Lisa Desjardins is a correspondent at PBS NewsHour.
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September 5, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan will be pivotal figures on Capitol Hill this month. But who else could prove pivotal on Capitol Hill this month? Here’s a look at some of the key players as Congress takes on a range of issues. Continue reading →
September 1, 2017
Here is a quick look at what we know about government spending on natural disasters, an increasingly controversial topic.
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August 29, 2017
As the largest flooding event in modern U.S. history affects millions across Texas, members of Congress face a political crisis over how to handle the nation’s largest insurance plan for floods. Continue reading →
August 22, 2017
After the president’s conflicting remarks about a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a look at the way he’s handled other racial issues. Continue reading →