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Trump, Pence Lobby For Senate Health Care Bill As Prospects Appear Dim

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:13am

The president invited Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to the White House on Tuesday. He's one of the most ardent holdouts on the bill, which could fail to even get to the floor for debate.

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Supreme Court Breaks For Summer, With A Few Big Cases Coming Soon

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:38am

On the last day of its spring term, the Supreme Court issued a handful of decisions, but the biggest news came when the court announced what cases it will hear when it next meets in the fall.

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Have We Missed The Point On Health Care?

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 9:06am

It's the final countdown for Republican plans to repeal and replace Obamacare. But what if neither plan gets to the heart of how to make America healthy again?

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More Time Is Needed To Study Health Bill, Sen. Johnson Says

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 6:51am

Rachel Martin talks to Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin about the Senate's version of a health care bill, which is expected to head for a vote later this week.

From Birth To Death, Medicaid Affects The Lives Of Millions

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 4:01am

Medicaid has become a prime target of Republicans in Congress who want to rein in the program's costs, which totaled $350 billion in 2015. We take a look at what all that money pays for.

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Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 4:00am

The president is using the Trump International Hotel, blocks from the White House, to raise money for his campaign operation, which has generated revenue for Trump businesses.

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Enrollees Who Work Still Need Medicaid, Kaiser Survey Shows

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 3:57am

Rachel Martin talks to Diane Rowland of the Kaiser Family Foundation, about a misconception: If a person on Medicaid gets a job, than their health insurance needs will be taken care of.

Democrats Need To Manage Election Expectations Better, Rep. Bustos Says

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 3:57am

David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos who won her Illinois district — which Trump also won — with a wide margin on an economic message, which she says her party should take a lesson from.

Activists Try To Sway Trump On Sudan Decision Before July Deadline

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 3:57am

The Trump administration must decide by July 12 whether to continue the Obama administration's approach to Sudan, sanctions relief in return for ceasefires and humanitarian access to war-torn regions.

News Brief: Cost Of GOP's Health Bill, Travel Ban Gets A Reprieve

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 3:57am

The CBO says the Senate health bill will cost 15 million people their health insurance coverage next year. The Supreme Court says it will decide the fate of the travel ban during its next term.

Degrees of Maybe: How We Can All Make Better Predictions

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 8:00pm

Pundits and prognosticators make predictions all the time: about everything from elections, to sports, to global affairs. This week, we explore why they're often wrong, and how we can all do better.

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Majority Of Global Poll Respondents Find Trump Arrogant, Dangerous

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:07pm

At the end of Obama's term, 64 percent of respondents said they were confident in the U.S. president, compared to 22 percent now. Now only two countries' respondents prefer Trump over Obama.

GOP Sen. Susan Collins Plans To Oppose Senate Health Bill After CBO Report

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:47pm

The Congressional Budget Office said Monday 22 million more people would be uninsured over the next decade under the Senate health care bill. Maine Sen. Collins later said she would oppose the bill.

GOP Sen. Susan Collins Firmly Opposes Senate Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:16pm

Sen. Collins says she wants to reform flaws in the Affordable Care Act. This comes after the Congressional Budget Office said the Senate bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026.

GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:39pm

Congressional forecasters say a Senate Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million more people uninsured in the next decade.

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In Texas, Opponents Rally Against Senate Republican Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:30pm

Despite its politicians' positions, many people who live in Texas' rural hill country came out this weekend in support of the existing health care law. But some near the gathering support Obamacare repeal.

Supreme Court Reinstates Part Of Trump's Travel Ban, Agrees To Hear Case

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:30pm

The Supreme Court on Monday let a portion of President Trump's travel ban take effect and agreed to hear arguments about all the elements of the ban when the court reconvenes in October.

Trump Faces High Stakes Over Senate Republican Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:30pm

It's a high stakes week for President Trump, with the fate of a Republican repeal and replacement for Obamacare on the line in the Senate. Plus, the Supreme Court weighed in on the travel ban.

Congressional Budget Office To Announce Score Of GOP Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:30pm

The Congressional Budget Office plans to announce its score of the Senate Republican health care bill.

Same-Sex Marriage Support At All-Time High, Even Among Groups That Opposed It

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:07pm

Nearly half of Republicans and more than half of African-Americans now express support for same-sex marriage, according to a new report from Pew. Here are six takeaways from the report.

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