Judy Woodruff

Judy Woodruff

PBS NewsHour, mom, advocate for those with disabilities

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but Sen @johnthune  says Covid bill too costly "What we're not for is a shotgun approach that throws a lot of money out there at a time when every one of those dollars is borrowed, when we're also worried about inflation & interest rate increases "

Secretary of State @ABlinken  on US international priorities: "this has to be a foreign policy that's grounded in making a real difference in the lives of Americans. That's the first question we ask ourselves."

on China & #Uighurs  "We have got to make sure products, technology exported to China can't be used for repressing their minority populations. Similarly, if products are being made (by) forced labor, inclu fm Xinjiang, we shouldn't be buying, we shd get other countries to do same "

the vicious cycle of student debt, as DC debates forgiveness: Prof Naomi Zewde of @cunynewswir @paulsolmane tells "It creates a modern-day sharecropper, when your income has to be allocated to paying your previous debts forever."

@DollyParton  got her vaccine and wants you to get yours: "I just want to say to all of you cowards out there, don't be such a chicken squat. Get out there and get your shot."

. @washingtonpost ⁩ reports it will take estimated 17 hours to read #Covid  economic relief bill out loud, at request of @SenRonJohnson . ⁩ Senate clerks, taking turns, started at 3:22 PM Thursday

"We are facing crises unlike any we have faced in our lifetimes. And working-class people all over this country are crying out to Congress: Please hear our pain. Hear our children's pain. Do something." @SenSanders 

worth your time: this podcast series looking back on "the longest year," thanks to my @NewsHour  colleagues @Nawazistan  @mikewfritz  @lanesam  @vika_aronson  @ecarpeauxamp ; @ericarhendry 


14 month old boy separated from immigrant parents at the border, was returned after 85 days, covered with lice, had apparently not been bathed - part of lawsuits filed by states against Trump administration reports tonight

former Dir of National Intelligence James Clapper says he's personally concluded Russians not only influenced but DECIDED outcome of 2016 election: "80 thousand votes in 3 states" tonight

let this not be lost in Mueller Report: "The Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election in sweeping and systematic fashion." Part I, page 9

Senate erupts in laughter when @RepAdamSchiff  discloses Dept of Justice lawyer today stated that the remedy, if the President ignores a Congressional subpoena, is impeachment. "I didn't think they'd do this on the same day" we are here debating the removal of the President

I am devastated to share news that my dear friend and cofounder of the @NewsHour  Jim Lehrer died today at home. Sending love to his Kate and their family.

here is a thread with remarkable comments from respected former Missouri Republican Senator John Danforth about what's happened to his party: "It's losing its grip on the country as a whole. It's becoming increasingly a regional party... we're in decline."

I can't get this out of my mind: "what we saw are dirty children who are malnourished, who are being severely neglected...flu outbreak...lice infestation..sleeping on the floor" attorney Warren Binford describes a gov't facility for migrant children near El Paso, to @WmBrangham 

Ken Starr says unlike judges, who serve for life, Presidents are elected for a limited term, and should be less subject to impeachment. Did he make this argument during Clinton impeachment?