The House Republican health care proposal to replace Obamacare may not cut costs, increase choices or boost coverage in the end.
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A difficult part of implementing a new health care law is providing health insurance to the sick and underserved. Steve Inskeep talks with MIT economist and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber.
Many Tea Party Republicans are raising objections to the new GOP-written health care bill, but Speaker Paul Ryan says he's guaranteeing it will pass the House in the coming weeks.
The Netherlands goes to the polls this month for parliamentary elections. One of the leading candidates, Geert Wilders, is running on a populist, anti-immigrant, anti-Islam agenda.
For the past five weeks, millions of Indians have been voting in state elections. The contests have implications for the national elections two years from now.
Retiring U.S. diplomat Daniel Fried looks back on 40 years of service. Fried talks with Steve Inskeep about America's role in the world, and why he disagrees with a "winner-take-all" foreign policy.
Republicans have unveiled a new health care proposal. Commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts answers questions from listeners about the history of politics and health care in the U.S.
Republicans begin the markup of a bill that would deliver on their promise to replace the Affordable Care Act. Steve Inskeep speaks with Republican Rep. Buddy Carter of Georgia, who supports the bill.
Realizing that a mixed-race society can also uphold racism is crucial to a nuanced understanding of the challenge of recognizing and overcoming racism and bias.
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The story of how that population grew so large is a long one that's mostly about Mexico, and full of unintended consequences.
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Georgetown, Texas, an exurb of Austin, is one of the first cities in the country to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy.
President Trump's nominee to serve as deputy attorney general faces questions about the independence of the Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the election.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Michael Abrams, president and CEO of the Ohio Hospital Association, about his reaction to the GOP's plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with David Miliband, former British foreign minister who is currently the head of the International Rescue Committee, about the new executive order regarding people coming into the U.S. from six majority-Muslim countries.
The State Department holds its first briefing since Trump was inaugurated. This has been the longest break in the history of briefings.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson about the American Health Care Act, the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
With Democrats expected to oppose the new Republican health care bill en masse, GOP leaders need to produce a bill that makes almost their entire House and Senate caucuses happy. That will be a tough task, with different Republicans coming to the debate with very different legislative goals.
Business reporter Adam Davidson spent months investigating the Trump Hotel Baku deal, which the Trump Organization cut its ties with a month after Trump's election. In his detailed story for The New Yorker, Davidson writes that Trump did business with corrupt partners who also did business with Iran's Revolutionary Guard. This would be in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Details of the Republican plan to remake the Affordable Care Act are stimulating debate on Capitol Hill and across the country.
President Trump has said immigration agents are singling out "bad ones" for deportation. So some Houstonians are asking why they took Piro Garcia, a Guatemalan who became an immigrant success story.
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