James Hohmann

national political correspondent at the Washington Post

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Political reporter for the Washington Post's "PowerPost" section and its Daily 202 e-newsletter

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The White House legal counsel issued a letter yesterday, arguing the impeachment inquiry was unconstitutional.

The White House’s extremely broad view of executive power, and how they’re using it to fight off the Impeachment Inquiry

The White House legal counsel issued a letter yesterday, arguing the impeachment inquiry was unconstitutional.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina yesterday, basking in chants of “send her back.”

Is ‘send her back’ the new ‘lock her up?’

President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina yesterday, basking in chants of “send her back.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration is backing off plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

Trump is keeping Harriet Tubman off the $20 bill

The Trump administration is backing off plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

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Twelve candidates are taking the stage at 5 PM PT at the CNN/New York Times Democratic Debate, hosted live at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio

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President Donald Trump holds a press conference.

In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, a former police officer was convicted of murder for killing her African American neighbor, then she got a hug from the victim’s brother and the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

These are some interesting texts.

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

from News Stories

Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved more than 800 bills.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand