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: Obama Pushes Middle Class Tax Cut Extension

Tue, 07/10/2012

President Obama asked Congress Monday to extend for another year the Bush-era tax cut for middle class Americans, but presidential candidate Mitt Romney said the White House plan doesn't go far enough. NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni and Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg Political Report discuss the latest.

PBS NewsHour: Now Approved By FDA, At-Home Testing for HIV Virus May Save Lives

Thu, 07/05/2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first over-the-counter HIV test, which will soon allow Americans to learn whether they're infected with the virus in the privacy of their homes. Gwen Ifill discusses how the test works and its potential impact with Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health.

PBS NewsHour: U.S. Observes Sultry Fourth of July

Thu, 07/05/2012

Heat and hardship didn't stop Americans from celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday with parades barbecues and fireworks. But prolonged power outages, record high temperatures and wildfires made it a challenging Fourth of July for many. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: Thousands Flee After Colorado Fire Doubles in Size

Thu, 06/28/2012

A fire near Colorado Springs has consumed more than 24 square miles as record heat and drought continue. Gwen Ifill gets an update from Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on the challenge of containing the blaze.

PBS NewsHour: President Warns He'll be Outspent in Reelection Campaign

Wed, 06/27/2012

The money-raising campaign is in full swing for the presidential candidates, and it's estimated that more than a billion dollars will be spent on this year's contests. Gwen Ifill interviews Democratic strategist Tad Devine and Rick Tyler, former senior adviser to the Winning Our Future super PAC.