January 2012

PBS NewsHour: Romney Has Momentum, but 'Anything Could Happen' in S.C.

The race for the Republican presidential nomination turned to South Carolina Wednesday, where the field of presidential hopefuls took aim at frontrunner Mitt Romney. Gwen Ifill discusses the politics of the Palmetto State with Reid Wilson of National Journal's Hotline and Clemson University's David Woodard.

PBS NewsHour: Reflections on Mitt Romney's New Hampshire Victory

From on the ground in New Hampshire, Gwen Ifill talks with Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about Mitt Romney's victory in New Hampshire's primary.

PBS NewsHour: New Hampshire's Unaffiliated Voters Have a Knack for Deciding Late

New Hampshire's unaffiliated voters could make or break some GOP presidential contenders' campaigns in Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary. Gwen Ifill spoke with some still-undecided Granite State voters.

PBS NewsHour: What Do New Hampshire's Voters Want in a Republican Nominee?

The entire Republican presidential field will share a stage Saturday in Manchester, N.H., for the first of two weekend debates. But what are Granite State voters looking for in a GOP nominee? Gwen Ifill spoke with five Republican and Independent voters in New Hampshire.

PBS NewsHour: Huntsman: Republicans Are 'Splintered' Over Foreign Policy, Spending Cuts

GOP presidential hopeful and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said he's optimistic about next week's primary in New Hampshire -- a state he's staked his entire candidacy on so far. Gwen Ifill spoke with Huntsman in Manchester.

PBS NewsHour: Facing Romney's Funding, Staffing Edge, How Will Santorum Fare in N.H.?

A day after Mitt Romney's narrow win over Rick Santorum in the Iowa Caucuses, most of the Republican presidential hopefuls moved their attention from the Midwest to New England to campaign before next week's primary in New Hampshire. PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff has a report and speaks with Gwen Ifill and Jeremy Peters of The New York Times.

PBS NewsHour: Special Coverage of the Iowa Caucuses

After a long night of counting votes in Iowa, Gwen Ifill analyzes the first-in-the-nation caucus with Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg Political Report and PBS NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellatoni. What issues drove voters, and how will this impact the next primaries?

PBS NewsHour: As Iowa Winnows the Republican Field, Who Will Survive for N.H. Primary Fight?

In the final 24 hours of campaigning before Iowa's Caucuses, the pressure is on GOP presidential candidates to convince many undecided voters to caucus for them on Tuesday night. Gwen Ifill discusses what to expect coming out of the Caucuses with The Rothenberg Political Report's Stuart Rothenberg and USA Today's Susan Page.