Progressive groups have enjoyed a fundraising bonanza since Trump's election. Whether it's the ACLU or Planned Parenthood, the cash is flowing in to organizations opposed to Trump and his policies.
Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the architects of Obamacare, who is now advising President Trump on how to replace it. Emanuel met for the third time with Trump on Monday.
The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch are underway. Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal, who is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The combination of a GOP controlled government and a secretary held over from the Obama administration may have created an opportunity for progress at the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.
The GOP plan would fine insurance buyers who had a lapse in coverage of more than 63 days a year. The penalty? A 30 percent surcharge every month for 12 months.
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On Monday, Trump administration officials released a list of cases in which local jails released non-citizens rather than turning them over to federal authorities.
President Trump was in Kentucky on Monday — the same day FBI director Comey testified before a congressional panel investigating allegations of Russia's meddling into the presidential election.
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Monday formally introduced himself to the panel of senators who will hold hearings on his nomination to the court.
Denver City Attorney Kristin Bronson says the presence of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in courtrooms is deterring undocumented crime witnesses, including abuse victims, from testifying.
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President Trump's decision to hold onto his many businesses while in office has generated criticism from ethics experts. But among his supporters, the issue doesn't seem to be registering much so far.
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Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released. The role of federal funds differs in various local programs.
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James Comey confirmed on Monday that the FBI is investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, and said there's no evidence Obama was wiretapping Trump.
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The case of the frozen trucker looms large in Democrats' objection to President Trump's nominee. Senate judiciary members argued that Neil Gorsuch would skew the court in favor of corporations.
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White House Counsel Don McGahn has historical ties to President Trump and a combative record at the Federal Election Commission. His job is to interpret ethics laws and apply them to the White House.
President Trump's Supreme Court nominee faces confirmation hearings, and the House nears a vote on the GOP's health care bill. That all could be drowned out by ongoing controversy about Russia.
In addition to filling a seat at the Supreme Court, President Trump has more than 120 vacant federal court judgeships. A large number of them carried over from the Senate refusing to approve President Obama's nominees. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Brookings Institution visiting scholar Russell Wheeler about how Trump may shape the judiciary for years to come.
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch appears before the Senate for day one of his confirmation hearing on Monday. Gorsuch has been nominated to fill the spot on the court left vacant since the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia, a conservative, 13 months ago.
In his opening statement during his confirmation hearing today, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch made an appeal as a fair-minded and apolitical judge.
On the campaign trail and since taking office, President Trump has been critical of United States' allies in NATO — calling them out for failing to pay their fair share on defense and for relying on the U.S. to carry the burden. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Ivo Daalder, former U.S. representative to NATO, about the current reality of the NATO alliance and what he makes of Trump's messaging.
Judge Harris Hartz is strongly supportive of his colleague on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and fellow conservative jurist, Neil Gorsuch. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Hartz ahead of Gorsuch's confirmation hearing.