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Marco Rubio suspends his presidential campaign after disappointing loss in Florida

March 15, 2016
Marco Rubio officially suspended his presidential campaign after a disappointing loss to Donald Trump in Florida. "While it is not God's plan that I be plan in 2016 or maybe ever, while today my campaign is suspended, the fact that I've even come this far is evidence of how special America truly is and all the reason more why we must do all we can to ensure this nation remains a special place," Rubio told supporters.
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Remembering Nancy Reagan and the Role of Protesters on the 2016 Campaign Trail

March 11, 2016
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was a true partner for her husband during his presidency.

Republican Race Turns Civil Ahead of Florida and Ohio, The "Two Trumps" and Sanders Upsets Clinton in Michigan

March 11, 2016
Rubio and Kasich face critical home state tests in Florida and Ohio.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Violence and Iranian missile tests cause havoc in Israel

March 9, 2016
A wave of Palestinian attacks on Israeli civilians and security forces has left the Middle Eastern state in turmoil, further exacerbated by the recent ballistic missile tests from Iran’s hardline Republican Guard faction. Gwen Ifill talks to Daniel Estrin of the Associated Press for more on the situation in Israel.
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Obama: "I want an effective Republican Party"

March 10, 2016
President Obama called out the "circus" of the Republican Party primary that has played out in recent weeks and downplaying his role in elevated rhetoric in political discourse. "I want an effective Republican Party," Obama said. "I think this country has to have responsible parties that can govern and that are prepared to lead and govern, whether they're in the minority or in the majority, whether they occupy the White House or they do not."
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Another important Tuesday arrives for primary contests

March 8, 2016
Four states are holding primary votes Tuesday -- both parties in Michigan and Mississippi, plus the GOP in Idaho and Hawaii. While trailing Republican candidate Gov. John Kasich was stumping in Michigan to drum up support, Sen. Ted Cruz looked ahead to future contests. Gwen Ifill talks to Kathy Gray of the Detroit Free Press for more on the back-and-forth fight in her state.
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Can Bernie Sanders stop Hillary Clinton?

March 4, 2016
Is Clinton's delegate lead insurmountable? Can Sanders win over minority voters?

Can establishment Republicans stop Donald Trump? Rubio, Cruz take aim at GOP frontrunner

March 4, 2016
Donald Trump marches to the GOP nomination as party leaders try to stop his rise.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Trump’s Super Tuesday victories don’t mean GOP consensus

March 2, 2016
Super Tuesday saw Republican frontrunner Donald Trump score big wins in seven states, throwing the GOP establishment into a panic as his nomination grows increasingly likely. For more on the battle brewing within the party, Gwen Ifill consults with Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who endorsed Trump this week, and Mississippi RNC strategist Henry Barbour, who is backing Sen. Marco Rubio.