In upcoming congressional fights, a group of senators are highly sought by the White House for support. They are Democrats who are up for re-election in 2018 in states that Donald Trump won in 2016.
Before becoming Attorney General, Jeff Sessions was a strong anti-immigration voice in the Senate. Los Angeles Times reporter Brian Bennett outlines Sessions' views on immigration and explains what he will be able to do now that he's leading the Justice Department.
If President Trump fulfills his promise to repeal Obamacare, families in the state hit hardest by the opioid epidemic are concerned their loved ones will lose coverage for alcohol and drug treatment.
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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has tapped the state attorney general, Luther Strange, to replace Jeff Sessions, who is now U.S. attorney general, in the Senate. Strange had been investigating a sex scandal involving the governor.
Her comments appear to violate ethics rules barring federal employees from seeking to profit from their positions. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said later that Conway had been "counseled."
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President Trump has vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but Sarah Kliff of Vox.com says it's "an overreach" to say that Republicans have a plan for what comes next.
A congressman has introduced a one-line bill that would kill the department. Legal scholars call it "symbolic legislation." Meanwhile, the House has voted to curtail some key education regulations.
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The president told a group of airline CEOs that U.S. airports are at the "bottom of the rung" and in need of an update.
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After President Trump's taunts about Toyota and Japanese currency, Japan's prime minister arrives Thursday for talks in which he's expected to propose billions in infrastructure investment in the U.S.
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The Senate confirmation process for President Trump's Cabinet picks has been unusually slow. Trump blames Democrats; Democrats say they are pushing back against "unqualified" nominees.
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Luther Strange will go from being Alabama's attorney general to being the state's junior senator — ending his role investigating the governor.
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For New York Fashion Week, NPR's David Greene speaks with designer Jeremy Scott about how his clothing line has been influenced by the presidential election.
Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal talks with Steve Inskeep about his meeting with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Blumenthal said Gorsuch called Trump's attacks on judges "disheartening."
Former Republican Sen. William Cohen talks with Steve Inskeep about the Trump administration's approach to the world, as reflected in recent actions and phone calls with world leaders.
John Kelly tells NPR that screening needs to improve. He also says President Trump's travel ban is not based on religion, and one of the great strengths of the U.S. is diversity of religious views.
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Many Native Americans have shifted to the Affordable Care Act for health coverage, and in rural Montana that's created jobs. The state could lose 3,000 health care jobs if the ACA is repealed.
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CEOs of major U.S. airlines are to meet with President Trump Thursday morning. They're expected to discuss aging infrastructure, air traffic control reform, and possibly Trump's travel ban.
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Andrew Puzder's confirmation hearing for labor secretary has been repeatedly delayed pending submission of his financial disclosure report. A Senate committee will finally hear from him next Thursday.
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The Department of Defense needs space for its people and equipment whenever Trump goes home to his Manhattan penthouse. The move has precedent, but likely will be far costlier than previous rentals.
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Remarks by Neil Gorsuch, the president's nominee to the Supreme Court, about Trump's put-downs of judges were quoted by Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who met with Gorsuch about the nomination.
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