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Hillary Clinton: I've lost more sleep than all of you

October 22, 2015
Hillary Clinton got emotional while reflecting on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi that left four Americans dead, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. "I've lost more sleep than all of you put together," Clinton told the House Select Committee on Benghazi during testimony today. "I have been wracking my brain about what more could have been done or should have been done."
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Why Biden’s 2016 campaign window has closed

October 21, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden will not join the presidential race, despite months of pondering the possibility. What drove his decision and how does it affect the other candidates in the race? Gwen Ifill gets perspective from Glenn Thrush of Politico.
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Benghazi Committee Chair: This is not about Hillary Clinton

October 22, 2015
Hillary Clinton​ is testifying today before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. In his opening statement, Chairman Trey Gowdy​ sought to distance the committee from some recent Republican comments that the committee was established for political purposes. "I understand some people - frankly in both parties - have suggested this investigation is about you," Gowdy said. "Let me assure you it is not."
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The little-known causes and physical side effects of PTSD

October 22, 2015
Yochi Dreazen, managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine and a regular Washington Week panelist, provides a glimpse into the history of PTSD and elaborates on both the surprising sources and the physical side effects that have only recently been recognized as associated with the condition. Learn more about Yochi's research and his in-depth story of one family determined to make a difference in his book, The Invisible Front.
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At a school with a history of social protest, this teacher is leading an opposition to ‘excessive testing’

October 20, 2015
In Seattle, protest against the Common Core test is catching on. Meet one high school teacher who has led a boycott against standardized tests as educational assessment, and who educates his students on their right to opt out. Gwen Ifill reports.
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Joe Biden: We have to end "divisive partisan politics"

October 21, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden announced he will not run for president, but he had words of advice for those remaining in the political arena. Biden decried the "divisive partisan politics" that have become the norm in recent years.
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Joe Biden will not run for president

October 21, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden​ announced from the White House Rose Garden today that he will not seek the Democratic nomination for president and that the "window on mounting a realistic campaign" has closed.
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Will he or won’t he? That’s the question for Biden and Ryan

October 19, 2015
Will Joe Biden jump into the 2016 election? Will Rep. Paul Ryan enter the competition for House speaker? Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about Ryan and Biden anticipation, Hillary Clinton’s upcoming Benghazi hearing, campaign battles between Jeb Bush and Donald Trump and Larry David’s show-stealing impression of Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Democrats Spar in First Debate, Obama Slows Afghan Troop Withdrawal and 2016 Fundraising Reports

October 16, 2015
The first Democratic debate of the election season lands in Las Vegas, the FEC releases campaign filings, Obama delays withdrawing troops from Afghanistan.