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Erica R. Hendry is the managing editor for digital at PBS NewsHour.
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Nation Oct 29Broken Justice
In 1997, Ricky Kidd was sentenced to life without parole for a double homicide he says he didn’t commit. And he says his court-appointed lawyer is the reason. In the U.S. justice system, everyone has the right to an attorney,…
Politics Jun 13WATCH: Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks about leaving the White House
Sanders called her time as press secretary "the honor of a lifetime" and said she will "continue to be one of the most outspoken and loyal supporters of the president and his agenda."…
Politics May 16WATCH: House Democrats read Mueller report aloud at the Capitol
The event, staged in a Capitol hearing room, comes amid growing tensions between House Democrats and the White House.
Politics Apr 08Read Barr’s prepared remarks for House budget hearing (Mueller isn’t mentioned)
At Tuesday’s hearing, U.S. Attorney General William Barr will instead focus on combating violent crime, enforcing and improving immigration laws, and the opioid crisis, according to his prepared remarks.
Politics Mar 13Paul Manafort faces new fraud charges on top of 7.5 years in prison. Read the indictment
The former Trump campaign chair was indicted Wednesday for allegedly running a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme in New York four years ago.
Politics Mar 11WATCH: Stacey Abrams speaks with Yamiche Alcindor on ‘how to create real change’
The Georgia Democrat will speak with the PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor at 10:30 a.m. ET Monday. Watch live in the player above.
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.