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“What he really understood is that you need to take time…You need to go deeper into a subject. You need to ask why and how. And that is what really would be lost these days, if it weren't for people like Jim Lehrer,” says @ktumulty 

“Concealment is an essential aspect of epidemics of time immemorial,” says @HowardMarkel 

Rep. Adam Schiff asks: "What happens when our heartfelt views of right and wrong are in conflict with the popular opinion of our constituents?" "Those are the times that try our souls," he says, paraphrasing from Thomas Paine's "The American Crisis." #ImpeachmentPBS 

“Journalism matters in a democracy. Jim believed that with every fiber of his body. And we carry that with us every day, every hour in what we do at the ‘NewsHour,’” says @JudyWoodruff 

"For Republicans to say they don't want to see additional evidence, they don't want to see additional documents, is essentially saying, 'I don't want to see the truth,'" Sen. Chris Van Hollen tells @JudyWoodruff . "We should want the whole truth to come out here."

"It's very hard if you want to come in with a case that involves the greatest event in our democracy to say, 'Oh, I need some more evidence,'" @GeorgetownLaw 's @vicnourse  says. #ImpeachmentPBS 

“Beyond Insys, there are several thousand ongoing criminal and civil cases against other pharmaceutical companies and distributors, and 130 Americans overdose every day from opioids,” reports @WmBrangham 

The president rallied a crowd of anti-abortion advocates in a speech at the March for Life today. It took place a stone's throw away from where senators are weighing the fate of Donald Trump’s presidency. @cjnorwoodwrites  and @DanielBush  report.

President Trump's legal team is dismissing a call for Chief Justice John Roberts to resolve disputes over witnesses in the impeachment trial. @meredithllee  reports.

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"Enslavement reigned for 250 years on these shores. When it ended, this country could've extended its hallowed principles — life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness — to all, regardless of color," writer Ta-Nehisi Coates told Congress. "But America had other principles in mind"

Comparison: President Trump and Barack Obama’s #Inauguration  crowds #DayOne 

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WATCH: During an event with Team USA Olympians and Paralympians at the White House, President Trump said, "What happened with the Paralympics was so incredible and so inspiring to me. And I watched — it's a little tough to watch too much, but I watched as much as I could."

WATCH: "I am a man with Down syndrome and my life is worth living" said Down syndrome advocate Frank Stephens to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

“[The children] did not have shoes or blankets in the detention center, and there were people in the cells that had to sleep standing up. They did not have enough to eat...." READ about the bleak picture of #familyseparation  via

With heavy hearts we report the death of PBS NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer at age 85. A giant in journalism, his tenacity and dedication to simply delivering the news remain the core of our work.

Sen. Harris demands to know what DOJ rule allows Sessions to refuse to answer questions. Wants to see it in writing. #sessionshearing 

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