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Politics Jun 30Leading Republicans, with the exception of Trump, now support mask-wearing
As a surge of infections hammers the South and West, GOP officials are pushing back against the notion that masks are about politics, as President Donald Trump suggests, and telling Americans they can help save lives.
Politics May 20WATCH: Pelosi defends remarks on Trump’s weight as ‘dose of his own medicine’
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she called President Donald Trump “morbidly obese” because he's put down women for their weight.
Politics Apr 03In time of crisis, Trump-Pelosi relationship remains broken
President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have not spoken in five months at a time when the nation is battling its worst health crisis in a century.
Politics Mar 27Trump signs $2.2 trillion stimulus after swift congressional votes
Acting with unity and resolve unseen since the 9/11 attacks, Washington moved urgently to stem an economic free fall caused by widespread restrictions meant to slow the spread of the virus that have shuttered schools, closed businesses and brought American…
Politics Mar 27House plan on $2.2 trillion virus relief bill hits last-minute snag
House leaders' plan for swift action on a $2.2 trillion package to ease the coronavirus pandemic's devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system has run into complications. A maverick conservative lawmaker has threatened to delay passage until…
Health Mar 26WATCH: House approves $2.2 trillion virus rescue bill
The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation's history.
Politics Mar 10Biden wins Michigan primary
Joe Biden has won Michigan’s Democratic primary, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago.
Politics Mar 09WATCH: PBS NewsHour’s special coverage of the March 10 primaries
Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago.
Politics Feb 04WATCH: Pelosi rips up Trump’s State of the Union speech
No sooner did President Donald Trump finish his State of the Union address than House Speaker Pelosi ripped it in two.
Politics Feb 04Trump to unleash ‘relentless optimism’ in State of the Union address
President Donald Trump's State of the Union address will be a different experience for Democrats, nearly all of whom voted for Trump's impeachment in the House.