Join host Gwen Ifill and the country's top journalists for an in-depth discussion of the week's top news from Washington.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:38:00 EDT
On the Webcast Extra, which doctors make the most from Medicare? Bloomberg's Alex Wayne reports on the amount of money Medicare pays doctors. Plus, Real Clear Politics' Alexis Simendinger digs deeper into the background of Health and Human Services secretary nominee Sylvia Mathews Burwell.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:37:00 EDT
The resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. What challenges will her predecessor inherit? Also, the 50th anniversary and legacy of the Civil Rights Act, the politics of income inequality, and the prospective candidacies and political dynasties of Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush.
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:04:00 EDT
Sen. Dianne Feinstein and the Senate Intelligence Committee are pushing to declassify a CIA report on the use of torture. And while Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid continues to attack conservative billionaires and Super PAC funders Charles and David Koch, The Washington Post's Matea Gold digs deeper into the Koch Brothers background and influence in the GOP.
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:02:00 EDT
The Supreme Court rejected the overall limits on how much individuals can donate; the implementation and politics of the Affordable Care Act; and why two powerful GOP congressmen, Rep. Mike Rogers and Rep. Dave Camp, have chosen not to seek re-election. Joining Gwen: Jeff Zeleny, ABC News; Matea Gold, The Washington Post; Pete Williams, NBC News; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:01:00 EDT
Obama's efforts to rally European allies against Russia, the first-ever meeting between President Obama and Pope Francis, SCOTUS heard arguments challenging the ACA's contraception coverage provision, and healthcare signups reach 6 million. Joining Gwen: Peter Baker, The New York Times; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times; Joan Biskupic, Reuters; Alex Wayne, Bloomberg News.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:00:00 EDT
On the Webcast Extra, Bloomberg's Alex Wayne discusses coverage for same-sex couples under the ACA. Plus, Reuters' Joan Biskupic discusses an upcoming SCOTUS ruling on campaign finance reform and secret recordings inside the courtroom. New York Times' Peter Baker explains Saudi Arabia's denial of a visa to a reporter covering President Obama's trip. And LA Times' Doyle McManus on GOP and Ukraine.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:03:00 EDT
As the 2014 midterms approach, Democrats are rallying women voters to turnout in November. Plus, The Washington Post's Dan Balz discusses the ways campaigns are adjusting to changing TV viewing habits as more voters are skipping commercials. And TIME's Michael Crowley just returned from a trip to Ukraine and shares his photos and experience on the ground in Kiev.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 22:02:00 EDT
President Obama stepped up pressure on Russia with a second wave of sanctions and Russia responded with its own restrictions. Also, how Democrats and Republicans are strategizing to rally the base for the midterm elections with an unpopular President and Congress.
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:54:00 EDT
On the Webcast Extra, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has recently relocated to New Hampshire is planning a challenge to incumbent Sen. Jean Shaheen. After six hours of meetings with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, Secretary of State John Kerry's relationship is dissected by Bloomberg's Indira Lakshamanan. And an aid package for Ukraine has stalled in Congress.
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:52:00 EDT
Ukraine's interim Prime Minister visits the White House and Crimea referendum, CIA accused of spying on Senate intelligence committee, and the Republican party wins Florida congressional seat in special election. Joining Amy Walter of Cook Political Report: Susan Davis, USA Today; Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post; Indira Lakshmanan, Bloomberg News.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:06:00 EDT
On the Webcast Extra, CNN's Gloria Borger examines the Republican response to President Obama's handling of the crisis in Ukraine and his talks with Russia's Putin. Plus, The New York Times' Peter Baker and LA Times' Doyle McManus look at the international reaction to Russia's actions. Is Putin just misunderstood? And Gwen Ifill asks, "Who has the most thankless task dealing with Ukraine?"
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:04:00 EDT
The U.S. is ramping up pressure on Russia to de-escalate the tensions in Ukraine by imposing sanctions and visa restrictions. NY Times' Peter Baker and LA Times' Doyle McManus report on the latest developments. Plus, Republicans, including many 2016 presidential hopefuls, gathered at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference to hone their message ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:56:00 EDT
In the Webcast Extra, The Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe looked back at the lawmakers who pledged to donate their pay earned during October's government shutdown. How many members of Congress kept their pledge? Plus, TIME's Michael Scherer offers an inside look into the team that was brought in to fix healthcare.gov after its rocky rollout.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:55:00 EDT
The aftermath of the revolution in Ukraine, the defeat of an Arizona bill that would have allowed business owners to refuse service to gay people on religious grounds, Rep. John Dingell's retirement, and the launch of 'My Brother's Keeper'. Joining Gwen: Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post; Pete Williams, NBC News; Michael Sherer, TIME Magazine; and Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News.
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 02:15:00 EDT
On the Webcast Extra, with the nation's governors in Washington, DC, President Obama hopes to shift focus from national races and issues to the states. But in Wisconsin, investigations into Republican Gov. Scott Walker's first campaign continue. And in Vienna this week talks and negotiations about Iran's nuclear weapons program kicked off.
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 02:15:00 EDT
Ukraine violence tests U.S.-Russia relations, CBO report on minimum wage, political action money during election season and Mitch McConnell's bid for re-election as part of the 2014 races to watch. Joining Gwen: David Sanger, The New York Times; Jeanne Cummings, Bloomberg News; Amy Walter, Cook Political Report; Greg Ip, Economist.