Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., represents progressives in Congress. While Democrat Joe Biden won the presidential election, his party lost seats in the House and failed to achieve a Senate majority. The mixed election results reinforce the ideological divide between the…
While Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are headed to the White House, Democrats who were hoping to increase their margins in the House and take control of the Senate, failed to strengthen their position in Congress. Jeff Greenfield joins to…
By PBS NewsHour
Former California Republican U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa was victorious Saturday in his race to return to Congress where he once headed the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and launched investigations of the Obama administration.
By Julie Watson, Associated Press
The PBS NewsHour live election coverage begins at 6 p.m. EST.
By Lisa Desjardins, Candice Norwood
The impending election has the potential to bring about a shift of power in America if more Black leaders are elected to represent areas dominated by white voters.
By Associated Press
Democrats used time-consuming procedural hurdles to delay the start of Friday's Senate session until midday, but the party has no realistic chance of stopping Barrett's advance.
By Associated Press
Barrett said in her opening statement Monday at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary committee that people of all backgrounds deserve “an independent Supreme Court.”…
The Connecticut senator says Barrett’s participation in election cases would do “explosive, enduring harm to the court’s legitimacy" and to her credibility.
Whitehouse and other Democrats argued Monday at Barrett’s confirmation hearing that the Affordable Care Act is at serious risk if Barrett is confirmed to the high court.
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