• August 12, 2017

    Still unclear what Trump’s opioid state of emergency means for states

    Over the last week, President Donald Trump has vacillated about how to handle the opioid epidemic that has wracked much of the US, including Pennsylva...
  • August 11, 2017 |  NPR

    Trump says he intends to declare opioid crisis national emergency

    President Trump says he is ready to declare the nation's opioid crisis "a national emergency," saying it is a "serious problem the...
  • July 28, 2017 |  PBS

    Senate defeats ‘skinny repeal’ of Affordable Care Act, sending health care reform back to committee

    In a dramatic vote early Friday morning, the Senate shot down a “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, considered by many to be Republicans’ last...
  • July 26, 2017

    Activists in Philadelphia call for single payer health care system

    With the Senate debating whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act, protesters in Philadelphia came out to support a plan hardly anyone in Washington ...
  • July 26, 2017

    Trump bars transgender individuals from U.S. armed forces

    President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs a...
  • July 18, 2017 |  PBS

    The health care bill collapses, leaving a divided GOP at crossroads

    The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters.
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