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For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.

For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.
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For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.

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Episodes

United Kingdom Ambassador Kim Darroch resigns after criticism of Trump surfaces

7/12/2019
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The panelists discussed the resignation of British Ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch after cables leaked in which he called the Trump administration “inept” and “dysfunctional."

Duration:00:09:31

#WashWeekPBS full episode: Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigns

7/12/2019
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President Donald Trump accepted Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s resignation Friday.

Duration:00:24:58

EXTRA: Recapping this week in the 2020 presidential race

7/5/2019
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After several 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spent their July 4th holiday campaigning in early voting states, the panelists gave context and analysis on the latest updates on the race.

Duration:00:12:05

FULL EPISODE: President Trump again takes on immigration, Census questions remain unanswered

7/5/2019
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The discussion also turned to the border detention crisis and the president's "Salute to America" festivities on the National Mall.

Duration:00:24:43

Analyzing SCOTUS season

6/28/2019
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After the Supreme Court finished its term this week, the panelists recapped some of the group's recent decisions and discussed Carl Hulse's new book, "Confirmation Bias."

Duration:00:12:29

Border crisis jolts Congress, recapping the Democratic debates

6/28/2019
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Watch Washington Week Friday at 8/7c on PBS.

Duration:00:24:13

Where are Congressional Democrats on impeachment?

6/21/2019
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The panelists discussed additional updates on the 2020 presidential race, Hope Hicks' recent testimony at a closed-door hearing on Capitol Hill, and where Congressional Democrats currently stand on the issue of impeachment.

Duration:00:09:33

Washington Week full episode: Tensions with Iran, latest campaign 2020 updates

6/21/2019
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After President Trump called off a strike against Iran shortly before launch Thursday, the panelists discussed the tension surrounding the situation. The conversation also turned to the latest updates on the 2020 presidential race.

Duration:00:24:40

Latest updates on the 2020 presidential race

6/14/2019
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Recap the most recent events on the campaign trail.

Duration:00:10:13

United States and Mexico reach agreement, avoid tariffs

6/7/2019
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Tariffs on the country were to begin June 10.

Duration:00:08:45

FULL EPISODE: Recapping President Donald Trump's trip to Europe

6/7/2019
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The panelists discussed the president's recent trip to Europe.

Duration:00:21:46

How will social media platforms deal with disinformation?

5/31/2019
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Discussing the complex relationship between politicians and Silicon Valley.

Duration:00:09:35

FULL EPISODE: Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks out, President Donald Trump calls for new tariffs on Mexico

5/31/2019
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The panelists discussed what could come next after his remarks.

Duration:00:21:46

What is Pennsylvania's role in the 2020 election?

5/24/2019
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With the first debate for Democratic presidential candidates set for next month, the panelists discussed what critical role the state of Pennsylvania could play in the 2020 race.

Duration:00:11:23

President Donald Trump vs. Congress

5/24/2019
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The group also previewed the president’s upcoming trip to Japan.

Duration:00:24:28

EXTRA: Discussing the expanding 2020 race

5/17/2019
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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio became the latest Democrats to join the 2020 presidential race this week. As the current list of Democratic candidates clocks in at 24, the panelists discussed the latest developments in campaign 2020.

Duration:00:09:33

FULL EPISODE: Trump administration rolls out merit-based immigration proposal, United States reaches deal with Canada and Mexico on tariffs

5/17/2019
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After the Trump administration reached an agreement with Canada and Mexico to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum being shipped to the United States, the panelists discussed if the move could jolt the negotiations to end the trade war between the U.S. and China. The show’s conversation also turned to President Donald Trump’s new merit-based immigration proposal, the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, and the Republican-led state legislature’s recent passing of a near-total...

Duration:00:24:22

Latest foreign policy developments, Trump administration introduces new health care proposals

5/10/2019
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The panelists discussed the administration's new sanctions on Iran and the move to nominate Patrick Shanahan as the country's new defense secretary. The group also recapped President Trump's new calls to lower prescription drug costs.

Duration:00:11:52

Fallout from the Mueller report continues, tariffs rise after U.S. and China fail to reach trade deal

5/10/2019
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The panelists discussed President Donald Trump's move to assert executive privilege over the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as some Democratic leaders declare that the country is in a "constitutional crisis." Plus, the conversation turned to the ongoing trade battle between China and the United States after the two countries failed to reach a trade deal.

Duration:00:24:47