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#16for2016: Debates provide a good "snapshot" of candidates

September 15, 2015
Daniel said that campaign rallies are a better way for candidates to get their message out, but he thinks debates are important because they get so many viewers.
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#16for2016: Immigration a big issue in 2nd debate

September 15, 2015
Thomas thinks the big issue in the second GOP debate will be immigration, but he doesn't think anyone is offering real solutions.
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What does Moscow get from offering Assad military support?

September 10, 2015
What do we know about Russia’s military involvement in Syria? Gwen Ifill speaks to Pavel Baev of the Peace Research Institute Oslo and Steven Simon of Dartmouth College.
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Clinton Backs Nuclear Deal, Rick Perry's Abandoned White House Run and Russia-Syria Alliance

September 11, 2015
Hillary Clinton promises Israel reset, Rick Perry's failed campaign and Russian advisers in Syria.

Biden Weighs 2016 Run, Clinton’s Email Contrition, Trump’s Surge, Overcoming Iran Deal opposition & Accepting Syrian Refugees

September 11, 2015
Clinton calls private email server “a mistake”, GOP candidates try to take on Trump & the role of the US in the Syrian refugee crisis
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Will EU proposal relieve pressure on those bearing the brunt of the migrant crisis?

September 9, 2015
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced new plans to require member states to absorb a share of 160,000 asylum seekers flocking to Italy, Greece and Hungary. European Union Ambassador David O'Sullivan joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the announced proposal.
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What Andrew Jackson has in common with Donald Trump

September 8, 2015
Of the nearly two dozen major candidates running for president, the ones getting the most attention are the political outsiders. Is this a rare situation, or have American voters seen this before? Gwen Ifill talks to presidential historians Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith and Lara Brown of George Washington University.
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The Confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts

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September 16, 2005
Following the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist ten years ago, President George W. Bush nominated D.C. Circuit judge John Roberts to become the 17th chief justice of the United States. In his 10 years as chief, Roberts has overseen a Supreme Court that has expanded the role of money in politics, twice upheld President Obama's signature Affordable Care Act and expanded marriage access to same-sex couples

Clinton's Email Probe Continues, Trump Pledges Republican Loyalty, and Obama Secures Votes for Iran Deal

September 4, 2015
Trump takes Republican pledge, Obama secures congressional votes for Iran deal, and no decision from Biden on 2016 run