Most Recent Appearances by Gloria Borger

Airdate: March 7, 2014

The U.S. is ramping up pressure on Russia to de-escalate the growing tensions in Ukraine by imposing sanctinos and visa restrictions. NY Times' Peter Baker and LA Times' Doyle McManus report on the latest developments in the crisis. Plus, Republicans, including many 2016 presidential hopefuls, gathered at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference to hone their message and rally their base ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. CNN's Gloria Borger reports.

 

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Airdate: September 27, 2013

The efforts by congressional Republicans to defund Obamacare over the budget battle, the rollout of the Affordable Care Act's latest provisions on Oct. 1, Obama and Rouhani talk and implications for U.S.-Iran relations, and securing Syria's chemical weapons.Joining Gwen: Gloria Borger, CNN; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times and Kimberly Dozier, Associated Press.

 

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Airdate: May 17, 2013

The latest on the three scandals dogging the Obama administration this week involving the IRS, the Justice Department, the Associated Press and the attack on the US embassy in Benghazi.  How is the administration handling damage control?  Joining Gwen: Gloria Borger, CNN; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine and CBS News; John Harwood, CNBC and the New York Times; Ed O’Keefe, Washington Post.

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Airdate: March 1, 2013

We look at why the White House and Congress could not reach a deal to avoid the sequester before the March 1 deadline.  Plus, the potential economic impact of mandatory federal spending cuts.  Also, we analyze the Supreme Court case that challenges a key part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Joining Gwen: Joan Biskupic, Reuters; Gloria Borger, CNN; and David Wessel, Wall Street Journal.  

 

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Airdate: November 30, 2012

Fiscal cliff negotiations between Congress and the White House have reached a standstill as both sides clash over spending cuts and tax increases. Also, the potential nomination of Susan Rice to succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State has left Obama and Republicans at a political stalemate.  Joining Gwen: Gloria Borger, CNN; Michael Viqueira, NBC News; Susan Davis, USA Today.

 

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Airdate: Deficit Deal Stalemate

Newly re-elected, President Obama has to find a way to get a divided Congress to reach an agreement to prevent a fiscal crisis or risk pushing the country into recession. We look in the vault to November 2011 when the supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal affecting national politics and the economy.

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Airdate: October 26, 2012

With less than two weeks to go, the roundtable takes a look at the candidates’ swing-state campaign sprint. Also, we analyze the foreign policy plans of both candidates after the final debate. Plus, we examine the battle for Senate control which rests in the hands of a few states.  Joining Gwen:  James Kitfield, National Journal; Gloria Borger, CNN; Molly Ball, The Atlantic; Susan Davis, USA Today.

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Airdate: September 21, 2012

As Mitt Romney ends a tough week by releasing another year of tax returns, we look at the effects of the leaked “47 percent” video on his campaign. Also, we sift through the recent onslaught of polls in the countdown to November. Joining Gwen:  John Harwood, CNBC and New York Times; Gloria Borger, CNN; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine and CBS News; Sam Youngman of Reuters.

 

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Airdate: Washington Week - Tampa Bay Edition

As we prepare for our Florida show on Friday, we take a glimpse back at how the issues discussed in our February 2008 Tampa Bay show are related to the 2012 election. Joining Gwen: James Barnes, National Journal; Gloria Borger, CNN and US News; Jeanne Cummings, Politico; and Todd Purdum, Vanity Fair.

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Airdate: March 2, 2012

 As we head into Super Tuesday, which GOP candidate has momentum and how will Tuesday’s primaries change the race? Meanwhile, President Obama makes campaign-like speeches in Michigan and New York. Also, Senator Olympia Snow resigns, saying there is no longer bipartisanship in Congress. Joining Gwen: John Dickerson, Slate/CBS News; Gloria Borger, CNN; Charles Babington, Associated Press.

 

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Airdate: November 25, 2011

The supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal this week, affecting national politics and the economy. Also, the GOP presidential candidates debated foreign policy, with Newt Gingrich facing new scrutiny on his immigration stance. John Dickerson guest-hosts with: Susan Davis, National Journal; David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal; Dan Balz, The Washington Post; Gloria Borger, CNN.

 

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Airdate: October 21, 2011

Analysis of possible paths forward in Libya now that Moammar Gadhafi is dead. Will the U.S. play a role in nation building?  President Obama announces all U.S. troops will be out of Iraq by year's end. And why the GOP debates have become pivotal in the 2012 presidential race.  Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Doyle McManus, LA Times; Dan Balz, Washington Post; Gloria Borger, CNN.

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Airdate: The War in Afghanistan Begins

As the war in Afghanistan hits its 10 year anniversary this week, we look back at the Washington Week from October 12, 2001. At the time, President George W. Bush suggested that the war "may take a year or two but we will prevail." NPR's Tom Gjelten analyze the military strategy, the status of the Taliban and the developing Bush's doctrine.

