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Republican National Convention: August 30, 2012 (Part 1)
August 30, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
5420333003Republican National Convention: August 30, 2012 (Part 1)The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage of the final night of the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Thursday's program includes speeches from Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Clint Eastwood plus Gov. Mitt Romney's nomination acceptance speech. Also: Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Mark Shields, David Brooks, and special guests, including Haley Barbour, Dick Durbin and Mitch McConnell.2012-08-30 07:00:00disabled2274586420true132892How a new generation of vets wants to shape military policyThe new Congress has the fewest military veterans since World War II, but recent veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are on the rise. What priorities do they bring to Capitol Hill? Judy Woodruff talks to Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., a former Air Force colonel and pilot, and Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a retired Marine captain.2015-01-28 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/militaryveteranscongress-320x196.jpg2365413363gatQ8zr_2VM132887How the Koch brothers turned into political power brokersPotential presidential candidates for 2016 have started to court donors -- and vice versa. Charles and David Koch, influential libertarian billionaires, plan to spend nearly a billion dollars in the next election cycle. Matea Gold of The Washington Post joins Gwen Ifill to discuss their sway over American politics.2015-01-28 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/110872572_CHARLES-KOCH-320x196.jpg2365413350Ws-ZAV2dvXY132779Why open Atlantic offshore drilling now?Not even 48 hours since announcing a plan to block drilling in Alaska’s arctic wildlife refuge, the Obama administration rolled out a plan to open up parts of the southern Atlantic coast for oil and gas exploration. While lawmakers from Virginia to Georgia support the move, politicians in the North worry about safety standards. Judy Woodruff learns more from Amy Harder of The Wall Street Journal.2015-01-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/460356242-320x196.jpg2365412357HDYWlT9e5OE
The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage of the final night of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, including speeches and analysis.
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