NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the rollout of the American Rescue Plan Act, President Biden’s address to the nation and the pace of COVID vaccinations, and the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Biden’s Covid-19 package on the verge of passing, more states cities ease coronavirus restrictions and body language tips for all those virtual meetings.
Thanks to a parliamentary contortion called reconciliation, the $1.9trn covid-relief plan is likely to sail through—we examine what is in it and what its passage portends for lawmaking in the Biden era.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the American Rescue Plan, what passage of the massive aid package will mean for President Biden, the risks for Democrats and Republicans moving forward, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s future.
Pandemic aid bill heads back to House after Senate vote, calls grow for NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign, and a Pennsylvania town surprised its UPS driver with a $1,000 gift.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the battle over voting rights, the lifting of pandemic restrictions in some states, and wrangling over the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill.
The Labor Department’s new jobs report comes out today as Congress is poised to pass a new round of COVID-19 relief. The Biden administration ended Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, but that doesn’t mean the asylum system is up and running.
And, the Chinese national parliament meeting that begins today will include a proposal to give the Chinese government new control over Hong Kong’s elections.
President Biden orders U.S. airstrike targeting Iran-backed militia, GOP mayors embrace pandemic relief plan, and complaints against airlines and travel agencies hit record high.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Yamiche Alcindor to discuss the latest political news, including President Biden’s COVID-relief package, his handling of the pandemic since taking office and former President Trump’s continued impact on the Republican Party.
After months of deadlock, a covid-19 relief package has passed, but the battles continue. We ask how things got so dire and what President-elect Joe Biden will inherit.