The nation’s top intelligence officials appeared publically before the Senate Intelligence Committee, days after the release of a report on the alleged role of Russian influence during the presidential election. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
Outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry joined other Obama administration officials for an event Tuesday at the U.S. Institute of Peace focusing on the importance of a smooth political transition. Judy Woodruff sat down with him to ask about the…
By Lauran Neergaard and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump is reviving long debunked attempts to link vaccines to autism, asking Robert F. Kennedy Jr. -- a vocal skeptic -- to chair a commission on vaccination safety.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
The push for speed and coordination came as growing numbers of Republicans expressed concerns about GOP leadership's plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement in hand.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security says closing the border to the “illegal movement of people and things” will be his top priority if confirmed.
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Democrats are expected to use the two days of hearings to challenge Sessions' commitment to civil rights, a chief priority of the Justice Department during the Obama administration.
As Congress prepares for a packed week of confirmation hearings, Judy Woodruff speaks with Kellyanne Conway, senior advisor to President-elect Trump, about concerns that his nominees are being pushed through without the completion of proper paperwork. They discuss the president-elect’s…
Capitol Hill will be buzzing this week as President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees answer questions in Senate hearings. But as of last weekend, some nominees hadn’t finished turning in their paperwork or cleared their ethics reviews. Democrats are calling it…
By PBS NewsHour
When he signed the Affordable Care Act in 2010, President Obama achieved what politicians had long tried and failed to do: provide near-universal health insurance to Americans. But ever since, it’s faced unflagging Republican opposition. Special correspondent Sarah Varney of…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, President-elect Donald Trump announced he has chosen his son-in-law Jared Kushner to serve as senior adviser to the president, raising concerns about nepotism and potential business conflicts of interest. Also, Russia is pushing back against…
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