House of Representatives Passes Bill Eliminating NPR's Federal Funding
The Senate is expected to kill the legislation, which is opposed by the White House.
The House of Representatives has passed a bill that bans any federal funding for National Public Radio and affiliated public broadcasting stations. By a vote of 228 to 192, which broke largely along party lines, the House passed the legislation, favored by Republicans who have been critical of NPR, charging that it pursues a liberal agenda.
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