Politics: Member Stations Politics: Member Stations

The homepage of the Affordable Care Act exchange on Nov. 1, 2017 in Miami. The open enrollment period to sign up for a health plan on HealthCare.gov runs through Dec. 15; several states with their own health care exchanges have later deadlines. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Consumers Hunting For Health Insurance Find High Prices — And Some Great Deals

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"Big Jim" Folsom during a campaign event in 1946. He also would bring a bucket and mop to campaign events, vowing to clean up state government. The bucket was used to collect campaign donations. Courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History hide caption

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"Reds" share some of their concerns with fellow conservatives during a so-called "fishbowl" exercise run by Better Angels. Chas Sisk/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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Group Uses Marriage Counseling Methods To Help Bridge Political Divide

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Blackfeet tribal council member Roland Kennerly sits at the edge of the Badger-Two Medicine area near the Blackfeet Reservation. Nate Hegyi/Yellowstone Public Radio hide caption

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Montana Monument May Expand Under Trump Administration

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A motorist guides his vehicle to a drop an election ballot at a drive-through collection site outside the election commission headquarters in Denver on Nov. 7, 2017. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Colorado Launches First In The Nation Post-Election Audits

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NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 7: Sen. Robert 'Bob' Menendez is accused of accepting bribes from campaign donor Salomon Melgen, a Florida-based ophthalmologist. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Declares A Mistrial In Sen. Robert Menendez Corruption Trial

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Danica Roem, a Democrat who won a race for delegate in Virginia's 13th Congressional District, at her campaign office in September. Roem is the first transgender person elected to a state legislature. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kathleen Phelps, who lacks health insurance, speaks in favor of expanding Medicaid at a news conference in Portland, Maine on Oct. 13, 2016. Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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Defense attorneys say the prosecution has presented a twisted picture of the friendship between Sen. Robert Menendez and a Florida eye doctor. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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When Donald Trump announced his bid for the presidency in June 2015 at Trump Tower, he called Mexican immigrants "rapists" among other insults. The tone Trump set on immigration has been picked up by both Republican candidates running for governor. Kena Betancur /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Minnesota's ACA insurance exchange, MNsure, is spending state money this year to hire health care navigators who reach out to consumers to answer questions and help them find the right health plan. Mark Zdechlik/MPR News hide caption

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Need Help Picking An ACA Health Plan? Some States Are Reaching Out

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It has become increasingly common for politicians at all levels of government to block followers, whether it's for uncivil behavior or merely for expressing a different point of view. HStocks/Getty Images hide caption

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Christy Torres of Foundations Communities in Austin contacts people who bought insurance on Healthcare.Gov. to tell them it's almost time to renew. Martin Do Nascimento/KUT hide caption

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With Federal Funds Cut, Others Must Lead Health Insurance Sign-Up Efforts

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U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill last month. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Facing Unrest On The Left, Dianne Feinstein Draws A Primary Opponent

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Entrepreneur Stinson Dean (left) and his wife Stephanie play with their three children in their yard in Independence, Mo. He says the Affordable Care Act made it possible for him to start his own business. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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Uncertainty Over Health Care Law's Future Hobbles Entrepreneurs

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