WATCH LIVE: President Joe Biden's address to a joint session of Congress

President Joe Biden will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on April 28. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi extended the invitation to Biden, “to share your vision for addressing the challenges and opportunities of this historic moment.” The speech will come just before Biden’s 100th day in office, and will… Continue reading WATCH LIVE: President Joe Biden's address to a joint session of Congress

Georgia Republicans vote in a heated primary animated by Trump's 2020 election lies

Last week’s primaries in Pennsylvania and North Carolina showed that former President Trump still exerts real influence on Republican voters. That influence will be tested again this week in Georgia, one of the closest battleground states in 2020. William Brangham reports. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: Find more from PBS NewsHour at… Continue reading Georgia Republicans vote in a heated primary animated by Trump's 2020 election lies

White House 'confident' Congress will pass Build Back Better bill

President Joe Biden is expected to sign the bipartisan infrastructure deal into law, securing a major legislative victory. But his larger economic and social spending package still remains a subject of concern as members of Congress mull its provisions. Yamiche Alcindor talks to Brian Deese, director of the National Economic Council for the Biden administration,… Continue reading White House 'confident' Congress will pass Build Back Better bill

WATCH LIVE: House debates Build Back Better bill before expected vote

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WATCH: Officers who survived the Jan. 6 attack tell Congress what they want to see happen

The U.S. Capitol and Metropolitan Police officers who testified about responding to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol said they hope the House investigation considers whether members of Congress and their staffs collaborated with the insurrectionists, who were driven by the false argument in Republican circles that President Donald Trump won the election.… Continue reading WATCH: Officers who survived the Jan. 6 attack tell Congress what they want to see happen

News Wrap: Congress approves $2 billion in emergency spending for Capitol security

Correction: In this segment, we stated that Hmong Americans are Americans of Laotian descent. The Hmong people are an ethnic group from several countries in Asia, mainly Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and South China. The NewsHour regrets the error. In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Congress gave final approval today to $2 billion in emergency… Continue reading News Wrap: Congress approves $2 billion in emergency spending for Capitol security