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Campaigns build on debate momentum and Congress overrides Obama veto

September 30, 2016
Days after Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's first head-to-head debate, one candidate is trying to build on her momentum while the other is trying to regroup.

Congress averts shutdown, the two Donald Trumps and the importance of endorsements

September 30, 2016
Lawmakers pass government funding bill. Plus the "Rubik's cube" of Trump personalities.
From the Vault

Remembering Shimon Peres and his pursuit of Middle East peace

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September 10, 1993
As President Obama and other world leaders attend the funeral of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres, we look back at one of Peres' biggest pursuits during his decades-long career: Middle East Peace.
Voice of the Voters

Issues shaping the millennial vote in battleground state Colorado

September 28, 2016
Colorado students discuss state-specific issues and whether Colorado is still up for grabs in the election.
Web Clip

FRONTLINE: The Choice 2016

September 27, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates in modern history. Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk goes beyond the headlines to investigate what has shaped these two candidates, where they came from, how they lead and why they want one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.
Web Clip

WATCH: The first 2016 presidential debate between Clinton and Trump

September 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for the first of three debates on Monday, September 26 at 9pm ET. Who will win the night? Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on the PBS NewsHour for the full debate, plus analysis from Mark Sheilds and David Brooks.

National security and policing take center stage three days before the first Clinton/Trump debate

September 23, 2016
The presidential candidates will meet for their first face-to-face debate on Monday.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

The state of safety and civil rights progress for black Americans today

September 22, 2016
Charlotte and Tulsa are the most recent in a long list of cities that have mourned and protested deadly police shootings against black Americans. Gwen Ifill speaks with author and activist Andre Perry, Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color of Change, and Vanessa De Luca, editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine about what these acts of violence suggest about life in the black community today.

Independent candidates left off debate stage, RNC launches social voting app, Yahoo hack affects 500 million and Hispanic candidates on the ballot

September 23, 2016
Gary Johnson will not debate and will Hispanic elected representation expand in November?