Reporting On Health Care

The health reform vulnerable Americans really need
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The health reform vulnerable Americans really need

These consumers feel disrespected by doctors and lack information.

Do high-deductible plans make the health care system better?
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Do high-deductible plans make the health care system better?

Congressman Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head up the Department of Health and Human Services, faced his first Senate confirmation hearing today.

Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care
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Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care

A new poll finds ample accord across on the need to do something about health care in the United States.

Thousands attend Sanders health care rally in Michigan
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Thousands attend Sanders health care rally in Michigan

People lined up four abreast to get to the rally in the parking lot of Macomb County Community College in the Detroit suburb of Warren.

Repealing Obamacare will be the easy part
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Repealing Obamacare will be the easy part

President-elect Donald Trump got a little more specific today on what's next for health care in his press conference.

We asked people what they know about Obamacare
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We asked people what they know about Obamacare

See if you know the answers

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Clinton and Trump on Social Security, Medicare

At the vice presidential debate, Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence spoke about how the administrations they hope to join would deal with safety net programs.

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Clinton's drug plan

At first glance, it may sound like Hillary Clinton's plan is an attempt to tackle drug prices overall. It's not.

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Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama’s health care law is struggling in many parts of the country.

Reporting On Gun Control

With Trump win, gun sellers see win — and loss
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With Trump win, gun sellers see win — and loss

It's no secret that Donald Trump campaigned as a champion of gun rights, but a Trump administration poses both welcome relief and an immediate problem for the gun industry.

These four states will weigh tougher gun control in election
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These four states will weigh tougher gun control in election

The presence of so many ballot questions in the same year reflects the strategy, growing power and deep pockets of gun-control supporters.

By the numbers: Guns in America
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By the numbers: Guns in America

Crunching the numbers behind the gun control debate.

Here's where gun laws stand in your state
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Here's where gun laws stand in your state

Hillary Clinton called out Florida's gun laws in a Monday speech responding to the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

Clinton uses Florida platform to talk to mothers who've lost children to gun violence
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Clinton uses Florida platform to talk to mothers who've l...

Hillary Clinton is using her time on the campaign trail to draw a sharp contrast between herself and Donald Trump, especially on the issue of gun control.

Reporting On LGBT issues

Kerry sorry for past State Department discrimination against gays
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Kerry sorry for past State Department discrimination agai...

Secretary of State John Kerry publicly apologized on Monday for the State Department’s institutional discrimination in the past against gay and lesbian diplomats.

Repeal of North Carolina's HB2 law fails as legislature adjourns special session
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Repeal of North Carolina's HB2 law fails as legislature a...

The North Carolina Legislature began a special session on Wednesday morning to vote on the repeal of a controversial state law that limits civil rights protections for LGBT people.

How could President Trump or Clinton influence national LGBTQ rights?
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How could President Trump or Clinton influence national L...

Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but there are other battlegrounds related to civil rights for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender individuals.

Kaine says Catholic Church might change on gay marriage
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Kaine says Catholic Church might change on gay marriage

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine is predicting that the Roman Catholic Church may eventually change its opposition to gay marriage.

LGBT America: By the Numbers
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LGBT America: By the Numbers

Accurate estimates of LGBT Americans have proven elusive for many researchers over the years.

Reporting On Religion

Many religious groups oppose Trump cabinet nominees
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Many religious groups oppose Trump cabinet nominees

Confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s cabinet picks have begun.

Look ahead 2017
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Look ahead 2017

What will be among the most important religion stories to watch for in the New Year?

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Could President Trump really create a tracking system for...

As Trump prepares to take office next month, immigration advocates, legal experts and Muslim-Americans are girding for a fight over immigration and national security policy.

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Election 2016: Candidates’ religious backgrounds

Hillary Clinton is a United Methodist. Donald Trump identifies himself as a Presbyterian.

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Election 2016: Catholic voters

Sharp divisions and political polarizations persist in this election cycle.

Reporting On The Electorate

AAPI millennials have opinions, but will they vote?
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AAPI millennials have opinions, but will they vote?

The children of Baby Boomers, millennials tend to be liberal – but disillusioned.

Younger, diverse voters are reshaping California politics
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Younger, diverse voters are reshaping California politics

The outcome of voting on Nov. 8 is likely to reflect long-term trends that have seen the nation’s most populous state become increasingly diverse and firmly Democratic.

Clinton holds a lead among Asian Americans, new survey says
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Clinton holds a lead among Asian Americans, new survey says

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton holds nearly a 4-to-1 lead over Donald Trump among registered Asian-American voters, according to the National Asian American Survey.

Young voters from newer immigrant families lean more liberal, poll shows
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Young voters from newer immigrant families lean more libe...

Young Hispanic and Asian-Americans who are immigrants or have an immigrant parent are more likely to be liberal in their views on politics, a new GenForward poll shows.

Is 'rural resentment' driving voters to Trump?
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Is 'rural resentment' driving voters to Trump?

An August presidential poll out of Virginia shows the heightening of a long-existing trend: There is a big, big rural-urban split in the battleground state.

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After a rough Summer, Pennsylvania Trump fans explain why...

At a recent rally in Altoona, Pa., Trump told the crowd that the only way he could lose Pennsylvania, where he is polling well behind Clinton, would be in the event of a fix.

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Former refugees look to Election Day with a sense of duty

Thousands of former refugees and asylum-seekers will be voting in a U.S. election for the first time this November.

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The view from Latino voters in the Northeast

Steve Inskeep talks to Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea and political scientist Marion Orr of Brown University.

Licensed photos from Getty Images and The Associated Press. Courtesy images via Gage Skidmore/Flickr

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