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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It wasn’t in prime time this time, but the Jan. 6 committee held an eyebrow-raising hearing Monday in its second of seven promised ones. This hearing pulled back the curtain on what life was like on the Trump campaign and in the White House in the days following election night 2020…. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It wasn’t clear what the country could expect from the Jan. 6 select committee’s beginning presentation of its findings, but the prime-time, opening hearing Thursday night had lots of new information, and it was presented in a calm and cogent way. The committee transported the audience back to Jan. 6 with… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden’s first formal State of the Union address focused on Ukraine, inflation, the coronavirus pandemic and a four-point “Unity Agenda.” He urged world unity in standing up to Russia, listed ways he’s trying to address rising prices (even if they will likely have limited to no effect in the short… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — As President Biden is set to make his first formal State of the Union address Tuesday night, he and the country are facing pressing issues, from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to inflation and the continuing pandemic. It also comes at a time when Biden’s political capital is at the lowest point… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — From control of Congress and the strength of the Biden presidency to potential Jan. 6 committee revelations and the future of abortion rights, there’s a lot at stake in 2022. We have lots of questions about what’s ahead. Here are six: 1. Can Biden turn it around? President Biden ended 2021… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — This year was supposed to be one of recovery, but it has been far from that. It began with the insurrection at the Capitol, a second impeachment of former President Donald Trump and President Biden’s inauguration. As the year went on, Trump continued to lie about the election results while he… Read More
Seven Republicans joined with all Democrats and independents to vote to convict the former president for inciting an insurrection, but the tally is short of the two-thirds vote needed.
The election between Trump and Biden is still not settled, and it might not be for days.
It’s the showdown many have been waiting for — the debate between Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Pence needs to right the ship, while Harris has to deflect charges of socialism.
It’s going to be a nasty post-Labor Day sprint to Election Day, as both parties argue that the soul of America is at stake. For Republicans, it’s all about trying to stick the culture war to Biden.
President Trump promised an “uplifting” convention, but the first night painted an image of a dystopia that would take hold if Democrat Joe Biden is elected.
Former first lady Michelle Obama stole the show as Democrats tried out a glossy, highly produced, made-for-TV special to replace the energy of a live crowd at a convention.
Joe Biden leads President Trump in polls, but there are still a lot of things that could change the dynamic, from the coronavirus and the economy to debates and “October surprises.”
In a Fox News interview, the president weighed in controversially on the pandemic and issues of race.
New COVID-19 cases are on the rise in almost half the states, including spikes in Florida, Texas and Arizona, where the president is headed Tuesday.
Amid slumping poll numbers, the president delivered a dark message, trying to tie Democratic opponent Joe Biden to the extreme left. Trump’s campaign promised a massive crowd but didn’t deliver.
The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey found Americans see the nationwide protests as legitimate — a big shift from the 1960s — and almost half strongly disapprove of the job President Trump is doing.
The 213-year-old law allows a president to “call forth the militia for the purpose of suppressing” an insurrection. Trump threatened to deploy the military to states that don’t quell violent protests.
President Trump called Floyd’s death a “grave tragedy” that “should never have happened.” But once he was back on Twitter, he again inflamed tensions, with machismo and politics at the forefront.
“Mask usage is going to help us get this economy reopened,” the president’s national security adviser said on Sunday.
The nation’s top infectious disease expert spoke remotely during a unique Senate health committee hearing on the coronavirus pandemic.
It was former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first debate after spending more than $300 million on ads. He had an uneven performance, especially when it came to his record on women.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the favorite, as progressives seem to be coalescing around him and moderates are split among several candidates.
The Utah senator outed himself over the weekend as the owner of a mostly nondescript Twitter handle that defended Romney and was critical of President Trump.
Elizabeth Warren faced new scrutiny, Pete Buttigieg controlled multiple exchanges and the potential conflicts of interest of Joe Biden’s son got relatively little focus.