I interviewed Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) about rising concerns regarding an opioid addiction epidemic in his state and around the country. We also discussed the Trump budget, the ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and more.
These days, with news about the White House and its possible ties to Russia at a fever pitch and probes adding up by the day, all eyes are on the man leading the congressional investigation: Rep. Adam Schiff. Take a look at this profile of the congressman, whose history of prosecuting cases involving Russia goes back decades.
Vanita Gupta, the former principal deputy assistant attorney general and acting head of the Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division under President Obama, joined me on Yahoo News to talk about Attorney General Sessions rolling back Obama- era guidance on sentencing, the firing of FBI Director James Comey and President Trump’s newly created Election Integrity Commission.
“ It seems that every day, there’s a new story and a new vocabulary around gender that’s challenging our long-held attitudes and preconceptions about what makes us who we are. ‘Gender Revolution’ will go beyond the headlines to examine the why, the how and what it all means, with intimate stories of the people who are at the forefront of this new frontier. ”
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stopped by Yahoo News to talk about the current state of politics, her legacy in Washington and her new book, “Democracy: Stories From the Long Road to Freedom.”
I spoke with Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass., about House Republicans narrowly passing a controversial health care bill that seeks to replace the Affordable Care Act. Kennedy said, “It’s a tough day.” See more on Yahoo News.
Sherry Lansing, the first female studio head and former chairman and CEO of Paramount, has been behind some of the biggest movies. Now, journalist Stephen Galloway has written a biography of her life called “Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker.” Lansing stopped by Yahoo News to talk about the book, her career and behind-the-scenes moments.