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By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The GOP version of a police reform bill stalled in the Senate Wednesday, after Democrats said it didn’t go far enough. Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford, one of the Republicans who worked on the bill, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his…
With protests taking place in cities across the country, how should the federal government respond? Republican Sen. John Thune of South Dakota joins Judy Woodruff to discuss President Trump’s rhetoric about the use of force, whether a peaceful protest near…
President Trump joined a Republican Senate luncheon Tuesday, where he defended his reported use of controversial antimalarial medication hydroxychloroquine. He also said he would temporarily waive regulations that could complicate business openings or slow economic growth. Meanwhile, senators from the…
By Yamiche Alcindor
Although the House has decided it's not safe for members to return to the Capitol at this stage of the pandemic, the Senate will resume work next week. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, whose state has suffered…
The economic relief bill the Senate is debating would be among the most expensive pieces of legislation in U.S. history. Senate Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., joins Judy Woodruff to discuss which provisions are still being negotiated and why, unlike…
The Senate and the White House continue to deliberate over another coronavirus economic relief bill. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why he would support the measure's “unprecedented expansion” of unemployment compensation, how to get needed medical…
In the face of a growing medical crisis, President Trump escalated both his rhetoric and his policy response Wednesday. He referred to the novel coronavirus as “the invisible enemy” and vowed to treat the fight against it as “a war.”…
In our news wrap Thursday, Attorney General William Barr criticized public discussion of the Roger Stone case. Barr said in an interview that statements and tweets about Justice Department business “make it impossible” for him to do his job. Also,…
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