Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Feb. 25, 2017

On this edition for Saturday, Feb. 25, the Democratic Party elects a new national chairman as the annual Republican-led Conservative Political Action Conference comes to an end. Later, will Britain’s exit from the European Union affect the tenuous peace process in Northern Ireland? Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Saturday, February 25, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Feb. 25, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, Feb. 25, the Democratic Party elects a new national chairman as the annual Republican-led Conservative Political Action Conference comes to an end. Later, will Britain’s exit from the European Union affect the tenuous peace process in Northern Ireland? Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: February 25, 2017
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    February 25, 2017
  • Brexit stirs up old divides in Northern Ireland
    In March, British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to begin the process of having the United Kingdom formally exit the European Union. Voters in Northern Ireland favored remaining, in part because of fears that Brexit could affect a peace agreement between Catholics and Protestants. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga reports.
    Original Air Date: February 25, 2017
  • Democrats select Perez as new party chair
    As Republicans continue to dominate Congress, Democrats on Saturday elected a new leader for their party. Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who won the vote over Rep. Keith Ellison, will serve as chair of the Democratic National Committee. NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro, who is covering the DNC gathering in Atlanta, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the results.
    Original Air Date: February 25, 2017
  • Conservatives rally behind Trump administration during CPAC
    The annual Conservative Political Action Conference came to an end on Saturday outside Washington, D.C. CPAC hosted a number of prominent Republicans, from President Donald Trump touting his conservative credentials to his adviser Steve Bannon, who talked about “deconstructing the administrative state.” For more on CPAC, Reuters political reporter Andy Sullivan joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: February 25, 2017
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