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Washington Week is the longest-running primetime news & public affairs program on television. Moderated by Gwen Ifill.
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Washington Week won a George Foster Peabody Award for coverage of the 2008 presidential election and its special series of road shows in eight cities across the country. In 1975, the program was presented with the Alfred duPont–Columbia University Award, in recognition of outstanding journalistic achievement. Other awards include a Silver Medal from the International Film and Television Festival of New York; Emmy Awards from the Washington Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and local awards around the country.

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Tonight on Washington Week: Ukraine-Russia Crisis, U.S. Strategy Against #ISIL After Another Journalist Killed, #NATO Summit

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Attorney General Holder visits Ferguson, the brutal execution of James Foley at the hands of ISIL, and President Obama addresses the issues in Ferguson and Iraq. Plus, the felony indictment against Texas Governor Rick Perry.

Tonight on Washington Week: Holder in Ferguson, ISIL executes James Foley and Rick Perry Indicted http://to.pbs.org/1BHJYh3
President Barack Obama met with Attorney General Eric Holder about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. Calm is slowly returning to the streets of Ferguson where clashes between police and protestors upset over the shooting death of an unarmed teenager have gone on for nearly two weeks.
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3 items that the democrats screwed up.

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What do you want to see trending in Congress? Share your thoughts with us! #talkbacktocongress

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The U.S. has started military engagement in Northern Iraq, Secy. John Kerry is in Afghanistan to push for a national election resolutiion, and the latest public opinion polls show Americans remain frustrated with the running of the country.

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Vote out ALL incumbents in November then there will be NO WAR!
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Tonight on Washington Week: We examine the options being considered by the United States and European nations to address the number of international crises, and Obama addresses the recent surge of children illegally entering the U.S. and immigration reform

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"For Wisconsinites – who have been energized to record levels of voter participation in recent years – the question is whether their needs are being served."

Read Gwen’s Take | Split Focus: Seeing Polarization Up-Close
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The needs of the Cheeseheads will never be served by Scott "Turd" Walker; he is a puppet of the Koch brothers, and he thinks of nobody but himself. 
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Watch Gwen Ifill & Judy Woodruff accept the #ALSIceBucketChallenge with Team Newshour doing the honors http://to.pbs.org/1qxiGkX
PBS President Paula Kerger nominated Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Watch NewsHour's co-anchors accept.
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"No matter what you hear about vacations and Congressional breaks, August is never a slow news month. Wars are launched, hurricanes strike, and civil unrest unravels on the streets of towns like Ferguson, Missouri."

Read Gwen’s Take: The Optics of a National Crisis http://to.pbs.org/1vOIh0Y
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The investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed Missouri teen, the fast-changing developments in Iraq and the status of the U.S. humanitarian rescue mission, and the reported rift between Hillary Clinton and President Obama over U.S. foreign policy.

Tonight on Washington Week: Missouri Teen Shooting, Upheaval in Iraq, Obama-Hillary Relationship

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"They arrived on jet planes. They clogged downtown Washington, D.C. streets with sleek, black motorcades. And they partied late into the night at the city’s finest hotels and event spaces.

But the representatives of nearly 50 African countries who streamed into the nation’s capital this week had deadly serious things on their minds."

Gwen’s Take | The U.S.-Africa Summit: Of Opportunities and Setbacks http://to.pbs.org/1sClHDR
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Analysis of the politics and pitfalls Congress faced this week trying to address critical domestic issues and the ongoing diplomatic efforts by the U.S. and European nations to find lasting solutions to the Ukraine and Israel-Gaza crises despite global instability.
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"[Caroline] Kennedy’s posting to Japan raised eyebrows among diplomats who noted her chief ties there had been established during her honeymoon. But the Japanese embraced her arrival as a sign that the U.S. thought enough of the relationship to send one of its foremost celebrities."

Gwen's Take: Caroline Kennedy and Life on the Back Burner http://to.pbs.org/1t0GraZ
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I saw this interview on the NewsHour and this is awesome!!! Nice job, Gwen.
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