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Top Stories: Tom Perez Talks With Texas Democrats; Web Series On Life After Prison

Jul 20, 2017

The top local stories this morning from KERA News:

When Senate Republicans abandoned plans to overhaul the Affordable Care Act this week, President Donald Trump blamed Democrats and some Republican senators for the bill’s failure. 

While in Dallas, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez weighed in on the Obamacare reform efforts. He says Democrats want to work with Republicans to fix problems in the healthcare system, but not if it means more uninsured Americans.

Other stories this morning:

  • A new web series follows a young woman struggling to re-enter society after prison. This week, our Big Screen team talks with its North Texas director about the many real-life sources he pulled from to tell the story.

 You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.