WATCH: House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi holds news conference

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is expected to speak to reporters. Earlier in the day, the Labor Department reported that 1.4 million people in the United States filed unemployment claims for the first time last week, marking the 15th straight week of unemployment claims that exceeded 1 million. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: … Read more WATCH: House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi holds news conference

Sen. Kamala Harris on police brutality and the fight for reform (Full Stream 7/2)

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is fighting for police reform. Building on the movement of Black Lives Matter and protests across the country, Harris and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) put forth their sweeping Justice in Policing Act which calls for an end to police brutality and greater accountability. Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart talks with Harris … Read more Sen. Kamala Harris on police brutality and the fight for reform (Full Stream 7/2)

U.S. immigration services at risk without a financial bailout

Without a bailout by August, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will furlough about two-thirds of its workers. This would slow down a legal immigration system already hampered by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more: https://wapo.st/2YUg788. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms … Read more U.S. immigration services at risk without a financial bailout

WATCH: NIH and CDC directors testify in front of Senate on coronavirus vaccine

NIH director Francis Collins and CDC director Robert Redfield testify before the Senate Appropriations on plan to develop and distribute a covid-19 vaccine. Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/coronavirus/. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of Service: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms Google Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy Google … Read more WATCH: NIH and CDC directors testify in front of Senate on coronavirus vaccine

WATCH: Federal prosecutors announce charges against Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell, a longtime confidante of sex offender financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested in New Hampshire on federal charges related to the Epstein case, officials said. Read more: https://wapo.st/3iqeeI0. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of Service: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms Google … Read more WATCH: Federal prosecutors announce charges against Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell

Murder in Afghanistan, a Trump pardon, and the soldiers left behind

Clint Lorance had been in charge of his platoon for only three days when he ordered his men to kill three Afghans stopped on a dirt road. A second-degree murder conviction and pardon followed. Today, Lorance is hailed as a hero by President Trump and conservative media. His troops are still haunted by his crimes. Read more: … Read more Murder in Afghanistan, a Trump pardon, and the soldiers left behind

Despite coronavirus, HBCUs continue the tradition of helping black students weather any storm

Almost every college is grappling with the decision to have in-person classes for the fall semester amidst the pandemic. For Historically Black Colleges Universities, the decision is more complex. These four HBCUs are adapting to stay open during the pandemic with support from private donors and aid from the federal government. Read more: https://wapo.st/3fT7OzH. Subscribe … Read more Despite coronavirus, HBCUs continue the tradition of helping black students weather any storm

WATCH: McCarthy holds weekly news conference

Republican House Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) holds weekly news conference. Read more: https://wapo.st/3iqFSV0. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of Service: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms Google Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy Google security settings page: https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions Washington Post Terms of Service: https://www.washingtonpost.com/terms-of-service/2011/11/18/gIQAldiYiN_story.html

‘Enough is enough’: Seattle police clear protest zone after mayor’s executive order

Seattle police cleared a protest zone on July 1 after Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) declared the area an “unlawful assembly.” Read more: https://wapo.st/2NOshZW. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of Service: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms Google Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy Google security settings page: … Read more ‘Enough is enough’: Seattle police clear protest zone after mayor’s executive order

WATCH: Senate hearing on college athletic compensation

NCAA officials testify in front of Senate Commerce Committee on compensation for college athletes. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of Service: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms Google Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy Google security settings page: https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions Washington Post Terms of Service: https://www.washingtonpost.com/terms-of-service/2011/11/18/gIQAldiYiN_story.html

Fed Reserve Bank of San Francisco president and CEO Mary Daly on economy (Full Stream 7/1)

The U.S. economy is just beginning to recover. With millions of Americans displaced from work in the ongoing pandemic, businesses and employees are fighting to stay afloat. How will the Federal Reserve help the recovery to benefit Americans across the socioeconomic spectrum? Mary C. Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San … Read more Fed Reserve Bank of San Francisco president and CEO Mary Daly on economy (Full Stream 7/1)

GOP Sen. Alexander calls on Trump to wear a mask

At a June 30 hearing, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) urged President Trump to end “political debate” around face coverings by wearing a mask. Read more: https://wapo.st/2Vzhc39. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of … Read more GOP Sen. Alexander calls on Trump to wear a mask

Biden contrasts his coronavirus plan with Trump’s

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and former vice president Joe Biden outlined his points for managing coronavirus if elected, and condemned the Trump administration’s handling of the pandemic on June 30. Read more: https://wapo.st/2AlFkii. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of … Read more Biden contrasts his coronavirus plan with Trump’s

WATCH: Schumer holds news conference

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) holds a news conference. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of Service: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms Google Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy Google security settings page: https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions Washington Post Terms of Service: https://www.washingtonpost.com/terms-of-service/2011/11/18/gIQAldiYiN_story.html

WATCH: Mnuchin and Powell testify in House hearing on coronavirus response

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell testify before the House on the nation’s coronavirus response. Read more: https://wapo.st/3eLAR7B. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/ Privacy & Terms: YouTube Terms of Service: https://www.youtube.com/t/terms Google Privacy Policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy Google security settings page: … Read more WATCH: Mnuchin and Powell testify in House hearing on coronavirus response