Democrat Andrew Cuomo says his plan would allow students from families earning less than $125,000 a year to attend state-run schools without paying tuition.
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In a surprise move, Ford said Tuesday it is scrapping plans to build a $1.6 billion small car assembly plant in Mexico after criticism from Donald Trump about its decision to build the plant.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Leo Wise, who served as the first head of the Office of Congressional Ethics, about the history of the office.
Congress is expected to take up repeal of the Affordable Care Act this week. The plan is still sketchy, but some details are starting to emerge.
Congress is back, and Republican leaders are ready to push an ambitious agenda with unified GOP control of Capitol Hill and the White House for the first time in a decade.
Donald Trump nominated Robert Lighthizer to be the U.S. trade representative. Lighthizer will be tasked with helping to implement an overhaul of U.S. trade policy that will feature tariff threats against a number of U.S. trading partners.
George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, also announced Tuesday they would attend. And Jimmy Carter has previously announced his intention to be on hand.
Nationwide, local officials have vowed to defy President-elect Trump should he try to deport immigrants in their cities. Some advocates wish they'd stood up sooner.
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President-elect Donald Trump hasn't done enough to separate his role as president from his role as businessman, several high-profile conservatives and others wrote in an open, bipartisan letter.
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Only one member of Congress is religiously unaffiliated, but more than 1 in 5 Americans is.
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Robert Lighthizer, 69, has long advocated a tougher stand on trade with China, which is in line with President-elect Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric.
Kelly's decision to move to NBC, a network that President-elect Donald Trump and some conservative pundits have branded as "liberal," isn't a complete surprise.
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NPR's political director gives us the latest on moves by House Republicans to curb an independent ethics watchdog. President-elect Donald Trump has already weighed in.
After a late-night vote and an ensuing public relations debacle, House Republicans reversed themselves on a decision that would have taken the teeth out of the Office of Congressional Ethics.
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Donald Trump's transition team made the announcement Tuesday. Lighthizer was deputy trade representative under Ronald Reagan, and is seen by many as a longtime advocate of more protectionist rules.
GOP members voted to strip the Office of Congressional Ethics of its independence. Rachel Martin talks to Richard Painter, the chief ethics counselor for President George W. Bush. about the vote.
When the new Congress convenes, Republican leaders will focus on dismantling Obamacare. The first bill introduced in past Congressional sessions gives a timeline of political history.
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Rachel Martin talks to Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Community, about Russia's alleged role in hacking the DNC, and Trump's doubts about U.S. intelligence findings.
The White House is pushing to get the 23 cleared detainees out of the Guantanamo Bay prison camp before Donald Trump is sworn in. Rachel Martin talks to reporter Carol Rosenberg of the Miami Herald.
On Wednesday, President Obama will meet with Democrats to discuss how to prevent Republicans from repealing the Affordable Care Act. David Greene talks to Zeke Emanuel, an architects of the law.