judy woodruff

  • clinton
    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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  • File photo of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump by Carlo Allegri/Reuters
    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

  • mcconnell
    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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  • sandb
    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

  • A Microsoft logo is seen on an office building in New York City in this July 28, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Files - RTX29ZJL
    April 15, 2016  

    In the wake of the FBI’s showdown with Apple last month, a new tech giant is taking up arms against government oversight. Microsoft sued the Department of Justice Thursday, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the government to request access to a customer’s data while banning Microsoft from informing the individual in question. Microsoft president Brad Smith joins Judy Woodruff for more. Continue reading

  • Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Crete Civic Centre in Plattsburgh, New York April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi - RTX2A63W
    April 15, 2016  

    As convention politicking continues to cost Donald Trump delegates, the Republican front-runner has ramped up his criticisms of what he claims is a rigged party system. For more on the GOP’s delegate selection process, Judy Woodruff sits down with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus.
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  • sandb
    April 15, 2016  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including whether the GOP’s nomination process is rigged, takeaways from Thursday’s contentious Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton’s self-defeating secrecy and Sen. Bernie Sanders’s chances in New York. Continue reading

  • susanpage
    March 18, 2016  

    President Obama was briefed on the arrest of the main suspect in November’s Paris terrorist attacks Friday and spoke with French and Belgian leaders by phone. For more on the administration’s response to the arrest and details on the president’s upcoming trip to Cuba, Judy Woodruff talks to National Security Advisor Susan Rice.
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