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Joe Biden makes his case against President Trump at the DNC

August 21, 2020
This week’s Democratic National Convention revealed a party united against President Trump. The bitter primary fights from months ago seemed like ancient history, as Democrats made the case that President Trump poses a threat to American democracy. This week the panel discussed the latest from the Democratic National Convention and hearings on Capitol Hill about President Trump’s attack on the Post Office.

The Supreme Court rules on President Trump’s tax returns

July 10, 2020
Few reporters know the Supreme Court like Joan Biskupic, CNN legal analyst and author of "The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts. Join her and Yamiche Alcindor of the PBS NewsHour to learn more about the high court’s ruling on President Trump’s financial records.

President Trump commutes Roger Stone’s sentence and pressures schools to reopen

July 10, 2020
President Trump commuted longtime confidant Roger Stone’s sentence Friday as COVID-19 cases surged across the country. The panel discussed the questions before leaders in Washington this week: will they encourage schools to reopen as early as next month? And will they pass another round of stimulus funding?

Americans protest unarmed man's death as country passes a grim virus milestone

May 29, 2020
Angry demonstrators across the nation protested, both peacefully and violently, the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, who said that he couldn’t breathe as a white police officer kneeled on his neck in Minneapolis. The Department of Justice has announced a federal civil rights investigation, and the officer has been fired and charged with third-degree murder. The panel also discussed a week of grim virus milestones, as the nation passed more than 100,000 covid-19 deaths and more than 40 million unemployment claims.

Indiana Mayor Running for D.N.C. Chairman

Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
January 6, 2017
The mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg, entered the contest for the Democratic Party's chairman Thursday, presenting himself as an alternative to the two leading candidates.

Obama huddles with Democrats on protecting his signature health care law

Juliet Eilperin, Amy Goldstein | The Washington Post
January 4, 2017
President Obama met behind closed doors Wednesday morning with congressional Democrats to map out a strategy to defend the Affordable Care Act.