judy woodruff

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    March 18, 2016  

    Judy Woodruff sits down with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks to discuss the week in politics, including how the mainstream GOP can block a Donald Trump nomination, Bernie Sanders’ chances in the western states and Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland’s contested confirmation.
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  • Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (L)  and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy (R) testify before a House Oversight and government Reform hearing  on "Examining Federal Administration of the Safe Drinking Water Act in Flint, Michigan, Part III" on Capitol Hill in Washington March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTSAWEO
    March 17, 2016  

    Flint, Michigan, earned a place in the spotlight again Thursday, as Congressional hearings on the city’s water crisis continued. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and EPA administrator Gina McCarthy both faced strict scrutiny for their apparent failure to respond to the dire situation quickly enough. John Yang reports. Continue reading

  • U.S.  Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland (centre L) is greeted by Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Patrick Leahy on Capitol Hill in Washington March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  - RTSAYC5
    March 17, 2016  

    President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee judge Merrick Garland made his first official visit to Capitol Hill Thursday morning, meeting with key Senate Democrats including Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). For more on the morning’s events and the coming Congressional confirmation battle, Judy Woodruff talks to NPR’s Congressional correspondent Ailsa Chang. Continue reading

  • 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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    March 14, 2016  

    This year’s election has been dominated by economic anxiety, though the nation’s unemployment rate is at its post-recession lowest and there have been six consecutive years of job growth. As a joint project of the NewsHour, American Public Media’s Marketplace and FRONTLINE, Kai Ryssdal of Marketplace joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why many Americans feel the economy is rigged against them. Continue reading

  • Family members surround the casket after attending the funeral services for former first lady, Nancy Reagan, at her late husband's presidential library in Simi Valley, California March 11, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSAF5O
    March 11, 2016  

    Former first lady Nancy Reagan was laid to rest at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley Friday morning, in a carefully choreographed ceremony attended by friends, family and first ladies past and present. Judy Woodruff reports on the day’s somber events, and syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks offer their takes on Reagan’s legacy. Continue reading

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    March 10, 2016  

    What is President Obama’s real foreign policy legacy? Through a series of interviews with the commander in chief, Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic set out to determine an answer — one divorced from the partisan rhetoric that tends to dominate such discussions. As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff joins Goldberg to find out what he learned.
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  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (R) waves to the crowd as his rival Hillary Clinton gathers her papers at the conclusion of the Democratic U.S. presidential candidates' debate in Flint, Michigan, March 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young  - RTS9L21
    March 9, 2016  

    After a surprise win by Sen. Bernie Sanders in Michigan, and an equally surprising surge of support for Donald Trump in the GOP, Judy Woodruff sits down with Reid Wilson of Morning Consult and Susan Page of USA Today to discuss new twists in a topsy-turvy election cycle. Continue reading

  • U.S Vice President Joe Biden (L) stands next to former Israeli President Shimon Peres during their meeting at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Amir Cohen  - RTS9USR
    March 8, 2016  

    On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel to begin two days of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders currently mired in a deep and violent impasse. Biden also hopes to mend the relations between the Obama White House and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Judy Woodruff talks to Tom Friedman of the New York Times for his take on why the peace talks won’t work. Continue reading