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Major Supreme Court Rulings, GOP Primary Surprise & Iraq Deteriorates

June 27, 2014
Four major SCOTUS rulings, Mississippi primary, and Iraq
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Hillary Clinton talks 'Hard Choices' and battle scars

June 26, 2014
Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, senator and first lady, joins Gwen Ifill for an extended conversation on international concerns like the crisis in Iraq and upheaval in Ukraine, as well as the state of economic recovery in the United States, why Democrats should be embracing health care reform and the reason she's waiting to decide whether she'll run for president in 2016.

U.S. considers Iraq options; Benghazi suspect captured; Obama's approval dips; and GOP power shifts

June 20, 2014
Obama considers Iraq options and his declining approval; New GOP leadership
June 20, 2014
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Webcast Extra: "Hard Choices," Government Shutdown, and Ukraine Conflict

June 20, 2014
Hillary Clinton memoir; government shutdown; and ongoing violence in Ukraine.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Can Iraq be united under Maliki?

June 20, 2014
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has been faulted by some for deepening sectarian divisions now roiling the country. Gwen Ifill talks to Charles Duelfer, former UN and U.S. weapons inspector in Iraq, Abbas Kadhim of Johns Hopkins University and Feisal Istrabadi of Indiana University about what’s undermining Iraq’s stability and best possible outcomes.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Lawmakers skeptical that GM can remodel its leadership

June 19, 2014
General Motors CEO Mary Barra returned to address Congress about an internal company report on the ignition switch defect that has been linked to at least 13 deaths. Barra announced a new campaign to reward employees who report safety concerns, but lawmakers remained skeptical that the corporate culture could be changed. Gwen Ifill gets more detail from David Shepardson of The Detroit News.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

What Iraq’s violent sectarian split means for its neighbors

June 18, 2014
The insurgency by Sunni militants in Iraq, known as ISIL or ISIS, adds conflict to an already volatile region. Gwen Ifill talks to Hisham Melhem of Al Arabiya News and Mary-Jane Deeb of the Library of Congress about the failure to stifle ISIL’s growth in Syria, the prospect of U.S. collaboration with Iran and the divergent agendas of Iraq’s other neighboring nations.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

What’s fueling and funding the insurgents behind the violence in Iraq?

June 17, 2014
The Sunni militants known as ISIL or ISIS continue to broaden their control over the northern Iraq. What are their origins and how does the group compare to other insurgencies? Gwen Ifill learns more from journalist Rania Abouzeid and Brian Fishman of the New America Foundation.

Iraq in turmoil again, House Republican shocker, and Bergdahl fallout continues

June 13, 2014
Growing violence in Iraq, Eric Cantor’s defeat, Sgt. Bergdahl returns to Texas