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: Obama Budget Plan With Medicare Cuts, Tax Hikes Draws Critique From Congress

Thu, 04/11/2013

The Obama administration rolled out its new budget proposal, which includes Medicare cuts and tax hikes for the wealthy. Kwame Holman has more on reactions to the budget from both sides of the aisle. Gwen Ifill gets views from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and White House economic adviser Gene Sperling.

PBS Newshour: A Look at Thatcherism, the Polarizing Legacy of Britain's 'Iron Lady'

Wed, 04/10/2013

The death of Margaret Thatcher, whose leadership had global ramifications, has opened up old wounds for some British citizens. For more on the controversial legacy of Britain's "Iron Lady," Gwen Ifill talks with Time magazine's assistant managing editor Rana Foroohar and John Burns, London bureau chief for The New York Times.

PBS Newshour: States Around the Nation Work on New Gun Laws

Tue, 04/09/2013

Lawmakers in Congress and at the state level are grappling with how to approach and pass new gun legislation. For the latest from Capitol Hill and state capitals, Gwen Ifill talks with Ed O'Keefe of The Washington Post, Arkansas State Rep. Charles Collins and Vinny DeMarco, president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence.

PBS Newshour: For North Korea, Economic and Strategic Significance in Kaesong Closing

Thu, 04/04/2013

Why did North Korea close the Kaesong industrial complex when it actually relies on that income? Gwen Ifill talks to Jack Pritchard, former U.S. special envoy for North Korea negotiations, about how a combination of "compounding events" makes current tensions with North Korea potentially more significant than past dustups.

PBS Newshour: Obama Pledges 'Unwavering' Commitment to Israel's Security During Visit

Thu, 03/21/2013

President Barack Obama made his first trip to Israel, where he reaffirmed the bond between the two nations. Margaret Warner, who is traveling with the president, talks with Gwen Ifill about the timing of the trip and common concerns for the U.S. and Israel, including the Syrian conflict and Iran's nuclear program.