About Magan @magancrane
Magan Crane is the PBS NewHour's senior editor for digital politics and a very, very slow runner.
Magan’s Recent Stories
Politics Nov 06What just happened in Kentucky?
Kentucky’s gubernatorial race between Trump-backed incumbent Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear remains too close to call Wednesday, which in itself is remarkable.
Politics Nov 01‘He went to the press about it.’ Biden on the priest who denied him communion
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday called his denial of communion by a priest in South Carolina a “private matter,” but expressed regret that the priest had taken the issue to the press.
Politics Oct 29Read the full text of the House impeachment inquiry resolution
The House of Representatives is expected to take its first formal vote on the impeachment inquiry on Thursday.
Politics Oct 28Pence dismisses concerns that pullout from Syria weakened the U.S.
Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration’s decision to move U.S. troops out of northern Syria, citing the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi over the weekend as evidence that the United States’ position in the…
Politics Oct 05A timeline of key events in the Trump-Ukraine story
With a cast of colorful characters, fast moving parts and new information coming out every day, it is easy to get lost trying to follow the story about President Donald Trump and Ukraine. Catch up with our timeline.
Politics Sep 26Schiff willing to issue fast subpoenas over Trump whistleblower complaint
“I have no doubt that that will be necessary and we’re not fooling around, we don’t have a long time to ask people for compliance,” Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., told PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff on Thursday.
Politics Sep 269 things we learned from the Trump whistleblower complaint
The whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump alleges the president sought foreign interference in the 2020 election and that White House officials moved to cover it up.
Politics Sep 25Trump’s conversation with the Ukrainian president, annotated
The White House memo detailin Trump's conversation with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky is only five pages long, but it's packed full of information. Here are 11 points you shouldn't miss.
Politics Sep 19Read what the inspector general said about the ‘urgent’ whistleblower concern
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., released on Thursday two letters regarding a whistleblower complaint that administration officials are withholding from Congress.
Nation Aug 22How background checks and ‘red flag’ gun laws work
Polls show Americans overwhelmingly support background checks for gun purchases and “red flag” laws that take guns away from people deemed at risk of harming themselves or others. But what are authorities actually checking? And which “red flags” can cost…