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Study: Party Affiliation Plays A Role In Defining Policy Threat

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:07am

Rachel Martin talks to Carroll Doherty of the Pew Research Center about a new report that compares the attitudes of the supporters of various presidential candidates toward foreign policy issues.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rule Would Ban Class-Action Waivers

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:07am

Consumer groups say people should be able to join class actions if they fell they've been harmed. Industry groups say arbitration clauses are necessary to protect against frivolous lawsuits.

Transcript: NPR's Interview With Bernie Sanders

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 4:00am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep about whether he will work for party unity if he does not win the Democratic nomination.

Can A Hospital Tell A Doctor To Stop Talking About Abortion?

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:45am

A doctor filed a complaint against a Washington, D.C., hospital, saying that by telling her not to say that she does abortions, the hospital is stigmatizing the procedure. The hospital cites safety.

Novelist Richard Russo: 'I Find Myself Now ... Having Lived The American Dream'

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:32am

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author says his blue-collar grandfather would have been astonished by the life Russo leads. His new book, Everybody's Fool, is a sequel to 1993's Nobody's Fool.

What Wage Stagnation Looks Like For Many Americans

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 3:06am

Figures show the U.S. economy is on an upswing but wages haven't gone up and many say their standard of living has flat lined or declined. It's a feeling the presidential candidates are tapping into.

Episode 699: Why Did The Job Cross The Road?

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 9:42pm

To get to the other side...where there are millions of dollars in tax breaks.

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