Jamie Ruppert (R) was featured in an NPR story about Obama voters who supported Donald Trump in last year's presidential election. Amy Whitenight (L) labeled Ruppert an "idiot" in a comment on NPR's Facebook page. They recently met in person to talk about their political differences. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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A Trump Voter And Facebook Insulter Talk It Out — In Person

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President Trump signs one of five executive orders related to the oil pipeline industry. Trump has been busy for more than two weeks rolling back President Barack Obama's environmental legacy. Shawn Thew/Getty Images hide caption

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'America First' Energy Plan Challenges Free Market Realities

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Iraqi Wife In Detroit: U.S. Immigration Treated My Husband Like A Criminal

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Trump Takes Executive Action Designed To Speed Approval Of Oil Pipelines

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Former Texas governor Rick Perry had his confirmation hearing Thursday as President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of energy. He said he no longer wants to get rid of the agency. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Rick Perry, Energy Nominee, Says He No Longer Wants To Dissolve Agency

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Jamie Ruppert and her husband Jesse Ruppert live in White Haven, Pa. Jamie voted for Barack Obama twice but switched parties and voted for Republican Donald Trump this election. She hopes Trump will bring more good-paying blue-collar jobs to communities like hers. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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A Trump Swing Voter Looks Ahead

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Workers move equipment at a natural gas well site near Burlington, Pa., in 2010. A federal report said Thursday natural gas production is on track to make the U.S. a net exporter of energy by about 2030. Ralph Wilson/AP hide caption

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Obama Blocks Offshore Drilling In Atlantic, Arctic Areas

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Obama Administration Issues Offshore Drilling Ban In Arctic And Atlantic

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Dylan and Hayden (front, left to right) are adopted 10-year-old twins. Born a boy, Dylan has identified as a girl since age 4. Her mothers Jennifer and Marla (top, left to right, with daughter Michaela in the middle) had planned to change the gender listed on Dylan's official documents when she got a driver's license. They sped up that process after Donald Trump's election. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Transgender Americans Race To Finish Paperwork Before Trump Administration

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Rex Tillerson Gained Some Diplomatic Experience As ExxonMobil CEO

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Trump's Potential Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Is A Titan In The Oil Industry

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