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How GOP 2016 contenders are vying for the evangelical vote

May 11, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith about the Republican feud for 2016 primary position and the evangelical vote, as well as the battle shaping up between President Obama and Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren over the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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Why did Saudi King Salman pull out of Camp David talks?

May 11, 2015
Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the King of Bahrain won’t be attending President Obama’s summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council at Camp David, instead sending officials in their place.The State Department denied it's a snub, triggered by concerns about the U.S. pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill to discuss.
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The end of NSA’s bulk data collection?

May 7, 2015
The government program that collects the phone data of millions of Americans is illegal and not sanctioned by the Patriot Act, according to a ruling by a U.S. appeals court. Gwen Ifill discusses the case with former Homeland Security Department official Stewart Baker and Kate Martin of the Center for National Security Studies.
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Senators explain why Congress should have its say on Iran deal

May 7, 2015
Voting 98 to 1, the Senate passed the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, a bill that would give Congress up to 52 days to review any proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, during which President Obama would be barred from reducing imposed sanctions. Gwen Ifill gets two views on the overwhelming support for the measure from Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.
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ISIS Recruits Through Social Networking, GOP Contenders Race to 2016 and Hillary Clinton Focuses on Fundraising

May 8, 2015
ISIS uses social media to recruit; Texas attackers claim ISIS ties; Republican candidates and potential candidates further their campaigns; Hillary Clinton embraces a Super PAC.
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Will water-wasting penalties help California conserve?

May 6, 2015
California's efforts to get residents and businesses to voluntarily use less water have not been enough in the face of a historic and ongoing drought. Now mandatory emergency rules that come with penalties have been enacted, requiring towns and cities to cut use from 8 to 36 percent. Gwen Ifill learns more from Felicia Marcus, chair of the California State Water Resources Control Board.
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How consumer worries are driving menu makeovers

May 5, 2015
For years, Americans have heard warnings and and expressed worries about what’s in their food, from artificial ingredients to antibiotics. Increasingly, the food industry is taking notice and making changes. What do consumers need to keep in mind about a flurry of recent announcements? Gwen Ifill talks to Michael Moss, author of "Sugar Salt Fat," and Allison Aubrey of NPR.
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Worst U.S. bird flu outbreak threatens Midwest poultry industry

May 5, 2015
The growing outbreak of bird flu is now the largest ever seen in the U.S. Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin have declared states of emergency and another 11 states have found cases of the virus. The federal government has added another $330 million to the $84 million in emergency funds already pledged to help cover claims by farmers. Gwen Ifill learns more from Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.