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PBS NewsHour - Segments
Trump back on the campaign trail stumping for candidates on midterm ballot

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 7:23


Former President Donald Trump is back on the campaign trail stumping for Republican candidates who will be on the ballot this November. Amna Nawaz and Lisa Desjardins discuss his latest rally in Wilmington, North Carolina where Trump is supporting Senate candidate Ted Budd. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Congress in final push to approve contentious legislation before midterms

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 5:23


With less than 50 days until the midterms, Congress is in its final push to approve legislation ahead of Election Day. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to make it harder to overthrow an election while the Senate debated Sen. Joe Manchin's energy permitting proposal. All of this as yet another government shutdown deadline looms. Lisa Desjardins joined Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Congress in final push to approve contentious legislation before midterms

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 5:23


With less than 50 days until the midterms, Congress is in its final push to approve legislation ahead of Election Day. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to make it harder to overthrow an election while the Senate debated Sen. Joe Manchin's energy permitting proposal. All of this as yet another government shutdown deadline looms. Lisa Desjardins joined Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

NBC Meet the Press
MTP NOW Sept. 22 – Ukrainian PM Denys Shmyhal, Protests erupt in Iran; Hurricane Fiona damage

NBC Meet the Press

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 50:12


Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal joins Chuck Todd in a Meet the Press exclusive to discuss the state of war with Russia. Former President Trump faces a landslide of legal exposure. Brendan Buck, Doug Thornell and Lisa Desjardins join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the GOP's desire to focus on the economy on the campaign trail. Protests in Iran continue in response to the death of a woman in morality police custody. Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi breaks down the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona on the island.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Adnan Syed's attorney talks about his release what it says about criminal justice system

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 6:59


After 23 years in prison, Adnan Syed was released Monday with a cheering crowd of supporters to greet him. A judge vacated his sentence after the state's attorney for Baltimore said the original prosecutors did not turn over evidence that could have helped Syed, including information on other possible suspects. Syed's attorney Erica Suter joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss the case. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court
Republican Sen. Rob Portman discusses his support for bill to protect same-sex marriage

PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 7:34


The U.S. Senate is pushing off voting on a bill to protect same-sex marriage until after the midterms. The Respect for Marriage Act already passed the House with support from dozens of Republicans, but Senate negotiators could not get the ten GOP votes needed to pass the bill. Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, one of the key supporters of the plan, joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss the delay. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Republican Sen. Rob Portman discusses his support for bill to protect same-sex marriage

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 7:34


The U.S. Senate is pushing off voting on a bill to protect same-sex marriage until after the midterms. The Respect for Marriage Act already passed the House with support from dozens of Republicans, but Senate negotiators could not get the ten GOP votes needed to pass the bill. Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, one of the key supporters of the plan, joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss the delay. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Republican Sen. Rob Portman discusses his support for bill to protect same-sex marriage

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 7:34


The U.S. Senate is pushing off voting on a bill to protect same-sex marriage until after the midterms. The Respect for Marriage Act already passed the House with support from dozens of Republicans, but Senate negotiators could not get the ten GOP votes needed to pass the bill. Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, one of the key supporters of the plan, joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss the delay. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Families scramble for aid as pandemic-era free meal program for students comes to an end

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 9:32


The new school year brings the end of universal free meals for many students. In 2020, Congress gave schools waivers to provide free breakfast and lunches regardless of income, but that expired at the start of September. Students and families still can apply for free meals if they meet income thresholds. Elaine Waxman of the Urban Institute joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
Families scramble for aid as pandemic-era free meal program for students comes to an end

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 9:32


The new school year brings the end of universal free meals for many students. In 2020, Congress gave schools waivers to provide free breakfast and lunches regardless of income, but that expired at the start of September. Students and families still can apply for free meals if they meet income thresholds. Elaine Waxman of the Urban Institute joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Families scramble for aid as pandemic-era free meal program for students comes to an end

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 9:32


The new school year brings the end of universal free meals for many students. In 2020, Congress gave schools waivers to provide free breakfast and lunches regardless of income, but that expired at the start of September. Students and families still can apply for free meals if they meet income thresholds. Elaine Waxman of the Urban Institute joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
New poll shows Americans' views on economy heading into midterms

