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In the reddest part of Colorado, some Republicans rethink their loyalty

September 12, 2016
In most elections, Colorado has been a key battleground state. But this season, Hillary Clinton is polling far ahead of Donald Trump. Gwen Ifill speaks with voters in one of the state’s most conservative counties, home to five military installations and where Mitt Romney was a slam dunk in 2012. Now, some conservatives are turning to third-party candidates and even to the Democratic opposition.
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Questioning Clinton’s health transparency and Trump’s charitable giving

September 12, 2016
Amid questions about her health, Hillary Clinton has caused a stir with comments about Donald Trump supporters. Gwen Ifill talks to Susan Page of USA Today and Tamara Keith of NPR about Clinton’s privacy about her pneumonia diagnosis and a Washington Post investigation into Trump’s charitable contributions.
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Clinton and Trump are talking about minorities — but are they talking to them?

August 29, 2016
As summer winds down, the presidential campaign ramps up. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton highlighted racial issues this week, while Trump appeared to soften on immigration. Meanwhile, some swing states may be out of contention. For political analysis, Gwen Ifill speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of the The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report.
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Trump attempts to tie Clinton and Obama to rise of ISIS

August 11, 2016
In the last 24 hours, Donald Trump has focused on tying Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama to the rise of the Islamic State. In Fort Lauderdale last night, the GOP nominee referred to Obama as the “founder” of the terrorist organization. The Clinton campaign dismissed the comments as more trash talk and blasted Trump’s economic proposals, calling them “fearful” and “outlandish.”
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What Miami-Dade County is doing about Zika

August 2, 2016
With 12 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Miami-Dade County, officials are asking residents to take part in mosquito-prevention efforts, including draining standing water and wearing insect repellent. Gwen Ifill speaks with Alina Hudak, Deputy Mayor of Miami-Dade County, for details on the identified cases, what containment measures are being utilized and the “many unknowns” about the disease.
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How Donald Trump rose from real estate scion to TV ‘boss’

July 19, 2016
Just as Donald Trump was finishing business school, he set his sights on showbiz, investing in a Broadway production. But when that failed, he retreated to the family business of real estate, where he found success (as well as bankruptcy), climbed New York’s social ladder and courted controversy. Gwen Ifill explores the career path that led Trump to pursue the Oval Office.
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All about Donald Trump’s early years, from troubled teen to military academy and business school

July 18, 2016
Gwen Ifill launches the NewsHour”s series on Donald Trump’s life and times, from a decision to shun alcohol, to military academy and eventually business school. Trump’s developer dad Fred was his biggest influence, and his work with his dad laid the groundwork for his executive career.
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Trump’s GOP opponents get nowhere fast at convention

July 18, 2016
On the opening day of the Republican National Convention, Trump forces beat back efforts to knock the candidate from the nomination, confirming this is the party of Trump. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk to syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report.
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Donald Trump’s coronation week as GOP standard-bearer begins

July 18, 2016
The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was action-packed. What can we expect to see Monday night? Rachel Martin of NPR reports from the convention floor, while Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to Indiana Gov. MIke Pence, presumptive vice presidential nominee.