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Politics Aug 13Omarosa: I never signed that ‘draconian’ White House nondisclosure agreement
“A racist, a bigot and a misogynist.” Those are just some of the explosive claims made against President Trump by his long-time associate and former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman in her new book, “Unhinged.” She joins Judy Woodruff…
Politics Aug 03Key takeaways from the Tennessee primaries
Thursday's gubernatorial primary in Tennessee was the most expensive in state history. Businessman Bill Lee won the GOP nomination, and will face former Democratic Nashville Mayor Karl Dean in the fall.
Politics Aug 01What to watch in Tennessee’s primaries
The four Republican candidates for governor in Tennessee have gone through a bruising fight, clashing over immigration, promises to drain the swamp and gun rights.
Politics Jul 06What’s driving the movement to Abolish ICE?
To understand the current fight over ICE, here's what we know about the agency's history, its role under Trump and what's next.
Politics Jun 2728-year-old Latina ousts top Democrat and other takeaways from yesterday’s primaries
Tuesday's primary results included a stunning defeat of the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House, several victories for progressive candidates and key wins for candidates backed by President Donald Trump.
Politics Jun 06What happened in every key primary race last night?
Primary voters in eight states made their decisions Tuesday, and there were several historic firsts. Here’s an exhausting, but not exhaustive, list of takeaways and key races.
Politics Apr 18‘She was this kind of person they don’t make any more.’ Friends, former staff remember Barbara Bush
Family friends and former staff shared their memories of former first lady Barbara Bush, the wife of the 41st U.S. president, George H.W. Bush, and mother of the 43rd president, George W. Bush.
Politics Mar 02The bipartisan movement to bring back earmarks in Congress
A growing number of lawmakers in Congress support restoring earmarks, which were banned in 2011.
Politics Jan 20What exactly this shutdown means, agency by agency
We looked through the specific plans for a shutdown from more than a dozen key agencies. Here’s what we found.
Nation Nov 22PBS NewsHour’s guide to holiday civility
We hope this guide can help you and your family survive your holiday feast.