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PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks

Listen to Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the political news of the week. Posted each Friday by 9 p.m., the Shields and Brooks podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Listen to Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the political news of the week. Posted each Friday by 9 p.m., the Shields and Brooks podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Brooks and Capehart on Trump's Senate trial and Biden's pandemic response

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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump and the Biden administration's response to the pandemic. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Feb 12 2021

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Brooks and Capehart on the Republican Party's identity crisis

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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including tensions in the Republican Party, Democrats and bipartisanship, President Biden's economic relief plan and former President Trump's impeachment trial. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Feb 05 2021

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Brooks and Capehart on Biden's first full week and the state of the Republican Party

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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden's use of executive actions, Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package, and the state of the Republican Party after former President Trump.
PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jan 29 2021

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Brooks and Capehart on Biden's agenda and Trump's impeachment trial

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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the historic inauguration, the Biden administration's early actions and a looming impeachment trial. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jan 22 2021

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Brooks and Capehart on Trump's impeachment and Biden's relief plan

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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Trump's historic impeachment, the fallout from the Capitol insurrection and President-elect Biden's economic relief plan.
PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jan 15 2021

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Brooks and Capehart on the Capitol attack and Trump's impeachment

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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the rampage at the Capitol, President Trump's potential impeachment, and the future of the Republican Party. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jan 08 2021

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Brooks and Marcus on American politics in 2020 and its impact on Democracy

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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus join Judy Woodruff to discuss the year in politics, including the failure of institutions, the long-awaited COVID relief bill, Georgia's Senate runoffs, and the frailty of Democracy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Jan 01 2021

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Brooks and Tumulty on a COVID relief bill in limbo

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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including a stalemate between Congress and the president over COVID relief, the latest pardons from President Donald Trump and what they learned this week about how the Biden administration is preparing for office. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Dec 25 2020

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Honoring Mark Shields and his decades of political analysis

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For more than 30 years, Mark Shields has provided critical context and perspective to some of the most historic moments in American politics. He became a weekly guest on "The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour" during the 1988 presidential election, bringing a wealth of political experience. And through it all, he's been a guiding force. On his last regular NewsHour appearance, we pay tribute to his legacy.

We at the NewsHour would like to hear your memories of Mark, and give an opportunity to offer well-wishes, too. Fill out this form or send an email to messages@newshour.org. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Dec 18 2020

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Shields and Brooks celebrate a lifetime in American politics

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss politics as a noble profession, optimism as a defining American characteristic, and collective sacrifice for the common good. In his final regular appearance on the NewsHour, we celebrate Mark Shields and his storied career in journalism and politics.

We at the NewsHour would like to hear your memories of Mark Shields, and give an opportunity to offer well-wishes, too. Fill out this form or send an email to messages@newshour.org. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Dec 18 2020

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Shields and Brooks on Republicans' latest election challenge

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including congressional negotiations, President-elect Biden's cabinet picks and the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Texas's election challenges.
PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Dec 11 2020

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Shields and Brooks on the damage done by Trump's claims of election fraud

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the Biden team's transition to the White House and the impact of Trump's election fraud claims. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Dec 04 2020

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Shields and Brooks on the danger of Trump's refusal to concede

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Donald Trump's continuing and baseless claims about election fraud, how Republicans and Democrats have reacted and the long-term impacts of Trump's refusal to concede on Americans' faith in the electoral process. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Nov 20 2020

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Shields and Brooks on election results, Trump's resistance

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including election results, congressional power balances, President Trump's refusal to concede and how President-elect Biden's administration is taking shape. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Nov 13 2020

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Shields and Brooks on election results, national divisions

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including surprises from a very close presidential election whose result is still unknown, which groups of voters increased their support for President Trump, political challenges for the Democratic Party and what national divisions say about the future of the country. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Nov 06 2020

11mins

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Shields and Brooks on 2020 election predictions

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the closing campaign strategies of President Trump and Joe Biden, the potential influence of the Supreme Court with the addition of Justice Amy Coney Barrett and predictions for election results. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Oct 30 2020

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Shields and Brooks on final presidential debate, key Senate races

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Florida's complex electoral dynamics, how President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden performed in their final debate and the outlook for key competitive Senate races. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Oct 23 2020

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Shields and Brooks on the Barrett hearing, dueling town halls

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including what stood out from President Trump's and Joe Biden's TV town halls, how the two candidates are polling and whether the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will affect the election. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Oct 16 2020

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Shields and Brooks on pandemic partisanship, VP debate

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including how the pandemic is influencing voters in battleground Wisconsin, President Trump's response to his own coronavirus diagnosis, the vice presidential debate and Senate races in the spotlight. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Oct 09 2020

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Shields and Brooks on Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis and the debate

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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Trump's COVID-19 infection and what it means for his campaign and the country, and how the first debate between Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden reflected on the candidates. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Oct 02 2020

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