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Candice Norwood is a digital politics reporter for the PBS NewsHour.
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Politics Feb 25How 4 history-making Black politicians are paving the way for future generations
During a time of nationwide discussions about racial injustice, diversity and equity, four Black politicians whose elections were historic firsts spoke with the PBS NewsHour.
Politics Feb 05Biden has a plan to address COVID-19 disparities. Here’s what experts recommend
The White House seeks to improve data collection on high-risk groups; provide equitable access to vaccines, tests and personal protective equipment; and fund assistance for social services.
Politics Feb 03WATCH: Isabel Guzman, nominee for small business administrator, testifies during Senate confirmation hearing
If confirmed, Guzman will be tasked with overseeing the Paycheck Protection Program and other initiatives to support small businesses that have been forced to close or scale back operations during the pandemic.
Politics Jan 28With Senate split 50-50, here’s what Democrats can and can’t do
Passing sweeping legislation won’t be easy.
Nation Jan 22The data behind 9 big challenges facing Biden
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris face a confluence of crises as they kick off their first 100 days in leadership.
Politics Jan 20In first speech as vice president, Harris urges the country to ‘see beyond the crisis’
Vice President Kamala Harris spoke to the nation from the National Mall late on Inauguration Day, reiterating a message of unity and urging the country to “see beyond crisis to do what is hard, to do what is good.” “Even…
Politics Jan 20Eleanor Holmes Norton says focus should be on Biden’s first 100 days, not Trump impeachment trial
"[Biden has] got to focus on the virus. He's got to then look at the economy. That's written for him," she told NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff.
Politics Jan 20The first family arrives at the White House
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrived to the White House joined by their family. Typically the president and first lady enter the White House after walking along the traditional parade route that travels down Pennsylvania Avenue and…
Politics Jan 20Vice President Harris will swear in Ossoff and Warnock this afternoon
In one of her first official duties as vice president, Kamala Harris is expected to swear in Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock as Georgia’s two senators at 4:30 p.m. ET. Earlier this month, Ossoff and Warnock defeated two Republican incumbent…
Politics Jan 20No visible protesters near U.S. Capitol amid enhanced security
Despite concern from law enforcement leading up to Inauguration Day, there were no visible protesters around the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, PBS NewsHour’s foreign affairs and defense correspondent Nick Schifrin told Judy Woodruff. “We’ve been running into no protesters. We’ve…