Politics Monday

  • October 10, 2016  

    Sunday night saw the second of the three presidential debates. It came in the aftermath of renewed controversy over Donald Trump’s treatment of women. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith about the growing number of Republican leaders fleeing Trump’s side, Hillary Clinton’s outreach beyond her party and where the GOP will go from here. Continue reading

  • October 3, 2016  

    The vice presidential debate is just one day away. What’s at stake as the second-in-line candidates take the national stage? Also, how will recent revelations about Donald Trump’s taxes and comments on women affect the polls? And what do Hillary Clinton’s chances look like with younger voters? Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith join Judy Woodruff to discuss. Continue reading

  • September 26, 2016  

    Amy Walter of the The Cook Political Report, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff for some pre-debate analysis. They discuss what each candidate is hoping to accomplish: for Hillary Clinton it is showcasing her opponent’s temperament and judgement, and for Donald Trump it’s speaking about shaking up the status quo. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2016  

    Mirroring their dissimilar campaigns, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump responded very differently to Saturday’s bombings, with Clinton emphasizing her experience and Trump focusing on immigration. But even when they’re discussing the same issues, are the candidates evaluated according to separate standards? Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith join Gwen Ifill to discuss. Continue reading

  • September 12, 2016  

    Amid questions about her health, Hillary Clinton has caused a stir with comments about Donald Trump supporters. Gwen Ifill talks to Susan Page of USA Today and Tamara Keith of NPR about Clinton’s privacy about her pneumonia diagnosis and a Washington Post investigation into Trump’s charitable contributions. Continue reading

  • September 5, 2016  

    What role do labor unions play in presidential politics this election? John Yang speaks with Susan Page of USA Today and Stu Rothenberg of The Rothenberg-Gonzales Political Report about Donald Trump’s efforts to court African-Americans, a generational challenge for Hillary Clinton, what to expect as Congress returns from summer recess and more. Continue reading

  • August 29, 2016  

    As summer winds down, the presidential campaign ramps up. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton highlighted racial issues this week, while Trump appeared to soften on immigration. Meanwhile, some swing states may be out of contention. For political analysis, Gwen Ifill speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of the The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report. Continue reading

  • August 22, 2016  

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign spending has massively exceeded Donald Trump’s. What does that mean for the race? Judy Woodruff speaks with Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith about campaign cash, why the Republican nominee is saying he will be “firm but fair” in his deportation policy and a new round of questions and perceptions about Clinton’s email. Continue reading

  • August 15, 2016  

    On Sunday, a Wall Street Journal editorial urged Donald Trump to change or drop out. The GOP nominee is polling well behind Hillary Clinton in key states and struggling with the millennial vote. Trump delivered a foreign policy speech on Monday, but Clinton raised doubts about his rhetoric in a new campaign ad. Judy Woodruff gets analysis from NPR’s Tamara Keith and USA Today’s Susan Page. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2016  

    In light of his dip in the polls last week, Donald Trump attempted to reset his campaign on Monday by talking about economic policy. Meanwhile, both candidates have taken to questioning each other’s mental health, and a new competitor is poised to enter the race. Gwen Ifill speaks with Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith for their analysis on the latest in the campaign. Continue reading