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July 12, 1996

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This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke for the second time before a joint meeting of Congress outlining his hopes for mid-east peace. The first time was shortly after he was first elected Prime Minister in 1996. Here’s how "Washington Week in Review" covered the speech that year.
 

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.
 

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.
 

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PBS NewsHour: GOP, Democrats Spar Over Spending Cuts as Budget Battle Threatens Shutdown

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March 8, 2011 

Lawmakers have until March 18 to reach a budget agreement to keep the government operating, but the two parties disagree greatly on the amount to cut from this year's spending. Gwen Ifill talks with Political Editor David Chalian about the continuing budget stalemate as lawmakers prepare for the next showdown over spending.
 

March 04, 2011

Weekly Show

As Democrats and Republicans debate spending cuts for the 2011 and 2012 budgets, the Obama administration also focuses on the continuing unrest in Libya.  Also, the Supreme Court makes a controversial first amendment ruling, siding with a provacative Kansas church. Joining Gwen Ifill: John Harwood, CNBC & The NY Times; James Kitfield, National Journal; and Joan Biskupic, USA Today.

On the Radar: February 28, 2011

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