• How contentious debate highlighted differences between Trump and Biden

    How contentious debate highlighted differences between Trump and Biden

    Sep 30, 2020 10:50 PM EDT

    Yamiche Alcindor: Well, where things go is that both campaigns are going to be messaging and trying to convince voters that, even with the food fight and the brawl that they saw yesterday, that that candidate, either Joe Biden or President Trump, are the people -- or is the person that ...

  • What to expect from Trump and Biden in first presidential debate

    What to expect from Trump and Biden in first presidential debate

    Sep 29, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

    ... is preparing. And, in addition to that, what are his people saying about how much effect they think this debate can have on this race? Yamiche Alcindor: Well, the president has said that he does not want to do any sort of traditional debate prep, and that is what sources ...

  • What NYT report tells us about Trump's taxes -- and what it doesn't

    What NYT report tells us about Trump's taxes -- and what it doesn't

    Sep 28, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

    Yamiche Alcindor: In a phone interview with MSNBC, President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen said the findings are disgraceful. He is now disbarred and serving a three-year federal sentence for campaign finance violations, tax evasion, and lying to Congress. Michael Cohen: So, if I went to jail for ...

  • WATCH: Trump, Biden square off in first presidential debate

    WATCH: Trump, Biden square off in first presidential debate

    Sep 28, 2020 09:08 PM EDT

    ... segments on key election issues.  At 8 p.m., senior political reporter Daniel Bush will host a debate pre-show featuring correspondents Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor reporting the latest on the candidates. He will also be talking to Eddie Glaude, Jr., chair of the Department of African American Studies ...

  • Shields and Brooks on Ginsburg’s legacy, Trump’s election rhetoric

    Shields and Brooks on Ginsburg’s legacy, Trump’s election rhetoric

    Sep 25, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

    ... not only Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who I had planned to begin with, but now we have learned in the last hour or so, our colleague Yamiche Alcindor confirmed that the president does plan to name the appellate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be the next nominee to the court. I ...

  • News Wrap: At Senate hearing, Mnuchin touts ‘fastest economic recovery’

    News Wrap: At Senate hearing, Mnuchin touts ‘fastest economic recovery’

    Sep 24, 2020 10:50 PM EDT

    ... pain? We never had control over what attorney general or the grand jury would do. We do have control over happens next in our city. Yamiche Alcindor: A curfew in Louisville remains in effect for the next two nights. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor. Judy Woodruff: Another ...

  • National outrage after decision not to charge officers for Breonna Taylor's death

    National outrage after decision not to charge officers for Breonna Taylor's death

    Sep 24, 2020 10:48 PM EDT

    Yamiche Alcindor: And Washington, D.C. Christine Brandes: This young amazing woman who was contributing to her community gets shot down because they went to the wrong house looking for some ex-boyfriend? The whole thing is so infuriating. Yamiche Alcindor: Demonstrations were largely peaceful, but, in Louisville, two police ...

  • Ginsburg remembered at Supreme Court as battle over her seat flares

    Ginsburg remembered at Supreme Court as battle over her seat flares

    Sep 23, 2020 10:45 PM EDT

    Yamiche Alcindor: Republican aides say hearings could start as soon as October 12, with a potential floor vote by Halloween, all this even without President Trump having yet named a nominee. Still, at the White House today, he was confident the process would move quickly. He noted his reelection could ...

  • What's next in the fight over Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat?

    What's next in the fight over Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat?

    Sep 21, 2020 10:50 PM EDT

    ... ago, and indicated that a statement may be coming from him tonight. We will be watching. Judy Woodruff: We will be watching.And just quickly, Yamiche, what are you hearing from the people you talk to about how this affects the election? Yamiche Alcindor: Well, this Supreme Court vacancy upends ...

  • What Trump is saying about 1619 Project, teaching U.S. history

    What Trump is saying about 1619 Project, teaching U.S. history

    Sep 17, 2020 10:20 PM EDT

    ... s -- other than slavery, which was a different kind of restraint, this is the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history. Judy Woodruff: So, Yamiche, how is this being read? Yamiche Alcindor: Well, it's being read as tone-deaf and as ridiculous. Attorney General Bill Barr saying that ...

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