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Gretchen Frazee is a digital producer for the PBS NewsHour.
Gretchen’s Recent Stories
Politics Apr 18What Trump and lawmakers are saying now that the Mueller report is public
Despite the minimal level of bipartisan unity among lawmakers in calling for the Mueller report’s release, it’s doubtful that the political fight over its findings — and their interpretation — will cease.
Politics Apr 18Read Attorney General William Barr’s full remarks on the Mueller report
Attorney General William Barr said at a news conference Thursday that the special counsel found "no collusion" by any Americans with Russian government hacking.
Making Sen$e Apr 11How natural disasters can increase inequality
A report from the Urban Institute shows that low-income Americans experience the biggest drop in their credit scores following “medium-sized” disasters.
Politics Apr 09Hate crime hearing shows lawmakers still can’t agree on basic facts
During a House committee hearing on hate crimes, lawmakers expressed fundamental differences about what poses the biggest threat, who is to blame -- and what to do about it.
Politics Apr 08Who is Kevin McAleenan, acting head of Homeland Security?
U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner Kevin McAleenan will take over for Kirstjen Nielsen when she steps down from her post Wednesday.
Making Sen$e Apr 05Why cars and produce are taking a hit from Trump’s latest border moves
Trump has backed off threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border immediately, but the uncertainty spurred by his rhetoric and actions have already taken a toll.
Making Sen$e Apr 05Why wages are still lagging despite strong job growth
The U.S. economy added 196,000 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.8 percent. Still, wages only ticked up slightly.
Politics Apr 04WATCH: FBI Director Chris Wray testifies before House committee
The official agenda is focused on the FBI's budget request for fiscal year 2020, but Wray is also expected to receive questions about the Russia investigation.
Politics Apr 02WATCH: Democrats urge Senate Republicans to pass equal pay legislation
The House passed the legislation last week, largely along party lines. It is now in the Senate.
Making Sen$e Apr 02Could this House bill close the pay gap between women and men?
Women who work full-time on average make about 81 percent of what men make, taking into account the fact that women tend to work less overtime and have lower-paying jobs.