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President Biden’s First Year in Office

This week marked one year since Biden took office and he's facing pressure from all sides.

Sedition Charges, Voting Rights and COVID Confusion

This week, 11 members of the Oath Keepers were charged with seditious conspiracy.

Jan. 6 and the Future of Democracy

Washington Week marks the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

A Conversation with Newsroom Decision Makers

Four of Washington’s top editors joined the panel to discuss the challenges of reporting

Omicron Spike and The Fight Over Build Back Better

This week as Omicron spiked, President Biden sought to reassure the country

New Details on Jan 6 and COVID Spiking Again

The panel discussed the latest on voting rights, Biden’s agenda and a grim COVID milestone

Defending Democracy: At Home and Abroad

President Biden has been defending democracy abroad and domestically.

A New COVID Variant and the Fight Over Abortion Rights

As anxiety over the omicron variant mounts, the battle over abortion rights heats up.

The Divided States of America

The panel discussed what divides us and what unites us on a special Thanksgiving edition.

Crime and Punishment in Washington, Kenosha

The nation's eyes are on Kenosha, WI after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty.

Infrastructure, Inflation and New Details on Jan 6th

Steve Bannon faced indictment for failing to appear before Congress.

Republicans Win in Virginia as Biden Fights for his Agenda

Tuesday’s elections left the GOP feeling hopeful and ready for the midterms.

President Biden’s Big Gamble | Washington Week | October 29,

The panel discussed the challenges of President Biden's Build Back Better framework.

Biden Agenda on The Line

Our panel dissects what’s included in Biden’s economic agenda and the voting rights battle

Culture Wars and Economic Challenges

Culture wars and hot-button issues like abortion rights dominate American politics.

Debt Deadlines and Threats to Democracy

President Biden is still battling to get his legislative agenda passed.

Political Divisions Threaten President Biden’s Agenda

Democrats clashed over the size of President Biden’s infrastructure package, as Congress p

Jan 6 Committee Issues Subpoenas To Trump Allies

The House Committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol has issued subpoenas.

Washington Braces For Trump Supporter Rally on Sept. 18

A rally in support of insurrectionists who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6th is set to t

The 20-Year Anniversary Of September 11

In a special edition of Washington Week, the panel takes a look at the 20 years since 9/11

America’s Longest War Ends

The U.S. has fully completed its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

Attack on Kabul Airport: What’s Next?

Days after President Biden warned of potential terror threats, explosions outside of Kabul

Crisis in Afghanistan: What’s Happening Now & What’s Next?

The panel took an in-depth look at the crisis in Afghanistan and what’s next for the US.

U.S. Deploys 3,000 Troops Back To Afghanistan

The deepening crisis in Afghanistan has led the Pentagon to deploy troops.

COVID-19 Resurges & Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Controversy

As the Delta variant surges across the country, the panel discussed officials struggling t

House Committee Holds First Hearing On U.S. Capitol Riot

On Tuesday, the Jan. 6 House select committee investigating the Capitol attack.

White House Ramps Up Efforts As Delta Variant Spikes

COVID-19 continues to sweep its way across the country.

Biden Defends Voting Rights as Texas Democrats Flee

President Biden called out Republican lawmakers in a passionate speech addressing their on

The U.S. Winds Down the War in Afghanistan

Biden announced that all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of August.

President Biden Visits Surfside After Deadly Collapse

President Biden met with families impacted by the condominium collapse near Miami, Fla.

President Biden’s Infrastructure Breakthrough

Is the bipartisan infrastructure deal already in danger of falling apart?

President Biden & Vladimir Putin Face Off In Historic Summit

President Biden pressed Russian leader Putin at a summit in Geneva.

President Joe Biden’s First Overseas Trip

President Biden is on his first trip abroad, promoting democracy as he meets with the G7.

The Battle for Democracy

Biden tasked Harris with protecting voting rights as states enact strict new voting laws.

George Floyd's Death: One Year Later

A year after George Floyd's murder, the panel discussed what’s changed and what hasn’t.

President Biden and The Israeli-Palestinian Ceasefire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire but Biden faces challenges.

New CDC Mask Guidelines & GOP Civil War

Fully vaccinated Americans can now go maskless, according to new CDC guidelines.

GOP Clash and Biden’s Latest COVID-19 Plans

House Republicans are poised to purge Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from leadership.

President Biden’s First 100 Days

President Biden addressed a joint session of Congress in the week where his administration

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty in George Floyd Killing

Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd.

President Biden Starts a Foreign Policy Shift

President Joe Biden announced a historic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

Corporate Backlash on Voting Rights

The battle over voting rights continues as big businesses criticize Georgia’s voting laws.

Attack At The Capitol & The Trial of Derek Chauvin

Another Capitol police officer is dead, less than three months after January 6th.

President Joe Biden’s First News Conference

President Biden’s first news conference focused on immigration, voting rights & gun reform

Horrors in Atlanta & Crisis at the Border

Three shootings in Atlanta, GA raise fears of even more violence against Asian Americans.

A Look Back at a Year of COVID-19

It’s the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic shifting the world as we once knew it.

Democracy Under Threat & The Fight For Voting Rights

FBI Director Wray warned that domestic terrorism threats continue after the Jan. 6th riot.

The COVID-19 Crisis & Investigating the Insurrection

Washington dealt with President Biden’s COVID relief bill & the fallout of the January 6.

Biden sets COVID deadlines & GOP debates its future

President Joe Biden held his first town hall, answering about the vaccine rollout.

The Second Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump

House impeachment managers presented their case against former President Trump.

Biden Pushes For Stimulus As the GOP Faces A Reckoning

The panel discussed the fate of the GOP & the next steps for Biden’s COVID relief bill.

President Joe Biden’s First Full Week in Office

President Joe Biden marked his first full week as president.

President Biden & Vice President Harris Take Office

President Biden was sworn in as the 46th president alongside Kamala Harris.

President Trump’s Second Impeachment & A Nation on Edge

President Trump is now the first United States president to be impeached twice.

Mob Storms the Capitol, Congress Affirms Biden's Win

As Congress met to confirm Biden’s win, hundreds of Trump’s stormed into the Capitol.

The New Washington

It’s the start to 2021, and Washington is set to face immense challenges.

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