Astead Herndon

National politics reporter, New York Times

National politics reporter, New York Times

Astead Herndon on KCRW

A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

Pragmatic but still undecided

A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

from Left, Right & Center

Jeff Sessions is out as President Trump’s attorney general.

Sessions is adjourned

Jeff Sessions is out as President Trump’s attorney general.

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The results are in. Who’s happy? Who’s not?

The Left, Right & Center Midterms Special

The results are in. Who’s happy? Who’s not?

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When political protesters were gunned down by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, was it a victory or a defeat for President Trump?

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Officials began testifying in public on live TV with millions of Americans watching.

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The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry today.

Experts worldwide are trying to tackle climate change with radical proposals, but one thinker is advocating for a more moderate approach.

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Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.

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The public phase of impeachment has begun.

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Was Gordon Sondland lying in his testimony, or was he just not prepared?

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