Some 35 million American families have started receiving their first monthly payout from the U.S. government in an expanded income-support program that President Joe Biden said on Thursday could help end child poverty. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Texas Democratic lawmakers defied calls for their arrest on Tuesday, a day after fleeing their state to thwart efforts to pass voting restrictions, and said they would stay in Washington to push for federal voting reform. Gloria Tso reports.
Mexico and the United States signed on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding to promote the development in Central America, during Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to the Latin American country. Bryan Wood reports.
Vice President Kamala Harris was asked by NBC’s Lester Holt why she hadn’t visited the US-Mexico border as she works with Central American countries on what the Biden administration says are the root issues of the immigration crisis.