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: 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.

PBS Newshour: Narrow Victory for Netanyahu Shows Centrist Political Shift in Israel

Wed, 01/23/2013

Though Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party won a majority of seats in Tuesday's election, it was by a slim margin that reflected Israel's changing political climate. Gwen Ifill talks to Margaret Warner from Tel Aviv about the country's political shifts.

PBS Newshour: Richard Ben Cramer, 62, Prize-Winning Journalist Who Had 'What It Takes'

Wed, 01/09/2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Richard Ben Cramer wrote about a range of topics, from politics to sports to international conflicts. With his passing, Gwen Ifill talks to Time magazine's Joe Klein and the Washington Post's Chris Cilliza on Cramer's legacy.