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Will Christie's damage control be enough to protect his political future?

January 10, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has tried to distance himself from the scandal over the Fort Lee traffic shutdowns and combat characterizations of him as a bully. What's the impact for Christie's political future? Gwen Ifill gets analysis from Stu Rothenberg of the Rothenberg Political Report and Michael Scherer of Time magazine.
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In goal to destroy Syria's chemical weapons, security conditions are big unknown

January 9, 2014
For Syria, a country at war with itself, the process of removing and destroying its dangerous arsenal comes with great and evolving challenges. Gwen Ifill talks to Sigrid Kaag of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons about the logistical, diplomatic and security complications at play.
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Should lawmakers extend emergency benefits for long-term unemployed?

January 7, 2014
Emergency benefits for the long-term unemployed stopped for 1.3 million Americans at the end of December. Kwame Holman recaps the political debate over restarting those payments. Gwen Ifill gets perspectives from Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action Forum on how to address unemployment.