Most Recent Appearances by Michael Fletcher
Airdate: December 6, 2013
The positive November job numbers and what it means for the U.S. economic recovery, Obama’s continued push to sell the Affordable Care Act, the impact of the ruling to allow Detroit to apply for bankruptcy, and remembering Nelson Mandela. Joining Gwen: Jackie Calmes, The New York Times; David Wessel, Wall Street Journal; Michael Fletcher, Washington Post.Watch the Show | Webcast Extra | Transcript
Airdate: August 23, 2013
US economic and military aid to Egypt in question as Mubarak is released from prison; allegations of chemical weapons use by the Syrian government; the NSA illegally collected thousands of US emails; and a March on Washington retrospective fifty years later. Joining Gwen: Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics, Tom Gjelten of NPR and Michael Fletcher of the Washington Post.
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Airdate: Bush's 2nd Inaugural
As the country prepares for President Obama's second term, we look into our vault to January 21, 2005 when President George W. Bush had just been sworn into his second term and and our panelists examined his projected priorities and challenges.Watch the Show | Webcast Extra | Transcript
Airdate: September 16, 2011
President Obama took his jobs plan straight to voters this week amidst a bounty of bad news including a jump in unemployment benefit applications, and a spike in the number of people living in poverty. Also: analysis of the Tea Party debate. Joining Gwen Ifill: John Dickerson of Slate/CBS News, Beth Reinhard of National Journal, Charles Babington of AP, Michael Fletcher of The Washington Post.