March 9, 2012

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Homeland Security Funding Fight in Congress 2/27

Homeland Security Funding Fight in Congress 2/27

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal

In the hours before funding for the Department of Homeland Security was set to run out, the House of Representatives failed to pass a 3-week stopgap measure.

Webcast Extra: What Homeland Security Lapse Would Look Like 2/27

Webcast Extra: What Homeland Security Lapse Would Look Like 2/27

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal

On the Webcast Extra, NPR's Juana Summers explains the practical impact of failing to fund the Department of Homeland Security.

Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands 2/20

Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands 2/20

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal

This Week, ISIS expanded its reach to North Africa where 21 Egyptian Christians were beheaded. At the same time, the White House held a violent extremism summit where President Obama rejected calling the group “Islamic.” 2/20/15

Webcast Extra: Ceasefire Breaks in Ukraine 2/20

Webcast Extra: Ceasefire Breaks in Ukraine 2/20

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal

On the Webcast Extra, the week-old ceasefire in Ukraine seems to be crumbling, but as POLITICO's Michael Crowley says, the development is not surprising given the previous ceasefire failures. 2/20/15

Obama Requests War Powers, Ceasefire Begins in Ukraine 2/13

Obama Requests War Powers, Ceasefire Begins in Ukraine 2/13

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal

President Obama has formally asked Congress for war powers to fight Islamic State militants, but his request is being met with resistance.

Webcast Extra: Will Obama's Viral BuzzFeed Video Help Healthcare Sign-Ups? 2/13

Webcast Extra: Will Obama's Viral BuzzFeed Video Help Healthcare Sign-Ups? 2/13

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal

President Obama's BuzzFeed video “Things Everybody Does But Doesn’t Talk About” went viral this week — racking up tens of millions of views. 2/13/15


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