gwen ifill

  • Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, June 18, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec - RTX2GZ65
    June 21, 2016  

    The summer presidential campaign kicked off with a striking fundraising gap between the two presumptive nominees — not only does Hillary Clinton lead Donald Trump in national polls, but she has raised over $40 million more. For a closer look at Trump’s finances and what they could mean for his chances in November, Gwen Ifill talks to Matea Gold of The Washington Post and Susan Page of USA Today. Continue reading

  • A man shouts during a protest over food shortage and against Venezuela's government in Caracas, Venezuela June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello - RTX2G9X1
    June 21, 2016  

    Plummeting worldwide fuel prices have damaged several economies, but perhaps no country has been hit harder than Venezuela. Once flush with oil money, the nation now faces a collapsing economy, skyrocketing inflation and a wave of looting and crime driven by mass food shortages. For more on the dire situation in Venezuela, Gwen Ifill talks to Nicholas Casey of The New York Times. Continue reading

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves as she arrives to speak during her California primary night rally held in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., June 7, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSGHHP
    June 8, 2016  

    Hillary Clinton’s groundbreaking ascension to the Democratic party’s presidential nomination is one of the most significant victories for women in American history. For more context on this pivotal moment, Gwen Ifill talks to Rebecca Traister of New York Magazine, presidential historian Ellen Fitzpatrick and John Lawrence, former chief of staff to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Continue reading

  • memoriam
    June 6, 2016  

    Some stories can be told only because of journalists who are willing to risk their lives. Award-winning photographer David Gilkey of NPR and Afghan journalist and translator Zabihullah Tamanna were two such voices. The two died Sunday in a Taliban ambush in southern Afghanistan. David Greene of NPR joins Gwen Ifill to remember the life and work of David Gilkey. Continue reading

  • U.S. President Barack Obama takes part in a town hall meeting at Concord Community High School in Elkhart, Indiana, February 9, 2009.    REUTERS/Jim Young    (UNITED STATES) - RTXBFGO
    May 31, 2016  

    Elkhart, Indiana, was one of the cities hit worst by the financial crisis in 2009 and was the first city President Obama visited after taking office, though the city remains deeply divided along partisan lines. Obama will return to Elkhart Wednesday to review the city’s economic progress and participate in an interview and town hall moderated by the NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill. John Yang reports.
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  • Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House after being nominated by President Barack Obama (not pictured) to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington March 16, 2016.       REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  - RTSAQQI
    March 16, 2016  

    Following President Obama’s nomination of chief D.C. Circuit appeals judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, Judy Woodruff turns to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal and former Solicitor General Seth Waxman for more on the unique situation. Also, Gwen Ifill talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) for some insight into how Congress will respond.
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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton talks to supporters during a campaign stop outside of a polling station in Raleigh, North Carolina on March 15. Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters
    March 15, 2016  

    Presidential contenders are preparing for primaries in five key states Tuesday, including make-or-break contests in Florida and Ohio that could radically alter the complexion of the race. For more on the contests in those states, Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff turn to John Yang in Ohio, Politico’s Matt Dixon in Florida and Amanda Vinicky of Illinois Public Radio and WUIS.
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  • PoliMon
    March 14, 2016  

    Gwen Ifill sits down with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg & Gonzalez Political Report to discuss the latest in politics, including which campaigns’ futures hang in the balance tomorrow, where the delegate counts stand and the potential impact to Congressional races of a Trump ticket. Continue reading

  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich talks to supporters during a campaign stop in Livonia, Michigan. Photo by Rebecca Cook/Reuters
    March 8, 2016  

    Four states are holding primary votes Tuesday — both parties in Michigan and Mississippi, plus the GOP in Idaho and Hawaii. While trailing Republican candidate Gov. John Kasich was stumping in Michigan to drum up support, Sen. Ted Cruz looked ahead to future contests. Gwen Ifill talks to Kathy Gray of the Detroit Free Press for more on the back-and-forth fight in her state. Continue reading

  • Protesters demonstrated in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 2, 2016 as the court weighed whether a Texas law that imposes strict regulations on abortion doctors and clinic buildings interferes with the constitutional right of a woman to end her pregnancy.  Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
    March 2, 2016  

    The Supreme Court is hearing its first abortion case in nearly a decade, as pro-choice advocates challenge a Texas law they say limits abortion services. Judy Woodruff talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal for a look inside the high court, and Gwen Ifill gets contrasting views on the case from Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood and Clarke Forsythe of Americans United for Life. Continue reading

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