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Politics Jan 15WATCH: EPA nominee Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation hearing
Wheeler will testify before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee beginning at 10 a.m. ET. Watch his remarks here.
Politics Dec 18Read James Comey’s full testimony before House committees
James Comey continued to defend his actions as FBI director during an hours-long meeting with two Congressional committees on Monday, the second closed-door meeting with members in as many weeks.
Politics Dec 07How Manafort violated his plea deal, according to Mueller’s latest documents
Manafort provided investigators with a range of false statements, according to Mueller, largely about his contact with Trump administration officials and his communications with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian-Ukrainian political consultant who has become a central figure in the investigation.
Politics Dec 04Read Mueller’s full recommendation for Flynn’s sentencing in Russia probe
While Michael Flynn made "multiple false statements, to multiple Department of Justice entities, on multiple occasions," according to a heavily redacted addendum filed Tuesday, he has also participated in 19 interviews with the special counsel's office and DOJ officials.
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.