PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 19, 2020

PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 19, 2020

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: high-stakes debate. Six Democratic rivals, with a first-timer on the stage, face off in Las Vegas tonight, before the Nevada caucuses. Then: Who is Michael Bloomberg? A look at the billionaire businessman disrupting the Democratic presidential race. And warnings from Antarctica — the melting […]

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Driver’s Licenses for People in the U.S. Illegally: The Debate Explained

Driver’s Licenses for People in the U.S. Illegally: The Debate Explained

– I don’t know about you all out there, but when I turned 16, the only thing that was on my mind was getting my license. Now, I failed the test the first time, but that’s neither here nor there. When I finally got my Ls, you couldn’t tell me a word. I was the […]

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How U.S. health officials are responding to threat of novel coronavirus

JUDY WOODRUFF: Governments around the world are ramping up their response to the viral outbreak that’s emerged from China, and they’re increasingly tightening access to the country. The U.S. government has declared its own public health emergency. Just a handful of American airports can now accept flights from China. And the first federally mandated quarantine […]

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Despite outbreak, Ebola treatment and vaccine represent ‘resounding scientific success’

Despite outbreak, Ebola treatment and vaccine represent ‘resounding scientific success’

JUDY WOODRUFF: Last month, the Food and Drug Administration formally approved the first vaccine to prevent Ebola. It comes at a crucial time. An outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 3,000 people since early last year. And yet the situation could be much worse. What has prevented it from spiraling […]

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Bernie Sanders on Iran, health care and Democratic electability

Bernie Sanders on Iran, health care and Democratic electability

JUDY WOODRUFF: Democratic presidential candidates have been speaking about Iran as they seek to contrast their foreign policy visions against that of the current commander in chief. In New York City, former Vice President Joe Biden said President Trump’s decision to strike out at Qasem Soleimani was dangerously incompetent. JOSEPH BIDEN (D), Presidential Candidate: So […]

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Shields and Brooks on 2019 in review, 2020 predictions

Shields and Brooks on 2019 in review, 2020 predictions

AMNA NAWAZ: From the impeachment trial of President Trump, to the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the end of 2019 leaves a lot of unanswered questions heading into the new year. For a little perspective, and hopefully some answers, we have got the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and […]

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Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Senate trial standoff, Iowa 2020 polls

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Senate trial standoff, Iowa 2020 polls

And that brings us to Politics Monday with Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and public radio’s “Politics With Amy Walter,” and Tamara Keith of NPR. She also co-hosts the “NPR Politics Podcast.” Hello to both of you. AMY WALTER, The Cook Political Report: Hello. JUDY WOODRUFF: It is Politics Monday. And let me […]

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As the year concludes, 2020 Democrats look to Iowa and beyond

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the final days of 2019, the Democratic presidential candidates hit the campaign trail, hoping to head into the new year with new momentum from last week’s debate, before voting begins, just six weeks away. REP. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ (D-NY): Senator Bernie Sanders. (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE) JUDY WOODRUFF: The crowded field crisscrossing the country. […]

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The ACA is now embedded in U.S. health care — and its legality is still in question

The ACA is now embedded in U.S. health care — and its legality is still in question

JOHN YANG: Since its creation, there has been no letup in the fight over Obamacare. As William Brangham reports, a federal appeals court has likely ensured it will be an issue in the 2020 campaign and beyond. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: That’s right, John. A federal appeals court struck down the individual insurance mandate. It was a […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Dec 18, 2019

JOHN YANG: Good evening. I’m John Yang. Judy Woodruff is away. On the “NewsHour” tonight: REP. NANCY PELOSI (D-CA): It is tragic that the president’s reckless actions make impeachment necessary. He gave us no choice. JOHN YANG: A day for history. For only the third time since the country’s founding, the House takes up a […]

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