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Bernie Sanders & the Democratic convention, Congress passes opioid bill

On the Webcast Extra, as Democrats begin to look to their convention in Philadelphia, Bernie Sanders supporters are trying to influence the party platform even if the Vermont senator is unable to claim the nomination.. In Washington, Congress passed several bipartisan bills to combat the nation’s opioid epidemic. As NPR’s Susan Davis reports, there is a real shift from punishment to drug treatment. And House Republicans won a lawsuit aimed at President Obama’s signature health care law, saying the administration is improperly funding the Affordable Care Act. POLITICO’s Josh Gerstein says the administration is certain to appeal.