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: Political Checklist: Dispatch from Ohio

Tue, 06/19/2012

PBS NewsHour senior correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk about the Buckeye State -- the battleground that just won't quit.

PBS NewsHour: Battleground Ohio: As Obama, Romney Make Pitch, Are Voters Listening?

Tue, 06/19/2012

After following Mitt Romney's bus tour to Ohio over the weekend, Gwen Ifill asks what's on voters' minds in the all-important battleground state. As polls tighten in the Buckeye State, Romney and President Obama are making their pitches on the economy.

PBS NewsHour: JPMorgan Chase's Big Losses, Big Risk: Blip on Radar or Systemic?

Thu, 06/14/2012

JPMorgan Chase's chairman and chief executive, Jamie Dimon, testified before the Senate Banking Committee about the massive trading losses incurred at his company. Paul Solman reports as part of his Making Sen$e series. Then, Gwen Ifill and guests discuss the implications of financial regulation on Wall Street.

PBS NewsHour: Families' Plummeting Wealth Reflects 'Deep Mess' Americans Face

Wed, 06/13/2012

The net worth of the median American family fell nearly 40 percent from 2007 to 2010, the Federal Reserve reported this week. Gwen Ifill discusses the effects of and the reasons behind the precipitous decline in wealth with Paul Taylor of the Pew Research Center and Robert Shapiro of Sonecon, an economic advisory firm.

PBS NewsHour: Political Checklist: President's Economic Comments Under Scrutiny

Wed, 06/13/2012

PBS NewsHour senior correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff discuss how President Obama's remarks about the economy Friday continue to be fodder on the campaign trail. Gwen noted that some politicians' comments seem to resonate longer than others, and we observed that many voters aren't yet tuned in to the political chatter that will surely dominate by this fall.