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Could Meals On Wheels Really Lose Funding? Yes, But It's Hard To Say How Much

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 8:11pm

Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released. The role of federal funds differs in various local programs.

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The FBI Is On The Case — And Other Takeaways From The House Intel Hearing

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:55pm

James Comey confirmed on Monday that the FBI is investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, and said there's no evidence Obama was wiretapping Trump.

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Democrats Criticize Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch As Pro-Business

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:11pm

The case of the frozen trucker looms large in Democrats' objection to President Trump's nominee. Senate judiciary members argued that Neil Gorsuch would skew the court in favor of corporations.

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Trump's White House Counsel Don McGahn Has Combative Record

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

White House Counsel Don McGahn has historical ties to President Trump and a combative record at the Federal Election Commission. His job is to interpret ethics laws and apply them to the White House.

Trump Confronts Ongoing Russia Controversy Amid Gorsuch Hearing

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

President Trump's Supreme Court nominee faces confirmation hearings, and the House nears a vote on the GOP's health care bill. That all could be drowned out by ongoing controversy about Russia.

Trump Faces Challenge Of Filling Over 100 Federal Court Vacancies

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

In addition to filling a seat at the Supreme Court, President Trump has more than 120 vacant federal court judgeships. A large number of them carried over from the Senate refusing to approve President Obama's nominees. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Brookings Institution visiting scholar Russell Wheeler about how Trump may shape the judiciary for years to come.

Confirmation Hearing Begins For Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch appears before the Senate for day one of his confirmation hearing on Monday. Gorsuch has been nominated to fill the spot on the court left vacant since the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia, a conservative, 13 months ago.

Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Appeals To Senators In Opening Statement

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

In his opening statement during his confirmation hearing today, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch made an appeal as a fair-minded and apolitical judge.

Former U.S. Ambassador Criticizes Trump's Framing Of How NATO Works

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

On the campaign trail and since taking office, President Trump has been critical of United States' allies in NATO — calling them out for failing to pay their fair share on defense and for relying on the U.S. to carry the burden. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Ivo Daalder, former U.S. representative to NATO, about the current reality of the NATO alliance and what he makes of Trump's messaging.

Judge Harris Hartz Praises Neil Gorsuch As 'A Fair-Minded Person'

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

Judge Harris Hartz is strongly supportive of his colleague on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and fellow conservative jurist, Neil Gorsuch. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Hartz ahead of Gorsuch's confirmation hearing.

Senators Deliver Opening Statements In Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

The first day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch began on Monday with opening statements.

Lawfare Editor Outlines FBI Director's Testimony On Russia, Wiretapping

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Benjamin Wittes, who runs the blog Lawfare, about Monday's congressional testimony regarding Russia's involvement in the U.S. presidential election.

FBI Director Confirms Investigation Into Trump-Russia Links

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:31pm

Members of Congress on the House Intelligence Committee questioned witnesses on Monday about the role played by Russia in the 2016 presidential race, including its potential ties to the Trump campaign.

As ACA Repeal Vote Nears, Kansas Debates Expanding Medicaid

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:38am

An estimated 300,000 Kansans could qualify for health care coverage, which comes as Congress debates replacing the Affordable Care Act.

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Comey Testifies On FBI's Russia Probe

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:13am

FBI Director James Comey tells congressional lawmakers Monday that his agency is investigating possible links between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

Watch Live: Day 1 Of Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 9:47am

The federal appeals court judge will give his opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, starting off what is expected to be three days of hearings.

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Leading The Charge Against The GOP Health Plan, Rep. Mark Meadows Is Right At Home

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 9:08am

Republican Rep. Mark Meadows enjoys strong support in his western North Carolina district as he leads conservative opposition to the GOP's health overhaul plan.

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Trump Faces Critical Phase, As He Tries To Make His Rhetoric Reality

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:00am

The GOP deadline to pass health care is the first week of April. If it doesn't happen, everything else gets pushed back. Trump's agenda faces two big tests this week, from the Supreme Court to Russia.

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House Committee Hosts Public Hearing Into Russia Election Interference

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

David Greene talks to GOP Rep. Frank LoBiondo of New Jersey ahead of the House Intelligence Committee hearing. FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers will testify on Monday.

Senate Panel To Begin Hearings For Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 4:10am

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday opens hearings on Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. Liberal and conservative groups have been marshaling their forces for and against the nominee.

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