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Donald Trump’s coronation week as GOP standard-bearer begins

July 18, 2016
The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was action-packed. What can we expect to see Monday night? Rachel Martin of NPR reports from the convention floor, while Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to Indiana Gov. MIke Pence, presumptive vice presidential nominee.
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Election 2016 in One Word

July 19, 2016
Mess. Frightening. Worrisome. Unique. How would you describe the 2016 presidential election in just one word? We asked people in Cleveland, Ohio, the site of this week's Republican National Convention. What would you say? Share your answer on Twitter #16for2016.
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Pop Quiz in Cleveland: Republican Convention Edition

July 18, 2016
As the Republican National Convention heads to Cleveland, how closely are the city's residents paying attention to the 2016 election? We were on the ground with a Washington Week pop quiz.
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Advice for RNC Delegates from Clevelanders

July 18, 2016
Are you in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention? We asked locals for advice about where you should go during your free time.
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Washington Week Extra: Cleveland Edition - What do voters in Ohio care about in Election 2016?

July 15, 2016
Voters in Ohio ask about third-party candidates and drug addition.

Washington Week in Cleveland: Candidates respond to terror attack, Trump names Pence as VP and Sanders endorses Clinton

July 15, 2016
As the Republican National Convention is about to kickoff, Donald Trump names a VP.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Top UK diplomat reacts to new PM Theresa May’s first moves

July 14, 2016
Sir Peter Westmacott, the UK’s former Ambassador to the United States weighs in on the past three weeks’ fast-paced developments in Britain. Of the new prime minister, Theresa May, he describes her as grounded, no-nonsense and humble. He describes as a surprise her appointment of Boris Johnson, the pro-Brexit former mayor of London, to be foreign secretary. Gwen Ifill talks with Westmacott.
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Friday from Cleveland: A special Washington Week EXTRA town hall

July 14, 2016
Just days before the Republican Party meets in Cleveland to officially nominate Donald Trump as its presidential nominee, Washington Week is in the Buckeye State to take questions from voters about the issues they care about. Washington Week EXTRA: Cleveland Edition airs Friday at 8:30 PM on many PBS stations and will be available on our website. Check your local listings.
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How Supreme Court justices spend their summer break

July 13, 2016
The Supreme Court justices wrapped up the last term at the end of June and won't meet again until late August or September to discuss the cases for the next term. So what do the eight members of the nation's highest court do with their summer break? As CNN's Joan Biskupic explains, many of the justices will be traveling overseas. Clarence Thomas is headed to France, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg is going to Spain. Whether they are traveling to promote their books or to teach, all of them are available for emergency orders.