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Clinton and Trump are talking about minorities — but are they talking to them?

August 29, 2016
As summer winds down, the presidential campaign ramps up. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton highlighted racial issues this week, while Trump appeared to soften on immigration. Meanwhile, some swing states may be out of contention. For political analysis, Gwen Ifill speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of the The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report.
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Trump and Clinton look ahead to debates, as Trump tries to catch up in fundraising

August 26, 2016
Clinton and Trump prepare for their first debate face-off in September. Trump also tries to close his fundraising gap with Clinton.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton trade accusations of racism, Trump rethinks immigration and Clinton defends family foundation

August 26, 2016
Trump softens on immigration while scandal still plagues Clinton, this time about the donors to the Clinton Foundation. The two also clash over race.
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Trump's link to Seinfeld, Bill Clinton's role as "First Dude," the future of Obamacare and voter ID laws

August 19, 2016
Bill's role in Hillary's presidency, Aetna's withdrawal from Obamacare, a TV sitcom's role in 2016 election.

Trump shakes up campaign staff and expresses "regret" for past comments while Clinton's emails continue to raise questions

August 19, 2016
Donald Trump's leadership team turns over and Hillary Clinton faces questions about the Clinton Foundation.
From the Vault

1996 Welfare Reform: Democratic "Mini-Revolt"

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August 18, 2016
When Bill Clinton signed the welfare reform bill in 1996, much of the Democratic leadership refused to attend the signing. We take a look back in this Washington Week Vault.
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Donald Trump's meltdown, the debate over debates and Walmart moms face tough choice

August 12, 2016
Inside TIME Magazine's Trump cover story and why some independent voters think 2016 choice is "lesser of two evils."

Election 2016: Separating the conventional from the unconventional

August 12, 2016
Donald Trump sparks another political firestorm, but is his campaign catching on with voters?
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Trump attempts to tie Clinton and Obama to rise of ISIS

August 11, 2016
In the last 24 hours, Donald Trump has focused on tying Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama to the rise of the Islamic State. In Fort Lauderdale last night, the GOP nominee referred to Obama as the “founder” of the terrorist organization. The Clinton campaign dismissed the comments as more trash talk and blasted Trump’s economic proposals, calling them “fearful” and “outlandish.”