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What Netanyahu’s re-election means for Israel

March 18, 2015
What does Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s continued leadership mean for Israel? Gwen Ifill talks to Shibley Telhami of the University of Maryland, Robert Satloff of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and former Israeli Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich for analysis on how the election results affect the Middle East peace process, Iran negotiations and U.S. relations.
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Netanyahu win throws peace talk prospects into doubt

March 18, 2015
Benjamin Netanyahu won a surprisingly clear-cut victory over his center-left challenger, despite initial exit polls showing the two in a dead heat. On Wednesday he pledged to protect the security and welfare of all Israelis, after what had been a divisive race. Gwen Ifill learns more from special correspondent Martin Seemungal, reporting from Tel Aviv.
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What House Republicans hope next year’s budget will look like

March 17, 2015
House Republicans revealed their 2016 budget plan, pushing for deep cuts to lower the deficit, while preserving defense spending. What are the political calculations behind the proposal? Political editor Lisa Desjardins joins Gwen Ifill for a look at the priorities fueling the GOP budget.
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Senate standoff over human trafficking bill stalls Loretta Lynch confirmation

March 16, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about why a human trafficking bill is standing in the way of a Senate confirmation vote for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, what happened when Jeb Bush and Scott Walker recently tested the waters in New Hampshire and whether voters care about scrutiny over Hillary Clinton’s email.
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In last campaign push, Netanyahu reverses stand on Palestinian state

March 16, 2015
In the final throes of campaigning before Israel's election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that there would be no Palestinian state if he is reelected -- a move seen as an attempt to draw more right wing votes. Gwen Ifill talks to special correspondent Martin Seemungal, reporting from Tel Aviv, about Netanyahu’s political battle.
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Tikrit is ‘huge test’ for Iraq’s fight against Islamic State

March 12, 2015
Heavy fighting continued in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, as Iraqi forces and militias moved in on the Islamic State group. Meanwhile, 25 Iraqi soldiers were killed in a friendly fire incident involving an aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition against the militants. Gwen Ifill gets an update on both stories from special correspondent Jane Arraf in Iraq.
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Obama administration seeks war authorization against Islamic State

March 11, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey went before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to request authorization for war powers against the Islamic State forces. Gwen Ifill reports on Congress’ questioning of the Obama administration’s military priorities.
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What challenges remain for Selma 50 years since march?

March 9, 2015
Over the weekend, visitors like President Obama and nearly 100 members of Congress flocked to Selma, Alabama, to celebrate the anniversary of a civil rights milestone. But 50 years since protesters defiantly crossed the city's iconic Edmund Pettus bridge, Selma remains a deeply divided city with many challenges. Gwen Ifill reports.
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Finding hope and reality in Obama’s speech at Selma

March 9, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report about President Obama’s speech at the 50th anniversary of the bloody protest at Selma, Alabama, and how the 2016 presidential race could be impacted by the controversy over Hillary Clinton’s personal email use.