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Politics Feb 20AP Analysis: Sanders may not need 2016 magic to be 2020 force
Can Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders recapture the magic that fueled his first presidential campaign? To win the nomination, he may not need to.
Politics Feb 15As Democrats lean left, will voters follow?
Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, Democrats are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal to combat climate change.
Politics Jan 10Political pressure leaves little room for deal to end government shutdown
Republican and Democratic supporters are pushing the president and lawmakers to not back down despite the government shutdown.
Politics Jan 03Bernie Sanders offers contrition as 2016 aides face harassment allegations
“Of course, if I run again, we will do better next time,” Sanders told CNN.
Nation Nov 05WATCH: PBS NewsHour 2018 Midterm Election coverage
PBS NewsHour will present live coverage of the 2018 Midterm Elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 starting at 8pm ET on PBS stations nationwide.
Politics Nov 05‘Everything’s at stake’ on eve of first Trump-era elections
There are indications that an oft-discussed "blue wave" may help Democrats seize control of at least one chamber of Congress. But two years after an election that proved polls and prognosticators wrong, nothing is certain on the eve of the…
Politics Oct 24Senate slipping away as Democrats fight to preserve blue wave
In the closing stretch of the 2018 campaign, the question is no longer the size of the Democratic wave. It's whether there will be a wave at all.
Politics Oct 162020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states
Many of the Democratic Party's most ambitious have begun building relationships on the ground in the states most responsible for picking the next presidential nominee.
Politics Oct 15GOP plays blame game while fighting to save House majority
The Republican operatives and spending patterns by both sides indicate GOP defeat in as many as a dozen House races — halfway to the number Democrats need to seize the House majority this fall. Dozens more seats are in play.
Politics Sep 29Republicans fear political fallout from Kavanaugh turmoil
Whether or not Republicans ultimately confirm Kavanaugh, some on the front lines of the GOP's midterm battlefield fear the party may have already lost.