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Daniel Bush is PBS NewsHour's Senior Political Reporter.
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Politics Mar 25Republicans seize on Biden’s border challenges to reframe the immigration debate
In focusing on the situation at the border, Republicans have sought to reframe the immigration debate under President Joe Biden by linking reform efforts to border security -- something left-leaning advocates had hoped to avoid by pressing for legislation that…
Politics Mar 18Democrats under pressure to act alone on immigration if Senate Republicans don’t sign on
With the prospect of immigration reform passing the Senate murky unless Democrats end the legislative filibuster, advocates are urging their allies in Congress and the White House to prepare a backup plan: add immigration measures to a bill later this…
Health Mar 16Support for Medicaid expansion grows in South Dakota, one of the last red state holdouts
South Dakota is one of just 12 states that have not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, in the decade since the legislation was signed into law by former President Barack Obama in 2010.
Politics Feb 26U.S. House prepares to pass a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill without a minimum wage hike
The U.S. House of Representatives is on the verge of passing a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, even after Democrats suffered a setback on one of their key priorities, including a federal increase in the minimum wage. NewsHour's Daniel Bush…
Politics Feb 13Divided over Trump’s legacy, Republicans save his political future
A bipartisan majority of the Senate voted that Trump’s conduct was worthy of conviction, a permanent stain on his legacy. It was the largest bipartisan vote ever in an impeachment trial of a president.
Politics Feb 12Key takeaways from Day 4 of Trump’s second impeachment trial
Former President Donald Trump’s defense team was allotted up to 16 hours to present their case, but made clear Friday they believed they needed far less to prove that Trump was not responsible for inciting the Capitol attack on Jan.
Politics Feb 12Sen. Murray shares for the first time her ‘horrific’ close encounter with Capitol rioters
In an interview with PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff, the No. 3 Senate Democrat recounted hiding with her husband on the floor of an office near the Senate chamber as rioters banged on the door in an…
Politics Feb 11Takeaways from Day 3 of Trump’s Senate impeachment trial
Most Republicans appeared unmoved after the House managers concluded their presentation Thursday. Former President Donald Trump’s defense team will make their rebuttal Friday, giving them the final word before senators consider whether to convict the former president.
Politics Feb 10Key takeaways from Day 2 of Trump’s second impeachment trial
Democrats spent the second day of the Senate trial laying out in detail the seriousness of the Jan. 6 security breach at the Capitol, where former Vice President Mike Pence and lawmakers narrowly escaped coming face-to-face with rioters intent on…
Politics Feb 09After emotional, contentious arguments, Trump impeachment trial moves forward with both sides refusing to budge
The Senate voted Tuesday 56-44 to proceed with the trial against Trump on the House charge that he incited the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Six Republicans joined all 50 Democrats in voting to move forward with the…