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Kentucky Residents Fear Consequences Of Obamacare Repeal

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:31pm

Kentucky was one of the states that embraced the Affordable Care Act. Residents talk about their experiences with the law and how a potential repeal might affect them.

Trump Outlines Plan For Health Care In Address To Congress

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:31pm

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Trump outlined his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which has long been a rallying cry for the Republican Party. But how realistic is it? NPR takes a closer look at the president's proposal to overhaul the health care system.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Weighs In On Immigration Debate

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:31pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about immigration issues facing his city. He explains why he asked Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to stop calling themselves "the police."

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Signals Shift At The Justice Department

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:31pm

Jeff Sessions has already signaled he is ready to change course at the Justice Department, pledging more gun and drug prosecutions and vowing to treat police departments as partners, not problems.

Trump Denies Links To Russian-American Businessman

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:31pm

Felix Sater was recently named as having helped pass on a "peace plan" to the Trump administration from a Ukrainian politician. Sater is a Russian-born businessman who spent time in prison before becoming a federal informant. He claims to be a senior adviser to Trump, but Trump says he wouldn't recognize him on the street if he saw him.

National Security Adviser Reportedly Urged Trump To Soften Terrorism Language

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:31pm

President Trump ridiculed his predecessor and Hillary Clinton for refusing to use the term "radical Islamic terrorism." Turns out his new national security adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, is also opposed to using the phrase since he finds the groups the U.S. is fighting in the Middle East not Islamic. But that has not stopped Trump from repeating it, to the delight of his base.

After Speech To Congress, Trump Holds Meeting With GOP Leaders

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:31pm

The day after his joint address to Congress, President Trump has been uncharacteristically low key. He met with Republican House and Senate leaders today for a legislative strategy session.

Pence Says Speech Showed 'Big Heart,' But Democrats Say Same Old Trump

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 1:22pm

After a less confrontational Trump addressed Congress, the vice president and top Democrats took to the air to put their imprint on how his speech is being received.

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White House Says Conway Acted 'Inadvertently' When She Plugged Ivanka's Products

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 1:15pm

The senior adviser to the president didn't mean any harm when she appeared to violate ethics rules in an appearance on Fox and Friends last month, the Trump administration says.

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Trump Gets Good Marks From Supporters For Speech, But Can He Move It Forward?

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:34am

After a chaotic first month in office, Trump got good marks for delivering a speech that was normal — but his address was noticeably light on policy specifics.

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Trump Highlighted This Unusual School Choice Idea Last Night

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 10:40am

The president's guest, Denisha Merriweather, received Florida's tax credit scholarship, which allows students to attend private schools.

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Italy Grants Partial Clemency To Ex-CIA Officer Over Extraordinary Rendition

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 10:03am

Sabrina De Sousa is one of 26 Americans convicted in absentia by an Italian court over the 2003 kidnapping of a Muslim cleric. She had been moments away from being extradited from Portugal to Italy.

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Arkansas Weighs Whether To Remove The Clinton Name From Little Rock's Airport

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 9:14am

A Republican lawmaker says "the state of Arkansas would just like to forget the Clinton era."

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Kentucky Former Gov. Steve Beshear Responds To Trump With A Defense Of The ACA

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 6:57am

Rachel Martin speaks with former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, who delivered the official Democratic response to President Trump's address to Congress. NPR's Scott Detrow also has analysis.

Seeming Presidential At Last, Trump Tries to Balance His Political Elements

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 6:41am

The success of the big speech strategy seemed immediately apparent. Media coverage was largely positive, even laudatory. Snap polls showed big majorities found the speech optimistic and uplifting.

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Trump Adviser Defends President's Approach To 'Radical Islamic Terrorism'

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 6:35am

We review Trump's speech with Scott Detrow and talk to Sebastian Gorka, the deputy assistant to the president, who gives his take on the president's speech to Congress and his approach to terrorism.

Immigrant Activist Gives Official Spanish-Language Democratic Response To Trump

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:10am

President Trump took a hard line against illegal immigration in his address to Congress. Democrats chose an immigrant activist who was brought to the U.S. illegally to give one of their responses.

Georgia Voters Mixed On Trump's Speech

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:10am

In the Atlanta area, some voters thought Trump's speech to Congress was more optimistic than things he has said in the past, but they're still skeptical of Trump.

Idahoans React To President Trump's Address To Congress

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:10am

We check in with a few voters in Boise, Idaho to ask how they felt about President Trump's first major speech before Congress.

In A Heated Campaign Season, French Politicians Flock To Paris Farm Fair

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:10am

One of the world's largest agricultural shows is underway in Paris. France is Europe's top agricultural producer, and as its presidential election approaches, the show is a must-stop for candidates.

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