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Kate Grumke is a politics producer at PBS NewsHour.
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Politics Apr 10Bernie Sanders on pandemic health coverage and supporting Joe Biden
The Democratic primary effectively came to an end as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced he was suspending his campaign. But his name will remain on the ballot in the remaining contests, which he says will help influence the party’s platform.
Nation Sep 17How Texas gun owners feel about background checks, red flag laws
In the aftermath of recent mass shootings, calls for expanding gun safety regulations have increased. Although some of these ideas are popular among Americans overall, how do gun owners specifically feel about them? William Brangham talks to gun owners in…
Nation Sep 17Gun owners in Texas cast a wary eye on gun control debate
After a second Texas mass shooting in a single month, gun users from several Texas towns are showing just how nuanced people’s reactions can be.
Politics Aug 16Will low-polling 2020 Dems make the jump to Senate races?
A whopping 23 Democrats are running to defeat President Donald Trump, but only one can win, leaving many to ask whether low-polling candidates should bow out and instead help flip the U.S. Senate to their party. Whoever wins the presidency…
Politics Aug 13Bill de Blasio on inequality, Eric Garner and his 2020 competitors
Bill de Blasio has been mayor of New York City since 2014. He is one of the latest entrants into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest but has been ramping up his campaign since, delivering one of the most memorable lines…
Politics Aug 07How Tom Steyer would fight climate change, gun violence and corporate corruption
Tom Steyer is a billionaire philanthropist and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Perhaps best known for his efforts to impeach President Trump, Steyer sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss why he believes government in Washington, D.C., is “broken,” how to…
Nation Aug 01Newly naturalized Americans reflect on citizenship in a fraught political era
President Trump’s language about immigration and lawmakers of color has sparked a national conversation about racism and xenophobia. But every year, hundreds of thousands make their way to the U.S. and begin the rigorous process of becoming citizens. We talk…
Politics Jul 08How Trump’s environmental record compares to his claims
President Donald Trump painted himself as a steward of the environment, arguing that his policies promote clean air and water while also helping grow the economy.
Politics May 17What does Bill de Blasio believe? Where the candidate stands on 8 issues
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is the latest Democrat to jump into the crowded 2020 primary field. Here's where he stands on key issues.