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Affordable Care Act Architect On The New Republican Plan

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

A difficult part of implementing a new health care law is providing health insurance to the sick and underserved. Steve Inskeep talks with MIT economist and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber.

Republicans Mixed On New Health Care Bill

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

Many Tea Party Republicans are raising objections to the new GOP-written health care bill, but Speaker Paul Ryan says he's guaranteeing it will pass the House in the coming weeks.

The Populist, Nativist Appeal Of Dutch Politician Geert Wilders

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

The Netherlands goes to the polls this month for parliamentary elections. One of the leading candidates, Geert Wilders, is running on a populist, anti-immigrant, anti-Islam agenda.

WikiLeaks Documents Detail Alleged CIA Hacking Tools

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

David Greene talks with Jake Williams of the cybersecurity firm Rendition InfoSec about documents released by WikiLeaks that purportedly describe tools the CIA uses to spy on electronic devices.

The Affordable Care Act, Medicaid And Divorce

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

As Republicans unveil their Affordable Care Act replacement, we examine how Medicaid expansion has affected divorce rates among older people.

March Madness: It's All About The Bracket

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

Commentator Mike Pesca thinks the popularity of March Madness, the NCAA's annual basketball tournament, has less to do the game and a lot do to with the structure.

Millions Head To The Polls In Indian State Elections

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

For the past five weeks, millions of Indians have been voting in state elections. The contests have implications for the national elections two years from now.

Longtime Diplomat Looks Back At 40 Years On The World Stage

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

Retiring U.S. diplomat Daniel Fried looks back on 40 years of service. Fried talks with Steve Inskeep about America's role in the world, and why he disagrees with a "winner-take-all" foreign policy.

Cokie Roberts Answers Your Health Care Questions

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

Republicans have unveiled a new health care proposal. Commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts answers questions from listeners about the history of politics and health care in the U.S.

Syrian Psychiatrist In The U.S. Uses Online Platform To Help Mental Health Workers

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

A Syrian psychiatrist who lives in the U.S. has found a way to help the thousands of people suffering from trauma back in and around his homeland.

Rep. Buddy Carter On The Republican Health Care Plan

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 4:05am

Republicans begin the markup of a bill that would deliver on their promise to replace the Affordable Care Act. Steve Inskeep speaks with Republican Rep. Buddy Carter of Georgia, who supports the bill.

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