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: Gabby Giffords Testifies at Gun Violence Hearing: 'Too Many Children Are Dying'

Thu, 01/31/2013

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head by a gunman at a political event in 2011, took the stand at a congressional hearing on gun violence. Gwen Ifill reports on testimony by Giffords, her husband Capt. Mark Kelly, as well as Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association.

 

PBS Newshour: Obama Embraces Bipartisan Senate Blueprint for Immigration Reform

Wed, 01/30/2013

President Obama endorsed a bipartisan immigration plan crafted by eight senators, but that blueprint may face hurdles in the House, where some lawmakers are working on a competing plan. Gwen Ifill gets views from Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas, and Clarissa Matinez de Castro of the National Council of La Raza.

PBS Newshour: Bipartisan Senate Proposal on Immigration Reform Reflects Election Response

Tue, 01/29/2013

A bipartisan group of eight senators unveiled an immigration reform plan that would offer citizenship to 11 million immigrants. Judy Woodruff talks with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Gwen Ifill talks to Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., about how the politics of this new effort will play on Capitol Hill.

 

PBS Newshour: A Look at GOP Congressional Priorities as U.S. House Forgoes Debt Ceiling Fight

Thu, 01/24/2013

The U.S. House voted to extend the nation's debt limit for another three months. Can the Republican party use fiscal issues to regain its footing? Gwen Ifill talks with Susan Page of USA Today and Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg Political Report and Roll Call.

 

PBS Newshour: Inauguration Over, President Obama Launches Second Term Progressive Agenda

Wed, 01/23/2013

President Obama began the first day of his second term bright and early with an interfaith prayer service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., where the themes of his inaugural address still resonated. Gwen Ifill recaps how GOP lawmakers and superPACs have responded to the president's tone-setting remarks.