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 4:21


A PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll out Thursday is providing a new snapshot of how Americans view the economy, abortion and former President Trump ahead of November's midterm elections. Lisa Desjardins breaks down the numbers. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
New poll shows Americans' views on economy heading into midterms

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 4:21


A PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll out Thursday is providing a new snapshot of how Americans view the economy, abortion and former President Trump ahead of November's midterm elections. Lisa Desjardins breaks down the numbers. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
Maternity care deserts grow across the US as obstetric units shut down

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 4:56


In many parts of the country, there are fewer places to give birth. Obstetric units have closed in New Hampshire, New York, Delaware, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, Wyoming and other states -- creating maternity care deserts for millions of Americans. Alecia McGregor of Harvard University and Aubre Tompkins, president of the American Association of Birth Centers, join Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Maternity care deserts grow across the US as obstetric units shut down

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 4:56


In many parts of the country, there are fewer places to give birth. Obstetric units have closed in New Hampshire, New York, Delaware, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, Wyoming and other states -- creating maternity care deserts for millions of Americans. Alecia McGregor of Harvard University and Aubre Tompkins, president of the American Association of Birth Centers, join Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How American workers are faring after two years of pandemic turmoil

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 8:15


Labor Day this year comes after a pandemic-induced rollercoaster of historically high unemployment followed by very low unemployment numbers. What has this meant for workers themselves? Maximillian Alvaraz of the Real News Network and the Working People podcast and Tsedal Neely, professor at Harvard Business School, join Lisa Desjardins to talk about this complicated moment for American workers. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
U.N. inspectors reach nuclear plant caught in crossfire of Ukrainian and Russian fighting

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 1:41


U.N. inspectors made it to Europe's largest nuclear plant on a mission to avert disaster. The Zaporizhzhia plant is caught in the crossfire of Ukrainian and Russian fighting. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
U.N. inspectors reach nuclear plant caught in crossfire of Ukrainian and Russian fighting

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 1:41


U.N. inspectors made it to Europe's largest nuclear plant on a mission to avert disaster. The Zaporizhzhia plant is caught in the crossfire of Ukrainian and Russian fighting. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court
South Carolina lawmaker explains why he supported abortion bill after initial opposition

PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 7:45


South Carolina is the latest state to move toward a ban on abortions in the absence of Roe v. Wade. The state's House of Representatives passed a bill that allows abortions in just a few situations. Lisa Desjardins spoke with Rep. Neal Collins, a South Carolina lawmaker who decided to support the measure after initially opposing it. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
South Carolina lawmaker explains why he supported abortion bill after initial opposition

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 7:45


South Carolina is the latest state to move toward a ban on abortions in the absence of Roe v. Wade. The state's House of Representatives passed a bill that allows abortions in just a few situations. Lisa Desjardins spoke with Rep. Neal Collins, a South Carolina lawmaker who decided to support the measure after initially opposing it. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
South Carolina lawmaker explains why he supported abortion bill after initial opposition

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 7:45


South Carolina is the latest state to move toward a ban on abortions in the absence of Roe v. Wade. The state's House of Representatives passed a bill that allows abortions in just a few situations. Lisa Desjardins spoke with Rep. Neal Collins, a South Carolina lawmaker who decided to support the measure after initially opposing it. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on the tighter competition for control of Congress

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 9:32


NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest political news, including how recent developments surrounding abortion, gas prices, student loan relief and the investigation into former President Trump could mean competition for control of Congress will be tighter than many expected just a few months ago. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics Monday
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on the tighter competition for control of Congress

PBS NewsHour - Politics Monday

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 9:32


NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest political news, including how recent developments surrounding abortion, gas prices, student loan relief and the investigation into former President Trump could mean competition for control of Congress will be tighter than many expected just a few months ago. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on the tighter competition for control of Congress

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 9:32


NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest political news, including how recent developments surrounding abortion, gas prices, student loan relief and the investigation into former President Trump could mean competition for control of Congress will be tighter than many expected just a few months ago. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
New York, Florida primaries renew Democrats' hopes for the midterms

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 9:59


There's just 76 days to go until the midterm elections that will determine which party controls Congress next year. Voters in Florida and New York on Tuesday chose their nominees in House and Senate races, setting up major November showdowns. Lisa Desjardins has more on the results and speaks with New York Democratic Rep.-elect Pat Ryan, who gained an unexpected win in a key swing district. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
New York, Florida primaries renew Democrats' hopes for the midterms

