TOPICS > Politics
Mayor Rahm Emanuel: We Have a ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime President’
September 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
5210233068Mayor Rahm Emanuel: We Have a 'Once-in-a-Lifetime President'Chicago Mayor and Former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel spoke at the Democratic National Convention, talking about President Obama's leadership and what he has done for the United States.2012-09-05 00:28:00disabledh49sG12fLrU163926225 Years of Presidential Thanksgiving mealsSince George Washington proclaimed the first public day of Thanksgiving, 44 presidents have eaten their way through the holiday.In our NewsHour shares of the day, a look at some especially memorable menus and incidents.2015-11-26 16:53:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/whitehousekitchen-320x196.jpg2365617153oDscRz-ksbk163654Campaigns tap ISIS fears by zeroing in on national securityMany Republican candidates are pouncing on fears about the Islamic State to flex ideological and political muscle. Political director Lisa Desjardins offers a roundup of rhetoric in the debate over national security, and Tamara Keith of NPR and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Gwen Ifill to take a closer look.2015-11-23 18:45:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/RTR4XTAN-320x196.jpg2365614971IyjTvEdL9FQ163335Shields and Brooks on how Paris changed the political debateSyndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the political and psychological aftermath of the Paris attacks, 2016 candidates speak out on the refugee crisis and fighting the Islamic State, plus reassessing President Obama’s strategy in Syria.2015-11-20 18:48:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Screen-Shot-2015-11-20-at-9.30.08-PM-320x196.png2365613297C5btJXR2-4I
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel -- President Obama's former chief of staff -- spoke on the first night of the Democratic National Convention, giving the crowd his first-hand take on the president's leadership qualities and the highlights of his presidency.
SUPPORT FOR PBS NEWSHOUR PROVIDED BY