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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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Shields and Gerson on Bernie Sanders’ debate influence, gifts for Obama and the GOP

12/25/2015
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Duration: 00:12:39


Shields and Brooks on Obama’s year-end assessment, candidates’ tough talk on terror

12/18/2015
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Duration: 00:12:54


Shields and Brooks on the GOP’s Trump problem, Paul Ryan’s speaker leadership

12/11/2015
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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, let’s talk about Paul Ryan for minute. Mark, how is he doing? MARK SHIELDS: He’s doing fine, Judy, until — this is a test coming up, of course, with the budgeting, keeping the federal government open. He’s got a certain honeymoon period. And I think he’s been the beneficiary. First of all,...

Duration: 00:12:00


Shields and Brooks on protesting police shootings, sizing up GOP contenders

11/27/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And that brings us to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Gentlemen, welcome. And I do want to get to the presidential campaign in just a moment, but, Mark, I want to start with a story that we reported earlier this evening, the protests in Chicago about the shooting last year of a young black teenager by a white Chicago policeman who’s now been charged with...

Duration: 00:12:05


Shields and Brooks on how Paris changed the political debate

11/20/2015
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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, this entire week, we have spent looking at what happened in Paris. My question is, David, has this — what has this done here in the United States? Are we now in some kind of new normal, as we were after 9/11? DAVID BROOKS: I think what ISIS has done psychologically is, it’s like a drug, you...

Duration: 00:13:17


Shields and Gerson on Paris terror attack, Trump targeting Carson

11/13/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: But, first, this week, we have seen shifts in the 2016 race for president in both parties. We start with the left. Political director Lisa Desjardins reports on the next phase for Bernie Sanders. LISA DESJARDINS: The summer for Sanders was a wave of big crowds, setting 2016 turnout records for both parties so far, 24,000 people in Boston, 27,000 in L.A., and 28,000 in Portland, Oregon, according to Sanders’ campaign. SEN. BERNIE SANDERS,...

Duration: 00:15:51


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 campaign finance and what we learned in the Democratic debate

10/16/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: The Democratic candidates for president faced off in their first debate this week, and new fund-raising numbers give a closer look at which contenders are winning the money game. 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. So, you watched the debate, obviously. How was the tone different from this? It seems that perhaps FOX News...

Duration: 00:10:53


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


Brooks and Dionne on mass shooting frustration, Kevin McCarthy’s Benghazi comments

10/2/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: President Obama expresses frustration and anger in the wake of yesterday’s mass shooting in Oregon. But is there anything he or anyone can do? Will there be a battle among House Republicans to replace Speaker Boehner? And what does Russia’s involvement in Syria mean for the U.S.? We turn to the analysis of New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne. Mark Shields is away tonight. And welcome, gentlemen....

Duration: 00:12:06


Shields and Brooks on Boehner’s leadership turmoil, Pope Francis’ uplifting visit

9/25/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Capitol Hill was a historic place to be this week, with a papal visit and the surprise resignation of House Speaker Boehner. Of course, those are the main topics for our turn to Shields and brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Welcome, gentlemen. So, Mark, surprised about Boehner? MARK SHIELDS: Yes. (LAUGHTER) MARK SHIELDS: But, as Lisa reported to you from the Hill, the speaker faced...

Duration: 00:11:45


Shields and Brooks on GOP debate standouts, Pope Francis goes to Washington

9/18/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: But, first, the second Republican debate is in the books, so what’s next for the candidates? Is Donald Trump reopening the discussion about where President Obama was born? And Pope Francis is making a historic visit to U.S., with stops at the White House and Capitol Hill. To the analysis of Shields and Brooks, we go. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. All right, David, I want to start with...

Duration: 00:13:36


Shields and Brooks on U.S. reaching out to refugees, Iran deal assurance

9/11/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: But first to the analysis of Mark Shields and David Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. We just had a segment where we laid out in painful detail how difficult it is for a refugee to gain asylum in the United States. And there are several people who say, you know what? If it wasn’t for the United States’ foreign policy of perhaps disbanding the Iraqi army, creating a tremendous amount...

Duration: 00:13:17


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 Gerson on Trump’s immigration politics, Carter’s cancer news

8/21/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Donald Trump is holding on to his lead in the GOP presidential field. How are the other candidates adjusting? The Clinton e-mail saga shows no signs of letting up. And former President Jimmy Carter and his very public battle with cancer. That brings us to the analysis of Shields and Gerson. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson. David Brooks is away. Welcome to you both. MICHAEL GERSON: Thank you....

Duration: 00:13:43


Brooks and Corn on Cuba as campaign issue, Jeb Bush on Islamic State blame

8/14/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: That does bring us now to the analysis of Brooks and Corn. That’s New York Times columnist David Brooks, and Washington bureau chief for “Mother Jones” magazine David Corn. He’s also a contributor to MSNBC. Mark Shields is away. And, gentlemen, welcome. So, Cuba, let’s — David, let’s talk about that, historic moment today. You already have Republican candidates, though, like Marco Rubio, we just heard from him, Jeb Bush, saying this is a big...

Duration: 00:12:48


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

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