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Washington Week is the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. The show features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events and can be found at 8pm ET on most local PBS stations.

Corporate Backlash on Voting Rights

25m 10s

The battle over voting rights continues as big businesses criticize Georgia’s new voting laws. The panel discussed House Democrats’ voting rights bill H.R.1 and a new tape shedding light on dark money. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report guest moderates.

Panel: Errin Haines of The 19th, Eamon Javers of CNBC, Jane Mayer of The New Yorker

Episodes

  • Corporate Backlash on Voting Rights

    S2021 E15 - 25m 10s

    The battle over voting rights continues as big businesses criticize Georgia’s new voting laws. The panel discussed House Democrats’ voting rights bill H.R.1 and a new tape shedding light on dark money. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report guest moderates.

    Panel: Errin Haines of The 19th, Eamon Javers of CNBC, Jane Mayer of The New Yorker

  • Attack At The Capitol & The Trial of Derek Chauvin: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Attack At The Capitol & The Trial of Derek Chauvin

    S2021 E14 - 25m 10s

    Another Capitol police officer is dead, less than three months after the January 6th insurrection. The panel discussed the trial of Derek Chauvin and President Biden’s ambitious infrastructure plan. Lisa Desjardins of The PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

    Panel: Wesley Lowery of 60 Minutes+, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Anna Palmer of Punchbowl News, Ayesha Rascoe of NPR

  • President Joe Biden’s First News Conference: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    President Joe Biden’s First News Conference

    S2021 E13 - 25m 9s

    President Biden’s first news conference focused on immigration, voting rights & gun reform. The panel discussed how Biden plans to address these issues. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.

    Panel: Zolan Kanno-Youngs of The New York Times, Sahil Kapur of NBC News, Ashley Parker of The Washington Post, Errin Haines of The 19th

  • Horrors in Atlanta & Crisis at the Border

    S2021 E12 - 25m 9s

    Three shootings in Atlanta, GA left 8 dead, including 6 women of Asian descent, raising fears of even more violence. The panel also discussed how the Biden administration is confronting a surge of migrants at the border. Rachel Scott of ABC News guest moderates.

    Panel: Laura Barrón-López of POLITICO, Weijia Jiang of CBS News, Jacob Soboroff of NBC News and MSNBC, Dan Balz of The Washington Post

  • A Look Back at a Year of COVID-19: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Look Back at a Year of COVID-19

    S2021 E11 - 22m 37s

    It’s the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic shifting the world as we once knew it. The panel reflected on one of the deadliest years in American history, & how the country is fighting to move forward. Susan Davis of NPR guest moderates.

    Panel: Yasmeen Abutaleb of The Washington Post, Eamon Javers of CNBC, Toluse Olorunnipa of The Washington Post, Susan Page of USA Today

  • Democracy Under Threat & The Fight For Voting Rights: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Democracy Under Threat & The Fight For Voting Rights

    S2021 E10 - 22m 36s

    FBI Director Christopher Wray warned that domestic terrorism threats continue after the January 6th insurrection. The panel also discussed voting rights legislation & President Biden’s hopeful COVID-19 vaccine news. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report guest moderates.

    Panel: Sahil Kapur of NBC News, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Amna Nawaz of The PBS NewsHour

  • Washington Week full episode for February 26, 2021

    S2021 E9 - 22m 37s

    The panel discussed new details from congressional hearings into the riot, President Biden’s latest foreign policy efforts, and where the country stands on vaccine distribution. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.

    Panel: Susan Davis of NPR, Errin Haines of The 19th, Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times, Ashley Parker of The Washington Post

  • Biden sets COVID deadlines & GOP debates its future: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week full episode for February 19, 2021

    S2021 E8 - 25m 11s

    The panel discussed where the White House stands on the push to reopen classrooms, the government's response to Texas’s debilitating winter storm & the cold war between Sen. Mitch McConnell & former President Donald Trump. Weijia Jiang of CBS News guest moderates.

    Panel: Yasmeen Abutaleb of The Washington Post, Ed O’Keefe of CBS News, Anna Palmer of Punchbowl News

  • The Second Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week full episode for February 12, 2021

    S2021 E7 - 25m 10s

    House impeachment managers presented their case against former President Trump. The panel discussed the arguments made by Trump’s legal team & what the future looks like for the Republican Party. Jonathan Karl of ABC News guest moderates.

    Panel: Rachael Bade of POLITICO, Julie Pace of The AP, Philip Rucker of The Washington Post, Rachel Scott of ABC News

  • Washington Week Full Episode for February 5, 2021

    S2021 E6 - 25m 10s

    Nearly a month after the insurrection, GOP leaders are trying to unify their party ahead of the impeachment trial. The panel discussed the GOP's fate & President Biden’s COVID package. Lisa Desjardins of the PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

    Panel: Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Alexi McCammond of AXIOS, Jake Sherman of Punchbowl News, Sabrina Siddiqui of The Wall Street Journal

  • President Joe Biden’s First Full Week in Office: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week full episode for January 29, 2021

    S2021 E5 - 24m 38s

    President Biden marked his first full week as president, rolling back many of former President Trump’s policies & working to tackle the pandemic & other national crises. Amna Nawaz of The PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

    Panel: Garrett Haake of NBC News, Weijia Jiang of CBS News, Sarah Kliff of The New York Times, Anita Kumar of POLITICO

  • President Biden & Vice President Harris Take Office: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week full episode for January 22, 2021

    S2021 E4 - 24m 37s

    President Biden was sworn in as the 46th president alongside Kamala Harris, his barrier-breaking Vice President, both working to reunite the nation & combat the raging virus. Amna Nawaz of The PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

    Panel: Laura Barron-Lopez of Politico, Errin Haines of The 19th, Anna Palmer of Punchbowl News, Ashley Parker of The Washington Post

Extras + Features

  • The Latest on COVID, Gun Control & Infrastructure

    S2021 E15 - 9m 2s

    The panel discussed how the Biden administration will enact gun control measures and reinforce the nation’s infrastructure. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report guest moderates.

