By Chris Megerian, Associated Press
The 19th, a nonprofit newsroom focused on stories of gender and politics, kicked off their Represents summit Monday featuring various keynote speakers who will explore why representation matters in all areas like democracy, politics, sports, culture and more. NewsHour's Lisa…
On Capitol Hill, bipartisan infrastructure talks are on shaky grounds. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins reports on the latest hiccup in the negotiations, and when progress can be expected.
This week on Capitol Hill could be make or break for the bipartisan infrastructure framework that President Joe Biden celebrated one month ago. The fate of the $600 billion investment in roads, bridges, clean water and more is still uncertain,…
The timing of a Senate impeachment trial for President Trump remains up in the air, as authorities investigate potential threats during the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, who is planning a nearly $2 trillion economic package to combat COVID-19 and…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins
By Courtney Vinopal
PBS Newshour political correspondent Lisa Desjardins was inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 as a pro-Trump mob breached a building and interrupted the Electoral College vote count.
Top House Democrats sent a warning to the White House on Wednesday: Stonewalling the impeachment inquiry will be treated as grounds for impeachment itself. Meanwhile, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged for the first time that he was on a…
By Lisa Desjardins
As the Democratic presidential candidates angled for attention in Iowa, new polling suggested a shifting political reality. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has stepped into first place in that state, over former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders. For candidates…
Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Ahead of his appearance, the White House had instructed Lewandowski to discuss only matters covered in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report -- and indeed, Lewandowski…
Thursday night’s debate is the third of the 2020 presidential campaign, but the first in which the 10 Democratic candidates leading most public opinion polls will share a stage. Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz from Houston to discuss the different…
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