Gwen's PBS NewsHour Reports
Click below to read and watch a selection of Gwen's reports and analysis on the PBS NewsHour.
July 19, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Japanese coast and triggered a nuclear crisis raised major questions surrounding the safety of U.S. nuclear reactors. Gwen Ifill discusses new safety regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with its head, Gregory Jaczko.PBS NewsHour: Murdochs, Brooks Prepare for 'Made-for-TV Drama' Testimony in Parliament
July 18, 2011
Fallout from the News of the World scandal allegedly involving phone-hacking and police bribery grew Monday as Scotland Yard saw two high-level resignations within 24 hours and officials reported the death of an early whistle-blowers. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments with The Observer's Ned Temko in London.PBS NewsHour: Political Checklist: Voting on a Debt Plan That Can't Pass
July 18, 2011
NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian asks Senior Correspondents Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill why the House Republicans are voting for their Cut, Cap and Balance deficit reduction plan if they know it has no chance to pass the U.S. Senate. The team also discusses the possibility that Texas Gov. Rick Perry will jump into the Republican nominating contest.PBS NewsHour: Obama's $86 Million Campaign Haul Leaves GOP Competitors Far Behind
July 13, 2011
The Obama campaign announced Wednesday that it raised an eye-popping $86 million over the last three months for both President Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee. Gwen Ifill and NewsHour political editor David Chalian discuss the numbers.PBS NewsHour: What Happens if Lawmakers Don't Reach Debt-Ceiling Deal by Deadline?
July 12, 2011
Debt-ceiling negotiations crept along Tuesday as both sides agreed on the need for action, but not on the fundamentals of a deal. Gwen Ifill discusses the specifics of what would happen if negotiators don't reach an agreement by the Aug. 2 deadline with Jay Powell of the Bipartisan Policy Center.