About Tess @tkconch
Tess Conciatori is a politics production assistant at PBS NewsHour.
Tess’s Recent Stories
Politics Mar 07Mueller’s case against Paul Manafort, explained
Manafort was among the first of 34 individuals and a number of corporations to be indicted in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. On Thursday he was sentenced by a federal judge to 47…
Politics Mar 0510 ways House Democrats are investigating the president
Though Special Counsel Robert Mueller may be nearing a final report, these congressional probes signal that scrutiny of Trump’s business ties, policies and presidential campaign is far from over.
Politics Feb 04What does John Delaney believe? Where the candidate stands on 6 issues
Here is where former Maryland congressman and White House contender John Delaney stands on some of the key issues of the 2020 election cycle.
Politics Jan 03What the new Congress looks like
The new lawmakers in the 116th Congress will inherit last year’s problems, including the partial government shutdown, but they will not look like past sessions of Congress.
Politics Dec 20How Democrats are changing the primary debate schedule for 2020 candidates
The new schedule for the Democratic primaries in 2020 includes guidelines on the number of official debates, when they’ll be held, and who will be eligible to participate.
Politics Dec 18Michael Flynn’s sentencing has been delayed. Now what?
A federal judge offered former national security adviser Michael Flynn a chance to delay his sentencing in exchange for cooperating further with federal investigators, and Flynn agreed.
Politics Dec 12A guide to Michael Cohen’s sentencing
Michael Cohen, Trump's former attorney, did not share enough information to avoid jail time and should still be sent to prison, federal prosecutors argued. Here's what to expect from his sentencing.
Politics Dec 03Friends, former aides remember what made George H.W. Bush ‘the kind of person I want as president’
Here are some recollections about Bush, World War II veteran and 41st president, from some of the people who knew him best.
Politics Nov 23These 4 issues offer the best chance for compromise in the new Congress
Lawmakers must consider how they want to govern in a Capitol where nothing can pass unless the Republican-led Senate and soon-to-be Democratic-led House agree.
Politics Nov 13Your questions on the Florida recount, answered
Almost two decades after Bush v. Gore, Florida election officials are confident that changes they have made to voting procedures will lead to more organized and timely recounts.