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House votes on NPR's fate

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday on a measure that could stop the taxpayer funding of National Public Radio (NPR).

The bill is a response to a web video made by a conservative activist, which showed an NPR executive criticizing the Tea Party and saying NPR would be better off without public money.

Some lawmakers oppose the measure, saying the video was "deceptively edited" to target NPR.

On Tuesday, the House voted to cut $50 million in funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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