About Tess @tkconch
Tess Conciatori is a politics production assistant at PBS NewsHour.
Tess’s Recent Stories
Politics Nov 09Meet some of the newest members of the 116th Congress
At least 88 new House members will join Congress next year. Here are profiles on several freshmen lawmakers headed to Washington, D.C.
Politics Oct 24This is where Democrats and Republicans are battling for control of state legislatures
This November, Democrats are looking to pick up seats in state legislatures and gain more power outside of Washington.
Politics Oct 04What senators are saying about the FBI’s Kavanaugh report
Senators, preparing for a vote, react after reviewing the FBI's supplemental background investigation on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Nation Sep 17The quiet evangelical campaign to help Republicans hold onto the House and Senate
With control of Congress up for grabs and Republicans trying to fight off a “blue wave,” evangelical groups in recent months have quietly stepped up their political activity to help the GOP hold onto the House and Senate.
Politics Aug 20What it’s like to cover the Paul Manafort trial
Reporters have made standing in line an early-morning routine, stashing away iPhones and smartwatches to witness special counsel Robert Mueller’s team bring its first case in the Russia probe to trial.
Politics Aug 085 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
Politics Jul 255 overlooked political stories that deserve a second look
Infowars host Alex Jones' rant against Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a lawsuit against Las Vegas shooting victims and other stories you might have missed.
Politics Jul 24What we know about Trump’s 2018 midterm endorsements (so far)
Trump has already endorsed 19 Republican candidates in gubernatorial and congressional races. All of the endorsements have come from the president’s Twitter account.
Politics Jul 23The legal battle over Trump’s D.C. hotel could be entering uncharted territory
A ruling on a lawsuit over the Emoluments Clause and Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. could push the case into unchartered legal territory.
Politics Jul 115 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time
A battle over whether literacy is a fundamental right, a loophole for 'Super Polluting' trucks and other stories that deserve a second look.