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 9:59


There's just 76 days to go until the midterm elections that will determine which party controls Congress next year. Voters in Florida and New York on Tuesday chose their nominees in House and Senate races, setting up major November showdowns. Lisa Desjardins has more on the results and speaks with New York Democratic Rep.-elect Pat Ryan, who gained an unexpected win in a key swing district. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Florida, New York primaries set up midterm battles for control of Congress

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 6:01


Voters headed to the polls Tuesday in Florida, New York and Oklahoma with several highly anticipated races offering a window into midterm matchups. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz with more on the primary races that may have the biggest impact in Washington. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Florida, New York primaries set up midterm battles for control of Congress

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 6:01


Voters headed to the polls Tuesday in Florida, New York and Oklahoma with several highly anticipated races offering a window into midterm matchups. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz with more on the primary races that may have the biggest impact in Washington. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
Vermont prepares to elect its first female representative to Congress

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 6:04


With most of the nation's primary elections behind us, a clearer picture of November's midterm races are starting to take shape. Vermont is now poised to send a woman to Congress for the first time, the last state in the nation to do so. But that expected milestone comes as women still struggle around the U.S. to be elected in equal numbers as men. Lisa Desjardins explains. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Vermont prepares to elect its first female representative to Congress

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 6:04


With most of the nation's primary elections behind us, a clearer picture of November's midterm races are starting to take shape. Vermont is now poised to send a woman to Congress for the first time, the last state in the nation to do so. But that expected milestone comes as women still struggle around the U.S. to be elected in equal numbers as men. Lisa Desjardins explains. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How Congress overcame deep differences to pass major legislation

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 5:26


President Biden on Tuesday signed the Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act into law. The massive economic, climate and health care package comes after more than a year of negotiations among Democrats in Congress and the White House and caps off a summer of legislative successes. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Science
Examining the tax provisions in the Democrats' budget bill

PBS NewsHour - Science

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 7:25


As the House prepares to cast the final vote Friday on the Democrats' sweeping climate and health care bill, we take a look at how the legislation also impacts tax policy. Michael Graetz, a professor of tax law at Columbia University and co-author of "The Wolf at the Door: The Menace of Economic Insecurity and How to Fight It," joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
Examining the tax provisions in the Democrats' budget bill

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 7:25


As the House prepares to cast the final vote Friday on the Democrats' sweeping climate and health care bill, we take a look at how the legislation also impacts tax policy. Michael Graetz, a professor of tax law at Columbia University and co-author of "The Wolf at the Door: The Menace of Economic Insecurity and How to Fight It," joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Examining the tax provisions in the Democrats' budget bill

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 7:25


As the House prepares to cast the final vote Friday on the Democrats sweeping climate and health care bill, we take a look at how the legislation also impacts tax policy. Michael Graetz, a professor of tax law at Columbia University and co-author of "The Wolf at the Door: The Menace of Economic Insecurity and How to Fight It," joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
How the Inflation Reduction Act could affect your taxes

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 6:22


There's a $1 trillion gap between what Americans owe in taxes and what the government collects. The Democrats' budget deal would unleash nearly 100,000 new IRS agents to round up all that missing money. Former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss the impact the crackdown on tax evaders will have on the nation's bottom line. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How the Inflation Reduction Act could affect your taxes

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 6:22


There's a $1 trillion gap between what Americans owe in taxes and what the government collects. The Democrats' budget deal would unleash nearly 100,000 new IRS agents to round up all that missing money. Former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss the impact the crackdown on tax evaders will have on the nation's bottom line. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How Democrats coalesced around the Inflation Reduction Act

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 5:51


After working through the weekend, Democrats are on the cusp of passing an historic, half-trillion dollar spending package. It's a mere fraction of what President Biden first sought more than a year ago, but significant nonetheless. Lisa Desjardins is here to unpack what's in the deal and how party leaders managed to shepherd it to the finish line when losing a single vote would have sunk it. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Viral 'shrimp raves' raise awareness of an endangered species

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 3:36


In the sea of videos on TikTok today, dance crazes and cute animals are unavoidable on the video-sharing app. But below the surface -- underwater to be more precise -- are some special, critically endangered crustaceans who have unintentionally hopped on the trend. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
A look at the policies in the Democrats' historic climate bill

