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: Durbin: 'Slow Going' Inside Debt Limit Talks

Tue, 07/12/2011

July 11, 2011

President Obama and congressional leaders returned to the negotiating table Monday afternoon, but a deficit-reduction deal remains elusive as the Aug. 2 deadline nears for raising the debt limit. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments in the partisan stalemate with Sen. Dick Durban, D-Ill., and Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill.

PBS NewsHour: Campaign Cash Race Is on for GOP '12 Contenders, Obama Campaign

Tue, 07/05/2011

July 4, 2011

Republican presidential contenders spent the July 4 holiday on the campaign trail. Lately most have spent their time feverishly dialing for the dollars they will need to support their campaigns. NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian updates us on the race for campaign cash.

PBS NewsHour: Roberts Court Begins to Leave Its Legal Mark

Wed, 06/29/2011

June 28, 2011

The Supreme Court wrapped up its term this week, completing a year of action in which its conservative majority left a major legal mark. Gwen Ifill gets perspective from two experts.

PBS NewsHour: Political Checklist: Bachmann Joins the Race, Same-Sex Marriage Passes in New York

Mon, 06/27/2011

June 27, 2011

On Monday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) announced that she is seeking the Republican nomination for President of the United States. Her announcement came a day after the Des Moines Register Iowa Pollshowed that she was tied with front-runner Mitt Romney. Gwen, Judy and Hari also discuss New York state legislature's late-night vote legalizing same-sex marriage in the Empire State.

PBS NewsHour: Huntsman Joins GOP 2012 Field, Touting Varied Resume, Hobbies

Wed, 06/22/2011

June 21, 2011

Former two-time Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman ended months of speculation Tuesday by officially launching his campaign for president at New Jersey's Liberty State Park. Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian discuss Huntsman's presidential prospects and the developing GOP presidential field.