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How much does the first GOP presidential debate matter?

August 4, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Tamara Keith of NPR and Susan Page of USA Today about the upcoming debate among the Republican presidential candidates, new campaign ads for Hillary Clinton and whether Vice President Joe Biden will jump into the race.
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Will new clean power regulations stand up to challenges?

August 3, 2015
President Obama laid out new regulations that reset emissions standards for power plants and call for 28 percent of U.S. power to be generated from renewable energy. States, industry groups and politicians pushed back, setting the stage for legal challenges. Gwen Ifill gets views from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.
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Impact of Early Presidential Debates

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June 17, 2011
As the first Republican presidential debate of the 2016 election season approaches, we take a look back in the Washington Week Vault to an early debate in 2011.
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Cincinnati police chief: Body cameras should be required equipment

July 30, 2015
The killing of Sam DuBose in Cincinnati is not the first time the city has been rocked by an officer-involved shooting. Back in 2001, another event triggered five days of riots. Gwen Ifill speaks to Cincinnati police chief Jeffrey Blackwell about the city’s changes in policing and how the latest death has stirred up old feelings.
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Republican Mistrust of Government, Hillary Dodges Keystone Questions, and A Republican Challenge to John Boehner

July 31, 2015
Republican worries grow with 2016 election approaching. Clinton addresses the Keystone pipeline in New Hampshire and political agitators call for John Boehner’s job.

Countdown to the First GOP Debate and Congress' Unresolved Issues During Summer Recess

July 31, 2015
The Republican presidential debate is around the corner, and Congress has a mountain of legislation left on its agenda as it heads to a 5 week break.
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NATO Commander: Russia’s use of force in Europe is a major threat

July 29, 2015
Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the alliance with Turkey against the Islamic State and why Russia poses a major threat in Europe today.
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What dropping the ban on gay leaders means for the Boy Scouts

July 28, 2015
Last night, the Boy Scouts of America voted to end a ban on leaders who are openly gay. The policy would allow exceptions for church-sponsored scout units, but several religious organizations are either apprehensive or in opposition. Gwen Ifill discusses the change with Zach Wahls, executive director of Scouts for Equality.
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Clamoring for attention, presidential candidates get provocative

July 27, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about why some of the Republican presidential candidates are getting edgier in their statements in the face of the media monopolization by Donald Trump, plus a look at what the latest polls tell us about the competition.