From Robert Bork to Merrick Garland and the use and overuse of the filibuster in between, the list of grievances between both parties is long. It's all led to the point of forever changing the Senate.
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A 2013 California law that granted driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally reduced hit-and-run accidents by 7 to 10 percent in 2015, meaning roughly 4,000 fewer hit-and-runs.
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Critics cried foul, including the head of the Sierra Club who called Trump's move a "publicity stunt."
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The Senate appears headed for a clash that will fundamentally change how the institution approaches the process of Supreme Court nominations, and it could have further implications.
David Aguilar, who once led Customs and Border Protection and the Border Patrol, will testify before a Senate panel on Tuesday about fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Steve Inskeep talks to political scientist Francis Fukuyama about contributing factors to the decline in popularity of global free trade, and the overall popularity of free-market liberal democracy.
Researchers say the belief some South Koreans hold that North Koreans — who are the same ethnicity as South Koreans — are beast-like is a product of years of propaganda and misleading education.
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The order by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the bid to reassess an agreement in Baltimore may signal that the Trump administration plans to scale back investigations and reopen past deals.
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Trump's lawyer said the trust isolates him from his business interests. A document from the trust says he can take out money whenever he wants.
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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, a member of the Judiciary Committee, about why she voted against Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court and why she supports a Democratic filibuster.
The trust intended to build an ethics wall between President Trump and his businesses was quietly changed in February. Now he is allowed unlimited payments from the trust, among other changes.
Senate Democrats on Monday secured the votes needed to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. This sets up a political fight that will change the way future high court nominees are considered.
Clint Watts, a former FBI agent, describes a diffuse network of Russian hackers and propagandists conducting a misinformation campaign that didn't stop with the election of President Trump.
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President Trump is focusing on foreign policy priorities this week, including visits with several world leaders, as his domestic agenda is paused in Congress.
President Trump hosts Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the White House Monday. The Obama administration never invited Sissi to Washington out of concerns over his human rights record.
Trump, a former model, was photographed in the residence at the White House.
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Forty-one Democrats have committed to support a filibuster on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, which means the vote will fall short of a 60-vote threshold, likely forcing a rules change by Republicans.
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Jared Kushner's foray into international affairs comes less than a week after the president named him to a commission on battling opioid abuse.
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Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, who has said he will vote against the nomination of judge Neil Gorsuch. Cardin, however, has not said if he will support the filibuster.
A potentially historic and consequential week lies ahead in the United States Senate, where Republicans stand ready to invoke the "nuclear option" to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
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