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Gretchen Frazee is a digital producer for the PBS NewsHour.
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Politics Jun 25The Ocasio-Cortez and Cheney dispute over ‘concentration camps,’ explained
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently called the migrant detention facilities on the U.S.-Mexico border "concentration camps." Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, has called on her to apologize for the remarks.
Nation Jun 18Suicide among teens and young adults reaches highest level since 2000
Researchers are not certain what is causing the increase, but advocates say there are a number of steps people can take to help prevent suicide.
Politics Jun 17WATCH LIVE: Trump kicks off 2020 reelection campaign at Florida rally
President Donald Trump is holding his official re-election campaign kickoff in Orlando. Watch live in the video player.
Politics Jun 14WATCH: Trump discusses expanded health care coverage options for small businesses
A new rule allows more employers to reimburse their workers for qualified medical and dental expenses using accounts that are not subject to federal income and payroll taxes.
Politics Jun 13House committee votes to extend 9/11 victims fund
The vote advances the bill to the full House and came the day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized lawmakers for failing to ensure the victims' fund does not run out of money.
Politics Jun 12What Ken Cuccinelli brings to Trump’s hardline push on immigration
President Donald Trump has selected former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinellli to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, adding another senior-level immigration hardliner to the administration.
Politics Jun 11WATCH: Acting Homeland Security chief McAleenan testifies on border security
Sen. Lindsey Graham, who chairs the committee where Kevin McAleenan is testifying, recently introduced legislation to extend the amount of time children can be held in U.S. custody to up to 100 days.
Politics Jun 10WATCH: John Dean’s full opening statement on Mueller report
In his prepared testimony, the former White House counsel and Watergate witness outlined some of the similarities between the Watergate inquiry into President Richard Nixon and the current investigations into President Donald Trump.
Politics Jun 07New abortion laws are too extreme for most Americans, poll shows
State legislatures pushing abortion legislation that caters to the extremes risks go against the views of most Americans, according to the latest poll from the PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist, which could spark a backlash against the party in the…
Politics Jun 07Do Democrats want a candidate who shares their values or can beat Trump? Voters are split
With a field of more than 20 candidates, the question of electability has dominated the early stages of the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination. A PBS NewsHour-NPR-Marist poll provides insights into how voters are thinking about the issue.