Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
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'
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.
PBS Newshour: Lawmakers Promise Tough Questions for Defense, CIA Nominees
Judy Woodruff reports on President Obama's nominations of Chuck Hagel for defense secretary and John Brennan for CIA director. Gwen Ifill talks to Jessica Tuchman Mathews of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Reuel Marc Gerecht of Foundation for Defense of Democracies about the president's picks.PBS Newshour: Risk of Sequestration, Economic Uncertainty Haunts Investors, Federal Employees
Returning to Washington after the holiday break, House Republicans called on the Senate to "act first" and avert the fiscal cliff. With prospects still murky for a deal before year's end, Gwen Ifill and guests discuss what government workers, Wall Street investors and taxpayers can expect if lawmakers miss the deadline.
PBS Newshour: Appeals for Peace Around the World as Millions Celebrate Christmas
Pope Benedict greeted thousands of followers on Christmas Day, calling for an end to violence in Syria and better resources for the displaced and wounded. In Nigeria, in a region where a radical Islamic sect has previously staged attacks, gunmen killed five Christians. And in Newtown, Conn., worshippers marked a somber holiday.