Washington Week

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EXTRA: Recapping the October 2020 Democratic presidential debate

October 18, 2019
After this week's debate between the top Democratic presidential candidates, the panelists discussed the policy divides that surfaced within the party.

Looking at the alliance between Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump

October 11, 2019
Vice president Mike Pence is a strong ally of President Donald Trump's, but the panelists discussed how the relationship could be tested moving forward.

Discussing "American Carnage" with Tim Alberta

October 4, 2019
In a special edition of the #WashWeekPBS Extra, Robert Costa is joined by Tim Alberta to discuss his bestselling book "American Carnage," which takes a look at how President Donald Trump has remade the GOP in his own image.

How could the impeachment inquiry change the 2020 presidential race?

September 27, 2019
On the latest #WashWeekPBS Extra: After Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump this week, the panelists discussed how it could impact the 2020 race.

President Donald Trump vs. California

September 20, 2019
The panelists discussed how President Donald Trump has taken aim at California on issues like homelessness and auto emissions -- and how the state has fired back.

What does North Carolina’s special election mean for 2020?

September 13, 2019
The GOP narrowly won in a district President Trump won by 12 points in 2016.

Discussing political turmoil abroad

September 6, 2019
The panelists discussed the political turmoil abroad.

Discussing the intersection of politics and the environment

August 30, 2019
From wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to the receding white ice of the Arctic, climate change confronts global leaders.

Who pays the price in a trade war?

August 23, 2019
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