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On the Radar: August 19, 2011

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PBS NewsHour: What More Could, Should Government Do for U.S. Economy?

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June 7, 2011

A new Washington Post/ABC News poll finds that 57 percent of those surveyed say an economic turnaround has not yet begun in the U.S. Gwen Ifill discusses what's next for the economy -- and the political implications -- with USA Today's Susan Page, Wells Fargo economist Mark Vitner and Tom Binnings of Summit Economics.

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.

PBS NewsHour: Foreclosures, Unemployment, Confidence Continue to Drag Down Housing Market

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May 31, 2011

A new report released Tuesday showed the state of the U.S. housing market has grown even more bleak as prices have dropped for more than two consecutive quarters. Gwen Ifill, RealtyTrac's Rick Sharga and Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics discuss which factors are responsible for the continuing strains on the market.

Predictions, Prophecies and the Perils of Prognostication

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One of the things that I promise reporters who appear on “Washington Week” is that they will never have to make predictions. Even on the PBS NewsHour, where many of our guests actually make their livings by peering into crystal balls, we shy away from the practice.

On the Radar: December 6, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

October 8, 2010

Weekly Show

As both parties rush to fire up their bases, can Democrats regain their footing by November? Peter Baker (New York Times) and Michael Duffy (Time Magazine) discuss party strategies and the latest polling. David Wessel (Wall Street Journal) looks at why the economic recovery has stalled. And Joan Biskupic (USA Today) on whether protesting at military funerals constitutes free speech.

On the Radar: September 14, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

September 3, 2010

Weekly Show

This week, the President characterized the end of US combat in Iraq as turning the page.  But what’s the next chapter include?  Fixing the economy looms large, mid-term elections are around the corner & mid-east peace is also on the agenda.  Joining Gwen: Dan Balz (Washington Post); Deborah Solomon (Wall Street Journal); Doyle McManus (LA Times) & John Dickerson (SLATE Magazine & CBS News).

On the Radar: August 17, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar