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Catch the most recent appearances by NewsHour political analysts syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks.

Catch the most recent appearances by NewsHour political analysts syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks.
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Catch the most recent appearances by NewsHour political analysts syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks.

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Episodes

Shields and Brooks on Keystone pipeline politics, Ben Carson claims

11/6/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: But, first, a White House decision finally on the Keystone pipeline, a rough week for some Republican candidates, and wins for conservatives on Election Day. First, we turn to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Gentlemen, welcome. MARK SHIELDS: Judy. JUDY WOODRUFF: It’s great to have you here. So, that Keystone pipeline decision, David, the president finally...

Duration:00:12:44

Shields and Brooks on shifting strategy in Syria, Paul Ryan’s speaker ascension

10/30/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: But, first, there is a new speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and the political landscape may be shifting in the Republican race for the White House. For that and more, we turn to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome to you, gentlemen. MARK SHIELDS: Judy. JUDY WOODRUFF: Friday before Halloween. Thank you for being here. So, let’s talk about...

Duration:00:13:14

Shields and Brooks on Clinton’s Benghazi testimony, Paul Ryan’s speaker potential

10/23/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: It’s been a busy week in the political world. Hillary Clinton testified during a marathon Benghazi Committee hearing. Paul Ryan says yes to run for speaker of the House, and Republican Ben Carson surpasses Donald Trump in the polls in Iowa. For all of that, we turn to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome, gentlemen. MARK SHIELDS: You’re welcome. Thank...

Duration:00:13:22

Shields and Brooks on the GOP speaker struggle, Clinton’s trade deal dismissal

10/9/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And now to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome, gentlemen. So, please explain what is going on. Mark? MARK SHIELDS: Sure, Judy. (LAUGHTER) MARK SHIELDS: Turmoil, chaos, toxic upheaval. And those are the friendly sources that are describing what’s going on in the House Republican Caucus. What you basically have is a group of Republicans, one-sixth of...

Duration:00:12:26

Shields and Gerson on refugee crisis responsibility, Trump’s GOP pledge

9/4/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And that’s the cue to turn to the analysis of Shields and Gerson. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson. David Brooks is away. Welcome, gentlemen. So we have just been listening to a little bit of the politics of the week, Mark. Hillary Clinton, important interview she had today, a lot of questions about the e-mail server. She said that she wished she had done it differently. She said it wasn’t...

Duration:00:13:42

Shields and Brooks on Biden’s presidential pondering, voter perceptions of Clinton

8/28/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Vice President Joe Biden weighs a run for the White House. Party loyalists criticize Hillary Clinton’s handling of her personal e-mail account. And Bernie Sanders continues to draw huge crowds and pulls ahead in New Hampshire — just a few of this week’s news developments, as we turn to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome, gentlemen. MARK SHIELDS: Judy....

Duration:00:12:24

Shields and Brooks on GOP debate standouts, Schumer’s Iran deal rejection

8/7/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome, gentlemen. So, the first debate among, David, 10 of the 17 Republicans running for president last night, what’s your assessment? DAVID BROOKS: It was great. It was a great debate. Trump brings the party, and I hope he stays. Maybe in the general, they can stick him in. I thought he was — he livens the...

Duration:00:11:59

Shields and Brooks on striking a deal with Iran, Planned Parenthood scrutin

7/17/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Next: to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome to you, gentlemen. A lot to talk about this Friday. Let’s start with Iran. Mark, we just heard the secretary of state, John Kerry, what he had to say about this nuclear deal. What do you make of it? MARK SHIELDS: I think the president summarized it very well. He said don’t let the unattainable perfect be the...

Duration:00:12:24

Brooks and Dionne on Trump’s anti-immigrant talk, Confederate flag retireme

7/10/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And to the analysis of Brooks and Dionne. That’s New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne. Mark Shields is away. Welcome to you both. E.J. DIONNE: Good to be with you. JUDY WOODRUFF: So, let’s pick up this conversation about immigration. We have just heard this rational — David, this rational discussion about immigration. But what Donald Trump has been saying and doubling down on has really started a...

Duration:00:12:03

Shields and Brooks on Supreme Court lessons, Donald Trump controversy

7/3/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And, as we do every Friday, we turn to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks, who joins us today from Aspen, Colorado. So, gentlemen, the Supreme Court, I think you could say it went out with a bang this week, David, issuing historic decisions on everything from same-sex marriage to the president’s health care law, much more, and with some interesting divisions...

