helping low-income seniors with long-term care, Medicaid helps pay for some of their Medicare premiums and copays.

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Still A 'Big Deal': Biden Defends Threatened Affordable Care Act For Anniversary

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:35pm

The former vice president joined Democrats and supporters on the eve of the seventh anniversary of the law known as Obamacare, which Republican leadership hopes to repeal on Thursday.

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Inside The Wealthy Family That Has Been Funding Steve Bannon's Plan For Years

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:06pm

Jane Mayer writes in the New Yorker about Robert Mercer and his daughter, Rebekah, who have poured millions of dollars into Breitbart News, and who pushed to have Bannon run Trump's campaign.

Congress Rolls Back Obama-Era Rule On Hunting Bears And Wolves In Alaska

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:09pm

The Senate voted Tuesday to lift a 2016 ban on certain hunting practices — like trapping and aerial shooting — on national wildlife refuges there. Now the bill heads to President Trump to be signed.

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Sen. Feinstein To Gorsuch: You 'Avoid Specificity Like No One I Have Ever Seen'

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:59am

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is answering a second round of questions from a Senate committee today. Democrats are expressing frustration because they're not learning specifics about his views.

Former Trump Campaign Head Manafort Was Paid Millions By A Putin Ally, AP Says

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:13am

Ten years ago, Paul Manafort "secretly worked for a Russian oligarch who wanted him to promote Russian interests," the AP's Chad Day tells NPR.

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Republican Charlie Dent On His Reservations Over GOP Health Plan

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:38am

President Trump went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to sell the GOP health care bill to Congress. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Charlie Dent, who says he has reservations about it.

Associated Press Investigation Says Paul Manafort Worked With Russian Billionaire

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:09am

Rachel Martin speaks with Chad Day of The Associated Press, who was part of a new investigation that says Paul Manafort secretly worked with a Russian billionaire to support Russian interests.

Democrat Sen. Chris Coons On Gorsuch And Russia Investigation

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:09am

Rachel Martin speaks with Democratic Sen. Chris Coons about Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing and the investigation into Russia's interference in the United States election.

Trump Adviser On Navigating Gorsuch's Nomination

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:09am

David Greene talks with Leonard Leo, an adviser to President Trump on the Supreme Court, who has been walking Judge Gorsuch through the confirmation process.

Trump Meets With Congressional Black Caucus Members

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:09am

President Trump is meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus at the White House today. Rachel Martin speaks with the second vice-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Karen Bass.

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