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Politics Sep 18Map: Midterm Elections 2018
There are dozens of competitive House and Senate races in 2018, and 36 gubernatorial seats are up for grabs as well. Here’s a look at the Cook Political Report’s ratings for congressional and gubernatorial seats that are up for election…
Politics Aug 16WATCH LIVE: MLK’s dream in the age of Trump
Join PBS NewsHour special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Henry Louis Gates Jr. (PBS’ “Finding Your Roots”) as they host and moderate the 2018 Hutchins Forum on “A Single Garment of Destiny: MLK’s Dream in the Age of Trump.” Panelists include…
“We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement cannot be renegotiated, since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies,” the leaders of the three countries,…
Nation May 095 important stories you may have overlooked
These stories that were buried in last week's political news are worth your time.
Politics Apr 07Photo: Who was in the room when Trump was briefed on the Syria strike?
The White House released a photo Friday, showing who was in the room last night when the national security team briefed President Donald Trump on the U.S. strike in Syria.
Nation Jan 24Follow our coverage of the Dakota Access pipeline
President Donald Trump signed executive actions Tuesday allowing construction on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines to move forward. Follow all our coverage.
Nation Jan 19Watch our coverage looking back at Obama Years
Join us as we interview outgoing Obama administration officials, review his presidency’s record on foreign policy, the climate, race relations and more.
Nation Nov 15We love you, Gwen.
Viewers, friends and colleagues share their memories and stories of Gwen Ifill.
Nation Oct 19Learn about where the candidates stand on the issues
PBS NewsHour coverage of where the candidates stand on the issues.
Politics Sep 23Watch and interact with every presidential debate since 1960
To mark the start of the 2016 general election debates, PBS NewsHour and Microsoft have partnered to launch WatchTheDebates.org, an interactive civic education and voter engagement site that provides access to every general election debate since 1960.