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June 24, 2022
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Washington Week full episode, June 24, 2022

June 24, 2022
50 years of federal abortion rights ended on Friday. As many states move to restrict abortion procedures in the aftermath of one of the most consequential Supreme Court decisions in history, we turn to our panel of Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN, Zolan Kanno-Youngs of the New York Times, Leigh Ann Caldwell of the Washington Post and Josh Gerstein of Politico.

Washington Week full episode, June 17, 2022

June 17, 2022
The Jan. 6 panel presented more evidence this week on former President Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election, while the Federal Reserve raised interest rates with the highest hike in nearly 30 years. Moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post, Scott MacFarlane of CBS News, Eva McKend of CNN and Ayesha Rascoe of NPR discuss these stories and more.
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Soaring prices, tanking markets and the political fallout

June 17, 2022
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates this week by three-quarters of a percent to fight inflation, the largest hike in 28 years. Fed chair Jerome Powell also indicated that a similar rise could come in July if the economy doesn’t improve. Stocks tumbled in response to the historic action and Wall Street fell into bear market territory amid increased concerns that a recession may be looming.
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Federal Reserve takes aggressive action to prevent a recession

June 17, 2022
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates by three-quarters of a percent. This was the central bank’s biggest rate hike since 1994, an aggressive step to try and control the rapid rise in inflation.
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Jan. 6 committee lays out Trump's efforts to change 2020 election results

June 17, 2022
The Jan. 6 committee this week offered chilling new details on how former President Trump pressured Vice President Pence to overturn the 2020 election and even put Pence’s life in danger by enraging the mob. The committee also accuses Trump of scamming his supporters and lying about election fraud.

Washington Week full episode, June 10, 2022

June 10, 2022
The Jan. 6 committee made its case after a nearly year-long probe into the Capitol insurrection as lawmakers revealed new details about the actions of former President Trump and fellow Republicans. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Alex Burns of The New York Times, Leigh Ann Caldwell of The Washington Post, Nikole Killion of CBS News and Ryan Reilly of NBC News as they discuss this story and more.
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Will the Senate take bipartisan action on gun control?

June 10, 2022
Gun reform efforts on Capitol Hill continued this week following the high-profile mass shootings in Uvalde and Buffalo. On Wednesday, survivors and parents of recent mass shooting victims testified before Congress. Amid all this, a bipartisan group of senators say they are optimistic that their negotiations over a narrow package could get the 60 votes needed to pass.

Washington Week full episode, June 3, 2022

June 3, 2022
A bipartisan group of senators is making progress on a framework for gun legislation after a spate of recent mass shootings. Plus, the White House pivots its messaging on inflation and the economy amid soaring prices. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Eugene Daniels of POLITICO, Annie Karni of The New York Times and Amara Omeokwe of The Wall Street Journal as they discuss these stories and more.