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#WashWeekPBS full episode: Washington responds to the Coronavirus crisis #WashWeekPBS full episode: Washington responds to the Coronavirus crisis

ROBERT COSTA: President Trump and Congress face the test of our times. SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL (R-KY): (From video.) A fight has arrived at our shores. We did not seek it, we did not want it, but now we’re going to win it. HOUSE SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI (D-CA): (From video.) We’re very proud of…

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Admit it. Republicans have broken politics. Admit it. Republicans have broken politics.

This might be the most important chart for understanding American politics. It shows the ideology of both parties in Congress over the past few decades. Researchers looked at every politician’s voting record and then gave them a score based on how extreme or moderate they were. And if you look at the past 40 years,…

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