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Afghanistan's Civil Unrest, Delayed Talks with Iran Air date: 07-19-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365292028/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On this week’s Webcast Extra, Michael Crowley of TIME Magazine covers how near Afghanistan was to civil war; Yochi Dreazen of Foreign Policy Magazine says Iran is not close on a deal over its nuclear capabilities; Real Clear Politic’s Alexis Simendinger and John Harwood of CNBC questions what... /episodes/get/12908 /episode/12908 Washington Week: Afghanistan's Civil Unrest, Delayed Talks with Iran /episode-player/12908
Global Flashpoints and U.S. Foreign Policy Dilemma Air date: 07-19-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365292026/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The multiple foreign policy challenges facing the Obama administration including the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. Also, the latest on the investigation into the Malaysian Airlines crash. Joining Gwen Ifill: John... /episodes/get/12909 /episode/12909 Washington Week: Global Flashpoints and U.S. Foreign Policy Dilemma /episode-player/12909
Gun control, the Highway Trust Fund, and ISIS updates Air date: 07-12-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365287894/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On this week’s Webcast Extra, The Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe explains the firearm debates on the Hill; Fawn Johnson of the National Journal warns of the depleting Highway Trust Fund; Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times breaks down the latest in Iraq; and Bloomberg New’s Indira Lakshmanan reviews... /episodes/get/12904 /episode/12904 Washington Week: Gun control, the Highway Trust Fund, and ISIS updates /episode-player/12904
Immigration Crisis, Middle East Tensions, U.S.-Germany Spyin Air date: 07-12-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365287887/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false President Obama proposed a $3.7 billion plan to address the surge of illegal immigrants, the escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas, and Germany's decision to expel a CIA station chief in Berlin in response to more cases of U.S. Joining Gwen Ifill: Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post; Fawn Johnson,... /episodes/get/12905 /episode/12905 Washington Week: Immigration Crisis, Middle East Tensions, U.S.-Germany Spyin /episode-player/12905
Major Supreme Court Rulings, GOP Primary Surprise Air date: 07-01-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365280435/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false  Four significant Supreme Court decisions this week including suspects' rights & abortion clinic protests, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi survives a strong tea-party challenge, and a first person account on the worsening situation in Iraq.   Joining Gwen: Pete Williams, NBC News; Joan... /episodes/get/12886 /episode/12886 Washington Week: Major Supreme Court Rulings, GOP Primary Surprise /episode-player/12886
Changes in Iraq, Obama's Frustration, and Hobby Lobby Air date: 06-28-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365280454/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 2014, Iraq, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Hobby Lobby, Supreme Court, Democrats, Gwen Ifill, Martha Raddatz, Dan Balz, Joan Biskupic, Pete Williams, President Obama, Affordable Care Act, Bill Clinton /episodes/get/12885 /episode/12885 Washington Week: Changes in Iraq, Obama's Frustration, and Hobby Lobby /episode-player/12885
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May 4, 2012
The U.S. and China continue to negotiate over activist Chen Guangcheng's travel to America. Plus, President Obama visited Afghanistan on the one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. Also, new unemployment numbers and the 2012 presidential race. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Peter...
Air date: 05/04/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2231065950/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The U.S. and China continue to negotiate over activist Chen Guangcheng's travel to America. Plus, President Obama visited Afghanistan on the one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. Also, new unemployment numbers and the 2012 presidential race. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Peter... /episodes/get/4027 /episode/4027 Washington Week: May 4, 2012 /episode-player/4027
Webcast Extra - May 4, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: Today's unemployment numbers can be viewed in a variety of ways. How do these different interpretations influence rhetoric on the campaign trail? Plus, the link between educational attainment and unemployment. Also, what is needed to make the new agreement between Afghanistan...
Air date: 05/04/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2230962742/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: Today's unemployment numbers can be viewed in a variety of ways. How do these different interpretations influence rhetoric on the campaign trail? Plus, the link between educational attainment and unemployment. Also, what is needed to make the new agreement between Afghanistan... /episodes/get/9274 /episode/9274 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - May 4, 2012 /episode-player/9274
May 11, 2012
What's the political fallout of President Obama's support for same-sex marriage? Plus, longtime Senator Richard Lugar, R-Ind., lost his party's primary. What does that mean for moderate republicans and incumbents? Also, the double-agent al-Qaeda plotter. Joining Gwen: Major Garrett, National...
Air date: 05/11/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2233815415/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false What's the political fallout of President Obama's support for same-sex marriage? Plus, longtime Senator Richard Lugar, R-Ind., lost his party's primary. What does that mean for moderate republicans and incumbents? Also, the double-agent al-Qaeda plotter. Joining Gwen: Major Garrett, National... /episodes/get/4011 /episode/4011 Washington Week: May 11, 2012 /episode-player/4011
Webcast Extra - May 11, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: After Republican Richard Lugar's defeat, how much power does the Tea Party have? Plus, Mitt Romney came under fire for a bullying incident back in high school. Will this have an effect on how voters perceive him? Also, how dangerous is Yemen?
Air date: 05/11/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2233839305/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: After Republican Richard Lugar's defeat, how much power does the Tea Party have? Plus, Mitt Romney came under fire for a bullying incident back in high school. Will this have an effect on how voters perceive him? Also, how dangerous is Yemen? /episodes/get/9273 /episode/9273 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - May 11, 2012 /episode-player/9273
Webcast Extra - May 18, 2012
On the Webcast Extra: Deb Fischer surprising won a Senate primary in Nebraska this week. Also, George W. Bush endorses Mitt Romney. Meanwhile, world leaders are converging on Camp David for the G-8 summit. Also, according to the latest unemployment numbers, our workforce is shrinking. Where is...
Air date: 05/18/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2236732051/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On the Webcast Extra: Deb Fischer surprising won a Senate primary in Nebraska this week. Also, George W. Bush endorses Mitt Romney. Meanwhile, world leaders are converging on Camp David for the G-8 summit. Also, according to the latest unemployment numbers, our workforce is shrinking. Where is... /episodes/get/9272 /episode/9272 Washington Week: Webcast Extra - May 18, 2012 /episode-player/9272
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