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  • 5:42pm Mar 04, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Donald Trump Changes Position On Visas For Highly Skilled Workers

    On Thursday night in a GOP debate hosted by Fox News, Donald Trump came around to the idea of H1-B visas for highly skilled workers, saying "I'm changing it, and I'm softening the position because we need to have talented people in this country." NPR takes a look at the significance of Trump's switch and where GOP candidates stand with visas for immigrant workers.
  • 5:23pm Mar 04, 2016
    National National Economy

    Tax Protester Takes Extreme Action To Avoid Paying

    Each year thousands of people don't pay the taxes they owe. They claim all kinds of reasons from penury to protest. The Planet Money team brings us the story of Larry Williams who decided he just shouldn't have to pay his taxes anymore.
  • 4:28pm Mar 04, 2016
    World News World News Sports

    MLB Paves Way For Cubans To Play In The Big Leagues

    One of the benefits of improved U.S.-Cuba relations is being played out on the baseball diamond. President Obama is expected to attend an exhibition game in Havana later this month, and Major League Baseball proposed a way to allow Cuban players to play for U.S. teams without having to defect.
  • 4:28pm Mar 04, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Democrats Fret Over Low Voter Turnout In Early Primaries

    NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Michael McDonald, a professor at the University of Florida who tracks voter turnout at his blog the "United States Elections Project." They discuss the low Democratic voter turnout so far, and what that might mean in the general election.
  • 4:28pm Mar 04, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    As Trump Backs Out Of CPAC, GOP Leaders Debate How To Stop Him

    A day after another contentious Republican debate, activists gathered at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. Donald Trump wasn't there, but he was on everyone's lips.
  • 4:28pm Mar 04, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Week In Politics: Super Tuesday, GOP Rift

    NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and author of Why the Right Went Wrong, and David Brooks of The New York Times, about the week in politics.