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: Julian Castro on his DNC Keynote Speech, Texas 'Turning Blue'

Wed, 09/05/2012

Mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro -- the keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday -- stopped by the NewsHour skybox Wednesday evening to talk with Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill. "If you are looking for the bigger tent party across a whole host of issues, that's the Democratic party," he said.

PBS NewsHour: Mass. Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren Asks, 'Who Are You Fighting For?'

Tue, 09/04/2012

Gwen Ifill talks to Massachusetts senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, a keynote speaker at the convention on Wednesday. Warren, a consumer advocate, talks about discouraging partisanship, supporting working families over Wall Street billionaires and the special campaign finance deal she made with her opponent, Sen. Scott Brown.

PBS NewsHour: Democrats Play Offense in the South in Hopes of Turning Some Red States Blue

Tue, 09/04/2012

Charlotte, N.C., will play host to the 2012 Democratic Convention. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talks to Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and University of North Carolina's Kareem Crayton about the changing political landscape of North Carolina and how that will affect both the Democratic and Republican parties come Election Day.

PBS NewsHour: Sen. Marco Rubio- Voters Will Choose Between Two Visions of Government, Economy

Wed, 08/29/2012

Gwen Ifill talks to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a rising leader of the Republican party, about his role at the convention, his belief that voters should approach this election as a choice between two different visions of government and economy, and his emphasis on encouraging legal immigration.

PBS NewsHour: Republicans Sideline Akin While Asserting GOP Is 'Proud Pro-Life Party'

Wed, 08/22/2012

High-level Republicans continue to push Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) to end his senate bid after he questioned whether rape could lead to pregnancy. Garance Franke-Ruta of the Atlantic and Jon Ward of the Huffington Post join Gwen Ifill to discuss the controversy as the GOP reaffirms abortion as a key issue on the party platform.