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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.
President Obama and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell

GOP launches long-promised repeal of Obamacare with no full plan to replace it

Juliet Eilperin, Amy Goldstein, Kelsey Snell | The Washington Post
January 5, 2017
Congressional Republicans on Wednesday launched their long-promised effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

A day of chaos at the Capitol as House Republicans back down on ethics changes

Robert Costa, Mike DeBonis, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
January 4, 2017
A day of pageantry to open the 115th Congress and usher in a new period of Republican governance was overtaken Tuesday by an embarrassing reversal on ethics oversight.

Senate Moves to Dismantle Health Law

Siobhan Hughes, Kristina Peterson | The Wall Street Journal
January 4, 2017
The Republican-controlled Senate on Tuesday took its first step toward dismantling the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

House GOP Votes To Strip Independence From Congressional Ethics Office

Susan Davis | NPR
January 3, 2017
The House Republican Conference voted Monday night to approve a change to House rules to weaken the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics.

Donald Trump Names Top Michigan Official to Senior G.O.P. Committee Post

Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
December 15, 2016
Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Ronna Romney McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party, would serve as the senior official of the RNC.