    Panel: Errin Haines of The 19th, Eamon Javers of CNBC, Jane Mayer of The New Yorker

  • CDC Warns of Possible COVID-19 Surge: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    CDC Warns of Possible COVID-19 Surge

    S2021 E14 - 9m 58s

    President Biden is urging states to enforce mask mandates as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise.The panel discussed how the Biden administration will balance vaccine rollouts amid a growing number of cases. Lisa Desjardins of The PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

    Panel: Wesley Lowery of 60 Minutes+, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Anna Palmer of Punchbowl News, Ayesha Rascoe of NPR

  • President Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    President Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy

    S2021 E13 - 11m 30s

    President Biden's taking a different approach from former President Trump when it comes to foreign policy. The panel also discussed how the U.S. plans to help move a massive cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.

    Panel: Zolan Kanno-Youngs of The New York Times, Sahil Kapur of NBC News, Ashley Parker of The Washington Post, Errin Haines of The 19th

  • U.S. Reaches President Biden’s Goal of 100 Million Vaccines

    S2021 E12 - 10m 3s

    President Biden met his goal of administering 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in his first 100 days in office. The panel discussed Biden’s tour promoting the passage of a $1.9 trillion economic relief package & the challenges that remain ahead. Rachel Scott of ABC News guest moderates.

    Panel: Laura Barrón-López of POLITICO, Weijia Jiang of CBS News, Dan Balz of The Washington Post

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Political Storm: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Political Storm

    S2021 E11 - 9m 46s

    Democratic leaders from New York are calling for NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign, after multiple allegations of sexual assault & underreporting of nursing home deaths on his watch. The panel discussed Cuomo’s future as a political figure as the pandemic continues. Susan Davis of NPR guest moderates.

    Panel: Eamon Javers of CNBC, Toluse Olorunnipa of The Washington Post, Susan Page of USA Today

  • Cuomo’s Political Scandal & Biden’s Cabinet Challenges: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cuomo’s Political Scandal & Biden’s Cabinet Challenges

    S2021 E10 - 13m 11s

    NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing backlash after being accused of sexual misconduct. The panel also discussed challenges for President Biden’s nominees to key positions. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report guest moderates.

    Panel: Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Amna Nawaz of The PBS NewsHour

  • President Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Decisions

    S2021 E9 - 13m 27s

    President Biden launched his first overseas military action by striking Syria. The panel talked about Biden's move to not penalize Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince for Jamal Khashoggi's murder. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.

    Panel: Susan Davis of NPR, Errin Haines of The 19th, Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times, Ashley Parker of The Washington Post

  • President Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Push: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week Extra for February 19, 2021

    S2021 E8 - 9m 55s

    President Joe Biden said America is back during a speech at the Munich Security Conference. The panel discussed Biden’s plans to restart nuclear negotiations with Iran & re-committing the country to NATO. Weijia Jiang of CBS News guest moderates.

    Panel: Ed O’Keefe of CBS News, Anna Palmer of Punchbowl News, Ayesha Rascoe of NPR

  • President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Agenda: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week Extra for February 12, 2021

    S2021 E7 - 7m 11s

    As the Senate grapples with impeachment, President Biden kept COVID at the forefront. The panel discussed Biden’s efforts to get Americans vaccinated & the $1.9 trillion relief bill. Jonathan Karl of ABC News guest moderates.

    Panel: Rachael Bade of POLITICO, Julie Pace of The Associated Press, Philip Rucker of The Washington Post, Rachel Scott of ABC News

  • Washington Week Extra for February 5, 2021

    S2021 E6 - 11m 12s

    The panel discussed how President Biden is working to create a task force that aims to reunite the separated children & the effectiveness of his new efforts. Lisa Desjardins of The PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

    Panel: Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Jake Sherman of Punchbowl News, Sabrina Siddiqui of The Wall Street Journal

  • President Joe Biden’s Latest Executive Actions: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week Extra for January 29, 2021

    S2021 E5 - 9m 53s

    President Joe Biden has signed more executive orders during his first week than previous presidents. The panel discussed how Biden is working to dismantle former President Donald Trump’s policies. Amna Nawaz of The PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

    Panel: Garrett Haake of NBC News, Weijia Jiang of CBS News, Sarah Kliff of The New York Times, Anita Kumar of POLITICO

  • Reflecting on a Historic Presidential Transition: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Washington Week Extra for January 22, 2021

    S2021 E4 - 13m 12s

    The panelists take the time to reflect on the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency, and the beginning of Joe Biden’s tenure. Amna Nawaz of The PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

    Panel: Laura Barron-Lopez of Politico, Errin Haines of The 19th, Anna Palmer of Punchbowl News, Ashley Parker of The Washington Post

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