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John Kasich: Hunting down undocumented immigrants is ‘not what America is’

August 19, 2015
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss why he’s ready to run and win, plus the need for a tight border and a path to citizenship for immigrants, setting high educational standards, putting boots on the ground to fight the Islamic State and more.
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In a crowded race for Iowa, the importance of being Donald

August 18, 2015
While other candidates crisscross the state of Iowa and drop money on political ads, it seems like they just can’t buy the attention Donald Trump has been getting. Gwen Ifill examines why the candidate has had such popularity, and how it is affecting the race.
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Are Iowa voters having a summer romance with Sanders and Trump?

August 17, 2015
This year at the Iowa Fair, there was the usual celebration of corn, butter and pork, and then there were the tell-tale signs of an election year: the governors and senators, the legacy candidates, the outliers and the upstarts. Gwen Ifill reports on how Iowa voters are responding to the candidates.
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How Clinton’s emails can be made classified after the fact

August 12, 2015
Hillary Clinton turned over her personal email server to the Justice Department Tuesday, following new details that some of the emails contained classified information. Gwen Ifill learns more from Anita Kumar of McClatchy Newspapers.
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From Google to Alphabet, what does the change mean?

August 12, 2015
Tech giant Google is restructuring. A newly created holding company called Alphabet will now be the umbrella for its core business of Internet searching -- still called Google -- as well as other divisions like home automation and X Labs. Gwen Ifill discusses the changes with David Yoffie of Harvard Business School.
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Why Clinton is saving her attacks for Republicans, not Sanders

August 10, 2015
Hillary Clinton seized on remarks by Donald Trump and other Republicans to criticize their stances on women’s issues while campaigning in New Hampshire. Gwen Ifill talks to Susan Page of USA Today and Tamara Keith of NPR to discuss Trump’s continued dominance and how others are responding, plus why massive crowds are gathering to hear Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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50 years on, does the Voting Rights Act offer adequate protection?

August 7, 2015
Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Act outlawed discriminatory practices used to stop Americans from casting a ballot. President Obama marked the occasion with civil rights leaders, cautioning that those rights are still at risk. Gwen Ifill talks to Imani Clark, a student at Prairie View A&M University, voting rights scholar Kareem Crayton and Zoltan Hajnal of University of California, San Diego.
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Is Obama’s Iran deal rhetoric working?

August 6, 2015
President Obama, in an address denouncing critics of the Iran nuclear agreement, warned that America’s international credibility would be lost if Congress kills the deal. How successful was the president in making his case? Gwen Ifill gets views from Ray Takeyh of the Council on Foreign Relations and Nicholas Burns of Harvard University.
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Ben Carson talks ‘all lives matter,’ immigration reform

August 4, 2015
Dr. Benjamin Carson -- one of 10 Republican presidential candidates to make the cut for the first formal debate -- joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the campaign to defund Planned Parenthood, the root causes of gun violence, how he would change U.S. health care, his plan for a guest worker program for undocumented immigrants and the atmosphere of negativity and hatred in America.