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Airdate: The War in Afghanistan Begins

As the war in Afghanistan hits its 10 year anniversary this week, we look back at the Washington Week from October 12, 2001. At the time, President George W. Bush suggested that the war "may take a year or two but we will prevail." NPR's Tom Gjelten analyze the military strategy, the status of the Taliban and the developing Bush's doctrine.

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Airdate: September 13, 2001

As part of PBS's continuing coverage of the aftermath of 9/11, Gwen Ifill hosted a Washington Week Specail Edition featuring reporting and analysis from the late David Broder (Washington Post), Tom Gjelten (NPR), Richard Berke (NY Times), Juliet Eilperin (Washington Post), Gloria Borger (US News/CBS News) as President Bush, his cabinet and Congress decide how respond to the attacks.

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Airdate: March 4, 1994

The House GOP included a balanced budget amendment as part of their "Cut, Cap and Balance" bill that is currently stalled in the democratic-controlled Senate. Balanced budget amendments have been proposed since 1936; the last was in 1997. On March 4, 1994, Washington Week discussed the Senate's failure to pass a balanced budget amendment, 63-37.

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Airdate: May 14, 1993

President Clinton declared victory when his economic program to lower the federal deficit passed the House Ways and Means Committee in May 1993. But panelist Gloria Borger predicts political deadlock in the Senate between Democrats and Republicans over Clinton’s desired tax hike—the biggest the country had seen in decades—that proposed to raise taxes on the wealthy and increase the Social Security tax.

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Airdate: July 15, 2011

President Obama predicts economic "Armageddon" if the debt ceiling isn't raised by the Aug 2 deadline. Democrats want tax hikes. Republicans want spending cuts. Gwen Ifill drills down on the facts & fiction surrounding the budget crisis with Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine; Gloria Borger, CNN; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine/CBS News; David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal.
 

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Airdate: June 27, 1997

The Supreme Court session in 1997 ended with 16 opinions released in the final week. Among them, a number of landmark decisions including the overturning of the Brady handgun bill and the first ruling on whether the internet should be governed by free speech provisions. Analysis provided for us by the Dean of the Supreme Court Press Corps, Linda Greenhouse.

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Airdate: May 6, 2011

After U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden, America rejoices but the war on terror continues. The panel looks at the intelligence that led to bin Laden, the political and national security impact, and the strained US-Pakistan relationship. Joining guest host, Gloria Borger: James Kitfield, National Journal, Tom Gjelten, NPR, Peter Baker, New York Times, and Charles Babington, AP.
 

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Airdate: March 25, 2011

One week after the U.S. military began bombing Libya, NATO has agreed to take control over the no-fly-zone. But with Gadhafi still in charge and mixed signals on how to define success, the Obama administration is being criticized from all sides. Joining Gwen: Helene Cooper, New York Times, Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times, John Dickerson, Slate Magazine and CBS News and Gloria Borger, CNN.
 

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Airdate: December 24, 2010

The latest National Journal’s Insiders Poll on the political winners & losers of 2010.
The panel weighs in, and looks back at a big year for congress and President Obama.  In 2011 will there be gridlock or will “opportunistic bipartisanship” be the phrase of the New Year?  With Peter Baker, Dan Balz, Gloria Borger and Susan Davis.

The new National Journal Political Insiders Poll tracks the winners & losers of 2010

 

 

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Airdate: October 1, 2010

The White House and both parties face a critical month ahead as Congress leaves Washington and the midterm campaigns begin in earnest. Joining Gwen to discuss the uncertainty facing Democrats, the President hits the campaign trail and Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel exits: Gloria Borger (CNN), Jeff Zeleny (New York Times), Susan Davis (National Journal) & Christi Parsons (Chicago Tribune).

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Airdate: August 6, 2010

The unemployment rate continues to be stagnant while the Obama Administration and Congress grapple with how to create new jobs. The Supreme Court has a new justice as Elena Kagan was confirmed by the Senate, but a ruling on California’s ban against same-sex marriage could take the case to the high court. Panelists include: Eamon Javers of CNBC, Joan Biskupic of USA Today & Gloria Borger of CNN.

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Airdate: April 16, 2010

This week, Gwen will discuss taxes, mixed signals on the economy, the battle over financial reform, plus Palin's Tea Party, Supreme Court politics, and President Obama's foreign policy agenda.

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Airdate: February 19, 2010

This week Gwen and the panel discuss Sen. Evan Bayh's retirement announcement and the implications for Democrats and Republicans in the 2010 elections, the stimulus one year later, and the President's debt-reduction commission.

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Airdate: January 29, 2010

Analysis of President Obama's focus on domestic issues including jobs, healthcare and his calls for greater cooperation on Capitol Hill.

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