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How did South Carolina and Nevada change the 2016 race?

February 22, 2016
With one more contest down and one less contender in the 2016 race, Donald Trump celebrated his solid victory in South Carolina as the remaining GOP hopefuls prepared for new battlegrounds.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Supreme Court pays tribute to Antonin Scalia

February 22, 2016
The Supreme Court returned to the bench Monday for the first time since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Chief Justice John Roberts paid tribute to the eloquent and often confrontational jurist, describing him as “our man for all seasons.” Gwen Ifill sits down with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal to discuss the atmosphere of the Court and the debate over Scalia’s successor.
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Antonin Scalia: American Original, a Sacrificial SCOTUS Nominee and Behind-the-Scenes at the GOP Debate

February 19, 2016
Stories about Antonin Scalia, the man, from the reporter who wrote the biography.

The Fight to Replace Antonin Scalia at the Supreme Court and The Donald vs. The Pope

February 19, 2016
The sudden death of Justice Scalia sets off an uproar about who should nominate his successor.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Judge’s order to Apple over attacker phone encryption unlocks privacy concerns

February 18, 2016
Since the San Bernardino attack, the FBI has been trying to read the contents of a cell phone used by attacker Syed Farook, made impossible by encryption. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook is rejecting a federal court order to create software to unlock the device. Gwen Ifill talks to Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary of Homeland Security, and Nate Cardozo of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Will shoppers on food stamps pick up fresher foods?

February 17, 2016
The U.S. government wants to steer the 46 million Americans who receive food stamps toward healthier food choices. The USDA plans to require retailers that accept those benefits to stock more fresh foods. But would healthier options change behavior? Gwen Ifill talks to Yael Lehmann, executive director of the Food Trust.
From the Vault

Antonin Scalia on the Second Amendment

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February 17, 2016
Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away last week at the age of 79, was known for his colorful language in his written opinions and dissents from the bench. His most important majority opinion may have been in the 2008 case District of Columbia v. Heller, which ruled that banning handguns violates the Second Amendment. On the June 27, 2008 edition of "Washington Week," Linda Greenhouse, then-New York Times Supreme Court correspondent, and NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams discussed Scalia's majority opinion and the ruling's meaning for the future.

Washington Week in Milwaukee: Analysis from the Site of the Democratic Debate and the Narrowing Republican Field

February 12, 2016
We examine the state of the 2016 presidential campaign from the site of the PBS NewsHour debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Washington Week Extra - Milwaukee Edition: A Special Voice of the Voters Town Hall

February 12, 2016
Washington Week goes to Wisconsin to talk to voters about the 2016 presidential campaign.