NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join John Yang to discuss the latest political news, including the federal increase in SNAP benefits, the child tax credit, Texas’ abortion law and how it could impact midterm…
By PBS NewsHour
Vice President Kamala Harris heads to California on Wednesday to campaign for Governor Gavin Newsom ahead of the September 14 recall election. The recall attempt is both a simple, and yet complicated, political event. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield…
By Associated Press
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten, are celebrating the arrival of not one — but two — bundles of joy. The first openly gay person to be confirmed by the Senate for a Cabinet position had shared last month…
The landmark Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision is functionally overturned in Texas after the Supreme Court did not block enforcement of a new abortion law because of a technicality. Experts say this could set a precedent of lawmakers side-stepping…
By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press
The Supreme Court has allowed a Texas law banning most abortions to remain in effect, marking a key turning point for abortion opponents in their fight to implement stronger restrictions.
Washington Post columnists Jonathan Capehart and Michael Gerson join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Texas' restrictive new abortion law, the latest jobs report and how the president is facing the Afghanistan exit blowback.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
Less than a week after Hurricane Ida battered the Gulf Coast, President Joe Biden walked the streets of a hardhit Louisiana neighborhood on Friday and told local residents, “I know you're hurting, I know you're hurting.”…
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press
Health care workers in Hawaii say a lack of government action is worsening an already crippling surge of coronavirus cases in the islands, and without effective policy changes the state's limited hospitals could face a grim crisis.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order directing the FBI to declassify documents related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
By Curt Anderson, Associated Press
The battle over mask requirements in Florida schools is headed for a new legal phase following an appeal by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of a judge's ruling that a blanket ban on mask mandates exceeds the state's authority.
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