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By William Brangham, Matt Loffman, Cybele Mayes-Osterman
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Democrats' inability to garner enough support to pass the White House's legislative priorities, and the tensions that remain…
Wednesday night on Capitol Hill: A vote some Democrats have waited years to hold. But with Republicans ready to block the voting rights bill in the Senate, Democrats are also poised to vote on whether to change the Senate’s rules.
By Lisa Desjardins, Saher Khan
In our news wrap Tuesday, a congressional committee subpoenaed former Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani in the Jan. 6 investigation. A federal judge approved a debt restructuring plan that ends Puerto Rico's struggle to emerge from bankruptcy. Warnings flew back and…
The U.S. Senate officially began debate Tuesday on a key Democratic priority — voting rights legislation. But without support from 60 senators, final passage is impossible. Democrats met Tuesday evening for an update on the path forward from Majority Leader…
By Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman
Monday has been a day to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and also a day of calls to action on voting rights. Demonstrators marched through streets in Washington in support of voting legislation now stalled in…
By Lisa Desjardins
As the U.S. Senate returns Tuesday to take up legislation on voting rights, there's one major roadblock for Democrats: Majority Leader Chuck Schumer doesn't have the votes to pass it in an evenly-divided chamber. That's led to renewed talk of…
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the Democrats’ plans for the filibuster, their progress on passing voting reform laws, and how former…
By Lisa Desjardins, Geoff Bennett, Tess Conciatori
President Biden and congressional Democrats made a new push Thursday for voting rights legislation. The House passed a repackaged set of two bills aimed at blunting Republican-passed state laws that Democrats say will limit voting. But they still face hurdles…
President Biden on Thursday made his case for voting right legislation directly to Senate Democrats and heatedly denounced the Republican efforts to put limits on voting. But Sen. Kyrsten Sinema reiterated that she would not support a change to the…
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