OLYMPIA, Wash. — Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on expanded background checks for gun sales. One is seeking universal checks for all sales and transfers, including private transactions. The other would prevent any such expansion. Continue reading
A new report from the National Governor’s Association says states should do more to employ the 54 million Americans living with a disability, among whom only 20 percent are currently employed or looking for a job. Judy Woodruff interviews Delaware Gov. Jack Markell about his push to boost accessibility to the labor market. Continue reading
The White House is set to announce proposals for gun control laws, but some state governments aren’t waiting for federal action. Jeffrey Brown talks to Gov. Jack Markell, D-Del., about Delaware’s proposals to curb gun violence, including stricter background checks, a state-wide database of gun owners and an assault weapons ban. Continue reading
Govs. Scott Walker, R-Wis., and Jack Markell, D- Del., speak with Ray Suarez on the impact the debt limit debate could have across the country. They join the NewsHour from the National Governors Association’s Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, where these and many other questions are being debated. Continue reading
As part of the NewsHour’s series of conversations with newly-elected lawmakers, Judy Woodruff talks to Delaware’s Senator-elect, Democrat Chris Coons. Continue reading
Delaware movie projectionist Gordon Brinckle had an extraordinary secret: Over the course of nearly 50 years, he created a miniature movie palace in his basement that he called the Shalimar. Photographer Kendall Messick has published a new book of photographs documenting his theater.
Gwen Ifill speaks with experts about the Senate races in Delaware and Illinois, where Democrats are losing ground and Republicans are gaining in the polls. Continue reading
A longtime adviser to Vice President-elect Joe Biden, Ted Kaufman, will step into Biden’s vacated Senate seat when he takes office in January, Delaware Gov. Ruth Anne Minner said Monday. Continue reading