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Paris attacks bring migrant crisis, Islamic State strategy to U.S. political forefront

November 16, 2015
From the campaign trail to the halls of Congress, leaders weighed in on the fallout of the Paris attacks. Gwen Ifill speaks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about how responses to the tragedy are playing out in the presidential race, calls from some lawmakers to change U.S. policy toward Syrian immigrants, as well as takeaways from the Democratic debate.
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How should the West battle the Islamic State’s shifting strategy?

November 16, 2015
The attacks in Paris have raised concern about the threat posed by the Islamic State around the world, and how to counter it. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with William McCants, author of “The ISIS Apocalypse,” Juliette Kayyem, former assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Hassan Hassan of Chatham House and Richard Barrett, a former British intelligence official.
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Speaker Paul Ryan: "Pause" all Syrian refugees

November 17, 2015
New House Speaker Paul Ryan​ joined the growing list of mostly Republican governors worried about potential ISIS terrorists coming to the U.S. as Syrian refugees. Ryan called Tuesday for a "pause" in accepting any refugees from Syria until verification programs can be strengthened.

Terror Attacks in Paris & Trump Sharpens His Carson Criticism

November 13, 2015
Coordinated shootings and bombings in Paris, Trump ups rhetoric against GOP rivals, the third GOP debate reveals divides within the party, and the second Democratic debate approaches with Hillary Clinton maintaining her lead.
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At Mizzou, Yale and beyond, campus protests stir fresh questions about free speech

November 12, 2015
At the University of Missouri, protests and a president's resignation have put a spotlight on heated debate taking place on campuses across the country over hateful speech and racial insensitivities. Greg Lukianoff of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker join Gwen Ifill to discuss questions of free speech and its limitations.
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Black Lives Matter: On the Ground in Washington, DC

November 13, 2015
A look at the mission and methods of the Black Lives Matter chapter in the nation's capital.
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Searching for the Paris Attackers, Big Democratic Donors, Voting Rights at the State Level and Few Truths in Election 2016

November 13, 2015
Investigators work to determine the planners of the Paris attack, Democratic donors have yet to give money, and Ted Cruz's debate truth.
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GOP presidential candidates come out divided on immigration

November 11, 2015
Republican presidential candidates met up for their fourth face-off in Milwaukee, where the biggest policy differences came out on immigration. Gwen Ifill gets perspectives on the different GOP reform proposals with Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law and Marielena Hincapié of the National Immigration Law Center Immigrant Justice Fund.
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President Obama presents Medal of Honor to Army Capt. Florent Groberg

November 12, 2015
President Obama presented Army Capt. Florent Groberg with the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor, during a ceremony at the White House Thursday.