Is The 'Do-Nothing' Congress Starting To Do Things?03:53

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Major bipartisan victories seem to be on the horizon in Washington. Both houses of Congress overwhelmingly voted in favor of a long-term highway funding measure yesterday, and on Wednesday the House passed an overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Not all is agreed upon, however, as Republicans also pushed a measure through that would gut the Affordable Care Act and strip Planned parenthood of funding for a year. President Obama is expected to veto the measure.

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about what all these actions mean.


This segment aired on December 4, 2015.

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