• John Conyers, longest serving African American in Congress, dies at the age of 90

    John Conyers, longest serving African American in Congress, dies at the age of 90

    Oct 27, 2019 08:53 PM EST

    ... told me his father passed away in his sleep. Rep. Conyers represented the Detroit area for more than five decades before resigning in 2017.— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) October 27, 2019 Conyers was long known as the “dean” of the House. He was a founder of the Congressional Black Caucus ...

  • Under pressure to defend Trump, GOP lawmakers decry House impeachment inquiry

    Under pressure to defend Trump, GOP lawmakers decry House impeachment inquiry

    Oct 24, 2019 10:55 PM EST

    ... did that yesterday. Democrats are trying to make it look serious. So watch those two different dynamics. Judy Woodruff: Two forces heading in each other's direction. We will see where this all ends up. Lisa Desjardins, Yamiche Alcindor, thank you both. Lisa Desjardins: Thanks. Yamiche Alcindor: You're welcome.

  • GOP lawmakers violate House rules to disrupt Pentagon official's testimony

    GOP lawmakers violate House rules to disrupt Pentagon official's testimony

    Oct 23, 2019 10:55 PM EST

    ... is the hypo. William Consovoy: There... Judge Denny Chin: Nothing could be done? That's your position? William Consovoy: That is correct. That is correct.Yamiche Alcindor: So, critics of the president say that this is really a stunning argument to make. And they say that this idea of temporary ...

  • How Ambassador Taylor's 'stunning' testimony could affect the impeachment inquiry

    How Ambassador Taylor's 'stunning' testimony could affect the impeachment inquiry

    Oct 22, 2019 10:55 PM EST

    ... impeachment inquiry is unfair. Judy Woodruff: So interesting to hear the different reactions from the two Republican U.S. senators from South Carolina, Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham, to the president's comments. Yamiche Alcindor, reporting for us from the Capitol today, thank you, Yamiche. Yamiche Alcindor: Thanks so much.

  • Facing weaker GOP support, Trump urges allies to rally against impeachment

    Facing weaker GOP support, Trump urges allies to rally against impeachment

    Oct 21, 2019 10:55 PM EST

    ... president. Judy Woodruff: But the president is saying, we're going to get through this?Yamiche Alcindor: Yes. He's saying, I will still be reelected, and Democrats are really just angry about the 2016 election. Judy Woodruff: Yamiche Alcindor, following it all, thank you very much. Yamiche Alcindor: Thanks.

  • How the Trump impeachment inquiry and Senate trial could unfold

    How the Trump impeachment inquiry and Senate trial could unfold

    Oct 17, 2019 10:50 PM EST

    ... criticized regardless of what he chose to do. But, no, there is no issue on him profiting from this in any way, shape or form. Yamiche Alcindor: Mulvaney is saying here that the president -- it was really the president's idea to do this. He is also saying that the ...

  • Syria and impeachment put Trump on defensive as House condemns pullout

    Syria and impeachment put Trump on defensive as House condemns pullout

    Oct 16, 2019 10:55 PM EST

    Meanwhile, meanwhile, meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, the impeachment inquiry continues. There are still a number of officials appearing on Capitol Hill and testifying as part of that probe. Who else do we know was on the Hill today, and what do we know about what happened there? Yamiche Alcindor: There ...

  • Warren becomes debate target as moderates vie for breakout

    Warren becomes debate target as moderates vie for breakout

    Oct 16, 2019 10:40 PM EST

    An aide to the senator told "NewsHour" Sanders hopes to also get the endorsement of the last member of the Squad, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor. Amna Nawaz: So, will last night's debate change the presidential race? For some post-game ...

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar to endorse Bernie Sanders for president, according to his campaign

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar to endorse Bernie Sanders for president, according to his campaign

    Oct 16, 2019 03:38 AM EST

    Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar are endorsing Bernie Sanders for president. The Sanders campaign confirmed the backing of two members of "The Squad" on Tuesday. An aide for Sanders also confirmed Ocasio-Cortez's endorsement to the PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor. https://twitter.com/Yamiche/status ...

  • The hot topics 2020 Democrats could debate tonight

    The hot topics 2020 Democrats could debate tonight

    Oct 15, 2019 10:35 PM EST

    ... he was the one candidate who was out there running ads specifically about impeachment well before we got to the point where we are today. Yamiche Alcindor, we will be watching. Yamiche Alcindor: Yes, October 2017.Judy Woodruff: Exactly. Judy Woodruff: Yamiche, you're going to be watching that debate ...