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: Gwen Ifill on Indiana, and We Can't Help but Discuss Romney's Veepstakes

Thu, 04/19/2012

In this week's Political Checklist, Political Editor Christina Bellantoni chatted with senior correspondent Gwen Ifill about a red state that's likely slipped out of President Obama's grasp.

PBS NewsHour: Space Shuttle Discovery Draws Eyes to Sky for Final Flight

Wed, 04/18/2012

NASA's space shuttle Discovery captivated people in and around the nation's capital Tuesday as it flew piggy-back on a 747 over the Capitol en route on its last landing at Dulles International Airport. Gwen Ifill and Valerie Neal, a curator at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, discuss its future as a museum piece.

PBS NewsHour: Tax Day Arrives Amid Debate Over Fairness

Wed, 04/18/2012

Tax filing day this year brought protests and rallies across the country, both for tax cuts and tax fairness. While the issues intertwine, tax cuts and President Obama's "Buffett rule" push have become key points of contention in Congress and on the campaign trail. Gwen Ifill reports.

PBS NewsHour: Indiana Sen. Lugar Targeted for Defeat by His Own Party

Mon, 04/16/2012

The Senate's most senior Republican, Richard Lugar is under pressure from within his own party to retire or be denied another term. At 80 years old, even Lugar seems slightly baffled about his political detractors. Gwen Ifill reports on the veteran senator's coming primary challenge on May 8.

PBS NewsHour: How Trayvon Martin Case Could Affect 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Across U.S.

Tue, 04/10/2012

A grand jury will not investigate the death of Trayvon Martin -- the unarmed black teenager shot in a gated community in February, a special prosecutor said Monday. Gwen Ifill and Daniel Webster of Johns Hopkins' Center for Gun Policy and Research discuss the case's potential effects on other states' "stand your ground" laws.