Lisa Desjardins

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Lisa Desjardins is a correspondent at PBS NewsHour.

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Politics Jun 27

GOP leaders delay Senate health care vote. What happened?

Senate Republican leaders had hoped to start the voting process for the Better Care Reconciliation Act on Wednesday. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pulled the 142-page bill — which would make sweeping changes to Medicaid and the Affordable…

Health Jun 22

What’s in the Senate Republican health care bill

It's part Obamacare-replace, part sweeping-Medicaid-overhaul. At roughly 10:45 am Thursday, Senate Republican leaders posted their 142-page health care proposal. This is the key starting point. Here is our initial look at what the Senate bill proposes.

Politics Jun 13

What we learned at the Sessions hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, where he was asked about the Russia investigations, his recusal, and his role in the firing of former FBI director James Comey. Here are some key takeaways from…

Politics Jun 13

Two views of President Trump: near and far

In the past day, NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff interviewed two men with important perspectives on President Donald Trump. And, we noticed, particularly contrasting perspectives. One from across the globe, the other from relatively nearby.

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