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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:00:08 -0400The group led GOP opposition in the Obama years, but after torpedoing efforts to overhaul health care led by President Trump, the Freedom Caucus is sorting out how to work with fellow Republicans.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:51 -0400North Carolina Republicans and the state's Democratic governor announced a deal to repeal the state's controversial "bathroom bill." But LGBT rights advocates say they oppose it.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:00 -0400David Greene speaks with Sen. Angus King of Maine ahead of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday looking into Russian interference in the U.S. election.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:00 -0400A comedian with a fake name and a horse is winning over voters in Serbia by declaring he is a corrupt thief. He's a parody of how Serbs see their politicians, and he's running second in the polls.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:00 -0400Two former top allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have received prison sentences for their roles in closing lanes on a bridge in what became known as the "Bridgegate" scandal.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:00 -0400Gary Cohn was a dyslexic kid from an immigrant family in Cleveland who rose to lead Goldman Sachs. Now he's becoming perhaps the most powerful voice for economic policy in the Trump White House.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:00 -0400David Greene talks with James Jeffrey, a former U.S. ambassador to Turkey, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the country. Turkey's cooperation is a vital part of efforts to fight ISIS.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:00 -0400Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin says preventing suicide among military veterans is his "number one clinical priority," and that he is working to fill some 45,000 open jobs in the agency.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:00 -0400President Trump has proposed spending cuts to programs that prop up rural areas that voted for him. While some policy experts bemoan that, there are rural voters who fully support those cuts.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:41:00 -0400U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson says the state of Hawaii has shown it is likely to succeed with its argument that the restrictions on travel from majority Muslim countries is unconstitutional.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:25:00 -0400Incidents like the ones involving veteran reporter April Ryan and Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters this week are "not a rarity" for black women in the workplace, says activist Brittany Packnett.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400It will be the first in-person meeting between the leaders, after Trump's sharp criticisms of China during the campaign. The informal meeting may be intended to reduce pressure for concrete results.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:44:00 -0400Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire addressed the opioid problem in her state for several years as governor. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Hassan about President Trump's opioid plans.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:42:00 -0400She already has an office in the West Wing. "I have been working closely ... with the White House Counsel and my personal counsel to address the unprecedented nature of my role," she said.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:21:00 -0400Abortion is already heavily restricted in Missouri, but now the state is cutting more funding to organizations that provide abortions, even though it means rejecting millions of dollars from the feds.