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Secret To Maine's Touted High-Risk Pool? Enough Money

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 9:51am

GOP legislators say Maine's "invisible high-risk pool" was a good model for how to insure people who have pre-existing conditions. Critics say Maine's program was much better funded than the GOP plan.

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From Watergate To "This Russia Thing": Comparing Nixon To Trump

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 9:06am

Critics often compare today's events to Watergate ... but is the ghost of Richard Nixon really haunting Donald Trump?

Putin Accuses U.S. Of 'Political Schizophrenia' Over Trump And Secrets

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 8:30am

After a political storm rises over reports that President Trump gave Russian officials highly classified information, Russia's President Vladimir Putin weighs in.

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Trump Impeachment Talk Grows From Conspiracy Theory To Mainstream

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:24am

After it was revealed the former FBI director penned a memo, saying Trump asked to end the Mike Flynn investigation, Democrats are raising the "I" word prospect. But that's still very far afield.

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Sen. Collins Wants Comey To Testify Before Intelligence Committee

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 6:35am

Rachel Martin talks to Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine about President Trump's conversations with then FBI Director James Comey regarding his national security advisor Michael Flynn.

White House Denies Comey's Account Of Trump Meeting

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 6:35am

According to a memo written by former FBI director James Comey, President Trump asked Comey to drop the bureau's investigation of ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn's connections to Russia.

Morning News Brief: Trump's Request To Comey And Sharing Intelligence With Russia

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:02am

President Trump asked James Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn, according to a memo Comey wrote. And Israeli columnist Chemi Shalev discusses Trump sharing intelligence with Russians.

Hearings Begin On Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:02am

A federal judge in Puerto Rico is holding the first hearing in what's expected to be a lengthy battle over the island's $123 billion debt. It's a process similar to bankruptcy.

H.R. McMaster's Dilemma

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:02am

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has had to walk a fine line in explaining what President Trump said to Russian diplomats. Retired Lt. Col. John Nagl discusses with Rachel Martin.

Rep. Adam Schiff On Trump, Comey And Russia

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:02am

David Greene speaks with Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff about all of the controversies rocking the White House.

Deadline Approaches For White House Decision On Keeping Iran Deal Alive

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:02am

Thursday is the deadline for the White House to renew a key part of the Iran nuclear deal, currently "under review" by the State Department. President Trump campaigned against the deal.

Cokie Roberts Answers Your Questions About Presidents And The FBI

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:02am

In the #AskCokie segment, commentator Cokie Roberts answers questions about the history of conflicts between American presidents and the government's chief investigative body, the FBI.

Nation's Longest-Serving Governor Set To Become Top Diplomat In Beijing

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 4:02am

Terry Branstad served more than 22 non-consecutive years as governor of Iowa, helping shift the state's politics to the right. Now he heads to China to steward a delicate diplomatic relationship.

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Man Arrested For Threatening U.S. Rep., Telling Her 'Your Days Are Numbered'

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:54am

The 58-year-old Arizona man left voicemails for U.S. Rep. Martha McSally saying that he hoped to wring her neck, and that "our sights are set on you," according to the FBI.

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Violence Breaks Out During Protest At Turkish Embassy In Washington, D.C.

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:49am

Nine people were injured and two arrests were made on Tuesday during an altercation between two groups outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C., authorities say.

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GOP Rep. Jim Banks On Reports That Trump Asked Comey To Stop Flynn Probe

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 7:55pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Indiana Republican Rep. Jim Banks about reports President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to stop the investigation into his former national security adviser.

Trump Asked Comey To Shut Down Flynn Investigation, Reports Say

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 7:10pm

The White House is denying reports that President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

White House Denies Reports Trump Asked Comey To Drop Flynn Probe

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 6:39pm

Multiple reports say that former FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo that President Trump asked him to shut down the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Trump Asked Comey To Shut Down Flynn Investigation

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 6:13pm

The White House is denying reports by multiple media outlets that President Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Lawmakers Respond To Reports Trump Asked Comey To End Flynn Probe

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 6:09pm

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are responding to reports that say former FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo that President Trump asked him to end the investigation into Michael Flynn.

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