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Daniel Bush is PBS NewsHour's Senior Political Reporter.
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Politics Jun 01In Minneapolis, protests over George Floyd’s death ‘a long time coming’
In interviews around Minneapolis, residents say protests are the only option.
Politics Jun 01Biden doesn’t have the delegates to clinch the nomination. That could change June 2.
Biden has been referred to in the press as the “presumptive nominee” ever since Sanders ended his White House bid, but he's still 425 delegates shy of the 1,991 he needs to guarantee the nomination.
Politics May 29George Floyd’s death ‘no time for incendiary tweets,’ Biden says of Trump
Recent images of unrest in cities like Minneapolis resemble demonstrations that occurred during the Obama administration, when protesters took to the streets demanding that law enforcement face justice for their violent treatment of black Americans. Joe Biden, who was vice…
Politics May 28Obama’s VP pick was a clear choice. Biden’s won’t be
Joe Biden's promise earlier this year that he would choose a woman as his running mate narrowed the field of potential vice presidential candidates. But there is still no consensus in Democratic circles about who Biden should pick.
Politics May 15What 74 former Biden staffers think about Tara Reade’s allegations
We spoke to dozens of Joe Biden’s staffers, most of whom were women, to get a broader picture of his behavior toward women throughout his career, how they see Tara Reade’s allegation and whether there was evidence of a larger…
Politics May 11Trump’s pandemic response could complicate down-ballot races for Republicans
President Donald Trump’s much-criticized handling of the public health crisis could make things even harder for Republicans in moderate House districts and the small handful of battleground states that will determine control of the Senate.
Nation May 05States formed pacts to reopen together. Will they last?
Regional alliances to coordinate reopening states were new and largely untested when they launched in mid-April. Now, just three weeks later, divisions have opened up, raising questions about whether states will ultimately act together in deciding when to allow nonessential…
Nation Apr 30Exclusive: Warren, Pressley and other lawmakers demand answers from White House on COVID-19 racial disparities
Democrats sent separate letters Wednesday to Vice President Mike Pence and the CDC urging the Trump administration to prioritize African American, Hispanic, Native and other marginalized communities who have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Politics Apr 24‘We’ve got to get going.’ States under pressure to plan for the general election amid a pandemic
The general election is more than half a year away, but states considering any changes in November need to start preparing now in order to have contingency plans ready in time for the fall.
Politics Apr 21DNC weighing how to handle delegate penalties for states that delayed primaries over coronavirus
The Democratic National Committee is working closely with states to find a workaround for a DNC rule that requires states to forfeit half of their delegates if they hold primaries after June 9. Several states have rescheduled their primaries for…