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Washington Week

Washington Week

Join moderator Robert Costa for a robust roundtable discussion with award-winning journalists who provide reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the nation's capital.

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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3004741022/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false For the second week in a row, President Trump has bucked the Republican Party and made a deal with Democrats in Congress. The panelists discussed if another deal with Democrats could be on the horizon, along with independent Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a single-payer insurance bill he calls... /episodes/get/56440 /episode/56440 Where do Trump's Democratic negotiations leave Republicans /episode-player/56440

President Trump’s negotiations with Democrats may have left his conservative base seething

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Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3004528577/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false President Trump stunned Washington this week when he bypassed Republicans and struck a deal with Democrats to raise the debt limit and fund the government for three months. Our panelists discussed if the president’s alliance with Democrats could spark a Republican rebellion, along with Trump’s... /episodes/get/55958 /episode/55958 President Donald Trump strikes a deal with Democrats /episode-player/55958

Donald Trump strikes a deal with Democrats.

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Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:00
WGBY 57/HD
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3004336100/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false As Hurricane Harvey dissipates, the recovery effort in Texas is just beginning. The Category 4 storm dropped more than 50 inches of rain near Houston and killed dozens of people. The panelists discussed the long cleanup process and the government’s response. The group also discussed the upcoming... /episodes/get/55770 /episode/55770 Washington debates funding for Hurricane Harvey recovery /episode-player/55770

Panelists discussed the debate surrounding Harvey recovery efforts.

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Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3004148932/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false There’s bad blood brewing between President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans over the debt ceiling, a budget to keep the government running, and funding for a border wall with Mexico. The panelists also discussed some of the big events during the president’s week, including his debrief to... /episodes/get/55615 /episode/55615 President Trump changes course in Afghanistan /episode-player/55615

The president changes his Afghan strategy.

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Sat, 08/26/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3003897326/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false President Donald Trump’s administration made headlines again with the exit of chief strategist Steve Bannon Friday. The move came days after a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia turned into a violent melee. The panelists discussed Bannon’s firing, along with what led to the violence in Virginia,... /episodes/get/55269 /episode/55269 Aftermath of Charlottesville, Bannon out at White House /episode-player/55269

Chief strategist Steve Bannon is out of the Trump administration.

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Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3003727976/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Tensions escalated between the United States and North Korea this week after U.S. intelligence agencies assessed North Korea has successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead that could fit on a missile capable of reaching Chicago. The panelists discussed the options being considered to de-escalate... /episodes/get/55178 /episode/55178 How will the U.S. respond to North Korea’s nuclear war? /episode-player/55178

The panelists discussed possible options to de-escalate the nuclear standoff.

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Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:00
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