Election 2020

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is heading to Congress on Wednesday. He’s expected to testify about his plans to create a cryptocurrency called Libra.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

William Taylor, the acting ambassador to Ukraine, testified behind closed doors before three House committees today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry after months of expressing caution. Here are all the members who have come out on the record in support of the move.

Who in the House is calling for impeachment?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry after months of expressing caution. Here are all the members who have come out on the record in support of the move.

from NPR

Although new pieces of the puzzle are added all the time, some of the biggest questions about the Ukraine pressure campaign — and what Congress may do about it — aren't yet resolved.

Get caught up: 4 big questions about the Trump-Ukraine affair

Although new pieces of the puzzle are added all the time, some of the biggest questions about the Ukraine pressure campaign — and what Congress may do about it — aren't yet resolved.

from NPR

After Tuesday’s fourth Democratic debate, one question is on voters’ minds: is there an alternative to the front-runners?

What are moderate voters looking for in a presidential candidate?

After Tuesday’s fourth Democratic debate, one question is on voters’ minds: is there an alternative to the front-runners?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

6 takeaways from the 4th Democratic presidential primary debate

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.

from NPR

Though polls show Affordable Care Act protections remain popular in the U.S., President Trump still threatens to drastically change the law if he can't repeal it. Here are five changes he's made.

Trump is trying hard to thwart Obamacare. How's that going?

Though polls show Affordable Care Act protections remain popular in the U.S., President Trump still threatens to drastically change the law if he can't repeal it. Here are five changes he's made.

from NPR

The last couple of weeks have been dominated by the congressional impeachment inquiry into President Trump. But Democratic presidential candidates will take center stage again this week.

7 questions ahead of the next democratic primary debate

The last couple of weeks have been dominated by the congressional impeachment inquiry into President Trump. But Democratic presidential candidates will take center stage again this week.

from NPR

On Thursday, nine Democratic candidates took part in an LGBTQ forum in Southern California. One of the three front-runners, Bernie Sanders, was absent.

What Biden's questionable performance at LGBTQ town hall says about his campaign

On Thursday, nine Democratic candidates took part in an LGBTQ forum in Southern California. One of the three front-runners, Bernie Sanders, was absent.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.

Watch live: President Trump's U.N. press conference

President Trump is holding a press conference at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In a speech to the U.N.

from News Stories

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

from News Stories

President Donald Trump is in California for a slew of fundraisers. It’s his fourth visit since he became president.

Secrecy surrounds Trump's California fundraisers

President Donald Trump is in California for a slew of fundraisers. It’s his fourth visit since he became president.

from Greater LA

During the third presidential debate on Thursday night in Houston, candidate Andrew Yang raised a lot of eyebrows when he said, "My campaign will now give a freedom dividend of $1000 a…

Does Andrew Yang's $1000 promise violate campaign finance laws?

During the third presidential debate on Thursday night in Houston, candidate Andrew Yang raised a lot of eyebrows when he said, "My campaign will now give a freedom dividend of $1000 a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Black women comprise a key voting block that the 2020 presidential candidates are trying to court. They reliably and overwhelmingly for Democrats in every recent election.

Who do black women voters support in the 2020 election?

Black women comprise a key voting block that the 2020 presidential candidates are trying to court. They reliably and overwhelmingly for Democrats in every recent election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A large chunk of Thursday's Democratic primary debate featured policy brawls about health care policy — including costs, coverage and worries about whether the party is growing too extreme.

Democratic debate exposes deep divides among candidates over health care

A large chunk of Thursday's Democratic primary debate featured policy brawls about health care policy — including costs, coverage and worries about whether the party is growing too extreme.

from NPR

Three candidates have dropped out in the past two weeks as it became clear they wouldn't make the debate stage. Others who didn't are vowing to fight and say the rules are unfair.

Debate stage cut in half for 1-night September showdown

Three candidates have dropped out in the past two weeks as it became clear they wouldn't make the debate stage. Others who didn't are vowing to fight and say the rules are unfair.

from NPR

The annual Iowa State Fair is known as the unofficial start to campaign season.

Campaign season starts with Iowa State Fair

The annual Iowa State Fair is known as the unofficial start to campaign season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump reelection campaign has raised $105 million over the past three months. A chunk of that comes from Trump merchandise. The current bestseller: red Trump beverage straws.

Trump reelection merchandise makes big money

The Trump reelection campaign has raised $105 million over the past three months. A chunk of that comes from Trump merchandise. The current bestseller: red Trump beverage straws.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In format and style, the second CNN debate was almost a clone of the first. Once again, the emphasis was on finding points of contention and stoking the tension between candidates.

Biden bears slings and arrows but battles through another Democratic debate

In format and style, the second CNN debate was almost a clone of the first. Once again, the emphasis was on finding points of contention and stoking the tension between candidates.

from NPR

Former Vice President Joe Biden will again be center stage — and the focus will be on how he handles issues of race and whether he looks like he's ready and able to take on President Trump next year.

Your guide to night 2 of the Detroit Democratic presidential debates

Former Vice President Joe Biden will again be center stage — and the focus will be on how he handles issues of race and whether he looks like he's ready and able to take on President Trump next year.

from NPR