Democrats in the Texas Legislature are bolting for Washington, D.C., to try to stop Republicans from enacting new voting restrictions. They say they’re ready to remain there for weeks in a second revolt against a GOP overhaul of election laws.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
A new poll on U.S. attitudes toward a core conflict in the Middle East finds about half of Democrats want the country to do more to support the Palestinians.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
To end or change the filibuster, Democrats need 50 votes. But by our count, they don’t yet have half of that number firmly ready to roll back the procedure. …
By Lisa Desjardins
This week’s mass shooting in San Jose was the deadliest in the Bay Area’s history, and was one of the estimated 230 mass shootings this year. The surge in gun violence has had serious political implications in the past and…
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. jobless claims were at their lowest levels since March of last year according to numbers released Thursday. Hiring is on the rise, as are renewed questions about the need for the weekly $300 federal unemployment benefits, which many Republican…
By John Yang, Patty Gorena Morales, Harry Zahn
Israel and Hamas forces in Gaza may be edging closer to a cease-fire after 10 days of open war. Egyptian mediators say there's a truce agreement, in principle. A top Hamas official said he expects fighting to stop in a…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins Judy Woodruff to discuss President Biden's ambitious plans for American infrastructure and families, the price tag associated with them, the fate of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in the Senate, and the investigation…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
President Joe Biden's call for authorizing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices has energized Democrats on a politically popular idea they've been pushing for nearly 20 years only to encounter frustration.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Cindy McCain’s Republican ideals, President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress, and his first 100 days in office.
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