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August 16, 2013

Weekly Show

Obama spoke against the violence in Egypt, and the U.S. cancelled joint military exercises scheduled for next month; Holder is pushing to scale back mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offenders; and a look at Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden's 2016 ambitions. Joining Amy Walter of Cook Political Report: Indira Lakshmanan, Bloomberg News; Pete Williams, NBC News; Jeff Zeleny, ABC News.

 

July 26, 2013

Weekly Show

Obama pledged to focus on the economy and helping working-class Americans, the Justice Department's strategy to challenge discriminatory voting laws, the latest on Edward Snowden, and Anthony Weiner's choice to stay in the New York City mayoral race. Joining NBC News’ Pete Williams: John Harwood, CNBC and New York Times; Carrie Johnson, NPR; Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Molly Ball, The Atlantic.

Al Qaeda Warning Aimed at New York

On The Radar

A new warning appears online, styled after a Hollywood movie poster.

September 14 2001

Vault Show

As part of PBS’s full evening special, America Responds, Gwen Ifill hosts a special Washington Week program just four days after attacks of 9/11 with reporting and analysis of that historic week from the late David Broder (Washington Post), Richard Berke (NY Times), Ceci Connolly (Washington Post), Martha Raddatz (ABC News), Barbara Bradley (NPR) and Alan Murray (Wall Street Journal).

September 13, 2001

Vault Show

As part of PBS's continuing coverage of the aftermath of 9/11, Gwen Ifill hosted a Washington Week Specail Edition featuring reporting and analysis from the late David Broder (Washington Post), Tom Gjelten (NPR), Richard Berke (NY Times), Juliet Eilperin (Washington Post), Gloria Borger (US News/CBS News) as President Bush, his cabinet and Congress decide how respond to the attacks.

September 12, 2001

Vault Show

As part of PBS’s continuing coverage of the aftermath of 9/11, Gwen Ifill hosted a Washington Week Special Edition featuring reporting and analysis from the late David Broder (Washington Post), Alan Murray (Wall St. Journal), David Shribman (Boston Globe) and with reaction from overseas from Julie McCarthy (NPR) in London and Tom Friedman (NY Times) in Jerusalem.

September 11, 2001

Vault Show

On the night September 11, 2001, as part of PBS’s continuing coverage, Gwen Ifill hosted a Washington Week Special Edition featuring reporting and analysis from the late David Broder (Washington Post), Doyle McManus (LA Times), Tom Gjelten (NPR) who was at then the Pentagon when it was attacked, and Martha Raddatz (ABC News) who was at the State Department when it was evacuated.

PBS NewsHour: Political Checklist: Bachmann Joins the Race, Same-Sex Marriage Passes in New York

Web content

June 27, 2011

On Monday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) announced that she is seeking the Republican nomination for President of the United States. Her announcement came a day after the Des Moines Register Iowa Pollshowed that she was tied with front-runner Mitt Romney. Gwen, Judy and Hari also discuss New York state legislature's late-night vote legalizing same-sex marriage in the Empire State.

Under the Big Top- Part II: Enough about me. What do you think?

Gwen's Take

I promised myself not to have anything more to say about the Anthony Weiner circus. Then I remembered what I promised at the end of last week’s blog – to hear you out.

So here is a selection of some of your responses to the seedy scandal that transfixed Washington and cheered professional and amateur comics.

In reading them, I was reminded how smart and reasoned our viewers are. Even on a story that has been covered as obsessively as this one, they added something new to the conversation.

Under the Big Top

Gwen's Take

Washington Follies: June edition

This was a tough week to be a news snob.

I could blame Anthony Weiner, the New York Congressman whose spectacular, Twitter-fueled political implosion was impossible to ignore.

I could blame the cable networks, who, absent the Weiner story, had little else to fill 24 hours with, aside from fires and the Casey Anthony trial.