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House Approves Bill to Defund NPR

17, 2011

The House passed the bill today to defund NPR by disallowing any direct federal funding to NPR and any funds from local stations going to either NPR or any other national distributor of programming (PRI, Am. Public Media, BBC, etc.). The vote was 228 to 192. It was not exactly down party lines as 7 [...]