Politics Jan 20

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Inside the battle for Iowa and New Hampshire

With less than two weeks before early voting starts in the 2016 race, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin officially endorsed Donald Trump in Iowa Tuesday night, attacking the Republican establishment in the process. Gwen Ifill talks to Paul Steinhauser of…

Politics Jan 20

Palin joins Trump on campaign trail as Iowa caucuses near

TULSA, Oklahoma — Conservative firebrand Sarah Palin joined Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Oklahoma Wednesday as part of her endorsement pledge in the increasingly intense race for the GOP nomination. “Are you all ready to work to make America…

Jul 09

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Once politically toxic, Medicare plans to cover end-of-life counseling

WASHINGTON — Six years ago, a proposal for Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling touched off a political uproar that threatened to stall President Barack Obama's health care law in Congress. This week, when Medicare finally announced it would make the…

Jul 12

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In this episode of the Doubleheader -- where syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks tackle the sport of politics and the politics of sport -- we talk about a kerfuffle in Alaska…

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