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Nation Aug 22WATCH: Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
PBS President Paula Kerger nominated Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Watch NewsHour's co-anchors accept.
Jan 27How will GOP lawmakers react Obama’s State of the Union?
Jan 27Demand, infrastructure affects price and delivery of heat
Jan 27St. Paul’s mayor on the stresses of severe cold for families
Jan 24Shields and Brooks on McDonnell and money, Clinton campaign
Politics Sep 05Judy’s Notebook: Watching History in the Making
I hate to admit it because it sounds cynical, but I'm not often surprised by what happens in Washington. After years of watching presidents, members of Congress and other powerful characters, one develops a feel for where decisions are going.
World Apr 25Judy’s Notebook: Witnessing the Events in Boston From 5,000 Miles Away
Kauai, Hawaii. Photo by Judy Woodruff/PBS NewsHour. When the events at the Boston Marathon unfolded last week, I was about as far away as one could be, and still be in the U.S. Yes, halfway across the Pacific Ocean, in…
Politics Nov 09Judy’s Notebook: America Divided but Looking for Leadership
At the far western end of the Oklahoma panhandle, in the middle of the High Plains, sits rural Cimarron County, the only county in the U.S. that borders four states. It fits into Oklahoma's intersection with Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico,…
Politics Nov 06Judy’s Notebook: Election Day Not Just About the Numbers
Judy Woodruff with presidential candidate Jimmy Carter in New Hampshire Feb. 24, 1976. Photo by NBC News/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images. I try not to get too carried away on Election Day every four years, because, after all, I…
Politics Oct 31Judy’s Notebook: An October Surprise May Help Put the Election in Focus
President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie after he arrives at Atlantic City International Airport before surveying Hurricane Sandy damage on Oct. 31, 2012. For an example of a last-minute news development that has the potential…