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 5:30


The Inflation Reduction Act is the largest investment in climate policy in U.S. history, including more than $300 billion to address global warming. It also sets a goal of reducing carbon emissions by 40 percent by the year 2030 and creates an electric vehicle tax credit. Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. of the Hip Hop Caucus joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss what the bill offers and what it leaves out. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How the Inflation Reduction Act aims to lower drug costs

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 5:48


48 million Americans get prescription drugs through Medicare Part D, but Medicare has had no ability to negotiate prices. A provision in the Inflation Reduction Act would change that in some cases. The bill would also cap out-of-pocket drug costs for Medicare recipients. Stacy Dusetzina from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
How the Inflation Reduction Act aims to lower drug costs

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 5:48


48 million Americans get prescription drugs through Medicare Part D, but Medicare has had no ability to negotiate prices. A provision in the Inflation Reduction Act would change that in some cases. The bill would also cap out-of-pocket drug costs for Medicare recipients. Stacy Dusetzina from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
As monkeypox cases rise, so do concerns about disparate access to care

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 6:53


Now a declared national emergency, monkeypox continues to spread in the U.S. with cases doubling in the past week. Concerns are growing over disparities in access to testing, vaccines and treatment for vulnerable communities. Gregg Gonsalves, an epidemiologist from the Yale School of Public Health, joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How schools are tackling safety as students return to class

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 6:09


As students head back to the classroom in a few weeks, they bring renewed concerns about safety. That's often left up to individual school districts, but some federal money is available to help. Lori Alhadeff, founder of Make Our Schools Safe, and Amy Klinger from the Educator's School Safety Network join Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
As monkeypox cases rise, so do concerns about disparate access to care

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 6:53


Now a declared national emergency, monkeypox continues to spread in the U.S. with cases doubling in the past week. Concerns are growing over disparities in access to testing, vaccines and treatment for vulnerable communities. Gregg Gonsalves, an epidemiologist from the Yale School of Public Health, joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Democrats move closer to sweeping tax, climate change and health care bill

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 2:46


Senate Democrats are one step closer to passing a sweeping tax, climate change, and health care bill now that Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema voiced her support. The last Democratic holdout agreed to vote for the package after party leaders altered some of its tax proposals, giving Democrats enough votes to pass the Inflation Reduction Act as midterm elections approach. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
Democrats move closer to sweeping tax, climate change and health care bill

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 2:46


Senate Democrats are one step closer to passing a sweeping tax, climate change, and health care bill now that Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema voiced her support. The last Democratic holdout agreed to vote for the package after party leaders altered some of its tax proposals, giving Democrats enough votes to pass the Inflation Reduction Act as midterm elections approach. Lisa Desjardins reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Democrats scramble lock down legislation ahead of August recess

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 4:30


With days left until an August recess, the question looming over Capitol Hill is whether a handshake deal among Democrats will hold, allowing a more than $700 billion piece of President Biden's agenda to pass and become law. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to break it all down. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Voters head to the polls in several key primaries as Trump's influence is tested again

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 6:14


Voters in five states headed to the polls Tuesday to pick their nominees in major races. Among them were key congressional primaries in Arizona, Missouri, Michigan and Washington, while voters in Kansas are deciding on the future of abortion policy in their state. Political correspondent Lisa Desjardins breaks them down. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

NBC Meet the Press
MTP NOW August 1 — Trump's power tested; Tensions over Taiwan; Kentucky flooding

NBC Meet the Press

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 49:40


Former President Donald Trump's influence will be tested in Tuesday's primary elections. Vaughn Hillyard, Yamiche Alcindor, Shaq Brewster and Dasha Burns report. Rick Tyler, Juanita Tolliver and Lisa Desjardins join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. Nancy Pelosi travels to Asia as China warns against a trip to Taiwan. President Joe Biden tests positive for Covid again after taking Paxlovid. Dr. Kavita Patel provides updates on the Monkeypox outbreak. The death toll in Kentucky's floods surpasses 30.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
What we learned on Day 8 of the Jan. 6 hearings

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 5:12


The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol concluded its first round of public hearings Thursday night, with a nearly three-hour presentation centered on a crucial 187 minutes on that day featuring first-hand accounts inside the White House. This as new information showed that some law enforcement feared for their lives. Lisa Desjardins breaks it down. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders