These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By PBS NewsHour
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the GOP tax bill signed into law, the things lawmakers didn’t accomplish before the end of the year and what…
The vote, largely along party lines, was 227-203 and capped a GOP sprint to deliver a major legislative accomplishment to President Donald Trump after a year of congressional stumbles and non-starters. Now the bill moves to the Senate.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff the discuss the week’s news, including the last days of the Alabama Senate race, the resignation of Sen. Al Franken over sexual misconduct allegations and the…
By Lisa Desjardins and Daniel Bush
The PBS NewsHour on Wednesday reached out to every U.S. senator for their reactions to the anti-Muslim Trump retweets.
By Alan Fram and Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama "should step aside" in light of allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago.
This week marks a year since President Trump won the White House. What lessons have Democrats and Republicans learned since then? Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join John Yang to discuss how the…
By Erica R. Hendry
“The process was rigged and now it is up to Democrats to build a new process, a process that really works and works for everyone,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren told PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff.
By Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the U.S., money laundering and several other financial charges.
By Erica Werner and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
In a speech on the floor of the Senate, Sen. Jeff Flake said, "There are times we must risk our careers. Now is such a time."…
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