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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson join Judy Woodruff to analyze the week’s political news, including the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the congressional scramble to fund the government and avoid a partial shutdown. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more...
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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join William Brangham to discuss the week’s news, including Mick Mulvaney stepping into the role of White House chief of staff, how the GOP is keeping quiet on Michael Cohen saying that President Trump knew that it was...
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Presidential biographer Jon Meacham delivered a eulogy at George H.W. Bush funeral Wednesday, telling stories about the 41st U.S. president's service during wartime and humanitarian efforts. Bush was a "loving man with a big, vibrant, all-enveloping heart," Meacham said. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from...
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General Motors has announced it is cutting its workforce by 14,000 employees, closing several plants in North America and eliminating at least five passenger car models. The corporate overhaul, which represents the company's biggest shakeup since it faced bankruptcy a decade ago, will result in 25 percent fewer executives....
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As the year's final election approaches, Lisa Desjardins reports on the controversy surrounding Mississippi's Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith as she takes on Democrat Mike Espy. Then, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to analyze the election's outlook and dwindling opposition...
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We followed Honduran Karla Cruz from southern Mexico to the U.S. border as she traveled with a caravan of migrants. She hoped to escape violence at home and make it to Texas, where her mother fled 15 years ago. But thousands of miles later, Cruz and her companions faced...
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Paul Manafort is in legal hot water once again, as prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller have accused him of breaking his plea agreement and lying both to them and to the FBI “on a variety of subject matters.” What does this new accusation mean for Manafort--and for Mueller’s...
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In our Tuesday news wrap, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed Senate findings that Russia tried to influence U.S. elections via a sweeping disinformation campaign, calling them “baseless.” Also, after losing to Sen.-Elect Kyrsten Sinema in November, Republican Rep. Martha McSally is appointed to Arizona's other Senate...
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President Trump's recent criticism of Jay Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, has prompted questions about whether the president might try to fire Powell. But does he have the legal authority to do so? New York Times correspondent Binyamin Appelbaum joins Nick Schifrin to discuss the need for an...