Tess Conciatori is a politics production assistant at PBS NewsHour.
A major bipartisan law to empower victims of sexual harassment and assault cleared the Senate Thursday and heads to President Biden's desk for a signature. It's the most significant #MeToo legislation to pass in Congress since the movement began. Lisa…
Recent shootings in New York City have spotlighted a troubling rise in gun violence and homicide across the country. Amna Nawaz reports on why violent crime has increased and how cities can prevent it.
One year into President Joe Biden’s tenure, we’re taking stock of where some of his key campaign commitments stand. Even before taking office, Biden called climate change an existential crisis, and promised to take historic action. Amna Nawaz joins Judy…
President Biden and congressional Democrats made a new push Thursday for voting rights legislation. The House passed a repackaged set of two bills aimed at blunting Republican-passed state laws that Democrats say will limit voting. But they still face hurdles…
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris both traveled to Georgia Tuesday to pressure Congress to pass long-stalled federal voting rights legislation. NewsHour’s Geoff Bennett has the story.
As President Biden and Vice President Harris step up their push for Democrats to pass federal voting rights legislation, Geoff Bennet gets two different views on the significance of their trip to Georgia Tuesday and what lies ahead. Latosha Brown,…
Former Democratic Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada died Tuesday, at the age of 82, after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Reid went from humble beginnings in a small town to become one of the longest-serving Senate majority leaders in…
Nearly one year into office, the Biden administration is still missing ambassadors in key parts of the world — including India and Pakistan. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee considered candidates for those two posts Tuesday — marking a step forward…
Most families gather on Thanksgiving hoping that politics is not on the menu. And this year is no different. James Davison Hunter, an author and executive director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia,…
In between muscling the Build Back Better Act through the U.S. House of Representatives and departing for the holiday, President Joe Biden made time for another executive duty: The pardoning of two turkeys. Lisa Desjardins is back with this report…
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