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: Who's Spending More: Candidates or Super PACs?

Thu, 02/02/2012

As presidential candidates raise and spend increasingly larger amounts of money this election season, new financial reports show what role Super PACs are playing. Gwen Ifill discusses how campaign finance is shaping up this election year with John Dunbar of the Center for Public Integrity and Roll Call's Eliza Newlin Carney.

PBS NewsHour: If Gingrich Loses Florida, What's His Path Forward?

Tue, 01/31/2012

Ahead of Tuesday's Florida primary, Gwen Ifill discusses the brutal clashing between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich with The Rothenberg Political Report's Stuart Rothenberg and Susan Page of USA Today.

PBS NewsHour: Debating Obama's Vision for the U.S. Economy

Thu, 01/26/2012

In his State of the Union Address Tuesday night, President Obama spoke about his economic goals for the country. Gwen Ifill discusses the broader points, including fairness, taxes and American manufacturing, with Heather Boushey of the Center for American Progress and Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action Forum.

PBS NewsHour: Fact-Checking President Obama's Third State of the Union

Thu, 01/26/2012

Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman recaps President Obama's third State of the Union address. Then, Gwen sits down with The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler to grade the State of the Union speech on accuracy and provides more context on topics that may have been glazed over.

PBS NewsHour: David Brooks and Ruth Marcus analyze the State of the Union

Wed, 01/25/2012

David Brooks of the New York Times and Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post analyze the key points of President Barack Obama's 2012 State of the Union Address.