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Scheduled to begin Wed. March 17, at 6:30 a.m.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is testifying before Congress about the future of his department as the administration scrambles to address a wave of unaccompanied minors at the border. Watch the House hearing live.

Scheduled to begin Tues., March 2,  at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time


FBI Director Christopher Wray is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the Jan. 6 insurrection, domestic extremism and other threats.


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Updated on Saturday at 1:32 p.m. ET

Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial appeared back on track to conclude on Saturday after the defense wrapped up its arguments in a single day and senators had time to ask their questions on Friday.

A panel of experts advising the Food and Drug Administration will weigh the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech in a daylong public meeting. The committee will vote on whether the FDA should authorize the vaccine for emergency use during the pandemic.

Scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Wed., Oct. 7, 2020 .

Vice President Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris are debating in Salt Lake City. Their only face-off of the 2020 campaign comes with a wave of uncertainty with President Trump undergoing treatment for COVID-19. Follow live updates and fact-checks on the debate.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being remembered in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, where she will lie in state in Statuary Hall.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020 

Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee about oversight of the Justice Department.

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The Senate Health Committee discusses plans for reopening schools and offices that have been shuttered by the deadly coronavirus pandemic.


The House is debating and then voting on the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package that the Senate passed earlier this week. Watch the floor proceedings live.

Watch the latest update on the coronavirus pandemic from the White House briefings.


Follow NPR's coverage of the 2020 primaries in Ohio, Arizona, Illinois and Florida.  


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Only two candidates will be onstage for Sunday's Democratic primary debate: former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. The CNN-Univision debate was relocated from Arizona to Washington, D.C., and will not have an in-person audience due to coronavirus concerns.


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Results for the 2020 Super Tuesday General Election:


California election returns posted here.

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Follow NPR's live coverage of the 2020 Super Tuesday contests, including results and analysis.

California election returns posted here.


Polls close at 8 p.m.


Coverage begins approx. 4 p.m., PT, Saturday, Feb. 29.
The Democratic presidential primary candidates are competing in South Carolina on Saturday, hoping to win over voters in the fourth contest of 2020. Follow NPR's live coverage of the primary, including results and analysis.


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Tuesday, Feb. 25, 5-7 p.m. PT

Democratic presidential hopefuls are on stage in South Carolina ahead of that state’s primary. The candidates’ battle follows Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wins in the New Hampshire primary and the Nevada caucuses. Follow NPR’s live fact checks and analysis of their remarks.


The Democratic presidential primary is heading west for the third contest in the 2020 race. Nevada Democrats are hoping their caucuses avoid similar problems that plagued Iowa earlier this month.

Follow NPR's coverage for the latest updates, analysis and results as the caucuses get underway.

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(Wed. Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m. PT)

Democratic presidential candidates are debating once again, this time in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's caucuses in Nevada. Follow NPR's live analysis.  

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Follow NPR's live coverage of the 2020 New Hampshire Primary, including results and analysis. (Results and live audio, Tuesday evening.)