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Britain votes to leave the European Union, the Supreme Court releases decisions & Congress debates gun control

June 24, 2016
While Britain throws Europe into uncertainty by voting to leave the EU, the U.S. Supreme Court decides on affirmative action and immigration, and House Democrats stage a sit-in over gun control legislation.
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Rubio seeks reelection, SCOTUS to decide abortion case, the effects of Brexit and Trump’s changing campaign

June 24, 2016
Rubio will run for Senate reelection, SCOTUS is to rule on a Texas abortion case, and Donald Trump tries to clean up his campaign.
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Trump vows to overcome $40 million fundraising gap with Clinton by matching contributions

June 22, 2016
The summer presidential campaign kicked off with a striking fundraising gap between the two presumptive nominees -- not only does Hillary Clinton lead Donald Trump in national polls, but she has raised over $40 million more. For a closer look at Trump’s finances and what they could mean for his chances in November, Gwen Ifill talks to Matea Gold of The Washington Post and Susan Page of USA Today.
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What a Trump staff shake-up means for his election strategy

June 21, 2016
Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to discuss the latest in politics, including what Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski’s ousting means for the presumptive GOP nominee, Trump’s unconventional June advertising strategy, Hillary Clinton’s $23 million swing state blitz and whether mainstream Republicans will try to dump Trump at the RNC.
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Supreme Court decides Fisher v. University of Texas...again

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June 28, 2013
Three years ago, the Supreme Court sent an affirmative action case involving college admissions back to a lower court and said "strict scrutiny" should be applied when examining the University of Texas's race-based policy.

Orlando Shooting: Investigation and Political Fallout

June 17, 2016
The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history has sparked a debate on guns and terrorism.
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Sanders keeps his movement alive, Rubio to announce reelection plans and 3 big Supreme Court decisions still to come

June 17, 2016
Bernie Sanders signals his intentions to defeat Donald Trump and Marco Rubio will run again in Florida.
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Measuring the ‘Trump effect’ on the 2016 presidential race

June 15, 2016
With one of the most contentious and unusual primary seasons in history winding down, presumptive nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are gearing up for what promises to be an equally volatile general election. Gwen Ifill talks to senior Trump campaign adviser Barry Bennett, Beth Reinhard of The Wall Street Journal and Ann Selzer of Selzer & Company for more on what to expect this fall.
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Inside Russian hacking of Democrats’ opposition research on Trump

June 14, 2016
For nearly a year, Russian hackers have been penetrating Democratic National Committee computers and stealing, among other things, research compiled on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Gwen Ifill talks to Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike and Sasha Issenberg of Bloomberg Politics for more on the stunning sophistication of these breaches and the reasons behind them.