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Politics Aug 12The other ‘squad’: moderate female Democrats try to establish their brand ahead of 2020
The alterna-squad consists of women possessing deep military and intelligence experience, now voices of moderation in a party often portrayed as veering sharply left.
Politics Jul 25WATCH: Pelosi and House Democrats vow to ‘own August’ on issues
Majority Democrats gathered on the House steps under brilliant sunshine Thursday to talk policy goals as they prepared to leave Washington for five weeks.
Politics Jul 22WATCH: Robert Mueller testifies before Congress
On Wednesday, former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to testify before House lawmakers at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Watch live here, starting with the PBS NewsHour's Mueller hearing pre-show at 6 a.m. EDT.
Politics Jun 27What to watch on the second Dem debate
Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candidates will confront one another in person over who is best fit to lead the Democratic effort to oust President Donald Trump in 2020.
Politics Jun 24Sanders unveils bill to cancel all student debt
Sen. Bernie Sanders' effort would cancel $1.6 trillion of debt and save the average borrower about $3,000 a year.
Politics Jun 19Democrats access Trump’s inner circle with Hope Hicks interview
House lawmakers interviewed the former communications director for President Donald Trump behind closed doors.
Politics Jun 06Tick tock goes the political clock as Democrats weigh impeachment
There's increasing pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to at least start an impeachment inquiry into whether Trump obstructed special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Politics May 28Trump returns to U.S. political feuds after 4-day trip to Japan
Trump returns home still in a running feud with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and and weary of Democratic investigations into his administration.
Politics May 23WATCH: Pelosi questions Trump’s fitness for office
"I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at her weekly news conference, adding that she prays for him and the nation.
Politics Apr 22Nancy Pelosi urges Democrats to focus on ‘finding the truth’ before impeachment talk
In her first remarks on next steps, Pelosi acknowledged in a letter to rank-and-file Democrats that the party's officeholders have a range of views on how to proceed. But she counseled them repeatedly to go after facts, not resort to…