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How Much Are Colin Kaepernick's Political Views Impacting His Unsigned Status?

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 5:26pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with NFL commentator Bucky Brooks about former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's apparent difficulties finding a new team.

Trump Backlash In Germany Gives Merkel Challenger Martin Schulz A Boost In Polls

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 5:26pm

Martin Schulz, a former bookseller with no high school diploma, could become the next chancellor of Germany, thanks in part to an anti-Trump sentiment.

Words You'll Hear: Freedom Caucus' Role In Health Care Bill Withdrawal

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 5:26pm

We look at the House Freedom Caucus, a key Republican faction that opposed the American Health Care Act. The GOP healthcare bill was later withdrawn over lack of support.

Thousands Of Russians Take To Streets In Biggest Anti-government Protests In Years

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 10:28am

Thousands turned out in Moscow and other cities in protest, demanding the prime minister's resignation. Police arrested organizer, anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny.

Former Diplomat Says Visa Screening Changes Are Legal, But Rhetoric Is Problematic

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:14am

Michele Thoren Bond recently retired as assistant secretary of state for consular affairs. She says the rhetoric behind the visa changes discourages tourism to the U.S.

Trump Supporters On The Failure Of The GOP Health Care Bill

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:14am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Trump voters Becky Ravenkamp, Kevin Eisbrenner and Linda Caudill what they think about Republicans' failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

'The Resistance' Faces A New Question: What To Do With All That Money

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:00am

Progressive groups like Planned Parenthood have enjoyed a fundraising bonanza since the election of Donald Trump. The challenge for these groups is to use the windfall effectively.

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Week Of High Expectations Stumbles To New Lows For Team Trump

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:00am

Trump is known for his negotiating in real estate and show business, and the craft of the bluff was key to his Art of the Deal. But when this bluff was called, he did not have the cards or the votes.

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Failed House Vote Is 'A Great Opportunity' For Republicans, Former House Leader Says

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 6:00pm

"Now we can back up and do the things that should have been done," Republican Tom DeLay says. The former House Majority Leader discusses what the withdrawal of the AHCA means for his party's future.

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Sen. Graham Faces Raucous Town Hall The Day After GOP Fails To Repeal Obamacare

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 5:00pm

The South Carolina senator said the President should reach out to Democrats to fix health care, and fought back against the idea that he wasn't doing enough to investigate Russian meddling.

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DNC Chair On ACHA Withdrawal: 'It Was A Good Day For The Good Guys'

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

DNC Chair Tom Perez reacts to Trump's statement that Democrats are responsible for the ACA repeal failure, which Perez calls a good moment for 24 million who were going to lose their health insurance.

What Does Failed Repeal Of Affordable Care Act Mean For Current Health Care Law?

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

House Republicans have backed away from the American Health Care Act. Mary Agnes Carey, senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News, breaks down what this means for the current health care law

Immigrants Fear Data Collected Under DACA Could Give Government Deportation Power

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

Amid mixed messages, a half-million young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children are in jeopardy of losing their protected status under President Trump's administration.

Barbershop: ACA Repeal Failure, Russian Interference Investigation

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:56pm

Political analyst Ken Rudin, Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post's Right Turn Blog, and NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro discuss the newsy week.

VP Pence On Obamacare Repeal Failure: 'Congress Just Wasn't Ready'

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:11pm

The Vice President was in West Virginia a day after the GOP's Affordable Care Act repeal efforts were scrapped. He joked that maybe some WWE superstars were needed on Capitol Hill.

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Oops... PAC Runs TV Ads Thanking Some Republicans For Repealing Obamacare

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:41pm

Hours after the GOP-led efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapsed, a conservative-leaning group ran ads giving kudos to some members for keeping their promise to replace the health care law.

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Los Angeles Health Clinic 'A Microcosm' Of The Nation's Anxieties

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:00pm

A South LA clinic started by Muslim doctors and students has served mostly low-income Latino and African-American patients for 20 years. Staff and patients now say they worry about their future.

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Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings End And The Political Games Begin

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:13am

The Senate Republicans have the vote and clout to ensure Judge Neil Gorsuch is confirmed as Supreme Court justice. The only question is, how are the Democrats going to play their final losing cards.

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What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 8:18am

President Trump is eager to put the health care debacle behind him and focus on tax reform, but the failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act could handicap that effort.

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How Do You Say 'Gorsuch'?

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 6:45am

Partisan disagreements ran through this week's Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. One issue the members really struggled with was pronunciation of the nominee's name.

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