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  • March 3, 2015

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu railed against a possible nuclear agreement with Iran in a speech to Congress, urging the U.S. to ditch the current outlines for a deal and toughen sanctions. President Obama did not attend, instead offering a rebuttal from the White House. More than 50 Democratic lawmakers boycotted the event, saying it was politically motivated. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading

  • March 3, 2015

    In our news wrap Tuesday, retired Gen. David Petraeus agreed to plead guilty for mishandling secrets. The former CIA director admitted illegally keeping documents and allowing his biographer and mistress to use them. Also, thousands of Iraqi troops and Shiite militia members battled for a second day to retake Tikrit from the Islamic State. Continue reading

  • March 3, 2015

    Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, warned Congress of the dangers of making a bad nuclear deal that could pave “Iran’s path to the bomb.” What would a good deal achieve? And is Netanyahu right about the threat of Iran? Gwen Ifill gets two views from former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley and former State Department official Vali Nasr. Continue reading

  • March 3, 2015

    Last week, the House was unable to pass a long-term bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. Many Republicans wanted to use the budget to take a stand against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. On Tuesday, a minority of Republicans joined Democrats in approving a bill without strings attached. Political editor Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what changed. Continue reading

  • March 3, 2015

    A new report by the Department of Justice says that police in Ferguson, Missouri, have shown a pattern of racial bias and civil rights abuses. The findings come after a months-long investigation following the fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Justin Hansford of Saint Louis University School of Law and Paul Butler of Georgetown University Law Center. Continue reading