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: Political Checklist: Watching Wisconsin

Tue, 06/05/2012

In this week's Political Checklist, Political Editor Christina Bellantoni chatted with senior correspondent Gwen Ifill and special guest Jeff Brown about the historic recall election in Wisconsin.

Republican Gov. Scott Walker holds a slight lead heading into voting Tuesday as the state considers if he deserves to be ousted. The contest is a rematch of the 2010 race with Walker facing Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

PBS NewsHour: The Decorum, Skullduggery and Rivalries of the Presidents Club

Fri, 06/01/2012

Time magazine editors Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy explore how current and former American presidents interact with one another in their new book, "The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity." The authors spoke with Gwen Ifill about cross-party mentoring and the infighting that can occur.

PBS NewsHour: Campaigns Court Colorado Hispanics in Unpredictable Contest

Wed, 05/30/2012

In Colorado, where Hispanics make up 20 percent of the population, presidential campaigning is increasingly being done in Spanish. And while immigration may not be the most important issue for Latino voters, it certainly is a defining one, according to Stanford University political scientist Gary Segura. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: Millions in Egypt Cast Ballots in First Free Election

Thu, 05/24/2012

Fifteen months after mass protests toppled the regime of President Hosni Mubarak, voters across Egypt went to the polls Wednesday for their first free and genuinely competitive presidential election. Election monitors said the first of two days of voting went smoothly. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: Egypt's Historic Election: 'Even the Most Jaded Were Moved'

Thu, 05/24/2012

Across Egypt, at least 50 million people were eligible to choose from a field of 13 candidates in the country's first free presidential election. Gwen Ifill and McClatchy reporter Nancy Youssef discuss what the historic election means for Egypt's future.