Capitol Hill Battle Over Defunding Planned Parenthood Intensifies

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House Republicans have voted to block federal funding of Planned Parenthood, which they accuse of illegally profiting from the sale of aborted fetus tissues. Senate Democrats and President Obama both oppose de-funding the organization that provides family planning and health care services to men and women across the country. We look at the political and health care implications of the debate over Planned Parenthood.


Sandhya Somashekhar, national reporter for The Washington Post

Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for "The Takeaway," from Public Radio International and WNYC