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Congress Returns Amid Pressure To Revisit Derailed Health Care Efforts Congress returned from a two-week break with a shutdown looming and pressure to go back to their derailed efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
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North Carolina Pastor Criticizes Trump's First 100 Days As 'A Disaster' NPR's Ari Shapiro checks in with Winston-Salem pastor John Mendez, who he met back in January during a road trip leading up to Donald Trump's inauguration. He says the Trump presidency has been even worse than he anticipated.
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Trump Pledges To Confront Anti-Semitism At Holocaust Remembrance Event During an event to remember the Holocaust, President Trump pledged to defeat anti-Semitism. The White House has previously been criticized for the way it has talked about the Holocaust and anti-Semitism.
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Jay Dickey, Arkansas Congressman Who Blocked Gun Research, Dies At 77 Former Arkansas Rep. Jay Dickey died last week at 77. Recently, he was known for his support of medical research into gun safety, but he wasn't always that way. In 1996, Dickey helped usher in an amendment that effectively ended federal research on gun vi
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Former Expedia IT employee get 15 months in U.S. prison for insider trading Jonathan Ly, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John Coughenour in Seattle after pleading guilty in December to a securities fraud charge for having engaged in an insider trading scheme that prosecutors said netted him $331,000. As part of a plea de
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Commerce Department Orders 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber Imports The Commerce Department has called for a 20 percent tariff on Canadian lumber imports. It's the latest sign of the Trump administration's more aggressive stance on trade enforcement.
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Trump Hints At Shift On Wall Funding To Avert Government Shutdown As Congress approaches its deadline to pass the federal budget, President Trump is making hints about pushing the U.S.-Mexico border wall funding to the fall. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with New Mexico Rep. Steve Pearce about how this would directly affect
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U.S. Supreme Court may limit where companies can be sued The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared poised to clamp down on where corporations can be sued, a potential setback for plaintiffs' lawyers who strive to bring cases in courts and locales they consider friendly. The nine justices in two separate cases
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Panel: Oklahoma Executions Should Stay on Hold Until Reform The bipartisan volunteer group issued a 300-page report after two years of studying the death penalty.
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WH denies panel's request on former Trump adviser President Donald Trump's former national security adviser did not properly disclose payments from Russia and does not appear to have complied with the law, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings said Tuesday after rev
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