Political analyst Norman Ornstein on the depths of dysfunction in Washington. Then, as “Orange is the New Black” heads into its sixth season, a 2014 interview with Piper Kerman, the woman whose story inspired the hit TV show.
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In “From the Archives” this week: The GOP effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act hit a speed bump this week. Critics of the current Republican plan are especially concerned about proposed cuts to Medicaid. In fact, Medicaid has been a sticking point for years — and in November of 2010, Diane and her guests discussed how the ACA was going to change Medicaid.
- Coral Davenport Climate and energy reporter, The New York Times
- Diana Nyad World champion swimmer, author and co-founder of EverWalk
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