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June 10, 2011

Weekly Show

As his top staff resigns, Newt Gingrich’s presidential ambitions seem to falter while Democrats distance themselves from Rep. Anthony Weiner after he confessed to sexually explicit online activity. Also, a report on the future of Afghanistan as U.S. troops get set to withdraw. Joining Gwen: James Kitfield, National Journal; John Dickerson, Slate/CBS News; and Karen Tumulty, Washington Post.

On the Radar: June 6, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

June 3, 2011

Weekly Show

Today, with news of unemployment rising to 9.1%, Barack Obama visited Toledo, Ohio to refocus on the economy.  The panel examines several disappointing economic numbers, the debate around the debt ceiling, the GOP demand for spending cuts, and the growing 2012 presidential field.  Joining Gwen: Deborah Solomon, Wall Street Journal, John Harwood, CNBC/New York Times, and Jeff Zeleny, New York Times.

On the Radar: May 31, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

May 27, 1994

Vault Show

In the wake of the Congressional special election upset in New York this week, we look back into the "Vault" at parallels to a 1994 special election. Like this year, in which a national issue (Medicare Reform) shaped the debate, in 1994 the issue was Bill Clinton's popularity.

On the Radar: May 24, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

PBS NewsHour: Political Checklist: GOP Field Clearer with Pawlenty In, Daniels Out

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May 23, 2011

In this week's edition of the Political Checklist, Senior Correspondent Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian explore what we know about the GOP field and who is taking which track as the candidates compete for the nomination and the chance to challenge President Obama in 2012.

On the Radar: May 23, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

May 20, 2011

Weekly Show

After infighting between New Gingrich and fellow republicans, the panel examines the current field of GOP candidates. Also, the table reports on campaign fundraising efforts, the scandal rocking the IMF, and the President’s clash with Israel's PM on the path to peace in the Mideast. Joining Gwen: Jeanne Cummings/POLITICO, Michael Duffy/TIME, Doyle McManus/Los Angeles Times, Eamon Javers/CNBC.

 

PBS NewsHour: As GOP Field Takes Shape, Gingrich on Defensive Over Medicare Remarks

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May 17, 2011

The GOP's 2012 presidential nomination battle shifted once again Monday when former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who hasn't officially entered the race, announced he'd raised $10 million in one day. Political Editor David Chalian speaks with Gwen Ifill about the GOP field and Newt Gingrich's controversial Medicare comments.