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Jan. 6 committee lays out Trump's efforts to change 2020 election results

June 17, 2022
The Jan. 6 committee this week offered chilling new details on how former President Trump pressured Vice President Pence to overturn the 2020 election and even put Pence’s life in danger by enraging the mob. The committee also accuses Trump of scamming his supporters and lying about election fraud.

Will the Senate take bipartisan action on gun control?

June 10, 2022
Gun reform efforts on Capitol Hill continued this week following the high-profile mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo. On Wednesday, survivors and parents of recent mass shooting victims testified before Congress. Amid all this, a bipartisan group of senators say they are optimistic that their negotiations over a narrow package could get the 60 votes needed to pass.

Washington Week full episode, June 10, 2022

June 10, 2022
The Jan. 6 committee made its case after a nearly year-long probe into the Capitol insurrection as lawmakers revealed new details about the actions of former President Trump and fellow Republicans. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Alex Burns of The New York Times, Leigh Ann Caldwell of The Washington Post, Nikole Killion of CBS News and Ryan Reilly of NBC News as they discuss this story and more.

What the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act means for the decades-long fight for civil rights

April 1, 2022
President Biden on Tuesday signed the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act into law. The law makes lynching a federal hate crime for the first time in U.S. history. The bill's named after Emmett Till, a 14-year-old Black boy who was brutally murdered in 1955 by a group of white men in Mississippi. His mother's decision to have an open casket funeral for him made a huge impact on the civil rights fight.

Biden Travels to Europe and An Historic SCOTUS Confirmation Hearing

March 25, 2022
President Biden travels to Brussels and Poland for emergency meetings with western allies, aimed at solidifying support for Ukraine.

Full Episode: The Devastation of War

March 11, 2022
It’s been almost three weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine and the death toll is rising.

President Biden's Domestic Agenda

March 11, 2022
Inflation hits a 40-year high and economists expect that number to increase throughout March.
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Democrats See Fresh Hope For Biden's Stalled Agenda, Eyeing Manchin's Vote

March 10, 2022
Sahil Kapur | NBC News
President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer are narrowing the scope of the bill and rebranding it as an effort to combat inflation and reduce the deficit.

Pence Speaks Out and President Biden Under Pressure

February 4, 2022
Biden held a bipartisan meeting with senators to discuss his future Supreme Court nominee.
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