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The Danger of The Sweeping Conclusion

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Breaking News: Herman Cain has endorsed Mitt Romney.

If that's news to you, it's because it happened four years ago. Thanks to Conor Friedersdorf at the Atlantic for the reminder that everything old is new again.

PBS Newshour: National Guard Airlifts Supplies to Vermont Towns Isolated by Irene's Flooding

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August 30, 2011

The National Guard airlifted food and supplies to dozens of Vermont towns on Tuesday, after Hurricane Irene sent rainwater surging down hills and mountainsides, washing out bridges and roads. Gwen Ifill discusses relief efforts with Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.

PBS NewsHour: Obama Orders Revamp of 'No Child Left Behind'

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August 8, 2011

Nearly a decade after it was enacted, many schools are having trouble meeting No Child Left Behind's benchmarks. Gwen Ifill gets details to proposed changes to the law.

PBS NewsHour: Obama's $86 Million Campaign Haul Leaves GOP Competitors Far Behind

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July 13, 2011

The Obama campaign announced Wednesday that it raised an eye-popping $86 million over the last three months for both President Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee. Gwen Ifill and NewsHour political editor David Chalian discuss the numbers.

PBS NewsHour: 'Unlikely Brothers' Chronicles Forging of a Unique Bond for 2 Men

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June 17, 2011

Siblings don't always have to share a mother or a father to forge a lasting bond. Human rights activist John Prendergast and "little brother" Michael Mattocks speak with Gwen Ifill about the highs and lows of their unlikely "brotherhood" and their new book.

On the Radar: June 14, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

PBS NewsHour: LaHood: 2 Controllers Fired, but All Must Take 'Personal Responsibility'

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April 20, 2011 

Federal officials moved to dispel new air-travel safety concerns after a military plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama breached the safety zone of another plane landing ahead of it. Gwen Ifill talks to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the latest in a series of incidents involving air-traffic controllers.
 

Remembering David Broder

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David Broder was the “Dean” of the Washington Press Corp, and a fixture on Washington Week for decades.  But the stories he relished the most featured the voices outside of Washington and the issues that mattered most to Americans.  He also offered keen insight into the workings and the political dynamics at both ends of

Rest in Peace David Broder

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David and Ann Broder were precisely the same age. So when they decided to celebrate their 80th birthdays last year, the couple’s four sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren were able to turn it into one of those warm and loving tributes that the rest of us can only hope we will live to see.

It was some party. Children. Grandchildren. Friends. Neighbors. Cake. To my mind, it was the hottest ticket in Washington.

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.