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: Should Lawmakers and White House Have Been Warned of Petraeus Investigation?

Wed, 11/14/2012

When the Petraeus news hit, congressional leaders bemoaned not being notified beforehand. Gwen Ifill talks to Jane Harman, former ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and former Justice Department official Matthew Miller about when and if Congress and the president should be briefed on such investigations.

 

PBS Newshour: As details emerge on Petraeus affair, fallout may echo far beyond resignation

Tue, 11/13/2012

After David Petraeus resigned from his post as director of the CIA last week, details of his extramarital affair with biographer Paula Broadwell continued to materialize. Jeffrey Brown reports on the affair, the FBI investigation and the fallout. Gwen Ifill talks to three guests about national implications of the scandal.

 

PBS Newshour: On Eve of Election, Making Campaign Assessments and Early Predictions

Tue, 11/06/2012

Gwen Ifill talks to Pew Research Center's Andy Kohut, the Rothenberg Political Report's Stu Rothenberg and USA Today's Susan Page about the momentum leading into Election Day, plus historical trends that tend to signal which candidate will win a presidential election.

 

PBS NewsHour: Northeast Copes With Devastating Damage, Widespread Power Outages After Sandy

Thu, 11/01/2012

Though foul weather cleared in the Northeast, the death toll rose to at least 63, people faced property destruction and suspension of transportation and millions still had no power. Judy Woodruff reports on Sandy's aftermath and Gwen Ifill talks to Warren Levinson of The Associated Press for more on the situation in New York.

PBS Newshour: A Week Until Election Day, Campaigns Focus on Disaster Relief

Wed, 10/31/2012

As Hurricane Sandy blew in, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney turned their focus to storm victims rather than swing voters. Gwen Ifill talks to Politico's Jonathan Allen about the delicate balance of remaining apolitical in the aftermath of a natural disaster while running the last leg of the race to the White House.