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  • 5:00pm Mar 24, 2017
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    Trump Suffers Huge Failure As GOP Withdraws Health Care Bill

    According to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, President Trump "left it all on the field" in terms of his efforts to gain support for the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.
  • 4:48pm Mar 24, 2017
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    Health Care Bill Debate Centered On Essential Health Benefits

    NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Noam Levey, who covers national health care policy for The Los Angeles Times, about why essential health benefits became such a sticking point in the health care debate.
  • 4:32pm Mar 24, 2017
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    Many Insurance Companies Stay Quiet On Health Care Debate

    With AHCA coming to the house floor for a highly anticipated vote, some of the biggest stake holders that are closely following the health care political circus are health insurance companies around the country. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Professor Sabrina Corlette of the Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University about what she has heard from the health care industry.
  • 4:32pm Mar 24, 2017
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    House Republican Leaders Withdraw Health Care Bill

    House Republican leaders have pulled their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act after it became clear they did not have the votes to pass it.
  • 4:32pm Mar 24, 2017
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    Republican Leaders Postpone Vote On Health Care Bill

    Republican leaders are postponing a vote on the American Health Care Act again after failing to secure enough support the bill.
  • 4:32pm Mar 24, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Paul Manafort Agrees To Testify Before Congress In Russia Probe

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to testify before the House Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into potential ties between Trump aides and the Russian mischief in the 2016 presidential campaign. But partisan rancor and unusual revelations threaten to derail the committee's investigation — or at least, per critics, its credibility.
  • 4:32pm Mar 24, 2017
    Sports Sports National

    U.S. Women's Hockey Starters Plan To Boycott Championship

    Women's hockey holds its world championship next week. The defending champion U.S. will send a team, but the starters are boycotting. The first team, led by captain Meghan Duggan, says it will sit out the championship if players don't get better pay and support from USA Hockey.
  • 4:32pm Mar 24, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Week In Politics: House Intel Committee, GOP Health Care Bill

    NPR's Audie Cornish talks to political commentators Kimberly Atkins of the Boston Herald and Guy Benson of Townhall.com for the about the controversy surrounding the House Intelligence Committee, the debate over the GOP health care bill and Democrats' plan to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.