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Alex D'Elia is a politics production assistant for the PBS NewsHour. She can be reached at Adelia@newshour.org or on Twitter @AlexDEliaNews
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Politics Apr 15A picture of disorganization: Analyzing Capitol Police’s failures on January 6
Lawmakers Thursday continued to assemble their picture of what went wrong on January 6. An internal watchdog testified about his ongoing review of U.S. Capitol Police, and shared his initial conclusions about why their defense failed that day after a…
Politics Mar 31Are college athletes employees? Supreme Court mulls compensation for student players
College basketball’s “March Madness,” which reaches its crescendo this weekend, reminds us that big-time college athletics can look like big business. As John Yang reports, it was a fitting backdrop Wednesday for a well-timed Supreme Court argument over compensation for…
Politics Mar 02Supreme Court hears challenges to two Arizona election laws
State legislatures across the country are trying to rewrite election laws after the contentious 2020 election. And as John Yang reports, a U.S. Supreme Court case argued Tuesday will determine how courts will assess those new laws.
Politics Oct 26What addition of Barrett could mean for upcoming Supreme Court cases
Amy Coney Barrett is poised to become the third Supreme Court justice chosen by President Trump, ensuring a judicial legacy that will be felt for years to come. And after her confirmation, Barrett will quickly have a chance to make…
Nation Sep 16What Supreme Court’s McGirt ruling means for Oklahoma’s Native tribes
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled recently that much of eastern Oklahoma remains Native land. The decision granted jurisdictional control for most criminal justice cases to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and four neighboring tribal nations. Now, members of Congress and tribal…
Politics Aug 20Biden’s long and painful path to Democratic presidential nomination
Former Vice President Joe Biden has spent decades in public office. On Thursday night, he will finally accept the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. We look back at Biden’s personal story, fraught with tragedy and resilience, and his long political…
Nation Jul 01Trump fast-tracks environmental rollbacks to deliver on campaign promises
As the nation grapples with a pandemic and continued protests against systemic racism, calling for police reform, President Donald Trump is rolling back environmental regulations in an effort to deliver on some of his major campaign promises as November nears.
Politics Sep 10What does Joe Walsh believe? Where the candidate stands on 6 issues
Joe Walsh is a one-term Republican congressman from Illinois and conservative radio host who is known for his inflammatory comments and tweets, including promoting falsehoods about former President Barack Obama and using racial slurs on his show.
Politics Jun 27WATCH: Candidates face off in second night of 2020 Democratic debate
Ten 2020 Democratic presidential candidates will face off Thursday in the second night of debates hosted by NBC News.
Politics Jun 20Amy Klobuchar on her top 3 priorities as president
When asked why voters should support her for in 2020, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., emphasizes her legislative record in an era of political gridlock and her Heartland roots. Although she has a list of 137 policy priorities she would tackle…