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Daniel Bush is the digital politics editor and senior writer for PBS NewsHour.
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Nation Jan 16Barr defended Mueller’s investigation. But a fight over the final report could get ugly
The last time Barr was nominated as attorney general, in 1991, he was confirmed by a voice vote. That won’t happen this time, but Barr’s confirmation is widely seen as a sure thing in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Politics Jan 09How Trump is trying to shift the shutdown debate
President Donald Trump's immigration speech from the Oval Office on Tuesday did not change the political dynamics around the government shutdown fight.
Politics Jan 02WATCH: A border barrier would be ‘overkill,’ Trump’s AG nominee said in 1992 interview
In a 1992 interview on the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour on PBS, William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick to serve as attorney general, told host Jim Lehrer that he disagreed with a proposal to build a barrier along the border.
Politics Dec 21Mattis is leaving. What does that mean for Trump?
Here’s why Mattis’ resignation has worried lawmakers and what it means for U.S. foreign policy going forward.
Politics Dec 20Read James Mattis’ full resignation letter
In his resignation letter, Defense Secretary James Mattis appeared to point to his policy differences with President Donald Trump, who has frequently clashed with U.S. allies.
Politics Dec 08How new details about Cohen and Manafort could shape the Russia investigation
New court papers filed Friday offered new evidence of contacts between Russia and Trump’s campaign, and signaled that his former attorney Michael Cohen provided valuable information to special counsel Robert Mueller’s team.
Politics Dec 07William Barr’s record on 4 key issues
President Donald Trump on Friday tapped Barr, who served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, to fill the post left empty by his firing of Jeff Sessions.
Politics Nov 27Live: Mississippi Senate runoff election results
Voters are casting ballots Tuesday in Mississippi’s Senate runoff election. Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is facing off against Democrat Mike Espy. The runoff is the final Senate election of the 2018 midterms. The winner will serve the remaining two years…
Politics Nov 15Inside Florida’s ‘infuriating and disheartening’ recount
The process has not been flawless. But 66 of Florida’s 67 counties met a Thursday afternoon deadline to complete a machine recount of the results in the U.S. Senate, governor and agriculture commissioner’s races, all of which were too close…
Politics Nov 074 questions about Jeff Sessions’ departure and the Russia investigation
The PBS NewsHour asked four experts what implications Sessions’ firing has for Mueller’s Russia investigation.