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Who is Marco Rubio?

April 13, 2015
Marco Rubio announced his campaign for the Republican nomination during a speech in Miami on Monday becoming the third Republican in the 2016 race for the White House. Florida's first-term senator is only 43, but he served nearly a decade in the state's legislature. As one of three Latinos in the U.S. Senate and the son of Cuban immigrants, Rubio has worked for comprehensive immigration reform and opposes President Obama's plans to loosen the U.S. embargo on Cuba.

Three Candidates Jump Into 2016 Race, Selling the Iran Nuclear Deal & SC Police Shooting

April 10, 2015
Rand Paul Announces Campaign with Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio to follow soon. Plus, issues of race and justice in America.
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Presidential Job Application, Courting Iowa's Conservative Voters, Mistrust of Iran & ISIS Inspires Attacks

April 10, 2015
2016 GOP hopefuls head to Iowa, support in Yemen leads to US mistrust of Iran, ISIS online presence inspires attacks and John Dickerson’s seven questions for anyone who wants to be president.
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Guilty verdict in Boston bombing trial may bolster chance of death sentence

April 8, 2015
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of all 30 charges relating to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260. With multiple counts punishable by death, the next phase of the trial will decide whether Tsarnaev should receive the death penalty. Gwen Ifill talks to Adam Reilly of WGBH, who was in the courtroom when the verdict was read.
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How a bystander’s video revealed the truth about a police shooting in South Carolina

April 8, 2015
A video showing a white police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man in the back has sparked protest in South Carolina and beyond, and the officer has since been charged with murder. Gwen Ifill talks to Brian Hicks of The Post and Courier, Jessica Pierce of the Black Youth Project 100 and Philip Stinson of Bowling Green State University about the story’s resonance.
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What drove a small sect to take control of Yemen?

April 7, 2015
The U.S. will speed up delivery of arms and intelligence to Saudi Arabia for the fight against Yemen’s Houthi rebels, according to the State Department. How did the Houthis rise to stage a government coup? Gwen Ifill learns more from journalist Safa al-Ahmad, who offers a rare inside look in a new documentary on Frontline.
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Why Hillary Clinton’s campaign announcement won’t look like Ted Cruz’s

April 6, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Susan Page of USA Today about Sen. Rand Paul’s evolving role in the Republican party, predictions about how Hillary Clinton might announce a presidential campaign and how the Iran nuclear deal framework may play out on the 2016 race.
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Boston bombing jury to begin deliberations after emotional trial

April 6, 2015
Attorneys for both sides in the Boston Bombing trial have presented their closing arguments, and the case has gone to the jury for a verdict. Gwen Ifill talks to Adam Reilly of WGBH, who has been reporting on the trial throughout, about the dramatic testimonies, courtroom tactics and what happens after the verdict comes in.
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Rand Paul Launches 2016 Campaign

April 7, 2015
Sen. Rand Paul became the second official presidential candidate today, announcing his campaign for the Republican nomination during a speech in his home state Kentucky. "I have a vision for America, I want to be part of a return to prosperity," Paul said. "Too often when Republicans have won we have squandered our victory by becoming part of the Washington machine. That is not who I am."