Washington Week

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Washington Week full episode, July 1, 2022

July 1, 2022
The fallout from the Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe v. Wade continues. Plus, a former White House aide makes shocking claims about President Trump’s actions on Jan. 6. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Peter Baker of The New York Times, Tia Mitchell of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Pete Williams of NBC News, and Jacqueline Alemany of The Washington Post to discuss these stories and more.

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.

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.

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.

Washington Week full episode, May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022
Less than two weeks after the massacre in Buffalo, another community is reeling following a rampage by a gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, NPR's John Burnett, Punchbowl News' Jake Sherman, The New York Times' Zolan Kanno-Youngs and The Washington Post's Ashley Parker as they discuss the tragedy and more.

Washington Week full episode, May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022
The path ahead for addressing gun violence and racist ideologies remains unclear after a gunman allegedly murdered 10 Black people in Buffalo. Also, a tight midterm race in a pivotal battleground spotlights election deniers' electability. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, NPR's Kelsey Snell and The Washington Post's Toluse Olorunnipa and Robert Samuels as they discuss these stories and more.

Washington Week full episode, May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022
The U.S reached 1 million deaths from COVID-19 as Congress stalls over funding for the pandemic. Plus, a bill that would have protected abortion access failed to pass in the Senate. Also, former President Trump's impact is seen in GOP primary races. Join moderator Judy Woodruff, The Washington Post’s Seung Min Kim, USA Today’s Susan Page, and CNN’s Manu Raju, to discuss these stories and more.

Washington Week full episode, May 6, 2022

May 6, 2022
A bombshell scoop by Politico this week revealed five Supreme Court justices support overturning Roe v. Wade. Plus, former President Trump’s grip on the GOP was on full display in Ohio and Indiana primary races. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Julia Ainsley of NBC News, Josh Gerstein of Politico, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times and Abby Phillip of CNN as they discuss these stories and more.