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Attorney General Jeff Sessions (center) speaks with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island as he arrives to testify during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Oct. 18, 2017. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions (center) speaks with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island as he arrives to testify during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Oct. 18, 2017. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, answering questions on voting rights, immigration and the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Meanwhile, President Trump wavered between seemingly endorsing and deriding a bipartisan deal that would reestablish subsidies to health insurers.

NPR's Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR) joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson for a closer look at the day's political stories.

This segment aired on October 18, 2017.

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