Why Does The U.S. Vote On Tuesdays?

America’s voter turnout trails most other peer democracies. At 55 percent, even in a presidential election year, that turnout rate ranked 26 out of 35 other nations, below Mexico and Greece. One of the reasons could be that voting in America is on a Tuesday, a weekday, and that can be a hassle. According to […]

PBS NewsHour full episode, Dec 20, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: PETE BUTTIGIEG (D), Presidential Candidate: And I was going to let it go, because we got bigger fish to fry here. But you implied that my… SEN. AMY KLOBUCHAR (D-MN), Presidential Candidate: Oh, I don’t think we have bigger fish to fry than picking […]

#WashWeekPBS Extra: Discussing the latest 2020 updates

ROBERT COSTA: Welcome to the Washington Week Extra. I’m Robert Costa. The first week of public impeachment inquiries wrapped up on Friday, so let’s continue our conversation from the program. Joining me at the table: Yamiche Alcindor, White House correspondent for the PBS NewsHour; Dan Balz, chief correspondent for The Washington Post; Heather Caygle, congressional […]

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