Wall Street prepares for possible rate hikes, Obama's COP21 conference in December, Bernie Sanders draws distinctions with Hillary Clinton, and liberals suffer losses on ballot initiatives like marijuana legalization and anti-discrimination
By now, it is no secret that the housing bust hit black home buyers harder than whites. But a surprising new study shows that many new black homeowners also lost substantial wealth during the boom that preceded the bust.
Child poverty is worse now than it was before the Great Recession, despite strides toward economic recovery. That's according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which found that rates were most severe for African-American and Native American children. Gwen Ifill talks to Annie E. Casey Foundation President Patrick McCarthy and Mark Hugo Lopez of the Pew Research Center.
Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and co-anchor and managing editor of the "PBS NewsHour." The best-selling author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama," Gwen has covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated two vice presidential debates.