Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports

Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.

PBS NewsHour: Political Scramble Intensifies on Health Reform Bill

Tue, 03/16/2010

March 16, 2010

House Democrats continued the hunt for the 216 votes needed to pass the health care reform bill. Gwen Ifill talks to a health care reporter about how lawmakers may maneuver to push the legislation over the finish line. 

PBS NewsHour: Deaths of Americans Raise New Concerns Over Mexico's Drug War

Mon, 03/15/2010

March 15, 2010

U.S. and Mexican authorities are investigating the possible drug cartel violence that left two Americans and a Mexican with ties to the U.S. consulate in Juarez dead over the weekend. Gwen Ifill talks to a journalist about the escalating violence across the border.

PBS NewsHour: 'Jihad Jane' Suspect Suggests Changing Face of Terrorism

Wed, 03/10/2010

March 10, 2010

American Colleen LaRose, the self-proclaimed "Jihad Jane," faces terror charges for trying to murder a Swedish artist for his depiction of the prophet Muhammad. Gwen Ifill talks to a reporter about the threat of domestic terrorism.

PBS NewsHour: Nigeria's Government Struggles to Restore Order after Massacre

Tue, 03/09/2010

March 9, 2010

The Nigerian military is asking for patience as it tries to contain the escalating violence that left as many as 500 people dead Sunday. Gwen Ifill talks to American University's Patrick Ukata and the president of The Fund for Peace, Pauline Baker, about the political and sectarian violence in Nigeria.

PBS NewsHour: Iraq Elections Hint at Progress Despite Attacks

Mon, 03/08/2010

March 8, 2010

Iraqis went to the polls this week to cast votes in the country's parliamentary election. With the results forthcoming, Gwen Ifill talks to a reporter in Baghdad about the larger-than-expected turnout, the security situation and how the next government might take shape.