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Politics Nov 07Read Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ full letter to Trump: ‘At your request, I am submitting my resignation’
Sessions' departure has been expected. Trump has said for months that he would not have hired Sessions if he knew the former senator from Alabama would recuse himself from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible ties between Russia and…
Politics Nov 07WATCH: ‘That’s such a racist question,’ Trump says when asked if his rhetoric emboldens white nationalists
The PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor asked Trump about his rhetoric ahead of the midterm elections along with his claim that he is a "nationalist," and whether those were contributing to a perception that the Republican Party supported white nationalists.
Politics Oct 30WATCH: Donnelly, Braun, Brenton face off in final Indiana Senate debate
Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly, Republican Mike Braun and Libertarian Lucy Brenton will face off Tuesday in the final Indiana Senate debate before the 2018 midterm elections, moderated by the PBS NewsHour's Amna Nawaz. Watch here live at 7 p.m. CDT.
Politics Oct 18WATCH LIVE: Claire McCaskill, Josh Hawley face off in Missouri Senate debate
The debate, moderated by PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff, is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET in St. Louis. Watch live in the player above.
Nation Oct 155 important stories that aren’t about the midterms
Washington state just eliminated the death penalty, Hungary bans sleeping in public areas and other stories we're reading now.
Nation Oct 095 important stories that have nothing to do with the White House
More than half of Detroit schools have shut off drinking water over concerns about lead and copper, a string of high-profile killings of women in Iraq and other stories we're reading this week.
Politics Oct 05WATCH: Senate votes on confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh
Senators are expected to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court starting at 5 p.m. ET Saturday.
Nation Oct 02‘We have received no response’: Read the full letter from Christine Blasey Ford’s attorneys to the FBI
Ford's lawyers say it is "inconceivable" that the FBI could conclude its investigation without interviewing either her, Kavanaugh or all of the other witnesses whose names she has provided.
Nation Sep 27Ford on why others don’t recall night of alleged Kavanaugh assault: ‘Nothing remarkable happened to them’
"It was a very unremarkable party ... because nothing remarkable happened to them that evening," Ford said.
Politics Sep 26WATCH: Trump says he may delay Rosenstein meeting
President Donald Trump declined to directly answer Wednesday whether he would fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during a planned meeting Thursday. “I would certainly prefer not doing that,” Trump said during a news conference in New York. “My preference…