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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3002445710/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false What is the state of health care in America? The Affordable Care Act has been law for seven years, but with 22 million people still uninsured and costs rising, how should lawmakers revise the health care system? We discuss the current health care situation and the plan being considered by... /episodes/get/54183 /episode/54183 Health care policy, politics and consequences /episode-player/54183

What is the state of health care in America?

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Sat, 07/01/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3002220720/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Senate Republicans unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Five GOP lawmakers said almost immediately that they could not support the current bill. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to vote on the plan before the July 4th recess. What's in the bill? And can... /episodes/get/54024 /episode/54024 Senate Republicans debate Obamacare replacement bill /episode-player/54024

Five Republican senators said they can't vote for the current health care bill.

Air date:
Sat, 06/24/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001969406/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Republicans and Democrats came together for a moment of bipartisan unity after Rep. Steve Scalise was critically wounded in a shooting at a Congressional baseball practice. Moments like this are a test of leadership and civility for elected officials that so often retreat to partisan corners. But... /episodes/get/53860 /episode/53860 Calls for unity in the aftermath of Congressional shooting /episode-player/53860

Republicans and Democrats came together for a moment of bipartisan unity.

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Sat, 06/17/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001714422/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Fired FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump of telling “lies, plain and simple” during testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Trump responded by calling Comey a “leaker” and denied any collusion between his campaign and Russia. The president said he would “100 percent” talk... /episodes/get/53710 /episode/53710 War of Words: Trump and Comey accuse each other of lying /episode-player/53710

President Trump offered a sharp rebuke to James Comey’s Senate testimony.

Air date:
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001503576/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false President Trump announced that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, the historic 2015 agreement that commits nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and seek to renegotiate a new deal that's "fair" for the American people. Global leaders called the move a mistake,... /episodes/get/53550 /episode/53550 U.S. will withdraw from Paris climate change agreement /episode-player/53550

Trump says he wants to renegotiate the global climate change.

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Sat, 06/03/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001307516/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The federal investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election reached President Trump’s innermost circle. Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner is a focus of federal investigations and officials believe he has information relevant to the probe. The cloud of the... /episodes/get/53370 /episode/53370 Russian investigation reaches Trump’s inner circle /episode-player/53370

Trump adviser Jared Kushner is a focus of federal investigations.

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Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:00
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