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    September 19, 2016  

    Mirroring their dissimilar campaigns, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump responded very differently to Saturday’s bombings, with Clinton emphasizing her experience and Trump focusing on immigration. But even when they’re discussing the same issues, are the candidates evaluated according to separate standards? Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith join Gwen Ifill to discuss. Continue reading

  • There are some competitors to EpiPen, but they haven’t caught on. Photo by Greg Friese/via Flickr
    August 29, 2016  

    After news broke that the price of EpiPen injectors has skyrocketed, the allergy medicine’s maker, Mylan, announced its intention to offer a generic version of the product, to be sold at half the market price of the original. The New York Times’ Andrew Pollack and the University of Minnesota’s Stephen Schondelmeyer talk with Gwen Ifill about the role public outcry played in the company’s decision. Continue reading

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    August 29, 2016  

    As summer winds down, the presidential campaign ramps up. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton highlighted racial issues this week, while Trump appeared to soften on immigration. Meanwhile, some swing states may be out of contention. For political analysis, Gwen Ifill speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of the The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report. Continue reading

  • Afghan security personnel prepare for combat during an ongoing battle with Taliban militants in the Nad Ali district of Helmand on August 10, 2016.

Fierce fighting in Helmand has sent thousands of Afghans fleeing to the capital of the southern opium-rich province, sparking a humanitarian crisis as Taliban insurgents besiege the city despite intensified US air strikes. The Taliban advance on Lashkar Gah has compounded fears that the city was on the brink of falling into insurgent hands, even as US and Afghan officials insist that they will not allow another urban centre to be captured. / AFP / NOOR MOHAMMAD        (Photo credit should read NOOR MOHAMMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
    August 11, 2016  

    In Afghanistan’s Helmand province, the army is losing ground to Taliban insurgents; 30,000 people have been displaced in the last few weeks alone. Gwen Ifill speaks with special correspondent Jennifer Glasse about the province’s critical location, the effects of the 25 U.S. airstrikes and whether the Afghan forces are strong enough to hold their own. Continue reading

  • File photo of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump by Eric Thayer/Reuters
    August 8, 2016  

    Donald Trump laid out his economic plan today in Detroit, proposing an across-the-board income tax reduction as well as a freeze on agency regulations. Trump also attacked Hillary Clinton’s policy approach, arguing it “punishes” workers and business owners in the U.S. Meanwhile, former CIA. official Evan McMullin, a Republican, said he is planning to launch an independent bid for president. Continue reading

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    August 8, 2016  

    In light of his dip in the polls last week, Donald Trump attempted to reset his campaign on Monday by talking about economic policy. Meanwhile, both candidates have taken to questioning each other’s mental health, and a new competitor is poised to enter the race. Gwen Ifill speaks with Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith for their analysis on the latest in the campaign. Continue reading

  • Fighters of Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire a rocket at Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, August 4, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSL2UE
    August 4, 2016  

    President Obama spoke at the Pentagon Thursday about the U.S. plan for continued military action in Libya. His report came three days after the U.S. launched airstrikes in and around Sirte, in an attempt to reclaim the Islamic State stronghold. Gwen Ifill speaks with Frederic Wehrey, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, for more. Continue reading

  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign manager Paul Manafort talks to the media from the Trump family box on the floor of  the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSIMJC
    August 3, 2016  

    Facing continued dissatisfaction within the GOP, Donald Trump and campaign manager Paul Manafort made public assurances on Wednesday, with Manafort asserting that the campaign is “moving forward in a positive way.” Meanwhile, Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman became the highest-profile Republican to endorse Hillary Clinton. Gwen Ifill reviews the day’s events with Lisa Desjardins. Continue reading

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    August 3, 2016  

    In the midst of recent blunders and increased Republican disillusionment, supporters and detractors alike are urging Donald Trump to adjust his campaign’s approach. Gwen Ifill speaks with WTMJ radio host Charlie Sykes and Matthew Dowd of ABC News about recent developments within the Trump campaign and what we can expect from it going forward. Continue reading

  • Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski sings the U.S. National Anthem on the floor during the first session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich - RTSIKTL
    July 18, 2016  

    The theme of the first night of the Republican convention was “Make America Safe Again” and it coincided with the slayings of three Baton Rouge officers, punctuating Donald Trump’s vow to be the “law and order president, Lisa Desjardins reports from Cleveland.
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