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The Affordable Care Act Three Years In: What’s Working And What’s Not

The number of health insurance companies participating in the Affordable Care Act exchanges is dwindling. And many of the insurance plans available under the law exclude more doctors and hospitals than do employer plans. The Affordable Care Act three years in: what’s working and what’s not.

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CDC Waits For Congress To Approve Emergency Funds To Combat Zika

The Senate is set to vote Tuesday on a deal to provide more than $1 billion to battle Zika. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention.
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Ratings Gold? Fox To Air Megyn Kelly's Interview With Trump Tonight

Donald Trump has publicly attacked Megyn Kelly, a rising star at Fox News, for months. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Tucker Carlson of the Daily Caller and co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend for a preview.
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When It Comes To Economic Election Prediction Models, It's A Mixed Bag

Under a Moody's model, Hillary Clinton beats Donald Trump. The oldest model picks the GOP nominee to win, though it may be proved wrong, its creator says, because Trump is so outside the mainstream.
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Native American Foster Parents Fight For Access To Federal Funding

Imagine trying to raise a child with just $159 a week. For foster parents on one Native American reservation in southern Arizona, that's all the money the tribe can afford. But leaders have plans to double that soon, if they can gain access to a large source of federal funding.
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Obama Awards Medal Of Valor To 13 Police Officers

President Obama on Monday awarded the Medal of Valor to 13 police officers for their exceptional courage.
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Despite Dismal Odds, Bernie Sanders Supporters Keep On Fighting

Bernie Sanders supporters are pulling out all the stops in California, hoping a win there might take him further down what continues to be a very narrow path to the Democratic presidential nomination. But even some of his strongest supporters admit, he probably won't be the nominee. But that doesn't mean they won't keep fighting for Sanders, as long as they possibly can.
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Millennials Now Rival Boomers As A Political Force, But Will They Actually Vote?

The number of eligible millennial voters is now roughly on par with the number of eligible Baby Boomers. But, that potential has not translated into concrete votes yet.
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Debate Over Transgender Bathroom Access At Public Schools

The Obama administration tells public schools across the country to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice. The debate over transgender rights and the legal, social and financial implications.

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Women Look To Make History In 2016 Senate Races

Democrats believe a perfect storm of the first female presidential nominee coupled with Donald Trump as a foil will help them take back the Senate with female challengers.

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