President Obama urged lawmakers to hold off on seeking new sanctions against Iran, prompting some senators to urge the president to remain tough on that country. National Security Advisor Susan Rice talks to Judy Woodruff about the upcoming round of Iran nuclear negotiations, as well as challenges in Afghanistan and Syria. Continue reading
In part two of our interview with B. Todd Jones, the new director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, he talks to Judy Woodruff about goals for his agency and past high-profile controversies, including "Fast and Furious" and terrorists profiting from cigarette smuggling. Continue reading
As the new director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, B. Todd Jones has the "tall task" of keeping track of America’s 300 million guns. Judy Woodruff interviews Jones about the challenges his agency faces in reining in gun-related violence and keeping up with new technologies despite limited resources. Continue reading
The U.N. adopted a global agreement designed to protect people with disabilities in 2006, but the convention fell short of ratification in the U.S. last December. Margaret Warner sat down with Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., to discuss why he’s confident the treaty will be ratified the next time it comes before the Senate. Continue reading
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., believes the problems with the Affordable Care Act implementation extends beyond the website’s technical troubles. Gwen Ifill sits down with Sen. McConnell to discuss his criticism of the ACA, his take on NSA spying allegations and which common causes unite the GOP factions. Continue reading
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has arrived at the NewsHour studio. Watch Judy Woodruff’s interview with Letta on tonight’s broadcast here at 6 p.m. ET.
As Congress narrows in on an end to the shutdown, the rest of the world is watching their actions closely. Judy Woodruff talks to Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta about the importance of a U.S. budget deal on international market stability, the ongoing Euro crisis recovery and Italy’s next move on immigration reform. Continue reading
As the Clinton Global Initiative kicks off its annual meeting, former President Bill Clinton sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss his goals for the organization, his take on the mall attack in Nairobi, plus thoughts on a potential bid … Continue reading
Former President Bill Clinton spoke to PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff on Monday just before the kickoff to the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.
As the Clinton Global Initiative kicks off its annual meeting, former President Bill Clinton joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the mall attack in Nairobi, prospects for a Syrian deal, politics of health care reform and gun control, plus the potential for a presidential bid by his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Continue reading