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Education Secretary Arne Duncan
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Education Secretary Steps Down, Obama Addresses Critics of Syria Policy

October 2, 2015
Education Secretary Arne Duncan is stepping down, bipartisan criminal justice reform, and an internal investigation opens at CENTCOM.

Oregon Shooting Renews Push For Gun Laws, Republican House Leadership Shakeup and Russian Airstrikes in Syria

October 2, 2015
Another school in shooting in Oregon, Republicans prepare to elect a new House Speaker, and Russia begins airstrikes in Syria,

A Nation of Immigrants

September 30, 2015
In the past 50 years, America's legal immigrant population has tripled.

The Impact of Immigration on Fairfax County, Virginia

September 30, 2015
Nearly one in three residents of Fairfax County was born outside the United States.

Speaker John Boehner Resigns, Pope Francis’ U.S. Tour & Obama Hosts President Xi Jinping

September 25, 2015
Speaker Boehner to resign in October, Pope Francis addresses Congress, Obama hosts Chinese president Xi Jinping and Scott Walker drops out of the 2016 race.
Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama
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Obama-Putin at the United Nations and the fickle GOP electorate

September 25, 2015
Conflicting agendas for the Obama-Putin meeting in NYC.
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Will the pope’s visit to Congress bring a political miracle of unity?

September 24, 2015
When Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress, he'll speak from the same podium where Father Patrick Conroy, chaplain of the House of Representatives, delivers the opening prayer each morning. Father Pat joins Gwen Ifill to reflect on the pope's visit and his own role as a spiritual resource for a polarized group of lawmakers.
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Navy secretary: Gender should not bar women from Marine combat roles

September 23, 2015
The U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy are expected to allow women to serve in all combat roles starting next year. But the Marine Corps commandant has asked that Marines be excluded from the new rule. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus joins Gwen Ifill to explain why he feels that gender should not bar servicewomen from Marine combat roles.
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"America After Charleston," a PBS Town Hall

September 21, 2015
Join a town hall meeting to explore the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June. Washington Week's Gwen Ifill moderates.