debates

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 11, 2016.   REUTERS/Jim Young - RTX26KTK
    February 12, 2016  

    Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to campaigning after Thursday’s Democratic debate in Milwaukee, where Clinton called out her competitor over criticism of President Obama and the math behind his proposals, as Sanders reiterated his plans for higher taxes on Wall Street to pay for more robust social programs. Judy Woodruff offers a look at the debate and a day on the trail. Continue reading

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    February 12, 2016  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to the discuss the week’s news, including takeaways from Thursday’s PBS NewsHour Democratic debate, Donald Trump’s victory in New Hampshire and how the first primary re-scrambled the GOP field. Continue reading

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) and former U.S. President Bill Clinton pose with supporters during a campaign stop at Manchester Community College in Manchester, New Hampshire February 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif - RTX2620U
    February 8, 2016  

    On the night before the New Hampshire primary, Gwen Ifill joins Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR to discuss the collision of gender politics and generational politics in Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the influence of the latest Republican debate, overlapping interests of Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders and how all of the candidates are tempering expectations. Continue reading

  • Shields and Brooks
    February 5, 2016  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including takeaways from Thursday’s Democratic debate showdown between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, plus how Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Sen. Marco Rubio are faring in New Hampshire ahead of the primary. Continue reading

  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks at the debate held by Fox News for the top 2016 U.S. Republican presidential candidates in Des Moines, Iowa January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young  - RTX24HMV
    January 29, 2016  

    With Donald Trump abstaining from last night’s GOP debate, other Republican candidates had a chance to take center stage — and often found themselves in the line of fire. Gov. Chris Christie trumpeted his opposition to Planned Parenthood, while Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio faced attacks on their past support of immigration reform. Political director Lisa Desjardins reports. Continue reading

  • shieldsanddionne
    January 29, 2016  

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the week’s news, including the last Republican debate before Iowa and whether it hurt or helped Donald Trump to sit it out, the tight race between Democrats Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton and how much the caucuses actually matter. Continue reading

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Lexington, South Carolina January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane - RTX24BDX
    January 28, 2016  

    There’s a Republican debate in Iowa Thursday night, but the front-runner who has most frequently dominated the spotlight will not be there. Political director Lisa Desjardins talks with Judy Woodruff about Donald Trump’s debate dropout, what the GOP candidates will try to achieve on stage, plus a new ad by Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. Continue reading

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    January 18, 2016  

    With the Iowa caucuses coming up, Democratic presidential nominees Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley faced off Sunday night for the final time before voting starts, bringing both substance and swipes. Political director Lisa Desjardins reports on the Democratic debate, and Judy Woodruff gets analysis from NPR’s Tamara Keith and Susan Page of USA Today. Continue reading

  • Hillary Clinton listens to the opening statement of former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley at the Democratic debates Saturday. Photo By Brian Snyder/Reuters.
    December 21, 2015  

    Democrats walked into the debate Saturday in New Hampshire ready to talk security. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Gov. Martin O’Malley tangled on the fight against the Islamic State and whether the U.S. must move Syrian President Bashar al-Assad out of power. Political director Lisa Desjardins reports. Continue reading

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders shakes hands with rival Hillary Clinton at the conclusion of the Democratic presidential candidates debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire December 19, 2015.  Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters.
    December 21, 2015  

    Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton addressed the Sanders’ campaign breach of DNC voter data during the third Democratic debate. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to discuss why Martin O’Malley hasn’t gained much campaign traction, political divisions on regime change in Syria, plus a farewell to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s 2016 campaign. Continue reading

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