Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the biggest talking points at this year’s CPAC, an assessment of the Republicans’ fight over funding Homeland Security and the politics behind Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The House has rejected a stopgap spending bill for the Homeland Security Department with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund the agency or see it begin to partially shut down.
OXON HILL, Md. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was skeptical of some conservatives’ efforts to block funding for the Department of Homeland Security unless President Barack Obama’s immigration actions are derailed.
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is considering another presidential run, called for putting 10,000 U.S. troops on the ground to fight the growth of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State. Continue reading
Amid “rapid growth” in the collection of data on Americans, the White House has drafted legislation that calls on businesses to do more to help consumers protect their personal information. Continue reading
What’s at stake as the Affordable Care Act heads to the Supreme Court? Continue reading
Former Senator Jim Webb has worn many hats in his long career: U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, best-selling author and officer in the Marines. He is also an Emmy-winning journalist, thanks to a special report he produced for “The … Continue reading
More than a dozen Republicans considering presidential runs spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the country’s largest gathering of conservative activists. Fresh from the conference, political director Domenico Montanaro joins Gwen Ifill to take stock of this year’s CPAC. Continue reading