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Daniel Bush is PBS NewsHour's Senior Political Reporter.
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Politics Feb 09The reason more young voters aren’t connecting with Clinton is obvious, and we’re missing it
The youngest voters see Hillary Clinton through a different lens. For a college-age voter, the lion's share of the Clintons' many triumphs and failures took place in the distant past. That includes the Arkansas years, the health care and impeachment…
Politics Feb 095 things to know about the New Hampshire primary
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- As voting starts this morning in the first-in-the-nation primary, Donald Trump appears poised to win the Republican contest, while Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders started the day with a commanding lead over Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side.
Politics Feb 01What happens if you’re still undecided on caucus day?
After being bombarded by months of ads and media coverage of the 2016 presidential election, eight voters showed up to this packed elementary school cafeteria in Des Moines, Iowa, without having made up their minds about who to support for…
Politics Feb 01One homeschooled Christian family band’s mission to elect Ted Cruz
KALONA, Iowa — Initially, Becky and Marlin Bontrager disagreed about the number of children they wanted to have. Becky says that she wanted six, while her husband was hoping for closer to four. They ended up with 10, all of…
Politics Jan 30Clinton holds narrow lead over Sanders in latest poll ahead of Iowa caucuses
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is clinging to a narrow lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders with two days left Monday’s Iowa caucus, a new poll shows.
Politics Jan 27For such a key race, Iowa’s voter turnout remains surprisingly low
As the first voters of 2016, Iowans play an outsize role in shaping the presidential primary races. Even so, only one in five registered voters in Iowa shows up to caucus, leaving just a sliver of partisan activists to anoint…
Politics Jan 21Rand Paul tells Gwen Ifill he has hidden advantage in Iowa ground game
In an interview with PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill on Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul said that his campaign has a “real shot” of reaching its goal to draw 10,000 students to the polls next month — an ambitious goal for any…
Politics Jan 20Latino millennials could be major voting bloc — if turnout is high enough
If all Latino millennials voted in 2016, they'd have major sway in the presidential race. But that will depend on boosting turnout among young voters who make up almost half of the overall Hispanic electorate.
Nation Jan 13What did Obama just say? Experts read between the lines
President Barack Obama spent his final State of the Union speech last night defending his record in office on everything from climate change and healthcare to national security and education. But his legacy is complicated, and understanding it requires some…
Politics Dec 30Do endorsements matter anymore?
Senator Marco Rubio and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush have received more endorsements from Republican governors and members of Congress than the rest of the GOP presidential field combined. But 2016 may test the power of big-name endorsements.