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: U.S. Observes Sultry Fourth of July

Thu, 07/05/2012

Heat and hardship didn't stop Americans from celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday with parades barbecues and fireworks. But prolonged power outages, record high temperatures and wildfires made it a challenging Fourth of July for many. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: Thousands Flee After Colorado Fire Doubles in Size

Thu, 06/28/2012

A fire near Colorado Springs has consumed more than 24 square miles as record heat and drought continue. Gwen Ifill gets an update from Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on the challenge of containing the blaze.

PBS NewsHour: President Warns He'll be Outspent in Reelection Campaign

Wed, 06/27/2012

The money-raising campaign is in full swing for the presidential candidates, and it's estimated that more than a billion dollars will be spent on this year's contests. Gwen Ifill interviews Democratic strategist Tad Devine and Rick Tyler, former senior adviser to the Winning Our Future super PAC.

PBS NewsHour: Supreme Court Upholds 'Most Controversial Part' of Arizona's Immigration Law

Tue, 06/26/2012

According to the Supreme Court, Arizona police may still stop people they believe to be illegal immigrants, but cannot arrest them without a warrant. Jeffrey Brown breaks down the ruling with the National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and law professor Steven Gonzales.

PBS NewsHour: Labor Union Election Sheds Light on Embattled Future

Thu, 06/21/2012

As local governments roll back employee pensions and benefits, the nation's largest public labor union is preparing for an internal leadership battle that could shape its external mission. Gwen Ifill analyzes the stakes with Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times and Alec MacGillis of the New Republic.