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: Some Senate Candidates Race Toward Photo-Finish Elections in Fight for Majority

Thu, 10/25/2012

The outcome in extremely tight senate races in states like Connecticut, Arizona, Indiana and North Dakota could determine who controls the Senate and the president's agenda come January. Gwen Ifill talks to Roll Call's Shira Toeplitz and The Rothenberg Political Report's Nathan Gonzales for more on just what's on the line.

PBS NewsHour: With Final Foreign Policy Debate Done, Candidates Start Swing State Sprint

Wed, 10/24/2012

The candidates made an eager return to the campaign trail the day after their final presidential debate in Boca Raton, Fla. Gwen Ifill recaps debate highlights and looks at new ads. Judy Woodruff gets post-debate analysis from Nicholas Burns, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations.

PBS NewsHour: Shields and Brooks Post-Debate -- Obama, Romney Fail to Distinguish Policy Visions

Tue, 10/23/2012

Mark Shields and David Brooks disagree a lot but the political analysts were united when they said the candidates, "felt they had to disagree, even when there wasn't any disagreement." In NewsHour's post-debate analysis, Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill review the highlights, remarks and gaffes from the last presidential debate.

PBS NewsHour: In Blue Bay State, Senate Candidates Stress Bipartisanship and Independence

Tue, 10/16/2012

Democrats outnumber Republicans 3-1 in Massachusetts, but rhetoric coming from both sides of the contentious senate race emphasizes moderation and independence -- from Washington and from Wall Street. Gwen Ifill reports on the high profile and increasingly nasty contest between Sen. Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren.

PBS NewsHour: As Goes Jefferson County so Goes Colo.? Candidates Make Appeals, Repeat Visits

Thu, 10/11/2012

Jefferson County, Colo., is comprised of one-third Democrats, one-third Republicans, and those who have yet to decide whether they will vote for Mitt Romney or President Obama. As one of the most populous purple counties in Colorado, both candidates have become repeat visitors, hoping to swing some votes. Gwen Ifill reports.