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The House is facing a moment of truth: the looming impeachment of President Trump on charges of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. As lawmakers took up the matter, Democrats argued that they must hold Trump accountable for his handling of Uk...
Our panel analyzes a momentous day in the House. Third Way managing director and former House Intelligence Subcommittee staff director Mieke Eoyang, former House Intelligence Committee staff director Michael Allen of Beacon Global Strategies and Robe...
Wednesday's House proceedings represent only the third time in U.S. history that the body has debated impeaching a president. What has changed in the decades since previous impeachment processes -- and what hasn't? Yale University professor Beverly G...
In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal appeals court struck down part of the Affordable Care Act but stopped short of throwing out the entire law. The three-judge panel agreed with a lower court that the individual mandate to buy health insurance is u...
For decades, California has been largely an afterthought in Democratic presidential primaries. But this year, the state moved up its contest to Super Tuesday -- thus increasing its level of influence on winnowing a crowded candidate field. Stephanie ...
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After a historic turnout from Generation Z in the 2018 midterm elections, Democratic presidential candidates are heavily courting young voters. Our Student Reporting Labs reached out to teenagers around the country to understand what issues they care...
Ahead of Wednesday's impeachment proceedings, the House Rules Committee began debate by acknowledging bipartisan respect -- a rare gesture amid a highly contentious matter. Meanwhile, President Trump unleashed rancor in a letter to House Speaker Nanc...
The House of Representatives will vote Wednesday on whether to impeach President Trump. Particularly for moderate Democrats in vulnerable congressional districts, the decision of whether to support impeachment could come at a significant political co...
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Senate gave final approval to a Pentagon spending blueprint worth nearly $740 billion. It includes a 3 percent pay raise for military personnel -- the largest in more than a decade. Also, former Trump deputy campaign man...
Earlier this fall, Boeing said it expected its 737 Max jets to fly again in January 2020. But as a Federal Aviation Administration investigation continues and concerns about the plane's safety persist, the aerospace giant has announced it is pausing ...
Newly released court documents reveal that the family behind Purdue Pharmaceuticals, maker of highly addictive painkiller OxyContin, withdrew over $10 billion from the company as the opioid epidemic grew worse. The developments are increasing scrutin...
For the year that began in October, President Trump has capped the number of refugees who may enter the U.S. at 18,000 -- the lowest level since 1980. The policy is having a significant effect in what may seem like an unlikely place: Bowling Green, K...
Researchers are trying to better understand the biology of stress and its impact on child health. Now, data suggests those connections may form as early as the womb, with studies indicating frequent and prolonged adversity for pregnant women can affe...
Author and illustrator Mo Willems has sold millions of children's books and created beloved characters, including the Pigeon, Knuffle Bunny, and Elephant and Piggie. Now he's the Kennedy Center's first education artist-in-residence, making new kinds ...
On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee released a report several hundred pages in length laying out the history, evidence and central argument behind its articles of impeachment. Members of Congress are deliberating over how they will vote when the...
In our news wrap Monday, Boeing said it will temporarily suspend production on its 737 Max airliners in January. The plane was grounded worldwide in March after two crashes killed a total of 346 people; an FAA review is ongoing. Also, the Trump admin...
Climate talks in Madrid ended Sunday with little agreement on addressing what many say is the single greatest challenge facing humanity. At the annual gathering, known as COP, the world's largest polluters were unable to agree on stronger plans to cu...
NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the two articles of impeachment passed by the House Judiciary Committee, political stakes for a potential Senate trial, ...
After weeks of closed-door and public hearings, the House Intelligence Committee released a 300-page report making the case for impeachment of President Trump, arguing that he solicited the interference of a foreign government in a U.S. election, obs...