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Politics Apr 115 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five political stories you may have missed in the past week.
Politics Apr 06Sen. Patty Murray on why she joined the filibuster against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch
Senate Republicans moved forward on Thursday with the "nuclear option" to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. In an interview with PBS NewsHour, Democratic Sen. Patty Murray -- the No. 3 Democrat in the Senate -- explained why she…
Politics Apr 055 overlooked political stories that are worth your time
There's plenty of politics covered in a 24-hour news cycle's time, but not everything gets the attention it deserves.
World Apr 04Trump turns to foreign affairs in meetings with three heads of state
With some of his major domestic initiatives stalled in Congress or the courts, President Donald Trump turned to foreign policy this week and meetings at the White House with several foreign leaders taking the measure of his "America First" approach…
Arts Mar 29Listen to the classic and groundbreaking recordings that made this year’s National Registry list
Recordings reflecting America’s diverse soundscape, from New York’s Polo Grounds, all the way to Compton, California, are included in this year’s inductions into the National Recording Registry.
Politics Mar 27Is socialism in the United States having a moment?
Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency thrust far-right groups into the spotlight. But on the other end of the political spectrum, socialist organizations across the country are quietly experiencing a surge in popularity of their own, driven in part by…
Nation Mar 22Susan Rice on Trump’s wiretapping claim: ‘Nothing of the sort occurred.’
Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice pushed back Wednesday against President Donald Trump’s claim that he was wiretapped by the Obama administration during the 2016 election.
Politics Feb 24How one liberal group is trying to help Democrats win back the House in 2018
Most political experts agree the Democrats’ chances of regaining control of the House and Senate next year are slim. Swing Left is trying anyway.
Politics Feb 21Where Trump stands on filling key spots in his administration
Filling up a government with capable people is a daunting task.
Health Feb 15Another West Virginia town sues drug wholesalers
A southern West Virginia town in the state’s poorest county has joined other communities in seeking to recoup the costs of dealing with opioid abuse.