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  • A girl touches the hearse carrying the body of the late boxing champion Muhammad Ali during his funeral procession through Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., June 10, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif - RTSGZCC
    June 10, 2016  

    Late sports icon Muhammad Ali began his final journey through the streets of his hometown on Friday. Accompanied by pallbearers such as Will Smith and Mike Tyson, a 17-car motorcade escorted the boxing champion’s casket through Louisville to Cave Hill Cemetery, where Ali was interred in a private ceremony, followed by a 15,000-strong memorial service. Judy Woodruff reports on the day of mourning. Continue reading

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    June 10, 2016  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Hillary Clinton’s becoming the first major-party female presidential candidate, Clinton’s commanding win in California, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ role in the election going forward and why the mainstream GOP’s opportunistic pivot toward Trump is untenable. Continue reading

  • U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) leaves a news conference arm-in-arm with U.S. President-elect Barack Obama (R) after being announced as his choice for U.S. Secretary of State in Chicago December 1, 2008. Obama, who takes office on January 20, has pledged to be more inclusive and says he has a vision of renewing America's leadership in world affairs after President George W. Bush's eight years in office.     REUTERS/Jeff Haynes (UNITED STATES) - RTR225MG
    June 9, 2016  

    President Obama further enhanced Hillary Clinton’s great week by formally endorsing the presumptive Democratic nominee Thursday. The announcement came just hours after the president met with Sen. Bernie Sanders, who refused to drop out of the race but vowed to work toward party unity and do everything possible to defeat Donald Trump. Political director Lisa Desjardins and John Yang report.
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  • Travelers stand in line to go through Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check-points at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, U.S., May 31, 2016.   REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni - RTX2F1VA
    June 9, 2016  

    Across the country, millions of summer travelers are experiencing record wait times in TSA security lines. Meanwhile, travel warnings have been issued for Americans heading to Europe, as fears of terrorist attacks increase. For more on the security issues facing the nation, Judy Woodruff talks to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.
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    June 8, 2016  

    Hillary Clinton made history with sweeping wins in New Jersey and California Tuesday night. The former First Lady and Secretary of State became the first woman to clinch a major party’s presidential nomination, setting up a fall showdown with Republican nominee Donald Trump. Clinton joins Judy Woodruff to reflect on her record of public service and upcoming battle for the White House.
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  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event on the day several states held presidential primaries, including California, at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, U.S., June 7, 2016  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTSGHCT
    June 8, 2016  

    Though Tuesday’s primaries were dominated by Hillary Clinton’s history-making victories in California and New Jersey, Donald Trump picked up big wins as well. But the real estate mogul’s rapport with the GOP is still tenuous, thanks to his widely condemned and racially charged standoff with a federal judge. Judy Woodruff talks to Susan Page of USA Today and Reid Wilson of Morning Consult for more. Continue reading

  • Former Stanford student Brock Turner who was sentenced to six months in county jail for the sexual assault of an unconscious and intoxicated woman is shown in this Santa Clara County Sheriff's booking photo taken January 18, 2015, and received June 7, 2016. Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department/Handout via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY - RTSGGYZ
    June 7, 2016  

    Last week, 20-year-old Stanford swimmer Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in prison for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Turner was facing up to 20 years, and the lenient sentence has drawn criticism from observers — including the victim, who had pushed in court for a harsh punishment. Judy Woodruff talks to Michelle Anderson of City University of New York for more on the case. Continue reading

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    June 7, 2016  

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is the national face of the GOP. With five terms under his belt, McConnell is also the longest-serving senator in Kentucky history; his extended and colorful career takes center stage in his recently published memoir, “The Long Game.” McConnell joins Judy Woodruff to reflect on the state of American politics today and the 2016 presidential race. Continue reading

  • Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson gives acceptance speech during National Convention held at the Rosen Centre in Orlando, Florida, May 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Kevin Kolczynski - RTX2EQIU
    June 6, 2016  

    With the general election likely to feature party nominees of unprecedented unpopularity, third-party contenders such as Libertarian candidate and former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson are looking to reap big gains with a dissatisfied electorate. Johnson joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his platform, how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump fall short and what he hopes to achieve in the election.
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    May 6, 2016  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including what Donald Trump’s ascension as the GOP’s presumptive nominee means for American politics, the fate of the Republican party after Trump, why Hillary Clinton hasn’t been able to finish off Sen. Bernie Sanders and the role of “big ideas” in this election cycle. Continue reading

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