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: Pressure Mounting to Avert Shutdown, Lawmakers Stand Their Ground

Tue, 10/01/2013

With just hours left before a government shutdown, House Republicans passed another stopgap funding bill that included provisions to scale back the Affordable Care Act, despite the Senate and the president's refusal to support such a plan. Gwen Ifill reports on the day's back and forth leading up to the budget deadline.

PBS Newshour: Weekend Deadline Looming, What's Going on Behind the Scenes of the Budget Fight?

Fri, 09/27/2013

Lawmakers on both sides of the budget fight have come out to wage a public war of words and sway opinion, but what's going on behind the scenes? Gwen Ifill gets views from two former Capitol Hill staffers: Jim Manley of QGA Public Affairs and Ron Bonjean of Singer Bonjean Strategies.

PBS Newshour: How Does Health Care Reform Change Options for Young Adults?

Wed, 09/25/2013

Under the new health care reform law, young adults can stay on their parents' insurance until they are 26. What options are available for young adults with limited income? Gwen Ifill looks to Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News to answer some of your most frequently asked questions.

PBS Newshour: Kenyan Government Claims It Has 'Control' in Deadly Standoff With al-Shabab

Tue, 09/24/2013

Three days after al-Shabab militants stormed a Nairobi shopping mall, officials say 62 people have died and more than 170 have been injured. Kenyan troops believe all hostages have now been released, but the outcome of the battle is still in doubt. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS Newshour: What Are the Motives Behind Iran's 'Charm Offensive'?

Fri, 09/20/2013

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is reaching out to the U.S. and the world in ways his predecessors never did. Gwen Ifill talks to Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Haleh Esfandiari of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for more context into the diplomatic thaw.