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Washington Week

Join moderator Robert Costa for a robust roundtable discussion with award-winning journalists who provide reporting and analysis of the major stories emanating from the nation's capital.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/VUc6AjJez7Fu-THGphUtug==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false This week, President Donald Trump delivered a sharp message to Democrats during his State of the Union address. Panelists recap the latest flash points in the Trump Administration’s face-off with the opposing party, including congressional investigations and the battle over the border. /episodes/get/89777 /episode/89777 FULL EPISODE: Compromise in this divided government /episode-player/89777

Congressional investigations and the border battle.

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Fri, 02/08/2019 - 03:45
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/LPdr8Y0jy0qf5Th_Fgeo6Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Days after President Donald Trump lashed out at his Intelligence chiefs’ stark assessment of global threats, he downplayed disagreements saying they’re all on the same page. Plus, the partial government shutdown may be over, but how long will it last? The budget and border wall funding standoff... /episodes/get/89628 /episode/89628 FULL EPISODE: A war of words over intelligence /episode-player/89628

President Trump downplays disagreements over intelligence.

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Fri, 02/01/2019 - 04:15
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/kMF8nWrWwSHg6Wtyu3-_OQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Five weeks into the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, President Donald Trump announces a bipartisan deal to reopen the government until mid-February, while immigration and border wall funding negotiation continues. Panelists also discuss the latest development in the ongoing Russia probe... /episodes/get/89425 /episode/89425 FULL EPISODE: A short-term shutdown fix /episode-player/89425

Plus, the latest developments in the Russia probe.

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Fri, 01/25/2019 - 04:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/qj-RKngwxzDlhn0ESIUERg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Less than 24 hours after an explosive Buzzfeed News report claimed President Trump directed his former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, special counsel Robert Mueller’s office disputed it as “not accurate.” Panelists discuss the rare public statement and the ongoing shutdown stalemate. /episodes/get/89200 /episode/89200 FULL EPISODE: Mueller’s office disputes explosive report /episode-player/89200

Government shutdown has no end in sight as challenges mount for Trump administration.

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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/YX-I31t45snbIMCJGmJ5vw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false This week, negotiations between President Trump and Democrats broke down, extending the partial government shutdown toward what will be the longest in U.S. history. The president also visited the southern border, and thousands of government workers did not receive their expected paychecks. What’s... /episodes/get/89058 /episode/89058 FULL EPISODE: The shutdown showdown continues /episode-player/89058

Shutdown stalemate.

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Fri, 01/11/2019 - 04:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/E5mDIibPxSl3N623za5uwA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false After two years of Republican dominance in Washington, Democrats have officially taken control of the House as the 116th Congress convenes. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made history reclaiming the gavel, while the government remains shutdown. What can we expect in this new era of divided government? /episodes/get/88923 /episode/88923 FULL EPISODE: New year, new Congress, same shutdown /episode-player/88923

Power shifts as the government remains shutdown.

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Fri, 01/04/2019 - 04:00
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