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PBS NewsHour: How Will New Voter Registration Laws Affect 2012 Election?

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Millions of potential voters may not be able to cast votes in 2012 after a dozen states put new restrictions in place this year. Gwen Ifill discusses the impact the new restrictions could have on the upcoming elections with New York University's Keesha Gaskins and Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation.

Black Holes and Campaign 2012

Gwen's Take

The scientists at the University of California Berkeley have discovered something awesome: monster black holes – 10 billion times the mass of the sun – that suck in everything around them. Even light

New Poll Finds a Deep Distrust of Government

On The Radar

With Election Day just over a year away, a deep sense of economic anxiety and doubt about the future hangs over the nation, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, with Americans’ distrust of government at its highest level ever.

PBS NewsHour: Obama's $86 Million Campaign Haul Leaves GOP Competitors Far Behind

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July 13, 2011

The Obama campaign announced Wednesday that it raised an eye-popping $86 million over the last three months for both President Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee. Gwen Ifill and NewsHour political editor David Chalian discuss the numbers.

June 11, 2010

Weekly Show

The panel takes on the politics of the Gulf oil spill, Tuesday's election results and what they could mean for November. And are Democrats beginning to distance themselves from the President?

And the conversation continues online. This week, Gwen and the panel will discuss the the results of the primary elections across the country this past Tuesday, and the political ramifications to both the Obama administration and the President himself on the handling of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

On the Radar: June 4, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

The Perils of Ambition

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On a hot summer day in 2008, I visited the Civil Rights Institute in downtown Birmingham with the man who thought he was going to be Alabama’s first African American governor.

On the Radar: June 3, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: June 1, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

Deadline for reviewing oil drilling proposal's impact may be flexible
By Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post

PBS NewsHour: Spending Spree Marks Republican California Governor's Primary

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May 28, 2010

Tensions mount in California's multi-million dollar Republican primary race for California governor, where over $90 million has already been spent on campaigns. Gwen Ifill reports on the contentious and expensive contest.