Duration:00:12:34

Shields and Gerson on Supreme Court’s gay marriage and Obamacare decisions

6/26/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: And to the analysis of Shields and Gerson. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson. The first topic is going to be a total shocker, gay marriage. We have talked about it a little bit. The country struggled with it for quite some time. Does legal acceptance mean cultural acceptance? MARK SHIELDS: Yes. HARI SREENIVASAN: All right. That was the shortest answer… MARK SHIELDS: No, I really — I really...

Duration:00:12:13

Shields & Brooks on church shooting, Pope’s environmentalism

6/19/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Race relations return to the forefront after deadly violence in South Carolina. The head of the Catholic Church takes a stance on climate change. And two more candidates leap into the race for 2016. For all that and more, we turn to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome, gentlemen. MARK SHIELDS: Judy. JUDY WOODRUFF: So, another terrible race-related story...

Duration:00:12:07

Shields and Brooks on Obama trade bill defeat, deploying more troops to Ira

6/12/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: With the showdown on trade in the House of Representatives today and presidential candidates on the trail, there’s lots to talk about in our weekly analysis session with Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. So, gentlemen, we talked about it at the beginning of the show. Mark, the president has lobbied for this for months. It went down to defeat. What happened and where do you...

Duration:00:12:17

Shields and Brooks discuss Clinton on voting rights, Republicans on Islamic

6/5/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks, who joins us from New Jersey. Gentlemen, it’s good to have you both. 2016, David, Mark, four candidates have entered the race just since the last time we were together. David, let’s talk about the Democrats first. How does the addition of Martin O’Malley and Lincoln Chafee affect the shape of the race? Size up their...

Duration:00:12:22

Shields and Brooks on Dennis Hastert charges, Ashton Carter Iraq comments

5/29/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSShields and Gerson on GOP’s Patriot Act rift, Islamic State’s victories Shields and Brooks on the Senate’s trade battle, train safety funding Shields and Brooks on the Senate’s trade battle, train safety funding JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome, gentlemen. So let’s begin, Mark, with this — what we learned yesterday, former...

Duration:00:12:09

Shields and Gerson on GOP’s Patriot Act rift, Islamic State’s victories

5/22/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on the Senate’s trade battle, train safety funding Brooks and Marcus on Cameron’s victory, Senate vote to review Iran deal Shields and Brooks on Baltimore police problems, Bernie Sanders’ election entrance JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to our look at a full week of news, culminating with the 2016 GOP presidential contenders. Most of them flocked to the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, meeting in Oklahoma, and among the most...

Duration:00:13:33

Shields and Brooks on the Senate’s trade battle, train safety funding

5/15/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSBrooks and Marcus on Cameron’s victory, Senate vote to review Iran deal Shields and Brooks on Baltimore police problems, Bernie Sanders’ election entrance Shields and Brooks on Baltimore police problems, Bernie Sanders’ election entrance JUDY WOODRUFF: This week, we saw battles between brethren. Democrats in Congress fought against President Obama’s touted trade deal, while, elsewhere, Jeb Bush struggled against his own brother’s presidential...

Duration:00:11:28

Brooks and Marcus on Cameron’s victory, Senate vote to review Iran deal

5/8/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on Baltimore police problems, Bernie Sanders’ election entrance Shields and Brooks on accidental drone deaths, Clinton money questions Shields and Brooks on Pacific trade deal politics, Clinton and Rubio on the trail JUDY WOODRUFF: And to the analysis of Brooks and Marcus. That’s New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus. Mark Shields is away. So, welcome to both of you. Lead story tonight,...

Duration:00:12:14

Shields and Brooks on Baltimore police problems, Bernie Sanders’ election e

5/1/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on accidental drone deaths, Clinton money questions Shields and Brooks on Pacific trade deal politics, Clinton and Rubio on the trail Brooks and Marcus on recording the police, Clinton’s campaign launch JUDY WOODRUFF: And to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. So, gentlemen, story today leading the program, Mark, of course, is Baltimore and...

Duration:00:11:53

Shields and Brooks on accidental drone deaths, Clinton money questions

4/24/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on Pacific trade deal politics, Clinton and Rubio on the trail Shields and Brooks on Pacific trade deal politics, Clinton and Rubio on the trail Brooks and Marcus on recording the police, Clinton’s campaign launch JUDY WOODRUFF: And, finally, the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome, gentlemen. So, the story we started out with tonight,...

Duration:00:13:06