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Washington Week

Episode #4348

Moderator: Gwen Ifill Dan Balz of The Washington Post analyzes John Kerry's new foreign policy focus on the campaign trail. Barbara Slavin of USA Today considers the latest progress toward the turnover of sovereignty in Iraq, including United Nations developments and the plans the president outlined in his primetime speech earlier this week. Jeanne Cummings of The Wall Street journal takes a look at the Bush-Cheney campaign's innovative ways of luring younger donors to the campaign's fund-raising ranks. Janet Hook of the Los Angeles Times describes the intersection betweenpresidential and congressional politics, with a look at the impact of the president's poll ratings on the re-election prospects of senators and representatives in his party. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Gwen Ifill hosts.

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