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Trump attempts to tie Clinton and Obama to rise of ISIS

August 11, 2016
In the last 24 hours, Donald Trump has focused on tying Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama to the rise of the Islamic State. In Fort Lauderdale last night, the GOP nominee referred to Obama as the “founder” of the terrorist organization. The Clinton campaign dismissed the comments as more trash talk and blasted Trump’s economic proposals, calling them “fearful” and “outlandish.”
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What Miami-Dade County is doing about Zika

August 2, 2016
With 12 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Miami-Dade County, officials are asking residents to take part in mosquito-prevention efforts, including draining standing water and wearing insect repellent. Gwen Ifill speaks with Alina Hudak, Deputy Mayor of Miami-Dade County, for details on the identified cases, what containment measures are being utilized and the “many unknowns” about the disease.
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How Donald Trump rose from real estate scion to TV ‘boss’

July 19, 2016
Just as Donald Trump was finishing business school, he set his sights on showbiz, investing in a Broadway production. But when that failed, he retreated to the family business of real estate, where he found success (as well as bankruptcy), climbed New York’s social ladder and courted controversy. Gwen Ifill explores the career path that led Trump to pursue the Oval Office.
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Donald Trump’s coronation week as GOP standard-bearer begins

July 18, 2016
The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was action-packed. What can we expect to see Monday night? Rachel Martin of NPR reports from the convention floor, while Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to Indiana Gov. MIke Pence, presumptive vice presidential nominee.
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Trump’s GOP opponents get nowhere fast at convention

July 18, 2016
On the opening day of the Republican National Convention, Trump forces beat back efforts to knock the candidate from the nomination, confirming this is the party of Trump. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk to syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report.
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All about Donald Trump’s early years, from troubled teen to military academy and business school

July 18, 2016
Gwen Ifill launches the NewsHour”s series on Donald Trump’s life and times, from a decision to shun alcohol, to military academy and eventually business school. Trump’s developer dad Fred was his biggest influence, and his work with his dad laid the groundwork for his executive career.
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Top UK diplomat reacts to new PM Theresa May’s first moves

July 14, 2016
Sir Peter Westmacott, the UK’s former Ambassador to the United States weighs in on the past three weeks’ fast-paced developments in Britain. Of the new prime minister, Theresa May, he describes her as grounded, no-nonsense and humble. He describes as a surprise her appointment of Boris Johnson, the pro-Brexit former mayor of London, to be foreign secretary. Gwen Ifill talks with Westmacott.
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The latest on the veepstakes, Sanders to endorse Clinton

July 11, 2016
Trump-Gingrich? Clinton-Kaine? Clinton-Warren? Trump-Christie? The political soothsayers are looking closely at every appearance Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton make with potential running mates. Also in the news: Bernie Sanders on Tuesday is expected to finally endorse the former secretary of state. Gwen Ifill talks with Tamara Keith of NPR and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report.
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At rally with Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren gets under Donald Trump’s skin — again

June 28, 2016
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter from the Cook Political Report join Gwen Ifill to discuss the latest from the campaign trail.
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