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Washington Week in Milwaukee: Analysis from the Site of the Democratic Debate and the Narrowing Republican Field

February 12, 2016
We examine the state of the 2016 presidential campaign from the site of the PBS NewsHour debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Washington Week Extra - Milwaukee Edition: A Special Voice of the Voters Town Hall

February 12, 2016
Washington Week goes to Wisconsin to talk to voters about the 2016 presidential campaign.
Voice of the Voters

Which presidential candidates are college students supporting?

February 11, 2016
At the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, the site of the PBS NewsHour Democratic candidates debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, we asked students who they are supporting in the 2016 race for the White House. We heard a lot of support for Bernie Sanders among the college-aged crowd -- a key voting bloc for the Democratic-socialist from Vermont.
Voice of the Voters

What would you ask Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a debate?

February 11, 2016
It's the final countdown to the PBS NewsHour Democratic debate from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. So what would the students walking on campus ask Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders during tonight's debate? Student loans and education were the top priorities on the minds of these students.
Voice of the Voters

What are the key political issues on the minds of college students?

February 11, 2016
On the campus of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, the 2016 presidential election is not a big priority for the students heading to and from class. But ask them the issues they care about and it ranges from education to health care to inequality. For one student "drenched in privilege," he is most interested in "economic inequality."
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Clinton camp wrestles with gender and generational divides

February 8, 2016
On the night before the New Hampshire primary, Gwen Ifill joins Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR to discuss the collision of gender politics and generational politics in Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the influence of the latest Republican debate, overlapping interests of Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders and how all of the candidates are tempering expectations.
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Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary

February 9, 2016
After his victory over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders predicted other campaigns would throw "the kitchen sink" at him in coming days. "I have been criticized during this campaign for many, many things. Every single day. That's okay," Sanders said. "They're throwing everything at me except the kitchen sink. I have the feeling that kitchen sink is coming pretty soon as well."
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John Kasich finishes second in New Hampshire

February 9, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who campaigned hard in New Hampshire and held over 100 town hall meetings, finished second behind Donald Trump in the Republican primary in New Hampshire. "Maybe just maybe we are turning the page on a dark part of American politics because tonight the light overcame the darkness of negative campaigning," Kasich said.
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Jeb Bush: New Hampshire "reset the race"

February 9, 2016
Jeb Bush is battling for third place in the New Hampshire primary but thanked voters for "resetting the race," just one week after a disappointing finish in Iowa. "While the reality TV star is still doing well, it looks like you all have reset the race, and for that I'm really grateful," Bush said.