About Dan @IAmDanCooney
Dan is the PBS NewsHour's Social Media Editor/Producer.
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Politics Sep 09How would Andrew Yang give Americans $1,000 per month? With this tax
Andrew Yang plans to give every American adult $1,000 a month in universal basic income, as a way to offset job loss from automation. And, he wants to pay for it, in large part, with a value-added tax.
Politics Aug 12The ABCs of Iowa State Fair politics
Among the many must-attend events for presidential candidates, few are as iconic as the Iowa State Fair.
Nation Apr 24Here’s how to listen to PBS NewsHour’s podcasts
There are many ways to listen to our new series from Antarctica and the parts of our show that are already available in podcast format.
Politics Mar 19What does Andrew Yang believe? Where the candidate stands on 5 issues
Yang is a 44-year-old entrepreneur, the child of Taiwanese immigrants, and a first-time presidential candidate.
Arts Feb 08What country star Kacey Musgraves listened to growing up
Musgraves, nominated for four Grammys, said her version of country music is inspired by its roots. But she also loves a huge range of other artists.
World Dec 28What happened in 2018? Test yourself with this quiz
From a presidential meeting with North Korea, to a royal wedding that united both sides of the Atlantic, 2018 was an eventful year. Try your hand at our jam-packed quiz on this year's news.
Nation Oct 19How a Catholic sex abuse report in Pennsylvania echoed around the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Justice is launching an investigation into child sex abuse within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic churches, the latest fallout of widespread allegations made public by a grand jury probe this summer. Here’s a timeline of events since the…
Politics Sep 074 days of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing in less than 15 minutes
We watched it all, so you don’t have to.
Nation Aug 17Flossie Lewis asked if her ‘Brief But Spectacular’ take would go viral. It did, and now she’s back
Flossie’s take on growing old has been viewed more than 7 million times. Now, she's back for an extended version of “Brief But Spectacular.”…
Nation Jul 235 important stories that need your attention
U.S. wildfires are getting larger, how police mishandled sexual assault cases in Minnesota and other stories you might have missed.