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Europe grapples with how to help refugees fleeing conflict

September 2, 2015
The steady flow of desperate migrants and asylum seekers has sparked humanitarian and economic tensions in Europe. Gwen Ifill talks to Nancy Lindborg of the United States Institute of Peace and Astrid Ziebarth of the German Marshall Fund for a closer look at the crisis, including how different European governments are responding and whether the U.S. could take more refugees.
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Does allowing Arctic offshore drilling undermine Obama’s climate efforts?

September 1, 2015
While President Obama calls more attention to climate change in Alaska, he is also receiving criticism that his policies are at odds with this message. Gwen Ifill discusses the president’s visit and American energy policy with Robert Bryce of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club.
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Why some ‘insider’ candidates are struggling to appeal to voters

August 31, 2015
Donald Trump is still dominating the polls, but how are the other top Republican candidates like Ben Carson, Jeb Bush and Scott Walker faring? Gwen Ifill looks at the week ahead in politics -- including another State Department email dump from Hillary Clinton -- with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR.
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Nuclear deal will dangerously empower Iran in the long term, says former U.S. arms control official

August 31, 2015
Former U.S. arms control official Stephen Rademaker says the Iran nuclear agreement is a Faustian bargain that will end up empowering rather than weakening Iran in the end. He joins Gwen Ifill to discuss his objections and how he would amend the deal.
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When a shooter’s violent video goes viral

August 27, 2015
A shocking, televised murder in Virginia has provoked a wide array of questions about the shooter and how horrific images go viral online. Gwen Ifill speaks with Deborah Potter of NewsLab, Lance Ulanoff, chief correspondent and editor-at-large at Mashable, and Barry Rosenfeld of Fordham University.
Webcast Extra

The Politics of Mockery & Hair and Biden's Role Selling the Iran Deal

August 28, 2015
Donald Trump tries to prove his hair is real, Joe Biden embraces his role as Obama’s Iran deal advocate, and anticipated U.S. visits from Pope Francis and Chinese president Xi Jinping.

Biden Weighs White House Run, Trump Spars With Media and Obama’s Post-Vacation Agenda

August 28, 2015
Talk grows stronger of Biden’s potential run for the presidency, Democratic candidates meet in Minneapolis, Trump continues to squabble with the media, and Obama focus on the Iran deal.
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Why New Orleans recovery is a continuation, not a celebration

August 26, 2015
Ten years since Hurricane Katrina brought tragedy to the city of New Orleans, the story of its recovery can read like a tale of two cities. Marc Morial, Urban League CEO and former mayor, joins Gwen Ifill to take stock of the school system, the need for affordable housing and the enormous task of rebuilding and recovering.
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Right to Rise: The Role of Jeb Bush's Super PAC

August 27, 2015
With the rapid rise of outside money in political campaigns, how will the pro-Jeb Bush super PAC Right to Rise impact the 2016 race?