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Did anti-LGBTQ rhetoric motivate Colorado Springs shooter?

November 25, 2022
In Colorado Springs, a gunman opened fire inside an LGBTQ nightclub long considered to be a safe space for the community within the historically conservative city. The panel discusses if recent anti-LGBTQ rhetoric may have motivated the deadly mass shooting.
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Why some Republicans are finally speaking out against Trump's future in the party

November 25, 2022
A rift is growing among Republicans over the party’s current and future leaders. This week, prominent members of the GOP called on the party to put former President Trump behind them after multiple election losses. Still, Trump remains popular among many in the base which will be critical to winning the presidential nomination.

Washington Week full episode, November 25, 2022

November 25, 2022
After mass shootings in Colorado and Virginia, Americans are again in mourning over gun violence. Plus, a growing number of high-profile Republicans call on the party to move on from Donald Trump. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Toluse Olorunnipa of The Washington Post, Dave Phillips of The New York Times, Susan Page of USA Today and Heidi Pryzbyla of Politico to discuss these stories and more.
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How education choice impacted the 2022 midterms | Washington Week Recommends

November 18, 2022
In last week's midterm elections, several Republican candidates who campaigned against critical-race theory and teacher unions won big in superintendent and school board races. On this episode of Washington Week Recommends, Yamiche Alcindor speaks to Jessica Winter, contributing editor at The New Yorker, about how these races offer a look into the contemporary education culture wars. Washington Week Recommends is a weekly, live series hosted by Yamiche Alcindor that highlights compelling reporting across the country. Tune in every Friday at 12:30 p.m. ET/EDT on this YouTube channel.

Washington Week full episode, November 18, 2022

November 18, 2022
Nancy Pelosi steps down as the Democratic leader in the House as Republicans celebrate taking control. Plus, a special counsel will oversee the DOJ's Trump investigations as the former president announces another run. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Peter Baker of The New York Times, Errin Haines of The 19th, Molly Ball of Time and Leigh Ann Caldwell of The Washington Post to discuss.
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Why a red wave didn't happen in the 2022 midterms | Washington Week Recommends

November 11, 2022
Polls and political experts projected a possible red wave in Tuesday's midterm election. Republican candidates fell short of those predictions. The reasons why a red wave did not happen are still unfolding. On Washington Week Recommends, Yamiche Alcindor talks to David Graham, staff writer with The Atlantic, about the midterm election and what the results could mean for the future. Washington Week Recommends is a weekly, live series hosted by Yamiche Alcindor that highlights compelling reporting across the country. Tune in every Friday at 12:30 p.m. ET/EDT on this YouTube channel.
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LIVE: Watch the #WashWeekPBS Full Show and Extra livestream here

November 11, 2022
You can stream the #WashWeek full show and Extra on our website and several other social media platforms.
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How midterms impact Trump's plan to launch campaign and will Biden run for reelection?

November 11, 2022
Former President Trump is widely expected to announce another run for the White House next week. But some Republicans are openly criticizing him after the GOP's performance in the midterms. Plus, President Biden has also signaled he intends to run but has left the door open that, perhaps, he may not. The panel discusses the questions swirling within both parties about the future.
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Why the red wave fell flat and what the election results mean for the Biden agenda

November 11, 2022
While it’s still unclear at this time which party will control the House or the Senate, what is certain is that the Republican red wave simply did not happen. The panel discusses why it fell flat and what it means for the Biden administration's agenda for the next two years.