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Is Obama’s Iran deal rhetoric working?

August 6, 2015
President Obama, in an address denouncing critics of the Iran nuclear agreement, warned that America’s international credibility would be lost if Congress kills the deal. How successful was the president in making his case? Gwen Ifill gets views from Ray Takeyh of the Council on Foreign Relations and Nicholas Burns of Harvard University.
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New Hampshire Republican Forum: A Preview for Thursday's Debate?

August 5, 2015
The Republican presidential candidates are preparing to step onto the debate state in Cleveland tomorrow night for the first debate of the 2016 campaign. What issues will take center stage? When 14 of the GOP hopefuls shared the stage earlier this week at the Voters First Forum in New Hampshire, issues from ISIS to immigration to education were the focus.
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Ben Carson talks ‘all lives matter,’ immigration reform

August 4, 2015
Dr. Benjamin Carson -- one of 10 Republican presidential candidates to make the cut for the first formal debate -- joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the campaign to defund Planned Parenthood, the root causes of gun violence, how he would change U.S. health care, his plan for a guest worker program for undocumented immigrants and the atmosphere of negativity and hatred in America.
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How much does the first GOP presidential debate matter?

August 4, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Tamara Keith of NPR and Susan Page of USA Today about the upcoming debate among the Republican presidential candidates, new campaign ads for Hillary Clinton and whether Vice President Joe Biden will jump into the race.
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Will new clean power regulations stand up to challenges?

August 3, 2015
President Obama laid out new regulations that reset emissions standards for power plants and call for 28 percent of U.S. power to be generated from renewable energy. States, industry groups and politicians pushed back, setting the stage for legal challenges. Gwen Ifill gets views from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.
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Impact of Early Presidential Debates

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June 17, 2011
As the first Republican presidential debate of the 2016 election season approaches, we take a look back in the Washington Week Vault to an early debate in 2011.
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Cincinnati police chief: Body cameras should be required equipment

July 30, 2015
The killing of Sam DuBose in Cincinnati is not the first time the city has been rocked by an officer-involved shooting. Back in 2001, another event triggered five days of riots. Gwen Ifill speaks to Cincinnati police chief Jeffrey Blackwell about the city’s changes in policing and how the latest death has stirred up old feelings.
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Republican Mistrust of Government, Hillary Dodges Keystone Questions, and A Republican Challenge to John Boehner

July 31, 2015
Republican worries grow with 2016 election approaching. Clinton addresses the Keystone pipeline in New Hampshire and political agitators call for John Boehner’s job.

Countdown to the First GOP Debate and Congress' Unresolved Issues During Summer Recess

July 31, 2015
The Republican presidential debate is around the corner, and Congress has a mountain of legislation left on its agenda as it heads to a 5 week break.