Washington Week

Battle of the veeps and Donald Trump one-on-one

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While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton battle for the presidency, their vice presidential picks are displaying a different style on the campaign trail. Also this week, tea party Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas lost his reelection fight. Plus, The Washington Post's Phil Rucker shares behind-the-scenes details of his nearly hour-long conversation with GOP nominee Donald Trump.

Aired: 08/05/16

Rating: NR

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10 big stories Washington Week covered

Washington Week came on the air February 23, 1967. In the 50 years that followed, we covered a lot of history-making events. Read up on 10 of the biggest stories Washington Week covered in its first 50 years.

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