Election 2016

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Why Mattis and Trump might be an 'awkward fit'

Aired: 2016-12-02 22:00:00 8:10 Rating: NR

Who is James “Mad Dog” Mattis, the president-elect’s choice for secretary of defense?

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Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory
CAMPAIGN FINANCE

Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory

MARKETPLACE | Chances are good, especially if you live in a swing state, that you’re being bombarded by political ads.

Trump stance on illegal immigration may aid private prisons
CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Trump stance on illegal immigration may aid private prisons

PBS NEWSHOUR | Some analysts believe the prison population could climb under the Trump administration, and the stock market seems to agree.

In pockets where poverty is growing, doubt about TrumpFor Americans, Trump’s tariffs on imports could be costly
ECONOMY

In pockets where poverty is growing, doubt about TrumpFor...

PBS NEWSHOUR | American consumers and businesses would pay if President-elect Trump followed through on his campaign pledge to slap big taxes on imports from China and Mexico.

With DeVos, school choice is likely Trump education priority
EDUCATION

With DeVos, school choice is likely Trump education priority

PBS NEWSHOUR | President-elect Donald Trump has named Betsy Devos as his Education Secretary pick.


Supreme Court weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants
IMMIGRATION

Supreme Court weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants

PBS NEWSHOUR | The Supreme Court debated whether the government can detain immigrants indefinitely without providing hearings in which they could argue for their release.

LGBT health advocates fear backlash under Trump
SOCIAL ISSUES

LGBT health advocates fear backlash under Trump

PBS NEWSHOUR | Tom Price, like many other Republicans, has received a zero over the last three sessions of Congress on the Human Rights Campaign’s congressional scorecard.

Several states, employers help workers make time to vote
VOTING ACCESS

Several states, employers help workers make time to vote

NPR | Come next Tuesday, millions of people will stand in line to vote.

Vegas PBS - Roundtable Discussions with Mitch Fox

Marijuana Ballot Initiative (Question 2)

Marijuana Ballot Initiative (Question 2)

Question 2 would legalize the purchase, cultivation and possession of marijuana for persons over the age of 21.

Firearms Background Check Ballot Initiative (Question 1)

Firearms Background Check Ballot Initiative (Question 1)

Question 1 would prohibit the sale or transfer of a firearm without a federal background check.