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On the Radar: May 17, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

May 13, 2011

Weekly Show

The impact of Osama bin Laden’s death continues to ripple, straining the U.S.’s relationship with Pakistan. After a bump in the polls, Obama returns to domestic policy while the GOP presidential field adds a few more candidates. Joining Gwen: David Sanger, New York Times; Nancy Youssef, McClatchy Newspapers; John Dickerson, Slate/CBS News; Dan Balz, Washington Post.
 

On the Radar: May 12, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

The Newt Gingrich Years

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With the planned announcement this week that Republican Newt Gingrich will run for President in 2012, we look back to his sometimes tumultuous tenure as House Speaker in the 1990s beginning the week of the GOP landslide in the mid-term elections of 1994 on the heels of the Contract with America.

On the Radar: April 18, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

April 15, 2011

Weekly Show

While President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan both unveiled plans to cut $4 trillion from the national debt they continue to argue over how to do it. The GOP and Democrats continued to fight over America’s deficit, from taxes to overhauling Medicare and Medicaid.  This week: Susan Davis, National Journal; Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Janet Hook, Wall Street Journal; John Harwood, CNBC/NY Times.
 

April 8, 2011

Weekly Show

With a $39 billion spending cut agreed upon, the possibility of a government shutdown is finally over.  The panel discusses why leaders of neither side wanted a shutdown in the first place, and how their constituents may feel. Joining Gwen Ifill: John Dickerson, Slate Magazine/CBS News; Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine; and Jeanne Cummings, Politico.
 

PBS NewsHour: Obama Looks to Grassroots Base, Battlegrounds With 2012 Bid

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April 4, 2011 

In a YouTube video posted Monday, President Obama announced his candidacy for the 2012 election and filed official paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. Gwen Ifill discusses the announcement with political editor David Chalian.
 

On the Radar: April 4, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

April 1, 2011

Weekly Show

Encouraging new unemployment figures arrive as Congress debates the budget and tries to avoid a government shutdown. Also, the U.S. hands over some military control in Libya to NATO. Plus, the panel looks at the 2012 GOP hopefuls. Joining Gwen Ifill: Yochi Dreazen, National Journal; Greg Ip, The Economist; Naftali Bendavid, The Wall Street Journal; and Karen Tumulty, The Washington Post.