In the reporters’ roundtable on Capitol Download, The Washington Post's Ed O’Keefe and USA Today's Susan Davis discuss Donald Trump’s and Jeb Bush’s announcements. They also discuss the revival of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush laid out ambitious agendas in their announcement speeches over the past eight days. If they are as good as their word, the coming months of the presidential campaign could be remembered for something unusual: a summer of substance.
For more than half a century, Catholic politicians in the United States have regularly been put in awkward positions on the question of how closely they would — or should — follow the dictates of the Vatican.
Catherine Briggs, 89, smiled Tuesday as she recalled the days of Prescott Bush and said she’s supporting the presidential campaign of the late Connecticut senator’s grandson, Jeb Bush, “because his mother said so.”
Jeb Bush, heir to one of American’s most successful political dynasties, sought to jump-start his presidential campaign Monday as a scrappy political outsider after failing in recent months to emerge as the undisputed front-runner for the 2016 Republican nomination.
The Sunday dust-up over trade between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was a clash waiting to happen — and a revealing look at how the two candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination are likely to be circling one another in the coming months.
"We all bring our own filters to our world. There is nothing wrong with that, especially if we use an appreciation of each other's filters to understand how our complicated and sometimes clashing life experiences define the American idea."
Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and co-anchor and managing editor of the "PBS NewsHour." The best-selling author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama," Gwen has covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated two vice presidential debates.