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Senate Majority Leader Reid: ‘We Should All Work Together’ – PBS NewsHour


Senate Majority Leader Reid: 'We Should All Work Together'
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., says he agrees with the 83 percent of Americans who believe that Congress can be doing a better job. In an exclusive sit-down with Judy Woodruff, Reid discusses what Congress can do to escape the current 

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Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented – PBS NewsHour


Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented
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In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court justices ruled that a company cannot patent an isolated human gene. To look at the implications of the decision and its impact for patients and medical research, Judy Woodruff talks to Todd Dickinson of the 

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Writer Advocates ‘Clean’ Start for America on Addiction – PBS NewsHour


Writer Advocates 'Clean' Start for America on Addiction
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In his new book, "Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy," journalist David Sheff outlines a slew of reasons why addiction treatments largely fail to help 20 million people struggling with the disease. Judy Woodruff talks to Sheff

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How Well Do Background Checks Work and How Might They Change Under … – PBS NewsHour


How Well Do Background Checks Work and How Might They Change Under
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The Senate prepared to wrangle over gun control legislation, while supporters of new restrictions tried to step up the pressure. Judy Woodruff hears debate between Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson and Lawrence Keane of the National Shooting

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Former Sen. Olympia Snowe: It’s Time for Voters to ‘Reward’ Bipartisanship – PBS NewsHour


Former Sen. Olympia Snowe: It's Time for Voters to 'Reward' Bipartisanship
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When Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, announced in 2012 that she would not seek re-election, she cited strident partisanship as the main reason to end her 33-year career. Judy Woodruff talks with Snowe more about what prompted her retirement and how

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NRA Group Offers Proposal for Armed Security Personnel at Every U.S. School – PBS NewsHour


NRA Group Offers Proposal for Armed Security Personnel at Every U.S. School
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As major gun control legislation sits stalled in Congress, an NRA task force is calling for armed personnel in every public school. For details of the plan and how it fits into the debate on preventing violence, Judy Woodruff talks to Asa Hutchinson, author of the

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Discerning Reality From Rhetoric in North Korea’s Threats – PBS NewsHour


Discerning Reality From Rhetoric in North Korea's Threats
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Is the latest rhetoric from North Korea brinkmanship or does it reflect the communist state's ability to mount an attack? Judy Woodruff talks to two former Korea intelligence analysts — Robert Carlin of Stanford University and Bruce Klingner of the Heritage

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Detroit Faces State Takeover After Governor Declares Fiscal Emergency – PBS NewsHour


Detroit Faces State Takeover After Governor Declares Fiscal Emergency
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Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan declared a state of fiscal emergency for Detroit, which is facing a deficit of more than $300 million and a possible state takeover. To learn more about this move and why it has been years in the making, Judy Woodruff talks with

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Bradley Manning Leaked Classified Documents to Spark ‘Debate’ on Foreign … – PBS NewsHour


Bradley Manning Leaked Classified Documents to Spark 'Debate' on Foreign
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Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private charged with leaking documents to the website WikiLeaks, pleaded guilty to 10 of 22 charges, admitting he violated military regulations, but not federal espionage laws. Judy Woodruff interviews Charlie Savage of the

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Shields and Brooks on Sequester Blame Game, Immigration Reform – PBS


Shields and Brooks on Sequester Blame Game, Immigration Reform
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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks analyze the week's news with Judy Woodruff, including the impending automatic spending cuts due to hit next week and immigration reform.

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