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Politics Jul 04Who is America? A look at the nation’s demographics
The United States’ population now stands at 325 million. Amid new questions of American identity, this July Fourth seemed like a good idea to look at who exactly makes up America, by birth or choice and how it is forecast…
Politics Jul 045 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 state and local politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
Politics Jun 28The 52 people who are deciding the fate of health care in America
Here are some vital stats on the 52 people deciding the fate of the health care overhaul.
Politics Jun 27GOP 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 22What’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 20What we know about the Senate health care plan
Senate Republicans are hoping to vote on a potentially massive health care bill next week, despite a lack of hearings or any public indication of the details of their plan.
Politics Jun 14WATCH: Eyewitness video captures congressional baseball shooting
The PBS NewsHour has obtained video of the shooting that occurred this morning at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.
Politics Jun 13What 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 13Two 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.
Politics Jun 079 things we learned from Comey’s prepared Senate remarks
Comey’s seven-page testimony marks the first time the ousted FBI director publicly confirmed that the president pressured him on multiple investigative fronts.