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How should the world respond to North Korea’s bombshell claim?

January 6, 2016
Gwen Ifill talks with former Obama administration official Wendy Sherman and Siegfried Hecker, former director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, about why we should be worried about North Korea’s purported test of a hydrogen bomb, how world powers should respond and possible motivations for Kim Jong Un.
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Obama announces executive action on guns

January 5, 2016
President Obama announced new executive actions to curb gun violence, including licenses for gun sellers and requiring background checks for gun buyers. The president teared up while remembering the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting that left 26 elementary school students and teachers dead.
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After Newtown shooting, President Obama calls for gun control

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December 14, 2012
President Obama invoked the shooting in Newtown that killed 26 elementary school students and teachers as a reason for pushing gun reform.
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Marijuana Legalization at the Voting Booth

December 31, 2015
17 states are considering marijuana legalization efforts in 2016.
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Did the U.S. spy on Israel amid Iran deal lobbying in Congress?

December 30, 2015
The rift between the U.S. and Israel over the Iran deal was no secret, but according to The Wall Street Journal, that dispute was fed by high stakes political espionage by both countries and ensnared members of Congress. Adam Entous of The Wall Street Journal discusses the story with Gwen Ifill.
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The Rise of Vitriol on the Campaign Trial

December 22, 2015
The two ends of the political spectrum aren’t talking – they’re shouting.
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Why the kerfuffle over DNC voter information matters

December 22, 2015
Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to discuss why Martin O’Malley hasn’t gained much campaign traction, political divisions on regime change in Syria, plus a farewell to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s 2016 campaign.

Obama Year-End Wrap Up, Sanders Campaign Sues DNC, Congress Passes Spending Deal and Fed Raises Rates

December 18, 2015
Obama's 2016 agenda, Sanders staffer accesses Clinton records and a bipartisan vote in Congress
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Sanders campaign: DNC holding our data "hostage"

December 18, 2015
Bernie Sanders​' presidential campaign is prepared to take the Democratic Party​ to court if the party doesn't restore access to the campaign's voter database.